Best Places For Sunday Football & Brunch In LA

December 10, 2015 5:10 AM

(Credit: Baltaire)

(Credit: Baltaire)


Sunday brunching during football season means you should be downing French toast and mimosas while cheering on your favorite team with every touchdown. So, don’t stay home with a bowl of cereal and bottle of bubbly during football season. Instead, visit these restaurants that serve great brunch with a side of football.
(Credit: Artisan House)

(Credit: Artisan House)


Artisan House
600 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 622-6333
www.artisanhouse.net

During football season, Artisan House broadcasts games on both of its TV screens while you enjoy brunch. Menu highlights include their housemade corn beef bagel sandwich, ham and cheese croque monsieur with sausage gravy, and buttermilk pancakes with macadamia nuts, chocolate chips and strawberries. Bottomless mimosas are just $20 too. If you can’t choose one dish, spring for the brunch buffet featuring an ever changing list of foods such as bagels, pastries, fresh fruit, salads, fried chicken, kobe beef pigs in a blanket, and more. Or, the buffet comes with bottomless mimosas for just $10. Artisan House serves brunch from 10am to 3pm every weekend.

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(Credit: Herringbone)


Herringbone
1755 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 971-4460
www.herringboneeats.com

Santa Monica’s Herringbone recently added brunch service, and the restaurant invites you to be part of its Seaside Brunch Club. The menu includes a number of noteworthy dishes including the house lobster roll with Maine lobster, lemon mayo, pickles and housemade bread, as well as a croque madame on sourdough, housemade biscuits, and a sausage maple gravy with fried eggs and ricotta stuffed French toast. Sit near the big screen TVs to catch all of the pigskin action while you sip a Peter Rabbit Mimosa made with bruised basil lemonade. If you’re really ready to party, just spring for traditional bottomless mimosas and enjoy the day. Brunch is served on the weekends from 10am-2pm.

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(Credit: Barbarella Bar & Kitchen)


Barbarella Bar & Kitchen
2609 Hyperion Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-8000
www.barbarellabar.com

Pop into Barbarella for a true Sunday Funday complete with football, two-for-one drinks and bottomless mimosas. The chicken and waffles with red eye gravy and a fried egg, boss burger with blue cheese, sweet onion marmalade and bacon, and funghi pizza with fresh mozzarella, candied bacon and truffle oil are perfect picks to try while watching the game. Snag brunch at Barbarella from 10am-4pm, and if you’re still hungry, stick around for happy hour from 4p-7pm.

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(Credit: Plan Check Bar + Kitchen)


Plan Check Bar + Kitchen
351 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 591-0094
www.plancheck.com

Plan Check’s Fairfax location will show every NFL Sunday Ticket and Red Zone game, and their Sawtelle and downtown LA locations will broadcast local games, so there’s no reason to miss your favorite team. Plan Check offers rotating brunch specials during the weekend, including the Man Cakes made with bacon and pecan brown ale and served with a side of pig candy and eggs. Make sure to also try the chef’s favorite burger with bacon, ketchup leather and a fried egg or the pastrami sandwich with swiss, kimchi mustard and a fried egg. Check each location’s Facebook page for weekly specials, including discounted prices on wings, beast fries, margaritas and draft beers. If you’d rather brunch at home in front of the TV, pre-order an NFL Chicken Pack from the Fairfax or Sawtelle locations. Each pack comes with a choice of 6, 12, or 24 pieces of jidori fried chicken with yam preserves and okra, cole slaw and potato salad.

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(Credit: Wirtshaus)


Wirtshaus
345 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 90036
(323) 931-9291
www.wirtshausla.com

Wirtshaus on La Brae Ave will be broadcasting NFL games every Monday, Thursday and Sunday for patrons to enjoy. With new items on the weekend brunch menu, you have good reason to hang out at the German pub and catch games on any of the four TVs or 120-inch projection screen. Try the Wirtshaus breakfast burritos with beef and pork sausauge and a fried egg or the breakfast schnitzel with scrambled eggs, fried potatoes and bacon. Beers are just $4, and you can score bottomless champagne or mimosas for $9 and $12, respectively. Weekend brunch is served from 11am-2pm.

(Credit: Baltaire)

(Credit: Baltaire)


Baltaire
11647 San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(424) 273-1660
www.baltaire.com

Baltaire’s lounge boasts a projector hoisted over the fireplace where you’ll find football playing all weekend long. Sink into the cushioned chairs, and dine on eggs Benedict, smoked trout quiche, brioche French toast, or the house burger, ground fresh daily. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a pistachio croissant or freshly baked buttermilk biscuit with apple butter. The craft cocktail menu pairs well with the food so you will be completely satisfied. Choose your own liquor for the Baltaire Julep, or play it safe and sip French 75’s until the game ends. Brunch is served during the weekends from 10am-3pm.

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(Credit: The Morrison)


The Morrison
3179 Los Feliz Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 667-1839
www.themorrisonla.com

The Morrison secured an NFL package just for you, so there’s football during the week, as well as every Sunday. Along with a little pigskin, brunch and beer specials are on deck. Try the NY steak and scrambled eggs or the late breakfast burger with bacon onion jam, cheddar pancake and a fried egg on an English muffin. If your pup is a football fan too, put in an order of hamburger, chicken or hot dogs and rice straight off the dog menu. Brunch is served from 10am-3pm.

(Credit: Sausal)

(Credit: Sausal)


Sausal
219 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 322-2721
www.sausal.com

Sausal’s Nuevo Rancho menu features twists on brunch classics that you can enjoy along with the games broadcast on two TVs. Try the duck tamale stuffed with confit duck, butternut squash, oaxaca cheese, and black mole sauce. The beef barbacoa hash with poached eggs, potatoes and charred tomato salsa is a must-try, along with the roasted poblano chili omelet with smoked bacon, manchego cheese and roasted chilis. The drink menu features an array of spirits, wine and beer, as well as cocktails, such as the San Francisco Pisco Punch, Michelada Refresher and the Bourbon & Cider. Sausal serves Sunday brunch from 11a-3p.

Chrystal Baker is a freelance food and events contributor for CBS Los Angeles, Basil Magazine and Frugivore Magazine. She is the co-editor of a recipe blog, The Duo Dishes, and manages her own lifestyle and travel blog, Any and Everywhere.

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