Spring is upon us and Easter is just right around the corner. To help you avoid the egg hunt of the best Easter dining deals, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots around the Valley that are celebrating the holiday weekend with spectacular Easter brunch and dinner specials, events and more.
The iconic Arizona Biltmore is hosting an extravagant Easter Brunch in The Gold Room on Sunday, April 9 featuring a special prix-fixe menu, signature cocktails, live music, games and more. Held in the Biltmore’s original 1929 dining hall, the Easter Brunch will feature menu highlights such as jumbo cocktail shrimp, rosemary and garlic roasted prime rib and an enchanting Alice in Wonderland Dessert Display. Guests can also feast on selections from a raw bar, salad station, butcher block and cheese shop, as well as enjoy signature Moët & Chandon cocktails, music from a roaming electric violinist and the option to play classic lawn games on the resort’s front lawn. Reservations are $195 per person and $85 for children ages 5–12. Parties of four or more guests will receive a bottle of Arizona Biltmore sparkling wine.
Stop by Cala in Scottsdale for an Easter Brunch featuring two special Easter dishes and bottomless mimosas. Enjoy the Dungeness Crab Benedict ($32), which includes an organic poached egg, sourdough english muffin, baby spinach, crispy leeks, chive hollandaise and caviar or the Braised Short Rib Hash ($24), featuring an organic fried egg, pickled red onions, breakfast potatoes and charred scallion chimichurri.
Dominick’s Steakhouse, Steak 44 &
This Easter, join Arizona’s top trio of restaurants, Dominick’s Steakhouse, Steak 44 and Ocean 44 for a special day of holiday dining. Guests can enjoy the full menu at all three restaurants, which will open at noon on Easter Sunday. In addition to their wide menus of prime steaks and chops, including the Domestic Wagyu Filet, Filet-Mignon, Bone-In Ribeye, Bone-In KC Strip, NY Strip or the Steak Farina, guests can savor vast offerings such as a Whole Colorado Rack of Lamb or Maryland Style Lump Crab Cakes, a Seafood Tower, delicious side dishes and delectable desserts like the Key Lime Pie, Ultimate Warm Vanilla Caramel Cake, Brioche Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding and the world-famous Beignet Tree. Visit their websites above to book your reservation.
Federal American Grill
Federal American Grill is offering a three course prix fixe menu for Brunch and Dinner on Easter for $45 per person. The brunch menu features Mini Crab Cakes, Traditional Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Half Roasted Chicken, and more while the curated dinner menu includes Federal Fried Oysters, Surf & Turf, and Wild Caught Salmon. Both menus include a delicious Double Chocolate Brownie & maker’s Mark Bourbon Bread Pudding served with vanilla ice cream.
This lively, #hashtag-worthy and high-energy brunch hotspot with locations across the Valley is offering limited-time Easter specials from April 6 to April 9. Hash Kitchen is taking the pancake experience to the next level with new Cadbury Egg Tsunami Pancakes ($18). This new pancake dish features thick and fluffy buttermilk pancakes with a delicious tidal wave of toppings that will have guests drowning in flavor. These Easter-themed pancakes come with vanilla cream, melted Cadbury chocolate, Easter pastel Peeps marshmallows and Robin Eggs made out of malted milk balls. Looking for the ultimate savory Easter brunch dish? The Leg of Lamb Hash ($21) combines everything delicious about breakfast with an oven-roasted leg of lamb, hash potatoes, poached eggs, and a rosemary demi with fried leeks. Even Easter bunnies need a break and they like to cool off with The Peep Show ($14). An Easter candy concoction with tropical coco rum, pineapple juice, coconut, prosecco and colorful Peeps marshmallows—this drink will get you bunny hopping. These Easter specials will be available at all six Valley locations including Scottsdale, Chandler, Peoria and Arcadia.
Kasai Japanese Steakhouse
Kasai Japanese Steakhouse in Scottsdale is celebrating Easter with a special Easter entrée featuring a 6oz Maine Lobster Tail stuffed with Lobster, Crab, and Shrimp served with Sautéed Ginger-Garlic Broccolini, and Pineapple Coconut Rice with Cashews and accompanied by Togoarashi Butter and fresh lemon for $69. Kasai Japanese Steakhouse will also be opening at 12 p.m. for Easter this year to accommodate reservation requests! Reservations can be made now at kasaiscottsdale.com.
Hop over to Scottsdale’s favorite family entertainment destination, Mavrix, on Sunday, April 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a scratch-made brunch at The Bunny Buffet, featuring a taco and tostada bar, french toast, corned beef hash, a build-your-own sundae bar and half off mimosas for adults until 2 p.m. Kids and families will also get free photos with the Easter Bunny himself, an easter egg hunt with more than 1,000 stuffed eggs and a $10 game card per person. Reservations are required and are $40 for adults and $25 for kids. Seating times are 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. or noon to 1:30 p.m. Reserve your table here.
Gather around great food and break bread with your loved ones this Easter at Proof Bread in Downtown Mesa. The artisan bakery will have hot crossed buns, fresh bread and Easter centerpieces all week and through Easter weekend. Reservations are not needed but preorder pickups will be available if ordered in advance. Click here to preorder or learn more.
Arizona’s most loved Mexican restaurant, Someburros, has you covered with traditional favorites and a plethora of mouthwatering catered-to-go platters for any Easter celebration this holiday. The Fiesta Platter ($53) includes 40 Mexican miniatures with 10 red chili beef burros, 10 green chili beef burros, 10 bean mini “chimis”, 5 beef and 5 chicken taquitos, plus a large bag of chips, a pint of Someburros’ signature hot sauce and a half pint of guacamole that serves 10 to12 people. Someburros will be closed on Easter Sunday, however, platters can be ordered ahead of time within a minimum of 24 hours and can be picked up at any of their 13 Arizona locations including Gilbert, Tempe, Scottsdale, Goodyear and Flagstaff.
STK Steakhouse has you covered this Easter weekend with all-day specials available for takeout and delivery Saturday, April 8 through Sunday, April 9, including Dungeness Crab Deviled Egg, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Colorado Lamb T-Bones and Veal Chop plus Sunday Brunch Specials, including Hot Chicken & Waffle, Steak & Eggs and the Benedict Trio featuring lobster, pork belly and short rib.
Sottise, a modern French bistro at the historic Knipe House in Downtown Phoenix, features a classic-meets-contemporary menu paired with big wines and vinyl acoustics. Sottise will be open for a special à la carte Easter menu on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. and 5 p.m.–9 p.m. Reservations are available on Tock.
Enjoy authentic tastes of Mexico with big flavors, including made-from-scratch tacos at Taqueria Factory in Chandler this Easter. On Easter Sunday, Taqueria Factory is offering a buy-one, get-one free shrimp taco—an irresistible cross between a taco and quesadilla made with succulent shrimp, melted cheese, tomatoes and onions, aromatics like poblano peppers and a warm corn tortilla.
Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits at The Westin Tempe
This Easter Weekend, hop into The Westin Tempe’s signature restaurant, Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits, to enjoy its classic brunch menu along with a guest appearance from the Easter Bunny, family photo opportunities and live music on Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brunch menu highlights include the Strawberry & Banana French Toast ($15) featuring cinnamon brioche French toast, banana brûlée, strawberry sauce and cream cheese whip; Hanger Steak Platano & Eggs ($27) with platano maduro, black bean puree, avocado, queso fresco and choice of eggs; and Camelback Mango Salad ($15), a baby gem lettuce salad with cherry tomato, avocado, cucumber, pickled shallot, dried cranberries, sunflower seed and cilantro-yogurt dressing.
Guests can also take advantage of Terra Tempe’s Build-Your-Own Brunch Tower ($65) to create unique brunch towers featuring four signature dishes including, Avocado Toast, Lemon Ricotta Griddle Cake and Biscuits and Gravy. Easter Brunch at Terra Tempe is Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Reservations are encouraged.
Celebrate the Easter holiday with an elegant twist at The Americano. Helmed by celebrity chef Scott Conant, the Italian-inspired steakhouse in north Scottsdale is offering an exquisite Easter brunch complete with exclusive menu items like the Crab Benedict featuring lump crab cake with a poached egg and hollandaise; the Lobster Soft Scramble with house-made crème fraîche, butter poached lobster, caviar and chives; and the Crepe Cake with whipped pistachio creme, salted honey mascarpone and crushed honeycomb for dessert. Regular staples of The Americano’s Bougie Brunch will also be available, including the Seafood Tower, Polenta Ricotta Pancakes, Wagyu Beef Cheek Hash and Americano Mimosa. Easter brunch at The Americano takes place Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Book a reservation here.
The Italian Daughter
Owned by Melissa Maggiore, The Italian Daughter will host a special Easter brunch and dinner on Sunday, April 9. Guests will have the opportunity to snap a picture with the Easter Bunny with an assortment of treats for the kids. Patrons can also enjoy the one-day only menu that boasts a feast of classic Italian dishes and Maggiore holiday tradition specialties including Tomaso’s Mixed Grill and an Italian Easter Colomba Cake. The restaurant will open early for the day at 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Spend Easter Sunday in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale feeling like you’re seaside at The Montauk! Enjoy Easter brunch from 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at the cozy lounge while you enjoy live music and Montauk brunch favorites such as the Short Rib Huevos Rancheros, Avocado Toast and assortment of crepes including Nutella & Banana and Berries & Cream.
The Sicilian Baker
For a fun holiday treat, the family-owned and operated authentic bakery and cannoli bar will offer traditional Italian Easter desserts for a limited time, including Zeppole ($7 each), a fluffy, doughnut-like pastry filled with vanilla custard; individual-sized Cassatina ($6), a festive cake filled with ricotta cream covered by pistachio marzipan; individual-sized Pastiera di Grano ($7), a sweet ricotta tart; as well as Large Pastiera di Grano ($34), Taralucci cookies ($1 each), lemon knot cookies and a specialty cookie box ($17 per pound). Pre-orders begin on Saturday, April 1. Easter desserts will be in-store for pick-up from Wednesday, April 5 through Monday, April 10 at all locations in North Phoenix/Paradise Valley, Chandler and Peoria.
The Sicilian Butcher
The Sicilian Butcher is bringing its Easter lunch and dinner to all three Valley locations this year and will remain open all of Easter Sunday. Their entire Easter menu is readily available to enjoy, featuring savory meals such as the Lamb Osso Bucco ($28) made with braised lamb, aromatic herbs and vegetables in a red wine reduction and served with saffron risotto; Shrimp Parmigiana ($26) crafted with three jumbo prawns, herb breadcrumbs, San Marzano tomato and fresh mozzarella; and the Easter Grain Cake ($7), a springtime dessert baked with sweet creamy ricotta and orange blossom.
This Easter, enjoy a Brunch Buffet and Prix-Fixe Easter menu at The Wigwam on Sunday, April 9. The resort is hosting its brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wigwam Ballroom, which will feature fresh salad assortments, savory carving stations, decadent desserts and visits from the Easter Bunny. The prix-fixe Easter special takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Wigwam’s signature restaurant, Litchfield’s, and features crisp salads, lavish brunch favorites and Chef’s specialty desserts. The Brunch Buffet is $85 per adult and $30 for children. Prix-fixe Easter is $99 per adult and $30 for children.
Tomaso’s is offering a high-quality, savory dinner menu this Easter featuring four mouth-watering Italian dishes. Easter specials include the traditional Lamb Osso Buco ($46) with six-hour braised lamb, red wine demi and pappardelle pasta; the Pasta Sorrentino ($52) featuring linguini and a tomato herb sauce complete with de-shelled lobster, succulent scallops on the half-shell, jumbo prawns and saffron; The Veal Chop Caprese ($46) featuring a 46-ounce veal chop topped with herb bread crumbs, San Marzano tomato herb sauce, fresh mozzarella and a paccheri vodka sauce; and The Short Rib and Truffle Pappardelle ($32) made with short rib ragu, bechamel, truffle essence and grana. Tomaso’s will be opening at 11 a.m. and closing at 9 p.m. on Easter Sunday. Book your reservation here.
Located at Scottsdale Fashion Square, the hip French-inspired neighborhood cafe, bistro, and wine bar will be open on Sunday for a chic Easter brunch in the picturesque outdoor dining patio or indoor dining room. Enjoy the Le Breakfast Bowl ($15) made with quinoa, a poached egg, avocado, asparagus, garbanzo beans, cherry tomatoes and Greek yogurt or the Smoked Salmon Toast ($16) served with Poilâne bread imported from Paris, whipped cream cheese, smoked salmon, pickled onion and everything spice. On the sweet side, enjoy pastries and favorite desserts, including a Chocolate Croissant ($5.50), Madeleine ($4) and gluten-free Blueberry Banana Bread ($6).