19 Places to Brunch on Easter

Easter is this Sunday — and although the weather isn’t looking good for outdoor activities — the brunch forecast is looking great. We’ve rounded up a list of buffets and specials for families, groups of friends or just you and your main squeeze. From mimosas to eggs Benedict and all the above — find your perfect Easter brunch spot below.


Photo courtesy of Marcella’s.

When: Sunday, April 1, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where1801 Central St., Denver

Cost: Varies 

The Lowdown: If you’d like to pretend you had Easter Mass at the Vatican — go for this Italian-inspired brunch at Marcella’s. Dishes include zeppole ($6) Italian Donuts, truffle eggs ($15), shrimp polenta ($16) — see the full menu here. For reservations, call 720-484-5484.


Photo by Alexandra Palmerton.

When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: 1889 16th St., Denver

Cost: Varies

The Lowdown: For another Italian-inspired option, try Tavernetta. The menu will be à la carte with shareable appetizers like Bombolone – doughnuts, strawberry preserve and sorrel, antipasti dishes such as Insalata di Asparagi – asparagus, lemon Agrumato, pistachio and cured egg and special entrees. A limited regular menu will be available as well. For reservations, call 720-605-1889 or visit their website.


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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where: 1550 17th St., Denver

Cost: $30 per person

The LowdownA rather affordable three-course brunch at Avelina — and to make it even better, you get to choose from several dishes for each course. Check out the full menu. We’d perhaps go for the beet-cured lox, Charleston Eggs Benedict and the Oaxacan mint panna cotta to finish it off. Make your reservations here or call 720-904-6711.

Guard and Grace

Guard and Grace. Photo by Amanda Piela.

When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 1801 California St., Denver

Cost: $65 per adult; $25 for kids

The LowdownWhen we think of Easter, an extravagant buffet comes to mind. Luckily, Guard & Grace has prepared an Easter Blowout Brunch Buffet. It doesn’t get much more scrumptious than this: a waffle bar, cheese & charcuterie, raw bar, mini-salads, omelettes & breakfast favorites, Guard & Grace classics (Prime Rib and Leg of Lamb carving station; Duck enchiladas; Truffle mac n’ cheese and more) and sweet endings like muffins, donuts, scones, danishes, cookies, biscuits and cupcakes. Reserve your table here.

D Bar

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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: 494 E. 19th St., Denver

Cost: Varies

The Lowdown: One of the best parts about Easter is the candy and sweets. If you’re all about that, D Bar is a perfect choice. They’ve got cakes, pastries, ice cream, dessertinis and more. There will be brunch and dinner specials. Make your reservations here.

Social Fare

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When: Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. 1 2 p.m.

Where: 150 Clayton Ln., Ground Floor, Denver

Cost: $44 per adult;  $22 for kids

The LowdownSocial Fare at the J.W. Marriott in Cherry Creek will also let us all gorge ourselves with a buffet. This one is definitely for the families. There’s a designated playroom, kids can meet with the Easter bunny and children under six eat free. Meanwhile, the parents can enjoy bottomless ($14) mimosas and sangrias. For reservations, call 303-253-3000.

Citizen Rail

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When: Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; 5 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: 1899 16th St., Denver

Cost: Varies 

The Lowdown: If you have a meat lover in the family, Citizen Rail — known for their dry-aged smoked meats — will have a special brunch and dinner menu for Easter Sunday. We’re not sure what’s in store for brunch, but we can bet there will be smoked ham, eggs, baked goods and breakfast-y drinks. Reserve your table here.


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When: Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where: 909 17th St., Denver

Cost: $45 per person

The LowdownPanzano is hosting an Easter brunch buffet for the ages. It will feature rosemary roasted lamb leg, hot smoked salmon filet and an antipasti buffet consisting of salads, parfaits, pastries, house country pate, piatto di salumi, a dessert buffet and more. You also get to choose one out of the nine brunch entrées — omelets, pancakes, French toast and even cioppino and other pasta dishes. Get that reservation here.


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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 918 17th St., Denver

Cost: Varies 

The LowdownThis Sunday range will feature à la carte menu items and seasonal specials like crab cake Benedict and seared barramundi. And of course — brunch favorites like banana nut bread French toast and an array of desserts. For reservations, call 720-726-4800 or make them here.

TAG Restaurant

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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 1441 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $48 per person

The LowdownTAG will be offering a not-so-ordinary three-course Easter brunch. A few samples from the menu are ginger-mascarpone blintzes, confit duck Monte Cristo and braised lamb and grits. Check out the full menu. Reservations are necessary, so get your table here.

Urban Farmer

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When: Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: 1659 Wazee St., Denver

Cost: $75 per adult; $25 for kids

The Lowdown: Though Urban Farmer’s brunch is pricier than others, it’s because this buffet is fit for royalty. There will be fancy deviled eggs, a chilled station with oysters and cured salmon, a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar and a hot station — one feature being barley biscuits and fennel sausage gravy. The dessert bar will have beef fat macarons and other delectables.  This doesn’t even scratch the surface — find Urban Farmer’s full menu and reserve a table here.

Charcoal Bistro

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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: 1028 S. Gaylord St., Denver

Cost: $29 per adult; $8 for kids

The LowdownIf you want a simple brunch buffet in a fun environment, that won’t cost you too much, try Charcoal Bistro. The buffet will consist of pastries, fruit, bread & jam, charcuterie & cheese, mixed green salad, lemon yogurt & granola parfait and cookies. You also get to choose from nine plated entrees — how about some smoked salmon potato pancakes or a beef brisket hash? For reservations, call 303-953-8718 or book online.

LOW Country Kitchen

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When: Sunday, April 1, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: 1575 Boulder St., Unit A, Denver

Cost: Varies

The LowdownIf you want a Southern-style Easter — LOW Country Kitchen is the place. Their brunch menu will be the same with fried chicken and cured ham biscuits ($4), biscuits and gravy with poached eggs ($13.50), and shrimp & grits ($23.75) to name a few. There will be goodies for the kids, too. Make your reservation here.

The Bindery

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When: Sunday, April 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 1817 Central St., Denver

Cost: Varies 

The LowdownFirst off — on Saturday from 8 – 9 a.m. The Bindery will have an Easter Egg Hunt taking place inside and on the patio. As for Sunday, they will have their regular menu with dishes such as soft-scrambled eggs ($15) with pastrami-cured salmon, roe, rye toast  — and the Croque Madame tartine ($13) as well as special Easter brunch items and treats for the kids. Call 303-993-2364 or reserve online.

EDGE Restaurant & Bar

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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 1111 14th St., Denver

Cost: $85 per adult; $35 for kids

The LowdownLocated in the Four Seasons Hotel — EDGE Restaurant & Bar will have a large Easter buffet this Sunday. You can expect brunch favorites like eggs benedict, a raw bar with crab legs, a freshly pressed juice bar, pasta and carving stations, and baked goods. For the kids — they’ll have their own buffet, an Easter egg hunt and a chance to meet with the Easter bunny. For reservations, call 303-389-3050 or reserve online.

Humboldt Farm. Fish. Wine

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When: Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: 1700 Humboldt St., Denver

Cost: Varies 

The LowdownIf you want to avoid the crowds downtown, this is a great choice. There will be fun boozy drinks, small plates & appetizers, signature brunch plates like lemon ricotta pancakes ($11.95) and chicken & waffles ($15.95). For large groups, call 303-813-1700 or book online.

The Fort

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When: Sunday, April 1, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: 19192 Highway 8, Morrison

Cost: Varies 

The LowdownIf you’re looking to get out of the city for a change of scenery, The Fort in Morrison should satisfy the itch. Their Easter special consists of three courses — you have the choice between two entrees The Fort’s ham steak ($39 for adults; $25 for kids) or an 8-oz roasted left leg of lamb ($49 per person). In addition, a limited regular menu will be available. For reservations, call 303-697-4771.

Frasca Food & Wine

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When: Sunday, April 1, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where: 1738 Pearl St., Boulder

Cost: $60 per person

The LowdownIf you’ve tried all the great restaurants in Denver — venture to Frasca Food & Wine in Boulder. It will be an Italian Easter celebration ‘Pasqua’ featuring a two-course menu. As for its contents — you’ll have to see for yourself. For reservations, call 303-442-6966 or make them here.