The Best Brunch Restaurants in Los Angeles

The OpenTable Team

There's no shortage of fabulous restaurants in Los Angeles—and whether you're hunting down the best breakfast burrito, in search of a to-die-for Bloody Mary, or just seeking out a healthy meal to start the day, this city won’t let any diner down. 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 brunch spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. You’ll find everything from neighborhood gems to upscale bistros, buzzy seafood spots to rustic Italian—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots around the city. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:Geoffrey's Restaurant, Perch LA, Ca Del Sole
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Californian, French American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Malibu, Downtown, Toluca Lake

Geoffrey's Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Malibu
5,491 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Geoffrey’s Restaurant in Malibu offers magnificent views of the Pacific coastline in a setting complemented by waterfalls and tropical plants. It conjures up the perfect vibe of MeRead more
90% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles

Perch LA

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
6,987 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Perch Los Angeles is a French-inspired rooftop bistro that provides unobstructed views of downtown Los Angeles. Dining here, you will feel like you are floating above the skyline! Read more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles
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Ca Del Sole

$$$$·Italian·
Toluca Lake
2,568 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
A delicious Northern Italian restaurant located in North Hollywood, Ca Del Sole makes for a classy Los Angeles brunch destination where you can enjoy outdoor seating and a laid-bacRead more
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in San Fernando Valley / Valencia

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

$$$$·Californian·
Bel-Air
875 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Wolfgang Puck is the signature restaurant at the legendary Hotel Bel Air and if you’re expecting a classic California vibe, they won’t let you down. The gorgeous dining room has anRead more
89% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles
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Napa Valley Grille - Westwood

$$$$·Californian·
Westwood
2,819 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Located in the heart of Westwood, Napa Valley Grille is the perfect place to try quintessential California cuisine. It combines local, seasonal ingredients, artisan products, and aRead more
88% recommended
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Westside Tavern

$$$$·Californian·
West Los Angeles
1,457 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
Westside Tavern is a social, urban-minded restaurant that features seasonal chef-driven California Tavern cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, local craft beers, and a unique wine listRead more
97% recommended
Californian in Westside
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Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
6,004 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Good for a Date
Perched atop the bright streets of West Hollywood, Catch LA is the West Coast outpost of the original Catch in NYC. It’s a globally influenced seafood restaurant that serves as a oRead more
81% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles
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AKASHA

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Culver City
3,316 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
AKASHA restaurant features New American cuisine with a focus on comfort food, big flavors, and sustainable ingredients. The menu has options for meat eaters and vegetarians alike, Read more
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Los Angeles
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Cecconi's

$$$$·Italian·
West Hollywood
2,832 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Cecconi’s features a modern twist on classic Italian cuisine. Boasting a beautiful open-air dining room located in West Hollywood, the restaurant serves handmade pasta, seafood, anRead more
84% recommended
Italian in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
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Musso & Frank Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hollywood
4,605 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
The Musso and Frank Grill, located in the heart of Hollywood, provides an authentic Old Hollywood dining experience. Open since 1919, it is one of Los Angeles’ most iconic restauraRead more
95% recommended
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The Tower Bar

$$$$·Californian·
West Hollywood
1,173 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The Terrace at the famous Sunset Tower Hotel features an outdoor dining experience with updated furnishings and an elegant new bar. The tables fit directly into the windows so thatRead more
90% recommended
Best Ambiance in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
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Avra Beverly Hills

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Beverly Hills
1,938 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Avra is a Greek-inspired Mediterranean seafood restaurant that serves whole grilled fish and traditional Greek specialties. This West Coast outpost of the original NYC restaurant sRead more
92% recommended
Mediterranean in Los Angeles
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Lucques

$$$$·Californian·
West Hollywood
2,495 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Open since 1998, Lucques has long been recognized as one of the country’s best restaurants. It features California cuisine with French and Mediterranean influences served in a warmRead more
96% recommended
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Spago - Beverly Hills

$$$$·Californian·
Beverly Hills
5,370 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Located just off Wilshire Boulevard, Spago is Wolfgang Puck’s legendary flagship restaurant. It continues to be the ultimate in fine dining and serves gorgeous California-inspired Read more
90% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles
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La Scala - Beverly Hills

$$$$·Italian·
Beverly Hills
579 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, La Scala offers a classic Italian fine dining experience with a variety of traditional Italian cuisine, fine wines, cocktails, and desserts. Read more
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The Palm Los Angeles

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,782 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
The Palm, located in downtown Los Angeles, is one of the city’s most renowned steakhouses, serving up prime beef, jumbo lobsters, and authentic Italian fare. It’s a multi-level resRead more
87% recommended
Notable Wine List in Downtown / South and East LA

The Cabana Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Beverly Hills
93 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Our perspective is coming soon. In the meantime, please enjoy the restaurant’s description: One of the most unique spots in L.A. to dine alfresco, The Cabana Cafe serves breakfast Read more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
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Grand Cafe @ Omni Los Angeles

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown
623 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Our perspective is coming soon. In the meantime, please enjoy the restaurant’s description: Positioned in the heart of downtown Los Angeles next to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Read more
83% recommended
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Forma Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Santa Monica
762 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Named after formaggio, the star ingredient on the menu, Forma is the place to go for simple Italian dining on the Westside. The restaurant features a cheese bar, a vast cheese seleRead more
95% recommended
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The Lobster

$$$$·American·
Santa Monica
3,903 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, The Lobster is a renowned seafood and fine dining restaurant with a focus on Maine and California spiny lobsters. They also serve entrees composeRead more
91% recommended
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