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Dining Guide | Best Places for 2018 Phoenix Easter Brunch

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by Taryn Jeffries 1 Comment

If your Easter Sunday calendar is booked you can save time and energy by heading out to any one of these 2018 Phoenix Easter Brunch options. Celebrate the beginning of Spring with your closest family and friends over a great meal along with a few special surprises.

**For the majority of these spots reservations are required and the prices noted do not include tax or gratuity.

2018 Phoenix Easter Brunch Options

Best Places for 2018 Phoenix Easter BrunchThe Arizona Biltmore
2400 E. Missouri Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85016

From a carnival, complete with petting zoo to an extravagant brunch with towering seafood bar, Easter is just a hop, skip, and a jump away, and the Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort is offering a fun-filled lineup of weekend-long activities and happenings, with a little bit of something for everyone!
To sustain energy for all the eggciting programming, the resort’s acclaimed restaurants are offering a variety of dining options.  Thursday through Sunday, Peter Rabbit Afternoon Tea will be served with seating’s available at 11am, 1pm, and 2pm.  An extravagant Easter brunch buffet will be offered at Wright’s from 9am until 2:30pm for $105 for adults and $45 for children. The special take on the renowned dining event will feature carved prime rib, a fresh seafood bar, antipasto station and more.

Beckett’s Table
3717 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Beckett’s Table will host an Easter dinner with service beginning an hour early at 4pm on Sunday, April 1st. Highlights include Easter deviled eggs colored with saffron, beets and spinach, complete with “peas and carrots” garnish priced at $2 per egg. Additionally, Chef Beckett will offer Mcclendon Asparagus with chopped egg, confit tomatoes, pancetta, and roasted garlic cream priced at $12. Half-off bottles of Arizona wine will also be available.

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
2 E. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

This Easter, grab your family and head to Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails where Executive Chef Sean Currid will be preparing a picnic-inspired buffet for the holiday featuring an array of Southern classics. From 11am until 5pm you can enjoy a picnic inspired brunch buffet featuring an array of Southern classics. Adults can enjoy this special holiday buffet for $65 while children can dine for $19.

Boulders Resort & Spa
34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, AZ 85377

The Boulders Resort & Spa will be celebrating the Easter Holiday with a luxurious champagne brunch with live music on Sunday, April 1st.  Guests will be treated to a grand seafood display, fresh seasonal fruit and artisan cheese station, a salad station carving station with meats, a dessert display and more from 10am until 3pm.  Featured menu items include oysters on the half shell, jumbo shrimp cocktail and snow crab claws, herb roasted prime rib, New England crab cakes, smoked short rib hash and more. Brunch for adults will run $68 and guests 12 and under will be $30.

Camp Social
6107 N. 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Celebrate the Easter holiday at Camp Social on Sunday, April 1st with a festive brunch from 10am to 3pm. Guests can enjoy live music, bottomless mimosas, camp-style Bloody Marys and plentiful specialty offerings including Zach’s flat top omelet, crispy pulled pork scramble, chilaquiles, buttermilk biscuit with sausage gravy, a doughnut breakfast sandwich with egg, ham and bacon and many more options. Since this is an a la carte brunch prices will vary based on your selection.

Elly’s Brunch + Café
100 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Elly’s Brunch + Café, the breakfast concept located in Phoenix’s newly renovated Uptown Plaza, will celebrate Easter Sunday with a pancake bar that allows guest to build-their-own full stack of pancakes for $8. Toppings include Oreos, strawberries, banana, blueberries and chocolate chips. Elly’s will also offer $4 mimosas and $5 Bloody Mary’s all day on Easter from 6am until 3pm.

1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Easter falls on April 1 this year and Gertrude’s, the highly touted full-service restaurant located just inside the Desert Botanical Garden entrance, is offering two menu specials to commemorate the holiday. The restaurant has brought back its popular Lambchetta from when the restaurant first opened 5 years ago along with Monkey Bread. Specials are available starting at 10:30am until they are sold through. Garden admission is not required to dine at Gertrude’s.

The Gladly
2201 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Chef Bernie is opening up the kitchen for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1st. Check out his menu full of serious brunch goodies such as housemade biscuits & gravy, chilaquiles with roasted salsa, and cherries & custard French toast. In addition to the great brunch options they will also have sorbet mimosas and delicious coffee.

Little Cleo’s
5632 N. 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Dine in style by stepping into the hidden coastal gem of Little Cleo’s, especially open for Easter Sunday from 11am until 3pm. Enjoy the charming patio, or vintage interior of the restaurant, over craft cocktails and fresh seafood. Little Cleo’s will offer as an Easter special, their Fruity Pebble French Toast, in addition to guest favorites such as the “Bacon & Eggs” featuring house-made sturgeon bacon.

The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer’s
3603 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

On April 1st, from 9am until 3pm, guests can enjoy a decadent three-course brunch. You’ll be able to choose from smoked salmon pizza or heirloom tomato salad to start. Entrée options include lamb chops, an asparagus, leek and gruyere quiche or ham & farm fresh eggs. For dessert you can choose from raspberry custard tart or coconut cream cake. Prices vary based on your selection and range from $19 to $34 for entrees.

Match Restaurant & Lounge
1100 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Match restaurant is offering a special brunch menu from 10am until 3:30pm on Sunday, April 1st. In addition to the restaurant’s regular brunch menu diners will be able to enjoy spinach, leek and gruyere quiche ($12), grilled lamb chops with mint chutney ($30), soft poached eggs ($14) and Spring chicken with rosemary and charred lemon ($24.)

Original Breakfast House
13623 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Guests are invited to “hop” into the Original Breakfast House on Easter Sunday, April 1st from 6:30am until 2pm, to enjoy scrumptious specials in addition to the restaurant’s regular menu including OBH classic eggs benedict, California eggs benedict, shrimp and grits, a crab omelet and tres leches pancakses. Prices will vary based on your selection.

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Enjoy Easter Brunch 1,800 feet above the Valley at Different Pointe of View at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. The AAA Four Diamond restaurant will be serving a decadent Easter Brunch from 10am until 4pm, available for $69.95 for adults and $37.95 for children. Carving stations will feature slow-roasted aged prime rib and roasted lamb top rounds, savory entrees from the oven and a vibrant display of salads, seafood, and vegetable dishes and desserts.
Resort guests are also invited to an exciting Easter celebration April 1 with special appearances by the Easter Bunny and an entertaining egg hunt featuring over a thousand toy-filled eggs. Visits with the Easter bunny start at 9am at the Falls Water Village and the Egg Hunt kicks off at 10:30am followed by egg decorating, arts and crafts and the Easter Bunny Ring Toss.

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Grab your camera and enjoy cookie decorating with Giggles the Bunny, Saturday March 31 from 8am until 11am at Hole-in-the-Wall. Resort guests are invited to the annual Easter Egg Hunt at River Ranch on Sunday, April 1st. The celebration starts at 9am and sign-up is required. You can also enjoy a savory Easter brunch at Rico’s American Grill. The special brunch will run from 11am until 1pm and will feature a variety of carving stations, made to order farm fresh eggs stations and much more. The brunch will be $47 for adults, $42 for seniors and $23 for kids 10 and under.

Rusconi’s American Kitchen
10637 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85028

Diners can enjoy a hearty Easter feast at Rusconi’s on Sunday, April 1st from 10am until 2pm for $58 per person. The brunch menu features an array of starters, main courses and desserts, including house smoked Canadian salmon with citrus herb blini, a warm strawberry and ricotta crepe, cast-iron short rib hash, steak and eggs, grilled tenderloin, tons of desserts and much more.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
5700 E. McDonald Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

On April 1st Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa is elevating Easter with two elegant brunches crafted by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. Both events benefit from the resort’s stunning surrounds and aptly named Paradise Valley views. Festivities begin with Sanctuary’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9:30 a.m., open for hotel guests and Sanctuary members.
Easter Brunch in elements restaurant will feature a delectable three-course prix fixe menu, including starters such as sweet corn and lobster chowder with leeks, potatoes, smoked bacon, chives and house made oyster crackers; chicken fried benedict with a buttermilk biscuit, poached egg, sausage gravy and Louisiana hot sauce; and roasted mushrooms and goat cheese tart with charred fennel, frisée, preserved lemon and balsamic chili glaze. Guests can delight over entrees like duck confit and sweet potato raviolis with broccoli rabe, smoked tomato jam and parmesan cream, and aspring vegetable frittata with roasted peppers, ricotta cheese, English peas and piquillo pepper sauce. Sweet-tooth cravings will be satiated with lemon meringue bombe, strawberry upside-down cake, chocolate caramel tart, and trio of sorbetsThe full menu can be viewed here.
The Easter Buffet celebration in The Views Ballroom will be similarly inspired, and include a variety of seasonal favorites and carving stations.
Sanctuary’s Easter Brunch in elements is $85 per person and $30 for children 12 and younger, served from 10:30am until 2:30pm. The Views Buffet is $75 per person and $25 for children ages 6-12 years, served from 10am until 2pm.

Southern Rail
300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Southern Rail will celebrate with an Easter Brunch where patrons can enjoy Chef Beckett’s beloved brunch items including red velvet pancakes, Croque Monsieur and bread pudding French toast. Additionally, the weekly Jazz & Jambalaya Series will take place from 5pm until 8pm on Southern Rail’s patio. Half-off bottles of Arizona wine will also be offered all day.

Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant
3225 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant Rome is celebrating the traditional Catholic holiday with only the finest pastas, fresh fish and veggie-friendly options for the whole family to enjoy. This Easter season Chef Tomaso Maggiore will be serving up an eggplant torte and butternut squash ravioli ($26) complete with baked cheese fondue with butternut squash-filled ravioli, pacherri del pescatore ($29) with scallops, prawns, langostino lobster, and shelled clams ragu with cherry tomatoes and rack of lamb ($39) with saffron mushroom risotto.

True Food Kitchen
2502 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Better-for-you and tasty too, Easter specials at True Food Kitchen include spring asparagus & leek soup, Spring asparagus toast, and the seasonal ingredient salad. Featured beverages offer a sneak peek of those that will be offered on the restaurant’s spring menu, launching April 11, including a strawberry smash, lemongrass margarita, and cucumber cooler. For dessert, guests can end on a sweet note with a strawberry & rhubarb crisp.

Wrigley Mansion
2501 E. Telewa Trail
Phoenix, AZ 85016

The Wrigley Mansion is gearing up for two of spring’s most beloved holidays, Easter and they are planning delicious and decadent brunches fit for the whole family.  With breathtaking 360-views of the surrounding city and mountains, and live piano music to set the scene, The Wrigley Mansion is the perfect locale for special celebrations and memory-making experiences. On Sunday, April 1st you’re going to want to save a spot at one of three seatings (10am, 12:30pm, and 3pm) and enjoy chef-manned food stations including: fresh raw bar full of seafood favorites, seasonal spring salads, pastas, and fresh fruit, cheese, and charcuterie, made-to-order omelets and pancakes, eggs and other breakfast items, and a carving station featuring prime rib and Easter ham. Brunch is priced at $80 per person and includes sparkling wine, mimosas, domestic beers, and wines by the glass.

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar
2502 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Guests looking for a fun, bright, casual option for Easter Sunday need look no further than Zinburger. With menu options for even the pickiest of eaters, Zinburger is a great place to celebrate with the whole family. This year, the restaurant will feature a delicious Easter special: The Brunch Burger, made with a Wagyu beef patty, ham, fried egg and hollandaise sauce. Guests can also opt for Zinburger’s newly-added dishes such as the classic diner burger, California burger bowl, or seared salmon salad. Top it all off with one of the restaurant’s famous milkshakes!

With so many great restaurants in the Valley, I hope that our 2018 Phoenix Easter Brunch helps you narrow down where you and your friends and family will be meeting up to celebrate.

If you’re looking for 2018 Scottsdale Easter Brunch options we’ve got a few of those, too.

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. Yeah! Phoenix is a great place. Thanks for the listing of different restaurants and spa and also for giving some overview about the place.

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