Easter is almost here. Doing brunch with your family is the proper thing to do. If you don’t feel like cooking at home, here are some Philadelphia restaurants offering special brunch menus on Easter. We’ll add more to this as we go.
Enjoy brunch with your family starting bright and early at 10:00am with the full brunch menu and special Easter day additions. Highlights will include Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes, Shrimp and Grits and Lobster Frittata. Call for reservations. Bridget Foy’s offers the best view of the South Street Easter parade as the route turns the corner in front of the restaurant from South Street into Headhouse Square.
On Easter Sunday, for $40 per person, guests will enjoy three courses from Chef de Cuisine John Patterson and Chef-Owner Eli Kulp, plus optional, shareable sides to add on. Dishes will include:
Starters such as Yogurt Parfait with lemon-apple curd and hazelnut granola or Celery Root Soup with potatoes and country ham
Entrees such as Duck Confit Salad with winter greens, radicchio and black walnuts or Polenta & Roasted Mushrooms with braised kale and soft egg
Sweets such as Roasted Milk Chocolate with Saigon cinnamon milk jam and candied kumquats or Carrot Cake with sour cream ice cream and apples
Guests can also supplement their meal wish Fork’s signature shareable brunch platters, such as Continental, house pastries, breads, spreads and parfait, for $15, or House-Smoked Fish & Bagels, cured arctic char, brandade and smoked mussels, for $15 per person.
On Easter Sunday, La Peg at FringeArts will offer several festive menus, including a special three-course brunch menu for just $25 per person. Dishes will be culled from the restaurant’s popular new brunch menu, available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., and may include:
Creamed Chipped Beef with toast and poached eggs
Blueberry Muffin Beignets with fresh blueberries and sweet vanilla cream cheese
Oysters Rockefeller with garlic herbed butter, spinach and bread crumbs
Salmon Gravlax Plate with farmer’s cheese, toasted pumpernickel, tomato, red onion, cucumber and capers
In addition, the restaurant will offer a limited Midday Menu from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. All of the menus will feature an Easter addition: Roasted Leg of Lamb with spring vegetables, offered as part of the prix fixe brunch menu; as a between-meal portion on the Midday Menu for $17; and as a generous entree portion on the dinner menu, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., for $24.
Bring the whole family for Easter Sunday brunch and Sunday supper that will feature the regular menu plus menu additions. Me N Mo is directly on the Easter Promenade route and provides a great value at meals starting at only $8.00 and up. The bar will also be open for those looking for wine, sangria and cocktails. Reservations only for parties of six or more by calling.
Enjoy Easter brunch in Headhouse Square right next to the main promenade stage from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Twisted Tail will serve a la carte from their standard brunch menu plus offer special Easter dishes such as Pan Seared Banana French Toast with Fois Gras and cinnamon whiskey syrup, thick sliced ham with shelled peas, spring onion biscuits and red eye gravy. Call for reservations.
On Easter Sunday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Urban Farmer will host their first Easter Brunch. The buffet-style meal is $65 per adult and $22 per child under 10. Reservations are recommended. Dishes will include carved meats, an omelet station, local cheeses, house-made charcuterie, pastry and dessert displays and more, plus a lively Bloody Mary Bar.
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