Easter brunchis a big deal, functioning as the checkered flag for the spring season. Families and friends gather to dine on holiday dishes like lamb, rabbit, fresh produce, and much more, paired with brunch-appropriate cocktails.
In Austin, there's something for everyone on Easter, from brunch petting zoos atGoodall's, the return of brunch atGreen Pastureswith Mattie's, classic dinners atPerry's Steakhouse and Grille, egg hunt atBlue Owl Breweryfor sour beer lovers, and more. Everything takes place on Sunday, April 16, otherwise noted.
If your family is planning on celebrating at home, there are also holiday goodies available for pick-up fromDai Due, Easy Tiger,Salt & Time, and more, included below. For other brunch ideas, scope out Eater's brunch heatmap and essential brunch guide, but note that there might be holiday closures or special menu changes.
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1Mattie's at Green Pastures
Mattie’s will be hosting its first Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., coupled with an egg hunt at 12:30 p.m. and live music performances. Brunch admission is $72 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under.
Get your Easter baked goods and charcuterie with some drinks, during Dai Due's holiday market. It takes place on Friday, April 14, running from 10 a.m. until sell out. Then, the restaurant is also offering special Easter preorders, including various lamb roasts, and rabbit stuffed with sweetbreads, mushrooms, eggs, and bread. Call to place orders, with pick-ups available on Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Go big-time fancy with thethree-coursebrunch at Austin's most luxurious historic hotel. It'll set you back $110 a person, but where else are you going to get confit rabbit benedict or chorizo and cheddar pancakes with wild boar tenderloin? A mimosa bar will is also available for $12. Brunch hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Easter Sunday.Reservationsare required.
Join the folks at Springdale Farm for an Easter brunch on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Theprix fixe, features dishes such as smoked redfish, whole roasted pig and crab cakes, at $90 per person.Reservationsare required.
Hotel Ella’s restaurant is back with its Easter buffet brunch,featuringspicy honey glazed ham, deviled eggs, ricotta hotcakes, and more. The buffet costs $68 for adults, $25 for children 12-and-under, and will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests can also expect a petting zoo and visit from the Easter Bunny between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705(512) 495-1800
Typically Olamaie is only open for dinner service, but the Southern restaurant will be open for brunch on Easter Sunday this year, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an a la carte menu. Reservations are required.
1610 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701(512) 474-2796
Celebrate Easter in the rolling Hill Country sipping on coffee, mimosas, or wine, and enjoying aquaint mealwith your family. The three-course brunch will feature breakfast pastries, frittatas, a live fire grilled quail, and more. It's $40 for adults, and $12 for kids.