Zagat Survey once remarked that "breakfast at Hugo's is better
than breakfast at Tiffany's," and it seems that a number of Hollywood
"Dexter" star Michael C. Hall had lunch at Hugo's with comedienne Sarah Silverman on Labor Day of 2011.
It pays to get up
early if you want to go star-gazing at Hugo's.
The pumpkin pancakes get particular raves from regulars like Lyle Lovett, as does the "Papa" pasta. According to columnist Melina Gerosa, a restaurant employee says that when Lyle and Julia Roberts were married, they used to come here regularly, bring along a candle for the table, and constantly kiss throughout the meal.
Word has it that
a big gay crowd turns out on weekends, but that most of the celebs show
up on weekdays. Hugo's opens at 7:30 AM for what may be the best breakfast
in town (at reasonable prices) - Tuesday mornings are the best for star-gazing.
But the show biz crowd also shows up at lunch time for Hugo's pasta.
from Rodeo Drive, take Santa Monica Boulevard northeast (about two
miles) to King Road (four blocks past La Cienega). Hugo's will be on your
left (north) side.
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