Let me tell you a little story: I LOVE BRUNCH. The end.
Our reigning favorite brunch spot in Wichita, Doo Dah Diner, has some serious competition in our hearts now that we’ve tried Newport Grill. Some friends of ours took our son to brunch there one morning after church, and after listening to him rave about it for months, we knew we had to try it. We’ve lived within walking distance of Bradley Fair for 3.5 years and yet we’ve only just visited Newport Grill for the first time. 😮
Located in Bradley Fair at 21st and Rock Road, Newport is in an area that gets especially busy during the holidays.
We were greeted promptly and were lucky not to endure a wait (our two year old doesn’t make the waiting process very relaxing; mamas I know you hear me). Once we were seated, a server came right up and told us about the drink specials – some kind of fizzy gin drink and an elderberry champagne concoction – to which Brian and I replied with a solid Heck Yes. My elderberry champagne delight was only $3 and worth every drop… I mean penny. Worth every penny.
Our kids are not particularly adventurous eaters, yet they aren’t exceptionally picky. Buffets always offer something that they will like, but rarely do they rave. At Newport, both of our older children found food that they loved. My daughter was very happy with the pasta and cocktail shrimp, and the only thing my son needs for breakfast is waffles, so he’s easy to please. The waffle bar was better than average, and yes I did try a little bit of the melted peanut butter.
Brian and I ordered eggs benedict off the menu – original for me, and smoked salmon for him. The server switched them around when he set them on the table, and I took one bite of Brian’s and was like 😍 “this is mine now.”
As a self-professed lover of carbs (this is not a lifestyle I recommend), I wanted to try all of the pasta/rice options. Chicken pasta, jambalaya, and beef stroganoff, ✔️✔️✔️.
Brian told me he was standing behind an Asian woman who was googling “couscous.” Haha! I hope she tried it/liked it!
We were very impressed with our server. Even though it was a brunch buffet, he was very attentive. He gave the kids a lesson in linen napkin folding, which was a total hit. They did not want to use their napkin trees after all the hard work they did to create them!
You can find out more about Newport Grill’s brunch here, and below is some info I found on their website. We also found that the rate for kids was $7.95, not $9 as this pdf states (it’s clearly outdated, but it’s still posted on the website).
Fellow brunch lovers, don’t miss this one!