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Your Guide to Brunch in the Highlands

Your ultimate weekend guide to the finest brunch from Morningside Village to the Atkins Park node begins right here.
October 23, 2023
Morgan Sangster

Looking for a new place to brunch? We have you covered. Your ultimate weekend guide to the finest dining experiences from Morningside Village to the Atkins Park node begins right here. Try these six restaurants to satisfy your cravings for all things sweet and savory.

1. Osteria 832

Take a trip to Italy by satisfying your cravings with an Italian twist on your favorite brunch classics. From mouth watering breakfast pizzas to perfectly crafted Italian omelets and delectable lemon ricotta pancakes, these flavors will transport you to the sun-soaked terraces of the Italian countryside with every bite. And to make your Italian brunch experience even more authentic, don’t forget to pair any of these dishes with a refreshing glass of their signature red rose sangria. It’s the perfect accompaniment to the flavors of Italy that will make your brunch at Osteria 832 truly unforgettable.

2. Kinship Butcher & Sundry

Along with Academy Coffee’s popular lattes, Kinship’s breakfast sandwiches will leave you speechless. Whether you’re a fan of the “classic single” or ready to indulge in the “hearty double,” Kinship’s breakfast sandwiches are what brunch dreams are made of. Each one is a locally sourced masterpiece, starting with your choice of bacon, sausage, or veggie filling, paired with a fluffy egg, Thomasville Tomme cheese, griddled onions, fresh arugula, and a dollop of Duke’s Mayo. The combination of these ingredients will leave you wishing you could have it every day of the week.

3. Bar.bacoa

Experience a distinctive weekend brunch at Bar.bacoa, available from 12 to 4 pm on both Saturdays and Sundays. Enjoy their unique breakfast tacos and the savory classic huevos rancheros, infused with a Mexican twist on a traditional American brunch. Enhance your meal by pairing it with a refreshing mimosa or cocktail of your choosing. Brunch at Bar.bacoa is sure to elevate your weekend mornings with a mix of bold flavors, making it a must-visit for those in search of a unique culinary experience in Atlanta.

4. DBA Barbecue

Looking for a restaurant that adds a southern flair to your breakfast cravings? Head over to DBA Barbecue for the best smoky BBQ hash, hearty brisket bowls, and savory chicken and waffles that will leave you wanting more.

But there’s an extra dose of Southern delight waiting for you at DBA. Enhance your brunch experience by sipping on their bottomless mimosas, savoring the rich flavors of their house Bloody Mary, or indulging in the signature Duck Face cocktail. These delightful beverages perfectly complement the robust and flavorful dishes, making your visit to DBA Barbecue an all-encompassing Southern culinary adventure that you won’t want to miss.

5. Alon's Bakery

At Alon’s you will discover an array of baked goods, European pastries, and the finest espresso. Located on North Highland Ave, this bakery is a must visit. Alon’s Bakery has it all. Since it first opened in 1992, owner Alon Bashon has prided himself on only choosing the freshest ingredients and the finest chocolates. His passion for pastries shows from the mega popular créme cros to the wide variety of freshly baked breads. Whether you choose a baked treat or a mouthwatering breakfast sandwich, each bite from Alon’s Bakery is a testament to the exceptional quality that has earned this bakery its well-deserved awards and acclaim

6. Truva Turkish Kitchen

Truva isn’t just a destination for unique Turkish and Mediterranean dinners; they’ve also curated a brunch experience that’s a weekend delight. Dive into a brunch adventure like no other, where rich flavors and eye-opening cocktails reign supreme.

Begin your day with the Turkish Breakfast Plate, a bountiful offering of cheeses, Borek, beef salami, eggs, jams, fresh vegetables, and olives—a perfect sharing platter. Don’t miss the Menemen,  a savory masterpiece blending tomatoes, peppers, onions, eggs, and cheese. To add a touch of sophistication, savor their renowned white sangria, celebrated as one of the neighborhood’s finest. Your weekend brunch at Truva promises a culinary journey that will leave you wanting to come back every weekend.