There's something for everyone at the charming Harriet Brasserie, with choices along the lines of cheddar grits with crayfish and andouille sausage, a fully loaded crab Benedict and a pretty salad version of a smoked salmon-cream cheese bagel, with most prices falling in the $9-$11 range. 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
2724 W. 43rd St., Mpls., 612-354-2197, www.harrietbrasserie.com
Night owl Nightingale is now in the brunch business, and the $9-$13 menu is full of delicious ideas: shrimp with white grits, chive biscuits with ham and a mushroom gravy, masa cakes with slow-roasted pork shoulder and poached eggs and flapjacks with rhubarb compote. The bar keeps up with a half-dozen $8 midday cocktails. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
2551 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls., 612-354-7060, www.nightingalempls.com
At the Strip Club Meat & Fish, chef JD Fratzke caters to morning-after appetites with steak and eggs, a towering pancake-fried egg-ham stack, a marvelous duck confit hash, a breakfast BLT, curry-teased deviled eggs and more, with most prices in the $12-and-under range. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
378 Maria Av., St. Paul, 651-793-6247, www.domeats.com