Whether you’re craving sweet or savory, breakfast or lunch – at brunch, you don’t have to choose – you can have it all. The in-between breakfast and lunch meal has gained popularity and with it – restaurants that are showcasing mouthwatering, specialized brunch menus. If you are looking for that special, well crafted brunch menu, look no further than these Gettysburg area restaurants that are doing brunch so right.
If casual, hip dining and brunch are your thing, you’ve got to try Food 101. The restaurant serves three signature brunch items you won’t find on their regular menu. Enjoy a tasty breakfast burrito, an egg sandwich or savory croque madame in the small, intimate setting with friends or family. Food 101 is located in the heart of downtown Gettysburg and is a must-visit while in town. The brunch specials are offered Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mason Dixon Distillery
Mason Dixon Distillery is a small-batch craft distillery that features tasty small plates at lunch and dinner and yes, they serve an awesome Sunday brunch. Enjoy the modernized industrial setting of the furniture-factory-turned-restaurant as you eat one of the many brunch specials including bacon braised rice over corn puree with a poached egg and pickled onion, beignets with maple rum syrup and triple berry jam, a hearty serving of poutine with short rib, cheese curds, espagnol and fries or shrimp and andouille hush puppies. Even better, pair your brunch with a cocktail made from their very own distilled spirits. Enjoy their brunch menu Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fidler & Co.
Just north of Gettysburg in Biglerville, Pa., Fidler & Co. is wowing patrons with their imaginative and scrumptious lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch dishes. Try savory brunch entrees like breakfast pizza, chicken and waffles, and the big nasty – hot chicken, pepper jack, sausage gravy, fried egg and a biscuit. Or go sweet with the lemon ricotta pancakes or baguette french toast. Fidler & Co. is BYOB so take your own ingredients for a bloody mary or mimosa. Visit Fidler & Co. for brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Take a short stroll from Lincoln Square to The Parrot where they have been perfecting their brunch offerings. You will find everything from chicken and waffles with Bourbon maple syrup to a breakfast Cuban served on an English muffin on their brunch menu. Pair your dish with a loaded bloody mary or mimosa to start your day off right. Their brunch menu is offered from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.
Many Gettysburg area restaurants offer special holiday brunches throughout the year. The 1863 Restaurant in the Wyndham Hotel, the Dobbin House Tavern, Liberty Mountain Resort and The Inn at Herr Ridge offer special brunch events during holidays like Mother’s Day, Easter and Thanksgiving. While these establishments don’t serve brunch weekly, when they do, the menu is extensive and well worth the wait, so be on the lookout for announcements of these celebratory brunches.