Though Simmzy’s can be found all the way from Long Beach to Burbank these days, something about this original MB location endures. Situated in the heart of the main drag, the somewhat cramped brunch spot basically sums up Manhattan Beach: beautiful people, good food, and everybody getting day-hammered on mimosas because it’s Saturday and that’s what you do.
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