Ten spots where all-you-can-eat is a delightful and lengthy Sunday affair:
Price $38; $15 for kids
Go for Worldly food and live music
→This Costa Mesa and Irvine Cuban restaurant offers bocaditos, empanadas, a seafood station, plantains, and paella, in addition to custom-made omelets, French toast, fresh fruit on sticks, and plentiful dessert choices.
House of Blues Gospel Brunch
Price $45 (Ticket required)
Go for Entertaining gospel show
→Load your plate with all the buffet standards to enjoy before or during the show. This new Anaheim venue also hosts a raucous drag brunch the first Saturday of the month.
Back Bay Bistro
Price $48; $16 for kids 10 and younger
Go for Crepes and Back Bay views
→The quantity at this Newport Beach locale—everything from fresh seafood to a pasta station—is only topped by the surprising quality of the food. Endless Champagne and mimosas included.
Price $27; $12 for kids 10 and younger
Go for Mexican fare and live mariachis
→Every Sunday is a party at Taco Rosa in Irvine or Newport Beach. Families celebrate special occasions with fresh-squeezed juice, Champagne, and omelet, burrito, and pancake stations. Coffee and churros while you wait!
BLK Earth Sea Spirits
Price $35; $15 for kids 12 and younger
Go for Patio view of the beach
→A young and boisterous crowd in Huntington Beach enjoys a massive spread of roast beef, oyster shooters, sausage and bacon, biscuits, fajitas, fish cakes, made-to-order omelets, breads, cakes, bottomless mimosas, Champagne, and some delectable waffles.
Price $26; $14 for kids
Go for Classic waterfront setting
→Carving stations, omelets to order, waffles and French toast, salads, seafood, desserts—they’re all here and all top-notch. Comfy booths, a view of the harbor, and good coffee round out the requirements for a great buffet for tourists or locals at Balboa Island’s fun zone.
Price $21 (Add $5.25 for bottomless bubbly)
Go for Excellent Indian cuisine
→There is much to love at this South Coast Metro buffet, especially the eggplant salad, medu vada, tandoori chicken, lamb kebob, catfish Malabar, chicken tikka masala, and an Indian-style “nachos” snack made with crunchy papri chaat, yogurt, onions, chickpeas, and cilantro.
Taps Fish House & Brewery
Price $39; $13 for kids 3 to 10
Go for Something for everybody
→This decadent Champagne brunch at the restaurant’s brea and Irvine locations includes a small made-to-order menu and sprawling buffet. Ponder the choice of bottomless mimosas or two beers. Favorites include the oysters, massive dessert bar, and crepe and pasta stations.
Citrus City Grille
Price $35; $12 for kids younger than 12
Go for Bottomless mimosas, Champagne, and bloody marys
→With its quaint street-front patio in Old Towne Orange and all the brunch favorites, including made‑to‑order eggs Benedict and omelets, it’s no wonder reservations