When on a holiday, a brunch is the most important and cherished meal of the day – a meal that we all wait for with growling stomachs and a devil’s appetite! Not just that, a perfect weather and setting just adds the required charm to the brunch. Well, if this has you craving for brunches like sweet pancakes or the splendid cinnamon buns, eggs benedict and mimosa, you got to try these top 5 brunches in San Diego. Experience perfect food in the city’s fine weather while lounging on a beach or eating it on a modish urban terrace.
Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant
If you like rustic, industrial-chic settings, then you should definitely head out for a brunch at the Bankers. This award-wining restaurant makes excellent food that is served along with inventive cocktails, premium wines, and local beers. You should start your brunch with deviled eggs, lemon potato crisps, or a hand-crafted cinnamon roll. When done, head for the duck confit hash with sides; braised carnitas chilaquiles, or the signature burger paired with bacon and/or a fried egg. Devilish, isn’t it?
For the ones who have a knack for food created in its original form around the fire and shared as if a form of celebration, this place in Carlsbad is your heaven. The lingering smell of flame-kissed food in a perfect relaxed patio or lounge will melt your heart with pure bliss. The menu is extensive and unique; do try the Rachel’s Congee – rice with chunks of pork belly, flavored with ginger and lemongrass, topped with perfect boiled egg. Add tartines, waffles, quiches, and hashes to your delightful brunch.
The Westgate Hotel
Indulge in San Diego’s sophistication and warmth inspired by the French charm and the Californian calm. The luxurious brunch is served in the Fontainebleau Room which will appeal to all your senses perfectly. Enjoy the charcuterie and cheeses, salads and appetizers, variety of seafood and sushi, and a range of omelet and benedict. Save your appetite for Asian baby back rib kimchi fried rice and smoked barbeque brisket sliders. Once through devouring those, choose a delicious dessert from their exuberant menu of 20 plus options including mousses, crepes, donuts, and ice creams.
The Corner Drafthouse
This place has the best of Southern California’s brews with more than 70 beer taps. Not just that, their brunch is a fabulous tasting meal offering cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, burritos, toasts, chilaquiles, beef benedict, frittata, sausages, burgers, salads, and lots of appetizers. Do try their crispy buttermilk chicken, the signature potatoes and applewood-smoked bacon. Leave your taste buds with their supremely luscious desserts like donuts, sticky buns, tiramisu, and the incredible chocolate lava cake.
Farmer & the Seahorse – The Alexandria at Torrey Pines
This place is heartily refreshing, the ingredients are sourced fresh from the local farmers and the sea food is the freshest catch from the Pacific coastal waters. The menu is exclusive with a range of dishes such as crab cake toast, lobster rolls, chilaquiles, steak and eggs, ricotta-yogurt soufflé pancake, and the breakfast pizza. Also try their new key lime with vodka, vanilla bean syrup plus lime, and St. Germain, Milagro and mango plus lemon.
Your mouth is already watering, right? Get ready to devour onto these extraordinary dishes and more at the beautiful San Diego!