Santa Rosa is known for local restaurants that use fresh, local ingredients. Stopping at any of these delightful brunch places is recommended after a early morning hike or before exploring the town’s unique art culture.
This greyhound station-turned-restaurant boasts a farm-to-table menu that changes according to what’s in season. The Naked Pig has classic plates with pancakes, bacon, and eggs, but it also serves brunch with a twist, including items like pheasant and waffles with bacon in the batter. The atmosphere is rustic with a modern twist, giving it a hipster ambiance. The Naked Pig attracts a lot of locals and tourists, so there can be a long wait for a table, but its unique and seasonal menu makes it worth the wait.
The Naked Pig, 435 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA, USA +1 707 978 3231
The Spinster Sisters offers the traditional comfort food with a New-Age twist. It’s open seven days a week but only serves brunch on the weekends. The brunch is something to look forward to during the week, though, with everything from doughnuts to a wilted kale salad. While you’re there, you can leave a note on the bathroom chalk walls. With the laid-back attitude and adventurous menu, this is a spot that will fulfill anyone looking for a well-rounded brunch with a modern twist.
The Spinster Sisters, 401 S A St, Santa Rosa, CA, USA +1 707 528 7100
A favorite among locals, The Omelette Express is almost a historical landmark in Santa Rosa having been open for 35 years. It’s tucked away in Downtown Santa Rosa and has a vintage feel to it, with car ends on the wall and a Peanuts character standing outside to greet you. It serves the traditional American breakfast with portions that are sure to keep you full till dinner. It also serves lunch, but it’s mostly known for the namesake, and it has a variety of omelette combinations to pick from.
The Omelette Express, 112 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA, USA +1 707 525 1690
Eating brunch here feeds the body and the soul. Not only does it have remarkable food, Worth Our Weight provides free culinary and food service training for young adults who have had a challenging past. It has a casual atmosphere that’s enhanced by the mismatched tables and enthusiastic servers. Enjoy the classic brunch menu and the jam that’s given as a small gift when brunch is over. Worth Our Weight also offers a variety of pastries to enjoy during the wait for the entrées.
Worth Our Weight, 1021 Hahman Dr, Santa Rosa, CA, USA +1 707 544 1200