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The Best Easter Brunches in Miami

Lemon ricotta pancakes at Icebox Cafe
Lemon ricotta pancakes at Icebox Cafe Photo courtesy of Icebox Cafe
Easter, which falls on Sunday, April 17, this year, wouldn't be the same without a special brunch with family and friends.

Miami restaurants are offering special Easter brunch options, from entire meals of satisfying staples to signature spreads full of bright spring flavors.

Here, listed in alphabetical order, are the best places to enjoy Easter Sunday brunch in the Magic City this year. Unless otherwise noted, all brunches are on Easter Sunday, April 17. Taxes and gratuity are not included in the listed price; reservations are strongly suggested.
click to enlarge The dining room at Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach - PHOTO COURTESY OF 1 HOTEL SOUTH BEACH
The dining room at Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach
Photo courtesy of 1 Hotel South Beach

Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach

2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
305-604-1000
1hotels.com/south-beach
Guests can enjoy an all-day Easter brunch menu at Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach. The three-course, prix-fixe menu features a variety of dishes like seafood picadillo and roasted leg of lamb, along with a special children’s menu for $26 per person. The restaurant will also feature live DJ entertainment and a violinist duo. Brunch is available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and costs $55 per person.
click to enlarge Icebox Cafe's dining room - PHOTO BY JUAN FERNANDO
Icebox Cafe's dining room
Photo by Juan Fernando

Icebox Cafe

1855 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach
305-538-8448
iceboxcafe.com
At Icebox Cafe's bright and homey indoor/outdoor areas, guests can savor standout brunch items like latke and egg with ham, applewood-smoked bacon, roasted vegetables, mushrooms, and tomato ($19); lemon ricotta pancakes with a side of bacon ($19), salmon platter with a bagel of choice ($22), and curried chicken breast with jasmine rice and roasted vegetables ($29). Bottomless options of mimosas, bloody marys, or rosé are served for $27 per person. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
click to enlarge Le Jardinier's patio - PHOTO COURTESY OF LE JARDINIER
Le Jardinier's patio
Photo courtesy of Le Jardinier

Le Jardinier

151 NE 41st St., Miami
305-402-9060
lejardinier-miami.com
Le Jardinier will feature a special three-course prix-fixe Sunday brunch menu in celebration of Easter. For the first course, guests may choose from spring rabbit terrine with baby greens, chilled pea soup with mint, or white asparagus with king salmon. The main course options include roast leg of lamb with crispy potatoes, pea coulis, and carrots; and a dish of mushroom cavatelli with spring peas and beans. For dessert, guests will have a choice between mango crémeux, pistachio sablé, dark chocolate and caramel sabayon, or plant-based ice cream. Brunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and costs $130.
click to enlarge Red Rooster's dining room. - PHOTO COURTESY OF RED ROOSTER OVERTOWN
Red Rooster's dining room.
Photo courtesy of Red Rooster Overtown

Red Rooster Overtown

920 NW Second Ave., Miami
305-640-9880
redroosterovertown.com
This Overtown restaurant by chef Marcus Samuelson offers brunch at the restaurant's indoor dining room or on the lush terrace. On Easter Sunday, guests can select from brunch favorites like C.K.’s chicken and waffles ($17), biscuits and gravy ($26), and spicy avocado toast ($17).  Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
click to enlarge Rusty Pelican's waterfront dining room - PHOTO COURTESY OF THE RUSTY PELICAN
Rusty Pelican's waterfront dining room
Photo courtesy of the Rusty Pelican

Rusty Pelican

3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne
305-361-3818
therustypelican.com
Enjoy waterfront views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline while feasting on Rusty Pelican’s four-course Easter brunch menu. The first course, served family-style, is a festive platter featuring a variety of chilled seafood, charcuterie, and marinated tomato ricotta tartine. Diners will then be offered the option of mixed greens or little gem caesar, followed by a choice of crab cake, steak and eggs, lobster Benedict, wild mushroom pappardelle pasta, or Faroe Island salmon. The sweet ending: a dessert platter with a triple chocolate layer cake, key lime pie, and other treats. Brunch is served from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. and costs $92 for adults and $35 for children. Bottomless mimosas are available for an additional $25 per person.
click to enlarge A pasta dish at Sardinia Enoteca - PHOTO COURTESY OF SARDINIA ENOTECA
A pasta dish at Sardinia Enoteca
Photo courtesy of Sardinia Enoteca

Sardinia Enoteca

1801 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach
305-531-2228
sardinia-ristorante.com
Sardinia in Miami Beach's Sunset Harbor neighborhood will treat guests on Easter Sunday to specials like pappardelle with lamb and asparagus ($28), Sardinian-style baby lamb stew with carrots, potatoes, fennel, and bay leaves ($44); and roasted rack of lamb ($42). Drink specials will include bottles of Zonin prosecco ($40) and Zonin prosecco rosé ($42). Brunch is served from noon to 4 p.m.
click to enlarge Seawell Fish N’ Oyster's outdoor patio - PHOTO COURTESY OF KIMPTON ANGLER’S MIAMI BEACH
Seawell Fish N’ Oyster's outdoor patio
Photo courtesy of Kimpton Angler’s Miami Beach

Seawell Fish N' Oyster

60 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
786-594-5820
seawellmiami.com
On Easter Sunday, this seafood-centric eatery in South Beach will serve special dishes in addition to its regular brunch menu. Guests can start their meal with a lobster cobb with tomato, cucumber, cotija, and avocado drizzled with dill dressing ($32); followed by a crab cake benedict accompanied by sautéed spinach and herb hollandaise ($28),; and French toast, strawberries and whipped cream ($17). A selection of rosé bottles will be available for $40 and an option of bottomless spritzers will cost $21. Brunch is served from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
click to enlarge A dish at the Surf Club - PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SURF CLUB
A dish at the Surf Club
Photo courtesy of the Surf Club

The Surf Club Restaurant

9011 Collins Ave., Surfside
305-768-9440
surfclubrestaurant.com
The Surf Club Restaurant will serve a brunch feast for $125 a person. Curated by chef Thomas Keller, the meal will begin with dishes to share, followed by a choice of fried chicken and waffles, steak and eggs, or lobster rolls, amongst other options. Brunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are strongly suggested.
click to enlarge Via Emilia Garden's outdoor patio - PHOTO COURTESY OF VIA EMILIA GARDEN
Via Emilia Garden's outdoor patio
Photo courtesy of Via Emilia Garden

Via Emilia Garden

3500 N. Miami Ave., Miami
786-359-4990
viaemiliagarden.com
For Easter brunch, chef Wendy Cacciatori will serve an all-day menu of special dishes from the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. Diners can indulge in prosciutto di parma rolls with spring vegetables ($21), grilled salmon with asparagus ($28), risotto with pears and Gorgonzola ($32), and vegetarian lasagna with seasonal truffle ($32). For dessert: a strawberry jam tart, a cold offering of chocolate salami and mascarpone cheese, and espresso with gelato.  Brunch is served from noon to 3 p.m.
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