Special Events

Date Event Notes
Sun Sep 17 12pm–4pm Mecca Brunch New brunch menu at the food cart.

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Place Saturday Brunch Sunday Brunch Brunch Menu Toast Bar Notes
27 Bar + Kitchen 10am–3pm 10am–3pm menu
Avril-Bleh Deli 10am–11am menu Breakfast wrap, sandwich, bowl, platter.
B & A Street Kitchen 🆕 7am–11am 7am–11am menu Bring on the carbs! Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week too.
Bistro Grace menu
BLOC Coffee Company (Price Hill) 8am–3pm* menu 🍞 Menu rotates seasonally. *Sometimes closes early.
Blue Jay Restaurant 8am–3:30pm menu On menu, go to page 4.
Blue Oven Bakery @ Findlay Market 8am–? 10am–? menu 🍞 Toast bar.
Bottle & Basket (CAC) 10am–2pm menu
Bottle & Basket (OTR) 8am–11am 8am–11am Grab a breakfast sandwich and head to Washington Park.
BrewRiver GastroPub 11am–3pm menu Scroll to the bottom.
Brontë Bistro 8am–3pm 8am–3pm menu See menu pages 4–5. Inside Joseph-Beth Booksellers.
Brown Bear Bakery 🆕 🔥 10am–?* 10am–?* Closes when they sell out for the day. Opened July 9, 2017. Check Instagram for current menu offerings.
Brunch @ Findlay Market
Cake Rack 7am–11am 8am–11am menu They also have very tasty baked goods to go.
Ché 11am–3pm 11am–3pm menu Click "Brunch" for menu.
Cheapside Cafe 7am–3pm 7am–3pm menu
Coffee Emporium (OTR) 7am–? 7am–? menu Additional items in store beyond the linked menu.
Collective CAC Closed, but Bottle & Basket CAC will open in its space this spring.
Collective Espresso (Northside) 8am–5pm 8am–5pm menu Excellent coffee, espresso, housemade pastries, hip.
Collective Espresso (OTR) 8am–5pm 8am–5pm menu Excellent coffee, espresso, housemade pastries, cozy.
Commonwealth Bistro 10am–2pm 10am–2pm menu Fancy. Photos.
Court Street Lobster Bar 🆕 10am–2pm menu Crab and lobster breakfast sandwiches, french toast. Drinks.
Covington Coffee Co 7am–2pm 7am–2pm Lil's Bagels, baked goods, waffles. Photos.
Dean's Mediterranean Imports 7am–6pm 10am–4pm menu Pastries & bagels, nice cheeses, yogurt, sandwiches, smoothies. Carry out.
Deeper Roots Coffee (Oakley) 8am–? 8am–? 🍞 Photos.
Deeper Roots Coffee @ Findlay Market 🔜 Coming soon.
Django Western Taco 11am–3pm menu
Dunlap Cafe 8am–3pm menu
Fifty West Brewing Company 11am–3pm menu We like the Fifty West brunch review by Drink Up Cincinnati.
First Watch (Downtown) 7am–2:30pm 7am–2:30pm menu See both breakfast & brunch menus.
Five One Three Bagel Co
* * Check Facebook page for upcoming events and locations. Findlay Kitchen member.
Forno Osteria+Bar 9am–2pm menu
French Crust Cafe 8am–3pm menu
Gomez Salsa (OTR) Dear breakfast turtle, you were the greatest. Please make a comeback <3.
Gomez Salsa Cantina (Walnut Hills) 11am–3pm Now serving chicken & waffle breakfast turtle!
Grand Finale 10:30am–2:30pm menu A loaded brunch buffet and light cocktails.
Green Dog Cafe 9am–3pm 9am–3pm menu
Habits Cafe 9am–2pm 9am–2pm Photos.
Hang Over Easy 8am–1:30am 8am–1:30am menu Limited late night menu 10pm–1:30am.
Hitching Post Hyde Park 🆕 7am–2pm 7am–2pm menu
Hitching Post Kellogg 🆕 8am–10:30am 8am–10:30am menu
Hotel Covington 6:30am–2pm 6:30am–2pm menu 🍞 Also see breakfast menu. Breakfast 6:30am–11am, brunch 11am–2pm. And there's a coffee bar.
Huit Huit re-opened as two restaurants: Neuf and Lalo (both great).
JACK Casino - Market District Buffet 🆕 11am–2pm 11am–2pm menu Brunch buffet inside the casino.
JACK Casino - Local Yolk 🆕 4am–10am 4am–10am menu
Kaze 12pm–? 12pm–? menu
Keystone (Clifton) 10am–2pm 10am–2pm menu
Keystone (Covington) 10am–2pm 10am–2pm menu
Keystone (Hyde Park) 10am–2pm 10am–2pm menu
Krueger's Tavern 11am–3pm 11am–3pm menu
Lachey's 10am–2pm 10am–2pm menu $5 mimosas. Photo.
Ladder 19 🔥 11am–3pm 11am–3pm menu Bottomless mimosas or bloody marys + a brunch skillet for $19.
Lil's Bagels @ Covington Farmers Market 9am–1pm Photos.
Log Cabin Inn menu Temporarily closed in Dec 2016.
Lydia's on Ludlow 8am–11pm 9am–3pm menu Formerly Aquarius Star / Om Eco Café.
Madison Diner 7:30am–11am 7:30am–11am menu The secret is out! Inside Madison Bowl 🎳.
Maplewood 7am–3pm Photos.
Maribelle's Eat + Drink 11am–2pm 11am–2pm menu
Marty's Waffles
(food truck)
* * menu Schedule, location vary. See Fb, Twitter, calendar.
Mazunte 10am–3pm menu 🙌
Melt (Northside) 10am–2pm menu Click "More Menus > Brunch @ Melt".
Melt @ Neons
Metropole 9:30am–2pm 9:30am–2pm menu
MOTR 10am–2pm menu
Mt. Lookout Tavern 🆕 11am–? 11am–? menu Starting Sept 2, 2017. Breakfast burritos & sandwiches, wings, etc. Fresh mimosas.
Nada 10:30am–2:30pm 10:30am–2:30pm menu Click "Brunch".
Nation 10am–2pm 10am–2pm menu A hangover cure brunch menu plus bottomless drinks.
Northside Yacht Club 11am–3pm 11am–3pm menu
O Pie O 10am–3pm menu Scroll to "Brunch Menu". Quiche daily, plus a special menu for Sunday.
OTR Bagel Bar 🔜 menu Opening August 2017. Facebook page.
OTR Bagelry
* * Check calendar or Facebook page for upcoming events. Findlay Kitchen member.
Oakley Wines ? ? menu A great review from Cincinnati Magazine.
Ollie's Trolley 9am–4pm The Breakfast Cup is life-changing.
Orchids at Palm Court 6:30am–11am 6:30am–9:30am, 10:30am–1:30pm Breakfast & brunch are served at The Grille. Fancy.
Otto's 11:30am–2:30pm 10am–2pm menu
Park + Vine
Piper's Cafe 10am–9pm 10am–9pm menu All day breakfast featuring local meats and cheeses! Seating is mostly outdoors. Also serves ice cream.
Pleasantry 9am–2pm 11am–3pm menu 🍞 Photos.
Press on Monmouth 8am–3pm menu
Quan Hapa 11am–3pm 11am–3pm menu
Redtree Art Gallery & Coffee Shop 8am–6pm 8am–3pm menu For menu, click "Food". Breakfast burritos & quiche from Maribelle's.
Revolution Rotisserie 10am–3pm menu Featuring bottomless mimosas.
Sleepy Bee Cafe 🔥 8am–3pm 8am–3pm menu Wait is usually at least an hour.
Streetside Brewery 8am–11pm 11am–9pm menu Steamed breakfast sandwiches. Also coffee & kombucha.
Sugar n' Spice 7am–3pm 7am–3pm menu
Sundry and Vice 12pm–3pm* *Not every week (check Facebook). Breakfast by Babushka Pierogies.
Sunny Side Brunch
(food truck)
* * Schedule, location vary. See Facebook, Twitter.
Symphony Hotel 10:30am–2pm menu A cozy little hidden gem in OTR.
Taft's Ale House 10am–2pm
Taste of Belgium (Clifton) 8am–11pm 8am–3pm menu See both Breakfast and Brunch menus.
Taste of Belgium (OTR) 8am–11pm 8am–3pm menu See both Breakfast and Brunch menus. Breakfast menu until 4:30pm Saturday, 3pm Sunday. Long wait — make a reservation.
Taste of Belgium (Rookwood) 7am–11pm 7am–3pm menu See both Breakfast and Brunch menus.
Taste of Belgium Marketplace @ Findlay Market 8am–6pm 10am–4pm menu Waffles, crepes, waffle sandwiches. Scroll to "Marketplace > Findlay Market" on menu.
The Booksellers on Fountain Square 9am–? 11am–? Breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, espresso.
The Comet 11am–2pm menu See Drink Up Cincinnati review [plus their brunch directory].
The Echo 6am–3pm 7am–3pm menu
The Globe 11:30am–2:30pm Bagel bar featuring Lil's Bagels. Photos: [1] [2].
The Littlefield 11am–3pm menu
Tucker’s 7am–3pm 8am–2pm Since 1946.
Tucker’s on 13th Temporarily closed as of May 2017.
Urbana Cafe 8am–5pm 8am–5pm menu 🍞 Toast bar until 1pm, and house-made pastries.
Washington Platform 11am–3pm 11am–3pm menu

🆕 recently opened or added 🔥 popular 🍞 toast bar [wat?] ? = unknown

🍩 Honorable mentions ☕

When you don't have time for brunch (maybe reconsider your priorities)… coffee, donuts, and pastries are available at great places around OTR such as Collective Espresso, Holtman's Donuts, Shadeau Breads, and Findlay Market.