Written by Jaynie Ellis
Photos by Kacey O’Brien
Gather your weekend brunch crew for a delicious mid-morning meal. Sip on mimosas while browsing the menus at these Lake George Area restaurants that offer brunch on a regular basis. This is your chance to finally settle the debate – pancakes or waffles?
*Menus are subject to change.
Brunch at [farmacy] is always a good idea! [farmacy] restobar in Glens Falls takes a break from serving dinner to offer an equally refined brunch menu on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take a bite out of their cinnamon sugar dolce de leche Donut Holes and classic pancakes topped with whipped cream, or their loaded Brunch Tacos, Brisket Hash, Pork Belly Benedict, and more. What is brunch if it’s not bottomless? Sip unlimited mimosas or Bloody Marys alongside your meal. Also choose from a spiked kombucha, smoothie seltzer, and other perfectly paired brunch beverages. Sundays call for brunch with friends at [farmacy].
On select dates, enjoy a multi-course Drag Brunch with live performances and meet & greets. The next Drag Brunch is on Sunday, June 18 with two seatings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are available online only and are non-refundable, but can be transferred. You will be able to select your seats when purchasing your tickets. Must be 18+ to attend.
Check out [farmacy] restobar’s dinner menu on our roundup of vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free restaurants here!
Kick off your weekend plans with brunch at Gaslight. in Lake George. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, order sweet and savory menu items like Texas (French) Toast, Lox & House-Made Bagels, open-faced sandwiches, towering pancakes stacks, and more. To drink, sip bottomless mimosas, try every flavor with a flight, or enjoy their rotating martini specials. Accompanying brunch is live, local music from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. And, in the evening, Gaslight. shifts from brunch to a bistro with a wood-fired pizza oven and something on the menu to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.
The Brasserie at Bayside Resort
The Brasserie at Bayside Resort serves up a delicious “collection of sublime farm-to-table dishes with an elegant touch” for Sunday brunch starting at 11 a.m. Featured dishes include: Croque Madame, Croque Monsieur, Monte Cristo, Traditional Benedict, Berry French Toast, Steak & Eggs, and more. The secluded Bayside Resort on the eastern shores of Lake George is only a short drive from the Lake George Village with plenty of recreational opportunities nearby. You can’t enjoy a weekend to the fullest on an empty stomach – on Sundays, we brunch at The Brasserie.
The Bond 1786
The Bond 1786 in Warrensburg puts their atmosphere into words in the best way possible – “a place where food and coziness complement each other.” Spend a calm Sunday morning from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. enjoying the “1786 Brunch” at this historic and beautifully renovated restaurant & inn next door. The menu includes four different and delicious styles of eggs benedict, a savory breakfast sandwich, cinnamon raisin French Toast Bites, and other quintessential brunch items. Order a mimosa flight, “Schroon-driver”, “Bond Bloody”, or White Russian to cheers with your brunch crew.
Order From The Photos: Mimosa Flight (Tiffany Blue, Strawberry, Orange), Beet & Goat Cheese Salad, 1786 Mac & Cheese, French Toast Bites, Prosciutto Benedict
The Huddle Kitchen & Bar
When in Bolton Landing, have brunch on the patio at The Huddle Kitchen & Bar starting at 11 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. You’ll be served tasty breakfast classics likes buttermilk pancakes, corned beef hash and eggs, western omelets, and even tastier variations like cinnamon swirl French toast, the “Crabby Benny”, and more. If just the sound of that doesn’t make you hungry, The Huddle’s central location permits a mid-morning stroll along bustling Lake Shore Dr. to work up an appetite.
Nettle Meadow’s Hitching Post Tavern & Tasting Room offers a delicious brunch menu made with their award-winning cheeses. This second Nettle Meadow location is nestled in the historic log cabin dude ranch in Lake Luzerne. On Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. enjoy hearty brunch and lunch options like “Breakfast Mac” featuring their popular Kunik, or a “Trailburger” with Habanero Peach Fromage Frais. Don’t leave without taking home some of Nettle Meadow’s cheeses and other locally made products available in the adjoining retail space. We guarantee you’ll be back to sample more!
NEW! The Hitching Post now has a pet-friendly outdoor patio to dine on. Order something “For the Pups” – a healthy and completely safe-to-eat menu for your favorite brunch companion. They will be drooling over the scrambled eggs (offered during Sunday brunch hours only), chicken stew, or hamburger meal. Don’t forget the pup cup for dessert – they deserve it!
Order From The Photos: Mimosa Flight, Baked Kunik, Potato Pancake, Struffins (Also pictured is a brunch variation from their charcuterie board options.)
Make brunch an experience to remember at Adirondack Winery. Constantly innovating, they have added a brunch to their many fun events at the state-of-the-art facility and tasting room in Queensbury. Start your morning with a delectable charcuterie board featuring locally sourced food items such as prosciutto, Nettle Meadow’s Chevre (goat cheese), ADK wine infused jelly and biscotti, chocolate orange slices, fresh fruits, and more. Add some of their wine cocktails to your brunch tab like the Sunrise Sunset Mimosa Flight, French Toast Supreme, or ADK Bloody Mary; mocktails available as well.
Order From The Photos: Sunrise/Sunset Mimosa Flight, Amethyst Sunset Mimosa, Midnight Mimosa, ADK Bloody Mary, French Toast Supreme, Winery Brunch Board
Seasonal Brunch Spots
*Schedules are subject to change.
For some mid-morning après ski, head to The Barrel in Bolton Landing to enjoy bottomless mimosas and breakfast favorites like their Blueberry Crumble Stuffed French Toast and “Eggs Benny” inside a frosty igloo. Or, warm-up inside the Adirondack style pub and tap room with classic lunch options like nachos, burgers, and wings. The Barrel is open seasonally from November to March, and serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lac du Saint Sacrement Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise
Climb aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement for a Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise. From any table, you will have amazing views of Lake George and the surrounding mountains while enjoying a glass of champagne, made-to-order omelets, French toast, bacon, sausage, and all luncheon offerings as well. This leisurely mid-morning cruise running May 7 through October 29 is from 12 to 2 p.m., when the sun is high in the sky and the lake is alive with boaters and recreation enthusiasts. Enjoy the best of both on the “Queen of American Lakes” – brunch and a view!