Here’s the thing: If a place doesn’t serve mimosas or bloody marys, can you really and truly call it brunch? We say no! That would be, um, breakfast.

On that note, we’ve compiled YOUR recommendations for best brunch places in the area. Your Sunday Funday plans have just improved — dramatically. Here are your favorite Golden-area restaurants for brunching it up!

Table Mountain Inn

1310 Washington AveGoldenColorado 80401
Brunch Hours: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. (breakfast) | 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (lunch) | Saturdays and Sundays | 

Featuring delicious southwestern cuisine in a quaint setting, the Table Mountain Inn’s Grill and Cantina knows how to do brunch right. They serve one of their popular freshly basked cinnamon rolls with every plate. Wash it down with a mimosa or mesa bloody mary. Yum!


1027 Washington AveGoldenColorado 80401
Brunch Hours: 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday–Friday | 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays

Sassafras serves New Orleans-style brunch seven days a week. Nine kinds of mimosas, 11 variations of bloody marys, and grits and beignets to your heart’s content. Need we say more? Reservations are highly recommended, so make sure you plan ahead!

Teller’s Taproom

1990 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
Brunch Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Saturdays and Sundays

Teller’s Taproom offers a stellar weekend brunch, which features $2 mimosas, a $4 build-your-own bloody mary bar, and a handful of delectable, hand-picked breakfast dishes, like bananas foster waffle and cold smoked salmon on a bagel. Cheers!

Trailhead Taphouse & Kitchen

With amazing Cajun creations like gumbo, blackened steak and eggs, or their famous chicken and waffle stack, Trailhead makes a great place to get your brunch on before hitting the trail.

Abejas Restaurant

The menu changes seasonally, but you can always count on Abejas to use the best organic, fresh ingredients they can find! It’s a high-end restaurant with rustic decor. Reservations are recommended.

Simms Steakhouse

This all-you-can-eat buffet comes with one of the best views of the city. Whether you’re craving made-to-order omelets or crème brûlée French toast, you’ll get your fill — and then some. Simms is a classy, award-winning staple in the community and boasts Denver’s best Sunday brunch. Reservations are recommended!

Thanks to everybody on social media who contributed to this list! And if you go try one of these places, please report back and let us know how it was!

Did we miss your favorite spot in Golden? Please weigh in below and give us your recommendations for best place to get your weekend started!

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