Where to Have Easter Brunch in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Special occasions call for brunch, and Easter is no exception. If you're visiting Albuquerque on the holiday weekend, the city has plenty of options for your Sunday morning meal, often with in-season produce and locally-sourced ingredients that New Mexican cuisine is known for. While some require you to dress formally and cost a bit more, others are more casual and budget-friendly, but all the restaurants in this New Mexico city offer a taste of the American Southwest.

Be sure to call ahead as most of these restaurants require reservations well in advance for their popular holiday brunches. Additionally, many of them are offering special to-go menus in 2021 that you can pre-order and pick up to enjoy at home.

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Casually Dine at the Grove Cafe

Brunch dish with eggs and Brussels sprouts

The Grove

Address
600 Central Ave SE STE A, Albuquerque, NM 87102-4650, USA
Phone +1 505-248-9800
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The Grove Cafe in Albuquerque is rated as one of the best casual-dining spots in the city, and it will be serving breakfast all day on Easter Sunday in 2021. If you're looking for a great place to enjoy a casual, moderately priced meal this Easter with farm-fresh products, The Grove is your best choice.

During the special holiday brunch, you can enjoy poached eggs with prosciutto and asparagus, croque madame with kale salad, and their French-style pancakes with fresh fruit and creme fraiche. And to drink, The Grove's signature mimosas come in flavors much more fun than just orange; try the pomegranate, blood orange ginger, or strawberry rosé.

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Hunt Eggs and Eat Brunch at the Hotel Andaluz

MAS Tapas y Vino terrace

Hotel Andaluz 

Address
125 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
Phone +1 505-242-9090

Easter brunch at MÁS Tapas y Vino at the Hotel Andaluz in Albuquerque includes an Easter egg hunt, a New Mexico Marimba Band, and a three-course prix-fixe meal for Easter Sunday in 2021. You don't even need to eat at brunch time, since the special holiday menu is available from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Begin the meal with chorizo croquettes or deviled eggs before continuing on to the main course with options like lamb pot roast, chicken fried steak, or cast iron branzino. If you've got little ones with you, there's a special children's menu at a discounted price and with kid-friendly options.

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Make It Spicy at El Pinto

El Pinto Restaurant

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Address
10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114, USA
Phone +1 505-898-1771

Spice up your Easter brunch with a meal at El Pinto, an Albuquerque staple that's been around since 1962 and is well-known for housemade salsas. Those signature salsas are incorporated into several dishes, like the carne asada skillet, huevos rancheros, and breakfast tacos. Not only does El Pinto make its salsas from local ingredients, but all of the eggs come from free-range hens on the property's farm. Since this is a south-of-the-border brunch, don't think twice about ordering a margarita to accompany it with.

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Enjoy Patio Dining at Slate Street Cafe

Slate Street Cafe

 Slate Street Cafe

Address
515 Slate Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
Phone +1 505-243-2210

Another great spot to enjoy the spring air in Albuquerque during your Easter Sunday meal is the Slate Street Cafe, which features its favorite brunch items in both the patio and wine loft seating sections. Brunch favorites include the garden veggie omelet, green (chile) eggs and ham, the sopping breakfast burrito, and French toast. And since Easter is a day for celebration, it's only right that you order some $5 mimosas to enjoy with the meal.

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Enjoy Brazilian Cuisine at Tucanos

Churrasco meal being served at table
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Address
110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
Phone +1 505-246-9900

If you're looking to escape the ordinary for your holiday meal this year, you can head to Tucanos Restaurant in Albuquerque to enjoy their special Easter "brunch" service—which is actually an all-day Easter dinner in 2021. Order a full Brazilian churrasco meal with special pricing for Easter Sunday to enjoy all-you-can-eat grilled lamb, sirloin steak, barbeque salmon, and shrimp. The meal also includes unlimited salad, and kids age 6 and under eat for free with a paying adult.

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Celebrate Easter With Brunch in Albuquerque