Best of Boston

Best Brunch

2013 Best Brunch, Cape Cod

Hangar B Eatery

Even if you're not flying anywhere, Hangar B—located at the Chatham airport—is worth a trip for its lemon-ricotta pancakes and the freshly baked doughnuts. Dig [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, Martha's Vineyard

Artcliff Diner

Vineyard Haven
A Vineyard Haven mainstay, the Artcliff Diner is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Try the popular almond-crusted French toast; get indulgent with the Green [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, Nantucket

Boarding House

The patio at this island institution is prime people-watching real estate, but it's the food that keeps us coming back season after season. The brioche [...] read more»
2012 Best Brunch


On a lazy weekend, there's no better spot to linger with a mimosa than this South End brasserie. Sleek booths and communal tables, plus a [...] read more»
2011 Best Brunch

The Gallows

It's no wonder that the restaurant boasting the city's best poutin—a natural hangover cur—would also dish out this year's best brunch. The "sunrise" version of [...] read more»
2011 Best Brunch, Weekday

Trina’s Starlite Lounge

The whole point of brunch is that it's an excuse for indulgence. So why not inject a dash of naughtiness and have it on a [...] read more»
2010 Best Brunch

Highland Kitchen

We could give this award solely on the merits of Highland Kitchen's tangy, saucy shrimp and grits. But there's so much more to love. Teeming [...] read more»
2009 Best Brunch


A truly great brunch must hit four marks: a tasty and varied menu, a strong bar, a relaxed atmosphere, and outdoor seating. Over the past [...] read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Central Square

Miracle of Science

The cool little bar near MIT is arguably at its best in the a.m.: more quiet contemplation, fewer yelling matches over particle physics. read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, South Boston

Amrheins Restaurant

The pork carving station and mini chicken potpies make the 118-year-old eatery a bar-ridden block's most skilled slayer of hangovers. read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Charlestown

Tavern on the Water

The food is competent and the drinks are agreeably strong, but the Tavern's complimentary view of the Boston skyline is the real eye-opener. read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Roslindale

Geoffrey’s Café

Former South End landmark Geoffrey's is known for its groovy 'disco brunch.' Get down with the French toast filled with cream cheese and wild blueberries. read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Allston

Deep Ellum

Savory a.m. chow and mule-kick libations heighten the appeal of this pub, whose sufficiently classy air keeps PJ-clad coeds at bay. read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Davis Square

Mr. Crepe

Locals cheered when Mr. Crepe returned in January after a two-year hiatus. Try the portly "supercrepe" or famed Belgian sugar waffle, and you'll cheer, too. read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Fenway/Symphony


Hit this happening new restaurant/club for a tasty twist on brunch staples, like "toad in a hole" French toast and crab cake eggs Benedict. read more»