One mimosa, two mimosas, three mimosas, more! Nothing pairs with weekend brunch as perfectly as bubbly spiked OJ. Check out these spots, each of which offers copious amounts of it, in addition to other delicious options available in abundance. Bottoms up!
1445 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
This vibrant cantina offers bold gourmet Mexican flavors based on Oaxaca and Yucatan fare. Brunch is every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during which time the offerings are endless: $29.99 for unlimited small plates, $6 for Bottomless Mimosas and $10 Bottomless Bloody Marys. Enjoy unique favorites like the Yucatan Egg Benedict, Guava Empanadas and Machaca Chilaquiles that are sure to satisfy big appetites.
Primitivo Wine Bistro
1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
Located on the ever popular Abbot Kinney Boulevard, this Mediterranean-influenced, small plate institution is big on service and farmer’s market ingredients. Bottomless Mimosas, Red Sangria and Elderflower Infused Sparkling Sangria are offered for $20 per person from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Deliciously fresh brunch options include French Toast (brioche, summer berry compote, and cream cheese whipped cream), Spanish Paella (with organic chicken, tiger shrimp, black mussels, chorizo and peas), and Chorizo Hash (heirloom potatoes, caramelized onions, peppers, chorizo and two sunny side eggs). On sunny days, take a seat in the garden patio, where you can enjoy the weekend weather and acoustic music (on Sundays).
742 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Susan Feniger and Kaisa Alger of STREET recently introduced a Boundless Brunch menu featuring unlimited small plates for $25 on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Vegan and vegetarians options are available, making it easy for the entire group to enjoy the global menu in harmony. In keeping with the limitless theme, say yes to Bottomless Mimosa Sparkling Cocktails for $15 per person.
Here, your mouth will be taken on a culinary journey around the world with exotic picks like the Moroccan Spiced Carrot Cake Muffins with arack-infused currants, Turkish Spinach Börek (flaky phyllo pastry with spinach, cheese and dill-spiked honey glaze) and the Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Pancakes with Greek yogurt and chutney.
3601 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
The bubbly loving brunch crowd goes crazy for this lively café’s Unlimited Champagne Brunch at a budget-friendly price of $6.99 (with each entrée purchase) on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make it a mimosa by purchasing the separately charged orange juice carafes for $3 (small) or $4 (large), both of which are easily shared amongst the table. An efficient staff delivers all the champagne bottles you can drink for a two-hour maximum table time limit. Standard café breakfast fare is available, including a few specialties like the Cornbread Waffle, Eggs Benedict and the Shrimp, Scallion and Guacamole Omelet. Entrée prices range from $4.95 to $13.99. As can be expected, it is consistently busy here, so expect a wait or skip the line by making reservations in advance.
Taste on Melrose
8454 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
This is a place renowned for being a friendly yet sophisticated neighborhood restaurant serving updated American comfort food. Brunch is offered Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Bottomless Mimosas for $15. Fancier brunch items are found here, such as the indulgent White Truffle Oil and Mushroom Mac & Cheese, Taste Cobb Frittata and Braised Short Rib Hash. A nice selection of entrée items are offered at reasonable prices ranging from $3.25 to $15.75
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