The Best Brunch Restaurants in Philadelphia

The OpenTable Team

When thinking about Philadelphia, it’s easy to image cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, and plenty of hoagies, but with a steady stream of new residents from around the world—the food scene has become as international as the city’s population. Popular trends like farm-to-table have a well-entrenched place in eateries across the city. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We've pulled data from thousands of expert, seasoned diners to find the best brunch restaurants in Philly. From classic French plates with an array of fresh-baked pastries to morning fare served with Latin flair, this city has it all. Check out some of these brunch favorites, selected by some of the most plugged-in diners in the city.

Restaurants:Parc, Bud & Marilyn's, Jones
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:French, American
Neighborhoods:Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Parc

$$$$·French·
Rittenhouse Square
12,717 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion

A modern take on a classic French bistro, the Parc restaurant embodies European decor with all-imported design elements. Not only does this dining experience offer one of the best ...

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97% recommended
French in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
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Bud & Marilyn's

$$$$·American·
Center City
4,025 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

Bud & Marilyns, owned by noted Philadelphia chefs and restaurateurs Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, is a step back in time. The vintage decor comes from flea market finds, and co...

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93% recommended

Jones

$$$$·American·
Center City
2,107 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch

Casual is the norm at Jones, a homey comfort food restaurant in the heart of Philadelphia. Stone walls and shag carpets add to the ambiance, while a menu filled with food like mom ...

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92% recommended
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The Dandelion

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Center City
6,371 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

An eclectic update on an Old World classic, The Dandelion takes the English pub to new places. Victorian decor and cozy nooks create intimate dining spaces, even in a crowded resta...

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96% recommended
Gastro Pub in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Talula’s Garden

$$$$·American·
Washington Square
9,781 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Fresh flowers on each table and white tile walls, along with flower boxes, decorate the interior of Talula's Garden. This contemporary American restaurant in Washington Square is f...

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99% recommended
American in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Fond

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Philly
1,522 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

Sophisticated comfort is the theme at Fond, a contemporary American restaurant that offers an intimate ambiance. With seating for 36 in the dining room, the restaurant is quiet eno...

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94% recommended
Contemporary American in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

The Love

$$$$·American·
Rittenhouse Square
3,459 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Dark wood floors and fixtures contrast with the white painted walls for an interior that looks elegant without overwhelming. The Love, opened by renowned local restaurateurs Aimee ...

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95% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

In Riva

$$$$·Italian·
East Falls
1,521 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

Warm, honey-toned wood, eclectic wall coverings, and an open kitchen all add to the welcoming atmosphere at In Riva. This charming translation of traditional Italian fare serves a ...

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98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Philadelphia

Davio's - Philadelphia

$$$$·Italian·
Center City
3,451 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

For a meal that starts with an excuse to dress up, head to Davio's, a northern Italian steakhouse in Philly. Situated in the historic Provident Bank Building, the dramatic windows,...

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94% recommended
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Amada PHL

$$$$·Spanish·
Old City
7,862 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Tapas

Warm lighting illuminates the rustic fixtures that decorate Amada PHL, Chef Jose Garces' Spanish tapas restaurant. The brunch menu comes out with traditional dishes and unique flav...

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92% recommended
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Pub & Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Center City
448 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

The simple, rustic decor at Pub & Kitchen welcomes diners to a restaurant famed for its selection of local beers on tap and gourmet dishes. From the Jonah crab toast to the Philly ...

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97% recommended

El Vez

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Center City
5,816 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Sunday brunch at El Vez is a fun and quirky experience. The rainbow of color, unmistakable Latin flair, and high-backed Hollywood-style chaise seating at booths all come together f...

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95% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
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