Best Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch In Los Angeles

May 6, 2016 4:17 PM

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(credit: The Langham Huntington, Pasadena)


She’s been there for you since the beginning. Through thick and thin. She’s never given up on you, she’s supported all of your dreams and loved you through all of your successes. Even the silly phases and bad haircuts. You are her everything and in return, she deserves the world. So what’s the best gift you can give Mom on Mother’s Day next to a homemade cut-out heart with glued-on macaronis? That’s easy: the gift of quality time and a clean kitchen. With Los Angeles being home to the best restaurants in California, make a reservation for you and mom because it’s someone else’s turn to do the dishes!

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(credit: Au Fudge)


Au Fudge
9010 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(424) 288-4268
www.aufudge.com

Chef James King has developed an innovative menu this Mother’s Day based on seasonality, organic and locally sourced ingredients, and approachability. Dishes offer a fresh twist on everyday classics that showcase high-quality and flavor-forward ingredients. The menu additionally offers an enticing yet educational platform for young diners who are just discovering their palates. Intricate desserts are equal parts decadent and nourishing,showcasing healthful improvements such as beet-dyed pastries and homemade almond milk.

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(credit: The London West Hollywood)


Boxwood
1020 N San Vicente Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 358-7788
www.thelondonwesthollywood.com

Indulge in an exquisite prix-fixe Mother’s Day Menu offering that combines seasonal spring flavors and Executive Chef Anthony Keene’s signature touch. Celebrate family and loved ones with a wide variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts such as local burrata, served with radicchio, apple, basil and cherries; lobster benedict served with artichoke, hollandaise and poached eggs on house-made english muffins; spring morel mushroom quiche with ramps, goat cheese and tomato; herb crusted black angus filet mignon drizzled in a smoked béarnaise and more.

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(credit: Girasol)


Girasol
11334 Moorpark St
Studio City, CA 91602
(818) 924-2323
www.girasolrestaurant.com

Girasol’s Mother’s Day brunch supports California farmers, featuring produce hand selected by Chef de Cuisine Justin Abram at local farmers markets. Executive Chef CJ Jacobson also takes pride in showcasing the real taste of California with locally foraged ingredients based on availability at the farmers market. Highlights include: house baked break with lovage herb butter; grilled octopus gazpacho; house made chicken apple sausage with wild fennel and Girasol BLT with bottomless mimosas or poinsettias.

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(credit: One Pico)


One Pico
1 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 587-1717
www.shuttersonthebeach.com

At Shutters on the Beach, One Pico’s Executive Chef Isaac Gamboa is taking inspiration from the restaurant’s oceanfront location and Southern California’s market-fresh ingredients, to produce a Mother’s Day menu featuring classic brunch items. The prix-fixe menu offers appetizers such as Poached Farm Egg with white asparagus, white beans, and crispy pastrami, as well as Alaskan salmon crudo and lobster crab cakes. For entree’s, a jidori farm chicken, black cod, hand made fettuccini dish and more will be on tap. Follow these delicious items up with great desserts like a raspberry tart, or a deconstructed red velvet cake.

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(credit: Hinoki & The Bird)


Hinoki & The Bird
10 West Century Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 552-1200
www.hinokiandthebird.com

Usually closed on Sundays, Hinoki & The Bird will be open for Mother’s Day. The exclusive brunch menu, only available that day, is a rare opportunity to savor brunch/breakfast dishes at Hinoki & the Bird. The menu will include a selection of housemade breads and pastries, as well as granola with Strauss farm yogurt, strawberries and local honey, Ichiba salad with market fruits, vegetables and miso vinaigrette, challah french toast with bananas, Tonka bean and maple Syrup, Eggs Benedict with Bacon, Eggs and Hollandaise, and much more.

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(credit: Mastro’s Restaurants)


Mastro’s Ocean Club
18412 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 454-4357
www.mastrosrestaurants.com

The menu at Mastro’s Ocean Club features brunch favorites, but with a decadent Mastro’s twist, of course. Entrées include a Maine lobster benedict, lox and bagel and an egg white omelette which can be paired with sides such as thick cut Nueske’s bacon and an artisan pastry basket. So you don’t forget the libations for Mom, Mastro’s will be offering bubbly cocktails all morning, such as a peach bellinis and a sparkling sunrise. Those who love the classic bloody mary’s for brunch, Mastro’s Basil Mary and Bloody Maria are a great way to start the day.

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(credit: True Food Kitchen)


True Food Kitchen
395 Santa Monica Pier #172
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 593-8300
www.truefoodkitchen.com

True Food Kitchen is the perfect place to take the entire family this Mother’s Day, offering healthy dining options for everyone from the hardcore yogi to the burger aficionado. Brunch highlights include an organic egg sandwich with smashed avocado, manchego, smoked turkey, and grilled seeded toast and a grilled avocado dish with piquante pepper, fava bean, organic corn, toasted pumpkin seed, and goat cheese.

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(credit: The District by Hannah An)


The District by Hannah An
8722 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 278-2345
www.thedistrictbyhannahan.com

In honor of Mother’s day, the new Spring menu features fresh, light dishes incorporating traditional Vietnamese herbs with Hannah’s secret sauce recipes. The menu comes to together by utilizing Hannah’s signature modern umami flavors and dishes, including Vietnamese herb bone marrow (charred onion, comte cheese & herbs), oven roasted oysters with Vietnamese herbs with bacon, gruyere, shallots, and Hannah’s garlic-lime sauce, imperial spicy beef soup bun bo (authentic center region of Vietnam holiday soup, spicy beef lemongrass broth & spices), shaken chicken (Wok chicken breast cubes with fresh herbs, veggies, and mushrooms in a traditional Vietnamese herb sauce) and foie gras french toast (almond butter, maple syrup & spicy guava puree), to name a few.

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(credit: Roy’s Restaurant)


Roy’s Restaurant
6363 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 888-4801
www.roysrestaurant.com

Celebrate Mom and all she does with Roy’s two-course brunch menu the whole family can enjoy. This delightful brunch includes favorites and as a special thank you to all moms, each table will receive a $20 dining card to use during a future visit to Roy’s. Brunch kicks off with complimentary housemade brioche sticky buns, followed by appetizer selections including a lemongrass chicken chop salad or creamy crab corn chowder. Brunch entrée items include macadamia nut pancakes, vanilla bean pain perdu and the classic Roy’s Benedict, made with either filet mignon or crab cakes served atop a cheddar bacon biscuit with shiso béarnaise.

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(credit: TART Restaurant)


TART Restaurant
115 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 556-2608
www.tartrestaurant.com

This Mother’s Day, not only is TART promising a delicious brunch to celebrate, but guests can enjoy a delicious brunch inside or on the outside patio. You can even book a special cabana for some extra pampering for Mom! The menu includes items like biscuits and sausage gravy, Swiss cheese topped with fried egg and muddled strawberries and crawfish rolls, or chilled crawfish tail with spicy remoulade, corn and shredded cabbage on a buttered roll.

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(credit: Wolfgang Puck)


Nest at WP24
900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 743-8824
www.wolfgangpuck.com

Bonus! It might not be brunch, but those looking to celebrate later in the day can head over to Nest with their mothers for dinner and a stunning view. Nest at WP24 will be offering an elevated family-style meal beginning with dim sum dishes such as chili “dan dan” dumplings with organic chicken, chili garlic sauce, crushed peanuts, and pork; main course offerings such as a comforting jumbo prawn congee and Jidori chicken stir fry with fresh spring vegetables, and of course, a variety of sweet treats from Executive Pastry Chef Megan Potthoff.

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(Credit: acuna-hansen)


118 Degrees
8636 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91356
(818) 660-1118
www.118degreesla.com

For just $25.00 per person, you can treat mom to a three course vegan menu sure to please her palate! First course offerings include starters such as the earthy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms made with mushrooms stuffed with walnut pesto, or the Tropical Coconut Ceviche featuring slivers of fresh coconut, mango, pineapples, cilantro, and green onion in a spiced ceviche sauce served on a tostada shell. It might be hard to choose just one entree. Choice of entrées include Fried Avocado Rolled Tacos, made from house-made flax wrap tortilla filled with tahini cheese and fried avocado, cucumber, baby mixed greens and tomatillo salsa, and the Mole Enchiladas with two enchiladas in house coconut wraps with mole chipotle, cheese, marinated Spanish squash, carrots and avocado topped with spicy enchilada sauce and salsa. If mom craves a little Italian comfort food, she will be more than satisfied with the zesty Living Lasagna featuring layers of zucchini and yellow squash, tomato, macadamia ricotta and sweet basil marinara, topped with marinated mushrooms. Remember it’s her and she gets first pick of the The Dessert Sampler, showcasing delectable Cherry Cheesecake, Brownie Bites and Vanilla Fruit Parfait. This stellar three course special also includes a choice of a Mimosa made from fresh squeezed organic orange juice or a Kombucha Cocktail.

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(Credit: Spare Tire Kitchen)


Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern
5370 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-2618
www.sparetirepub.com

Make sure to visit Spare Tire Kitchen on Mother’s Day for a delicious brunch! Begin your special meal with their chicken terrine, with crispy prosciutto, warm mirepoix sauce, crusty bread, or have the whole family dig in the King Crabs Legs, accompanied by crusty bread, spicy garlic or lemon butter. Mouthwatering entrees include the Irish breakfast, made up of Irish bacon, eggs, crispy potatoes, toast, fruit, or the scrumptious berries and cream waffles, garnished with seasonal berries, whipped cream, maple syrup, or the robust steak & eggs, paired with garlic-sage butter, crispy potatoes, toast, fruit. Or try their signature items like their lobster pizza, topped with Maine lobster, sundried tomato pesto, hollandaise, idiazabal cheese, arugula, Fresno chilis and shallots, or the Lardon & egg tartine, with fig jam, cress, white truffle chips, salad, fruit. Be sure to take advantage of the Bottomless Mimosas though, at a specially reduced Mother’s Day price of just $10! Other libations perfect for giving Mom a hearty hip-hip hooray include the House sangria, michelada, and bloody marys. For an extra dose of mom appreciation, all mothers also will receive a complimentary rose from the restaurant’s staff!

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(Credit: acuna-hansen)


The Raymond 1886
1250 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 441-3136
www.theraymond.com

Open for Mother’s Day for brunch from 9am to 2:30pm, Raymond 1886 in Pasadena is sure to be a great place to visit for the day. Executive Chef Tim Guiltinan has something extra special prepared for mom at Pasadena’s own craftsman cottage turned dining destination. Kick off brunch with starters for the whole family to snack on, like Golden Apple Fritters with maple syrup, or the Homemade Cinnamon Roll with homemade cream cheese frosting. For guests craving an eggs, there are Chef inspired omelettes such as the shrimp, thyme, sundried tomato, sweet corn and crème fraiche, or the Italian baked eggs with prosciutto, potatoes, & mushrooms baked with tomato & parmesan with sourdough. Get a little south of the border flavor with Huevos Montuleños, featuring scrambled eggs on crispy tortillas accompanied with black beans, corn salsa, roasted tomato-guajillo chile sauce, avocado, and cotija cheese. Choose your protein for the quintessential brunch staple, Eggs Benedicts: smoked salmon, avocado and bacon, corned beef hash, or classic Canadian bacon. There are plenty of other options to choose from as well.

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(Credit: acuna-hansen)


Hache LA
3319 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 928-2963
www.hachela.com

This Mother’s Day, it is all about spoiling Mom, which means it is time for a brunch of burgers at Silver Lake’s Haché LA. Any burger can turn into breakfast when one adds bacon and a sunny side-up egg to any one of Haché LA’s burgers, made with 100% Angus Beef with zero hormones and zero antibiotics. The crispy crunch of bacon pairs harmoniously with the gruyere, caramelized onions, and mustard of the Swiss Onion Burger. How about adding an ooey-gooey egg yolk to mingle with the Portobello, blue cheese, caramelized onions, and horseradish of the Roaring Forties Burger. As always, gluten-free buns and homemade vegetarian patties are readily available for your dietary needs. Bottomless Mimosas and House-made Red Sangria will also be available to rosy mom’s cheeks and compliment her burger-rific brunch.

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(Credit: Faith & Flower)


Faith & Flower
705 W 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 239-0642
www.faithandflowerla.com

For Mother’s Day, head to Faith & Flower for a delicious brunch special. In addition to the regular menu, they will be serving specials including ricotta and herb ravioli with wild ramp butter, egg yolk bottarga and smoked chili gremolata; whole prawns baked in parchment with baby corn and zucchini and spicy coconut curry; little gem lettuce salad with crispy smoked bacon, cherry tomatoes and sourdough croutons; and fried cage free egg with prime beef picadillo stew, chayote squash and fingerling potatoes. The dessert special will be Dutch crunch doughnuts with berries and cream filling.

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(credit: Viviane)


Viviane
Avalon Hotel
9400 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 407-7791
www.vivianerestaurant.com

To celebrate Viviane’s first Mother’s Day at the Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills, Executive Chef Michael Hung will offer guests specials in addition to the regular brunch menu and new Summer Sundays dishes and drinks. Specials that are perfect for enjoying poolside include the young vegetable crudité with poppy seed flatbread and Fromage Blanc and ramp dip; Baked Cage Free Eggs with Tuscan Kale, Spiced Tomato Ragout, and Capers; Grilled Sour Peach Tartine with Crispy Speck, Burrata Cheese, and Truffle Vinaigrette ($18); Mixed Berry Blintzes with Whipped Crème Fraiche and Toasted Almonds; and Country Duck Ham Benedict with Poached Cage Free Eggs, Brioche, and Hollandaise

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(credit: Estrella)


Estrella
8800 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 652-6613
www.estrellasunset.com

Chef Dakota Weiss will be offering terrific cocktail and brunch specials for Mother’s Day. Featuring one of Los Angeles best patios for outdoor dining, guests visiting on Mother’s Day can savor popular brunch dishes such as “The Rolling Stone” Bacon Wrapped Avocado with a Baked Egg and Queso Fresco; Pretzel-Candied Bacon Strips; and Chai Tea Spiced “Bread Pudding” French Toast with Vanilla Mascarpone, Pomegranate and Chia Seeds in addition to yet to be announced Mother’s Day specials.

Nicole Standley a.k.a. JetSet Mom, is a social influencer + lifestylist covering luxury travel, fine-dining, fashion & pop culture for The JetSet Family. Follow her latest travels and escapades on Instagram, Google+ and Twitter.

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