Boozy Bunny Brunch 2012

Though this information will do you no good if you are looking for ways to get drunk+fat tonight, it will help ensure your Easter Sunday is wonderfully delicious and sopped in mimosas (and not stupidly expensive.)

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Cafe Del Rey (Marina Del Rey): $38 Three Course, Prix Fixe, Brunch with bottomless sparkling wine, mimosas or cider. There is a nice menu of options for you to select from for your starter and entree including a carrot ginger soup, dungeoness crab cakes, and eggplant panzanella to start. Entrees include breakfast standards like eggs benny and brioche french toast, as well as some lunchier options like a lamb burger, open faced chicken sandwich, and a poached salmon salad. Brunch menu available both April 7th & 8th.

Fraiche (Santa Monica & Culver City): $35, three-course, prix fixe brunch with optional $15 bottomless mimosas. Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 9am – 3pm

Chaya (Venice): $35, three-course, prix fixe, brunch with bottomless champagne. Delicious menu items include a wild arugula fuji apple salad with fourme d’ambert cheese, challah french toast, and Tandoori spiced Scottish salmon. Kiddo menu available for $18. Brunch served 11am – 3pm, Sunday April 8th.

James Beach (Venice): $29 brunch buffet with $5 mimosas and $5 Bloody Marys. The menu includes a nice mix of breakfast items like eggs and french toast, as well as the ‘famous’ James Beach fish tacos and some sushi as well. Live jazz on the patio from 12-3pm. Brunch served 10am – 2:30pm, Sunday April 8th.

Truxton’s (Near LAX): $29.49 brunch buffet with $3 glasses of bubbly and $3 Bloody Marys. A meat-heavy all you can eat menu of Shrimp, Hand Carved Ham and Roasted Turkey, Signature 11 Spice Brisket, Smoked Salmon, an Omelet Bar and a Wide Selection of Desserts (including Peeps!) Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 9am – 3pm.

Twist at the Hollywood Renaissance (Hollywood): $49.95 Easter brunch with live gospel and bottomless champagne. Need something a bit harder to wash down all that food? Upgrade to an open vodka-cocktail-bar for another $12.95. Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 10am – 2pm. For reservations call: 323-491-1000

Chaya (Beverly Hills): $38, three-course, prix fixe, brunch with bottomelss mimosas, champagne, and spring cider (upcharge for the zip code possibly?). Our menu selections would include the olive oil fried artichoke to start, followed by a citrus french toast (though the papardelle with kobe beef bolognese also sounds lovely.) Kiddo menu available for $12. Brunch served 11am – 3pm, Sunday April 8th.

Engine Co No. 28 (Downtown): $35 three-course, prix fixe, brunch with optional $10 bottomless breakfast cocktails and $5 fresh table pastries. A well tailored menu of breakfast+lunch options for your starter, entree and dessert, including a melon salad and chilled avocado soup to start. Crab cake benedict, brioche french toast, and steak and eggs for your entree options. And a few tasty desserts to choose from including some homemade carrot cake (shouldn’t we hope everything at a restaurant be home made?… what is the alternate? Boxed? Frozen?… )

Chaya (Downtown): $35, three-course, prix fixe, brunch with bottomless mimosas. Our top entree choices from the menu include a smoked salmon eggs benedict, kabocha squash ricotta cheese gnocchi and a grilled beef tenderloin with poached egg. Boozeless kid menu available for $15. Brunch served 11am – 3pm, Sunday April 8th.

Smeraldi’s at the Biltmore (Downtown): $58 easter champagne buffet brunch featuring a variety of stations including: breakfast options, rib eye, crab legs, crispy duck, a variety of cheeses, and a chocolate fountain. Kiddie’s get in for just $25. Bubbly is bottomless for adults. Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 11am – 4pm.

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Cafe Sierra at The Hilton (Universal City): $52 all you can eat champagne brunch buffet that sounds like its straight outta Vegas in the 80s (which we love.) Chocolate fountains, a seafood buffet (shrimp, crab legs, oysters, crawfish, and mussels), multiple meat carving stations, sushi, chinese entrees, pasta, fruits, cheese, pies, cakes, breakfast foods and endless champagne until 3pm. Kiddos eat for $25. Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 10am – 4pm.

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Parker’s Lighthouse (Long Beach): $39 Buffet Brunch with Bottomless Bubbly & Mimosas. Stuff yourself silly with Pacific Oysters, fresh Shrimp, Smoked Salmon, NY Strip, Seared Ahi, and some breakfast standards like eggs, sausage, and waffles. There will also be pasta, salads, fruits, and a dessert station with pastries, tarts, and sweets (but if you are a serious buffet pro, you’ll focus your efforts on the high priced seafood and meat items to get the most value.) Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 10am – 2:30. Kids 6-12 only $19, tots under 5 years old are free.

Scott’s Restaurant and Bar (Costa Mesa): $35 3-course with free flowing bubbly. Most delectable looking menu items: homemade berry pop tarts, proscuitto + poached egg salad, maple grilled ham, and the open faced pancake with bacon, sweet aoili and a fried egg (get in my belly now!) Brunch served Sunday, April 8th, 11am – 3pm.

French 75 (Laguna Beach): $40, three-course, Easter brunch with optional $10 bottomless bubbly or mimosas. Kiddie menu available for $15 (plus an early afternoon egg hunt!) Brunch served 11am – 3pm, Sunday April 8th. Easter dinner also available starting at 4:30pm

For more bottomless mimosa brunch spots – check out our guide (make sure to call in advance to ensure the standard bottomless brunch deals are still in effect for Easter Sunday.)

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