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Where to Eat Brunch on Presidents’ Day Around DC

Plan your Monday mimosas.

A brunch plate at Boundary Stone. Photo courtesy of Boundary Stone.

Presidents’ Day Monday means a long weekend—and another day for breakfast plates and bottomless mimosas. Check out one of these local spots for brunch on Monday, February 17.

All-Purpose 
1250 9th St., NW; 79 Potomac Ave., SE 
Pizza gets the brunch treatment with toppings like breakfast sausage, poached eggs, and maple syrup. For $21, you can sip on bottomless mimosas, bellinis, and Aperol spritzes.

Alta Strada 
465 K St., NW; 2911 District Ave., Fairfax
The DC location offers multiple bottomless brunch options for endless pizza, pasta, and cocktails. Order unlimited food or drink for $29 or both for $39. In Virginia, you can get your bacon and eggs in pasta form with an order of bucatini carbonara.

Ambar 
2901 Wilson Blvd., Clarendon
Savory pies, creamy spreads, and mezze platters are all part of Balkan brunch. For those eager to sample widely, try unlimited plates and brunch drinks (must be ordered by the whole table, $34 per person with 25 cent drinks).

French toast at Ambar. Photograph by Ardent Vibe.
French toast at Ambar. Photograph by Ardent Vibe.

Brookland’s Finest 
3126 12th St., NE
Step aside, mimosas—beer is the base of choice for brunch cocktails at this Brookland spot. Select your preferred brew to be mixed with orange juice, grapefruit juice, or michelada-style with bloody Mary mix. The menu features blueberry ricotta waffles and a fried green tomato Benedict.

Boundary Stone
116 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Heal a hangover with hearty fare like corned beef hash or a breakfast burger. You can also get a hair-of-the-dog with bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys for a $19.

Brasserie Liberté
3251 Prospect St., NW
Get your frites-fix at the French restaurant in Georgetown, where strips of golden potatoes are paired with steak, mussels, and beer-battered fish. The menu also includes salads, sandwiches, and egg dishes.

Buena Vida 
8407 Ramsey Ave., Silver Spring; 2900 Wilson Blvd., Clarendon
All-you-can-eat small plates are on the brunch menu at the sibling Mexican restaurants. Head to Silver Spring for tacos stuffed with steak and eggs or Clarendon for breakfast sliders. Both locations have guacamole and huevos rancheros (must be ordered by the whole table, $35 at the Silver Spring location; $34 with 25 cent drinks in Clarendon).

Casolare 
2505 Wisconsin Ave., NW 
The Glover Park restaurant serves deli favorites like pastrami reubens and eggs with lox. Sip bottomless brunch cocktails for $20 per person.

Farmers Restaurant Group
Multiple locations in DC, MD, VA
A la carte and buffet brunches are available at all locations of this local American restaurant group. Pile plates with egg scrambles, breakfast jambalaya, and brûléed grapefruit.

Duck confit is topped with an egg at Le Diplomate. Photo courtesy of Le Diplomate.
Duck confit is topped with an egg at Le Diplomate. Photo courtesy of Le Diplomate.

Le Diplomate
1601 14th St., NW 
Head to Stephen Starr’s 14th Street brasserie between 9:30 AM and 3 PM for a decadent brunch, which can include shellfish plateaus, buttermilk pancakes, or the the famous burger.

The Riggsby
1731 New Hampshire Ave., NW 
Bottles of bubbly are half off at the supper club’s champagne brunch. Pour into bellinis or mimosas and pair with savory egg dishes and sweet pancakes.

Supra 
1205 11th St., NW
Georgian fare like khachapuri, cheesy bread with eggs, is on the Shaw restaurant’s brunch menu. The Instagrammable dish can include hearty toppings like potato, pork, and beef.

St. Anselm
1250 5th St., NE 
Some of the best buttermilk biscuits in the city can be found at the Union Market-adjacent restaurant. Pair with eggs and sweet pancakes or go full steakhouse and order the ax handle rib eye.

Tico
1926 14th St., NW 
You can order unlimited food for $29 per person and add bottomless beverages for an extra $10. Wash down breakfast tacos and French toast churros with margaritas, mimosas, and spicy bloody Marys.

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Daniella Byck

Daniella joined Washingtonian in August 2018. She is a University of Wisconsin-Madison grad and lives in Logan Circle.