Before you break into your Easter candy, get the holiday started with a delicious Easter brunch. From farm-fresh fare to bottomless mimosas, read below for the best Easter brunch places in every state in the country. If you prefer to enjoy Easter brunch in the comforts of your home, check out our favorite Easter table setups.
This go-to farm-to-table dinner spot only opens their doors for Sunday brunch once a month. Hurry up and snag your spot on the list. Might we recommend the sugar snaps?
Snow City Cafe has been a favorite in downtown Anchorage since its opening in 1998. Spend your Easter Sunday with traditional, all-American breakfast fare, served all day.
Characterized by its highly-Instagrammable marquee arrow on the front entrance, The Henry is definitely the coolest brunch spot in town. Plus, we are assured the tableside Bloody Mary Cart will be at your service.
This quintessentially southern eatery with a contemporary lounge doubles as a popular live music venue. Expect traditional country brunch menu items to keep you satisfied (think cheese grits and hot chicken biscuits).
Located in what was formerly the iconic Holiday House, Geoffrey's Malibu is situated right along the beach, with sprawling views that set the perfect backdrop to a special Easter brunch. This year, Geoffrey's will be serving a three-course prix fixe Easter brunch menu, with delectable choices from crab cake Benedict to summer watermelon salad.
The Bindery combines a market and bakery with a bright and open fine dining experience—serving up dishes grounded in tradition, with a modern and inventive twist. On Easter, starting at 8AM, the Bindery will feature an expanded menu with nods to Italian and Mexican cuisine. The bakery will also be in full holiday spirit, offering Easter delights including mini chocolate eggs, mini carrot cakes, and the Italian classic: Pane di Pasqua.
Chef-owned Harlan Social brings a refined, seasonal menu to Stamford's Harbor Point District. The contemporary gastropub even serves a cocktail called the Harlan 75: think Prosecco, St. Georges Botanivore gin, and mandarine purée.
Iron Gate's food is crafted from ingredients from regional farmers and artisans—but their nearly 400 wines and 60 craft beers hail from all over the world. The well-curated Mediterranean menu ranges from your standard olive oil eggs to really, really authentic options, like "galaktoboreko," a custard, phyllo dough, and honey dish.
With a beer offering of 24 craft taps and over 50 in the fridge, this casual gastropub is a go-to hangout for Newark's boozy brunch crowd. Bring games and grab a spot at the picnic tables on the patio for inventive and indulgent breakfast offerings (see Jake's Cakes—they involve marshmallows and chocolate chips).
Nestled in the courtyard of the Soho Beach House, this sought-after brunch spot is the perfect setting for a satisfying and sunny Easter meal. The venue's in-house design team used brightly-colored encaustic tile, generous amounts of vegetation and custom furniture pieces to create such an idyllic setting.
For a brunch with a view of the Savannah river, Rocks at the River is a modern grill serving up southern-inspired cooking. Watch the boats (and the people) go by as you dig into Shrimp and Grits Benedict with a spiked sweet tea to sip on.
The Hawaii location of this Sydney restaurant concept is just as sunny and laid back as its beloved predecessors. Head to Bills for an Easter brunch with modern Australian fare and a refreshing island vibe.
Enjoy Easter brunch on the patio of this locally-loved downtown Boise restaurant. With a regionally foraged menu and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, it's a must.
One of Chicago's trendiest picks for brunch, The Kitchen has a stylish atmosphere, delectable farm-to-table menu offerings and a creative cocktail list. Head to this spot right on the Chicago River in your Sunday best and opt for their noteworthy Belgian waffles, smoked salmon toast, or sticky toffee pudding.
Family-owned Milktooth is garnering national esteem for its unconventional menu offerings (think pear cottage cheese pancakes) and their darn good cup of coffee. Fight the loyal crowds for an Easter brunch in a sophisticated diner setting.
This neighborhood joint is known for a delicious Easter Sunday brunch. Expect Mediterranean-inspired plates, drool-worthy pies from a wood-burning oven and locally-sourced cocktails and spirits.
Locally-sourced, southern ingredients take center stage in Butchertown Grocery's mouth-watering brunch menu. Its humble brick façade encapsulates a sleek, modern interior with marble tables, mosaic tile and comfortable seating, reflective of the surrounding neighborhood.
A French Quarter tradition, the elegant Brennan's Restaurant has taken its cues from the area's traditional Creole cooking since 1946. It's the birthplace of the original banana's foster, which pairs perfectly with a French press of chicory & dark roast coffee.
Colby and Megan Garrelts, the much-acclaimed husband and wife chef duo behind Ry, are serving up some of the best dishes in the Midwest. With farm-fresh, local ingredients, expect an Easter brunch menu with a delicious edit of modern, mid-morning dishes and melt-in-your-mouth pastries.
The man behind Piccolo, Damian Sansotti, formerly chef de cuisine at New York's Bar Bouloud, curates a menu true to his Italian roots–simple but with great passion and flavor. Come feast on brunch like the Italians do, with traditional antipasto, formaggio and house-made pasta in a intimate, relaxed setting.
Cunningham's is a local favorite known for its upscale, seasonal menu and elegant dining room. For Easter, the restaurant offers a menu with a selection of modern entrees created with ingredients sourced from their eponymously named farm.
Located just across from Boston's picturesque Public Gardens, Bistro du Midi offers a beautiful, high-end French dining experience in the heart of the city. Chef Robert Sisca will be offering a special three-course Easter prix fixe menu from 10AM-8PM, featuring brunch classics like Scituate Lobster Benedict, creative dishes like the Duck Confit "Foieffle," and delectable desserts including Meyer Lemon Tart and Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta.
Dime Store calls itself an "American Brunch Bar," so you know the restaurant honors the meal with diligence and devotion. It sources its food locally from the Great Lakes area—including everything from their speciality oils to their hard cider.
This hot spot in Minneapolis' Lynnhurst neighborhood is a Parisian-style "buvette." It is a picturesque location for a long morning meal, with a side of champagne, of course.
Set inside the Oxford outpost of the much-buzzed about Graduate Hotel, The Coop offers a stylish background to relish in your late breakfast. Opening at noon on Sundays, their collegiate-inspired menu options feature shareable appetizers, cheese fritters, fries and sliders, with a traditional southern flare—think shrimp and grits or country fried steak.
In Kansas City's burgeoning foodie scene, you won't want to miss Voltaire in the West Bottoms. Their trendy space has an old-school vintage bistro feel, and their Sunday brunch hosts menu items like malted dinner waffles and old fashioned cinnamon rolls. If you need a little eye-opening, their inventive cocktails offer the perfect accompaniment.
Named for Scottish poet Robert Burns, Burns St. Bistro brings seasonal cuisine to Missoula's Westside. Menus change seasonally for a highly-edited, ever-changing dining experience. For brunch, look forward to their brunch burger, biscuit sandwich and pork chile verde.
For a delicious take on the morning meal, head to locally-loved Over Easy. Deeply rooted in the Omaha community in which they reside, their menu is seasonal and fresh, and features playful twists on classic favorites like pancake dippers and Homemade Pop-Tarts.
The Las Vegas outpost of this popular Miami restaurant is a self-proclaimed "house of worship to farm-fresh ingredients." For Easter brunch, expect made-from-scratch southern fare, slow-paced conversation and what else? Fried chicken.
A New Hampshire staple for Sunday brunch, the Old Salt at Lamie’s Inn kicks things into full gear when it comes to Easter dining. From fruit-filled pancakes to savory entrees like a poached salmon platter, the Old Salt’s reservation-only Easter brunch is a can’t miss for those in the area.