If you are new to Manayunk, it won’t take you long to figure out that this neighborhood’s idea of brunch isn’t simply a meal, but rather an experience. Brunching here involves hours of indulging in the best food the city has to offer, without breaking your bank. Brunch is the meal you’ve been looking forward to all week -- where you can catch up on life (or latest Netflix binge) with friends or spend quality time with family.
Rooted as a National Historic District and nestled within the north west part of the city, Manayunk’s Main Street entertains some of the most delicious and artistic restaurants in the city. Brunch was made for the weekend and when you live in Manayunk, you can be sure you are doing it right. We’ve rounded up some of the best brunch spots and deals in the Neighborhood to guide your way through your next weekend’s brunch plans.
Making its humble beginnings downtown Main street, The Goat’s Beard staffs a talented chef Joe Romano who keeps this restaurant’s brunch inventive. By mixing up traditional American cuisine and sourcing local ingredients through their purveyors, The Goat’s Beard presents a dynamic menu that changes twice a season.
Time: Saturday & Sunday 11AM-3PM
Dish Spotlight: Made with seasonal veggies, pistachio pesto, grilled tomato, sunny-side egg, and a side of toast, this Vegetable Hash will permanently consume your dreams once you order it off the menu.
Check out the rest of the Brunch menu here.
A.G. Jameson's U.S. Hotel Bar and Grill
This hotel’s dining room is a hidden gem at the end of Main street’s shops. Without an official website A.G Jameson’s U.S. Hotel Bar and Grill operates largely through their social media. Check out U.S Hotel’s Facebook page here.
But don’t let the lack of digital foot prints fool you. U.S hotel has some of the best brunch deals in the city including $1 Mimosas and $2 Bloodies if you order food off their Brunch Menu.
Time: Saturday & Sunday 10AM-2PM
Dish Spotlight: Bacon Gouda Tots & The Angry Bird
If you are looking for a spicy way to kick off your Brunch, try appetizing with U.S Hotel’s Bacon Gouda tots (or sub your fries for them). Served in a mini crock, don’t get lost in this homemade gouda cheese sauce that these tots are are smothered in and topped off with fresh bacon.
If you still have room, order up The Angry Bird. This breaded chicken cutlet is topped with spinach, long hots, provolone cheese and Siracha mayo. Served up on a ciabatta roll and a side of hand cut fires you won’t be disappointed or hungry when you leave.
Manayunk also offers family-friendly brunch atmospheres. As a family owned and operated since 2003, Winnie’s LeBus considers keeping it in the family a vital part of their success as a local business. Located in the heart of Main Street, sit down and enjoy a complimentary newspaper and make yourself at home. Known for its comfort food menu of local, fresh ingredients, Winnie’s LeBus is a staple for brunch.
Time: Saturday & Sunday 8AM – 2:30PM
Spotlight Dish: Huevos Rancheros
Order up some scrambled eggs on crispy corn tortillas that are topped generously with guacamole, cheddar, ranchero salsa, sour cream and olives. Served with a side of roasted potatoes, this dish won’t disappoint!
Check out Winnie’s full menu here.