We're looking for a Great Sunday Brunch
- Ganun Aug 30, 2001 05:00 AM
never posted here before...Hubby and I are looking for a place (hotel, resturant, whatever) where they serve a really good Sunday Brunch. We don't need fou-fou food, just made to order omlettes, buffet with fruit and breads, and maybe some egg dishes, waffles, and meats. We live in Marietta Ga. and are not afraid to drive a bit, but would like to keep it within the Atlanta area. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
thanks in advance.
Two that are close to you: 1)1848 House on South Cobb Drive in Marietta. Have not had brunch there, but understand it is good. 2) Ray's on the River on Powers Ferry Road. It's been quite a while since we've had brunch there, but it is a very pleasant place. A little bit further: 3) Lickskillet Farm, Roswell. More of a special occasion brunch, but good.
The food at Ray's On The River is pretty much what you'd get at a fancy Hyatt's brunch, no better, no worse. Tons of variety, sweet sweet desserts, none of it memorable. The location is the draw, right on the banks of the Chattahoochee. Also you've got to reserve (and I'd suggest an early hour). The lines get bad.
Do you know about Goldberg's on Roswell Road? Not what you asked for, but an excellent (for Atlanta) bagel, cream cheese, lox, eggs, drink your Sunday coffee kind of place. Here the view is the problem, unless you like strip mall parking lots.
This is a very late reply, but I just discovered the site, thanks to NPR.
Ray's and 1848 House are both decent, as is the Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle. The only Sunday buffet brunch that I have had recently and would describe as superb was last month at Lickskillet Farm. For $21.95 I had the most enjoyable such experience that I've had in some time. Fresh shrimp, smoked salmon, salads, deserts, basic southern breakfast fare and more.
It's pretty much in the middle of Atlanta. When I've gone down to Atlanta (from Charlotte) for the weekend, it's pretty much a tradition that, after getting in late Friday night, Saturday morning brunch is at Huey's. They don't have the buffet, but they have the best french toast you've ever had, along with divine sausage, and, the most important part....
beignets. Oh, the beignets. They are like donuts in the way that filet mignon, broiled on high heat and drizzled with butter....is like a big mac.
The fare is creole/cajun, and the breakfast/brunch menu is very extensive. I think they may even serve bloody marys.
1816 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta, ga.