SumoMaya

Hungry? Try the Bottomless Brunch at SumoMaya. (©Debby Wolvos)

Rise and Dine: The Best Brunches in Scottsdale and Phoenix

By Michelle Glicksman on 04/13/17, updated 04/17/17
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Whether you're an early riser or like to sleep in, rise, shine and get your weekend brunch on at these Valley locales. From all-you-can-eat to a la carte, Scottsdale and Phoenix are full of delicious options.


SumoMaya

This Mexican-Asian kitchen does food right. Popular for both its unique dishes and cheery, contemporary and inviting interior, the restaurant recently debuted a weekend bottomless brunch ($29; add bottomless bloody Marys, mimosas and margaritas for an additional $10) that expertly melds traditional American breakfast options with Mexican- and Asian-inspired foods. Indulge in unlimited small plates and desserts such as the 3 Leches Oatmeal Brûlée, Smoked Salmon Lox, sushi rolls, Ribeye Guacamole and Wok Fried Breakfast Potatoes and one main entrée, which choices such as the Sweet Potato Waffle and Mexico City Burger. 9 am-3 pm Saturdays and Sundays. 6560 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.397.9520

SumoMaya


T. Cook's

On Sundays from 11 am-2 pm, this restaurant at the iconic Royal Palms Resort & Spa serves up its Sunday Market Brunch Buffet. The choices are extensive: Farm-fresh eggs and omelets made to order, pancakes, crepes, carved meats, Mediterranean paella and more. Wander the culinary stations, fill your plate and then sit back and enjoy the beautiful resort setting. 5200 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 602.808.0766

T. Cook's


MATCH: Cuisine & Cocktails

Located at Found:RE Phoenix, a unique lifestyle hotel that sports ever-changing art exhibits, MATCH's brunch items range from the basic two egg option to globally inspired fare such as Korean Rib Lettuce Wraps, Lace Pancakes and the Filipino Chile Relleno. The restaurant is known for its eclectic, globally inspired fare and its use of its Forno Bravo wood oven. Saturdays or Sundays, 11 am-3 pm. 1100 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602.875.8080

 Cuisine & Cocktails


The House Brasserie

Modern American fare takes center stage at this restaurant. Located in a converted 1920s bungalow, guests can sit indoors or out and soak in the restaurant's quaint charm while indulging with such menu items as Chimichurri Skirt Steak, Warm Mascarpone Crepe or scrambled eggs. Lunch-type items include the shaved pork belly sandwich. Add bottomless mimosas and bellinis for $15, or enjoy a half-off bottle of wine. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am-3 pm. 6936 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.634.1600

The House Brasserie


El Chorro

Brunch at one of Arizona's historic locals: El Chorro. Originally built as a school in 1934, it was converted in 1937 to a lodge and restaurant. The owners have changed over the years, but the locale remains a popular destination. Enjoy brunch indoors or on the patio, where diners soak in a view of Camelback Mountain. Sunday brunch is 9 am-3 pm, and the seasonal cuisine features options such as Grand Marnier Laced Pancakes and Traditional Eggs Benedict. 5550 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, 480.948.5170

El Chorro


The Mission 

Brunch takes on a Latin American flair at both Valley locations of The Mission on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am-3 pm. Start off your day with options such as corn and crab pancakes, chorizo scramble or cinnamon pecan waffles. Settle in and enjoy your meal indoors or out—and make sure to view the Himalayan salt block wall during your visit. 7122 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, 480.292.7800; 3815 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale, 480.636.5005

The Mission