A good brunch spot is a great way to begin your weekend. But at this time in your life, you can choose to have this weekend treat any day you want to. Sacramento teems with excellent places for brunch, where a mimosa is always welcome with waffles, omelets, bacon, and other great morning eats.
- Bacon and Butter
5913 Broadway, Sacramento, CA
This popular farm-to-table spot is known for generous portions, affordable prices, and an easy vibe. Bestsellers include poached eggs on challah bread, grilled cheese benedict, and ham hock and brussels omelet. Regulars also swear by the biscuit sandwich’s bacon gravy and flavorful pancake. Beer and wine are also available.
- Mama Kim Eats
1616 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento, CA
Regulars come for the steak and eggs, duck confit, fried chicken and waffles, and crab omelet. Don’t miss out on the mac and cheese with mozzarella, mild cheddar, and delicious mix of bread crumbs. Come too for the live band, welcoming staff, and custom menu.
- Tower Cafe
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA
To-die-for French toast, roasted potatoes, salmon omelet, and an eclectic atmosphere make this place a winner. Excellent service and reasonable portions more than make up for the upscale price. A quirky jumble of art and kitsch make up the interiors, while an al fresco dining area is lush with trees and foliage.
- Cafe Lumiere
5701 Broadway St, Sacramento, CA
This well-loved cafe/restaurant is known for its fresh pastries, gourmet coffee, and solid brunch menu. Favorites include stuffed hash browns, eggs benedict special, and bacon. Excellent coffee and tea selections complement the food. The service is friendly.
- Sarom’s Southern Kitchen
1901 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, CA
If you’re hankering for a little Southern comfort food, this place is a must. Buffalo wings is the star of the show but chicken and waffle, freshly breaded catfish, and shrimp combo are also popular. The gumbo is as good as what you’ll find back in New Orleans. And don’t forget the sweet potato pie to cap your burp-worthy meal.
- Cafeteria 15L
1661 15th St, Sacramento, CA
Farm-to-table goodness, generous portions, and affordable prices make this urban kitchen a delight. Regulars recommend starter plates like tater tots and shrimp haystacks, chicken and waffles, and bottomless mimosas. Meatloaf, washed down with tart ginger beer, and mint chip mud pie are must-tries too. Brick accent walls and a dining section with wooden tables and chairs add character to the clean, contemporary interiors.
- Evan’s Kitchen and Catering
855 57th St, Sacramento, CA
Bottomless mimosas, excellent biscuits and gravy, perfect home fries, great coffee, crab cakes benedict, lobster ravioli, filet oscar, and other exquisite brunch favorites make this foodie paradise a hit. The staff is attentive and the vibe is as comfortable and inviting as grandma’s house. Outdoor seating is available.