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Brunch, Santa Monica Style

It’s brunch time, Santa Monica! Did someone say brunch? A weekend favorite in Santa Monica, restaurants and bars throughout the city offer up unique and delicious brunch specials – from Mexican-themed dishes like a breakfast burrito, to all-you-can-eat buffets at iconic locations like the El Torito Brunch, to your classic pancakes, French toast, bacon and scrambled eggs. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill Bloody Marys and brunch places, however; these choices are sure to satisfy!

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Brunch Specials

Explore the variety of dining and drinking options at the best brunch places in Santa Monica, along with restaurants widely known for their tasty breakfast and brunch menus.

1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach
Located at Shutters on the Beach.
Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 3pm Specialty brunch menu. Enjoy specialty cocktails and savory dishes on the shaded outdoor patio.

1212 Santa Monica
Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am to 3:45pm
Alongside your sweet and savory brunch plate, enjoy $28 bottomless mimosas and specialty cocktails.

Ashland Hill
Daily, 11am to 4pm
Special brunch menu items and a daily special deal of a $5 burger or shawarma wrap.

Art’s Table
Breakfast menu is served all day.

Blue Streak
Located at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am to 3:00pm
Enjoy $35 bottomless mimosas or specialty cocktails with a beautiful ocean view.

Coast
Located at Shutters on the Beach
Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 5:30pm
Enjoy your brunch with beachside seating and a pomegranate mimosa in hand.

Del Frisco’s Grille
Daily brunch, starting at 11:30am
Bring your friends and family to enjoy shareable plates so you never have to decide between the delicious entrees.

El Torito Brunch
Sunday, 9am to 2pm
Enjoy all-you-can-eat brunch alongside bottomless mimosas, horchata, coffee, and orange juice. They also offer a seasonal menu you can order from as well.

Elephante
Monday to Thursday, 10am to 3pm
Friday to Sunday, 9am to 3pm
Join Elephante for a contemporary Italian-style brunch with a rooftop view of the Pacific Ocean. Try one of their incredible plates, such as the prosciutto scramble or the ricotta hotcakes, with one of their artisan cocktails.

Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to 4pm
With a massive dog and stroller-friendly patio and its proximity to the beach, Esters Wine Shop & Bar offers wine and Mediterranean-influenced cuisine.

Fig Restaurant
Located at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Sunday, 11:30am to 3pm
Fig offers a specialty brunch menu that features dishes such as huevos rancheros and fried chicken with sweet potato waffles.

Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe
Saturday and Sunday, 7am to 3pm
Enjoy classic brunch items including pancakes, breakfast burritos, sandwiches and more.

Jameson’s Pub
Weekend brunch, from 10am
Jameson’s pub offers brunch dishes like a vegan breakfast burrito and Jameson’s own pub scramble. You can also enjoy specialty cocktails including a breakfast shot of Jameson’s, butterscotch schnapps and orange juice.

Jonah’s Kitchen
Sunday, 11am to 5pm
Specialty cocktails with classic brunch items.

King and Queen Cantina
Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 2pm
Try one of King and Queen Cantina’s signature omelets with their $26 mimosa flight to celebrate the weekend.

La Puglia
Daily, 8:00am to 11:30am
Enjoy a variety of brunch items like La Puglia’s calzone di cipolle, focaccia alle verdure, a frittata with vegetables and more.

Lanea
Saturday and Sunday, 1pm to 5pm
Enjoy a $29 margarita pitcher during brunch and savor the weekend.

Little Prince
Sunday, 10am to 2:30pm
The Little Prince offers delicious brunch entrees and specialty cocktails such as a kimchi Bloody Mary.

Lunetta
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am to 2:30pm
While enjoying your Lunetta brunch and freshly baked daily specials, try your hand at building your own margarita or mimosa.

Margo’s
Everyday, 9am to 3pm
Plant-based cuisine; all egg dishes are prepared with plant-based JUST Egg. Enjoy a mimosa kit for the table or a specialty cocktail that helps Deity Animal Rescue during your Margo’s brunch.

Massilia
Daily, starting at 8am

Milo & Olive
Monday to Friday, 8am to 11am
Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 2:30pm
Breakfast served daily; weekend brunch menu features additional items including a cast iron cinnamon roll, pastry platter and more.

O’Brien’s Irish Pub
Saturday and Sunday, open to 2pm
Enjoy a specialty brunch menu on weekends. Irish breakfast is served every day.

Papille Gustative
Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 3:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Papille Gustative offers a brunch menu featuring sweet and savory options.

Red O
Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 2pm
Take in the oceanside view with one of Red O’s bottomless cocktails during their weekend brunch.

Socalo
Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 3pm
Enjoy specialty brunch plates and cocktails, including passion fruit and prickly pear mimosas.

Society Kitchen
Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am to 3:30pm
$20 Bottomless mimosas, vegan options, vegetarian options, cocktails, brunch menu.

Sugar Palm
Located at Viceroy Santa Monica
Sunrise Brunch menu available everyday from 6:30am to 2:30pm.
Enjoy a range of avocado toast, vegan hash, brekkie items and additional brunchable items.

Terrazza
Located at Hotel Casa Del Mar
Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 3pm
Enjoy your brunch with an ocean view and a specialty cocktail, such as a rose martini, in hand.

Tipsy Chef
Saturday and Sunday, starting at 12pm
Enjoy brunch with specialty cocktails such as the Pearly Legal, featuring Wild Roots pear vodka, ginger syrup, lemon juice and ginger ale.

The Courtyard Kitchen
Breakfast everyday, 8am to 3pm
The Courtyard offers classic American breakfast food with a contemporary twist.

The Independence
Wednesday – Sunday, open to 4pm
The Independence offers quintessential brunch food and bottomless mimosas with an option to try something new such as lychee, hibiscus or grapefruit instead of the traditional orange juice.

The Misfit
Saturday and Sunday, from 11am
Enjoy brunch with bottomless mimosas for $20 and finish the meal off with handmade gelato.

Urth Caffe
Weekdays, open to 1pm
Weekends, open to 2pm
Enjoy breakfast and handcrafted organic coffee.

Breakfast Santa Monica

If you’re on the hunt for the best breakfast Santa Monica has to offer, look no further than our picks below! If you like to get an earlier start or skip the crowd, there are amazing Santa Monica breakfast spots to choose from as well.

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