Where to Find Columbus Day Brunch Around DC

Rise and shine, it's Monday mimosa time.

Try the spit-roasted chicken and waffles at Kapnos. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Bar Deco

717 Sixth St., NW

Penn Quarter’s newest bar/restaurant opens at 10 for Monday brunch. The retro American theme carries over to the menu, filled with classic brunch cocktails and dishes like shrimp and grits or eggs Benedict.

Dacha Beer Garden

1600 Seventh St., NW

It’s a gorgeous day to sip a cold brew—or bottomless mimosas—outside and feast on Dacha’s Bavarian brunch. The menu is offered until 3.

EatWell DC Restaurants

Multiple area locations

All of the EatWell restaurants serve holiday brunches (The Pig, Commissary, Logan Tavern and Grillfish). Menus and times vary, but expect a casual vibe—and plenty of brunch libations—at all.

El Centro DF (14th Street location)

1819 14th Street, NW

Make a day of it at the 14th Street location of Richard Sandoval’s Mexican eatery, which serves their all-you-can-eat-and-drink $35 brunch from 10 to 3.


707 Sixth St., NW

Commemorate Italian-American day at Mike Isabella’s Penn Quarter restaurant with tasty brunch pizzas, tiramisu French toast, and San Marzano bloodies.

Kapnos and Kapnos Taverna

2201 14th St., NW; 4000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

Chef Mike Isabella’s Greek spots in DC and Ballston serve their regular brunch menus. Try the killer lamb gyro or spit-roasted chicken and waffles pictures above.

Lupo Verde

1401 T St., NW

Celebrate Columbus’s roots with an Italian brunch from 10 to 3. In addition to a la carte egg dishes and antipasti, guests can opt for a shareable “social” menu for two that comes with a bottle of prosecco ($35).

Masa 14

1825 14th St., NW

Masa extends its all-you-can-eat-and-drink brunch party to Monday, serving Latin-Asian dishes and bottomless brunch drinks from 10 to 3.

Station 4

1101 Fourth St., SE

Drop by this Southwest spot between 11 and 3 for an a la carte menu of American fare, or pick an entree and bottomless mimosas for $30.


1926 14th St., NW

Chef Michael Schlow’s 14th Street spot is open from 11 to 3, serving their regular brunch menu and a special bottomless deal: bloodies and mimosas for $19.


781 Seventh St., NW

Come hungry and thirsty: all-you-can-eat sushi, dim sum, and Latin small plates are on the menu, alongside brunch drinks like passion fruit mimosas ($39 per person; $10 for kids under ten).

Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.