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April 07, 2017

Local restaurants offer brunch and dinner options on Easter Sunday

Make plans with friends and family on April 16

Easter falls on Sunday, April 16, this year. On the holiday, many restaurants across Philadelphia will offer festive brunch and dinner options. 

There are prix-fixe dinners, brunch buffets and springtime specials. One restaurant will serve cotton candy, another Peeps, and many offer lamb as a main course.

Read on for unique dining options in Philly on Easter Sunday.


Osteria will offer brunch on Easter Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Guests can expect a meal of Italian classics and brunch favorites.

Dishes include lobster and eggs with dill, chives and whipped lemon ricotta; a frittata with wood roasted asparagus and taleggio; and "Eggs in Purgatory" with spinach, pancetta, spicy tomato sauce and charred polenta.

Sunday, April 16
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
640 N. Broad St.
(215) 763-0920

"Easter in Chianti"

From April 10-16, Gran Caffe L'Aquila will feature a traditional Easter dinner from Chianti, Tuscany. 

Dishes on the menu will be created from authentic recipes. The specials can be purchased à la carte, along with the full menu.

Chef Stefano Biasini will also make a special Easter gelato featuring classic Colomba sweet bread infused with Vin Santo.

Monday, April 10 through Sunday, April 16
Gran Caffe L'Aquila
1716 Chestnut St.
(215) 568-5600

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Azie will serve an unlimited Easter brunch buffet on Sunday, April 16. Offerings include a carving station, omelette station and dessert station. Other plates include dumplings, sushi platters and spring rolls. The restaurant is known for serving contemporary Asian cuisine.

The cost at Azie on Main is $36 for adults and $18 for children 10 and under. The price at Azie in Media is $32 and $18 for children 12 and under.

Sunday, April 16
$18-$36 per person
Azie on Main
789 E. Lancaster Ave.
(610) 527-5700

Sunday, April 16
$18-$32 per person
Azie in Media
217 W. State St.
(610) 566-4750


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Egg-cited for Easter?

Enjoy a three-course dinner for $25 per person at this Queen Village restaurant.

Sunday, April 16
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | $25 per person
627 S. Third St.
(267) 687-8512


On Easter, Russet will serve a special brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can order à la carte from an assortment of dishes. There will be hot cross buns, French toast, frittatas, double-smoked ham and braised baby lamb among the options.

Beginning at 5 p.m., Russet will serve a special four-course prix-fixe dinner menu. The menu will be $38 per person. 

Russet is a BYOB, and reservations are strongly recommended.

Sunday, April 16
1521 Spruce St.
(215) 546-1521

The Twisted Tail

Head to the restaurant for a prix-fixe Easter brunch on Sunday, April 16. There will be prime rib, lamb, omelette stations, fresh fruit displays, waffle stations, breakfast pastries and more to eat.

For dessert, The Twisted Tail is offering something unique. Finish off the meal with cotton candy.

The brunch is $42 per person. Children ages 3-10 are $25 per person.

Sunday, April 16
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | $25-$42 per person
509 S. Second St.
(215) 558-2471


Philadelphia’s French-inspired brasserie will host a prix-fixe Easter brunch buffet. 

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests will enjoy carving stations with ham and prime rib, a waffle station with toppings, breakfast pastries, smoked salmon, eggs, bacon, sausage, scrapple, cheeseboards, charcuterie, shrimp cocktails, fresh juices and other brunch foods. 

For dessert, guests can head to the build-your-own-crêpe station.

The price is $48 per person. Children under 12 are $16 per person.

Sunday, April 16
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | $16-$48 per person
1421 Arch St.
(215) 422-8222


The Old City fine dining restaurant will offer a $40 prix-fixe brunch menu on Easter Sunday, according to OpenTable.

Sunday, April 16
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | $40 per person

306 Market St.
(215) 625-9425

Square 1682

Square 1682 will offer extended brunch hours and à la carte specials on Easter Sunday, including a giant cinnamon roll and three-meat hash.

Children can decorate marshmallow Peeps for dessert.

Sunday, April 16
121 S. 17th St.
(215) 563-5008