Where to eat brunch on New Year’s Day


Forget about last night, last year and all those things in the past. Kick off the new year with hearty meals from the following restaurants in metro Atlanta, which will be offered on New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1. Since most meals are early in the day, you’ll have plenty of time to think of resolutions, jot them down on a napkin while you wait for your food and recover from a hangover since New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day.

Egg Harbor Café: With a mix of traditional and healthy breakfast and lunch options inclusive of eggs, crepes, breakfast bowls, burgers and specialty dishes like chorizo chilaquiles; habanero hash and eggs; and shakshuka, this kitschy restaurant, with four metro Atlanta locations, is the perfect place to gather friends and celebrate a new start from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

1820 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta. 470-225-1901eggharborcafe.com.

4719 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. 770-575-3001.

10270 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek. 770-807-8018.

5920 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-389-9915.

Hampton + Hudson: This Inman Park restaurant will offer a lucky brunch featuring special additions like black-eyed peas and collard greens to bring good luck in 2018 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The regular menu, with items like chicken biscuits, burgers, pan-seared scallops and steak, will be available from 3-11 p.m.

299 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-948-2123hamptonandhudson.com.

Park Tavern: Kick off the beginning of the year with a party at this Piedmont Park restaurant, which will offer a hangover helper bloody mary bar for revelers recovering from the previous night’s festivities starting at 11:30 a.m. Football fans will be able to watch their favorite teams while noshing on burgers, wings, chicken baskets, oysters and more a la carte.

500 10th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-249-0001parktavern.com.

St. Regis Atlanta: A New Year’s Day good luck Southern breakfast featuring classics such as cornbread, pot likker, collard greens, brown sugar baked ham and black-eyed peas will be offered from 7-11 a.m. The regular breakfast menu will also be available. A seat at the table will be $65; $39 for children ages 4-12; and complimentary for children 3 and younger.

88 W. Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-563-7799stregisatlanta.com.

The Mercury: The inaugural New Year’s brunch will feature unlimited food for $24.99 and bottomless bloody marys for $19.95 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Live music will round out the festivities or keep them going depending on how hard you partied the night before. Sleeping in? No problem. A traditional New Year’s Day dinner buffet will be served from 5 p.m. to close for $34.99.

Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-500-5253themercuryatl.com.

Southern Art: Start 2018 off with Southern-inspired dishes and buffet-style stations, which will be filled with faves like truffle deviled eggs, custom-made omelets and waffles, fried chicken, cornbread, Hoppin’ Johns, grits and a bevy of desserts from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Brunch will be $49.

Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta, 3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-946-9070southernart.com.

Local Three: Start off the year by not cooking. The buffet brunch will include a salad, smoked salmon, eggs, pancakes, French toast, bacon, macaroni and cheese, shrimp, pizza and more, so come hungry. Satisfying your appetite will cost $34.93; $16.53 for kids ages 6-12; and free for kids under 6.

3290 Northside Parkway NW, Atlanta. 404-968-2700localthree.com.

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