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5 Best Brunch Spots in Midtown Atlanta Near Georgia Tech

By Annabelle

Living in Midtown Atlanta means being just minutes away from some of the best food spots in the city, notably breakfast and brunch restaurants. After a demanding week of classes and responsibilities, what better way to relish the weekend than indulging in some coffee and brunch?

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While Rambler Atlanta provides the convenience of an on-site coffee shop, Daydreamer Cafe, the city itself boasts several fantastic brunch options. Whether your palate leans toward sweet or savory, Atlanta caters to every brunch preference.

For students either new to the Midtown Atlanta scene or those simply seeking a change of scenery, here’s a list of the top, student-approved brunch spots near Georgia Tech. 

5 Best Places for Weekend Brunch in Midtown Atlanta

Georgia Tech students getting breakfast at The Salty near campus

1. Atlanta Breakfast Club

Atlanta Breakfast Club in Midtown Atlanta

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Address: 249 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW

Distance from Campus: 3 minute drive


Indulge in a breakfast haven at Atlanta Breakfast Club, the pride and joy of Good Food & Company, renowned for serving the best breakfast in Atlanta. Nestled in Midtown, this premier spot not only boasts delectable dishes but is also fueled by a dedicated team with a shared commitment to love, loyalty and excellence in the hospitality industry, making it a standout destination for brunch enthusiasts.

2. Cultivate 

Cultivate Food and Coffee in Midtown Atlanta

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Address: 1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200

Distance from Campus: 7 minute drive

Visit Cultivate for a trend-forward culinary experience where farm-to-table principles meet world-class service in a uniquely aesthetic atmosphere. Blending the charm of a European café, an art gallery and The Great Gatsby era, Cultivate stands out as one of Atlanta’s pioneers in offering a seamless fusion of top-notch southern brunch fare and exceptional coffee, with a diverse and passionate team dedicated to cultivating positive and enduring relationships with their patrons.

3. West Egg Cafe 

West Egg Cafe in Midtown Atlanta

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Address: 1100 Howell Mill Rd

Distance from Campus: 4 minute drive

West Egg Cafe is nestled in the heart of Atlanta’s thriving Westside and has been a beacon of Southern comfort since 2004. West Egg offers best-in-Atlanta breakfast, an all-day lunch menu and a weekend brunch, all served in a modern and lively atmosphere. Founded by former attorneys Jennifer and Ben Johnsonm, along with restaurant industry enthusiast Shelley Sweet and complemented by the culinary expertise of Chef Andrew Smith, West Egg stands out among its competitors. With unique twists on the classics, including a renowned shrimp and grits loaded with andouille sausage, butter and roasted okra, West Egg is a must-try in Midtown Atlanta’s brunch scene.

4. Cafe Intermezzo 

Cafe Intermezzo in Midtown Atlanta

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Address: 1065 Peachtree St NE

Distance from Campus: 4 minute drive

Discover the timeless charm and philanthropic spirit at Café Intermezzo, a family-owned business for over 43 years, honored with the Grace Award for Hospitality Hero of the Year in 2023 by the Georgia Restaurant Association. Beyond offering a rich history reminiscent of European coffeehouses, the cafe’s commitment to community outreach and charitable giving, including support for organizations like The United Nations World Food Program, Feeding America and more, makes it a brunch destination where you not only indulge in delectable pastries but also contribute to meaningful causes.

5. Cypress Street Pint and Plate 

Cypress Street Pint and Plate near Brunch Georgia Tech in Midtown Atlanta

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Address: 817 W Peachtree St NW

Distance from Campus: 1 minute drive

In the heart of Midtown Atlanta, Cypress Street Pint and Plate is found just steps from the east side of Georgia Tech’s campus. With a diverse selection of seventeen draft beers, forty bottled options and a well-stocked assortment of wine and spirits, Cypress has become a local staple, especially during its weekend brunch. Featuring a tempting array of cocktails, brunch specials like the Gravlax Salmon Benedict and Shakshuka, among a variety of breakfast, burrito and lunch options, Cypress is a go-to spot for Georgia Tech students.

6. Snooze 

Snooze Breakfast in Atlanta

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Address: 980 Howell Mill Rd Suite 001

Distance from Campus: 3 minute drive

Embark on a culinary adventure at Snooze A.M. Eatery in Midtown Atlanta, where the dedicated team is eager to serve up innovative brunch delights, from creative pancakes to massive breakfast burritos and unique twists on Eggs Benedict, all prepared with a commitment to responsibility and freshness. Whether you choose to savor the experience in their dining room, patio, or opt for convenient delivery or takeout online, Snooze’s values ensure a positive and flavorful breakfast that goes beyond the ordinary.

7. Maple Street Biscuit Company

Maple Street Biscuit Company in Midtown Atlanta

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Address: 1085 Howell Mill Rd

Distance from Campus: 4 minute drive

Last but not least is Maple Street Biscuit Company, where a commitment to crafting scratch-made comfort food with a modern twist sets them apart as a top breakfast spot near Georgia Tech. Just a four-minute drive from campus, this spot is conveniently close to campus. From fresh-cracked eggs and daily-baked biscuits to the vibrant sense of community, each breakfast at Maple Street does not disappoint. 

Atlanta is full of great brunch spots and the mentioned list serves as only a glimpse into the options available. What’s even more convenient is that these seven spots are a short walk or drive from Rambler Atlanta and Georgia Tech’s campus. Whether you’re in the mood for a traditional brunch, a morning mimosa or a delectable pastry, consider exploring one of these conveniently placed and welcoming restaurants next time you’re in the mood for a weekend brunch. 

For additional information about living in Midtown Atlanta or to learn more about being in the center of it all at Rambler Atlanta, feel free to reach out to our leasing staff. We are happy to answer any questions you may have!


Annabelle is one of Rambler's Marketing Interns; she is a Business major at Georgia Tech with a love for all things creative. Her go-to Daydreamer order is an iced lavender matcha.

May 16, 2024

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