12 Instagram-Worthy Brunch Spots Around the Main Line

From fluffy stacks of buttermilk pancakes to indulgent stuffed French toast, these restaurants’ brunch menus will blow you away.

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Whether you’re craving a bloody Mary or a big stack of pancakes, these brunch spots around the Main Line have options for everyone.

There’s nothing like a great brunch with good friends or family. Fortunately, there are a host of a.m. dining options around the Main Line and Philadelphia suburbs. From classic breakfast combos to stuffed French toast, there’s something to love on all of these local brunch menus.

Ardmore Station Café 

6 Station Rd., Ardmore; (610) 642-3889

 

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This cozy café offers everything from classic breakfast sandwiches and omelets to more creative dishes like red velvet pancakes and avocado Benedict. It also serves different teas and coffee for that morning pick-me-up.

Autograph Brasserie

503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne; (610) 964-2588

 

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With signed celebrity portraits covering the walls, brass instruments suspended from the ceiling and a sycamore tree growing in the middle of the dining room, Wayne’s Autograph Brasserie oozes cool. Is there anything more Instagram-worthy than the décor? Check out the Bellini Bouquet, a cocktail flight perfect for sharing with friends.

Bittersweet Kitchen

18 S. Orange St., Media; (610) 566-1660

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Along with mouthwatering daily specials, Bittersweet Kitchen offers a variety of decadent options like crème brûlée pancakes with vanilla pastry cream, huevos rancheros and a French toast BLT with brown sugar bacon.

The Black Cat Café 

42 Berkley Rd., Devon; (610) 688-1930

The Black Cat Café not only has delicious food, winning our coveted 2023 Best of the Main Line Award for top gluten-free fare, but supports a great cause, with proceeds going to help PALS Cat Rescue. If that doesn’t convince you to go, maybe the Insta-worthy pancake board will. Charcuterie boards are all the rage, so why not try a pancake version?

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Blondie Manayunk

4417 Main St., Philadelphia; (215) 253-3833

 

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Talk about an Instagram-worthy hotspot! This Manayunk eatery has some of the flashiest vibes anywhere in the Philadelphia suburbs. The cocktails are especially chic, but favorites like the peaches and cream French toast and lobster Benedict will keep you coming back.

The Classic Diner

352 Lancaster Ave., Malvern; (610) 725-0515

 

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This charming neighborhood spot offers creative spins on traditional diner fare. The avocado toast and strawberry and Nutella stuffed French toast are must-tries.

Founding Farmers

255 Main St., King of Prussia; (484) 808-4008

Founding Farmers truly has everything you need in a brunch spot. Feeling like a variety? The King of Prussia eatery offers a breakfast buffet for $32.99 a person. It also has a la carte meals, including famous waffles or the scintillating poached egg hash with pastrami. Don’t forget the breakfast cocktails featuring the G&T Fizz or what they call The Perfect Soda.

Nudy’s Café

Multiple locations around the Main Line

 

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With 12 locations throughout the region, it’s not hard to find a Nudy’s. Whether you’re in the mood for breakfast or lunch, they’re both served all day. Try the “best ever” carrot cake French toast; the name says it all.

Sabrina’s Café

50 E. Wynnewood Rd., Wynnewood; (484) 412-8790

 

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Brunch is served daily at this Wynnewood BYOB. With a menu that features cannoli French toast, shrimp and grits and chicken and waffles, this eatery has enough options to ensure you definitely can’t go wrong with whatever you order. With funky décor and beautifully plated breakfast items, Sabrina’s Café was practically made for the ‘gram.

Terrain Café

138 Lancaster Ave., Devon; (610) 590-4675
914 Baltimore Pke., Glen Mills; (610) 459-2400

 

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With its gorgeous greenhouse-inspired architecture, seasonal menu and locally sourced ingredients, this spot is perfect for Sunday brunch. The brioche French toast is a must-try!

White Dog Cafe

Multiple locations around the Main Line

Known for its canine-themed décor, White Dog Cafe offers much more than impeccable interior design. The Kennett Square omelet, avocado BLT and selection of brunch cocktails are all impressive.

Winnie’s Manayunk

4266 Main St., Philadelphia; (215) 487-2663

This popular Manayunk eatery is all about indulgence. With seasonal cocktails, a signature breakfast sandwich and fluffy buttermilk pancakes, the brunch menu at Winnie’s is a dream for that a.m. Instagram.

Related: Best of the Main Line: Food & Drink in 2023

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