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The 10 Best Brunch Spots In San Francisco

Updated: May 2, 2022

Champagne and orange juice paired with perfect eggs and bacon - who doesn’t love a good San Francisco brunch? We found the freshest pastries on offer by analyzing millions of reviews from top sites for the best brunches! Round up the gang and indulge in San Francisco’s best french toast, eggs benedict, and more at these fantastic venues.

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Plow

American, $$, Potrero HillAmerican, $$San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    Best Brunches in San Francisco

    Zagat
  • Thrillist

    The Best Brunches in 11 San Francisco Neighborhoods

    Thrillist

Wooden Spoon

$$, Duboce Triangle$$San Francisco, Duboce Triangle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in and Around the Castro

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In The Castro

    Infatuation

Rose's Cafe

Italian, $$, Cow HollowItalian, $$San Francisco, Cow Hollow
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist

    The Best Brunches in 11 San Francisco Neighborhoods

    Thrillist
  • Eater

    San Francisco’s 20 Essential Brunches

    Eater

Brenda's French Soul Food

American, $$, TenderloinAmerican, $$San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

    The 7 Best Brunch Spots in San Francisco

    CultureTrip
  • Thrillist

    The Best Brunches in 11 San Francisco Neighborhoods

    Thrillist

Brenda's Meat & Three

American, $$, North PanhandleAmerican, $$San Francisco, North Panhandle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2021

    28 Excellent Outdoor Brunch Spots In SF

    Infatuation, 2021
  • Zagat, 2018

    Best Restaurants in NoPa

    Zagat, 2018

Cracked & Battered - Potrero Hill

American, $$, Potrero HillAmerican, $$San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In Potrero Hill & Dogpatch

    Infatuation

Plain Jane

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation

Zazie

French, $$, Haight-AshburyFrench, $$San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist

    The Best Brunches in 11 San Francisco Neighborhoods

    Thrillist
  • CultureTrip

    The Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots Around Cole Valley, San Francisco

    CultureTrip

Just For You Cafe

American, $$, Central Waterfront - DogpatchAmerican, $$San Francisco, Central Waterfront - Dogpatch
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    San Francisco’s 20 Essential Brunches

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    The San Francisco Brunch Directory

    Infatuation

Mama's On Washington Square

American, $$, North BeachAmerican, $$San Francisco, North Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

    The Top 10 Brunches In San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

    CultureTrip
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Top Sunday Brunch Spots in San Francisco

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We analyzed 2322 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, Thrillist and Eater, 26488 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in CultureTrip - The Top 10 Brunches In San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, Thrillist - The Best Brunches in 11 San Francisco Neighborhoods and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in and Around the Castro. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for dumplings and chilli

    When ordering dumplings and chilli, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Pinot Gris, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • A hefty price-tag

    The most expensive omelette costs a whopping$1,000! Would you be willing to pay$1,000 for a fancy Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata?

  • The world record from England

    The pancake dates back to 1994 with an impressive record of 49 feet 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch deep, accomplishment by The Co-operative Union in England.

  • A killer pairing

    Surely you’ve tried breton apple cider with your crepe? It’s a classic pairing.

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