The deets: If you have plans to hit the trails all day, you'll need some fuel to get started. The Grain House is a charming property with such a cozy feel. Staying the night? Check out their hotel property Olde Mill Inn that's right next door.
Our favorite menu item: Apple Cobbler Waffle
Location: Basking Ridge
Brunch hours: Every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am-3:00pm
The deets: Project PUB serves a modern twist on a classic brunch. Dine outside on their porch, or enjoy stay inside.
Our favorite menu item: Bananas foster french toast. Fluffy brioche bread with a sweet banana topping. OR if you're like us and want a little bit of everything, their bloody Mary board (pictured right) has a smattering of everything including shrimp, deviled eggs, olives, pickles, and more! You can top off brunch with one of their signature bloody Marys or mimosas.
Reservations recommended. Call Project PUB at: 908.393.5211
Stoney Brook Grille
The deets: Two words: bottomless mimosas. Keep your eye out for the return of Stoney Brook Grille's famous brunch buffet. For now, it will remain seated.
Our favorite menu item: Pulled pork nachos. This may not require more elaboration, but who doesn't love a blend of creamy cheese, seasoned pulled pork, and al the accoutrements? But those bottomless mimosas...
Brunch hours: Every Sunday from 10:00am-3:00pm
Stateside Tap + Tavern
The deets: Enjoy a classic brunch with a twist at Stateside Tap + Tavern. Each week their menu rotates so you'll never get bored. They offer al fresco dining with cozy fire pits for you to enjoy the atmosphere. Don't leave without trying one of their flights - they have flights for beer, wine, sangria, margarita, and more!
Our favorite menu item: Buffalo chicken dip - but their menu rotates weekly
Brunch Hours: Every Sunday from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: (732) 356-3334
The deets: Located right on Main Street in the heart of Downtown Somerville, you can find Verve's Lil Frenchie Brunch starting on Mother's Day. Take in Verve's speakeasy theme and don't miss their signature cocktails!
Our favorite menu item: Crab cake eggs benedict.
Brunch Hours: Every third Sunday of the Month from 11am-3pm
The deets: Conveniently located on Route 206. Culinary Creations consistently pumps out some of the areas most interesting AND delicious food combos. They have outdoor bubble dining for you to socially distance within your group. Be on the lookout in the warmer months for their live entertainment on the weekend.
Our favorite menu item: South of the border skillet. Three eggs with cheese, chorizo, grape tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro. Eat it with a fork or with some handy tortillas! Pro tip: for some extra spice, add some jalapenos to the mix.
Brunch Hours: Everyday from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Stage House Tavern
The deets: With a spacious outdoor area, Stage House Tavern remains a great place to take in the fresh air while enjoying some food and a great drink.
Our favorite menu item: Chicken and waffles
Brunch Hours: Sunday's from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM