Easter is just days away, and if you're anything like us you still haven't made any plans. But you're in luck since we've rounded the best restaurants throughout Miami and Fort Lauderdale offering up Easter meals this Sunday. Time to get your brunch on.Read More
Your Last Minute Guide to Easter Dining in South Florida
Because it just isn't Easter unless you brunch
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American Social Bar
If we're rating Easter Brunch by best bottomless drink selections, the American Social rabbit might be Best-In-Show. Aside from the traditional bottomless choices of Bloody Marys and Mimosas they are adding their "Angryosas" to the list (a combination of Angry Orchard hard cider and OJ), as well as, a Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy. They keep with the theme of American Comfort Food by adding "Belgian waffles; salt and pepper prime rib; fried chicken; chilled snow crab legs; breakfast sausages; warm biscuits and gravy" to their already classic brunch menu.
Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room
Dine among the clouds with picturesque views of downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay at Atrio on the 25th floor of the Conrad Hotel. The brunch menu includes a seafood bar with sushi and peel & eat shrimp, Easter salads with mango and lobster, tuna nicoise, and a carved roast of Angus rib eye with roasted duck fat potatoes.
Join BC Cafe for its first ever Easter brunch. The Easter Bunny is said to be making an appearance and will then lead the charge during the Easter Egg Hunt. Regular favorites for the food truck turned restaurant and nominee for the 2015 Food Truck Restaurant of the Year are carrot cake pancakes, chicken & waffle sliders, and beef bulgogi with kimchi grits.
Bianca at Delano
Bunnies will be hopping around the orchard at Bianca in the Delano Hotel for Easter Brunch. Chef Vikram Katoch has created a special brunch buffet with items such as roast leg of Colorado lamb infused with garlic mint and a rosemary-mustard glaze to be carved to order, grilled lobster, shrimp, and veggie skewers, and pasta with prosciutto de Parma. Desserts consist of tiramisu, cream brule, macaroons, and mini chocolates.
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The laid-back gastro-tavern located in the Yve Hotel in down town Miami will be serving those family favorite brunch menu items of eggs and French toast with an added Latin flare of croquetas, tequenos, and carved hearty meats.The European chocolate fountain is sure to be a hit among the little folk or those simply young at heart.
The Biltmore Hotel
It's hard to get more classic than Easter brunch at the Biltmore. Breakfast items begin with truffle eggs Benedict, lobster & leek quiche, and roasted vegetable and cheese frittata. Seafood selections range from lobster salad with avocado, poached scallop ceviche, and assorted caviars. Carved meats include porcini and onion stuffed leg of lamb with minted lamb jus, maple pineapple glazed ham, and braised beef brisket with pink peppercorn sauce and mango BBQ.
Nothing sounds more relaxing than brunching near the water and over-looking the greens of the Trump National Doral. The three course prix-fixe begins with either a cup of English pea cappuccino, not your normal espresso, but instead a light and creamy soup with mint, pancetta, and buttermilk foam, or goat cheese tortellini with a bail puree and heirloom tomatoes. Then, for main entrees, use your fork to cut into seared diver scallops with almonds and green garlic, or roasted lamb loin with a drizzle of honey, beetroot, and ruby red grapefruit sauce.
Celebrity Chef Scott Conant is helping you show the kids how to celebrate Easter the old fashion way. Snack on brioche French toast, seafood, and roasted spring lamb while the children's Easter Egg Hunt and Easter bag decorating festivities ensue, starting at 10 a.m.
Devon Seafood + Steak
Devon Seafood + Steak is offering an all-day affair for Sunday dining. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. they will be serving smoked fish, carved meats, omelets, and their famous carrot cake. Then from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. guests will sit down to a three course prix-fixe menu with items such as spinach-watercress salad, Maine lobster bisque, seared George's bank scallops, center cut filet, or bone-in pork chop.
Edge, Steak & Bar
Edge might be besting their standard for brunch with their Easter holiday menu. Chef Aaron Brooks has imported his native Aussie spring lamb for the rotisserie lamb churrascaria with charcoal grilled olive and rosemary flatbread, pickled chili chimichurri, and mint relish. Endless mimosas, mojitos, Bloody Marys, and draft beer are included within the $110 ticket price so plan to Uber home.
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Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
The Marriott at Harbor Beach will be opening the doors of its Ocean Ballroom for Easter Brunch this Sunday to with panoramic views of their sixteen private, oceanfront acres to feature dishes such as horseradish crusted salmon, salt crusted prime rib, and mozzarella and heirloom tomato salad.
J&G Grill - St. Regis Bal Harbour
Diners can get hands-on and prepare their own cocktails at the St. Regis Bloody Mary station. Chef de Cuisine Dagan Stocks will be preparing the hungry masses their choice of farm egg en coccote with Dungeness crab, sweet potato, and tasso ham, Peekytoe crab cake Benedict, or roasted banana & coconut pain perdu with Tahitian vanilla and passion fruit honey.
The view isn't the only thing worth checking out at La Savina this Sunday. Besides the bottomless Veuve Clicquot Mimosas and Belvedere Bloody Marys, they're featuring a $40 buffet and items like eggs benedict, steak and eggs, and filleted Branzino.
Morimoto South Beach
Iron Chef Morimoto is taking on Easter Brunch with his normal Japanese flare. Brunch starters at the Morimoto South Beach include fresh fruit, yogurt parfaits, and citrus poached shrimp while main course options consist of orange and thyme roasted turkey, pepper roasted ribs, and candied brown sugar ham.
Spend your Easter morning under the tree branches at Oak Tavern where chef David Bracha is shelling out eggs any way you want them along with an endless supply of cheesy grits, maple bacon, sliced tomatos, or mixed Easter berries.
Quattro Gastronomia Italiana
Quattro is offering an authentic Northern Italian "Pasqua" ("Easter" in Italian) menu for Sunday brunch. Bite sized antipasti of "uova ripiene": deviled eggs with tuna tartar and caviar, and "tortellini in brodo": house-made veal and prosciutto tortellini with warm broth. For first course a primi piatti of "tortelloni di ricotta di pecora e spinacini": tortelloni stuffed with sheep's milk ricotta and baby spinach served with a butter and sage sauce. Then for the secondi, main course "agnello al forno con le sue patate": oven-roasted leg of lamb, rainbow carrots, and rosemary-fingerling potatoes.
Easter brunch goes south of the boarder at Rosa Mexicano. Meat lovers will have to try the "heuvos fritos y carnitas": fried eggs and carnitas potato hash with a pineapple-habenero mustard jam, while those with a sweet tooth should enjoy the "torrejas de miel rellenas": cinnamon-cascabel chile-crusted brioche French toast with mascarpone and caramelized plantains. Drinks feature Mexican inspired cocktails like Rosa Royale with cava, fresh pomegranate juice, Cointreau, and agave nectar, and the Bloody Maria with Herradura silver and smokey mezcal.
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The old favorite from New York's Upper East Side will be grilling up scrambled egg quesadillas with bacon, sour cream, and guac on Easter Sunday and their gluttonous Saints and Sinners French toast log with berries and whipped cream along side sunny eggs and tatters.
Hop in the boat or take the water taxi to Shooters Waterfront in Ft. Lauderdale. Dine dockside on an Easter brunch prix fixe menu with favorites like beef short rib Eggs Benedict, Challah vanilla French toast, and a New England lobster roll. Then finish off the meal with pastry chef Vanesa Beltran's Key Lime baked Alaska.
Station 5 Table and Bar
Station 5's rustic, American Easter Brunch menu is less yellow sweater-vest and khaki pants Mr. Bunny and more young Jack Rabbit with rolled-up flannel sleeves showing off carrot and swiss chard tattoos on one arm and the basic cuts of a human on the other. Here's why: pancake tacos with scrambled eggs, veggies, and bacon; French baguette battered in crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch then grilled with vanilla butter and a glaze of maple syrup; Maryland crabcakes stacked on top Chesapeake Cheddar Bay waffles with spicy hollandaise....Boom! Mind blown.
Some times the view on the inside is just as nice as on the outside. At Steak 954 diners have the option of siting indoors next to the 15-foot long aquarium or outside with panoramic views of the ocean. Executive Chef Nicolay Adinaquev has created new dishes especially for this Easter's brunch menu such as Scotch eggs with spicy mustard and house pickled pearl onions, fried chicken biscuits with rosemary honey butter, and a lamb burger with roasted tomatoes, pickled onion, and cucumber yogurt on a house made onion brioche bun.
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Chef Michael Mina's Easter Brunch at StripSteak starts out with a signature cocktail, the Fizzy Bellboy, and handmade pastries. Appetizers include braised bacon with tempura oysters, and duck & ricotta cavatelli with black trumpet mushrooms, while main course options include American Wagyu flat iron steak, butter poached Maine lobster, and brioche French toast. Diners also have access to the Fontainebleau's Easter Egg Celebration from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill
Chef Timon Balloo continues the easy going, South American style of Sugarcane for their Easter Brunch with roasted peppers shaksuka, crab Benedict with brioche and hollandaise, and grilled lamb chops with pomegranate relish. Once you've eaten your fill and the sun begins to sink, take one last sip of your drink, tip back your hat, and let the music carry your worries away.
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Swine Southern Table & Bar
Swine is keeping it simple for Easter brunch with a rabbit hash with roasted tri-colored peppers, purple potatoes, and a 63 Degree farm egg, after which, if you're still hungry, you can sink into a Swine chocolate Cadbury egg with Meyer lemon curd, and macerated green strawberries.
Verde at Pérez Art Museum Miami
Hidden against the water behind the Perez Art Muesum, executive chef Kaytlin Brakefield is shelling out new additions to Verde's popular brunch menu like smoked salmon with Zach The Baker rye, and a soft poached egg nestled in a salad of fresh herbs and finished with a dollop of Dill Creme Fraiche. Keep your fingers crossed that they'll have their house made herb porchetta with dill roasted potatoes.
Vintro Hotel & Kitchen
Tucked away against the Collins Canal in South Beach, the Vintro Hotel + Kitchen will be featuring a Easter Brunch buffet with their signature seafood paella, assorted breakfast meats, eggs, and "Jewels of the Sea" raw bar. Sip on candy-inspired cocktails like "Peeps and Patron" and "Jellybean Cosmos." An "Adult East Egg Hunt" with treasures like $100 gift certificates and complimentary hotel rooms will be available for brunch goers from noon to 4 p.m.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Yardbird will be helping you celebrate Easter the good ole fashion Southern way. For starters, the menu card reads poached heirloom egg with farro risotto, and veal cheek pastrami with house pickles. Then for mains they'll be offering cornmeal crusted catfish with bacon tomato gravy, and hot smoked lamb ribs with house BBQ sauce, Adluh South Carolina grits, and charred okra.
Step across the Atlantic and into Spain to brunch tapas style at Bulla. Sit along the gastrobar at the heart of the restaurant or in a leather banquette and enjoy flavorful small plates like "cordero y seatas": braised lamb, oyster mushrooms, and poached egg, and "voulevant con espinacas": voulevant, creamed spinach, quail eggs, and hollandaise.
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