Brunch in San Luis Obispo
Updated September 2021.
San Luis Obispo has a plethora of breakfast and brunch options, spanning from family restaurants to lavish bottomless mimosa outings! For the not-so-early risers, brunch is preferred. Discover a few of our favorite spots for brunch and the best breakfast in San Luis Obispo below.
Best Brunch in SLO
Find the best brunch in SLO, including our favorite dishes and location information, directly below.
972 Foothill Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA
Known for its extensive beer list and delicious eats, Milestone Tavern also stands out when it comes to Sunday brunch, opening at 9:00 a.m. This spot offers breakfast hand-tossed pizzas including the Biscuit & Gravy or Denver Omelet, topped off with two sunny-side-up eggs. People can also choose from other brunch favorites like huevos rancheros, three types of eggs benedict, corned beef hash skillet, and more.
Libertine Brewing Company
1234 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Every Saturday between 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., enjoy Brunch at Libertine Brewing Company in the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo for good vibes, great food, and even better tunes. This popular brewery, known for its Sour Ales, offers $3 mimosas and $5 bloodies on Saturdays and brunch specials, including bottomless mimosas, on Sunday.
Sally Loo’s Wholesome Cafe
1804 Osos Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Known for their fluffy waffles, breakfast burritos, and local avocado toast, Sally Loo’s serves up hip and tasty eats for brunch. Being a café, their brunch menu isn’t all they offer. They also have a variety of filling sandwiches, personalized milkshakes, and more.
2900 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Located off the beaten path of Downtown SLO, TASTE! offers a wide variety of New American dishes, including over 20 sliders, eight different macs & cheese with over 10 toppings, and more. On Saturday and Sunday, this hot spot adds brunch bites to their main menu, featuring three types of waffles, four kinds of eggs benedict, oatmeal with tons of toppings to choose from, and mimosas!
Novo Restaurant & Lounge
726 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Indulge in a Creekside brunch at Novo Restaurants & Lounge while relaxing in the sun and enjoying a morning craft cocktail. People come for the view but stay for the food. From their presentation to the variety of global flavors infused in their dishes, this restaurant makes you feel like you’re truly living the life!
1023 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Cheers to Sunday brunchin’! Luna Red serves food with a Latin twist, including their El Salvadorian–influenced house-made chorizo benedict, steak saltado, and paella de la luna. Our personal favorite is their crispy rockfish tacos. Brunch is served until 2 p.m. on Sundays.
Spirit of San Luis
925 Airport Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA
Experience Spirit of San Luis’ famous brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Savory palates will enjoy a variety of scrambles, omelets, and burritos, including dishes like the Smoked Salmon Scramble and even a breakfast quesadilla.
Those with a sweet tooth that has a mind of its own will love the Streusel Topped Coffee Cake, French Toast, and the Belgian Waffle Combo which includes two eggs and your choice of sausage or bacon.
Farmhouse Corner Market
1025 Farmhouse Ln, San Luis Obispo, CA
Brunch is served 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. every Thursday through Monday at Farmhouse Corner Market. Serving unique dishes including Breakfast Fried Rice, Croque Madame Dutch Baby, and Etto Bucatini Pasta (add house smoked Faroe Island Salmon for the ultimate savory brunch bite), you’ll definitely want to experience the dishes on this brunch menu more than once.
San Luis Obispo Breakfast and Brunch Spots
Early risers will enjoy brunch flavors during early and late mornings at these San Luis Obispo breakfast and brunch spots.
Big Sky Cafe
1121 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Big Sky Cafe features fresh food from SLO Farmers’ Markets and even serves Cal Poly eggs. We highly suggest opting in for their complimentary homemade, apple ginger coffee cake – it will leave you craving more!
964 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Louisa’s soft buttery biscuits bring everyone running on Saturday mornings. Although there is often a line wrapped around the corner to eat at Louisa’s Place, don’t let that stop you! This downtown favorite offers quick service and never skimps on their serving sizes, making the wait worthwhile.
Mint + Craft
848 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA
Mint + Craft locally sources all of its ingredients for farm-to-table, globally focused flavors. Featuring delicious biscuit and egg sandwiches, breakfast bowls, toasts and parfaits, their breakfast menu is a tough one to beat.
778 Higuera St ste d, San Luis Obispo, CA
Serving plant-based and gluten-free breakfast options, Bliss Cafe offers a healthy and delicious breakfast or brunch experience, creekside. Enjoy amazing breakfast burritos, tacos, sandwiches, pancakes, and more. You won’t even miss the meat!
Mon Ami Crepe Bar
1075 Court St #130, San Luis Obispo, CA
With breakfast crepes served all day, any time can be brunch at Mon Ami Crepe Bar. Choose options including sweet, savory, and even vegan crepes.
These SLO brunch spots all offer healthy, farm-to-table meals in addition to down-to-earth atmospheres. You have to give one of these restaurants a try and don’t forget to #ShareSLO while brunchin’.