In The Restaurants

Where to Eat: Martin Luther King Day 2018

Where to Eat: Martin Luther King Day 2018

Jan 6, 2018

A long weekend calls for long brunches filled with sweet and savory treats. And don’t forget about that bloody mary! Stop into one of these restaurants on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, 2018 for an epic brunch.

CHICAGOLAND

 

Beatrix
WHEN: 
Brunch 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Have the day off on Martin Luther King Day? Spend it at Beatrix with a brunch filled with favorites like Green Chili Enchiladas, Light & Fluffy Lemon Pancakes, the Mushroom & Quinoa Burger or a side of Brown Sugar Bacon. Make a reservation: Fulton Market, River North, Streeterville.

 

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
WHEN: Brunch 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Dinner 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
This three-day weekend means three days of weekend brunch. Join us from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM for sweet and savory brunch tapas, pintxos and breakfast paella. We’ll have our Bloody Mary Bar going full swing, plus sangria to take advantage of your Monday off. Sleeping in? Happy Hour is at the bar area from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Click here for menus and make a reservation here.

 

Ema
WHEN: 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Join Ema for brunch on Martin Luther King Day! If you have the day off, swing by and enjoy Mediterranean mezze favorites like Lamb Ragu & Baked Eggs, Fried Chicken & Egg Sandwich, and Honey Aleppo Bacon. Sip on unique creations like the Bloody Mary with guajillo chili, garlic infused vodka, house Harissa and halloumi, or the Zip Line with aperol, sparkling wine, passionfruit and lemon. Make a reservation here.

 

Mon Ami Gabi  – Chicago
WHEN: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
End the three-day weekend at your favorite neighborhood bistro. We’ll have all of the cold-weather staples like Beef Bourguignon, Escargots and our new Soup Trio, complete with a sampling of French Onion, Butternut Squash and the Soup Du Jour. Click here for the menu and make a reservation here.

 

Mon Ami Gabi  – Oak Brook
WHEN: Lunch 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Whether you’re hitting the sales at Oakbrook Center or enjoying a relaxing day off, join us at Mon Ami Gabi for your French favorites at lunch or dinner. Plus, bottles of wine are half priced on Monday nights! Click here for more information and other happenings at Mon Ami Gabi. Make a reservation here.

 

Oyster Bah
WHEN: Bar 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM, Extended Happy Hour 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Drop your anchor at Oyster Bah for lunch on MLK day. Spend your day off sipping on east coast brunch cocktails like She Sells Sea Shells with gin, apricot, chartreuse, lemon, and rosé. To make a reservation, click here.

 

R.J. Grunts
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Lincoln Park institution, R.J. Grunts, will be serving up brunch this MLK Day from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Enjoy the famous “All-U-Can-Eat Weekend Brunch”, with items ranging from Pecan Bread Pudding French Toast and Mini Belgian Waffles to Grunts’ Thick-Cut Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, and Yogurt & Granola for $16.95. As always, the world famous salad bar will be available (and included in the price!). Be sure to come hungry, and don’t forget to top off the meal with special $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Make a reservation here.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria 
WHEN: Brunch Buffet 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM; Dinner 2:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Enjoy Stella Barra’s chef-inspired brunch buffet! Doors will be open at 10:00 AM for unlimited Short Rib Hash, Egg Enchiladas, Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding and more for $19.95, plus $5 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Bellinis to do your three-day weekend right. Kids 10 & under can enjoy the buffet (and special pancake bar!) for free. Click here for the menu and make a reservation here.

 

Summer House Santa Monica
WHEN: Lunch 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Looking for the perfect place to spend a cold winter day off? Summer House opens at 10:00 AM! We’ll have our full lunch menu available along with limited brunch offerings such as the Spinach & Kale Omelette and Our Very Nice Caramelized French Toast, served until 3:00 PM. Click here to see the menu and make a reservation here.
 

WASHINGTON D.C. METRO AREA

 

Community Canteen – Reston Town Center
WHEN: Breakfast 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Early riser? Head to Community Canteen for breakfast on MLK Day – we’re open from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM with your favorite coffee drinks, fresh pastries, custom omelets and more. Click here for full menu and daily specials.
*Parking will be free all day in all garages.

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Bethesda, MD
WHEN: Brunch 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Spend your Monday off at your favorite neighborhood bistro. We’re opening up early with our full brunch menu – think crêpes, Eggs Benedict, waffles and more – plus $4 Bloody Marys and Mimosas in the bar area. Click here for the menu and make a reservation here.

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Reston, VA
WHEN: Monday, January 15; Brunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Three-day weekend = three days of weekend brunch! Enjoy brunch staples like crêpes, Eggs Benedict, waffles and more – plus our famous build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar and DIY Mimosas. Click here for the menu and make a reservation here.
*Parking will be free all day in all garages.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria – North Bethesda, MD
WHEN: Monday, January 15; 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Have Monday off? We’re opening doors at 11:00 AM with our full menu complete with signature pizzas, salads, small plates and more. Don’t forget Happy Hour in the bar area from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM to make the most of your three-day weekend. Click here for menus and make a reservation here.

 

Summer House Santa Monica – North Bethesda, MD
WHEN: Brunch 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
What better way to spend a chilly January day than at Summer House? Join us on your day off for your favorite brunch dishes available from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM on MLK Day. We’ll have Buttermilk Pancakes, Roast Vegetable Hash and more, alongside plenty of craft cocktails to enjoy. Click here for the brunch menu and make a reservation here.

 

LAS VEGAS

 

El Segundo Sol
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Keep the long weekend going with tacos and margaritas! Frozen or on the rocks, we have you covered with flavors like mango, prickly pear and more. We’re open normal hours, with Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the bar area. Click here for menu and make a reservation here.

 

Mon Ami Gabi
WHEN: Monday, January 15; Breakfast 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Lunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Spending the three-day weekend in Las Vegas? Mon Ami Gabi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with all of your French favorites. Feast on crêpes, burgers, steak frites and more on the patio beneath the Eiffel Tower. Click here for menus and make a reservation here.

 

Stripburger
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Party on the patio? Yes please! Spend your Monday off with a burger in one hand and a boozy milkshake in the other. Click here for menu and make a reservation here.

 

CALIFORNIA

 

M Street Kitchen – Santa Monica
WHEN: Breakfast 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Lunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Looking to make the most of your day off? M Street Kitchen is open bright and early at 8:00 AM with fresh-baked pastries, omelettes and pancakes, followed by lunchtime favorites including the Ora King Salmon Bowl, Shaved Short Rib Sandwich and more. Click here for menus and make a reservation here.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria – Hollywood
WHEN: Lunch 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Whether you have the day off or not, pizza is always the right choice. Join us on MLK Day lunch or dinner! From the Organic Pork Meatballs to the Fresh Burrata with wood-grilled grapes to our famous Butternut Squash Pizza with candied bacon, we have you covered. Click here to view the full menus and make a reservation here.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria – Santa Monica
WHEN: Brunch Buffet 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM; Dinner 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Have you tried our new chef-inspired brunch buffet? We’re open on MLK Day with the full spread, including unlimited Short Rib Hash, Soft-Scrambled Eggs, Egg Enchiladas, Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding and more for $17.95. Plus, make the most of your day off with $5 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Bellinis. Click here for more information. Walk-ins welcome.

 


You May Also Like...

In The Restaurants
Here’s Where to Brunch this Weekend
Sep 21, 2018

If you're anything like us, you plan your weekend around brunch. Here is your guide to all of our…

read more >
In The Restaurants
New Detroit-Style Pan Pizza Rises at Stella Barra Hollywood
Sep 20, 2018

The Detroit-style pan pizza craze has swept the Midwest for years, and now, it has reached the West…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Late Night & Live Music with Lettuce
Sep 19, 2018

Night owls rejoice - select Lettuce restaurants and nightclubs offer everything from late-night food…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Best Spots for Group Dining
Sep 18, 2018

You finally got the whole crew to agree on the same day and time, now you just have to find the…

read more >
How To
This Secret Ingredient Will Take Your Guac to the Next Level
Sep 18, 2018

El Segundo Sol serves up some of the freshest, most authentic Mexican food on the Las Vegas Strip,…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Cooking and Dance Classes To Improve Your Skills
Sep 17, 2018

Ever wanted to learn how to cook like a chef or dance like a pro? We offer a variety of ongoing and…

read more >
How To
A Few Of Our Favorite Game Day Recipes
Sep 14, 2018

When you are in the mood to get your hands dirty in the kitchen for hosting your crew or solo…

read more >
In The Restaurants
5 Ways to Play Summer Scratch Off
Sep 13, 2018

Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Lucky for you, you can play…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Gluten-Free Friendly Restaurants
Sep 12, 2018

Finding gluten-free friendly restaurants has gotten a lot easier than it used to be. At Lettuce…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Rise & Shine: The Best Way to Breakfast During the Week
Sep 12, 2018

Early risers rejoice! We've rounded up all of our weekday breakfast specialties that will keep you…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Food For Thought: What Our Chefs Cook Their Kids
Sep 12, 2018

School is back in session and our chefs are cookin' up a storm...but this time for the kiddos. We…

read more >
How To
Spicy Grilled Street Corn from Oyster Bah
Sep 11, 2018

This Spicy Grilled Street Corn is the perfect side or a meal on it's own. Chef Donny Farrell of…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Where to Eat Lunch
Sep 10, 2018

For that one hour escape from your office, you want to make sure to make most of your lunch hour.…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Kid-Friendly Dining Options and Activities
Sep 7, 2018

You've been to the zoo, the beach, the pool... the kids are starting to get stir crazy. We've got…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Your Guide to Game Day Grub 2018
Sep 6, 2018

Fall is the kick-off to football season and no matter what team you are rootin' for, several of our…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Here’s Where to Happy Hour
Sep 6, 2018

It's 5 o'clock somewhere! Here are all the happy hour deals at select Lettuce Entertain You…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Free Delivery Through DoorDash
Sep 6, 2018

Through September, DoorDash is offering FREE DELIVERY for all Lettuce restaurants! Still feel like…

read more >
In The Restaurants
A Gift Guide for the Food Lover in Your Life
Sep 4, 2018

Whether a birthday, graduation or any other of the countless holidays, we're here to make selecting…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Fall Foliage on the Horizon: Five Ways to Enjoy the Season
Aug 28, 2018

As summer dwindles down, our days are getting chillier and the leaves are starting to turn. Fall is…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Lettuce Life: Lessons in Leadership with Executive Chef/ Partner Janet Kirker
Aug 23, 2018

Welcome to Lettuce Life, a behind the scenes look at what makes Lettuce Entertain You special: our…

read more >
In The Restaurants
All Pumpkin, Everything
Aug 22, 2018

'Tis the season for everyone's favorite fall ingredient, pumpkin. Whether you're preparing pumpkin…

read more >
In The Restaurants
The Best Time of the Year: Patio Season
Aug 10, 2018

Warm weather is here, which means al fresco dining is too! We've rounded up the best patios at…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Dine Like A Star: Where All of the Lollapalooza Celebs Were Spotted
Aug 7, 2018

The Windy City lights up during Lollapalooza weekend, flooded with festival-goers and a flock of…

read more >
How To
All the Ways to Rosé this Summer
Aug 6, 2018

Let’s face it, rosé is welcome all day, every day. We’re here to help you navigate your way…

read more >
In The Restaurants
One of Our Favorite Things About Summer: Heirloom Tomatoes
Aug 1, 2018

As we savor the last months of the summer season, our chefs are just getting ready to add heirloom…

read more >
In The Restaurants
New Sunday Brunch at the Bah
Jul 30, 2018

Tired of being told how to brunch? Your fave Lincoln Park seafood spot, Oyster Bah, is inviting you…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Lettuce Life: Meet Avril Zayas, Senior Designer
Jul 30, 2018

Welcome to Lettuce Life, a behind the scenes look at what makes Lettuce Entertain You special: our…

read more >
How To
Treat Your Vegetables More Like Meat
Jul 25, 2018

Summa time, and grilling's easy... but what if you just aren't in the mood to eat meat? CJ Jacobson,…

read more >
How To
Cool Down with Beatrix’s Yellow Tomato Gazpacho
Jul 25, 2018

Soup isn't always synonymous with summer but one of our favorite summer soups is gazpacho, a cold…

read more >
How To
This Summer, Grill Like A Chef. Here’s How
Jul 19, 2018

Executive Chef Justin Diglia of Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in Chicago and his…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Your Summer Ice Cream Checklist
Jul 19, 2018

I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM...we all know the drill so let's get to the good stuff. July is National Ice…

read more >
How To
Jeff Mahin’s Grilled Peaches & Burrata
Jul 19, 2018

Nothing screams summer more than ripe, sweet peaches! Chef / Partner Jeff Mahin of Stella…

read more >
How To
Watermelon & Feta Salad from Ema
Jul 19, 2018

Chef CJ Jacobson's refreshing Watermelon and Feta Salad is exactly what you want to eat this summer.…

read more >
How To
Try a Chicago Dog with Beaujolais for National Hot Dog Day
Jul 18, 2018

Say Oui to National Hot Dog Day! Today we celebrate the best hot dog variation in existence, Chicago…

read more >
How To
How to Make Ema’s Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread with Vegetable Crudite
Jul 17, 2018

Here's a great recipe to add a little green to your summer BBQ spread. Slice up your favorite…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Here’s Where to Eat the Best Mac and Cheese
Jul 14, 2018

In celebration of everyone's favorite cheesy dish we’ve rounded up some of our favorite…

read more >
In The Restaurants
All The Reasons Why We Love Fried Chicken
Jul 4, 2018

Fact: there's never a bad time for fried chicken. Grab it on your way to the beach, order it up for…

read more >
How To
Perfect Pair: Champagne & Fried Chicken
Jul 3, 2018

Fried chicken and Champagne? Really? Yep, you read that right. Kevin Bratt, Wine Director of Joe's…

read more >
In The Restaurants
4th of July 2018
Jul 3, 2018

It's that time of year to don your red, white and blue, fire up the grill and, of course, celebrate…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Be Your Summer Cookout’s Hero
Jul 2, 2018

It's 4th of July weekend and we know you don't want to show up empty-handed to your BBQ. We're here…

read more >

Recent Posts

In The Restaurants
Here’s Where to Brunch this Weekend
Sep 21, 2018

If you're anything like us, you plan your weekend around brunch. Here is your guide to all of our…

read more >
In The Restaurants
New Detroit-Style Pan Pizza Rises at Stella Barra Hollywood
Sep 20, 2018

The Detroit-style pan pizza craze has swept the Midwest for years, and now, it has reached the West…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Celebrate Oktoberfest with this Festive Kickoff Party at Hub 51
Sep 19, 2018

With fall, we see the arrival of apple-picking, pumpkin spice-flavored everything and best of…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Late Night & Live Music with Lettuce
Sep 19, 2018

Night owls rejoice - select Lettuce restaurants and nightclubs offer everything from late-night food…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Best Spots for Group Dining
Sep 18, 2018

You finally got the whole crew to agree on the same day and time, now you just have to find the…

read more >
How To
This Secret Ingredient Will Take Your Guac to the Next Level
Sep 18, 2018

El Segundo Sol serves up some of the freshest, most authentic Mexican food on the Las Vegas Strip,…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Cooking and Dance Classes To Improve Your Skills
Sep 17, 2018

Ever wanted to learn how to cook like a chef or dance like a pro? We offer a variety of ongoing and…

read more >
How To
A Few Of Our Favorite Game Day Recipes
Sep 14, 2018

When you are in the mood to get your hands dirty in the kitchen for hosting your crew or solo…

read more >
In The Restaurants
5 Ways to Play Summer Scratch Off
Sep 13, 2018

Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Lucky for you, you can play…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Gluten-Free Friendly Restaurants
Sep 12, 2018

Finding gluten-free friendly restaurants has gotten a lot easier than it used to be. At Lettuce…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Rise & Shine: The Best Way to Breakfast During the Week
Sep 12, 2018

Early risers rejoice! We've rounded up all of our weekday breakfast specialties that will keep you…

read more >
In The Restaurants
Food For Thought: What Our Chefs Cook Their Kids
Sep 12, 2018

School is back in session and our chefs are cookin' up a storm...but this time for the kiddos. We…

read more >
Lettuce Consulting Group

Grow Your Business

Learn More
Career Opportunities

Join Our Team

Search Jobs
Latest Articles

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Sign Up Now

Lettuce on Instagram

Checkout our feed @lettuceentertainyou!