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Six Great Places for Brunch in Georgia

Order breakfast, lunch or both at these crowd-pleasing brunch spots across the state.

Saturdays and Sundays are prime time for brunch, the indulgent breakfast/lunch combo meal that suits the slower pace of a relaxing weekend in Georgia just right. Whether you choose traditional dishes or unusual combinations, you're sure to have a memorable meal at these brunch spots in Georgia.

Brunch at the 57th Fighter Group in Brookhaven

57th Fighter Group, Brookhaven

Sip mimosas and eat your fill of traditional favorites during the Grand Sunday Champagne Brunch at this aviation-themed restaurant overlooking Peachtree-DeKalb Airport's south runways. Even better, as you enjoy your made-to-order omelette at the 57th Fighter Group, you can listen to air traffic controllers and pilots chatter as planes take off and land just outside the windows.

Anis Cafe and Bistro, Atlanta

Anis Cafe and Bistro, Atlanta

Located in a residential section of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood, Anis Cafe and Bistro is a family-owned cafe serving Provencal fare, such as the popular steak frites. They also serve some of the best Nutella and banana crepes outside of France. Don’t skip the homemade whipped cream!

Cafe Frederica on St. Simons Island

Cafe Frederica, St. Simons Island

For more than 20 years, Cafe Frederica has served breakfast and lunch all day everyday, which makes them experts at Sunday brunch. You can’t go wrong with scrambled eggs served with grapefruit and toast and blueberry pancakes. They also make a cinnamon roll so big and sweet you can’t help but smile.

Brunch Sloppy Joe at Heirloom Cafe in Athens

Heirloom Cafe & Fresh Market, Athens

Located in the historic Boulevard neighborhood of Athens, Heirloom Cafe & Fresh Market is a former gas station retrofitted to perfection as a homey farm-to-table cafe and market. Their brunch is lighter than most, offering fresh salads and traditional egg dishes. They also serve a homemade veggie burger and the unique Love on a Biscuit, a down-home version of eggs benedict with seasonal toppings on a homemade biscuit.

Indigo Coastal Shanty in Brunswick

Indigo Coastal Shanty, Brunswick

In downtown Brunswick, Indigo Coastal Shanty is not your typical brunch spot. Chef Kate is classically trained in fine dining but turned in her chef coat to open this casual restaurant serving island-style fare. Try the curry chicken salad, a pimento cheeseburger topped with a fried green tomato, or the jerk fish sandwich.

The Last Resort Grill, Athens

The Last Resort Grill, Athens

This downtown favorite serves up brunch staples like omelettes, seasonal frittatas and pancakes. Order The Last Resort Grill's Spinach Feta Grill: challah toasted in egg batter, then grilled and topped with poached eggs, mushrooms, fresh spinach, artichokes and feta with homemade roasted tomato sauce. Want something sweeter? Get the stuffed French toast: egg-dipped challah bread baked with layers of rich ricotta cheese and seasonal flavors.

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Published: September 2017