Brunch Spotlight: The Best of JP, Rozzie, and West Roxbury

While breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, brunch can be the most relaxing and fun meal of the week. Whether you’re searching for a proper omelet, perfectly made pancakes or organic coffee and granola, the restaurants of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, and West Roxbury won’t disappoint. Here are a few of our go-to places for a delicious weekend meal.
The Little Dipper: This all-day diner is located in old Centre Street Cafe space. The celestial decore extends to the Saturday and Sunday brunch with entries named for planets, constellations, and famous astronomers.  
Location: 669 Centre St, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday 9:30 am – 8:30 pm, and Sunday 9:30 - 2:30 pm 
Tres Gatos: Boston’s first full-service restaurant, book, and music store offer an innovative menu that includes sweet potato pancakes and cinnamon babka French toast.
Location: 470 Centre St, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Brassica Kitchen: Start your day with chicken, waffles, a cold brew and some fernet at this Jamaica Plain favorite from the Wisk pop-up team.
Location: 3710 Washington St, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Haven: Boston’s only Scottish restaurant offers a traditional breakfast with house smoked bacon, eggs and pineapple. Their award-winning burger is not to be missed.
Location: 2 Perkins St, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Dogwood: Known as a go-to dining option in thriving Forest Hills, Dogwood has great brick oven pizzas. For brunch try the breakfast pizza with Applewood bacon.
Location: 3712 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Canary Square: Named after a local resident, this rustic and casual restaurant and bar features updated American cuisine. During the warmer months, the patio is happening.
Location: 435 South Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Doyles Café: Recognized as one of Boston’s best bar dining scenes, Doyle’s burgers, pizzas, and breakfast fare won’t disappoint. The casual Irish pub vibe attracts locals and visitors from around the globe.
Location: 3484 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Frogmore Low Country Kitchen and Bar: The Frogmore brings southern cuisine and hospitality to Jamaica Plain. This hip Hyde Square spot features specialties from the Carolina coast. Try the shrimp grits, biscuits and gravy, and braised duck hash.
Location: 365 Centre St, Jamaica Plain
Hours Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tikki Masala: This popular Indian restaurant across the street from the Forest Hills T stop will delight vegans and vegetarians with specialties from Southern India.
Location: 3706 Washington St, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to closing
Simpli Bar and Bites: This European style cafe and bar offers delicious coffee, baked goods, and tasty brunch options like the bacon, egg and cheese sliders with basil aioli.
Location: 3840 Washington St, Jamaica Plain
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sophia’s Grotto: Nestled in a courtyard in Roslindale Village, Sophia’s Mediterranean dishes and charming decor will make you feel right at home. The vegetable strata with roasted red pepper, mushrooms, asparagus and manchego is a must!
Location: 22R Birch St, Roslindale
Hours: Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
West on Centre: From the owners of Boston’s acclaimed Paramount, West on Centre is a neighborhood place where you can watch the game with friends while enjoying outstanding food. The signature steak and eggs come with crispy Cajun home fries.
Location: 1732 Centre Street, West Roxbury
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Squeeling Pig: With locations in Boston and Provincetown’s Squealing Pig offers weekend brunch that includes a variety of bugers and grilled sandwichs including a delicious procuitto, fig jam and gorgonzola "toastie". 
Location: 1885 Centre St, West Roxbury
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10: 00 am – 2:00 pm
We’re fortunate to live in a community that supports small businesses and are excited to see new restaurants opening up all the time. Do you have a favorite brunch place that we’ve missed? Message us with your recommendations. We’d love to hear from you!

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