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Republique

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624 South La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(310) 362-6115
http://republiquela.com/
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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

Love it for brunch, not so much for dinner. Food is stellar (especially the chicken and the foie gras eclairs) but the vibe is weirdly clubby (playing hip hop music) and the service extremely inattentive, which is not really a problem at brunch bc you order at the counter and the food simply gets delivered.

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

Probably one of the best brunch spots in LA (IMO)! The shakshuka is delicious, actually, anything on the menu is a good choice. They have a row of pastries that will stare you in the face as you order so you might as well get one (or two). They don't take resys so get there early and get in line!

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

I came here for Sunday brunch and I am so glad I did!

Parking: valet or street park

Wait: You will definitely see a line on the weekend but don’t let the line deter you from trying this place out. The line moves fairly quickly.

Food:

-Ricotta toast: Must get this! It was a burst of wonderful flavors in your mouth. I loved how they incorporated the ricotta, grapefruit, pistachio, and pomegranate together. It was delicious!

-Chicken and waffle: This dish is another must get! Everything from the maple syrup to waffle to chicken to gravy just blended so well with each other. It was delicious!

-Cortado Coffee: It’s two shot of espresso and milk. You can replace the milk with almond milk or soy for an extra charge; I got it with the almond milk. This coffee was strong and just what I needed.

If you haven’t tried this place out, definitely give it a try!

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Ottawa, Canada

now I understand why they rate this spot the #1 restaraunt in LA

amazing service amazing food bring your favorite people

can't wai tto go back... i want to celebrate something there

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Local from Los Angeles

Love Republique and their serious attention to detail and quality. Try the Sweet Potato Beignets, 'Eggs On Toast', OYSTERS, Roasted Cauliflower, etc etc etc, but make sure you don't skip getting the Margarita's Baguette. Who knew butter and bread could be so dreamy? Take a date there or go with some people you really like. Beautiful setting and even better when the food's amazing.

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Local from Los Angeles

A modern day french bakery/restaurant. I love the attention to detail they put into Republique. When you step inside, it feels very European. It's an order at the counter and sit down system, which works really well to keep the flow moving. The coffee is delicious and so are their dishes. I had the mushroom toast on my last visit and it was incredibly flavorful. They also tempt you with a lot of pastries as you stand in line to order your food. I was tempted by the lemon meringue tart, and wasn't disappointed.

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San Francisco, California, USA

Off the charts! Come hungry because you'll want everything on the menu. 9PM dinner on Friday and it's packed.

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

Wow! Republique's decor and ambience are top notch. The food is good and the presentation of it is even better. My favorite thing about it remains the extensive selection of desserts and pastries.

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San Jose, California, USA

This is probably the best brunch in LA right now. Go for the shakshouka or the simple breakfast. I'm so sad their biscuits and gravy are no longer available!

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

Be sure to make reservations if you come! This place is very popular especially on a Saturday night. The menu changes daily so you can always expect new items every time you go. The plates are meant to be shared here (think tapas style) and you can also bring your own wine (they charge $30 for every 750ml bottle for the first 3 bottles, then $50 thereafter). We started with the Brussels sprouts and it was absolutely amazing!!! The thick cut bacon bits mixed in made it even better! We also ordered the braised beef short ribs, the organic chicken, the main diver scallops and the torchietti pasta. The beef short ribs was tender and delicious. The mashed potatoes and mushrooms that accompanied the entree was tasty. My only complaint was that the portions were on the smaller side. Their pastas are all made in house, but I wasn't impressed with the torchietti pasta. The Meyer lemon was over powering the pesto sauce, and tasted too sour.

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Local from Los Angeles

Everything about this place, starting from the decor, the atmosphere, service, and the food totally exceeded my expectations. Before I arrived, I thought this would be another typical trendy French American fair. Between my friend and I, our tab came out to only $40 each. We both shared the potato beignet which was crispy, moist and delicious. Then we went on to try the pumpkin ravioli, the pasta was al dente with a lightly sweet pumpkin filling. Then to the best dish of all, was the rotisserie chicken. The sauce was so good, we want to drink it out of the bowl. I saved the sauce to bring home just so I can figure out the recipe for myself! I am definitely coming back, so I can try every single food item. Yes, it was that good.

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Local from Marina del Rey, California, USA

I came for dinner on a Friday night with a group of eight. Luckily we had reservations and a reserved table, because the restaurant was packed, including every seat at the bar.

The service here is pretty amazing, with polite and attentive staff everywhere, from the hostess to the busboys.

We decided to dine family-style, which was like creating our own tasting menu, and allowed us to sample bites from several of the dishes on the menu.

Our meal started with Gruyere and Potato Beignets, which were a tasty beginning to a wonderful evening. They were light, puffy, and filled with delicious flavor. I could eat a whole bowl of these!

Next was the Uni Toast, which included a generous portion of fresh Uni. The crunch of the toast paired perfectly with the texture of the Uni.

Following that was Autumn Caprese which had some of the most delicious burrata I've ever tasted, and complemented the heirloom tomatoes in the best way.

The Yellowfin Tune Crudo was cool and refreshing, bursting with flavor.

The Wood Oven Roasted Cauliflower was surprisingly good. I wasn't sure what to expect, but the combination of curry, spinach, fuji apples and peanuts all worked really well together.

The New Bedford Sea Scallops were cooked perfectly, and were literally like butter!

The Wild Pacific Black Cod was amazing, served with cauliflower, couscous, fat uncle farms almonds, persimmon, and pomegranate.

Mary's Organic Rotisserie Chicken was so tender, juicy, and delicious. It's served with fingerling potatoes, black kale, mustard, chiles and chicken jus. There is so much flavor going on, it was just great.

For dessert we shared the Tiramisu, the Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Banana, and the Vanilla Panna Cotta. All three were winners, but the Chocolate-Peanut Butter stood out as my favorite.

Overall this was an amazing dining experience. I can see why it is so popular, and I can't wait to go back!

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San Francisco

Great interior~food was just ok compared to lots of french restaurant. Their pastries are better than the dinner dishes~

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA

High-end spot for scrumptious food! We went on our anniversary and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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San Francisco, California, USA

What a fantastic spot for brunch! They have something for everyone, our table ordered about five different egg dishes, sweets from the pastry display, as well as some drinks. Minus one star for the Bloody Marys that we couldn't finish because they were so overly salty, but everything else was delicious. The decor is pretty cool and it's a lively spot to catch up with friends without being too much of a scene. Will be back for sure!

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Local from Azusa, California, USA

Lovely ambiance, beautifully crafted and delicious tasting food, but some sketchy business practices makes it a 3 star in my book.

My girl friend decided to celebrate her birthday here with a party of 10 of us. We shared everything family style along with wine. Some of the more notable items that we ordered included:

-Eggs on Toast (uni and soft scrambled egg on bread)
-Grass-fed Beef Tartare (tarragon aioli, picked red onion, potato chips)
-Beef Short Rib (wild mushroom bordelaise, potato mousseline, charred spring onions)
-Kimchi fried rice with poached eggs
-Spaghetti Rustichella (dungeness crab, lobster, mint)

Everything tasted amazing and we had a nice large table upstairs for our party. Although, some of things we didn't appreciate was the fact that they charged us $15 for a single piece of chocolate cake. We asked if they would serve dessert for the birthday girl but little did we know that we had to pay a hefty price for it. Additionally, Republique is also one of the rare restaurants I've been to that charge a hidden 3% fee on your bill for their employee benefits that they won't tell you until you get your bill. I consider this a hidden charge and honestly frowned upon for restaurants. I would suggest trying this place once, but honestly its way too pricey and not worth the price tag for the food.

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Local from Los Angeles

Délicieux!

I can't say enough amazing things about République, it is one of those restaurant/pâtisserie which will leave an amazing impression in your mind and taste buds from the moment you enter the door.

We came to République early Sunday morning. Amidst the inconspicuous simplicity of its facade, the glass windows reveal an exciting "Medieval chicness" awaiting inside, greeting you on entry is an armada of baked goods deliciousness, a line-up of delightful, mouth-watering treats, topped with berries, confectionnaire sugar, chocolates and delicious sweet frosting's, from the sweet to savory, the long glass display cabinet is enough to blow your mind - literally a visual overload of sweet-amazingness that one should see to believe.

Our party sat in a long communal table under the lovely sky-lit ceiling, the place feels really open, the ambiance is contemporary-medieval-chic accentuated by intricate tile works both on the floor and walls and classic barn lamps that somehow gives a warm glow to the place.

To start, you have to go to the counter to order your coffee and breakfast or sweet treats, while waiting for the rest of our party to arrive, I started with coffee and the decadent Bombolini.

Impressively served in individual personal carafe, République's coffee is bold but not bitter, it is definitely enough to wake up the sleepy follicles haha. From the cream, the sugar and teaspoon - attention to details was carefully planned to make your dining experience truly pleasurable. The Bombolini - oh my goodness, where do I start, this chocolate covered cream-puff like deliciousness just oozes out richness - I mean literally! The sweet and decadent creamy chocolate filling of this treat must be savored to the last bite. A definite must try!

For breakfast, I decided on the "Regular Breakfast" ...don't let the name deceive you, there is nothing regular about this dish! A personal size fresh baked baguette, a generous helping of flavor packed fingerling potatoes, eggs cooked to your preference, a wonderful thick cut of bacon (more like a slab) butter and jam - Ah..mazee..ing - again, the attention to details was simply undeniable - I love-love-love how things are served by their very friendly servers. Just a word of advise though, when in line, make sure to order anything that you want or you might find yourself at the end of a VERY long line if you decide to get something at the last minute...with this said (after seeing the line behind us, I ordered a few items to go; Pan du Choclat, Ham & Cheese Croissant, and a delicious chocolate crusted pastry - so goooooooooooood!!!!)

République was such an awesome decision for us to spend our morning, grab breakfast and catch-up on things that happened during the past week, in the company of great friends and an amazing serving of food and treats - it was a Sunday morning well spent.

To all who will come and visit - enjoy and forget about the diet! (at least for a moment) bon appetit!

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA
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One of my favorite brunches in Los Angeles. The food is really tasty- loved the croque Madame I got, with its superior bread, ham and gruyere, topped with a fried sunny side up egg. I've also tried the smoked salmon toast- toast covered with a layer of avocado, then succulent smoked salmon is layered over it. The quiche is chock full of yummy fillings. I've tried the chocolate bombe- a donut filled with a rich chocolate pudding, with chocolate frosting on top. The space is regal and the tall vaulted ceilings are beautiful. The staff is attentive and bus tables very quickly. The lines are long with good reason here!

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Local from Pasadena, California, USA

Nice restaurant. Overpriced, but the food is good. Make sure you book in advance b/c it's a hot place and you need a reservation.

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Local from Los Angeles, California, USA
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One of the best brunch spots in LA! The pastry selection is to die for - try the fruit tart and poppy seed butter cake! For brunch selections, the burrata blt open faced sandwich was amazing along with the eggs, biscuits and gravy and shakshouka! I'm impressed with everything on their menu and will definitely come back to try the rest. Great open spot to host a group gathering or event as the space is huge.

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