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Easter Brunch and Dinner - 2014

Scottsdale and Phoenix Easter Brunch Celebrations

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In 2014 Easter is Sunday, April 20th. Unless otherwise stated, all these special Easter meals take place on that day. If you are looking for a restaurant in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area where you can enjoy an Easter brunch or dinner, one of these restaurants will be happy to host you. Reservations are required. Some restaurants may require prepayment and have a cancellation fee for no-shows. Unless otherwise stated, tax and gratuity are not included in the mentioned prices.

Most of these brunches, but not all, are buffets. Some offer an à la carte menu or a prix-fixe brunch.

Restaurants are listed here in no particular order.

More Easter Brunch Tips:

  1. Some of these restaurants have Easter activities for the kids. They all have special pricing for children's meals.
  2. Resort casual attire will be appropriate at most of these restaurants. If you intend to wear a tee shirt and shorts to Easter brunch, call first.
  3. Prices quoted for brunch may or may not include beverages.
Keep checking back -- I update this list up until a few days before Easter. Easter Egg Hunts and other Easter holiday events and festivals are listed here.

All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice. Photo credit: Getty Images

Tonto Bar & Grill

A four-course plated Easter Brunch with freshly baked, house-made breads & complimentary Champagne. First course is a choice of four salad/fruit starters. Second course, seafood platter. Third course, choice of five entrees including House-made quiche, pan-seared halibut, mesquite wood-grilled all-natural 6 oz beef tenderloin, all-natural wood-fired lamb chops, and a vegetarian selection. Choose one dessert: House-made carrot cake with orange-scented cream cheese icing and roasted candied walnuts; or Lemon cloud baked meringue, lemon curd, fresh mint berry compote in a baked meringue shell; or Mini chocolate cornet with dark chocolate marshmallow swirl cream & dulce de leche caramel.
Cave Creek
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In 2014: $55 per person; $18 for ages 5-12.

Trailblazer Ballroom at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Featuring sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of the McDowell Mountains and Kierland Golf Course at the Trailblazer Ballroom Easter Champagne Brunch. Menu highlights include fresh pastries, omelet stations, carving stations of adobe-spiced pork loin and slow-roasted spring herb-crusted beef strip loin, seafood and sushi stations and an extensive buffet. The dessert station includes cakes, pies, prepared to order old fashion Belgian waffles and much more. Brunch guests are also welcome to participate in the annual Easter Eggstravaganza activities.
North Scottsdale
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In 2014: $75 per adult, $25 per child age 5-12, children under 5 eat free.

Organ Stop Pizza

This is the first year the restaurant has opened their doors to the public for a daytime luncheon event during these special holidays. The Easter Musical Lunch features all-you-can-eat pizza buffet and salad. Beverages available for additional charge. Tickets are available online or you can pick them up in the restaurant gift shop.
Mesa
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In 2014: Adults $7.75 (including tax); Kids 3-9 $6.25 (including tax)

Palm Court at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center

The Easter Celebration includes Champagne and a gourmet buffet. Appetizers include Smoked Salmon & Smoked Trout, California Rolls & Sushi Rolls, Deviled Eggs and a Tomato & Mozzarella Tray. There will be an Omelet Station that also includes Eggs Benedict and Belgian Waffles as well as a Crêpes Station with Seafood or Chicken Supreme and Spinach & Smoked Gouda. The Carving Station includes Sugar-Glazed Ham, Roast Lamb with Mint Jelly and Roast Prime Rib with au jus. Guests may also select entrees including Grilled Tequila Cilantro-Lime Chicken Breast, Baked Salmon & Shrimp Scampi, Maine Lobster/Crab Cake with Dill Beurre Blanc and Dauphinoise Potatoes & Grilled Vegetables with Asparagus. The dessert menu features an assortment of freshly prepared cakes, tortes and pies; fresh fruit tarts; éclairs; chocolate truffles; and dark and white chocolate-dipped strawberries.The Easter Bunny will greet children and pose for photos. There will be cookie decorating, entertainment by a balloon artist and bunnies, ducks and chicks. Each child will be given an Easter basket with toy-filled eggs, bubbles and candy as well as a special Easter balloon.

Scottsdale
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Easter activities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
In 2014: Adults, $62; children ages 8 to 12, $31; children 7 and under - free

El Chorro

A special day for the entire family, including an Easter egg hunt, face painting and balloon artists. The brunch menu features a carving station with New York Strip Loin, a choice of entrees including Dijon honey baked ham with dried cherry glaze and green chile chicken enchiladas, as well as a variety of sides; a full breakfast station will feature Cheese Blintzes, Traditional Eggs Benedict and Crème Brule French Toast among other choices; a selection of desserts will include Strawberry Shortcake, New York Cheesecake, Lemon and Berry Tarts and Triple Chocolate Cake Cupcakes. The dinner menu features a carving station with herb marinated slow roasted turkey, a choice of entrees including classic beef stroganoff with roasted mushrooms and buttered egg noodles and chicken cobb salad; a dinner station will feature Scottish Salmon with pineapple papaya salsa, Dijon and honey baked ham with dried cherry glaze, as well as a variety of sides; a selection of desserts will include Strawberry Shortcake, New York Cheesecake, Lemon and Berry Tarts and Triple Chocolate Cake Cupcakes.
Paradise Valley
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (brunch); 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (dinner)
In 2014: $55 for adults and $18 for children ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free

Lon's at The Hermosa

A special Easter Brunch consisting of four courses and including Lon's acclaimed fresh baked brioche “monkey bread”. Choice of seven starters, six entrees and three desserts. For dinner, a three-course menu, with highlights including Himalayan salt seared ahi tuna, grilled beef tenderloin, roasted duck breast and fiori di sicilia scented carrot cake.
Paradise Valley
Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
In 2014: $75 per person (brunch); pricing à la carte for dinner

Rawhide Steakhouse

An array of western selections will be offered including Carving Station of Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib, Maple Roasted Turkey, Honey Baked Ham; Eggs Benedict, Banana French Toast with Stewed Strawberries, Southwestern Hashbrowns; Cocktail Shrimp with Bloody Mary Aioli, Smoked Salmon with Capers, Roasted Garden Vegetable Salad; Garlic Mashed potatoes with Homemade Gravy, Bacon Infused Macaroni and Cheese, Almond Roasted Green Beans, Candied Carrots. The Easter Buffet menu also includes a Dessert Station. Admission to Rawhide is free, parking $5. An Easter Celebration with egg hunts, games and a visit from "Cowboy Cottontail" will also take place in the Western Town.
Chandler
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In 2014: $29.95 for ages 12 and up; $12.95 for children ages 4 - 11 (separate children's menu); 3 and under eat free; parking is $5

Scottsdale Plaza Resort

The Easter Feast in The Grand Ballroom will feature a delicious selection of traditional brunch favorites including choices of breakfast meats and smoked salmon, omelet and waffle stations, freshly prepared bakery delights, assorted salads, chilled buffet along with fresh vegetable medleys.  Carving stations and distinctive dining entrees will include maple pitt ham with a lavender cane syrup glaze, thyme-rubbed prime rib and grilled chicken with bruschetta tapenade and balsamic glaze. Dessert will be comprised of an assortment of tortes, cakes, and fresh fruit tarts.
Scottsdale
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
In 2014: $46 for Adults; $22 for children ages 13-18; $15 for children ages 6 - 12; free for children under 5

McCormick Ranch Golf Club

Easter Champagne Brunch features scrambled eggs & eggs benedict;   assorted breakfast meats; breakfast potatoes; belgian waffles, fresh strawberries & whipped cream; baskets of fresh-baked muffins, pastries & croissants; smoked salmon, bagels & cream cheese; platters of seasonal melons, berries and fresh fruits; spring vegetable medley;  signature salads; herb crusted, slow-roasted prime rib, au jus; carved baked ham; chicken piccata; baked salmon hollandaise; boursin mashed potato; herbed wild rice pilaf; desserts; Champagne and mimosas.
Scottsdale
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In 2014: Adults: $44.95; children ages 6-12: $21.95

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