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Winner: Best brunch dish | Best of Atlanta


Looks like Atlanta’s love for brunch continues to reign. 

The AJC’s ultimate guide to brunch

Mixing the savory with the sweet, your taste buds always thrive in this breakfast/lunch mash-up meal. When we asked which Atlanta brunch dish does it best, the answer was nearly unanimous.

There’s something about the Comfy Chicken Biscuit at Home Grown that gives our readers a warm and fuzzy feeling. . If you've ever had this soul-soothing dish, then you know what all the fuss is about. Next time you order this fluffy buttermilk biscuit topped with sausage gravy and fried chicken, be sure to punch the wall counter near the register which tallies up all of the Comfy Chicken Biscuits ever sold.

7 new places for brunch and lunch in Atlanta

In second place, but no less delicious, is the shrimp and grits dish at Sun In My Belly. This hidden gem will light up your world in more ways than one, so head on over soon to explore their full menu. 

The Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict at Canoe in Cobb County came in close third, and for good reason. This indulgent dish will leave you satisfied yet hungry for more.  It might even become your favorite go-to brunch dish.

All of our nominees were chosen because they are the best of the best, so you'd be missing out if you didn't eat your way through each of them. Here are the other must-order dishes for brunch enthusiasts: Foul Play Sweet Potato Waffles at Folk ArtCreole Omelette at SerpasBenedict Burger at West Egg CafeButtermilk Kitchen's Angel Food Cake French Toast and the Meggxican Wrap at Flying Biscuit Cafe .

Whether you love the not-so-typical brunch options or the worthy of rolling out of bed breakfasts, Atlanta doesn't disappoint in the dining department. 

Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here.


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