The 10 Best Brunch Spots In San Diego

Talitha Duncan-Todd

Brunch is a popular pastime in America. with plenty of classic dishes to choose from. Order your mid-morninal meal at any of these 10 top brunch spots in San Diego and you’ll never look back.

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1. Snooze an AM Eatery

Snooze an AM Eatery

Snooze have led the way serving creative twists on America’s favorite breakfast classics in a casual, friendly and vibrant atmosphere. Picture breakfast and lunch crafted from scratch recipes focusing on the highest level ingredients, a setting filled with energy and pouring over in creativity.
3940 5th Ave, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619-500-3344

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2. Hash House A Go Go

Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Hash House A Go Go, San Diego
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We keep the fun in food while pulling from the experiences of farm fresh agriculture, live stock, and old recipes with a twist. Hash House A Go Go serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in this award-winning restaurant. Go hungry to feast on the enormous portions at this quirky American spot in San Diego offering unique spins on comfort food in a cute, casual setting.

3. The Mission Café

Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, French

The Mission Mission Beach, San Diego
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The Mission concept specializes in simple, healthy, tasty food with a whimsical edge and a focus on artful presentation at an affordable price. By focusing on the use of simple and fresh ingredients, this vibrant urban bistro promotes living in an increasingly health-conscious world. Guests dine in dynamic, inviting surroundings with large, bright and airy windows and eye-catching local artwork.

4. Wow Wow Waffle

Wow Wow Waffle

Wow Wow Waffle serves authentic Liege Street Belgium Waffles. The Liège waffle is a richer, denser, sweeter, and chewier waffle. It is the most common type of waffle available in Belgium and prepared in plain, vanilla and cinnamon varieties by street vendors across the nation. They also press fresh lemonade at Wow Wow Waffle.
3519 30th St, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619-458-9211

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5. The Swell Café

The Swell Café

The Swell Café feature a small batch artisan in-house roasted coffees, fresh and healthy breakfast and lunch, as well as smoothies, acai, their special cold brew coffee and more. The café’s crew is a friendly group of well-trained baristas, skilled chefs and passionate coffee professionals. Their team focus on stunning presentation with their beautiful latte art and picturesque salads and entrees, while minimizing energy consumption and food waste.
3833 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 858-539-0039

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6. Kensington Café

Cafe, Restaurant, American, Vegetarian

Kensington Cafe, San Diego
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Kensington Café is truly a neighborhood café that believe in bringing you a quality product at a reasonable price. The café are very vegetarian friendly and use only the freshest ingredients in all of their food. Every sauce, spread and dressing involved in your meal is made in-house, and everything is made to order. They embrace the arts and always try to keep things interesting by showcasing local artwork and hosting live music.

7. The Original Pancake House

The Original Pancake House

Through their extensive working knowledge of authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes The Original Pancake House were able to offer without compromise this unique and original menu which has gained national acclaim. The Original Pancake House is a second and third generation family business, which takes great pride in maintaining the high standards that make their food so outstanding. Their signature items include the Apple Pancake, a single large pancake smothered with sautéed apples and cinnamon sugar baked to perfection.
3906 Convoy St. San Diego, CA, USA, +1 858-565-1740

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8. Lazy Hummingbird

Lazy Hummingbird

Lazy hummingbird is more than just a coffee and tea house, it is also the home of community classes, art workshops, private parties and an art gallery, even the furniture is for sale. Enjoy the comfy seating, free Wi-Fi, live music, movies, unlimited business center access, wonderful coffee drinks, smoothies, deserts and more in the building.
4876 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619-200-5016

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9. Waffle Spot

Diner, Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Vegan

San Diego French Toast
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The Waffle Spot has been a local favorite in Mission Valley for twenty years. Our family-friendly Diner features a delicious variety of Waffles, Omelettes, and Breakfast Classics as well as a great Sandwich Menu for Lunch/Brunch. When you visit The Waffle Spot you will enjoy their nostalgic setting complemented with fun breakfast characters that decorate the walls and menus.

10. Richard Walker's Pancake House

Richard Walker’s Pancake House

Since 1948, the Walker family name has become synonymous with quality family dining. The family has since perfected its reputation for outstanding gourmet pancakes and breakfasts at Richard Walker’s Pancake House. Richard Walker’s starts with the finest blend of whole Prime Roasted Coffee beans sourced from Central America with all its sealed-in flavor intact. Then, they ground just enough for each pot of coffee for one pot at a time.
520 Front St, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619-231-7777

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