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Recent Events at Brigs

Posted on June 13, 2020

ALL Brigs Restaurants are now open for takeout, curbside pickup AND dine-in service. We will have limited seating – 50% or less than usual. Menus, table tents, condiments and tables will be sanitized between every use. All staff members will be wearing face masks. And, we will be cleaning and sanitizing constantly. We will not be using pagers.

PLEASE use social distancing while waiting. PLEASE wash your hands before being seated. Your menus will be sanitized before being given to you. If you have any symptoms, PLEASE join us at another time.

Welcome back! We’ve missed you!

Posted on March 17, 2020

By order of the Governor of North Carolina, dining in restaurants is not allowed for now.  But, ALL Brigs Restaurants are open normal hours and offer take-out and curbside service.

Weekday Breakfast Specials are still just $6.79 from 7AM – 11AM, major holidays excluded.

2019 WRAL Voters' Choice Best Brunch

Posted on January 10, 2020

Brigs Restaurants once again win a WRAL.com Voters’ Choice Award for THE Best Brunch! Thank you WRAL and thank you to everyone who voted for Brigs!

Cary Living Diamond Awards

Posted on January 9, 2020

Brigs in Cary once again wins two Cary Living Best of the Best Cary Living Magazine readers voted for Best of the Best Awards and Brigs Restaurants was voted THE Best Breakfast in Cary and THE Best Weekend Brunch! Thank you Cary Living Magazine and fans of Brigs!

2020 Midtown Diamond Awards

Posted January 9, 2020

Brigs Great Beginnings wins silver for Best Breakfast  in Midtown Magazine’s 20 Diamond Awards. Thank you Metro Magazine and fans of Brigs!

2020 Maggy Awards

Posted on January 8, 2020

Cary Magazine readers have once again voted the Maggy Award for Best Breakfast in Cary to Brigs Restaurants. Cary Magazine has been awarding the Maggy Awards for 15 years and Brigs Restaurants have won Best Breakfast 14 of them! Thank you Cary Magazine and thank you to everyone in Cary.

6000 Facebook Likes for Brigs

News & Observer Raleigh's Best Brunch 2019

Posted on October 27, 2019

Brigs Great Beginning (in Raleigh) is pleased to have been voted THE Best Brunch, in News & Observer’s 2019 Raleigh’s Best!  We didn’t know that the N&O had started a Raleigh’s Best.  Thank you to everyone who voted for Brigs!

Wake Weekly Best of the Best 2019

Posted on October 4, 2019

Brigs at the Forest (in Wake Forest) is pleased to have been voted THE Best Breakfast, THE Best Sandwich (Brigs’ Reuben), THE Best Dish on Any Menu (The Brigs Benedict) and runner-up for Best Restaurant Overall in Wake Forest Weekly’s 2019 Best of the Best Awards! Readers of The Wake Weekly family of community newspapers voted Brigs as being one of THE best of the best in the community! Thank you! We’re pleased to be a part of the community.

Posted on September 1, 2019

Brigs Restaurants and Disney are giving away three Family Four Packs of tickets to see the hit Broadway musical Aladdin at DPAC on October 23rd at 7:30 PM!  Enter to win now at any Brigs Restaurant location. Registration ends September 30th.


UPDATE: Congrats to our four winners!  Yes, two of the three winners only needed two tickets each, and so we were able to draw a fourth winner.  How generous!

2019 NextDoor Favorite

Posted on August 7, 2019

Nextdoor has announced the 2019 Neighborhood Favorites winners for neighborhoods across the United States. Brigs Restaurants were again voted Neighborhood Favorite for Best Breakfast and Brunch in hundreds of the neighborhoods near our five locations! This is the third year of the annual awards.

  • 2019 Brigs Great Beginnings
  • 2019 Brigs at the Crossing
  • 2019 Brigs at the Forest
  • 2019 Brigs at the Park
  • 2019 Brigs at the Village

Thank you! We are proud to be your neighbors, too!

Big7 Travel Best Brunch

Posted on June 17, 2019

Today, Big7 Travel named their “Top 50 Places For Brunch In America” (one in each state) based upon reader’s recommendations, and Brigs at the Forest was named THE Best Place For Brunch In North Carolina!  Wow and thank you!

Posted on June 15, 2019

In the annual Best of Downtowner Awards, Triangle Downtowner Magazine readers once again voted Brigs Restaurants THE Best Breakfast in the Triangle! Thank you Triangle Downtowner readers and loyal Brigs fans!

Posted on June 12, 2019

In the 2019 Best of the Triangle Awards from Independent Weekly, Brigs Restaurants were once again voted runner-up for Best Sunday Brunch in Wake County! This is the 15th year Brigs has been winner or runner-up in INDY’s Best of the Triangle awards! Thank you Independent Weekly and thank you loyal Brigs customers from across the Triangle!

Best Breakfast in Wake CCounty

Posted on June 7, 2019

In the annual Readers Choice Awards by the quarterly magazine Wake Living, readers again voted Brigs Restaurants as Best Breakfast/Brunch Spot in Wake County! Thank you Wake Living readers and Wake Living magazine!

Posted on May 20, 2019

TripAdvisor awards those restaurants and hotels that maintain a rating 4.0 or better over an entire year of numerous reviews their Certificate of Excellence!  All five Brigs Restaurants earned Hall of Fame status this last year by receiving their Certificate of Excellence award five years in a row, and Brigs at the Forest earned it again this year! Thank you to everyone who posts great reviews of Brigs on TripAdvisor and all other websites!

2019 AMEX Cardmember Fave

Posted May 9, 2019

According to American Express, “We tallied up the places Card Members value and visit the most, and you’ve come out on top. You’re one of the local businesses American Express Card Members can’t live without.”  Thank you American Express Card Members for making Brigs a 2019 Card Member Favorite!

April Fools

Posted April 1, 2019

Brigs Restaurants offers a special one day only menu.

Raleigh web design and SEO

Posted January 28, 2019

Brigs restaurants launched the third major revision to Brigs.com. The new site is responsive, so it looks the same on a smart phone as it does on a computer or tablet. Yay, no more ugly m.brigs.com formatted and hosted by a third party. All three revisions have been done by TheeDigital. Richard Horvath and his team were great!

Peaches for Waffles and Pancakes

Posted on June 29, 2018

“Everything’s Peachy at Brigs” in July, and that means peeling and slicing a whole lot of peaches!  Mike Karner, co-owner (with his wife) of the two Brigs in Cary, gets our first load from the farmers market.

Posted May 11, 2018

Durham police are investigating after a man drove his car into a restaurant Friday morning. The incident happened just before 10 a.m. at Brigs at the Park Restaurant located at 4900 NC-55. Police said a man was trying to pull into a parking spot near the front door when he hit the gas instead of the brake. The vehicle then rammed into the building, injuring a woman. She was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Update: Brigs at the Park closed the remainder of the day for repairs, but was able to reopen at 7am the following morning.

Posted on July 30, 2017

The two Brigs Restaurants in Cary won a 2017 Best of Cary Award from Cary News for Best Breakfast! The Best of Cary Awards recognize the best in and near Cary. This is the 15th year that Brigs has won Best Breakfast! (Plus runner-up in 2005.) Thank you Cary News and thank you loyal Brigs customers! UPDATE: The Cary News ceased publication in the spring of 2018.

Posted on June 26, 2017

Brigs at the Park was voted one of the Best Breakfast restaurants in Durham by Herald-Sun readers in the 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards! Brigs at the Park has been a winner or runner-up in five different categories for twelve years in a row! Thank you Durham Herald-Sun and loyal Brigs fans in Durham. UPDATE: The Herald-Sun discontinued its Reader’s Choice Awards after 2017.

Posted January 3, 2017

A faulty electrical outlet in a stainless steel covered wall on the cooking line of Brigs Great Beginnings in Raleigh caused a fire that has closed the restaurant. Update: The restaurant reopened after five weeks of cleaning and repairs. Much of the equipment had to be replaced.

Posted January 1, 2012

Purchase one of each of our Royal Skillets and get a free limited edition “I Conquered the Conquistador” t-shirt! Offer ends June 30, 2012.