The 8 Best Brentwood Brunch Spots

The 8 Best Brentwood Brunch Spots

  • Keri White
  • 05/15/23

Originally part of a Mexican land grant in the late 19th century, Brentwood was developed as a suburb of Los Angeles at the turn of the century and went on to host the Olympic games in 1932. Its history and present are intricately intertwined with Hollywood, and it remains a beautiful and affluent neighborhood situated on the slopes of the Santa Monica mountains.

Residents of Brentwood enjoy upscale boutiques and popular restaurants in this peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. Those coming to Brentwood to live or just for the weekend all want to know the same thing- where to grab the best brunch in Brentwood.

1. Coral Tree Cafe

Coral Tree Café was founded in response to a growing desire for healthy dining options served in a more relaxed atmosphere. Once the perfect location was found, the café transitioned from a dream to a brick-and-mortar business, and the rest is history.

The founders of Coral Tree Café were Brentwood residents who aimed to provide a unique dining experience that differed from what was already available in their neighborhood. Coral Tree Café opened in 2002 and has been one of the most popular Brentwood brunch spots ever since, featuring a menu full of favorites like avocado toast, blueberry pancakes, egg scrambles, and a variety of fresh paninis.

The café aims to offer high-quality cuisine and a laid-back setting, whether you prefer to dine indoors or enjoy the outdoor patio.

2. Farmshop

Farmshop is a restaurant and market that highlights farmers and artisans who provide the ingredients for the food at Farmshop. Founded by Jeff Cerciello, also the Chef, Farmshop is known for its creative, high-quality food.  Farmshop gives guests a culinary adventure through their farm-to-table restaurants and market. Their immersive experience includes stories from their chefs, cheesemongers, bakers, and butchers.

Farmshop is a restaurant, bakery, and market located in the Brentwood Country Mart. They serve California-inspired food made with locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch, and dinner- and, of course, brunch on the weekends. Their bakery sells homemade croissants, muffins, and cookies, while their market offers prepared foods, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, produce, wine, and beer.

3. A.O.C. Brentwood

Suzanne Goin, a three-time James Beard Award-winning chef, and Caroline Styne, the James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Restaurateur of the Year for 2018, opened their first joint restaurant, Lucques, in 1998. They later opened A.O.C., a pioneering wine bar in the area that serves a menu of market-driven small plates alongside an indulgent selection of wines by the glass.

Visitors to the resplendent A.O.C. Brentwood location shouldn't be fooled by the focus on quality wine, though; the plates at A.O.C. are exquisite at every meal. Brunch favorites include sticky buns to start, crab omelets and vanilla bean french toast as mains, and toasted blueberry bread and lemon butter as sides. The ingredients are locally sourced, and the menu is exquisitely curated for an unforgettable meal.

4. Literati Cafe

This counter-service cafe is one of the more casual Brentwood brunch spots. With a selection of organic coffee, Literati Cafe serves up brunch classics that can be enjoyed on their outdoor patio or as a takeaway order.  Favorites include Eggs Benedict, Breakfast Burrito, Multi-Grain French Toast, and Steel Cut Oatmeal.

5. A Votre Santé

A Votre Santé has been serving a diverse range of healthy and delicious global cuisine since 1987. They're on a mission to serve healthy, filling food to customers. They stress that their menu selections aren't meant to act as a fad diet or a restrictive eating plan but rather a way of life meant to serve body and mind. Customers enjoy guilt-free dining and wholesome eating. Serving brunch on the weekends(and breakfast in Brentwood during the week, for those who can't wait) from 10-4, customer favorites include the Tex-Mex Scramble and Roger's Oaxacan Scramble. The menu includes gluten-free options.

6. WEST Restaurant and Lounge

WEST Restaurant & Lounge is located at the Hotel Angeleno, offering breathtaking views and an upscale yet welcoming atmosphere. Catering to locals and travelers alike, WEST is a perfect place to hang out with friends or take some Instagram-worthy photos as visitors eat at the rooftop restaurant.

The menu of Chef Laura Scollan is inspired by the diverse and intricate qualities of the city. It includes a wide range of shareable plates, family-style entrees, and main courses featuring exceptional produce and proteins from some of Southern California's best farms. Brunch is served from 6 am to 2 pm on the weekends, offering unique dishes like Caramel Banana Waffles, classics like Bagel and Lox, a Breakfast Burrito or an Açaí Bowl, and of course, the Brentwood Breakfast—with gluten-free options, and a brunch drink menu that includes mimosas and a bloody mary.

7. Lazy Daisy Cafe

Lazy Daisy Cafe is a restaurant in Los Angeles that has been serving delicious food for over 20 years. Our goal is to provide high-quality cuisine using fresh ingredients in a relaxed setting in our two locations- Westwood and Santa Monica. Both proudly serve Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch and specialize in organic and healthy food options. Additionally, they offer a variety of coffee and latte options.

Classic brunch dishes are served up daily at Lazy Daisy Cafe, such as pancakes, waffles, and egg dishes, to unique takes on breakfast like Tofu Bruschetta, Chilaquiles, and Carne Asado con Huevos. Additionally, guests can get simple breakfast items like cereal, toast, and yogurt if they aren't in the mood for a heavy brunch.

8. Blu Jam Cafe

In 2006, two friends, Kamil Majer and David Fris, turned their dream into reality by opening the first Blu Jam Café on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. Their idea was to offer gourmet breakfast in Brentwood and lunch dishes made from local and organic ingredients at affordable prices.

Every Blu Jam location doesn't have freezers, so all the food served is fresh and prepared upon order. Ingredients are mostly organic, and even if they are not, they are very high quality and all-natural. Blu Jam tries to obtain their ingredients locally from farmer's markets, ranches, and suppliers who purchase locally. The expansive breakfast menu serves up anything and everything all day, from Breakfast Pasta to Brunch Carbonara, Eggs Benedict, and a Hangover Scramble.

Pick a Brunch Spot

Deciding where to eat brunch, especially when a place is new, can be hard- and this list just made it harder. Visitors and locals have 8 Brentwood brunch spots to choose from, and they should really try them all to taste the best brunch in Brentwood.

If you're interested in moving to Brentwood, contact Keri White to learn more today.

Work With Us

Our team will set you up for success so you are familiar with the different steps involved in the process. From understanding financing options to negotiating with sellers or their agents, inspections, and resources, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Follow Me On Instagram