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Skip the Wait: The Best Places to Grab Brunch in San Diego Without the Wait

Want to get brunch this weekend? Yeah, me too! Have a few hours to wait in line for a table? Yeah, me either! While there is a very good reason why some places have a two hour wait, sometimes, “ain’t nobody got time for that.” I’ve compiled a guide for the best places to grab brunch in San Diego, without the two hour wait!

Brunchfaced: Padres Opening Weekend Brunch Guide!

Finally,......it’s going to be a warm, sunny, and gorgeous weekend again in San Diego!!! It felt like this cold weather had no end in sight this year! Not to mention its opening weekend for baseball!!!! So, whether your headed to the game or looking for a patio to soak up some sunshine and get brunchfaced, here are my picks for Padres opening weekend!

Three Reasons You Should Be Dining at The Pearl Hotel’s New Restaurant Charles + Dinorah, Immediately

The Pearl had reinvented the poolside dining experience with Charles + Dinorah, “mid-century meets modern eats”. It’s an indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant that surrounds the hotel's pool that is, in the words of Missy Elliot is, “sophisticated fun”.  If you haven’t had the chance to dine at Charles + Dinorah, specifically their poolside brunch here's three reasons why you should!

Garnish Perfection at Fig Tree Cafe

If you’re feeling sleepy Fig Tree’s bloody mary has just the remedy for you! It is a zesty, tangy, and acidic bloody that will definitely eradicate any sleepy senses you may have. #wakeyoself. The texture is thin and light, perfect for those warm days under the fig trees. Jalapeño infused vodka makes this bloody a little spicy, just enough to comfortably warm your insides.

Smokin' Mary at Wood Ranch

Tasting the first sip of the Smokin’ Mary resonates with the smell when you pull up to Wood Ranch and get out of your car; barbeque and wood smoking! A deep rich smoky flavor prevails but is not overpowering and contrasts with the light sweetness and tang of BBQ sauce. The Wood Ranch Smokin’ Mary is salty and savory but the consistency remains thin. A little kick of heat nips at your senses but overall is pretty tame. Because the bloody mary isn't too heavy, it’s a great compliment to one of Wood Ranches BBQ dishes.

$5.00 House-Made Bloodys at Eureka!

Eureka! A bloody mary that is house-made, wallet-friendly and tastes really freaking good! Bloody marys and mimosas are only $5.00 every Saturday and Sunday at Eureka! Now I know in some places that might be a standard price, but to find a $5.00 Bloody Mary in San Diego that isn’t rubbish, is an absolute pleasure!

Sunday Morning Remedy

Do you love blue skies, unbelievable views and great food and drinks? Then look no further than the 14th-floor rooftop destination bar, The Nolen, for “The Sunday Requirement.” I require that you try this place out as soon as possible! When I walked off the elevator and turned the corner, my jaw dropped to the floor. I was blown away by the expansive views and tall ceilings, as were the other members of my monthly Bloody Mary Meetup Group

Ocean Views and Bloody Marys at Duke's, La Jolla

To complement the Demitri's, Duke's La Jolla uses St. George's Green Chili Vodka. St. George's contains serranos and bell peppers, layered with notes lime and cilantro, a true California palette. St. George's brings the depth of this bloody mary flavor to the next level. The bloody is sweet and savory with a final pop of heat from the vodka, that leaves you wanting more. It is not difficult to drink the entire bloody in just a few minutes.