Men, listen up! You might need a bottomless one to take the edge off, but brunch dates don’t have to be all bad. Here, we offer a guide to the best D.C. brunch spots, no matter your date’s personality type.
If She’s Posh
J&G Steakhouse’s high cherry blossomed ceilings, white linen, and immaculate service will sweep her off her feet right from the first Bellini. Read the J&G Bitching.
If She’s a Southern Belle
The Southern buffet and live jazz at Georgia Brown’s will make them melt just like the chocolate fountain at the end of the dessert table. Plus the take-your-entrée home (on top of the buffet) deal means you gets dinner, too. Read the Georgia Browns Bitching.
If She’s a Laid Back Girl
Eatonville offers jars of beermosas and charm, plus wide open space, wooden fans, rocking chairs, and amenable service. Read the Eatonville Bitching.
If She’s International
Head to Agora for a bottomless drinks and food from a menu of Turkish delights. Or for some Catalonian Spanish romance, try Estadio for Spanish cocktails and brunch tapas. Read the Estadio Bitching or the Agora Bitching.
If She’s a Food Snob
Birch & Barley’s brunch menu is one of the best in the District. Make sure you don’t pass up the desserts. For a New Orleans-style affair, each dish on Acadiana’s prix fixe brunch menu is perfection. Read the Birch & Barley Bitching or the Acadiana Bitching.
If She’s a Lush
Masa14’s bottomless drinks and endless food deal lets you stay all afternoon drinking on the patio and enjoying the Asian fusion tapas. Plus, they’ll be impressed that you took them to the best brunch deal in town. Read the Masa 14 Bitching.
If She’s a Girly Girl
Coco Sala’s brunch menu, featuring (of course) an assortment of chocolate dishes and cocktails, will appeal to what every girl wants. Read the Coco Sala Bitching.
If She’s a Party Girl
La Boum brunch at L’Enfant Café & Bar will have you locked into the party together for an entire Saturday afternoon. By the end of the date, she’ll be dancing on the tables. Read the La Boum Bitching.
If She’s Sporty
Head to Vinoteca for a bottomless brunch and a little Bocce Ball on the sunny back patio. Read the Vinoteca Bitching.
If She’s a Hipster
Red Rocks Pizza in Columbia Heights offers bottomless deal, fantastic food, a great patio, and a stroll around the most hipster-rific neighborhood in the District. Did we mention gelato? Read the Red Rocks Bitching.
If She’s Nostalgic
Sit at the counter at Ted’s Bulletin on Barrack’s Row and order one milkshake, two straws, please (spiked!). Read the Ted’s Bitching.
If She’s a Music Buff
Marvin on U Street devotes its décor and menu to the great Marvin Gaye. Impress her with your music trivia—and taste in fried chicken and waffles. Read the Marvin Bitching.