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Easter Brunch LOS ANGELES AREA

Celebrate Easter Southern California-style at one of our favorite Los Angeles Area brunch restaurants. Whether you're looking for an intimate affair to share with close family, or an out-of-doors afternoon spent soaking in the springtime with mimosas and eggs Benedict, you're sure to find that perfect place for Easter brunch with the help of our extensive list of L.A. restaurants, cafés, and bistros.


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Santa Monica/Malibu
Beverly Hills/Hollywood/Midtown

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WESTSIDE

Napa Valley Grille California
14/20
Dining Room at Napa Valley Grille, Los Angeles, CA Westwood Center
1100 Glendon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Menu
California cuisine with a home-cooking style that has charm and taste. More...

NINETHIRTY Modern American
14/20
Dining Room at NINETHIRTY, Los Angeles, CA W Los Angeles Westwood
930 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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The ambience and the scene are everything, yet the kitchen can be praised for turning out a serious cuisine. More...

On Sunset California
14/20
Dining Room at On Sunset, Los Angeles, CA Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard
11461 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Menu
Upscale California-French fare by chef Olivier Rousselle in the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard. More...

Park Grill French
14/20
Dining Room at Park Grill, Los Angeles, CA InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles Century City
2151 Ave. of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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You will enjoy the elegant atmosphere at Park Grill. More...

Tavern American
14/20
Dining Room at Tavern, Los Angeles, CA 11648 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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A sophisticated clientele enjoys American cuisine at this Westside outpost of Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne (Lucques, A.O.C.). More...

SANTA MONICA/MALIBU

Bar Pintxo Spanish
13/20
Dining Room at Bar Pintxo, Santa Monica, CA 109 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Joe Miller, chef-owner of Joe's restaurant, shares his take on Spanish tapas. More...

Catch Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Catch, Santa Monica, CA Casa Del Mar
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Sweeping views of the Pacific accompany seasonally-driven cuisine. More...

Cezanne French
14/20
Dining Room at Cezanne, Santa Monica, CA JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
1740 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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An elegant and quiet beachfront hotel dining room is the setting for a seasonal Cal-French menu. More...

Chaya Venice Fusion
14/20
Dining Room at Chaya Venice, Venice, CA 110 Navy St.
Venice, CA 90291
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A vibrant Venice hangout featuring seafood and Euro-Asian cuisine. More...

Dukes, Malibu California
12/20
21150 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265
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With 300 feet of windows, the view is a big draw at this Hawaiian surfing-inspired venue. More...

French Market Cafe French
13/20
Dining Room at French Market Cafe, Venice, CA 2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
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This charming Venice café captures the French countryside. More...

Geoffrey's California
13/20
Dining Room at Geoffrey 27400 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265
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Everything tastes better when dining al fresco with views of the Southern California coastline. More...

Hal's Bar & Grill Contemporary
14/20
1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
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The stylish but laid-back dining room is a fine backdrop for jazz trios and California fare. More...

Locanda del Lago Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Locanda del Lago, Santa Monica, CA 231 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Intriguing menu featuring specialties from the Lake District of northern Italy. More...

Moonshadows California
13/20
Dining Room at Moonshadows, Malibu, CA 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265
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Moonshadows is a popular choice for lunch on the patio or drinks and dinner. More...

Ocean & Vine California
14/20
Dining Room at Ocean & Vine, Santa Monica, CA Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Loews Santa Monica's contemporary Ocean & Vine affords great ocean views and eclectic seasonal dishes. More...

One Pico American
15/20
Dining Room at One Pico, Santa Monica, CA Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Fresh and light cuisine is offered in this highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room. More...

Tiato California
13/20
Dining Room at Tiato, Santa Monica, CA MTV/Lionsgate
2700 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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A chic market café from the An family, serving Asian-influenced dishes. More...

BEVERLY HILLS/HOLLYWOOD/MIDTOWN

A.O.C. Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at A.O.C., Los Angeles, CA 8700 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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A larger location for A.O.C., the popular wine bar from Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne. More...

The Belvedere Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at The Belvedere, Beverly Hills, CA The Peninsula Beverly Hills
9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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Sunday brunch is a highlight at this elegant restaurant in The Peninsula Beverly Hills. More...

TheBlvd California
14/20
Dining Room at TheBlvd, Beverly Hills, CA The Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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An elegant dining room at the foot of Rodeo Drive. More...

Cafe La Boheme California
13/20
Dining Room at Cafe La Boheme, West Hollywood, CA 8400 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Menu
A more relaxed vibe prevails and chef Christine Banta’s cuisine still lives at the redesigned Café La Bohème. More...

Cecconi's Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Cecconi 8764 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
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Cecconi's attracts a very trendy crowd with its classic setting and comforting and authentic Italian fare. More...

Chaya Brasserie California
13/20
Dining Room at Chaya Brasserie, Los Angeles, CA 8741 Alden Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Chaya Brasserie is still busy despite the loss of some of its gastronomic splendor. More...

Circa 55 California
14/20
Dining Room at Circa 55, Beverly Hills, CA The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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A sleek, modern restaurant offering steaks and California dishes with global accents. More...

Dominick's Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Dominick 8715 Beverly Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Menu
Chef Brandon Boudet and partner Warner Ebbink own this small plate Italian nod to the original Dominick's. More...

The Farm of Beverly Hills American
12/20
439 N. Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

This popular Beverly Hills spot features a casual farmhouse décor and a terrific sidewalk café. More...

The Hungry Cat Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Hungry Cat, Hollywood, CA Sunset + Vine
1535 N. Vine St.
Hollywood, CA 90028
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Expertly prepared fresh seafood offerings in a casual industrial-chic setting, including a raw bar, plus good wines by the glass and hard-to-resist desserts. More...

Jar Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Jar, Los Angeles, CA 8225 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Lighter chophouse fare where seasonal produce is the star. More...

Luna Park California
12/20
Dining Room at Luna Park, Los Angeles, CA 672 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Lively bar scene and value-oriented menu of standard fare with occasional twists and turns. More...

Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro French
13/20
Dining Room at Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, Los Angeles, CA The Grove
6301 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Morels is really two restaurants in one: a pleasant French-inspired café and a dinner-only upstairs dining room. More...

Mr. C Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Mr. C, Los Angeles, CA Mr. C Hotel
1224 Beverwil Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
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Pizzas and Italian classics at the Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills. More...

Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant, West Hollywood, CA 321 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048

The Los Angeles caviar emporium offers modern cuisine by chef Giselle Wellman. More...

The Pikey Gastropub
13/20
Dining Room at The Pikey, Los Angeles, CA 7617 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
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In the former location of Ye Coach & Horses is this English-style gastropub. More...

The Polo Lounge French
13/20
Dining Room at The Polo Lounge, Beverly Hills, CA The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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The Polo Lounge, a Beverly Hills legend since 1941, serves classic cuisine in an elegant setting. More...

Ray's & Stark Bar Mediterranean
No Rating
Dining Room at Ray Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Mediterranean-inspired, farm-to-table fare from the Patina Restaurant Group. More...

Scarpetta Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Scarpetta, Beverly Hills, CA Montage Beverly Hills
225 N. Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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Chef Scott Conant makes a very tasty West Coast debut with his earthy Italian cuisine at Montage Beverly Hills. More...

Taste California
13/20
Dining Room at Taste, West Hollywood, CA 8454 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
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California food at reasonable prices in a handsomely transformed house on Melrose Avenue. More...

Tortilla Republic Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at Tortilla Republic, West Hollywood, CA 616 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
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Sophisticated Mexican restaurant with an extensive tequila selection. More...

DOWNTOWN/SILVER LAKE

 

Chaya Downtown Fusion
14/20
Dining Room at Chaya Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 525 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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A vibrant space from the Chaya restaurants family, where the menu offers sushi and global dishes with Japanese influences. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Fleming L.A. Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A135
Los Angeles, CA 90015

This chain, specializing in corn-fed beef and an extensive wine list, appeals to business diners. More...

Kendall's Brasserie & Bar French
13/20
Dining Room at Kendall Music Center
135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Menu
A good place to dine before a concert, this handsome restaurant offers dishes such as French onion soup, rotisserie chicken and château steak. More...

SOUTH BAY/LONG BEACH

BALEENkitchen American
13/20
Dining Room at BALEENkitchen, Redondo Beach, CA The Portofino Hotel & Marina
260 Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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Dine at this location right next to the Pacific Ocean. More...

Catalina Kitchen California
14/20
Dining Room at Catalina Kitchen, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Terranea Resort
6610 Palos Verdes Dr. S.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Catalina Kitchen draws inspiration from the cuisines of California and the Mediterranean. More...

Chez Mélange Eclectic
15/20
Dining Room at Chez Mélange, Redondo Beach, CA 1611 S. Catalina Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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The South Bay’s pioneer in nouvelle cuisine has pleased locals and others for decades. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
2301 Rosecrans Ave., #1199
El Segundo, CA 90245

Enjoyable USDA-Prime corn-fed beef, aged in-house and hand-cut daily. More...

Fuego Mexican
14/20
Dining Room at Fuego, Long Beach, CA Hotel Maya A Doubletree Hotel
700 Queensway Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90802
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A place to relax and enjoy the water view and chef Victor Juarez's Latin cuisine. More...

Kincaid's Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Kincaid 500 Fishermans Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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Pacific Ocean vistas accentuate a varied seafood-driven menu. More...

mar'sel California
No Rating
Dining Room at mar Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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Elegant California cuisine and spectacular views from the patio at this relaxing resort restaurant. More...

Parker's Lighthouse Seafood
12/20
435 Shoreline Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Seafood restaurant with views of the Queen Mary and the harbor. More...

The Sky Room California
12/20
Dining Room at The Sky Room, Long Beach, CA The Breakers Hotel
40 S. Locust Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Menu
Seasonal dishes are matched with fine wines in the rooftop restaurant of a beachfront 1930s Art Deco-style landmark. More...

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

The Bistro Garden at Coldwater Continental
13/20
Dining Room at The Bistro Garden at Coldwater, Studio City, CA 12950 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604

Good service and renditions of updated continental dishes. More...

Cafe Bizou French
13/20
Dining Room at Cafe Bizou, Sherman Oaks, CA 14016 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Menu
Good contemporary fare with a strong French foundation at prices that are hard to believe, in a cozy, casually elegant setting. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
6373 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Aged, hand-cut meats; recommended food and wine pairings; and four-course menus are available at this upscale chain steakhouse. More...

Girasol California
13/20
Dining Room at Girasol, Studio City, CA 11334 Moorpark St.
Studio City, CA 91602

Former “Top Chef” contestant CJ Jacobson crafts inventive, seasonal California cuisine in Studio City. More...

Hampton's California
No Rating
Dining Room at Hampton Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Two Dole Dr.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
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California cuisine that pays homage to seasonality and natural flavors. More...

Mediterraneo Mediterranean
13/20
Dining Room at Mediterraneo, Westlake Village, CA Westlake Village Inn
32037 Agoura Rd.
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Menu
Even though you are in L.A.'s suburbia, a visit to this Westlake Village Inn restaurant takes you away for a satisfying Mediterranean experience. More...

Warren's Blackboard California
13/20
Dining Room at Warren The Beverly Garland
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602
Menu
Seasonal fare from chef Warren Schwartz. More...

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY/PASADENA

Firefly Bistro New American
13/20
Dining Room at Firefly Bistro, South Pasadena, CA 1009 El Centro St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
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Enjoy New American cuisine with eclectic touches in an outdoor space. More...

La Grande Orange Cafe American
13/20
Del Mar Station
260 S. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105
Menu
Occupying a historic train depot, LGO Café offers satisfying renditions of comfort foods. More...

Maison Akira French
15/20
Dining Room at Maison Akira, Pasadena, CA 713 E. Green St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Some of L.A.'s most compelling French cooking with Pacific Rim highlights. More...

Mi Piace Italian
13/20
25 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105
Menu
Pastas, pizzas, salads and Italian entrées in Old Town Pasadena. More...

Parkway Grill California
14/20
Dining Room at Parkway Grill, Pasadena, CA 510 S. Arroyo Pkwy.
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Handsome dining room featuring California cuisine, laced with both Asian and Latin influences. More...

The Terrace California
13/20
Dining Room at The Terrace, Pasadena, CA The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
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This soothing indoor-outdoor café offers fresh California cuisine with a Mediterranean influence. More...

OTHER

Cafe Champagne California
13/20
Thornton Winery
32575 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591

A hillside vineyard restaurant that feels like a little slice of the Napa Valley, just an hour from Greater L.A. More...

Cafe Sevilla Spanish
12/20
Dining Room at Cafe Sevilla, Riverside, CA 3252 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
Menu
Popular Inland Empire spot for authentic Spanish cuisine and entertainment. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
7905 Monet Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Menu
This chain, specializing in corn-fed beef and an extensive wine list, appeals to business diners. More...

Le Chene French
13/20
12625 Sierra Hwy.
Santa Clarita, CA 91390
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An unabashedly French country inn beside the road in a remote Southern California location. More...

The Restaurant at Ponte California
14/20
Dining Room at The Restaurant at Ponte, Temecula, CA Ponte Winery
35053 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591

Romantic al fresco dining in Temecula wine country. More...

TAPS Fish House & Brewery Brewpub
13/20
Dining Room at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Corona, CA The Shops at Dos Lagos
2745 Lakeshore Dr.
Corona, CA 92883
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Big seafood house with an extensive menu of classic and contemporary dishes. More...

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.

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