Where to feast for your First Brunch of 2017

What better way to celebrate New Year’s Day than with a delicious brunch? Everyone deserves to treat themselves after a year of hard work AND after a late NYE at First Night Boston! This list of undeniably awesome brunch spots will help you kick off 2017 in delicious style.

All of the brunch options are connected to First Night Boston’s Host Hotels.


1. Apropos

Sheraton Boston Hotel • 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199

Apropos’ brunch menu will captivate your taste buds with their classic breakfasts and healthy, energizing foods. A few favorites are the rustic style corn beef hash, local baked cranberry pecan toast, and the chocolate quinoa granola parfait.

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“Fast and friendly, and you’d better be hungry if coming for the buffet!”

  • Breakfast is served from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • For more information call 617-375-6500
  • “The Breakfast Table” for $25 includes an omelet station, waffle station, meats, fruits and much more!

2. Aura

Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center • One Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02110

Aura, located inside the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center is a delicious option for a brunch with friends and family. This eatery is full of organic treats and a highly skilled culinary team that creates customer favorites like the egg white frittata, packed with cheeses, potatoes, meats and veggies, huevos rancheros or a “make-your-own” omelette!

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“Inspired and well-executed dishes.”

  • Brunch is served from 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • For reservations call 617-385-4800
  • Breakfast buffet $21 per person!

3. Brasserie JO

The Colonnade Hotel • 120 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Brasserie JO, located inside The Colonnade Hotel, is an exquisite French restaurant. Enjoy brunch favorites such as Tarte Flambee with creamy egg, bacon, cheese and tomato or chocolate French toast with almonds. Top off your meal with their enticing Grand JO Mimosa!

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“A true gem among Boston French restaurants.”

  • $45/person brunch options
  • Reservations are suggested! Call 617-425-3240
  • Brunch is served from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

4. The Bristol

Four Seasons Hotel • 200 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

The Bristol is an elegant restaurant located inside the popular Four Seasons Hotel, serving all of your favorite American dishes. Choose from a unique assortment of brunch options including sushi from the raw bar, huevos rancheros, or even prime rib from the carving station!

Click here to view The Bristol’s full New Year’s Day brunch menu.

“A great place for a special brunch.”

  • $90.00 Adults | $45 Children
  • New Year’s Day brunch books quickly! Call 617-338-4400
  • Brunch will be served from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

5. The Cafe

Taj Boston • 15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

Enjoy your New Year’s Day morning at this exquisite 4-star Cafe located inside the Taj Hotel, overlooking Newbury Street. Some fan favorites include their lobster and crab omelette, the Taj Bircher Muesli with strawberries, and the Classic American – known for its large portion size.

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“Taj Boston is a place you want to be on special occasions or want to impress someone. Food is really awesome here!”

  • Reservations are encouraged! Call 617.598.5255
  • The Cafe is open for brunch from 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
  • The Cafe also offers a continental breakfast for $20

6. Champions

Boston Marriott Copley Place • 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Champions is a favored dining destination for many Boston because of its open and interactive design, along with its all-American grill food. You can’t go wrong with anything on their classic breakfast menu but regulars recommend trying the classic sausage scramble, their healthy “Good Start” buffet, or their All American buffet. Looking for an early creative cocktail? They start serving them at 11:00 AM!

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“A lovely buffet with caring and helpful breakfast staff.”

  • For reservations call 617-927-5304
  • Breakfast buffets starting at $19!
  • $1.00 donation for every buffet sold

7. City Table

Lenox Hotel • 65 Exeter Street at Boylston, Boston, MA 02116

City Table located inside the Lenox Hotel is a great restaurant to relax and unwind after a long New Year’s Eve celebration. Their diverse menu appeals to any craving. Try the flatbread breakfast pizza, eggs florentine, or the grass fed grilled Vermont burger – they won’t disappoint.

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“Never had a bad meal from here. Love it all.”

  • Brunch will be served from 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • For reservations call 617-933-4800 or click here to book online
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8. The Huntington

The Westin Copley Place • 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

The Huntington offers the perfect brunch options to kick start your day. Some fan favorites include farm stand benedict loaded with veggies, smoked salmon and country tacos.

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“The Huntington Boston is the ideal breakfast spot!”

  • Brunch is served from 7:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Call 617-262-9600 for more information
  • Fresh, gluten free juicery starting at $8

9. Meritage Restaurant

Boston Harbor Hotel • 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

Come experience a holiday brunch at the Meritage Restaurant at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Spoil yourself with the cinnamon raisin French toast, served with Vermont maple syrup, a mixed fruit and berry platter, and desserts such as Kahlua Brownie Verrine.

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“Omg… I am in heaven!”

  • New Year’s Day Brunch will be served from 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
  • $64 Adults | $30 Children under 12
  • For reservations call 617-439-3995
  • Click here to view Boston Harbor Hotel’s New Year’s package

10. Oak Long Bar + Kitchen

Fairmont Copley Plaza • 138 St. James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

If you’re looking for a sophisticated, fresh and stylish New Year’s Day meal, head over to Oak Long Bar + Kitchen for brunch! Their Bloody Mary infused with bacon is a fan favorite, and be prepared to choose from a variety of farm-to-table food.

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“This place was fabulous! I came here for a fancy Holiday meal.”

  • Brunch will be served from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Conveniently book your reservation online by clicking here

11. Off the Common

Boston Park Plaza • 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

Off the Common is an unbeatable New Year’s Day brunch spot. Their menu is full of classic and unconventional brunch options. Choose from a breakfast panini stuffed with prosciutto and mozzarella, the smoked salmon bagel or Boston’s infamous lobster benedict. Whatever you choose we know you’ll enjoy it.

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“The food was Exotic and service was excellent . Cocktails one of a kind.”

  • Breakfast is served from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • For reservations call 617-457-2330

12. Precinct

Loews Boston Hotel • 154 Berkeley Street Boston, Boston, MA 02116

The precinct Kitchen + Bar specializes in adding a new twist to old Boston classics! Their brunch menu offers a variety of hearty and light dishes including turkey BLT’s, spiced banana French toast, and lobster omelettes. Or if you’re leaning more toward lunch, choose from soups and salads!

Click here to view the Precinct’s full brunch menu here.

“The menu looked very good and I wanted to order EVERYTHING.”

  • Brunch will be served from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • For reservations call 617-532-3827
  • Their morning sangria is a hit

13. Table 88

Courtyard Marriott Copley Square • 88 Exeter Street, Boston, MA 02116

If you’re looking for a brunch-on-the-go option, Table 88 at the Courtyard Marriott is a great choice for you. The restaurant serves Starbucks coffee and plenty of danishes and pastries. The Courtyard Marriott also offers continental breakfast, a “Full American breakfast” and a hot breakfast.

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“The people couldn’t be more accommodating at breakfast in the morning.”

  • For further information call 617-437-9300
  • Complimentary wifi!
  • The Courtyard’s breakfasts are priced at $12.95

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