10 Best Brunch Buffet Spots In San Francisco, California

brunch buffet in san francisco

There is nothing that makes one happier than enjoying a lavish brunch on a lazy weekend morning. It is probably that time of the week when you relax and rejuvenate yourself. What better way to do so than to spend it with those you cherish most while enjoying a great spread of food with unlimited drinks and music to groove to. This is one of the reasons why San Franciscans love their brunches. The city offers some lavish brunch buffet options to satisfy all your lazy weekend food desires. Here are the best brunch buffet spots in San Francisco, California.

1. Early To Rise

Posted by Early to Rise on Thursday, 28 March 2019

A five-course brunch at a simple, family-like set-up is what makes Early To Rise special. The ingredients, from the bagels to the whipped creme fraiche and to the butter, all are churned in-house, and the fruits and vegetables are as fresh and seasonal as they can be. From the grits and roasted spring vegetables all the way through the eggs Hemingway and strawberry-pistachio pancakes, everything is made extremely thoughtful and very tasty. If you are into mimosa, the bottomless greyhound spritzers should make you happy. They also serve vegetarian and gluten-free varieties. Their Apricot French toast and smoked salmon with ricotta are highly recommended.

Early To Rise

Address: 1098 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133

Website: Early To Rise

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 11am - 12.30pm

Price: 25 - 40 USD

2. Cliff House

Join us this weekend for Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet and enjoy amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, live harp music...

Posted by Cliff House on Friday, 19 July 2019

Good food, nice ambiance, and a great view—this is how one would sum up the experience at The Cliff House. The Sunday champagne brunch buffet presents a good range of unlimited seafood, drinks, salads, and desserts. Their signature dishes include Eggs Benedict’s, Chocolate-dipped Strawberries, and mimosa (champagne). The staff is attentive and keeps your glasses full. The highlight of the place is having food overlooking the ocean while live harp music plays in the background. Their popovers, salmon medallions, seafood paella, baby chick macaroons, and carrot cake cupcakes are must-try dishes.

Cliff House

Address: 090 Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA 94121

Website: Cliff House

Opening hours: Sun: 10am, 12pm, 2pm

Price: 31 - 60 USD

3. The Garden Court

Posted by Ploi Dechasiri on Sunday, 26 May 2019

For a royal experience, The Garden Court is where you should be. The stained-glass dome, the Italian marble columns, and the Austrian crystal chandeliers will remind you of the yesteryears. A lavish spread of high-end food that highlights the quintessential elements of San Francisco, and a little bit of Asian cuisine, with a locally sourced menu accompanied with innovative cocktails, curated wines, and live entertainment should be enough to fill your stomach and your heart.

The Garden Court

Address: 2 New Montgomery Street (At Market Street), San Francisco, CA 94105

Website: The Garden Court

Opening hours: Sun: 12pm - 2pm

Price: 68 USD for adults; 38 USD for children between 5 and 11 years old

4. Anzu

Almost too pretty to eat. #sushisaturday #sushi #anzusf #delishanzu #anzusf #contemporaryjapanese #theartofplating

Posted by Restaurant Anzu on Saturday, 13 July 2019

Anzu, at Hotel Nikko, offers a mix of Japanese and traditional American food during its breakfast buffet. While Atsuyaki Tamago, Chicken Okayu, Ohitashi, Japanese fish cakes, Tsukemono, and miso soup are included in the Japanese buffet options, you will find sausages, bacon, scrambled eggs, pastries, rolls, and pancakes in the American buffet options. The buffet begins early in the morning and goes well into your brunch time. Make sure you are on time so you don’t miss the chance of having one of the best American-Asian brunches in California.


Address: 222 Mason St, San Francisco, California 94102

Website: Anzu

Opening hours: 6:30am - 10:30am (daily)

Price: from 35 USD

5. Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar

Sunday brunch at the Fairmont! Such wonderful memories, new and old. #fairmont #laurelcourt #iconichotels #sanfrancisco #happygirl

Posted by Diane Bentley Raymond on Sunday, 27 January 2019

Laurel Court offers breakfast buffets on weekends. The buffet lasts well into lunchtime and is a good place to satisfy your brunch cravings. You will find omelet, waffles, pancakes, pastries, muffins, sausages, bacon, potatoes, cereals, oatmeal, fruits and coffee and tea. Located at the Fairmont San Francisco, it has an upscale ambiance and you are definitely going to love the experience.

Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar

Address: 950 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Website: Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 7am - 1pm

Price: 30 USD

6. Top of the Mark

Posted by Top of the Mark on Thursday, 27 June 2019

A spectacular 360-degree view (well, an almost 360-degree view) of the San Francisco skyline, Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge from a lounge that is located on the 19th floor has a spread of good quality food, which should make up for the pricey brunch buffet offered at the Top of the Mark. It is one of the most iconic locations in San Francisco. Come over to have a wholesome experience while having unlimited champaign, juice, coffee, seafood, caviar, salads, and desserts.

Top of the Mark

Address: 999 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Website: Top of the Mark

Opening hours: Sun: 10am - 1pm

Price: 99 USD

7. Bacheesos

#birthday #dinner ... #Mediterranean #food saffron infused grilled salmon, cous cous, roasted veggies and a healthy...

Posted by I Love Being Black on Sunday, 6 January 2013

Think of the Mediterranean with a touch of Arabic, that is Bacheesos for you. It offers fresh food prepared with wonderful spices and is served with extreme care at an outdoor area while live music from an accordion plays in the background. Come over to have bottomless mimosas, fresh fruits, vegetables, salads, pudding, soup, mousaka, and some great vegetarian and non-vegetarian spreads.

Bacheesos Berkley

Address: 2650 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley CA 94704

Website: Bacheesos

Opening hours: Sat: 8am - 9:30pm (Brunch & Dinner Buffet)

Bacheesos Oakland

Address: 246 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

Website: Bacheesos

Opening hours: Sun: 9:30am - 7:30pm (Brunch & Dinner Buffet)

8. Fort McKinley Restaurant, Bar & Banquet

The Fort offers traditional and modern Filipino dishes, including pancit bam-i, carne ala cabana, pinakbet, al ajillo, tofu, tocino, scrambled egg, rice, Pinoy desserts, and salad. Their lunch buffet starts early. If you would like to have some Asian fusion lunch-type brunch cuisine, this is for you.

Fort McKinley Restaurant, Bar & Banquet

Address: 101 Brentwood Dr, South San Francisco, CA 94080

Website: Fort McKinley Restaurant, Bar & Banquet

Opening hours: Wed - Mon: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Price: 9.99 USD

9. Parallel 37

We woke up like this. #Parallel37SF #RitzCarlton

Posted by Parallel 37 on Monday, 3 April 2017

Parallel 37 is located in Ritz Carlton and is one of the most critically acclaimed restaurants in the city. Expect to find a large display of seafood including oysters, crabs, and shrimp, as well as caviar, sushi, salads, pates, steamed Dim Sum, lamb, veal, waffle, omelet, cheese, Eggs Benedict, bacon, sausages, and desserts. You can enjoy the food while listening to a live jazz band. Their menu keeps changing, but the quality is always top-notch.

Parallel 37

Address: 600 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Website: Parallel 37

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 6:30am - 11:30am

Price: 78 USD

10. OneUP Restaurant & Lounge San Francisco

Grand Hyatt’s OneUP Restaurant and Lounge brings with it a relaxing atmosphere in a stylish setting while offering authentic Northern California flavors. They also serve classic American favorites such as omelets, hash browns, bacon, and sausage, along with California staples such as chia pudding and avocado. High ceilings, large vertical windows, and modern chandeliers give off a luxurious feel to the restaurant. Both locals and tourists find the place likable thanks to its great food, wine, and ambiance. Give your day a great start with their breakfast and lunch offerings.

OneUP Restaurant & Lounge San Francisco

Address: Grand Hyatt, 345 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Website: OneUP Restaurant & Lounge San Francisco

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 6am - 12pm; Mon - Fri: 6am - 11:30am

Price: 35 USD

A great day begins with good food

The Cliff House - Brunch
Source: Photo by user Ernesto Andrade used under CC BY-ND 2.0

Start your day off right, especially after a long night of partying. Give in to the smell of food while your system cleanses off the hangover as the next bout begins. Here are your best options to choose from for your next brunch outing in San Francisco. There won’t be a better choice than these. Book your table and have a nice time before you set forth for the day’s adventure.

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