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16 places to eat Easter brunch in the DMV

Ladurée Georgetown (3060 M St. NW)

Ladurée will be offering a special prix-fixe Easter brunch menu to mark the holiday, available Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1. Menu highlights include:

  • First Course - Choice of granola or fruit salad
  • Second Course - Avocado toast or Eggs Benedict
  • Dessert Course - Nymphaea raspberry pastry, macarons, chocolate friture

The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown (3100 South St. NW)

On Easter Sunday, the hotel will be hosting a decadent seasonal brunch - open to all - in their acclaimed on-site restaurant, Degrees Bistro. Menu highlights include:

  • Bootleg Bloody Mary - Jalapeno popcorn moonshine, house-made horseradish bloody Mary mix ($14)
  • Eggs Benedict - Choice of Canadian bacon, smoked salmon, or spinach with Chesapeake hollandaise ($26)
  • Orange Creme Pancakes - orange ricotta filling, homemade curd ($19)

Ana at District Winery (385 Water St. SE)

Ana at District Winery will be offering an indulgent 3-course prix-fixe brunch menu for $65 per person, with the option to add on a wine pairing for $35 per person. Menu choices include:

  • Asparagus Salad (appetizer) - with confit egg yolk, crispy potatoes, morel mushrooms, Rebluchon
  • Roasted Leg of Lamb (entree) - with ramp spätzle, lamb bacon, green chickpeas, cherry-mustard jus
  • Elderflower Parfait (dessert) - with rhubarb, almond streusel, coconut crémeux

Bresca (1906 14th St. NW)

Chef Ryan Ratino and his team at Bresca invite you to celebrate Easter Sunday with a creative family-style seasonal menu. Menu highlights include:

  • Radishes & Whipped Butter (topped with black truffle and parmesan cheese)
  • Beef Tartelette (crumbly pastry filled with French onions, parmesan and duck egg)
  • Whole Roasted Chicken (with brioche stuffing, wild spring vegetables, späetzle and cabbage)
  • Saddle of Virginia Lamb (with foie gras stuffing, a cassuoulet of lamb sausage and fava beans, and wild spring vegetables)
  • Strawberries & Cream Pavlova (with double cream, lavender and olive oil)

Ocean Prime (1341 G St. NW)

On Easter Sunday, Ocean Prime will open the restaurant for brunch and offer a special menu and delicious cocktails. Easter Brunch menu highlights include:

  • Blood Orange Mimosa - with blood orange juice, simple syrup, cointreau, champagne; ($9)
  • Crab & Eggs - with english muffins, crab cakes, poached eggs, hollandaise, fresh fruit, mixed greens, balsamic vinaigrette; ($19)
  • Smoked Salmon - with sliced tomato, red onion, arugula, whipped cream cheese, bagel; ($18)

The St. Regis, Washington D.C. (923 16th St. NW)

Celebrate with friends and family this Easter Sunday over a festive Easter Brunch at Alhambra restaurant, in downtown D.C. at the corner of 16th and K Streets, NW in The St. Regis, Washington D.C. Savor an elaborate buffet and special a la carte menu featuring creative Mediterranean spins on traditional Easter fare and brunch favorites. Menu highlights include:

  • Lamb and beef carving station
  • An exquisite seafood display
  • Decadent Easter-themed desserts
  • Optional bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s

Taberna del Alabardero (1776 I St. NW)

Taberna del Alabardero, D.C.’s classic Spanish restaurant, will begin serving Sunday brunch from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on April 1, Easter Sunday. Traditional Spanish dishes like tapas and paella, are part of the menu along with Taberna’s take on pancakes, waffles and omelets. Menu highlights include:

  • Bunuelos De Bacalao (creamy cod fritters and spicy citrus allioli)
  • Pulpo A La Gallega (grilled octopus with potatoes and paprika)
  • Waffle Serranito (Serrano ham, manchego cheese and padron peppers in a waffle with allioli and dipping sauce)

Roofers Union (2446 18th St. NW)

Popular Adams Morgan gathering spot Roofers Union holds Easter brunch on Sunday, April 1, offering up mouthwatering entrées perfect for digging into alongside friends or family. Menu highlights include:

  • Lamb porchetta with grilled broccolini and roasted potatoes
  • Waffles with macerated strawberries and vanilla bean

Brasserie Beck (1101 K St. NW)

Brasserie Beck is adding a symbolic touch to its regular Sunday brunch with springtime specials, ever so fitting for Easter. Menu highlights include:

  • The Poached Asparagus Salad offered for $17 encapsulates the essence of the season of rebirth with crisp, freshly poached Asparagus, a delicate Hen Egg, creamy Hollandaise, and salty Jambon de Bayonne.
  • The succulent Border Springs Rack of Lamb for $42 evokes the traditional celebratory meal, prepared tastefully with Persillade, Petits Pois, sweet Cippolini Onion Brûlée, and Bordelaise.

Osteria Morini D.C. (301 Water St. SE)

If Easter signifies the beginning of spring, it should also kick-off the beginning of waterfront season. On Easter, families can channel the Italian seaside by dining on the South East waterfront with Emiligia-Romana inspired dishes. All guest joining Osteria Morini on Easter will be leave with a complimentary bag of Pastry Chef Tova Hillman’s homemade, buttery egg-shaped shortbread Easter cookies. Menu highlights include:

  • Cacio E Pepe salad with young romaine lettuce, housemade caesar, fried capers, and focaccia croutons
  • Agnello of slow-roasted lamb shoulder served with celery root, fresh fava beans, and bright radish
  • Salmerino Alpino with wood-grilled Artic char, spring asparagus, and airy zabaglione

Blue Duck Tavern (1201 24th St. NW)

Executive Chef Troy Knapp and Chef de Cuisine Daniel Hoefler at the Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern are introducing new seasonal, American classics to the restaurant’s Easter menu. Brunch will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday April 1 and the menu will be priced at $125 per person for adults, and $55 for children between 6 and 12 years of age. Menu highlights include:

  • Moulard Duck Breast with stone fruit mostarda and orange jus
  • Pan-Seared Rockfish with celery mousseline, apple beurre blanc, Nueske’s bacon and caramelized pearl onions
  • Hot Fried Chicken Biscuit with coleslaw, house-made hot sauce, buttermilk biscuit and sunny-side up egg

Hay-Adams (800 16th St. NW)

On Sunday, April 1st, the Top of the Hay will offer an Easter holiday buffet with seatings available between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Easter Brunch is priced at $120 per person, which includes a glass of Taittinger upon arrival, and $60 per child aged 12 years and younger (tax and gratuity not included). Menu highlights include:

  • Paccheri Pasta with roasted eggplant, tomato, green olive and basil
  • Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with braised baby carrot and sweet peppers
  • Breaded Chicken Scaloppini with confit baby heirloom tomato and natural jus

Rasika West End (1190 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

Rasika will be offering its regular a la carte brunch service on Sunday, April 1 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests can select dishes showcasing modern and authentic Indian fare prepared by Group Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam. Menu highlights include:

  • Beetroot Goat Cheese Tikki with roasted cumin, black pepper and rhubarb chutney
  • Cauliflower Bezule with mustard seed, curry leaves and green chilies
  • Tikka French Toast with tandoori chicken and curry slaw

All Set Restaurant & Bar (8630 Fenton St., Plaza 5, Silver Spring, Md)

All Set Restaurant & Bar will celebrate Easter with a bountiful brunch buffet with two seating times available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. Priced at $45 per person (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity) and $20 for children 12 and under, guests can enjoy Executive Chef Edward Reavis’ breakfast favorites. Menu highlights include:

  • Silver Dollar Pancakes
  • Brioche French Toast
  • Salmon Cakes

Ambar Clarendon (2901 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Va)

Ambar Clarendon will offer a fixed price brunch of unlimited small plates and free-flowing cocktails on Easter Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Priced at $34 per person, guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat selection of Starters, Pastries & Traditional Dishes, Egg Dishes, Open-Faced Sandwiches, Flatbreads and Sweets along with seven distinctive brunch cocktails priced at .25 cents. Menu highlights include:

  • Beet Tzatziki with yogurt, roasted beets and garlic
  • Creamy Chicken Spread with roasted sesame seeds, garlic, mayo and cream, served with cornbread and sourdough
  • Pulled Pork Benedict served on a muffin with ajvar and kajmak sauce

The Jefferson (1200 16th St. NW)

Celebrate Easter at The Jefferson on Sunday April 1st from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm with an elegant multi-course brunch. Cost is $115 per person, $55 for children 12 and under (tax and gratuity not included). Menu highlights include:

  • Rosemary Honey Glazed Easter Ham with Landbrot Boule Slice, Green Apple and Horseradish Crème and Breakfast Radish Slaw
  • Lobster and Hen Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise and Grilled Asparagus Tips
  • Meyer Lemon Cheesecake with Wild Strawberry Compote, and Red Poppy Marshmallow
  • Chocolate Fudge Cake Donuts