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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 at Socalo, 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!Enjoy specialty brunch plates and cocktails, including passion fruit and prickly pear mimosas.

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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

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.

Coast at Shutters on the Beach

Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 5:30pm
Enjoy your brunch with beachside seating and a pomegranate mimosa in hand.

The Courtyard Kitchen

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


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 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, 8am 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.


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


Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am to 3:30pm
DJs and live performances.


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


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.


Daily, starting at 8am

The Misfit

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

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

Red O

Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 2pm
Take in the oceanside view with one of Red O’s bottomless cocktails during their weekend brunch.

Restaurant at The Georgian

Monday to Friday, 7am to 2pm
Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 2pm
Enjoy coastal Italian cuisine overlooking the Pacific Ocean with a specialty cocktail in hand.


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, 8am to 3:30pm
$20 Bottomless mimosas, vegan options, vegetarian options, cocktails, brunch menu.

Sugar Palm 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.

The Surfing Fox

Saturday & Sunday from 7:00am – 2:00 pm
Indulge in a special brunch menu featuring coastal Californian favorites like avocado toast, ceviche, chilaquiles and more – all paired with stunning views and good times.

Tavern on Main

Weekdays, 10am to 1pm; weekends, 9am to 2pm
Enjoy a variety of brunch items, from classic steak n eggs, to a breakfast burrito bowl or chicken and waffles.

Terrazza 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.


Friday, 11am to 4pm
Accompanied by bottomless mimosas, signature cocktails, punch bowls and more…!


Friday, 11am to 3pm
Exclusive dishes, including Cloud Eggs, Shaken Beef and sweet Vietnamese French toast are ready and waiting to welcome you to the weekend.

True Food Kitchen

Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 3pm
Indulge in their signature brunch tower, clever cocktails, and breakfast favorites.

Vamos. Vamos.

Sunday, 10am to 2pm
Featuring Santa Fe breakfast burritos with hatch green chiles or chimayo red chile, Albuquerque chilaquiles, sopapillas with flamingo estate honey and much more!

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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