You made it! The weekend is upon us and you deserve to treat yourself to brunch. Think mimosas, bloody mary's with all the fixins', farm-fresh omelettes, french toast smothered in strawberries and whatever else your brunchy-heart desires. Get those syrup-drizzling hands ready to check out these drool-worthy brunch spots around SLO CAL.
Prime rib? They have that. Biscuits and gravy? They have that too. Dessert bar? We dare you to take just one. And don't even get us started on Kelly's famous bacon. This all-you-can-eat extravaganza is just $42.95 for adults, $32.95 for seniors and Sunday golfers, $15 for children 8-12 and free for kids 8 and under.
Your Instagram followers will be in a love-hate relationship with your brunch pics from Brunch. Whether you're craving pizza for breakfast or s'mores french toast (who needs coffee when you can get a sugar rush instead), Brunch's menu supplies just the right amount of unique offerings to satisfy anyone's brunch hunger pains.
If you're in the mood for a little Spanish and Latin-style brunch, La Cosecha is the place to be. Their full-bar menu of craft cocktails, local wine and beer changes seasonally so you'll always have something new and delicious to pair with those chilaquiles.
Start your day off with breakfast at Kitchenette by choosing from a variety of delicious pastries and creative dishes. Kitchenette's warm, country-modern atmosphere in the heart of downtown Templeton is an excellent gathering place for families or friends.
Joe's Other Place
Joe's Place is a staple of SLO CAL's north county breakfast eateries, so much so he expanded to Templeton and the Paso Robles Airport. Just imagine the quintessentially sweet and savory smells of maple syrup on fluffy pancakes and bacon sizzling on the grill. For a traditional breakfast, you'll definitely want to check this (other) place out.
Central Coast Cafe
Start your morning with a tri-tip burrito or class Denver omelette. Or enjoy a gourmet sandwich and salad to refresh you for a day of adventuring.
Country Touch Cafe
Another restaurant bursting with traditional breakfast diner fare, Country Touch Cafe is a go-to in Atascadero. You may be stuffed from breakfast, but you'll definitely want a snack for later so ask about their homemade bread and other treats to take with you.
Tucked along Santa Margarita's quaint downtown, Southern Station serves up homestyle deliciousness with a twist. Hunker down for chicken and waffles or try your hand (or tastebuds, rather) at The Elvis, a waffle sandwich complete with peanut butter, bacon, bananas and a blueberry compote dipping sauce. From traditional to downright tasty, this menu has just what you'll want.
San Luis Obispo
Located in The Network in downtown San Luis Obispo, Bliss Cafe's menu specializes in vegan-friendly, gluten and dairy free items. Dine next to the creek while enjoying one of their bowls, gluten-free pancakes or donuts.
Continue the high energy weekend vibes with vinyl brunch at The Libertine's downtown San Luis Obispo location. From 10 am - 2 pm a DJ spins the perfect playlist to match brunch specials and their sour beer list.
Big Sky is an excellent example of a fresh and locally sourced brunch menu. In downtown San Luis Obispo, this local cafe has a variety of options, hearty servings and local art hanging from the walls.
Honeymoon Cafe is an excellent place to grab a bite and unwind near the ocean. This quaint local spot offers a delicious and affordable breakfast with everything from smoothies to burritos and french toast.
Craving a brunch with a Mexican flare? Zorro’s is dedicated to making authentic Mexican food with the freshest ingredients. Spice up your life with some huevos rancheros or chilaquiles while enjoying the cool Pacific Ocean breeze.
Pair your bottomless mimosas with spectacular views. This beachfront restaurant offers a traditional breakfast menu with a very unique location among the cliffs of Shell Beach.
The Spoon Trade
You won't want to order just one entree from this southern-inspired eatery. Helpful hint: bring multiple people and try a few things for the table like the bologna ala plancha sandwich, brown sugar french toast or housemade buttermilk biscuits and gravy.
Blue Sky Bistro
Brunch until 4 pm at this bistro located along Morro Bay's waterfront. You'll find fresh produce straight from their own farm in many of the menu items and on the weekends, local musicians provide the perfect ambiance to relax.
Now this is how your elevate brunch. Take your mimosa to the high-seas (or a simple cruise around the bay, in this case) for brunch on the water. While you're munching on your eggs benedict, be on the lookout for harbor seals and otters relaxing in the water.
Lunada Garden Bistro
If seafood is what you're after, then Cayucos' newest restaurant is just right for you. Order up oysters Rockefeller, lobster eggrolls or a seafood omelette.
Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 2 pm sit on the patio and enjoy a menu that's bursting with seasonal and locally-sourced flare.
If you've never tried Linn's famous Olallieberry pie (or cream puffs), make sure you stop in for a bite (or whole pie). This contemporary country restaurant is a favorite of both local and visitors alike. And you can be sure there's plenty of Olallieberry to go around.
Located along Moonstone Beach Dr., this restaurant boasts Monterey pine and ocean views. With both seafood and traditional menu items galore, you're sure to find something to tantalize those taste buds.