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Al Fresco Friday: The Ultimate Guide To Brunch in Bellevue

July 23, 2021 - by Sandy Vo

Al Fresco Friday:
The Ultimate Guide To Brunch in Bellevue

Everyone knows that breakfast and lunch is a great combination. It's made for those who sleep in too late, those who hate eating early, and those who just love breakfast all day long. In the Heart of Bellevue, you won’t have to look far for unique brunch spots---Al Fresco dining included! Nothing better than starting the day (or afternoon) on a patio with delicious food and great company. Discover our favorite spots to outdoor brunch below!

The Pumphouse Bar & Grill

Brunch menu: Served daily! 
Brunch hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. & Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Support a family-owned and operated business by dining at Pumphouse Bar & Grill! Opened in 1978, this Bellevue landmark welcomes you in for any occasion. Come in for a quick brunch meal on their patio and try these delicious recommendations that you won’t want to miss.

Brunch Favorites

  • Almond French Toast Breakfast | $11.25
    This delicious almond French toast topped with whipped cream is served with your choice of crispy bacon or link sausages. An ideal way to start your day!
  • Pairs great with…Bloody Mary | $13
    Pair your meal with the famous Bloody Mary brunch drink! A spicy mix of tomato juice and two shots, topped with olive, pepperoncini and lime.

Gilbert's On Main

Brunch menu: Served all day! 
Brunch hours: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Opened 25 years ago, Gilbert’s has grown into an iconic and beloved restaurant serving local breakfast and gourmet deli in Old Bellevue. Families, business meetings and brunch meet-ups are all welcome to experience the ‘Gilbert culture’ brought right to your table. 

Brunch Favorites

  • The LEO (L.E.O) | 24.99
    Featured on Gilbert’s Breakfast Masterpiece list, the LEO stands for Lox, eggs and onions scrambled! Served with home-style potatoes, or bagels.
  • Pairs great with...Iced Tea | $5.50
    Nothing sounds better than sitting on a patio with iced tea to help you cool down! Try Gilbert’s delicious tea topped with real lemon pieces.

13 Coins Bellevue

Brunch menu: Served all day!
Brunch hours: Thursday - Saturday: 7 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. & Sunday - Wednesday 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Described as a funky eatery spot, 13 Coins is a timeless institution where generations have settled in for an unforgettable dining experience since 1967. Famous for its swivel captain chairs, exhibition kitchen and lively atmosphere, this place is perfect for any brunch patio date! Try these dazzling menu items that will keep you coming back time and again...

Brunch Favorites

  • Biscuit & Gravy | $16
    As the title goes, this dish is served with warm buttermilk biscuits, house-made bacon gravy, with two eggs and hashbrowns on the side.
  • Pairs great with...Breakfast at Tiffany’s | $12
    Named after the famous movie, this specialty cocktail is made with Ketel One Grapefruit & Rose Botanical Vodka, St. Germain, refreshing lime and grapefruit. A wonderful cocktail for the morning patio outing!

Tavern Hall

Brunch menu: Served on weekends!
Brunch hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tavern Hall is no stranger to comfort food and a good time. Offering four shuffleboard tables, 30 flat-screen televisions and a fun patio, this dining spot will give you a unique brunch experience you won’t forget!

Brunch Favorites

  • Fried Egg Sandwich | $13.50
    This breakfast sandwich is served with a fried egg, white cheddar, arugula, basil marinated tomatoes, Mama Lil’s Pepper, smoked bacon, and potatoes. A delicious crunch to keep you coming back each weekend.
  • Pairs great with…Pimm’s Cucumber Sour | $9.50
    This delicious morning cocktail drink is mixed with vodka, orange, cucumber, lemon and cranberry. Refreshing for any morning patio outing!

Paddy Coynes Irish Pub

Brunch menu: Served on weekends!
Brunch hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Paddy Coynes has a saying, “Céad Míle Fáilte,” meaning a hundred thousand welcomes! Irish-owned and operated, there is no better place to discover authentic brunch dishes for the whole table to try. Visit now and try these items on the menu!

Brunch Favorites

  • Corned Beef Hash | $15
    Enjoy a taste of Ireland with Paddy’s corned beef hash with potatoes, pepper and onions. This dish is also topped with fried eggs and a house-made hollandaise sauce served with toast and marmalade butter.
  • Pairs great with...Belfast Bellini | $8.50
    Try this morning cocktail made with champagne, peach Vodka, and a splash of orange juice. A refreshing drink to wake you up!

Steve’s Bar & Grill

Brunch menu: Served daily 
Brunch weekend hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gather the brunch gang together in Steve’s Bar & Grill, a nearby neighborhood bar serving delicious dishes! At Steve’s, you’ll find a family-oriented environment accepting of all walks of life. Brighten your day with these great food and drinks suggestions on their patio!

Brunch Favorites

  • Eggs Benedict | $10.95
    A classic weekend-only special! At Steve’s you’ll find this dish served with two English muffins, eggs, ham, and topped with a hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to add hash browns on the side!
  • Pairs great with... Mimosa | $4
    Try out this weekend mimosa drink special with multiple flavors to try! Spend your brunch time at Steve’s and stay for the great company.


Blog images courtesy of: Visit Bellevue Courtesy of Maggiano's Little Italy, The Pumphouse Bar & Grill, Gilbert's On Main, 13 Coins Bellevue, Tavern Hall, Paddy Coynes Irish Pub, Steve's Bar & Grill.


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