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On Sunday, April 9, Davanti Enoteca, Disotto, Francesca’s Restaurants, Mio Modo and Vasili’s Mediterranean are serving the following Easter specials:

  • Insalata Lamponi (mixed greens with raspberry vinaigrette, candied walnuts and blue cheese)
  • Cavoletti Di Bruxelles Al Forno (crispy prosciutto, fried egg, chilis, and pecorino) 
  • Coda di Rospo Piccata (seared monkfish with sauteed spinach, capers, lemon butter sauce and fresh herbs) 
  • Agnello Arrosto (roasted leg of lamb, amaro glaze, mint salsa verde and sauteed green beans) 
  • Limoncello Tiramisu (lady fingers, mascarpone, lemon curd, pistachio fennel pollen crumble)

Additionally, there will be an Easter Buffet at Davanti Enoteca, Francesca’s Restaurants and Mio Modo. 

  • The Easter Buffet will be available for brunch or dinner from 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Guests will be offered a variety of made-to-order breakfast offerings during brunch hours, in addition to a carving station, house specialties and assorted desserts from Fiore Bakery. The Easter Buffet is priced at $54.95 per person for adults and $14.95 per person for children. 

Lastly, Vasili’s Mediterranean will celebrate Orthodox Easter on Sunday, April 16. Guests can experience a traditional Greek Easter experience, including red eggs, spit-roasted lamb and other customary Greek dishes.

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Photo courtesy of Eric Kleinberg for Davanti Enoteca

The Board Room 

Serving Easter Brunch from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, April 9, the globally inspired a la carte menu includes The Board Room options, such as: Bananas Foster French Toast with banana brandy maple syrup reduction and fresh strawberries; Asian Huevos Rancheros with roasted kimchi hash browns, eggs (made to order) and roasted red pepper sauce served tableside; The Board Room’s Chilaquiles with guajillo and epazote sauce, sour cream and queso; and Brunch Charcuterie Board with mini quiches, candied bacon, bagels, fruit, cheese, salami and nuts.  The Easter Brunch menu also includes two specials: Avocado Crab Eggs Benedict and Bagels and Lox. A special children’s menu is available, complete with three original mocktails. 

Located at 137 Lake St., Libertyville, The Board Room serves brunch each Saturday and Sunday and opens daily for dinner at 4 pm. 

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Photo courtesy of The Board Room

Avli Taverna

  • Avli Taverna will offer a 3-course lunch and dinner for $42 per person and will include a starter choice of avgolemono soup or a spring salad, choice of lamb shoulder or lavraki fillet for a main, and choice of a Greek cheesecake or Baklava for dessert. Reservations can be made via Tock. In addition, Avli Taverna will offer a to-go special for $48, that includes an avgolemono soup, spring salad, lamb and Baklava. 
  • For Greek Easter, Avli Taverna will offer a 3-course lunch and dinner for $48 per guest and will include a tsoureki bread service, vegetarian magiritsa soup, spring salad, oven roasted lamb shoulder and choice of a Greek cheesecake or Baklava for dessert. Reservations can be made via Tock. In addition, Avli Taverna will offer a to-go special for $48 (same menu as dine-in), including a whole leg of lamb for $155 and pastichio tray for $60.

Avli on The Park

  • A three-course lunch and dinner curated by executive chef, Nikolaos Kapernaros for $55 per person beginning at 11:30 a.m. The menu includes avgolemono soup, politiki salad and oven roasted leg of lamb with Greek potatoes. Reservations can be made via Tock.
  • For Greek Easter, Avli on The Park will offer three-course lunch and dinner ($55 per person) curated by executive chef, Nikolaos Kapernaros and begins at 11:30 a.m. The menu includes a tsoureki bread service, traditional magiritsa soup, politiki salad, oven roasted leg of lamb with traditional Greek potatoes and red hard boiled egg. Reservations can be made via Tock.

Avli River North

  • Easter with Avli River North for a Sunday brunch, which will include traditional tsoureki french toast, Greek honey pancakes and more. Reservations can be made via Tock.
  • Following the church service on April 15, Avli River North is offering a traditional Greek Easter midnight feast. Reservations can be made via Tock and seating times are between 12 a.m. and 12:30 a.m. Guests will be offered a four-course dinner ($65 per person) curated by executive chef, Panos Chalikiopoulos, that includes the below. In addition, Avli River North will offer complimentary red hard-boiled eggs, koulourakia and tsoureki bread. The midnight feast menu will also be available all-day on April 16th in honor of Greek Easter. 
    • Mushroom magiritsa: egg lemon soup with mushrooms, leeks, herbs, spinach, lettuce
    • Pashalini salad: spring mix greens, dill, red onions, cucumber, Kalamata olives, Cretan carob rusks, feta, chives, red wine vinaigrette
    • Arni Fournou: slow roasted lamb shoulder with garlic, Aleppo pepper, spiced herb sauce
    • Yogurt mousse: greek yogurt mousse, sour cherry preserve

Scratchboard Kitchen

Starting now, guests can place pickup orders for Scratchboard Kitchen’s Easter take-home menu (a la carte) for brunch or dinner. Pickup orders will be for April 8 between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Orders can be placed via Tock. The Easter take-home menu, includes:

Easter Brunch

  • Lox & Lemon Chive Cream Cheese, $35 (serves 4-6)
    • Lox and 6 oz of lemon chive cream cheese
  • Sausage Gravy, $40 (quart/serves 4-6)
    • House-made sausage gravy that is creamy, lightly sweet with a touch of spice
  • Half Dozen Biscuits with Jam, $45 
    • Served with a jar of  Scratchboard Kitchen’s blueberry chai jam
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Poptarts, $6 (each) *will be offered whole month of April 
    • Made in-house from scratch
  • Carrot Cake Scone, $5 (each) *will be offered whole month of April 
    • Cream cheese frosting made in-house from scratch
  • Blueberry Chai Jam, $14 (9 oz jar)
  • Bloody Mary Mix, $18 (32 oz/makes 4-6 drinks)
    • Scratch-made Bloody Mary mix - just add vodka, gin or tequila and your favorite garnish! 

Easter Dinner

  • Berkshire Spiral Bone-In 8 lb Ham, $150 (serves 16-18)
    • Uncured, fully-cooked, ready-to-eat, handcrafted and smoked over real applewood
  • Anson Mills Grits, $14 (1 pint)
    • Creamy organic heirloom grits with cheddar
  • Seasonal Salad, $45 (family size/serves 4-8)
    • Arugula salad with citrus, fennel, beets with pomegranate vinaigrette served on the side
  • Half Dozen Biscuits with Jam, $45
    • Served with a jar of  Scratchboard Kitchen’s blueberry chai jam
  • Regiis Ova Caviar Board, $80 
    • French onion dip and potato chips with the gold standard of caviar
  • Smoked Trout Roe Caviar Board, $35
    • French onion dip and potato chips with smoked trout roe from Rare Tea Cellars
  • Raspberry Chocolate Pistachio Tart, $8 (each)
    • Made in-house from scratch
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Poptarts, $6 (each) *will be offered whole month of April 
    • Made in-house from scratch
  • Carrot Cake Scone, $5 (each) *will be offered whole month of April 
    • Cream cheese frosting made in-house from scratch

In addition, Scratchboard Kitchen will be open on Easter (April 9) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for dine-in and reservations can be made via Tock.

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Photo courtesy of Scratchboard Kitchen

Casati's Modern Italian

For Easter weekend, Casati's offers a special food + cocktail menu at the restaurant (with free delivery to surrounding neighborhoods). Highlights on the menu include a fresh Quinoa Salad Bowl, Steak & Eggs, Salmon Pinsa, Braised Short Rib Benedict, and Lobster Mac & Cheese. Bring the kids for complimentary photos with the Easter bunny on Sunday from 12:30pm-1:30pm. 

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Photo courtesy of Casati's Modern Italian

Hubbard Inn

Hubbard Inn in River North will host it's typical brunch service on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with festive specials including Peep-Tini and Bunny Mary cocktails ($10); Carrot Cake Pancakes ($18), a carrot cake pancake stack with candied walnuts and maple cream cheese icing; and Smoked Brisket Hash ($23), smoked brisket with caramelized onion, bourbon bbq sauce and topped with a fried egg.

Gene & Georgetti

Gene & Georgetti will serve a menu of Easter favorites for the holidays from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. A special guest (hint: the Easter bunny) will be at the restaurant from noon to 3 p.m.

Easter Sunday menu items include Easter Lamb ($44), a slow braised leg of lamb with roasted vegetables and mashed potatoes; Crab Cake Benedict ($30), G&G's signature crab cakes, poached eggs, hollandaise and hashbrowns; and Nutella Crepes ($16), ooey-gooey and delicious, served with fresh berries.

Chef Donald Young + Duck Sel

For the first time ever, Chef Donald Young will offer an exclusive brunch experience on Sunday, April 9 during which up to 16 guests can celebrate Easter with a seven-course menu of his signature New American cuisine. During seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., diners can choose selections including Everything Spice Gougère with foie gras, pistachio and preserved rhubarb and the Spring Roll with cured cod, daikon and watermelon nước chấm.

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Photo courtesy of Mimi Lie for Chef Donald Young + Duck Sel

GT Prime

Chef Giuseppe Tentori and team will extend dinner hours from 2-8pm, in order for families of all sizes and ages to celebrate Easter Sunday together. In addition to the full menu, a Braised Lamb Shank special will be available as well as a kid's menu for the little ones (think kids sized burgers and chicken tenders). 

Duck Duck Goat

A family style menu progressing from dim sum to entrée style dishes. This experience is $65 per person, tax and gratuity are an additional charge. Cocktails, wine and beer will be available a la carte.  

Swift & Sons

Swift & Sons hosts an Easter Brunch filled with family-style brunch options. From 10am-2pm, choose from a spread of Whole Wheat Pancakes, King Crab Stuffed Crepes, Marinated NY Strip Steak & Eggs, Smoked Whitefish and Salmon Platter, and more. Beverage menu will be available in addition to classic brunch cocktails. $85/adult and $30/child (kids three and under for free).  

Swift & Sons Tavern

Celebrate with a family-style first course (roasted salmon plate and pastry selection) followed by choice of entrée course. $49 per adult and $20 per child (kids under 3 eat for free). 

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Photo courtesy of Swift & Sons

Adorn Restaurant

Hosted in the lake-facing junior ballroom, Adorn's springtime brunch spread will feature multiple chef-led stations from the Four Seasons Chicago culinary team. There will be live musical performances, as well as seasonal sips with the Endless Bubbles Easter Brunch.

Children will be greeted with balloon art, bubbles, and face painting stations. There will be an interactive Easter Egg Hunt, and children will also get a chance to snap a photo with the Easter Bunny.

Brunch will take place on April 9 from 10:00am to 2:30pm. Pricing is $255 per person; Kids 12 & under $74.00 each. Reservations can be booked on OpenTable,

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Photo courtesy of Adorn Restaurant

the Albert Chicago

the Albert Chicago celebrates Easter brunch on Sunday, April 9 with an array of options from Executive Chef Steve Chiappetti including an antipasti buffet to start, and then a choice of one of several main courses. The meal concludes with sweets table filled with house-made pastries. Cost is $39 per person exclusive of tax, beverages and gratuity. Reservations are available now on OpenTable. 


With both savory and sweet options – as well as a cocktail program envisioned by Mexico City mixologist Mica Rousseau – the restaurant’s brunch menu will be available a la carte and filled with options for all on Easter Sunday. Reservations are available now on Resy.

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Photo courtesy of Katherine McConnell for the Albert Chicago

Oda Mediterranean Cuisine

Chicagoans can join Oda Mediterranean Cuisine in Andersonville for Easter dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m on Sunday, April 9. Oda will offer its full menu of Turkish-Georgian fare created by owner and chef Marina Cardak as well as handcrafted and seasonal cocktails. Guests will be offered mezes like Spicy Hummus with ezme, Babaganoush and a cucumber yogurt Cacik Dip, and retro classics like Beef Stroganoff and Shkmeruli (cornish hen). Seasonal specials will also be available like the Mantar Güveç, a cheesy mushroom casserole which is a traditional Turkish dish prepared in an earthen clay pot called Güveç. 

Sweet Mandy B's

Featuring a collection of sweet treats for Easter festivities, Sweet Mandy B’s in Lincoln Park and Streeterville will offer themed treats available from Thursday, April 6 to Sunday, April 9. Specialty Easter items will include Bird’s Nest Cupcakes, a six-pack of Pastel Easter cupcakes (3 vanilla and chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream), six-inch three layer “Bunny” cakes with yellow cake and vanilla buttercream (limited availability), themed cut-out cookies including bunnies, eggs and chicks, Easter decorated rice krispie treats and more. Custom ordered Carrot Cakes with cream cheese will also be available by request.

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar

Uvae will open at 10:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday and feature a three-course brunch until 2:30 p.m. Easter specials will include Nutella Croissants, Fried Oysters, Brioche French Toast, a Prosciutto & Gruyere Omelet and more. The brunch will also feature unlimited beverages including Mimosas, Bloody Marys, coffee, tea and juice. Reservations available with Tock.

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Photo courtesy of Sweet Mandy B's

The Dearborn

A specialized food and cocktail menu will be available for both brunch and dinner on Sunday, April 9, Chef Aaron Cuschieri has created two specialty dishes, Osetra Caviar & Peekytoe Crab Deviled Eggs made with tarragon, chive and crème fraiche, and Lamb Lollipops made with pickled fresno & a charred scallion relish, arugula and Frisee salad and aged manchego. The Dearborn's Pastry Chef, Julianna Westgor, has created a Lemon Velvet Coconut Cake with coconut cream and raspberry for dessert. On the beverage side, beverage director Sarah Clark is eager to introduce the Spring Awakening cocktail to her holiday lineup, made with Bacardi Superior Light Rum, Pimm's No. 1, Passionfruit and Lemon, served in a Goblet over crushed ice with an expressed lemon swath and edible flower. Reservations for Easter brunch and dinner can be made on OpenTable.

Michael Jordan's Steak House

Michael Jordan’s Steak House will be serving a selection of spring-inspired brunch specials from 11:30am-3pm such as Fried Chicken and Waffles with Sriracha Maple Syrup, Rudy's Famous Chilaquiles, Steak and Eggs with Poblano Pepper Hash, and Merguez Crusted Lamb Chops with Harissa Yogurt and Mint-Cucumber Salad and Shakshouka. In the evening, Easter dinner from 4-9pm.


The Italian restaurant will serve a three-course set menu, featuring dishes from the regular menu alongside special additions for the holiday. The antipasti special is a Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio served with asparagus salad, maitake mushrooms, cured egg yolk, 22-month aged Parmigiano Reggiano, and mustard aioli. For the second course, guests can choose from a pasta or secondo. The specials include an Artichoke & Sunchoke-filled Ravioli with brown butter, Pecorino Romano, and marjoram, and Stinco di Agnello which is a roasted Colorado lamb shank with asparagus, cipollini onions, potatoes, and Vermentino wine reduction. Save room for dessert with the feature special being Pastiera, a neapolitan ricotta & lemon tart with Moscato sauce and orange blossom honey gelato. Gioia’s Italian Easter celebration is $85 per person served rom 12 PM - 5 PM. Reservations can be made on Resy.


Sepia will begin taking reservations as early as 3:00pm. In addition to the regular menu, guests can expect a special pasta course. Priced at $119 per person, diners can choose from a variety of courses from Chef Andrew Zimmerman. The menu will also feature kid-friendly offerings for $40.00 per child. 

Riverside Cafe

Riverside Cafe's buffet will feature a build-your-own omelet bar and a carving station with Smoked Easter Pit Ham and Whole Roasted Salmon Filet. Plus, there will be an assortment of classic hot and cold breakfast items like parfaits, smoothies, pancakes, waffles, bacon and more. Brunch is $45 per guest.

Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee is introducing the Coconut Easter Basket, a traditional coconut cake donut, soaked in coconut milk and coated in yellow-dyed coconut flakes and topped with three chocolate eggs. The coconut easter basket donut will be available from April 4-9 at all Stan’s locations. 

BLVD Steakhouse

BLVD is offering an a la carte brunch menu on April 9, including steakhouse classics such as a Seafood Tower and Caviar Service as well as some entree options including the French Toast Bread Pudding made with a maple gastrique and crème anglaise, Crab Cake Benedict served on an english muffin with sautéed spinach, poached eggs and béarnaise, or the Steak & Eggs, skirt steak served with grilled asparagus, sunny-side eggs, chimichurri and pickled shallots. Brunch will be served from 9:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on April 9 and reservations can be made on their OpenTable.

Hannah's Bretzel

Hannah’s Bretzel offers a breakfast sandwich tray, creating a customizable morning option. With a minimum of eight sandwiches in the build-your-own tray, each order comes with the option to add a freshly prepared fruit salad and/or freshly brewed organic coffee or tea to any order. Preorders can be made on Hannah’s website.

Rose Mary

For $55 per person, guests can select from Rose Mary’s Croatian and Italian-inspired menu, with special cocktail, beer and wine selections available for purchase onsite. Rose Mary’s four-course menu includes Burek made with Nueske’s bacon, farm egg and mozzarella, Benedict Pampanella with pork belly, calabrian chili, hollandaise, a Braised Lamb Hash with ajvar, kajmak and red onion, and finished with Palačinke made with apple, toffee and served with a vanilla gelato. Reservations are available on Tock.


For $45 per person, guests can select from a Chef-Carving Station with Spiced Honey Glazed Ham & Assorted Accouterments, Torrijas (Spanish French Toast), Greek Honey Yogurt, Arugula & Endive Salad, Soft Scrambled Eggs, Cheesy Potato and Pepper Hash, Bacon and Chicken Sausage and Sliced Fresh Fruit, with kids Easter brunch add ons available. Reservations are available on OpenTable.

LIVA at Chicago Winery

LIVA at Chicago Winery will host Easter Brunch from 10:30am to 3pm on Sunday, April 9th. A glass of sparkling wine or their specialty Easter cocktail will be offered alongside their prix fixe menu, including a Chef’s Easter Whim (an Easter version of their take on a cheese and charcuterie board), French Toast, Honey Baked Ham and Eggs, and more – all served family-style. Prix fixe Easter menu will be served in addition to the regular Brunch Menu. $55 per person and includes a mimosa, all first course items, a salad, and choice of main course.

After brunch, a wine tasting will be offered in their Tasting Room from 12pm – 8pm or reserve a spot in one of their Weekend Winery Tours.

  • First Course (includes all items below)
    • Easter Chef’s Whim featuring: Blakesville Creamery chèvre, salumi, smoked salmon tartines, maple bacon easter egg custard
    • Housemade Beignets and Madeleines
    • Yogurt parfaits
    • Gem Salad, smoked grapes, cucumber barigoule, buttermilk dressing
  • Mains (select one):
    • Honey Baked Ham and Eggs Sardou
    • French Toast

Grill on 21

Grill on 21's Easter menu will feature: 

  • Biscuit and Gravy (NOLA Style): Andouille sausage gravy, holy trinity, house hot sauce
  • Hearth Roasted Rack of Lamb: Fingerling potato, green beans, rosemary jus
  • Pan Roasted Scallops: Corn chowder sauce, herb salad
  • Dessert: Strawberry shortcake, strawberry gelato, whip cream

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar 

This Midwest-inspired farm-to-table located within the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel restaurant is offering a special Easter brunch including a carving station, omelet station, salads, hot and cold brunch selections and more. Entree menu items will also be available, including Stuffed Chicken Breast with Roasted Red Pepper Puree, White Fish Almondine, and Chicken Tenders with Roasted Spring Vegetables! Tickets to this special brunch service are $65 per person ($25 for Kids ages 4-12 years, free for under 4). Seatings are available between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Book your spot on OpenTable.

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Photo courtesy of LIVA at Chicago Winery

Travelle at The Langham, Chicago

Available on Easter Sunday (April 9), Travelle at The Langham’s Easter Champagne Brunch menu will feature complimentary bubbly in addition to a Live Caviar Station, Hand Rolled Osaka Sushi, International & Domestic Charcuterie, a Seafood Market Display, Carving Station, and an Ice Cream Sandwich and Rainbow Cotton Candy Stations and The Langham’s Signature Breakfast items. 

Reservations can be made via Tock. Pricing is $295 Per Adult and $70 Per Child. Brunch will be available from10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Package Includes Complimentary Champagne, Mimosa and Bellinis.

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Photo courtesy of Travelle at The Langham, Chicago

Cafe Robey

This year Cafe Robey will be hosting Easter brunch with special Carrot Cake Pancakes available Friday April 7th -Sunday April 9. The menu will also feature a new omelet with asparagus as well as eggs benedict. 

Canal Street Eatery

Your choice of a decorative bunny, Easter egg, or carrot cookie. 


Italian Easter Brunch by Formento’s will be hosted from 10am-2pm. The Brunch selection will be $45 for adults and $10 for children 10 & under. The Easter Menu will feature some classic items such as pasta, frittatas, and benedicts as well as specials like:

  • Crabcake Sandwich: Calabrian Caper Aioli, Arugula, Heirloom Tomato, Brioche
  • Banana Foster Waffle: Rum, Banana, Vanilla Gelato
  • Lemon Ricotta Pancakes: Seasonal Compote, Butter, Local Maple Syrup

Formento’s  will also be offering their Happy Hour menu from 2pm to 4:30pm before dinner service. 


LeTour, the new French-Moroccan restaurant from Amy Morton and Chef Debbie Gold in Evanston, is starting Saturday/Sunday brunch service over Easter weekend. They will offer weekend brunch from 10-2pm and open the patio for outdoor dining in May. Drinks include the Pêche à la Vanille (Vanilla Vodka, peach nectar and sparkling wine), Brunch “Coup de Poing” Punch (Sparkling, Citadelle gin, raspberry, strawberry, mint and lime), and LeTour Frozé Idée (Elderberry Liquor, Gray Goose Vodka). Dishes include a Rose Granola with maple, greek yogurt and citrus, Eggs Shakshuka with goat cheese, Chilled Salmon with celery root remoulade, and horseradish, Brioche French Toast with apple butter, and maple syrup, Steak and Eggs with an 8 oz bavette steak, persillade, two fried eggs, and Moroccan pancakes.



  • Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcakes $16: sugared buttermilk biscuits, strawberry rhubarb compote, whipped mascarpone 


  • Burrata & Heirloom Tomato Salad $23: Basil Pesto, Baby Heirloom Tomato, Crispy Green Tomato, Balsamic Glaze, Pea Tendrils
  • Slow Braised Rosemary Lamb Shank $65: Spring pea, mint, field pea succotash
  • Honey Glazed Carrots and Pearl Onions $14: Tarragon & Meyer Lemon
  • Lemon Chiffon Pie $18: blueberry compote, orange lace tuile, seasonal sorbet

These Easter specials will be available on Sunday, April 9th. 

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Photo courtesy of Canal Street Eatery

Lure Fishbar, 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Lure Fishbar is offering a Easter celebration, featuring dishes like creamy sweet pea soup, french toast complete with berries and mascarpone, a smoked salmon and whitefish plateau served with all the fixings for lox, or a lamb chop with broccoli and fingerling potatoes, finished with a slice of festive carrot cake. Patrons can also choose: the mushroom omelet, classic lobster roll, signature benedicts. Reservations available online.

Photo courtesy of Lure Fishbar, 21c Museum Hotel Chicago

State and Lake

Serving a pre-fixe Easter Brunch Feast for $65 per person, guests will be offered a buffet-style brunch featuring classic breakfast fare including Free Range Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs, Greek Yogurt with Lavender Honey House-made Granola and Macaroni and Cheese with aged cheddar sauce, in addition to dishes from Executive Chef Michael Taus like the Sicilian Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes and Braised Short Rib with a Red Wine Reduction Sauce. Children ages 5-12 eat for $15. Brunch will be served from 10am to 2pm on Easter Sunday with reservations available via the State and Lake website.

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Choose between 4 starters: The Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad, the Knife & Fork Caesar Salad, their Signature Lobster Bisque and Asparagus & Parmesan Soup. Then choose between 5 entrees: Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb, Prime 6 Oz Center-Cut Filet Mignon, Sauteed Faroe Island Salmon, Roasted Half Amish Chicken or Fresh Pappardelle Pasta. Finish with one of two desserts, a Strawberry Shortcake or Tiramisu. They also offer 5 additional Family-Style sides; Sauteed Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts, Macaroni & Cheese, Creamed Spinach or Classic Whipped Potatoes. The entire meal is $75 per person(+tax/gratuity). 

Thorn Restaurant & Lounge

Brunch and a visit with the Easter Bunny this year at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The modern American restaurant located inside The Rose Hotel in Rosemont is celebrating Easter Sunday with a brunch menu featuring a Belgium Waffle Station, freshly whipped omelets at the Omelet Station, a Ham Carving Station, a Cold Station with Jumbo Shrimp and Smoked Salmon, a classic Breakfast Station, along with a selection of salads, desserts, a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar, and more. The Easter Bunny has plans to visit the restaurant for complimentary photos and visits with the kids as well.

City Cruises Chicago 

This year, City Cruises will be hosting a variety of Easter Brunch Cruises on both Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Opt for a Signature Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan to take in the full views of the skyline, or the Chicago River on City Cruises’ Easter Premier Plus Brunch Cruise also boarding at 12 p.m. While onboard the vessels, patrons will be offered a signature holiday buffet, classic cocktails, and Chicago views.


Carnivale (702 W Fulton Market) hosts an Easter Brunch celebration April 9 from 10AM - 3PM featuring dishes from the Latin-inspired eatery available from an all you can eat buffet. Guests may additionally partake in an Easter egg hunt, coloring station, photo booth and an appearance from the holiday's very own, the Easter Bunny. Adults are $55 per person, children 6-12 years are $25, children 5 years and younger are free. Reservations can be made on the Carnivale Tock.

Oaken Bistro + Bar

Oaken Bistro + Bar, located within the Forester Hotel, 200 N. Field Dr., is offering a Brunch with the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9 from 10:00am-1:30pm. Guests will be offered a range of options crafted by the restaurant's Executive Chef Christian Alejandro. Additionally, families will receive a complimentary photo with the Easter Bunny when a reservation is made. To make reservations for Brunch with the Easter Bunny or for more information on offerings, visit the Oaken Bistro + Bar website.

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Photo courtesy of Carnivale

The Signature Room on the 95th

Easter Sunday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at The Signature Room on the 95th, 875 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, featurs a three-course plated brunch menu and live musical entertainment. A plated brunch menu featuring items such as Avocado ToastSlow Roasted Leg of LambCrab Cake Benedict & Local Ham Chops. Guests will then select from a variety of dessert options including our Signature White & Dark Chocolate Mousse CakeApple Crisp or Lemon Pound Cake. Pricing is $75 per person, kids menu available, tax and gratuity not included. 

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Photo courtesy of The Signature Room


Chicagoans can celebrate this Easter with Peruvian flair at River North’s Tanta. Presenting three different Easter-inspired specials that will be offered during the holiday weekend (Friday, April 7th - Sunday, April 9th), guests can choose from Tanta’s Tiradito Cremoso (dish served with octopus, white fish, and fried calamari), Planchon Tanta (jumbo tiger shrimp, grilled octopus, clams, mussels, potatoes, corn), and Combinado (Peruvian-style rice pudding and purple corn pudding). 

Easter reservations (Friday, April 7th - Sunday, April 9th) can be made via OpenTable, or by visiting 


Throughout April, Lakeview’s Mordecai will be offering their Easter-inspired cocktail, Mango Methuselah ($15). A well balanced carrot and mango shrub based cocktail, this creation boasts properties of turmeric and black pepper while featuring soft spice by way of Becherovka, an herbal digestif courtesy of the Czech Republic. All ingredients are kegged and force carbonated, served bright and sparkling.

When speaking on the cocktail, Mordecai’s Bar Manager Corban Kell notes, “The Mango Methuselah is a perennial springtime favorite of ours leaning into fresh carrot, tropical fruit, and all the fundamentals of a bread and butter pickle – perfect to sip during the Easter holiday! Turmeric and black pepper are a proven health food combo, guaranteed to extend your life which lends to this drink's biblical namesake, Methuselah, who some say lived to be 969 years old (I buy it), while also paying homage to the celebrations of Easter.”

Reservations to celebrate Easter weekend at Mordecai can be confirmed via Tock, or by visiting 

Ina Mae Tavern

Ina Mae Tavern will offer a full brunch menu available from 11 AM to 3 PM. Guests will be presented with live music from 12-3 PM while taking part in Ina Mae’s Build Your Own Bloody Mary & Spritz Bar. Ina Mae will also be hosting an Easter Dinner after 4 PM where guests will get a bottle of Prosecco with the option of a Big Chicken Dinner, Blackened Catfish Dinner, or Seafood Tower. Reservations via Tock.


Frontier is offering holiday dinner to go by ordering their Sweet Southern Hams, packaged in-house. For $80, guests can order Frontier’s fully cooked, smoked, and glazed 8lb Sweet Southern Ham, serving 12-15 guests (reheating instructions included).  

All orders must be placed by Tuesday, April 4th at 5 PM and pickup will be available on Saturday, April 8th between 12-3 PM (1072 N. Milwaukee Ave). 

For more information and to purchase your Sweet Southern Ham, please go to Frontier’s Tock page.

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312 Chicago 

Chicago Loop spot 312 Chicago (136 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago) offers a take on Northern Italian cuisine by Chef Marcello Florio. Chef Marcello has created a special Easter brunch menu that includes sweet and savory options. This special brunch menu is offered 9am-3pm on Sunday, April 9th. 


  • Lemon Ricotta Pancakes $19 - pure Vermont maple-syrup | fresh berries | whipped ricotta

  • Banana-Apple French Toast $22 - thick sliced brioche | banana & apple compote

  • Uove al Tegamino $18 - two eggs | crispy pancetta | smoked mozzarella and bacon potato cake | mild Italian sausage | garlic crostini

  • Maialino alle Erbe $24 - herbed crusted pork tenderloin | garlic mash potatoes | grilled asparagus | rosemary-grape reduction

  • Agnello $35 - pan seared rack of lamb | taleggio polenta | crispy cauliflower | goat cheese | blueberry sauce

  • Halibut Marechiaro $38 - pan seared Halibut filet | clams | shrimp | roasted radish | blistered grape tomatoes broth 

  • Pollo Piccata $28 - pan seared chicken breast | artichokes | roasted marbled potatoes | caper | lemon cream sauce

  • Fettuccine e Gamberi $32 - fettuccine | shrimp | fennel pollen |tomato broth |lemon brown butter sauce

  • Tagliatelle Bolognese $28 - tagliatelle | braised short ribs ragu | rosemary-truffle ricotta

  • Capesante $38 - seared scallops | saffron risotto | crispy kale | fig balsamic reduction

The Goddess and Grocer

The Goddess and Grocer has created a special Easter menu. There is also a selection of vegetarian and gluten-free options. These items are available for pre-order, in-store, and for national shipping via Goldbelly. 

Pre-Order by Friday, March 31 at 12:00pm. Select items available in store as well. All menu items will come fully cooked with heating instructions. Delivery & in-store pick up available. 

Easter Dinner - serves 4 people 

Beeler’s Sliced Leg of Ham $89 (with deviled eggs + Easter cupcakes $120)

  • Creamy Scalloped Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Honey Glazed Carrots 

Brunch - Serves 4-6 people 

  • Breakfast Pastries - assorted pastries $30 

  • Spring Vegetable Frittata - $35

  • Fried Chicken & Waffles - honey chile butter, maple syrup $45

  • Fresh fruit and berries - $25

  • Smoked Salmon Platter - smoked salmon, fresh baked bagels, cream cheese, shaved red onion, tomatoes, capers $60

  • Banana Bread $16

  • Blackberry Lemon Pound Cake - $16

A la carte menu highlights: 

  • Deviled Eggs

  • Artisanal Cheese Board 

  • Beeler’s Leg of Ham - heritage duroc pork, all natural ham glazed with roasted pineapples $75 / aprox 4 lbs, serves 8-12 people 

  • Wine - choose from sparkling, rose, white, and red 

  • Whole Cakes 8” - Strawberry Lemon or  Coconut Cream

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Truluck's Rosemont

The Rosemont location will showcase a specialty cocktail called Spring Fling made with Vodka, Ramazotti Rosato, Cava, raspberries, fresh lime, almond syrup, mint that will be served Sunday, April 9 for the Easter holiday. Add a slice of Truluck's Carrot Cake made with cream cheese icing, spicy pecans and topped with a warm butterscotch sauce. (Full: $15, Petit: $10.5). Reservations can be made via Open Table or by calling the Rosemont location directly.

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Park Hyatt Chicago’s 7th floor, dining option, NoMI, is offering a four-course Easter Brunch on April 9 from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For $165 per adult and $50 for kids aged 5-12, guests can celebrate the holiday with brunch menu items with views of the historic Water Tower and Lake Michigan. Menu options include:

  • Starters: 

    • Chef’s Collection of Sushi with a half crunchy spicy tuna roll, hamachi nigiri, wasabi, pickled ginger, and soy sauce

    • Spring Quiche paired with sun-dried tomato, spinach, caramelized onions, apricot, and mango compote

    • Fried Chicken served with buttermilk waffles, lemon brown butter, maple syrup, and smoked paprika

    • Smoked Atlantic Salmon paired with dill cream cheese, red onion, chive, capers, and lemon zest

  • Salad: 

    • Grilled Asparagus Salad with shaved parmesan, cremini, gribiche sauce, and fried basil

    • Burrata Salad with mixed herbs, spring peas, arugula, watercress, and champagne

    • Garden Greens with baby lettuces, watermelon radish, pickled pearl onion, goat cheese, walnuts, and white balsamic vinaigrette

    • Strawberry Salad served with pickled and freeze dried strawberry, almonds, feta, black pepper crouton, and balsamic vinaigrette

  • Entrees

    • Bone-in Country Ham paired with a rosemary gastrique

    • Halibut Fillet served with lemongrass lime creme

    • Roasted Lamb with thyme and garlic jus 

    • Stuffed Eggplant with chickpeas, peppers, mushrooms, golden quinoa, pine nuts, and lemon basil tahini

  • Dessert

    • Macarons 

    • Decorated Sugar Cookies

    • Strawberry Pistachio Panna Cotta

    • White Chocolate Mousse

I|O Godfrey 

The year-round rooftop located in River North located at The Godfrey Hotel Chicago, will be offering an Easter Brunch Buffet for guests. On Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., I|O Godfrey will offer a variety of brunch menu items including an omelet station, eggs benedict, pancake and French toast stations, a carving station, salad bar, pastas, soups, sushi, desserts, and more. Specialty cocktails, champagne, and other libations will also be available for purchase. I|O Godfrey’s Easter Brunch will also offer options for kids and families, including an Easter egg hunt, and a live visit from the Easter Bunny. Pricing is $59 for adults and $15 for children ages 12 and under.

Andros Taverna

Logan Square’s Andros Taverna, serving Chef/Owner Doug Psaltis and Pastry Chef/Owner Hsing Chen’s Greek food, will offer an array of special dishes on both Easter April 9, and Greek Easter April 16. For $94 per person, guests can choose froomo an Easter feast with menu options including Greek Easter Soup Magiritsa; Easter Mezze Collection served with Dolmades, Spring Crudit, Greek cheese, and wood fired pita; Goat Kleftiko served with pearl onions and fornou potatoes; Spring Lamb Feast including chops, sausages, and shank served with fomo potatoes. Top it all off with Phyllo Fruit tart for dessert. This is available for pre-order on Tock.

For Greek Easter, Andros Taverna is also offering a Spit Roasted 8 hour Spring Wisconsin Lamb for $250 that serves 4-6 people and includes fornou potatoes and greek fries. This is available for pre-order on Resy for dining in-house only. A 2017 Domaine Skouras Grand Cuvee Nemea Agiorgitiko wine add on is also available for purchase for $145. On both days, Andros Taverna will also have special brunch pastries and chocolate Easter eggs on display and available for purchase. 

Justice of the Pies by Maya Camille-Broussard

Maya Camille-Broussard, is the Chicago pastry chef behind the satellite bakery Justice of the Pies. Building the bakery’s integrity around her father’s life as a criminal defense attorney, who grew up with food insecurity, Maya-Camille’s social mission-based bakery and its sweet and savory pies continue to honor her father’s memory and their shared passion for pie—and justice. Every pie, tart, and quiche she creates has a story of love behind it. Options include Lavender Whoopie Pies, sweet + savory Fig + Pig Quiche or classic Bourbon Pecan Pie, her pies and quiches add a combination of savory + sweet. 

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City Works Eatery & Pour House

City Works Eatery & Pour House, located in Wheeling, Schaumburg, or Vernon Hills, this Easter, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will offer their Rock ‘N’ Roll brunch.

Guests can choose from a variety of sweet and savory options including:

  • Jon Bun Jovi — Warm jumbo cinnamon roll with orange cream cheese frosting
  • Chimi Hendrix — Breakfast chimichanga with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, green onion, pico de gallo, smoked cheddar, chipotle salsa roja, fried flour tortilla and cheesy potato casserole
  • The Clash Smash -— Smashed avocado on toasted challah, roasted corn, pickled red onion, shaved radish, sunny-side-up eggs, citrus vinaigrette and microgreens


Join CBR in the Royal Sonesta Chicago River North for their weekend brunch with a few enhancements just for Easter. For Easter Sunday, CBR will be offering specials including:

  • Hibiscus & Ginger Mocktail 
  • Green Bloody Mary with Tequila 
  • Strawberry Mimosa (bottomless available for $30) 
  • Peach Bellini  
  • Fried Chicken & Waffles with Manchego and black pepper waffles, corn flake-crusted chicken, and raw honeycomb 
  • "Easter Egg" Deviled Eggs with smoked ham, mascarpone, and chives 
  • Tuna Poke with yellowfin tuna, avocado, and sriracha glaze

Time Out Market Chicago 

Join Time Out Market Chicago for a special Easter Jazz Brunch from 11am - 3pm on Sunday, April 9th! The Easter Bunny, Winnie the Pooh, and Alice from Wonderland will be in attendance from 11am - 2pm along with face painters and balloon twisters for plenty of entertainment for the kiddos. Later, the John Fournier Trio will be performing a lively jazz set from 1-3pm. Specialty cocktails and mimosa pitchers will be available all day. Time Out Market Chicago is located at 916 West Fulton Market. 

Pennyville Station

For Easter Sunday, Pennyville Station will offer a buffet brunch filled with classic brunch fare for the entire family. From scrambled eggs, Nutella French toast, and eggs benedict to lamb chops, ham off the bone, housemade rigatoni alla vodka, and desserts like lemon squares and brownies. 

Pennyville’s Easter Brunch Buffet will be served on Sunday, April 9th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The price per person is $39.95 for adults, $14.95 for children 6-12 years old , and $9.95 for children 2-5 years old. Reservations are now available.

Old Town Pour House & Sweetwater

Both concepts will be open for brunch on Easter Sunday. Sweetwater (225 N. Michigan Avenue) offers full views of the city from both their indoor and patio dining spaces, along with classic brunch preparations like lemon blueberry pancakes, steak and eggs, and more. Reservations are now available, with brunch beginning at 10 a.m. 

All Old Town Pour House locations (Chicago, Naperville, and Oakbrook) will also be open, serving their regular Rock N’ Roll Brunch featuring dishes like the Chimi Hendrix (breakfast chimichanga), Sweet Child O’ Mine (stuffed brioche French toast), and the Easy Like Sunday Morning (breakfast flatbread). Reservations at all three locations are now available. Hours vary per location.


A brunch seating will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., offering guests their choice of three courses featuring items like a duo of spring peas, smoke salmon roulade, quiche Lorraine with morel mushroom cream sauce, berry mascarpone tarts, and more ($69 per person for adults, and $39 for kids 10 and under. 

Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., and three-course options include a stuffed medallion of foie gras, roasted baby beet salad, roasted loin of Australian lamb, mushroom-stuffed breast of pheasant, double chocolate hazelnut cake, and more ($89 per person).

Prime & Provisions

The Grand Buffet style Easter Brunch will be available 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests will enjoy a variety of made-to-order breakfast offerings, a carving station, raw bar selections, steakhouse sides, and a Ferris Wheel display of Chef Joe Rizza’s desserts. The Grand Brunch Easter Buffet is priced at $95 per person for adults, and $35 per person for children between the ages of 7-12.


The Fulton Market restaurant will offer their full a la carte brunch on Easter Sunday, April 9, including weekly chef specials (10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.). Reservations are now available. 

Those celebrating Greek Easter on Sunday, April 16th, can also celebrate with LYRA’s fare that includes dishes from the restaurant’s menu, plus a wide range of traditional holiday items. $120 per package (serves 2) includes items like Slow Roasted Lamb Gyro, Spinach Frittata, fresh pita with a variety of traditional spreads, Braised Horta, Breakfast Bougatsa, and more. The Greek Easter to-go catering packages can be pre-ordered now through Thursday, April 12th, for pickup  at LYRA on Saturday, April 15th. 

VIOLI, LYRA’s recently opened sister restaurant in Oak Brook (260 Oakbrook Center) will offer the same festivities for both Easter Sunday and Greek Easter Sunday. Reservations for Easter Sunday brunch (11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.), and pre orders for Greek Easter, are also now available.

Truth Be Told

Available on Easter Sunday only, Truth Be Told will be serving their Sunday Roast made with prime rib, Yorkshire pudding or popover, roasted root vegetables, oven roasted potatoes, gravy, watercress salad, and horseradish cream. The dinner feeds two people and costs $65. Easter reservations can be made online.

The Hampton Social

The Hampton Social will be open on Easter Sunday this year serving their regular brunch and dinner menus. Brunch menu highlights include Bananas Foster French Toast with amaretto caramel, crispy plantains, pecans and topped with powdered sugar; Crab Cake Benedict with fried green tomato, creamed corn, sauteed greens, and tomatillo hollandaise; and the Sunrise Beach Bowl made with brown rice, quinoa, plantains, onions, fried egg, black beans, salsa, and jalapeno aioli. 

For dinner, menu highlights include Balsamic Glazed Skirt Steak served with hand selected, grilled asparagus and creamed corn; Baja Fish Tacos served with mango salsa, jalapeno aioli, cilantro cream, slaw, and flour tortillas; and Scallop Risotto served with coconut, mushroom, and a miso glaze. Available for both brunch and dinner, guests can select The Hampton Social's Sparkling Seafood Tower consisting of oysters, shrimp, snow crab claws, tartare, ceviche, and demi bottle of sparkling rosé.

Reservations for The Hampton Social can be made online.

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