Food

Where to Find Brunch on MLK Day Around DC

Cap off the three-day weekend with a leisurely, mimosa-filled meal.
Founding Farmers dishes up brunch for the holiday weekend. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Many Washington restaurants serve brunch on federal holidays, including Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 18. Cap off the three-day weekend with bottomless bubbly, creative egg dishes, and a bloody or two.

Tico 
1926 14th St., NW
Michael Schlow’s eclectic 14th street restaurant will be open from 10am to 3pm serving its regular brunch menu, plus bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys for $19.

DC Harvest 
517 H St., NE
DC Harvest will be open for extended hours (10am to 3:30pm) on Monday, with specials that include a fresh-baked bread basket with lemon-flax seed muffins, banana-pecan bread, and other goodies. Bottomless mimosas go for $15, and bottomless bloodies are served for $20.

Urbana 
2121 P St., NW
Dupont Circle’s casual Italian spot is open for brunch starting at 8am on Monday. Refillable bellinis are available for $16 with the purchase of an entree.

Richard Sandoval Restaurants 
Four of Sandoval’s Washington restaurants are serving a bottomless brunch, Saturday through Monday of MLK weekend. Guests can indulge in unlimited small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails at all.
Details: 
Toro Toro: 11am to 5pm, $39 per person.
Masa 14: 10am to 3pm, $39 per person (two hour time limit per table).
Zengo: 10am to 3pm, $39 per person.
El Centro D.F. (Georgetown and 14th Street locations): 10am to 3pm, $35 per person.

Commissary 1443 P St., NWThe casual eatery is open on MLK Day and serving all its regular brunch favorites from 8am to 4pm.

Logan Tavern 1423 P St. NW 
Right down the block, Commissary’s sister restaurant will be serving its brunch menu starting at 10:30am.

Founding Farmers/Farmers Fishers Bakers 
Multiple locations
At the DC and MoCo locations of this Farm-to-Table eatery, early birds can enjoy regular a la carte brunch from 7am to 2pm at the DC and Montgomery County locations. Meanwhile the Tyson’s branch and sister restaurant Farmers Fishers Bakers in Georgetown are both serving an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet from 9am to 2pm ($30 a person).

The Pig 1320 14th St., NW
The weekend brunch at this Logan Circle bistro will be extended to Monday from 10:30am to 3pm. This week, the menu includes a “macha made in heaven” green tea doughnut with Japanese sweet potato ice cream from pastry chef Audrey Valerio.
Vinoteca 
1940 11th St., NW
Head to this neighborhood wine bar on MLK Day for the regular Italian-inspired weekend brunch menu, and $18 bottomless mimosas from 11am to 3pm. The bar will remain open for drinks from 3 to 5, and then serve dinner starting at 5.

Cave Mezze
Multiple locations
All branches of this Mediterranean eatery will be open on MLK Day serving a $30 all-you-can-eat brunch, starting at 11am.

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