6 spots to grab brunch near Auburn on Easter Sunday

Another Broken Egg
Strawberry French Toast at Another Broken Egg Cafe in Auburn. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Calling all brunch lovers! Are you looking for a way to celebrate Easter Sunday with friends and family? We have you covered with these six delicious brunch spots in the Auburn, Opelika and Waverly area.

1. Another Broken Egg

Another Broken Egg Cafe’s passion is to create Southern-inspired breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes with an artisanal flair.

The staff at Another Broken Egg Cafe believe that every detail is essential to make their guests happy and their food delicious. They strive to provide exceptional service to create a unique experience for every guest, every time.

With so many brunch choices, you’ll want to try everything.

OUR REC: Strawberry French Toast + Fried Chicken Sandwich

2. The Waverly Local

The Waverly Local has been described as “seasonally inspired, simple southern fare amidst mid-century modern decor in a beautifully repurposed garage setting.” It is where the locals gather, and travelers feel at home.

The menu is inspired by the Southern roots of the town and has a variety of entrees, delicious appetizers, sides, salads and a full brunch menu. Waverly Local gets its produce from local growers, including tomatoes and squash from Mace Glasscock, collard greens from Andrew Lowery and cucumbers and lettuces from Ralf du Toit of Extreme Green Farms.

This dining experience offers fresh and tasty eats for the whole family.

OUR REC: The Wilbur Omelet

3. Amsterdam Cafe

Amsterdam Cafe has mouthwatering brunch options and great service that will make you feel welcomed and comfortable in a stylish setting. Their menu offers a plate for every palate and consists of seasonal highlights and timeless classics.

Amsterdam Cafe wishes to share their family’s interpretation of the “Auburn Experience” with yours. The restaurant highlights that it uses house-made ingredients, exceptionally fresh seafood, and exquisite local farm-fresh produce.

This is a great place to spend your Easter Sunday if you are searching for Southern Hospitality and a full belly.

OUR REC: Mimosa Benedict

4. Big Blue Bagel & Deli

Big Blue Bagel & Deli is the perfect place if you are looking for somewhere with a casual environment and simple yet flavorful eats.

Big Blue Bagel is a popular eatery amongst Auburn students, locals and visitors. They offer breakfast and lunch including freshly made bagels and spreads ranging from cinnamon raisin walnut to jalapeño. They also have wraps, bagel sandwiches, sub sandwiches, salads and more.

OUR REC: Egg & Cheese on Plain Bagel + Strawberry Cream Cheese on Cinnamon Bagel

5. Lucy’s

Lucy’s is a modern American neighborhood eatery serving thoughtful California-inspired dishes. They also offer vegan options and has an award-winning beverage program.

Lucy’s has cultivated a space for locals and visitors to gather, dine, drink and celebrate in an elevated, classy and fun environment.

OUR REC: The Chicken and Waffle Bennie + Poached Egg

6. Cafe 123

If you want your Easter Sunday to include a fine dining experience, then Cafe 123 has you covered.

Cafe 123 specializes in Southern and continental cuisine with a hip, vintage atmosphere in the heart of historic downtown Opelika. It is located in the historic Hayne’s Drugstore building and offers ambiance and charm through boasting an authentic 50s soda fountain, original artwork, white linens and funky fixtures. 

Whether you are craving the breakfast or lunch part of brunch, there is something for everyone at Cafe 123.

OUR REC: Biscuit Basket

Want to learn about some more brunch spots in Auburn to visit another weekend? Check out The ultimate Auburn/Opelika brunch guide + our top dishes from each

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Audrey Kent
Audrey Kent
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