When I think about it, I guess I prefer to be an early riser over a night owl. Waking up knowing I have plenty of time for the inevitable adventures ahead is the best feeling in the world. An even better feeling? Knowing I’ve started my day with a great meal to give me the energy I need to take advantage of all there is that makes being a city girl so much fun.
Keep reading to hear more about my favorite places to brunch (& break-fast)!
Come here for: Fun cocktails, live music (jazz) & “the who’s who of the South End”.
I love: The bar scene, beer & bacon.
541 Tremont St., Boston
Come here for: Chef Jamie Bissonnette, “fresh takes on classics” & “one of the best places for bar food”.
I love: The house-made charcuterie, al fresco dining & classic cocktails.
253 Shawmut Ave., Boston
Come here for: Gorgonzola truffle fries, hot pretzels with beer cheese & breakfast burritos.
I love: The 28 drafts, back deck & great craft beer selection. (Seeing a theme yet?!)
477 Cambridge St., Allston
Come here for: The “Whiskey Smash”, steak frites & one of Esquire’s “Best Bars in America”.
I love: The “Trademark”, steak tartare & “comfort food”-like selections.
528 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Come here for: The truffle fries, Kobe beef burgers & lounge music.
I love: The sliders, Caesar salad & chicken sandwich.
316 Cambridge St., Boston
Come here for: The fried oyster slider, lobster roe noodles & whole black bass.
I love: The clam chowder, halibut with mushroom broth & trout.
500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Come here for: The Back Bay Sangria, beef and noodle salad & burgers.
I love: The French Onion soup, spiced bacon mac ‘n cheese & the bar “upstairs”.
181 Newbury St., Boston