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Easter Brunch SAN FRANCISCO/BAY AREA

Celebrate Easter Sunday with the entire family at one of GAYOT's picks for San Francisco/Bay Area Easter brunch restaurants. Whether you're looking for an intimate affair to share with close family, or an out-of-doors afternoon spent soaking in the springtime with mimosas and eggs Benedict, you're sure to find that perfect place for Easter brunch.

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SAN FRANCISCO CITY

aina Hawaiian
No Rating
Dining Room at aina, San Francisco, CA 900 22nd St.
San Francisco, CA 94107

Modern Hawaiian enclave serving dinner and brunch in Dogpatch. More...

Americano Restaurant & Bar Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Americano Restaurant & Bar, San Francisco, CA Hotel Vitale
8 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Embarcadero and water views, outdoor seating options and quality cuisine. More...

Anzu California
13/20
Dining Room at Anzu, San Francisco, CA Hotel Nikko San Francisco
222 Mason St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Upscale hotel restaurant offering Asian-influenced California cuisine in a contemporary environment. More...

Balboa Cafe American
13/20
3199 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Marina and Cow Hollow locals enjoy this casual bar and café --- the burger is a hands-down favorite. More...

Bar Agricole California
No Rating
Dining Room at Bar Agricole, San Francisco, CA 355 11th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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With inventive food, creative cocktails and modern décor, Bar Agricole is a stylish hideaway. More...

Beach Chalet American
12/20
Dining Room at Beach Chalet, San Francisco, CA Beach Chalet
1000 Great Hwy.
San Francisco, CA 94121

The draw here is the spectacular 180-degree view of the waves crashing on Ocean Beach. More...

Bluestem Brasserie California
14/20
Dining Room at Bluestem Brasserie , San Francisco, CA One Yerba Buena Ln.
San Francisco, CA 94103

Sustainably minded, deceptively simple modern American fare in the heart of SF’s bustling Market Street corridor. More...

Brasserie S&P California
14/20
Dining Room at Brasserie S&P, San Francisco, CA Loews Regency San Francisco
222 Sansome St.
San Francisco, CA 94104

Hotel restaurant offering all-day dining in the Financial District. More...

The Brixton California
14/20
2140 Union St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Lively, upscale neighborhood spot offering a good happy hour, late-night menus and creative cocktails. More...

Campton Place Restaurant California
16/20
Dining Room at Campton Place Restaurant, San Francisco, CA Campton Place Hotel
340 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

Chef Srijith Gopinathan adds an elegant hint of Indian spice to his California traditional and vegetarian tasting menus. More...

Dobbs Ferry Restaurant American
14/20
409 Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Old-school Italian fare with an East Coast bent, offered in a sleek, modern restaurant with a good bar scene. More...

Elite Cafe Cajun
No Rating
2049 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
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New Orleans influenced flavors from executive chef Chris Borges at this Fillmore Street staple. More...

EPIC Steak Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at EPIC Steak, San Francisco, CA 369 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Big views, charm and steakhouse fare at this showstopper on the Embarcadero. More...

Fiorella Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Fiorella, San Francisco, CA 2339 Clement St.
San Francisco, CA 94121

Wood-fired pizza and deft pairings in an upmarket scene that welcomes families. More...

Flores Mexican
14/20
Dining Room at Flores, San Francisco, CA 2030 Union St.
San Francisco, CA 94123

Purists will delight in a menu stacked with simple, cohesive Mexican dishes. More...

Fogo de Chão Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Fogo de Chão, San Francisco, CA 201 Third St., Ste. 100
San Francisco, CA 94103

A traditional Brazilian churrascaria heavy on gaucho charm. More...

Garden Court California
11/20
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
2 New Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
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This beloved grande dame’s rarefied atmosphere turns brunch, tea or lunch into a special occasion. More...

Greens Vegetarian
14/20
Dining Room at Greens, San Francisco, CA Fort Mason
2 Marina Blvd., Bldg. A
San Francisco, CA 94123
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If you are looking for a restaurant with distinguished food and a beautiful view, cast your eyes toward Greens. More...

Local Kitchen California
13/20
330 First St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Thanks to generous happy hour specials, good cooking, attentive service and a crowd-pleasing menu, locals help keep Local packed. More...

Luce New American
15/20
Dining Room at Luce, San Francisco, CA InterContinental San Francisco
888 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Consistently creative fare in an equally impressive SoMa setting. More...

McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant Seafood
13/20
Ghirardelli Square
900 North Point St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
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A restaurant in Ghirardelli Square with an encyclopedic seafood menu and panoramic views of the waterfront and San Francisco Bay. More...

Magic Flute California
13/20
3673 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94118
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A restaurant perfectly at home in classy Presidio Heights. More...

Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery Brewpub
13/20
1398 Haight St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
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Haight Street classic offering an updated gastropub menu. More...

Mission Beach Cafe California
No Rating
Dining Room at Mission Beach Cafe, San Francisco, CA 198 Guerrero St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Cozy neighborhood restaurant for seasonally progressive fare. More...

Oola Restaurant & Bar California
13/20
860 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
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Bustling restaurant and bar serving bistro-style American cuisine. More...

Outerlands New American
14/20
Dining Room at Outerlands, San Francisco, CA 4001 Judah St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
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Outerlands is so named because it’s on the outer edge of San Francisco's foggy Sunset District. More...

Park Chalet Brewpub
13/20
Dining Room at Park Chalet, San Francisco, CA Golden Gate Park
1000 Great Hwy.
San Francisco, CA 94121

Locals sip house-brewed beers to live music on the wind-sheltered lawn of this coastal beer garden and restaurant on the outskirts of Golden Gate Park. More...

Perry's American
12/20
1944 Union St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Perry’s has some of the best hamburgers in town, served on poppyseed rolls with all the messy trimmings. More...

Plow American
13/20
Dining Room at Plow, San Francisco, CA 1299 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
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Lovely neighborhood spot with soaring ceilings and striking views of the city serves up breakfast, lunch and brunch. More...

Skool Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Skool, San Francisco, CA 1725 Alameda St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Design District hideaway filled with young, fashionable folk with a taste for sophisticated cocktails and fish-focused fusion. More...

Spruce American
16/20
Dining Room at Spruce, San Francisco, CA 3640 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94118
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Contemporary American cuisine is given an imaginative makeover and complemented by a 2,500-bottle wine list and chic environs. More...

Starbelly California
14/20
Dining Room at Starbelly, San Francisco, CA 3583 16th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
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Comforting California small plates, pizza and beer in a stylish setting. More...

Straw American
14/20
Dining Room at Straw, San Francisco, CA 203 Octavia St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Comfort food served with a touch of class and a carnival theme. More...

Waterbar Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Waterbar, San Francisco, CA 399 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Gorgeous views, bold flavors and a whimsical interior have made Waterbar a seafood-lover's dream. More...

Zazie French
12/20
Dining Room at Zazie, San Francisco, CA 941 Cole St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
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Casual French restaurant with a nice setting for a sunny brunch. More...

Zero Zero Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Zero Zero, San Francisco, CA 826 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
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This SoMa pizza place sets a high bar that even extends to desserts. More...

Zuni Cafe Mediterranean
15/20
Dining Room at Zuni Cafe, San Francisco, CA 1658 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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This legendary San Francisco restaurant is famous for its roasted chicken with warm bread salad. More...

MARIN COUNTY

Buckeye Roadhouse American
14/20
Dining Room at Buckeye Roadhouse, Mill Valley, CA 15 Shoreline Hwy.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
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California-American comfort food with creative twists is served in an elegant ski lodge-like setting. More...

Hilltop 1892 American
13/20
850 Lamont Ave.
Novato, CA 94945
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Novato’s glamorous place to drink, dine on California cuisine and enjoy ten-mile views of the surrounding hills. More...

Insalata's Mediterranean
15/20
Dining Room at Insalata 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
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Chef-owner Heidi Krahling's Mediterranean fare is some of the most exciting in Marin County. More...

Le Garage Bistro French
13/20
Dining Room at Le Garage Bistro, Sausalito, CA 85 Liberty Ship Way, Ste. 109
Sausalito, CA 94965
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Le Garage’s setting on the Sausalito waterfront, with palm trees and dozens of boats, makes it feel like a hangout in the South of France. More...

Left Bank French
14/20
Dining Room at Left Bank, Larkspur, CA Blue Rock Inn
507 Magnolia Ave.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Roland Passot's elegant Left Bank delivers satisfying cuisine of the sort that a French grand-mère would cook. More...

Murray Circle California
15/20
Dining Room at Murray Circle, Sausalito, CA Cavallo Point - The Lodge at the Golden Gate
601 Murray Cir.
Sausalito, CA 94965
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Murray Circle features gourmet California cuisine in a historic setting with striking views. More...

The Spinnaker Seafood
13/20
100 Spinnaker Dr.
Sausalito, CA 94965
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The Spinnaker’s main dining room features a terrific view and a menu of California cuisine and seafood. More...

Terrapin Crossroads California
13/20
Dining Room at Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA 100 Yacht Club Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94901

Where live music, seasonal comfort food and Deadheads meet. More...

Tiburon Tavern California
12/20
The Lodge at Tiburon: A Larkspur Hotel
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920
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Rustic, chic gastropub atmosphere and farm-to-table comfort food. More...

Toast American
13/20
Hamilton Marketplace
5800 Nave Dr.
Novato, CA 94949
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Simply from a design standpoint, Toast Novato (there's a smaller, funkier Toast in Mill Valley) may be one of Marin’s most whimsical restaurants. More...

EAST BAY

A16 Rockridge Italian
14/20
Dining Room at A16 Rockridge, Oakland, CA 5356 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
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Oakland's sister restaurant to San Francisco's A16. More...

Aunt Mary's Cafe American
No Rating
4640 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
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Oakland spot for Southern-inspired breakfast and lunch fare. More...

Bridges Restaurant & Bar California
14/20
44 Church St.
Danville, CA 94526
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California cuisine, some of it with a pronounced Asian influence. More...

Eve's Waterfront Seafood
No Rating
Dining Room at Eve 15 Embarcadero West
Oakland , CA 94607

Attractive waterfront dining in Oakland's Jack London Square. More...

Faz Danville Mediterranean
14/20
600 Hartz Ave.
Danville, CA 94526
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Thoughtfully prepared Mediterranean fare is offered in a picturesque setting. More...

Faz Pleasanton Mediterranean
14/20
5121 Hopyard Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Wood-fired meats, roasted vegetables and more. More...

La Note French
13/20
2377 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
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La Note is a breath of Provence in the middle of downtown Berkeley. More...

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill, Oakland, CA 1520 Lakeside Dr.
Oakland, CA 94612

A prize waterfront location, historic building and vibrant atmosphere give this friendly seafood restaurant, bar and grill multifaceted appeal. More...

Lungomare Italian
14/20
One Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
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Quality ingredients in coastal Italian classics, often with clever twists and always with knockout harbor views. More...

Sabio on Main Tapas
13/20
Dining Room at Sabio on Main, Pleasanton, CA 501 Main St.
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Upscale, contemporary dining from Francis Hogan in Pleasanton. More...

Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Spenger 1919 Fourth St.
Berkeley, CA 94710
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An East Bay seafood landmark rich in history and charm. More...

Yankee Pier Lafayette Seafood
13/20
Lafayette Mercantile Building
3593 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
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A family-friendly, bright and bustling seafood house with New England flair. More...

PENINSULA

Calafia Cafe & Market A-Go-Go New American
13/20
Town & Country Village
855 El Camino Real, Ste. 130
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Former Google chef Charlie Ayers offers fast and healthy options for "Meat Eaters" and “Plant Eaters" alike. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
Stanford Shopping Center
180 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94304

This chain, specializing in corn-fed beef and an extensive wine list, appeals to business diners. More...

LB Steak Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at LB Steak, Menlo Park, CA 898 Santa Cruz Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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LB Steak updates classic steakhouse favorites. More...

Left Bank French
13/20
Dining Room at Left Bank, Menlo Park, CA 635 Santa Cruz Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Classic French brasserie dishes make Left Bank a popular spot for lunch, dinner and an extended happy hour. More...

Madera Contemporary
No Rating
Dining Room at Madera, Menlo Park, CA Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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California rustic meets pastoral luxury at this Menlo Park hot-spot that also boasts an attractive cocktail lounge. More...

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe California
13/20
Town & Country Village
855 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Bakery-driven dishes and desserts top the offerings at this quality casual eatery from the owners of The Village Pub. More...

Moonraker California
13/20
Best Western Plus Lighthouse Hotel
105 Rockaway Beach Ave.
Pacifica, CA 94044
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Pacifica eatery with prime views and California cuisine. More...

Quattro Restaurant & Bar Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Quattro Restaurant & Bar, East Palo Alto, CA Four Seasons Hotel
2050 University Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
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East Palo Alto enclave appropriate for a power breakfast, elegant lunch or upscale dinner. More...

The Village Pub California
16/20
Dining Room at The Village Pub, Woodside, CA 2967 Woodside Rd.
Woodside, CA 94062
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Peninsula destination for a power lunch or a romantic dinner. More...

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