Ten More Picks for Easter Brunch and Dinner in Greater Phoenix
Carefree Station Grilled lamb chops will be served with chocolate Hollandaise sauce for Easter.
Easter is less than a week away. Forget to make plans? You're not alone. Get in on the last-minute scramble to make reservations now before it's too late. To help you find the perfect restaurant for your family or friends, here are 10 more top picks for Easter brunch and dinner throughout the Valley.
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday, Carefree Station will be serving its regular brunch menu plus a chef's special. Bennie and the Chops, the playful holiday dish crafted by Chef Thomas Nasworthy, features poached Easter eggs, tender grilled lamb chops, and chocolate Hollandaise sauce served with chive potatoes. All brunch entrees are served with complimentary champagne.
An outdoor brunch buffet will be served from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Canopy in the Grove. The spread will include brown sugar spiral ham, strawberry goat cheese salad, braised short ribs with oven-roasted shallots, grilled salmon with sage-beurre rouge, pecan French toast with caramelized bananas and honey glaze, carrot cupcakes, an assortment of fresh-baked pastries including morning glory muffins and chocolate croissants and much more. Easter brunch is $45.95 for adults, $16.95 for kids 8 to 12, and $8 for kids 2 to 7. Reservations required.
An elaborate buffet will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday. The starter is a Mediterranean market assortment including whole fruit, smoked fish and bagels, antipasti, an iced seafood bar, and handcrafted cheeses. Entrees include Mediterranean benedict with Tuscan olive and roasted tomato relishes, mascarpone stuffed French toast, and a Campari tomato and prosciutto frittata with oranges and spiced arugula salad. There will also be a dessert buffet with lemon raspberry roulade, toasted coconut panna cotta, and more. This brunch is $75 per person, $24 for children 12 and under, and free for kids under 5.
This Goodyear restaurant will be offering a special Easter brunch for $20, and since it's available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., there's plenty of time to take advantage of this deal. In addition to the usual brunch offerings of fresh ceviche, crab legs, Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy, baked salmon, and quiche, there will be several holiday specialties such as deviled eggs and a carving station with roast beef and ham. Mimosas and Bloody Marys are just $2 each.
Both the DC Ranch and SouthBridge locations will be open for brunch on Easter Sunday (hours vary). Popular items include red velvet pancakes with Gran Marnier syrup and mascarpone crème, a wild mushroom and smoked gouda omelet with crispy fried sage and wood-smoked bacon, and the Market Street BLT with fried egg, crispy pancetta, arugula, vine-ripened tomatoes, and ricotta on brioche. There also will be a holiday special: herb crepes with peppercorn ricotta, blueberry compote, and lemon curd ($11).
7212 Ho Hum Road, Carefree, AZ
6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ
5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ
7134 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, AZ
20707 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ
1515 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ
5402 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ
6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ
3717 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ
County Road 1320, Greer, AZ
1800 N. Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ