13 Instagram-Worthy Brunch Spots in the Philadelphia Suburbs
From fluffy stacks of buttermilk pancakes to indulgent stuffed French toast, these restaurants’ brunch menus will blow you away.
Café Lift Narberth's cannoli French toast. Photo by Jen Bragan.
This cozy café offers everything from classic breakfast sandwiches and omelets to more creative dishes like red velvet pancakes and Speculoos-stuffed French toast. It even offers French toast samplers of up to three different flavors, all made with thick Challah bread.
6 Station Road, Ardmore, (610) 642-3889.
The name doesn’t lie—one meal at A Taste of Britain and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the United Kingdom. Afternoon tea—available throughout the day and perfect for a brunch-adjacent experience—comes complete with finger sandwiches, warm scones and mini pastries, and leaves you feeling like royalty.
503 Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 971-0390.
With signed celebrity portraits covering the walls, brass instruments suspended from the ceiling and a sycamore tree growing in the middle of the dining room, Wayne’s Autograph Brasserie oozes cool. What’s even more Instagram-worthy than the décor? The Bellini Bouquet, perfect for sharing with friends.
503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 964-2588.
Bittersweet Kitchen’s all day breakfast includes decadent options like crème brûlée pancakes with vanilla pastry cream and French toast BLTs with brown sugar bacon.
18 S. Orange St., Media, (610) 566-1660.
Café Lift’s motto is “Brunch. All Day. Every Day.” And it shows. The cannoli French toast, topped with bananas, chipped chocolate, pistachios and a ricotta cannoli filling, is divine, as is the brûlée’d maple marshmallow hot chocolate.
724 Montgomery Ave., Narberth, (484) 429-2626.
With locations in Malvern and West Chester, this charming neighborhood spot offers creative spins on traditional diner fare. The avocado toast and maple bacon donuts are must-tries.
352 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 725-0515; 16 E. Gay St., West Chester, (484) 947-0809.
Two words: Brunch buffet. Come hungry to Founding Farmers’ all-you-can-eat brunch buffet on weekend mornings and select holidays. Highlights include bananas foster French toast, glazed donuts and bacon lollipops.
225 Main St., King of Prussia, (484) 808-4008.
Don’t have time for a sit-down brunch? Head to the Malvern Buttery, an adorable coffee shop known for its light and airy atmosphere and house-made pastries. Be sure to snap a picture of one of their signature teal mugs.
223 E. King St., Malvern, (610) 296-2534.
With nine locations throughout the region, it’s not hard to find a Nudy’s. Breakfast highlights at this popular local chain, which won our Best Breakfast-Readers’ Choice award last year, include giant pancakes and specialty French toasts.
Brunch is served daily until 4 p.m. at this Wynnewood BYOB. With funky décor and beautifully plated breakfast items, Sabrina’s Café was practically made for the ‘gram.
50 E. Wynnewood Road, Wynnewood, (484) 412-8790.
It’s no surprise that Terrain Café was recently named one of our 20 favorite new restaurants. With its gorgeous greenhouse-inspired architecture, seasonal menu and locally-sourced ingredients, this spot is perfect for Sunday brunch.
138 Lancaster Ave., Devon, (610) 590-4675.
Known for its iconic canine-themed décor (including paintings from East Falls-based artist Jay McClellan), White Dog Café offers much more than impeccable interior design. The Kennett Square omelet, bananas foster French toast and selection of brunch cocktails are all impressive.
379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 896-4556; 200 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 225-3700.
This popular Manayunk eatery is all about indulgence. With seasonal cocktails, savory eggs benedict and fluffy buttermilk pancakes, the brunch menu at Winnie’s was made for Instagram.
4266 Main St., Manayunk, (215) 487-2663.