Do you need a hearty breakfast paired with a tasty cocktail after a long week? Whether you’re meeting up with a group of friends on a Saturday morning, or heading out solo to appease your weekend appetite, here are some of best brunch spots in Sacramento. Get your brunch on!!! 

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1801 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, California 95811
(916) 441-0303

Are you ready to go South of the Border?? Zocalo features a welcoming atmosphere, which is beautiful and very festive. The Brunch menu is strictly Mexican, with the exception of their delicious French Toast. Take a load off, and have a “Death In The Afternoon” cocktail, paired with their extremely popular Pozole Rojo. Restauarnt goers also rave about their Chilaquiles, and the ever-popular Breakfast Burrito.

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2381 Fair Oaks Boulevard
Sacramento, California 95825
(916) 489-2000

Upbeat and elegant all at the same time, Roxy delivers a handful of amazing brunch and cocktail options to suit any palette. With it’s western feel, a laid back brunch is on your horizon. Kick back with a “Roxy Pamosa” paired with one of their most popular brunch items, the “Roxy Eggs Benedict.” But don’t forget to finish it all off with a sweet treat: Homemade Doughnut Holes with Three Dipping Sauces.

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Tuli Bistro

2031 S. Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 451-8854

This hidden midtown gem is a must for brunch! There is no signage out in front, but when you do find yourself inside this eatery, you’ll feel like you found buried treasure. Step in and order a “Watermelon-mosa”, which actually has crushed watermelon in it. You also have the opportunity to “Go Bottomless” on either the original “Mimosa” or “Watermelon-mosa”, if you’re in the mood for a little brunch fun! Be sure to try the Breakfast Pizza or Carnitas Burrito, which are both extremely popular with the brunch crowd.

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Chargin’s Bar & Grill

4900 J St Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 454-1524
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This is truly an East Sacramento secret. Everyone knows about Chargin’s as a favorite watering hole, but did you know that they have one of the most sought after brunches in the area? Locals love to scoot up to the bar or table, and order a bloody mary paired with their most popular brunch item, “Frank’s Fried Rice.” As the owner put it, ” There is everything but the kitchen sink in that dish.” Don’t be shy, and head over to Chargin’s to try it for yourself!

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Tower Cafe

1518 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 441-0222

Situated near the historic Tower Theater on Broadway, the Tower Cafe is truly a piece of Sacramento history. As you walk into the eclectic world that is Tower Cafe, chose a seat outside on their gorgeous, lush patio if the weather permits. After countless reviews, this eatery is truly known for their “Famous French Toast”. The recipe is secret, but the french bread dipped in rich house-made custard and topped with whipped butter. It’s is sure to please any brunch-seeking customer.

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33rd Street Bistro

3301 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 455-2282

This wildly popular East Sacramento favorite offers a bevy of delights for brunch to it’s customers. After 15 years of business, 33rd Street Bistro has mastered the art of weekend brunch, offering such favorites as the “Trout Hash” and “Berry Griddlecakes.” Be sure to try out the popular “Bistro Bloody”, if you’re in the mood for a cocktail.

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Cafe Bernardo

2726 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 443-1180

This eatery offers everything you need for a weekend brunch outing. Step in to the quaint restaurant, hop in line, and be sure to order the “Eggs Bernardo with Ham.” The service is quick, the breakfast is hot, and it’s a great place if you’re looking for a quick-stop weekend breakfast.


Riverside Clubhouse

2633 Riverside Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 448-9988

A Land Park favorite, the Riveside Clubhouse caters to the customer and their specific brunch needs. Step into the cozy eatery and order one of their most popular brunch items, the “Malted Waffle with Fresh Berries.” Customers also rave about the Eggs Benedict and the Frittata. Don’t miss it!


Capitol Garage

1500 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-3633

Situated in the heart of downtown Sacramento, this establishment has all the makings for a wonderful weekend brunch. Mouthwatering dishes like the “Louisana Benedict” and “Butter Banana Frech Toast” — their ode to Elvis Presley — are said to be must-try items. With such an eclectic menu, everyone in your party should be able to find something to suit them perfectly.