The Waterfront Owners Invite You to 6 New Year’s Day BrunchesEat + Drink
After the confetti has been dropped and the champagne bottles are emptied, there is only one thing to do after all of the NYE celebrations… have brunch! No one knows how to cure those post-NYE blues better than the Waterfront legacy of bars and restaurants that bring their neighborhoods together for more than just delicious plates of morning grub. The families behind the Waterfront give their hearts to these community hubs and it shows in their New Year’s Day morning meals, so pull up a chair and come hungry for a legendary start to 2017.
Looking to start the New Year with a filling morning dish and a little good luck? At the helm of the family behind the Waterfront brands is Grandma Nancy Nichols. On midnight, the start of New Year’s Day, she will be serving her famous home-made Black Eyed Peas at every location, a southern dish that is served for good luck.
Spend your first breakfast of 2017 with the oldest tavern in San Diego, The Waterfront. They’ve been serving locals for over 83 years and their experience shows in morning recipes. Overlook Kettner Boulevard while having a bite of their famous “The Lone Wolf” Steak and Eggs. Best yet, they open at 6 a.m. and this famous bar is known for having party-goers lined around the corner in their NYE best, waiting for Waterfront’s hot New Year’s breakfast.
Having trouble getting out of bed? PJs are actually encouraged at La Mesa’s The Hills with their Pajama Brunch. Head there on New Year’s Day from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and enjoy $5 All You Can Eat Waffles and $3 Mimosas while wearing your sleepwear. Best part? You can choose from a variety of toppings at their waffle bar, from whip cream to cereal bites.
Just in time for the New Year, Midway’s Banzai Bar is opening early to feed your morning cravings for eggs and booze. Cure that January 1st headache with their bottomless mimosa or bloody mary breakfast for just $20, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Eastbound Bar & Grill
Come hungry for Eastbound Bar & Grill’s New Year breakfast from 8 a.m. – 1p.m. Order off their menu filled with hearty morning creations such as their Country Fried Steak or Cinnamon French Toast. Not to mention their mouth-watering selection of hash plates such as the “Irish” with slow-cooked corn beef and the “Mexican” with shredded beef and house-made ranchero sauce.
Harbor Town Pub
Looking for the ultimate family-friendly New Year’s Day breakfast? Harbor Town Pub has you covered! Their kids menu features perfectly-portioned a.m. counterparts to menu staples such as the Brioche French Toast and the “Denny” eggs and toast. Or if you’re looking for a little post-NYE fun, you can have a taste of their $25 bottomless mimosas.
While downtown, you’ll want to make your way over to Werewolf for their New Year’s Day Super Brunch featuring live acoustics all morning long. Get a fork-full of their Pork Belly Benedict, carefully-crafted with potato cake, pork belly, poached eggs, maple glaze, cilantro and cherry tomato.
Looking for the ultimate breakfast to start off 2017? Look no further! From bottomless mimosas and acoustic music to kids menus and pajama parties, these destinations have New Year’s Day brunches that will please every a.m. connoisseur.