Weekends are for brunch, am I right? A time where moms don’t have to be the short order cook; rather can slow down, browse a menu, listen to themselves think, and actually taste the food they’re eating instead of eating leftover cold and soggy waffles.
Check out some of our favorite Toledo brunch and breakfast spots. With so many to choose from you’ll have a hard time deciding which one to try first!
31 Hundred Restaurant & Bar
3100 Glendale Ave, Toledo
419-324-1795 | 31hundredrestaurant.com
This chic and elegant restaurant is seated within the Radisson Hotel. The menu features breakfast all days of the week, serving up early morning classics, like Eggs Benedict and custom-made omelettes, as well as an assortment of entrees from the griddle.
1515 S. Byrne Rd, Toledo
419-389-6003 | docwatsonstoledo.com
11am-2am, Monday | 7am-2am, Tuesday-Saturday | 8am-2am, Sunday
Bloody Mary Bar | 11am-3pm, Sunday
Doc Watson’s offers a full slate of breakfast options like Steak and Eggs, omelettes and breakfast nachos. And don’t miss out on their famous Bloody Mary Bar, which includes house-infused vodka and $4 Mimosas all day on Sunday. Talk about a Sunday Funday!
Fowl and Fodder
614 Adams St, Toledo
419-214-1588, Adams St | fowlandfodder.com
Located downtown, Fowl and Fodder has an eclectic, hyper seasonal menu. They utilize regional farms and locally crafted products focusing on fun and creative twists of southern fare! Some of the favorites include the “Wakey Wakey All Day” breakfast, which features selections like Chicken and Waffles, Breakfast Chorizo Tacos, and its very own Fowl in the Nest Croissant.
Manhattan’s Pub ‘N Cheer
1516 Adams St, Toledo
419-243-6675 | manhattanstoledo.com
Manhattan’s usual menu comes with such New York-themed fare as the South Street Cedar Plank or the Manhattan’s Prime Rib. On Sundays, though, the restaurant becomes one of the premier brunch stops in Toledo, featuring a slew of traditional breakfast items, as well as a bottomless coffee and Mimosa included. And another plus, some outdoor seating!
Patron Saints Brewery
4730 W. Bancroft #8
419-720-2337 | PatronSaintsBrewery.com
5pm-10pm, Wednesday & Thursday | 4-10pm, Friday
Noon-10pm, Saturday | 10am-2pm, Sunday
A nano brewery with brunch options? That’s right, Patron Saints brings in area food trucks, offering unique brunch options make it a winning choice. In addition, the Brewery’s Sunday Funday Brunch features craft beer, beermosas, seltzermosas and a fun twist on a Bloody Mary using hard seltzer instead of vodka.
420 Madison Ave, Toledo
419-385-2121 | plate-one.business.site
Sitting below the Ohio Building downtown, this modern coffee shop features an expanded breakfast and lunch menu from its Plate 21 derivative. Couple your meal with a cocktail or beer after 4pm to make it a true Sunday Funday!
Rosie’s Italian Grille
606 N McCord Rd., Toledo
419-866-5007 | rosiesitaliangrille.com
Brunch Hours | 11:30am-3pm, Sunday
Included with Rosie’s extensive lunch and dinner cuisine is a tasty summer brunch. Alongside Italian-themed options, such as breakfast pizzas, paninis, and amaretto-dressed chicken and waffles, diners can couple their meal with a mimosa or Bloody Mary.
1855 S Reynolds Rd, Toledo
567-315-8866 | facebook.com/SunriseSkillet
A cozy joint for a great home-style brunch, Sunrise’s signature feature are some incredible skillets. Some of these tasty skillets include the Big Western, Cajun style, Ranchero and more. There’s plenty of other breakfast entrees to satisfy your morning taste buds!
Ye Olde Durty Bird
2 S St Clair St, Toledo
419-243-2473 | yeoldedurtybird.com
Bloody Mary Bar | 11am-3pm, Sunday
The classic gastropub offers its own take on brunch with a selection of irresistible options, like a Bloody Mary Bar and Mimosas and their signature Big Country Open Face Sandwich. The Bird also hosts live jazz from 1-4pm if you want to make it an all day extravaganza. Great for a day date with your spouse or fellow mama friends and gal pals.
Basil Pizza + Wine Bar
3145 Hollister Ln., Perrysburg.
419-873-6218 | basilpizzaandwinebar.com
Brunch Hours | 10am-2pm, Sunday
If you love Basil’s creative pizzas, you’ll love its similarly creative new farm-to-table brunch options. From carrot cake pancakes to breakfast pizzas (truly a step above cold leftovers), smoked salmon toast, and a host of vegan and vegetarian options— including vegan biscuits & gravy (yes, you read that right)— everyone will find something to enjoy. And with a long list of specialty brunch cocktails, featuring Toledo Spirits and Boochy Mama’s, how could you say no?
11am-10pm, Monday-Thursday | 11am-12am, Friday + Saturday | 10am-10pm, Sunday
If you’re looking for a little bit of everything with some beermosas then Inside the Five is for you! From chicken + waffles to farmer’s breakfast burrito and a simple and delicious kids’ menu this place can be for the whole family!
The Flying Joe
2130 Preston Pkwy, Perrysburg
419-931-0273 | www.theflyingjoe.com
6:30am-6pm, Monday-Thursday | 6:30am-7pm, Friday | 8am-7pm, Saturday | 8am-6pm, Sunday
This charming coffee shop sits inside Levis Commons, providing a fix of brew to shoppers and passerbys alike. Besides hunger-breaking breakfast pastries, the Joe offers Bloody Marys, Mimosas plus other cocktails to add some spice.
Executive on the Main
5629 Main St, Sylvania
419-517-4448 | executivediners.com
7am-3pm, Monday-Friday | 7am-3pm, Saturday-Sunday
Executive’s menu and atmosphere are much more welcoming and homespun than its businesslike moniker would suggest, with brunch options, including the mouth-watering Hangover (an amalgamation of biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and more) and numerous varieties of Mimosas.
The Water’s Edge Restaurant
Maumee Bay State Park, Oregon
419-836-1466 | maumeebaystateparklodge.com/waters-edge-restaurant
With beautiful views, the Water’s Edge Restaurant is a fine dining option. It has a wide selection of brunch favorites, including a variety of entrees selected weekly by the chef, as well as traditional faves like made-to-order omelets and a waffle bar.
Mason Jar Tap & Grill
8504 Secor Rd, Lambertville
734-854-8737 | masonjartapandgrill.com
Searching for some unique brunch offerings? Look no further than Mason Jar Tap & Grill in Lambertville. Featuring a menu that includes not only classic dishes but delicious items such as Breakfast Pizza and a Waffle Biscuit Bowl. Also offered, is a wide variety of drinks including bloody marys, mimosas, Irish coffee and some more eccentric cocktails like the Ultimate Double-Bloody.
Juniper Brewing Company
139 S. Main St., Bowling Green
419-819-4935 | juniperbrew.com
7am-6pm, Monday-Friday | 8am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday
Want to try a new and up and coming place with the coziest feel? Try out Juniper Brew! They’ve got the most delicious chorizo breakfast burrito and their avo toast is on point too. And soon to come a marriage between beer and coffee – a brewery, a coffee shop and a restaurant all in one.
Which place will you try first?
For me personally, I think I’ll make a list and work through it because brunch is always a fabulous idea!