Maybe you’ve tried these bottomless brunches and need something new, or the idea of sipping down as much orange juice and cheap Champagne as you can sounds like a headache. If unlimited booze isn’t your motivating factor, give these brunches a try.
City Cafe: From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, City Cafe’s expansive brunch offers cocktails, mocktails and food options like benedicts and burgers. 1001 Cathedral St., Mount Vernon, citycafebaltimore.com.
Clavel: The mezcal-focused, typically busy taqueria hosts brunch on Sundays, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 225 W. 23rd St., Remington, barclavel.com.
Iron Rooster: Located in the heart of the Canton Crossing shopping center, Iron Rooster (pictured) serves brunch all day (7 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday). Try the Cock-a-Doodle-Doo cocktail. 3721 Boston St., Canton, ironroosterallday.com.
Loch Bar: The swanky Harbor East bar offers mimosas and bloody marys for $2 each on Saturdays (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) and Sundays (10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.). 240 International Drive, Harbor East, lochbarbaltimore.com.
Maggie’s Farm: This respected restaurant made local sourcing a priority before it was en vogue, and that extends to its brunch menu of snacks, sandwiches and entrees, which Maggie’s serves 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 4341 Harford Road, Beverly Hills, maggiesfarmmd.com.
Miss Shirley’s Cafe: A longtime favorite with locations in Roland Park, Inner Harbor and Annapolis, Miss Shirley’s brunch is comfort on a plate, and it’s served all day. Service remains on point, too. missshirleys.com.