Brunch is a sacred meal where pretty much anything goes. Tipsy at 11am? Allowed. Eggs Benedict at 2pm? Also a go. There is absolutely no judgement toward any decisions that are made during the beautiful in-between that is weekend brunch. Luckily for us, many of Miami’s beloved eateries are launching new dishes while recently-opened restaurants are just launching their brunch offerings. So here’s a selection that you should add to your weekend rotation:

Pubbelly

Just last weekend the beloved Miami-born, now global brand launched their brunch for the season at all of their locations: Miami Beach, Brickell, Dadeland, and Aventura. While cocktails are mostly sake based, you’ll still get classic drinks like mimosas and sangria with an Asian twist. Show-stopping menu items include: New England-style lobster rolls, Onsen Tamago shakshuka, Korean chicken & waffles, spiced coconut blondies and more. VIEW MENU

Traymore by Michael Schwartz

Served outdoors on the breezy patio along the iconic Miami Beach Boardwalk or in the main dining room, Traymore will offer an a la carte menu from 12-4pm. Guests can enjoy signature brunch items items such as Spicy Moroccan Lamb Meat-balls made with harissa tomato sauce, yogurt, toasted garlic, Genuine’s Egg Benedict with pork belly, kimchi, poached egg, hollandaise, and Traymore’s Pastrami with Coopers American cheese, Sauté onions, lettuce, tomato, and “Mayo-ketchup. Valet parking is always complimentary. MORE INFO

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Alloy Bistro Gourmet

Alloy Bistro Gourmet is a hidden gem in Downtown Miami where every dish is a piece of art for you to taste. Here, they make “food from the heart to the heart” and their brunch menu showcases this perfectly. Everything feels homemade with love, and features a beautiful mix of Mediterranean flavors. Everything here is made from scratch, which means their menus are constantly changing. But take it from us, their recently-launched $25 Saturday & Sunday Brunch is worth the exploration. RESERVE NOW

Ornos Estatorio

Dancing, laughing and celebrating are a big part of the Greek culture! Ornos Estiatorio launches brunch to bring that lively spirit into South Florida. With an upbeat playlist, fun atmosphere and bottomless Rose + Diane Mina’s Bloody Mary’s – Ornos will be the place to be on Saturday and Sundays. Award-winning chef Michael Mina and restaurateurs Girair “Jerry” Gourmroian and chef Nikolaos Georgousis took a fun spin on the Greek culture and will offer crab cake benedict, smoked salmon pita, Mykonian steak & eggs, baklava French toast, Yianni’s frittata, and Ouzo shrimp linguini. MORE INFO

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Mayami

Mayami, Wynwood’s newest Mexican Cantina & Bar, is launching brunch this weekend. The exciting new weekend brunch will feature Mexican favorites and live music. The menu includes traditional Mexican brunch dishes such as huevos rancheros and chilaquiles verdes as well as twists on brunch classics like their croque al pastor. Brunch will be available Saturdays and Sundays starting at 12 p.m. MORE INFO

MILA

MILA’s brunch philosophy is inspired by Asian and Mediterranean cultures embracing the importance of slowing down and enjoying the moment. The unique brunch menu offers a generous selection of cold and hot apps to share at the table which can be re-ordered upon request. You don’t want to miss on the Champs/Rose brunch specials – the team is defying conventional restaurant mark ups by offering a selection of affordable prices because brunch is before all a friends/family reunion. MORE INFO

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Marabu

Paying homage to the Cuban culture, Marabú and Cuban-American chef Alberto Cabrera launched a new brunch menu with traditional artisanal cuisine and carefully-sourced ingredients for classic dishes with bursts of smoky, rich flavor as they are cooked with charcoal. The cuisine offers a variety of items on the menu ranging from small plates (croquetas, empanadas) to eggs & stuff (smoked ropa vieja hash, characol baked eggs) and entrees (Cuban French Toast, Belgian waffles, shrimp & grits) with traditional cocktails (mojitos, chismosa, Havana Mary, etc.) MORE INFO

CHICA

Weekend Brunch is back and better than ever with decadent sweets such as CHICA’s Buñuelo Donuts cooked fresh to order and served hot with dulce de leche and raspberry sauce; Rum Caramel Sticky Bun with pistachio cream cheese frosting and chile graham crumble; and a new Guava Cornflake French Toast featuring custard-dipped egg bread that is coated in cornflake cereal and finished with guava sauce and whipped cream. On the savory side, brunch highlights include a Eggs Benedict Cazuela, Corn Cachapa Hotcakes, CHICA Burger with pequin fries and more. MORE INFO

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Meraki Coconut Grove

Meraki Coconut Grove has launched its first-ever weekend brunch. Available just in time for Miami’s cooler temperatures, guests can dine inside or linger outdoors on the beautiful Aegan-inspired terrace and enjoy Che, YiaYia’s Four Cheese Omelet, Fall Spice Greek Yogurt and more. Dishes pair well with Greek Frappés and Meraki’s new natural wine menu featuring a selection of organic wines from boutique micro wineries in Greece. MORE INFO

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Over Under

This Downtown Miami dive has been a pleasant gift, surviving a pandemic opening and subsequently thriving for hipsters and foodies alike. Their daily food menus and expertly crafted drinks are perfect for dinner and happy hour, but their brunch has given their weekday happenings a run for their money. Menu items rotate, but brunch is served on the weekend until 4pm with items like avocado toast on Flour & Weirdoughs sourdough, locally-sourced steak and eggs, and an ooey, gooey brunch burger. MORE INFO

Ol’Days

Located in Miami’s ever-growing Midtown neighborhood, Ol’Days Farm to Table is pleased to open its first U.S. location in November. The Argentinian specialty coffee shop and restaurant prides itself on its farm-to-table concept, combining fair trade, plant-based, vegetarian, vegan, quality food, and specialty coffee. Ol’Days will be a destination for seasonal ingredients, naturally and locally sourced goods, and a peaceful atmosphere that offers guests a strong sense of home while enjoying all-day breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. MORE INFO

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Rosie’s at Copper Door B&B

What started as a pop-up in response to COVID-19 hotel closures is quickly making its mark on Miami’s culinary scene. Rosie’s at The Copper Door B&B has expanded their new brunch menu to offer various options of comfort fare. Rosie’s offers a feel-good breakfast along with a small yet worthy lunch selection that combines Italian ingredients and techniques with Southern-American roots and inspiration. MORE INFO

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