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Central Coast, CA Best Brunch Restaurants


The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, have a hearty starter of an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and search our list of the best brunch restaurants on California's Central Coast.

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Granada Bistro California
13/20
1126 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Farm-to-table cuisine in an industrial chic bistro with a circa 1920s ambience. More...

Hoppe's Garden Bistro Mediterranean
12/20
Dining Room at Hoppe The Historical Way Station
78 N. Ocean Ave.
Cayucos, CA 93430
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Hoppe’s is a destination for wine country cuisine that celebrates local and artisanal products. More...

Lido Restaurant California
14/20
Dining Room at Lido Restaurant, Shell Beach, CA Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
2727 Shell Beach Rd.
Shell Beach, CA 93449
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Sophisticated wine country dining beside the Pacific Ocean. More...

Luna Red Global
14/20
1023 Chorro St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Seasonally inspired, locally sourced global fare in the heart of San Luis Obispo. More...

Marisol at The Cliffs Resort Contemporary
13/20
The Cliffs Resort
2757 Shell Beach Rd.
Shell Beach, CA 93449
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This seaside resort celebrates local ingredients with fine dining and a view of the Pacific’s edge. More...

Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill Seafood
12/20
6550 Moonstone Beach Dr.
Cambria, CA 93428
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No beachfront tourist trap, this family-friendly seafood house offers generous portions at reasonable prices. More...

Novo Global
14/20
Dining Room at Novo, San Luis Obispo, CA 726 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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An artsy eatery for global dishes from Thailand, Japan and the Mediterranean. More...

Palazzo Giuseppe Italian
13/20
1010 Court St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Whether meeting for happy hour, a business lunch or a special occasion, you’ll enjoy seasonal Italian fare in a lively, classy atmosphere. More...

Robin's Restaurant International
14/20
4095 Burton Dr.
Cambria, CA 93428
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You won’t find fusion at Robin’s; instead, everything’s fresh and true to its source, be it Morocco, Singapore or Mexico. More...

Thomas Hill Organics California
14/20
1305 Park St.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
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Farm-fresh ingredients shine in inventive dishes from the kitchen and the outdoor wood-burning pizza oven. More...

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