Best Brunch Spots in The Colony

Get your day started with a delicious meal from one of The Colony’s best brunch joints. From signature American breakfasts to upscale, reimagined bites, there is something for everyone to love at these incredible restaurants.

All Day Breakfast

No need to wake up early to enjoy a delicious brunch on your own time. Stop by Down South Kitchen & Bakery any time of day for modern takes on southern comfort, including smoked chicken and waffles, short rib hash and biscuit benedict. Don’t forget to check out the dessert case for an ever-changing assortment of handmade pastries. Over at The Shacks at Austin Ranch, TURBO is serving up coffee and breakfast sandwiches fresh when you want them. The car-obsessed café, known for its monthly car meetups, serves a selection of breakfast sandwiches all day and night and features breakfast tacos and Belgium waffles piled high with sweet and savory toppings served daily from 8AM – 2PM.

Cheers to Weekend Brunch

Weekends are made even better with brunch at Barley & Board. The New American restaurant offers a fun take on classic breakfast with menu items like Resting Brunch Face and Old Faithful. Their signature cocktail list is full of unique creations you won’t find elsewhere in the city. At Seven Doors Kitchen & Cocktails, you’ll be sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Each brunch plate comes accompanied by a freshly baked cinnamon roll so there’s no need to choose between a sweet and savory meal to kick start your weekend. American and Indian fare combine at Windmills, the unique restaurant, microbrewery and jazz lounge from Bangalore. The bold brunch menu features favorites from their lunch service intermixed with craveable delights like pecan praline French toast and eggs benedict. Wash it all down with a pint or flight of craft beer, brewed on-site.

Other notable weekend hotspots include Thirsty Lion’s refined gastropub dining room with an expansive bar, and Rock & Brews, whose menu features music-themed dishes.

Your Daily Favorites

Unlimited coffee, perfectly poached eggs, savory meals and sweet treats, The Colony can satisfy your breakfast cravings at numerous restaurants across town. For the classic American-style meal, begin your day at Barneys Cafe. The chef-inspired menu offers fresh takes on timeless dishes like benedict and bowls while offering local specialties like Tex-Mex migas, chilaquiles and burritos. Get the day started with Hills Cafe and its endless choices for skillet crepes and omelets. The modern dining room is perfect for meeting with friends or grabbing a quick breakfast before your conference. Enjoy a relaxing day knowing that Another Broken Egg has the perfect meal to kick-start your visit. Order a spiked coffee or cold brew and treat yourself to sweet indulgences like lemon blueberry goat cheese pancakes, lemon custard French toast and seasonal sections made from fresh ingredients. The menu also features a variety of savory scrambles and sandwiches.

Special Occasions and Sunday Brunches

Treat yourself to an indulgent meal at Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse. The famous east coast restaurant serves handmade pasta, aged steaks and fresh seafood, flown in daily. The brunch menu features classic Davio’s dishes in addition to specialty items only served once a week. The refined restaurant regularly hosts special events like Mother’s Day and Easter brunches. If you prefer your meal with a side of entertainment, check out Lava Cantina’s bi-weekly Saturday jazz brunch or Cantina Dolls Drag Brunch. The city’s largest concert venue goes all out with a breakfast buffet and Bloody Mary bar with live entertainment on the stage. Alternatively, get your tickets to the newest show in town. Twisted Bar and Grill hosts monthly drag brunches at their LGBTQ+ friendly bar. Twisted Drag Brunch is produced by one of the teams named “Best Drag Shows in Dallas” by Thrillist.

If you’re hungry for more, check out a complete list of local restaurants at or discover all cuisines in The Colony.