There’s nothing better than a great brunch to either kick off, or cap the weekend’s festivities. In a city like downtown LA, that is familiar with blending just about everything, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this town knows how to do brunch. Chefs and cooks have adopted various interpretations of brunch, but one thing is always certain: indulgence is expected. Our Guest Services team is giving you the roundup on the best brunch spots in downtown Los Angeles.
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In his corner of the Old Bank District, Josef Centeno starts Bar Amá’s brunch later than most restaurants. You’ll forgive the delay. Centeno’s reimagined cantina elevates Tex-Mex comfort food to culinary creativity. The full bar offers spiked agua frescas, made-to-order cocktails and a lengthy list of mezcals.
Address: 118 West Fourth Street
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This stylish spot becomes a hub for Downtowners on weekends, with an all-day menu that offers everything from an arugula and fennel salad to a plate of ricotta pancakes and a Moroccan scramble, made with house merguez sausage.
Address: 927 South Broadway
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Located in the heart of downtown, Ledlow is an American bistro, serving up everything from strawberry shortcakes to deviled eggs and ham. More substantial options like the shrimp & grits or the fried chicken club sandwich is available for those who want to forgo eating for the rest of the day.
Address: 400 South Main Street
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Offering East-meets-West inspired dishes, the atmosphere at Little Sister is so relaxed that patrons almost feel like they are dining in chef Tin Vuong’s home. This downtown outpost serves redefined Southeast Asian classics such as spring rolls wrapped in rice paper, coconut-braised pork with quail eggs, and a shareable hot pot of braised beef shank. Just add a few glasses of rosé, and you’re all set.
Address: 623 West Seventh Street
If you don’t feel like heading out for brunch- why not stay right here? All of our suites feature beautiful, fully outfitted kitchens where you can whip up your own brunch in the comfort of your own space. Alternatively, you can leave it to our chefs to host a brunch in one of our amenity spaces.
Address: 888 South Olive Street
Where is your favorite brunch spot? Contact us at @levelDTLA on Twitter and let us know!