Easter 2013: Where to brunch, lunch & celebrate

Easter 2013: Where to brunch, lunch & celebrate…


III Forks
Celebrates with a three-course Easter celebration menu available Saturday. Dishes include wedge salad, asparagus soup, trout, chateaubriand, lamb chops and Texas pecan cake. $44.95 adults, $15.95 for kids under 12
III Forks Prime Steakhouse: 501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954-457-3920

Angelique Euro Cafe
Presents a $35 four-course dinner March 28-30. Highlights include seafood risotto, char-grilled sirloin and red velvet cake. The restaurant is also hosting its regular weekend brunch Saturday-Sunday.
Angelique Euro Cafe: 117 Miracle MIle, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922

Area 31
Presents a “decadent” brunch buffet featuring breakfast breads, cured meats & cheeses, shrimp cocktail,  smoked salmon, beef tenderloin and an omelet station. $75 per adult, $35 for kids 12 and under.
Area 31: 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami; 305-424-5234

B Ocean Fort Lauderdale
Celebrates with an “endless” brunch featuring international cheeses, a salad station, carved meats, made-to-order omelets, seafood and unlimited mimosas. $66 per adult, $28 per child 6-12, free kids 5 and under
B Ocean Fort Lauderdale: 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-302-5208

Presents a brunch buffet featuring American caviar, eggs, lamb chops and French toast sandwiches. Following brunch, guest are invited to the hotel’s Orchard for bunny photo-ops, an egg hunt and a cupcake tower. $65 per adult, $35 for kids 12 and under
Bianca at Delano: 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-5752

BLT Steak
Is offering a three-course $60 Easter dinner featuring smoked deviled eggs, almond crusted lamb and blueberry cobbler.
BLT Steak: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-673-0044
Blue Moon Fish Company Co
Presents an “expansive” brunch featuring salads, sushi, slow roasted prime rib, honey glazed ham, filet mignon meatloaf and a raw bar.
Blue Moon Fish Company Co: 4405 West Tradewinds Ave, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea; 954-267-9888

BRIO Tuscan Grille
Presents an a la carte brunch featuring chicken & avocado omelet, berries & cream French toast and frittata al forno. Available Sunday from 10am-3:30pm
BRIO Tuscan Grille: 8888 SW 136 St, Miami; 305-234-0012 or 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954-362-1600

Café Sambal

Presents a “lavish” brunch including salmon strudel, rib eye, traditional eggs Benedict and made-to-order eggs. 11:30am-4pm. $85 per adult, $35 for children 6-12, free kids under 6
Café Sambal at Mandarin Oriental: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913 8358

Casa D’Angelo
Offers specialty a la carte Italian dishes like marinated baby goat, roasted leg of lamb and a savory Easter pizza.
Casa D’Angelo: 1201 North Federal Hwy, Fort Laurderdale; 954-564-1234

Cascata Grill
Presents an egg hunt and “eggs-traordinary” brunch featuring made-to-order eggs, French toast and roast spring lamb. Brunch available from 12-3pm, egg hunt is at 2pm. $60 per adult, $30 per child
Cascata Grill at Turnberry Isle Miami: 19999 West Country Club Dr, Aventura; 786-279-6800

da Campo Osteria
Presents a brunch featuring Ny strip, Thai chili coconut-crusted salmon and buttermilk pancakes. $37 per adult, $15 per child 4-12
da Campo Osteria: 3333 NE 32 Ave, Fort Lauderdale; 954-226-5002

db Bistro Moderne
Celebrates with a brunch featuring snail casserole, homemade fettuicini, the db burger and strawberry shortcake. $55 per adult, $30 per child under 10
db Bistro Moderne: 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami; 305-421-8800

Presents a brunch featuring carving and omelet stations and made-to-order Belgian waffles. $32 per adult, $14 per child ages 4-12.  The restaurant is also offering a $38 three-course dinner from 4-9pm Sunday. Highlights include strawberries & baby greens, Atlantic salmon and filet mignon.
Devon Seafood + Steak: 11715 Sherri Lane; 305-275-0226

Presents a three-course brunch featuring tri colore salad, English pea soup, grilled lamb chops and braised short ribs. $55 per adult, children’s menu available for $25 per child.
 Dolce Italian: 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-975-2550

The Dutch
Offers a three-course brunch featuring warm potato latke, heirloom tomato salad, poached white asparagus, the Dutch burger and seared sea scallops. $80 per adult, $45 per child
The Dutch: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-938-3111

Woos with a “scrumptious smorgasbord” of favorites including roasted pork loin, grilled mahi mahi, baked lobster mac & cheese and roasted spring vegetables.  $49 per adult, $19 for kids 10 and under
Essensia at the Palms Hotel: 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-908-5458

Florida Cookery

Presents a brunch featuring house smoked honey ham, French toast & a lamb carving station. $45 per adults, $20 per child, $20 for all-you-can-drink mimosas and/or bellinis
Florida Cookery: 1545 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-276-0333

GG’s Waterfront
Presents a four-course a la carte dinner as well as a $29.95 brunch from 11am-3pm. Menu highlights include an egg filled with tuna tartar, Maine lobster salad and lump crab salad.
GG’s Waterfront: 606 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood; 945-929-7030

Grand Lux Cafe

Offers an a la carte brunch stocked with strawberry bellinis, mimosas and Spanish Rose; red velvet pancakes; crab and asparagus omelets; and made-to-order breakfast beignets. 11am-2pm
Aventura Mall: 19575 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura; 305-932-9113
Sawgrass: 1780 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sundrise; 954-838-9711

Celebrates with a specialty $50 bottle of Brolo Campofiorin and a la carte items like potato leek soup, gnocchi with roasted goose and risotto.
Joey’s: 2506 NW 2 Ave, Miami; 305-438-0488

Jungle Island

Presents its annual brunch featuring Virginia ham, slice sirloin, salads, chocolate crusted key lime pie, egg hunts, animals and exhibits. $48 per adult, $35 per child 3-10 (includes park admission & brunch)
Jungle Island: 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami; 305-400-7000


Presents a “lively” Latin-style a la carte brunch featuring huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, enchiladas and pancakes with manchego cheese.
Mercadito: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-04430

Celebrates with a  three-course meal featuring lobster bisque, salmon, filet mignon and double chocolate mousse. $59 per person
Morton’s: 2333 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305.442.1662 or 1200 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-400-9990

Neomi’s Grill
Hosts a holiday brunch featuring Mandarin-glazed duck salad, mojo pork, prime rib au jus, Florida grouper and orange bundt cake. $60 per adult, $20 for kids 6-12, free kids under 5. $10 from each cover will be donated to the Relay for Life of Sunny Isles Beach, Golden Beach and Aventura on April 20-21
Neomi’s Grill at Trump International Beach Resort: 18001 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 305-692-5770

Presents a “sumptuous” a la carte seafood bunch featuring lump crab cake Benedict, seafood scramble, French toast and a Scottish smoked salmon platter.
Oceanaire Seafood Room: 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 305-372-8862


Pascal’s on Ponce
Present’s a three-course brunch feat
uring lobster bisque, wild salmon, potato gnocchi and beef tenderloin. $57.95 per person. Available 11am-4pm
Pascal’s on Ponce: 2611 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-444-2024

Peacock Garden Café
Celebrate with new spring additions to its regular brunch. Highlights include smoked salmon flatbread; tomato & buffalo mozzarella salad; and a grilled cheese, short rib & arugula sandwich. Each party of guests will receive a garden seed packet to plant their own garden at home.
Peacock Garden Cafe: 2889 McFarlane Rd, Coconut Grove; 305-774-3332

Offers an a la carte “Pasqua” menu featuring tuna carpaccio, foie gras, ossobuco and moscato sabayon with gianduja gelato. Available lunch and dinner March 29-31
Quattro: 1014 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-531-4833

Presents holiday dining at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Menu highlights include carved ham, oysters and braised leg of lamb. $75 per adult. $35 per child 5-2
Riva at Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa: 3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale

The Royal at the Raleigh
Invites locals and guests to an a la carte brunch from 10am-3pm and egg hunts at 11am and 3pm. Reservations required
The Raleigh: 1775 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-612-1163

Presents brunch with endless bellinis, egg white frittatas, lemon ricotta pancakes and mac & cheese. A la carte menu. $25 for endless bellinis
Serafina Dream South Beach: 1111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-8455

Serendipity 3
Is offering a specialty a la carte brunch menu featuring Saints & Sinners French Toast, Holy Huevos Rancheros, a breakfast quesadilla and The Jelly Bean cocktail (Blue Curaçao, Godiva White Chocolate Liquor, half and half & skewered jelly beans). Menu available from 11am-4pm
Serendipity 3: 1102 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-403-2210

Offers an “Italian inspired” brunch featuring endless Bloody Marys, bellinis and mimosas; antipasti; crostinis; leg of lamb; and a pasta station. 11am-3pm; $75 per adult, $37.50 per child 4-12, free kids under 4
Scarpetta at Fontainebleau Miami: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-4660

Is offering a $34.50 Sunday special for two featuring Sunday gravy rigatoni, two meatballs, slow cooked pork shoulder and ricotta.
SoLita: 1032 East Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale; 954-357-2616

Hosts a breakfast buffet from 7-11:30am ($20.95 per person) and a breakfast & pizza buffet from 11:30am-2pm($25.95 per person). Highlights include Roman wood fired pizzas.
Spartico: 3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-779-5100

Offers a “bottomless” brunch featuring a ceviche raw bar, prime rib, honey glazed ham, ricotta ravioli and unlimited mimosas, bloody Marys and bellinis for women (men can enjoy the same for $20) $55 per person.
Terrazza at Shore Club: 1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-695-3226

Toro Toro
Offers brunch from 11:30am-3pm. Menu highlights include ceviche, deviled eggs, rabbit meatballs with scrambled eggs, smoked salmon arepa benedict, churrasco, picanha, ribeye, chorizo, achiote chicken and bbq pork shoulder. $39 per person or $49 per person including unlimited cocktails & champagne
Toro Toro: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; 305-372-4710

Celebrates with a “decadent” brunch featuring a raw bar, omelet station, salads, country ham, a sauté station and sushi. $59 per adult, $29.50 for kids 4-12, free kids under 4
Vida at Fontainebleau Miami: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-4730