The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Los Angeles

The OpenTable Team

Starting the day off right is a serious matter in Los Angeles, where the creative minds behind the entertainment industry need to brainstorm the day away with full power. Because of this, some of the best restaurants in the city have fine-tuned their breakfast menus to fuel up the city. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the best breakfast spots among OpenTable’s most expert, seasoned diners. We have got everything from hole-in-the-wall breakfast joints that have been around for ages to the hottest trendsetting gourmet outfits where celebrities like to kickstart their mornings—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots in town. So let’s grab the City of Angels by the wings and start the day off right.

Restaurants:Ivanhoe Restaurant & Bar, McKay's, Hamptons 818
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Californian
Neighborhoods:Los Angeles / Orange County, Downtown, Sherman Oaks

Ivanhoe Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Los Angeles / Orange County
63 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Located in the artsy Silverlake area, Ivanhoe Restaurant & Bar is one of the best restaurants in LA to grab a hearty breakfast in the company of the city’s creative class. From theRead more
91% recommended
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McKay's

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown
244 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
A downtown Los Angeles hot spot and popular gathering place for those that work in the area, McKay's open its doors bright and early to welcome the hungry hordes. The extensive breRead more
81% recommended
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Hamptons 818

$$$$·American·
Sherman Oaks
188 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
With a spacious dining room as well as a large outside patio good for both groups and intimate dining, Hamptons 818 is one of the best restaurants in LA to head to for a fill-up onRead more
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West Restaurant at Hotel Angeleno

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Brentwood
793 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
With an enviable location on the 17th floor of the Hotel Angeleno, the West Restaurant is an upscale Brentwood eatery that is locally famous for their stand-out breakfasts. From thRead more
86% recommended
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Lovi's Delicatessen

$$$$·Deli·
Calabasas
83 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Lovi’s Delicatessen is an upscale neighborhood eatery in the posh Calabasas area. It draws a strong local following to its full bar area with 12 big screen TVs where big sporting eRead more
100% recommended
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catalina kitchen at Terranea Resort

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rancho Palos Verdes / Rolling Hills Estates
1,455 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
Set inside the lush Terranea Resort and boasting sweeping views out over the Pacific Ocean and even the Catalina Islands, Catalina Kitchen provides a luxurious way to start the dayRead more
83% recommended
Kid Friendly in Beach Cities
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Barney's Beanery - Burbank

$$$$·American·
Burbank
67 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Great for Lunch
  • Live Sports
A Los Angeles institution, Barney’s Beanery has been serving the area since the 1920s and has a strong local following for good reason. Just one of these is its excellent breakfastRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Fernando Valley / Valencia

Salt's Cure

$$$$·American·
Hollywood
307 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Located near the hip nexus of Santa Monica Boulevard and Highland Avenue, Salt’s Cure is an incredibly popular Hollywood eatery that serves breakfast in the morning and modern fusiRead more
86% recommended
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The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker

$$$$·American·
West Hollywood
1,153 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Sunday Lunch
Tapping into locally sourced produce and products from the Southern California area, this bakery, bistro, and café in one is located in the heart of West Hollywood on the Sunset StRead more
86% recommended
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Republique

$$$$·French·
Hollywood
3,406 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
This swanky French eatery is located in the heart of Hollywood in a historic 1929 building originally built by Charlie Chaplin. One of the best restaurants in LA to indulge in clasRead more
95% recommended
French in Los Angeles
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The Hart and the Hunter

$$$$·American·
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
334 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Creative Cuisine
An upscale ode to Southern-style comfort food, The Hart and the Hunter is located right on energetic Melrose and gets rave reviews from both critics and locals. Served from morningRead more
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Botanica

$$$$·Californian·
Silver Lake
159 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
With a market-driven menu created by two food editors turned chefs, Botanica has garnered a lot of local love since opening up shop in the hip Silverlake area. Unique breakfast iteRead more
92% recommended
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Cafe Gratitude - Larchmont

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Hollywood
552 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
The Hollywood at Larchmont outpost of this vegetarian and vegan chain is a popular place for the city’s creative minds to get together before taking on the world, and serves one ofRead more
94% recommended
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Ivory on Sunset

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
West Hollywood
534 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
With sweeping views out over Hollywood and a spacious dining room decked out to commemorate the golden age of cinema, Ivory on Sunset is one of the best restaurants in LA to head tRead more
86% recommended
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Jane Q

$$$$·Californian·
Hollywood
68 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Double high atrium windows allow the bright LA sunshine to penetrate all the way to the back of sleek Jane Q, a California-Mediterranean restaurant located in Hollywood. The daily Read more

Best Girl - Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

$$$$·American·
Downtown
287 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Located inside of the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, Best Girl is a critically acclaimed bistro that draws locals as well as hotel guests. For breakfast, the restaurant pulls nRead more
100% recommended
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Lunetta

$$$$·American·
Santa Monica
604 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Situated in one of the more residential areas of Santa Monica, Lunetta is a hip, diner-style restaurant that serves breakfast all day long. Creatively prepared versions of old-schoRead more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Westside

Winsome

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
120 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
A star of the hip Echo Park culinary scene, Winsome feature a special “all day” menu that allows guests to have lunch items for breakfast and vice versa. From the Duck Egg Toast, sRead more
81% recommended
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Eggslut

$$$$·American·
Glendale
A Los Angeles breakfast staple since 2011, Eggslut is a chef-driven breakfast sandwich bar located inside of the Grand Central Market in downtown. Ready to be taken to go or eaten Read more
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Tarte Tatin

$$$$·American·
Beverly Hills
A snazzy café and bakery with an Israeli influence located in Beverly Hills, Tarte Tartin serves the best breakfast in LA for getting the motor running with some quality morning eaRead more
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