Swoon-Worthy Brunches with A Southern Wake Couple

Thank you to A Southern Wake Couple (@a_southern_wake_couple) for these AMAZING recommendations for brunch spots in the Triangle! Make sure to follow their Raleigh adventures on Instagram! –PA

Brunch, that 5 letter word that makes everyone skip with glee. Or at least, it makes us skip with glee. Brunch is one of our favorite meals to explore new restaurants because it combines all of our favorite things: breakfast, lunch, and let’s be real…..booze 😊! We want to take you on a quick tour of our favorite brunch spots that will be your next weekend hot spots! We will take you on a tour from Raleigh all the way down to Fuquay Varina for our favorite brunch spots!

Let’s start in Raleigh and work our way down. 

Hummingbird

1053 E Whitaker Mill Road, Raleigh hummingbirdraleigh.com

First up, Hummingbird! This little spot in Raleigh has an incredible brunch menu with a twist on all of your favorites. Their pecan cinnamon roll is a can’t miss!

Hummingbird Pecan Sticky Bun

A plate of food

Description automatically generated with medium confidence

Hummingbird Quiche

A picture containing food, plate, table, several

Description automatically generated

Hummingbird Avocado Toast

A’Verde Cocina and Tequila Library

2300 Walnut Street, Cary averdecary.com

Moving on to Cary. Cary has two of our favorite spots to grab brunch. If you are looking for a new twist on brunch, A’Verde is your new go-to spot! A’Verde is a Mexican-inspired restaurant that elevates brunch with its flavors and cocktails. 

(PA: A popular one with our contributors, A’Verde is taking the Cary food scene by storm!)

A’Verde Bloody Mary

A’Verde Eggs Benedict

A’Verde French Toast

Pineapple Sol

302 Colonades Way, Cary pineapplesol.com

Also in Cary, Pineapple Sol is a great spot to grab a quick brunch. You order at the counter and sit while they bring you your order. They have great coffee options including a delicious coffee flight!

Pineapple Sol Coffee Flight

Pineapple Sol French Toast

Pimiento Tea Room

200 N Main Steet, Holly Springs pimientotearoom.com

Let’s make our way to our hometown, Holly Springs! Pimiento Tea Room is an absolute must for Brunch. They have such unique flavor profiles and their menu is rotating so you can try something new every time you go!

Pimiento Tea Room Frittata

Pimiento Tea Room Scones

Sir Walter Kitchen

242 S Main St, Holly Springs sirwaltercoffee.com

Clearly, we love any type of liquid flight so if you’re looking for the perfect mimosa flight, stop at Sir Walter Kitchen for a mimosa flight and brunch!

Sir Walter Kitchen Mimosa Flight

Vicious Fishes Taproom and Kitchen

132 S Fuquay Avenue, Fuquay-Varina viciousfishes.com

Last but certainly not least, let’s make our way down to Fuquay-Varina for brunch at Vicious Fishes. Vicious Fishes is a wonderful spot to ring in Sunday Funday with all of their incredible beer and food!

Vicious Fishes Spicy Chicken and Waffles 

The weekend is right around the corner, where will be your first stop for brunch?

Thanks again to A Southern Wake Couple for this curated list! Have some rad Triangle content of your own? Hit us up! We’d love to see what you’ve got!