Best of Boston

Best Brunch

2005 Best Brunch

East Coast Grill

You can concoct your own cocktail at the bloody mary bar, but why bother when these master mixologists can whip up delicacies like the oyster [...] read more»
2004 Best Brunch

Tremont 647

What better way to spend a morning than in your pajamas sipping coffee with your neighbors? Tremont 647's Saturday and Sunday pajama brunch combines comfort [...] read more»
2003 Best Brunch


If brunch is the most civilized way to dine, the Harvest is the most civilized place to have brunch. First there's the restaurant's lovely garden [...] read more»
2002 Best Brunch


The French are hardly known for their brunches, but don't tell that to the staff of the South End's flagship contemporary Parisian bistro. Besides, after [...] read more»
2001 Best Brunch

East Coast Grill

To endorphin addicts, East Coast is the place to go for a dose of intensely spiced, pan-tropical dinners, but brunch fanatics know it offers something [...] read more»
2000 Best Brunch, Affordable

S&S Deli Restaurant

Its name comes from the Yiddish phrase "es and es," meaning "eat and eat,"—which you will do here after you wait and wait in line. [...] read more»
2000 Best Brunch, Gourmet

The Blue Room

Buffet brunches are usually dangerous territory—the food must be constantly replenished—but the Blue Room has the system down pat. Dishes are set up on a [...] read more»
1999 Best Brunch


The three-course prix-fixe menu is everything brunch should be: a selection of sweet and savory breakfast and lunch dishes and an assortment of chilled seafood [...] read more»
1998 Best Brunch

Rowes Wharf Restaurant at The Boston Harbor Hotel

Bring a hefty appetite and anyone you want to impress for the elegant decor and sensational harbor views at the most sumptuous buffet brunch in [...] read more»
1997 Best Brunch, Gay Scene


The Sunday brunch buffet at Appetito is to die for, with scrumptious eggs benedict, fluffy muffins, and perfectly seasoned homefries. Alas, eating any of it [...] read more»
1997 Best Brunch, Jazz

Bella Luna

Jamaica Plain
Sunday brunch should be a relaxing way to stretch out the end of the weekend and ease into the coming week. Bella Luna is a [...] read more»
1997 Best Brunch, Lesbian Scene


Jamaica Plain
Throw on the Birks, and take the girls to Pinardi's in Jamaica Plain. There might be a short wait for a table, but hey, just [...] read more»
1996 Best Brunch, Suburban

Baker’s Best

Newton Highlands
This place is already a neighborhood institution for its takeout, but the new Sunday brunch, with its huge Belgian waffles, great custom omelets, superb muffins, [...] read more»
1995 Best Brunch

House of Blues

Live gospel music in a mini-museum of folk art, and a Southern-style buffet that includes eggs, fried catfish, breakfast meats, biscuits, fruit salad, and bread [...] read more»
1994 Best Brunch, Hotel

Bennett Street Cafe at the Charles Hotel

On Sunday mornings the sunny Bennett Street Cafe has an air of eternal spring. A mind-boggling array of exquisite baked goods, smoked fish, fresh fruit, [...] read more»