Add a little (bunny) bounce to your Easter weekend activities at a restaurant serving Easter brunch. Whether you and your little “peeps” want to sit down to a three course meal of find a buffet bursting with the flavors of the season, these restaurants are serving up traditional (and not-so-traditional) meals so you can enjoy the day. Don’t forget to pack an Easter activity in your diaper bag. Read on to make your plans.
You can always count on the restaurants at finer hotels to provide an Easter feast. And this year, Goldfinch Tavern inside the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, will be serving a delish Easter Day brunch. The three-course meal will start with an appetizer buffet, featuring fresh seafood, yogurt parfaits and salads. Entrees will include Lemon Ricotta Ravioli, Lobster Frittata, Alaskan King or Dungeness Crab and prime rib. Choosing is the hard part here. A dessert trio buffet finishes off your meal, and will surely leave everyone happy.
Insider tip: Kids will love the Candy Bar they can use to fill their Easter baskets.
Hours: April 17, 2022; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $99/Adult; $35/Kid, 12 & under; $25 for bottomless mimosas
99 Union St.
Whether you're looking to dine indoors or outdoor on the heated patio with a view, Easter with Ray's is a tradition for many Seattle families. And this year you can choose to graze at the grand holiday buffet that will be served at the Cafe upstairs, or sit down for a three-course, spring-inspired meal at the at the first floor Boathouse. Reservations are recommended no matter how you plan to spend your Easter morning, but if you've got antsy kids, we recommend the holiday buffet. It's where you'll find your favorite buffet fixings (think: appetizers, salads, desserts) plus the carving and seafood action stations. Families with older kiddos can try the three-course meals that's just as delicious, with a little less up and down. And you can always order from the children's menu in the Boathouse, if the Easter feast is a little too egg-citing.
Date: Apr. 17, 2022
Hours: Cafe: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Boathouse brunch: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Boathouse dinner: 3-8 p.m.
Cost: $70/person; $35/Kid (5-11) in the Cafe only
6049 Seaview Ave. N.W.
Elliott's Oyster House
Take a break from preparing bunch for your bunny bunch when you sit down for a casual meal at Elliott's Oyster House at Pier 56. The views are second only to the creative cuisine they'll be serving that morning. The Alder Smoked Alaskan Salmon Scramble and the Crab Rosti will satisfy those looking for seafood. While the Sweet Cream French Toast or Biscuits and Gravy make great choices for kids. But if you've got an Elliott's favorite you totally craving, not to worry, their regular menu will be available too. Parent perk of this brunch? It's gotta be the pricing. Every dish is under $25.
Hours: Apr. 17, 2022; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
1201 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101
Eques – Hyatt Regency Bellevue
From Tiramisu pancakes, to grits with Beecher’s cheese, to waffles with sundae toppings, Eques is known for serving up some seriously good eats seven days a week. And for Easter brunch, you can expect high-quality, locally sourced ingredients featuring classic comfort dishes with exciting Northwest flavors. Classic and festive dishes from the hot table and cold top will include Sweet Potato and Cashew Gratin, Seared Salmon with Beetroot Chimichurri, Creamy Tuscan Chicken Breasts, alongside an array of sweet Easter treats and usual breakfast fare. For the little ones, there will be a special kid's menu with mac and cheese and chicken strips Reservations are required by calling 425-698-4100.
Hours: Apr. 17, 2022; 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: $74/Adult; $40/Kid (5-12); Free, Kids 4 & under
900 Bellevue Way N.E.
When you make a reservation for Easter brunch at the Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, you can expect to enjoy a peaceful meal on a serene patio with your brunch bunch. Fresh and seasonal is what you'll find on this menu that's a definite crowd-pleaser. Served buffet style, you can start your feast with chef-prepared omelets that are made-to-order before wandering over to the carving station and grand seafood and shellfish buffet. The grazing table will make your charcuterie heart happy and the kids will flip for the donut wall that is part of the sweet tooth endings. Reservations are recommended at this hot spot.
Hours: Apr. 17, 2022; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $80/Adult; $30/Kid (6-12)
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
With outstanding views of the Snoqualmie Falls and Snoqualmie River, The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa provides a first-of-the-season experience. The brunch menu will feature Pacific Northwest cuisine paired with local, homegrown flavors and the best ingredients and refined cooking techniques. Start your meal with freshly baked pastries and assorted fruits, before moving onto the first course of Spring Carrot Soup, Smoked Duck Salad or Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes. Then, indulge in your choice of main courses: Roasted Wagyu Beef Striploin, Vegetarian Croque Madame and Smoked Ham Shank Eggs Benedict are a few of the creative options. Psst...be sure to save room for dessert! This year it will be a Carrot Cake we're sure every bunny will love.
Good to know: The Dining Room will be closed for reservations from April 3-7.
Hours: Apr. 17, 2022; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $95/Adult; $35/Kid (5-10)
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
6501 Railroad Ave. S.E.
Celebrate Easter at home with Metropolitan Grill's oven-ready, at-home meals. Each pre-packaged meal comes with everything you need to feed two people, including roasted rosemary fingerling and sweet potatoes, harrrisa and maple-glazed baby carrots, baby spinach salad with braised pork belly, sourdough bread with butter and a baked apple crisp for a sweet finish to your meal. The mains are where Metropolitan Grill really shines. Expect expertly prepared mains like Prime Rib with Au Jus and Horseradish, Hazelnut Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb, Kurobuta Ham with Orange Ginger Glaze to be the highlight of your at-home feast. Meals start at $165.
Good to know: Order by April 13, 2022 for pick-up on April 16, between noon and 4 p.m.
820 Second Ave.
The Restaurant at Alderbrook
Make memories with your kids this Easter while enjoying a casual brunch on the Hood Canal. Although The Restaurant at Alderbrook is currently undergoing a facelift, the Terrace has been transformed into a scenic spot for families to enjoy this seasonal favorite. The restaurant is known for showcasing local seafood harvested from Puget Sound and Hood Canal with savory creations, so you know Easter brunch is going to be fantastic! This year it will be the traditional brunch classics with a few seasonal dishes to make it extra special.
Good to know: Plan to stay at the resort over Easter weekend to make your celebration egg-stra special. They'll have eggs hidden around the property for families who are staying on-property to find.
7101 Washington 106
Salty’s Waterfront Seafood Grills
Seattle families can enjoy their annual Easter brunch at Salty's on Alki at the restaurant or at home this year. The Easter brunch menu features an array of Northwest local seafoods (think: Dungeness crab legs, Black Tiger prawns and Puget Sound clams and mussels) and iconic faves like Belgian waffles, pancakes and French toast, alongside creative drinks and decadent desserts that will leave tummies full and happy for the day. Hop over to Salty’s online menu to see even more tantalizing dishes planned for this year’s feast. Reservations are encouraged for in-house dining.
2022 Update: Salty's is still in the planning stages for Easter Brunch.
1936 Harbor Ave. S.W.
Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge
Eat with a view at this 16th floor restaurant atop the Lotte Hotel downtown. Brunch here is full of culinary surprises that parents will love, and kids will find many of their go-to favorites on the kid's menu (think: buttered noodles and PB&J). Make your mouth happy with the amuse before diving into the prix-fix, four course meal that features PNW cuisine. Poached Chilean Sea Bass and Anderson Ranch Lamb are a couple of the enticing entrees you'll find on the menu. Don't forget to pair it with spritzers ($25) for the perfect balance.
2022 Update: Easter brunch plans are still being made here.
Ivar’s Salmon House, Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing & Ivar’s Acres of Clams
2022 update: Ivar's is still in the planning stages for Easter brunch.
For an Easter brunch that is uniquely Northwest, Ivar’s Salmon House, Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing and Ivar’s Acres of Clams, on the downtown Seattle waterfront, are offering a robust Easter brunch buffet. Indulge in Alaskan salmon, mussels, clams, crab legs, crepes, prime rib and all the other usual breakfast suspects at Ivar's Acres of Clams and Ivar's Salmon House. For those who prefer a sit down-style meal, the Mukilteo Landing will be serving a plated version of their brunch. Psst! Keep an eye out for Ivar’s famous Easter Clam (yep, we told you this was a uniquely Northwest Easter brunch).
Ivar’s Salmon House
401 N.E. Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98105
Reservations: 206-632-0767 or online
Mukilteo Landing (next to Mukilteo Ferry Dock)
710 Front St.
Mukilteo, WA 98275
Reservations: 425-742-6180 or online
Ivar’s Acres of Clams
1001 Alaskan Way–Pier 54
Seattle, WA 98104
206-624-6852 or online
—Allison Sutcliffe, Kristina Moy & Katie Kavulla