The khachapuri, an Eastern-European pull-apart bread filled with cheese and eggs at Bramble Breakfast & Bar.

Lazy weekend mornings, the beckoning smells of breakfast and warm plates filled with scrumptious treats all signal that you’re about to enjoy the best meal of the week: brunch. Whether seeking out a sweet breakfast pastry or something a little more savory, we’ve rounded up 11 tasty places that will deliver a marvelous brunch experience.  Read on to discover delicious destinations in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and all across the state.

Tulsa

With a focus on using local ingredients for classic dishes with an Oklahoma twist, you’ll find a mix of sweet, savory, a la carte, juice, joe and libations at The Bramble Breakfast & Bar.  This farm-to-table gem proudly features locally sourced, seasonal ingredients crafted into comfort classic comfort food with both an American and international flavor. Load up on classics like buttermilk pancakes, ham& cheese quiche and the veggie omelet or explore new boundaries with delights like the breakfast tacos, Khachapuri, Cuban dip sandwich or white cheddar pancakes topped with jalapeno maple syrup. 

Located within the historic Ambassador Hotel, The Chalkboard is a classy, European-style bistro that serves up brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11am-2:30pm. Here, you’ll find offerings like crab cake benedict, stuffed French toast and the Chalkboard’s namesake frittata, as well as lunch-type picks like an avocado BLT with garlic aioli on toasted wheatberry bread and the Chalkboard’s Angus burger with red onion marmalade and aged cheddar.

Smoke on Cherry Street takes its name from the hermetically sealed cigar lounge nestled within. Open for brunch each Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm, you’ll sample only the freshest farmers market flavors from an ever-changing seasonal menu featuring local honey, house smoked trout, house cured bacon, hand-cut fries and plenty of fresh produce.

Oklahoma City

Delight your tastebuds with brunch done Guatemalan style at Café Kacao. Each menu item is an authentic and unique experience from the huevos rancheros and migallas con chorizo to the motulenos and plantains. Don’t worry if you can’t pronounce your desired dish, because whatever comes out is sure to be delicious. Guatemala is known for its coffee, and this local restaurant does not disappoint. Stop by Tuesday through Saturday from 8am-5pm and Sunday from 9am-2pm.

Casual elegance defines Cheever’s Cafe, a flower shop-turned-restaurant that dazzles guests with its creative brunch selections each Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm. Known for their famous chicken fried steak, which also happens to be Oklahoma’s state meal, Cheever’s serves up a Cowgirl Benedict with skillet potatoes, chicken fried steak, a fried egg, red chile hollandaise and avocado that you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll also find succulent, bacon-wrapped jumbo shrimp served alongside cheddar-green onion grits and sriracha-honey butter. If you’re up for it, ask for the Cheever’s brunch punch; it’s uniquely crafted each weekend. 

For nearly three decades, La Baguette Bistro has been a local favorite for brunch, and has even been named by OpenTable as one of the best brunch restaurants in America for its daily specials, ever-changing art gallery and comfortable style. Offering a fusion of French and American cuisine, you’ll find the Croque Madame, a broiled ham and swiss sandwich with béchamel and two sunny eggs, as well as a variety of savory crepes like the chicken crepes champignon paired with shallots, mushrooms and chablis cream sauce. Brunch is served each Sunday from 9am-2:30pm.

Statewide

Located in a historic building in downtown Bartlesville, Painted Horse Bar & Grille serves up brunch each Saturday from 8am-1pm. Stop by for local favorites like the mouthwatering blueberry French toast, a glorious concoction of egg-dipped sourdough bread with cream cheese, rich balsamic blueberry compote, essence of fresh orange, fresh whipped cream and powdered sugar. On the savory side, you’ll find “Toad in the Hole,” and while the name sounds silly, the dish is no laughing matter. It pairs a parmesan butter-grilled slice of sourdough with a fried egg center, mozzarella cheese, ghost pepper aioli, warm bacon, avocado, red onion and tomato relish.

Granny’s Kitchen in Stillwater has been called the best breakfast spot in town, and it’s a meal they serve up from 6am to 2pm seven days a week. You’ll find mouthwatering made from scratch cinnamon rolls and biscuits, as well as traditional egg dishes and an ever changing special of the day. With a nod to OSU, the cowboy breakfast is a popular pick and comes with hash browns topped with onions, green peppers, sausage, cheese and two eggs cooked to order. Plus, the friendly servers go out of their way to make sure you have a great meal and a full cup of coffee at all times.  

You don’t have to wait for the weekend to enjoy brunch at Egg it On Cafe in Broken Arrow - they serve breakfast favorites Tuesday through Sunday from 7am-2pm. In addition to the traditional favorites, they also offer egg-sclusive menu items like the breakfast eggchiladas, waffle sliders and the Oklahoma burrito stuffed with chorizo, green chiles, onions, cheese, scrambled eggs, southwest sauce and sour cream. If you’re feeling extra hungry, ask for the “Big Boy,” a freshly baked biscuit covered with two sausage patties, over medium eggs and sausage gravy paired with a side of seasoned potatoes or hash browns.

Spice up your brunch plans with a trip to Juan del Fuego in Norman. They serve up traditional American breakfast foods with an authentic Mexican flair, and you won’t find Tex-Mex at this family owned and operated restaurant. Stop by Tuesday through Sunday from 7am to 2pm for house specialties like tamales and eggs, enchiladas and eggs or the papas con chorizo, two scrambled eggs with onions, tomatoes and homemade chorizo mixed with fuego potatoes and cheese and served with a side of corn tortillas. Breakfast platters, omelets and specialty pancakes round out the all-day menu.

Get your mind out of the gutter and head to Between the Buns in Durant for all day breakfast served just how you like it. Breakfast is served all day every day, barring Sundays, and each heaping platter includes home fries and toast or a biscuit. Load up on their signature sandwich dubbed “Breakfast Between the Buns,” which layers egg, bacon or sausage, lettuce, tomato and cheese between two grilled slices of Texas toast.