Crepe du Jour
1609 Sulgrave Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
If you enjoy crepes, this is the brunch for you. Offerings include the crepe Baltimorean (shredded swiss cheese, tomatoes, sauteed spinach and turkey) and crepe Provencale (sauteed shrimp, garlic, sea scallops, onion, goat cheese and white wine sauce). But save room for dessert! Sweet crepes include the crepe royale (bananas, strawberries and homemade chocolate sauce).
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
Gertrude’s has been chosen as Best Brunch by Baltimore Magazine. You can enjoy dishes like eggs benedict, a smoked fish plate or crab cakes. Of course, you can also indulge in bloody marys, bellinis or mimosas. Either, way, though, bring your appetite because everything on the menu sounds fantastic.
1636 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
Meli was named the Best New Restaurant by Baltimore Magazine, and looking at the brunch menu, it’s not hard to see why. Brunch offerings include French toast, a smoked salmon plate, crab cakes and a variety of omelets. On the off chance you’re still hungry, indulge in crème brulee or a chocolate mousse bomb.
Miss Shirley’s Café
750 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Every time a Best of Baltimore edition comes out, it’s almost a given that Miss Shirley’s will be on there somewhere. Food Network Magazine even gave it the Best Breakfast Dish in Maryland award for Shirley’s Affair With Oscar. Everything on the menu is delicious and you can have everything from a bagel (with salmon, cream cheese, capers and more) to pumpkin cheesecake stuffed French toast.
Village Square Café
66 Village Square (In Cross Keys)
(410) 433-CAFÉ (2233)
The Village Square Café offers many delicious items. Enjoy a stack of buttermilk pancakes or build an omelet. If you’re more in the mood for lunch, you could pick the deli salad platter or a powerhouse wrap (hummus, swiss cheese, avocado, tomato, cucumbers, red onion and sprouts). You can even have pizza! You can have a margherita or pepperoni pizza or make your own from an extensive list of toppings.