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The Best Brunch Spots In Columbus

It’s time for the best meal of the day everybody: Brunch.

Columbus has a crazy delicious brunch scene, and let’s be real, it’s usually the answer to every question.

Friends in from out of town? Impress them with brunch.
Celebrating your mom? It’s mimosas at brunch time!
Just want to treat yourself? Brunch is the answer, people!

From fancy-attire-required to yoga-pants-acceptable, there’s no shortage of places to grab your squad and head out for a mid-morning adventure. Here are the best places to have a fantastic brunch in Columbus.


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Skillet is the place to go if you’re craving that farm-fresh brunch. The ingredients get delivered to the restaurant daily, which also means that their menu is always changing depending on what local produce is available. Try something new!
Address: 410 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206 US
Website: Skillet

Hangover Easy

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Did you party a little too hard last night? Don’t worry, Hangover Easy has the cure. For some greasy breakfast foods that will be perfect for when you drink “beer before liquor”, this diner is a must-visit.
Address: 51 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
Website: Hangover Easy

German Village Coffee Shop

German Village Coffee Shop is my go-to breakfast spot. It’s not fancy. It’s a diner and you’ll be enjoying coffee instead of mimosas, but the food is delicious. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can take suggestions from the awesome staff or take on the daily special. Otherwise, you can’t go wrong with bacon and eggs!
Address: 193 Thurman Avenue Columbus, OH 43206
Website: German Village Coffee Shop

The Mercury Diner

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The Mercury Diner is a casual yet cool, space-themed spot to visit for brunch with the crew. Offering everything from boozy milkshakes to traditional breakfast, Mercury is a convenient spot to visit with plenty of parking, located on the edge of German Village.
Address: 621 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43206
Website: The Mercury Diner


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If the weather is nice, the patio at Katalina’s provides the perfect setting for brunch. Their breakfast tacos are award-winning, but we all know we’re going for the pancake balls. Be sure to get there early because finding a seat can be a bit of a battle. But that just goes to show you how yummy the food is.
Address: 1105 Pennsylvania Ave, Columbus, OH 43201
Website: Katalina’s

Jack & Benny’s

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Jack & Benny’s is a classic diner. They dapple in all the classics. I think Jack & Benny’s is the perfect place to go if you and your pals are searching for a big ol’ stack of pancakes, a coffee, and a chill atmosphere.
Address: 2563 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202
Website: Jack & Benny’s


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Ready to enjoy locally sourced food and cocktails all day long? Drunch is the best place to go for brunch with the gals, with a fantastic location, a great menu, and of course some delightfully fruity mimosas.
Address: 995 N 4th St, Columbus, Ohio 43201
Website: Drunch Eatery + Bar

First Watch

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First Watch is one of the first places to come to mind when I think “brunch with mom.” But honestly, anyone can enjoy it. It’s a go-to breakfast food kind of place and with multiple locations around the city, so odds are there is one reasonably close to you, which is especially awesome if you’re the one in the friend group who’s always late to brunch.
Address: Multiple locations
Website: First Watch

Fox in the Snow Cafe

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Specializing in coffee drinks, pastries, and egg sandwiches, Fox in the Snow is a charming little cafe with locations in both Italian and German Village. Chic and trendy, the cafe is an adorable place to sit down and grab a quick bite to eat.
Address: 1031 N Fourth St, Columbus, OH 43201 and 210 Thurman Ave, Columbus, OH 43206
Website: Fox in the Snow Cafe


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Feelin’ fancy? Take your friends to Lindey’s for a meal and service that will leave a lasting impression. It’s a high-class, high-quality dining experience, and although it may be a little pricey, you should Treat Yo’ Self. You’re worth it.
Address: 169 E Beck St, Columbus, OH 43206
Website: Lindey’s

Brekkie Shack

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Want to fully embrace beach vibes without actually leaving Columbus? Brunch at Brekkie Shack oughta do the trick. The breakfast menu is available all day long, which is great because they have the best french toast I’ve ever had.
Address: 1060 Yard St, Columbus, OH 43212
Website: Brekkie Shack

The Woodbury

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The Woodbury has been one of my favorite additions to this city for a long time. It’s got a great, downtown diner vibe, plus the service is always fantastic. They’ve got tons of twists on classic diner items. I could talk about The Woodbury all day long, or you could read my review instead.
Address: 215 E Town St, Columbus, OH 43215
Website: The Woodbury

Cap City Fine Diner

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Cap City is a nice place to eat without being overly fancy. The food is incredible and the brunch is no exception. Make sure to call ahead and get reservations because it can get pretty packed for Sunday brunch.
Address: Multiple locations
Website: Cap City Fine Diner