Easter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to hop to it and start planning! Whether you’re hosting a backyard Sunday brunch or looking for a spot to dine, we’ve rounded up a selection of take-home meals and dine-in offerings that are sure to make your holiday eggs-tra special.
When it comes to brunch, there is only one way to do it: bottomless style! Celebrate Easter with a three-course bottomless champagne brunch at Bayside Restaurant. Dig into decadent dishes like mushroom soup, crab cakes, eggs Benedict, braised short rib breakfast hash and more! Reservations can be made between 10 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. with live music from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Price: $65 per person; $30 per child (12 and under).
Toast Easter with a Baja-inspired weekend brunch at SOL, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday (April 3) and Sunday (April 4). Menu highlights include the crab and shrimp Benedicto ($20), the chorizo and potato scramble ($14), souffle carlotta ($14), and SOL’s Bloody Marys ($11). Take these decadent dishes to enjoy at home or dine al fresco on the patio!
Four courses? Say no more. Newport Beach’s Eddie V’s is eager to make your holiday a hoppy one. Whether you’re dining in (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or picking up a four-course dinner to devour at home, this iconic steak and seafood establishment is eager to please your palate. To preorder, click here, and choose a pickup date of April 2 or April 3.
For $49.95 per guest, you and your crew can enjoy a two-course brunch with fresh starters like Hawaiian ahi tuna poke, Maine lobster bisque, chilled wild jumbo shrimp cocktail and main entrees like Chili Lime Rubbed Hawaiian Mahi Mahi, Mary’s Farm Blackened Chicken Sandwich and more! To view the whole menu or make a reservation, click here.
Get egg-cited…because one of Newport Beach’s local favs is getting the party started early! Great Maple’s Easter specials are available from March 28 through April 4. Treat your taste buds to sweet and savory plates like monkey bread with caramel and pecans, house-made quiche with prosciutto, gruyere and truffle oil or an 8oz. prime rib dinner with maple bacon and cheese potatoes and a house-made popover.
Looking for an affordable, family-friendly place to dine this Easter? Head to The Bungalow in Corona del Mar! For just $32, you can enjoy a decadent two-course brunch while your littles (kids 12 and under) dig into offerings like Crème Brûleé French Toast, scrambled eggs or spaghetti pasta!
Hosting at home this Easter? Leave the cooking to the pros! This year, Lido Bottle Works is offering a takeaway meal for four ($200), which includes Tartine House Ricotta, shaved asparagus, grain and spring veggie salad, braised lamb shank, polenta and a buttermilk panna cotta with roasted berries and pistachio crunch for dessert! If you’d rather get out of the house, Lido Bottle Works will be offering their regular menu for those who prefer to dine in!
Bay views? Yes, please! Dine on the water this Easter at Tavern House Kitchen + Bar and feast on all of your favorites! Start with a Tavern Mary or mimosa and finish with Coconut Crusted Shrimp, Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Malted Waffles, Avocado Toast Bennie, Cowboy Burger and more. Tavern House will feature its original brunch and dinner menus this Easter, so you know exactly what to expect!
Head to Crystal Cove this holiday and make it an Easter (brunch) to remember this year! From 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., you and your crew can enjoy one of the best brunches Orange County has to offer—think beignets, crêpes, pancakes, French toast, omelettes, and a never-ending list of a.m. cocktails! Plan on sleeping in? The Beachcomber invites you to catch a dreamy SoCal sunset and enjoy their signature dinner menu, which will be offered after 4:30 p.m.
No Easter brunch is complete without some sweets and treats! Say goodbye to packaged, store-bought candy, and treat your friends and family to freshly-baked goods! Corona del Mar’s B.Candy is ready to make your Easter soiree sweet (and colorful) with an amazing selection of Easter treats! From decorated cakes and hand-churned ice cream to frosted cupcakes and signature cookies, there’s nothing this quaint candy shop can’t do!
Large family gatherings can feel like a lot—especially right now. If you’re in the mood for a romantic meal for two, Fleming’s is the shi shi spot to make your res! This upscale American steakhouse is offering a three-course Easter meal (from April 3 to April 4), with your choice of steak and seafood entree, salad and dessert. If you prefer to please your palate at home, Fleming’s is making Easter a breeze with a Filet Wellington Family Bundle for $300. This take-home meal serves four-six and includes Fleming’s Salad, a 32oz bake-at-home Filet Wellington, mashed potatoes, and crispy Brussels sprouts and bacon. This offer is available for curbside pickup only and must be ordered by Thursday, April 1.
Reserve your table at Mastro’s Ocean Club in Crystal Cove for an iconic, a la carte dining experience. Satisfy your appetite with prime steaks, succulent seafood, indulgent sides and craft cocktails. This nationally-known steakhouse prides itself in world-class service, live entertainment and highly acclaimed cuisine with items like their signature dry iced seafood tower, bone-in filet and one-of-a-kind warm butter cake. Feasting at home? Pre-order your Easter Family Dinner to-go by April 2 and make it an Easter [your taste buds] will never forget!