It’s Derby Day, which means you should A) sleep in to steel yourself for the day ahead, and B) look for a hearty brunch because you’re about to be on a liquid diet. Here are a few places to catch brunch on Derby week:
4th Annual Royal Derby Brunch 2017
Tim Faulkner Gallery | 1512 Portland Ave. | Search Facebook | $35-$430 12-4 p.m.
In addition to the breakfast buffet, there will be live music, a silent auction, bourbon tastings, a Derby-inspired cocktail menu and, best of all, endless mimosas!
The 6th Annual Winner’s Circle Bourbon Brunch
The Vue at 3rd | 537 S. Third St. | Search Facebook | $30 | 12-4 p.m.
On the rooftop terrace of The Vue at 3rd. There will be a “specialty brunch spread,” chilled mimosas, cocktails, live music by DJ Empty Beats and exclusive giveaways.
Oaks and Derby Brunches
Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grille | 5700 Captain’s Quarters Road | Search Facebook | $20 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join Captain’s Quarters on both Oaks and Derby days for a riverside brunch. It’s a chance to relax and collect yourself before diving into the madness of Churchill Downs. The restaurant will also offer “boxed sandwich lunches served security ready in clear plastic boxes to take with you to the track.”