The Only Brunches Worth Waiting For
How long would you wait in line for a killer mimosa and huevos rancheros? What about a great bloody mary and a stack of pancakes? One of Denver’s most divisive brunch chains, Snooze, is opening a new location at 101 N Broadway this week, so we’re talking all things brunch. Host Bree Davies, producer Paul Karolyi, and newsletter editor Peyton Garcia are breaking down the best simple brunches, brunches for big groups, vegetarian brunches, and the big kahuna: What’s the best brunch in Denver?
Brunch spots mentioned in this episode:
- Rupert’s at the Edge
- Pete’s Kitchen
- Bob’s Diner
- Village Coffee Shop
- Lookin' Good Restaurant and Lounge
- Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery
- Mercury Cafe
- The Broadmoor
- The Empress
- Star Kitchen
- City, O’ City
- Watercourse Foods
- The Wooden Spoon
- Breakfast on Broadway
- The Cookery at Myrtle Hill
- Denver Biscuit Company
- Lucile’s Creole Cafe
For even more brunch, check out this piece from the Denver Post about the recent surge in brunch options around Denver. And for all the Snooze-heads out there, here’s a great article from Denver Eater on how they cracked the brunch code.
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