Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and here in Howard County, Maryland, we have some of the best breakfast options around! From sit-down meals to quick takeouts, we have it all. Howard County's scenic surroundings make it an ideal location to meet friends and family for brunch. Here are some of our top places to start your day!

The Food Market Columbia - Breakfast Toast

The Food Market Columbia

Downtown Delights

The Food Market Columbia

Dine in the heart of downtown Columbia at The Food Market. The brunch menu ranges from French Toast Dippers to Pulled Short Rib Benedict, covering sweet and savory. Celebrate with brunch drinks ranging from Jalapeno-infused bloody mary to Mimosas. Dine outside at a new restaurant Vacation and Chill, also owned by The Food Market but with unique menu items.

Turn House

At The Turn House Restaurant, they take brunch seriously! Their menu features an array of soups, salads, appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, and breakfast items that are sure to please even the most discerning palate. So whether you’re looking for a leisurely weekend meal or a power lunch, The Turn House Restaurant is the perfect choice. Dine overlooking a beautiful golf course with patio dining options.


Jam Eateries Breakfast Benedict

Jam Eateries

JAM Eateries

This neighborhood brunch joint is where you’ll find your favorite go-to dish. Jam Easteries has breakfast and lunch, as well as craft cocktails, homemade Bloody Marys and inventive mimosas. Come brunch!

Historic Eats

Crepes at Old Mill Cafe

Old Mill Cafe

Old Mill Cafe 

A vintage-inspired cafe in the heart of busling Historic Ellicott City, Maryland, Old Mill Cafe offers craft coffee, seasonal bites, and frozen yogurt. Its menu showcases local vendors, bakers and artisans.

Little Market Cafe

Offering hand-crafted coffee drinks, pastries, and sandwiches, this spot in the heart of Old Ellicott City is a picture-perfect place to grab a bite to eat before you start your day. Go to Little Market Cafe for their take on the classic breakfast sandwiches.

Deli Delights

Jason’s Deli

At Jason’s Deli you can build your own breakfast sandwich, and you can even buy breakfast packs for your office or party! On top of that, many of their sandwiches can be made gluten-free, so there’s something here for everyone.

Touche Touchet Pastries

Touche Touchet Bakery

Sweet Starts

Touche Touchet Bakery and Pastry Shoppe

This old-fashioned bakery offers the finest quality, fresh-baked products such as pies, cookies, cupcakes, croissants, brownies, and more. Touche Touchet Bakery and Pastry Shoppe is perfect for those of you who have a sweet tooth in the morning!

Stay and Savor

Plan a weekend getaway to fully indulge in Howard County, Maryland's culinary delights. With nearby parks and activities, you can explore the natural beauty of the area before treating yourself to a mouthwatering brunch experience. 

Make the most of your stay by booking a brunch package at select hotels, where you can enjoy special discounts or complimentary meals at participating restaurants. If you’re visiting for a special occasion, make sure to visit our Events page to discover celebratory menus. 

So why wait? Plan your getaway today and treat yourself to a weekend of relaxation, adventure, and delectable brunch delights in Howard County, Maryland.