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.
Find San Diego brunches in 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 an Ultimate Sticky Bun at Trust Restaurant where the brunch menu is a la carte.
The venues on this list are where San Diegans head to when the idea of brunch is on the table. We’ve done our best to list when brunch is offered but 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.