The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Sacramento

The OpenTable Team

The historic, cosmopolitan city of Sacramento sits in the midst of one of the most bountiful agricultural regions in the world, which makes for an unrivaled farm-to-table dining scene. Impeccable ingredients span every food group, from rice to nuts to the freshest fruits grown within mere miles of California's capital city. No chef can resist the mission to transform locally-sourced ingredients into incredible cuisine for every meal... starting with breakfast. But where do the most seasoned diners go for the best breakfast in Sacramento? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We researched thousands of restaurants to discover the most popular places with OpenTable's smartest, savviest diners. Start the day with cafes exuding Old Town charm, sophisticated Midtown bistros, and riverfront spots with views for miles. Book a table for breakfast to taste California's cornucopia.

Restaurants:Delta King - Pilothouse Restaurant, Capitol Garage, Iron Horse Tavern - Sacramento
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Californian, Fusion / Eclectic, American
Neighborhoods:Sacramento

Delta King - Pilothouse Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Sacramento
1,586 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
The Delta King, permanently moored on the Sacramento River, is an icon of Old Town, a restored paddle-wheeler that made daily voyages between Sacramento and San Francisco starting Read more
89% recommended
Scenic View in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Capitol Garage

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Sacramento
1,034 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Capitol Garage started in 1992 as a venue for live punk music, soon adding coffee and snacks, and becoming so popular it had to move to a bigger venue in 2004. In its current spaceRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Iron Horse Tavern - Sacramento

$$$$·American·
Sacramento
122 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
Iron Horse Tavern is a trendy bar and restaurant with striking decor including a gleaming brass bar, black leather banquettes, reclaimed wood floors, and a model train suspended unRead more
91% recommended
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Towne House Restaurant at Wine & Roses

$$$$·Californian·
Lodi
1,367 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Wine & Roses consists of a hotel, spa, and restaurant on a century-old farm property in the Lodi wine country. All the dishes featured for its daily brunches (served from 7:30 a.mRead more
100% recommended
Best Ambiance in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Scott's Seafood on the River

$$$$·Seafood·
Sacramento
4,452 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
A Sacramento dining landmark since 1976, Scott's Seafood on the River entices locals and visitors alike with its riverfront patio dining and lush green lawns, as well as its modernRead more
93% recommended
Scenic View in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Tower Café

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Sacramento
Tower Cafe, a restaurant and bakery close to the historic Tower Theater on Broadway, has satisfied the Sacramento breakfast crowd since 1990. It's famous among locals for big portiRead more
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Grange

$$$$·Californian·
Sacramento
3,129 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
A light-filled, two-story venue at the Citizen Hotel downtown, Grange Restaurant and Bar has an atmosphere of rustic elegance fitting its farm-to-table cuisine. The restaurant offeRead more
93% recommended
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Echo & Rig Steakhouse & Butcher Shop - Sacramento

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Sacramento
1,020 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Echo & Rig represents a steakhouse reinvented, with a neighborhood butcher shop on site and a focus on impeccable quality in every ingredient. Breakfast, served from 7 a.m on weekdRead more
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Vines Cafe

$$$$·Californian·
Sacramento
133 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
The upscale Vines Bistro, inside the Hyatt Regency hotel downtown, boasts views of the Capitol and surrounding park from its palm-shaded patio dining space. Breakfast is available Read more
92% recommended
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Formaggio Taverna & Patio - Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova

$$$$·Italian·
Rancho Cordova
148 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Inside the Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova is Formaggio Taverna and Patio, an Italian restaurant with an airy dining room and poolside patio seating. It serves breakfast daily fRead more
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The Gate at The Murieta Inn & Spa

$$$$·Californian·
Rancho Murieta
302 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
One of the best breakfasts in Sacramento for diners seeking impeccable farm-to-table fare is at The Gate, inside the Murieta Inn and Spa. The restaurant, which serves breakfast daiRead more
98% recommended
Good for Groups in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley

Paragary's

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Sacramento
1,721 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The chic Midtown bistro Paragary's, open since 1983, presents a weekend brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Its leafy outdoor terrace is an ideal spot for a sunny weekend morning meRead more
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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The Porch Restaurant & Bar - Sacramento

$$$$·Southern·
Sacramento
2,145 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Porch Restaurant and Bar showcases its southern-meets-California cuisine as a lavish brunch. The menu changes frequentlRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Magpie Cafe

$$$$·American·
Sacramento
170 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Creative Cuisine
Magpie Cafe, a hip Midtown spot with indoor and outdoor seating, presents brunch from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, with lunch-like selections availablRead more
86% recommended
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Rio City Café - Sacramento

$$$$·Californian·
Sacramento
1,068 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
Rio City Café, a riverfront dining landmark of Sacramento for over 25 years, presents its weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sacramento Magazine's best river dining/best view wiRead more
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Cafeteria 15L

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Sacramento
2,969 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Sacramento's Cafeteria 15L, a rustic-chic venue with eclectic decor and two outdoor patios, specializes in comfort food classics. On its weekend brunch menu, available from 9 a.m. Read more
94% recommended
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Market Tavern Stockton

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Stockton
1,320 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Market Tavern, a from-scratch restaurant and bakery plus grab-and-go-market in Stockton, presents brunch from 10 a.m. every weekend. The menu includes dishes baked in a wood oven, Read more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
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Zocalo - University Village

$$$$·Regional Mexican·
Sacramento
735 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
A trendy yet authentic Mexican cocina, Zocalo is popular enough to have expanded to three locations in the Sacramento area, including one at University Village. It presents a weekeRead more
95% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley

Hook and Ladder Manufacturing Company

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sacramento
535 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Hook and Ladder is a space inspired by Sacramento's railroad and river heritage, serving fine foods prepared with ingredients from local farms and ranches. The restaurant presents Read more
92% recommended
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Brookfield's Family Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Rancho Cordova
Presenting one of the best breakfasts in Sacramento for over 40 years is Brookfields Restaurant, which has expanded to three area locations. The brand is locally famous for its homRead more
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