best weekend brunch in ottawa

Weekends are for rolling into the day with a nice brunch with friends or family.


The SOCA Kitchen
93 Holland Avenue (Weekend brunch 10:30 – 1:00)  (613) 695-9190
The SOCA Kitchen is a Spanish fusion cuisine, where Chef Daniela Manrique blends flavors from Spain and Latin America, bringing something new to Ottawa. A place where you can relax with one of Gustavo Belisario’s unique natural cocktails and enjoy many fresh and different tapas, including tons of vegetarian options.

Evoo Greek Kitchen
438 Preston Street  (613) 695-3860
Ottawa’s best casual Greek dining experience also has an awesome weekend brunch! Located on Preston Street in the heart of Little Italy, Evoo restaurant embraces traditional Greek cuisine with a modern flare and every plate invites diners to submerge themselves within the tastes of the Mediterranean. Open seven days a week for lunch, dinner or drinks – and an authentic Greek brunch on weekends.

111-1433 Wellington Street West  (613) 680-8990
The guests at Chesterfield’s are treated as family and friends who care about having a great meal at an affordable price. Their main goal is to have less of a financial enterprise, and more of a social co-op. To achieve this, they work closely with their guests, staff, local suppliers and neighbourhood services. This enables them to build a community restaurant where the people make the place.

The Savoy Brassiere
334 Richmond Road, Westboro  (613) 695-7330
A lovely French inspired neighbourhood bistro with a beautiful ambiance and impeccable food. Try the Asparagus Milanese – sunny-side eggs, cracked pepper, romano pecorino, lardon with white truffle essence.

Metropolitan Brasserie
700 Sussex Drive  (613) 562-1160
Try the Breakfast Bruschetta – baguette, duck sausage, oven tomatoes, wild mushrooms, poached eggs, pepper hollandaise, St. Paulin cheese with homemade Sriracha! (Amazing homefries ~ @JenJRowan)

Stoneface Dollys
416 Preston Street  (613) 564-2222
Best Eggs Benedict in Ottawa – served a whole bunch of different ways!

The Hintonburg Public House
1020 Wellington Street West  (613) 421-5087
Sunday brunch with a nice pint of locally brewed craft beer!

Art-Is-In Bakery
250 City Centre Avenue, Unit 112  (613) 695-1226 x801
Inspired by the fine boulangeries of Paris and the funky cafés of Brooklyn. Art-Is-In Bakery is an edgy gastro-bakery built to satisfy any craving. Its unique character draws on a mix of wanderlust and a passion for the pursuit of pleasure in everyday life.

Fatboys Southern Smokehouse
34 Murray Street  (613) 695-5599
Southern & Gospel Music – All You Can Eat Sunday Brunch

Wilf & Ada’s
510 Bank Street  (613) 231-7959
This Ottawa diner/restaurant may be small, but it’s one of the best and friendliest weekend brunch in town! And we absolutely love their social media presence in town – it’s super simple and visually delicious! Follow them on twitter at @wilfandadas

Louis Pizza
181 McArthur  (613) 741-0742
Louis Pizza is an Ottawa institution, with it’s abundance of visual character and super friendly service. Louis is definitely one of our favourite spots for a traditional breakfast for weekend brunch.

Baker Street Cafe Ottawa
385 Richmond Rd  (613) 761-7171
Get there early, it fills up fast!

The Barley Mow
1060 Bank Street  (613) 730-1279
The steak and eggs go so well with a pint of Guinness.

Spin Kitchen & Bar in The Marriott on Queen
100 Kent Street  (613) 783-4202
Sunday brunch patrons have access to their pool & Kids’ Zone.

Von’s Bistro
819 Bank Street  (613) 233-3277
A small European feeling bistro on the corner of Bank & Fourth Avenue in the heart of the Glebe. A lovely and surprisingly affordable weekend brunch spot – great Eggs Benedict and delicious omlets!

Jak’s Kitchen
479 Bronson Avenue  (613) 230-2088
Five different styles of Eggs Benedict.

The Manx
370 Elgin Street  (613) 231-2070
The Soho is incredible! (two eggs, cowboys beans, braised mushrooms, bacon, sausage, hashbrowns and toast)

Chez Edgar
60 Rue Bégin, Gatineau  (819) 205-1110
A short trip across the river, and the weekend brunch is more than worth the drive! Brunch is served from 9:30 – 2:00.

10, McArthur Ave  (613) 321-0252
Week-end brunch is served all day on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9 am to 3 pm.  Also served on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday!

Flapjacks Pancake Shack
809 Bank Street  (613) 355-2927
It’s not a sit down brunch but who doesn’t like the best pancakes in town?