Places for the Best Brunch Los Angeles – Are you looking for somewhere for waffles, pancakes or eggs and bacon? Or perhaps a fun boozy brunch with mimosas? Have a look at our list of the best places for brunch in LA.
STK Steakhouse – Bottomless Mimosa Brunch Option
930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
STK Steakhouse offer a weekend brunch from 11am until 1pm with more unusual options such as Jalapeno Pickled Shrimp Cocktail and Bigeye Tuna Tartare. They also do a great range of entrees like Smoked Pork Belly Benedict, Truffle Steak and Egg and Hot Chicken and Waffle. Of course what STK are really famous for though is their steaks! You can choose from Filet, Wagyu Flat Iron, NY Strip, Dry-Aged Delminico to Cowgirl Ribeye and Dry-Aged Bone-in Strip. Top those off with King crab oscar, shrimp of Truffle butter. To make it really decadent, why not turn it into a boozy bottomless brunch with Mimosas and Bloody Marys?
Le Pain Quotidien
113 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Le Pain Quotidien means the daily bread. “It’s much more than mere sustenance; it’s a way of life. As our loaves emerge from the ovens, warm and fragrant, friends gather around our communal tables to share in the time-honoured tradition of breaking bread. At Le Pain Quotidien, we believe that food should be simple, nourishing and delicious. Our breakfast menu includes a range of organic breads, pastries, eggs, yogurt, organic coffee and teas.” They serve breakfast dishes such as Organic steel-cut oatmeal with berries, Sunny side breakfast bowl, Organic Dutch mini-pancakes, Granola Parfait and a Breakfast sandwich with avocado. They also do a range of baked goods, so you could start your day with a Croissant, an Organic bread basket, Pain au raisins or a Belgian chocolate brownie.
Blu Jam Cafe
541 S. Spring Street (inside the Spring Arcade Building) Los Angeles, CA 90013
At Blu Jam Café, “we have no freezers. Chef Kamil believes in serving only the freshest food with the finest ingredients. You won’t find anything with corn syrup or artificial flavors, because if we can’t pronounce it, we won’t serve it. From organic, non-GMO tofu for our vegan dishes, to our nitrate-free bacon and farm-fresh organic eggs, we always strive to give you the best quality, the best service, and the best experience at all of our locations.” Breakfast is served from 9am until 2pm daily. Breakfast options include a Burgundy Omelet (Three egg open-face omelette, spinach, Chevre goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, fresh tarragon, chives, grilled potatoes, and toast), Norwegian Benedict (Poached eggs, Scottish smoked salmon, spinach, tomato, dill hollandaise, English muffin, and grilled potatoes), Salmon Hash (Chopped salmon, spinach, tomatoes, red bell peppers, potatoes, capers, onions, poached eggs, dill hollandaise, and toast) or Hangover Scramble (Ground beef, scrambled eggs, black beans, chipotle, jalapeños, cilantro, mozzarella, sour cream, corn tortillas, potatoes).
3750 WILSHIRE BLVD, LOS ANGELES, CA 90010
Denny’s has always been a brunch favourite. They have a seriously huge breakfast/brunch selection. You can go all in with a ‘Slam’ like the LUMBERJACK SLAM® (Buttermilk pancakes, grilled ham, bacon strips, sausage links, eggs*, hash browns and choice of bread), ALL-AMERICAN SLAM® (Three scrambled eggs with Cheddar cheese, bacon strips, sausage links, hash browns and choice of bread), or the FIT SLAM® (Egg whites scrambled together with fresh spinach and grape tomatoes, plus turkey bacon strips, an English muffin and seasonal fruit.) which can be made gluten-free. For those with a sweet tooth you could opt for pancakes like the DOUBLE BERRY BANANA PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Buttermilk pancakes cooked with blueberries and topped with fresh seasonal berries, bananas and whipped cream) or SALTED CARAMEL & BANANA CREAM PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Buttermilk pancakes cooked with shortbread pieces and topped with vanilla cream, bananas and more shortbread pieces. Served with a pitcher of warm salted caramel for drizzling). There are some fabulous Crepe choices too such as BANANA CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT (One crepe folded with vanilla cream and topped with fresh seasonal berries, strawberry sauce and powdered sugar) or what about the vegetarian option of the LOADED VEGGIE OMELETTE (Fresh spinach, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed zucchini & squash, tomatoes and Swiss cheese).
Mimi’s Cafe – Boozy Brunch Option
2925 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Mimi’s Cafe has an excellent brunch selection with a French feel. “Make any mealtime an event to savor. From sweet and savory breakfast dishes to mouthwatering entrées, crowd-pleasing to tempting desserts, every dish is made with care, just for you and your family. Find exactly what you’re craving at your local cafe.” How do these dishes sound – BRIOCHE FRENCH TOAST (French toast dusted with powdered sugar with whipped margarine and maple syrup), FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST TACOS (Hickory-smoked bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, cheddar cheese, jalapeño, tomato, onion and cilantro in flour tortillas. Served with salsa) or BACON AVOCADO OMELET (Three eggs, hickory-smoked bacon, spinach, tomatoes, Monterey jack cheese and avocado. Served with roasted potatoes). Alternatively, you could go for a Classic Eggs Benedict (Hickory-smoked ham and poached eggs topped with hollandaise sauce on a grilled English muffin) or HAM & SWISS CRÊPES (Thick-cut ham and melted swiss cheese topped with a creamy mornay cheese sauce. Served with roasted potatoes).
Why not make it a boozy brunch with Mimosas? Choose from MANGO MIMOSA (A champagne split and orange juice with mango), WHITE PEACH MIMOSA (A champagne split and orange juice with the classic Bellini flavor of white peach) or a TRIPLE BERRY MIMOSA (A champagne split and orange juice with strawberry, raspberry, blueberry and blackberry).
The Cheesecake Factory serves Saturday and Sunday brunch from opening until 2pm. You can choose from such items as the GIANT BELGIAN WAFFLE (Available with Strawberries, Pecans and Chantilly Cream), CARAMEL APPLE PANCAKES (Buttermilk Pancakes with Glazed Apples, Crispy Caramel Pecans and Chantilly Cream. Served with Our Maple-Butter Syrup), BRULÉED FRENCH TOAST (The “Best” French Toast Ever! Thick Slices of French Bread Grilled Golden Brown Topped with Powdered Sugar and Served with Maple-Butter Syrup) and the BRUNCH COMBO (Two Eggs with Two Slices of Bacon and Two Buttermilk Pancakes). Or what about GREEN CHILAQUILES WITH CARNITAS AND EGGS (Tender Slow-Cooked Pork or Chicken with Roasted Poblano Peppers, Cheese, Onions, Cilantro and Crisp Corn Tortillas. Garnished with Tomatillo-Chile Sauce, Tomato and Sour Cream), FRIED CHICKEN & WAFFLES BENEDICT (Our Belgian Waffle Topped with Crispy Fried Chicken Strips, Poached Eggs and Hollandaise. Served with Maple-Butter Syrup), or the KIDS’ BRUNCH (Kids 10 and Younger. A Small Order of French Toast, Bacon and Strawberries).
5655 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
IHOP serves more than 14 different varieties of pancakes including Buttermilk, Chocolate Chip, Harvest Grain ‘N Nut®, New York Cheesecake and its famous fruit-topped pancakes. Other signature breakfasts include the Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity®, International Passport Breakfast and premium omelettes such as the Big Steak Omelette and the Colorado Omelette. IHOP restaurants also offer delicious desserts including Fruit Crepes and Ice Cream Sundaes.
5519 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028
If you are short on time then you can pick up a quick brunch from Farmer Boys. This counter service restaurant have quick-fix options like the Farmer’s Omelet, the egg breakfast with bacon, ham or sausage or the egg breakfast sandwich with bacon. Or you could try the sweet options like the French toast platter or hot cakes. For something a bit different try the breakfast burrito ith bacon, sausage or chili.