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State and Lake Chicago Tavern

Executive Chef Michael Taus and the culinary team at State and Lake Chicago Tavern is offering an Easter brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at the downtown Chicago corner and housed on the ground level of the theWit Chicago, a Hilton Hotel, a spread will feature breakfast specialties, lush salads, hearty main dishes and dishes suited for the kiddos. Reservations are available for parties up to 14.

Cost for adults is $65 per person and includes one (1) Mimosa or Bloody Mary. Cost for kids aged 5-12 is $15 per person. 

the Albert Chicago

Executive Chef Steve Chiappetti celebrates Easter Sunday in color at the Albert, Hotel EMC2’s Italian-inspired restaurant. On Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a sampling from an antipasti buffet, then order a main course, and finish with the pastry team’s sweets table. Cost is $60 per person. 

The Antipasti Buffet includes options like roasted mint carrots, Sicilian mushrooms, asparagus with aged balsamic, Italian olives, shaved salumi, Italian cheeses, fig jam, crackers, frittata, spiral ham, cheese tortelli and more.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago set within Water Tower Place is hosting a special Easter Brunch menu at its modern Italian restaurant, Torali this Easter (March 30 & 31). The menu features a savory selection of antipasti, griddles and breakfast specials such as Steak Benedict, 6oz tenderloin with spinach, tomatoes and bearnaise sauce; and the Dutch Baby, citrus cured salmon, avocado, shaved fennel, radish, frisee, 2 eggs any style and creme fraiche. Guests can also select from a lineup of desserts, in addition to entrees like the Torali Mafalde Bolognese, beef, veal & pork tomato ragu, garlic cream, Aleppo pepper, oregano, parmesan; and Surf & Turf, petite filet, half lobster and parmesan roasted fingerling potatoes with mirepoix and Barolo jus. 

Endless libations such as mimosas, rose champagne and Torali Bloody Mary for $45 per guest. 

Executive Pastry Chef Toni Roberts is hosting The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago’s Easter Tea on March 30 & 31 at 2 p.m. The experience includes a selection of teas, accompanied by the guest’s choice of a complimentary glass of champagne or non-alcoholic French Bloom Bubbles. Reservations are priced at $80 per person and can be purchased on Tock.

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Pippin's Tavern

Easter Brunch at Pippin's Tavern will be held on Sunday, March 31 from 11am to 3pm. Bring the kiddos for photos with the Easter Bunny, live entertainment featuring a piano singalong show, and a special Easter-themed Brunch Menu featuring options like Bacon & Chive Deviled Eggs, Spring Egg White Frittata with spring vegetables, tomato sauce, arugula, Glazed Ham with pineapple stuffing and seasonal vegetables, and more. And for the adults, partake in bottomless mimosas or bloody marys for $30 (90 min time limit.) 

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Celebrate Easter with Tuscany’s special Easter menu offerings (*brunch items are available till 3 p.m.), which include: 


  • French Toast* with mixed berries and powdered sugar
  • Salmone*: Salmon carpaccio, poached eggs, baby arugula, capers, pickled onions, toasted ciabatta
  • Medaglioni Di Manzo*: beef tenderloin medallions, english muffins, spinach, poached egg, hollandaise sauce and hashbrowns
  • Burrata with tomatoes, pizzettis, balsamic and pesto
  • Fettucine Di Spinaci: 6 oz lobster, roasted peppers, broccoli and calabrese
  • Halibut with wild mushrooms, farro and mascarpone truffle cream
  • Nodino Valdostana: Veal chop topped with prosciutto, fontina cheese, sherry wine reduction and brussel sprouts
  • Bistecca: 18 oz prime ribeye, roasted cipollini onions, rapini, rosemary and extra virgin olive oil 


  • Triple Chocolate Cake with coconut gelato and caramel sauce
  • Sorbet Trio of lemon, strawberry and mango
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Ramsay's Kitchen Naperville

This Easter, Ramsay's Kitchen Naperville will offer specially crafted dishes and cocktails just for the holiday, available on March 31 only.

  • Options available during lunch:
    • Hellfire Eggs Benedict, with English Muffin, Mashed Avocado, Bacon, Poached Eggs and Hellfire Hollandaise
    • Sticky Toffee Waffle, with English Toffee Sauce, Candied Pecans and Chantilly Cream
  • Options available during dinner:
    • Sunday Roast, with Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Vegetables and Red Wine Demi-glace
    • Lobster Pot Pie, with Butter Poached Lobster, Lobster Bisque Filling and Root Vegetables
  • Beverage features available all day:
    • Peep This - Plymoth gin, carpano dry vermouth, raspberry, egg white and peep garnish
    • Blueberry Gin and Tonic - Plymoth gin, blueberry, lime and tonic water
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Francesca’s restaurants on Chestnut and in Lakeview will offer the following specials on Sunday, March 31:

  • Finocchio e Radicchio - Radicchio and shaved fennel, croutons, ricotta salata, castelvetrano olives, oregano vin - $14

  • Asparagi Arrosto - Roasted asparagus, crispy prosciutto, fried egg, marinated tomatoes, evoo - $15

  • Piccata di Ippoglosso - Pan-seared halibut, lemon caper butter, white wine, spinach - $35

  • Brasato di Agnello - Braised lamb shank, creamy polenta, braised cippolini onions, mint salsa verde - $39

Reservations are available on OpenTable.

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Photo courtesy of Scott Harris Hospitality for Francesca's

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago 

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago host "Breakfast With Bunny" on Sunday, March 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests can choose a breakfast buffet, meet the Easter Bunny, and capture photos. Tickets are available on Eventbrite: $12 for kids under 12, $21 for adults. 


Eden hosts am Easter Sunday brunch. The restaurant will be offering its regular brunch menu with options like the Bodega Breakfast Sandwich and Steak & Eggs along with a few Easter specials including an Open-Faced Prime Rib Sandwich and Lobster Scramble. 

Time Out Market

The Market offers a day filled with activities and treats. 

10 - 10:30am: Easter Egg Hunt on 2nd Floor
10:30 - 11:30am: Photos with the Easter Bunny
11:30am - 12:30pm: Catch the Easter Bunny hopping through the Market
11:30am - 12:30pm: Kids' face painting (free with any proof of purchase)

Bittersweet Pastry Shop

Bittersweet Pastry Shop in Lakeview is ready for Easter from a Giant Rice Krispy Easter Egg to Bunny cupcakes and more.

  • Giant Rice Krispy Easter Egg - $16 - a 10" tall egg crafted from browned butter Rice Krispy treats, filled with surprises hidden inside.
  • Fudge Easter Cake - $50 - Layers of fudge cake and white chocolate fudge filling, finished with bright fondant and springtime floral decorations.
  • Bunny Cupcakes - $30 - Six carrot cupcakes featuring adorable bunny tails, ears and buttercream florals.


At Taverna Violi, the holiday menu features a Marinated Horta with Swiss chard, spinach, fresh tomato, feta, and dill, a Wild Alaskan Halibut with roasted cippolini onions, fresh tomato, Swiss chard, and lemon, and a Roasted Lamb Shoulder with baby potatoes, garlic, oregano, and ladolemono. Reservations can be made on their website. 

Bar Siena North Shore

This Easter, Bar Siena North Shore celebrates on March 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with their a la carte brunch menu, house specials, and specialty cocktails. The Easter specials include a Lobster Benedict with poached eggs, frisée, crispy Brussels sprout leaves, ciabatta toast, and truffle hollandaise, a Prosciutto Benedict with prosciutto di Parma, poached eggs, arugula, polenta toast, balsamic reduction, and lemon hollandaise, and a Cinnamon Crumble French Toast with brulée bananas, candied almonds, salted caramel, and chantilly cream. Reservations can be made on their website.

Siena Tavern

This Easter, Siena Tavern celebrates on March 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a special brunch. The menu includes Uovo Al Forno with garlic, red pepper, Calabrian chili, red onion, basil, pomodoro, baked egg, breadcrumbs, and polenta toast, Short Rib Benedict with an English muffin, arugula, pickled red onion, poached egg, and truffle hollandaise, and Bomboloni Bread Pudding with bourbon caramel, whipped crème fraîche, and candied almond. Siena Tavern also features a selection of specialty cocktails to complement their brunch offerings, Bold Old Fashioned, Raspberry Spritz and Chocolate Orange Espresso. Reservations can be made on their website.

Bar Siena West Loop

This Easter, Bar Siena's West Loop location, is offering a selection of specials to celebrate the occasion. The menu features Bombos & Gravy with prosciutto sausage gravy, Gemelli Carbonara with pancetta bacon, spinach, egg yolk, and parmesan cream, and a Brioche Benedict with prosciutto cotto, cherry wood smoked bacon, poached egg, arugula, and Calabrian chili hollandaise. The Easter specials are available on March 30 and March 31, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations can be made on their website. 

The Godfrey Hotel Chicago 

I|O Godfrey is celebrating Easter Sunday with a Brunch Buffet served 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Easter Brunch menu features everything from brunch classics and vegan options, to special stations for omelets, pancakes, and eggs. Plus, a carving station, fresh salads, pasta, and a dessert station. The day will include an Easter egg hunt and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny Priced at $65 per adult and $25 per child, the Easter Sunday brunch reservations can be made on Tock. 

Lure Fishbar

This Easter, Lure Fishbar is offering a special menu. The menu includes a Creamy Spring Pea Soup with a mix of spring vegetables, French Toast with mascarpone and berries, and the Jade Dragon Roll. For those seeking traditional flavors, the Smoked Salmon and Whitefish platter or Grilled Lamb Chop is recommended. To finish, the Carrot Cake with candied pecans and caramel. Reservations can be made on their website. 


This Easter, Fioretta is hosting a 4-course tasting menu curated by Chef Kevin Kathman. The offering begins with a choice of Meatballs or Shrimp Scampi, with the addition of Caviar Service and a Shellfish Tower. The second course presents a choice between Burrata & Cherry Tomatoes and a classic Caesar Salad. For the third course, options include Macaroni Alla Vodka, Monkfish Picatta, or Hand-Cut Filet Mignon, with the option to substitute for Kansas City Strip, King Crab Linguine or 24 oz Dry Aged Bone-in Ribeye. The meal concludes with a sweet selection of Olive Oil Cake, Lemon Meringue Pie, Tiramisu, or Sorbetti. A selection of sides is available at $15 each. Priced at $125 per person, the special menu is available on March 31 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations can be made on their website.

Prime & Provisions

Prime & Provisions will offer a Grand Buffet Easter Brunch on March 31, 10 a.m - 4 p.m. Guests can choose from an assortment of breakfast offerings, from Eggs Benedict and Cinnamon French Toast to Housemade Granola Yogurt. Made-to-order options include Belgian Waffles and Omelets, while the carving station boasts Maple Glazed Ham, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, and Smoked Mustard Glazed Salmon. Seafood selections like Shrimp, Oysters, Crab Legs, and Smoked Salmon provide a complement to the meal. Side choices such as Creamed Spinach, Grilled Asparagus, and Properly Whipped Potatoes round out the options. The experience culminates with a Ferris wheel display of the chef’s desserts. Priced at $95 for adults and $35 for children ages 7-12, reservations can be made on their website. 

Old Town Pour House

Old Town Pour House is hosting their Rock N Roll Brunch this Easter Sunday. Brunch-goers can start with "Jon Bun Jovi" cinnamon rolls or "Donut Stop Believin'" doughnuts, and then rock on to mains like the "Sweet Child O’ Mine" French toast or the robust "The Boss" steak and eggs. Served Saturday and Sunday, from opening until 3 p.m, the Rock N Roll Brunch is available at at these locations: 

  • Oak Brook (8 Oak Brook Center)

  • Naperville (1703 Freedom Drive)

  • Chicago (1419 N. Wells St)

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Gene & Georgetti

Gene & Georgetti will offer a special Easter brunch menu alongside the classic menu, as well as dinner specials. Easter brunch includes Caviar Service from Sterling California sustainable caviar, with blinis and all the fixings (select, $95/royal,$140); The Seafood Tower with oysters, colossal shrimp, lobster tail, snow crab, king crab and mussels (feeds two to four people, $175); ‘The ‘Della Smash, smashed croissant, burrata, mortadella, pistachio and balsamic ($24); Build Your Own Mimosa with bottle of La Gioiosa Prosecco and choice of two favorite juices ($48). 

The Easter bunny will visit during brunch hours from noon to 4 p.m.

Dinner specials include Garganelli con Sugo, housemade garganelli past in a hearty lamb & saffron sauce; Cotolette di Agnello, grilled CO lamb chops with crispy “patate fritte” and pecorino; and the Colomba Pasquale, Easter “dove” bread similar to Christmas panettone, served with mascarpone cream. 

Delightful Pastries

Delightful Pastries will offer a sweet and savory selection of cakes, pastries, quiche, and more. Orders for Easter Sunday must be placed by Monday, March 25. A sampling of the menu includes:

  • Polish Poppy Seed Mazurek cake, a traditional Polish Easter cake 

  • Lamb Pound Cake finished w/ buttercream 

  • Easter Eggs 

  • Rhubarb Strawberry Pie, made with Michigan rhubarb 

  • Mocha Chocolate Bundt Cake 

  • Tray of Mini Pastries: An assortment of éclairs, macarons, fruit tarts, cannoli, panna cotta, chocolate cups, mini tortes, Tiramisu, key lime pies, etc.

  • White Borscht : Polish Easter soup with smoked ribs, sausages, organic eggs, wild mushrooms, potatoes and carrots

  • Quiches : flavors include ham, veggie, leek, Mediterranean, potato caramelized garlic 

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Duck Duck Goat

Guests will be offered a family style menu of Duck Duck Goat brunch options, progressing from dim sum bites to larger main dishes. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased on OpenTable.

Little Goat Diner

With Little Goat Diner's Egg-cellent Cookie Decorating Kit, unleash your creativity with 6 egg-shaped cookies, a royal icing “paint” palette to paint your Easter eggs, and two brushes. The $30 kit is an activity - and dessert. Kit pickup will be at Little Goat Diner (3325 N Southport Ave) daily from 10am-6pm from Wednesday 3/27 through Easter Sunday 3/31. 

Levain Bakery

For the first time ever, Levain Bakery has introduced a Lemon Cookie to its lineup. It will be available for a limited time this spring, starting today, March 11, and going through through mid-May. Levain’s new Lemon Cookie is sprinkled with sweet, yet slightly tart, lemon chips. All Levain Bakery cookies are baked fresh daily at their West Loop and River North locations and available for delivery via DoorDash.

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Tanta (Friday, March 29th - Sunday, March 31st) will offer a trio of Easter specials for the holiday weekend. The Easter specials include:

  • Montana y Mar: seared U10 scallops, crispy pork belly, fava beans, quinoa, huacatay wine sauce, and chalaca
  • Aji Amarillo Miso Chilean Sea Bass: aji amarillo miso-marinated sea bass, arroz Norteno, lima beans, and hericot vert
  • Lamb Chops Pepian: half rack grilled lamb chop, anticuchera marinade, cilantro pepian, minted pesto, asparagus, heirloom carrots, cherry tomato Criolla

Taureaux Tavern

Taureaux Tavern provides a spin on the classic Bellini with their “Basket Case”, a fruity blend of peach, raspberry, and orange liqueurs topped off with their house Blanc de Blanc and garnished with a toy Easter egg.

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Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

On March 31, Heritage will offer a special family meal prix fixe menu or order a la carte from a selection of limited time specials. For reservations, visit their Tock page.

Guests can also preorder a family package for pickup:

  • Easter Family Meal for Pick Up
    • Pick-up between 10am - 12pm on Saturday, March 30th or Sunday, March 31st.
    • Double (or triple) up for larger gatherings
  • Package Includes
    • Charcoal Roasted Leg of Lamb: Roasted Vidalia onions, Green Olive-Mint Salsa Verde Heirloom Fingerling potato
    • Beet Salad #3: Roasted Beets, Pickled Beets, Beet Baba Ghanoush, Fried Chickpeas, Foraged Greens, Preserved Orange-Beet Vinaigrette
    • Palmer House Hilton Shrimp de Jonghe: Herbed Bread Crumb, Sherry, House Butter
    • Spring Cake: Poppy-seed Vanilla, Yuzu Curd, Raspberry, Vanilla Buttercream, Vanilla Tuile
  • Available Add-Ons
    • Caviar, Oysters, House-Cured & Smoked Fish, Handmade Black Bread, Pickles, and Ice Cream.
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Photo courtesy of Ryan Beshel for Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

Virgin Hotels Chicago

Bad Bunny Brunch at Cerise Rooftop
Saturday, March 30 from 11am-2pm

A breakfast buffet featuring sweet and savory option from eggs & bacon to their sourdough waffle station complete with all of the toppings. Plus, bottomless mimosas. Buffet is priced at $35 per person ++. Reservations can be booked on SevenRooms.

Easter Brunch at Miss Ricky's
Sunday, March 31 from 8am-2pm

Breakfast options like Stuffed French Toast and Fried Chicken & Waffles or Miss Ricky's specialties like house-made pastas to an oven-fired Morning Naples Pizza. Reservations can be booked on OpenTable.

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The Langham, Chicago

On Sunday, March 31, The Langham, Chicago hosts an Easter Champagne Brunch from Executive Chef Damion Henry. Nestled amongst a garden of tulips with views of the city, guests can order bottomless champagne, mimosas and bellinis in addition to the brunch menu.

The offerings will include hand-rolled sushi, charcuterie, dim sum, seafood, the Langham Signature Breakfast and a carving station. Chef Henry is also presenting a selection of specials, such as Pan Roasted Branzino (Baby Fennel, Yellow Tomato Fumet, Fine Herbs) and Pan Roasted Pekin Duck Breast (Royal Trumpet Mushrooms, Kumquats, Duck Jus).

Guests can also select from a variety of dessert stations, including stations for Rolled Ice Cream and S’mores, a Chocolate Fountain and a selection of pastries.

The experience is priced at $265 per person, $75 for children aged 5-12 years old, and complimentary for children under the age of five. The brunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., and reservations can be made on Tock.

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Easter Brunch guests can order a feast at NoMI on Sunday, March 31. Upon arrival, a crackable Easter egg treat will be awaiting at the table, followed by a spring-forward prix-fixe brunch menu, including smoked salmon on an everything bagel, prosciutto & strawberry salad, Bone-In country ham, and a dessert table with seasonal treats. NoMI's Signature Mimosa Service will also be available for an additional $95, which includes a choice of champagne or prosecco and an array of freshly squeezed juices and toppings to build-a-mimosa your way.

Reserve your table via Tock for seatings 10am to 3pm. Pricing is $165 pp, $55 for children. 

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Daisies is dishing out a selection of Easter treats by Executive Pastry Chef Leigh Omilinsky. Featured offerings include: 

  • Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake: Rich chocolate cake with ganache frosting and filling topped with malt eggs ($60)
  • Pastiera: A traditional Italian tart with sweet ricotta, cinnamon, and wheat berry filling ($60)
  • Lemon Crumb Coffee Cake: Sour cream coffee cake with a lemon cream filling and crumb topping ($65)
  • Assorted Cookie Box: Each box includes a dozen cookies including brown butter chocolate chip cookies, lemon ricotta cookies, vegan oatmeal cream pies, and raspberry-white chocolate shortbread cookies ($40) 
  • Easter Brunch Bakery Box: An assortment of classic Daisies pastries including Triple Chocolate Croissants, Blood Orange Poppyseed Scone, Ham and Cheese Croissants, Brioche Cream Bun, and Plain Croissants. ($50)

Pre-orders are available via Tock. 

Publican Quality Bread

Greg Wade is keeping Easter treats front and center at his flagship bakery, Publican Quality Bread.

  • PQB is honoring Good Friday with a fresh take on classic hot cross buns. Available in-store and for pickup on March 29th, each 9-pack of sweet rolls are flavored with allspice, candied lemon and golden raisins. Finished with a sweet apricot jam glaze.
  • For Easter Sunday, indulge in Greg’s take on traditional Italian Colomba bread! This light & airy dove-shaped bake symbolizes peace and the return of spring. Garnished with chocolate chips, hazelnuts, candied orange and golden raisins, the festive bread is finished with a sugar glaze and feeds five to six.
  • Inspired by traditional Tres Leches cake, Greg’s spring-forward rendition starts with moist sponge cake soaked in coconut milk custard, lending a creamy, smooth base. After coating the cake in a tart lime curd glaze, this cake is topped with salted whipped cream and toasted hazelnut. Pick-up this dessert on Easter Sunday for four to six people.

Pre-orders can be made on Tock. 


For brunch, guests can choose savory Smoked Salmon Benedict over a brioche donut and served with marble potatoes, or sweet Banana Ricotta Pancakes topped with coconut whipped cream. For lunch, dig into a tenderly Braised Lamb Shank with miso-glazed carrots, fingerling potatoes, and au jus on the side. Bttomless servings of mimosas, rosé or bloody Marys; the bar team’s specialty drink: their Egg Hunt cocktail is crafted with Empress Gin, egg white foam, and a lemon swath garnish. Reserve your table on OpenTable for seatings from 7am to 4pm.

Bar Pendry

In celebration of the changing season, the Pendry team has put a seasonal touch on their Sunday tea service offerings. Included in high tea service, guests can choose from a selection of bottomless tea by Rare Tea Cellars, plus a tea tower packed with savory and sweet spring-inspired bites by Executive Chef Mark Shoemaker, including crispy chicken katsu with carrot mustard, light & airy cherry blossom angel food cake, and Easter-themed macarons. Patrons can also toast with tea-infused cocktails from the bar’s a la carte menu, all while listening to curated DJ spins by Chicago artist JaxxSway. Reservations can be made on OpenTable for Easter Sunday.

Publican Quality Meats

Publican Quality Meats has all the responsibly raised mains for an at-home Easter feast. For the traditionalists’ spread, Slagel Farms’ tender Semi-Boneless Leg of Lamb (~$125) and Rack of Lamb ($60) can be ordered with PQM’s house-made Rosemary-Garlic Lamb Rub ($8). Or, opt for Publican Quality Meats' premium pork selection, which includes Slagel’s Smoked Spiral Ham, a ready-to-roast Porchetta, and a showpiece Pork Rib Roast ($80-110). Order on Tock. 

The Graceful Ordinary

The Graceful Ordinary will be offering a family-style spread of canapés, including deviled eggs, and smoked salmon macaroons, plus an array of assorted pastries such as beignets with espresso anglaise and blueberry brioche tarts. For the main course, guests can choose from Chef Chris' selection of entrees, including Steak and Eggs, French Toast with bananas foster and whipped bourbon crème fraiche, or Ricotta Gnocchi with wild mushrooms and a poached egg. Kids are also welcome at this family-style feast— with their choice between chocolate chip pancakes, French toast, or eggs with bacon or sausage, served with a side of fresh fruit. Reserve a table via Resy for seatings from 10am to 3pm on Easter Sunday.


Pre-order (via Tock) desserts for your table with treats by the avec RN pastry team for Easter weekend. Choose between a Carrot Cake with orange blossom cream cheese frosting and apricot jam, a chocolate Easter egg cake with coconut & milk-chocolate mouse, or a take & bake batch of their cinnamon rolls, made with brown butter cream cheese frosting.

Maple & Ash

From 10:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. on Easter Sunday, all parties can kick off their meal with a Kaluga caviar amuse bouche appropriately served with everything bagels and caramelized cream cheese, followed by one of Maple's signature Fire-Roasted Seafood Towers, with king crab, oysters, clams and prawns cooked in garlic butter and chili oil. For the main course, choose from a variety of elevated breakfast classics like Lobster Soft Scrambled with black truffle and brown butter brioche or the Alaskan King Crab Eggs Benedict. All tables will receive three sides to share including Baked Honey Ham, Brown Butter Potatoes and Maple Glazed Bacon. For the final course, finish it off with a sweet selection of desserts including macarons, coconut cream pie and chocolate cake bites. Cost is Adults: $120/person, Kids: $65/person (tax and gratuity not included). Reserve your table via SevenRooms. 

Big Star West Town

Big Star brand has invited the bunny himself for a morning of kid-friendly cookie and Easter egg decorating, breakfast tacos, and all the bunny photo opps. Big Star West Town’s full brunch menu will be available, with options like their  chilaquiles and Churro French Toast, in addition to a lineup of brunch cocktails including bubbly passionfruit mimosas and $5 bloody Marys for the adults. Kids eat free. Reserve a table via OpenTable from 10am to 2pm on Easter Sunday.

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Wake 'N Bacon

Wake ‘n Bacon will serve Easter brunch and dinner on Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 and feature an a la carte special in celebration of Easter. The brunch menu is served from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner is served from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. On special for the holiday and created by Executive Will Silas, Wake ‘n Bacon will feature Mustard and Honey Glazed Salmon over garlic rice with seasonal vegetables. The menu special is $20 and available at brunch or dinner all weekend. 

Additional brunch menu highlights include Berry Bliss Crepes filled with vanilla lemon cream cheese, and house-made berry jam, topped with fresh berries, granola, and a sprinkle of powdered sugar ($16), Spiced Maple Chicken and Waffles featuring a bubble waffle and crispy chicken thighs garnished with pickled peppers and green onions, served with a side of spiced maple syrup ($14) and more.

Dinner highlights include the house-smoked South by Southeast Ribs with a special blend of bbq, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil and gojuchang, and the Bombazo Pambazo Mexican-style sandwich filled with chorizo, potatoes, avocado, sour cream and pineapple pickled red onions, then served on a roll brushed with guajillo salsa and griddled. 

Guests can pair their brunch or dinner with local beers, mocktails and seasonal cocktails. For an add-on, all food and drink items can be infused with CBD. 

Sweet Mandy B's

Sweet Mandy B’s in Lincoln Park and Streeterville will offer themed treats for Easter festivities available from Thursday, March 28 to Sunday, March 31 and ranging in price from $4.50 to $40. 

Easter items will include Bird’s Nest Cupcakes, a six-pack of Pastel Easter cupcakes (3 vanilla and 3 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.

All Too Well

All Too Well has a special catering menu of gourmet Sandwiches, Dips and Spreads. Orders must be placed ahead and pick up is available daily before 3 p.m. Orders can be placed by visiting The catering menu will include the following: 

  • A choice of any two sandwiches from the catering menu (feeds 10-12 guests) for $140. 
  • Dips and Spreads served with pita chips liked Whipped Feta ($10), Baba Ganoush ($25), Whipped Brie and Fig Jam ($45) and Stuffed Grape Leaves ($35)
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Vinci will be hosting its Annual Easter Day Brunch, on Sunday, March 31. For $36 per person, plus tax and gratuity, brunch goers can choose one main course dish, along with an appetizer and dessert buffet. Main course options include Eggs Benedictine, comprised of toasted focaccia with pancetta, poached eggs, and fonduta; French Toast stuffed with bananas and Vermont maple syrup; Vinci’s Frittata, and nice other dishes, including pastas. The restaurant’s appetizer buffet will feature salads, meatballs, fresh fruit, cheese and poached shrimp, while the dessert buffet will feature treats like Tiramisu with chocolate sauce, Mini Cannolis, Chocolate Cake, and Panna Cotta with raspberry sauce.  

Adobo Grill

Sister restaurant, Adobo Grill, in Old Town, will offer a Easter Brunch. Priced at $29 for adults and $16 for kids, those who come in to dine can select one main course, along with the restaurant’s appetizer and dessert buffets. Main course dishes include Huevos Poblanos, a Pueblan-style “eggs Benedictine” serve don sopes with refried black beans, homemade chorizo, poblano and morita salsa, and roasted potatoes, Al Pastor Tacos consisting of adobo roasted pork, caramelized pineapple, and guaca-salsa, beef Barbacoa Hash, and more. The appetizer buffet consists of Empanadas, Tamal Yucateco, or banana leaf wrapped steam pork tamal, guac and chips, adobo-marinated grilled wings, and Mexican-style shrimp with cocktail sauce. Desserts include fruit salad, cinnamon dusted Churros with chocolate sauce, pineapple upside down cake, and Chipotle Chocolate Brownies.

Adobo Grill Al Pastor Tacos
Photo courtesy of Adobo Grill

Truluck's Rosemont

This Easter fresh seafood and seasonal accompaniments off Truluck's regular menu, including Florida Stone Crab claws, Miso-glazed Seabass, New England Sea Scallops and more. A special kids menu will be offered on Easter Sunday, March 31. Hours of Operation for Sunday, March 31 will be 12PM to 8PM. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

Truluck's Rosemont will also showcase a specialty cocktail called Spring Fling cocktail that will be served March 29-31 in celebration of the Easter holiday.

Easter Bunny Napkin Fold Trulucks
Photo courtesy of Truluck's

Cafe Robey

This all-day brunch spot is serving up a couple of seasonal options such as their Carrot Cake Pancakes. As a special surprise, each table will also receive a small basket with Easter eggs and candy at their table.

Canal Street Market

The West Loop hidden coffee shop will be selling decorative bunny, Easter egg, and carrot cookies. 

Hewn Bread

The bakery is baking up some fresh flaky goods Easter weekend. This limited menu includes specials (hot cross buns, bunny cookies, and more), breads, and take & bakes. The deadline to get your hands on these treats is Wednesday, March 27th by 8PM. Customers can select a pickup date of Saturday, March 30th or Sunday, March 31st. Visit their Tock to place your order.

John’s Food & Wine

Open for standard service, neighborhood bistro John’s Food & Wine is serving up a menu of American plates created by Gramercy Tavern veterans Adam McFarland and Thomas Rogers.


The Evanston bistro is dishing out an Easter brunch available Sunday from 10am-2pm. This offer, priced at $42.95 a person and $24.95 for kids under the age of 10, includes a pre-set 3 course family style meal. Visit their website or OpenTable to make reservations.

The Barn Steakhouse

The Barn is hosting an Easter brunch available Sunday only from 10am-2pm. The a la carte menu includes classic dishes such as steak and eggs, brioche french toast, eggs benedict, the barn chopped salad, and more. Visit their website or OpenTable to make reservations. 


Yardbird has cooked up a special Easter brunch menu with originals such as their Banana Pudding Cinnamon Roll, complete with a bourbon caramel, ‘nilla wafers, and whipped cream. This River North spot will serve their standard menu as well, for guests looking to keep to the classics.

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Photo courtesy of Canal Street Market

The Gwen Hotel

Join The Gwen Hotel for their Tipsy Tea Party. With seatings at 12pm and 2:30pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday during Easter weekend, experience this boozy twist on traditional high tea, complete with small bites, cocktails, and a DJ spinning. Visit Tock to make reservations for parties of 1 to 12. The cost ranges from $70 to $95 per person. 

Cindy's Rooftop

Easter Brunch Specials by Executive Chef Kaleena Bliss (Season 21 Top Chef) include:

  • Croque madame- Braised pork, white kimchi, sriracha aioli, fontina, milk bread, Sunnyside eggs 

  • Hummingbird cake- Lemon cream cheese frosting, Candied pecans, roasted pineapple, coconut ice cream 

  • Chocolate chip hot cross buns- Salted caramel, malted milk ice cream

Reservations are available on Resy from 10am to 2pm on Easter Sunday. 

The Goddess and Grocer

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

The Easter Dinner serves 4 people and includes: Sliced Smoking Goose City Ham $95 (add Deviled Eggs + Easter cupcakes $30) with Potatoes au Gratin, Grilled Asparagus and Roasted Carrots.

Brunch serves 4-6 people and features: 

  • Breakfast Pastries - assorted pastries 

  • Spring Vegetable Frittata 

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

  • Fresh fruit and berries 

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

  • Banana Bread 

  • Blackberry Lemon Pound Cake 

  • Ready to Bake Cinnamon Rolls 

  • PBJB French Toast - challah french toast in vanilla egg batter, stuffed with peanut butter, grape jelly, banana with maple syrup 

A la carte menu highlights: 

  • Smoke Salmon Deviled Eggs

  • Artisanal Cheese Board 

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

  • Whole Cakes 6” - Strawberry Lemon or  Coconut Cream

Eatser Cookies
Photo courtesy of The Goddess and Grocer

Riverside Cafe at The Sheraton Grand Riverwalk Hotel

Located on the 2nd floor of The Sheraton Grand Riverwalk Hotel, the Riverside Cafe is celebrating Easter with a brunch spread. For $36/person cold and hot buffets offering assorted fruit, a smoked salmon display, avocado toast, smoked brisket hash, monkey bread puddings, Moroccan lamb stew and more. An omelet station will allow guests to create their own breakfast classic with a variety of toppings and an assortment of bread and pastries will be served alongside these Easter specials.

The Table at Crate

This year, Table at Crate will be offering a special a la carte menu and full mimosa bottle service. Guests can choose bites like the Biscuit Benedict made with a buttermilk biscuit, Tasso ham, pimiento cheese, poached eggs, hollandaise and crispy kale or the Lamb Hash made with Merguez sausage, za'atar potatoes, roasted red peppers, onions, harissa aioli, crumbled feta cheese, parsley. 

Farm Bar Lakeview

This year, Farm Bar’s Lakeview location is introducing Easter Sunday brunch specials. For those who prefer a savory early morning meal, dive into the Frittata with cheese curds, asparagus and mushrooms served with a side salad. For those with a sweet tooth, a speciality French Toast topped with whipped cream and macerated berries.


This Easter, a brunch tower with breakfast classics in Fora’s all season patio. From $45 per person, dine on bagels with smoked salmon and whipper cream cheese, homemade scones, banana bread, gulf shrimp and freshly shucked oysters, fruit and more. Alternatively, Easter specials including Shakshuka made with tomato compote, goat cheese and farm fresh eggs or a Lamb Shank with butternut squash, root vegetables and pan jus.

Adorn Bar & Restaurant

Adorn's Easter brunch spread will feature multiple stations from the Four Seasons Chicago culinary team. From fresh salads filled with seasonal ingredients, to land and sea carving stations, sushi and raw food bars. Children will be greeted with balloon art, bubbles, and face painting stations, before snapping a photo with the Easter Bunny. Brunch will take place on March 31 from 10:00am to 2:30pm. Pricing is $255 per person; Kids $85.00 each. Reservations can be booked on OpenTable.

BLVD Steakhouse

BLVD is offering an a la carte brunch menu 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. and reservations can be made on their OpenTable.

Mercat a la Planxa

Chef David Oland and the team have crafted a spread featuring dishes like Cold Poached Asparagus, Ducktrap smoked salmon, Curried Cous Cous Salad and Patatas Bravas will be on display. Entrees include the Seared Skuna Bay Salmon with chive and caviar beurre blanc, the Honey Roast Baby Carrots with pumpkin seed crumble and Spanish French Toast, Torrijas. A carving station will serve Roast Lamb Leg and Honey Baked Ham. Finally, a dessert display will showcase sweet treats such as Mercat Basque Cheesecake, Tres Leches Cake, Homemade Fruit Tartlets and much more. Reservations can be made on the website.

Rose Mary 

For $55 per person, guests can select 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.


In honor of the holiday, Sepia will begin taking reservations from 10:00 am- 3:00 pm. Priced at $84 per person, diners can select from a variety of courses from Chef Andrew Zimmerman. Reservations are available on OpenTable. 

The Smith

The Smith hosts an Easter Brunch on Sunday, March 31, from 9:30 am- 4:00 pm. A brunch cocktail for free with a purchase of a dish such as The Smith Eggs Benedict black forest ham, English muffin, hollandaise, poached eggs, and home fries, Shrimp & Grits made with jalapeño cheddar grits, baked eggs, scampi butter, blackened shoestring potatoes, or Vanilla Bean French Toast with crème brûlée battered caramelized apples. Brunch cocktails include Bloody Mary, Mimosa, and the Sangria Royale. Reservations are available on OpenTable.


Savor an A La Carte menu boasting dishes like Grilled Octopus, Lobster Francese, and Roasted Lamb Rack served with rosemary roasted potatoes and carrots, finished with garlic au jus. Seafood options include Linguine Seafood, a blend of sautéed scungilli, octopus, calamari, olives, capers, and basil in a spicy garlic & olive oil sauce, tossed with linguine pasta.

Can't make it to the restaurant on Easter Sunday? Take the experience home with Rosebud's Easter To-Go package, available for pickup on March 31st. Indulge in a feast of Lamb Chop Lollipops, Eggplant Salad, Meat Lasagna, Broccolini, and Ricotta Cheesecake. All orders must be placed by 11 am on March 28 on Tock.

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee is introducing the Coconut Easter Basket, their 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. 

Hannah’s Bretzel

This Easter weekend Hannah’s Bretzel offers a breakfast sandwich tray. 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. Additionally, Hannah’s is offering speciality Easter chocolate, stop by to grab Easter eggs and bunnies. Pre Orders can be made on Hannah’s website.

Breakfast Box
Photo courtesy of Hannah's Bretzel

Teatro ZinZanni

Celebrate Easter Brunch by hopping over to Teatro ZinZanni for an entertainment experience that combines cirque, comedy, and cabaret. Nestled high inside a mirrored Spiegeltent within the Cambria Hotel and featuring a group of performers, a multi-course meal, and live music from Chicago musicians. The Easter matinee begins at 1pm. For more details, visit

The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant

The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant will be presenting a specially-curated holiday experience, available at the restaurant on Easter Sunday from 11:30 am - 6:30 pm. For $75 per person, the three-course meal includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert, curated by Chef de Cuisine Oscar Montesinos. For the first course, diners will have their choice of Strawberry & Goat Cheese Salad, Knife & Fork Caesar, Signature Lobster Bisque or Asparagus & Parmesan Soup. For the entree, choices include Sautéed Faroe Island Salmon, Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb, Roasted Half Amish Chicken or a Prime 6oz. Center-Cut Filet Mignon. Family-style sides will be available including Creamed Spinach, Brussels Sprouts, Classic Whipped Potatoes or Macaroni and Cheese. For dessert, offerings will include the choice between a Strawberry Shortcake or Tiramisu. For more information or to make a reservation, visit their website. 


Carnivale’s Easter Brunch will take place on Sunday, March 31st from 10am-5pm with an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet serving breakfast classics, Latin dishes, sweets and more. During brunch, visit the Easter Bunny and capture photos with the family. Brunch is available for $60 for Adults, $25 for Children 12 years and under (coffee, soda and tea included). Reservations can be made on their Tock. 

Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook

Bring the kids to an Easter Egg Hunt at Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook on Saturday, March 23rd. Hunt for Easter Eggs with 3 divisions running throughout the morning for kids 0-10 to participate and snag a photo with the Easter Bunny.  During the Easter Egg Hunt a Popcorn Machine, Cotton Candy, Dippin' Dots and a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar will be available for purchase In addition, a special Brunch from 10 AM - 1:00 PM, is also available for purchase at an additional cost. Registration is required and admission is $10 on their Eventbrite. 

Oaken Bistro + Bar

Oaken Bistro + Bar on March 31st offers their Easter Brunch hosting seatings at 10:30am-12pm and 12:30-2pm. Including a buffet spread from traditional brunch classics, to salad, carving, omelet and dessert stations. Tickets are $65 per adult and $35 per child. Tickets can be purchased on their Eventbrite.


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