Whether you’re looking for a cozy spot to catch up with friends while sipping mimosas or the best waterfront views to relax and ease into the weekend with family, Alexandria, Virginia, just minutes from Washington, D.C., has a brunch spot for you. Alexandria’s independent restaurants are brimming with historic charm and ambiance, spacious patios, riverside views and mouthwatering menus. From laid-back to luxurious, keep reading to discover some of our favorite brunch spots in Old Town Alexandria, Del Ray and beyond, and prepare to toast the weekend.
With its brick interior, flickering gas lamps and seasonally-inspired menu, Vermilion is the perfect place to enjoy a sophisticated weekend brunch in Old Town. Grab a bottle of sparkling wine for the table and indulge in a brunch menu with options ranging from salmon benedict to grilled hanger steak to a pork belly, egg and cheese sandwich.