Close up of eggs benedict at a brunch restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin

Brunch is a popular pastime in Madison, Wisconsin, and there are tons of great restaurants that meet the demand. Whether you’re craving something sweet or savory, a sleek modern spot or a cozy diner, you’ll find tons of delectable dishes to choose from in Madison’s best brunch restaurants. These are some of our favorite spots in the city to enjoy eggs benedict, Belgian waffles, mimosas and more.

Bassett Street Brunch Club

Just like the name suggests, Bassett Street Brunch Club specializes in brunch dishes. You can opt for hearty dishes like the Italian style Eggs Benedicto or Mexican-inspired Pork Carnitas Hash, sweet dishes like the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, or healthy fare like the Granola with Yogurt. They also have tasty appetizers like loaded fries and cheese curds, as well as enticing burgers, tacos and sandwiches. To make your brunch boozy, pair your meal with a bloody Mary or craft beer.

444 Johnson Street, Madison, WI

T: 608-467-5051


The huge glass windows at Graze overlook the Capitol building, which creates the perfect background for a sophisticated brunch. Chef Tory Miller works closely with local farmers and producers to source regional ingredients for his elevated gastropub dishes. Try the Magic Coffee and the Breakfast Sandwich featuring a sunny-side up egg, spinach, bacon, tomato, Widmer's cheese spread and aioli on a buttery duck fat bun.

1 S Pinckney St, Ste 107, Madison, WI

T: 608-251-2700


Soak up spectacular views of Lake Monona as you dine on delish brunch dishes at Sardine. This lakeside bistro offers French-inspired fare like charcuterie and cheese, warm duck confit salad, omelets and moules frites. The Crab, Bacon Lardon and Shrimp Crab Cakes and Croque Monsieur with Wsiconsin ham are fan favorites. They also have special brunch dishes for kids and an array of brunch cocktails for adults. 

617 Williamson Street, Madison, WI

T: 608-441-1600

Mickies Dairy Bar

Cozy and communal, Mickies Dairy Bar is an easy-going brunch spot that does classic American breakfasts. Settle in at one of the long wooden tables and tuck into tasty plates like the Steak and Eggs, French Toast and Pancakes. If you’re really hungry, go for the Scrambler with scrambled eggs, your choice of meat or veggies, cheese and yanks with house gravy on the top or on the side.

1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI

T: 608-256-9476


DLUX is a hip and happening spot that serves up a special brunch menu in addition to their regular menu every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm. Offerings include the Donut Holes with an addictive strawberry glaze and Brunchwiches with your choice of maple sausage, bacon or fried chicken. Drink options include creamy shakes (with the option to make them boozy), fresh juices, bloody Marys and bottomless mimosas. 

117 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Madison, WI

T: 608-467-3130

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