20 Best Restaurants For Easter Brunch In NYC

The Easter season is often associated with the joy and rebirth of spring. Bunnies, eggs, flowers, and chicks bring us colorful and fluffy inspiration for visions of warmer days ahead. While Easter brings up feelings of excitement and positivity for many, for some, it may bring feelings of stress, with visions of having to cook a special, elaborate meal for the entire family. If you live in a typical, small New York City apartment, the size of your kitchen may only increase your worry about the possibility of accomplishing this task.

While some people may love hosting Easter brunch at home, others prefer to head out for a tasty, stress-free Easter meal with their loved ones. Whether you're a New Yorker or you're just visiting for the holiday, we've rounded up the best spots in the city for you and your loved ones to enjoy Easter brunch this year. From super kid-friendly to high-end and sophisticated, we have plenty of great options for you to choose from.

Ai Fiori

Known for its modern interpretations of French and Italian Riviera cuisine, Ai Fiori offers you incredible food and a beautiful setting. This year, Ai Fiori will offer a prix fixe Easter brunch menu for $85 per person. This includes three courses: antipasto, entrèe, and dolce. Ai Fiori is also offering optional pastry baskets for $25 each, which contain five assorted fresh pastries served with housemade jam.

If you're truly looking to go all out, the restaurant also offers caviar served with gougëres, chives, egg yolk, and crëme fraîche. You can choose between the Platinum Osetra Caviar for $175 or the Golden Kaluga Caviar for $145. For drinks, the restaurant is offering rosè sangria made with rosè, grapefruit, and rosemary for $20 as well as basic mimosas or bellinis for $18 each.

La Goulue

For traditional French fare that's sure to satisfy, don't miss out on La Goulue. This Easter, the New York institution offers a $72 prix fixe Easter brunch, which comes with an appetizer and a main course. One of the restaurant's most popular appetizers, the Smoked Salmon "Maison," is confirmed to be on the menu. The decadent salmon is house-smoked and topped with capers, onions, and caviar cream.

Main course highlights include La Goulue's take on French classics like the croque monsieur, made with Brie and black true and served with mache salad and French fries. The featured cocktail for Easter brunch is named La Belle Vie, made with Campari, Grand Marnier, and Champagne, priced at $20. There are also croissants and pain au chocolats available for an additional $6.

Tavern on the Green

Iconic Central Park restaurant Tavern on the Green is offering diners an elegant option for Easter brunch this year with an Easter Brunch Prix Fixe menu for $125 per adult. This includes a warm breakfast pastry basket to start, followed by three more courses. Located inside one of the city's most iconic landmarks, Central Park, Tavern on the Green sets the perfect scene for a sophisticated Easter brunch in the heart of the city, yet still surrounded by nature. 

A variety of the restaurant's best dishes are set to be on the menu, including a perfectly crisp balsamic roasted fig flatbread with goat cheese and baby arugula as an appetizer and tender braised spring lamb & roasted baby vegetables with Yukon gold whipped potatoes and mint pesto as a stand-out main dish. The highlight of the dessert menu can be found in a refreshing lemon olive oil cake with apricot coulis and macerated blackberries.

ABC Kitchen

Known for fresh, organic ingredients and special, locally-focused seasonal menus, ABC Kitchen serves up chic New American cuisine in the Flatiron District. The elevated farm-to-table concept, with a rating of 87 out of 100 on New York Magazine's "Thousand Best" list of New York bars and restaurants, is helmed by world-class Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten offers a unique upscale option for Easter brunch. 

The hotspot will be offering all of its regular popular brunch favorites for Easter Sunday as well as à la carte menus with seasonal specials that have not yet been announced in celebration of the Easter holiday. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and popular items available this Easter will include everything from unique dishes, like pretzel-dusted calamari with spicy tomato and mustard aioli, to simple dishes with an elevated twist, like baked eggs with butternut squash, smoked bacon, fontina, and dill, as well as soft scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, trout roe, and grilled bread.

The Standard Grill

The Standard Grill, located along The High Line, will once again be hosting Easter brunch both Saturday and Sunday for Easter weekend. The Standard Plaza next door to the restaurant will also have live farm animals for adults and children to visit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., so don't forget to stop by after brunch. The pastel playground and furry friends make this a super kid-friendly spot without sacrificing flavor for the adults. 

Easter Specials are set to include everything from mains like crab cake eggs Benedict and dry-aged prime rib to sweet treats like hot cross buns and key lime pie with toasted meringue. Delicious food, outdoor space for the little ones to explore, and fun animal friends to meet make this the perfect Easter brunch spot for the whole family to enjoy.


Chic Upper East Side restaurant Daniel by famed Chef Daniel Boulud is offering a Three Course Prix-Fixe menu for Easter brunch this year, priced at $225 per person with an optional wine pairing for an additional $115. You can also enjoy 50 Grams of Royal Ossetra Caviar for a supplemental price of $385. The establishment proudly holds two Michelin stars as well as many other awards it has acquired over the years and is repeatedly found to live up to the hype.

Menu highlights include everything from Upstate New York Fois Gras Terrine to creative seafood dishes like California Spot Prawn "Sashimi" and spring favorites like Elysian Fields Farm Lamb. Daniel is also highly regarded for its artful desserts and will offer millefeulle with jasmin crème légère, strawberry confiture, and honeycomb; and vacherin with herb sorbet, burrata ice cream, Timur peppercorn, and sorrel as Easter dessert options.


Created by famed Chef Tom Colicchio and located in the Flatiron District, Craft offers seasonally-focused menus with simple ingredients and family-style service. The restaurant is offering its Easter Brunch menu in the Main Dining Room on Easter Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It includes three family-style courses for $105 per person. 

The Easter brunch experience opens with a basket of seasonal pastries for the table, which will of course include spring favorites like carrot muffins, almond buns, and pain au chocolates before launching into starters, mains, and sides. Starters and sides are shared amongst the table, while the main course allows diners an individual choice between brioche pain perdu, farm egg frittata, roasted Atlantic cod, goat cheese agnolotti, and Painted Hills Farm skirt steak. 

The Rockaway Hotel + Spa

The Rockaway Hotel + Spa is holding an Easter brunch buffet with options for the whole family to enjoy. While you may normally be used to planning a relaxing visit to the full-service spa, heated outdoor pool, or rooftop bar, you'll want to bring the little ones along this time for some festive Easter fun.

In addition to an extensive menu of Easter favorites, there will also be photo opportunities, a visit from the Easter Bunny, face painting, and other activities for the kids to enjoy. There are two seating times available: 11:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Pricing is $25 per Child Ticket (ages 12 and younger), $60 per Adult Ticket, and an additional $30 per Open Bar Package (ages 21+ only) which includes bottomless mimosas, bloody Marys, beer, and wine. We've never met a brunch buffet we didn't like, so this one should be good.

Stella 34 Trattoria

This Easter, Stella 34 Trattoria is offering fun Italian brunch options as well as a host of activities for the whole family. Located inside the flagship Macy's on 34th street in Midtown Manhattan, the iconic location and delicious food make Stella 34 Trattoria a unique option for Easter brunch. 

The brunch includes family-style breakfast served to you at your table, freshly squeezed juices, coffee, and tea, as well as Prosecco, mimosas, bellinis, or Bloody Marys for the adults — all things we can get behind. There will also be premium food stations, including a New York-style bagel bar and wood-oven pizza. In addition to the food, guests can also have a professional photograph taken with the Easter Bunny, and there will be a variety of fun Easter activities to keep the children entertained, including a professional balloon artist and a face painter. Pricing begins at $35 for children and $45 for adults and depends on your seating location.

Tribeca Grill

For over 30 years, Robert De Niro and Drew Nieporent's landmark downtown restaurant Tribeca Grill has been serving up amazing food with a classic New York atmosphere. Executive Chef Stephane Motir has created a special three-course prix fixe menu for Easter brunch this year, priced at $68 for adults, not including beverages, tax, or gratuity. Kids under the age of 10 can receive a two-course prix fixe meal for $29. 

Adult main dish options will include both breakfast favorites like a country ham & Gruyere omelet as well as typical lunch options like pan-roasted Amish chicken. Children's main dishes will include both breakfast and lunch foods as well, ranging from brioche french toast with vanilla berry compote to chicken fingers & french fries. Children and adults alike are sure to enjoy Tribeca Grill's signature Tribeca Chocolate Torte as a decadent dessert option, among others.

Dowling's at The Carlyle

Dowling's newly-appointed Executive Chef Sylvain Delpique has created a special three-course prix fixe Easter brunch menu this year. While the specific menu items have not been announced publicly, Dowling's is known for offering timeless New York classics and throwback dishes for its diners to enjoy. Whatever Chef Delpique has been crafting for the occasion, the menu is sure to be both delicious and exclusive. Dowling's dining room offers an intimate vibe with 1930s and '40s-inspired decor perfect for celebrating with those closest to you.

Reservation times are available starting at 11:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. on Easter Sunday for parties of two to five. In addition to the food, the Easter Bunny will also have appearances at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., so be sure to make your reservation at an overlapping time if you want to meet the star of the show.


Elegant West Village restaurant Bobo is serving up classic French country fare for brunch this Easter. The unusual setting of a 1930s West Village townhouse creates a homey atmosphere for you and your loved ones to gather around the table for a special celebration. For Easter brunch, the restaurant is offering a two-course prix fixe brunch for $40 per person. 

Menu highlights will include a variety of familiar French dishes such as omelette Provençale, pain Perdu, eggs Benedict Florentine, and croque monsieur/madame, as well as other brunch favorites including hanger steak and eggs, crispy skin salmon, and spring lamb T-bone steak. Additional appetizers, desserts, and sides are also available a la carte for additional charges, including classic French pastries and baked goods. 


The Peninsula New York is celebrating Easter at Clement Restaurant with a brunch buffet that, while quite elegant, is still designed for all ages to enjoy. The buffet selections include a variety of appetizers, main courses, and the most unique part of all, a Peter Rabbit-themed dessert station. Children will have a special, one-of-a-kind Peter Rabbit-themed kid's buffet with fun and delicious options. To further keep the little ones entertained, there will also be a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny during the buffet and an Easter Egg Hunt at the hotel. Because you really can't get enough bunny time on Easter.

The Peter Rabbit Easter brunch buffet will take place on Easter Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is priced at $265 per adult guest and $115 per child 12 years of age and under.

Patti Ann's

If you're looking to enjoy an elevated take on Midwestern comfort food this Easter, look no further than Patti Ann's in Prospect Heights. Patti Ann's Easter brunch package is available for $55 per adult, with a special kids menu available for $25. 

The meal will start out with the house pastry basket, which includes a spring scone, bread service, and a new cruller flavor. As an appetizer, asparagus & spinach dip with everything bagel chips will be served. For their main dish, diners will have their choice of some of the restaurant's favorite brunch dishes, including, The Kitchen Sink (which includes scrambled eggs, Nueske's bacon, hash browns, and toast), loaded home fries, and green shakshuka. Reservations are available from 10:00 a.m. through 3:15 p.m. on Easter Sunday.

Vetro Restaurant & Lounge

Vetro Restaurant & Lounge's annual Easter celebration is back, with an all-inclusive brunch event in the location's Wine Cellar room. This modern restaurant and lounge in Howard Beach, Queens is a can't-miss spot for the whole family to enjoy. Children's tickets are $35 and adult tickets are $55. 

The restaurant will be offering a three-course brunch menu and an open bar. The menu will include a homemade bread basket, charcuterie appetizers, and New York Cheesecake for dessert, in addition to eight different main dish options (all of which sound delicious). The ticket price also covers all aspects of the event, including live entertainment and a photo with the Easter Bunny. The event will take place on Easter Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Grand Oaks Country Club

If you're looking for the perfect spot on Staten Island to celebrate Easter this year, the Grand Oaks Country Club is the place to be. Grand Oaks Country Club is offering an Easter brunch buffet with adult tickets priced at $83.43 and children's tickets priced at $42.66, tax included. There will also be a cash bar for adult guests. 

To keep guests entertained and in the Easter spirit, Grand Oaks' annual egg hunt will also take place during the event. There will also be a special appearance from the Easter Bunny himself. Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny are available for all guests for no extra cost. Tickets can be purchased for the two-hour time slot of your choice between 10:00 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Easter Sunday.

The Vanderbilt at South Beach

Looking for a unique waterfront experience this Easter? Then Easter Brunch By The Beach by The Vanderbilt at South Beach has what you're looking for. Guests can enjoy a brunch buffet while adults can indulge at the cash bar. Adult tickets are priced at $59.95 and children's tickets are priced at $29.95.

The event promises to be fun for the whole family with crafts for the little ones and a special adult-only golden egg hunt. There will also be the opportunity to meet not only the Easter Bunny, but a variety of other animal friends, including chinchillas, a giant tortoise, ducks, a hedgehog, and more courtesy of Wild Side Zoo. With great food and festive activities, The Vanderbilt South Beach is truly fun for all ages.

Nisí Estiatorio

Nisí Estiatorio, a classic Greek restaurant in Astoria, Queens, will offer special authentic Mediterranean dishes for Easter. The restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner, and is open seven days a week, including for all three meals on Easter Sunday. The restaurant's simple white and floral decor welcomes you and instantly transports you to the Mediterranean. This relaxed spot is a great option for a less formal celebration that still delivers festive flavor.

The restaurant will be serving its normal brunch menu, which includes Greek classics like the Greek omeleta, kagiana/strapatsada, paidakia, and more. Specialty dishes served all day for Easter Sunday will include mageiritsa, a traditional egg lemon-based soup made for Easter with lamb intestines; kokoretsi, lamb cooked on a spit; traditional tsoureki, sweet bread, and dyed eggs; and oven-roasted lamb.

Salsa Con Fuego

Salsa Con Fuego, a West Bronx favorite restaurant & lounge is known for offering Latin cuisine, fun specialty drinks, live entertainment, and salsa dancing. The restaurant celebrates, family, fun, food, and entertainment seven nights a week, and is most popular for its club nights, comedy shows, special events, and, of course, its weekend brunch. 

This Easter, Salsa Con Fuego is offering a special all-you-can-eat Easter brunch buffet on Easter Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by the Easter Bunny himself. While the specific menu items for the Easter buffet have not been announced, the regular menu here is so good (and the events are so much fun) that we'll give them the benefit of the doubt on that front.

Marina Del Rey

This year, Marina Del Rey in the Bronx is hosting a Champagne Brunch event honoring the restaurant's annual Easter Sunday Brunch tradition. With beautiful views of the Long Island Sound, an extensive buffet of food options, and live music, this event is sure to please.

Buffet items will include both breakfast and lunch options, including baked goods, fruit, challah french toast, buttermilk pancakes, a waffle station with toppings, a salad station, a variety of meat and seafood stations, and more. Children's options include macaroni and cheese, broccoli florets, and chicken fingers. There will also be a wide variety of desserts, coffees, teas, and juices available. Bottomless mimosas & Champagne are included with adult tickets. Adult tickets are $65 while children's tickets are $30 each.