Best Brunch Spots In Connecticut

May 8, 2011 2:16 PM

Looking for the best brunch spots in Connecticut? There are a number of different restaurants and venues that have a great brunch menu. One even offers a complimentary drink with your meal. — Stephanie Geary

The Corner Pug

1046 New Britain Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 231-0241

One of the best brunch spots in Hartford is The Corner Pug. A popular pub and restaurant, The Corner Pug’s Sunday brunch is possibly one of the best deals in the area. For $12.95 customers can get any one of the following: eggs Benedict, pancakes with breakfast meat, cinnamon French toast, a breakfast burrito or a three-egg omelet. For $14.95, customers can get steak and eggs. Each of these brunch meals includes a complimentary drink – either a mimosa, Bloody Mary, screwdriver or large juice.

The Elbow Room

986 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 236-6195

The Elbow Room offers brunch with a cosmopolitan feel. One of the trendier restaurants in West Hartford, The Elbow Room offers Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu items include sandwiches like the Kobe beef burger, tuna burger and the All-American bison burger. You can also build your own omelet or get a salmon stacker. The Elbow Room also offers eggs in a number of ways, including eggs Benedict and The Popeye, which is two poached eggs served over sautéed spinach with a hollandaise sauce. There’s also Challah French toast, buttermilk pancakes and Belgian malted waffles.

The Pond House Café

Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 231-8823

The Pond House Café is one of the best brunch spots in Hartford. Situated on Elizabeth Park on the West Hartford/Hartford line, The Pond House Café offers Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. On the menu is a wide array of breakfast and lunch items. For their egg dishes, The Pond House Café uses Connecticut farm-fresh organic eggs. Choose from a number of different omelets and two versions of eggs Benedict. There are also crepes, stuffed French toast, a vegetarian burrito and corned beef hash. There’s also a breakfast pizza with diced tomato, chopped bacon, scrambled eggs, caramelized onions and mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

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