By Rachel Barber

Published on June 4, 2015

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superba food + bread

A modern space that is part “bakery, cafe, and urban park” and all about trying new things. Try their selection of toast with unique toppings like pecan butter, radish sprouts, or cheesy soft scramble.

what to order:
Paul’s Big Boy Breakfast – two sunny side up eggs, bacon lardon, kale, hot sauce and maple syrup, served on toast

1900 S Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

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a.o.c.

A beautiful wine bar with a stunning garden patio, with plenty of Instagram-worthy dishes and the occasional celeb spotting.

what to order:
A.O.C Brioche – an open-faced sandwich with prosciutto, melted gruyere, lemon frisee, and a sunny side up egg on brioche

8700 west 3rd street, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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cooks county

A friendly LA favorite, serving elevated comfort food. You can’t go wrong with any of the items on the menu.

what to order:
Smoked Trout – served with a plain bagel, cream cheese, red onion, and capers

8009 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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eggslut

This casual and contemporary space, revolves around a love of eggs and is known for its mouthwatering and massive egg sandwiches. Enjoy breakfast all day, from 8am-4pm.

what to order:
slut – a coddled egg on top of a smooth potato purée, poached in a glass jar and served with a demi baguette

317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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sqirl

This quirky spot known for its specialty jams also serves quiche, porridge, granola, and healthy rice bowls. They offer an extensive selection of beverages including vanilla bean lemonade, seasonal juices, and a Vietnamese-style iced cortado with egg whites.

what to order:
Famed Ricotta Toast – burnt brioche toast with house ricotta and choice of seasonal jam

720 N Virgil Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

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gracias madre

Mexican brunch with a variety of non-Mexican options, including smoothies, granola, and lemon scones, all made with locally grown ingredients. Try their Mexican Mimosa with habanero infused elderflower liquor and blood orange.

what to order:
Breakfast Torta – grilled wheat roll, chorizo, coconut bacon, avocado, cashew nacho cheese, romaine, tomato

8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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alcove

Stand in line to order, then take a seat on the tree-lined patio. A convenient ordering setup means you don’t have wait on your check. We love the many classic brunch options on their long and varied menu.

what to order:
Smoked Salmon Omelette – smoked salmon, avocado, scallions, goat cheese, topped with dill sour cream, served with oven roasted rosemary potatoes and either toast or a bagel

1929 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

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poppy + rose

This quaint eatery in LA’s flower district is named for the state flowers of California and Georgia. A go-to spot for hearty comfort food.

what to order:
Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffle – with smoked honey butter

765 Wall Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

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huckleberry cafe & bakery

A constantly evolving brunch menu, with lots of tasty options, is always worth the wait in line.

what to order:
Fried Egg Sandwich – sunny side up eggs, Niman Ranch bacon, gruyere cheese, arugula, & aioli on country bread

1014 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

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the fountain coffee room at the beverly hills hotel

This intimate spot, which only holds 19 seats, opened in the 1940s and features the hotel’s iconic banana leaf wallpaper. Breakfast is served all day, and their selection of gourmet coffees and natural ice creams are sure to please.

9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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mohawk bend

A vegan-friendly spot, with designated prep-areas for vegan and non-vegan dishes. Take advantage of the stunning seating in the patio, quad, and atrium.

what to order:
Huevos Divorciados – One of their most popular, fried eggs, chilaquiles, salsa roja, salsa verde, black bean, queso fresco, sour cream

2141 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

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blue jam cafe

This incredibly popular LA brunch spot serves breakfast all day and has locations in Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, and Woodland Hills. Blu Jam has a huge menu with multiple types of eggs benedict, many Mexican cuisine-inspired options, sweet breakfasts, and healthy plates. The perfect spot for when you can’t decide on what you’re in the mood for.

what to order:
Florentine Benedict – poached eggs, spinach, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and brie atop an English muffin with hollandaise, served with either brunch potatoes or fruit

7371 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

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pacific dining car

The place for an intimate, upscale brunch. This elegant LA landmark serves breakfast 24 hours a day. Although pricey, the variety of egg benedicts are well worth it.

what to order:
Creole Bennedict – toasted english muffins topped with crab cakes, poached eggs, and sauteed mushrooms, served with creole-style hollandaise sauce (the original with cayenne) and smashed potatoes

1310 W 6th St 90017
Los Angeles, CA

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wolfgang puck at the hotel bel-air

LA’s most elegant brunch at the legendary Hotel Bel-Air. The menu reflects influences from Europe and the Mediterranean. Enjoy live entertainment from 12pm-3pm.

what to order:
Soft French Style Omelette – Wild Mushrooms, Gruyere, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Cipollini Onions, Fingerling Potatoes

Hotel Bel-Air, 701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

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république

This grand space was originally constructed by Charlie Chaplin in 1929. Its historic interior offers a relaxed bistro and bakery in the front and a formal dining room in the back. The French-inspired menu changes daily.

what to order:
Kimchi Fried Rice – with soft egg and beef short ribs, a unique Republique favorite

624 La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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salt's cure

This popular spot offers a short and simple brunch menu using ingredients sourced from California.

what to order:
Ham, Egg, and Cheese Sandy

7494 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046