Brunch in Norfolk means options and decisions. Are you looking for the classic bacon, eggs, and mimosa? Or, are you a more of an eggs benedict lover? Vegan option your thing, there’s something for you too. The options are endless; making a decision on what to order will be the most difficult part of your next brunch experience. Take a look at a few of Norfolk’s best brunch spots, wishing you happy brunching!
Omar’s Carriage House—Located in beautiful downtown Norfolk, the original Carriage House was built in the 1840s, which is now Omar’s Carriage House restaurant. Donut Sandwich for Brunch, yes that is an option at Omar’s. The sandwich includes egg and cheese in between two Krispy Kremes with fresh fruit. The Lamb Burger is also a fan favorite featuring an outstanding garlic aioli. Lastly, for the season they are offering a Pumpkin Waffle, which is a cinnamon-spiced Belgium waffle with a pumpkin whipped cream, and comes with scrambled eggs and bacon. Can we try everything?!
Chow — Down on Colley Avenue is where you can chow down on some creative brunch fixings at Chow. Benedicts, it’s their thing. Try the Duck Benedict, featuring duck confit covered in a peach compote. Looking for a vegan option? Try the Vegan Benny, portabella caps topped with spinach and roasted red peppers. Meat eaters, look for the Pitboss 2000 Benedict, your choice of Memphis beef, W. NC chicken. Or SC pork topped with an apple slaw.
Streats— Oh 21st Street, that’s where you’ll find Streats. Their Brunch menu is absolute bananas. Literally! The Fat Elvis is a chocolate chip pancake stuffed with friend bananas and bacon topped with a peanut butter maple syrup. They also offer delicious Brunch drinks like the Basil Bloody, a basil infused Vodka twist on a Bloody Mary.
Toast — They keep it toasty down on Colonial Avenue, where you can always find fresh, crisp Toast. At Toast, they pile delicious ingredients high atop a grand piece of toast; it is truly a unique meal that will leave you begging for more. Keep it HOT with the HOT CHIX featuring confit chicken with honey butter and buttermilk lupo. The SMK SALMON (Nova Lox) has caper butter, crème fraîche, and everything spice, the perfect brunch meal. Did we mention you could add a boiled egg atop any toast option? Grab a side dish, the True Grits are truly a must; creamy grits with a choice of sweet or savory butter. Can we order seconds?!
456 Fish— Located at, you guessed it 456 Granby Street is 456 Fish. Sometimes, Sundays can be a hot mess, but if you order A Hot Mess at 456, it will make those problems disappear. A Hot Mess features a Chicken Fried Steak, O’Brien Potatoes, sautéed sweet peppers and onions and is smothered in white gravy, all on top of a Texas Toast with a fried egg and cheddar. That mess sounds like a yes! 456 also serves up the classic Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Screwdrivers all for your best brunching experience.