The Sacramento Brunch Guide

Brunch, the most important meal of the weekend! In California brunching is considered a sport and the Sacramento brunch scene is always poppin' on the weekends. We take our restaurant selections very seriously and finding that perfect spot to set up camp with your crew is vital. Especially when all the other cool kids in town will be doing the same! Read on to browse my list of top 11 Sacramento brunch spots and start planning. P.S. You know they're so Insta-worthy because that's how we roll!

Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide

Sacramento's Top 11 Trendy Brunch Spots 

Cafeteria 15L - Stylish, contemporary spot offering American fare, old-timey desserts & upmarket cocktails.

Canon - Located in East Sacramento at 34th Street, Canon offers a seasonal menu in a welcoming space that encourages sharing plates and good conversation. The chef-driven, seasonal tavern fare includes a canon of shareable bites, salads, entrées, craft-beers, spirits & wine.

Magpie - Industrial-chic spot with a patio for seasonal New American eats, clever drinks & craft beer.

The Shady Lady - Modern speakeasy with a vintage vibe & live music, plus seasonal Southern bites & classic cocktails.

Zocalo Midtown - Roomy, elegant restaurant & bar with modern Mexican dishes, classic margaritas & weekend brunch.

The Red Rabbit - Stylish, rustic-chic outpost for farm-to-table New American plates & innovative cocktails.

LowBrau - This modern-rustic German beer hall offers draft brews & pub grub, including various sausages.

Hook & Ladder - New American comfort food, local beers & house cocktails in an industrial-chic space with a patio.

Hawks Public House - Chic gastropub with New American cuisine & cocktails selling espresso & baked goods next door.

Bacon & Butter - Farm-to-table cafe serving American breakfast & lunch fare, plus beer & wine, in contemporary digs. Try the grilled cheese benedict at brunch! 

Grange - High-end bar & eatery with a lofty feel preparing a farm-to-fork menu & seasonal craft cocktails.

Camellia Coffee Roasters - Perfect spot for some low key coffee and pastry on the fly. Located at a perfect central midtown hub spot for a lovely mid-morning stroll. 

Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide
Gennifer Rose - The Sacramento Brunch Guide

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Learn about California’s capital city’s history as you pop into five or six eateries for tastings of local-favorite food during this Downtown Sacramento tour.

Most samples you’ll eat along your way include wine and cheese from local venues, as well as menu items from restaurants that use locally sourced ingredients. Your guide tells you stories about the city that date back to the 1800s, as well as gets you acquainted with the Sac foodie culture.

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Explore Sacramento’s Sutter District during this walking tour in a small group limited to 14 people. Stroll the tree-lined streets with a guide, and pop into about five or six eateries to sample dishes popular in Sac, including organic coffee, pork spring rolls, and chocolate cookies.

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Explore the great art and food of Midtown Sacramento on a 3.5-hour walking tour. See colorful murals and hear about their history, stop into galleries, learn about the city’s architecture, and sample dishes at favorites eateries in this lively district.

You might taste locally made sausage, seasonal salads, stir fry noodles, and delectable sweets, along with drinks such as craft beer.

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Kick off your Saturday evening with a 2.5-hour tour on the Sacramento Beer Train.

Four onboard tasting stations present you with a total of eight different craft beers produced by Northern California breweries.

You can relax in your assigned seat or move about the three open-air cars.

Live music and a scenic stop at a riverside park create a fun and laid-back atmosphere for you and your group.

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Our service is a simple one. Customers hire a designated driver to transport them in the comfort of their own vehicle.

Drivers meet customers at the location of their choosing, and take them to their desired destination. A night out on the town, a wedding, wine tasting, or anywhere at all. We drive your car or rental + help plan your day. You relax and enjoy!

Our friendly and savvy drivers are available to guide you to wineries, breweries, distilleries and little-known spots to escape to in Lodi, Sacramento, Amador County, and El Dorado County!

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