5 New Places for Brunch in Metro Phoenix

Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse

Bootleggers is looking to attract the brunch-time crowd with food and drink deals including $1 moonshine shots and Fried Chicken and Waffle Bites. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, the restaurant will be offering sangria pitchers, moonshine mimosas, and Epic Boot Bloody Marys. Food specials include BBQ Breakast Burritos, Dirty Cottage Fries, and an all-you-can-eat Pig Roast.

See also: 10 Best Restaurants for Brunch in Metro Phoenix


Since late last month SumoMaya has been offering weekend brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant's unique brunch menu blends Mexican and Asian flavors with dishes such as Short Rib Benedict, Spiced Pecan French Toast, Tequila Cured Salmon Lox, and Green Tea Waffles. To wash it down you'll also want to order something from the full selection of drinks -- we think unlimited Bloody Mary's, micheladas, or mimosas for $15 is a pretty good option.

Gadzooks Enchiladas and Soup

Earlier this summer Gadzooks Enchiladas and Soup launched a new brunch that runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Don't think enchiladas are how you want to start your lazy Sunday? Well, think again. For brunch the fast-casual restaurant is serving up some Sunday-only ingredients such as a house-made jalapeno potato hash to give your cheesy creation a little extra kick. You can also top your enchilada with an egg served anyway you prefer and with a an Osborn Oro margarita, 7th Street Sangria, or Mexican beer in hand, this place is an affordable option for a flavorful brunch.

Southern Rail

Fans of Justin Beckett's Southern Rail restaurant will be happy to know you can now head to the Phoenix spot for your brunch fix. On Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southern Rail is serving dishes such as buttermilk biscuits and gravy, bread pudding French toast, shrimp and grits, and a fried green tomato Benedict. A selection of brunch-y cocktails is also available, including NoLa milk punch, a Morning Martini, Bloody Marys, and mimosas.

Cien Agaves

Earlier this month Cien Agaves in Scottsdale launched a new menu that includes Mexican favorites with a brunch-time twist. From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays and Sundays, the Old Town Scottsdale restaurant will be serving up dishes such as Tres Leches French Toast, Carnitas Benedict, Torta de Pastor y Huevo, and Chilaquiles. Boozier brunch options include Blood Orange Mimosas, Reyka Bloody Marys, Mimosa-Ritas and Pomelo Margaritas -- all of which will set you back just $5 each.

Follow Chow Bella on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Lauren Saria
Contact: Lauren Saria