From Bottomless Mimosas to Frothy Cappuccinos, Here are Our Favorite Spots in WeHo for Weekend Brunch
With a lively bar scene and abundance of upscale restaurants, West Hollywood is known for being one of LA’s most vibrant and fun neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking to sit on a spacious patio overlooking Sunset Strip or you prefer a more intimate and romantic vibe with industrial decor, this LA city is one of the best places to grab bottomless mimosas or bacon-infused bloody marys on the weekend. Keep reading for a few of our favorite spots for brunch in Weho. Best Brunch West Hollywood
Boasting spacious outdoor seating on comfortable velvet couches under twinkling lights, La Boheme is a glamorous and romantic restaurant located in the heart of West Hollywood. To get a small taste of everything, order one of their crostini platters to enjoy a wide array of flavors and ingredients. Once you’re ready for the main course, pair your bottomless mimosas with their decadent brioche French toast with fresh berries, whipped maple butter and toasted hazelnuts.
From the plant-forward menu to the hyper-local ingredients, Ardor at The West Hollywood EDITION hotel offers an earthy and vibrant dining experience for guests. The green velvet chairs are complemented by vibrant foliage throughout the spacious property. When it comes to food, the seasonal menu, created by Chef John Fraser, features fresh flavors and innovative dishes like the forest mushroom omelet and mango smoothie bowl.
Having undergone a recent menu revamp, E.P. Restaurant at E.P. & L.P. on Melrose has some exciting and tasty new brunch-themed bites that you’re sure to love! After starting off with a traditional mimosa, order some unique appetizers like the caviar seaweed snacks and oysters that feature a bloody mary mignonette. For your main course, don’t miss out their zesty and flavorful avocado toast that comes on a special slice of Bub & Grandma’s sourdough bread. If you want to take this meal to the next level, order a side of E.P.’s perfectly fried chicken.
Local Insight: After brunch, head up to the L.P. rooftop for a refreshing cocktail and take in incredible views of the Hollywood Hills.
With a sultry interior that sets the mood with dim lighting and tufted booths, Toca Madera is perfect for those craving unique brunch cocktails, such as their Baja Rose—made from avion silver tequila, sage, lime, prickly pear and a sweet chareau aloe liqueur. When it comes to food, the Toca Madera brunch menu features Mexican-inspired favorites like huevos rancheros and a loaded breakfast burrito; if you want one of their more innovative dishes, try the tres leches French toast.
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Having just opened their West Hollywood location in 2020, Bottega Louie has already made quite the name for itself among locals and tourists alike. This upscale, French-inspired restaurant boasts a pristine interior that transports guests to a modern cafe in Paris while they indulge in baked goods and sweet treats. Whether you’re simply wanting to snack on pastries or you want to enjoy a full meal for brunch, Bottega Louie has everything from eggs Benedict to a classic croque madame.
If you’re looking for a plant-based brunch option, it doesn’t get much better than Gracias Madre. Loved by vegans and carnivores alike, Gracias Madre offers a light and airy atmosphere for guests to enjoy nutritious and delicious meals. When visiting during brunch, order their famous slushie cocktail, which mixes mezcal and watermelon to create a unique yet refreshing drink. Whether you follow a plant-based diet or not, you are definitely going to go crazy over their jackfruit carnitas tacos, as they seriously taste like the real deal.
Local Insight: Gracias Madre is known for being one of the most star-studded restaurants in LA, so don’t be surprised if you spot your favorite celeb at the table across from you!
Best Brunch West Hollywood
Located just off of Santa Monica Blvd, Conservatory is both a quaint coffee shop and a trendy restaurant and bar all wrapped into one. With a calm and inviting patio out front, the open-air restaurant uses their large space nicely to make guests feel included and connected regardless of where they are sitting. With an incredibly innovative menu, we recommend branching out and trying dishes like the yellowfin tostada or the Lyonnaise omelette.
With bottomless mimosas, bellinis, bloody marys and various wines and beers, Bacari W. 3rd is the ultimate destination for those looking to have a boozy brunch just on the outskirts of West Hollywood. In addition to their amazing deal on drinks, Bacari W. 3rd also has a huge brunch menu with one-of-a-kind tapas-style dishes like shawarma tacos and free-range egg pizza. If you’re craving something sweet at the end of your meal, indulge in their double chocolate cake with hazelnut brittle.
Start your day off right with a healthy dose of protein at Salt’s Cure off of Highland Ave. This sleek restaurant has a contemporary and Southern-inspired style, and the open layout allows you to feel like you’re eating outside—even from the bar. All of the meat and produce is California-sourced, and there is a huge emphasis placed on sustainability at Salt’s Cure.
Located in the heart of West Hollywood, Norah is a romantic restaurant that has a modern style and a contemporary, eclectic American menu to match. With two beautiful open-air patios, Norah provides an intimate setting outdoors, which is ideal for a weekend brunch on a sunny day. Make sure you don’t miss out on their famous cast iron cornbread, which comes with a decadent rosemary honey butter. For drinks, you can’t go wrong with their spicy passion fruit margarita.
Offering the best cappuccinos and breakfast dishes right along Sunset Blvd, The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker is an adorable restaurant that has a large patio for dining under the SoCal sun. While they do have some delicious cocktails to choose from, you absolutely must order one of their signature lattes with personalized colorburst art—there’s truly nothing more Instagram-worthy! For food, you certainly can’t go wrong with the Butcher’s Eggs Benedict on a buttermilk biscuit.
Between the 1950s decor and the classic comfort food, Mel’s Drive-In is the ultimate breakfast spot to cure your hangover. Despite the fact that it looks like an all-American diner, Mel’s serves up beer, wine and even spiked adult milkshakes. Since Mel’s is open 24/7, you can indulge in a classic short stack of pancakes at any hour of the day or night.
Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.