Miami Easter Brunch 2019 Guide

Miami Easter Brunch 2019 Guide
Easter is a time for decorated eggs and goody-filled baskets, but let's not forget another essential: a delicious brunch. Whether or not you observe the religious aspects of the holiday, it's a perfect occasion to get together with loved ones and feast on classic dishes and spring-inspired offerings.

Enjoy a relaxing Easter brunch by planning ahead and making reservations at one of Miami's top local eateries offering family feasts and fun egg hunts. Prices do not reflect tax or tip, reservations are strongly encouraged, and times are for Sunday, April 21, unless otherwise noted.

The Bazaar by José Andrés

1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Head to the SLS South Beach to celebrate Easter with a lavish brunch beginning at 11 a.m. Start your meal at one of the many curated stations, such as the jamón carving with assorted Spanish embutidos (charcuterie), and end at the liquid-nitrogen ice-cream station with an array of sweet toppings. Elevate the experience with bottomless Cava sparkling wine or upgrade to champagne. The cost is $95 for adults and $45 for children under 12.

Bourbon Steak

19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura

James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina's modern American steakhouse at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa will serve a special brunch buffet with a bottomless mimosa or bloody mary option. Enjoy a breakfast station with an assortment of fruit, parfaits, and baked goods; a made-to-order omelet station with farm-fresh ingredients and accompanied sides; and a raw bar with gulf shrimp, oysters, and snow crab claws. For antipasti, there are sliced charcuterie, artisanal cheese, and grilled vegetables. Savor entrées such as miso-glazed sea bass, glazed beef short ribs, truffle mac 'n' cheese, and crispy Brussels sprouts. Desserts include tres leches, milk chocolate passionfruit mousse, and roasted banana cream pie. An egg hunt at the resort will begin at 2 p.m. for children under 5; all other ages can join at 2:30 p.m. Easter brunch runs from 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. and costs $79 for adults and $39 for children.
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Brimstone Doral

Brimstone Doral

8300 NW 36th St., Doral

The cozy bistro at CityPlace Doral will offer Easter-exclusive items such as carrot cake pancakes ($15), huevos rancheros ($12), and deviled eggs (five for $10). Brimstone will also host an egg hunt, and the family that finds the golden egg will win a complimentary brunch for up to four people. Children can enjoy other Easter-themed diversions such as arts and crafts, balloon art, and face painting.


2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Jaya at the Setai will serve an extravagant brunch with traditional and nontraditional dishes from the Far East, as well as several raw bar selections and desserts. An enhanced carving station will offer decadent truffle roasted chicken, roasted strip loin, and caramelized leg of lamb with honey and ginger. Also available will be a deep-sea delicacy station featuring king crab and salt-crusted fish. Also expect free-flowing Louis Roederer champagne, mimosas, and bloody marys; live jazz music; and an egg hunt with the Easter Bunny. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and costs $145 per adult and $65 per child aged 5 to 12.

La Centrale

601 S. Miami Ave., Miami

In Brickell City Centre, La Centrale will offer a brunch buffet at its second-level dining concepts. Expect seven food stations, three bars, and entertainment for kids and adults. Food stations include carved meat, fresh seafood, customizable omelets and eggs Benedict, house-made pasta, extravagant cakes, and pastries. Prices are $75 per adult, $35 for children under 10, and $28 for free-flowing bloody marys, mimosas, and prosecco.

Market at Edition

2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Indulge in options such as fresh oysters from the raw bar, chia seed pudding, organic scrambled eggs, an assortment of cured meats and cheeses, delicious pastries, and sweet treats. For an additional $18, top off your meal with Market’s bottomless bloody mary bar, where you can customize your own cocktails. Afterward, guests are invited to attend the hotel’s Earth Day celebration, which will include an eco-friendly Easter egg hunt and fun activities for the entire family. Easter’s Day Breakfast Table is offered from noon to 8 p.m. and costs $65 per adult and $40 per child under 13.

No Name Chinese

7400 SW 57th Ct., South Miami

From noon to 3:30 p.m., chef Pablo Zitzmann will offer a dim-sum-style brunch with bottomless mimosas and sake sangria ($20). Special offerings include Hong Kong-style french toast served with peanut butter crumble, fruit compote, powdered sugar, and drizzled condensed milk ($12), and chao fan — fried rice prepared with market vegetables and chives and topped with a sunny-side-up egg and garlic bomb ($17). Try new dishes such as Japanese-soufflé-style pancakes and breakfast bao buns filled with homemade sausage, soft-scrambled eggs, manchego cream, and chives. Sweet endings include a homemade chocolate walnut tart served with Chinese five-spice marshmallow and seasonal fruit.

Phuc Yea

7100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Phuc Yea's Vietnamese Easter brunch will offer specialty dishes with an Asian flair. Items include prime rib with roasted potatoes and tomatoes, fried eggs, and Maggie au jus ($35); breakfast noods, which are egg noodles with bacon, poached egg, and Parmesan cream sauce ($15); deviled eggs with sriracha cream and Chinese sausage ($12); and funfetti pancakes with condensed milk, sprinkles, and passionfruit boba ($15). Add bottomless mimosas, rosé, or punch for $20. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Quinto la Huella

788 Brickell Plaza, Miami
786-805 4646

Enjoy a delicious Latin American-style brunch buffet at Quinto la Huella’s Sunday feast, including a selection of meats from the grill, such as steak, chicken, and sausage, as well as an assortment of grilled vegetables, pasta, and salads. Easter brunch will feature live entertainment and hourly egg hunts with specials prizes from noon to 4 p.m. The buffet costs $55 per adult and $27.50 per child under 9. Add unlimited bottomless rosé and mimosas for $25.
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Root & Bone's druken deviled eggs.
Grove Bay Hospitality Group

Root & Bone

5958 S. Dixie Hwy., South Miami

True Southern comfort awaits guests beginning at 10 a.m. Easter Sunday at this neighborhood restaurant in South Miami. There will be a prix-fixe brunch menu for $55 and an à la carte menu and specials. Easter dishes include the Deviled Easter Egg Hunt — green eggs and ham plus pickled pink and fancy caviar; a honey-roasted carrot and cashew toast; mint-and-mustard-crusted rack of lamb; and Neapolitan bunny cake with chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla layers and a buttery kataifi basket with mini chocolate Easter eggs.

Rusty Pelican

3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne

Celebrate with Rusty Pelican's spectacular views of Biscayne Bay and brunch that includes children's activities such as a visit with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, and face painting. Enjoy various buffet stations, including breakfast classics such as banana French toast and hazelnut chocolate and ricotta pancakes, sushi and raw bar offerings, seafood paella, mac 'n' cheese, fried chicken and waffles with sriracha maple syrup, and mains such as seared C.A.B prime rib with wild mushroom truffle demi-glace, and coconut-crusted Atlantic mahi-mahi with miso mango-papaya salsa. Desserts include key lime pie, carrot cake, pecan cheesecake, and chocolate mousse. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $88 per adult and $35 per child.

Sagrado Cafe

900 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

This Saturday and Sunday beginning at 8 a.m., Sagrado Cafe in downtown Miami will offer a $29 prix fixe. Expect codfish croquetas and fried yuca to start. Main-course choices are shrimp Provençal served with rice and shredded potatoes, and bacalhau gomez de sá, which is cod served with steamed potatoes, boiled egg, garlic, onions, and olive oil. Pair your meal with fresh-squeezed juice or soda. There's also a kids' meal of chicken Milanese with pasta, rice, or fries ($14). Bottomless mimosas or sangria is available after 10 a.m. for $14.

Three Wynwood

50 NW 24th St., Miami

Visit Wynwood this Easter to experience Three's roster of brunch dishes, such as plátano maduro pancakes, avocado toast, and Frida's frita burger. The restaurant will also offer Easter specials including sautéed soft-shell crabs ($25), escabeche-spiced lamb hash ($26), and chocolate concord cake ($12), along with a kids' menu ($12).


1080 Alton Rd., Miami Beach

In South Beach, the pan-Asian Tanuki will serve a brunch buffet. Each guest receives a welcome cocktail upon arrival plus unlimited mimosas and wine, a main course, and dessert for the table to share. Tanuki will also give painting supplies and goodie bags to children. Brunch is offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $58 for adults and $35 for young adults; children under 4 eat free.

Tap 42

Several locations

At Tap 42's Bad Bunny Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy favorites such as Southern fried chicken and waffles ($15.50), smashed avocado toast ($15.50), and Chicago-style steak and eggs ($17.50), along with bottomless signature mimosas, bloody marys, and Funky Buddha's Floridian Hefeweizen.


1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Celebrate Easter with a three-course prix fixe at Pérez Art Museum Miami's restaurant, Verde. Brunch will be served family-style and include appetizers such as spring pea salad and a smoked salmon platter; entrées like strawberry rhubarb honey French toast, eggs Benedict, and roasted leg of lamb with mint pesto; and sides such as roasted marble potatoes and grilled asparagus. The dessert list includes a tres leches cake and strawberry shortcake cupcakes. Families can expect a visit from the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, and a face painter. Brunch starts at $55 for adults and $25 for children; receive a 10 percent discount with a pre-purchase of Easter brunch.

Wharf Miami

114 SW North River Dr., Miami

The Wharf will host its second-annual two-day Egg-Stravaganza this Saturday and Sunday. Expect Easter brunch dishes, an egg hunt featuring more than 5,000 golden eggs, and a guest appearance from the Easter Bunny. Enjoy live music by Hushmoney and Kid-Nemesis and bites by Lung Yai Thai Tapas, Cracked by Chef Adrianne, Spris Artisan Pizza, and others. Dogs on leashes and children accompanied by parents are welcome before sundown.


62 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables

Nestled inside Hotel St. Michel in downtown Coral Gables, the Italian restaurant Zucca will offer a welcome glass of Moët & Chandon Imperial Rosé with its Easter brunch buffet. Sweet and savory stations include omelets and French toast, a raw seafood bar, imported meats and cheeses, olives Ascolana, mini croquettes of prosciutto, and ravioli di zucca al burro e salvia. Special Italian holiday dishes include torta pasqualina and ravioli with ricotta, spinach, butter, and sage. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $65 per adult and $28 per child.
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