Easter brunches in Chicago
Go over the top at the Chicago Athletic Association for Easter brunch. The hotel will be offering an Easter brunch buffet in the ballroom, inviting families to don their Sunday attire. Brunch served every half-hour from 10:30am–4pm, $110 for adults and $55 for children 6–13 years old. Reservations can be made by emailing CAAeasterbrunch@chicagoathletichotel.com or by calling 844-312-2221.
For a Latin vibe this Easter, join La Sirena Clandestina for a brunch with samba tunes from Planeta de Azul in the background. Enjoy special dishes from chef John Manion like misto-quente, a grilled sandwich with ham and catupiry cheese and a lobster tail Benedict. Brunch served 11am–3pm. Reservations can be made on the restaurant’s website or by calling 312-226-5300.
Join chef Andrew Zimmerman and pastry chef Cindy Schuman this Easter for their four-course menu with dishes like smoked salmon tartine, house-made granola, brioche French toast and croque madame. Brunch is served 10am–3pm and is $54 for adults and $29 for children. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 312-441-1920.
Brunch starts with a pastry basket with muffins and a raspberry cheese Danish from chef Becca Zuckerman at Seven Lions. From there, you can choose spring pea soup with lobster salad or Mizuna greens with fresh apricots. Other dish choices include a salmon Florentine Benedict or honey glazed pork loin. $34 per person. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.
Begin brunch with a complimentary plate of pastries to get your Easter started, and then move onto the a la carte menu with dishes like peekytoe crab hash, Maine lobster Benedict and southern fried chicken. Enjoy brunch cocktails like mimosas and a bloody Mary with oyster granita. Brunch served 11am–3pm, a la carte pricing. Reservations can be made by calling 312-360-9500 or by visiting the website.
Howells & Hood is hosting a special brunch menu with a charcuterie and seafood station with house-cured sausages. Carving stations for roasted lamb leg, country ham and smoked brisket will also be available alongside an omelet bar and special menu items like lobster Benedict and coconut doughnut French toast. Brunch is served from 9am–3pm, $39 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 312-262-5310.
Get your seafood fix at Shaw’s Crab House’s special Easter Sunday brunch buffet. There’s a hot bar with traditional breakfast fare and cold seafood bar with sushi, oysters and shrimp. Then, head over to the dessert table for bite-size dishes of some of the famous desserts, including key lime pie. Brunch served 9am–3pm, $75 for adults and $20 for kids 12 and younger.
Enjoy brunch at the Czech-inspired restaurant in River North with a three-course prix fixe menu with dishes like lox and toast, Brussels sprouts salad, beer-braised bratwurst and strawberry kolacky (our favorite). Brunch is served 10am–2pm, $28 per guest. Reservations can be made on the restaurant’s website.
Chef Tanya Baker is offering a prix fixe menu at the Boarding House for Easter. Dishes include hen egg with polenta fries, spinach crepes and skate wing with roasted cauliflower. $44 per person and $15 for kids. Reservations can be made on the restaurant’s website.