best brunch los angeles
The Best Brunch in Los Angeles

We traveled all over the fine city in a great zig zag to find the best spots for a Sunday brunch. Luckily, in Los Angeles, you can have brunch almost every day. But here’s where your weekend efforts should be spent.

Square One
The pancakes and skillet plates at this organic spot are the bomb. Ignore the scientologists across the street.
4854 Fountain Ave.
Hollywood

Flore Vegan
The tastiest fake eggs benedict you can ONLY get at brunch on the weekends at this vegan delight.
3818 W. Sunset Blvd.
Silver Lake

The Lobster
Eat seafood while staring at the sea. Get the lobster on your birthday, it’s only right.
1602 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica

Nickel Diner
Home of the maple glaze bacon donut.
524 S Main St.
Downtown

Griddle Cafe
If you must have your pancakes, seek decadence here.
7916 W Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood

The Waffle
Sticky buns and a full bar is all a country girl needs to survive.
6255 W Sunset Blvd # 105
Hollywood

Fred 62
Alice’s Egg Sandwich: avocado, goat cheese, eggs, and hashbrown smushed between a delectable bun. Nuff said.
1850 N. Vermont Ave.
Los Feliz

Home
One of the biggest cocktail menus you’ll find at noon.
1760 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Feliz

The Alcove
The Los Feliz spot goes well with a smoothie and open air dining.
1929 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Feliz

Toast Bakery Cafe
Always crowded no matter what day of the week, but come here to get your sweet potato fries.
8221 W 3rd St.
Mid-City West

Blu Jam Cafe
You’ll want one of everything on the brunch menu at this chill bistro.
7371 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood

Le Grand Orange Cafe
Try pairing the Irish Cream coffee and a deviled egg for a creamy overload - maybe not in one bite.
360 S. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena

Sauce On Hampton
Breakfast served all day but especially nice on a weekend beach visit.
259 Hampton Dr.
Venice

Auntie Ems
Feel like you’re part of the neighborhood, even if you drove all the way to Eagle Rock.
4616 Eagle Rock Blvd.
Eagle Rock

Du Pars
Can pie pass as a brunch item? It might at this long-standing L.A. spot.
6333 W. 3rd St.
Mid-City West

Huckleberry Cafe
The smell of freshly baked bread intoxicates upon entry.
1014 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica

Jack ‘N Jills Too
They’re not pancakes, they’re crepes, and you’ll lick your fingers in any language.
8738 W. 3rd St.
Mid-City West

BLD
Have you ever really gone nuts over granola? BLD does tasty and modern-chic.
7450 Beverly Blvd.
West Hollywood

Urth Caffe
Organic homemade coffee is this place’s claim to fame.
Various locations