Best Brunch Spots in Aurora

Late breakfast, early lunch … whatever it is for you, isn’t brunch pure bliss?

It’s a lazy, lingering time to get your fill of sweet or savory treats, have an extra cup of joe or maybe even indulge in a mimosa or Bloody Mary without having to rush anywhere. While we’re not recommending you wear pajama pants, it’s one of those casual outings to share with others.

Colorful brunch at Three Little Griddles in Aurora CO

The French Press Café Bakery
15290 E. Iliff Avenue

Order a delicious coffee drink made from organic, fair-trade beans for a wake-up call and anticipate a large menu that ranges from the corned beef hash and spicy chorizo Bennies to almond tres leches French toast and build-your-own sammies, omelets, and crepes.

Three Little Griddles
6040 S. Gun Club Road

This family-owned restaurant brings in the weekend crowds for all sorts of traditional brunch fare and house-made cinnamon rolls, but things start getting a little outrageous with dishes like Nutella swirl pancakes, savory vegetarian pancakes, Elvis Toast (French toast smothered in peanut butter and topped with bacon and banana and drizzled with honey), and ebelskivers, which are Danish pancake “holes” filled with fudge, lemon or a seasonal selection.

New Day Café
5001 S Parker Road #115

Prepare for a breakfast/brunch menu that is everything you’ve been craving. New Day Café located near Cherry Creek State Park is a no-fuss American-style breakfast joint. Try their breakfast burritos with homemade green chili or go for the biscuits and gravy. If you’re more of a lunch person, order the burger, wrap, or anything that goes with a plate of fries!

A lovely breakfast set up at Denver Biscuit Company in Aurora Colorado

Denver Biscuit Company
2501 Dallas Street

Located in Stanley Marketplace, DBC is the only location serving brunch all day! Will you choose a giant biscuit cinnamon roll, biscuit French toast, a biscuit bowl with shrimp and grits, buttermilk fried chicken on a biscuit or the classic biscuits and gravy? It’s all here and more (yes, even a granola bowl for healthy eaters!). Grab a cup of coffee before or after at Logan House Coffee right next door.

First Watch Café
2406 S. Parker Road

With family along, enjoy the sunny patio at First Watch Café. This health-focused breakfast café is perfect for trying something new or for revamped versions of classics. The signature cocktail, Morning Glory, features orange, lemon, turmeric, organic ginger and gluten-free vodka. Go for a the Triple Berry Acai bowl or Crab & Avocado Toast for that fancy brunch-feel. First Watch Café also serves specialty juices!

Rosie’s Diner
14061 E. Iliff Avenue

Looking for a classic diner? Make a beeline for Rosie’s and expect a huge array of skillets, omelets, eggs Benedict, Mexican breakfast dishes, steak and eggs, biscuits and gravy, and the usual sweet treats.

A yummy breakfast bagel sandwich in Aurora Colorado

Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen
2501 Dallas Street

Also located in Stanley Marketplace, Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen is perfect for brunch eats on the go! In figuring out how to replicate the New York City water that make bagels one-of-a-kind, Joshua Pollack and his Rosenberg’s team deliver soft and chewy, right-out-of-the-oven bagels, fish smoked and cured in house, salads, coffee, pastries and so much more!

Sam’s No.3 Aurora
2580 S. Havana Street

A big list of mimosa, Bloody Mary, and spiked coffee and hot chocolate options are not the only items on the menu that make Sam’s a Denver area favorite. There is a huge choice of everything breakfast, including but not limited to skillets, egg dishes galore, pancakes, waffles, French toast, breakfast burritos, Cinna-Monster Rolls and a breakfast banana split.