20 June
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Brunch Your Way through Boston – Beacon Hill | By Jeff Hamilton

This quaint restaurant nestled in Beacon Hill is the perfect place for sunday brunch! 75 Chestnut offers its diners regional american comfort food in a cozy environment that everyone is sure to love! This is a great location if you are looking to come with friends or family, they often run specials that are perfect for the kids including their famed Gingerbread House Parties. Fun for parents and kids alike, search through the candy buffet to find the perfect decor and create the gingerbread house of your dreams while feasting on something off of their delicious menu!

What to order: We recommend digging into the complementary cinnamon buns, and then ordering yourself the Fall Harvest Waffle, featuring a mix of sweet and savory, this waffle has all of the fall food essentials, dried cranberries, roasted butternut squash, gala apples, and it is all topped off with maple syrup, candied pecans and applewood smoked bacon. Also, don’t forget to treat yourself to the bloody mary bar featuring the garnishes of your dreams.

Located on the first floor of The Liberty Hotel, Scampo is an italian-inspired restaurant with hints of mediterranean and middle-eastern flair. The restaurant features a classy yet casual dining room and an outside patio area that seats 60 in the warmer months. Under the direction of the famous head chef, Lydia Shire, Scampo is one of the best places to get your brunch on in Beacon Hill, their menu offers a little something for everyone (they even have a gluten free menu!) and will leave you wishing you had more room in your stomach to try it all.

What to Order: We suggest starting things off on a sweet note with the Date Nut Bread and Whipped Marmalade Butter or the Bacon Bourbon Butterscotch Doughnuts, and then moving into the savory side of the menu with the Lobster Pizza!

Panifico, meaning bakery in italian, is an amazing place for a quick and easy brunch in Beacon Hill that is sure to leave you satisfied. The third generation family run bakery and bistro is known for bringing European bistro foods to the heart of Beacon Hill. The menu features classic brunch favorites from eggs benedict and french toast to huevos rancheros and european sandwiches and salads.

What to Order: We recommend the Smoked Salmon Benedict, featuring two poached eggs, smoked salmon, an out of this world avocado relish, hollandaise sauce, all on top of an english muffin and served with their addicting crispy home fries.

This cafeteria style brunch spot is a Beacon Hill staple. Seldom will you walk by the Paramount without a line out the door. Also located on the bustling Charles Street, this brunch has a no fuss no muss motto. They will provide you with the hardy brunch you are craving on a Sunday morning (though we recommend going on a weekday if you aren’t keen on lines) without the frills of some other locations. The restaurant has an order-then-sit policy which usually works in your favor as seats are opening up as you are paying at the counter for your made to order meal.

What to order: Classic breakfast sandwiches or omelets. You can’t go wrong with these staples at the Paramount.


Honorable Mention:

This chic brunch spot, nestled in Boston’s Beacon Hill, will make you feel as if you have been transported to a Parisian patisserie for the afternoon. It’s the perfect destination to sit back and relax in their outside seating area nestled up against the historic Charles Street Meeting House, a great location for people watching along Charles Street.

What to Order: Any pastries, our favorites are the Monkey Bread and the Blueberry Tarte, or the Shakshuka, a “traditional North African dish with bell peppers and tomatoes, topped with poached eggs and feta cheese, served in a pan with toasted housemade challah bread” you will be hooked the second you try this comforting dish.