10 Best Bets for Easter Brunch Around MiamiBy Carissa Chesanek
April 10, 2014
Easter is a little over a week away, so now's the time to finalize your plans. To help guide you in the right direction, here are 10 tasty Easter feasts to try in South Florida.
SUSHISAMBA Miami Beach hosts its "bunny brunch" with a la carte dishes including housemade quinoa waffles with kuromitsu and vanilla-cinnamon butter ($15) and lobster eggs benedict with yuzu miso hollandaise ($18), accompanied by cocktails such as Bahia Punch mixed with cachaca, red wine, elderflower liqueur and sparkling wine ($8). Call for more information 305-673-5337.
3800 Ocean will host three buffet services on Easter: brunch (8-11 AM; $22 per person); lunch (12-3 PM $48 per person); and dinner (5-10 PM $65 per person) featuring items like raw bar, omelet station and desserts. Call for reservations 561-340-1795.
Lure Fishbar offers its regular ocean-inspired menu along with special a la carte dishes just for Easter, including roasted leg of lamb with pan jus, leeks, fava bean-mint salad and spinach-goat cheese orzo ($34). Call for reservations 305-695-4550.
Downtown's Toro Toro presents it Bottomless Easter Brunch ($55 per person) with a buffet that features assorted ceviches, rodizio station and unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys. Valet parking is also complimentary. Call to make a reservation 305-372-4710.
The EPIC Hotel has its large buffet (11 AM-3 PM) created by Area 31’s executive chef Wolfgang Birk inside the Metropolis Ballroom. Dishes include roasted strip loin with béarnaise sauce and truffle roasted chicken with optional wine or cocktail pairings. The cost is $75 per adult and $35 for children. Reservations are required by April 18 - call 305-967-7303.
Mary Brickell Village's Toscana Divino holds its Easter a la carte brunch from 1-4 PM. Guests will enjoy a live jazz band, bottomless mimosas or Bellinis ($20) and Italian dishes like Prosciutto Toscano made with white asparagus, parmesan and poached egg ($17). Call for reservations 305-371-2767.
Tongue & Cheek in the South of Fifth hosts an all-day Easter brunch from 10 AM- 4:30 PM. Diners will enjoy the venue's popular a la carte offerings along with Easter baskets, homemade peeps and chocolate bunnies. Free coffee Americano is served from 10 AM-12 PM and kids under 10 eat for free. Reservations are required (305-704-2900).
The newly opened Earls Kitchen + Bar in Dadeland amps up its Sunday brunch (starting at 11:30 AM) with special offerings for Easter ($9-$14 each) that include items like French toast topped with apples and cinnamon instead of the venue's usual berries toppings (305-667-1786).
Nina Compton holds a midday Easter feast from 11 AM-3 PM inside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach's Italian staple Scarpetta. The buffet will feature a large cheese and meat display, carving station, pasta station and dessert table. The cost is $85 per adult (includes Bloody Marys, bellinis and mimosas) or $44.50 per child. Call for reservations 305-674-4660.
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami offers an elaborate Easter brunch in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom starting at 10:30 AM. Guests will enjoy eggs, carving station and unlimited mimosas and Bloody Mary bar access ($20 extra) along with live music and an Easter egg hunt for the kids. The cost is $115 per adult and $39 per child. Reservations are required 305644-4680.