Hair of the Dog 2014: Six Places to Find Brunch on New Year's Day

South Floridians are known for their penchant for drinking.

We mean, do you know of any other cities with Liquordale as a nickname?


Even so, some days -- or evenings -- are known for reducing regular residents and professionals into frat boy-like antics.

New Year's Eve is one of said occasions.

With the gallons upon gallons of cheap sparkling wine that is going to be consumed by otherwise responsible adults, you know January 1 is going to be a day full of headaches and sore stomachs. Some hair of the dog will help those ailments.

We complied a list of six places serving brunch -- and drinks -- on New Year's Day.

See Also: Ten Best Restaurants for New Year's Eve Dinner in Broward County

Rosie's Bar & Grill

Known for the best Sunday Funday brunch in the Gayborhood, this Wilton Manors spot is offering a NYE 2014 afterparty with a DJ, drink specials, and stomach-acid-soothing dishes like fried green tomato Benedict, waffles, and burgers. The brunch takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rosie's is located at 2449 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors. Call 954-567-1320, or visit

Tap 42

Bottomless brunch is always great; it's even better when it's an absolute necessity. To help solve your ills from the previous night, Tap will serve its regular weekend bottomless brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Year's Day.

Tap 42 is located at 1411 S. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-463-4900, or visit

Steak 954

Bed aside, there's really only one place you should visit on New Year's Day: the beach. For anyone looking to curl up in the sand after stuffing your face, this oceanfront hotel restaurant is serving brunch -- and ample drinks -- in the fresh Atlantic breeze.

Steak 954 is located at 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-414-8333, or visit

Blue Moon Fish Co.

For those who like to drink during the day, Sunday is the best day of the week. This dockside eatery is bringing its famous Sunday brunch back out on New Year's Day. For $53.95 per person, guests get to eat as much as they like from multiple stations, including omelets and seafood, and you get all-you-can-drink mimosas and bloody marys.

Blue Moon Fish Co. is located at 4405 W. Tradewinds Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-267-9888, or visit

Palm Beach Gardens Marriott

Just because your hung over doesn't mean you can ignore the little ones; the hotel is hosting a family-friendly brunch from noon to 5 p.m. For $40 per adult, $18 for kids ages 6 to 12, the brunch includes food, entertainment, and unlimited mimosas -- consider your new year off to a good start.

Palm Beach Gardens Marriott is located at 4000 RCA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens. Call 561-622-8888, or visit

Pistache French Bistro

If you're planning on partying it up on Clematis for NYE, you'll probably want to stay close the following day. This bistro is serving a wide selection of brunch favorites -- yes, French toast is on the list -- sandwiches, and main plates as well as a number of cocktails available by the glass or one-liter carafe.

Pistache is located at 101 N. Clematis St. in West Palm Beach. Call 561-833-5090, or visit

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