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Columbia's Local Brunch Guide

Columbia's Local Brunch Guide

Downtown:


Broadway Brewery:

816 E Broadway

Saturday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Sunday: 9:30 a.m - 1 p.m.

broadwaybrewery.com

(573) 443-5054


Founded in 2009, Broadway Brewery mixes fresh flavors and a farm-to-table approach with a rustic brewery atmosphere. The owners of the Brewery also operate two local farms that provide many ingredients for their constantly rotating menu, ensuring that their seasonal ingredients are always fresh and help support the community. Their Sunday brunch menu features lots of delectable dishes like the Croissant Sandwich and Bagel Lox. Be sure to try their famous Broadway Stack–house chili, home fries, crumbled biscuit and two over-easy eggs topped with sausage gravy and hollandaise.


Café Berlin:

220 N 10th St

Saturday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Sunday: 8 a.m - 2 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

cafeberlincomo.com

(573) 441-0400


Since opening in 2006, Café Berlin has established itself as a major player in CoMo’s brunch scene. Located in the North Village Arts District, this casual café is known for serving hearty, locally-sourced food in an eclectic atmosphere with hipster flair.

The menu is full of unique dishes with lots of vegetarian and vegan options. Be sure to try some fan-favorites like the Starving Artist–biscuits topped with potatoes, sautéed greens, two eggs and vegetarian gravy; the Carey Burrito–a breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, feta, apples, potatoes and cilantro, served with tzatziki sauce; or the Walt–their notorious waffle breakfast sandwich with avocado, chipotle mayo, bacon, tomato, mixed greens and a fried egg.


Eleven Eleven:

The Broadway Hotel - 1111 E Broadway

Saturday: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Sunday: 8 a.m - 11 a.m.

thebroadwaycolumbia.com/eleven-eleven

(573) 818-6207


Located on the ground floor of the Broadway Hotel, this modern eatery is the perfect place for a swanky weekend brunch. No need to check in to a room to dine here! Open seven days a week, Eleven Eleven serves contemporized worldly cuisine with dishes like Sautéed Shrimp and Grits, Chorizo Huevos Ranchero and an assortment of frittatas. Be sure to try their upscale take on the classic American breakfast dish, Steak and Eggs–petite beef tenderloin served with hollandaise, two eggs prepared to order, home fries and toast.


Flat Branch Pub & Brewing:

115 S 5th St

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Sunday: 10 a.m - 1 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

flatbranch.com

(573) 499-0400


Since 1994, Flat Branch Pub & Brewing has been one of Columbia’s staple restaurants. And when their fans asked for a weekend brunch, they gave the people what they wanted! Served on Saturdays and Sundays, Flat Branch’s weekend brunch includes items like the Steak and Eggs Breakfast Burrito, Fresh Baked Cinnamon Rolls and Northwest Style Chilaquiles–all-natural scrambled eggs with crumbled corn tortillas, roasted chicken, house-made salsa, cheddar and jack cheese, topped with pico de gallo and sour cream. Be sure to ask about their rotating brunch special created by their chef weekly! If a savory drink is more your style, also be sure to try their Liquid Enchilada–their famous house-brewed Green Chili beer with Bloody Mary mix.


Glenn’s Café:

29 S 8th St

Sunday: 10:30 a.m - 3 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

glennscafe.com

(573) 447-7100


Glenn’s Café is the perfect brunch spot to get your Southern comfort fix. Glenn’s serves Cajun Creole and American dishes in an elegant, art deco-inspired environment. Known for their contemporary take on Southern classics like gumbo and jambalaya, their brunch menu includes items like Eggs Nouvelle Orleans–shellfish cakes made with shrimp, crawfish and crab with sunny-side up eggs topped with hollandaise sauce, and their delicious Breakfast Burger. If you’re a Bloody Mary fan, make sure to try their new Bloody Mary Meal! This monster cocktail features their classic Bloody Mary generously garnished with skewers of shrimp, fried chicken, bacon, a Cajun crab cake slider, grilled jalepeño, stuffed olives and pickled okra. You can order this savory treat as your beverage or even as your meal itself!


Room 38 Restaurant & Lounge:

38 N 8th St

Sunday: 10 a.m - 3 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

room-38.com

(573) 449-3838


A contemporary lounge by day and nightclub by night, Room 38 is unusually also an extremely popular downtown brunch spot. The intimate and trendy back patio area is the perfect place to get a fun photo op while enjoying a bottomless mimosa (If you’re not a fan of the traditional O.J., they also offer apple cider, grapefruit and pomegranate to accompany your bubbly). Make sure to try one of their many unique takes on classic breakfast dishes like eggs benedict (“Benny’s”) or biscuits and gravy (“Bs and Gs”). If you’re craving an extra indulgent treat, try the Harold’s Glazed Sandwich. This breakfast sandwich uses a glazed Harold’s doughnut as a bun, and is served with egg, cheddar cheese and your choice of bacon or sausage.


Pro-tip: With limited seating, it can get pretty packed. You’ll probably need a reservation!


Shiloh Bar and Grill: 


402 E Broadway 
Sunday: 10 a.m - 2 p.m. 
Outdoor seating available 
http://shilohbar.com/
(573) 875-1800

A Columbia staple known for classic bar grub and daily drink specials, Shiloh is a perfect locale for game days. In addition to their classic 11am-1am hours, the downtown spot is now serving Sunday brunch. From 10am to 2pm every week, $12.99 gets you all the egg casserole, roasted potatoes, and french toast you can eat. Pair this deal with a $4 Bloody Mary and you've got yourself a brunch for the books.  


Tellers Gallery & Bar:

820 E Broadway

Sunday: 11 a.m - 2 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

facebook.com/tellers-35079602549

(573) 441-8355


Serving up delicious food with quality ingredients, this eclectic and laid-back gallery and bar is a great place to grab a casual weekend brunch with friends or family. Be sure to try items like the Deep Fried Chicken and Waffles, French Toast, Breakfast Burrito with sausage, Pancakes, Breakfast Pizza or Breakfast Burger–served with a sunny-side-up egg. Their brunch menu also includes some delicious items from their Lunch/Dinner menu, like the Fried Buffalo Chicken wrap–fried chicken tossed in a house-made wing sauce with romaine, red onions, sharp cheddar and blue cheese dressing; or the unique Baked Brie in Puff Pastry–topped with honey and walnuts and serves with assorted crackers and seasonal fresh fruit.


The Heidelberg:

410 S 9th St

Sunday: 10 a.m - 1 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

theheidelberg.com

(573) 449-6927


Since 1963, The Heidelberg has been a popular hangout spot for college students and locals alike. Famous for their late-night food and buy one, get one free appetizers, they also serve a delicious all-you-can eat Sunday brunch buffet. Enjoy your meal with a mimosa or cold brew on their spacious rooftop patio, and take in the view of Mizzou’s campus and downtown Columbia. The brunch buffet includes some of their classic menu items like fried chicken wings or assorted veggies, as well as an assortment of breakfast dishes– such as made-to-order omelets and waffles, scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, assorted muffins, fresh fruit, pancakes and sliced ham.


Fun fact: if you have a little one under two, they eat for free!


West:


Truman’s Bar & Grill:

3304 W Broadway Business Park Ct

Saturday: 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Sunday: 9 a.m - 2 p.m.

trumansbar.com

(573) 445-1669


A place that serves brunch all day, every day? Count us in. This casual sports bar serves their entire menu (breakfast, lunch and dinner) all day, every day. On Saturdays and Sundays, they serve an all-you-can-eat style brunch buffet from 6 a.m.–2 p.m., complete with a build-your-own omelette station. Let the brunch options commence! If you have a sweet tooth, be sure to try their Peanut Butter Chocolate French Toast. If you’re extra hungry, try the Heaping Hashbrowns or the Breakfast Stack (AKA “Biscuits & Gravy on steroids”). Truman’s has a full bar everyday, so feel free to complete your meal with a Mimosa, Bloody Mary or Irish Coffee.


South:


Sophia’s:

3915 S Providence Rd

Sunday: 10 a.m - 3 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

http://sophiascomo.com

(573) 874-8009


If you’re in search of an upscale dining experience with high quality food yet casual atmosphere, Sophia’s is the brunch destination for you. This spacious restaurant has an ample amount of seating, and features unique art-covered walls as well as a charming outdoor patio. Sophia’s is known for its Mediterranean-inspired dishes; and its brunch menu combines many of the entrées and tapas from their lunch and dinner menu with creative brunch foods. Try an order of the Frangelico Monkey Bread as a sweet treat for the table to share! This fan favorite is made up of bite-sized pieces of deliciousness. Other popular brunch dishes include a deconstructed Lobster & White Truffle Quiche or the Banana Pecan French Toast.


44 Stone Public House:

3910 Peachtree Dr

Sunday: 10:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.

Outdoor seating available

44stonepub.com

(573) 443-2726


44 Stone is a British-style gastropub known for its high-quality, contemporary American dishes. This brunch spot is sure to make you feel like you’ve stepped right into a pub somewhere in the British Isles, as well as give you a unique dining experience. Be sure to try dishes on their Sunday brunch menu like the Breakfast Bread Pudding–rich bread custard with coffee and Irish cream liqueur, smoked Berkshire bacon, two eggs over-easy, maple syrup and cinnamon vanilla chantilly cream; the Smoked Salmon Hash–brown sugar-dill cured and house smoked salmon, baby arugula, poached eggs, sweet onion, lemon hollandaise, chives, and crisp potato; or the traditional English Breakfast.


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