One of Our Favorite Things About Easter is the Food and Traditions it Brings
Written By: Kayli Craig and Jen Klotz
For Easter Sunday this weekend, guests can celebrate around the city with delicious classic brunch options or a delightful festive dinner with loved ones. Here are some of the special offerings we rounded up for the holiday. Spend the weekend dressed up and smiling with endless mimosas, Easter egg hunts and brunch menus that are mind blowing. There are plenty of places to celebrate in style for the holiday. Pick from this list for a guaranteed good time.
Spend a weekend at The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa for the perfect Easter weekend. With a view of Mission Bay, live piano and a bay cruise, you couldn’t spend your Easter Sunday brunch anywhere better than the resort’s upstairs ballroom. Pick from breakfast favorites at $56 per adult and $25 for children 5-11 years old. With your purchased ticket, you will also receive a complimentary Easter cruise around Mission Bay. Don’t fret, the Easter Bunny will be on site and children can also participate in a favorite tradition — an egg hunt.
3999 Mission Blvd
San Diego | 858.539.8666
Executive Chef Brad Hightow at Florent is preparing a delicious Easter brunch! Enjoy the sweet meyer lemon ricotta pancakes or choose the $15 bottomless mimosas deal—either way you’ll begging to come back to this spot again next holiday.
672 5th Ave
San Diego | 619.595.0123
A beachfront view at Jake’s Del Mar sets the perfect scene for an even more perfect Easter Sunday. Banana Foster French toast, Braised Beef Hash, and Macadamia Nut Crusted Fish are just a few of the delicious dishes to chose from. And don’t forget to order a glass of champagne, a pink grapefruit Martini or Duke’s Mai Tai.
1660 Coast Blvd
Del Mar | 858.755.2002
This brunch is for real. Hop on over to Decoy Dockside this Easter for a day of brunch, egg hunts, live music and more! For $60 plus $5 for free-flowing sparkling wine (adults only) and $18 for children under 12, your morning here will absolutely delight. Satisfy those taste buds with sweet and savory breakfast favorites like made-to-order omelets, a spring salad station, a chilled seafood display, hand carved meats, and a decadent dessert bar. It’s lake glamping meets modern brunch.
1025 La Bonita Dr
San Marcos | 760.621.0909
Celebrate Easter at Rancho Bernardo Inn with a variety of festivities for all ages. Join for brunch at Rancho Bernado Inn’s restaurant, AVANT, on Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for a special brunch buffet to celebrate Easter! For $75 per person, choose from an array of brunch beginnings, savory seconds and sweet treats, along with an option to add on bottomless mimosas for $14. The hotel’s Veranda will also be offering brunch buffet specials for $63 per person.
17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr
San Diego | 855.574.5356
Consider yourself LUCKY to dine at Harrah’s for Easter brunch. Indulge in a feast for all your senses at the Buffet! Sample a tasting from around the globe with freshly grilled meats and sausages, fresh salad, seafood and hand-rolled sushi made with the finest ingredients. The finale features a gelato bar and an assortment of cakes and confections. The usual Saturday and Sunday brunch price is $36. Contact for specific hours 760.801.4831. Everyone will be a WINNER at this awesome brunch!
777 Harrah’s Rincon Way
Valley Center, CA 92082 | 760.751.3100
There is nothing better than Easter by the sea and this is eggs-actly what you will find at brunch at the gorgeous L’Auberge Del Mar. You’ll find beloved eggs benedict and omelette stations, local cheeses and farm-sourced salads created by Chef Nathan Lingle. Other standout menu items include Baja Striped Bass, Mini Meatballs and Crème Brûlée as a sweet treat. This Easter, enjoy three seating times at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014 | 858.793.6460
Head over to Bistro 39 on Easter Sunday for an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.). The prices will be $31 for adults and $15.99 for children 12 and under. You won’t want to miss out on breakfast items such as the omelet bar, waffle station, and benny’s. Plus lunch items like Bruschetta Chicken, Veggie Lasagna, and Broccoli Cheddar Quiche. Before you dig into the food, be sure to get a boozy breakfast beverage like a bloody mary or mimosa ($8) or a champagne split ($10). Fresh flavor and quality ingredients is their motto and that is exactly what you will get.
3939 Ocean Bluff Ave
San Diego, CA 92130 | 858.720.9500
Joyeuses Pâques or Happy Easter. This cute little place is serving up some French classics for Easter Brunch from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at only $54.95 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. A few items you can look forward to trying are the Bisque de Homard (lobster soup with croutons), the Saumon Royal, the Boeuf Bourguignon (Julia Child’s famous dish), and the Crepe au Nutella. Start off with either a Classic Bellini or a Boire La Poire Martini. This place is a must try. Bon appetite!
4090 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116 | 619.255.4167
What do you get when you cross good food, stunning Pacific scenery, and the Easter bunny? You get one incredible brunch with views to ‘dine’ for. Head over to La Jolla Cove for a meal with a California Modern spin. Their special Easter menu includes French Toast with Chino Farms strawberries, Cauliflower Rigatoni, Baja Shrimp Omelet, Eggs Benedict with Meyer lemon hollandaise, and other vegetarian and vegan options. Come hungry—brunch will be served downstairs at California Modern starting at 10 a.m! George’s Ocean Terrace and Level2 will also be open for the holiday, opening at 11 a.m.
1250 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA 92037 | 858.454.4244
Executive Chef Brian Malarkey is cooking up a delectable Easter brunch this year. Egg Custard French Toast, Crab and Lobster Benedict, carving and omelet stations, peel and eat shrimp, breakfast flatbreads and assorted pastries all will be featured. This hidden, artisanal and rustic joint intends to satisfy those looking for a quainter Sunday meal. Sip lattes and mimosas while your kiddos run wild on the lawn hunting for Easter eggs. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and costs $64.95 for adults and $24.95 for children 12 and under. Come hungry!
10996 Torreyana Rd
San Diego, CA 92121 | 858.260.5400