Top 10 restaurants for Easter brunch in the United States

Published April 06, 2012

| Gayot

Don't let foil-wrapped chocolates and marshmallow chicks be the most memorable things you eat on Easter — make reservations for a special brunch! Traditional breakfast favorites, Southwest specialties, and Creole classics are just a few of the delicacies being served up at these top 10 restaurants for Easter brunch in the U.S. Click here to read complete reviews for each top brunch restaurant.

The Beacon Hill Bistro

The Beacon Hill Hotel
25 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114
617-723-7575

The Easter brunch prix-fixe menu at The Beacon Hill Bistro in Boston stars such tempting fare as Vermont lamb shoulder with mint pesto, as well as omelets with fines herbes, goat cheese and roasted mushrooms.

Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-522-9711

Eggs "Brennan," blue crab scrambled eggs and caviar, Texas wild shrimp rémoulade and bananas Foster are just a few of the items served at the Brennan's of Houston Easter brunch.

Canoe

4199 Paces Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30339
770-432-2663

Take in views of the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta while savoring Canoe's brunch dishes like brioche french toast, or select from the special menu items added just for the Easter holiday.

Joe's

1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310-399-5811

Brunch at Joe's restaurant in Venice is a good way to discover the innovative cuisine of chef-owner Joe Miller, one of L.A.'s top toques. The Easter brunch prix-fixe menu features free-range poached eggs with asparagus and blood orange hollandaise, plus a Coconut Bunny dessert made with a coconut-covered snowball of chocolate cake and vanilla frosting. Click here to read the complete restaurant review for Joe's.

La Coquina

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort
1 Grand Cypress Blvd.
Orlando, FL32836
407-239-3853

Easter brunch at La Coquina in Orlando offers options like eggs Benedict with Maryland lump crab, mango-glazed pheasant and truffle honey rack of lamb. For dessert, diners choose from a display featuring an array of cakes, tortes and chocolate truffles.

Navio

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
One Miramontes Pt. Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
650-712-7040

For Easter brunch, Navio at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay presents an expanded buffet including carving stations, caviar, sushi and dim sum. Guests also receive a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Click here to read the complete restaurant review for Navio.

North Pond

2610 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
773-477-5845

Chicago's North Pond restaurant creates a three-course menu for Easter brunch, featuring dishes such as a chicken-stuffed tarragon crêpe with a poached farm egg, grilled asparagus, wilted spinach and truffle jus.

Peacock Alley

The Waldorf Astoria
301 Park Ave.
New York, NY10022
212-872-1275

Peacock Alley in New York's The Waldorf Astoria hotel puts on a luxurious Easter brunch with a myriad of gourmet food stations, including a raw bar, caviar and charcuterie displays, and a chocolate fountain for dessert fondue.

1789 Restaurant

1226 36th St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-965-1789

Holidays like Easter provide the rare opportunity for diners to experience the decadent brunch at Washington DC's 1789 Restaurant, which was a favorite of Julia Child. Guests compose their festive feast from an à la carte menu of traditional Easter favorites.

Vincent Guerithault on Camelback

3930 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
602-224-0225

On the special Easter brunch menu at Phoenix's Vincent Guerithault on Camelback are omelets, ham, lamb and tenderloin with scrambled eggs, each given a Southwestern twist.

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