Best Hotel Brunches In Los Angeles

The term brunch, a portmanteau of breakfast and lunch, first appeared in print in 1895 and since then has become an extremely versatile, decadent and sought after meal. Brunch is a great way to kick back on a laid-back weekend and enjoy some gourmet food paired with a glass of bubbly or Bloody Mary. From the beach to Pasadena to the South Bay, hotel restaurants offer unique spreads and stand-out items that are a must try. So, skip your go-to neighborhood spot and make a reservation at one of these 22 hotels for a brunch you’ll never forget.

(credit: SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills)

(credit: SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills)


Tres by José Andrés
SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills
465 S La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 246-5551
www.slshotels.com

Tres by José Andrés, located at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, features a menu of contemporary comfort food, set in an intimate sophisticated and secluded setting. Over the weekend alongside cozy nooks, bookshelves, and fireplaces, Tres offers an elegant and festive brunch menu with the option of the SLS Brunch Table – allowing diners to sample fare from several stations including the SLS carving display, a caviar display, a smoked salmon display, cheeses & charcuterie – or the à la carte menu. Signatures off the à la carte menu include the Spanish-inspired Spanish Toast and the ‘Tortilla Espanola’ Spanish Omelet.

(credit: Christian Horan)

(credit: Christian Horan)


FIG
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 319-3111
www.figsantamonica.com

FIG Restaurant, located in the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows across the street from the Pacific Ocean, is a seasonal, Mediterranean-influenced bistro, serving wood-fired dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients from hand-selected farmers and purveyors in California. Chef Yousef Ghalaini’s ingredient-driven menu includes popular brunch items like his Farm Egg Shakshouka with chick peas and grilled bread and the FIG Burger with crispy onions, lettuce, Fiscalini cheddar, secret sauce and fries.

(credit: Audrey May)

(credit: Audrey May)


Commissary
LINE LA
3515 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 381-7411
www.thelinehotel.com

Commissary, a greenhouse set beside a shimmering pool at The Line Hotel, serves a Weekend Brunch Feast from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy California American cuisine by Chef Roy Choi and listen to a live DJ spinning soul and funk Saturday and Sunday. Along with their brunch buffet which includes a prime rib carving station and unlimited made to order entrees along with bottomless mimosas, one of their popular breakfast items is their breakfast burrito.

(credit: The Peninsula Beverly Hills)

(credit: The Peninsula Beverly Hills)


The Belvedere
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
9882 S Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 788-2306
beverlyhills.peninsula.com/

The Belvedere, located inside the esteemed Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, hosts a lavish seafood-centric buffet brunch ($85), which includes a vast array of brunch specialties alongside a large selection of sustainably caught seafood, sourced from local fishermen and purveyors. Executive chef David Codney offers guests a number of “action” stations where items such as Yukon Gold and Tarragon Waffle topped with Lobster and Béarnaise made to order. Make sure to save room for their generous dessert bar from pastry chef Stephanie Boswell. The hotel has also partnered with Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, to offer endless bubbly throughout brunch for an additional $25.

(credit: Terranea Resort)

(credit: Terranea Resort)


catalina kitchen
Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 265-2836
www.terranea.com

catalina kitchen at the Terranea Resort hosts a Sunday buffet with a variety of chefs’ stations, including a caving station, crepes and omelettes made to order, a French Toast and Belgian waffle bar with a variety of toppings, a hot food bar including breakfast favorites like eggs benedict and corned beef hash, flatbreads baked in the pizza oven, an elaborate seafood bar, a fresh seasonal salad bar, a cheese and charcuterie selection, a dessert bar with house made gelato and more. Guests choosing to dine inside, have views of the kitchen while outside on the patio, guests dine al fresco with sweeping views of the Pacific.

(credit: The Beverly Hills Hotel)

(credit: The Beverly Hills Hotel)


The Polo Lounge
The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 887-2777
www.dorchestercollection.com

Sunday Brunch at the legendary Polo Lounge in The Beverly Hills Hotel is the ideal setting to gather with friends or with family and enjoy a wonderful meal together. Options for seating include their comfortable booths or al fresco on the picturesque garden patio where guests are able to listen to live jazz entertainment. Popular menu selections include several brunch favorites including the smoked salmon, almond French toast and eggs benedict. But, make sure to enhance the spirited atmosphere by sampling a specialty champagne cocktail or a signature bloody mary.

(credit: Hotel Bel-Air)

(credit: Hotel Bel-Air)


Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 472-1211
www.dorchestercollection.com

Dine al fresco on the terrace or beside a blazing fire at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air and enjoy a delicious brunch menu to boot. The three-course menu includes a glass of champagne or a Bellini, plus a choice of dishes such as the H.B.A. Benedict, blueberry-buttermilk pancakes, Japanese BBQ salmon salad and their huevos rancheros which is made with black beans, ranchero salsa avocado, cotija cheese and a corn tostada. Brunch is offered every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live entertainment.

(credit: The Langham Huntington, Pasadena)

(credit: The Langham Huntington, Pasadena)


The Terrace
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
1401 S Oak Knoll Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 585-6218
www.langhamhotels.com

Located at the posh Langham Huntington, Pasadena, The Terrace serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, a breakfast buffet and dim sum Sunday brunch. Offering fresh, seasonal and sustainable ingredients, their outdoor patio offers guests lovely alfresco dining with views of the Picture Bridge and pool. The Dim Sum Brunch includes a Peking Duck station and selection of authentic dim sum items, made-to-order eggs and omelets and other brunch staples.

(credit: The Garland)

(credit: The Garland)


The Front Yard 
The Garland
4222 Vineland Ave.
Studio City, CA 91602
(818) 255-7290
www.thefrontyardla.com

Located in Studio City’s The Garland, The Front Yard offers a beautiful patio and approachable brunch menu celebrating the Los Angeles food scene. In line with The Garland’s retro-chic vibe, The Front Yard’s latest offering is throwback cereal cocktails including its Jumpin’ Jack Flash with standout brunch dishes including the Wildberry Pop Tarts, hot chicken biscut, Nutella-stuffed French toast, huevos rancheros and shrimp and sweet potato hash.

(credit: Marie Buck Photography)

(credit: Marie Buck Photography)


Ivory on Sunset
The Mondrian Hotel
8440 Sunset Blvd.
(323) 848-6000
www.ivoryonsunset.com

Inspired by the restless creativity of Hollywood’s golden age and its eternal, timeless glamour, Ivory on Sunset takes full advantage of Mondrian LA’s classic setting, famed history, and legendary patio, offering a place for Angelenos and destination diners to drink and eat well in a beautifully appointed environment. The restaurant offers a brunch menu perfect for any weekend for guests to enjoy items like a lobster scramble, a crab cake benedict, as well as a a made to order three egg omelet. Eat brunch and sip on a glass of bubbly or rose.

(credit: InterContinental Los Angeles Century City)

(credit: InterContinental Los Angeles Century City)


Mari
InterContinental Los Angeles Century City
2151 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 284-6536
www.marilosangeles.com

Inspired by the hotel owner’s Japanese heritage and global travels, Mari shares the cuisine of the world with guests who visit the classic California-chic dining room. Just steps away from the lobby and Copper Lounge, the modern white space flows naturally into an expansive outdoor Garden Sanctuary, creating an ideal indoor/outdoor dining. Mari offers distinct brunch menu selections, including eggs benedict, a Japanese steak salad, selections from the griddle and a twist on the classic avocado toast topped with shrimp ceviche, banana peppers, picked onion, radish, jalapeno and lemon aioli.

(credit: Hotel Casa del Mar)

(credit: Hotel Casa del Mar)


Terrazza
Hotel Casa del Mar
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-5533
www.hotelcasadelmar.com

Coastal Italy meets the Santa Monica coast in Terrazza, Hotel Casa del Mar’s café and lounge concept with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unmatched panoramic views of the Pacific. Located just steps from the sand, Terrazza offers a brunch menu available weekends from 10:30am to 3:30pm which features a modern twist on favorite classics such as buttermilk waffles, a tasty pastrami hash, a dungeness crab florentine and a guest favorite, the steak frites.

(credit: The Beverly Hilton)

(credit: The Beverly Hilton)


CIRCA 55
The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 887-6055
www.beverlyhilton.com

Located in the beautiful and historic The Beverly Hilton, CIRCA 55 offers a pool-side brunch with unlimited champagne. The Beverly Hilton’s Sunday Champagne Brunch includes bottomless prosecco with an array of deliciously reinterpreted California classics, from the Tuscan Kale and Quinoa Salad to Seasonal Cheese Blintzes. The market-fresh and locally sourced restaurant is named for the year the hotel was founded, 1955, and pays tribute to its mid-century roots in both atmosphere and cuisine.

(credit: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE)

(credit: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE)


Ford’s Filling Station
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
900 W Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 765-8600
www.marriott.com

At the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE, celebrity chef Ben Ford’s Ford’s Filling Station takes a fun and modern approach to American Southern comfort classics. Menu highlights include the white cheddar bacon biscuit, a smoked brisket hash and a butcher’s block of grilled skirt steak and maple glazed bacon to accompany skillet baked eggs and other dishes. Sweet tooth cravings are satisfied with an old-fashioned biscuit donut with praline caramel dipping sauce, southern strawberry shortcake with bourbon strawberries. Finish off any brunch with their signature cocktails including the Ford’s Cure-All Bloody Mary or the Hotel Nacionale.

(credit: Eddie Sanchez)

(credit: Eddie Sanchez)


The Veranda Restaurant
The Georgian Hotel
1415 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-9945
www.georgianhotel.com

Located in The Georgian Hotel, a historic intimate seaside hideaway in Santa Monica, The Veranda Restaurant is just across the street from Palisades Park. Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, sparkling ocean views, and a tasty brunch menu with specials and other brunch classics like a Scottish oak smoked salmon and bagel and avocado toast.

(credit: The Hollywood Roosevelt)

(credit: The Hollywood Roosevelt)


Tropicana Pool Café
The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 466-7000
www.thehollywoodroosevelt.com

The Tropicana Pool Café located in The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel serves guests American cafe fare beside the renowned David Hockney pool. At the exclusive ’60s-style poolside lounge and bar, guests can choose from an array of options including: baked goods, eggs, salads, sandwiches, full entrees and brunch cocktails. One of their stand-out menu items is the Los Feliz wrap which is made with scrambled eggs, pulled pork, hatch green chile, red onion, queso fresco and salsa verde.

(credit: Millennium Biltmore Hotel)

(credit: Millennium Biltmore Hotel)


Smeraldi’s on Olive
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-1011
www.millenniumhotels.com

Smeraldi’s on Olive, an upscale restaurant located in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, serves offers fresh handmade pizza and pasta, savory Italian appetizers ideal for family style dining. Brunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and guests can start their meal off with champagne or a mimosa. Then, choose a bread or pastry, seasonal harvest juice and then get ready to for the meal to begin. From the Scottish Lax Starter to the perfect Sunday main course and crepes for dessert, guests are given a number of selections to enjoy.

(credit: Rouse Photography)

(credit: Rouse Photography)


The Restaurant at Mr. C
Mr. C
1224 Beverwil Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(877) 334-5623
www.mrchotels.com

Located within the Italian-inspired hotel Mr. C Beverly Hills, The Restaurant at Mr. C serves guests a truly authentic Italian cuisine with dishes like carpaccio, baked tagliolini, grilled specialties, artisan pizza and more. Enjoy brunch daily in a relaxing atmosphere where executive chef Giuseppe Cipriani offers classic American brunch options and dishes with subtle Italian influences. Specials include the eggs Benedict, a berry stuffed French toast, a grilled BLT and their Venetian frittata with mixed vegetables, Swiss cheese and ham.

(credit: Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel)

(credit: Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel)


The BLVD
Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5200
www.fourseasons.com

At the iconic Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Rodeo Blvd., THE Blvd restaurant offers a vibrant menu boasting local California fare with Mediterranean influences. The recently renovated restaurant features enhanced art deco touches in the heart of Beverly Hills where guests can enjoy a lively atmosphere overlooking Rodeo Drive with standout brunch dishes such as the California Toast with avocado, humus and crispy quinoa, or the Truffle Brothers, a delicious frittata with butternut squash, black truffle, and pecorino romano.

(credit: Christian Horan​)

(credit: Christian Horan​)


Cast Restaurant & Lounge
Viceroy Santa Monica
1819 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 260-7511
www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com

At Cast, enjoy the unique indoor/outdoor restaurant with stylish outdoor cabanas serving local and creative dishes. Every season they work with area farms and delight guests with rustic, from-scratch dishes and hand-crafted cocktails. The restaurant serves brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11a.m. to 2p.m. serving signature items like their Mediterranean breakfast, a classic French omelet, and more options.

(credit: Zinc)

(credit: Zinc)


zinc@shade
Shade Hotel
1221 N Valley Dr.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 546-4995
www.shadehotel.com

Located in Manhattan Beach’s only luxury boutique hotel, zinc@shade offers fresh, New American cuisine in a trendy atmosphere. Transcending the traditional beach feel with modern blurred lines that blend indoor-outdoor living, enjoy brunch everyday choosing from: omelets & eggs, griddle & grains, starters, salads, main dishes and dessert. A few of the popular dishes include the shade omelet, vanilla bean brioche French Toast and a tasty lobster benedict.

(credit: Sea Level)

(credit: Sea Level)


Sea Level
Shade Hotel Redondo Beach
655 N Harbor Dr.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 921-8940
rb.shadehotel.com

Brunch is served every day until 3 p.m. at Sea Level in Shade Hotel Redondo Beach, allowing guests to overlook the marina in their plush outdoor seating with fire pits and heaters. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, Chef Aaron Robbins features California coastal cuisine blended with a bit of LA nightlife. Whether you are choosing between eggs or other dishes, make sure to pair your meal with thier Eye Opener cocktail.

Jarone Ashkenazi is a freelance writer who covers restaurants, bars, dating, relationships, sports and other lifestyle topics. View his work at www.jaroneashkenazi.com, or connect with him on Twitter: @JaroneAsh.

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