Whether you partied too hard or didn’t party enough, a New Year’s Day hangover brunch is never a bad way to start your 2023. Personally, a pajama party with mimosa floating would totally be my choice of kicking the year off. Or, if you’re going to try to do a dry January this year, most restaurants and bars also have spirit-free options. All in all, some egg benedict, biscuits and gravy, and freshly smoked bacon definitely sounds pleasant after a night’s celebration.
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905 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
We’d totally treat ourselves with some Lyra to celebrate the beginning of the new year. One of the most anticipated hangover brunches in Chicago this year goes to our favorite Greek restaurant featuring foods meant to be shared by closed friends and families around the table.
302 N Green St 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60607
Make Aba your first stop of 2023 for Mediterranean-inspired brunch dishes including House-Made Labneh & Berries, Spinach & Avocado Frittata, Short Rib Shakshuka, Smoked Salmon Spread & Jerusalem Bagel and more, best paired with a Harissa Bloody Mary or Faux-Loma. Brunch is served from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, and dinner will be served from 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Wear your PJs to Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! on New Year’s Day for the annual Pajama Brunch from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM and receive a Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! gift card EQUAL to the price of your meal (minus tax and gratuity) for use on a future visit. Dine in for dinner from 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM or order Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! for carryout or delivery.
51 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
Hub 51 is open for brunch on New Year’s Day serving favorites like the New & Improved Breakfast Burrito, the Hub Pancake Sandwich or Lemon Skinny Pancakes. A variety of salads and sandwiches, plus other “Not Breakfast” items like the Famous Pulled Chicken Nachos are also available. Add on bottomless Mimosas or Bellinis to any dine-in brunch entree for an additional $35 per person, plus tax.
2300 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614
Dine-in at Mon Ami Gabi on New Year’s Day for Sunday Brunch available from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Keep the New Year’s festivities going with brunch cocktails alongside dishes like the Classic Egg Benedict, Butternut Squash Quiche, Smoked Salmon on brioche toast and more. Mon Ami Gabi’s dinner menu will be available from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
601 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
Kick off 2023 with Saranello’s signature Grand Buffet Brunch. In addition to the signature stations including the omelette station, carving station, dessert station and more, guests can expect chef specialties like Shrimp Cocktail and more. Be sure to add on $5, plus tax Bloody Marys. The Grand Buffet Brunch is $44.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) and half priced for children aged 4 – 12.
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2159 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Celebrate the first day of 2023 with a la carte brunch and a lineup of handcrafted cocktails. Choose from options such as a Ham & Cheddar Omelet with home fries ($12); Eggs & Andouille Sausage Potatoes, with two eggs your way, Andouille sausage, potatoes, bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes ($12); or Steak & Eggs, with grilled skirt steak, two eggs your way, chimichurri sauce and home fries ($17). Enjoy brunch beverages such as a Blackberry Mimosa, with fresh-squeezed orange juice, muddled blackberries and Campari ($8); and a Holy Bloody Mary, with Wheatley house-infused jalapeño vodka, housemade mary mix, and a short domestic beer back ($10). Tuman’s is open from 11 a.m.-midnight on Sunday, January 1; brunch is on offer from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover charge; no reservations.
1658 W. Barry Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
Cody’s Public House in West Lakeview will open at 11 a.m. on New Year’s Day. To coincide with the Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions kickoff at 12 p.m., Cody’s will host a dog-friendly Pooch and Pajama Party from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. with $4 Mimosas, $7 Tito’s Bloody Marys, and $20 Miller Lite and Coors Light buckets. The best human and dog pajama set will win a Tito’s Vodka rolling cooler. The Bears game will be broadcast on over eight 65-inch TVs with sound on. Guests are welcome to BYOM (Bring-Your-Own-Meat) and use Cody’s grills in the beer garden.
4128 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
The Rambler Kitchen + Tap in North Center will be open for a pajama brunch at 11 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Guests are encouraged to wear their pjs while they enjoy brunch along with a Tito’s Bloody Mary Bar. From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., The Rambler will offer a New Year’s Day Happy Hour with specials like $4 Mimosas, $20 Miller Lite and Coors Light buckets, $25 High Noon buckets and $30 Mimosa Towers (includes three bottles of champagne).
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1072 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
On Sunday, January 1st, Frontier will be hosting a New Year’s Day Brunch for $39/person (before tax and gratuity) between 11 AM-6 PM. Here, guests will receive two hours of mimosa and rosé pours, in addition to their choice of an entrée. Complement your boozy sips with delicious dishes such as Frontier’s Brisket, Salmon, or Veggie Hash, Shrimp & Cheesy Grits, Fried Chicken Sandwich, and more! Book your reservation today via Tock.
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1801 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
Start 2023 with a New Year’s Day hangover brunch with drink deals from 11am to 3pm at Mac’s Wood Grilled. Choose from entrée selections such as a Sausage Benedict ($14), Chilaquiles ($15), and other brunch classics. All-day drink deals include $5 Bloody Marys and $5 Mimosas, plus a lineup of specials like $12 Miller/Coors pitchers, $4 Paddy Irish Whiskey shots, $5 Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey shots, $4 Pink Whitney Vodka shots, and $5 house vodka cocktails (excludes Red Bull). Guests can also stay longer for NFL games and enjoy game watching specials afterward.
3137 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
The Duplex invites guests to dress up and get festive for its New Year Weekend Pajama Brunch. From Saturday, January 1 to Sunday, January 2, The Duplex will be offering bottomless mimosas, lively music, and its lauded brunch menu includes favorites like the Mushroom Omelette, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, and Brunch Burger.
1177 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
On Saturday, January 1st & Sunday, January 2nd, Azul Mariscos invites guests to a loaded brunch by the river for its Azul Brunch Club. Brunch highlights include Fried Shrimp & Waffles, Huevos Rancheros, and Make-Your-Own Pinches Michelada Kit.
201 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607
Finally, bottomless mimosas! Speaking of New Year’s Day hangover brunch, what’s more suitable than mimosas? The zesty, fruity bubbles will sure wake you up! Spend New Year’s Day weekend at the West Loop’s lively Latin-inspired hotspot, Bar Takito. Serving up delectable plates and strong drinks, guests can enjoy favorites like Arepa Benedict, Caramel-Rum Banana French Toast, and Bottomless Mimosas.
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