There’s nothing better than Saturday and Sunday mornings, the prime times for settling in for good food and drink, and even better company. Whether kicking off the weekend or reminiscing about the previous evening’s indiscretions, brunch is the ultimate ritual and the best time to unwind and indulge. Here now are 14 of the hottest new brunch spots in Los Angeles. For LA’s essential brunch destinations, check out this list.Read More
14 Hot Brunch Spots to Check Out in Los Angeles
Where to get eggs Benedict, French toast, and incredible cocktails for day drinking
Brunch starts at 11 a.m. at Mírate in Los Feliz, with a menu that features chilaquiles, breakfast burritos, eggs Benedict, and more staples. There are also more unique dishes, including French toast made with bay leaf horchata, scallop tlayudas, and a wood oven-roasted lobster. Be sure to save room for cocktails and dessert, like the mezcal flan brulee.
Brunch at Ka’Teen is a party, with dishes like queso fundido, horchata french toast, and campechana ceviche — citrus-marinated hamachi, scallop, shrimp, bigeye tuna all served in a young coconut. There are also classics, like chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, avocado toasts, and breakfast burritos.
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
With a brand new breakfast walk-up bar, drop into Antica Pizzeria from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. for pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and more. Plus, there’s a revamped Saturday/Sunday brunch menu with bruschetta topped with whipped honey ricotta, parma prosciutto, poached egg, hazelnut, and figs with balsamic glaze, and plenty more.
Casa Madera West Hollywood
Casa Madera just began brunch service this month, dishing up sweet and savory options like poppy seed pancakes, huevos rancheros, Greek omelets, and churro french toast to accompany panoramic views of the city. There are also various vibrant cocktails, including some zero-proof options.
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Silver Lake’s Spanish-inspired Bar Moruno debuted its brunch menu earlier this month, serving dishes made in a woodfired oven every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch offerings include salads, shakshuka, a roasted grapefruit with Earl Grey yogurt, and a baked hoe cake. Drinks also include a caffeinated nitro negroni and variations on the bloody mary.
Echo Park trattoria Bacetti, which serves Roman-inspired fare made with California produce, started serving brunch recently. On Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., diners can start their days with eggs, sandwiches, salads, and more. Expect dishes like polenta with eggs, eggs amatriciana, and ricotta toast alongside classic pizzas, sandwiches, and salads.
Tatel Beverly Hills
Located in Beverly Hills, with additional locations in Madrid, Ibiza, Mexico City, and beyond, Spanish restaurant Tatel launched a new tapas brunch menu this month. Chef Marva Desimone and her team are serving up a range of Spanish tapas — tortilla Española, Andalusian gazpacho, croquetas de jamón Ibérico — alongside some traditional American brunch dishes. Save room for dessert; the menu also features Tatel’s world-famous cheesecake, which is served a la mode with a scoop of smoked milk ice cream.
Located on the iconic Rodeo Drive, the Hideaway offers Mexican-inspired weekend brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The spot is semi-hidden inside a sprawling retail complex in the heart of Beverly Hills. Try the wagyu chilaquiles or the Maine lobster avocado toast.
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Crustacean Beverly Hills
For the first time in its long-storied history, Crustacean is serving up brunch. The menu at this Beverly Hills restaurant is split into two. Diners can opt for a twist on dim sum by selecting five small bites for $25 per person, or choose among a la carte items like garlic breakfast fried rice, ube souffle pancakes, and Vietnamese crepes.
Mo's House Of Axe
This actual axe-throwing restaurant threw a new brunch menu into LA’s mix with s’more-stuffed french toast; chicken tinga chilaquiles; and a Benedict with short rib bulgogi, fried kimchi, poached eggs, gochujang hollandaise, and a side of tots. Make reservations anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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Located on the rooftop of the Conrad Los Angeles hotel, José Andrés’ Agua Viva invites in a DJ who performs live sets to enjoy alongside brunch dishes and drinks. Every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there’s talent spinning music from the Dart Collective while diners take in the expansive views along with Spanish jamón and eggs with patatas bravas, croquettes, and condensed milk-dipped French toast.
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Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen - DTLA
No reservations are required at the DTLA Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen, where the popular breakfast menu is still in the works along with some new additions with steak and eggs, chicken and waffles, and a smoked salmon Benedict. There’s outdoor seating too from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
As a part of its hot, new brunch program, Dear Jane’s offers views of the marina along with seafood-forward dishes like crab eggs Benedict, seafood platters, smoked salmon avocado toast, and more. There’s also a bacon and eggs Old Fashioned and a spin on the bloody mary called a bloody jane.
The brunch menu at Ryla is chock-full of creative fare from chefs Cynthia Hetlinger and Ray Hayashi. From Hawaiian loco moco to crispy Taiwanese egg crepe and even a cinnamon apple pop tart, there’s something sweet or savory for everyone. The bloody mary made with gochujang, citrus, and soy powder salt sounds particularly intriguing. Get there on weekends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.