Los Angeles Easter Brunch Guide

 

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Egg Royal at Petrossian West Hollywood

We’ve assembled your guide to Los Angeles Easter brunches and dinners, Easter basket treats and Easter egg hunts.

TREATS
Magnolia
Pick up festive treats like Easter egg brownie bites, Easter cupcakes, vintage egg carton minis, chocolate wafter whoopie cookies with pastel buttercream, lemon shortbread cookies rolled in pastel sugars and more. 8389 West 3rd St., L.A., 323.951.0636. magnoliabakery.com

Fonuts
Just as colorful as an Easter egg, LA’s alternative donut bakery offers a variety of new festive spring flavors like strawberry buttermilk, red velvet, blood orange, lemon and blueberry earl grey. 8104 West 3rd St., L.A., 323.592.3075. fonuts.com

Farmshop
Pick up Easter goodies like chocolate bunnies, Easter baskets with a variety of candy and cookies, Valerie confections chocolates and more. 225 26th St, Suite 25, Santa Monica, 310.566.240. farmshopla.com

See’s Candies
Fill up your Easter baskets with chocolate Easter bunnies, orange cream lollipops, Bordeaux egg (made of brown sugar buttercream, covered in milk chocolate and topped with chocolate sprinkles). sees.com

HUNTS | HAPPENINGS
The Grove
Apr. 7. Easter fun in the park includes activities, crafts, face painting, with additional crafts at participating retailers. 1-4 p.m. The Easter bunny is also in the house for photos through Apr. 8. 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue, L.A., 323.900.8080. thegrovela.com

Find Easter egg hunts at numerous locations around L.A. including the Langham Huntington, Pasadena; Montage Beverly Hills; Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey; Hyatt Regency Century Plaza; Viceroy Santa Monica; W Los Angeles – Westwood (info. below).

Freedom Easter Egg Hunt
At one of the largest Easter Egg Hunts in the San Fernando Valley, kids and hunt over 20,000 eggs filled with candy, golden tickets and raffle prizes including, Disneyland Passes, $500 Toys-R-Us Shopping Spree, Nintendo Wii and more. Food trucks in attendance include: Me So Hungry, Lets Be Frank , Krazy BBQ and All American Softy. Noon-3 p.m. Chatsworth High School, Football Field, 10027 Lurline Ave. Chatsworth. notyourmomschurch.com

EATS
Unless otherwise indicated, brunches/dinners are for April 8.

Petrossian
Dine on a luxurious three-course brunch at Petrossian that features highlights like their festive egg royal, smoked salmon bagel with caviar, caviar scrambeled eggs, caviar flatbread, vanilla panna cotta and more. $45/pp. Also take the option to add on 30g of classic Transmontanus caviar and a lavender mimosa. 321 N Robertson Blvd., L.A., 310.271.0576. petrossian.com

Tres by Jose Andres at SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
Dine on decadent Hellenic-inspired Easter offerings including avgolemono (egg-lemon) soup with roasted chicken, orzo pasta and lemon zest; patata hara with loukaniko (sausage), fried potatoes, aleppo peppers and poached egg; tiganites pancakes with greek yogurt and attiki honey; and Greek Easter Mayiritsa Lamb Soup with grape leaves and pearl onions. $49/pp. 465 South La Cienega Boulevard, 310.246.5551. slshotels.com

Sotto
Sticking true to their embrace of southern Italy, chefs Steve Samson and Zach Pollack will offer a nose-to-tail lamb menu, with dishes such as Sardinian pane frattau with livers and cardoons; tongue with fregola, salsa verde, and olives; and grilled leg with egg, lemon and artichokes. Also peruse the wine list curated by Jeremy Parzen, which features both classical and radical winemakers from southern Italy in addition to winemakers of northern California. 9575 West Pico Blvd., L.A., 310.277.0210. sottorestaurant.com

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
Arrive for brunch that features smoked and fresh seafood, imported cheeses and artisnal meats, sushi, caviar, an assortment of salads prime rib, rosemary leg of lamb, crispy snapper and more including free flowing champagne. $95/adults; $35/children. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Bring the kids for an Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m., in addition to a petting zoo with kids’ train. 1401 South Oak Knoll Ave. Pasadena, 626.585.6434. pasadena.langhamhotels.com

Culina, Modern Italian
Apr. 7-10. Culina offers a modern Italian four-course Passover dinner, complete with a selections of asparagus grilled asparagus with a sunny side egg; fegatini chicken liver Italian-style with crisp potatoes and chives; brood con pollute chicken broth with matzo-chicken meatballs; peace alla mosaic petrale sole in tomato sauce with capers and olives; braciole lamb braised in a Neapolitan ragu with broccolini; and chocolate budino with caramel sea salt and coconut macaroons. $49/pp. 300 South Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.860.4000. culinarestaurant.com

Scarpetta and Mad Hatter’s Tea at Montage Beverly Hills
Dine on a festive Easter Brunch featuring a carving stations with prime rib and leg of lamb, baked pasta, whole roasted fish, omelet and dessert stations, cheese station curated by the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, and children’s activities, including two Golden Easter Egg Hunts. $88/adults, $35/children, $17/ bottomless bloody Marys, bellinis and mimosas. The Montage Beverly Hills also features a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party that features mystery sweets and the Queen’s choice of teas. 225 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.860-7940. montagebeverlyhills.com

Fig & Olive Melrose Place
Dine on a three-course prix-fixe menu that embodies cuisine inspired by the French Riviera. Selections include housemade Brioche Strawberry Rhubarb French Toast; Fig Gorgonzola Tartlet; Gazpacho de Andalucía; Grilled Thyme Chicken Paillard Salad; Provençal Lamb; Truffle Mushroom Fontina Scrambled Eggs; handmade Strawberry Rhubarb Macaroon and more, along with a choice of Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Piscine, or Fresh Orange Juice. $40. 8490 Melrose Place, L.A., 310.360.9100. figandolive.com

WP24
Situated on the 24th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, take in some of the best views of L.A. over a four-course family style Dim Sum Easter dinner menu that includes highlights of honey-drizzled BBQ pork buns; Singapore-style chili prawns; pork belly potstickers; Peking duck rolls and more. As a departing gift, guests will receive a complimentary sweet treat created by Pastry Chef Sally Camacho. 4-9 p.m. $70/adults; $22/children under 12. 900 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown, 213.743.8824. ritzcarlton.com

Playa
Chef John Sedlar offer exclusive a la carte specials for brunch such as smoked salmon with poached eggs, pea tendrils and champagne foam; and combination plate of crispy blue corn taco with corned beef and serrano ham tamal with piquillo salsa for dinner. 7360 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323.933.5300. playarivera.com

CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills
Tucked away on a quiet neighborhood street, just off trendy Robertson Blvd., you can dine on a three-course prix-fixe brunch that includes menu highlights of buratta Cheese with Momotaro tomato, micro shiso, and basil oil; white tiger prawn with fresh corn polenta, and provincial vegetables; pappardelle with Kobe beef bolognese, poached egg, parmesan, and truffle oil; citrus French toast with granola crust, and organic berry, and more. $38/pp, includes bottomless champagne, mimosas and spring cider. 8741 Alden Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.859.8833. thechaya.com/beverlyHills

Gladstones
Spend the day seaside and dine on a menu that includes brunch dishes such as baked honey cured ham, thick sliced brioche french toast, lump crab cake benedict, house smoked whole king salmon, an omelet station, and much more. The Easter Bunny is also expected to make a special appearance. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. $29.95/adults, $13.95/children, $15/bottomless mimosas. 17300 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, 310.454.3474. sbe.com/gladstones

Descanso Gardens
Apr. 7-8. In one of Southern California’s most magical botanical setting dine on an Easter brunch buffet with multiple seatings on Saturday and Sunday.  Highlights include orzo pasta salad with roasted peppers, brioche French toast with fresh strawberries and maple syrup, hand-carved honey-glazed ham with spiced apples and more. 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada, 818.790.3663. patinagroup.com/descanso

Sunday Funday at The Abbey
Celebrate Easter Sunday Abbey style with day drinking at it’s finest, the Abbey’s signature brunch menu, bloody marys and mimosas and a sexy bunny who will be suiting up to celebrate the special day. Also find DJ sets spinning until close. 9-2 a.m. 692 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.289.8410. abbeyfoodandbar.com

Locanda del Lago
Apr. 7-14. Dine on a special prix-fixe menu, highlighting seasonal produce from the restaurant’s local purveyors, as well as Italian-influenced holiday creations like crispy “basket” made of Parmesan cheese and filled with hard-boiled quail eggs, and the classic Italian cake pastiera. Additional menu highlights include pan-roasted halibut filet with baby purple artichoke stew; housemaid garganelli pasta with smoked quail carbonara; slow-cooked Niman ranch lamb shoulder. 231 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, 310.451.3525. LagoSantaMonica.com

Livello, L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
Indulge on Easter brunch menu selections such as English Pea Soup with bacon crostini and crème fraiche; Asparagus and Frisee Salad with truffle vinaigrette; 62-degree Egg with mushroom puree and ciabatta toast; Brioche Monte Cristo with jamon de paris and maple syrup; Thai Grilled Pork Loin with tomato cucumber salad and cilantro; Barolo Braised Short Ribs with horseradish scalloped potatoes; and desserts, including Raspberry Tarts with chocolate mousse cakes. Brunch also includes Mimosas, Bellini’s or Bloody Marys. $105/pp. 9291 Burton Way, 310.860.8660. livellorestaurant.com

CHAYA Downtown
Dine on a three-course prix-fixe brunch highlights of which include avocado, grapefruit and shaved fennel salad; slow-roasted beets and market citrus fruits with goat cheese; flash-seared albacore carpaccio with yuzu-pepper sauce; grilled New York steak and fries with wild arugula, poached egg, and truffle vinaigrette and more. $35/pp, includes bottomless champagne. 525 S. Flower St., downtown, 213.236.9577. thechaya.com/downtownLosAngeles

Ra Pour
If you happen to be heading to the Inland Empire, at Ra Pour executive chef Greg Stillman is offering a special three-course brunch featuring his modern interpretations of global and classic American cuisine. Indulge in selections like lobster bisque with cognac cream, crispy pork belly, custard style brioche French toast, tagliarini with lava beans and roasted mushrooms, roasted leg of spring lamb and more. $39/adults; $16/children. Victoria Gardens, 7900 Kew Avenue LT, Suite 5410, Rancho Cucamonga, 909.899.7999. rapourrestaurant.com

Cafe del Rey
Apr. 7-8. Dine seaside on menu highlights such as carrot ginger soup, dungeness crab cake, lamb kebobs, eggs florentine with sweet potato and duck confit hash and more. 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310.823.6395. CAFEdelREYmarina.com

Royal/T
Culver City’s Japanese “cosplay” maid café offers Easter specials such as Peter Rabbit’s Carrot Ginger Soup, Easter Quiche, Bacon Nutella Panini, and the special Easter High Tea Set that comes with a Quiche, Bacon Nutella Panini, Carrot Cake Cupcake with Cream Cheese frosting, Mixed Berries, White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake, Deviled Eggs, and Easter-themed treats, alongside a choice of tea.10 a.m.-5 p.m. 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310.559.6300. royal-t.org

Café Pinot
Dine on a three-course Easter brunch that includes selections such as watercress soup with leeks; brioche French toast with quince compote; chocolate egg of chocolate, caramel and peanut cake, rice puff, peanut butter ice cream, caramel crunchy tuile and more. 700 W Fifth St., downtown, 213.239.6500. patinagroup.com/cafepinot

Kendall’s Brasserie and Bar
Celebrate with a Easter menu of French favorites including cod brandade cake with piquillo pepper coulis; lamb Navarin with yukon gold potatoes and market vegetables (among five other main course selections), chocolate egg and Strawberry Fields for dessert. Music Center, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.972.7322. kendallsbrasserie.com

Cecconi’s
In addition to the regular brunch menu offerings like ricotta hotcakes, Cecconi’s creates a trio of specials for Easter such as mustard and herb-roasted leg of lamb (carved table-side), asparagus and black truffle Benedict, and Pastiera-classic Easter Italian tart made with farro, ricotta and chocolate. 8764 Melrose Ave., L.A., 310.432.2000. cecconiswesthollywood.com

CHAYA Venice
Take in the sandy seashore of Venice and oceanfront boardwalk along with a three-course prix-fixe that includes selections such as shishito pepper tempura with stuffed spicy shrimp; tandoori spiced Scottish salmon with artichoke salsa verde; grilled tempeh and curry lentils with Tuscan kale, and sweet potato puree, and more. $35/pp, includes bottomless champagne. 110 Navy St., Venice, 310.396.1179. thechaya.com/venice

M Street Kitchen
Dine on a casual brunch full of favorites like Eggs Benedict, Breakfast Tacos, Farmers Market Fresh Fruit, apple-cinnamon French toast, and more. Children receive an Easter basket full of treats. 2000 Main St., Santa Monica, 310.396.9145. mstreetkitchen.com

Jar
Chef Suzanne Tracht uses many of her personal favorites in designing Jar’s Easter brunch menu, including Pot Roast Hash; Lobster Benedict with Poached Eggs; Char Siu Pork, Pea Tendrils and Lobster Béarnaise; Corn Pancakes with Vermont Maple Syrup and Applewood Smoked Bacon; Brioche French Toast; Jar’s Chopped Salad; House Cured Salmon Cucumber Salad, Bagel and Cream Cheese, and more. 8225 Beverly Blvd., 323.655.6566. thejar.com

Napa Valley Grille
Dine on a rustic, wine-country inspired brunch buffet menu made with ingredients sourced from nearby Santa Monica and Westwood farmers’ markets. Highlights include spring onion soup, kale salad oysters, halibut ceviche, cured salmon, omelet station, steak hash with poached eggs, roasted spring lamb, and a prime rib carving station, and more. $49/adults, $19/children. 1100 Glendon Ave., Westwood, 310.824.3322. napavalleygrille.com

LA Market Restaurant by Kerry Simon
Dine on a four-course prix fixe of contemporary comfort cuisine including menu highlights of diver scallops, agnolotti pasta with duck confit and black trumpet mushrooms, Mediterranean bass with tomato eggplant gratin, braised lamb shank, chocolate espresso truffle tart and more. $52/adults; $26 children under 12. Wine pairings are available for each course for an additional $24. 900 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown. lalivemarriott.com

Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Dine on buffet items from stations including sushi and seafood, Asian dim sum, mexican, eggs and more. Highlights include lobster eggs Benedict with choron sauce and a “Candy Factory” filled with chocolate eggs, cotton candy and flowing warm chocolate with an assortment of fruits for dipping. $95/adults, $47/children 5-12. 300 South Doheny Drive, 310.860.4000. fourseasons.com/losangeles

Backyard Restaurant, W Los Angeles – Westwood
Dine on a variety of specialty dishes that include Passion Fruit, Lemon Drop and Wildberry Scones; Wild Mushroom Mac N’ Cheese; Spicy Huevos Rancheros; Ham and Gruyere Omelet and more. The restaurant also offers three Easter egg hunts throughout the day for children. $20.12/pp., $20.12/pp for bottomless bloody Marys, mimosas and sparkling wine.930 Hilgard Ave., L.A., 310.208.8765. thebackyardw.com

jer-ne restaurant, Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey
Find a family-friendly brunch that includes traditional favorites such as snow crab legs and claws, mussels on the half shell, roast beef tenderloin, made-to-order omelets, an array of tantalizing desserts and free-flowing house champagne. Following brunch, stroll to the Rose Garden for children’s activities, family portraits with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunt boasting 600 multicolored chocolate-filled eggs. 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310.574.4333. ritzcarlton.com

Breeze Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Dine on an Easter Brunch Buffet features a locally sourced and inspired menu and a a stand-alone kids buffet. Kids can take part in an Easter egg hunt on the lawn and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 310.551.3334. centuryplaza.hyatt.com

Whist, Viceroy Santa Monica
Indulge in a brunch buffet, which includes highlights of fresh shellfish, a carving station with traditional Easter Ham and Prime Rib, as well as a Pancake and French Toast station. There is also a special buffet for children and easter egg hunt. $55/adults, $25/children, $10/bottomless Goose Bloody Marys and “you call it” Mimosas with an option of white peach, fresh orange juice or blood orange. 819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica. viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/santamonica

Oliverio, Avalon in Beverly Hills
Dine on a modern Italian Easter menu that includes seasonal and local dishes like Maine lobster salad, pumpkin ravioli, New Zealand lamb chop, polletto alla diavola and warm chocolate cake. $45/pp. 9400 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310).277.5221. avalonbeverlyhills.com

Twist Jazzy Sunday Champagne Brunch
The KJAZZ 88.1 FM Jazzy Sunday Champagne Brunch series features the gospel tunes of Vortex, led by singer Kim Foley. Design the perfect omelette and dine on a brunch buffet that features boiled crab legs, whole roasted king salmon and free flowing mimosas. $49.95/adults, $24.95/children 12-7. Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa, 1755 North Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.491.1000. jazzandblues.com

Daily Grill
Dine on a special brunch menu that includes bagel and lox; eggs Benedict; crab cake Benedict; in addition to dijon crusted rack of lamb and pan-seared salmon with sautéed spinach. Numerous L.A. locations: dailygrill.com/locations.php

City Tavern
Apr. 6-8. Get into the holiday spirit with a devil egg sampler with beer taster (Apr. 6-7), and indulge in a DIY deviled egg bar with a variety of toppings to choose from. 9739 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, 310.838.9739. citytavernculvercity.com

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