Location: Santa Monica
FIA unfolds like a stunning oasis nestled within a secret garden in the heart of Santa Monica, with a menu as rich as its surroundings. Recognized as one of the premier outdoor spots on the Westside, it offers timeless delights such as shakshuka, Belgian waffles, and loco moco—all perfectly paired with their endless mimosas.
Location: Silver Lake
Bacari stands out as the most enchanting outdoor patio in Silver Lake. Indulge in diverse dishes like shakshouka or salatim, and revel in bottomless breakfast libations amidst lush greenery. Sip on mimosas, bellinis, spiked sangria, or Bloody Marys until the fairy lights cast their twinkling glow over this haven of lunchtime delights.
Location: Beverly Hills
The Polo Lounge stands as a Hollywood sanctuary, an iconic haven exuding timeless glamor, reminiscent of scenes from a classic movie. Without a doubt, you'll bask in the star-studded ambiance while savoring classic cocktails and indulging in eggs benedict, surrounded by swaying palm trees and bougainvillea draping every corner.
Location: Echo Park
Discover a cozy nook within the charming greenhouse of Lady Byrd's enchanting outdoor space, where delectable farm-to-table brunches await throughout the day. Nestled in the Echo Park oasis, indulge in a variety of options, from eggs and salmon to delightful additions like avocado, including vegan substitutes. A standout choice is the irresistible lemon ricotta pancakes adorned with homemade jam, whipped cream, and honey—guaranteed to be a delightful brunch experience.
Vegans, rejoice! De Buena Planta beckons as a tranquil oasis amid the bustling city that envelops it. The outdoor patio teems with greenery, twinkling lights, and a melodic fusion of nature and culture. Feast on an enticing menu of vegan delights, from the sweetcorn waffle adorned with fresh fruit and orange syrup to the flavor-packed rancheros nachos. Don't miss out on the recommendation for their bloody mary, crafted with fresh tomatoes, lime, herbs, and pineapple—it's a treat that even non-vegans will savor!
Location: Bunker hill
Redbird, an elegantly upscale American eatery on the periphery of Downtown, occupies the captivating space of a former abandoned church—far more exquisite than it may seem at first glance. Transforming their courtyard garden into a picturesque dining haven, indulge in dishes like lamb belly hash and duck confit chilaquiles amidst the lush greenery of sprouting mint, cilantro, and basil. Brace yourself for an abundance of strong cocktails to complement the culinary experience.
Concealed within the lush vegetation of the Santa Monica Mountains, the Inn Of The Seventh Ray isn't the spot for lively revelry. Instead, it's your refuge for a day away from the bustling LA scene, a place to indulge in delectable dishes and contemplate the possibility of permanently residing here forever.
It’s not every day you’re going to be able to convince yourself (or anyone else) to drive up into the Burbank hills for a fancy brunch. But when it involves The Castaway, you should consider making it happen. With a diverse menu offering choices from short rib benedict to double smashburgers and a complete raw bar, there's something for everyone. Top it off with bottomless mimosas, enhancing the already spectacular views of the San Fernando Valley.
The greenhouse-themed dining room invites diners to sit amongst ferns, palms, and other lush foliage, making Openaire the perfect place for a gourmet garden brunch. Enjoy dishes like crunchy French toast with caramelized bananas, lobster chilaquiles, or classics like eggs benedict and ahi tuna tartare.