Best restaurants for an over-the-top Easter brunch

Easter is a special time to spend with friends and family. And what better way to celebrate the holiday than with a memorable brunch?

From lavish buffets boasting top-notch cuisine to fun meals that include a visit from the Easter Bunny, Gayot uncovers the best places to enjoy Easter brunch

1) Culina Modern Italian - Los Angeles, CA

For Easter, Culina Modern Italian is offering a bountiful buffet ($119 per adult) including made-to-order waffles, eggs prepared any way you like, a carving station with honey glazed ham and roasted prime rib, plus countless other options. Just try not to stare if you end up sitting next to an A-lister.

2) Peacock Alley - New York, NY

For a truly high-end holiday experience, Peacock Alley in New York's The Waldorf Astoria hotel puts on a luxurious Easter brunch buffet ($175 per person) in the lobby with a myriad of gourmet food stations. Lobster, caviar and beef Wellington are among the highlights.

3) Riva - Chicago, IL

Riva at Navy Pier features a buffet ($48.95 per person) with a raw bar, fresh fruit, carving station and more. Along with the ample food choices, the Easter Bunny will be on hand to pose in family photos.

4) Sutro's - San Francisco, CA

Views of the Pacific Ocean and the rocky coastline set a stunning scene for Easter brunch at Sutro's in San Francisco. As if there were any need to sweeten the deal, the brunch buffet ($65) includes unlimited sparkling wine.

5) Tabard Inn - Washington, DC

A DC landmark, Tabard Inn is redolent with tradition and charm, with food to match. Easter brunch is one of the hottest tickets in town, so make your reservations now.

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