How to Keep Brunching This Spring

Many of use are taking advantage of take out and delivery options from all our favorite restaurants for lunch, dinner, and happy hour. However, as spring approaches, I am starting to miss all the patio brunches that will now have to wait. But it turns out, many of our favorite place have not forgotten about brunch in DC while social distancing. Check out some of our favorite breakfast spots offering everything you need for brunch at home.

District Doughnuts

Barrack’s Row & Georgetown

District Doughnuts is delivering doughnuts to get you through your workday or your weekend. Find flavors like chocolate pretzel, cherry blossom, funfetti, vanilla bean glaze, Nutella, and more. For the best selection, put in an order the day before for pick up or delivery around the DMV and parts of Northern Virginia. You can also find a limited menu on Postmates and UberEats.

Funfetti doughnut

Shaw’s Tavern


Order brunch favorites from Shaw’s Tavern on Saturday or Sunday from including 2 egg breakfast, shrimp and grits, veggie omelet, and more. Ask them about extras like mimosas to go!


Eastern Market

Barrel in Eastern Market offers excellent drink specials plus food every day but on weekends you can find their popular brunch options for pick up or DoorDash delivery. Order from their limited but fabulous menu of a fried chicken sandwich on a brioche bun or biscuit, ham and cheese omelet, or cauliflower. With a food order, you can all add everything you need more mimosas and other brunch cocktails.

Related: 12 Places to Keep Happy Hour Going From Home

The Captial Burger


The Capital Burger in the Reston Town Center has a big breakfast menu with egg sandwiches and full entrees. Find sandwiches with bacon, sausage, or avocado. Or look for entrees like granola bowls, chicken and waffles, a traditional American breakfast, and more. The Penn Quarter location is also offering take-out but they do not have a breakfast menu.

Egg and sausage sandwich from Capital Burger in Reston

Call Your Mother

Park View and Capitol Hill

Call Your Mother Deli has everything you need for the perfect bagel breakfast. Get bagels in packs of 3, 6, or 13 plus spreads like cream cheese, peanut butter, and herb cream cheese. Plus, order full bagel sandwiches with toppings like egg and bacon, smoked salmon, pastrami, and more.

About Kelley Smith 88 Articles
I'm Kelley Smith and I love sharing tips on how to best explore Washington, DC. I love pretty much anything I can eat plus really good beer and whiskey served by story telling bartenders. I also like sassy museum guides, photogenic architecture, and colorful urban gardens.
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