Best Brunches in Chicago

For three months of pure bliss, Chicago transforms into a summertime oasis, filled with beach days, rooftop bars, and of course, BRUNCH! Here are the five must-eat brunches this summer in Chicago.


Boho vibes greet you the second you walk into this Mediterranean restaurant. The decor is top notch and youโ€™ll want to Instagram every second of your brunch here.

Order: The Chai Cinnamon Rolls


Summer House Santa Monica

This place has a year-round countdown to summer, and boy, do they do summer well. The open air dining makes the ambiance incredible, almost as good as the food!

Order: Avocado Toast

Hampton Social

Popularized by the famous โ€œRose all dayโ€ sign, Hampton Social is a basic girlโ€™s dream.

Order: Smoked Salmon Benedict


3 Arts Cafe

This glitzy cafe inside Restoration Hardware is the must-see spot for brunch. Be careful: they are strict with pictures, so take them quickly!

Order: Truffle Grilled Cheese

Happy Camper

This is the kind of place you go to carb load and drink with friends. Thereโ€™s nowhere else that has a party vibe going on at 10 AM!

Order: The Breakfast Pizza


Maison Marcel

You will feel whisked away to Europe at Maison Marcel, full of French pastries and delicacies. The authentic French waiters add to the ambiance!

Order: Ratatouille


This post was originally written by me for my friend Lauren‘s blog! Where else have you tried brunching in Chicago?

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