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Dining Guide | 2017 Scottsdale Easter Brunch Dining Guide

Posted on: April 2nd, 2017 by Taryn Jeffries 2 Comments

After services and easter egg hunts you’re going to need fuel. Our 2017 Scottsdale Easter Brunch Dining Guide should help!

Leave the Easter baskets and egg-hunts to the littles and celebrate your Easter holiday with a great meal. Whether you opt for brunch or dinner you’re going to want to check out our 2017 Scottsdale Easter brunch dining guide. Gather your friends and family, don your Sunday best and prepare to celebrate our favorite way, with food!

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Culinary Dropout
culinary dropout easter offeringsCost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Guests seeking a fun, casual vibe, and maybe a round or two of cornhole, can celebrate Easter at Culinary Dropout. Two dishes are special to the Easter menu: Grilled Asparagus Toast, with smoked ham and crispy potato, or Pork Belly Hash, with chile verde and sunny side up egg. These featured dishes will be offered alongside the regular lunch menu. Check out the complete menu before you go!
7135 E. Camelback Road | Scottsdale | 85251 | 480.970.1700

Elements at Sanctuary
Elements at SanctuaryCost | $85 for adults, $30 for guests aged 12 and under. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.
On the Menu | A jubilant Easter celebration is scheduled at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa for Sunday, April 16, 2017. The festivities will begin with the resort’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9:30 a.m., open for hotel guests and spa members. Guests and locals are then invited to an elegant Easter Brunch at elements restaurant, crafted by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. This year’s three-course Prix Fixe Easter Brunch is packed with delicious flavors. Menu highlights include, appetizers: Crooked Neck Squash & Coconut Bisque with an Avocado & Rock Shrimp Salad and Thai Basil Chimichurri; Green Chili Pork Stew with Roasted Corn, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Fried Cheddar Curds and Pork Cracklings; entrees: Prime Flatiron Steak with Montreal Steak Spice, Roasted Shallots, Bloomsdale Spinach, Parmesan Potato Frites and Zinfandel Reduction; Roasted Chicken with Cippolini Onion & Brussels Sprout Hash, Candied Pancetta, Fingerling Potatoes and Garlic & Rosemary Pan Jus; Colorado Lamb Rack with Miso Mustard Crust, Schezwan Green Beans, Hon Shimeji Mushrooms, Sticky Rice and Hoisin BBQ; and desserts: Banana’s Foster Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche, Caramelized Bananas and Cinnamon Rum Gelato; and Raspberry Charlotte with House Made Lady Fingers, Fresh Berries and Sweet Wine Sabayon. You can also check out the complete menu online.
5700 E. McDonald Drive | Paradise Valley | 85253 | 855.245.2051

Farm & Craft

Farm & Craft protein hummus salad

Photo Credit: Peter Speyer | Speyer Photography

Cost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Farm & Craft in Old Town Scottsdale is the perfect brunch spot for Easter! They are offering $20 Bottles of Poema Rose Champagne all weekend.
4302 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85251 | 480.568.8980


Easter at Flourish

Photo credit | CopperWynd Resort

Cost | $65 per person, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | Flourish will be hosting an interactive Easter Egg hunt for the kids beginning at 10:30am and their decadent brunch service will follow. Served buffet style, you’ll find artisan breads and pastries, an array of salads to choose from, carving stations featuring roasted leg of lamb, bourbon and honey-glazed ham as well as grilled salmon. There will also be a variety of sides and desserts to fit everyone’s tastes.
13225 N. Eagle Ridge Drive | Fountain Hills | 85268 | 480.333.1900

Granada Bar and Grill
Cost | $44.95 for adults, $38.95 for guests aged 60 and above, $24.95 for guests aged five through 12 and guests under five years old are compliemntary. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.
On the Menu | Make some new traditions with the decadent brunch being offered at Granada Bar and Grill. You’ll find a Bloody Mary bench, carving stations with prime rib, leg of lamb as well as pastrami cured salmon (what?!), pacific oysters and green lip mussels. There will also be a traditional breakfast station that will feature house-baked pastries and breads, apple smoked bacon, country style sausage, roasted red potatoes as well as Australian lobster benedicts. Dessserts will also be available and will range from carrot cake, cheesecake, chocolate and apple cake as well as flan and pretty much everything in between.
5001 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85250 | 480.949.1311

Market Street Kitchen
Cost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Enjoy your Easter brunch or dinner among the rustic charm of Market Street Kitchen.  For brunch you can choose from caramel apple French toast ($14), ham & cheese frittata ($12), lobster benedict ($19) or cinnamon rolls ($4). Dinner specials will include a rotisserie leg of lamb ($32) and a rotisserie ham ($23). These specials will be available along with their standard menu.
20825 N. Pima Road | Scottsdale | 85255 | 480.278.7044

North Italia
North Italia Easter OfferingsCost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Imagine dining at an Italian teverna while enjoying Easter specials such as Red Wine Glazed Short Rib with creamy mascarpone polenta or Diver Scallops with sweet corn risotto; or choose from North Italia’s regular brunch offerings such as the Grilled Cauliflower with a fried egg and pancetta cream, and Italian sausage or the Bacon & Egg pizza. Check out the complete menu before you go.
15024 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85254 | 480.948.2055

Olive & Ivy
Cost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Brunch al fresco over mimosas? Yes, please. Olive & Ivy will offer all its brunch favorites plus an Easter special of Smoked Salmon Benedict and several items from its dinner menu.
7135 E. Camelback Road | Scottsdale | 85251 | 480.751.2200

Proof, an American Canteen
Cost | $58 per person, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | Proof, an American Canteen, also will offer a special Easter menu. Start with sweet pea and carrot soup with dungeness crab. For the main course, enjoy a choice of beer-braised lamb shank with cannellini beans and walnut gremolata, or seared jumbo scallops with sausage-wrapped scotch egg and Meyer lemon. Finish the meal with lemon strawberry swirl cheesecake with strawberry rhubarb preserves.
10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive | Scottsdale | 85262 | 480.513.5085

Roaring Fork
Cost | $39 per person, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | Roaring Fork is hosting a gourmet Easter brunch with a rugged western edge. The buffet style menu offers a bread table, savory cold & hot item station, egg & meat carving tables with Ham and Roast Beef as well as a tasty dessert station.  Menu items will include sticky buns, assorted muffins and croissants, smoked salmon platters, mixed greens, prime rib, sausage and cheese scrambled eggs, veggie migas, buttermilk fried chicken, huckleberry French toast and so much more.
4800 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85251 | 480.947.0795

S & V Urban Italian
Cost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | S&V Urban Italian is offering a special “Easter Vine” menu which features bottomless mimosas for only $10 and Bloody Mary’s for $2 each. Entrees include an Italian-style Frittata, Agnello, and Misto Di Mare. These will be offered in addition to the resturant’s Weekend Vine menu.
9343 E. Shea Blvd. | Scottsdale | 85260 | 480.451.1850

Salty Sow
Easter at Salty SowCost | $24 per person, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | Visit Salty Sow Easter Sunday on April 16thfrom 10am-2pm for a specialty brunch buffet featuring breakfast and lunch items including house made sausage and bacon, roasted turkey and pork loin, roasted organic beets, rosemary honey dipped fried chicken and waffles, banana chocolate chip French toast and much more.
4801 E. Cactus Road | Scottsdale | 85032 | 602.795.9463

Scramble Easter OfferingsCost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Scramble announced that both restaurants will be open from 6am until 2pm. To celebrate, the Easter Bunny will be at both Scramble locations giving away treats to all the kids that day. Scramble will post a special Easter 2017 album on its Phoenix and Scottsdale Facebook pages highlighting everyone who visits with the Easter Bunny. “We are always looking for new ways to add value for our customers,” said Co-Owner Clay Moizo. “By opening on Easter Sunday we’re able to provide holiday breakfast and brunch alternatives for those who prefer to eat out. Employees working that day were scheduled on a volunteer basis and will all be receiving extra compensation for their dedication to our customers.”
6590 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85253 | 480.404.7264

Sonata’s Restaurant
Easter at Sonata'sCost | $49.95 per person, not including tax and gratuity
On the Menu | Celebrate Easter Sunday with a European-style brunch feast featuring dishes culled from Lithuanian, German, Polish, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, French, Irish and other European cuisines. Executive Chef Josh Bracher will be featuring specialty menu items including roasted pig head, deviled eggs, dumplings, kugelis, rabbit stew, roasted ducks and much more. Additional items include a vast array of meats and cheeses, smoked salmon boards, potato pancakes, roasted mushrooms and potatoes, poppy seed rolls, Paska bread, log cake and more.  In addition to their handcrafted cocktails, Sonata’s will offer its popular and ever-expansive Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar, where diners select the items they’d like to see in their cocktail of choice — a variety of freshly squeezed juices for a mimosa, for example, while the list of Bloody Mary accoutrements is nearly endless.
10050 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85253 | 480.477.1390

Cost | $105 for adults, $48 for guests ages five through 12, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | Enjoy your decadent brunch with a side of some of the best views in the Valley. You can indulge in A Seafood & Raw Bar will highlight poached shrimp, scallop escabeche, and east and west coast oysters with traditional condiments. Enjoy a Brunch on a Bagel bar with assorted bagels, house cured and smoked salmon, smoked trout, salmon roe spread, additional accoutrements and house-made jams. Fruit, bakery and salad offerings include an almond joy cereal parfait, zucchini bread, bear claws, green lentils with roasted carrots and turmeric-spiced roasted cauliflower. Guests can also enjoy multiple made-to-order options, including a custom-made omelet filled with their choice of ham, chorizo, lump crab, mushrooms, cheddar cheese and more, or a custom-made waffle benedict with poached eggs and warm crab salad. A carving station will feature slow-roasted prime rib, cinnamon and cayenne roasted leg of lamb and maple-rosemary glazed ham.  Sweet treats such as a cherry oat crisp, lemon meringue tart and a made-to-order aebleskiver (Danish stuffed pancake) station will be featured in the dessert buffet.
10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive | Scottsdale | 85262 | 480.513.5085

Tavern Americana
Cost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Tavern Americana is offering up relaxed and casual comfort food perfect for a lingering Easter brunch. Check out their crab cake benedict ($17), pastrami hash ($13) or chilaquiles Verde ($12) for a hearty start to the day. If you looking for a drink special or two you’ll find peach bellinis ($6), raspberry bellinis ($6) and ruby red beer mimosas ($5) flowing all day!
20469 N. Hayden Road | Scottsdale | 85255 | 480.502.6740

The Greene House
The Greene HouseCost | A la carte pricing
On the Menu | Guest can imagine themselves on a California retreat while feasting on the following Easter specials: Stuffed French Toast with almond butter, honey-whipped mascarpone and strawberry jam; Spring Vegetable Frittata with grilled asparagus, golden beet, snap pea, arugula, and goat cheese; plus mimosas and Bloody Marys. These will be offered in addition to the regular menu. Get a sneak peek of the menu before you go.
15024 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85254 | 480.889.9494

True Food Kitchen
True Food Easter offeringCost | $35 per person, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | True Food Kitchen will offer a three-course ‘Taste of Spring’ in addition to their regular brunch menu. New spring items on the tasting menu include Torched Avocado, Seasonal Garden Scramble, and Coconut & Chia Seed Flan, while beverage options include the Honey & Grapefruit Mimosa, Blueberry Royale, and the non-alcoholic Hangover Rx. Check out the full Easter Brunch Menu.
15191 N. Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale | 85254 | 480.265.4500

Vista Verde Dining Room at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Cost | $68 for adults, $34 for guests aged five through 12, not including tax or gratuity
On the Menu | Toast to a mimosa brunch with sparkling wine at The Scottsdale while overlooking McCormick Ranch Golf Club. To start, a breakfast bar with all the favorite morning sweet and savory items such as made-to-order omelets, a crêpe station, and an array of salads. Entrees offered at the carving station include classics like Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb with Mint Glaze, Prime Rib, Sugar Mustard Glazed Ham and Pineapple Sauce, and Fresh Sea Catch with Lemon Caper Beurre Blanc plus a raw seafood bar with everything from oysters and crab to shrimp and lobster cakes. And for dessert, a chef’s selection of sweet delights.
7700 E. McCormick Pkwy. | Scottsdale | 85258 | 480.596.7521

No matter how you opt to spend the Sunday, we hope that you do so surrounded by love, friendship and kindness…and, of course, great food! I hope that you find something perfect for you and your group in our 2017 Scottsdale Easter Brunch Dining Guide!

Looking for Phoenix Easter Brunch recommendations? Maybe the East Valley? We’ve got a few of those, too!

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© Taryn Jeffries 2017


About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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  1. Wow, what a delicious looking collection of recommendations! I’ll be sure to share with my local friends.

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