Where to Eat on Easter 2015 in Chicago

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Try one of these delicious brunches to celebrate this spring holiday

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There are many restaurants in Chicago serving special Easter menus.

Spring is finally starting to show itself in Chicago; what better way to celebrate than with Easter brunch? Here are some tasty choices to celebrate the holiday.

Carnivale
Enjoy Easter brunch into the evening at Carnivale. Some of their signature brunch dishes will be available through dinner, so you don’t have to wake up early to enjoy their bacon wrapped dates, key lime French toast, or fried egg sandwich. Make reservation via their website for brunch or dinner.

Commons Club
Go rock ‘n roll at the Commons Club at Virgin Hotels Chicago this year with their Easter brunch. Their menu offers diverse dishes such as morel mushroom flatbread with ricotta cheese, crispy shrimp roll in a bouillabaisse sauce, and scallops with fava beans and mint. Save some room for dessert – the chocolate tart and caramel bourbon éclairs will be the perfect end to your meal. Reservations can be made here at $58 per diner.

Davanti Enoteca River North
Indulge in Davanti Enoteca River North’s Easter buffet brunch this holiday. Roasted lamb saddle and salt-crusted prime rib will be available at carving stations. Fill your plate up with risotto alla carbonara, deviled eggs, caprese salad, and plenty of decadent desserts.  The buffet is $42 per adult and $14 per child. You can make a reservation via their website.

GT Fish & Oyster
Easter brunch at GT Fish & Oyster has something for everyone. Enjoy crab benedict or biscuits with lobster gravy, or go sweet with brioche French toast. Each table gets three delicious dishes to share as well, with choices like country potatoes, churros with orange cream cheese, and Everything Monkey Bread, a GT specialty. The prix fixe menu is $45 per adult, and children get a special menu for $25. Reservations are encouraged.

Howells & Hood


Celebrate with beautiful views of downtown Chicago at Howells & Hood. Brunch stations will offer plenty of sweet and savory options for all diners to enjoy. Why choose between them? Grab the doughnut French toast with caramelized pecans AND the lobster benedict with truffle hollandaise. Other stations include omelets, charcuterie, and pastries. The buffet is $39 per person, and reservations are encouraged.

Luella’s Southern Kitchen
Add some Southern spice to your Easter brunch at Luella’s Southern Kitchen. Besides brunch favorites like buttermilk fried chicken with gravy and bananas foster pancakes, two Easter specials will be offered. Try the crawfish etouffee with Carolina Gold rice, or go sweet with a dessert sampler featuring beignets, blackberry hand pie, and milk chocolate bread pudding. 

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