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Brunch in York? Try these spots

Here's a list to help you find a new brunch spot in York County.

When people come to Sunday brunch at the Blue Heron in Springettsbury Township, they just tend to be in a good mood.

Many come from religious services, so maybe it's because they just heard some "good words," said David Leheron, the restaurant's owner. Families get together to catch up or mark special occasions. They often want someone to snap their picture.

"People are willing to go with ... a richer meal than regular breakfast," he said. Along with sweet and savory crepes, the Blue Heron menu includes dishes like a crab and asparagus omelette, fish of the day, or steak and eggs. With deep red bloody Marys and sparkling orange mimosas, it's a feast for the eyes, too, he said.

Brunch is served on Saturday at Blue Heron, too, it's just not quite as festive, Leheron said.

No matter what day you're looking for brunch in York County, here's a list to help you get started.

Blue Heron

Where: 3320 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township;

When: Served Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Ranges from $3 for small sides and $8.50 to $14.50 for most meals.

John Wright Restaurant

Where: 234 N. Front St., Wrightsville;

When: Served Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and you might want to make a reservation - it's one of the restaurant's busiest days, says Eric Schmidt, general manager.

The buffet menu includes an omelette station, a carving station with different meats each Sunday, as well as home fries, eggs Benedict, sausage, bacon, muffins, fruit and six different lunch dishes that change throughout the day. Visit the bar, and you can make your own bloody Mary.

Cost: $18.95 for adults, $9.95 for children 12 and younger

Front Porch Cafe

Where: 55 S. Richland Ave., York;

When: Breakfast and lunch - they go hand in hand, said manager Jordan Preston - are served every day until 3 p.m., said manager Jordan Preston.

Recent quiche of the day options have included a crab, corn and green onion selection, or you could try a gourmet grilled cheese.

Cost: Most items range from $8.95 to $12.95.

White Rose Bar and Grill

Where: 48 N. Beaver St., York;

When: Served Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features $5 bloody Mary or orange crush fish bowls, or $3 mimosas.

Menu items include omelettes or eggs Benedict featuring pit turkey, ham or beef, along with more traditional items and a "more like lunch" section of salads, sandwiches and quesadillas.

Cost: Most prices range from $3.95 for an egg sandwich to $11.95 for a crab omelette.

Heritage Hills

Where: 2700 Mount Rose Ave., York Township;

When: Knickers Pub offers a la carte menu items, like omelettes, waffles, cereal and pastry Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to the website. Bogey Macaws American Grille offers a buffet Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with made to order omelettes and build-your-own pancakes.

Cost: $12.99 for ages 6 and up, $4.99 for ages 3 to 5, and free for children 2 and younger.

Conewago Inn

Where: 3480 York Haven Road, Manchester;

When: Served Sundays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The buffet includes many traditional brunch offerings, a meat carving station with prime rib and another choice, a pasta, home-cooked casseroles and dessert. The offerings change weekly, according to the website.

Cost: $24.95 per person, $10.95 for children 6 to 12 or $6.99 or ages 3 to 5.

Otto's Kitchen and Cocktails

Where: 19 N. George St., York;

When: Brunch is served Saturdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The  menu includes a falafel Benedict, brioche French toast, and breakfast tacos.

Cost: Prices range from $8 to $14