Brunch is absolutely a THING to do in Chicago. I love weekend brunch and there are so many delicious options in Chicago. I created this girl’s guide for when you are looking for a brunch spot that’s a little more posh or special for you and your girlfriends. With the upcoming holidays, save my checklist below which includes all these brunch spots so you have some ideas for the perfect place to celebrate with your loved ones. It’s fun to go somewhere that is a little more trendy, has pretty decor or a fun boozy option, as well as great food (of course).
Where to go to host a boozy and posh brunch in Chicago
Baptiste and Bottle
There’s something so fun about having brunch or cocktails in a fancy hotel. It’s kinda like having your own mini staycation! Baptiste and Bottle is a great spot to have a boozy and yummy brunch with the girls. You can add bottomless bloody marys or mimosas for $18 per person.
Location: 101 E. Erie Street (Conrad Hotel)
3 Arts Club Cafè at Restoration Hardware
Although they don’t have an unlimited boozy option at 3 Arts Club Cafè, it’s still one of the most beautiful places to have brunch in Chicago. You can enjoy brunch, a cocktail, and then Instagram your way around the six floors of RH.
Location: 1300 N. Dearborn Street
Delicious French food and unlimited rosè? Yes, please! Dine with your girlfriends at the newest restaurants at the Waldorf Astoria, Margeaux Brasserie. Enjoy the Sommelier’s selection of unlimited rosè for $30 per person.
Location: 11 E. Walton Street (Waldorf Astoria)
If you are looking for an unlimited mimosa option you can enjoy mimosas and a French brunch at Bistronomic. You can enjoy unlimited mimosa for $18.95 per person with a brunch entree.
Location: 840 N. Wabash Avenue
Dine at Cindy’s Rooftop for a delicious brunch as you look out to one of the best views in the city. Your girlfriends or loved ones will absolutely love having a fancy brunch here.
Location: 12 S. Michigan Avenue (Chicago Athletic Association)
Maple & Ash
For one of the poshest brunch experiences in Chicago, dine at Maple & Ash. Enjoy an amazing buffet for $40 along with create your own endless bubbles for $25. You could spend all afternoon drinking and dining.
Location: 8 W. Maple Street
If you are looking for a trendy brunch, head to Nico Osteria for lemon ricotta pancakes, chocolate croissant french toast, or dungeness crab scramble, yum!
Location: 1015 N. Rush Street (Thompson Hotel)
You can choose the bubble packages at Dolce Italian for $25 per person to add to your brunch. The bubble package includes a choice of mimosas, bellini’s, or bloody marys along with amazing brunch choices from benedicts to pasta, and even pizza.
Location: 127 W. Huron Street (The Godfrey Hotel)
Allium has been voted one of the top dining destinations. Located in the beautiful Four Seasons Chicago, you can enjoy a posh brunch at one of the best restaurants in Chicago. And guess what?! You can enjoy bottomless mimosas for $22!
Location: 120 E. Delaware Place (Four Seasons Chicago)
Enjoy a seafood brunch and a bloody mary at Portsmith at the Dana Hotel. They also have delicious pastries to share along with your yummy brunch.
Location: 660 N. State Street
This is a great brunch spot to go after shopping with the girls. Head to the top floor of Barneys for a fancy brunch at Freds. Enjoy a traditional brunch along with amazing salads, and plenty of wine choices.
Location: 15 E. Oak Street
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11 Places to go for a Posh and Boozy Brunch in Chicago