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Where to Brunch this Easter

Posted on March 04, 2016

There’s no better way to kick off your Easter celebration this year than over a delectable brunch with family and friends.

But with so many options around the city, where to make your reservation? To help make this year’s Easter planning as easy as possible for you, take a look at our top brunch picks. Whether you’re looking for an elegant affair or family-friendly atmosphere, we have a recommendation for you.

Happy Brunching!

The Boarding House, 720 N. Wells Street 

Enjoy a special three-course meal prepared by executive chef Tanya Baker. Learn more.

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!, 2024 N. Halsted Street

Head to Café Ba-Ba-Reeba! for a tapas-style Easter Brunch with pintxos such as Deviled Egg with Bacon, Short Stack of Pancakes and Waffle-Battered Chicken Stick, as well as a variety of brunch tapas, egg dishes and waffles and more. Learn more.

The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place

Join The Drake Hotel for their traditional Easter Day Brunch in the Gold Coast Ballroom, complete with elaborate dishes, live entertainment, and a kids' room filled with festive activities. Learn more.

GT Fish & Oyster, 531 N. Wells Street

Gather your family and friends for a special Family-style brunch at GT Fish & Oyster. Offering dishes such as Carrot Cake Pancakes and Fried Chicken and Waffles, this is sure to be one brunch you won’t forget. Learn more.

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, 33 W. Kinzie Street

Choose from an array of à la carte brunch specials at Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse. With both sweet and savory options, including Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict and Bananas Foster French Toast, there’s truly something for everyone. Learn more.

Howells & Hood, 435 N. Michigan Avenue

Celebrate with an unlimited brunch menu including a charcuterie and seafood station, carving station, omelet station and more. Top it all off with one of Howells & Hood’s brunch cocktails. Learn more.

Mon Ami Gabi, 2300 N. Lincoln Park West

Have your pick of brunch dishes such as the Crème Brûlée French Toast or Beef Bourguignonne Benedict. Plus, mix and match sparkling cocktails or warm-up with a coffee. Learn more.

The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E. Superior Street

Celebrate Easter among a wide array of culinary treats, festive décor and entertainment for adults and children. Easter Brunch includes a Breakfast Bar complete with an omelet station, a seafood and oyster bar and more. Children are invited to the Children’s Lounge for fun children’s activities and specialty menu items including mini burgers and chicken fingers, among other favorites. Learn more.

The Publican, 837 W. Fulton Market

Make your way through the eclectic menu of The Publican, offering simple farmhouse fare in a space evocative of a European beer hall. Brunch options range from duck confit to smoked pork shoulder to crab scrambles as well as your choice of unique brunch cocktails. Learn more.

Sepia, 123 N. Jefferson Street

Enjoy a special four-course menu and signature brunch libations at this Michelin-starred spot in the city’s West Loop neighborhood, specializing in inventive seasonal American cuisine. Learn more.