If there's one staple food that continues to show up across menus in LA, it's avocado toast. Hey, it's a little played out by now, but no one really seems to care because it's simple, satisfying, healthy, and complementary to the sunny weather (except, perhaps with this weird May and June gloom). Chefs across town have put avocado toast on breakfast, lunch, and even dinner menus. Here now, a collection of great avocado toasts around Los Angeles.Read More
13 Instagram-Worthy Avocado Toasts to Try Right Now in Los Angeles
Avocado and toast go together like peanut butter and jelly.
The little space in Echo Park with its walk up full of pastries and pies makes a simple and clean avocado toast with loads of avocado. Don’t forget to get the killer waffle too for a “well balanced” meal.
Gjelina Take Away
Perfect for when you’re on the go, Gjelina Take Away caters to busy Angelenos. It features avocado, radish, sesame seed and lemon for a quick and healthy fix.
Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery
The popular Santa Monica brunch spot steps up the complexity of its smashed avocado toast with a delicious combo of a hardboiled egg and anchovy dressing. It also comes with chives and baby market lettuce on country bread for a salty and crunchy experience.
Jon & Vinny's
The newcomer on Fairfax offers Italian fare and has delicious toasts on their menu, including a simple avocado toast. It features ciabatta from Gjusta and gets plenty of avocado, olive oil, lemon and crushed red chili for that extra kick. Add Parmesan for a different twist.
For a simple yet spicy option, try LA Chapter’s Avocado Toast on toasted seven grain bread, with crusted avocado and Aleppo pepper, similar to ancho chili, but oilier and slightly salty. If simple isn’t enough, add a poached egg to it for an oozing yolk enhancement.
Sqirl is better known for its ricotta toast, making the avocado toast the underdog. Don’t try to decide between the two, just go for both. The avocado toast is beautiful and unique with green garlic crème fraiche, spicy pickled carrots, and house za’atar.
The multifaceted food hall, Stir Market, has so many different options that it could get overwhelming. If you’re just looking for something super simple, the avocado toast will do the job. It features tons of avocado, pepperoncino, sea salt and citrus with a delicious crispy toast.
Superba Food + Bread
Superba Food + Bread in Venice is special because it bakes its own bread in house. The delicious eatery boasts four different toasts on the menu, so come with friends and order them all. The avocado toast here comes with pickled fresno pepper, radish sprouts and cilantro.
Tar & Roses
It can be difficult to attain a reservation at Tar & Roses but when you do, look forward to three types of avocado toasts on rotation. Right now, it’s the Atlantic sardine crostini with plenty of avocado, pickled onions, and cilantro. The other two options on rotation include a blue crab crostini with avocado, or an uni, radish and avocado crostini for an elevated take on the avocado toast.
The Corner Door
If you’re someone who loves the creaminess of fresh burrata plus warm toasted bread with avocado, olive oil, sea salt and radish, The Corner Door in Culver City delivers a smooth and satisfying take on the SoCal staple.
The Hart + The Hunter
One of the most popular dishes at Hart & Hunter is the avocado toast. It’s a do-it-yourself preparation that offers salty and smoky trout, hard-boiled eggs and the avocado toast all on the side, for an interactive dish. All the flavors do a good job of complementing each other.
The Misfit Restaurant + Bar
The Misfit’s avocado toast adds a layer of creaminess with fresh burrata, baby tomato, and crispy sourdough bread. If you’re gluten-free, The Misfit can accommodate that request, just let them know.
The Sycamore Kitchen
For another unique take on the avocado toast, check out the version at The Sycamore Kitchen. The tartine includes cured salmon, crème fraiche, hard-boiled egg, capers and radish for a rich taste bursting with flavor.