In the LA area, turning up on the weekends is about more than just hitting the clubs. In fact, if you want to see and be seen at some of the area’s hottest spots, you’ll need to set your alarm and get out of the house by noon. That’s because, in 2019, brunch is the new Saturday night. LA socialites and valley crowds are turning brunch destinations in the newest go-to hot spots. Ready to join in on the fun? Check out these five awesome places to enjoy a badass brunch.
Address: 225 26th Street (near San Vicente Boulevard)
Phone: (310) 566-2400
For a fresh and inspiring weekend brunch, stop in and visit Farmshop. Located right in the center of the Brentwood Country Mart, the constantly buzzing artisan market-meets-eatery makes this location perfect for both quick meals and leisurely weekend meals. Try the Maple Sticky Bun, Farm Egg Salad, or the Angry Crab Omelette. Don’t forget to compliment your brunch with one of Farmhouse’s signature white peach Bellinis or a tasty margarita.
Address: 822 West Washington Boulevard (near Marr Street)
Phone: (310) 448-8884
Roy Choi’s Venice restaurant Sunny Spot is one of the area’s best destinations for a delicious bottomless brunch with an awesome selection of Caribbean-inspired foods. Celebrate the weekend with unlimited refills on mimosas, bloody marys, or Sunny Side rum punch. Nursing yourself back to life from the previous night’s shenanigans? The Hangover Plate is your perfect cure. It features two eggs, sliced avocado, yellow rice, and a side of crunchy plantain chips. If the weather’s nice, the outdoor patio is the hot spot to be. Otherwise, grab a seat inside so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy Sunny Spot’s funky, old-school vibe.
Address: 267 S. Beverly Drive (at Gregory Way)
Phone: (310) 205-9311
Urth Caffé is not only a great place to enjoy a lovely green tea latte, but also one of the area’s best locations to see and be seen. This Beverly Hills’ brunch hotspot provides plenty of opportunities for people watching and a wide array of delicious meal options. We love this cafe’s unique style and vibe. Treat your taste buds with a selection of to-die-for baked goods and pastries. If you’re looking for something more substantial, you can’t go wrong with the Eggs Verde or the Smoked Salmon Plate.
The Federal Bar
Address: 5303 Lankershim Boulevard (near Weddington Street)
Phone: (818) 980-2555
Brunch in North Hollywood doesn’t get much better than The Federal Bar. Here you’ll find unique menu items like red velvet pancakes topped with bacon bits, chilaquiles, or a vegan hot dog topped with avocado, mango and green pineapple salsa, and cilantro creme. Add bottomless mimosas to your meal or opt for a decadent Irish Coffee or the Federal Boody Mary that comes with a splash of Stone IPA.
Address: 1638 North Las Palmas (near Hollywood Blvd.)
Phone: (818) 385-5381
For a brunch experience that turns into a full-fledged day party, look no further than No Jealousy. If you like to go hard, this is the absolute best way to spend a Sunday Funday in Hollywood. Start your day with normal brunch vibes and awesome menu items like Nutella French Toast. Then dive head-first into the party with champagne trains, giant punch bowls, and a DJ playing Top 40 and house music well into the evening. This is a Sunday brunch you won’t soon forget.