By Lydia Geisel | March 8, 2017 | Food & Drink
A classic breakfast staple, eggs Benedict is simply a necessity for any city dweller who considers themselves a brunch fiend. Here, where to find the best eggs Benny so you can continue to brunch like nobody’s business.
Executive Chef David Deshaies brings new meaning to the DC dining scene with his decadent French-inspired cuisine. For a lively atmosphere and an unforgettable morning meal, opt for the classic eggs Benny and roasted potatoes. If it’s seafood that you crave, add a layer of smoked salmon to your poached eggs. 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-626-0015
Feel good about filling up at this noteworthy resto that is dedicated to a green and sustainable lifestyle. Not only do they prioritize environmentally-friendly tableware, but they also put fresh ingredients first. Amp up your eggs Benedict with surprisingly delicious options like crab or sausage and gravy. 1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-822-8783
This Logan Circle-based brassiere does right by traditional eggs Benedict with a simply delicious serving that comes with two perfectly poached eggs drizzled in just the right amount of hollandaise. Booze up your brunch with a Kir Royale as you enjoy a sunny DC afternoon. 1601 14th St. NW, 202-332-3333
Spice up your mornings this spring with Greek-influenced cuisine that is guaranteed to rival DC’s finest diner fare. Cava Mezze’s eggs Benny with spicy lamb makes for a brunch worth remembering. 527 8th St. SE, 202-543-9090
Plated with smoked salmon, watercress salad, and a heavenly croissant, this chic resto in Alexandria adds a unique French twist to this classic breakfast dish. While calorie counting is forbidden, seconds are more than encouraged. 606 N. Fayette St., Alexandria, 703-519-3776