Montreal Easter Brunch 2017

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    Montreal Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch

    Montreal Easter brunch 2016 options include sugar shacks, baths, treasure hunts and more.
    ••• Above: hot cross buns, a classic Easter brunch item traditionally eaten by Christians on Good Friday. Debby Lewis-Harrison / Getty Images

    Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch in Montreal: 2017 Suggestions

    So you've gathered your loved ones for the long weekend and you're ready to pig out on Easter brunch in Montreal this Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 be it in the form of lamb, eggs or hot cross buns.  Sift through this slideshow to find out which Montreal restaurants and assorted businesses propose the best Easter brunch in the city.

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: The Sugar Shack

    Montreal Easter brunch 2016 ideas include visiting a sugar shack.
    ••• Photo courtesy of Scéna

    traditional sugar shack meal isn't generally Easter-themed, but it sure is meat-themed. And it's a feast. Any carnivorous family would love you for organizing a cabane à sucre outing, the quintessentially perfect way to celebrate Easter in Quebec. Prices vary by sugar shack. Details here.

    And for an upscale five-course urban sugar shack experience, try Scéna's Un Chef à l'Érable, a pop up sugar shack running in Montreal's Old Port on Fridays (6 p.m.), Saturdays (6 p.m.) and Sundays (11 a.m.) from  March 10 to April 16, 2017. Details on rates, location and menu items here

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: Boulud

    Montreal Easter brunch 2016 options include Maison Boulud.
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    Aiming to impress? Located inside the Ritz-Carlton, bring the clan (or your date) to Maison Boulud for Easter brunch served April 16, 2017. Boulud's Easter brunch menu features crab mimosa, mint and baby pea soup, Kamouraska leg of lamb, agnolotti stuffed with artisinal Quebec cheese, asparagus, and morel mushrooms, strawberry tarts, and more, presented as a three-course prix fixe menu at $85 a head.

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: Chez Lévêque

    Montreal Easter brunch restaurants include Chez Lévêque.
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    You can't go wrong with Easter brunch at Chez Lévêque, a quaint and classic French bistro on Laurier Avenue known for its good cheer, delightful ambiance, and elaborate holiday menus. This year doesn't appear to have a special Easter Sunday brunch menu, but their regular brunch menu features gems like  light black pudding pie with pouched egg and apple sauce, plate of fruit and churros with icing sugar and chocolate,  salmon steak served with cold water shrimp andspinach topped with pouched egg and hollandaise sauce and egg Benedict over English muffin and smoked Fario trout.

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: High Tea

    Montreal Easter brunch options in 2017 include afternoon tea.
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    This might not work for everyone, but have you considered booking a posh afternoon tea time experience for Easter weekend? It could be just as delicious as an elaborate brunch.

    Just be sure to call and book ahead. Most Montreal tea rooms that offer afternoon tea require reservations. And some may not be open on Easter Sunday. 

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: The Bath and Brunch

    Montreal Easter brunch ideas include heading to Bota Bota Spa's baths and brunch event.
    ••• Photo courtesy of Bota Bota © Corinne Fortier

    From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on either Sunday, April 16 or Easter Monday, April 17, 2017, bring your loved ones to an Easter Brunch on a boat. A spa boat. It costs $80 per person. Admission includes access to Bota Bota's Nordic water circuit, a mimosa and brunch (fresh fruit platter with a choice of pulled ham grilled cheese, mushroom flan, or a French style pancake filled with fruit and cream cheese). Reservations required. 

    There's also a treasure hunt aboard the boat featuring spa, chocolate, tea and activity gift certificates given away to lucky winners. A bathing suit and beach sandals are required. Towels, bathrobes and locks are provided on site.

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: Auberge Saint-Gabriel

    Montreal Easter brunch restaurants include Auberge Saint-Gabriel.
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    Auberge Saint-Gabriel doesn't usually do brunch. But when it does, it goes all out. For $55 per person, dine on viennoiseries and cornbread with old cheddar, maple-glazed ham with apples, herb-stuffed trout with cider hollandaise sauce served at the table, and more.

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    Montreal Easter Brunch 2017: Espace La Fontaine

    Montreal Easter brunch at Espace La Fontaine is affordable and family friendly.
    ••• Montreal Easter brunch at Espace La Fontaine is affordable and family friendly. Photo courtesy of Espace La Fontaine

    Parc La Fontaine's Espace La Fontaine proposes an affordable Easter brunch menu (think $20 per person and $6 for ages 4 to 8) and convenient access to one of Montreal's most beautiful parks for play before and after the meal.

    Ambiance is informal, bright and admittedly cafeteria-like, but in a sunny, uplifting way. Easter brunch is served April 10 through April 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and include 4 different kinds of eggs Benedict, a morning meat or veggie burger served with potatoes, and chocolate strawberry dessert crepes. Reservations recommended at (514) 280-2525. Information in French only.