1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington; 901 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Both the Arlington and Capitol Hill locations of this tasty Louisiana cafe serve holiday brunch, where you can relax over biscuit sandwiches with a coffee or Abita.
501 Florida Ave., NW
Happy hour runs all day for the Monday holiday, meaning you can get tasty breakfast arepas alongside discount drinks.
Ambar (Capitol Hill)
523 8th St., SE
Try an all-you-can-eat-and-drink Balkan feast at this Capitol Hill restaurant, which serves a late brunch until 3:30 pm.
Richard Sandoval Restaurants
2214 Rhode Island Ave., NE
Vermouth fans should head to this Woodridge restaurant for fortified wine cocktails by the glass or carafe, plus dishes like Spanish tortilla and patatas bravas.
1601 14th St., NW
Celebrate the holiday weekend in style with a shellfish plateau at this buzzy Parisian-inspired bistro, or just hang on the sidewalk patio over eggs Benedict and the newspaper.
1612 14th St., NW
Dig into hearty Gulf Coast fare at Logan Circle’s oyster bar, or go for the local bivalves.
Restaurateur Mike Isabella’s string of Mediterranean restaurants in DC, Ballston, and Bethesda are all open for holiday brunch. Menus vary, but don’t miss the one constant: delicious dips and spreads.
1926 14th St., NW
Wash down the duck confit-green chili hash with bottomless mimosas and bloodies ($25 per person) at Michael Schlow’s Logan Circle restaurant.
709 D St., NW
The Penn Quarter butchery/restaurant is open for meaty fare, whether you’re looking for a quick-grab sandwich or a full meal.