Here on the west coast, New Year’s Eve is celebrated without a ball drop, but come the morning, we are just as hungover as everyone else.
Whether you are looking to recover or keep the party going, kick off 2024 with a satisfying New Year’s Day brunch at one of these beloved LA spots. Bottomless mimosas optional.
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No one serves of a helping of hair-of-the-dog quite like our friends at The Belmont so if your head is pounding and your tummy is rumbling, their New Year’s Day Brunch is sure to do the trick. On Jan. 1, the West Hollywood watering hole will be slinging two for one mimosas, BYO Bloody Marys plus all your favorite eats starting at 11 a.m. Standout menu items include the Carne Asada Steak & Eggs, the Late Rise Burger and the decadent Nutella Bacon French Toast.
The Belmont747 N La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles@belmontlaReservations (310) 659-8871
On New Year’s Day, roll out of bed, literally, and head to Benny Bow Brewing. The popular urban backyard beer garden and cider house in Lincoln Heights is hosting their epic Hangover Brunch from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 1. The staff will be pouring their signature Benny Boy Micheladas and Cider Mimosas, while Saulitos BBQ will providing the eats with mouth-watering items like pulled pork and brisket. And whatever you do, don’t dress up. Pajama/hangover attire recommended.
Benny Boy Brewing821 Daly St., Los Angeles@bennyboybrewing
Throw on a cute ‘fit and kick off 2024 in style at Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue, the Viceroy‘s ultra-chic indoor-outdoor dinning experience, complete with ocean breezes, coastal flavors and poolside vibes. On New Year’s Day, guests can partake in an elevated brunch buffet featuring a live omelet station, breakfast hot delights, delicious pastries, bottomless mimosas and much more.
Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue at The Viceroy1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica@sugarpalmsantamonicaReservations HERE
Something good is cookin up’ in Mama’s Kitchen. The colorful restaurant at buzzy boutique hotel Mama’s Shelter in Hollywood is welcoming both locals and guests for a memorable brunch to kick off 2024. Beginning at 8 a.m. for the early birds, order up some delicious dishes like Huevos Ranchero, Apple Pie Waffles, Skirt Steak Hash and Le Royale Burger. Add on bottomless mimosas for $35. Afterwards, head up to Mama’s Rooftop, open at noon, for some speciality cocktails like the Wake Me Up made with vodka, Bomani Cold Buzz, Mr. Black and Averna Amaro or the Endgame made with tequila blanco, watermelon, lychee, lime juice and mint.
Mama’s Kitchen at Mamm Shelter6500 Selma Ave., Los Angeles@mamashelterlaReservations HERE
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Met Her At A Bar is cozy little neighborhood bar & cafe near The Grove specializing in delicious, authentic Belgian waffles, La Colombe coffee and all around good vibe, Opening at 8 a.m. on New Year’s Day, there is no better time to try out their famous plates like the Ribeye Steak & Egg Waffle, the Raspberry Chocolate Waffle or The Flintstone Waffle made with actual Fruit Pebbles. If you aren’t a waffle enthusiast, there’s plenty of other awesome choices like While Truffle Toast or Power Omelette. In addition to beer, wine and bubblys be sure to check out their signature (and totally Instagram-worthy) Cotton Candy Mimosa special with any flavor (peach, lemonade, pineapple, classic orange or hibiscus) or the Her Champagne Popsicle.
Met Her At A Bar759 S La Brea Ave., Los Angeles@metheratabar
Just minutes from where the Rose Bowl will be played, DerWolf in Pasadena is throwing a rowdy Monday Funday brunch and Rose Bowl watch party complete with bottomless mimosas. bottomless slushies and mouthwatering dishes ranging from teake & eggs to to wings. While you are cheering on either Michigan or Alabama, guests can also go head-to-head in games like Mega Jenga, Mega Connect Four, Beer Pong, Cards Against Humanity and more.
Der Wolf72 North Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena@derwolflaRSVP HERE
For craveable eats, top-notch coffee and downright delicious cocktails, look no further than The Henry. This indoor/outdoor neighborhood staple will be open for brunch this New Year’ Day starting at 9 a.m.. On the menu you’ll find breakfast dishes like the Flower Child Scramble with eggs, brussels sprout, romanesco, roasted mushroom, kale, parmesan and the popular Smoked Salmon Bagel , while hearty entrees include the Roasted Turkey French Dip and Bolognese. There are also several fresh selections from the raw bar including Oyster On The Half Shell and Lobster Tail. From the bar, be sure to try one of their signature seasonal cocktails like the Winter Harvest Sangria and the Polar Espress-Oh Martini.
The Henry120 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles@thehenryrestaurantReservations HERE
The New Year’s Day, Trademark Brewing is teaming up with the famous Battambong BBQ for their mouthwatering Hangover Brunch starting at 11 a.m.. Get ready to indulge in a delectable spread of hearty brunch favorites that are guaranteed to cure any lingering hangovers from the weekend. From sizzling bacon and eggs to fluffy chicken and waffles, they’ve got all your brunch cravings covered. Pair your delicious meal with the finest selection of craft beers, brewed right there at TMb. Whether you’re looking to recover from a wild night out or simply want to kickstart your week with a solid brunch, The Hangover Brunch at TMb is the perfect way to satisfy your cravings and unwind with friends. Plus they’ll be streaming the Rose Bowl so you won’t miss a second of the action.
Trademark Brewing | Brewery + Tap Room233 East Anaheim St. Long Beach@trademarkbrewingRSVP HERE
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