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yumyum01 Apr 22, 2007 09:01 AM

Can anyone recommend their No.1 brunch spot in DC or NoVA? I need new blood.

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    DineNDrink Apr 22, 2007 09:20 AM

    Cafe Atlantico, for sure.

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      monavano Apr 22, 2007 10:37 AM

      Cafe Atantico has a Latino Dim Sum for brunch, just fyi in case your looking for eggs benedicts etc.....
      For that, there's the Tabard Inn which is a lovely spot.
      Indigo Landing has the best views, just south of Reagan Airport.
      Old Ebbitt Grill is a wonderful place to bring guests, as it is an icon. The breakfast and brunch offering are always solid and affordable.

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        yumyum01 Apr 23, 2007 10:09 PM

        I've heard good things about it. Thanks.

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        drjimkim Apr 22, 2007 11:59 AM

        I just got back from brunch at Colorado Kitchen . . . I highly recommend it, if you can get there in time for the line (or don't mind the wait) since its first-come-first-served. Not too pricey and the doughnuts are great.

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          jus2jazzy Apr 22, 2007 07:29 PM

          The Roof Terrace Restaurant at Kennedy Center has a pretty nice brunch. TOOO much food to mention......make sure you're good and hungry to get your money's worth.

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            LaShanta Apr 24, 2007 05:37 AM

            My absolute favorite is in the Colonnade Room of the Fairmont Hotel. Pricey, but worth it.
            I second the vote for Tabard Inn too.
            Indigo Landing has a great view but the food leaves much to be desired.
            My second favorite is the Carlyle (don't-say-Grand) in Shirlington. Great food. Great Service. Great time. (hey, that sounds like a commercial doesn't it? hahaha)

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              Elyssa Apr 24, 2007 09:29 AM

              Cashion's in Adams Morgan has an excellent brunch. And if you are looking for something a little different, Heritage in Dupont Circle has a yummy brunch buffet on Sundays.

              1. monkeyrotica Apr 25, 2007 06:31 AM

                Ontap Magazine did a pretty extensive brunch article broken down by who carrys what and for how much.

                http://www.ontaponline.com/view_artic...

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                  Jeserf Apr 25, 2007 06:38 AM

                  wow that's super helpful!
                  I have a friend visiting over memorial day and I'm trying to put together a food itinerary! :)

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                  DC in DC Apr 26, 2007 07:21 PM

                  No one's recommended Teaism yet, so I will...It's not fancy in style (in fact, you carry your own tray to a seat-yourself table) but the food's delicious and unique, and the vibe is really nice. The Dupont Circle site gets crowded on Sundays at brunchtime but isn't nearly so much on Saturdays, and the Penn Quarter branch always has tables open on both weekend days. Highly, highly recommend the french toast (topped w/seasonal fruit), the chicken sausage, and the chai tea.

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