5 Best Places to Meet and Have Brunch on the West Coast

Instead of waiting for the weekend, why not try brunch-ing it business-style? The meal-time fusion accommodates every taste with a wide variety of options. Here is all the buzz on West Coast’s hottest brunch spots.

Tres by Jose Andres at SLS Beverly Hills

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Perfectly nestled in one of Los Angeles’ most happening neighborhoods is Tres by Jose Andres at SLS Beverly Hills. The luxury hotel features Jose Andres, a top-rated Michelin star chef. Tres by Jose Andres offers a sophisticated brunch unlike the traditional hotel dining experience—he puts his artistic, Spanish flair throughout many of his dishes.

Lounge into an executive sofa, or enjoy your meal at one of the oversized coffee tables and discuss a business proposal with a client or colleague—at Tres you can have it all. Tres’ seats 90–100 guests.

 

Brenda’s French Soul Food

 

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Brenda’s French Soul Food is one of the top-rated soul food restaurants in San Francisco that just happens to have a great weekend brunch. Some of Brenda’s most acclaimed dishes include beignets, shrimp and grits, and eggs benedict. Brenda’s is great for a casual get together, coupled with some of the best bites of the Bay. Brenda’s seats 40–50 guests.

 

Ellyngton’s at the Brown Palace Hotel and Spa

 

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Ellyngton’s restaurant at The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, known to be a place for power breakfasts and business lunches, has been around for over a century. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, Ellyngton’s offers a fine-dining brunch experience, including a Dom Perignon brunch. Ellyngton’s is a great place to take your fancy client to, or for a nice brunch with some co-workers. Ellyngton’s seats 90–100 guests.

Mother’s Bistro & Bar

Located in the beautiful downtown Portland area is Mother’s Bistro and Bar. Country-chic coupled with grandiose chandeliers and dining at a restaurant called Mother’s couldn’t make you feel more at home, right?

Mother’s takes traditional homemade comfort food and refines it, so it’s like your mother’s cooking, but just a tad better—don’t tell your mother I said that! The open, welcoming space makes it a great dining experience for any occasion. Mother’s seats 90–100 guests.

Andiron Steak & Sea

 

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Andiron Steak & Sea is situated in the downtown Summerlin shopping strip of Las Vegas. It doesn’t offer your typical omelets and French toast type of brunch. Andiron boasts a chic decor, and a playlist that features ’80s and’90s best hits—talk about nostalgia.

Andiron features a Sunday-only brunch menu that includes an assortment of bottomless champagne cocktails, and a build-your-own Bloody Mary. Andiron is great for families and friends, or if you have neither, that random co-worker who sits three desks down from you. There is room for all, because Andiron can seat up to 150 hungry guests.

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