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13 Quality Eggs Benedicts to Try in LA

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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Odys + Penelope

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127 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-1033
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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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2. Manhattan Beach Post

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1142 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-5405
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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.

3. Lunetta All Day

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2420 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-4201
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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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4. Charcoal Venice

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5213, 425 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 751-6794
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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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5. Baltaire

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11647 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90049
(424) 273-1660
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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.

6. Square One Dining

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4854 Fountain Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 661-1109
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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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7. Blu Jam Cafe

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18700 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356

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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8. Pacific Dining Car

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2700 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 453-4000
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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.

9. Tavern Restaurant

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11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90049
(310) 806-6464
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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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10. Crossroads Kitchen

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8284 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 782-9245
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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.

11. Nick's Cafe

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1300 N Spring St, Los Angeles
CA, 90012
(323) 222-1450
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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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12. Little Next Door

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8142 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 951-1010
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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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13. Poppy + Rose

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765 Wall St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 995-7799
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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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1. Odys + Penelope

127 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Odys + Penelope Odys + Penelope

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.

127 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

2. Manhattan Beach Post

1142 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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.

1142 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

3. Lunetta All Day

2420 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Lunetta All Day Lunetta All Day

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.

2420 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

4. Charcoal Venice

5213, 425 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Charcoal Venice Charcoal Venice

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.

5213, 425 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

5. Baltaire

11647 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90049

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.

11647 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90049

6. Square One Dining

4854 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Yelp

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.

4854 Fountain Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029

7. Blu Jam Cafe

18700 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356
Yelp

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.

18700 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356

8. Pacific Dining Car

2700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403

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.

2700 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403

9. Tavern Restaurant

11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90049
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.

11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90049

10. Crossroads Kitchen

8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

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.

8284 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

11. Nick's Cafe

1300 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA, 90012
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.

1300 N Spring St, Los Angeles
CA, 90012

12. Little Next Door

8142 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Yelp

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.

8142 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

13. Poppy + Rose

765 Wall St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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.

765 Wall St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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