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Brunch in San Diego isn’t just for holidays and special occasions. This popular meal can be enjoyed on any weekend, and even some weekdays, in hotels and trendy restaurants across the county. It’s family-friendly, ranges from casual to upscale, and might just cure your hangover blues. Wasabi Bloody Mary? Bring it on, but save room--San Diego chefs have turned brunch into quite a culinary event that isn't just about eggs and bacon.
Brunch in San Diego exists in the all-you-can-eat buffet style, such as the seven stations at the Crown Room where you may also partake in bottomless mimosas. Or, perhaps you'd just like to try a gigantic cinnamon roll at Urban Solace, where the brunch menu is a la carte. Either way, these restaurants have offerings and experiences that are completely exclusive to brunch.
If you're having trouble deciding where to go, we’ve made a list of San Diego’s 10 best brunches. While there are lot of places that offer breakfast until late in the day, these venues have a proper brunch menu. We’ve done our best to list the days that brunch is offered, but let’s face it, you should call ahead as things can and do change. It would definitely behoove you to make a reservation in advance, too.
Allow enough time for a post-brunch nap. These innovative brunches are so good that you’ll surely want to indulge.