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Brunch Is Back

We Missed Those Bottomless Mimosas and Fluffy Pancakes So, So Much

Now that restaurants are open again, our weekend brunch plans are back on. We’re eager to get back to NEPA’s local brunch spots, from the cute cafés to the classy farm-to-table restaurants. You can even sit down to brunch at the brewery.

Call up your brunch squad and book a table. Better yet, enjoy that Bloody Mary and French toast al fresco. Some restaurants are even doing takeout so you can get your brunch to go.

And don’t forget, for all of our friends, families and neighbors, continue observing all recommended health and safety precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Brunch Spots in NEPA:

  • Backyard Ale House

    Saturday & Sunday 11-2

    Backyard Ale House in Scranton has rolled out a brand-new brunch menu for 2020. But don’t worry, the signature Bloody Marys are still on the line-up. Raise a glass to the weekend on their outdoor patio.

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  • Bank + Vine

    Sunday 10-2

    This upscale farm-to-table restaurant in Wilkes-Barre serves the freshest seasonal dishes and cocktails. Indulge in house-made breads, Greek yogurt bowls, organic eggs and other locally inspired plates. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

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  • Henry’s on Clay

    Saturday & Sunday 7:30-3

    Skillet-baked “Dutch Baby” pancakes, French toast churros, and fancy avocado toasts are just a taste of what this Dunmore café has to offer. They have outdoor seating, online ordering, takeout and delivery so you never have to go without your Henry’s fix.

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  • North Slope Brewing Company

    Saturday 12-3 & Sunday 11-3

    Move aside, mimosas—it’s time beer earned a spot on the brunch spread. This brewery in Dallas pours craft beers and cocktails that go perfectly with their gourmet pub food. Go the savory route with the crab cake Benedict or sweeten things up with the funnel cake French toast.

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  • River Grille

    Saturday & Sunday 10:30-3

    River Grille in Wilkes-Barre has a full brunch menu and three bars (all the better for mimosas). Indoor seating is available, or you can snag a table on their deck for views of the Susquehanna. Reservations are recommended.

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  • State Street Grill

    Saturday & Sunday 10-3

    Say cheers to the weekend at State Street Grill in Clarks Summit. From egg bowls to stacked French toast to brunch burgers, they put a creative spin on the classics. Reservations are required, and outdoor seating is available. They also offer curbside pickup.

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  • The Canning House

    Sunday 9-3

    This artsy restaurant at 900 Rutter has a creative menu full of delicious dishes (seriously, we feel some #brunch photos coming on). They’re offering indoor seating, or you can dine al fresco in their new sculpture garden. Online ordering, pickup and delivery are also available.

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  • The Crimson House

    Sunday 11-4

    This tapas restaurant in Pottsville has fresh, new, seasonal menus all the time. Every Sunday, they offer an incredible brunch selection, as well as their regular menu and creative drink features.

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  • The Cure Café

    Saturday & Sunday 8-2

    Start the morning off right at The Cure Café in Stroudsburg. They serve incredible omelets, frittatas, pancakes and more all weekend. Try house specialties like the Chesapeake Bay eggs Benedict. This café is BYOB, and curbside pickup and takeout are available.

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  • The Settlers Inn

    Saturday & Sunday 11:30-3

    This farm-to-table restaurant in Hawley puts a fresh, seasonal spin on omelets, pancakes and other breakfast favorites. The dining room is open, and they offer outdoor dining on the deck and in the gardens. Gather up friends and family and book a spot at their new upscale picnic cabins.

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