Nothing is better on vacation than sleeping in before heading out to find a leisurely meal, especially if it’s brunch! There’s a lot to do in Fayetteville, so you’ll want to be sure you’re charged up before you explore beyond the food scene.
From greasy dives to white-linen tablecloths, brunch locations in Fayetteville are as varied as the delicious dishes they serve. Whether it’s eggs Benedict, breakfast tacos, fresh fruit, pancakes, quiche, muffins, omelets or beyond, we all have a preference when it comes to brunch — and everyone is right! Luckily for you, there’s a restaurant in Fayetteville just waiting to serve you an amazing version of your favorite dish.
There are a lot of options for a great brunch here, but below are a few suggestions for some local flavor when the mood strikes:
Nomads Trailside - 1863 N. Pluto
As the name suggests, you can enjoy Nomads eclectic brunch menu right off of the Razorback Greenway. Brunch is available 7 days per week. Expect to order at the bar and serve yourself water, but for an all-day brunch menu at great prices, we think it’s worth it.
Prelude Breakfast Bar - 509 W. Spring
"Brunch without booze is just a lonely breakfast", says one version of the menu, which includes fresh ingredients from the family farm and refreshing drinks. Start your day off right with a flight of pancakes and a hawgs breath bloody!
Stone Mill Bread Co. - 2600 N. Gregg
Specialty breads made in-house are the base for almost everything on the menu, which includes breakfast sandwiches, french toast, kolaches, biscuits, scones, and more.
Wake & Bake - 339 N. West
You can eat brunch on Monday at Wake & Bake! They also serve their brunch, bakery, champagne, and cocktail menu on Saturdays and Sundays. Sandwiches, bowls, and biscuits shine on the menu alongside traditional breakfast items - and a few CBD-infused options, too.
Café Rue Orleans - 1150 N. College
Award-winning Sunday brunch with a Cajun flavor. Creole shrimp and grits is a great place to start, and beignets are a great place to end.
Xuma Kitchens - 25 E. Center
Specializing in Mexican-inspired comfort food items, the brunch menu at Xuma Kitchens features items such as molletes, huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, and breakfast burritos/tacos. Brunch at Xuma is available Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Southern Food Company - 3575 W. Wedington
You’ve gotta try the Pork Huevos Rancheros at Southern Food Company, but you can’t go wrong with any of the home-style comfort foods on the menu. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, with a full breakfast menu served Tuesday-Sunday.
Ozark Mountain Bagel Food Truck - 928 N. College, next to Pink House Alchemy
If you’re craving New York style bagels for brunch, stop off at this little food truck tucked in next to Pink House Alchemy. The 15+ bagel flavors offered are handcrafted from scratch and baked fresh each day, with loads of options for savory and sweet toppings to round out your brunch meal.
Emelia’s Kitchen - 309 W. Dickson
You’ll want to try the gourmet omelets, but it’s hard to resist the eggs Benedict! For those with a sweet tooth, they also offer stuffed french toast and chocolate chip pancakes. Brunch is served Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Doomsday Coffee & Roasterie - 436 W. Watson
Breakfast quesadillas, tacos, and sandwiches are available all day long, along with a lunch menu (after 11am) in case you’d like more options - or just feel like sleeping in! Most any menu item has a vegan protein option, and there are also plenty of coffee options to enjoy alongside your brunch.
East Side Grill - 1838 N. Crossover
Like a side of patio with your brunch? Us too. Bring your friends and enjoy digging your fingers into ESG’s ooey-gooey shareable-sized cinnamon roll while you concoct the perfect build-your-own Bloody Mary. Brunch is served every Sunday.
Little Bread Company - 116 N. Block
Breakfast sandwiches come on croissants, focaccia or bagels, so everybody’s happy. A rotating selection of pastries line the cabinets for those in search of a sweet treat. Located between Dickson Street and the Historic Downtown Square, it's the perfect place to grab a bite before heading to the Farmer's Market.
Rolling Pin Cafe - 2565 E. Huntsville
Open from 6am to 2pm, Rolling Pin Cafe manages to make the perfect homey brunch spot for both early birds and late risers! If you’re feeling indecisive, try the John Wayne Rolling Pin to get a little bit of all those savory breakfast tastes at once.
Nomads Southtown - 1431 S. School
Like its counterpart at the Trailside location, Nomads Southtown serves up a full brunch menu every day of the week, all day long. They lean heavily on vegan and gluten free options in their farm-to-table kitchen and claim to offer over 5000 mimosa flavors each year. Follow their social media to find passwords that unlock secret mimosas!
Rick’s Iron Skillet - 1131 S. School
Breakfast is served all day if you prefer to get your biscuits and gravy on your own schedule. If you’re feeling spicy, order the Blazing Inferno Omelet from this popular breakfast spot, operating in Fayetteville for over 25 years.
Mockingbird Kitchen - 1466 N. College
If you’re looking to try local flavors with freshly-sourced ingredients, add Mockingbird to your list. Plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available and the menu runs the gambit from sweet to savory. Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sundays.