Celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 16 with your friends and family at Chicago’s top restaurants with brunch, dinner, Easter egg hunts and more.
Meet the Easter Bunny While You Celebrate at Carlucci Downers Grove
Carlucci Restaurant celebrates Easter with a special brunch buffet. The afternoon is filled with food and complimentary entertainment, including the Easter Bunny, face painting and Easter egg hunt for children to enjoy.
The price for the Easter buffet is $39.95 for adults, children 6-12 are $14.95 and bambinos 5 and under are free. The brunch buffet will feature:
- Omelet Station with Chicagoans favorites spinach, ham, bacon, mushroom, smoked salmon, rock shrimp, cheddar cheese and more
- Carving Station with Glazed Ham, Prime Rib of Beef and Roasted Pork Loin
- Hot Buffet featuring Ancient Roman Pancakes, Tuscan Toast, Italian Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Eggs, Tuscan Sausage Potato Hash, Chicken Piccata, Chicken Fingers, Assorted Thin Crust Pizza and much more
- Cold Buffet featuring Caesar Salad, Caprese Salsa, Smoked Salmon and Italian Meats and Cheeses
- Dessert Table with a Chef’s assortment of Italian Desserts and fresh fruit
Seating for brunch will be at set times at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Reservations required by calling 630.512.0990.
1801 Butterfield Rd | Downers Grove, Ill. | 630.512.0990 | http://www.carluccirestaurant.com
Celebrate Easter in the South Loop with Chop’s Easter Brunch or Dinner
Chop, the chic everyman’s steakhouse in South Loop, is celebrating with a special Easter Brunch and Easter Dinner menu. Chop’s brunch menu features a Crab Cake Benedict, poached eggs with a crab cake on top of an English muffin with hollandaise sauce served with breakfast potatoes, Veggie “Omelette” with bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, spinach and cheese, Lox Sandwich, French Toast with Berries and choice of bacon or sausage and a Hearty Breakfast with 2 eggs, flat iron steak and breakfast potatoes. All brunch entrees include a side of fresh fruit and complimentary mimosa or bloody Mary. Before or after Easter brunch, enjoy a complimentary Easter Egg Hunt at The Shops at Roosevelt Collection with a special appearance by the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Chop’s Easter dinner menu features a Honey Glazed Ham served with chive mashed potatoes and baby carrots, Grilled Salmon served with a brown butter glaze and side of asparagus, Lamb Chop served with roasted potatoes and sautéed spinach, Filet Mignon served with a red wine butter sauce accompanied by the vegetable of the day and American Locomotive Burger with bacon jam, white American cheese topped with a sunny side egg and served with fries. All Easter dinner entrees will be served with a complimentary glass of red or white wine.
Make a reservation by calling 312.461.9333.
Next to the ShowPlace ICON Theatre at Roosevelt Collection, 150 W. Roosevelt Rd. | #chopchicago | 312.461.9333 | http://chopchicago.com
STK Chicago Features Special Easter Lamb
STK Chicago, a vibey blend of the modern steakhouse and lounge, will feature a special Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb served with heirloom carrots and spiced yogurt for $45. The Open Table Top-100 restaurant is open during their regular hours, 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Easter Sunday. Make a reservation by calling 312.340.5636.
9 W. Kinzie St. | Chicago | 312.340.5636 | http://stkhouse.com
Celebrate at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Lake County’s premier dining destination is serving cocoa-infused fare on Easter Sunday. From cocoa-spiced ribs and cocoa infused lollipop chicken wings to Sakura pork chops with cocoa cranberry sauce and citrus nib crusted salmon, the dinner menu is sure to delight. Brunch is served on Easter Sunday and every Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and includes cocoa-inspired entrees and breakfast fare, along with classic brunch selections, craft cocktails and mimosas. $22 Adults, $8 Kids. $5 mimosas and cocktails. Children under 5 eat for free. There is currently a waiting list for Easter Brunch reservations.
The Chocolate Sanctuary
5101 Washington St. | Gurnee, Ill. | 224.944.0808 | http://thechocolatesanctuary.com
Celebrate with Tuscan Traditions Like Wood Roasted Leg of Lamb in River North
Enjoy a taste of Tuscany at River North’s iconic Italian restaurant, Coco Pazzo. The three-course Prix Fixe Easter menu includes Salmon and Asparagus Salad with Quail Eggs Tartara and Black Truffle, Wood Oven Roasted Lamb Leg scented with Tuscan Herbs, Spring Vegetables and Vernaccia Reduction, and Panna Cotta with Huckleberry Sauce or Pinepple Carpaccio, Blood Orange Sorbetto and Candied Sicilian Pistachios. $45 per person, plus tax, gratuity and beverage. The Prix Fixe menu will be served alongside the restaurant’s regular menu.
Coco Pazzo, one of Chicago’s culinary pioneers, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Make a reservation by calling 312.836.0900.
300 W. Hubbard St. | Chicago, Ill. | 312.836.0900 | http://www.cocopazzochicago.com/
Coco Pazzo Café Celebrates Easter with Special Brunch
Coco Pazzo Café is celebrating their first Easter in their new location with special a la carte menu items including Asparagus Soup, Shaved Baby Artichoke Salad over Arugula with Parmesan, Tagliatelle with Lamb Ragu, Lake Superior Whitefish with Purple Fingerling Potatoes, Rapini and Lemon Oil, and Torts di Pasquale – Ricotta Cheesecake. The menu will be served all afternoon and evening from 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Guests can make reservations by calling 312.664.0212.
Coco Pazzo Café
212 E. Ohio St. | Chicago, Ill. | 312.664.0212 | http://www.cocopazzocafe.com
The Division Street Entertainment District Will Be Hopping After Brunch!
When Sunday brunch ends, head over to the Division Street Entertainment District to keep the party going. Chill at the legendary Lodge Tavern, or party with Easter drink specials at Original Mother’s, She-Nannigans and Mother’s Too. All of the bars will be featuring drink specials, including $6 Absolut or Stoli Red Bull, $7 Grey Goose Red Bull and $5 16 oz. Bud or Bud Light. Mother’s Too is Open until 2 a.m.; and all the other bars will be hopping until 4 a.m.!
Division Entertainment Street District Between State Street and Dearborn in Chicago’s Gold Coast | http://rushanddivision.com