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Pita Benedict poached egg, choice of lamb sausage, smoked white fish, tomato; served with potatoes.
Pita Benedict with poached eggs at Theía.
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13 New Brunch Spots to Check Out This Weekend in Los Angeles

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Pita Benedict with poached eggs at Theía.
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Saturday and Sunday mornings are prime time for sipping something strong — be it bloody mary, mimosa, or bellini — and settling in for some good food and even better company. Whether kicking off the weekend or reminiscing about the previous evening’s indiscretions, brunch really is the best time to unwind before the start of the week. Here now are the 13 hottest brunch spots in Los Angeles.

For LA’s essential brunch destinations, check out this list.

Removed: Bone Kettle, the Draycott, Angelini Osteria

Added: Tallula’s, Gran Blanco, the Garden at Manuela, Theia

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Yang's Kitchen

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112 W Main St
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 281-1035
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Yang’s Kitchen is back after a long pandemic hiatus and the new brunch menu hits all the right sweet and savory notes. On the menu, which is served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Monday, are blue cornmeal mochi pancakes, a traditional Japanese breakfast, and Peads and Barnetts bacon and sausage.

2. Melrose Umbrella Co.

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7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 951-0709
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The Melrose Avenue cocktail bar recently opened its newly designed open-air courtyard in the back with 10 tables, so come in for Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On the menu are chilaquiles with salsa roja, quinoa grain bowls, a breakfast sandwich with bacon, eggs, and avocado — and most importantly, very good cocktails.

3. Theía

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8048 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 591-0059
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Head over to West Hollywood’s Theía for a fun and lively brunch served every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Greek-inspired menu features a pita Benedict with poached eggs and choice of lamb sausage, smoked white fish, or tomatoes; a tomato and feta scramble on multi-grain toast; and classic lemon ricotta pancakes.

4. The Garden Bar at Manuela

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907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(323) 849-0480
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Manuela in the Arts District is serving weekend brunch from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at its newish Garden Bar. The scenic space features a menu of Southern California-inspired dishes by chef Kris Tominaga, complemented by a produce-driven cocktail menu by beverage director Niki Kotantoulas.

5. Tallula's

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118 Entrada Dr
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 526-0027
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Tallula’s serves weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Chef Brad Long is cooking up Mexican-inspired shrimp and grits using masa polenta along with mushroom chorizo, braised kale, poached egg and cilantro flowers. Also on the menu are hearty breakfast burritos, chilaquiles, and soft tacos.

Breakfast bowl at Tallula’s.
Breakfast bowl at Tallula’s.
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6. Post & Beam

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3767 Santa Rosalia Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 299-5599
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Post & Beam, the celebrated Baldwin Hills restaurant from chef John Cleveland and Roni Cleveland, recently reopened for on-site dining. New to the restaurant is chef Martin Draluck, who previous cooked at Hatchet Hall and Milo & Olive. On the brunch menu are sweet and savory dishes including a braised oxtail hash, ribeye and eggs, and pecan pie French toast with bourbon caramel. Bottomless mimosas always make for a festive time.

7. Maple Block Meat Co.

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3973 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 313-6328
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Culver City’s Texas barbecue spot Maple Block Meat Co. serves brunch starting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays where regulars add chopped brisket to their chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, and breakfast burritos. For those who find meat in the morning a bit overwhelming, the menu also includes brioche French toast and cheddar grits with eggs.

8. Pasjoli

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2732 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(424) 330-0020
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Chef Dave Beran’s refined French bistro Pasjoli is serves a mostly savory brunch every Friday through Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Start with a bowl of French onion soup before hopping into a leek quiche, croque-madame, or steak frites. Save room for a slice of Basque cheesecake for dessert.

9. Gran Blanco

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80 Windward Ave
Venice, CA 90291
(424) 433-8095
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Gran Blanco comes from the same folks behind Great White and it’s a sunny, summery cafe to know about on the Westside. On the weekend brunch menu is a dragon fruit bowl with berries and granola, an earthy mushroom tartine, and brioche French toast with savory dukkah and strawberries.

Brunch spread at Gran Blanco.
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10. Bull & Butterfly

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(213) 267-2900
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Playa Vista’s Bull & Butterfly serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Savory menu items include a fried chicken sandwich, steak and eggs, and avocado toast. For a sweet start to the day, the menu has sticky toffee pancakes and French toast.

11. Caravan Swim Club

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8639 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 645-0400
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Chef Angie Lee cooks brunch every weekend from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hotel June’s two-level outdoor restaurant. The eclectic, West Coast-inspired menu — from Baja to Santa Barbara — includes chilaquiles, breakfast taco plates, horchata French toast, and a grain bowl with a poached egg.

12. Ubuntu

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335 Nieto Ave
Long Beach, CA 90814
(562) 498-2021
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Calling itself “the greatest neighborhood cafe,” Ubuntu in Belmont Heights comes from husband-and-wife team Fellippe Esteves and Danielle Soldati. Brunch is served all weekend from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the restaurant’s indoor-outdoor dining room. The menu features favorites like Brazilian cheese bread, along with brunch-only hits like the lobster omelet.

13. Heritage Barbecue

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31721 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Sunday’s were made for barbecue, brunch, and a road trip to Orange County to visit Heritage Barbecue. Owners Brenda and Daniel Castillo are serving breakfast tacos filled with beef brisket and pork belly, biscuit sandwiches, and many menu standbys including beef ribs.

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1. Yang's Kitchen

112 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

Yang’s Kitchen is back after a long pandemic hiatus and the new brunch menu hits all the right sweet and savory notes. On the menu, which is served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Monday, are blue cornmeal mochi pancakes, a traditional Japanese breakfast, and Peads and Barnetts bacon and sausage.

112 W Main St
Alhambra, CA 91801

2. Melrose Umbrella Co.

7465 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

The Melrose Avenue cocktail bar recently opened its newly designed open-air courtyard in the back with 10 tables, so come in for Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On the menu are chilaquiles with salsa roja, quinoa grain bowls, a breakfast sandwich with bacon, eggs, and avocado — and most importantly, very good cocktails.

7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

3. Theía

8048 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Head over to West Hollywood’s Theía for a fun and lively brunch served every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Greek-inspired menu features a pita Benedict with poached eggs and choice of lamb sausage, smoked white fish, or tomatoes; a tomato and feta scramble on multi-grain toast; and classic lemon ricotta pancakes.

8048 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

4. The Garden Bar at Manuela

907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Manuela in the Arts District is serving weekend brunch from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at its newish Garden Bar. The scenic space features a menu of Southern California-inspired dishes by chef Kris Tominaga, complemented by a produce-driven cocktail menu by beverage director Niki Kotantoulas.

907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

5. Tallula's

118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402
Breakfast bowl at Tallula’s.
Breakfast bowl at Tallula’s.
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Tallula’s serves weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Chef Brad Long is cooking up Mexican-inspired shrimp and grits using masa polenta along with mushroom chorizo, braised kale, poached egg and cilantro flowers. Also on the menu are hearty breakfast burritos, chilaquiles, and soft tacos.

118 Entrada Dr
Santa Monica, CA 90402

6. Post & Beam

3767 Santa Rosalia Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Post & Beam, the celebrated Baldwin Hills restaurant from chef John Cleveland and Roni Cleveland, recently reopened for on-site dining. New to the restaurant is chef Martin Draluck, who previous cooked at Hatchet Hall and Milo & Olive. On the brunch menu are sweet and savory dishes including a braised oxtail hash, ribeye and eggs, and pecan pie French toast with bourbon caramel. Bottomless mimosas always make for a festive time.

3767 Santa Rosalia Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90008

7. Maple Block Meat Co.

3973 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230

Culver City’s Texas barbecue spot Maple Block Meat Co. serves brunch starting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays where regulars add chopped brisket to their chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, and breakfast burritos. For those who find meat in the morning a bit overwhelming, the menu also includes brioche French toast and cheddar grits with eggs.

3973 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230

8. Pasjoli

2732 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Chef Dave Beran’s refined French bistro Pasjoli is serves a mostly savory brunch every Friday through Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Start with a bowl of French onion soup before hopping into a leek quiche, croque-madame, or steak frites. Save room for a slice of Basque cheesecake for dessert.

2732 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405

9. Gran Blanco

80 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Brunch spread at Gran Blanco.
Gran Blanco
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Gran Blanco comes from the same folks behind Great White and it’s a sunny, summery cafe to know about on the Westside. On the weekend brunch menu is a dragon fruit bowl with berries and granola, an earthy mushroom tartine, and brioche French toast with savory dukkah and strawberries.

80 Windward Ave
Venice, CA 90291

10. Bull & Butterfly

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Playa Vista’s Bull & Butterfly serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Savory menu items include a fried chicken sandwich, steak and eggs, and avocado toast. For a sweet start to the day, the menu has sticky toffee pancakes and French toast.

11. Caravan Swim Club

8639 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Chef Angie Lee cooks brunch every weekend from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hotel June’s two-level outdoor restaurant. The eclectic, West Coast-inspired menu — from Baja to Santa Barbara — includes chilaquiles, breakfast taco plates, horchata French toast, and a grain bowl with a poached egg.

8639 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

12. Ubuntu

335 Nieto Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814

Calling itself “the greatest neighborhood cafe,” Ubuntu in Belmont Heights comes from husband-and-wife team Fellippe Esteves and Danielle Soldati. Brunch is served all weekend from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the restaurant’s indoor-outdoor dining room. The menu features favorites like Brazilian cheese bread, along with brunch-only hits like the lobster omelet.

335 Nieto Ave
Long Beach, CA 90814

13. Heritage Barbecue

31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Sunday’s were made for barbecue, brunch, and a road trip to Orange County to visit Heritage Barbecue. Owners Brenda and Daniel Castillo are serving breakfast tacos filled with beef brisket and pork belly, biscuit sandwiches, and many menu standbys including beef ribs.

31721 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

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