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There are a number of restaurants that serve brunch in San Diego’s Balboa Park. Coffee carts and cafes are the main destinations to pick up a light snack to eat. Here, you can drink some of best coffee or tea and delve into the sweetest treats in Balboa Park. We have found the 10 best brunch spots within and around the area.
Located in the courtyard of the House of Hospitality across from the Balboa Park Visitors Center, the coffee cart offers a variety of coffees, espresso drinks, bottled drinks, and pastries. Try the Mexican mocha or the matcha green tea frappé with mint to enjoy the unique taste of Daniel’s Coffee Cart. Here, visitors can enjoy the relatively cheap drinks with a great selection of options, complemented by a quick and friendly service.
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619 867 2860
Located in the NAT’s Atrium at the San Diego Natural History Museum, the Dino Café is the ideal place to rest and recharge before or after a visit to the museum. Managed by the Cohn Restaurant Group, the cafe features a wide assortment of sandwiches and salads as well as soups, pastries, gourmet coffee and tea beverages. There are soda pop, juices, juice packs, chips, and snacks available for the kids.
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA, USA +1 619 255 0317
Galileo’s Café is a great location to pick up a quick snack or a light meal. The casual, friendly atmosphere and the great selection of items, including pretzels, pizza, salads and sandwiches, should satisfy any growling stomach. And if you’re looking for liquid refreshments, they also serve a variety of drinks, including sodas, juices and coffees. The best part is, admission to the Fleet is not required to visit the cafe. So stop by, grab a bite and enjoy the view at one of their outdoor fountain-side tables.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619 238 1233
There are a variety of snack carts along the El Prado pedestrian walkway and also near the Spreckels Organ Pavilion that serve hotdogs, ice cream, nachos and soda. Opening times vary according to each particular snack cart but they are sure to be present during meal hours.
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA, USA
This sports-themed grill located in the Hall of Champions Sports Museum offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, paninis and snacks named for some of San Diego’s greatest athletes. There is a cool and comfortable indoor dining area with flat-screen TVs and outdoor benches if you’d like to order your meal to-go. Beer and wine service is available as well. The Home Plate Café is the perfect place to watch your favorite sports teams, enjoy one of their 20 beers on tap, or indulge in their happy hour specials.
Rimac Annex, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 858 657 9111