Kid Friendly, Weekend Brunch
Sunday through Thursday 4 to 6:30: $5 cocktails and discounted appetizers
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays
These classy spaces with handsome bars, lots of polished dark wood, and comfortable booths are filled with families and groups often celebrating something. Some locations have become so popular that they’ve started taking reservations.
What to get: Fish is flown in fresh every day, so anything grilled—salmon, sea bass, mahi mahi—is a good bet with the lemony “virgin Mediterranean” sauce. Watch for specials such as fried oysters with tangy rémoulade for dipping.