The best restaurants for Easter brunch in Los Angeles

Celebrate the eggiest holiday out there with a decadent Easter brunch at restaurants across the city
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In a town that does brunch on the regular, we don’t usually need an excuse to splurge on eggs Benedict or Bloody Marys. But when Easter rolls around, our mouths start watering for those buffets, carving stations and spring-inspired pastries weeks in advance. Whether you take Easter seriously or just see it as a means to eat your weight in chocolate, there are plenty of restaurants to fit the bill. Check out our guide to Easter brunch in Los Angeles for prime noshing.

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Photograph: Courtesy Belcampo Meat Co./Celia Catalino
Restaurants, Hamburgers

Belcampo Meat Co. Santa Monica

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Menu: Belcampo’s ramping up its brunch offerings with a special Easter Sunday menu, which means braised lamb Benedict; corned beef hash; a springy pea-and-goat-cheese omelet; and ham and eggs are headed your way, in addition to the regular menu of eggs, burgers, pancakes, salads and sandwiches. Don’t feel like cooking that night? Order ahead to snag Belcampo’s Easter and Passover “spring celebrations” meals, which include brisket, lamb or ham and a number of sides.

Hours: 11am–3pm

Price: $6–$32

Reservation: 424-744-8008

Bourbon Steak
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Restaurants, Steakhouse

Bourbon Steak

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Menu: Of course you’ll find succulent meats at this steakhouse’s three-course prix-fixe brunch, but you can also expect some exciting surprises and seafood. Start with an appetizer like bacon and eggs (pork belly and quail eggs) or smoked salmon tartine, then choose your main from a mouthwatering list that includes lobster Benedict, a hefty burger, and some Elvis-inspired French toast with foie gras before finishing with sticky buns for the table and some doughtnuts or coffee cake. Add-ons abound, so if you feel like splurging on a seafood tower, filet mignon, rack of lamb or that $15 Bloody Mary Cart, Bourbon Steak has you covered.


Hours: 11:30am–3pm

Price: $65-plus per person

Reservation: 818-839-4130

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The newly reopened Brennan's, Brennan's Pub
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Bars, Pubs

Brennan’s Pub

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Menu: This South Bay stalwart is finally launching brunch service, and in honor of the holiday, you can expect a grown-up Easter egg hunt to go with those à la carte (and vegan-friendly) dishes such as breakfast pizzas and almond-and-ricotta toasts. The hunt begins at noon and could land you gift cards, swag and other surprises. Of course if you want to start your Easter Sunday off on a healthy-ish note, Brennan’s is also offering a $15 boozy yoga class on the patio at 9am, which includes a drink of your choice. Might as well just camp out at Brennan’s all day.


Hours: 10am–3pm

Price: $6–$16

Reservation: 424-443-5119

Restaurants, Californian

Circa 55

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Menu: If a traditional Easter buffet is your goal, you’ve reached your destination. The Beverly Hilton is serving a bit of everything, including an omelet station featuting eggs Florentine; seafood paella; a carving station with prime rib and baked ham; BBQ; a sprawling raw bar; sushi; fresh pastries; Easter sweets; springy salads; and of course a view of the pool.


Hours: 11am–4pm

Price: $81 per adult, $38 per child

Reservation: 310-887-6055

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Restaurants, Contemporary American

Craft Los Angeles

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Menu: Sitting down with family on Easter Sunday? Sit down to a family-style brunch. Expect for-the-table dishes such as duck pastrami with turnips and rye; dungeness crab with pea tendrils and burrata; fresh pastries; and ricotta and granola, then choose your own main from a list that includes babka pudding, rabbit pappardelle and more.

Hours: 11am–2pm

Price: $65 per person

Reservation: 310-279-4180

Esterel restaurant at Sofitel Beverly Hills
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Restaurants, Mediterranean

Estérel

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Menu: Make your Easter brunch last all day in one of the city’s most scenic spaces. Running a whopping eight hours, Estérel’s Easter brunch buffet includes an egg section; a bagel spread; leg of lamb; poached salmon with yogurt sauce; prosciutto with strawberries; savory bread pudding; an entire dessert table and more. Want to make it boozy? Opt for bottomless mimosas for an additional $15 per person.

Hours: noon-8pm

Price: $65 per adult; $30 per child 6 to 12; free for children 5 and under

Reservation: 310-358-3979

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Georgie
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Restaurants, American

Georgie

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Menu: Georgie’s Easter offering is what brunch-buffet dreams are made of: a raw bar; a dumpling bar; a carving station serving roasted lamb, chicken, salmon, prime rib and honey-glazed ham; charcuterie; salads; deviled eggs; sides of wild mushroom casserole, creamed spinach, macaroni and cheese; and a dessert station featuring chocolate eggs, pies, cheesecake, berry tarts, peanut butter cups and more. Wear something with a loose waistband. 


Hours: 11:30am–3pm

Price: $128 per adult, $45 per child between 4 and 12, free for children 3 and under

Reservation: 310-860-7970

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Restaurants, Californian

Kali

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Menu: Chefs Kevin Meehan and Drew Langley are flinging open Kali’s doors for a rare brunch, which means you’ll be able to enjoy their hyper-seasonal, hyper-creative dishes with a springy, breakfast bent. Expect à la carte options such as buttermilk pancakes with chantilly and almonds; deviled Easter eggs; avocado salad (pictured); black barley risotto; their spin on a Benedict; chicken and waffles; French toast and more.


Hours: 11am-2pm

Price: $6-$20

Reservation: 323-871-4160

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Le Petit Paris
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Restaurants, French

Le Petit Paris

icon-location-pin Downtown Historic Core

Menu: DTLA’s premier French buffet is going all out for its Easter edition, offering roast lamb; black truffle scrambled eggs; a chocolate fountain; hazelnut crêpes; and a slew of house-made Easter chocolates and candies for you and the little ones.


Hours: 10am-3pm

Price: $69 per adult, $35 per child under 10

Reservation: 213-217-4445

Photograph: Courtesy Maple Block Meat Co.
Restaurants, Barbecue

Maple Block Meat Co.

icon-location-pin Culver City

Menu: Maple Block is taking its regular à la carte brunch to the next level with special Easter additions. Feast on Berkshire smoked hams; eggs Benedict; brisket hash; cheddar grits with eggs; French toast bread pudding; and buttermilk biscuits. Looking to fill your home table with Easter meats? Order online by noon on March 30 to pick up glazed ham, whole brisket and sliced brisket, plus sides such as roasted Brussels sprouts and mac and cheese.


Hours: 10am–2pm

Price: $4–$12 

Reservation: 310-313-6328

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