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Sunday Champagne Brunch

Ben7643 May 12, 2007 06:36 PM

So yes I know its mothers day tomorrow and i'll call my mom :) but I have a friend in town and i'd like to take her out for breakfast/brunch i've never really been to a champagne brunch so i thought that would be nice. I am looking for something with possibly a view doesn't have to be of the water but that would be nice.

I have already called Shutters on the Beach and they are booked as is Thousand Cranes. Those seemed to be the top two mentioned on here.


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    Ben7643 RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 06:37 PM

    As far as location anywhere within a 40 minute drive "on a sunday" of Glendale. The farthest i'd want to drive would be malibu but i'd prefer not to go that far.....

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      Ben7643 RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 06:41 PM

      And price "under 50.00 per person before tip."

    2. mollyomormon RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 06:46 PM

      It's not the best food or champagne, but sitting out on the patio over the water sipping champagne at Shanghai Reds in the Marina can be really fun. I think it's a little over $30 per person. They might be booked for mother's day too, though...

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        Ben7643 RE: mollyomormon May 12, 2007 06:50 PM

        Thanks good idea but I just called they are booked. Gah guess everyone likes to do brunch on mothers day.

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        Ben7643 RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 06:53 PM

        Add Trumps Ocean Trails to the list of booked places.

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          hrhboo RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 07:09 PM

          Here's a list of places that have availability for tomorrow. I don't know which ones might have a champagne brunch, but you may be out of luck at this late hour. Maybe there's somewhere on this list your mum may like? Cafe Del Rey seems like a great choice if you're willing to drive that far. One Pico seems to be open too.


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            Ben7643 RE: hrhboo May 12, 2007 07:32 PM

            Thanks for the list any others you see on there? I checked out cafe del ray they are 60.00 per person for brunch before tax or tip so that won't work. And I called one Pico and they were totally booked don't know why they are on open table plus they are 75.00 per person before tax or tip. I don't really want to spend more then 50-60 a person with tax and tip.

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          Burger Boy RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 09:10 PM

          Ben, Tough day to try to pull this off. I suggest you pick a place in your price range and go put your name on the wait list and chill, if you want to eat around 11 get there around 9:30 or 10 and pray you are in your seat by 11-11:15. Remember Mother's day is for amateurs, service will be ok or a little better, people will be stressed around you cause they are not seated on time and the want the world, on the busiest day of the year at most restaurants. I remember a mother's day at Empress Pavillion many years ago..........never again! Good Luck and as Frankie says R E L A X ! ! !

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            paprkutr RE: Ben7643 May 12, 2007 09:17 PM

            I was just on line for Pane E Vino on Beverly Blvd near La Cienega. They have a brunch for 45. Call them they might get you in, they did for me.

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