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25+ weekend brunch options in Greenville, S.C.

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Hey, Greenville. We need to talk. It’s about something serious… brunch.

That’s right, the best meal of any mid-morning or early afternoon. We asked y’all on Instagram, if you had friends in town for one day – where would you take them for brunch and what’s the one thing you’d say they *had* to order? 

With the help of your recommendations, we put together a roundup of weekend places to enjoy some great sunrise sustenance. ☀️ 

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Saturday

10+ min. drive from downtown

Bacon Bros. Public House, 3620 Pelham Rd. | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
This is a carnivore’s happy place, but gluten-free options are available as well. Plus – salads, BBQ, devil’s dust eggs and enough bacon to satisfy even the likes of King Curtis.

Oak Hill Café & Farm, 2510 Poinsett Hwy | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
What we’re ordering: Brioche french toast, chicken chalupas, legume & pork pastor OHC bowl, or the southern grits.

Sunday

Walking distance from downtown

Soby’s, 207 S. Main St. | 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
What we’re ordering: Soby’s offers an “over-the-top” brunch buffet, so you’ll find us perusing the Pastry Chef’s display, the hot foods bar for brioche french toast + sausage, or the omelet station.

Roost, 220 N. Main St. | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cantina 76, 103 N. Main St. | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
What we’re ordering: Steak + egg migas or a breakfast rollup with chorizo, salsa fritti and scrambled eggs. Top it all off with a peach or honeysuckle mimosa. 

Halls Chophouse, 550 S. Main St. | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reader rec: “Hall’s Chophouse for shrimp and grits!” – @wschnetzka

Quick drive from downtown

GB&D (Golden, Brown & Delicious), 1269 Pendleton St. | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Featuring a new menu every day and unique spins on classics, like a donut burger + chicken and waffles sandwich.

Tipsy Taco, 15 Conestee Ave., 215 Pelham Rd. + 702 Fairview Rd. | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
What we’re ordering: Huevos rancheros, chicken and waffles, breakfast tacos, and bottomless mimosas.

The Anchorage, 586 Perry Ave. | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Reader recs: @theanchoragegvl .. their menu changes (which I love!) .. but don’t think I’ve chosen anything I wouldn’t recommend!” – @carlafulton.@theanchoragegvl order everything 😍 – @sunnieharmon

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

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Fork and Plough, 1629 E. North St. | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reader rec: @forkandplough mimosas 🍊🍾 – @amanda_p_stern

Liberty Tap Room & Grill, 941 S. Main St. | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

All weekend

Walking distance from downtown

Tupelo Honey, 1 N. Main St. | 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
You get the Mountain Blueberry pancakes, I’ll get the Fit to be Tied, Pickled & Fried Benny or a Shoo Mercy omelet… deal?

Nose Dive, 116 S. Main St. | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
What we’re ordering: The Adluh Mills grits bar (for a custom assortment of toppings), braised brisket skillet, and a bloody mary.

Passerelle Bistro, 601 S. Main St. | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Like a downtown Greenville Parisian getaway. Enjoy the view next to Liberty Bridge with croissants, crepes, quiche, and other classic French menu items.

UP on the ROOF, 250 Riverplace (top of Embassy Suites) | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ink N Ivy, 21 E. Coffee St. | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
What we’re ordering: Soy glazed salmon bennie, shrimp and grits with tasso gravy and sweet peppers + fried potatoes. We recommend taking your brunch on the rooftop when the sun is out.

Husk Greenville, 722 S. Main St. | Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. + Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reader rec: “Husk and you have to get the biscuits and gravy….” – @brandonderrick

Caviar & Bananas, 1 N. Laurens St. | 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
An interesting name and an even more interesting menu. You can soak up Friday night’s fun with a crispy buttermilk fried chicken biscuit or fuel your post-workout high with a quinoa + roasted veggie bowl.

Crêpe du Jour, 20 S. Main St. | Tues.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-10 p.m. | Fri.-Sat., 8 a.m.-11 p.m. | Sun., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Eggs Up Grill, 31 Augusta St. (+ 4 other Greenville locations) | Mon.-Sun., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reader rec: @eug_greer is always my favorite. Everything is delicious! Blueberry muffins for the win 🍳– @samanthawoloszyn

Le Petit Croissant, 640 South Main St., 101B | Tues.-Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. + Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
What we’re ordering: Feeling savory? The spinach over lemon quiche. Feeling sweet? The almond cream croissant.  

Quick drive from downtown

The Bohemian, 2 W. Stone Ave. | Sat. + Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
What we’re ordering: The “hangover burger” with bacon, fried egg, and American cheese, served with a PBR for some hair of the dog.

Biscuit Head, 823 S. Church St. | Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-2 p.m. | Sat. + Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
All. the. biscuits. Try an extravagant Mimosa fried chicken biscuit, Cajun benedict, or “The Greenvillian” – a biscuit with country fried pork steak, jalapeño cream cheese + bacon gravy.

The Burrow, 2017 Augusta St. | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
5 (of the many) reasons to try The Burrow for brunch: Crawfish benedict, avocado toast, french toast, chiliquiles, grits and grillades.

el Thrifty Social, 25 Delano Dr. | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
What we’re ordering: A Bloody Maria, Mexican migas tostada + a breakfast burrito.

10+ min. drive from downtown

Southern Culture, 2537 N. Pleasantburg Dr. | Sat. + Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Reader recs: @southernculturegvl chicken and waffles sandwich.” – @_carasmith. @southernculturegvl either fried yardbird and eggs or Gramma’s Revenge.”  – @mpifblog.

Stax Omega Diner, 72 Orchard Park Drive | Mon.-Sun., 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Reader rec:Stax Omega Diner Bayou Skillet 👏– @interlacedvibes

Stella’s Southern Brasserie, 340 Rocky Slope Road, Suite 100 | Sat., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. + Sun., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reader rec:@stellas_brasserie croque madame” – @mandz2588. “@stellas_brasserie sticky buns!” – @wschnetzka. Pro-tip: They’ll sell out of sticky buns quickly – so ask to reserve one with your reservation.

Tandem Crêperie & Coffeehouse, 2 S Main St., Travelers Rest | Mon.-Sun., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Reader rec:@tandem_cc and you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu!” – @mscholl87

Local Cue, 30 Orchard Park Dr., Suite 8 | 12-10 p.m.
Reader rec:#thelocalcue order the $12 mimosa pitchers and BBQ Benedict.” – @paulinocm0

Did we forget your go-to brunch spot? Do you have another pro-tip or must-order menu item? Let us know in the comments below.