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Where to Brunch on New Year's Day 2016 in Chicago

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Johnny's Grill
| Marc Much

Start 2016 on the right note with a delicious and hearty brunch. Whether you'll need something to curb that hangover on New Year's Day or just want to keep the celebrations going with a Bloody Mary, the following spots will be offering their brunch menus for guests to enjoy. Check out the map and make some plans before it's too late.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Johnny's Grill

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2545 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago
IL, 60647
(773) 278-2215
Sop up the remnants of NYE with a myriad of hangover remedies from chef Sarah Jordan. Wake up with an Irish breakfast, some fish n’ chips or a booze-busting double cheeseburger. And if easing into 2016 requires something stronger, Flower Shop Bar’s cocktail menu features Bloody Marys and mimosas.
Marc Much

2. The Dawson

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732 W. Grand Ave., Chicago
IL, 60654
(312) 243-8955
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The Dawson will be open for brunch from noon to 4 p.m. and offer its first ever Bloody Mary bar. The recently revamped menu features dishes such as corn flake-crusted French toast, pork mac & cheese, vegetable hash and spiced pumpkin coffee cake.
The Dawson

3. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!

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2024 N Halsted St, Chicago
IL, 60614
(773) 935-5000
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Roll out of bed and into Café Ba-Ba-Reeba for brunch. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Spanish restaurant will host its 11th annual pajama brunch. Ring in the New Year with a host of sweet and savory tapas and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Guests who come dressed in pajamas will receive a Ba-Ba-Reeba gift certificate equal to the price of their meal, for a future visit.

4. Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

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41 E Superior St, Chicago
IL, 60611
(312) 266-0400
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Celebrate the New Year with an ultimate hangover brunch, complete with a fully-loaded Bloody Mary bar, football on more than 25 flat screen TVs and indulgent dishes. $10 covers the first Bloody Mary and grants access to the bar until 4:00 p.m., and each Bloody Mary after is just $5. Guests can nosh on staples such as steak & eggs, chicken & waffles and the 4 a.m. Burger, and those who arrive in pajamas will receive 10% off their entire bill.
Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

5. La Sirena Clandestina

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954 W Fulton Market, Chicago
IL, 60607
(312) 226-5300
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Join the acclaimed Fulton Market spot for a Brazilian brunch from noon to 6 p.m. Enjoy live music, cocktails and Latin fare like feijoada, Brazilian-style fried chicken and casquinha de siri (baked crab dish). Guests will also be treated with a complimentary pisco punch. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 312.226.5300.
Brian Willette

6. The Publican

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837 W Fulton Market, Chicago
IL, 60607
(312) 733-9555
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In celebration of the New Year, one of the city’s best brunch spots will offer its a la carte menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feast on opulent raw seafood options as well as classics such as the Publican bacon and red wine-poached eggs. And of course, keep the party going with Bloody Marys and Publican “mimosas” made with beer.
The Publican

7. David Burke's Primehouse

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616 N Rush St, Chicago
IL, 60611
(312) 660-6000
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Kick off 2016 with an elegant hangover brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Priced at $32 per person, it includes a buffet of classic menu items along with the choice of bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys.

8. Pork Shoppe

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5721 N Clark St, Chicago
IL, 60660
The new Andersonville BBQ spot will be offering a New Year’s Day brunch special starting a 11 a.m. Choose any item from the menu—items include a breakfast burrito, "Three Li’l Pigs" sandwich, corned short rib hash & eggs, and more—and a mimosa or Bloody Mary for $16.
Marc Much

9. Shaw's Crab House

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21 E Hubbard St, Chicago
IL, 60611
(312) 527-2722
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Go big on New Year’s Day with a grand buffet featuring classic breakfast fare plus Shaw’s specialties. Guests can make their own omelets and waffles with more than a dozen ingredients or enjoy a surf and turf station, cold seafood bar and salads galore. A sweets table caps off the meal with favorites like crème brulee, Key Lime pie, raspberry tartlets and more. Brunch will be served between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and is priced at $55 per person while kids under 12 eat free.
Shaw's Crab House

10. GT Fish and Oyster

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531 N Wells St, Chicago
IL, 60654
(312) 929-3501
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Giuseppe Tentori’s lauded seafood restaurant will be serving its regular brunch menu on New Year’s Day. Favorites include oyster po’ boy sliders, chicken & waffles, shrimp & grits, crab benedict and more. Diners can also spice things up with a customizable Bloody Mary, made with Stu’s Bloody Mary mix and choice of Ketel One vodka or Old Forester bourbon.
GT Fish & Oyster

11. Avec

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615 W Randolph St, Chicago
IL, 60661
(312) 377-2002
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The West Loop hotspot is the perfect place to nurse a hangover with dishes like baked egg shakshuka, wood-oven-baked French toast with fresh cheese and fruit compote, and breakfast paella with eggs, shrimp, morcilla sausage and artichokes. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Avec

12. Chop Shop

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2033 W North Ave, Chicago
IL, 60647
(773) 537-4440
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Chop Shop will toast to the New Year with $20 bottomless mimosas and a $10 Butcher’s Bloody Mary with sausage and peppers garnish. Complementing the drinks will be a menu of hangover helpers such as lobster benedict over polenta, bacon pancakes and the CS Skillet (eggs, cheese, sausage, potatoes with gravy).
Marc Much

13. Sink | Swim

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3213 W Armitage Ave, Chicago
IL, 60647
(773) 486-7465
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Drop into Sink | Swim for its Sunday brunch menu on New Years Day. Reinvigorate yourself with some oysters or comforting dishes that include fried oyster benedict, sourdough French toast, smoked trout BLT, and a brandade Scotch egg.
Marc Much

14. Bread & Wine

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3732 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago
IL, 60618
(773) 866-5266
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Kick off the New Year with brunch at Bread & Wine. The menu features dishes like chicken & pancakes, biscuits & gravy, and a breakfast banh mi with pork belly, ham, pate, kimchi, fried eggs and hash browns.
Bread & Wine

15. Dimo's Pizza

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1615 N Damen Ave, Chicago
IL, 60647
Dimo’s will debut its first-ever pizza brunch on New Year’s Day. Starting at 9 a.m., the restaurant will offer a new menu featuring brunch-themed pizzas, pizza dough monkey bread and cocktails. The new creations include a Salmon Lox pie and the Pizza Bloody, a tomato sauce Bloody Mary with a slice of cheese pizza on top.

1. Johnny's Grill

2545 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL, 60647
Marc Much
Sop up the remnants of NYE with a myriad of hangover remedies from chef Sarah Jordan. Wake up with an Irish breakfast, some fish n’ chips or a booze-busting double cheeseburger. And if easing into 2016 requires something stronger, Flower Shop Bar’s cocktail menu features Bloody Marys and mimosas.
2545 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago
IL, 60647

2. The Dawson

732 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL, 60654
The Dawson
The Dawson will be open for brunch from noon to 4 p.m. and offer its first ever Bloody Mary bar. The recently revamped menu features dishes such as corn flake-crusted French toast, pork mac & cheese, vegetable hash and spiced pumpkin coffee cake.
732 W. Grand Ave., Chicago
IL, 60654

3. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!

2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL, 60614
Roll out of bed and into Café Ba-Ba-Reeba for brunch. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Spanish restaurant will host its 11th annual pajama brunch. Ring in the New Year with a host of sweet and savory tapas and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Guests who come dressed in pajamas will receive a Ba-Ba-Reeba gift certificate equal to the price of their meal, for a future visit.
2024 N Halsted St, Chicago
IL, 60614

4. Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

41 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, 60611
Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
Celebrate the New Year with an ultimate hangover brunch, complete with a fully-loaded Bloody Mary bar, football on more than 25 flat screen TVs and indulgent dishes. $10 covers the first Bloody Mary and grants access to the bar until 4:00 p.m., and each Bloody Mary after is just $5. Guests can nosh on staples such as steak & eggs, chicken & waffles and the 4 a.m. Burger, and those who arrive in pajamas will receive 10% off their entire bill.
41 E Superior St, Chicago
IL, 60611

5. La Sirena Clandestina

954 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL, 60607
Brian Willette
Join the acclaimed Fulton Market spot for a Brazilian brunch from noon to 6 p.m. Enjoy live music, cocktails and Latin fare like feijoada, Brazilian-style fried chicken and casquinha de siri (baked crab dish). Guests will also be treated with a complimentary pisco punch. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 312.226.5300.
954 W Fulton Market, Chicago
IL, 60607

6. The Publican

837 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL, 60607
The Publican
In celebration of the New Year, one of the city’s best brunch spots will offer its a la carte menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feast on opulent raw seafood options as well as classics such as the Publican bacon and red wine-poached eggs. And of course, keep the party going with Bloody Marys and Publican “mimosas” made with beer.
837 W Fulton Market, Chicago
IL, 60607

7. David Burke's Primehouse

616 N Rush St, Chicago, IL, 60611
Kick off 2016 with an elegant hangover brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Priced at $32 per person, it includes a buffet of classic menu items along with the choice of bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys.
616 N Rush St, Chicago
IL, 60611

8. Pork Shoppe

5721 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, 60660
Marc Much
The new Andersonville BBQ spot will be offering a New Year’s Day brunch special starting a 11 a.m. Choose any item from the menu—items include a breakfast burrito, "Three Li’l Pigs" sandwich, corned short rib hash & eggs, and more—and a mimosa or Bloody Mary for $16.
5721 N Clark St, Chicago
IL, 60660

9. Shaw's Crab House

21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL, 60611
Shaw's Crab House
Go big on New Year’s Day with a grand buffet featuring classic breakfast fare plus Shaw’s specialties. Guests can make their own omelets and waffles with more than a dozen ingredients or enjoy a surf and turf station, cold seafood bar and salads galore. A sweets table caps off the meal with favorites like crème brulee, Key Lime pie, raspberry tartlets and more. Brunch will be served between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and is priced at $55 per person while kids under 12 eat free.
21 E Hubbard St, Chicago
IL, 60611

10. GT Fish and Oyster

531 N Wells St, Chicago, IL, 60654
GT Fish & Oyster
Giuseppe Tentori’s lauded seafood restaurant will be serving its regular brunch menu on New Year’s Day. Favorites include oyster po’ boy sliders, chicken & waffles, shrimp & grits, crab benedict and more. Diners can also spice things up with a customizable Bloody Mary, made with Stu’s Bloody Mary mix and choice of Ketel One vodka or Old Forester bourbon.
531 N Wells St, Chicago
IL, 60654

11. Avec

615 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL, 60661
Avec
The West Loop hotspot is the perfect place to nurse a hangover with dishes like baked egg shakshuka, wood-oven-baked French toast with fresh cheese and fruit compote, and breakfast paella with eggs, shrimp, morcilla sausage and artichokes. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
615 W Randolph St, Chicago
IL, 60661

12. Chop Shop

2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647
Marc Much
Chop Shop will toast to the New Year with $20 bottomless mimosas and a $10 Butcher’s Bloody Mary with sausage and peppers garnish. Complementing the drinks will be a menu of hangover helpers such as lobster benedict over polenta, bacon pancakes and the CS Skillet (eggs, cheese, sausage, potatoes with gravy).
2033 W North Ave, Chicago
IL, 60647

13. Sink | Swim

3213 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647
Marc Much
Drop into Sink | Swim for its Sunday brunch menu on New Years Day. Reinvigorate yourself with some oysters or comforting dishes that include fried oyster benedict, sourdough French toast, smoked trout BLT, and a brandade Scotch egg.
3213 W Armitage Ave, Chicago
IL, 60647

14. Bread & Wine

3732 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL, 60618
Bread & Wine
Kick off the New Year with brunch at Bread & Wine. The menu features dishes like chicken & pancakes, biscuits & gravy, and a breakfast banh mi with pork belly, ham, pate, kimchi, fried eggs and hash browns.
3732 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago
IL, 60618

15. Dimo's Pizza

1615 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647
Dimo’s will debut its first-ever pizza brunch on New Year’s Day. Starting at 9 a.m., the restaurant will offer a new menu featuring brunch-themed pizzas, pizza dough monkey bread and cocktails. The new creations include a Salmon Lox pie and the Pizza Bloody, a tomato sauce Bloody Mary with a slice of cheese pizza on top.
1615 N Damen Ave, Chicago
IL, 60647

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