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The Queen Mary

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Champagne Sunday Brunch in the Grand Salon at The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California


Long Beach
The Queen Mary

Grand Salon

A guest room at The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California

While the era of ballgown-and-black-tie transatlantic voyages are past, bygones don't have to be bygones. Permanently docked in Long Beach, the legendary Queen Mary is more than just a beautifully preserved relic from the Golden Age of Travel. This unique tourist attraction is also a floating hotel featuring a variety of restaurants. Among them is the Grand Salon — originally the first-class dining room, this unique venue hosts a Champagne Sunday Brunch that includes more than 50 dishes from around the world. Along with classics like omelets and eggs Benedict, temptations include Asian-style ribs, imported cheeses and Albondigas (Mexican meatball) soup. Of note is the carving station, serving prime rib and leg of lamb. Add in live music, free-flowing Champagne and stunning Art Deco décor, and this is one Sunday tradition not to be missed.


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