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50+ brunch restaurants to try in Greenville

Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in Greenville, SC serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

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In this town, brunchin’ ain’t easy but it’s necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, fried chicken and waffles or mind-blowing bloody marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines at times. 🍳

Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We listed a whole bunch of brunch options (50 total), along with menu recs, pro tips, and an interactive map to track ‘em. Plan your weekend and pour those mimosas.

Note: All times listed are brunch-only.

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

Hours listed are when brunch menus are available.

Weekend musts

Soby’s, 207 S. Main St. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday, 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.

Nose Dive, 116 S. Main St. | Saturday and Sunday, 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’.

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.

CAMP, 2 E. Broad St. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday, 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.

Fork & Plough, 1629 E. North St. | Sunday, 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.

The Vista, 2017 Augusta St. | Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Grab a mimosa on tap and take your pick of 13+ brunch dishes, from the Monte Cristo to Mom’s Meatloaf.

Woodside Bistro, 1 E. Main St. (at the Lofts of Woodside Mill) | Saturday and Sunday, 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.

Stella’s Southern Brasserie, 340 Rocky Slope Rd. | Saturday, 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.

Topsoil Restaurant & Market, 13 S. Main St., Travelers Rest | Saturday and Sunday, 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.

For a special occasion

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

Maestro Bistro and Dinner Club, 104 S. Main St. | Saturday, 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, 32 E. Broad St | Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Send away the Sunday scaries with a cup of Larkin’s famous She Crab Soup and indulge in the Seafood Omlette.

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

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

Brick Street Cafe, 315 Augusta St. | Tuesday-Saturday, 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.

CityRange Steakhouse Grill, 615 Haywood Rd. | Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Treat yourself to new and 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.

Stella’s Southern Bistro, 684 Fairview Rd., Simpsonville | Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30p.m. and Sunday, 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.

Restaurant 17, 10 Road of Vines, Travelers Rest | Thursday-Sunday, 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.

Pastry paradises

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.

Tandem Creperie & Coffeehouse, 2 S. Main St., Travelers Rest | Monday-Sunday, 7 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.

RISE Bakery, 1264 Pendleton St. | Wednesday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. | Don’t leave without a bag of morning buns and cardamom buns — trust us.

basta., 1256 Pendleton St. | Wednesday-Friday,11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5:30-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5:30-9 p.m. | Follow basta.'s Instagram for its weekly menu of vegan items like cinnamon rolls, banana breads, muffins, and cakes because it can be breakfast, too.

Quick and easy

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

Flying Biscuit, 656 S. Main St., #100 | Monday-Friday, 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.

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

Biscuit Head, 823 S. Church St., Unit C | Monday-Sunday, 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.

HenDough at Gather GVL, 126 Augusta St. | Tuesday-Thursday, 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?

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.

GB&D at The Commons, 147 Welborn St. | Sunday, 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.

Habitap, 1325 Miller Rd. | Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, 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.

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

Great outdoors

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

Universal Joint, 300 E. Stone Ave. | Sunday, 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.

Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery, 205 Cedar Lane Rd. | Monday-Sunday, 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.

Core 450, 450 Cherokee Valley Way, Travelers Rest | Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Take a drive to TR and soak in views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and rolling greens as you indulge in Grand Marnier French Toast, bottomless mimosas, and endless Bloody Marys.

For the fam

Tupelo Honey, 1 N. Main St., Ste. T | Saturday and Sunday, 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.

Stax Omega Diner, 74 Orchard Park Dr., #3529 | Monday-Thursday, 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.

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

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

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.

Another Broken Egg Cafe, 1025 Woodruff Rd., Ste. G103 | Monday-Sunday, 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. | Sunday, 11 a.m. | Brunch will be coming in hot with Rocky’s chicken biscuit + chicken and waffles.

Willy Taco, 217 Laurens Rd. and other locations | Sunday, 10 a.m | Bring some “fresh fusion” into your family’s brunch routine with breakfast tacos, the Gaucho Skillet and the breakfast chimichanga.

Asada, 903 Wade Hampton Blvd. | Saturday, 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.

The Bleu Porch, 302 N. Main St., Greer | Sunday, 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.

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

Bottomless mimosas

Village Kitchen at Hartness, 2000 Society Dr. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Sip on bottomless mimosas and dig into unqiue brunch items like the VK flatbread or farm vegetable platter

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.

Blockhouse, 1619 Augusta St. | Sunday, 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.

The Velo Fellow, 1 Augusta St., Ste. 126, | Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Grab your fellow friends for fish and chips or Pain Perdue with endless mimosas.

Southern Culture, 2537 N. Pleasantburg Dr., | Saturday-Sunday, 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 — wash it all down with bottomless mimosas.

Bonus: The Farehouse, Taylors Mill’s Dock No. 3., 250 Mill Street, PW3151, Taylors | Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | It’s fare to say that while The Farehouse doesn’t have bottomless mimosas, you can find us at the bloody mary station stocked with house-infused vodka, house bloody mary mix, and accouterments.

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

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