Notable Dishes

SF's Best for Mexican Brunches

From the traditional huevos rancheros to fun Mexican takes on American classics (polenta-planato pancakes, anyone?), these spots turn out some delicioso breakfast dishes.

Don Pistos

MexicanNorth Beach
4.4
Food
4.0
Decor
4.1
Service

Come hungry (and thirsty!) to brunch at this North Beach spot that serves chorizo and baked eggs, huevos rancheros, and breakfast burritos, with brunch cocktails, beer buckets, and bottomless cocktails to top it off.

Padrecito

MexicanCole Valley
4.3
Food
3.9
Decor
3.9
Service

Start with a house Bloody Mary and choose from sweet and savory options, like the polenta-plantano pancakes with strawberry, mango mascarpone, and cajeta caramel, or blue-corn masa quesadillas with smoked bacon, white cheddar, fried egg, and salsa.

Little Chihuahua

MexicanLower Haight
4.3
Food
3.6
Decor
4.0
Service

The weekend brunch menu at the Lower Haight branch serves up items like Mexican French toast with plantains and applewood-smoked bacon, and chile relleno stuffed with scrambled eggs and potatoes.

Papito

MexicanPotrero Hill
4.3
Food
3.6
Decor
4.0
Service

Check out the south-of-the-border takes on eggs Benedict at this Potrero Hill Mexican, like crab cakes with cilantro, Canadian bacon with chipotle hollandaise, and fried chicken with avocado and chipotle hollandaise sauce.

Tacolicious

MexicanMarina District
4.2
Food
3.9
Decor
3.9
Service

Order a round of brunch cocktails and Mexican dishes like lone star tacos (eggs, bacon, potatoes, onion, poblano peppers), huarache con huevos or queso fries with optional carnitas on top.  

El Huarache Loco

Bernal Heights
4.1
Food
3.6
Decor
3.7
Service

This Bernal Heights eatery offers molletes (a bolillo roll with beans, queso oaxaca, and salsa, with two eggs in any style) along with other traditional Mexican fare.

Nick's Crispy Tacos

MexicanRussian Hill
4.1
Food
3.2
Decor
3.5
Service

Try the breakfast burrito, which comes with scrambled eggs, potato, and cheese in a flour tortilla with sausage, carne asada, or bacon.

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