Where to brunch, lunch & toast Easter 2011
Celebrates Easter with a buffet brunch, endless mimosas and an egg decorating station for kids. The buffet includes creamy wild mushroom soup, grilled Florida grouper, skirt steak, Ranch Creek Lamp and an omelet station. $65 per person, $19.95 for kids 5-12.
1500° at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach: 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-5594
660 at the Anglers
Welcomes guests with a special Easter menu available from 3-10pm. Menu highlights include Florida corn bisque, 12-hour braised lamb shank and brioche bread pudding. $39 per person, $18 for kids under 13, includes a glass of cava for adults.
660 at the Anglers: 660 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 786-594-5811
Angelique Euro Cafe
Hosts adults and kids to a brunch from 11am-4pm. Purchase an entree, invest an additional $10 and enjoy a starter & mimosa. Menu highlights include chargrilled Spanish chorizo and Rioja steak-n-huevos.
Angelique Euro Cafe: 117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922
Celebrates with a brunch buffet featuring domestic caviar & belinis, house-baked breakfast breads, wafflets, lobster ravioli and seared duck breast. $55 per person, $25 kids 6-15. Adults can invest an additional $10 for bottomless mimosas & Bloody Mary's.
Area 31 at the Epic Hotel: 270 Biscanyne Bvld, Miami; 305-424-5234
Big City Tavern
Is accenting its regular a la carte menu with special items like local chilled corn soup, shrimp bruschetta and trio of mini lobster rolls. Extra bonus - kids under 10 eat free from the kids menu and moms can enjoy complimentary unlimited mimosas.
Big City Tavern: 609 E Las Olas Blvd, Ft Lauderdale; 954-727-0307
BRIO Tuscan Grille
Offers a Tuscany-influenced a la carte brunch. Menu items include frittata al forno, white chocolate raspberry French toast and crab and shrimp crepes.
Shops at Pembroke Gardens: 14576 SW 5 St, Pembroke Pines; 954-432-1341
The Village at Gulfstream Park: 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954-362-1600
Burger & Beer Joint
Offers an a la carte brunch featuring Belgium beer waffles and $15 pitchers of mimosas and bloody Mary's.
Burger & Beer Joint South Beach: 1766 Bay Rd, Miami Beach; 305-672-3287
Burger & Beer Joint Brickell: 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 305-523-2244
Invites guests to a "lavish" Easter brunch featuring miso marinated sea bass, wok beef stir fry, seafood, sushi and desserts. $75 adults, $35 children, $85 for adults including mimosas.
Cafe Sambal: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
Offers a brunch featuring "health-conscious and hangover fare," $20 unlimited Mimosas (2 hours), tableside ‘made your way’ Bloody Mary's, a 15-vendor market and an Easter egg hunt
Cafeina: 297 NW 23 St Miami; 305-438-0792
db Bistro Moderne
Presents a three-course brunch menu as well as a special a la carte sharing menu. The prixe fixe menu includes chilled carrot soup, ricotta cavatelli and steak frites while the a la carte menu features stone crab, house-made terrines and specialty cheeses. Prix fixe $38 per person
db Bistro Moderne: 255 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-421-8800
De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean
Celebrates with a buffet-style Sangria Latin brunch. The meal features six typers of sangria as well as a ceviche station, Lechon Asado and paella. $29.95 per adult, includes a glass of sangria. $17 kids 7-12, kids under 7 free.
De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean: 101 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-672-6624.
Is treating celebrants to a brunch featuring unlimited mimosas, hearty omelets, a decadent strawberry shortcake tower and poached salmon. Brunch runs from 11am-3pm, $60 per adult, $35 for kids under 12.
Eos at Viceroy Miami: 485 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-4400
The Fairmont Turnberry Isle
Is hosting an “eggs-traordinary” Easter brunch for the family and egg hunt for kids under 13. Menu highlights include French toast, a carving station and an interactive egg station. $50 per adult, $25 per child, includes egg hunt
The Fairmont Turnberry Isle, 19999 W Country Club Dr, Aventura; 786-279-6800
Invites families to celebrate the holiday with mimosas, bloody Mary’s, a children’s menu and a brunch prepared by chef Dewey Losasso. $55 per adult, $32 per child.
The Forge: 432 41 St, Miami Beach; 305-538-8533
Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa
Is offering an indulgent menu and a cameo by the Easter Bunny. $75 per adult and $35 per child, includes unlimited champagne & mimosas for adults.
Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa: 4 Grove Isle Dr, Coconut Grove; 305-857-5007
Isabel’s at the JW Marriott
Welcomes celebrants with balloons, candy, the Easter bunny and a buffet brunch. Menu highlights include stuffed French toast, grilled tenderloin, sushi and ceviche. $72 per adult, $29 for kids 66-11.
Isabel’s at the JW Marriott: 1109 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-329-3656
Celebrates with a set brunch menu available from 11am-3pm. Highlights include imported Irish puddings and sausages, French toast pancakes and O’Brien potatoes. $24.95 per adult, $12.50 for kids under 12.
JohnMartin’s: 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777
National Hotel Miami Beach
Invites guests to an extensive brunch menu and access to its infinity pool & beach. $39 per adult, $19.50 per child, adults can add $10 for unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Mary's
National Hotel Miami Beach: 1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-532-2311
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove
Celebrates with brunch in the Grand Ballroom from 10:30am-3:30pm. Highlights include honey glazed ham, blackened prime rib, an enormous chocolate covered Easter egg, live entertainment, kids cookie decorating, balloon animals and an Easter egg hunt on the terrace. $89 per adult, $34 per child under 13.
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove: 3300 SW 27 Ave, Coconut Grove; 786-470-1227
The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale
Presents an Easter Sunday extravaganza with a buffet featuring carving stations (honey glazed ham, slow roasted prime rib), create-your-own pasta station, caviar, sushi and free flowing champagne, mimosas & Bloody Mary’s. The event will also include live entertainment and an Easter egg hunt on the 7th floor. $95 per guest, $65 per young adults 14-20, $25 per child under 14.
Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale, 1 Ft Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-465-2300.
The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne
Is hosting an Easter breakfast in its lobby and a brunch in Cioppino. The Cioppino brunch includes chilled seafood, caviar and an entire room dedicated to desserts. Cioppino brunch $90 per adult, $40 per child, lobby breakfast $27 per adult
The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne: 455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne; 305-365-4500.
Is accenting its regular a la carte menu with special items like Mexican shrimp cocktail, yellowtail snapper Veracruz and banana raspberry empanadas.
Rocco's Tacos: 1313 E Las Olas Blvd, Ft Lauderdale; 954-524-9550
Offers an Italian spread on Easter with a buffet style brunch. Menu highlights include ribeye, duck & foie gras ravioli, assorted Italian veggie salads and creamy polenta. $75 per adult (includes Bloody Mary’s, bellinis and mimosas), $37.50 for kids 4-12.
Scarpetta at the Fontainebleau: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-4660
Celebrates with a special a la carte menu for brunch and dinner.Highlights include vanilla French toast dulce de leche, short rib potato pancake eggs benedict, banana pancakes with pecans and broiled lamb chops.
Steak 954: 401 N Ft Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-414-8333
Yes, Pasta Trattoria Italiana
Is offering a special a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. Specialty items include Vitello Pasquale, grilled lamb with potatoes and lamb ragout with artichoke and thyme.
Yes, Pasta Trattoria Italiana: 14871 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami Beach; 305-944-1006
Invites guests to a “decadent” brunch that features a raw bar, carving stations, omelet station, a torta station and a ceviche bar. $75 per adult, $37.50 for kids 4-12.
Vida at the Fontainebleau: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-4730.