And on the third day he rose again and said “April Fools!” Get ready for a weekend of Easter/April Fools’ Day jokes, tons of avocado toast, meat, and pastels. D.C. knows brunch well and Easter weekend is its moment to shine. Passover also starts Friday and we got you covered. BTW, don’t forget to make a reservation ASAP, it’ll impress your mom.
Here’s your guide for all your classic Easter offerings and of course, all the bottomless mimosas that your heart desires.
Tons of Easter Fun happening at the St. Regis this Sunday with brunch features like a lamb and beef carving station, seafood display, Easter desserts, and bottomless Bloody Mary’s and mimosas. There will be Easter egg hunts happening every hour starting at 11:30 until 2:30 and a 32 pound dark chocolate egg Easter egg sculpture on display.
Brunch it up in Silver Spring at All Set with offerings like silver dollar pancakes, salmon cakes, brioche French toast, and a full raw bar.
Take advantage of a fixed price bottomless array of small plates like creamy chicken spread, prosciutto benedict, steak and eggs, and other sandwiches, salads, and crepes. Make your Easter mimosa unique and choose between mixed berry and mango versions of the drink.
Same deal as above but with dishes like pulled pork benedict, veggie flatbread, and blueberry waffles. Choose between seven unique cocktails (red wine punch, berry mimosa) for .25 cents.
Nothing to whine about here, enjoy a three-course prix fixe Easter brunch at District Winery with offerings like crab salad, roasted leg of lamb, and elderflower parfait.
Get in on BABA’s FUNBrunching menu of freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, smoked salmon crepes, French toast, and more.
Easter in Old Town Alexandria at Bastille with a three-course prix fixe menu including escargots, chicken and waffles, leg of lamb, and buttermilk pie.
Choose from tons of dishes at Blue Duck Tavern’s three course Easter brunch prix fixe like bone marrow, Foie Gras Crème brûlée, duck breast, prime rib, and lobster mac and cheese.
Alert. Alert. Bottomless Champagne buffet brunch at The Bombay Club. Dig into dishes of saag gosht, shrimp pepper masala, aloo methi, and spiced chocolate mousse, among others.
Sit down for a three course prix fixe in Old Town Alexandria at BRABO and order dishes like crab salad, rack of lamb, and spiced carrot cake.
Go French this Easter at Bresca with their five-course family-style brunch where you can get a whole roasted chicken or a saddle of Virginia lamb along with dishes like burrata salad and strawberries and cream pavlova.
Customizable Bloody Mary bar, say whaaat? Hit up Brookland’s Finest on Easter for fresh baked bread, muffins, scones, and banana bread French toast. Go crazy at the Bloody Mary bar with bacon, shrimp, and olives.
Take in Cuba Libre’s “Especial de Brunch” with an al la carte menu including dishes of French toast with plantains, pollo y waffle, and crab cake benedict croquetta. Wouldn’t be brunch without bottomless cocktails, at Cuba Libre you can choose drinks like a watermelon juice mimosa, lychee mimosa, and their Havana Hottie (Bloody Mary).
Look forward to a brunch buffet in Bethesda at City Perch, with French toast, chicken and waffles, and biscuits and gravy. There will also be a “Hipster Bunny” to get your photo with. That’s a bunny in a tux, if you didn’t know.
Get this: boozy Peeps. Get the marshmallow creatures in flavors like limoncello and cassis. For brunch, enjoy truffle asparagus and brandy ham.
Catch brunch at Dacha and participate in their Easter egg hunt and contest for “Best Pastel Outfit” with winners getting a free boot of Vitus (you get to keep the boot).
Spend your Easter on U Street at District Distilling and bask in their brunch dishes including roasted pheasant breast, crab cake benedict, and butterscotch pot de creme.
It’s an Easter weekend celebration at DBGB with an event for kids on Saturday and an Easter specials brunch on Sunday. On March 31, bring your kids to the egg decorating class led by their executive pastry chef while you sip on mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. For brunch they’ll have specials ranging from Maple Glazed Ham and Roasted Lamb to a fluffernutter waffle.
Dirty Habit in Penn Quarter will be hosting an Easter day of events called “Dirty Rabbit”. Don’t let the kids be the only ones having fun this holiday with their adult Easter egg hunt where each egg will contain a prize and a DJ will be spinning all afternoon. Brunch will also be available and their bartender will also be teaching a couple cocktail classes (ticket required) so you can make em like the pros.
Fig & Olive will have a big Easter brunch menu available on Sunday with dishes like burrata and a lamb burger as well as a prix fixe menu with offerings like stuffed French toast, olive oil cake, and of course, avocado toast.
Enjoy a family friendly Easter Brunch at Firefly with the Easter bunny. Delve into plates of French toast, buttermilk pancakes, and vegetable frittata. There’s a special kid’s menu where every meal will include an Easter cookie.
Take in views of the White House with an Easter brunch buffet at the Hay-Adams. Choices will include jumbo lump crab cakes, Maine Lobster cocktail, lamb leg, warm cherry cobbler and much more.
Honeysuckle will be offering a special a la carte Easter brunch with menu items like Ahi Tuna Tartare, Scottish Fjord Trout, and Honeysuckle Benedict.
Go the Spanish route with your Easter brunch at Joselito with traditional Spanish dishes like chickpea and spinach stew, rack of lamb, and bread pudding.
Get your Easter to-go at the Kapnos restaurants with offerings like roasted lamb shoulder, wild mushroom pie, and sweet bread. Nothing better than a Greek Easter.
With a holiday known for pastel colors, you know Ladurée won’t be sitting on the sidelines. They’ll have a limited-edition pastry that’s a white chocolate egg shell with almond dacquoise cake, verbena mousse and fresh raspberries as well as a “surprise gift box” of eight macarons to give you your pastel fix. For brunch they’ll be offering a prix fixe with dishes like avocado toast, eggs benedict, and pastries.
Head to any of the four Legal Seafoods in the area for brunch and get offerings like their signature crab cakes, New England fried clams, and red onion jam swordfish.
Go the Italian route with your Easter brunch at Lupo Verde and partake in options like house-made pastas, egg dishes, and pancakes.
Easter brunch in Penn Quarter at nopa where you can get dishes like duck liver mousse toast, wagyu beef cheeks and eggs, and lambchetta.
Head to the South East waterfront for an Italian inspired family-style brunch with Cacio E Pepe salad, lamb shoulder, and Arctic char and get this…you’ll leave with a complimentary bag of buttery Easter cookies. Sweet.
Visit The Oval Room for an Easter prix fixe with options including beet cured salmon, Foie Gras Terrine, leg of lamb, and lemon chiffon cake.
Everybody loves some good eggs for brunch, and Pennsylvania 6 will be offering lamb and eggs as well as lobster baked eggs for your Easter egg hankering. Also, $5 Rosé all day long.
Cadbury. Egg. Croissants. The Parisian creperie will have their French inspired menu available with these unique treats that I’m not sure how you could say no to.
Enjoy drink specials and games like life-sized Jenga, Connect Four, “Pin the Tail on the Mule”, and an adult Easter egg hunt for Radiator’s “April Mules Day”. Grab a Moscow Mule and put on your game face.
Savor Indian brunch dishes at Rasika like Tikka French Toast, spinach egg masala, and date toffee pudding.
The Riggsby at the Carlyle Hotel in DuPont will have a two-course prix fixe brunch with options like smoked salmon, brioche French toast, Maryland crab cake Benedict, and yep, you guessed it—avocado toast. Make the hardest choice of your day be choosing a Mimosa or Bellini box so you can mix your own cocktails.
Easter brunch at The Ritz- Carlton, Georgetown will include dishes like Bootleg Bloody Mary’s (jalapeno popcorn moonshine, house-made horseradish bloody Mary mix), braised lamb shank, lobster omelette, and orange creme pancakes.
Catch the chocolate egg decorating class on Saturday or the Easter brunch Sunday at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. The brunch will include entertainment from a jazz trio and will have a petting zoo a kid’s entertainment area.
Enjoy Easter at The Ritz-Carlton, D.C. with a day filled of activities for the whole family. From an Easter egg hunt, egg decoration stations, and a movie room, to a huge buffet, seafood bar, and a bread and cheese station, there’s plenty for everyone.
Do Easter in Adam’s Morgan at Roofer’s Union with waffles, pork trotter tots, and lamb porchetta complimented by a beer from their wide selection or bottomless mimosas for $15.
This is not a drill—SEI will have bottomless red and white wine on Sunday for $10 in addition to bottomless mimosas. Brunch offerings include quinoa French toast, steak and eggs, and specialty sushi rolls.
Hit the (squash) courts then hit the mimosas at Squash on Fire’s Upper West Side Café. For brunch they’ll be offering the classics; avocado toast, French toast, smoothies, and pastries.
Have a meaty Easter at Urban Butcher with their Carnivore’s Brunch filled with signature meats options for an all you can eat experience topped off with craft cocktails.
701 Restaurant will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu of dishes like grilled prawns, confit duck, lamb chops, and lemon poppy seed cake.
BLT Steak has a special Passover menu with items like crispy chicken livers, beef brisket, latkes, and a raw bar. Choose from a selection of seafood platters and finish your meal with a saffron poached pear or stuffed crispy filo.
From March 3-April 7, enjoy Centrolina’s Passover tasting menu. Enjoy dishes like matzo lasagna, brisket, cod, and ginger almond sponge cake.
Cater your Passover meal with options from Cork Wine Bar + Market including brisket, matzo ball soup, roasted potato gratin, and goat cheese cheesecake.
Fare Well is covering all your meat free Passover needs with matzoh brei and noodle kugel in addition to their normal amazing weekend brunch offerings. Get you some challah French toast. Or chilaquiles. Or seitan and waffles. Or…okay it’s all really good. Also, boozy milkshakes? Say no more.
Enjoy a prepared Passover meal at home with the Kapnos restaurant’s to-go offerings like matzoh ball soup, rockfish chraime, split roasted chicken with lemon potatoes, and more. Get that order in.