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Blu Jam Café

Mid-City West, Los Angeles
296 Tips and reviews
  • French toast
  • lively
  • coffee
  • crispy french
  • trendy
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  • Maina K.
    Maina KhojaNovember 9, 2016
    Florentine Benedict is one of a kind loved the Brie & dried tomatoes in it. The crunchy French toast is delicious, crunchy, not soggy nor sweet and they were kind enough to add bananas to my order.
  • Lizzy C.
    Lizzy CookJanuary 1, 2015
    California is out of eggs because I just ate them all! Worth the wait at the door. Come hungry, choose rye bread for your toast. Mac & cheese delicious.
  • Alexa W.
    Alexa WhitesideMarch 31, 2015
    OMG this place is great. I had the powerhouse and a dirty chai. Not only was it absolutely delicious and healthy, it helped me power through a very long and stressful day. Lots of healthy options.
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleyJanuary 25
    The Muscle Beach egg scramble at Blu Jam Cafe is one of the best breakfast platters I've had anywhere. Perfect energy boost in the morning, terrific service and dining experience!
  • Will S.
    Will SchollSeptember 30, 2016
    Not much of a sweets guy, so I skipped on the French toast. The California omelet is delicious and savory w/ a side of chicken sausage. The staff tenaciously refills water and coffee.
  • Efsun E.
    Efsun ErkilicJuly 6
    Been here 5+ times
    Other than the wait this place is lit! Their all day breakfast menu is rich and satisfying! My fav is Florentine Benedict so far. The signature "crunchy french toast" is sinfully good!
  • Thuraya
    ThurayaNovember 22, 2012
    Can't go wrong with anything on the menu... For breakfast go for the French Toast or Egg dishs. For lunch or dinner the sandwichs are good and the Chicken Schnitzel. Also good coffee.
  • Toni T.
    Toni TeaFebruary 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm not a huge breakfast sweets person, so I won't be talking up french toast. However, I LOVE salmon. The LOXEX scramble w/ smoked salmon and brie is the business! And all of their benedicts rock!
  • Michael David D.
    Michael David DavisOctober 12, 2013
    Crunchy French Toast, always! But, the barista and their foam designs are on point. Great, beyond exceptional food for the price point. Best brunch I have had across the country.
  • Christine R.
    Christine ReedSeptember 19, 2012
    this is the reason to go to melrose such great food get there early on the weekends so you don't have to wait to love love this place and the staff is so nice...
  • Greg P.
    Greg PhilippiFebruary 4, 2013
    Press Pot coffee worth the extra dough. Dark, rich & smooth. The roast to change every couple weeks. Currently a Columbian Dark - not at all bright abd acidic like other Central American coffees
  • Maram H.
    Maram HNovember 16, 2016
    We've our brunch there,? We've been waiting for almost one hour ,, honestly , it was worth,, really i like the the french toasted and the ban cake
  • Rayshawn W.
    Rayshawn WilliamsJune 7, 2016
    Best hash dish I've ever tasted. The beef tenderloin is very flavorful and the potatoes well seasoned. Good portion as well.
  • Alesha U.
    Alesha UFebruary 19, 2012
    Get the vanilla french toast as centerpiece to share with friends. Everyone will love it, and it gives you the chance to choose another appetizing item as your breakfast dish!
  • Cassie P.
    Cassie PMarch 25, 2013
    Crunchy French toast! Cooked to the perfect crisp. Vanilla bean sauce was a great pairing with it. Highly recommend the French press coffee for sharing with a group!
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceMarch 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is good. You won't go wrong with anything, especially their crunchy fresh toast, eggs Benedict or scrambled eggs!
  • Robert G.
    Robert GutierrezMarch 4, 2012
    All talk about the breakfast and not enough about the dinner menu. Barramundi, tingas and burrata &strawberries are delicious. Great service and good tunes. I'm getting laid tonight.
  • Jeffrey J.
    Jeffrey JamesNovember 30, 2015
    Great choice of food & highly recommend getting some sides (sausage, pancakes) to share! Get there early to grab seats, this is a popular spot!
  • Adel A.
    Adel AlSNovember 8, 2015
    This is my fav. Place.. Starting from the excellent service .. Crunchy french toast , well cooked egg benidct n amazing pancake .. Will come back 4 sure
  • Alharith A.
    The french toast was just amazing, I couldn't finish the entire serving.
    Upvoted Aug 31
  • Raquel B.
    Raquel BordinAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    By far our favorite caffe in the city! Awesome food, awesome service. Not that expensive but not that cheap either! Enjoy the best brunch in town!
  • Vy
    VyMarch 11, 2013
    My friend complemented the owner how amazingly delicious were tech French toast. The owner was very easy to talk to and definitely knows the restaurant business.
  • Josh M.
    Josh MiravetJanuary 28, 2013
    Try the migas! Delicious . LA's little secret; While everyone marches to the the Griddle, this is my favorite local breakfast spot for locals, by far!
  • Maaham A.
    Maaham AzizSeptember 7, 2014
    Florentine benedict and a french press is pretty good. Be prepared to wait 40-50 min on a Sunday at any time.
  • Linda H.
    Linda HanSeptember 30, 2012
    Always a wait but worth ever minute of it! Got the Italian paella - perfect blend of basil and lime infused in the risotto, clams, and shrimp. :)
  • Sara
    SaraAugust 15, 2011
    If you've ever talked to anyone who's visited Blu Jam, they probably told you to try the french toast. Well, let me be another one of those people - TRY THE FRENCH TOAST! It's absolutely heavenly.
  • Karolina K.
    Karolina KrzyzanowskaAugust 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Soooo good!! Please don't come here... I don't like having to wait for a table. If you do come, get the eggs benedict. Best breakfast in LA
  • Oyko
    OykoNovember 26, 2014
    Tasty food, good service but too crowded, there is a longgg line even you come at 9 am. You have to wait a lot for having a great breakfast
  • Kat B.
    Kat BaniwasOctober 25, 2013
    Amazing food & great service! Recommend the Blu Jam Benedict and Crunchy French Toast
  • Ineke A.
    Ineke AndriesNovember 12, 2015
    Crunchy french toast is sooo crunchy and delicious. Thr loxox is also very tasty
  • Justin M.
    Justin MunozAugust 7, 2015
    Make sure you put your name with the host! There is always a line but it's not to get in just people standing in a orderly fashion!
  • Superb
    SuperbJune 13, 2012
    Get their vanilla french toast! The tangy vanilla yogurt and the fresh fruit make it a perfectly balanced, not-too-heavy dish. Yum!
  • jackie t.
    jackie truongMay 1, 2012
    Doug the host is amazing! Also order the french toast or a special that includes french toast as a side.. you will NOT regret it :)
  • Alicia W.
    Alicia WilliamsDecember 20, 2015
    Food and drinks were delicious! Great prices and small and simple menu . Great for brunch!
  • Charles T S.
    Charles T SebestaOctober 31, 2015
    Excellent Food. A+++ Was brought food from this cafe and to say it not only tasted fresh & GOOD after delivered says something!
  • Crystalia G.
    Crystalia GunawanJuly 25, 2015
    Love the crunchy french toast, adding an additional maple syrup on the side would be good.
  • Ana V.
    Ana VitikAugust 12, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The tofu scramble!!! The lattes!! The fresh fresh juices! Everything here is so good that i dont even want to go try other places near by <3
  • Greg C.
    Greg CalApril 28, 2015
    Everyone raves about the french toast (and deservedly so) but Kamil's breakfasts is all sorts of breakfast Mac and cheese brilliance
  • Susie L.
    Susie LimaJune 20, 2016
    Crunchy French Toast is delicious, as is their coffee. Prices were a bit steep, not sure we'll be back. The service, however, was awesome.
  • Joey W.
    Joey WongAugust 9, 2013
    The crunchy french toast is a must-try! It's not fried! The crunch is from corn flakes 😊
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas ColtonJanuary 23, 2015
    Very touristy and overcrowded, but the food is still solid and it's worth going if done right. Take a Friday night off to get up early (and not still drunk). Please.
  • Jake C.
    Jake ChildsMarch 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're vegetarian or vegan, the spicy tex mex tofu hash is the dish for you. Insanely good. It'll keep you coming back.
  • Jason Z.
    Jason ZammitMay 13, 2012
    Steak is good but this place makes it great especially for breakfast with hollandaise and Gorgonzola, paired with a double macchiato, Brilliant!
  • Maera S.
    Maera SiddiqiSeptember 2, 2013
    For a sweet, dessert breakfast, try the Crunchy French Toast. For a savory breakfast/brunch, Steak Hash is a must.
  • Waleed A.
    Waleed AlkhalefahMarch 13, 2016
    Nice and cozy place, the food was delicious. Crunchy French toast is great, and their pancakes are great as well.
  • Liz .
    Liz 🦎August 17, 2015
    The French toast didn't impress me. However the Migas was fantastic! Also liked the French press coffee and stellar staff.
  • Eman a.
    Eman alnuaimAugust 20, 2015
    The French toast is must👌🏼even the pancakes &Burgundy Omelette was delicious.
  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan ByrdAugust 12, 2012
    The French Toast is amazing. Get there early (before 9:30am) on the weekends to avoid having to wait for an hour.
  • Jill F.
    All day breakfast! I had the magris and it was amazing. So much flavor
  • IG M.
    IG MorrisonFebruary 22, 2014
    They have a special earl grey tea that tastes like cream soda. A must....!
  • Kerri L.
    Kerri LeighJanuary 24, 2012
    I had the french toast yesterday, and already want to go back for more! Their chai tea is bangin' too :) What are you waiting for?!
  • Dana A.
    Alot of people told me not to miss the crunch French toast, but it wasn't as good as the churros French toast I don't know if you can handle it
  • Oliver
    OliverJanuary 31, 2016
    The french toast is overrated. NOT!!!!!!! A must get. And their burgers are good as well. Going next week to try paella!
  • Faris A.
    Faris AltorkiSeptember 16, 2015
    A must visit breakfast spot with amazing French toast 😋
  • Rosy C.
    Rosy CNovember 1, 2015
    Worth every $ and every minute of the wait. Pick anything on the menu and you'll love it
  • Gennefer G.
    Gennefer GrossDecember 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Steak Hash - As visually stunning as it is delicious, the steak hash is a must have on the Blu Jam brunch menu. (via Foodspotting)
  • Rong N.
    Rong NguyenFebruary 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Gets pretty crowded here for brunch because it amazing. I usually get the French toast. Crepe is deluge too! Outside patio for the lil doggies.
  • Celebrity HotSpots
    Celebrity HotSpotsDecember 28, 2011
    Breakfast served til 5pm is reason enough to love this place! The cornflake french toast special is special indeed!
  • Tobie C.
    Tobie CApril 9, 2012
    Norwegian Benedict was great! Migas spicy. Grapefruit mimosa a definite. Go as early as possible for a short wait.
  • Rayshawn W.
    Rayshawn WilliamsJune 7, 2016
    Ask for extra vanilla bean sauce with the crunchy French toast. You'll quickly run out while dipping because it's delicious.
  • Abdulaziz H.
    Abdulaziz HDAugust 24, 2014
    My favorite orders: pancakes, crunchy french toast & salmon benedict
  • Zac M.
    Zac McCormickJanuary 24, 2016
    Top-notch coffee and food! I dig the personal French press.
  • Carlos P.
    Carlos PachecoJune 13, 2016
    Crispy French toast is a must for first timers!
  • Reemz
    ReemzAugust 3, 2015
    Crunchy french toast, quesadilla and tacos are great
  • Ashley d.
    Ashley d'OliveiraApril 8, 2011
    The steak panini melts in your mouth and is a must for any cheese lover. Ask for Aaron as your waiter...he's amazing!!
  • Zahra S.
    Zahra ShaabanAugust 28, 2016
    You should try quasadillas egg, crunchy French toast , grilled salmon hash, ginger lemon shot
  • Ameen A.
    Ameen AqeelDecember 28, 2015
    Came with high expectations.. that weren't met. It's good but wouldn't say the best eggs Benedict (with salmon) or French toast (crunchy).
  • Hetaf M.
    Hetaf MJuly 25, 2016
    Egg Benedict melts inside your mouth...just perfect
  • Maha K.
    Maha K.August 3, 2015
    If you are not in the mood for French toast, the florentine Benedict is great!!
  • Peter S.
    Peter SchwabJanuary 21, 2013
    Worth the long wait. Any of the Benedicts are amazing. No bloodies or alcohol served tho
  • Omar L.
    Omar LeyanoDecember 19, 2016
    Try their crunchy French Toast. Best French Toast. Also the Benedict is great!
  • Tara H.
    Tara HuntJune 13, 2016
    Try the Huevos rancheros - SO delicious. Roll me out of here! (via @Foodspotting)
  • Slava G.
    Slava GEEJanuary 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Any Benedict Eggs are so great! Breakfast Quesadilla also worth trying
  • Joan
    JoanJanuary 5, 2015
    Benedict was good, but the French toast was to die for. 👏👏👏👏
  • Di K.
    Di KadyrovaAugust 2, 2014
    Ideal for brunch - go for lunch quesadilla and French toast for dessert!
  • Russ H.
    Russ HarrisMarch 30, 2012
    Great place. Kim is a great server. Helpful to lost tourists. The food is great to boot.
  • drinkwel w.
    Here's a real tip: get the Crunchy French Toast AND a side of bacon to put on top of said CFT. Next level.
  • Galy W.
    Galy WoodJune 13, 2013
    Vegan or not, the Tex Mex Tofu Hash is the best savory dish on the menu
  • Munirah A.
    Munirah AlOqlaAugust 16, 2014
    Try the Steak Hash and the French toast 😍 you can't get enough ❤️
  • Shurideh J.
    Shurideh JoonApril 8, 2013
    All three Benedigts are great! Don't forge t to try the French toast for dessert, it's the best.
  • Lux L.
    Lux LovelleAugust 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Blue Jam Benedict all the way. It's hearty and delicious!! Perfectly crispy bacon.
  • Tate S.
    Tate ShaferAugust 27, 2013
    Great for breakfast and lunch! Do NOT try to go for dinner. It shan't be open.
  • Khalid A.
    Steak hash is a must, their French toast is amazing as well
  • Amanda G.
    Amanda GagnonJune 18, 2013
    The eggwhich and crunchy French toast was awesome!
  • Elizabeth R.
    Elizabeth RaFebruary 5, 2012
    Insanely delicious. Worth the wait. Loved the french toast and blu jam special.
  • John-Ryan S.
    John-Ryan SheaMay 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get here early if you can on weekends. It gets packed, for a reason.
  • Abu Aya a.
    Abu Aya aka KDJuly 17, 2016
    Great breakfast spot, eggs were good, the french toast wasnt wow
  • Edel
    EdelNovember 7, 2015
    Cozy lovely place, loved the egg Benedict and mocha latte 😍😍😍
  • Benny D.
    Benny DoroSeptember 8, 2012
    Try the Migas Breakfast Taco - Spicy and lush gluten free and awesome
  • Elina T.
    Elina TilipmanFebruary 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Crunchy French toast. Unbelievably good! Not too sweet as you might think!
  • Deer L.
    Deer LeeJune 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Try Argentine steak brunch! Was so good!
  • L' 🌴🌞
    L' 🌴🌞March 9, 2015
    The best breakfast you can have in LA ❤️ try their French toast
  • Raquel S.
    Raquel ShapoliJune 1, 2015
    Crunchy French toast and chai espresso ice 👌🏽👌🏽
  • Gloria C.
    Gloria ChinApril 17, 2013
    come for french toast, roma via paris, vanilla bean sauce, corn flakes on fruit
  • Jason J.
    Jason JenkinsJuly 11, 2016
    Their portions are surprisingly hearty. The migas is amazing
  • Dayan Y.
    Dayan YudhistiraMarch 1, 2014
    Egg benedict was so good! And French toast the best toast in the world!
  • Johnny R.
    Johnny R.June 28, 2011
    Like Everyone else... Try the French Toast!! Great tasting Chi Latte with cool designs!!
  • Ben V.
    Ben VillozAugust 25, 2015
    French fries are just amazing. Pancakes are good too but big !
  • DxbM
    DxbMMay 22
    The Burgundy was great and so was the frenchie ..
  • Frances
    FrancesOctober 18, 2011
    frosted flakes french toast and everything else is good on the menu. long waits on weekends.
  • aki
    akiOctober 23, 2016
  • Ahmed A.
    Ahmed AlharbySeptember 11, 2013
    كرنشي فرنش توست بالفانيلا من أروع ما أكلت.
    Upvoted Jul 28
  • Corinne
    CorinneJuly 27
    Super convivial, sain et délicieux .. je recommande le crispy French toast aux fruits des bois !
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