easter in california

Easter Dining 2023

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Craving coastal and casual or truly decadent for your holiday feast? Reserve your spot at these restaurants and resorts for celebrating Easter in California in the most delicious way possible.

Southern California:

The Marine Room

The Marine Room at La Jolla Shores hosts an extravagant Easter dining experience for families, alongside stunning ocean views. The special Easter four-course, prix-fixe menu will be available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring sesame-crusted salmon tataki, Maine lobster bisque, swordfish, filet mignon and more. The Marine Room will also offer a children’s menu for celebrating Easter in California.
To book: www.marineroom.com.


20|Twenty, Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant, hosts a special brunch buffet for guests to enjoy from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday brunch dishes include Baja ceviche, lemon-rosemary chicken, blackened grouper, Monte Cristo sandwiches, leg of lamb, breakfast staples and more. Guests can also hop on over to Westin’s sister property Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa next door to take part in an Easter egg hunt from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., available to hotel and 20|Twenty Easter brunch guests only. 
To book: www.20twentygrill.com.

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club

Celebrate Easter at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, with a variety of options for dining and celebrating: Easter brunch at AVEO Table + Bar (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.); Easter by the Sea at Monarch Bay Beach Club (10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.); and Easter at Bourbon Steak Orange County (2 to 8 p.m.) Plus, at 9 a.m., head to the Grand Lawn for an egg hunt, pics with the Easter Bunny, face painting, balloon art and much more!
Brunch cost: $154 per adult, $84 per child (5 to 12) and $44 per child (2 to 5).
To book: www.waldorfastoriamonarchbeach.com.

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AVANT at Rancho Bernardo Inn

Rancho Bernardo Inn

Spend Easter at The Inn, located in North County San Diego. At AVANT, Chef de Cuisine Sergio Jimenez whips up a four-course holiday dining experience on April 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Or, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., savor a bottomless brunch buffet at Aragon Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $110 per adult and $55 per child (AVANT); $165 per adult and $65 per child (Aragon Ballroom).
To book: www.ranchobernardoinn.com.


Celebrate Easter Sunday along Laguna Beach’s shoreline at Splashes. The Surf & Sand resort restaurant will offer a special Easter brunch menu from noon to 3 p.m., boasting a three-course prix-fixe feast of fresh, seaside cuisine.
To book: www.surfandsandresort.com.

Greenfinch Restaurant & Bar

Estancia La Jolla’s Greenfinch Restaurant & Bar dishes up a delectable Easter brunch with live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu offerings include chicken piccata, made-to-order omelets, carving station and much more for a delicious Easter in California.
Cost: $110 per adult and $55 per child.
To book: opentable.com.


Adelaide at L’Auberge Del Mar invites guests and locals to brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Indulge in breakfast dishes like the short rib benedict, sesame-crusted ahi tataki and more in a beautiful setting.
Cost: $160 per adult and $85 per child.
To book: opentable.com.

The Mayor’s Table

The Mayor’s Table at Lido House in Newport Beach hosts a special brunch that the whole family will enjoy. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., indulge in a vibrant three-course dining experience, with menu highlights including the spring vegetable frittata, lobster salad, lemon-ricotta pancakes and more.
Cost: $68 per person.
To book: RESY.

Heirloom Farmhouse Kitchen

Heirloom Farmhouse Kitchen at Marriott Irvine Spectrum dishes up a special Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., filled with breakfast classics and fresh, imaginative dishes and drinks. Guests can enjoy a shellfish bar, omelet station, prime rib and more.
Cost: $89 per adult and $29 per child (12 and under).
To book: RESY.

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Covewood at San Diego Mission Bay Resort offers a family-style Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inclusive of a starter, two appetizers, three entree items (like prime rib roast or lemon-basil cavatelli) and dessert. Plus, little ones can partake in a bayside Easter egg hunt.
Cost: $95 per adult and $25 per child.
To book: opentable.com.

Marina Kitchen

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina will extend a specialty brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. at the Marina Kitchen for celebrating Easter in California. Guests can delight in fresh plates, charcuterie, house-made pastries, delectable entrees like smoked salmon benedicts and chilaquiles, a dessert station and more.
Cost: $63 per person.
To book: www.opentable.com.

Vessel Restaurant + Bar

Vessel Restaurant + Bar at Kona Kai Resort & Spa hosts an Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Paired with bottomless beverages, the buffet will feature omelets, small bites, a carving station, sweet treats and more. Brunch attendees are also invited to participate in egg hunts taking place throughout the day.
Cost: $119 per adult, $105 per senior and $39 per child.
To book: Resy.com.

Cusp Dining & Drinks

Cusp Dining & Drinks, the signature 11th floor restaurant at Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton, dishes up tasty holiday specials in addition to its new brunch menu in honor of Easter on Sunday, April 9, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Offerings include short rib hash, albacore tuna tartar, salmon a la plancha egg benedict and more.
To book: www.opentable.com.

Tangerine Room

From noon to 6 p.m., with $20 bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys, Tangerine Room, the signature restaurant of The Westin Anaheim Resort (near Disneyland), hosts a divine holiday brunch. Alongside live music, guests will savor a multi-station buffet, featuring carvery, a seafood display, hot entrées, desserts and more.
Cost: $85 per adult and $45 per child (12 and under).
To book: OpenTable.

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen

Orange County’s Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen is honoring Easter Sunday with a special holiday brunch menu, bottomless mimosas and live Latin music at its Irvine location. Guests can dig into brunch classics from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music at Cha Cha’s Irvine begins at noon.
To book: chachaslatinkitchen.com.

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The Bamboo Club

The Bamboo Club

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Long Beach’s original Tiki Bar, The Bamboo Club will serve a can’t-miss Easter brunch. Specials include cereal-crusted French toast, Moons Over My Spammy, Loco Moco (vegan option available), Spam and Eggs and more, alongside tropical drinks.
To book: bambooclublb.com.

The Blind Pig

The Bling Pig celebrates Easter in California with its special brunch menu paired with its award-winning craft bar program. On Sunday, April 9, The Blind Pig will open its doors early and observe special hours to serve Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both the Yorba Linda and Rancho Santa Margarita locations.
To book: www.theblindpigoc.com.


Gelson’s, located in Pacific Beach, Del Mar and Carlsbad, offers ready-to-reheat meal options for both Passover and Easter. The Passover meal options consist of traditional beef brisket, BBQ chicken, lemon-herb chicken and no-salt chicken, all served with delectable sides. Passover orders can be placed through April 11 and will be available for pickup between April 3 to April 13, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For families looking to celebrate Easter, order the roasted turkey dinner, ham dinner, prime rib dinner and more, all served with traditional and delicious sides of mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and more. Easter orders can be placed through April 7 and will be available for pickup between April 3 to April 9, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
To order: www.gelsons.com.

Urban Plates

Urban Plates dishes up wholesome and craveable cuisine that can be savored within one of its restaurants in La Jolla, Del Mar or Carlsbad or effortlessly catered via an online order for Easter Sunday (families meals for four are available, too). Plus, it’s menu is half vegetarian and one-third vegan so there are plenty of eats for all diners. Pair options like chimichurri grass-fed steak or osso bucco with one of Urban Plates’ famous cakes for the occasion.
To order: urbanplates.com.

Provisional Kitchen 

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pendry San Diego’s Provisional Kitchen will celebrate Easter with a special three-course, prix-fixe menu paired with live music. Even more, the Easter Bunny will pay a special visit to families.
Cost: $85 per adult and $32 per child (3 to 12).
To book: www.opentable.com.

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy a decadent all-day buffet featuring Rancho Valencia’s legendary raw bar, spring salads and carving stations, before visiting the dessert bar with sweet goodies. Kids will have a blast with Easter-themed crafts on the lawn, visit the petting zoo or join the Easter egg hunt open to children of all ages (12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.).
Cost: $195 per adult and $55 per child (11 and under).
To book: ranchovalencia.com.

Central California:

The Elderberry House at Château du Sureau

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebrate Easter Sunday with your family at The Elderberry House with a four-course tasting menu from Chefs Ethan deGraaff and Chris Flint.
Cost: $95 per guest.
To book: www.opentable.com.

Shearwater Tavern

Shearwater Tavern in Carmel will feature an exclusive, à la carte Easter brunch menu on from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Seasonally inspired specials include French toast with local berries, salmon-and-egg slider, short rib eggs benedict and much more.
To book: www.opentable.com.

Northern California:

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Grange Restaurant & Bar

Grange Restaurant & Bar

Grange Restaurant & Bar, the MICHELIN-recognized signature eatery at Sacramento’s The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection, will feature an exclusive, prix-fixe Easter brunch menu from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grange Restaurant’s Easter brunch menu features snap pea and avocado salad, pasta carbonara, chicken-fried quail and waffles and many more options. Finally, guests can indulge in a variety of Easter-themed sweet treats at a specially curated dessert buffet.
Cost: $85 per person.
To book: www.grangerestaurantandbar.com.

Nobu Hotel Palo Alto

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Nobu Hotel Palo Alto is set to serve up special holiday menu highlights like pan-seared seabass with sudachi butter sauce, served with snap pea and broiled maitake paired with caviar, and heavenly dessert options.
To book: www.opentable.com.

Fountain Restaurant

In Downtown Silicon Valley at Signia by Hilton San Jose, Fountain Restaurant invites guests to enjoy a decadent Easter brunch experience–from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.–with live jazz music performed by Jared Carbajal Trio. Special menu items include The Golden Easter Egg, a Tamagoyaki omelet topped with smooth salmon caviar and dusted with gold flakes, served with decadent lobster bisque.
To book: Click here


Quattro at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley welcomes guests and local residents to celebrate Easter in California with an abundant brunch. Dig into live stations that include a seafood station, a carving station and a mimosa and cocktail station, as well as a la carte menu of decadent entrees and festive springy desserts.
Cost: $190 per adult ($280 with beverage package) and $70 per child.
To book: www.fourseasons.com/siliconvalley.

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