Best Places For Graduation Brunch In Atlanta

May 13, 2015 8:00 AM

It’s graduation season in Atlanta. For the lucky few who have managed to survive through high school or college celebration is in order. For those looking for a place for a graduation brunch in Atlanta, look no further than this list. Here are the five best places for graduation brunch in Atlanta.

First Watch
1675 Cumberland Parkway S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30080
(678) 213-0312

Even little ones will appreciate the food and casual atmosphere at First Watch

Visit First Watch if you are looking for any easy place for a delicious breakfast that even the kids in the family can enjoy. Then visit any of the nine locations in the metro Atlanta area. First Watch focuses on making the best breakfast and brunch entrees with many healthy options. While First Watch restaurants do not take reservations, call ahead with a party of eight or more. First Watch also recently enabled guests to use the NoWait app to get on the waitlist for a table before actually getting to the restaurant. This could be a huge time saver on a busy graduation weekend.

Park 75
Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta
75 Fourteenth St.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 881-9898

For impressive options and an opulent atmosphere, check out Park 75 at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta. The Sunday brunch at Park 75 is an event. From made-to-order stations, a wide assortment of chilled seafood, to worth-every-calorie homemade desserts, celebrating graduation at Park 75 will create a meaningful memory. Guests enjoy complimentary parking while enjoying brunch. Call ahead for reservations.

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Southern Art & Bourbon Bar
3315 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 946-9070

Art Smith, famous for being the former chef for Oprah Winfrey, brings guests a refined yet still down-home dining experience in his delightful location on the ground floor of the very hip Intercontinental Buckhead hotel. Southern Art is the place to bring out-of-town guests who want to taste real southern cooking. The food is hearty and flavorful and is worth every bite. The fried chicken and waffle dish is tough to beat, but there are several others that routinely give it a try. Southern Art offers a spacious private dining room for up to 50 if you have a large group.

Oak Steakhouse
950 Third St.
Alpharetta, GA 30009
(678) 722-8333 

Want a fancy place to splurge on graduation weekend? Nothing says splurge better than a well-cooked steak, and Oak Steakhouse is one of the best places to find this specialty. Oak Steakhouse adds a certain established ambiance to an occasion. The brunch menu includes southern favorites like chicken and waffles, steak and eggs and the Lowcountry delicacy shrimp and grits. It is the place to go to impress.

4199 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA
(770) 432-2663

For a peaceful country feel without leaving Atlanta, bring the family for brunch at Canoe. Located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River in Vinings, Canoe’s food is as impressive as it’s ambiance. After brunch, which should include the pastry basket, enjoy a waterside stroll to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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Maria Smith is an on-the-go mom to 4 children ages 8 and under. In between carpool lines, she’s a freelance writer covering travel, health, and family fun. She was a producer for Oprah in her pre-mom days, but now produces people instead of TV shows. Read more on