In 2018 Easter is Sunday, April 1. Unless otherwise stated, all these special Easter meals take place on that day. If you are looking for a restaurant in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area where you can enjoy an Easter brunch or dinner, one of these restaurants will be happy to host you.
Restaurants are listed here in no particular order.
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- Some of these restaurants have Easter activities for the kids. They may also have special pricing for children's meals.
- Resort casual attire will be appropriate at most of these restaurants. If you intend to wear a tee shirt and shorts to Easter brunch, call first.
- Discounts or coupons are not usually accepted on Easter Sunday. Call to verify.
- Reservations are required. Some restaurants may require prepayment and have a cancellation fee for no-shows.
- Unless otherwise stated, beverages, tax, and gratuity are not included in the mentioned prices.
Keep checking back. Easter Egg Hunts and other Easter holiday events and festivals are listed here.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.
Original Breakfast House
13623 N 32nd St, Phoenix
From 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Easter menu specials include Porchetta and Eggs ($13.50), Italian style, seasoned pork roast wrapped in "fatty" skin on pork belly; Mexican Eggs Benedict ($12.50), two crispy sopes topped with chorizo, two poached eggs and green chili hollandaise; Caprese Omelette ($12.50), open-faced omelette covered with melted mozzarella, organic heirloom tomato slices, fresh basil and olive oil drizzle.
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5700 W. North Loop Road, Chandler (map)
An array of western selections will be offered including: Rosemary Crusted Pork Loin with Apricot Au Jus, Mesquite Grilled Top Sirloin, Maple Roasted Turkey, Honey Baked Ham; Omelet Station, Banana French Toast with Stewed Strawberries, Buttermilk Pancakes, Bacon & Sausage, Southwestern Hashbrowns; Cocktail Shrimp with Bloody Mary Aioli, Garden Salad, Fresh Fruit and Seasonal Cheese Platter; Garlic Roasted Mashed Potatoes with Homemade Gravy, Bacon Infused Macaroni and Cheese, Cornbread Stuffing, Almond Roasted Green Beans, Candied Carrots; Dessert Station. The Rawhide Steakhouse menu is not being offered on Easter Sunday. Age-appropriate Easter Egg Hunts will take place starting at 11 a.m.
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale
10600 E Crescent Moon, North Scottsdale
The annual Easter buffet will be served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 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 accouterments and housemade 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 enjoy multiple made-to-order options this year 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 like a cherry oat crisp, lemon meringue tart and a made-to-order aebleskiver (Danish stuffed pancake) station will be featured on the dessert buffet. Price includes coffee, juice, tea, soft drinks as well as a complimentary Bellini or Bloody Mary for the adults. Reservations are required, and there is a 48-hour cancellation policy.
Proof, an American Canteen
Proof will offer a brunch buffet from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you prefer to order à la carte, 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 a lemon strawberry swirl cheesecake with strawberry rhubarb preserves. The Easter dinner will be available starting at 4 p.m. The regular dinner menu will also be available.
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Easter baskets will be available for purchase for Resort guests and locals. The baskets will be available Easter week and will be personalized with the child’s name. Items included in the baskets include a vintage toy, housemade 7-inch Valrhona chocolate bunny, marshmallows, caramel “bunny bait” popcorn, malted robin eggs, gourmet jelly beans and cheddar bunny-shaped crackers. The cost is $64, and the baskets can be picked up starting April 14 for local residents or will be delivered to the guest room at a time of the guest's choosing for those staying on property.
McCormick Ranch Golf Club
7505 East McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale
Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet will include a variety of breakfast and lunch items with seatings from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The buffet’s breakfast portion will consist of eggs benedict, scrambled eggs, assorted breakfast meats and potatoes, buttermilk pancakes with banana and Nutella, smoked salmon, bagels and cream cheese, as well as fresh fruits, berries , and seasonal melons. The lunch items will include Rosemary Garlic Slow-Roasted Prime Rib, Au Jus; Chicken Coq Au Vin, Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Carrots, Bacon, Red Wine; Mahi Mahi Beurre Blanc with Roasted Pearl Onions, Artichoke, Olive Tapenade; Maple Glazed Ham; Roasted Spring Vegetables; Signature Salads; Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Wild Rice Pilaf. Desserts, Champagne and Mimosas, Non-Alcoholic Beverages are included. Tax and 20% gratuity will be added.
SWB at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale
480-444-1234, ext. 8650
The Easter Celebration features a brunch buffet in SWB with a variety of favorites like Omelets made-to-order, Southwestern Eggs Florentine, Brioche French Toast, Soups and assorted Salads, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Jumbo Shrimp, Mussels, Smoked Scottish Salmon with traditional accompaniments, assorted sushi, pastas, Bone-In Virginia Ham, Prime Rib of Beef, and Whole Fillet Salmon from the Carving Station, topped off with a lavish Viennese Dessert Table. Children’s buffet. Easter Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet a live bunny, see Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail “hop” around the resort, petting zoo, live music.
The Capital Grill
2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
16489 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
For the appetizer course, guests can choose between menu items such as Spring Mushroom Bisque or Kale Salad with Toasted Almonds. Guests can then select from a range of items for their main course, including Bone-In Dry Aged NY Strip with Fried Egg and Shrimp and Grits. Brunch concludes with dessert choices such as Classic Crème Brûlée, or Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake. Children can look forward to enjoying classics such as Chicken Fingers, Mac ‘N’ Cheese, Miniature Cheeseburger, French Toast or Scrambled Eggs with Cheese followed by ice cream. Also serving the à la carte dinner menu all day.
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Organ Stop Pizza
1149 E. Southern Ave., Mesa
480-813-5700 ext 945
A relaxing and family-friendly lunch and concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer at Organ Stop Pizza serving from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doors open at 11:15, show starts at 11:45. All-you-can-eat pizza and salad plus unlimited soft drinks. Alcoholic beverages and ice cream available for additional charge. Tickets are available online or you can purchase them in the restaurant gift shop. Advance ticket purchase is required, the event sells out.
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The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer's
3603 E. Indian School Rd., Ste. A, Phoenix
Easter Brunch served 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. First Course: Smoked Salmon Pizza (Gravlax, Crow's Dairy Quark, Capers, Dill, Arugula, Lemon, Red onion, Flaky salt) $15; Heirloom Tomato Salad (Heirloom Tomato, Cherry Tomato, Watermelon, Feta, Microgreens, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Reduced Balsamic, coarse salt, cracked pepper) $11. Entree: Lamb Chops (New Zealand lamb loin, Mint Pesto, Roasted Tri-Colored carrots, Gratin Potatoes, red wine reduction) $32; Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche (Individual quiche in a flaky crust served with field greens) $16; Ham & Farm Fresh eggs (Cognac, brown sugar glazed ham with apricot mustard, watercress and potato leek galette. Served with your choice of local eggs: Duck or chicken, served your way) $19. Dessert: Raspberry Custard Tart (Individual vanilla cream pie topped with organic raspberries served with a side of chocolate sauce) $10; Coconut cream Cake (Coconut cake filled with pastry cream, topped with meringue, shredded coconut and Crème anglaise on the side) $10. Regular menu also available.
3603 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
A chef-crafted three-course Easter brunch celebration featuring traditional brunch favorites, plus twists on traditional brunch dishes. Think Calabrian Octopus with green garlic buttermilk, celery pickles, Spring Onion Crepes with fonduta and truffle conserva, and a selection of desserts from Tracy Dempsey. Reservations recommended.
The Farm at South Mountain
6106 S. 32nd Street, Phoenix
This Farm brunch experience begins with an assortment of Freshly Baked Pastries, including Pecan Caramel Buns, Coffee Cakes & Danish served with Whipped Butter & Homemade Preserves. Next enjoy Creamy Vanilla Yogurt with a Variety of toppings including Housemade Granola, Fresh Berries & Shredded Coconut. Heartier dishes offered include The Farm’s Famous Pecan French Toast; Twice-Cooked Challah with Pecan-Honey Glaze Caramelized Bananas & Maple Syrup, Scrambled Eggs topped with Cheddar Cheese served with Sautéed Vegetables & Roasted Tomato Salsa, sides of Applewood Smoked Bacon and Farm Sausage. For a lighter choice, enjoy the Kale & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Pecan Pieces, Feta, Dried Fruits, Lemon Vinaigrette or the Caprese Salad with Cherry Tomatoes & Mozzarella with Farm Basil Drizzled with Olive Oil & Fresh Cracked Pepper. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance, so bring your camera. After brunch, rent a yard game from The Farm Kitchen, visit the on-site garden and chicken coop, or find a local treasure in the shop. High chairs will not be available. Cancellations will not be accepted after Wednesday, April 12.
MATCH: Cuisine & Cocktails
1100 N. Central Ave, Phoenix
Easter features served from 10:20 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. include Citrus Cured Bakkafrost Salmon Deviled Eggs, Hermann's sweet horseradish pickles, garden dill, fried capers $3 ea; Herb Crusted Leg of Colorado Lamb, garden rosemary potatoes, mc clendon's asparagus, meyer lemon vinaigrette $27; "Mac & Cheese" cavatelli, ricotta, english peas, mozzarella, noble crumb $14; Dark Rum Glazed Tenderbelly Pit Ham, wood oven roasted pineapple pique, mint mojo $23; "Bunny Cakes" strawberry, banana, blueberry, whipped cream $8.
LON's at The Hermosa
5532 North Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley
A three-course Easter Brunch, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A cast iron skillet of LON’s famous fresh baked brioche ‘monkey bread’ welcomes the table as the guests then choose between six appetizers, six entrées, and three desserts. Entrée choices are: vegetarian egg white frittata; blue crab benedict; fried chicken & green tomato; roasted Alaskan halibut; grilled beef tenderloin; roasted lamb leg. Live entertainment. LON’s regular dinner menu will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are required.
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JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E. Marriott Drive, Phoenix
Grand Sonoran Ballroom
Sunrise Breakfast Buffet from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
A bountiful breakfast buffet with sweet and savory items, including the Chef's selection of freshly baked breakfast breads; buttermilk pancakes with chocolate chips, berry compote or apple cinnamon chutney; and an omelet station boasting an array of fresh veggies, cheeses, ham, and bacon. Fresh juices, fruits and berries, organic yogurts and hot oatmeal with brown sugar, raisins, dried cranberries, and walnuts are bountiful, in addition to house-smoked salmon with an assortment of fresh bagels and cream cheeses, capers, diced red onions and hardboiled eggs. Non-alcoholic beverages included. Buffet only. Guests taken on a walk-in basis only.
Brunch Experience from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A traditional buffet packed with non-traditional surprises. The Seafood Station is piled with poached shrimp, crab claws, shucked seasonal oysters, and fixings, plus smoked salmon with capers, eggs, red onions and tomatoes. The Antipasti Bar boasts domestic artisanal meats, local cheeses, marinated vegetables and artisan baked breads. An omelet station will be flanked by banana bread French toast, Belgian waffles and blue corn mesquite pancakes, smoked crispy bacon and chicken apple sausage. The Carving Station offers JW honey glazed bone-in ham, grilled beef tenderloin and herb-brined natural turkey with traditional gravy and cranberry compote. Seared Colorado lamb, steelhead trout, and baked lobster cavatelli round out the entrees. Side dishes include Yukon potato puree, shaved Brussels with Spanish chorizo and English pea succotash. A Sushi Bar and Dim Sum will have rainbow, spicy tuna, California and vegetable rolls, along with steamed shrimp siu mai and pan-seared vegetable pot stickers. The Kids' Buffet has chicken fingers, mac-n-cheese, mini corn dogs, sweet potato tater tots and curly fries. For dessert, the Dark & White Chocolate Fountain, with brownie and blondie bites, Rice Krispy treats, pretzel rods and strawberries for dipping, an Ice Cream Sundae Bar with toppings, and house-made cakes, tortes, cookies, cupcakes, and candy. $8 Bloody Mary's and Mimosas. Reservations are strongly recommended. Non-alcoholic beverages included.
MERITAGE, an urban tavern
Easter Dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In addition to the regular dinner menu, special dinner features include starters, such as Scottsdale Brewing Hefeweizen steamed PEI mussels, deviled pickled eggs with bacon lardons, fennel pollen, housemade hot sauce and petite arugula, or a Spring harvest salad with McClendon's farm greens, heirloom radish, white asparagus, golden beet, candied walnuts, chive blossoms and red wine vinaigrette. Entrée options include Colorado lamb shank with celeriac root puree, heirloom carrot, chanterelle mushroom, garden mint-lamb jus, or Arctic Char with farro risotto, Crow's Dairy chevre, English peas, sugar snap peas, pea tendrils, with preserved lemon beurre blanc. Bailey's chocolate mousse egg or purple carrot cake are offered as a colorful conclusion to the holiday dinner.
Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar
24th Street & E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
Artizen at The Camby will offer an array of traditional Easter dishes with a signature Camby-style twist. Director of Culinary Experiences Dushyant Singh will showcase a selection of buffet-style stations, including a "Breakfast Station" of chef-prepared omelets, made-to-order buttermilk pancakes, and an eggs benedict section; “Cold Station” of domestic and international cheeses and a delicious selection of salads; “Carving Station” of peppercorn crusted New York strip steak and honey glazed ham; “Hot Station” with soy maple glazed salmon, cavatappi pomordoro, and roasted fingerling potato hash; and “Dessert Station.” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant
3225 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
Tomaso’s will be open for traditional, Italian-i nfluenced Easter lunch and dinner from noon to 9:30 p.m. The Easter Feast Day menu includes: First course: Stuffed zucchini blossom with ricotta and mozzarella; Second course: Pear and pecorino cheese ravioli with butter and sage sauce; Third course: Easter lamb made with potatoes, onions, spring peas, and tomato-lamb stock; Fourth course: Mini cannolis.
Family favorites and à la carte menu items will be available including Osso Buco on risotto ($36) and Seven-layer Lasagna ($25). Reservations are encouraged.
Social Tap Eatery
4312 N. Brown Ave, Scottsdale
Serving Easter brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring savory favorites like the Ranchero Omelet ($11) or healthier fare like the Fruit & Granola ($7). Cheers with a Social Tap Mimosa ($8) or Bacon Bloody Mary ($13). Guests can also enjoy $15 bottles of champagne throughout the day.
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Royal Palms Resort and Spa
5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
Easter Brunch (10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) is inspired by the Mediterranean while highlighting the very best of the season, featuring Chef Todd’s chilled seafood display including baja prawn cocktail, crab claws, sea bass ceviche, and Calamari salad. A grand display of favorite brunch selections: composed salads featuring taylor farms romaine caesar, wild arugula, ice berg wedge, and heirloom tomato caprese, roasted tomato bisque and mini grilled cheese sandwich, bagels and lox, roasted vegetable cream cheese, capers, hard-boiled eggs, artisanal cheese display with honey comb, marcona almonds, seasonal fruit compote, crostini and crackers and fresh sliced seasonal fruit and berries. T. Cook’s bakeshop specialties and sweets. Along with the buffet, choose one entree: Grilled Lamb Rack; Loch Duart Salmon; T. Cook’s Spring Omelet; Forest Mushroom Egg White Frittata; Grilled 8oz Filet Mignon; or Glacier 51 Sea Bass.
Ballroom Brunch Buffet
A classic full holiday buffet, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., will include a breakfast spread of omelets and eggs prepared to order, almond crusted french toast and traditional eggs Benedict, fresh mixed green salad, chilled poached shrimp, oysters and crab claws, California sea bass, seafood stew, a waffle station and a carving station with herb crusted New York strip and a leg of lamb. Assorted sweets and pastries will also be available. There will be two egg hunts split for ages 2-5 and 6+, one at 10 a.m. and one at 1 p.m.
Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix (map)
The restaurant is featuring special lamb, vegetarian, and fish items starting at 10:30 a.m. until they are sold out:
Pea & Goat Cheese Tart, Red Chile Candied Carrots, Radish Salad ($14); Coriander & Grapefruit Roasted Lamb, Purple Potato Poblano Gratin, Chayote & Fava Succotash, Mole Amarillo ($36); Steelhead Fillet, Warm Yukon Gold & Green Bean Salad, Pepitas, Ancho – Blood Orange Gastrique ($24). Reservations are recommended.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
2 E Jefferson St, Phoenix
A picnic-inspired buffet featuring an array of Southern classics including Cornbread with honey butter, Black Eye Pea Salad, Spiced Watermelon, Potato Salad, Biscuits and Gravy, Spring Vegetable Succotash, Chicken and Waffles, Barbeque Oysters, Roasted Sucking Pig and an assortment of Southern pies and seasonal sweet tarts. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Grande Ballroom at Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Brunch Specialties include Chilled Seafood Bar, Carving Station, Omelet station, Savory Entrées and Children’s Buffet. Featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny, Face Painters, Children’s Arts & Crafts and more.
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10050 N. Scottsdale Rd., #127, Scottsdale
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 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, Loin, Belly , and Leg; Deviled Eggs - Tradition, Mushroom and Smoked Salmon; Dumplings with Mushroom Sauce; Kugelis - Baked Potato Casserole with Bacon, topped with Egg and Smetana; Rabbit Stew; Roasted Duck with Celery Root Puree, Caramelized Potatoes, Elderberry Sauce and Sauerkraut; Sausage and Sauerkraut with Roasted Pee Wee Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Ljutenica - a Sweet & Spicy Vegetable Chutney; 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. Sonata's will offer (extra charge) its popular Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar.
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4800 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
A gourmet Easter Brunch with a rugged western edge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 dessert station. Menu items include: Sticky Buns, Assorted Muffins & Croissants; Smoked Salmon Platter with Accoutrements; Mixed Market Greens Salad; Prime Rib; Sausage and Cheese Scrambled Eggs; Vegetable Migas; Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Green Chile Gravy; Huckleberry French Toast; Chocolate Pancakes; Green Chile Pork Stew and Tortillas; Green Chile Macaroni and Cheese; Bread Pudding; Pecan Pie Bars.
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4801 E Cactus Rd., Scottsdale
A specialty brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring breakfast and lunch items including: House-made Sausage and Bacon; Roasted Turkey and Pork Loin; Roasted Organic Beets; Rosemary Honey Dipped Fried Chicken & Waffles; Banana Chocolate Chip French Toast; Green Chili Pork with Poached Eggs & Warm Buttered Tortillas; Pork Belly Hash; Cast Iron Skillet Scramble; Fresh Fruit and Seasonal Berries; Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad.
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The Palo Verde Restaurant at The Boulders Resort & Spa
34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine and fresh juice mimosa station, Chef Station, Carving Station, Stationary Dessert Display and more, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featured menu items include: Crab Claws; Chef Prepared Omelet and Eggs; Wood Grilled Lamb Chops; Lump Crab Cakes with Grain Mustard Crème Fraiche; Steadfast Farms Porchetta with Salsa Verde; Wood Plank Roasted Scottish Salmon; PV Benedict with Roasted Turkey & Annatto Hollandaise; Smoked & Roasted Fingerling Potatoes; Squash & Fennel Gratin; Orange & White Chocolate Brioche French Toast; Strawberry Shortcake; Pistachio Panna Cotta with Sour Cherries; Salted Caramel Peanut Tarts.
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8777 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
14838 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale
An Easter menu offered from April 14 - 16, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m, at both locations. A meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny and select regular menu items and holiday menu items will be available: 16 oz. herb crusted prime rib ($26) with smashed potatoes and heirloom carrots and demi-glace; Smoked brown sugar ham ($16) accompanied by smashed sweet potatoes and heirloom carrots; Boneless slow-roasted herb-crusted leg of lamb ($24) with smashed potatoes heirloom carrots and a rosemary demi-glace; Tomaso’s famous lasagna ($19) with multi-layered pasta rags, veal, lamb & beef ragu, béchamel and mozzarella.
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Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel
7700 E McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale
An Easter Hunt Brunch in the Vista Verde Dining Room from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with sparkling wine. 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. Entrées 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. For dessert, a chef’s selection of sweet delights. Kids will enjoy balloon artists and a carousel on the resort’s picturesque Paradise Park Lawn. Reservations are required. Sales tax and 20% gratuity will be added.
District American Kitchen & Wine Bar
320 N. Third Street, Phoenix
Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring fresh juices, endless champagne, carved Easter ham with maple bourbon glaze, local bacon and sausage from Schreiner's Sausage, an omelet station, Belgian waffles, yogurt parfait bar, fresh fruits, macaroni and cheese station, Camelback IPA short ribs, AZ citrus salmon, rooftop herb marinated chicken breast, smoked potatoes au gratin, spring vegetable and wild quinoa, salad station, artisan breads and pastries, bountiful desserts.Crafts for kids. Complimentary three-hour parking validation. Reservations are required.
Rico's American Grill at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 North 16th Street, Phoenix
Easter buffet features a carving station, made to order farm fresh egg station and more. Seatings are available at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. $49 adults, $39 seniors, $24 kids 10 and under.
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True Food Kitchen
2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
15191 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
A three-course Spring Tasting Menu. Guests can choose an item from each of the three courses – starter, main and dessert – along with a beverage of their choice. Items featured on the tasting menu include torched avocado, seasonal garden scramble, and coconut & chia seed flan. True Food Kitchen’s regular brunch menu will also be available on an à la carte basis.
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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale
Easter Brunch at the Palomino Ballroom will feature popular selections from Fairmont Scottsdale's four distinctive restaurants: Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Ironwood American Kitchen and Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar, desserts from the resort's pastry shop. Easter Brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The price is $95 for adults and $40 for children ages 6 - 12, and includes a complimentary photo with the Easter Bunny and entrance to BunnyLand. Reservations are required. Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny will be available at brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Easter egg hunts for for hotel and brunch guests will take place on the hour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
J & G Steakhouse
6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale
A three-course Easter dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended.
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Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes
2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe
Menu Highlights: Prime Rib, Easter Ham, Poached and Iced Shrimp, an assortment of Salads and Sides options, Breakfast Favorites, and an array of dessert selections. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended.
Top of the Rock
Menu Highlights: Prime Rib, Easter Ham, King Crab Legs, Shrimp Cocktail, Scottish Salmon, Roasted Chicken, an assortment of Salads and Sides options, Breakfast Favorites, and an array of Dessert Selections. 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended.
The Crepe Club
550 E. Tyler Mall (ASU), Tempe
Fill your Easter basket this year with colorful macarons. The Crepe Club has these bite-sized treats in boxes of 9 and 18, good for the Easter holiday or just to celebrate Spring. Macarons are a French meringue cookie sandwich filled with jam or cream. They can be made in an array of bright colors (just like Easter eggs). Macaron Baskets can be ordered in advance and picked up on Easter Sunday.
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elements at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
5700 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley
A three-course prix fixe Easter Brunch. 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; 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. The resort’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9:30 a.m., is open for hotel guests and spa members. elements at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is known for its scenic views.
Lobby Grill at Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix
A holiday buffet served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cold Offerings: Baby Kale Caesar Salad, Carrot Confit Salad, Arugula & Red Quinoa, Sonoran White Bean Salad, and Trio Of Roasted Beets. From The Carving Board: Cracked Pepper & Herb Crusted Prime Rib Of Beef, Rosemary & Garlic Crusted Rotisserie Leg Of Lamb. Iced Seafood Display: Jumbo Tiger Prawns. Hot Offerings: Pan Seared Mahi Mahi, Roasted Chicken Breast, Rosemary & Brown Sugar Rubbed Pork Loin, Roasted Garlic Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes, Butternut Squash Au Gratin, Spinach & Artichoke Cheese Ravioli, and Grilled Vegetable Medley. Desserts: Triple Chocolate Torte, Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta With Strawberry Glaze, Chocolate Marsala Bombe, Raspberry, Passion Fruit Cheesecake, Ice Cream Sunday Bar, Caramel Crunch Torte, and Assorted Miniature Pastries and Cupcakes.
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Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale
The Easter Buffet is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Sands. Enjoy an array of salads, sides, seafood, entrees, and sweets. Specialties include Chorizo Stuffed Porchetta, Duck Confit, and Razzle Berry Pie. Reservations are required. In addition to its seasonal menus, ZuZu will be offering à la carte dinner specials including Herb Crusted Prime Rib with roasted spring vegetables and Hawaiian Albacore Tuna with coconut green curry broth. The annual Easter Egg Hunt (RSVP to at 480-421-7812) for guests dining at the buffet or brunch starts promptly at 9 a.m. on the ZuZu patio, with prizes.
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15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
The three-course brunch menu includes fresh baked cinnamon rolls to share. For the appetizer course, guests can choose between menu items such as thinly-sliced smoked salmon served with capers and picked red onions or crisp fried green tomatoes served with fresh lump crab. Guests can then select from a range of offerings for their main course, including lobster quiche, pan-seared steak and eggs, shrimp and grits, or Alaskan King Crab omelet with three citrus hollandaise. Also serving the à la carte dinner menu all day.
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Compass Arizona Grill at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N. Second Street, Phoenix
Enjoy a view of the city in this rotating restaurant during Easter Brunch from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. including Apple and Bourbon Glazed Pit Ham and 24 Hour Herb Marinated Striploin. More favorites include Braised Leg of Lamb, Cedar Planked Skuna Bay Salmon, Jumbo Shrimp, King Crab Legs, Eggs to Order, Godiva White Chocolate French Toast, Southwest-style Eggs Benedict, Seasonal Cobblers, Petit Fours, a Mini Cupcake Display and a Candy Bar. Featuring a 'Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar' and more. Musical Entertainment by Classical Guitarist Dr. Minozzi Costa. There will be a visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservations required.
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Steak 44 and Dominick’s Steakhouse
5101 N. 44th St., Phoenix
15169 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Opening early at 11 a.m. and offering the full menu on Easter Sunday along with the special Steak Farina entrée. Topped with an egg prepared over easy, enjoy a 12oz bone-in filet cooked to your liking. Other popular dishes include the Raw Bar | Seafood Tower featuring chef’s selection of fresh shellfish items, including Iced Alaskan King Crab Legs, Super Colossal Shrimp, Maine Lobster or Dungeness Crab Cocktail. Responsibly farmed and wet aged 28 days, prime steaks are hand cut in house by a master butcher. Some of the favorites include NY Strip, Bone-in Filet Mignon or Ribeye, Domestic Wagyu Filet, or Bone in KC Strip. Other options for Easter include a braised Bone-in Short Rib with green peppercorn sauce, broiled Heritage Pork Chop, Colorado whole rack of lamb or bone-in veal chop. The entrees are offered along with a large assortment of side dishes and appetizers to choose from including Asparagus Fries, made with vanilla tempura, sea salt and cracked black pepper, served with tomato hollandaise, or the Double Baked Roasted Potato, made with shaved black truffle, fontina and gouda cheeses.
We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd., Scottsdale
An all-you-can-eat Easter Buffet in the Ballroom (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Hot Food Station includes: Eggs Benedict Mornay (vegetarian); Cinnamon Swirl Banana French Toast; Apple Cider Smoked Bacon and Sausage; Grilled Potatoes O'Brien; Grilled Herb Marinated Seasonal Vegetables; Dauphinoise Potatoes; Tortilla Crusted Tilapia topped with Shrimp Scampi; Vegetable Tricolor Quinoa Pilaf. At the Carving Station: Peppercorn Prime Rib; Blackberry Salmon en Croute (smoked); Rosemary & Garlic Leg of Lamb. Cold Station: Ahnala Smoked Salmon Pastrami; Sushi Bar; Seafood Display; Mango Candied Walnut Salad; Pomegranate Berry Salad; Kale and Quinoa Salad; Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display; Cheese & Charcuterie Station; Vegetable Crudité; Pastry Bar. Also: Omelet Station, Pasta Station, Crepe & Waffle Station and Dessert Station.
Loop 101 Freeway and McKellips Rd., Scottsdale (map)
Arizona Room Patio Grill
From 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. enjoy a three-course meal for $17. It includes Strawberry Pecan Salad with fresh spring mix and sliced strawberries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette and topped with candied pecans and fontina cheese, a main course of Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops with three grilled bone-in lamb chops with rosemary butter, red roasted potato hash and roasted brussel sprout medley, and for dessert, spiced carrot cake with sweetened cream cheese and walnuts.
Cholla Prime Steakhouse & Lounge
A special prix fixe menu from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The menu will start with a choice of Smoked Salmon with tomatillo lime coulis, lemon and capers or a Mixed Green Salad with spring mix, sliced red onion, blue cheese crumbles, fresh raspberries and citrus honey vinaigrette. The main course is an Herb Roasted Pork Loin with sautéed carrots and a baked potato and dessert is Spiced Carrot Cake with cream cheese and vanilla bean sauce. Each item on the prix fixe menu is also available à la carte. $38 per person
Salt River Café
A traditional Carved Ham Dinner with pineapple glaze topping served with au gratin potatoes and steam asparagus. Also included with the meal is a Fresh Fruit Tart for dessert and a fountain drink, $8.95.
The Willows Restaurant
For breakfast from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. enjoy items such as Roast Lamb Benedict with hash browns $8.95. Dinner specials at the restaurant run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and include Southwest Stuffed Lamb Roulade with chef’s vegetables and roasted potatoes $17.95, Birch Wood Smoked Ham with chef’s vegetables and roasted potatoes $17.95 and for dessert, Carrot Cake with spiced cake, sweetened cream cheese and walnuts $3.50.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. enjoy Southwest eggs benedict; biscuits with country gravy, scrambled eggs, honey smoked bacon and sausage, seasoned hash browns, a chef’s omelet station as well as waffles, pancakes and French toast. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. guests can also enjoy slow roasted prime rib with rosemary au jus, lobster ravioli with seafood marinara, bacon wrapped ham with citrus glaze, deep fried fantail shrimp, baked bbq chicken, shrimp cocktail and ceviche, lemon pepper baked cod, oysters on the half shell, whipped potatoes and gravy as well as housemade French onion soup. Special occasion desserts and a chocolate fountain will also be available. $31.95 adults, $14.95 children.
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Talking Stick Resort
9800 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale (map)
From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Ocean Trail will offer a three-course prix fixe menu, starting with New England Clam Chowder, followed by a Louisiana Seafood Boil with lobster, scallops, shrimp, clams, asparagus, roasted red peppers, corn, boiled potatoes and sweet pepper-cayenne sauce. Dinner will conclude with Coconut Panna Cotta with mango for dessert, $48.
Blue Coyote Café
A three-course menu for $27.96. Start with a choice of soup or house salad. The main course is Rosemary Scented Rack of Lamb with creamy Parmesan risotto, bacon and onion Brussels sprouts, mint pesto and cherry demi-glace. The meal concludes with a Berry Taco with crisp tuille, orange sabayon, and fresh berries.
Wandering Horse Buffet
The buffet brunch will first be served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the menu includes herb and garlic marinated prime rib, spinach and mushroom stuffed turkey roulade. Bourbon glazed bone-in ham, baked Atlantic salmon, grilled swordfish, eggs benedict, peppercorn crusted slab bacon, assorted sausages, king crab legs, oysters on the half shell, littleneck clams and lobster claws. $59.95 per adult includes a Champagne toast/$19.95 for children 5 -12 years old. Dinner will also be served in the buffet from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature slow-roasted N.Y. strip loin, herb & garlic marinated turkey breast, grilled sirloin steaks, Adobo marinated pork ribs, Southwest seafood platter, seafood cioppino over pasta, chilled littleneck clams and mussel, king crab legs and lobster claws as well as an assortment of pastries and desserts. $25.95 per adult includes a Champagne toast/$15 for children 5-12 years old.
Offering its regular menu as well as a holiday-inspired special: Sautéed Halibut and Country Ham Succotash with green chile jam and charred tomato butter, $36. For dessert, Stone Fruit Galette with housemade lemon-mint sherbet will be offered, $9. This restaurant is known for its beautiful valley views.
ARENA Poker Room
A special menu from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. For $16, enjoy three courses, starting with Soup of the Day, a 10-ounce Rib Eye Steak with a twice-baked potato and mixed vegetable and concluding with Lemon Raspberry Roulade.
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4338 W. Bell Rd., Glendale
Celebrating Easter Sunday with a brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Executive Chef Steve Kennison and his team at this Irish pub will be cooking up something for everyone in the family, including: Omelettes made to order; Banana stuffed french toast; Sausage and bacon; Fresh fruit basket; Cheese tray; Deviled eggs; Tossed garden salad; Baked ham; Roasted red potatoes; Chicken Marsala; Rice pilaf; Blackened salmon; Fresh seasonal vegetables; Baked rolls; Homemade desserts. Reservations suggested.
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Rusconi's American Kitchen
10637 N. Tatum Blvd, Phoenix
Starters (choice of): house-smoked salmon and dill blini; warm berry and mascarpone crepe with cinnamon cream; lobster bisque; baby field greens and Amish blue cheese fritters, toasted macadamia nuts, grilled apples and blackberry balsamic vinaigrette; kale and romaine salad with cotija cheese, roasted garlic dressing, roasted corn relish, smoked bacon, and Basil pesto; grilled spring peaches and arugula with pancetta, American goat cheese and agave. Main Courses (choice of): Easter Quiche with roasted chicken breast, grilled vegetables and aged pecorino, wilted spinach, asparagus and mild red chili sauce; Steak and Eggs, poached eggs on focaccia with wood grilled beef tenderloin, sweet potato hash and herb emulsion; Gulf Shrimp and Blue Crab Benedict with crisp bacon on focaccia with sweet potato hash; Apple Glazed Pork Tenderloin with green chili mac 'n' cheese, agave glazed carrots; Garlic and Herb Roasted Rack of Spring Lamb with goat cheese yellow corn polenta, organic carrots, swiss chard and tarragon jus; Pan Roasted Sea Bass with cauliflower puree, roasted baby cabbages, green beans and shaved shallots; Grilled Beef Tenderloin with spaghetti squash, wilted organic spinach and blue cheese dumplings. Desserts (choice of): Strawberry Budino with Champagne gelee and strawberry suspension; Carrot Cake with pecan frosting and carrot caramel sauce; Dark Chocolate Crème Brûlée S'mores.
Market Street Kitchen
20825 N. Pima Rd, Scottsdale
Offering a variety of specials throughout the day. Brunch Specials: Caramel Apple French Toast $14; Ham & Cheese Frittata $12; Lobster Benedict $19; Cinnamon Rolls $4. Dinner Specials: Rotisserie Leg of Lamb with Orzo, Dried Fruits, Squash and Herbs de Provence $32; Rotisserie Ham with Au Gratin Yukon Potatoes and Broccoli di Ciccio $23.
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S&V Urban Italian
9343 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale
Offering a special “Easter Vine” menu which features a special on mimosas 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 restaurant’s Weekend Vine menu.
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Granada Bar and Grill at Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
5001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Celebrate with seasonal cuisine and an enticing Bloody Mary bench. The menu features a carving station with Prime Rib and leg of lamb, a choice of seafood including Pastrami Cured Salmon, Pacific Oysters, and Green Lip Mussels, as well as farmers market spring vegetables and a variety of salads. A full breakfast station will feature assorted house-baked pastries and breads, Apple Smoked Bacon, Country Style Sausage, Roasted Red Breakfast Potatoes and Australian Lobster Benedicts. A selection of desserts will include Carrot Cake, Cheesecake, Chocolate Cake, Apple Cake, and flan. Open at 11 a.m.
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347 Grill at UltraStar Multi-Tainment Center, Ak-Chin
16000 N. Maricopa Rd, Maricopa
The Easter Buffet features: Salad bar with dressings and condiments; Fresh fruit display with fresh berries; Fresh baked Danish and muffins; Imported and domestic cheese display with cracker and baked breads; Scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese and fresh chives; bacon and sausage links; Biscuits and sausage gravy; Pancakes and stuffed French toast with maple syrup; Grilled Salmon topped with a smoked tomato fennel sauce; Pan seared Breast of Chicken Roasted Red Pepper Chutney; Asparagus with a balsamic reduction; Carved Top Sirloin with whole grain mustard horseradish sauce; assorted cakes and pies; assorted cookie display.
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3717 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix
An Easter dinner with service beginning at 4 p.m. Highlights include Easter deviled eggs dyed with red and gold beets and spinach, complete with carrot gelee, spring peas, and clover. Half-off bottles of Arizona wine will also be offered.
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Ko'Sin at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler (map)
A grand brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate the tradition of making Easter memories. Guests can enjoy a crepe bar, a gourmet omelet station, a variety of cutting board classics, carving stations that include charcoal crusted prime rib, and entrees comprised of rabbit and garbed Pima wheat dumplings. Conclude your dining experience with your choice of sweet treats, among the offerings are lemon meringue tartlets, assorted cupcakes, almond mango mousse, a trio of chocolate cake, Tia Maria flan. Indoor and outdoor seating. Reservations are required. For $10 per child, resort and local restaurant guests can participate in the Easter Egg-stravaganza.
Flourish at CopperWynd Resort
13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr., Fountain Hills
Hosted from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Easter Buffet Brunch features Artisan Breads and Pastries; Cauliflower Chive Soup; Cucumber Salad; Heirloom Caprese Salad; Organic Field Greens with medjool dates, almonds, blood orange, fennel, aged sherry vinaigrette; Applewood Smoked Bacon and Sausage; Belgian Waffles; Scrambled Eggs; Roasted Herb Potatoes; Polenta; Green beans almandine; Carving Station with Roasted leg of lamb with jus, Bourbon and honey-mustard glazed spiral ham, and Grilled salmon. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. for kids ages 12 and under (resort and brunch guests) out on the resort's grass lawn.
13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr., Fountain Hills
SanTan Elegante Ballroom at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Gilbert
1800 South SanTan Village Parkway, Gilbert
Celebrate Easter this year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes: Omelet & Quiche Station, Flavored Waffle Station, French Toast, Homemade Cinnamon Rolls, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Sausage Patties, Eggs Benedict, Breakfast Potatoes, Six Salad Assortment, Peeled Shrimp, Snow Crab Legs, Norwegian Smoked Salmon, Roasted Salmon, Chicken Picatta, Lobster Macaroni & Cheese, Short Rib Hash, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Prime Rib, Honey Glazed Bone in Ham. The Kid’s Corner will feature Chicken Strips, Macaroni & Cheese, Tater Tots & Buttered Cut Corn. End your meal with Assorted Cakes, Cookies, Fruit Tarts and Assorted Pies.
8852 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale
A holiday menu including Maine Lobster Benedict, fluffy Belgian Waffles, and Mastro’s savory Tuna Burger, among other options. Sip on elegant signature cocktails such as the bubbly Peach Bellini or Mastro’s Mojito with fresh mint and lime served tall with a splash of Club Soda. The brunch menu is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.