Brunch is a time of day that is too late for breakfast and a bit early for lunch and MY FAVORITE. For early risers, it is the perfect time of day to eat after a morning of errands. Night owls, who sleep through the morning, have an opportunity to enjoy breakfast foods. El Paso is home to many restaurants that serve all-day breakfast and brunch. The Top 10 Brunch Spots are arranged by cuisine
Ripe Eatery, 910 E Redd Rd, 915-568-7473
The Ripe Eatery is a family restaurant located in Reddwind Village. Brunch is Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The most popular weekend times are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu options are omelets, scrambles, benedicts, egg whites, pancakes and French toast. Various coffee and nonalcoholic beverages are available. The westside eatery has a vegetarian friendly menu too! The atmosphere is perfect for fun with friends, a romantic date and networking with associates.
Corner Bakery Café, Multiple Locations
Unlike the other options, Corner Bakery Café is in 22 States and Washington D.C. There are 4 locations in El Paso. If you are ordering for pickup, make sure you pick the right place. Not familiar with Corner Baker Café’s menu? Morning Favorites consists of pancakes, scramblers and egg bowls. They are followed by breakfast sandwiches, breakfast wraps, oatmeal and yogurt. The family friendly restaurant has a kid’s breakfast menu too. In the mood for sweets, the bakery has a variety of brownies, cake, and bars with coffee and nonalcoholic beverages. Need a few more incentives? Did you know Corner Bakery Café has rewards and an app. Printable menu and a printable gluten friendly menu is available on Corner Bakery Café’s site. They cater too!
Basic Bistro Café, three locations, 915-581-6661 & 915-331-9800
Basic Bistro Café was voted best breakfast and brunch in El Paso. The American restaurant is open Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a Basic Bistro Café in West Side, Downtown and East Side El Paso. The menu is a cross between sweet and savory. The American menu has a south western influence as well. Surprisingly, the decadent menu is sprinkled with healthy options. It is a nice spot for groups with various dietary restrictions. The café works hard to use the freshest ingredients available. When ordering, it is a good idea to have a few options. If you do not have time to stay and brunch, Basic Bistro Café has a family and party meal option.
D’Lox, 630 Sunland Park Dr, El Paso, TX 79912 (915) 760-4889, https://www.dloxelpaso.com
D’Lox is one of my favorites, American Contemporary with also a kick of Mexican flair. I love the way they make their Huevos Rancheros. Instead on a flat tortilla under the eggs and sauce, they put a cheese quesadilla, yummmm! If you like Chorizo, you MUST try their Chorizo casserole. They have an amazing Sunday brunch buffet, Pro tip, they do not serve Mimosas until 10 a.m. All-day breakfasts, flatbreads & burgers, in a laid-back restaurant, definitely one to try.
la Madeleine French Bakery & Café, 8889 Gateway Blvd W Suite 1400, 915-225-3660
Plan to brunch and shop the day away? la Madeleine French Bakery & Café is conveniently located at Fountains at Farrah, a state-of-the-art shopping center. It is open 7-days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Did you lose track of time and miss brunch? Do not worry. The French café offers all day breakfast with $5 Mimosas, which comes with orange juice and a personal bottle of Champagne. It makes two. There is an American Breakfast option too. The café has a sweet, savory and health-conscious breakfast options. Children have a choice of French toast and scrambled eggs with bacon and fruit. Customers with dietary concerns can checkout nutritional information on the café’s site.
Grove Brunch Café, 7470 Cimaron Market Ave. Bldg. 7 Suite 200, 915-234-2299
Foodies looking for healthier brunch options should check out Grove Brunch Café. The restaurant is located on Cimarron Square; next to Keg & Brew Carfthouse in the Canyons at Cimarron. It is open Monday thru Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. There is a little something for carb lovers and protein conscious customers. Some uncommon menu options are sweet potato pancakes, quinoa power bowl. Jicama pork belly tacos, and shakshuka. The health-conscious café has multiple vegetarian options too. Healthy does not have to be boring. Grove Brunch Café staff want you to feel at home.
The Kitchen at 150 Sunset, 150 E Sunset Rd, 915-585-1150
“Creative food for a twist” is the restaurants motto. Breakfast and brunch are served daily until 3 p.m. Although The Kitchen at 150 Sunset is known for its extravagant event center, the restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere. The dining room is open every day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu has a flora and fauna theme, as well as produce from local growers. Although the breakfast menu has a variety of egg, fruit and oatmeal dishes, health-conscious customers can still enjoy French toast, pancakes and quesadillas. Plus, the vibrant restaurant is focused on providing healthy food and supporting the local economy. Did you know The Kitchen at 150 Sunset has an outdoor living showroom? A team of specialist can help you create a custom outdoor living space for your landscape.
Bonny’s Cafe, 8920 Gateway Blvd E, 915-859-4605
In the mood for Mexican brunch? Bonny’s Café is an affordable Mexican restaurant on Gateway Boulevard. It is open Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Customers that want to host a brunch at home, but do not have time to make it should consider Bonny’s Café. Although the café has seating, only curbside pickup and delivery are available. The most popular times throughout the week are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bonny’s Café sells a variety of Breakfast Super Burros(wraps). The most popular burro is the Egg and Chorizo Super Burro. It is $6.50 plus tax.
Chih’ua Restaurant & Bar, 9135 Gateway Blvd W, 915-598-0900
Looking for authentic Mexican cuisine? Head to Chih’ua Restaurant & Bar. The Guinness World Record establishment has four locations in Mexico and only one in El Paso. The savory breakfast menu and homestyle presentation make Chih’ua Restaurant & Bar a popular breakfast spot. Brunch buffet is only available Monday and Tuesday. It falls between breakfast and lunch. If you cannot make it for brunch, the weekend breakfast buffet is Friday thru Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coffee, orange juice, milk and soft drinks are available for both.
Block Table & Tap, 4172 N Mesa St, 915-351-0775
Block Table & Tap offers a rustic brunch. Brunch alcoholic beverages are Jarrito Paloma, West 75, Mimosa, Prickley Pear Aperol Betty, Man-Mosa, Classic Bloody Mary and Old Cuban. By the way, alcoholic beverages are sold after 10 a.m. Sunday. The small plates and classic egg menu contain scrambled eggs, benedict, fried bacon, English muffins, brioche, toast, omelets and biscuits. Several dishes contain shellfish.
Piedmont Café, 4172 N Mesa St. Ste A, 915-249-6965
Piedmont Café is very new to the area. It was established in 2019. The café serves breakfast all day, which makes it a great brunch spot. The southwestern menu is split between decedent and savory options like Moroccan toast, smothered biscuits, Matcha Buckwheat Pancakes and Cowboy Omelet Patrons may enjoy their meals in the Veranda style patio. Alcoholic beverages range from wine, craft beers and hand-crafted cocktails. Hand pressed juice and full-service espresso coffee bar are available as well. Piedmont Café is only closed Tuesday. The café opens at 11 a.m. but closing hours fluctuate throughout the week. Want to host your own brunch? Piedmont Café caters. Customers can pick up their orders or have food, serving equipment and cutlery delivered. The price range varies based on degree of support needed.
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Lifestyle post written by Patricia Streeter, lifestyle blogger.