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Most Extravagant Brunches in LA

April 27, 2014 2:57 PM

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(The Peninsula Beverly Hills)

(The Peninsula Beverly Hills)

(credit: Four Seasons)

(credit: Four Seasons)


Weekend brunch with family and friends is the perfect way to end a crazy week and kick off a hopeful one. Luckily, LA has no shortage of award-winning high-end restaurants with superstar chefs ready to celebrate Saturday and Sunday mornings. Complete with lavish spreads and the best champagne imaginable, Los Angeles is famous for their extravagant brunches. Throughout town, whether you are in the city, hills, downtown or at the beach, the ultra-luxurious restaurants in LA are offering exquisite feasts fit for Hollywood royalty and multi-course tasting menus that will satisfy your every culinary wish list.

(credit: Four Seasons)

(credit: Four Seasons)


Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 South Doheny Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 273-2222
www.fourseasons.com

A round-up of LA’s most extravagant brunches would not be complete without Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills topping the list. With it’s modern culinary twists and turns, this traditional Sunday brunch is the most talked about brunch in LA. The hotel’s restaurant, Culina Modern Italian, offers an elaborate spread of station after station with everything you could possibly hope for and more. Fresh juice bars, customized Bloody Marys, fresh sushi, dim sum, and sweet treats are only a few of items you will be excited to experience. Reservations are recommended.

(The Peninsula Beverly Hills)

(The Peninsula Beverly Hills)


The Belvedere
9882 S Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(31) 788-2306
www.peninsula.com

For those looking for a special luxurious AAA Five Diamond delectable brunch filled with live jazz and unlimited Nicolas Feuillatte champagne, frequent The Peninsula Beverly Hills. On warm sunny days, guests dine al fresco next to lemon trees and enjoy appetizers like their famous truffle macaroni and cheese or the house smoked salmon family style. Sunday brunch is served 11am to 2:30pm and reservations are recommended.

(credit: Dorchester Collection)

(credit: Dorchester Collection)


Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 909-1644
www.wolfgangpuck.com

Just over the bridge and past Swan Lake, is a Sunday brunch straight out of a fairy tale. The iconic Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air has created a brunch offering guests items that highlight the best of California cuisine, with European and Mediterranean influences. Embracing a healthy lifestyle that the area is known for, all of the ingredients are fresh from Chino Farms and local farmers’ markets with all natural poultry and sustainable seafood. Brunch is served from 11am to 3pm. Reservations are recommended.

(credit: the Dorchester Collection)

(credit: the Dorchester Collection)


The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 877-2777
www.dorchestercollection.com

Just on the corner of lavish and opulence in Los Angeles is the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. Where pink and palms reign supreme, so does its Sunday brunch. Whether you go with the almond crusted French toast or the Vol Au Vent Benedict (lobster, baby kale, mix mushrooms, poached egg and lemon hollandaise sauce,) you will be so happy you saved room for the warm molten chocolate cake and a glas of Bouvet Ladubay, “Cuvee Beverly Hills”. Brunch is served from 11am to 3pm. Reservations are recommended.

(credit: The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey)

(credit: The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey)


Cast & Plow
4375 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 823-1700
www.ritzcarlton.com

Southern California welcomed spring with the opening of Cast & Plow at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. Boasting marina views and bottomless champagne during Sunday brunch, diners will love the Shakshouka with sunny egg, tomato stew, harissa, feta and pita, while others will gravitate to the PBJ French toast brioche, frosted flakes crust, homemade strawberry jam. Brunch is served buffet style with stations and guests can also choose an item directly from the menu. Seating begins at 11am until 2pm and reservations are recommended.

(credit: Nicole Standley)

(credit: Nicole Standley)


Cavatina
1200 Alta Loma Rd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 657-1333
www.sunsetmarquis.com

Even A-list rockstars eat Sunday brunch in LA – just ask the superstar celeb seated next to you when dining at Cavatina inside the iconic Sunset Marquis. Complete with carving, omelette, salad, cheese & dessert stations as well as delicious appetizers, this brunch will blow you away. The Fresh Burratta Salad, Grilled Rainbow Vegetables and Alaskan Salmon Wellington will make you wonder why you haven’t become a regular yet as well. Additionally, the vibe of Cavatina will immediately make you forget you are steps away from the Sunset Strip and make you want to have an affair with West Hollywood all over again. Cavatina serves Sunday brunch from 10am to 2pm. Reservations are recommended.

(credit: The Royce | Wood-fired Steak House)

(credit: The Royce | Wood-fired Steak House)


The Royce at The Langham
1401 South Oak Knoll Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 585-6410
www.roycela.com

Offering a unique Sunday market brunch experience, The Royce inside The Langham includes flowing mimosas, bloody marys and “smoothie shots”. Entrees include eggs Benedict with cotto ham, wood-grilled skirt steak with pomme puree and brioche French toast with roasted apples. Served on Sundays from 11am to 2pm, guests will not want to miss their freshly baked breads and beautiful displays of desserts. Reservations are recommended.

(credit: SLS Hotel Beverly Hills)

(credit: SLS Hotel Beverly Hills)


Tres by Jose Andres
465 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 246-5551
www.slshotels.com

The SLS Hotel Beverly Hills serves up Chef Andres signature creative style with a unique Sunday Brunch Experience. Guests are invited to select an entree off-menu in addition to satisfying their inner foodie with caviar and quail eggs from their many stations. Served 11am to 3pm, brunch is set inside an indoor-only “secluded sanctuary,” decorated with cozy nooks and fireplaces. Reservations are recommended.

(credit: The Terrace at Sunset Tower Hotel)

(credit: The Terrace at Sunset Tower Hotel)


The Terrace at Sunset Tower Hotel
8358 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 654-7100
www.sunsettowerhotel.com

There is a romantic mystery about the Sunset Tower Hotel that most properties try to emulate, but it’s impossible. A true Hollywood landmark, poolside brunch at The Terrace embraces old-school Hollywood glam around every corner. The items are off the menu, so it is not your typical Sunday brunch, but it is worth checking out for the outdoor views alone. Brunch is served from 6am to 3pm with a continental buffet offered until 10:30. Reservations are recommended.

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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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