By / 21st August, 2016 / Blog / Off

It’s too late for breakfast, too early for lunch, when time is no crunch and you want booze in your punch, I have a hunch you’re going for brunch!   No need to get your drawers in a bunch. Pile your hair in a scrunch and scroll down this list. Whether Southern style, classic, simple, Jewish, or Frunch I’m sure you will find something lovely to munch!  Let’s investigate brunch in Greenville in no particular order of any kind!

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Grits Bar at Nose Dive

Nose Dive 

Open for brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nose Dive really does brunch proud.  The unique feature is the Adluh Mills Grits Bar  get your grits and pile on the toppings of your choice.  Outdoor seating at 116 S Main to watch the world go by – with cocktails!

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Biscuit Head

Biscuit Head

Open Sat and Sun 8 am – 3 pm, Mon – Fri 7 am – 2 pm, the name practically screams “Brunch!”.  Here the biscuit is the star and everything else is on the side. Beginning with a flight of seven gravies to choose from including sweet potato coconut and venison sausage, add everything from eggs to fried catfish and vegetarian selections.  Then there’s the Cajun Benendict…  Decisions, decisions!  Oh yes, the cocktails are available too.  All shiny and new at 823 S Church.

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Sweet potato pancakes, Tupelo Honey

Tupelo Honey

Southern Poutine Scramble, Seersucker Steak and Eggs, The Debutante Omelet, Watermelon Salad… just to name a few.  Tupelo Honey is a Southern staple and serves a great brunch menu with cocktail and wine pairings for all!  Brunch served Sat and Sun 8 am – 4 pm, and Mon  – Fri 10 am – 4 pm.  Tucked away in the plaza at 1 N Main.

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Eggs Florentine, Eggs Up

Eggs Up Grill 

Featuring a Tomato Florentine and Hash Benedict  Eggs Up is an easy go to (beeline to) in the West End at 31 Augusta Street.  Serving classic and inventive breakfast/brunch favorites daily form 6 am  – 2 pm.  One of our Innkeepers favorites!

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Steak and eggs at Hall’s

Hall’s Chophouse 

Lavender scented brioche French Toast with espresso mascarpone cream… well knock me over with a feather!  How about Crabcake Benedict or Prime Rib Benedict?  If that doesn’t do it for you the Oysters Rockefeller is available too.  Wash it all down with peach Bellinis.  Hall’s is the place for a special occasion brunch or… just because.  Served Sunday 10 am – 2 pm.  At 550 S Main overlooking the river.

Passerelle

Mussels at Passerelle

Passerelle Bistro

Sigh.  What can we say?  Brunch at Passerelle is so very FRENCH and sublime, with cafe tables in Falls Park it’s quintessential.  If you miss Paris, want a preview or just a 2 hour vacation this is the spot for you.  Croque Monsieur and Madame are on offer also are crepes, Galette Complete, Niçoise Salad, mussels, and quiche.  Champagne.  Save room for dessert!

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Blueberry pancakes at Mary Beth’s

Mary Beth’s

A local habit!  Open 7 days a week, 7 am – 3 pm,  Mary Beth’s has the classics including pastries, and Nutella banana crepes, crab and asparagus Benedict,  lemon ricotta pancakes, and the Mega Breakfast.  A relaxed and happy hometown place.  Perfect.  Find them at 500 E McBee in McBee Station.

Bagels

Oh yum! Greenfield’s Bagels

Greenfield’s Bagels and Deli  

Reubens and Rachels.  Big city folks, you’re home!  Everything bagel and deli your little heart could desire.  Kosher for days.  Seven kinds of homemade cream cheese spreads. Bagels galore.  Omelettes on bagels and so munch more!  Go already!  At 101 Verdae Boulevard, Suite 180.  Open Mon- Fri 6 am – 4 pm, Sat 7 am – 4pm, Sun 7am – 3pm.  Psst, they have Jewish pastries too!  Gasp!

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Chicken Waffle Taco, Southern Culture

Southern Culture Kitchen

Bottomless mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar.  Do we have your attention?  Chicken Waffle Tacos – whaaa?  Apple stuffed French toast…  Live music on Sunday after 11:30.  All this and so much more can be brunched upon Fri – Sat 11am – 3 pm, Sun 10 am – 3 pm.  At 2537 N Pleasantburg.

Brew & Ewe

Wraps and salad at Brew & Ewe

Brew & Ewe

The Brew & Ewe is a coffee house on one side and knit shop on the other!   Going low key and alcohol free?  So quiet, relaxing, cozy, and adorable it’s hard to believe it’s less than a block from Main street and across from the Peace Center offices at 108 W Broad.  They have scrumptious wraps and sandwiches, plenty of fresh, healthy options… and bagel sandwiches, including lox and cream cheese!  At 108 W Broad, open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday, Mon – Sat 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Are you salivating yet?  I’m drooling!  Pick me up on the way, please!  I’ll be on the purple porch swing in front of the Swamp Rabbit Inn.  We can chalk about our experience on the wall in the hallway after!  With all those Bloody Marys, Bellinis and Mimosas do be a good bunny and keep that Uber number handy!

Merry brunching!

Meet Percy the Swamp Rabbit of the Swamp Rabbit Inn

–Percy