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    What’s the best and arguable only cure for that regrettable booming hangover you inevitably wake up to every Sunday morning? Sunday brunch, of course. And what’s better than a brunch menu forcing you to decide between your favorite breakfast and lunch combinations? A brunch buffet, no doubt.

    So for those who hate hangovers almost as much as they hate making menu decisions, this list of Louisville’s best Sunday brunch buffets will not disappoint.

     

    Ramsi’s Café on the World
    1293 Bardstown Road
    502-451-0700


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    While this classic Highlands buffet offers plenty of delicious brunch options for every kind of diet, it is perhaps most appreciated by Louisville’s vegan and vegetarian community. Crispy thick bacon, savory sausage patties, scrambled eggs, fried ham and creamy tortellini can all be found on the buffet table along with Ramsi’s original tofu scramble, smoky black bean patties, vegetable potstickers, fried potatoes and Asian vegetable stir fry, making this a brunch haven for meat-free lifestyles. Plenty of fruit, an omelet bar, French toast and an entire table of desserts are also included in this buffet costing $16.99 for adults and $6.99 for children.

     

    Goose Creek Diner
    2923 Goose Creek Road
    502-339-8070


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    Dining with children can certainly be difficult, especially when you’ve got a craving for something savory and the little ones are nursing a sweet tooth. Luckily, Goose Creek Diner’s brunch buffet supports both of these flavors with its mouth-watering layout including baby back ribs, freshly roasted vegetables, juicy sausage, scrambled eggs, tossed salad and made-to-order stuffed French toast. At $13.99 for adults and $7.99 for children, everyone will be happy with this brunch decision. 

     

    Bristol Bar & Grille 
    4 Louisville Locations, 1 Jeffersonville, IN Location


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    With so many locations, this is undeniably one of the most convenient brunches in the city. And with a spread of American breakfast and lunch classics like crunchy bacon, thick sausage, fried chicken wings, steamed asparagus, leafy green salad, flaky biscuits, deliciously creamy mashed potatoes, flavorful grits, giant Belgian waffles and the Bristol's original recipe pecan pie at $15.99 per person, it's also one of the most irresistible brunches in the city as well. 

     

    Highlands Taproom Grill 
    1058 Bardstown Road
    502-584-5222


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    Chances are you opened a tab at the Highlands Taproom on Saturday night. And after ordering a few cocktails, you probably forgot to close out that tab and get your debit card before your Uber driver took you home. So when you go back on Sunday morning to retrieve it, why not stay for brunch? This neighborhood bar offers a variety of hearty breakfast and lunchtime favorites, perfect for curing the hangover that all started at the same bar. Scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, thick slices of ham, juicy sausage links, fried zucchini, roasted potatoes, baked beans and spinach salad are all included. The $12 price of the buffet and the bar's Sunday happy hour are both worth keeping your tab open.  

     

    Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grille
    5700 Captain’s Quarters Road, Prospect
    502-228-1651

     
    If you’re in the mood for both a homestyle country dinner and your childhood breakfast favorites, this is the place for you. On this impressive brunch spread, you’ll find everything from breakfast staples like made-to-order Belgian waffles, a fresh omelet bar, southern biscuits and gravy, fluffy scrambled eggs and hearty sausage links to dinnertime classics like fried chicken, freshly carved roast beef, perfectly seasoned red potatoes and plenty of extra sweet desserts. And located right on the Ohio River, this dining experience offers a beautiful view of the city’s natural side from either a table indoors or outdoors. The all-you-can-eat buffet costs $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for children.
     

    J. Graham's Cafe at the Brown Hotel
    335 West Broadway
    877-926-7757


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    Whether you're visiting Louisville, or you've lived here for years and still love the classics, J. Graham's Cafe's brunch buffet will meet all of your expectations for River City. This buffet features one of a kind flavors that are only available at the Brown Hotel, like delicately smoked salmon, brioche French toast and the world's first Hot Brown casserole along with breakfast classics like delicious scrambled eggs, freshly baked biscuits and croissants, crispy bacon, fried potatoes, fresh fruit, fluffy pancakes and bagels. The buffet costs $26 per person and reservations are recommended. 

     

    Napa River Grill
    1211 Herr Lane
    502-423-5822


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    Warning: This is not the brunch for light eaters. This buffet offers a taste of, well, everything. From crispy fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, thick cut bacon and mouth-watering chorizo meatloaf, flavorful quiche, oversized sausage links, grilled salmon and marinated artichoke salad, everyone who spends their late Sunday morning here will need a long Sunday afternoon nap shortly after. This brunch experience costs $18.95 for adults and $9.45 for children.

     

    Dish on Market
    434 West Market Street
    502-315-0669


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    It should be a law that every meat-eating citizen of Kentucky has to eat a Hot Brown every once in awhile, and what better time to indulge in this classic local dish than for brunch! The Kentucky Hot Brown is just one of Dish on Market's many brunch buffet offerings, along with scrumptious applewood-smoked bacon, eggs Benedict, buttermilk pancakes, Weisenberger grits and deliciously crispy hash browns. Adults can indulge in all of these delights for only $11.95 and children as well for $7. 

     

    Blu Italian Grille
    280 West Jefferson Street
    502-671-4285


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    There's nothing like a little Sunday afternoon jazz to make you feel like one of the lavish characters of Sex and the City. So dress up that hangover with your tallest high heels or most elegant tie and head downtown for Blu Italian Grille's made-to-order omelets and eggs Benedict, house-made pasta, filling salads, fresh meats, all-you-can-drink mimosas and live jazz. This jazzy start to the week costs $24 per person. 

     

    Rivue at the Galt House Hotel
    140 North 4th Street
    502-568-4239


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    Though undoubtedly a popular dining spot for the city's visitors due to its one of a kind view of Louisville, Rivue is also a local favorite of those in search of the freshest ingredients. Each brunch offers a different spread with dishes including the freshest in-season vegetables and fruits. However, breakfast and lunch classics like Belgian waffles, made-to-order omelets, both pork and turkey bacon and quiche are on the buffet table all year. Adult guests dine for $27 and children dine for $14.

    Still hungry? Watch Louisville.com's Brunch in Lou video series:

    Ep. 1: Brunch in Lou: Proof on Main

    Ep. 2: Brunch in Lou: El Camino

    Ep 3: Brunch in Lou: Bristol 

     

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