LA & Valley Eats: Weekend Brunch

The weekend is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than a delicious brunch at your favorite local restaurant! Check out these delectable staples that are sure to make your mouth water.


Cici’s Cafe

18912 Ventura Blvd

Tarzana, CA 91356

Cici’s Cafe is a 14-year-old San Fernando Valley staple, turning out platter after platter of pancakes, eggs, and breakfast meats for hungry local diners. Open for takeout, catering, and outside dining.


Huckleberry Cafe

1014 Wilshire Blvd

Santa Monica, CA 90401

For a satisfying brunch by the beach, head to Huckleberry where the cooking is seasonal and just-rich-enough. For those seeking serious comfort, the $16 country breakfast includes scrambled eggs, bacon, roasted potatoes, and a buttermilk biscuit with jam. Open for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.



8700 W 3rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Selecting a suitable brunch in Mid-City West is as easy as A.O.C., especially when there’s Spanish fried chicken served atop a cornmeal waffle with jamon butter. Open for takeout and delivery.


Court Cafe

5496 W Centinela Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Court Cafe is a collaboration between Taco Mell’s Jermelle Henderson, Bleu Kitchen’s Calvin Johnson, and Keith Garett of All Flavor No Grease. The brunch menu aims to please with original dishes like Garret’s ocho burrito with lobster, chicken sausage, shrimp, bell peppers, spinach, eggs, etouffee sauce, and smoked gouda cheese sauce. Open for takeout.



907 E 3rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90013

Manuela’s Southern-inflected brunch from chef Kris Tominaga includes shrimp and grits with hen of the woods mushroom and bacon, a poblano and goat cheese quiche, and seriously great cream biscuits with jam and butter. Open for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.


Watts Coffee House

1827 E 103rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90002

Desiree Edwards of Watts Coffee House has been fueling the neighborhood with soul food comforts like fried chicken, smothered pork chops, and buttermilk biscuits since 1997. Call ahead to place an order before swinging by for pick-up.