PHOTO FEATURE: Zona 78 Weekend Brunch (Begins June 3)

Northeast Tucson Italian restaurant Zona 78 announced the launch of weekend brunch on Saturday, June 3.

Brunch will be available afterward every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Guests can expect breakfast classics with an Italian twist, such as breakfast pizza and frittatas. Additionally, Zona 78 will offer bottomless mimosas for $15.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the new items they are rolling out.

Eggs Benedict ($14)

Eggs Benedict at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Eggs Benedict at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Toasted English muffins are topped with poached eggs, house-smoked salmon, asparagus points, and Hollandaise. Cherry tomatoes and green onions add brightness.

Belt Sandwich ($11)

Belt Sandwich with a side of fruit and a Mimosa at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Belt Sandwich with a side of fruit and a Mimosa at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

A toasted ciabatta square sandwiches two over-easy eggs, arugula, bacon, tomato, avocado, arugula, and chipotle mayo.

Frittata ($14)

Frittata with a side of fruit and a Mimosa at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Frittata with a side of fruit and a Mimosa at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

A frittata is like an omelet, but the filling is cooked with the egg. Zona’s frittata features eggs, mozzarella, mushrooms, bell pepper, tomatoes, and spinach.

Breakfast Pizza ($15)

Breakfast Pizza at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Breakfast Pizza at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

This wood-fired pizza is topped with mozzarella, Yukon potatoes, green bell pepper, bacon, fresh arugula, and three over easy eggs with a drizzle of sriracha.

Cinnamon Roll ($6)

Cinnamon Roll at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Cinnamon Roll at Zona 78 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Zona’s cinnamon roll arrives hot out of the oven with cream cheese frosting. It’s bigger than a pancake, so share.

Zona 78 is located at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Rd. and can be reached at (520) 296-7878. For more information, visit zona78.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.

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