40+ brunch spots in Greenville, SC

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Brunchin’ is a habit. | Photo by GVLtoday

They say, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but we’re going to have to counter that with brunch. Whether you’ve got a taste for steak at 10 a.m. or pancakes at 1 p.m., Greenville offers no shortage of options to quell your brunch cravings.

We put together a list of more than 40 brunch spots you recommend + some of our favorites around downtown Greenville and beyond North Main.

Pro tip: bookmark this guide the next time you’re on the brunch hunt and use the interactive map below to plan your trek.

Interactive map of the GVLtoday brunch spots

It’s like a treasure map but with butter. | Map created by the GVLtoday team

Hours listed are when brunch menus are available.

Downtown

Soby’s, 207 S. Main St. | Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. + Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Warmer spring weather calls for lemon ricotta + blueberry pancakes and a Grand mimosa — Perrier-Jouët champagne with a splash of Grand Marnier.

Ink N’ Ivy, 21 E. Coffee St. | Hours vary | Ink N Ivy’s chicken + waffles may surprise you, with its roasted poblano pepper and cheddar waffle, fried chicken thigh, white bbq sauce, and maple syrup.

Roost, 220 N. Main St. | Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Come hungry, because the brunch buffet is packed with items like fresh omelets and fried chicken.

Tupelo Honey, 1 N. Main St., Ste. T | Sat. + Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | You’ll want to save room for the buttermilk biscuits with blueberry jam, but make sure you save room for brunch mains like Southern shakshuka and mac-n-cheese waffles with Asheville hot fried chicken.

Nose Dive, 116 S. Main St. | Sat. + Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | If you think you love Nose Dive’s white cheddar cheese grits, you’ll love them served on an all-you-can-eat bar with all the seasonal fixins’.

Maestro Bistro and Dinner Club, 104 S. Main St. | Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Maestro’s Club — with Ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado with havarti and mayo on a croissant — is a club you’ll want to have part of.

Larkin’s On The River, 318 S. Main St. | Sat. + Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Take in views of the Reedy as you get your fill of steak and eggs, smoked salmon and avocado benedict, and cinnamon brioche French toast.

Passerelle Bistro, 601 S. Main St. | Sat. + Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Indulge in French classics like Mussels Passerelle and $5 mimosas + house-made bloody marys.

UP on the Roof, 250 Riverplace #800 | Sat. + Sun., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | Peep a “view from the top” of Greenville with your $25 bottomless mimosas.

Halls Chophouse, 500 S. Main St. | Sun., 10 a.m. | When it comes to brunch, you can have your steak and eat it, too, even if it’s before noon.

Flying Biscuit, 656 S. Main St., #100 | Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. + Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Flying biscuit had us at fluffy flying biscuit with cranberry apple butter.

Bonjour Main, 20 S. Main St. | Hours vary | If you can’t decide between savory and sweet, you don’t have to — pick from 10+ sweet and savory crepes.

The Velo Fellow, 1 Augusta St., Ste. 126, | Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Grab your fellow friends for Irish breakfast shots, fish and chips, or Pain Perdue.

CAMP, 2 E. Broad St. | Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. + Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Indulge in sweet fare like the warm burrata toast with grilled strawberries, mint, basil, honey, and hazelnuts or savory plates like the pork belly benedict.

Sully’s Steamers, 6 E. Washington St. + additional locations | Hours vary | Make brunch steamy with a Sully’s bagel piled high — we recommend ordering up the Neighborino or a Special K.

Maple Street Biscuit Company, 18 E. North St. | Mon.-Sun., 7 a.m.-2 p.m. | Made from scratch biscuits, real maple syrup, and a mason jar mimosa bar — need we more?

Parsley & Mint Downtown, 600 S. Main St., Unit 101 | Sat. + Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Mediterranean in the morning? When it’s bottomless food and bottomless booze, you just say, ”yes.”

Spoonbread, 120 S. Main St. | Hours vary | Sip coffee in the historic Westin Poinsett Hotel and munch on breakfast items like hearty oatmeal or lunch items like a pulled pork melt.

Augusta Road + Alta Vista

Brick Street Cafe, 315 Augusta St. | Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | We don’t blame you if you go straight for a slice of the sweet potato cake, but don’t miss out on a lunch of Miss Sue’s chicken salad sandwich or a corned beef reuben.

HenDough at Gather GVL, 126 Augusta St. | Tues.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sun., 7 a.m.-10 p.m. | You may have tried chicken and waffles before, but have you ever had chicken and doughnuts?

Eggs Up Grill, 31 Augusta St. + three other locations | 6 a.m.-2 p.m. | Enjoy breakfast all day and 14 breakfast classics like hash and eggs.

Blockhouse, 1619 Augusta St. | Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | We’ve never met a meat + three we didn’t like, plus this GVL classic restaurant’s features $12 bottomless mimosas, too.

Tacozzini, 1818 Augusta St. | Sat. + Sun. until 2 p.m. | Let us intrigue you with pancake tacos, featuring two pancakes stuffed with scrambled eggs and bacon or sausage.

The Burrow, 2017 Augusta St. | Sat. + Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Go for both breakfast + lunch with the Burrow Burger — a house-ground patty with gruyere cheese, lettuce, fried charred onions, bacon tomato jam, mustard aioli, and a sunny side up egg.

Biscuit Head, 823 S. Church St., Unit C | Mon.-Sun., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Don’t think twice about adding the bacon of the day to your order and grabbing every flavor of jam + jelly for your cathead biscuit.

North Main + Overbrook

The Bohemian, 2 W. Stone Ave. | Sat. + Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Get a taste of New Mexico with the Taos burrito and grab a slice of made-from-scratch cake home for dessert.

Universal Joint, 300 E. Stone Ave. | Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Enjoy some sunshine on the patio, a mimosa or bloody mary, and City Editor Kyle’s favorite: the brisket hash.

Fork & Plough, 1629 E. North St. | Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Delight in a fresh, day-of menu featuring locally and regionally-grown produce from places like Greenbrier Farms — past menu items have included cream cheese cinnamon rolls + Korean pork burnt ends.

Southern Culture, 2537 N. Pleasantburg Dr., | Sat.-Sun, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Don’t expect a typical Southern breakfast with dishes like Gramma’s hot and buttered or the Dixie land poutine.

Laurens, Haywood, and Woodruff Roads

Willy Taco, 217 Laurens Rd. | Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |

Saltwater Kitchen, 700 Haywood Rd., Ste. 1001A | Sat. + Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Have a taste of surf + turf for brunch with the crab cake benedict, plus enjoy live music.

CityRange Steakhouse Grill, 615 Haywood Rd. | Sun., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Treat yourself to new + classic brunch fare like Nashville Hot Chicken & Waffles, Eggs Benedict, or a Brunch Burger plus a bloody mary bar, sparkling mimosas, and live music — reservations are suggested but walk-ins are welcome.

Stax Omega Diner, 74 Orchard Park Dr., #3529 | Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. + Sun., 7 a.m.-9 p.m. | Take a trip through the Stax menu, featuring Greek gyros, Italian spaghetti bolognese, and four kinds of french toast.

Stella’s Southern Brasserie, 340 Rocky Slope Rd. | Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | France meets SC through the quiche du jour, featuring Bethel Trails farm eggs + whole wheat crust all served with a Tyger River green salad.

Habitap, 1325 Miller Rd. | Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. + Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | You can try, but you won’t be able to deny yourself Habitap’s basket of biscuit “holes” tossed in powdered sugar + cinnamon and all six of its Mornin’ Grits Bowls.

Another Broken Egg Cafe, 1025 Woodruff Rd., Ste. G103 | Mon.-Sun., 7 a.m.-2 p.m. | Humpty Dumpty would fully approve of Another Broken Egg Cafe’s brunch cocktails like the brunch blueberry margarita with fresh blueberries and a blueberry rim.

Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack, 420 Laurens Rd. | Sun., 11 a.m. | Brunch will be coming in hot with Rocky’s chicken biscuit + chicken and waffles.

West Greenville, Woodside, and Southernside

Woodside Bistro, 1 E. Main St. (at the Lofts of Woodside Mill) | Sat. + Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | When you want a taste of morning coffee but also need a little hair of the dog, order up one of the mocha blonde stouts.

GB&D at The Commons, 147 Welborn St. | Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Swing by Methodical Coffee before ordering up GB&D’s notorious burger, with locally-sourced beef, toppings like housemade pickles, and a burger sauce that you’ll want to bathe in.

Growler Haus, 12 Lois Ave. | Sat., 11:30 a.m. | Nothing to growl about when it comes to $20 bottomless mimosas + dishes like empanadas and brunch tacos.

Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery, 205 Cedar Lane Rd. | Mon.-Sun., 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | After taking a stroll down the Swamp Rabbit Trail, refuel with an iced strawberry lavender latte + egg and cheese sandwich on Stecca.

Greater Greenville County

The Bleu Porch, 302 N. Main St., Greer | Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This cozy spot in downtown Greer will have you feeling at home with comfort food like breakfast casserole, a Monte Cristo sandwich, and stuffed french toast.

Topsoil Restaurant & Market, 13 S. Main St., Travelers Rest | Sat. + Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Drool-worthy dishes like whole grain carrot pancakes and bistro steak and eggs are made all the better with locally-sourced ingredients.

Tandem Creperie & Coffeehouse, 2 S. Main St., Travelers Rest | Mon.-Sun., & a.m.-3 p.m. | City Editor Kyle can attest that the Grazing Goat crepe, with goat cheese, blueberry compote, walnuts, greens, and vinaigrette, is a must-have.

SELECT Restaurant, 112 Trade St., Greer | Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Select from individually-panned omelets, skillets, five different benedicts, blinis + waffles.

Maverick Biscuit, 2818 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors | Mon.-Sun., 7 a.m. | Take comfort in 16 different Southern-style buttermilk biscuits, each with different toppings.

Oak Hill Cafe, 2510 Poinsett Hwy. | Thurs.-Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | The James Beard semi-finalists have an array of vegan menu options like its Mezze plate with falafels, local salad greens + vinaigrette, hummus + tzatziki, Oak Hill Farm pickled vegetables, and grilled flatbread.

Restaurant 17, 10 Road of Vines, Travelers Rest | Thurs.-Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | South Carolina Chef Ambassador and executive Chef Haydn Shaak offers a chef’s brunch special inspired by the season.

Village Kitchen at Hartness, 2000 Society Dr. | Easter Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Don’t miss Village Kitchen’s Easter Brunch, with an endless bloody mary + mimosa bar, a special menu, and live music.

The Farehouse, Taylors Mill’s Dock No. 3., 250 Mill Street, PW3151, Taylors | Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | It’s fare to say that you can find us at the bloody mary station, stocked with house-infused vodka, house bloody mary mix, and accouterments.

Stella’s Southern Bistro, 684 Fairview Rd., Simpsonville | Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2:30p.m. + Sun., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Hangovers are no match for Stella’s braised short rib hangover bowl, with creamy cheese grits, roasted grape tomatoes, jalapeno, grilled onion, fried eggs, toasted sourdough, and salsa verde.

Upcountry Provisions, 6809 State Park Rd., Travelers Rest | Mon.-Sat., 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Indulge in fresh focaccia sandwiches or toast plates, and grab some takeaway focaccia for the ride home.

Asada, 903 Wade Hampton Blvd. | Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Indulge in a pupusa — a traditional Salvadorian dish of a handmade corn tortilla stuffed with soft white cheese + pork chicharron.

Know of a spot we should add to the list? Let us know.

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