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Looking for a rundown of where to go for brunch this weekend? Look no further than this curated list of Scottsdale, Phoenix & East Valley daytime eateries.
OEB Breakfast Co.
Open daily for breakfast and lunch, Canada-based OEB Breakfast Co. offers a creative spin on breakfast classics. The cute Instagram-worthy décor and chef-prepared food and drinks makes this the perfect Scottsdale breakfast spot to fuel up before a fun weekend.
The “Yes Way Rosé Sangria” with fresh grapefruit juice, Prosecco, club soda, rosé wine and strawberries pairs perfectly with the dynamic gnocchi breakfast carbonara. OEB Breakfast Co. in north Scottsdale is at 17757 N. Scottsdale Road and is the only U.S. location for the award-winning Canadian brand.
A refreshing and unique drink, the frose is a frozen and blended rose cocktail. Cold enough to help Phoenix residents survive the hot summers, this drink is light and semi-sweet with hints of citrus, strawberry and peach. This can be enjoyed with Humble Bistro brunch options like the French Scramble Carne Benedict or the Humble BK Breakfast sandwich. Humble Bistro’s locations here in the Valley of the Sun span corner to corner. The newest location? 1524 E. Williams Field Road in Gilbert.
The Watermelon Mambo is a delicious brunch cocktail created with ingredients like Hansen’s of Sonoma Cucumber Vodka, fresh watermelon, Combier watermelon, Thatcher’s Elderflower, lime juice, simple syrup, and mint. Santé is a full-service organic restaurant and “grab & gourmet” marketplace that features a brunch menu with curated global cuisine. The 5,000-square-foot space includes an extensive wrap-around patio and private dining space with décor reminiscent of the “Hollywood Regency.” Design features include living green moss walls, neon signs and a pink feather chandelier, with a focus on blush tones, brass accents and natural wood
SugarJam The Southern Kitchen
Looking for Southern-themed brunch cocktails? Visit SugarJam — The Southern Kitchen, a local bistro and bakery found in north Scottsdale, for a signature brunch experience. In addition to top-quality southern cuisine and a resident DJ, SugarJam has an extensive list of brunch cocktails including its signature, “The Southern Kitchen.”
The TSK is a gin-based fan favorite with lime juice, real passionfruit puree, Giffard Orgreat, Ginger Liqueur, and a dehydrated lemon wheel. Guests can also enjoy the “Wake Up Mary,” the “Peach-Cobbler” mule, a “Spike N Fruity Ice Tea,” and more.
U.S. Egg, a family-owned brunch restaurant with six Valley locations, is the perfect place to visit for all your brunch wants and needs.
Guests looking for a sweet mimosa can choose from one of their six mimosa flavors including Traditional with orange juice and champagne, pink Cadillac with pink lemonade and champagne, “Cram-Mimosa” with cranberry juice and champagne, Sunrise with orange juice, strawberry puree, and champagne, Tropical with pineapple juice and champagne, or Triple P with pineapple, Prosecco, and pink lemonade.
Foch Café has a hearty Bloody Mary for brunch lovers like “The El Patron,” which is made with a house Bloody Mary blend, Deep Eddy infused vodka and topped with a four-cheese grilled cheese. Found in downtown Tempe, 21 E 6th St., the bistro offers American-European inspired dishes and small plates as well as craft cocktails.
Recreo cocktails include the “Slug Bug,” which is made with Tepozan Blanco & Anejo tequilas, Ancho Reyes Verde, prickly pear, watermelon juice, lime juice, and topped with prickly pear seltzer, and the Garden Mule, made with Botanist Gin, Prairie Cucumber Vodka, house turmeric limonada and topped with ginger beer. Located at 28 S San Marcos Place, this concept will be featuring live outdoor entertainment, an edible garden, specialty cocktails and international cuisine. Recreo has a gregarious scenery with a bus art installation, a bar swing set, shipping container stage suspended in the back patio of the restaurant and twinkle lights.
At Tipsy Egg signature mimosas include the “Watermelon Mint,” made with watermelon simple syrup, topped with fresh mint, lime and sea salt, the “Prickly Pear Blossom,” made with prickly pear simple syrup, lemonade, and topped with lime and an edible flower, and the “Lavender Honey Lemonade,” made with lavender simple syrup, organic honey, lemonade, and topped with a lavender spring and lemon half-moon. Found in Chandler at 1 E. Boston St., this concept features specialty cocktails and brunch foods served in a unique and dynamic mid-century modern design.
Join STK Steakhouse for an upscale brunch in the Valley. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday enjoy bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary’s with a purchase of an entrée. Enjoy lobster and eggs benedict, truffle steak and egg, or an egg white omelet. Scottsdale’s go-to spot for brunch comes with a bonus of a gorgeous flower wall and view of the waterfront.
Z’Tejas Southwest Grill
Z’Tejas Southwest Grill has released its new summer menu which includes seasonal dishes and drinks including the Paleta Margarita, a mango Chamoy margarita served with a mango popsicle (paleta). A great summer treat, each margarita is served with a fruit paleta. The margarita is made with tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice, watermelon and mango syrup and cranberry juice. Z’Tejas has two Valley locations — one in Scottsdale and Chandler.
Pedal Haus Brewery
Known for award-winning beers, Pedal Haus Brewery serves up a “Beermosa” during brunch. The Pedal Haus Biere Blanche, a Belgium-style wheat beer is mixed with fresh orange juice creating a unique riff on a classic. Pedal Haus Brewery serves a brunch special, “You Wake, We Bake,” which includes the choice of an entrée and drink for $16.