Sick of your same old brunch or breakfast spot? Want to shake things up a bit? Check out these new restaurants and old favorites offering up new menus.
Amara – The Inman Park spot’s new weekend brunch buffet features a rotating slate of dishes including vegetable kebab with khajur ki chutney, butter chicken, saag paneer and dal makhani. Live chef stations include made-to-order egg dishes such as masala omelets as well as poached Eggs, cholley bhature (spiced chickpea curry served with fluffy deep fried bread and pickle) and poori bhaji (potato, cilantro and tomato curry with fried wheat bread).
870 Inman Village Pkwy. NE, Atlanta. 470-305-7405, amaraatlanta.com.
Bar Mercado – The Krog Street Market spot offers a tapas-inspired brunch menu with items including torrijas, a brioche French toast garnished with orange blossom, caramelized bananas and honey-pedro ximenez syrup; tostada de aguacate, or avocado toast topped with sobrassada sausage, scrambled eggs, shiitake mushrooms and endive; and huevos benedict, as well as bottomless cocktails.
99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta. 404-480-4866, barmercadoatl.com/
The Ponce City Market Italian restaurant has two new brunch offerings: fritatta with mushroom, kale, arugula, and marinara and egg pizza with nduja, whitte cheddar, and scallions. Both dishes are available on weekends from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-724-9700, brezzacucina.com/
Check out Brezza Cucina owner Jonathan Waxman making gnocchi with Brussels sprouts here:
Bytes – This newly-opened “digitally infused” space serves up brunch, lunch and dinner. The menu includes “small bytes” and a variety of pastas, pizzas, salads, desserts, milkshakes, specialty drinks and cocktails and wine.
848 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. 470-447-2601, bytesrestaurant.com/
Hudson FC – Watch your favorite sporting event — especially if your sport of choice is soccer — at this Toco Hills pub, which offers weekend brunch with dishes including English Breakfast made with bacon, banger, eggs, beans, roasted tomato and “bubble and squeak.”
Brookhaven Station, 4058 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-233-2323, HudsonGrille.com/FC.
Midtown Takorea and Ssam Bar – This weekend brunch comes with a Korean twist, with dishes including shrimp and grits made with smoky red Korean sauce, fried egg and jack cheese grits, Korean fried chicken and adzuki bean waffles and chilaquiles made with tortilla chips sautéed in salsa roja topped with queso fresco, fried eggs and sour cream.
818 Juniper St., Atlanta. 404-532-1944, mytakorea.com.
Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails – The restaurant’s revamped brunch menu includes dishes such as tater tot waffles with sunny side eggs, fried chicken and sweet potato waffles and a bacon cheddar croissant French toast with jalapeño maple syrup, scrambled farm eggs, applewood bacon and jalapeño bacon or sausage.
800 Mayfield Rd., Milton, 770-817-0161, miltonscuisine.com.
Muchacho – The Reynoldstown cafe from the team behind Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall offers a variety of tacos, poke, bowls and toasts, in addition to a full coffee program. Its sister restaurant, Golden Eagle, is set to open at the end of October.
904 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta. 404-748-9254, muchachoatl.com.
Ray’s at Killer Creek – The Alpharetta spot has revamped its Sunday brunch buffet, adding à la carte items included in the price of the buffet including lobster chilaquiles and caramelized banana French toast.
1700 Mansell Road, Alpharetta. 770-649-0064, raysrestaurants.com/raysatkillercreek/home
Looking for answers to all your Atlanta food and dining questions? Check out the AJC Fall Dining Guide: Burning Questions on Thursday, Oct. 26 at myajc.com/food.