Circle Brunch - The Breakers

4.7
815 Reviews
$50 and over
American
We have reimagined the Brunch experience to ensure the health and safety of our guests. Comprehensive precautions are in place and include self-imposed reduced capacities; social distancing measures; and elevated service standards that utilize attended food stations and individually portioned plates that are covered or packaged for self selection.

Facial coverings are required for team members at all times and guests must wear a mask when entering and exiting the restaurant, at the buffet and while otherwise away from the table.

**Voted an OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurant in America**

Each and every Sunday morning, we transform The Circle into a spectacular brunch experience. It’s an elaborate, not-to-be-missed event, sought out by seasoned travelers and Palm Beach locals alike.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipHungryDiner
Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Best! You must experience it!

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LP20
Orlando
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food in a beautiful hotel..

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KarrieK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

I was warned not to expect anything special with regards to the food. However, I didn’t expect inedible food. The ambience is beautiful and the service was good. But it was literally painful to shell out $145 per person plus an automatically added 20% service charge for a buffet for this experience.

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Carol29
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfection! I would definitely recommend the brunch experience at the Breakers for a special celebration.

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vipkevin
Miami
27 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Yolanda was terrific and very prompt!!!!
Thank you very much!

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vipLisaT
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

We have had Sunday brunch at The Breakers many times and we were thrilled to learn they were open. We had early afternoon reservations for 4 and had a lovely table near the windows. The PROS: tables were respectfully not too close to each other and the timeless ambiance was tangible. The hotel, table, and buffet stations were all spotless. Guests were not allowed to serve themselves at the buffet-there were staff members to serve whatever you wanted on your plate. The usual shrimp, caviar, king crab legs, and lobster tails were all offered. The CONS: At $145pp, the offerings did not match previous experiences here. Tiny roasted potatoes, vegetable pilaf, and mushroom risotto were 3 of the cheapest sides they could have had. Pancakes (not cooked to order), bacon strips, eggs Benedict, and morning potatoes have no place at such a pricey buffet. Desserts were tasteless although one stood out for most at our table-Kudos to a chocolate/peanut butter pastry. The service at the table was almost non-existent…until it was time to drop our check that had gratuity added. Water glasses never got refilled, soiled/used plates never got cleared, and the elegance of the atmosphere was lost to poor service. We all take things with a grain of salt these days and embrace the post-pandemic service industry BUT this level does it get a hall pass…..it simply doesn’t. It will be a long time before we consider returning.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We were shopping the Breakers as a wedding venue

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OrangeHairedMaid
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Overall a very pleasant experience. Of course, the room itself is amazing and lends to an enjoyable experience. The wait staff is terrific and Mimosa's or Bloody Mary's flow constantly. Lots of different food stations with selections ranging from breakfast items to lunch to dinner plus pasta and sushi stations and amazing dessert station plus cooked to order dessert crepes. Really, more food than anyone other than a teen-age boy could consume. It isn't inexpensive and if you are a light eater, probably not a good value. The one big-eater in our group of 6 loved it all and sampled every station. I would have preferred if this were an evening event instead of brunch. It's hard to have 3 cocktails at noon! One downside was the harp music was a lovely touch, but it got very loud and made conversations difficult. I think of harp music as being soft and mellow - he was a talented musician but I would have preferred background music so as not to interfere with friends conversations.

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viprussellp
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Great setting and service you would expect at the Breakers but the offerings are limited and not that great anymore. Small lobster tails, lobster claws, cold crab legs, basic sushi, past dishes that were not special, tiny basic salads and a few other items. The desserts were pretty and tasted okay. Overall very basic options at a premium price. Unlimited cheap sparkling wine is included.
I would say that it is fun to be in The Breakers but the quality is just fair and it is overpriced. Definitely not worth the almost $200 pp price!

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AnamariaH
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Service was non existent ! For$145.00 p/p the least I expect is excellent service. Constantly flagging the server for everything from salt and pepper to removing used dishes to utensils. Once we asked for coffee - one hour after we sat she automatically brought us the bill and disappeared. Why? I was just getting started on dessert and still wanted my included mimosa. She didn't care after all 20% tip is automatically added to the bill.

Now the food- Everything was at room temperature- the lobster claws were dirty - had hemolymph (the white gelatinous stuff) all over them - ugh! not cleaned properly and thrown on the dish, by the server. The shrimp was not on ice, seemed pan cooked, sprinkled with paprika but yet in the "cold section", lemon wedges were combined in the serving dish with the shrimp (should be separate), cold and in a sleeve to avoid pits from falling into plate. Had to wait for cocktail sauce. The servers at the stations were working several areas at once and were not very helpful or happy. No salads, rice, pasta- only thing to accompany the protein was potato's - really? ham & roast beef under the usual lamp, lamb lollipops all cold. Overall, food is pedestrian, insipid and cold. More like tapas rather than a meal. Champagne is Cooks! Cheapest champagne you can buy in any grocery store. Add to that 20% tip for food you serve yourself.

The sushi section is a joke! The crepes are pre made and cold (should be warm)

Desserts were beautiful but lacked flavor (not sugar)

To end the afternoon we questioned the 35.00 valet charge only to find out it's included in the brunch - they had made a mistake and given us the wrong ticket. If I wouldn't have asked I would have been stiffed another 35.00

WOW! Never again.

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MarcyZ
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch in the Circle Dining room at the Breakers is an experience you must have once in a lifetime, especially after COVID!

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deeb
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch. Service is outstanding....never an empty glass!

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Bobd
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambience and service. Our waiter, Mauricio was very good.

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dsizz
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Worth every penny. Incredible food, incredible place!!!

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Dave
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had never heard of Circle Brunch at the Breakers until a friend mentioned it. This is not for the faint of heart, the price is steep for a brunch at 145/person plus tip and taxes. However, we are moving and my wife really wanted to try this before we left and Mother's Day is right around the corner. The Breakers hotel is known for being a high-end hotel. My expectations were equally high. I was not disappointed. We were immediately seated with a decent view of the water through a large window. The buffet options are definitely amazing. I had several servings of caprese salad, sushi, lamb chops, crap, lobster tail, caviar, raw oysters, and a pecan tart. My wife had several types of salads and a large selection of desserts. All of this was washed down with bottomless mimosas that were constantly filled by responsive service. This is certainly not something we do often. Would I do this again? Maybe. At $400 all-in for two people, I would likely only do this as a very special occasion like a birthday or anniversary.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience1

Not worth the money

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ScottH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Dirty dishes weren’t cleared in a timely manner. Refills on water and soft drinks were slow and limited. Bowl for bones was removed to empty but never replaced. We were also there in December and the service was exceptional.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent!

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vipShishi
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A beautiful setting and gourmet food. It was a memorable meal! Service was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

I was expecting more. For the steep price, I expected better quality food and service. The lobster was chewy, the food flavor was just OK. The servers at the buffet station didn’t seem like they cared too much about their job. No interaction, very cold personnel along with the wait staff. Upon arriving we were told that we had two hours to eat and leave. Kinda puts a bad taste in your mouth (no pun intended). Will not be doing brunch at the Breakers ever again. Not worth the $$$.

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vipdanm
Charleston
182 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of those super special brunch experiences that if you find the time and money , do not resist. it is exceptional, and just eating the seafood alone can pay for the price. The food is delicious and prepared beautifully. Ambience beyond comparison . Just a lovely experience all the way around.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing views in such a unique room. Ocean views great light and elegant decor.

The spread at the buffet offers everything from classic brunch food such as omelette station, pancakes, bacon etc to unique seafood items such as stone crabs lobster tails and more.

The service is top notch from mimosas, bloody Mary’s to espresso and amazing coffee.

A must for all true brunch fans looking for the best there is !

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Missollie75
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends and I decided to treat ourselves out to brunch at the Circle last Sunday. Even though We made reservations two weeks in advance, it was difficult finding any time before 2 o'clock. When we arrived, we were seated right away. The room was beautiful and spacious and airy, incircled by glass windows. It was a gloomy day out, but the ambiance of the Circle overshadowed that gloominess. Our server started right away with the bottomless mimosas! The service was impeccable and the food was amazing with a variety to satisfy variant palates. If you're looking for special place to treat yourself or a friend to a decadent meal, the Circle is definitely the ultimate experience!

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vipSusanP
Washington DC
93 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

It was great to go to a beautiful brunch There were some really nice things about the brunch - sushi, lobster claws, lobster tails, stone crabs, shrimp, and amazing desserts. Also, bottomless mimosas, bloody Marys, and sangria was included in the price, Some things could be improved. The prime rib was delicious, but they didn’t have any au jus. Every brunch has that for the prime rib. They didn’t have any hot vegetables to go with the ham and prime rib. I was looking for asparagus, broccoli, squash, some kinds of vegetables. They only had breakfast potatoes. Also, the salads were lacking. They didn’t have any greens. The only salad they had was a cold green beans, almonds, and cranberries. We didn’t think the price was high considering they had things like smoked salmon, lobster, stone crabs, shrimp, sushi, and some alcohol included. If they add some interesting salads and warm sides to go with the meat, this would be a 5 star brunch. The atmosphere is fantastic. The room is beautiful and there is a harp player.

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vipJeff
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Expensive, but worth it for a special occasion. Everything is top notch. After all, it's The Breakers. Don't expect anything less.

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Peter
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best Easter experience for a restaurant I ever had. I will definitely going back next year. Very expensive, 700.00 for 3 people for Brunch. We enjoyed the gift bags not a lot in it but appreciated.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding - !! Would recommend for everyone - the best brunch !! Presentation, Wait Staff, Selection, Accessibility,
15 out of 10 !!
Not to say anything about the historic building & grounds
A MUST

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly amazing Easter brunch! Outstanding service and delicious food! Beautiful room. I didn’t want to leave!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing but definitely for a special occasion

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent experience at the Breakers

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vickic
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Family visiting

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KayeG
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall1food2service3ambience5

It was my birthday brunch with my 11 year old
They charged us $300
Ridiculous
It was only the 2 of us and we drank water

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MargaretC
Indiana
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice buffet in the Circle room with my boyfriend. Perfect will return with his 2 sons next year.
Reminds me of my young days living in Palm Beach & my 1992 wedding in the Magnolia room. Love the Breakers. ❤️

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Astonishing place, amazing service with good food.

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family trip

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vipJenniferW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Babymoon was amazing and staff was great

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Angie
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place, excellent food and great Service!!

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vipssrs
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Nice experience but too pricey

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SueA
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely first class experience. We went for a Birthday celebration and it was one of the best places we have ever been

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my mother’s birthday so we celebrated here. Everything was awesome I didn’t feel in jeopardy of being to close to people it was spacious. Our server Adam was excellent and the harp player even played happy birthday for my mother, that was such a delight . I would definitely recommend this place and we are going back.

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Circle Brunch - The Breakers is rated 4.7 stars by 815 OpenTable diners.

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