The long weekend means restaurants are offering brunch on Martin Luther King Day (Monday, January 20). Here’s where to start the week with free-flowing mimosas, all-you-can-eat specials, and extended restaurant week promotions.
523 8th St., SE; 2901 Wilson Blvd., Clarendon
Savory pies, creamy spreads, and mezze platters are all part of Balkan brunch. For those eager to sample widely, try unlimited plates and brunch drinks (must be ordered by the whole table, $39 at the DC location; $34 with 25 cent drinks in Clarendon).
514 8th St., SE
Barrack Row’s Belgian cafe is extending Winter Restaurant Week, another opportunity to try the $22, three-course menu. Entrees include a croissant and waffle hybrid dubbed the “croiffle” and short rib hash.
3126 12th St., NE
The restaurant is welcoming Denizens Brewing Company for a tap-takeover on Monday. Wash down blueberry ricotta waffles and fried green tomato Benedicts with the Maryland brewery’s beers.
1324 14th St., NW
If you missed restaurant week, Monday is another opportunity to dine on the $22 brunch deal. Start with a fennel and citrus salad, choose between two egg dishes for the main course, and end with pumpkin tiramisu.