When it comes to weekend activities, what is better than allowing yourself to sleep in, and then getting ready for a delicious brunch with your family and friends?! Over the years, Providence has developed an awesome reputation when it comes to the food scene – whether you are in the mood for Portuguese, Italian, or a different cuisine, Providence truly has something for everyone. If you are looking for somewhere to make a reservation this holiday season, Providence is home to some of the best restaurants to enjoy brunch.
Some of Our Favorite Brunch Spots
Circe Restaurant & Bar
Circe Restaurant & Bar was opened by Carlo Carlozzi, the popular bartender from Ten Prime Steak and Sushi. With this being Carlo’s first restaurant, Carlo prides himself on an American-infused menu with Mediterranean dishes and drinks that are exotic and special.
For brunch, if you are in the mood for something light, consider ordering the Granola, Wagyu Tacos, or the Avocado Toast. The Granola consists of Narragansett vanilla yogurt, strawberries, blueberries, and honey. This is a great fresh, sweet treat to indulge in first thing in the morning! The Wagyu tacos are corn tortillas, Pico de Gallo, chimichurri, chipotle aioli, and radish. And, the Avocado Toast is topped with vine ripened tomatoes, baby arugula, little Rhody poached eggs, hollandaise, and roasted potatoes. If you are in the mood for a heartier dish, order the Little Rhody omelet, Brioche French Toast, or the Braised Short Rib Benedict. The Little Rhody Omelet comes with roasted potatoes, and you can choose from sauteed spinach, mushrooms, cherry wood smoked bacon, grafton village cheddar, tomatoes, and goat cheese. The Brioche French Toast is every French toast lover’s dream – topped with summer berry compote, vanilla gelato, and honey. And, the Braised Short Rib Benedict is served with an English muffin, little Rhody poached eggs, chipotle hollandaise, and roasted potatoes.
Troop PVD is known for its creative eats, beats, and drinks. Inspired by pop culture of the 80s and 90s, Troop PVD is fun, fresh, and familiar. They have a great, friendly staff, and ever-growing community in the Valley and beyond.
For brunch, some of the best items to order on Troop PVD’s menu include the Apple French Toast, Corned Beef Hash, Hangover Burger, and the “OG” Prosciutto Toast. The Apple French Toast is cinnamon bread topped with apple compote, spiced ginger crème anglaise, and whipped cream. This is the perfect brunch entrée for the Fall season! The Corned Beef Hash is great if you are looking for something on the savory side – served with house made hash, grilled baguette with herbed duck butter, pickled mustard seed, Irish cheddar, eggs, greens, and potato chips. For something on the lunch side, the Hangover Burger is to die for! The Hangover Burger is an English muffin topped with a sunny side egg, bacon, cheddar, tomato, arugula, and garlic aioli, and served with French fries. And the “OG” Prosciutto Toast is a great lighter option, with tomato mozzarella salad, arugula, pesto aioli, and a poached egg topped on focaccia bread.
The Salted Slate is a locally sourced neighborhood restaurant in Wayland Square on the East Side of Providence, bringing you American food with a global twist. Benjamin Lloyd, Chef at The Salted Slate, highlights and draws out the best qualities of every ingredient that comes through their doors while utilizing every part of them. They are known for not compromising or cutting corners on any dish!
For brunch, check out the Smoked Salmon Plate, the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, and the Benedict. The Smoked Salmon Plate comes with a Wayland Bakery Bagel, The Salted Slate’s very own house cured and smoked salmon, red onion, sliced tomato, capers, and scallion cream cheese. The Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are sweet and savory and served with fresh fruit and a bay leaf infused maple syrup. And the Benedict is served with 2 eggs on English muffins with hollandaise sauce, as well as dill cured, and alder smoked salmon, bacon, or roasted tomato and avocado.