Easter is upon us and the options for Sunday brunch are plentiful. However, only the best of the brunches are worthy of a special Easter Sunday celebration this year. Whether you want to dine like a royal or feel right at home, some the best restaurants for Easter brunch will do more than put food in your stomach. Here are some of the best restaurants that will put a smile on your face this Easter.
The Polo Lounge
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
The Easter Brunch menu at The Polo Lounge shines like a jeweled Fabergé egg. A favorite brunch spot for generations, guests will enjoy a few of these must-not miss dishes: Grilled Jumbo Asparagus with Poached Egg; Dungeness Crab Omelet with Sun-Dried Tomato; and Parsley Tagliatelle with Frost-Kissed Artichokes. Brunch is being served between 11:00 am to 4 pm and reservations are being accepted. $135/adult (alcohol not included) and $55/child.
Fig & Olive
8490 Melrose Pl
West Hollywood, CA 90069
This Easter Sunday from 11am to 3pm, enjoy an artisan three-course brunch ($40/person) at West Hollywood’s Fig & Olive Melrose Place. Executive Chef Pascal Lorange will offer his spread of brunch favorites including a Vegetable Quiche (Fig Gorgonzola Tartlet, Asparagus and Goat Cheese French Omelet) as well as rustic Easter entrées such as Roasted Rack of Lamb, Provence Roast Chicken, and Riviera Salmon. For dessert, complete your meal with the sweet Fig & Olive chocolate cake.
Culina Modern Italian
300 S Doheny Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Known for the most extravagant brunch in Beverly Hills, Easter Sunday is bound to exceed all expectations with Culina Modern Italian’s elaborate spread. Not only will you feast on station after station of roasted ham, Sonoma lamb, Belgium waffles and farm-to-table salads, but make sure to enjoy the do-it-yourself mimosas and Bloody Marys, house made doughnuts and chocolate-dipped skewers. $98 for adult and $49 for children.
225 N Cañon Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90210
Those looking for a “sumptuous” holiday buffet with a side of Easter activities, will love the “delectable delights” being served up this Easter at the Montage Beverly Hills. Along with a traditional style holiday brunch, children can enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny at the annual Golden Easter Egg Hunt in the Beverly Canon Botanical Garden which will be filled with sweet treats, hotel stays, spa discounts and other treats. $98/adults (does not include alcohol) and $35/children.
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701 Stone Canyon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Wolfgang Puck’s California garden setting at Hotel Bel-Air is the perfect spot to enjoy brunch this Easter. The menu is rich with European, Mediterranean and Asian influences that are sure to make this holiday one to remember. The Grilled Japanese BBQ Salmon with avocado, cucumber, pickled vegetables, seaweed, baby lettuce and ponzu is at the top of the most delicious list. Brunch is being served from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and reservations are required. $120/adult (does not include alcohol) and $65/child.
2 Dole Dr
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Guests can expect an elaborate Easter Brunch that will combine traditional and signature dishes prepared especially for the holiday. Along with an assortment of desserts and pastries, there will be carving stations, sushi and more. Reservations are available from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm and are encouraged. Children are welcome participate in the Easter Egg Hunt on the Waterfall Lawn and meet the Easter Bunny at 10:00 a.m. $109/adult (alcohol not included) and $54/child.
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11334 Moorpark St.
Studio City, CA 91602
This Easter Sunday, head to Girasol for a rustic-refined three-course prix fixe meal prepared by Executive Chef CJ Jacobson. The Studio City eatery will feature ane exclusive menu using locally sourced ingredients to showcase Spring such as California Citrus, Wild Sage, local artisan cheeses and more. Start off your meal with the California Citrus Baby Clafoutis, a herb salad with local yogurt. For your second course, choose from a Spring Quiche of Farmers Market Vegetables or Duck Confit Hash with poached eggs, wild mustard hollandaise and grilled bread. For dessert, their cheese board of select California cheeses is a truly delicious choice.
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