Mother’s Day is May 11th and if you haven’t made plans to pay homage to your mom for all she’s done, you better get on it. Fortunately, there’s one thing that all moms seem to love: brunch. And living in Los Angeles, gourmet restaurants, swanky hotels and celebrity chefs abound. Here are our picks for the best LA has to offer. Also, check out our What You’re Eating: Mother’s Day Brunches for some other Mother’s Day options around the city.
The London West Hollywood
1020 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
With its three-course brunch designed by the infamous Gordon Ramsay, The London West Hollywood will definitely impress mom this Mother’s Day. And, with its spectacular view of the city, plush lounge chairs and beautiful people relaxing poolside, you can be certain that this setting will be great. The sky’s the limit when it comes to Gordon’s Mother’s Day offerings, so no snacking beforehand. There will be two epic brunch locations to choose from, rooftop and lower level depending on availability, so make your reservations immediately.
7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Cruise through the historic lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel to the Public Kitchen and Bar for a renowned Mother’s Day brunch mom won’t soon forget. On Mother’s Day, Choose between a la carte and the brunch buffet offering a tableside bloody mary cart with unlimited garnishes like celery, asparagus spears, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, strips of smoky bacon, artichoke hearts, chorizo, castelvetrano olives and jumbo shrimp. There are also $16 bottomless agua fresca mimosas. Reservations are recommended.
911 Seward St.
Hollywood, CA 90038
If your mom isn’t the swanky restaurant type, take her to Grub in Hollywood. Here, you can give her a unique experience and a delicious brunch at the same time. The converted 1920s bungalow is a casual atmosphere and comfort food with a twist the whole family can enjoy. Grub’s Mother’s Day brunch buffet is $26.99 for adults and $15 for kids. This includes its infamous ‘crack’ bacon and legendary croissant French toast.
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251 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
If mom is visiting from out of town, Grand Cafe in the Omni Hotel atop of Bunker Hill is a perfect place for a unique Mother’s Day experience. Seating outdoors is set amongst magnolia trees and cascading waterfalls which overlooks the Museum of Contemporary Art and the food is just delicious. The Grand Cafe’s signature blueberry maple sausage patties are a great option and there’s also a gluten-free station to choose from.
FIG & OLIVE
8490 Melrose Place
West Hollywood, CA 90069
This Mother’s Day, join FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place to toast mom with an exclusive French Riviera-inspired three-course meal. The restaurant will be offering a prix fixe brunch ($40) which will include options such as lobster bisque, truffle mushroom croquette, roasted farm free ranged chicken, asparagus goat cheese French omelet and crab cake eggs Benedict. They are also offering a three course dinner menu for just $52. In addition to their special fare, you can spoil mom with gifts from the FIG & OLIVE retail collection which will be available at the restaurant. Signature items such as soy candles and music will be offered up for great gifts for your special mom!
362 North Camden Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
On Mother’s Day, Doma in Beverly Hills, will be serving a special brunch on Sunday which will feature a selection of delicious appetizers, pizzas as well as main courses by Chef Dustin Trani. Dishes include a smoked salmon carpaccio, prosciutto & melon, poached pear and butter lettuce, a grilled king salmon, buttermilk fried chicken & jalapeño cheddar french toast and many more items to choose from. Desserts by Pastry Chef Marissa Sharon will also be featured including her out-of-this-world cannoli filled with sweet ricotta cream, citrus, chocolate and pistachio as well as a bruleed lemon tart topped with raspberry caviar. Al fresco dining is available on the front patio as well. Reservations are recommended.
The Magic Castle
7001 Franklin Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Show mom you’ve got the hook up this Mother’s Day by scoring passes to The Magic Castle. On her special day, experience an unforgettable all-you-can-eat buffet which comes complete with the staple brunch menus as well as bottomless champagne mimosas and world class service. When you’re done with brunch, travel throughout the castle room by room taking in mind-blowing magic acts that she’ll be talking about for years to come. The Magic Castle is a members-only club so unless you can afford the large initiation fee (along with high annual fees), the best way in is to get a guest pass is from a member or book a room at the hotel.
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