The Ultimate Guide to Brunch in Jackson

Brunch is the cure-all for weekend hunger with the right combo of breakfast, lunch and drinks! You can enjoy cocktails and coffee, while you chow down on pancakes, burgers, and oh so many eggs. Choosing the perfect brunch location in Jackson could be the most important decision you make all week -- don't mess it up!

Check out our guide on the best brunch spots in the Capital City and don't forget to bring your appetite!

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Babalu

This Fondren favorite is a great spot for those looking for a perfect weekend brunch. From their famous tableside guacamole to their delicious dulce de leche french toast to their four different types of sangria, Babalu has something for everyone… and you can enjoy it all on their comfortable patio.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate National Sangria Day with a Babalu Sangria Flight

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BRAVO! Italian Restaurant and Bar

BRAVO! has been serving some of the finest Italian cuisine in Jackson for over 20 years and their brunch selection is no different! Whether you are in the mood for New Orleans style shrimp and grits, crabmeat omelets or even breakfast pizza, BRAVO! has something for everyone.

And don’t forget their list of brunch cocktails and bubbly beverages. Their Mississippi Red Dress has Jackson’s own Cathead vodka, freshly muddled strawberries, lemon juice, simple syrup and a splash of soda.

For those who want tend to lean towards the savory side, you can even kick off your day with a BRAVO! Bloody Mary with house-made pepper-infused vodka. But remember, you can never go wrong with the classic mimosa! Cheers!

When: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Brent's Drugstore

Brent’s was founded as a pharmacy in 1946 by Dr. Alvin Brent and the Jackson stable has been serving burgers, milkshakes and other diner classics ever since.

Brunch at Brent’s starts with eggs your way, breakfast tacos, or chicken and waffles. You can even get their famous egg and olive sandwich!

Enjoy a brunch patty melt, Brent’s burger or French toast at the soda fountain that is still in its original 1946 location and don’t forget to wash it down with a Brent’s Bloody Mary, screwdriver or mimosa!

When:

Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Char

Start the brunch of your dreams with appetizers such as Sin City BBQ shrimp with cheddar stone grits, mushrooms and a spicy creole garlic butter or the award-winning crab, shrimp and andouille gumbo.

Move on to the main course with entrees like custard-fried french toast, pan-seared Atlantic salmon or the croque madame stuffed with country ham, gruyere cheese and a sunny-side-up egg.

And to finish up, try some of Char’s delicious desserts like the house-made blueberry bread pudding, double-cut fudge brownie or the pecan caramel butter crunch with French vanilla ice cream and cinnamon-braised Granny Smith apple sauce.

You will definitely need a nap after this one!

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Estelle's

A delicious southern-inspired brunch affair and BOTTOMLESS brunch-tails are what awaits you at Estelle Wine Bar and Bistro.

Estelle boasts a large menu full of savory and sweet entrees for you to choose from including steak and eggs, lox and bagels, eggs Benedict, donut holes and even S’MORES! That’s right, you can get an upscale version of the campfire classic right here in the Capital City!

When: Sundays, 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Iron Horse Grill

Every Sunday Iron Horse chefs operate special stations where they fold fluffy omelets stuffed with veggies, meats, & cheeses, and flip waffles loaded with fresh fruits & berries hand selected by YOU!

It’s southern comfort the Iron Horse Way!

When: Sundays, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen

Located in Jackson’s historic Belhaven neighborhood, Manship is the brainchild of Jackson native Chef Alex Eaton and entrepreneur and sommelier Steven O’Neill.

The restaurant’s menu transforms the essence of Mediterranean food and Southern classics by capturing the flavorful cuisine of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean while maintaining a southern flair.

Their brunch menu consists of biscuits and gravy, huevos rancheros, French toast burgers, duck legs, ribeye steak and eggs and sides like vegetable hash, parmesan rice grits, home fries and a hash brown casserole that is out of this world!

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Saltine

Have you ever had a Scotch egg? That’s an egg wrapped in maple breakfast sausage and then deep fried. You heard that right! You can get that and so much more for brunch at Saltine.

You can try everything from quiche, goat cheese grits, brunchloaf and homemade cinnamon rolls to oysters, chicken biscuits (try them Nashville hot style!) and pancakes.

Wash it all down with mimosas, nitro cold-brew coffee or Saltine’s blood Mary.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Table 100

Table 100 puts a southern spin on your favorite brunch foods with buttermilk fried chicken, slow-roasted angus prime rib, Table 100’s signature eggs Benedict, along with staples like deviled eggs, shrimp and grits and Gulf blue crab claws.

On Sundays, you get an extra special treat as a New Orleans style jazz band entertains you as you enjoy mimosas and Bloody Marys.

When: 

Saturday Shoppers Brunch: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday Jazz Brunch: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Amerigo

Tuscan breakfasts, omelette americanos and straw and hay are just a few of the items you will find during brunch at Amerigo.

At the Ridgeland location, you can start your morning with freshly baked croissants with a selection of jams and Nutella. Talk about YUM!

Don’t forget about the kiddos! There are bacon, eggs and french toast for the little ones who love brunch just as much as you do!

When:

Ridgeland: Sundays, 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Flowood: Saturdays – 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sundays – 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Whether you're into traditional brunch foods or something more unique, be our guest at any of these great brunch spots! If there is a favorite new restaurant or bar — or an established one trying new things — that is missing from the brunch list, let Mississippi Weekend know.

If you are still hungry after brunch, check out this list of the BEST burgers in Jackson!