Easter and Passover restaurant specials
It’s going to be very busy in South Florida restaurants on Sunday, April 21. Not only is that Easter Sunday, but Passover starts the Friday before (and ends April 27).
With so many dining options out there, we thought we’d help you out with a list of some of our favorite restaurant offers, from Aventura all the way up to West Palm Beach.
And keep coming back because we’ll continue to add dining events for the holiday weekend.
And Fish Kitchen and Bar
1200 N Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach. 954-944-9515. Marriott.com.
This restaurant inside the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort and Spa will have an Easter brunch with a carving station, seafood stations (hot and chilled), breakfast classics station and desserts on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults are $55 and children 12 and under are $20.
1309 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 754-200-6344. TheBalconyLasOlas.com.
The New Orleans-style restaurant will have bottomless mimosas, sparkling rosé and Bloody Marys for $15 during its jazz brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday.
Big City Tavern
609 Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-727-0307. BigCityLasOlas.com.
This restaurant’s Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will include Easter candy doughnuts — housemade, strawberry-glazed with candies such as jelly beans, chocolate eggs and Peeps — for $4.50. Easter dinner will be served from 5 to 11 p.m.
Bourbon Steak by Michael Mina
19999 W Country Club Drive, Aventura.
The Easter brunch at this restaurant inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa from
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. will include several stations, including ones for breakfast, carving, made-toorder omelet, raw bar, salad, antipasto and dessert. The brunch costs $79 for adults ($90 with the bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary’s option) and
$39 for children. There will also be an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. for children under
5-years-old (other ages will start their hunt at 2:30 p.m.).
Burlock Coast Seafare and Spirits
1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.
This eatery inside the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale will have a Easter Sunday brunch from noon to 7 p.m. In addition to a sushi and dim sum station, there will be other food stations including a breakfast station (until 3 p.m.), a carving station, a garden bar, a raw bar and a charcuterie station. There will also be a kids buffet with dishes such as chicken fingers and mac-n-cheese. The buffet is $105 for adults and $49 for children ages 4-12. For an additional $25, you can get bottomless drinks such as Bloody Marys, BC Brew, rum punch and mimosas.
1200 E. Las Olas Blvd. #101, Fort Lauderdale.
This pan-Asian, Latinfusion restaurant will offer an Easter Sunday brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with unusual fare such as guava cream cheese-stuffed French toast ($11), tempura fried chicken and waffles
($14) and “Mummmosas,” which are mimosas made with Mumms champagne and/or adult Shirley Temples made with cherry liqueur and Sprite (both
1780 Polk St, Hollywood.
The Circ Hotel will have an Easter Egg dying station for kids and live music inside the Olivia Restaurant and Bar from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. That’s also the time for the Easter brunch buffet with a roasted lamb carving station, omelet station, waffle station and dessert bar for $42.95 for adults and $14.95 for children under the age of 12.
Doris Italian Market and Bakery
Five locations in Broward and Palm Beach counties. 954-572-5269. DorisMarket.com.
This chain of specialty supermarkets has Easter and Passover dinner packages at all their locations.
■ The Passover brisket dinner package for $14.95 per person with beef brisket, carrot and sweet potato tzimmes, threepotato pancakes or roasted potatoes.
■ The Passover dinner package for $19.95 per person with chicken soup with matzo balls; chopped liver; a choice of beef brisket, turkey breast, grilled London broil or roasted chicken; carrot and sweet potato tzimmes; green bean almondine or broccoli; potato pancakes, kugel or roasted potatoes.
■ The Easter traditional package for six to eight people is $119.95 with the choice of one brown sugar glazed spiral ham, leg of lamb roast with mint jelly or oven roasted whole turkey with gravy; the choice of a tossed or Caesar salad; carrots and green bean almondine; the choice of Italian style roasted potatoes or mashed potatoes and dinner rolls.
■ The Easter supreme package for six to eight people is $179.95 and is the same as the traditional package but with the addition of a brown sugar glazed spiral ham, leg of lamb roast or turkey breast and the choice of penne with broccoli or penne marinara.
Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa
100 S. Ocean Blvd, Manalapan. 800-328-0170. EauPalmBeach.com.
The hotel’s Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro will have Easter egg hunts from 11:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 2 p.m. for children 2-12 years old for brunch guests and resort guests for $25. The Easter brunch is from 12:30 to 3 p.m. and will include an omelet station, a carving station, a raw bar, a salad bar, a Mediterranean bar, a hot entrée bar, a Veuve Clicquot Rich Champagne garden and a Blood Mary bar for $105 for adults and $45 for children ages 5-12.
500 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-477-8068. EtaruRestaurant.us.
111 S Surf Road, Hallandale Beach. 954-271-3222.
Both the Hallandale Beach and the Fort Lauderdale locations will have Easter egg hunts for both children and adults. Kids will look for candy while adults will look for drink tokens and a voucher for a free brunch for two. Brunch for both locations is $75 per person (for $20 you can add a bottle of Louis Roderer NV Champagne) and will include a special addition of a lamb carving station along with hot and cold starters, a main course and a dessert from the regular brunch menu. The Hallandale Beach location’s brunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Fort Lauderdale location’s brunch is from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
1901 N Military Trail, Boca Raton. 561-417-5836. FarmersTableBoca.com.
Known for getting their greens and herbs from their own garden and produce from local farms, this plantbased restaurant next to the Wyndham Hotel of Boca Raton will have a Passover Seder dinner starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19, with one seating at 6 p.m. in the private Oak Room dining room. The prix fixe menu features the restaurant’s signature healthy take on traditional Passover favorites with regular and vegan options that will cost $65 for adults and $32.50 for children. There will also be Haggadahs and live Israeli entertainment.
2460 E.Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale.
The Easter Sunday brunch menu will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The speakeasy-style restaurant will offer the usual brunch fare (omelets, benedicts, French toast, candied bacon, pierogis, cornbread, etc.) as well as $10 bottomless Bloody Marys, mimosas and sparkling wine (you can mix and match). There will also be live music.
1901 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561-404-1334. GratoWPB.com.
Grato is offering brunch all Easter weekend (April 20 and 21) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with bottomless drinks including frosé, Bloody Marys or mimosas made with blood oranges or mangoes for $19.