Brea has got it all! Including some of the best brunch spots in Orange County. Whether you need some place to take the family on the weekends, or you need a great spot to meet up with the girls, there is a place for every occasion! Here’s a short list of some of our favorite brunch destinations regardless whether it’s the middle of the week or a sunny Sunday. We’ve also included our some of our favorite menu items!
Kimmie’s Coffee Cup
The charm and quaint atmosphere at Kimmie’s is one of the many reasons why they have so many regulars that continue to come back each week. Kimmie’s is a great breakfast or brunch spot that serves some of the best eggs in town. The cafe closes at 2 pm, so if you’re a late riser on the weekends, make sure to get there with enough time to be seated and eat your hefty meal. A crowd favorite at Kimmie’s is the short stack of Cinnamon Roll Pancakes and the Irish Benedict! However, if you aren’t as big of a fan when it comes to breakfasts foods, Kimmie’s offers plenty of lighter options.
TAPS Fish House and Brewery
As one of Brea’s most popular restaurants in town, TAPS is a top brunch destination on the weekends! Brunch is offered each Sunday from 9:30 am-2 pm. Reservations are a good idea if you’re thinking of bringing the crew to TAPS for brunch, because the restaurant fills up very quickly. TAPS is a crowd favorite among adults because the brunch menu has it’s own list of craft cocktails. One of our favorite drinks is called “There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand,” which is a mix of Pisco, passion fruit, banana, Jamaican bitters and lime. The food is even more extreme than the cocktails. Two of the most popular menu choices are the Philly Cheesesteak Omelette and the Trainwreck Burrito. One of the craft cocktails paired with any of the decadent food items makes for a brunch you won’t forget.
Looking for a more low-key breakfast/brunch spot? Bruegger’s Bagels is the perfect place to grab food in the mornings if you’re on-the-go or want a quiet place. This spot is also perfect for the early risers because Bruegger’s opens weekdays at 5:30 am, Saturdays at 6 am and Sundays at 7 am. Bruegger’s offers a selection of fresh bagels, breakfast sandwiches, coffee and more! Whether you’re running to work or just want a place to sit and read a book, Bruegger’s is great!
Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern
If none of these places have quite sold you yet, Jimmy’s will. Although it’s a chain, each restaurant has it’s own special flare, and the location in Brea is one of the best! Sunday brunch at Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern lasts from 11 am-3 pm, so it’s a great place to go if your family doesn’t wake up very early on the weekends. The atmosphere at Jimmy’s is fun and loud, so it’s a great place to bring the kids. However, for those parents that need an extra kick in the morning, the early bird happy hour means mimosas and bloody mary’s are only $7 before noon. For the ultimate weekend brunch-goers, you can get bottomless mimosas for only $15 with any entree! And if you’re struggling to decide on an entree, you can never go wrong with The Bubba, which is a biscuit filled with fried chicken, cheese, sausage gravy, bacon and a sunny side up egg.
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