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Maybe you spend your weekdays dreaming about biscuits topped with creamy gravy, perfectly poached eggs with gorgeous orange yolks or fluffy buttermilk pancakes dripping with maple syrup. But, for many brunch-goers, the weekend indulgence has just as much to do with the alcohol as it does the food.
Considering the cost of brunch cocktails, which can run up your tab rather quickly, there’s a good deal of appeal to offerings like bottomless mimosas, an indulgence that allows ample day drinking at a relatively low investment. But, where do you find them?
We’ve made a list of some of the best spots to find these bottomless brunch offerings so you can focus your energy on enjoying them.
As always, be safe, drink responsibly, be kind to your server and be sure to tip well (after all, you’re getting a great deal).
Binary Games, Food & Spirits
9105 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis, (414) 988-9055
Enjoy brunch with a side of geek at Binary on Sundays between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. They're serving up a host of brunch favorites (including Press liege waffles), plus bottomless mimosas for $18 per person.
7700 W Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa, (414) 271-7700
Enjoy a supper club style brunch at Buckatabon, complete with two hours of bottomless mimosa fun every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 per person for two hours of drinking enjoyment. Bonus: Frontline healthcare workers are eligible for buy-one-get-one mimosas with any brunch purchase on Saturdays.
Bottle House 42
1130 N. 9th St., (414) 988-1551
Head to this newly rebranded spot next door to Milwaukee Brewing Co. for Sunday brunch, which includes a menu of items from breakfast tacos to indulgent skillets and more. You can also add two hours of bottomless mimosas for $15 per person. Available on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2675 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 808-0481
6519 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, (414) 897-7453
During brunch on Saturday and Sunday (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Crafty Cow also offers bottomless tableside mimosas featuring bottles of sparkling and accompanying carafes of juice for $18 per person. Purchase of an entree is required.
Don's TV & Repair
1100 S. 1st St., (414) 808-0805
You can get your Fruity Pebble Pancakes and brunch burgers with a side of bottomless Don’s Plain O’Jane mimosas for $20 per person. Offer is good on Sundays at Don’s TV & Repair, the speakeasy-style brunch spot at Don’s Diner. Reservations are highly recommended.
1307 E. Brady St., (414) 539-6826
Sunday brunch at Dorsia includes bottomless mimosas, bloodies, or Spanish Punch. Each choice is $20 per person with brunch purchase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
143 W. St. Paul Ave., (414) 423-1365
Prefer beer to sparkling wine? Explorium has your back. They are serving up bottomless beermosas (and bloody marys) for $14 on both Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
1704 Milwaukee St., Delafield (262) 646-4696
During Sunday brunch service at Fishbones, you can get creative with bottomless mimosas featuring sparkling wine and various juices including classic orange, pineapple, prickly pear, grapefruit, blood orange and cranberry. Cost is $17 per person for bottomless sparkling and and choice of four juices. Brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 262-646-4696 for reservations
Fuel Cafe 5th Street
630 S. 5th St., (414) 847-9580
Fuel up with brunch from Fuel Cafe, served up both Saturday and Sunday starting at 9 a.m. (reservation required). The menu includes $15 bottomless mimosas with the purchase of food.
1709 N. Arlington Pl., (414) 225-9330
Head to the The Garage and you’ll find a great beer, an awesome patio (now open) and a fun brunch menu complete with bottomless mimosas. For just $20 (per person) you can add a bit more bubbly to your Saturday or Sunday (available 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
730 S. 5th St., (414) 488-2555
A drag show with a side of brunch? Oh, yes! You can do that during Hamburger Mary’s Divas Drag Brunch every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Add bottomless mimosas for $17.50 per person. Make your reservation online.
The Iron Horse Hotel
500 W. Florida St., (414) 831-4677
Every day is a good day to relax at the well-appointed Iron Horse Hotel (especially on warmer days when you can enjoy open air dining in the Yard). But things are sweeter on Sundays, when the hotel restaurants offer brunch service from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., complete with bottomless mimosas for $20 per person.
Mangos Cafe East
1682 N. Van Buren St.,(414) 509-8896
Brunch tacos, burritos and more await every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at this cozy East Side spot just around the bend from Brady Street. And you can wash it all down with AYCD mimosas for $20 per person.
240 E. Pittsburgh Ave., (414) 645-0240
Merriment Social is a great spot for brunch. It’s also a great spot for bottomless mimosas, which are $25 per person during brunch service on Saturdays and Sundays.
Oak Barrel Public House
1033 N. Old World 3rd St., (414) 897-8320
Head to this newer Old World Third staple for Saturday or Sunday brunch (served 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and you can add your choice of bottomless mimosas or bloody marys starting at $15 per person.
750 N. Jefferson St., (414) 808-1588
Enjoy the sports-filled atmosphere, casual brunch and bottomless mimosas for $17 at SportClub during regular brunch service (starts at 11 a.m.) on Saturdays and Sundays.
231 S. 2nd St., (414) 539-4179
At Toast, you’ll find a “funkadelic” brunch menu complete with 70s tunes and $18 bottomless mimosas made with your choice of juice including tangerine, pomegranate-honey, grapefruit-blackberry, lemon-green apple cider; or blood orange. Available on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
The Wicked Hop
345 N. Broadway, (414) 2230345
At The Wicked Hop, you can get a little wicked with bottomless mimosas every Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 10 a.m. Cost is $25 per person; you can even up the ante with the addition of Good Land Orange Liqueur for an additional $4.
13425 Watertown Plank Rd., Elm Grove, (262) 794-3924
At Zisters, there is plenty of brunch to go around. But you can also enjoy bottomless mimosas for $20 every Saturday (until 2 p.m.) and Sunday (until 1 p.m.)
Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club.
When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.