Your family and friends deserve the best so treat them to a meal they'll be thankful for this Easter. Instead of toiling away in the kitchen, head to one of the following restaurants to get your brunch on. They'll be offering special prix fixe menus and lavish buffet spreads so all you'll have to worry about is deciding what's for dessert.Read More
20 Delicious Spots for Easter Sunday Brunch in Chicago
Satisfy both savory and sweet cravings with two courses for $35 at A10. Enjoy a sweets spread for the table along with entrée selections such as smoked salmon Benedict, malted French toast, vegetable crepe, shrimp & grits and more. Brunch includes choice of coffee or tea and is available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Acadia will host a special brunch this year in honor of Easter. Each table will be greeted with a complimentary plate of pastries to start on a sweet note, followed by an a la carte menu offering a selection of fresh oysters, cured salmon, peekytoe crab hash, “green eggs and ham,” Maine lobster Benedict, Southern fried chicken, Maine blueberry pain perdu and more. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Add some French flair to your Easter Sunday by joining Bistronomic for a seasonally-inspired, three-course meal ($40/person). From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy dishes like spring soup, country pâté, asparagus and mushroom omelet, steak & eggs, brioche French toast and more.
4. Bohemian House
Take your taste buds across the seas for Easter this year with a three-course, Bohemian-inspired menu from Chef Jimmy Papadopoulos. To start, indulge in lox & toast or a light Brussels sprouts salad before moving onto entrees such as a traditional soft scramble with smoke whitefish and beer braised bratwurst. Just make sure to save room for some paczki and kolacky. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is priced at $28 per guest.
Start Easter off right by binging on some Southern fare at Buck’s. Try some obligatory devilish eggs topped with creole mustard and smoked salmon, followed by a warm and sugary cinnabiscuit. The fried chicken double stack is also sure to delight and don’t forget about indulging in a Bloody Mary (or two).
6. Chicago Q
Art Smith invites families to a Southern-style brunch with barbecue favorites from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. He’ll prepare a smoked ham cured in brown sugar and spices alongside popular items such as chicken & waffles, carrot cake pancakes and eggs Benedict. Kids will also enjoy a visit from the Easter bunny, face painting and an egg hunt.
7. David Burke's Primehouse
Celebrate Easter with a four-course feast at David Burke’s Primehouse. Enjoy steakhouse favorites like lamb chops with sautéed garlic spinach, filet mignon with mushroom marsala sauce, pan seared salmon with roasted vegetables, or creamy mushroom polenta with roasted vegetables and grana padano. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is priced at $60 per person.
Guests can feast on a $20 buffet featuring house-cured hams, ham frittatas, smoked ham and grits, ham hock biscuits, green salad, eggs, fried chicken, breakfast potatoes and more. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and tickets can be purchased online.
9. GT Fish and Oyster
Bring the whole gang to GT Fish & Oyster for a hearty prix-fixe brunch ($45/person). Guests can choose three signature dishes to be served family style including chicken & waffles, crab Benedict, GT steak & eggs, carrot cake pancakes and more. Additionally, each table will receive fried gougeres, caramel monkey bread, Neuske’s bacon and country potatoes.
10. Intro Chicago
Lettuce Entertain You’s rotating-chef concept will host its first ever Easter brunch. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Stephen Gillanders and Jessica Largey will cook up a variety of a la carte dishes ranging from peeky-toe crab crostini and black truffle croquettes to porcini-rubbed hanger steak.
11. Longman & Eagle
This year, egg hunts aren’t just for kids. Longman & Eagle will host an adult Easter egg hunt benefiting local charity One Tail at a Time. The event kicks off at 11 a.m., followed by a block party with food and music at 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per person, $10 per team (2 person teams) and interested parties can RSVP to email@example.com
12. Nico Osteria
In celebration of Easter, Nico Osteria will offer a special four-course menu ($65/person) that will also be available a la carte. Diners will have their choice of Italian-inspired dishes including roasted beets and grilled spinach piadini, salmon lox Benedict, soft scrambled eggs with roasted peppers, and stuffed pappardelle with braised pork. Desserts like tiramisu and lemon panna cotta will end the meal on a high note.
13. Prairie Grass Cafe
North Shore residents can celebrate by heading to Prairie Grass Café for a special brunch buffet, available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The buffet will feature favorites such as the signature moussaka with eggplant and braised lamb, sautéed tilapia with grapefruit and capers, and ancho marinated skirt steak. Waffle, crepe and omelet stations will also be on hand, as well as a dessert buffet. Brunch is priced at $48 per person.
14. Prime & Provisions
Go big or go home with a lavish brunch buffet ($55/person) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meat-centric meal will feature chef carving stations offering maple-glazed ham, prime rib, roasted chicken vesuvio, smoked mustard glazed salmon and more.
The Michelin-starred restaurant satisfies sweet and savory Lenten observers with a four-course brunch menu. The meal starts with an assortment of breads and pastries, followed by a selection of family-style dishes. Guests can then choose an entrée like brioche French toast, croque madame or shaksuka, and finish with a dessert spread. Easter brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is priced at $54 per person.
16. Signature Room at the 95th
Celebrate Easter with a view from 95 floors above the city. Indulge in a gourmet brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. featuring truffle chicken tea sandwiches, crab legs, oysters, pickled vegetables, seasonal quiche and more. There will also be chef stations serving roasted leg of lamb and other customized selections, while kids can visit with the Easter bunny and enjoy special treats. The cost is $80 per adult and includes one cocktail, and $35 per child.
For the first time, Tony Mantuano’s acclaimed Italian restaurant will offer an Easter brunch inspired by the traditions and flavors of Sardinia. Served half family style and half individually, dishes include frittata with asparagus and ricotta, roast lamb with artichokes, branzino with fennel and blood orange, and more. It’s priced at $65 per person with optional wine pairings available.
18. The Boarding House
Chef Tanya Baker is crafting a spring prix fixe menu perfect for Easter. Dishes include hen egg with polenta fries, pea soup, spinach crepes with onions and smoked salmon, skate wing with roasted cauliflower and more. End the meal on a sweet note with a dessert trio featuring carrot macaron, milk caramel truffle and coconut rocher. The menu is priced at $44 per guest.
19. The Bristol
The Bristol will offer its fan favorite brunch menu for a delicious way to kick off Easter Sunday. Chef Sean Pharr will prepare a pastry board for the table and diners can choose from entrees including braised pork chilaquiles, French toast with apple compote and the classic hangover breakfast. Brunch is $35 per person and includes coffee or tea.
20. The Radler
Hop over to the German beer hall and feast on AYCE buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $25 per person, enjoy sausage, omelet and carving stations as well as a variety of pastries. Or opt for the $35 package, which includes your fill of mimosas and Bloody Marys.