11 Brunch Spots in Rhode Island

Where to enjoy our favorite meal of the week.



Where to enjoy our favorite meal of the week.

It’s the meal between breakfast and lunch, so you never have to feel guilty about sleeping in. Combining two meals in one cancels out calorie-counting, so go ahead and order one of these staffer-approved dishes to fuel up for your weekend.

Eleven Forty Nine Restaurant/1149 Bar and Grill
1149 Division St., Warwick, 884-1149; 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, Massachusetts, 508-336-1149, elevenfortynine.com
Our pick: The Sunday brunch buffet with omelette, waffle, carving, chafing, pasta and salad stations ($24.95, adults; $12.95, children ages three to twelve).
 
CAV
14 Imperial Pl., Providence, 751-9164, cavrestaurant.com
Our pick: Thick French toast served with sauteed apples, raisins and toasted nuts in a butterscotch maple sauce ($11.95).
 
Crazy Burger
144 Boon St., Narragansett, 783-1810, crazyburger.com
Our pick: Mexi-eggs includes eggs, avocado, black beans, salsa, cheddar cheese and sour cream in a crispy tortilla shell ($9.99).
 
Plouffes Cup N Saucer
267 Main St., Pawtucket, 722-0890
Our pick: Bananas foster French toast, made with Portuguese sweet bread, carmelized bananas, brown sugar and optional whip cream ($6.99).
 
Julians
318 Broadway, Providence, 861-1770, juliansprovidence.com
Our pick: Inventive eggs Benedict (one staffer raves about the pork belly and kimchi version), but it can be ordered every way from traditional with ham ($6.50, half; $12, full) to the vegan version with fried tofu egg, garlicky spinach and vegan hollandaise ($6, half; $11, full).
 
Nicks on Broadway
500 Broadway, Providence, 421-0286, nicksonbroadway.com
Our pick: Frittata made with peppers, sweet corn, wilted greens and Narragansett Creamery mozzarella with toast ($9).

north
3 Luongo Sq., Providence, foodbynorth.com
Our pick: Scrapple with a Hole made with scrapple, fried egg and pickles ($10).
 
Our Place
525 N. Broadway, East Providence, 632-0019
Our pick: Portuguese omelet with chourico, peppers, onions and potatoes served with home fries, toast and bottomless coffee ($6.99).

Rue De L'Espoir
99 Hope St., Providence, 751-8890, therue.com
Our pick: Lemon and ricotta cheese griddle cakes ($8).

Sunnyside Daytime Dining
267 Water St., Warren, 247-1200, sunnysideri.com
Our pick: Oven baked eggs with leeks, mushrooms, pancetta and cheese with home fries and toast ($13).
 
XO Cafe
125 North Main St., Providence, 273-9090, xocafe.com
Our pick: Florentine Benedict with two poached eggs on a bed of baby spinach and mushrooms and covered with lemon hollandaise sauce, served with home fries ($8.50, pictured). Wear your pajamas on Sunday, and you’ll get a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary.

*Check websites or call for breakfast/brunch hours.

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