6 Easter Brunches to Check Out in Chicago
Restaurants across Chicago are bringing out their Sunday best for Easter! Try out one of these fine eateries for a spring feast this holiday.
Enhance your Easter brunch with river views at LondonHouse Chicago. Chef Jacob Verstegen will serve up a buffet full of delicacies to please any palate. Indulge your sweet tooth with house-made chocolate croissants and sweet cream scones, or dig into dishes like lobster Benedict and braised short ribs. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for a perfect photo op by the floor-to-ceiling windows. Brunch is $75 per person, and reservations can be made by calling 312-253-2317.
Maple & Ash
Treat yourself at Danny Grant’s Streeterville steakhouse with their first ever Easter brunch. Maple & Ash is pulling out all the stops with a fire-roasted seafood tower, beef tenderloin at their carving station, tableside service of ricotta agnolotti with truffle conserve, and a selection of breakfast sweets from pastry chef Aya Fukai. Brunch is $65 per adult and $20 for children. Reservations can be made via OpenTable or by calling 312-944-8888.
Eat to your heart’s content at ZED451’s Easter brunch. Along with signature brunch items like panettone French toast, duck confit hash browns, and buttermilk herb-bottom sirloin, they will be serving up some holiday specials. Try the Faroe Island salmon with Szechuan glaze or the rainbow-colored deviled eggs, filled with candied Fresno chiles, house-smoked salmon, and traditional egg yolk and mayonnaise. $6 mimosas and $8 Bloody Marys will be available, and brunch is $36.90 per person. Go to their website for reservations.
Celebrate Easter NOLA-style at Fifolet. Its regular brunch menu will be supplemented with some special holiday dishes on April 16. Try the braised rabbit with colorful quail eggs, crawfish lasagna, johnnycakes with bourbon-spiked syrup, or a flight of bacon, featuring pork belly, wild boar, and duck bacons. Glasses of rosé will also be on special for $7. Reservations can be made on the restaurant’s website.
Porkchop is a great family-friendly choice this Easter. Its expansive buffet will cover classics like waffles, pancakes, and scrambled eggs, and Southern favorites like cheesy grits. Every location will get a visit from the Easter Bunny as well, so tell the kids to keep their eyes peeled for the rabbit of the hour! Brunch is $30 per adult and $15 for kids. Check Porkchop’s website for the location nearest you.
Expand your horizons with Easter brunch at this Indian-Latin fusion restaurant. Try a wide selection of dosas (South Indian crêpe-like pancakes) and frankies (omelette-like wraps). Variations include migas frittata with baked spinach, eggs, pico de gallo, and sweet potato, and loaded anda paratha, topped with chorizo, paneer, or portabella. Top off with the spiced C-3 sangria for a flavorful holiday meal. The brunch will be available from April 14 through April 16, with two courses for $25 and three courses for $35.