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10 Last-Minute Easter Brunch Ideas

Reserve a table at one of these standout brunch spots for a tasty Easter 2017

Haven’t booked your Easter reservations yet? Hurry up! These brunches are too good not to miss.

Villa Azur
This Easter, hop on over to Villa Azur {309 23 Street, Miami Beach; 305.763.8688} for a Mediterranean Easter brunch fit for Miami royalty. This brunch will feature an unlimited buffet with cold and warm appetizers, raw bars, BBQ meat and chicken options, Pata Negra, ham, decadent desserts displayed in an art gallery like you’ve never seen before, and ice cream straight from a rolling ice cream trolley. As if that weren’t enough, in the midst of it all, every guest will get his or her choice of one main course. This brunch will run from Noon to 4 p.m., and costs $75 per person. Two hours of unlimited Moet & Chandon will be available for an additional $15.

Seaspice
Sail over to this Miami River hotspot and you’ll find an Easter wonderland overrun with flowering decor, colorful eggs, and live music. At Seaspice {422 NW North River Drive, Miami; 305.440.4200}, a special Easter menu of a la carte plates will be available, which Miami’s finest diners can nosh on as they collect loaded Easter eggs and win lots of fun prizes. This brunch will run from Noon to 3 p.m.

Area 31
Want to celebrate Easter in Downtown Miami? Head to EPIC Miami, specifically to Area 31, where you can indulge in a feast by none other than the restaurant’s talented Executive Chef Wolfgang Birk. During this brunch, diners will find stations filled with everything from house-bakes pastries, artisanal breads, and seasonal fruits, to an incredible chilled seafood display with fresh shucked oysters, poached shrimp and snapper ceviche, a bountiful salad bar, Smoked Duck Pad Thai, Brined Leg of lamb, Croque Madames, made-to-order egg omelets and much, much more. This brunch will run from Noon to 4 p.m., and costs the $75 per adult, $30 per child age 5-12, and nothing for children 4 and under. 

Bakehouse Brasserie
Jazz up your Easter Sunday with Bakehouse Brasserie’s {808 1 Street, Miami Beach; 305.434.8249} new Jazzy Brunch! While you’re there, quench your sweet cravings with one of the restaurant’s a la carte dishes—like its famous Croissant French Toast stuffed with bananas foster and topped with a cream cheese glaze—sip on bottomless mimosas, and enjoy being serenaded by a smooth saxophonist. This brunch will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dishes are a la carte, but bottomless mimosas cost $25 per person.

Bulla Gastrobar
On Easter Sunday, Bulla Gastrobar {5335 NW 87 Avenue C102, Doral; 305.260.6543} will offer its usual brunch tasting menu with treats like Huevos Bulla, the ‘Bulla’ Burger, Huevos Benedictinos, and the Churros con Chocolate. Egg-stra special for the holiday, Bulla will open at 11 a.m., a whole hour early, so that guests can really indulge. This Sunday brunch tasting menu costs $40 per person.

Shooters Waterfront
Shooters Waterfront
is a Fort Lauderdale staple, and this Easter, it will host an egg-stravagant brunch buffet with an endless buffet of artisanal cheeses, antipasto, bagels and lox, fresh assorted salads, a Prime Rib carving station, cavatappi and fettuccini pastas, a raw bar, and fresh sushi. An all-American spread of made-to-order omelets, breakfast meats, country potatoes, pancakes, pastries, fresh fruit, and desserts will also be available, as will select entrées like Salmon and Mahi Mahi. An interactive Easter egg hunt with toys hidden throughout the property (and led by the Easter Bunny himself!) will be available for kids, and for participating, parents will get complimentary mimosas. This brunch will start at 9:30 a.m. and will cost $59 per adult and $25 per child 12 and under. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Mary’s will be available with brunch for $20 per adult. Complimentary valet parking and boat docking are available. 

db Bistro Moderne
Miami’s favorite French bistro is hosting Easter brunch—and since the restaurant only opens for brunch twice a year, you know it’s going to be good. On Sunday, April 16, db Bistro Moderne {255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami; 305.421.8800} will offer a lavish three-course, prix fixe menu with eggs-traordinary dishes like Wild Mushroom Omelette, Crab Cake, Roasted Leg of Lamb, Steak Frites, Eggs in a Nest, Dulce de Leche Bar and more. On top of that, unlimited Bloody Mary’s and standout champagne cocktails will be available, as will select Spring wines picked by the restaurant’s new sommelier, Haunah Klein. This brunch will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It costs $50 per adult, $35 for kids 12 and under, and $35 for unlimited champagne cocktails and Bloody Mary’s.

Jaya at The Setai
At Jaya at The Setai {2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 855.923.7899}, celebrate Easter with a full buffet and a jazzy ambiance. This Mediterranean-inspired brunch will feature everything from a rotisserie station with Roasted Strip Loin Au Jus and Caramelized Leg of Lamb, to a seafood station with Alaskan King Crab Legs and Snow Crab Claws, an Indian station with Butter Chicken and Fish Curry, and an Asian station with Pad Thai Goong Sod, Red Pork Curry, and assortment of gyoza and dumplings. Making it an extra sweet Sunday, a full dessert station with chocolate and marshmallow Easter Eggs will be available, as will the star of the show: the Easter Bunny! This brunch will have two seating times, 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., and costs $125 per adult and $65 per child.

Il Mulino New York
Located at the snazzy Acqualina Resort & Spa, Il Mulino New York will host one heck of a lavish Easter-inspired Sunday brunch. When you’re there, expect top dishes like Whole Honey Baked Ham, Filet Mignon, Ribeye, Paella, Ceviche, Lobster Cocktail, Papa a la Huancaína, and Causa de Pollo, all paired with bottomless mojitos, Bloody Mary’s, mimosas, sangria and Bellini’s. Taking the little ones with you? Good. There will be face painting, snow cones, and cotton candy machines for all kids… and kids at heart. This brunch will run from Noon to 4 p.m., and costs the $65 per adult and $35 per child 12 and under.

Pisco y Nazca
Ready for a Peruvian Easter Sunday? At Pisco y Nazca {8551 NW 53 Street #A101, Doral; 786.805.4344}, you’ll get it. Opening an hour early (at 11 a.m.) just for guests, this Sunday brunch tasting will include brunch favorites like Cholo Benedicto, Ceviche Tradicional, the Que Bestia Burger and Arroz con Leche Cheesecake. This Sunday brunch tasting menu costs $40 per person.

Happy dining!

By Jennifer Agress | Miami Editor