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
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 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!
Circle Brunch is absolutely AMAZING! Be prepared to PACE YOURSELF - We were there for over 2 hours and I still didn't taste everything! FRESH, Delicious, Exciting, Chef Action Stations (Carving, Waffles, Omelets, Crepes), Crab Legs, LOBSTER TAILS, Sushi, Caviar, Lamb Chops...... OMG it was just perfect! Forget about the DESSERT BAR! Holy Yumness! You will NEVER be able to taste everything! Not to mention the complimentary Mimosas and Bloody Marys!
Service is always amazing here too. Not to mention the Harpist who has been there for many, many years - he is brilliant!
Definitely worth the drive up from Fort Lauderdale a couple times a year!
While I still consider brunch at the Breakers a must do experience, it is much more for the atmosphere and the gorgeous circle dining room than for the food or value. It is still wonderful for a special occasion because of the grand experience, the food however while very good and plentiful, was not exceptional or memorable except for maybe some of the desserts. At over $100 per person I felt the food could have been a bit more creative and delectable rather than somewhat predictable brunch fare, but if you go, go knowing that you are there more for the total experience than for just the food.
The ambience and the food are spectacular. Endless variety and amounts of delicious food. Unlimited mimosas and bloody marys. The live harpist was an added bonus- even came to out table!. Better be a really special occasion or you better have some gift cards with the price per person!
The Circle is a fantastic place, and its Sunday brunch is a wonderful experience. The service is always very good, and the variety of fine dishes is spectacular. There is a wonderful Bloody Mary bar where one can select its ingredients, and all the bloody maries are included in the overall price, as well as the mimosas. Particularly recommendable: caviar table, lobster and shrimps, prime-rib, lamb ribs, and doughnut waffles. The burnch is accompanied by a nice harp, and the scenery is very special.
What you pay for is the ambiance. The food is okay but not worth $105 per person. There is nothing like being at the incredible Breakers hotel so I am glad we went to be able to see the historic building. Another nice feature was the live harpist. A 20% tip is automatically added to the bill. I hope it is divided up among all the servers at the buffet as all our waiter did was bring drinks, water and coffee. Yes, it was a unique experience but would we go again? No.
wow!!! Fantastic....everyone should do this at least once in their lifetime!!! Food Excellent, service superb!! We enjoyed every minute of this fabulous brunch!!! Treat your self....you won't regret it for a minute!!! and yes I would love to go back someday!!!!
I went to celebrate my birthday there with family & friends, & everything was outstanding. A little bit over-priced, I would say. They're missing oysters, too. Live jazz band would also be nice. Apart from this, I was very happy to spend my special day there!
You're paying to be at The Breakers....I would have expected more selections, for example a simple dish like chicken. The only chicken dish was "jerk chicken". The sliced fruit was available but it was only about the size of a dinner plate. Not ample to serve a large group of people. Obviously, with many people at the brunch it wasn't replaced quick enough. The food that should have been hot wasn't. The coffee that should have been hot wasn't. I looked for grapes at the small portion of cheese that was available, however I couldn't find any. If this brunch had been served anywhere but The Breakers, the value would have been approximately $50 per person if that. I have no problem with a 20% gratuity being included, however when all the servers have to do is refill drinks, clear the table, bring fresh silverware, and occasionally ask if there's anything else, would you care for another cocktail, the point is when those expectations aren't met I don't think it's worth 20%. I'm not sure if the servers have more tables than they can handle but they did seem scarce. Maybe it was just an off day for the food selections and the service.
What a joy to enjoy the Circle Brunch at the Breakers again! I absolutely recommend it highly to anyone looking for a GREAT food, service and ambiance experience. Everyone is a delight to deal with and really convey the service attitude. Special shout out to Craig Harrison who made the experience seamless from the first contact. Thank you all for making my birthday an unforgettable experience.
What can I say to perfection . This is the Breakers the best . And they know how to do the Circle Brunch . What a selection been here before and it seems improved! Highlights include Caviar Lamb chops lobster clams crabs giant shrimp eggs benedict awesome seafood pasta and a salad bread and salami selection that would rival a premium supermarket on Dubai!! I mean this is over the top way over . You cant beat the price and those prime rib cuts ;and wow the lobster and crab legs giant!! So much and all yours, desserts wow i mean this is the ultimate dessert area period crazy . The service impeccable management there is just on top they know how to treat you and make you feel special. The only wish i have is that they have Top end Champage even if you pay a little more . What a place this is , the atmosphere the decor the staff the food and the dress up i cant get enough its just Utopia Brunch heaven. This is the Best !
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