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Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Brunch In L.A.

June 15, 2016 2:10 AM

(credit: Plan Check Kitchen + Bar)

(credit: Plan Check Kitchen + Bar)


So what do you get the dad who has everything for Father’s Day? Reservations of course! Dad deserves only the best for his special day, so make sure to impress him by taking him to one of these L.A. brunch spots serving up special menus just for Father’s Day. You’ll both be glad you did!
(Credit: Baltaire)

(Credit: Baltaire)


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

At Brentwood’s tasty steakhouse Baltaire, Chef Travis Strickland is pulling out all the stops with an indulgent and hearty buffet brunch for Father’s Day. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. enjoy the restaurant’s al fresco, expansive terrace. Dad can dine like a king with a carving station featuring USDA Prime Rib, Glazed Nueske Spiral Ham, and Leg of Lamb; plus Prime Filet Eggs Benedict with housemade English muffins; French Toast with spring berry compote; an extravagant iced shellfish station with fresh oysters, shrimp, scallop ceviche, and king crab; plus more. Manhattans, Bloody Mary’s, and canned beer carts will also be roaming around the restaurant.

(credit: Viviane)

(credit: Viviane)


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

To celebrate Father’s Day, stop by Viviane at the Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills where Executive Chef Michael Hung will offer a New England-style Clambake for $39/person in addition to the regular brunch, dinner, and new Summer Sundays menus. Served family-style, each person at the table will enjoy a 7 oz. Maine Lobster Tail and one pound of clams and mussels, corn on the cob, fingerling potatoes, and young carrots; alongside little gem lettuce salad with hard cooked egg, radish, and dijon vinaigrette; and warm sourdough bread and housemade cultured butter and sea salt.

(credit: Crossroads)

(credit: Crossroads)


Crossroads
8284 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 782-9245
www.crossroadskitchen.com

Crossroads by Chef and owner Tal Ronnen, recently launched their daily brunch and if you want to show dad you care, why not take him out for a weekend brunch while at the same time showing you are looking out for his nutrition and dietary choices with Crossroads completely plant-based brunch menu. The new daily brunch menu at Crossroads offers dishes such as “Chicken” and Waffles (inspired by a recipe from fellow chef and friend Art Smith), Crossroads Benedict, Jann’s Bagel & Lox with an extraordinary riff on lox utilizing a smoked heirloom carrot dusted in nori, to French Toast, a vegan Cheese Plate or Meatball Sub.

(credit: Mr. C Beverly Hills)

(credit: Mr. C Beverly Hills)


Mr C. Beverly Hills
1224 Beverwil Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(877) 334-56233
www.mrchotels.com

On Father’s Day from 12 p.m to 4 p.m., guests can celebrate dad with an indulgent, Venetian lunch buffet poolside and at The Restaurant at Mr. C, including endless pours of Peroni Nastro Azzurro or glasses of house wine. To add to the festivities, families can enjoy live music by the hotel’s resident American jazz and blues performer Reverend Shawn Amos, as well as great outdoor games like life-size Jenga, corn hole, ping pong, and more. The menu features items like an Italian Grigliata station with grilled specialties like hamburgers with sundried tomato aioli, BBQ short ribs, salmon, herbed chicken, corn on the cob, and summer vegetables, alongside classic Cipriani pastas, a jacket potato bar, hand-sliced Prosciutto de Parma, roasted beet and baby kale Caesar salads, and housemade desserts like mini lemon meringue tarts.

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(Credit: acuna-hansen)


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

Let Dad feel like the original grillmaster by taking him to Hache LA this Father’s Day. Dad can have the best of both worlds with their burger brunch, where, you guessed it, an egg and bacon can be added to each and every burger! Dad can get a kick out of the Habanero Brunch Burger with four chile mix, garlic mayo, queso fresco, bacon and egg, or he can throwback with the Roaring Forties Brunch Burger with Portobello, blue cheese, caramelized onions, mustard, bacon and egg. Take Dad on a Greek vacation you didn’t have to pay for with the Mediterranean Brunch Burger with spicy hummus, roasted red peppers, feta, bacon and egg or order up the signature Karma Brunch Burger. The options are limitless, and the Mimosas are bottomless for just $20. Make sure to leave Dad wanting more with any of Hache LA’s Craft Beers and finish off his amazing meal with one of their signature frozen custards!

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(credit: acuna-hansen)


Demitasse
1542 N Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 498-5155
www.cafedemitasse.com

Start out Father’s Day right by taking Dad to Demitasse Roastery & Kitchen in Hollywood, where he can get brunch on in style. Satisfy his sweet tooth with a sumptuous stack of Sweet Potato Pancakes, served with yogurt spuma, dates and a strawberry maple syrup sauce, or his savory side with some tasty Tocino, cured pork belly topped with a coddled egg on chickpea hash. If dad is looking for something a bit heartier, consider ordernig up the Angus Brisket Sandwich with caramelized onions, chimichirri, potato and chayote slaw on a cemita bun. A spicy Demi-Mary will add a kick to his morning with organic tomato juice, soju, horseradish and a blend of herbs and spices, while a refreshing Adult Spiced Latte, made with cardamaro, cinnamon syrup, nitro cold brew, cream and organic cinnamon is sure to brighten his day. These dishes will pair perfectly with a St. Archer Blonde Ale, a Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin or a Bootleggers Old World Hefeweizen. Also, Dads dining at Demitasse will receive a complimentary beer with brunch on Father’s Day, while half-priced coffee beans will make for a great gift.

(Credit: SOL Cocina)

(Credit: SOL Cocina)


Sol Cocina
12775 West Millennium Drive
Playa Vista, CA 90094
(424) 289-0066
www.address.com

Spice up an ordinary brunch with extraordinary Mexican flavors at Playa Vista’s SOL Cocina this Father’s Day. Dads will love SOL’s classic Chilaquiles Verdes, a tongue-tingling mélange of corn tortillas, tomatillo salsa and queso fresco topped with scrambled Huevos Mexicanos, crema, coxita cheese and onions and the Mahaca Wrap Ahogado, containing a manly portion of shredded beef cooked with ancho chile, onion, cumin and oregano, Huevos Mexicanos, cheese and refried beans, drenched in guajillo chile salsa and topped with pico de gallo and avocado. Dad’s appetite will be no match for the Breakfast Burrito, a Sonoran-style large flour tortilla filled with Huevos Mexicanos, cheese and refried black beans, avocado, pico de gallo, pickled jalapenos and onion or the Huevos Rancheros with three fried eggs over easy, on corn tortillas with refried black beans, topped with fresh tomato salsa ranchera, roasted poblano chiles, cheese and avocado. He can wash it down with a Michelada or sip on some Don Julio while he soaks up the Playa sun. He can also order the frozen beer tops off a frozen signature house margarita with ice-cold Tecate, while the Bulldog combines Agayales Blanco tequila with fresh lime, grapefruit soda with an upturned bottle of Coronita for a Dad-sized beverage that’s as fun as it is refreshing.

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(credit: The Raymond 1886)


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

The Raymond 1886 will be celebrating dads from day to night with a special Father’s Day Brunch on Sunday morning. Treat your dad to a brunch fit for a king on The Raymond’s intimate outdoor patio, where he can have creative reign over his own omelette masterpiece with fillings like corned beef hash, shrimp and bacon, or lay siege to a breakfast burrito, filled with perfectly rendered pork belly, eggs, bell pepper, onion and cheddar cheese and smothered in house enchilada sauce. Griddle Cakes with pecans, bananas, honey butter and maple syrup will give him a sweet start to his Sunday, while savory cheddar & herb cakes, layered with ham, cheddar, white mushrooms and a poached egg will add a touch of luxury to the most important meal of his day. Of course, no brunch is complete without booze, and 1886’s master mixologists take mid-morning cocktails to new levels. You can’t go wrong with a seasonally-infused Bloody Mary or Michelada, but a classic Ramos Fizz, made with gin, fresh citrus, cream, egg white and orange flower water will take Dad straight back to the good old days.

(credit: The Royce | Wood-Fired Steakhouse)

(credit: The Royce | Wood-Fired Steakhouse)


The Royce | Wood-Fired Steakhouse
Langham Huntington Pasadena
1401 S Oak Knoll Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 585-6410
www.theroycela.com

How does a very special Father’s Day brunch with whiskey and cigars at The Langham Huntington Pasadena sound this year? Your dad will will be treated like a king this year for an interactive brunch experience featuring bloody marys, mimosas, delicious breakfast pastries, and elaborate food displays at the Chef’s Table and inside the kitchen. To top it off, dads will get to enjoy a complimentary cigar and whiskey tastings!

(credit: District by Hannah An)

(credit: District by Hannah An)


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

West Hollywood’s top-notch restaurant. The District by Hannah An, is bringing a special Vietnamese influence for Father’s Day weekend with amazing brunch and dinner options. In addition to offerings of dad dishes and drinks including steak, whiskey, beer and hand-crafted cocktails, Hannah adds a twist on a “father’s favorite” of fried chicken and biscuits. The restaurant’s Szechuan Spice Brined Fried Chicken And Biscuit with buttermilk gravy & sunny-side up egg showcases the incredible dishes available here. The menu will be an a la carte one, with steak, whiskey, beer, and hand-crafted cocktail specials made special for dad.

(credit: Sidney Bensimon)

(credit: Sidney Bensimon)


L&E Oyster Bar
1637 Silver Lake Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 660-2255
www.leoysterbar.com

Spend Father’s Day at Silver Lake’s favorite oyster bar, L&E Oyster Bar. Treat dad to delicious and fresh oysters, as well as cold brew and much more. Chef Spencer Bezaire will be serving up tasty bites, including a fried oyster po’boy, as well as a must-order clam chowder. The name of the game here is seafood, so get ready for some incredible dishes inspired by the ocean.

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(credit: Tres)


Tres by José Andrés
SLS Beverly Hills
465 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 246-5551
www.slshotels.com

Tres by José Andrés inside the SLS Beverly Hills hotel is kicking it up a notch for Father’s Day with their own special menu. From 11am to 3pm, bring the whole family and enjoy Spanish-style cuisine. From carving displays of roasted wagyu striploin to salads and more, enjoy a menu that will be a real treat to your palate. Reservations can be made online or call.

(credit: Arianna Armstrong)

(credit: Arianna Armstrong)


The Hungry Cat
1535 Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 462-2155
www.thehungrycat.com

Father’s Day at The Hungry Cat will prove to be incredible. How could it not be at this delicious seafood-driven restaurant? If dad loves steamed crab, then this is the place for Father’s Day. Crab lovers can enjoy cracking open shells at 11am, and enjoy other a la carte selections from the raw bar as well.

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(credit: Fig & Olive)


FIG & OLIVE
8490 Melrose Pl
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 360-9100
www.figandolive.com

This Father’s Day, West Hollywood’s French Riviera dining destination, FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place will be celebrating the day with a seasonally driven prix-fixe brunch from 11am to 3pm. The brunch features dishes such as steak and eggs, a great penne funghi pasta with Cremini mushrooms, parmesan cheese, and truffle oil, their tasty F&O Burger with tomatoes, pickled onions, your choice of cheese, and much more. The restaurant will also be serving a Father’s Day dinner as well.

(credit: Eric Shani/The Pikey)

(credit: Eric Shani/The Pikey)


The Pikey
7617 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 850-5400
www.thepikeyla.com

Sunset Boulevard’s The Pikey is celebrating Father’s Day with a great brunch, Sunday roast dinner and a special flight of whiskey. Chef Ralph Johnson will be creating hearty dishes for Father’s Day dining at this acclaimed English Pub, including Banana and Bourbon French Toast with Crème Fraîche; House Smoked St. Louis Ribs with Scrambled Eggs and Cheddar Biscuit; and Big Boy Steak and Eggs with Thrice Cooked Chips. These items will be served in addition to Chef Johnson’s signature brunch menu which includes great items like Crumpets with Honeycomb and Clotted Cream; House-Smoked Arctic Char with Scrambled Eggs, Biscuit and Hollandaise; Full English with Fried Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Beans, Roasted Tomato and Mushroom with Grilled Toast; and their famous Sticky Toffee Pudding. THE PIKEY’s landscaped patio is a perfect space for daytime dining with Dad and is pet-friendly, too. For Father’s Day, all guests will receive a complimentary Peroni, Bloody Mary or Mimosa with Brunch.

(credit: Descanso Gardens)

(credit: Descanso Gardens)


Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 949-4200
www.descansogardens.org

This Father’s Day, Descanso Gardens invites Father’s to sit back, relax, and soak in the sun over a mouthwatering picnic-style lunch on the main lawn at Descanso Gardens. Patrons are encouraged to enjoy a delicious menu from Patina chefs who will be cooking hearty guy-favorites, including the Descanso Burger with Angus beef burger, Roma tomatoes, sweet red onions and Thousand Island dressing on a brioche bun, a BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich, an all beef Hebrew National hot dog on a brioche bun and more. For accompaniments, choose from their Caesar salad, as well as their Brentwood Sweet Corn on the Cob and Mexican Sweet Corn on the cob. Father’s Day at Descanso Gardens will be on the main lawn.

(credit: Plan Check Kitchen + Bar)

(credit: Plan Check Kitchen + Bar)


Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
1800 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 444-1411
www.plancheck.com

Whether you’re young or old, there is something delicious for everyone at Plan Check Kitchen + Bar. Dads can’t get enough of the beer, burgers and beer nuts, while moms love the Pickled Beet Salad and kids go crazy for the sweets on the menu like Cruller Donuts and Soda Floats. For Father’s Day, each Plan Check location will be serving up a hearty breakfast with bottomless drinks, as well as great brunch selections like biscuits and gravy, pastrami nosh, pork belly benedicts and much more. In addition, drink mimosas, or bloody marys with your delicious brunch.

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