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About Circle Brunch - The Breakers
**Voted an OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurant in America 2015 & 2014**
The Breakers famous Sunday Brunch has been a special tradition for more than 25 years. The elaborate brunch is served every Sunday in the comfortable elegance of The Circle, amid intricate hand-painted ceilings and splendid ocean views.
The magnificent buffet menu features the finest and freshest ingredients and a variety of chef-attended stations to serve freshly prepared specialties that reflect the quality of a fine restaurant. Items include traditional breakfast favorites such as Belgian waffles, Eggs Benedict, cereals, fresh baked breakfast pastries and muffins, breakfast sausages and potatoes, bacon, fresh fruit and a made-to-order omelet station.
Sunday Brunch also offers a full raw bar, wide variety of fresh salads, imported cheeses, pâtés, and baked breads.
Palm Beach, FL 33480
American, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
11 AM - 2:30 PM
For Sunday Brunch, dress is daytime resortwear. We ask that you refrain from wearing torn denim, tank tops, t-shirts, sweat suits, or hats.
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy the delightful sounds of a live harpist.
Complimentary valet parking is provided at the main entrance to The Breakers.
Private Party Facilities:
Located at The Breakers oceanfront resort, The Circle’s spectacular Sunday Brunch has been a Palm Beach tradition for over 25 years. Dine amid ocean views and soaring 30-foot frescoed ceilings featuring hand-painted murals depicting Renaissance landscapes.
Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Circle Brunch - The Breakers Ratings and Reviews
No fresh fruit, except apples and oranges. Bloody mary offered with brunch was small and poor compared when purchased. Service was also poor when the silverware was not changed with the plates. Bottom line : expensive for the service and the food. The 20% service charge is the insult added to injury. There was a sense of arrogance everywhere. We shall not return again.
Only on Sundays... book well in advance!!! Worth every penny!! Service! Got there early, left late and enjoyed reading about Henry Morrison Flagler, the founder. Learned two fires had destroyed previous buildings and this was the third "Breakers". Stone Crab (when in season), otherwise King Crab is available. Cold Water Lobster Tails and Claws as well as Shrimp and Oysters. Sushi -- made to order, Mahi, Salmon, and a Plates of Smoked Fish and Caviar rounded out the Seafood Selections and there were also plenty of Beef, Chicken and Lamb Selections. There were Vegetarian and Strictly Vegan Offerings. Half a room filled with Desserts also had Sugar-Free Options. Personal favorite are the Crepes -- made to order, with all of the accoutrements! Ice Cream Sundaes with a Glazed Donut Option, included all of the add-ons. Homemade Cookies, Candies and Cakes/Pastries were all excellent, but make sure to save room for The Creme Brulee!
The food was excellent!! The Breakers is beautiful. The service was not good at all. We had to find our waiter to take our plates, to ask for drinks, and get our check. If you're going to charge 20% tip (included in the bill for a buffet)the service should be good!
The Breakers is an exceptionally beautiful facility, and the Circle is very well appointed. We celebrated a belated Valentine's Day with our infant daughter. The food is quite good and plentiful, but I have given less than perfect marks because the places where opulent brunches are available really work hard to go above and beyond. The Circle gets a lot right, but something felt not quite perfect. It's a great place to eat brunch and spend a relaxed Sunday catching up and conversing over mimosas and Bloody Marys.
We have been eating brunch at The Breakers for over 30 years and always love the experience! It is an excellent place to celebrate a very special occasion which is what we were doing Sunday February 19th. Danielle our server was pleasant, attentive, and made sure all aspects of our brunch were phenomenal! She is truly an asset to The Breakers!
Unfortunately, the dress code rules are no longer enforced and we were extremely disappointed that many jeans (some torn) shorts, and baseball hats were being worn in the dining room. Our level of expectation to fully enjoy our experience, along with the exceptional beauty and elegance of The Circle during Sunday Brunch is such that we expect dress code regulations to be adhered to by all patrons, along with being enforced by The Breakers!
We had heard about this for quite some time, and, finally, decided to take the one hour + drive up to Palm Beach on a bright sunny Sunday to enjoy this fabulous brunch.
As it turns out it this wasn’t at all what we were expecting. Based on reviews I really thought this was going to be the “best brunch” ever. No not really.
Before we get to the food, let me say The Breakers is still the majestic magnificent hotel it always was. From the magnificently painted ceilings to the beautiful furnishing, the Breakers still maintains its role of prominence on the Palm Beach landscape.
The Brunch lacked the “important dishes” that would make the $110pp + tax and automatically added 20% service charge worthwhile. Instead we were filled with waffles, and crepes and creamy gnocchi with scallops, and shrimp (all cut very small) cheeses, some pate, and chicken liver pate. They did have a beef carving station, meh; the best dish was the lamb chops, freshly grilled and really delicious. They were the usual suspects –salads and bread and not much else worth anything.
Apparently they felt it was best to put the money in the deserts. There were a lot of options here. Too many for me to good into; suffice it to say, no matter what your preference – chocolate, cheese cake, cookies, ice cream, and anything in between – it was all there.
If only they had spent that much effort on the main buffet I know I wouldn’t have minded the price.
Our Brunch (for 2) + 2 wines, and 2 cocktails was $333.84 total.
Let's not blur the line between the beauty of The Breakers with the food that was served.
Bottom line, it’s not worth it.
We had such a great time! The hostess was pleasant and happy to see us.
We had reservations at 2pm. We were a little early so we went to bar to have a Bloody Mary and Champagne. It was a pleasant surprise to find out they were included in the price of our meal.
Every station was fresh and fully stocked at all times. Seafood Station~Stone Crab, Jumbo Shrimp, Lobster Tails, Crab Cocktail... What can I say
Breakfast Station~Eggs Benedict, sausage, bacon...
Carving station~Ham and Prime Rib - Oh, so good
Waffle, Omelet Station ~ Omelets, Waffles, Lox and Bagels
DESSERT~ too many to name and oh, so GOOD!!
We never felt rushed our server was always available.
Thank you for a great afternoon with friends!!
This is the best I must say the Best!!! We wanted to come back and we finally did and things and the selections have become even more impressive. More choices and they also have begun to change some of the dishes like Grouper and a delicious Ruben pastry wow it was so good. Perfect puff pastry and pastrami combination. Of course the usual meats and shellfish wow!!
Caviar wow so good i mean so delicious and so many choices of side dishes and toppings. Fresh lobster and even stone crabs sweet! and with all the fixings!
Love the lamb chops hummmm and love the sauce it comes in the broth hummm.
Great desserts and good breakfast items the creme bu-lee is awesome. The eggs Benedict and the sausages and the bacon is awesome that sweet flavor wow!!!!
The service and drinks impeccable. I mean perfect service and the Champagne wow the coffee wow!i was told its a special blend. The waffles and crepes OMG!
And so much more , this is the best the excellence in venues of venues, the ultimate
Brunch in the ultimate location, The Breakers.
Wow , very expensive Sunday brunch +$100 per person. Worth it as a one of a kind experience . Go very Hungry as there will be vast amount of food to experienced . You probably will not need to eat for 24 hrs post glutinous feast. Not for folks with a small appetite, who would be wasted on this experience
This brunch is the best I've been to and I eat out a lot! You can't go wrong with lobster, stone crab, shrimp, oysters, caviar, prime rib, sushi and much much more. Was here last year and talked about it all year so had to go back and just as good! If you want to enjoy amazing food and atmosphere then don't miss this brunch.
Seafood and dessert selections were both notable. The lamb chops were among the best I've ever had. A beautiful brunch but not overwhelming like some. Service was terrific. Atmosphere just stunning with holiday decorations.
Way over priced. Food was good but crowded area for food. Not a very good flow. Had to try it once and that will be it. Was told would have king crab but there was none. Was beautifully decorated. And the building is truly amazing. Off the bucket list now onto the next.
I was very pleased that the brunch selections have been upgraded to what they used to be several years ago! I had stopped going to brunch here (as well as several friends of mine) because the price had been raised and the selections were dismal. I have had the pleasure to contact my friends and let them know that the quality we expected was back!
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