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Celebrate Easter with Houston’s Most Sumptuous Easter Brunches & More

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It’s easy to love Easter, that most joyful of spring holidays. The world is flowering, your favorite pastel outfit is ready to go, and the ones you love can’t wait to see you. Now, the only question is: Where to celebrate Easter Brunch? You’ve come to the right place. Houston is brimming with perfect choices, from elegant, champagne-toast affairs to New Orleans-style revelries. Here are a few of Houston’s best Easter Brunches, lunches, and more.

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Image courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

On Sunday, April 1, The Houstonian Hotel presents a Grande Ballroom Brunch, including a bountiful array of breakfast and lunch fare. Traditional Easter holiday favorites abound, complete with salads, seafood, and desserts. Toast the day with champagne and seasonal mimosas, which are included. As an added treat, there will be a special visit from the Easter Bunny.

$79.00 for Houstonian Club Members
$84.00 for Non-Members (13 years of age and older)
$39.00 for Children (Between the ages of 5 -12)
Complimentary for children 4 years of age and younger
Brunch prices are subject to 23% service charge and 8.25% sales tax
Valet parking is complimentary

To peruse the full menu and reserve your space, click here. Private dining rooms for groups of 20 or more are available. For more information on private rooms, please contact Lisa Hopkins, director of catering at (713) 812-6932.


Lucienne at Hotel Alessandra

Lucienne - Easter
Image courtesy of Lucienne

A glittering gem in the tiara of downtown Houston, Hotel Alessandra’s chic, modern eatery provides the perfect atmosphere for your posh Easter Sunday meal. Indulge in a succulent three-course brunch menu, exclusively created for this spring holiday and available from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.. Choose from such delicacies as Duck Confit Pithivier for your starter, then feast on Braised Short Ribs, Buttermilk Marinated Quail, or Pan Roasted Flounder. Don’t forget to satisfy your sweet tooth with a choice of dessert.

Pricing is $58 per person, plus tax and gratuity. A children’s menu is also available. To make your reservations, please click here.


Radio Milano at Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE

Radio Milano
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This Easter, indulge at CityCentre, West Houston’s premier epicenter of luxury. Enjoy an Easter Brunch buffet in Hotel Sorella’s buzzed-about bi-level Italian eatery, resplendent with all of your traditional breakfast favorites, plus Italian dishes. For an extra charge, make a toast with table-side champagne cocktails and sparkling wines by the glass. Hot chocolate will be available for the children.

Easter Brunch is available from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. Pricing is $30 for adults, $12 for children aged 10 and under, and free for children under 5. Make your reservations by calling (713) 827-3545.


ARA Restaurant at Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria

44 Farms Skirt Steak Crostini 2
44 Farms Skirt Steak Crostini | Image courtesy of ARA Restaurant

Located in the world-renowned Houston Galleria, ARA Restaurant offers a casually chic elegance that pairs beautifully with the Easter holiday. On Sunday, April 1 treat yourself to a special Easter dish, offered exclusively at lunch and dinner to celebrate the holiday: Traditional Roasted Leg of Lamb, Red Bliss Potatoes, Ratatouille, Mint Jelly, and Natural Jus.

The special dish is $29 for adults and $14.50 for children 11 and under. To make reservations at ARA Restaurant in the Royal Sonesta Hotel, please call (713) 627-7600 ext. 3030 or click here


Steak 48

Steak 48
Image courtesy of Steak 48

This top-notch steakhouse in the posh River Oaks District is the perfect place for your sophisticated Easter Brunch. The celebration begins at 11 a.m.; come choose from an array of appetizers, sides, and tempting brunch entrees, including the chef’s daily selection of fresh oysters; White Fish + Butter Poached Crab; Filet Mignon + Fried Egg, and Colorado Rack of Lamb.

To make your reservations, please call (713) 322-7448 or visit their website.



Mom's Chocolate Cake
Mom’s Chocolate Cake | Image courtesy of benjy’s

Treat yourself to a special prix fixe Easter menu at at benjy’s, a trendy neighborhood eatery in Houston’s upscale Rice Village area. Delight your tastebuds with highlights from their menu, including Stuffed Churro French Toast with cajeta, chocolate, and raspberries; Pan Roasted Catch, served with polenta, oyster mushroom, and calabrian chili; Cauliflower Cakes; and Mom’s Chocolate Cake, made fresh daily and served with pecan icing, Mexican vanilla ice cream, and berries.

This special Easter menu will be available from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. Pricing is $38 per person, and a children’s menu is available for $18. Make your reservations by calling (713) 522-7602 or visiting their website.


Tony Mandola’s Gulf Coast Kitchen

Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen
Photo courtesy of The Epicurean Publicist and Tony Mandola’s Gulf Coast Kitchen

On Sunday, April 1, hurry over to beloved family-owned seafood house Tony Mandola’s for their New Orleans-style Easter Brunch. Packed with a variety of Southern comfort favorites, there’s something for everyone on the menu. Indulge in tasty treats like Eggs Benedict, omelets, and Mama Mandola’s Fried Chicken, then make an Easter toast with their signature cocktail of the day, a Limoncello Citrus Sangria for $6.

For more information or reservations, please call (713) 528-3474.


Featured photo courtesy of Steak 48.

Mary Cate is a Houston-based writer, photographer, and reading fiend, recently returned to her native city after time in Austin and New York City. She loves sharing the best of Houston with the world — margaritas, anyone? She and her husband serve local businesses through their digital content company, Two Cats Communications.

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