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This economy is killing my vibe.  I went to the ATM and it spit out an I.O.U.  I tried to get a reservation at Pineapple and Pearls and they’re down to 2 booster seats.  My street monkey and I both have had to find real jobs. Before I’m ready to sell off my firstborn, I check out these value-packed, bottomless brunches and feast like a qween.

Balkan restaurant Ambar, in Capitol Hill, offers brunch featuring bottomless small plates and brunch cocktails Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm. Priced at $35 per person, guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat selection mezze, soups, salads, sandwiches, egg dishes, pastry & crepes and sweets.  Must be ordered by entire table.  523 8th Street SE, Washington, DC. (202) 813-3039

Cuba Libre is known for incredible mojitos and small plates that are perfect for sharing.  Order unlimited piqueos, or small plates for $25.  Add unlimited brunch cocktails like Bloody Marys, mimosas and sangria for only $10.  Mandatory must-try: salt cod fritters with homemade lemon mayonnaise.  Bonus: Get the same deal on Mondays for $29.  801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.408.1600.

The Bombay Club might be the last place you think of for brunch, but its seven rotating Indian dishes is a nice change of pace for only $21. Add $7 and get unlimited pours of champagne throughout your meal.  Sundays from 11:30 am-2:30 pm. 815 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC.  202.659.3727.

If you love Mediterranean fare, Agora’s $32.99 all-inclusive mezze brunch includes traditional dishes as well as American favorites, plus bottomless Bloody Marys, mimosas, champagne, and house martinis.  Mandatory must-try: Challah French Toast with powdered sugar and maple syrup.  1527 17th Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.332.6767

Boqueria has unlimited Spanish brunch tapas and drinks for $35, including mimosas, sangria and draft beer. Available Saturdays and Sundays.  1837 M Street NW, Washington, DC.  202.558.9545

Fill up on Masa 14′s $35 Latin-Asian brunch which has something for everyone, including unlimited mimosas, bellinis, Bloody Marys, and lemon lager.  Mandatory must-try: mushroom omelet with arugula, roasted peppers, avocado and tomato jam.  1825 14th Street NW, Washington, DC.  (202)328-1414

Go beyond pancakes and eggs with El Centro DF’s $35 Mexican-inspired fiesta including endless Michiladas, Bloody Marias and seasonal aqua fresca cocktails.  Mandatory must-try: sopes de huevo y salsa verde, poached eggs with beans and crabmeat.  1819 14th Street NW, Washington, DC.  (202) 328-3131; and 1218 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC. (202) 333-4100

Juniper’s Market Fresh Brunch may be the ritziest at $48, but this spread at The Fairmont Washington, DC offers local seafood, seasonal entrees and ever-changing sweet treats including savory cakes, pastries and cookies.  Don’t forget the bottomless orange, peach or strawberry mimosas.  $48 for adults, $24 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and under.  The Fairmont, 2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.429.2400.

Just really want to drown your sorrows?  These restaurants serve brunch à la carte with boozy add-ons:

  • Bar Pilar does bottomless ball jar cocktails for $15 with a brunch item and $20 without, from 11 am – 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  1833 14th St NW Washington, DC.  (202) 265-1751
  • Capitol City Brewing has free-flowing mild or spicy Bloody Marys and Mimosas with brunch for only $9.  1100 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC.  202.628.2222
  • At hidden gem Et Voila in the Palisades, brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm. Featured bottomless cocktails are available for $12.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown serves brunch a la carte or with a “Choose Two” option with bottomless Mimosas or Bloody Marys for $39 on the upper terrace of the Urban Garden from 11 am – 2 pm with a DJ starting at noon. Complimentary valet parking. 3100 South Street NW, Washington, DC.
  • Saint Ex does bottomless mimosas for $15 and pitchers of Peroni for $20 from 11 am – 4 pm Saturdays and Sundays.  1847 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.265.7839
  • Get unlimited mimosas at Shaw’s Tavern for $12. 520 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001. 202.518.4092
  • Station 4 also has bottomless brunch mimosas, Bloody Marys or nectar & Champagne cocktails, available Saturdays and Sundays from 10-3 pm for $25 per person with any entrée.  1101 4th Street SW, Washington, DC.
  • Sign of the Whale in Dupont Circle offers $10 bottomless mimosas and their Bloody Mary Bar with any brunch entrée.  1825 M Street NW, Washington DC.
  • Build your own passion fruit, peach, mandarin orange or cherry bellinis at Urbana for just $16.  2121 P Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.956.6650.