Seattle Brunch Guide

Whether you are visiting from out of town or a local Seattleite, Brunch is always a great idea to connect over tasty bites and extravagant drinks. The city of Seattle has a rich history that is reflected in many of the local restaurants as well as the handcrafted dishes offered. From Southern inspired to traditional European cuisine, we’ve highlighted our favorite brunch hot spots sprinkled throughout the Emerald City.

Tilikum Place Cafe

Brunch: Weekends 9am – 2pm

Named after a chief Seattle staple, Tilikum Place Park, this European-styled restaurant specializes in local, seasonal and handcrafted dishes. Patrons can choose from sweet, savory or classic Dutch Babies, along with more traditional menu items like eggs benedict, baked eggs and split pea soup. Tilikum is located near the Seattle Center and serves brunch between 9am and 2pm on weekends.

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Odd Fellows Café + Bar

Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 8am – 3pm

Odd Fellows Cafe + Bar - This local favorite serves fresh French and Italian influenced cuisine, ranging from homemade baked goods, roast chicken, market salads, coffee from Caffe Vita and elevated cocktails. Odd Fellows is located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood and serves brunch between 8am and 3pm on weekends.

Geraldine's Counter

Brunch: Every Day 8am – 3pm

When in the mood for some comfort food, you can find this hotspot in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle. Geraldine’s supports small, local vendors while providing Americana favorites, including Chicken Fried Steak & cage-free eggs, Biscuits & Gravy and Corned Beef Hash. 

Hi Spot Café

Brunch: Monday - Friday 8am – 11:30am 

                Saturday & Sunday 8am - 2:30pm

A Seattle staple for more than 35 years, Hi Spot Café was transformed from a beautiful Victorian home into a trendy restaurant. Some menu highlights include Green eggs & ham, Chorizo scramble, Huevos a la Mexicana and more. Hi Spot is located in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood and serves brunch between 8 am and 11:30 am during the week, and between 8 am and 2:30 pm on weekends.


Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10am – 2:45am

Witness can be found on north Broadway in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle and is known for their Southern-influenced craft cocktails and bites. The unique space features church pews and a hip bar. Menu highlights include Vegan Country Hash, Chicken & Waffles, Shrimp & Grits and Beignets. Brunch is served on weekends between 10am and 2:45pm.

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Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 11am – 3pm

Traditional Vietnamese cuisine meets modern innovation at this stylish restaurant. Monsoon

’s famous Dim Sum Brunch offers a nice selection of traditional dim sum plates such as Steamed Buns, Shrimp Dumplings and Drunken Chicken.


Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10am – 2:45am

Waterfront dining meets Mediterranean fare at Westward, located on the northern shore of Lake Union. Patrons have access to beachside seating, an outdoor fire pit and an ever-changing menu that promises the best seasonal ingredients, a variety of fresh, local oysters, marinated mussels and more. Brunch is served on weekends between 10 am and 2:45 pm.

El Moose

Brunch: Every Day 9am - 3pm

If authentic regional Mexican, home-style cooking piques your interest, El Moose may just be the place for you. The casual environment makes for a homey feel that matches its authentic cooking style and spicy dishes. The menu features Enchiladas Suizas, Frijolitos Con Platano, Tostados with chunky Gaucamole and Pollo Adobado. Brunch Is served daily between 9am and 3pm.

Ray's Boathouse Café

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Brunch: Every Day

Just upstairs from its sibling, Ray’s boathouse, this seafood restaurant supports local fisherman, charities and sustainability to deliver fresh sea to plate fare. Ray’s started as a dockside café and was the first to reintroduce Seattleites to Olympia Oysters. Menu highlights include their signature clam chowder, house-smoked wild salmon and local shellfish.