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Best place for Sunday brunch in Annapolis or DC?

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  1. I like the Tabard Inn in DC. I don't know Annapolis.

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    Tabard Inn
    1739 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036

    1. There are tons of threads on this topic. But some of my favorite brunches in DC are: Tabard Inn, Masa14, Bistro Bis, and Acadiana.

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      Bistro Bis
      15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

      Tabard Inn
      1739 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036

      Acadiana
      901 New York Ave NW Ste 200A, Washington, DC 20001

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      1. re: Elyssa

        Service at Masa 14 is very spotty but I absolutely adore their brunch. Also Darlington House.

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        Darlington House
        Washington, DC, Washington, DC

        Masa 14
        1825 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009

        1. re: masonuc

          I had great service when I was at brunch at Masa 14. Plus the waiter didn't give us any attitude about basically camping out for 2+ hours....and he was cute :)

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          Masa 14
          1825 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009

      2. In Annapolis I like Chart House, Carrol's Creek or Rockfish for brunch.

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        Carrol's Creek Cafe
        410 Severn Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403

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        1. re: ktmoomau

          Carrol's Creek is great! We didn't go for brunch, but dinner. We really enjoyed it though.

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          Carrol's Creek Cafe
          410 Severn Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403

          1. re: Elyssa

            I've done their brunch a number of times.

            Not a damned thing wrong with their spread.

            Had a business lunch there recently and was very unimpressed.

            1. re: Elyssa

              There's a Living Social deal for Carrol's Creek today, good for dinner only:

              https://livingsocial.com/deals/171161...

              If not for this thread I would have never known about it! (My boyfriend lives near Annapolis and I'm just getting familiar with the restaurants out there.

              )

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              Carrol's Creek Cafe
              410 Severn Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403

          2. I think it depends on what kind of brunch you want. Do you a casual jeans or shorts American-ish brunch or do you want something more dressy? Do you have particular requests such as best brunch for waffles or best brunch for amazing seafood?

            Some brunches that I have enjoyed- Tabard Inn, Blue Duck Tavern, Acadiana. DC has tons of places that serve brunch and they run the full range from simple bistro cafe to linen tablecloths.

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            Tabard Inn
            1739 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036

            Acadiana
            901 New York Ave NW Ste 200A, Washington, DC 20001

            Blue Duck Tavern
            1201 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

            1. In DC, we like the amazing brunch spread at the Georgetown Four Seasons (Seasons restaurant). It is pricey, but the variety and quality of food, plus the nonstop pours of sparkling wine (domestic) make it worthwhile. Particularly loved the seafood bar, the vegetable table with inventive and delicious vegetable combos, and the dessert table. There is something for everyone, including carving station, omelette bar, and much more.

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              Four Seasons Cafe
              50 S Pickett St Ste 23, Alexandria, VA 22304

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              1. re: helmswoman

                I agree, Four Seasons has the best sunday brunch. Each selection is a delight. It just cost a bit and takes a few trips to try out all the major selections.

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                Four Seasons Cafe
                50 S Pickett St Ste 23, Alexandria, VA 22304

                1. re: helmswoman

                  Not sure who added the address, but the spectacular brunch is at Seasons restaurant at the Four Seasons hotel in Georgetown, not in Alexandria.

                2. Good brunch options abound in Annapolis. In addition to the options others have already mentioned, I've enjoyed the brunch at Harry Browns (on State Circle) and at the Severn Inn (beautiful view but not in downtown Annapolis). I've also eaten from the brunch menu at Pussers Landing (City Dock area waterfront, in the Marriott) and found it tasty.

                  Incidentally, Chart House (waterfront), Carrolls Creek (waterfront), and Rockfish are all in Eastport -- to the east of the City Dock area.

                  1. great brunch places:
                    1. tabard inn
                    2. la fourchette -- not fancy, excellent fresh eggs from farms nearby, neighborhood bistro
                    3. leopold's kafe in georgetown -- too crowded often, but great pastries, coffee, eggs.

                    1. This past weekend we had a great brunch at The Severn Inn in Annapolis. The place was packed with party folks so I'd suggest a reservation. The oysters on the half shell were wonderful. The waffles light and fluffy. Lamb and Roost Beef were very good. Mimosa or Bloody Marrys unlimited, all for $30 and a nice view of the Navel Academy, Severn River, and Annapolis. Rest of the dishes were typical, not bad not over the top but the service was very good so I'd say the deal was fine.

                      http://severninn.com/