With so many lovely options for Easter brunch this year, what will you choose? Something family-friendly, or perhaps something with a view? Whatever your pleasure, this city is brimming with festive morning meals. Here’s just a few of what you’ll find this Easter Sunday.
Sheraton Hotel and Marina’s Harbor’s Edge Restaurant
A traditional Easter Brunch will be on display at this restaurant by the bay. Families can enjoy views of the water and an Easter Bunny visit from 10am-3pm, Easter Sunday. Omelets and waffles will be made fresh to order, seafood dishes, salads, pastas, a carving station and dessert displays will abound. Prices are $49.95 for adults and $21.95 for children. Children under the age of 5 are free. Visit www.sheratonsandiegohotel.com for more info.
Bring the kiddies to enjoy Brunch and Hunt on the Beach where guests can enjoy a brunch at the Wave House from 10am-2pm and an Easter egg hunt in the sand at 12pm, benefitting Voices for Children. Menu items will include pastries, a carving board and entrees station, a greens and sides station, and a gourmet dessert bar. For fun, free Easter egg giveaways will take place at Belmont Park merchants all day. They’ll be giving out up to 5,000 eggs stuffed with Belmont Park prices including free rides, sweet treats and attractions. The lucky scavengers who land a special golden egg will win a free birthday party at the Park!
W San Diego
For something more mature, head to the W San Diego, where their Liquid Sundays will premiere with “Twisted Mimosas” like the Blood Orange Campari Mimosa and the Strawberry Lemon Basil Mimosa. Visit their restaurant, Kelvin, to enjoy Easter specialties like the Baked Quiche stuffed with Scallions, Shitake and Asparagus and the Spring Mixed Greens & Brown Sugar Glazed Bacon ($16). In addition to these treats, guests who dine or drink in any W venue will receive an egg with their check, containing prizes from discounts on food and beverage, comp’d checks, or even a free stay at W San Diego!
Little Italy’s latest hot-spot, Monello, recently debuted their brunch menu and are now taking reservations for their first ever Easter brunch. In addition to their traditional, home-made menu, special items will include Polenta, Uova e Tartufo (truffle corn meal polenta with fried eggs and mortadella) and Pizza Pasqualina (gourmet pizza topped with roasted lamb meat, spinach and eggs). For reservations, visit www.lovemonello.com or call (619) 501-0030.
Head to Milles Fleurs in the luxurious neighborhood of Rancho Santa Fe, for a French-inspired Easter. Between 10:30am and 1:45pm, a seasonal brunch will include items like the Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Eel, Green Spring Vegetable Omelette, and Lamb Prepared Two Ways: Grilled Chops and Oven Roasted with Creamy Polenta and Garlic Confit ($28). Brunch can be savored either on the lush, outdoor garden patio, or the classic, wood-accented dining room. For more information, or to make reservations, visit www.millefleurs.com.
Andaz San Diego
Looking for a brunch with a view? Not many know it, but the chic downtown hotel, Andaz San Diego, offers brunch on their rooftop every Sunday. This Easter, Executive Chef Reese Hay will offer an a la carte brunch including favorites like the Chicken Chili Hash ($16), Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes, and Brioche French Toast made with Banana Custard Batter and served with Caramel Bananas and Toasted Walnuts ($12).
The US Grant
For a true feast, visit the historic US Grant hotel in downtown. This Easter brunch buffet (with unlimited mimosas) will include new station additions like a Belgian Waffle Bar, Poached Egg and Assorted Greens Salad Station, and a Marble Slab Creamery where you can design your own ice cream sundae! Special festivities will include an appearance and photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny as well as live jazz entertainment. Seatings will take place at 11am, 12pm and 1:30pm. Prices are $69 for adults, $60 for seniors and $22 for children 12 and under. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (619) 744-2039.