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The Best Brunch Restaurants in Sacramento

As the Capital of California, Sacramento represents one of the most historic cities in the state. It boasts an impressive array of landmarks, parks, amenities and other ways to stay entertained in town. Located in North Central Cali, Sacto, as the locals call it, sits at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, so there’s plenty of opportunity to boat, swim, and relax waterside. You can hear live music in the parks, check out the culmination of the art scene and local nightlife in downtown Sacramento and visit the Crocker Art Museum, all in a day! The city has become America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, constantly buzzing with things to taste and savor. And they sure know how to serve up a mean brunch! Whether you’re on the hunt for bottomless mimosas or the best eggs Benedict in town, check out our Tastemaker List of where to find the best brunch in Sacramento.

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The OpenTable Team
20 Restaurants
Updated October 01, 2021
Restaurants:Grand Island Mansion, Fabian's Italian Bistro, Sheldon Inn Restaurant & Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Walnut Grove, Fair Oaks, Elk Grove
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Grand Island Mansion

$$$$
American
Walnut Grove
4.8
633 reviews
The Grand Island Mansion, situated on Grand Island Road in Walnut Grove, is a stunningly beautiful event space fand historic landmark. Located in the heart of the Sacramento River Delta region, it is a full-service event facility that also caters the general population with an outstanding Brunch. The “Champagne Brunch at the Mansion” is a unique dining experience that allows you to explore the private grounds and the Mansion and treat yourself to the fabulous buffet. Highlights include Prime Rib, Frittata, and a Gourmet Dessert Buffet.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Fabian's Italian Bistro

$$$$
Italian
Fair Oaks
4.8
1359 reviews
Fabian’s Italian Bistro is a casually elegant spot for Italian cuisine in the Fair Oaks neighborhood of Sacramento. It serves locally sourced ingredients crafted into classic Italian dinners, lunches and brunches and locals absolutely love it. They feature a seasonal menu of inventive dishes and a special wine and cocktail menu, which showcases artisan drinks and both local and imported wines. Brunch favorites include smoked salmon benedict, chicken fried steak and eggs in the hole.

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Sheldon Inn Restaurant & Bar

$$$$
American
Elk Grove
4.7
2027 reviews
Sheldon Inn Restaurant and Bar, located on Grant Line Road in Elk Grove, is an upscale brunch spot just 15 miles south of Sacramento. Housed in a historic building, it is one of the most popular dining destinations in the area. Chefs Doug and Barbara Silva founded the Inn and Restaurant in 1988 and the menu features classic French, American and Portuguese cuisines while incorporating dishes inspired by the new owners, Jeffery and Jona Adkins. Sunday Brunch features favorites like the Grilled Passmore Ranch Salmon.

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The Porch Restaurant & Bar - Sacramento

$$$$
Regional American (Southern)
Sacramento
4.3
2404 reviews
The Porch is a great spot to check out for the best brunch in Sacramento. It offers a unique dining experience and a creative California approach to authentic southern dishes. It’s a space where people can gather to have a great meal, a delicious cocktail and take a break from the worries of life for a while. The menu offers a delectable down-home low country dining experience and the location, right in the heart of Midtown, makes it a perfect stop for those out exploring the city on the weekend. The Brunch menu offers highlights such as Chicken and Waffles, Brisket and Biscuit and an Oyster Benedict.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Towne House Restaurant at Wine & Roses

$$$$
Californian
Lodi
4.8
1265 reviews
Towne House Restaurant is an upscale eatery located in the Wine and Roses Hotel. The property was once a country farm and it features a super romantic ambiance, with magnificent trees and gardens surrounding the property. The cuisine is simple, but creative and looks to the terroir, farms and ocean for ingredients. Come in for Sunday brunch and enjoy the beautiful setting and amazing dishes like the Towne House Waffle and the Tamale Pancake.

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Cafeteria 15L

$$$$
Comfort Food
Sacramento
4.4
2783 reviews
Cafeteria 15L is a casual and eclectic restaurant offering American comfort cuisine with a classic flair. Designed by the same folks who did The Park and Mix Downtown, Cafeteria 15L features a bar, lounge and two outdoor patios for dining al fresco in nice weather. The menu features traditional dishes with a twist and they strive to evoke the nostalgia of a home-cooked meal. Brunch is their most popular meal and the house specialties include Brioche French Toast, Wildberry Pancakes, and Chicken Fried Steak.

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Capitol Garage

$$$$
Fusion / Eclectic
Sacramento
4.0
1092 reviews
Capitol Garage serves up premium organic coffee and espresso drinks all day long as well as a delicious and eclectic menu of culinary delights. Located at the corner of 15th and K, its within walking distance of the convention center and the capitol and locals consider it a Sacramento institution. The menu spans a range of influences from all over the globe and Chef Raphael Kendall uses only the finest ingredients. Weekend brunch here is the talk of the town - the Dragon Benedict is a must-try.

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Scott's Seafood on the River

$$$$
Seafood
Sacramento
4.4
5083 reviews
Scott’s Seafood on the River is a lovely, upscale eatery serving up American dishes with a focus on seafood and steak. Located right on the Sacramento River at the elegant Westin Sacramento, it features a gorgeous dining room where all guests get to enjoy a view of the river. They have a large, gorgeous patio with fire pits and heat lamps that make a perfect setting for brunch. Come in, grab a seat in the delta breeze and try one of their most popular dishes, like the Huevos Rancheros or the certified Angus New York Steak and Eggs.

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Iron Horse Tavern - Sacramento

$$$$
American
Sacramento
4.5
121 reviews
Iron Horse Tavern is a new dining destination from Scramaneto restaurateurs Mason, Curtis and Alan Wong. Located at the intersection of 15th and R Streets, the tavern is the latest bar and restaurant to enhance the sophistication of this stretch of midtown. The setting features vintage touches like the reclaimed wood and hexagonal tile of the dining room and bar. Diners can grab a seat in a cozy booth or head to the outdoor patio for a fabulous al fresco brunch. Go for a classic brunch staple or try something unique, like the Korean Fried Chicken.

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Rio City Café - Sacramento

$$$$
Californian
Sacramento
4.5
1502 reviews
Situated in a beautiful location, the Rio City Cafe is a great place to head for the best brunch in Sacramento. The restaurant is on Front Street in beautiful historic Old Sacramento and overlooks some of the most prominent landmarks in the city. They have a spacious outdoor patio with spectacular views of the historic Tower Bridge and the Pyramid building. Grab a cocktail on the outdoor patio while you choose from brunch options like the Crab Cake Benedict, Chorizo Breakfast Burrito and Steak Hash.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Canon

$$$$
American
Sacramento
4.7
1594 reviews
Canon is a casual dining American restaurant located on 34th Street in Sacramento. It features a chef-driven menu led by Brad Cecchi and celebrates seasonal fare with a focus on fresh, local ingredients. Lauded by critics for the unpretentious and exceptional food, there is no wonder locals come here for the best brunch in Sacramento. Try one of their totally original menu options, like the Green Shakshouka with tomatillo, pasilla pepper, baked egg and Oaxaca cheese, or Frank’s special, with fried rice, chicken and sausage dish.

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Paragary's

$$$$
Farm-to-table
Sacramento
4.6
2808 reviews
Paragary’s, located on 28th Street in Sacramento, is an upbeat neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Midtown. They serve up modern California flair with a focus on farm-to-table cuisine and a seasonal menu dictated by the bounty of the region. The restaurant underwent an extensive remodel in 2015 and now combines both modern and traditional elements to create a relaxed and timeless environment. Grab a seat on the famous patio for brunch and dine outside next to the waterfalls, 60-year-old olive trees, and beautiful fireplace.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Market Tavern Stockton

$$$$
Contemporary American
Stockton
4.7
1955 reviews
Market Tavern is a neighborhood restaurant in San Joaquin Valley. The eatery features farm-fresh ingredients across all menu items, from the wood-fired pizzas to the savory entrees and seasonal salads. The owners opened the Tavern in hopes of bringing some of the Bay Area sensibility to the Stockton area and locals love the addition to the food scene. In addition to creative signature dishes, they also serve craft beers and a modern take on classic cocktails. Brunch highlights include the breakfast Pizza and Biscuits and Gravy.

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La Provence

$$$$
French
Roseville
4.3
4222 reviews
La Provence, located on Diamond Creek Place in Roseville, is just a short drive from Sacramento and a lovely spot for a weekend brunch. The restaurant serves up delicious French and Mediterranean cuisine prepared with California style. Diners love the elegant feel of French Country dining and warm hospitality. They have a full bar with cocktails and featured wines and creekside terrace seating as well as romantic fireside tables. Come in for a classic French brunch and drink specials every weekend.

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Cliff House of Folsom Brewhouse Grille

$$$$
American
Folsom
4.2
457 reviews
Many locals think the Cliff House of Folsom Brewery Grill serves the best brunch in Sacramento. It’s a new American restaurant, brewery house, and nightclub, all in one! The location, on Greenback Lane in Folsom, overlooks the American River and Old Town Folsom and offers amazing views. They have a full bar and Sudwerk Microbrews on tap. Come in and experience the great brunch food, drinks, and service, all while enjoying the best view in the Sacramento area!

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Delta King - Pilothouse Restaurant

$$$$
Californian
Sacramento
4.2
1637 reviews
Located on Front Street in Sacramento, The PIlothouse restaurant actually sits aboard the historic Delta King! It’s a totally unique place to sit and enjoy a lovely brunch. They offer a choice of fine dining or casual dining, both in a beautiful riverfront setting. The restaurant features a full array of beverages from the bar, views of the river and impeccable service. It’s a great place to meet with friends and enjoy a laid-back weekend meal. Brunch standouts include the Lump Crab Benedict and the Short Rib Hash.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Magpie Cafe

$$$$
American
Sacramento
4.6
170 reviews
Magpie Cafe features a menu of American comfort foods highlighting the best of Northern California’s seasonally available ingredients. The menu changes daily and offers an eclectic mix of meat and vegetarian-friendly items. The prime location on 16th Street downtown makes it a popular choice for locals as well as visitors exploring the area. Brunch is the most popular meal and their focus on farm-to-table cooking guarantees that every dish is fresh and full of flavor. You can’t go wrong with the classic Magpie’s Breakfast Plate.

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Oakwater

$$$$
American
Granite Bay
4.0
116 reviews
For what many locals consider the best brunch in Sacramento, head to the Oakwater bistro on Douglas Blvd in Granite Bay. The restaurant features a tailored and modern look and the space is refreshing and inviting. Neutral colored walls, earthy tones, and retro touches make it immediately homey so you can sink into a cozy booth and order a drink. The dishes feature locally-sourced ingredients and the brunch menu is full of farm-to-fork seasonal fare like their Muffaletta, Steak Frites and special Omelettes.

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Station 16

$$$$
Seafood
Sacramento
4.3
300 reviews
Station 16 is a seafood restaurant and bar that highlights a love for seafood, flavor and family gatherings. The location in Midtown makes it a popular place for brunch, both with locals and tourists visiting the city. It has a modern, industrial setting with sleek decor and welcoming Vibes. And they have a fresh raw oyster bar, a private dining room, a full bar, and a gorgeous outside patio dining area. Enjoy the menu of fresh seafood and classic brunch items and treat yourself to a brunch cocktail while you’re at it!

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Romano's Macaroni Grill - Elk Grove

$$$$
Italian
Elk Grove
3.7
241 reviews
Romano’s Macaroni Grill, located on Laguna Blvd in Elk Grove, is a casual dining spot with a fantastic Italian brunch on the weekends. Inspired by everything Italy, the restaurant operators believe that every meal is a chance to celebrate and toast to life, pasta and good company. They start every meal with a bottle of wine at the center of the table and the interior features an open kitchen so guests can see the fresh ingredients and preparation techniques involved. Take a seat in the warm environment and sip on a Zing Zang Bloody Mary while you peruse the brunch menu.

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