Looking to grab a round of mimosas with toast-worthy views of the Chattahoochee River, share a basket of fluffy biscuits, or savor exquisite French pastries that will send your taste buds on a trip to the bistros of Paris? No matter what you choose to dig into (or sip on), the most important meal of the day comes in countless mouthwatering ways in Sandy Springs. While breakfast and brunch sometimes get overlooked on the culinary front, there’s no denying that what restaurants are serving up here will make even the most discerning palates want to rise and shine for a taste. Here are a few of our favorite spots to enjoy breakfast and brunch in Sandy Springs.



Southern Bistro

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If you’re jonesing for a classic Southern brunch, look no further than this husband-and-wife-owned eatery near Chastain Park. The atmosphere and the food at Southern Bistro strike the perfect balance of comfort and classiness, and you’ll find a curated menu of old-fashioned favorites with a touch of added flair. Fried green tomatoes with poached eggs and pepper jelly, apple cinnamon pancakes, gulf shrimp and grits are just a few of the noteworthy menu items. They've even got a dedicated Saturday and Sunday brunch menu that's got a little something for everyone.

You might want to bring your stretchy pants (and consider skipping lunch, too) since portions are generously sized! 

The Select

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Located at City Springs, The Select is an Art Deco-inspired restaurant plating modern European cuisine with an open kitchen & conservatory. The Select pays homage to Paris’ famed Le Select brasserie — the notable all-day gathering spot for artists and literary giants including Picasso, Hemingway and Fitzgerald. Drawing…

The Select is a stylish Art Deco inspired eatery offering upscale dishes and drinks in the middle of bustling City Springs. Known for their Instagram-worthy cocktails, European cuisine, and electric atmosphere, The Select is the perfect setting for a weekend brunch date. You and your friends will love their fresh takes on classic brunch dishes, and will have to share one of their fresh-baked, enormous cinnamon buns! Pair your brunch favorites with a classic cappuccino or try a select cocktail like the "Dragonbird", a lemongrass vodka base with dragon fruit, citrus, elderflower, and homemade rose cordial.. 

Casi Cielo

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Casi Cielo is a Oaxacan-inspired restaurant with their main focus on traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern take on food. Oaxaca is a province of Mexico located on the Pacific Southwestern coastline and hails praise for its indigenous cultures, vibrant lifestyles, unique landscape, and beautiful beaches. Due to its…

Oaxacan cuisine may not be the first thing you think of when you picture a delicious brunch spread, but Casi Cielo is always looking to surprise and delight their customers. Casi Cielo is Spanish for almost heaven, which is appropriate, because you'll . Yep, you read that right, waffles with fried duck confit! They also offer a variety of tasty brunch cocktails including a Bloody Mezcal and bottomless mimosas. 

Henri’s Bakery and Deli

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First founded in downtown Atlanta in 1929, Henri’s Bakery and Deli has served fresh, traditional French pastries for 90 years. When the original Chef Henri, who came to the United States from his native France in 1921, passed away in 1974, his grandchildren—and later his great-grandchildren—took over the business, vowing to carry on Henri’s delicious pastries and generous spirit. Henri’s Bakery in Sandy Springs is the second of its five locations and features a nice open interior, patio seating, and an extensive menu of decadent pastries with everything from donuts and honey buns to eclairs and tarts. And everything is baked fresh from Henri’s original recipes, so you’ll get a sweet taste of history with every bite.

Ray’s on the River

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Atlanta’s premier riverfront restaurant, offering the freshest seafood, finest cuts of meat and an award-winning wine list.

Perched on the banks of the beautiful Chattahoochee, Ray’s on the River has long been a staple of fine dining in Sandy Springs. The culinary talents of chef Scott Hemmerly, who has cooked in some of Atlanta’s most prestigious hotels, make every meal at Ray's worthy of a visit, but Sunday brunch is on another level of gastronomic indulgence. The buffet offers a head-spinning selection, ranging from signatures like peel-and-eat shrimp and crab cakes to made-to-order omelets and Southern biscuits and gravy; add in a $18 bottomless mimosas, and you shouldn’t need another meal for the rest of the day.

Savor Bar + Kitchen

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Savor Bar & Kitchen is a contemporary, sophisticated escape inspired by the flavors and personality of the South located within The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North. Guests can dine on farm-to-table dishes with influences from the Bayou, Gulf Coast and Low Country while taking in picturesque views of the lake at Concourse…

The recently renovated Savor Bar and Kitchen can be found within the Westin Atlanta Perimeter Hotel, and is open to the public for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Featuring a beautiful interior, only upstaged by their outdoor patio that has a perfect view of the iconic King and Queen buildings, Savor offers a truly fantastic breakfast and brunch experience. For $24, you can have a go at their all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet that's filled will fresh and quality breakfast foods.

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Sandy Springs Diner

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This family-owned diner opened its doors in 2008 and hasn't looked back since. Their small town feels is complimented perfectly by their robust menu that spans from breakfast to dinner and everything in between! They've got all the classics down to a science, pancakes, belgian waffles, french toast, bagels, mimosas, you name it, they've got it. They've also got quite the dessert selection, with cakes and pastries on display, and different ice cream varieties to top off your dining experience.

Egg Harbor Cafe

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Egg Harbor Café is a restaurant specializing in gourmet breakfast and lunch creations served from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily, in a warm, charming, country setting with fast, friendly and efficient service.

Located right in the heart of Sandy Springs, the lively Egg Harbor Cafe is a staple for visitors and residents alike. It’s a great choice for families, with an extensive kid’s menu and family coloring contests. The menu features an abundance of egg-centric dishes feature prominently, of course, but the pancakes, potato skillets, and specialty waffles are equally as awesome. There are many gluten-free options, too, making it easy to find something for everyone. If you find yourself in line for a table (and you likely will on weekend mornings), you’ll enjoy the wait with a cup of free Intelligentsia Coffee in hand.

J. Christopher’s

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A neighborhood daytime breakfast and lunch eatery featuring traditional house-made favorites, healthy choices, and creative menu options in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere.

More than 20 years ago, this Southeastern favorite was launched by two friends who were frustrated by the lack of breakfast options in their hometown of Marietta. Offering a vast breakfast menu and a welcoming atmosphere, J. Christopher’s has grown into one of the region’s most popular small chains. Whether you prefer your brekkie light and healthy like a breakfast parfait or on the sweeter side (strawberry waffles!), you’ll find plenty to love on the restaurant's creatively-composed menu. 

Flying Biscuit Cafe

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Flying Biscuit Cafe offers a southern-inspired menu of comfort food made with fresh ingredients. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served throughout the day.

Every week, each location of this Atlanta institution bakes up a whopping 5,000 of its signature biscuits—which hungry customers have been gobbling up since 1993 when the original Flying Biscuit Cafe opened. Now, there are nearly 40 locations throughout the South, each with a cozy feel personalized to its neighborhood. The Biscuit, as some locals call it, takes time-honored Southern favorites and brings them up to date with fresh ingredients and subtle twists. The family-friendly vibe and all-day breakfast make Flying Biscuit a must-do while in Sandy Springs.

Cupanion's Kitchen + Coffee

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Cupanion's Kitchen + Coffee is a casual, yet upscale food service establishment specializing in; made from scratch, quality ingredient focused breakfast, lunch and brunch items, grab and go foods, as well as in-house roasted coffee drinks, teas and smoothies. The theme is deliciously crafted, seasonally minded food and…

What happens when two passionate chefs fall in love and get married? They create a restaurant that combines the best of their culinary talents. Cupanion’s Kitchen + Coffee offers nourishing handcrafted breakfasts, such as sweet potato biscuits, quiche, and the all-important avocado toast. The house-roasted coffee is divine, as are other specialty drinks like caramel apple cider. The menu features Southern-inspired twists on breakfast staples, like a sweet potato fried chicken biscuit with honey butter. And don't forget to add a little house-made hot sauce to kick things up a notch.

Café Vendôme

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Café Vendôme opened its second location in the Heart of Sandy Springs. This authentic French Café is baking refined pastries and baguettes on-site all day long with selected ingredients including gluten free products. They bring a pure traditional atmosphere of the Parisian pastry to Sandy Springs.

This little artisanal bakery and cafe is Sandy Springs' little piece of Paris. While you’ll find standard brunch options like French toast and egg and cheese croissants, the real stars at Café Vendôme are the exquisite pastries and tarts that are handcrafted onsite daily. One look at the creme brulee, chocolate eclairs, petit fours, and array of other delicacies, and you'll find yourself ordering one of each. On your way out, grab one of Cafe Vendome's authentic French baguettes that are baked fresh throughout the day.

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Whether you’re craving classic Southern fare or something a little more exotic, you’ll have no trouble satisfying your appetite in Sandy Springs. Offering a dizzying array of delicious food, its restaurants and cafes take seriously the idea that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Of course, when you see late-morning menus boasting signature biscuits and bottomless mimosas, you get the idea that brunch is pretty important too.

This is just a small taste of the breakfast and brunch offerings in Sandy Springs. Click here for more delectable options!