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The Top 10 Brunches In Haight District, San Francisco

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Updated: 1 December 2016
The Haight is known for its hippy vibes, but it is also home to boutiques and trendy restaurants. Whether you explore the Upper Haight or take a stroll down to the Lower Haight, this eccentric street is the perfect place for brunch. We list the top 10 spots here.

The Grind

Located right on Haight Street, The Grind is known for their fresh, locally grown ingredients. If you are looking for a casual yet delicious brunch spot, this is it. A happening place on the weekend, The Grind is an order-at-the-counter restaurant with outdoor seating. 

The Grind, 783 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 864 0955

Black Sands Brewery

If you are searching for the unconventional brunch of your dreams, look no further! Black Sands Brewery is a hip, modern brewery, restaurant, and café that is perfect for beer fans as they sell brewery recipes, equipment, and even offer an introduction to home brewing class.

Black Sands Brewery, 701 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 534 5194


Emanuel Coffee

Emanuel Coffee is an authentic divey Salvadorian restaurant with low prices and large portions. Described as a hidden gem, it is the perfect place for a relaxed Sunday brunch. Try out their famous pupusas, and their many vegetarian and vegan options.

Emanuel Coffee, 488 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 865 0522



Looking for an upscale brunch? Maven is a classy gastropub with a refined style, featuring wall-mounted plants, bar seating, and wooden tables. With their smaller portion sizes, the emphasis is on quality. The duck hash and banana foster French toast are some of their most popular dishes, and don’t miss the artisanal cocktails.

Maven, 598 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 829 7982



Order-at-the-counter style, 1428 HAIGHT is a casual crêperie, breakfast, and brunch must-hit. Their colorful chalkboard menu is made up of tasty American breakfast, Thai, and Mexican foods. There is a charming patio area with a great atmosphere.

1428 HAIGHT, 1428 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 864 8484


Crêpe La Vie

Crêpe La Vie serves incredible French savory and sweet crêpes that are made right in front of you. Located in Second Act Marketplace, it can be easy to miss while walking down Haight Street. Stop in for a quick casual bite to eat at the crêpe stand, you won’t be sorry. Favorites include the goat’s cheese, wild salmon lox, and crepes.

Crêpe La Vie, 1727 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 316 8647


Kate’s Kitchen

This small, homey, cash-only eatery is a great place for a hearty Southern comfort food brunch. The décor and friendly staff at Kate’s Kitchen create a cozy atmosphere. Be sure to try their renowned French toast and hush puppies.

Kate’s Kitchen, 471 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 626 3984


Visit Sparrow if you are looking for an upscale brunch and a beer. This place has two levels and a lovely outdoor patio perfect for a bright, sunny afternoon in San Francisco.

Sparrow, 1640 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 622 6137


Pork Store Cafe

This casual diner-style restaurant has a rustic and welcoming vibe. Located right in Haight-Ashbury, this hole in the wall with pig-themed décor and lots of pink features large dishes that are moderately priced and absolutely delicious. The pork store special, green Benedict, and corned beef hash are just some of the many mouthwatering dishes the Pork Store Cafe has to offer.

Pork Store Cafe, 1451 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 864 6981


Zazie is a cute French-style restaurant with a beautiful back garden dining area. Their Tahiti French toast and gingerbread pancakes are one for the books. This adorable restaurant is also tip free, and their employees receive full health care benefits, dental benefits, paid sick leave and pension plan.

Zazie, 941 Cole Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 564 5332