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San Francisco Champagne Brunch Cruise

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Enjoy unbeatable views of San Francisco as you cruise the picturesque waters of the bay on a champagne brunch cruise. With terrific food and on board entertainment, you'll wish you could take this relaxing weekend brunch cruise every day of the week!
  • Start your day right by combining a sightseeing cruise with brunch
  • Dine on the San Francisco Bay rather than in a stuffy restaurant
  • Get great photo ops of landmarks like Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Keep an eye out for dolphins, seals, and other marine life
What to Expect
Make your own way to the Embarcadero’s Pier 3 to board the spacious boat for your brunch cruise.

The crew provides sparkling wine and mimosas as you set out on the waters of San Francisco Bay. Sail past Alcatraz Island, and take in sweeping views of the San Francisco waterfront, Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, the Bay Bridge, and the towns of Sausalito and Tiburon.

The brunch buffet consists of a variety of hot and cold dishes (sample menu below) accompanied by coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks, and sparkling wine. Additional beverages are available for purchase at the cash bar, and live music plays on deck.

Warm layers are recommended as temperatures can drop on the water. Your boat returns to the Embarcadero in time for you to have the rest of the day free to explore the city.
Sample buffet menu (subject to change):

• Fresh breads, muffins, and croissants
• Seasonal fruits
• Waffle station with fresh berries, maple syrup and accompaniments
• Scrambled eggs
• Breakfast sausage
• Crisp country bacon
• Carving station with herb-crusted sirloin of beef and cured ham
• Shrimp ceviche salad
• Hot pasta
• Corn tortilla casserole
• Antipasti platter
• Caesar salad
• Juices, soft drinks, coffee, tea, and house sparkling wine (additional beverages available to purchase)

Dessert items:

• Fresh cookies and pastries
• Assorted cakes and tarts
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Reviewed 11 June 2019 via mobile

This cruise was so nice. Our day was beautiful the food was excellent and the service on the boat was second to none. The views of the bay and the bridge was awesome from the water. Excellent choice if your looking for something simple!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Smoothbassman
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

Thank you for the great review - We are so happy you had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

We went there as my sister and brother in law are regulars and love these cruises: and I have to say we had a great time: it is a great family brunch, but could also be the same between friends! The staff is really friendly...More

Thank SteevoNuissier
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2019

Thanks for the feedback! We will totally share your comments regarding the mac & cheese to our team. It is our goal to ensure that everything that is offered on the brunch is of best quality and taste. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Let's have a mimosa and brunch to remember on our wedding day on the bay. The galley prepares an excellent variety of brunch items, something for every ones tastes. Champagne is readily available and you can see the sights of San Francisco drift by you....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thanks for such an amazing review! We're honored that we were able to provide a memorable brunch experience in celebration of a wedding on the bay! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We went on this cruise on a beautiful Sunday morning. I brought my toddler with me too. We had such a wonderful time! The food was incredible! We had the best waitress. I think her name was Kimberly. She really went the extra mile. I...More

Thank Jaime B
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi Jaime - Thanks for the feedback! It's always great to hear we are able to give people an amazing experience. We'll let Kimberly know that you appreciated her awesome service. We hope we can welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 28 March 2018

My wife and I took our family - several adults and 2 small children - one the Sunday brunch cruise. We were looking forward to a nice day on the bay with drinks and a nice meal - but everything about the experience exceeded our...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LightFighter
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

We truly appreciate such positive feedback! It is always wonderful to hear that we are able to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests. We love Lupita and we will definitely let her know that you enjoyed the service she rendered to you on board....More

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