San Diego's Best Brunch
Best Bloody Marys, Eggs Benedict, healthy eats, and more
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A hearty meal, sans food coma
True Food Kitchen
The health-food mecca offers quinoa johnnycakes and scrambles made with market veggies or chicken sausage.
North Park, East Village, Mission beach
This famed spot has an extensive gluten-free menu, with ingredients like soy chorizo and farm-fresh egg whites.
Claire’s on Cedros
Fun fact about this local hangout specializing in wholesome food: co-founder Claire Allison is the creator of Milton’s Multigrain Bread.
Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Point Loma
Here, “naked” means “natural.” This NoCo favorite puts an emphasis on whole foods, with a sense of humor (e.g. whole-grain “Tree Hugger” pancakes).
Hello, quinoa hush puppies, vegetarian salads, and cage-free egg frittatas.
The farm-to-table establishment makes an eggless frittata using a chickpea flour base, which is both gluten-free and vegan.
They’re committed to both organic coffee and organic vodka. This “nature’s kitchen” also prides itself on locally sourced produce.
Try the soy chorizo scramble or power breakfast with egg whites and organic steamed greens.
Tofu scramble, turkey bacon, and acai bowls, oh my. The Cardiff staple has loads of gluten-free, locally sourced, and organic items.
Pacifica Breeze Café
Among fattier options (hash with braised short rib!), you’ll find acai bowls, house-blended granolas, and the Del Mar Power Breakfast made with egg whites, salsa, black beans, broccoli, and corn tortillas.
The resto inside the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina has a “Healthy Start” Buffet for $8 less than the regular buffet. It pays to watch what you eat!