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Unique Brunch on the Great River Road

Good news for hungry brunchers! The Great River Road offers local food joints that make brunch a one-of-a-kind experience.

  ~Minnesota~

Psycho Suzi’s (Minneapolis, MN)

The interior is covered in leopard print and the location has a great view of the Mississippi! Great River Road travelers should stop by Saturdays and Sundays to try their wicked brunch menu.

Granite City Brewery (St. Cloud, MN)

The brewery’s Home of The Lawless Brunch allows hungry brunchers to create their own donut, omelet, benedict or breakfast sandwich! Thirsts can be quenched by their mimosas and bloody marys.

 ~Wisconsin~

Captain’s Sunday Brunch (La Crosse, WI) 

Cruise the Mississippi waters while brunching! The two-hour excursion showcases wildlife and the history of “Ol’ Man River”.

Villa Bellezza (Pepin, WI)

Great River Road travelers can turn a wine tasting into a brunch outing! The Villa Bellezza hosts a brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the beautiful Mediterranean style winery.

~Iowa~

Coconuts Cabana (Mediapolis, IA)

Taste island cuisine in Iowa! The Carribean and Mexican fused restaurant is a popular scene for margaritas.

Milty’s  (Lansing, IA)

A home cooked buffet welcomes Great River Travelers in Lansing! This spot is great for non-locals looking for genuine local service.

~Illinois~

Longbranch Cafe & Bakery (Carbondale, IL)

A vegetarian restaurant that is open daily. The cafe locally sources it’s ingredients and doesn’t incorporate GMOs and high-fructose corn syrup.

Garden Gate Tea Room (Granite City, IL)

The tea room resides in a turn of the century cottage that was once used to house immigrants. Outside of the cottage, gardens surround the premise.

 ~Missouri~

Mark Twain Dinette (Hannibal, MO)

The dinette is inspired by Mark Twain’s Hannibal when he was a boy. Besides the name, the homemade root beer can also attract a crowd!

Cafe Osage (St. Louis, MO)

Brunch in the gardens! Cafe Osage’s picturesque courtyard and fresh, locally sourced food offer a healthier side of brunch.

~Kentucky~

Confleur (Paducah, KY)

If Great River Road travelers have a sweet tooth, then Confleur is waiting! Try their weekly crepe special.

51 Grill Restaurant (Bardwell, KY)

Known for its expansive menu, food lovers will appreciate the variety! Multiple visitors have mentioned the steak.

~Tennessee~

Bus Stop Cafe (Dyersburg, TN)

As the name suggests, the cafe was once a major bus stop in Dyersburg! Their menu is inspired by “unique, clean, and simple flavors”.

The Beauty Shop Restaurant (Memphis, TN)

“Look Good. Eat Good.” Inspired by a 50’s style beauty parlor, the restaurant is a trendy spot for newcomers and regulars.

~ARKANSAS~

Bailee Mae’s (Helena, AR)

Great River Road travelers can stop by Helena’s historic downtown for brunch. Cups, plates, and utensils are made of compostable materials to reduce trash and increase environmental awareness.

Lovelady’s Courthouse Cafe (Marion, AR)

The cafe is known for its cozy atmosphere and classic breakfast options. Visitors rave about their muffins and cinnamon rolls.

~Mississippi~

Blue and White Restaurant (Tunica, MS)

Enjoy southern comfort food in a former gas stop! Reviewers rave about their lunch buffet.

Bella’s Bakery & Cafe (Vicksburg, MS)

Have brunch inside a casino hotel! Bella’s Bakery & Cafe offers fast and delicious brunch meals for those wanting to test their luck.

~Louisiana~

The Rum House (Baton Rouge, LA)

Great River Road Travelers can experience a dining vacation while on vacation! The Rum House provides a brunch buffet, along with an extensive list of rum products.

The Kolache Kitchen (Baton Rouge & New Orleans, LA)

A Kolache is a baked pastry originating from Central Europe. The restaurant specializes in kolaches with a range of fillings.