Brunch: it’s not quite breakfast, nor is it quite lunch. More than being a mashup of two meals, brunch is a rather social affair, allowing you to spend time with people you care about the most.
Especially after a tough week at work and a rough Saturday night of partying, brunch is a welcome occasion for treating yourself and being around people you want to just relax and have a good time with.
Yes, you can have both breakfast fare or lunch fare. Yes, you can have a bit of alcohol (hence, the mimosas or a Bloody Mary or two). And yes, you can have a second breakfast or elevensies, if you want to.
The idea of brunch is to just have a leisurely time with family, friends, or even just by yourself if you prefer.
Here are seven highly recommended brunch spots in the neighborhood of Meadow Brook Mobile Home Park in Sacramento:
1) Crepes & Burgers
Don’t let the name fool you! Sure, they’ve got some pretty good burgers and crepes on their menu, but patrons have a fairly wide selection of comfort food to choose from. The spaghetti scampi with shrimp and salmon is a favorite among regulars, as is the Hidalgo Benedict, and the house potatoes.
“My wife truly l loved the Apple Walnut salad. She talked about it all day. My BLT was good. Fresh thick tomatoes. It’s our go-to place when we are out in that area.”
— Jim Culliton
Crepes & Burgers
8000 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights, CA 95610, United States
2) Cricket Country Kitchen
Quaint and quirky, many consider Cricket Country Kitchen to be one of the best breakfast restaurants in Sacramento. The cafe is famous for its home-style fare and Americana decor. They even have a train going around the ceiling for a nice touch.
Highly recommended are the biscuits and gravy, as well as the sourdough toast and Smuckers jams.
“The breakfast burrito there was absolutely amazing! The food is great, coffee is good and staff is friendly. Definitely recommend trying this place out.”
Cricket Country Kitchen
4745 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95841, United States
3) Tugboat Fish & Chips #8
How can you go wrong with good ol’ fish and chips? Tugboat Fish & Chips #8 is right down Walerga Road #111, and seems to be the place for just that.
Everybody seems to love the Atlantic Cod, and the accompanying tartar sauce is just as noteworthy. They make all sauces on site, and if you’d want a bit of soup, you also might want to have some of their chowder.
“First visit to Tug Boat Fish & Chips #8 and their Atlantic Cod fish and chips are great. Great tasting tartar sauce not like I’ve had before. Fantastic customer service! Really enjoyed my first visit.”
Tugboat Fish & Chips #8
7909 Walerga Rd #111, Antelope, CA 95843, United States
4) Four Sisters Cafe
Now, you might have to queue up a bit to get in, but guests swear that jt’s all worth the wait. With a spacious bar and a contemporary counter-and-booth setup, Four Sisters Cafe serves Classic American breakfast & lunch favorites such as pancakes, french toast, corned beef hash, and breakfast burritos, among many others.
“Menu offers a great variety of breakfast items, fast service, excellent food! We ordered the croissant french toast covered with banana and mango and the Classic French toast this time. The Belgian waffle is also a favorite. You just can’t get a bad meal here.”
Four Sisters Cafe
9050 Fairway Dr #165, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
5) Taqueria Los Cantaritos
You’ll find Taqueria Los Cantaritos along Madison Avenue. Guests love the generous servings, many of which are return customers who simply just want to either try it all or just come back for favorites like the carne asada fries, the mixed seafood tostadas, and the mariscada.
“Had the pastor pork in a super burrito. Good beans, good meat portioning, cheese and sour cream were delicious and the rice was cooked well. Tried the salsa Roma, salsa tomatillo and salsa habanero, all were delicious.”
—R. Slater McLaughlin
Taqueria Los Cantaritos
5412 Madison Ave #170, Sacramento, CA 95841, United States
6) Pancake Palace
Nothing trendy or fancy here—just some good ol’ breakfast favorites cooked to order and delivered quickly to your table. Whether you’re craving for chicken-fried steak and eggs, waffles, or biscuits and gravy, Pancake Palace is a brunch spot you’ll likely be coming back to every so often.
“The service here is spectacular! This place runs like a well-oiled machine they’re really on top of it. The pancakes were super fluffy and delicious and my daughter love them. I had chicken strips with mashed potatoes and gravy and dunking the chicken strips in the mashed potatoes was pretty awesome for me. Best hangover food EVER.”
6225 Watt Ave, North Highlands, CA 95660, United States
Colorful and creative, yet pleasantly laid-back, Flip.n.Shake makes some incredibly clever burgers, and serves an interesting variety of sides and milk shakes. The fries alone are highly recommended, and you can even have fancier variants like bacon cheddar fries or deep-fried zucchini fries.
“Perfect afternoon! I’ve been on a quest to try the veggie burgers from burger places, and so far this tops the list. The avocado and cilantro took it to the next level for me. But honestly, it’s the fries that will bring me back. They were SO good! Thick but not dry, with a perfect melt-in-your-mouth crisp. In addition to great food, the service was speedy and pleasant, the restaurant was cute and clean, and the music created a fun and retro atmosphere.”
4708 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95841, United States
A Final Word About Brunch Spots Near Meadow Brook Mobile Home Park
This is in no way an exhaustive list, as there are many other fine spots for breakfast, lunch, or brunch just waiting to be discovered while you’re in the neighborhood of Meadow Brook Mobile Home Park. If anything, this list shows you that there’s a good variety of food establishments in this part of Sacramento.
So whether you’re coming by for a quick visit or seriously considering moving into town, do take the time to do a bit of exploring on your own. Go check out some of these favorite brunch spots or find a new restaurant for yourself—we’ll be happy to hear about your own recommendations as well.