A little taste of Italy sits in the Marina district of San Francisco. Rose’s Cafe has a unique, ever-changing menu filled with American classics featuring hints of Italy. They also have pastries galore to satisfy your mid-morning sweet tooth.
2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 775-2200
This hot spot may be packed, but it is for good reason. The food is divine and the staff is like family, which makes Cafe Golo a small cafe with a big personality. The bread is fresh, and you can get any food from traditional pancakes to their famous Golo Ranchero. Top it all off with a warm pastry and you certainly won’t leave hungry.
1602 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 673-4656
Squat & Gobble Cafe & Creperie
Crepes, eggs and breakfast specials galore. The Squat & Gobble Cafe & Creperie is without a doubt brilliant. The plating will make you want to eat more than your stomach could possibly fit, but it does not matter when the food tastes this good.
237 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 487-0551
While American-Thai fusion is their forte, do not let that deter you from trying the weekday and weekend brunches at Blackwood in the Marina. Their classic dishes like omelets and morning melts are delicious and make for a menu that is both unique and delicious.
2150 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 931-9663
Bay Watch Restaurant
Few places in the city are as dedicated to providing the freshest ingredients as Bay Watch Restaurant. With freshly-cut fruit and veggies available daily, this brunch is one where you’re sure to find something you’ll love. And for those of you who want something a little lighter or healthier, they have a wonderful low-carb and gluten-free menu.
2150 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 775-9673
Home Plate Restaurant
Home Plate Restaurant is a home run. Serving a great mixture of classic brunch dishes like eggs Benedict and omelets with freshly made jams and baked goods, this brunch spot has a huge menu guaranteed to please anyone who walks in their door.
2274 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 922-4663
Mama’s On Washington Square
Nothing makes you think of childhood brunches more than Mama’s On Washington Square. With a huge menu of both classic and creative breakfasts, the addition of their massive sweets menu may put you over the edge, but man is it worth it.
1701 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 362-6421
Did you have a little too much fun last night and need to get some food in you? This is just the place. With traditional eggs Benedict and hash browns galore, Peter D’s is the ultimate brunch spot.
2201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 771-8505
Baker Street Bistro
Established in 1991, the Baker Street Bistro is the country club brunch that everyone loves. The menu includes salades, oeufs and refreshing boissons (that’s salads, eggs & beverages to non-Francophiles). Don’t let the fancy names keep you from trying new and/or already-beloved things.
2953 Baker St, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 931-1475
Perry’s may look a little fancy for a breakfast, but who cares when the food is to die for? Located right along the Embarcadero, at Perry’s you can get items like grilled artichokes and classic omelets or even tacos and wings. With a menu to satisfy every craving, this brunch is a go to in the Marina for people of all ages.
155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA, +1 (415) 495-6500