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13 Quality Eggs Benedicts to Try in LA

Can never have too much hollandaise

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While there are conflicting accounts of where and when eggs Benedict was created, with both New York's Delmonico's and Waldorf Hotel claiming the title much in the vein of LA's Cole's vs. Philippe's French dip dispute, there is little argument over the appeal of the dish. Because really, when perfectly poached eggs sits atop Canadian bacon and English muffin halves and are dressed with silky hollandaise, who can really resist the decadent morning meal.

Los Angeles is host to a plethora of classic and creative variations of the brunch staple, with everything from prime filet mignon-topped iterations to vegan creations. Here now, the 13 best eggs Benedicts in LA, presented in no particular order.

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Odys + Penelope

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Odys + Penelope offers one of the most reliable iterations of the classic, substituting the Canadian bacon for juicy porchetta. And with a housemade English muffin and the side of extra crispy breakfast potatoes, it’s certainly a strong contender for best in the city.

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Manhattan Beach Post

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Chef David LeFevre’s bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuit at South Bay staple Manhattan Beach Post has long held the title as the best bread course in Los Angeles. Come Saturday and Sunday afternoon, and those biscuits get even tastier with the addition arugula, La Quercia Tamworth prosciutto, and hollandaise.

Lunetta All Day

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Santa Monica newcomer Lunetta All Day assures there’s something for everyone on its brunch menu. The bennies here comes with the option of shaved white ham, gravlax, or New Zealand crab meat.

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Charcoal Venice

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What is easily the most visually interesting of the city’s eggs Benedicts can be found at Josiah Citrin’s Charcoal Venice. The restaurant’s moniker is taken very literally here, with a charcoal-infused hollandaise that turns the ham, tomato compote, and poached egg concoction jet black.

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Baltaire

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One would expect Brentwood’s best steakhouse to offer standout morning dishes for those with carnivorous predilections. Thankfully Baltaire delivers with its prime filet-topped Benedict that is best enjoyed in its expansive patio.

Square One Dining

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East Hollywood standby Square One offers three Benedicts on the menu: classic, salmon, and portabello. Pro tip: check out the specials board to snag the corned beef hash Benedict for an extra savory variation that comes with views of the Scientology building.

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Blu Jam Cafe

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Blue Jam has quickly been expanding across LA and even Tokyo, thanks to beloved brunch dishes like its Florentine Benedict with spinach, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, and brie.

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Pacific Dining Car

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This 24/7 LA classic takes inspiration from Louisiana for a tasty spin on the egg dish. Poached eggs are paired with sautéed mushrooms, English muffin, and a deftly spiced Creole hollandaise to add extra kick.

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Tuck into Brentwood’s Tavern for a tasty iteration of Benedict by Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, with poached eggs that are dressed with prosciutto, gruyere, and hollandaise.

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Crossroads Kitchen

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How, might one ask, could eggs Benedict be made vegan? Vegetable whisperer Tal Ronnen uses herb chickpea panisse, sautéed kale, shiitake bacon, tomato hollandaise, and flatbread rounds to replicate the class brunch dish without the use of eggs or butter.

Nick's Cafe

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Absolutely crazy for eggs Benedict? Chinatown’s Nick’s Café has a full menu to choose from, with myriad iterations for egg-loving brunch connoisseurs. Eat around the world with everything from Argentinian, Szechuan, and Cajun varieties.

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Little Next Door

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Pop into Beverly Grove’s adorable brasserie during weekend brunch, and be sure to order the wild mushroom Benedict that is extra decadent thanks to the use of brioche in lieu of English muffins.

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Poppy + Rose

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Available on weekends only, Downtown breakfast hotspot Poppy + Rose allows diners to select between heirloom tomato, applewood-smoked bacon, and house smoked salmon to top their English muffin.

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Odys + Penelope

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Odys + Penelope offers one of the most reliable iterations of the classic, substituting the Canadian bacon for juicy porchetta. And with a housemade English muffin and the side of extra crispy breakfast potatoes, it’s certainly a strong contender for best in the city.

Odys + Penelope Odys + Penelope

Manhattan Beach Post

Chef David LeFevre’s bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuit at South Bay staple Manhattan Beach Post has long held the title as the best bread course in Los Angeles. Come Saturday and Sunday afternoon, and those biscuits get even tastier with the addition arugula, La Quercia Tamworth prosciutto, and hollandaise.

Lunetta All Day

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Santa Monica newcomer Lunetta All Day assures there’s something for everyone on its brunch menu. The bennies here comes with the option of shaved white ham, gravlax, or New Zealand crab meat.

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Charcoal Venice

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What is easily the most visually interesting of the city’s eggs Benedicts can be found at Josiah Citrin’s Charcoal Venice. The restaurant’s moniker is taken very literally here, with a charcoal-infused hollandaise that turns the ham, tomato compote, and poached egg concoction jet black.

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Baltaire

One would expect Brentwood’s best steakhouse to offer standout morning dishes for those with carnivorous predilections. Thankfully Baltaire delivers with its prime filet-topped Benedict that is best enjoyed in its expansive patio.

Square One Dining

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East Hollywood standby Square One offers three Benedicts on the menu: classic, salmon, and portabello. Pro tip: check out the specials board to snag the corned beef hash Benedict for an extra savory variation that comes with views of the Scientology building.

Yelp

Blu Jam Cafe

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Blue Jam has quickly been expanding across LA and even Tokyo, thanks to beloved brunch dishes like its Florentine Benedict with spinach, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, and brie.

Yelp

Pacific Dining Car

This 24/7 LA classic takes inspiration from Louisiana for a tasty spin on the egg dish. Poached eggs are paired with sautéed mushrooms, English muffin, and a deftly spiced Creole hollandaise to add extra kick.

Tavern Restaurant

Yelp

Tuck into Brentwood’s Tavern for a tasty iteration of Benedict by Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, with poached eggs that are dressed with prosciutto, gruyere, and hollandaise.

Yelp

Crossroads Kitchen

How, might one ask, could eggs Benedict be made vegan? Vegetable whisperer Tal Ronnen uses herb chickpea panisse, sautéed kale, shiitake bacon, tomato hollandaise, and flatbread rounds to replicate the class brunch dish without the use of eggs or butter.

Nick's Cafe

Yelp

Absolutely crazy for eggs Benedict? Chinatown’s Nick’s Café has a full menu to choose from, with myriad iterations for egg-loving brunch connoisseurs. Eat around the world with everything from Argentinian, Szechuan, and Cajun varieties.

Yelp

Little Next Door

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Pop into Beverly Grove’s adorable brasserie during weekend brunch, and be sure to order the wild mushroom Benedict that is extra decadent thanks to the use of brioche in lieu of English muffins.

Yelp

Poppy + Rose

Yelp

Available on weekends only, Downtown breakfast hotspot Poppy + Rose allows diners to select between heirloom tomato, applewood-smoked bacon, and house smoked salmon to top their English muffin.

Yelp

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