Brunch in LA is pretty much a must on weekends, especially after a crazy night of partying. Some crave eggs and some crave burgers, so why not have both? Here, you'll find juicy, delicious burgers to enjoy at brunch with a gooey and crispy fried egg that will soak up all the booze from the night before, curing a hangover in no time. Eater presents a handy guide to brunch burgers in Los Angeles.Read More
12 Egg-Topped Brunch Burgers in Los Angeles
There are many fried egg sandwiches out there, however, here are the ones to enjoy whilst brunching.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
For all the egg enthusiasts out there, Eggslut’s sandwiches are worth waiting in line for. With a variety to choose from, the cheeseburger does not disappoint. Quality Wagyu beef, caramelized onions, bread and butter pickles, cheddar and an over medium egg makes this burger top notch. Swap out the warm brioche for a biscuit, which really soaks up the bread and adds a whole new level of awesome.
2. The Local Peasant
The Valley’s food options are getting better every month, and both locations of The Local Peasant hold their own, with a multitude of brunch options. The Peasant Burger is the specialty and guess what it consists of. Cheese, grilled onions, special sauce, and yep, a crispy fried egg.
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3. Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Plan Check is the no brainer spot on this list. Known for its burger specialties, the Chef’s Favorite is a must, for first-time Plan Check brunch goers. Look forward to cheese two ways, bacon two ways, ketchup leather that helps prevent the bread from becoming soggy, a sunny fried egg that will burst in your mouth, and hot sauce for some heat. With three locations now in LA, there’s no reason to miss out.
4. Blu Jam Café
Blu Jam Café is a Los Angeles breakfast spot staple. The brunch burger here is made with grilled wagyu ground beef and nitrate-free uncured smoked bacon and topped with a perfect sunny side egg. Quality ingredients at Blu Jam help this burger pop, but get there early to bypass the massive wait on weekends.
5. Bru's Wiffle - A Waffle Joint
Bru’s Wiffle is another popular Westside brunch spot where the wait can be overwhelming. However, the extensive menu keeps people patient, with two brunch burger options on the menu. Bonus: choose between a pretzel bun and a brioche bun. Additionally, they have mini waffle sliders; add an egg for a sweet and salty combo.
6. Hungry Cat
Whether you’re in Santa Monica or Hollywood, The Hungry Cat will take care of your brunch burger craving. If you feel like something rich and full of flavor, check out the pug burger which features blue cheese, bacon, avocado and a fried egg to seal the deal.
7. Slater's 50/50
Known for burgers that incorporate 50% ground bacon and 50% ground beef, Slater’s 50/50 will satisfy all indulgent cravings. Available all day on Sundays, one can choose the breakfast sandwich with 50% ground chorizo and 50% ground bacon patty, two sunny side up eggs, bacon, two deep fried waffles and maple syrup. Looking for something more sweet and savory for brunch? Then, you’ll have to do the donut burger with the 50/50, American cheese, gooey eggs, all nestled between two glazed donuts.
8. Blue Plate Oysterette
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Blue Plate Oysterette may be an unlikely brunch spot, but sometimes all you want is a brunch burger when your friends what oysters and champagne. BP's your spot. The burger is as simple as they come, but sometimes simple goes a long way.
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9. Rush Street
If you’re looking to really cure a hangover, head over to Rush Street in Culver City, for the blackened red-eye burger. Where brunch burger meets eggs benedict, you can smother this burger with the hollandaise sauce given to you, killing three birds with one stone. All indecisive diners are welcome.
For DTLA views, live music on weekends, boozy drinks, people watching and rooftop location, this spot is a hit. The Perch's brunch burger will add to the ambiance, with ingredients that include aged ground beef, Gruyere cheese, garlic aioli, and a fried egg, with a choice between rosemary thyme frites or a green salad.
Oscar Hermosillo really captured the Venice vibe at Cerveteca on Rose Ave. With live music on Sundays, Cerveteca, is a great taco joint, with a variety of lip smacking craft beer to choose from. The Chorizo Breakfast burger consists of a chorizo/beef burger patty, Oaxacan cheese, over easy organic eggs and a spicy aioli for an extra kick. It comes with crispy patatas bravas and don’t forget to order the morning chubby, Cerveteca's house made sausage.
12. Bacaro LA
Bacaro LA, known for affordable small plates, an amazing happy hour, and weekly specials, has an open-faced brunch burger worth trying. Served on a pain de mie, it will have a sweeter taste than most French bread. Pair it with the Bacaro fries and you’ll have a fried egg double whammy.