Need plans for the upcoming weekend? Well, you can never go wrong with brunch in Bucks County, one that takes the meal quite seriously. Brunch is an experience in Bucks and this is evident wherever you choose to dine. Enjoy staples with new twists such as lobster eggs benedict, lemon ricotta pancakes, cinnamon crunch french toast, and more! Check out our full list of the best brunch spots below.

Looking to try more restaurants in Bucks? Check out our local flavor guide to find more delicious destinations around you!

Must-try brioche doughnut treat at Charcoal

Photo credit: Charcoal BYOB

A Twist on the Classics

Karlton Cafe

310 West Broad Street, Quakertown, Pa 18951

215-538-8353

Located in the historic Karlton Theater is a cafe filled with the luscious smells of bacon, eggs, pancakes, and more. It’s the smell of the breakfast you’re looking for from our 2022 Happening List winner. The farm-to-table style restaurant is bringing the freshest ingredients right to your table. Some brunch favorites of theirs include cheesesteak benedict, fried Thai chicken sandwich, caramel apple stuffed french toast, and pesto shrimp caesar salad.

Karlton's fried thai chicken sandwich ready to be eaten

Photo Credit: Karlton Cafe

Old School Neighborhood Diner

Cross Keys Diner 

4125 East Swamp Road, Doylestown, Pa 18902

215-348-4911

This is your neighborhood diner vibe, seeing old friends, neighbors, and the community of Doylestown for any breakfast and lunch staples you’re craving 7 days a week. Looking to change it up from your regular order? No problem. Cross Keys is known for their 10 daily changing specials from cornmeal buttermilk pancakes to a whitefish salad plate.

Hunker in with Harvest

Harvest Seasonal

2865 S Eagle Rd, Newtown, PA 18940

215-944-8469

At Harvest Seasonal Grill, they believe that where your food comes from is as important as what you eat. Every three months, they introduce a new seasonally-inspired menu, featuring farm-fresh ingredients from their local, trusted farm partners. This approach results in not only the most nutrient-dense dining options for guests but also aligns with Harvest's mission of sustainability and supporting our local economies. The restaurant offers brunch on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., serving up favorites such as lobster roll toast, brunch burgers, chile-lime watermelon salad, shrimp and grits, summer berry french toast, and more!

Banana Cream Pie French Toast

Photo Credit: Harvest Seasonal

Newly Added Brunch Menu

Relic on State

101 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940

(267) 759-6641

Starting Sunday, September 4, Relic on State will be adding brunch to their repertoire! Join them every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for brunch classics such as a salmon burger, hanger steak, lobster and shrimp roll, wedge salads, french toast, veggie omelets, and more! Make your reservation today for indoor or outdoor seating — seats are going fast!

A New Hope Favorite

River House at Odette's

274 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

215-682-2022

The luxury lifestyle hotel River House at Odette’s also offers lunch beyond their extensive dinner menu and popular cocktail list. Enjoy brunch on the rooftop, indulging in a brunch outside the box with steak and eggs, crab dip, a halibut sandwich, fried cauliflower, and grilled octopus. Cocktails notably start at brunch at Odette's with their headliners of various versions of bloody marys, limoncello spritz, mojito spritz, aperol spritz, bellini 1945, and more! Come experience the high-end atmosphere at Odette's for a brunch like no other.

Classic Buffet Brunch

Plumsteadville Inn

5902 Easton Rd, Pipersville, PA 18947

215-766-7500

Dating back to 1751, “The Plum”  has been a destination for “burgers & beer, lobster & cheer” for generations.  However, the Inn also offers brunch on Sundays with the traditional buffet brunch, which they argue, is still in style. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., they're serving up made-to-order omelets and waffles, a cold station of shrimp cocktail and salad, a bread station, eggs, breakfast meats, chicken, and pasta. Also, don't miss out on their brunch cocktails of $4 mimosas and bloody marys!

Yardley's Brunch Spot

Charcoal BYOB

11 South Delaware Avenue, Yardley, Pa 19067

215-493-6394

There is only one place to have a brunch experience in Yardley and it’s at Charcoal. Enjoy their delicious coffee and breakfast staples with a view of the Delaware River from above. You cannot go wrong with their classic omelets or avocado toast, but definitely adventure to try their blueberry pistachio pancakes and lobster eggs benedict on the weekends. And don’t forget to end the meal with their famous brioche cinnamon sugar doughnut drizzled with coffee caramel sauce!

Weekend lobster benedict at Charcoal

Photo Credit: Bridget Reilly

Up-Scale Inn Brunch

Ferry + Main at the Logan Inn

10 West Ferry Street, New Hope, PA 18938

215-862-2300

The countryside throughout Bucks County is richly blessed with buildings and architecture that tell a story. Some of those stories date back hundreds of years, and the stewards of these historic properties each leave their mark on the timeline.  Over the past few years, the team at Landmark Venues has completely reimagined and redesigned the historic Logan Inn in New Hope as a luxury boutique hotel, complete with a new open kitchen-style dining experience: Ferry + Main. The Inn offers brunch and it's not your traditional hotel breakfast. The menu is accompanied by its own raw bar and special delights, such as leek and mushroom frittata, shrimp pesto eggs benedict, duck fat fries, finishing off with a dessert of either a lemon-scented olive oil cake or a chocolate espresso cremeux!

Brunch, Full Steam Ahead

Steam Pub

606 Second Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966

215-942-6468

Steam Pub offers brunch alongside its summer dinner menu, keeping things fresh and new with dishes that reflect what the season has to offer. Besides building your own omelet, the pub serves up specialty eggs benedict such as filet benedict and portabella benedict, french toast stuffed with brie and pecans, pancakes, cheesesteak spring rolls, burgers, salads, and beyond. What's not to like?

Dine with A View

Stella of New Hope

50 South Main Street, New Hope, Pa 18938

267-740-2691

Located in the Ghost Light Inn stands Stella, the brunch spot of New Hope. Tuck in and enjoy their various brunch cocktails and dishes such as buttermilk biscuit eggs benedict, lemon ricotta pancakes topped with fruit, BLT with avocado, Stella’s burger, and their brunch dessert menu items. Take in the meal and atmosphere of the restaurant, sitting on the Delaware River with great indoor and outdoor dining.

Enjoying a brunch cocktail at Stella

Photo Credit: Stella of New Hope

Breakfast with Jake

Jake’s Eatery

869 Bustleton Pike, Richboro, Pa 18954

215-322-6787

Since 1998 Jake’s Eatery has been serving both Richboro and Newtown (egg)cellent breakfast favorites with the freshest ingredients. In 2015, the restaurant also expanded to open up Jake’s Pub, serving cocktails and your favorite beers on tap. Come meet this friendly staff and taste their home-cooked meals from omelets to pancakes and french toast.

Yardley Inn, A Yardley Borough Staple

The Yardley Inn

82 E Afton Ave, Yardley, PA 19067

215-493-3800

One of the foundational pieces of the small town of Yardley is the Yardley Inn — a historical restaurant known for its views of the Delaware River while enjoying new American cuisine. Opt for brunch over dinner to enjoy the same fresh ingredients in your favorite breakfast classics. Walk into town on the canal and find this spot along the Delaware River to enjoy crab bisque, burrata salad, roasted apple french toast, chicken and waffles, the Yardley burger, eggs benedict, and more!

Looking for a Quick yet Delicious Breakfast? Visit these Coffee Shops

Your Early Morning Buddy

Rise and Grind Cafe

1 North 7th Street, Perkasie, Pa 18944

215-337-3333

This is small-town coffee and breakfast rolled into one. Enjoy a fresh cup of La Colombe coffee while making a choice between a number of breakfast delights from a comforting breakfast burrito to sausage gravy over biscuits and potatoes. The cafe also offers lunch and pastries that you also cannot go wrong with!

Waking up with a coffee at Rise and Grind

Photo Credit: Rise and Grind Cafe

“Get Roasted” at Pot Heads

Pot Heads Coffee House

3718 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, Pa 19020

215-650-4169

As they say, “Get roasted” at Pot Heads Coffee House, whether you’re looking for your staple black coffee or something new, like their newest latte, The Cereal Killer, made with cereal milk and topped with whipped cream and cereal. Explore their food menu as well for a quick but delicious breakfast pastry or acai bowls and more!

Coffee Safe Haven

Langhorne Coffee House

102 Bellevue Ave, Langhorne, Pa 19047

215-757-6070

This is the coffee drinkers' safe haven of Bucks County. The coffee house brews six different types of coffee throughout the day, such as their house coffee, which is a blend of beans sourced from Costa Rica, Sumatra, and Burundi. Cold Brew is also taken very seriously here, slowly brewing over 24 hours. Be sure to indulge in their happy hour from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Friday for $1 coffee and $3 breakfast sandwiches!

Pumpkin Spice Latte at Langhorne Coffee House

Photo Credit: Langhorne Coffee House

Pretty Coffee, Pretty Bird

Pretty Bird Coffee

7 S Main St, Yardley, PA 19067

(267) 714-2800

Come check out Yardley's staple coffee shop for seasonal favorites and homemade biscuit breakfast sandwiches! The seasonal specialty lattes are a must-try from pistachio vanilla to lavender. They also have an extensive list of tea and drip coffee for traditionalists. Pair your coffee with one of their scones, such as blueberry lemon, or try any one of their items from the kitchen from hot honey toast to the biscuit smash burger!

Make Coffee Historic

Johnson Hall Coffee House

3 Hulme Street, Hulmeville, PA 19047

(267) 560-5235

In 2019, this historic vacant space was turned into a thriving coffee shop in the heart of the small town of Hulmeville. Johnson Hall was once a general store, post office, and performance spot for Harry Houdini! Since then, it has been serving quality coffee, breakfast, and lunch daily. Try one of their rotating specialty coffees, crepes, waffles, paninis, and more in the comfy cozy environment that may be your next go-to coffee shop.

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About the Author:

Bridget is a recent graduate of Marist College, pursuing a career in journalism. She is from Yardley, Pennsylvania, and has always had a passion for storytelling. This has pushed her to specialize in feature writing and long-form journalism while being the college's sports paper editor-in-chief. She is a foodie at heart and will make any excuse to go to any one of her favorite Bucks County spots.