Holiday Dining Roundup
Where to eat: Best Dallas restaurants for Easter 2023 brunch
Easter is officially a religious event, but for savvy Dallas diners, it's also a day for an epic brunch. In 2023, that day is April 9.
So whether you're a dutiful churchgoer or just someone who loves you some benedicts, these restaurants are here to serve — mostly brunch but also some lunch and dinner, if you're still hungry.
Here's the big list of where to eat on Easter in Dallas in 2023:
Adolphus Hotel. Buffet in the Governor’s Ballroom on the 19th floor features raw bar with oysters, omelet station, prime rib and lamb carving stations, breakfast bar, salads, desserts, and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. $85, or $45 for 12 and under. Two seatings: 10 am and 1 pm. Tickets are required, purchase online. 214-742-8200.
Asador. Brunch with Easter Bunny includes charcuterie & cheese, salad bar, omelet station, French toast, benedicts, Danish, croissants, kolaches, prime rib, jalapeno cheddar cornbread, porchetta, shrimp cocktail, crab claws, lobster rolls, Pasta Station with fusilli, tortellini, smoked gouda mac & cheese, truffle Alfredo, dessert station with strawberry rhubarb cobbler, cheesecake, brown butter fudge, macaroons, truffles, mascarpone tartlets with berries, and BYO Mimosa and Bloody Mary station. $95, or $35 for 12 and under. 10 am-3 pm. 214-267-4815.
Blue Mesa Grill. Brunch award-winner will add extra items for Easter including ginger chipotle glazed ham, on top of signatures like street tacos, omelets, Belgian waffles, churros, biscuits & gravy, blue corn cheese enchiladas, potato chile tarts, Chimayo corn, Adobe Pie, and dessert bar with chocolate-dipped strawberries, banana pudding, fruit cobbler, raspberry-cajeta bread pudding, cookies, and bars. $35, includes Mimosas, or $10 for 11 and under. 8 am-4 pm. Addison 972-934-0165, Fort Worth 817-332-6372, Plano 214-387-4407.
Bonefish Grill. Opening one hour earlier for brunch with entrées such as Grand Marnier French toast sticks, and frittatas with bacon & cheddar, Caprese with tomatoes and mozzarella, and crab & Fontina cheese, all served with bacon and breakfast potatoes. Shareable pitchers include blackberry red sangria, sparkling mango white sangria, or margarita with OJ and Grand Marnier, plus bloody Marys, espresso martinis, and mimosas. 10 am-3 pm. Southlake 817-421-3263.
Cantina Laredo. Brunch with crab cakes benedict, chilaquiles, chorizo con huevos, and complimentary mimosa, bloody Mary, or bloody Maria. Addison 972-458-0962, Frisco 214-618-9860.
Capital Grille. Opening early with full dinner menu, as well as four special brunch features: lobster frittata with asparagus, NY strip steak & eggs, filet mignon with white cheddar hash browns, and smoked salmon and caviar. 10 am-2 pm. Dallas 214-303-0500 Plano 972-398-2221.
Chído Taco Lounge. Brunch with choices Choices from salsa sampler, queso, guacamole, pozole verde, elote, avocado tostada, breakfast nachos, tacos including chorizo, bacon, barbacoa, steak, brisket, & ham, churro French toast, huevos rancheros, croissant sandwich with scrambled eggs & bacon, biscuits & gravy, migas, breakfast burrito, and “birriaquiles” — chilaquiles with birria-style beef and consommé. 11 am-3 pm. 469-200-5715.
Commons Club. Virgin Dallas hotel hosts brunch with brunch stations, live music, photo opps. $75. 11 am-2 pm. 469-436-7150.
Dakota's Steakhouse. Specially open for Easter with 3-course brrunch featuring starters to share including smoked salmon tarts, caviar deviled eggs, and truffle tater tots, plus choices from crabcake benedict, French-style omelet with gruyere, ribeye au poivre, salmon with crab & corn succotash, lobster-avocado salad, steak frites, and steak & eggs, plus desserts for the table. 11 am-2 pm. 972-573-5003.
Dolce Riviera. Special brunch includes omelet station, bruschetta bar, carving station with leg of lamb, mini lemon ricotta pancakes, eggs benedict, avocado & burrata toast, cacio pepe, lasagna, and Mimosa & Rosé specials. 10 am- 4 pm, last reservation at 2:30 pm. $95, or $35 for 12 or under. 469-458-6623.
Eddie V's. Choose from 3-course brunch includes cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting, choice of salad, lobster bisque, smoked salmon, steak & eggs with red-eye gravy, lobster quiche Florentine with Fuji apple salad, avocado and crab on brioche toast, seasonal berries, or bananas Foster cake. Kids menu includes fruit, scrambled eggs, chicken fingers, Mac & cheese, sorbet, or ice cream. Full menu also available. $52, or $16 for 12 and under. 10 am-2 pm. 469-268-3758.
El Bolero. 3-course brunch includes choices from mango chicken salad, shrimp & beef skewers, Texas quail in pipian, Mexican paella, ribeye steak & eggs, and Mexican bread pudding. 10 am-3 pm. 214-741-1986.
Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge. Jazz brunch with live music plus lemon ricotta pancakes, sea salt grilled branzino, and devilled eggs with smoked trout roe. 6:30 am-3 pm. 972-629-0924.
Fearing's. Three-course brunch features starter, main course, and dessert, including Texas BBQ Wagyu brisket with strawberry-cheddar tart, lamb chops, and carrot cake cheesecake. $145, or $90 vegetarian, or $45 for 12 and under. 11 am-3 pm. 214-922-4848.
The Finch. A special Easter-inspired cocktail Peep Mimosa comes with champagne and choice of orange, cranberry, pineapple, or grapefruit juice with a Peep on the rim. 10 am-3 pm. 469-893-0990.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. 3-course menu includes filet mignon with crab-stuffed shrimp scampi or lobster tail scampi. Beverages include Blueberry Lemon Drop with Tito’s Vodka, blueberries, and candied lemon, or Boen Pinot Noir. $85. 11 am-9 pm. 972-543-2141.
Fuzzy's Taco Shop. Easter to-go for parties of 10 or more with Build Your Own Taco bar ($120), Fajita bar ($140), and Nacho bar ($100). Order online by April 7.
Golden Corral. Buffet restaurant with nine DFW locations features 100-plus items has all-you-can-eat Easter favorites and popular core menu items, including cut corn and cherry cobbler. An Easter to-go package offers choice of half-sized glazed pit ham ($90) or fried chicken ($50), feeds 6 to 8, with mashed potatoes, gravy, a dozen yeast rolls, two sides, and choice of apple pie, lemon meringue pie, carrot cake, or coconut meringue pie. Order online.
The Henry. Uptown brunch fave serves a menu straddling breakfast and lunch, from bagels to burgers, plus salads such as the sprouts & squash, with Brussels, maple glazed butternut, kale, farro, cauliflower, quinoa, golden raisin, fig, pumpkin seed, candied pecan, pecorino, in a mustard vinaigrette. 10 am-4 pm. 972-677-9560.
Knife Dallas. Brunch includes steak & eggs, beef cheek Benedict, soufflé French toast, Tomatillo Bloody Mary, and Ter. Royal with Crème de Cassis and Champagne. 11 am-2 pm. 214-443-9339.
Knife Plano. Open for brunch and dinner with steaks, pastas, burgers, and seafood, with a big selection of family-style items. 11 am-3 pm, 5-9 pm. 214-299-5943.
Kona Grill. Brunch specials 10 am-2 pm include eggs benedict, crab eggs benedict, lobster eggs benedict, steak & eggs, and macadamia nut French toast, plus all-day special prime rib surf & turf with choice of shrimp skewer or crab oscar and sauteed green beans. 214-369-7600.
La Parisienne. 3-course meal includes choices from French onion soup, salmon, scallops, filet Oscar, eclairs, and fruit tarts. $55-$75. 9 am-8 pm. 469-200-5411.
Las Colinas Resort. Buffet in ballroom features breakfast, brunch, action stations, and a dessert hall. $125, or $50 for 12 and under. 11 am-4 pm.
LAW. Restaurant at Las Colinas Resort features 4-course brunch with menu that includes choices from burgers, shrimp & grits, steak & eggs. $85. 11 am-4 pm.
Malai Kitchen. Brunch includes banh mi French toast, Thai eggs benedict, fried rice “over easy”, spicy bloody Marys, and mimosas. Price varies. 11 am-3 pm. Dallas Preston Center 972-373-4434, Dallas Uptown 214-599-7857, Southlake 817-251-9141, Fort Worth 682-707-3959.
Meddlesome Moth. Specials include croissants with sausage & cream cheese filling, carrot cake French toast, and parfait with banana and berries, in addition to a la carte menu. Berkshire pork chop with parsnip purée and apple-fennel slaw will be offered Friday - Sunday beginning at 5:30pm ($36). 10 am-10 pm. 214-628-7900.
Mercat Bistro. Easter Brunch specials to supplement the regular brunch menu which will be available all day. also offer Champagne & Rosé specials. 214-953- 0917.
Mesa Mezcal. Brunch buffet includes smoked salmon, omelet station, dessert station, ham carving station, and more. $59, or $30 for 12 and under. 11 am-2 pm. 469-472-0700.
Mexican Bar Company. Easter specials include Ahi Tuna Tostadas, Tacos de Birria with Calabacitas, Scallops on of angel hair pasta, and lamb shoulder chop served with cilantro rice and vegetables; and Tres Leches. 3-9 pm.
Monarch. In addition to regular menu, Easter features include lamb chop and Key lime cheesecake in a chocolate nest with pineapple orange sorbet. 4-9:45 pm. 214-945-2222.
Nobu Dallas. Brunch includes a selection of Nobu signatures including snow crab eggs benedict and beef tenderloin with egg and yuzu soy butter (AKA "steak 'n eggs Nobu style"), in addition to an a la carte menu. $68. 11 am-2 pm. 214-252-7000.
Ocean Prime Dallas. Easter brunch includes specials such as lobster avocado toast, crabcake eggs benedict, brioche French toast, and Prime steak & eggs. 11 am–3 pm. (Dinner service begins at 3 pm.) 214-965-0440.
Open Palette. Sheraton Dallas restaurant hosts brunch buffet with chicken & waffles, butternut squash soup, omelets, pepper crusted prime rib, pork belly, charcuterie, salads, pastas, and sweets. $59, or $25 for 12 and under. 10 am-2 pm. 469-371-1486.
Perry's Steakhouse. Holiday specials include choice of glazed ham ($49) or prime rib ($69) with whipped potatoes & green beans almondine, with choice of starter from salad or carrot-ginger soup. Regular menu also available. 11 am-9 pm. 214-855-5151.
Pyramid Restaurant and Bar. Fairmont Dallas hosts brunch with choices such as pimento cheese biscuits with sorghum honey, smoked salmon bagel toast, watermelon with tajin, huevos rancheros with chorizo & black beans, shrimp & grits, prime rib with truffled mac and cheese, sorghum glazed carrots, red velvet cupcakes, pistachio raspberry cake, strawberry tarts, petit fours, macarons, mango cheesecake pops, and doughnut holes. 10:30 am-1:30 pm. 214-720-2020.
Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Easter To-Go with nine dishes includes glazed ham with grilled pineapple, leg of lamb with mint sauce, carrots with citrus crème fraiche, and brown butter carrot cake. Order by March 31 for pickup April 7, 12-5 pm. $500 for 10 people. Call 214-922-4783 or email Donna.Bosworth@ritzcarlton.com.
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar. Brunch buffet includes French toast, lobster frittatas, short rib hash, chicken & waffles, themed cocktails and specials on Champagne & Rosé. 10 am-4 pm; last reservation at 2:30 pm. $65, or $20 for 12 or under. 214-782-9807.
Scout at Statler Dallas. Three-course lunch buffet includes pineapple-glazed baked ham, fried chicken, carving stations with prime rib au jus and lamb. Free arcade-game play and bowling. $50, plus $5 for mimosa and bloody mary bar. 11 am-4 pm. 866-554-3671.
Seasons 52. Brunch includes crab & cheddar quiche, French toast, shrimp & grits, mimosas, sangria, bloody Marys, and rosé lemonade. Dinner special is apricot-glazed spiral ham with sweet potato mash and maple-pecan streusel. Easter to go for 4-6 has three courses: spiral ham, cedar plank salmon, or beef tenderloin, with salad, sides, and dessert. 10 am-2 pm. 972-312-8852.
Second Floor Kitchen. Westin Galleria Dallas buffet features eggs benedict, pancake station, lobster deviled eggs, and carving station with prime rib, honey ham & more. 10:30 am-1:30 pm. $65, or $30 for 12 and under. 972-934-9494.
Silver Fox. Full menu plus an Easter special: beef tenderloin benedict, with poached egg, hollandaise, asparagus, and fingerling potatoes, for $60. Drink specials include a Bloody Mary with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for $18, and a Mimosa for $12. 11 am-4 pm. Richardson 972-423-8121, Fort Worth 817-332-9060.
Sloane's Corner. Open specially for Easter brunch featuring pastries, lobster deviled eggs, falafel fritter bites, quiche Lorraine, benedict with ham & home fries, carrot cake French toast, burger, housemade doughnuts, Vietnamese coffee and chocolate, and yuzu curd & cream cheese. $42. 10 am-2 pm. 972-736-9572.
Stirr. Buffet with three stations has choices from five salads, a build-your-own omelet, and dessert from choice of pie, cake, cookies, Danish, or muffin. Deep Ellum 214-983-1222, Addison 214-903-0543.
STK Steakhouse. Brunch on both Saturday and Sunday with choices from truffle steak & eggs and lobster eggs benedict, plus dinner specials including crab deviled eggs, prime rib with charred baby carrots, and lamb T-bones with peas, mint, and smoked bacon. 972-842-9450.
SusieCakes. SusieChick luscious lemon cake, Easter cupcakes (with carrots, bunnies, and Happy Easter decorations), Peeps sugar cookies, cookie decorating kits, and cakes with bunny and cross decorations. Hillside Village 945-245-2253, Preston Center 214-983-2253.
Ten50 BBQ. Pitmaster package with meat, sides, and dessert for $35, plus a la carte items including whole brisket, spiral sliced ham, brisket baked beans, five cheese mac, mashed potatoes, Key lime pie, and fruit cobbler. Order by April 7 at 1-855-QUE-1050 or catering@1050BBQ.com.
Terra Mediterranean. Buffet offers soups, salads, gyro, chicken, chicken kabob, baked kafta, vegetable moussaka, beef moussaka, falafel, and vegetarian grape leaves. $25 for adults, $12 for children (aged 4-10). 11am-3pm.
III Forks. Full menu plus an Easter special: Roasted Beef Tenderloin Benedict, with poached egg, hollandaise, asparagus, and fingerling potatoes, for $60. Drink specials include a Bloody Mary with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for $18, and a Mimosa for $12. 11 am-4 pm. 972-267-1776.
TJ's Seafood. Special menu items include challah French toast, migas, lobster rolls, and white cranberry mimosas At Preston Royal location only. 214-691-2369.
Truluck's. Easter special favorites including miso-glazed sea bass with crab fried rice, tuna, King crab, lobster tail, and a spring fling cocktail with vodka, ramazotti rosato, and cava. 11 am-8 pm. Uptown 214-220-2401, Southlake, 817-912-0500.
Urban Crust. Brunch includes Italian French toast, Nutella calzone, and a specialty pizza with bacon, egg, spinach, and tomato. 11 am-3 pm. 972-509-1400.
Urban Rio. Brunch specials include breakfast tacos, breakfast burritos, and Pedros Breakfast with eggs, pico de gallo, and queso fresco. 11 am-3 pm. 972-422-4466.
Urban Seafood. Coastal-inspired brunch includes fried lobster & waffles, and crab eggs benedict. 11:30 am-3 pm. 214-251-8771.
Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort and Spa. Brunch includes seasonal fruit and berries, breakfast bar, seafood, carving stations with pecan-crusted rack of lamb, apricot-thyme rubbed ham, shrimp cocktail, steamed mussels, oysters, smoked salmon, chicken, steak Diane, sweet potato quinoa, bananas Foster, blueberry polenta bread pudding, cheesecake, and cakes. $78, or $60 over 65, or $32 for 12 and under. 10:30 am-1:30 pm. 972-668-8713.
Whistle Britches. Brunch classics such as chicken n' waffles, tenders, challah French toast, and chicken benny. 10am-3pm.
Yardbird. Specials include strawberry rhubarb shortcakes for brunch, plus these dinner specials: burrata & heirloom tomato salad, rosemary lamb shank with mint & field pea succotash, glazed carrots & pearl onions, and lemon chiffon pie with blueberry compote. 10 am-10 pm. 469-208-2441.