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San Diego 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 in San Diego.

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Bailiwick American
13/20
Dining Room at Bailiwick, San Diego, CA 756 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101

This Gaslamp District cocktail destination also serves up brunch on weekends. More...

The Craftsman New American Tavern New American
14/20
Dining Room at The Craftsman New American Tavern, Encinitas, CA 267 N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024

Comfort food with clever culinary twists in a rustic tavern setting. More...

Crown Room Buffet
13/20
Dining Room at Crown Room, Coronado, CA Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

A feast for the senses in the historic Crown Room at seaside Hotel del Coronado. More...

The Grant Grill California
15/20
Dining Room at The Grant Grill, San Diego, CA The US Grant
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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The US Grant hotel’s elegant restaurant features contemporary California cuisine and top-notch cocktails. More...

Hash House A Go Go American
12/20
3628 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
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Think big. That's our advice for those en route to Hillcrest's lively Hash House A Go Go. More...

Herringbone Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Herringbone, La Jolla, CA 7837 Herschel Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Modern seafood in a high-energy setting in La Jolla. More...

Humphreys Restaurant California
12/20
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
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California coastal cuisine from chef Paul Murphy in a stylish, contemporary setting with good views. More...

JRDN Restaurant Steakhouse
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Dining Room at JRDN Restaurant, San Diego, CA Tower23 Hotel
723 Felspar St.
San Diego, CA 92109
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A sassy hotel hot-spot with a focus on steak and seafood, plus great ocean views. More...

Searsucker New American
14/20
Dining Room at Searsucker, San Diego, CA 611 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Brian Malarkey's Gaslamp eatery pulses with energy, as diners enjoy cocktails and creative small plates. More...

Solace & the Moonlight Lounge Modern American
14/20
Dining Room at Solace & the Moonlight Lounge, Encinitas, CA 25 E. E St.
Encinitas, CA 92024

Chef Matt Gordon's beachside restaurant elevates the Encinitas dining scene, and its Moonlight Lounge is a hot-spot. More...

Urban Solace New American
14/20
Dining Room at Urban Solace, San Diego, CA 3823 30th St.
San Diego, CA 92104
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This North Park culinary retreat dishes out upscale comfort food in a hip setting with a San Francisco vibe. More...

Whisknladle American
14/20
Dining Room at Whisknladle , La Jolla, CA 1044 Wall St.
La Jolla, CA 92037

From bread to charcuterie to ice creams and sorbets---everything is homemade at this La Jolla eatery. More...

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