Here are five wonderful restaurant options to enjoy a great meal on Easter Sunday.
1 Cast at The Viceroy Santa Monica
Brunch at Cast at the Viceroy Santa Monica is an EVENT. Dine inside or in a poolside cabana and enjoy traditional brunch favroites from a carving station like herb roasted leg of lamb and maple glazed pork lion; an omelet station including a selection of vegetables, cheeses and meats; a pancake and french toast station with sweet and savory toppings. Desserts on hand include an assortment of cookies such as coconut macaroons, pecan pie tart, lemon tart, cannoli, oreo cookie cheesecake, lemon poppy seed tea bread and marble tea bread. Make sure to try the delectable drinks including an Easter Egg Martini and the London Bunny.
1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica (310) 260-7511
2 Ox & SonAnne Fishbein
Whether you head to Ox & Son for brunch or dinner, you're in for a treat. The brunch special is lamb hash & eggs (braised lamb potato hash, two eggs, carrot top chimichurri and grilled bread), while dinner is a roasted rack of lamb with mustard mint crust and pea and carrot risotto. Whatever time you dine, make sure to try the Easter Berry Spring Punch: Opera Prima, Lillet Blanc, ginger ale, homemade Oleo and floating strawberries.
1534 Montana Ave, Santa Monica (310) 829-3990
3 Le Petit ParisLe Petit Paris
Le Petit Paris is the vision of Cannes-based restaurateurs David and Fanny Rolland; it is a 400 seat restaurant that brings a quintessential brasserie dining experience to Downtown LA’s Historic Core. The innovative, Easter-specific prix fixe menu at this gorgeous downtown eatery includes egg cocette, parsley-crusted lamb chop and an intricate chocolate bird’s nest dessert.
418 S Spring St, Los Angeles (213) 217-4445
4 The District by Hannah An
adult Easter egg hunt of the libation persuasion paired with the specially curated holiday menu attached here. Who says Easter has to be for kids only? The District by Hannah An is offering up an adults-only Easter egg hunt! The fun begins as guests are invited to find THE golden egg by ordering The District's Fizzy Bunny Cocktail. The lucky winner to find the golden Easter egg in their cocktail wins a VIP bottle service table for six guests to enjoy at the soon to be launched live music night as well as VIP Floor Seats to see the Los Angeles Clippers.
8722 W 3rd St, Los Angeles (310) 278-2345
5 Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
Wolfgang Puck's tony Bel-Air eatery will once again host an Easter egg hunt at 2 pm, as well as a special Easter brunch from 10:30am to 3pm. The brunch, priced at $125/person ($35/child under 12), will feature a three-course menu including a special dessert buffet from Pastry Chef Jen Shen including items like caviar & blinis with shallots, chives, and a dill crème fraiche; Maryland blue crab cakes with basil pesto aioli and a tomato relish; Thai style vegan carrot soup with bean sprout, pickled heirloom carrots and mint; the HBA benedict with poached eggs, white cheddar biscuit and a maple hollandaise; and Mediterranean loup de mer with confit fennel, artichokes, saffron emulsion and Meyer lemon.
701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles (310) 472-1211*