Where to Celebrate Easter in Orange County

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Easter at the Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach.

Hop into action this Easter Sunday with family-friendly egg hunts, delectable brunches and dinners, and more in Orange County.

Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.

EVENTS

Easter Bunny at Fashion Island
Through April 20. Bring the little ones to hop around Fashion Island and snap a photo with the Easter Bunny in his spring garden on the Atrium Lawn. M-F 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Su 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.721.2000. shopfashionisland.com

 

Easter Eggstravaganza at Old World Huntington Beach
April 20. Kiddos can spring into action this Easter by participating in festive activities such as egg-coloring, an egg hunt, a sack race, face-painting, a photo booth and a group dance. 3-6 p.m. Free. 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.895.8020. oldworld.ws

 

Newport Dunes Waterfront Beach Resort
April 20-21.  Newport Dunes’ annual Easter egg hunt returns to the scenic waterfront resort on Saturday. Hundreds of children gather on the shores to search for more than 6,000 eggs containing goodies including candy and toys and golden eggs containing cash prizes. One lucky kid will pick up an egg containing a token for a new bicycle. The Easter Bunny himself will lead the hunt and be available for family photos. Easter Sunday at Newport Dunes begins with the Sunrise Easter Service delivered by Mariners Church pastor Tim Lukei at Pavilion E at 7 a.m. Saturday egg hunt 9-11 a.m., Sunday service 7-8 a.m. Free. Egg Hunt: 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach; Sunday Service: Enter at 101 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 949.729.1144. newportdunes.com

 

Outlets at San Clemente
April 20. Spend your Easter weekend with your family and pets at the ocean-view Outlets at San Clemente. Event highlights include face-painting, balloon animals, crafts and live animal shows featuring bunnies, porcupines, alligators and a kinkajou. Enjoy photo opportunities and a meet-and-greet with the Easter bunny. Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras and arrive photo-ready. Noon-3 p.m. Free. Oak Tree Court, 101 W. Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente, 949.535.2323. outletsatsanclemente.com

 

Easter Egg Hunt and Carnival at Monarch Beach Resort
April 21. Spend your Easter at a beachside resort for an afternoon jam-packed with family-friendly festivities. Start with the Easter egg hunt, where children can find and keep 10 bug-shaped eggs, and search for a golden egg to win an additional prize. Visitors can take photos with the Easter Bunny, play lawn games, enjoy classic carnival treats and meet a variety of animals from Reptacular Ranch. A cash bar will be available for guests 21+ who are looking to indulge in tasty libations. Egg hunt 2-3 p.m., Carnival 1:30-3:30 p.m. Egg Hunt: complimentary for resort and brunch guests. Carnival: Free for adults, $30 for first child, $15 for each additional child. One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, 949.234.3900. monarchbeachresort.com

 

Easter Sunday at the Queen Mary
Apr. 1. Board the iconic ship for a day filled with Easter festivities. Activities include a petting zoo, Easter egg hunt, face-painting, balloon-twisting, games and the animated feature movie HOP. Activities are complimentary for guests visiting the Queen Mary as a dining, hotel, tour or exhibit guest on Easter. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 562.499.1739. queenmary.com

 

Hand-painted Easter Eggs at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Through April 30. Visit the seaside resort to view eight-foot eggs painted and designed by celebrated local artists and surfboard shapers, including Trevor Mezak, James Galindo, Robin Hiers, Kym de los Reyes, Matt Parker, Album Surf and, new this year, Jessica Osbourne. Each egg evokes a different inspiration—from beautiful Southern California beaches and surf culture to art legends and nature. One Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, 949.240.2000. ritzcarlton.com

 

Easter Egg Hunt at Montage Laguna Beach
April 21. This fun-packed holiday activity is held for the 16th year on the resort’s Seaview Lawn; it’s open to children 12 and under either dining at the Montage on Easter or staying at the resort. The Easter Bunny has hidden eggs for little ones to find and collect, with prizes awarded throughout the hunt. Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 866.271.6953. montagehotels.com

 

BRUNCH + DINNER

AVEO Table + Bar
April 21. Feast on a bountiful Easter brunch buffet featuring a seafood bar, omelet station, fresh pasta made to order, hot buffet selections and a firewood flatbread station. Highlights from the hot buffet selection include Moroccan spiced-lamb lollipops, prosciutto-wrapped-chicken-breast saltimbocca and lemon-verbena-roasted branzino. Stop by the Sweet Table for fresh crepes suzette, marzipan-stuffed dates, mango-mousse white tea cups and lemon meringue tarts. Reservations required. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $139 adults (includes a glass of sparkling wine), $59 children ages 12 and under. One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, 949.234.3900. monarchbeachresort.com

 

The Backyard
April 21. Get ready for an egg-cellent afternoon at Hotel Irvine’s The Backyard filled with two egg hunts (one for the kids, one for the adults), petting zoo, pictures with the Easter Bunny and live music. Enjoy brunch at the buffet with bottomless mimosas, with tasty options for the kids. Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. $75 adults, $35 children ages 5-12, free for children ages four and under. 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, 949.225.6780. hotelirvine.com

 

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen
April 21. Listen to live Latin music, sip on bottomless mimosas and enjoy a two-course brunch special at Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen. The brunch specials are made from scratch using seasonal ingredients, sustainably-caught seafood, wood-fired meats and local organic produce. Entrées include the popular huevos rancheros—two farm-fresh eggs atop corn tortillas, black beans, and guajillo chili and tomatillo sauces. 10:30 a.m. $24 (includes glass of champagne), $10 extra to add bottomless mimosas. 110 W. Birch St. #7, Brea, 714.255.1040; 13126 Jamboree Road, Irvine, 714.408.7819. chachaslatinkitchen.com

 

Coastal Kitchen
April 21. Enjoy dishes from a special dinner menu or Coastal Kitchen’s regular menu in celebration of Easter. Offerings include rosemary-crusted roasted prime rib served with beef jus, horseradish and mashed potatoes; pan-roasted grouper with crispy rock shrimp lemon-butter sauce, broccoli and Parmesan; and jumbo lump crab cakes with creole mustard sauce, red cabbage slaw and Campari tomatoes. Reservations are recommended and can be made through Opentable. 34091 Pacific Coast Hwy., Dana Point, 949.449.2822. coastalkitchendanapoint.com

 

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
April 21. Spend time with your family and friends at a traditional Easter Sunday meal. In addition to the full dinner menu, Davio’s offers a selection of Easter Sunday specials such as pan-seared ocean trout with lyonnaise potatoes, roasted heirloom baby carrots and sorrel cream; and raspberry bomboloni with chocolate and caramel—all created with Northern Italian flair by executive chef Istvan Toth. Reservations recommended. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Irvine Towers, 18420 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, 949.477.4810. davios.com

 

The Deck on Laguna Beach
April 21. The beautiful Pacific Ocean is the perfect backdrop for Easter Sunday. Guests can look forward to ocean-to-table favorites prepared by chef Rainer Schwarz, hand-crafted cocktails and an unparalleled view uof Laguna Beach. Call to make reservations. Open at 11 a.m. 627 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Laguna Beach, 949.494.6700. deckonlaguna.com

 

Driftwood Kitchen
April 21. Join Driftwood Kitchen for an incredible seaside brunch buffet. Acclaimed chef Rainer Schwarz celebrates the holiday with a carving station featuring a whole roasted Greater Omaha prime rib and New Zealand rack of lamb, along with cold and hot stations, a fish station and an assortment of desserts. Call to make reservations. $75 adults, $25 children ages 6-12, free for kids under 6. 619 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Laguna Beach, 949.715.7700. driftwoodkitchen.com

 

Fashion Island Hotel
April 21. Be delighted with the bountiful selection of Easter dining at the hotel’s Easter in the Ballroom. The Egg-cellent Bar offers omelets made to order, scrambled eggs, applewood-smoked bacon, breakfast sausages, potatoes and brioche French toast. Expect a display of seafood on ice, a cheese bar and a kabob bar. Savory entrées and sides include herb-roasted prime rib, honey-roasted ham, chicken with preserved lemon and parsley mashed potatoes and a melange of spring vegetables. Sweets by pastry chef Andy de la Cruz include fruit flambé, strawberry-lemon cupcakes, carrot bundt cakes, pineapple cheesecake, macaron baskets, chocolate pot de crème and lemon bars. Call to make reservations. Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. $90 for adults (includes bottomless mimosas), $20 for kids ages 5-12, free for kids four and under. 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 877.215.3776. fashionislandhotel.com

 

Five Crowns
April 21. Experience world-class hospitality and a three-course menu featuring holiday favorites and classic accompaniments courtesy of executive chef Alejandra Padilla. Brunch and dinner prix fixe menus highlight starters such as such as carrot soup with roasted scallion cream, and the little gem Caesar salad. Entrées include the frittata with spring peas, leeks, zucchini and pecorino-basil pesto on the brunch menu; or roasted Jidori chicken with fingerling potatoes, asparagus and Parmesan fondue for dinner. Choose from decadent dessert options including lemon poppy seed beignets with champagne crème anglaise or the carrot cake trifle with Bavarian cream, caramel and walnut brittle. Brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m., dinner 4-8 p.m. $26-$102 for brunch, $38-$102 for dinner. 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.760.0331. lawrysonline.com

 

Habana Costa Mesa
April 21. Experience Restaurant Habana’s Sunday brunch service this Easter. Guests can expect the usual elaborate brunch buffet offerings on the patio as well as specialty items such as chorizo mac and cheese, a crab eggs Benedict, seasonal bakery items including banana bread, carrot cake and Easter cakes, and a whole roasted pig. Kids can take part in an Easter egg hunt around the restaurant. Call to make reservations. Early brunch: 9-9:45 a.m., $55 per person, $19 children under 10; Brunch: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $65 per person, $22 children under 10. 2930 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.556.0176. restauranthabana.com

 

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Habana Irvine at the Irvine Spectrum Center.

Habana Irvine
April 21. Head to Restaurant Habana in Irvine for a brunch spread highlighting the flavors of Cuba. The all-you-can-eat buffet includes specialty items such as rabo encendido (Cuban oxtail stew), shepherds pie and braised lamb. Save room for dessert: Bakery Habana has come up with special house-made treats for the occasion, among them strawberry trifles, Easter cakes, marshmallow eggs, carrot cake and its signature Café Cubano. Visitors can also partake in an Easter egg hunt around the restaurant. Early brunch: 9-9:45 a.m., Regular brunch: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.. Early brunch: $55 per person, $19 children under 10; Regular brunch: $65 per person, $22 children under 10. Irvine Spectrum Center, 708 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine, 949.419.0100. restauranthabana.com

 

Haven Craft Kitchen + Bar
April 21. Treat your family to Easter brunch created by chef Craig Brady. Menu highlights include duck confit chilaquiles, breakfast carbonara, chorizo and eggs, cinnamon beignets, gingerbread waffles and skillet cornbread with smokin’ hot honey butter. Guests can sip on bottomless mimosas made from fresh orange juice, the house-made bloody mary or the Morning Boulevardier. Old Towne Orange, 190 S. Glassell St., Orange, 714.221.0680. havencraftkitchen.com

 

Hornblower Easter Sunday Brunch
April 21. Hop aboard a Hornblower yacht for an Easter brunch or supper cruise with the family. The lavish brunch will feature traditional favorites, along with free-flowing champagne, live entertainment, sweet treats and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Boards 30 minutes prior. 10 a.m.-noon, 11a.m.-1 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m. See website for prices. 2431 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.631.2469. hornblower.com

 

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
April 21. Spend your Easter with bunnies, a live jazz trio, balloon artists … and a fabulous brunch. Starters include carrot-ginger soup with lemon crème fraiche and carrot-top gremolata; local-halibut ceviche with crispy tostadas; and crab cakes hot off the griddle. Savor breakfast favorites such as traditional eggs Benedict with lemony hollandaise, chicken apple sausage, pecan-wood smoked bacon, a Belgian waffle bar and omelets made to order. Sweets include a chocolate fountain surrounded by treats for dipping, a gelato bar, a warm crepe bar, burnt sugar caramel flan and assorted pastries. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $110 adults; $85 seniors ages 65 and over, $45 kids ages 5-12; free for children ages four and under. 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.845.4627. hyatt.com

 

The Loft
April 21. Elevate your Easter with a special seasonal à la carte menu. Offerings include California avocado toast, smoked salmon rillette with toasted bagel, organic mixed greens, and burrata and speck. Additional savory options include lamb osso bucco with spring-pea risotto; grilled chicken and brie panini; and pan-seared salmon with pickled ramps, morel mushrooms and asparagus-English pea nage. Satisfy your sweet tooth with desserts such as pear blackberry crisp and profiteroles. 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Call to make reservations. Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.6420. montagehotels.com

 

Masterpiece Celebration in the Grand Ballroom
April 21. It’s a holiday feast at Montage Laguna Beach featuring 12 food stations, live musical entertainment, complimentary photographs, a champagne toast and entrance to the Easter egg hunt. Guests can create their own dishes at the egg bar as well as enjoy food from the waffle, antipasto and fruit stations. The sushi station offers favorites such as California rolls, shrimp tempura and spicy tuna rolls. The chef’s carving station tempts with roasted salmon en croûte and roasted prime rib. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $175 adults, $55 children ages 4-12. 30801 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.6420. montagehotels.com

 

Mastro’s Ocean Club
April 21. Delight in brunch favorites at an elevated oceanfront Easter dining experience. Brunch buffet highlights include an omelet station, smoked salmon, carving stations, chilled seafood and sushi displays, assorted pastries and bagels, with a la carte menu items. Sip bottomless mimosas and bloody marys or  Mastro’s elegant cocktails such as the bubbly Peach Bellini or Mastro’s mojito with fresh mint and lime, served tall with a splash of refreshing soda. Brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner 4-9 p.m. $95 adults (includes complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne); $25 children ages 6-12., free for children ages five and under. 8112 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.376.6990. mastrosrestaurants.com

 

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Brunch it out with your friends this Easter at Oak Grill inside the Fashion Island Hotel.

Oak Grill
April 21. Spend the holiday with executive chef Brittany Valles at Oak Grill’s fireside patio. The holiday brunch brims with selections. Start at the cold station for fruits, granola parfaits, assorted pastries, cheese and charcuterie platters, smoked salmon and spring vegetable salad. Move on to the omelet station, pancake bar or waffles with fried chicken. Sushi will be available and, for hearty appetites, the carving station will serve rack of lamb, herb-roasted beef tenderloin, salmon Wellington and grilled chicken. Look forward to desserts created by pastry chef Andy de la Cruz. Bottomless mimosas with Moët & Chandon, bloody Mary’s with Ketel One and Don Julio margaritas will be poured.10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $109 adults; $29 children ages 5-12; Free for children ages four and under. Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.760.4920fashionislandhotel.com

 

Old Vine Kitchen & Bar
April 21. The newly relocated contemporary dining destination offers a holiday brunch menu by chef Mark McDonald. Menu highlights include braised-rabbit mole with two eggs, pasilla-and-cashew mole and fresh-baked corn bread; and caramel apple French toast made with freshly baked bread and garnished with a caramel and chocolate swirl. The brunch is first come, first served. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Camp, 2937 Bristol St. Suite A-103, Costa Mesa, 714.545.411. oldvinekitchenbar.com

 

Paséa Hotel & Spa
April 21. Celebrate the holiday with a brunch prepared by the hotel’s executive chef, Prabeen Prathapan. Sip bottomless mimosas while enjoying ocean views and live entertainment. Kids can enjoy lawn games, an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Brunch seatings: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Egg hunts 11 a.m., 1 p.m. $95 adults, $85 seniors, $45 children ages 6-12, free for children ages 5 and under. 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 866.478.9702. meritagecollection.com

 

The Queen Mary
April 21. Hop aboard the iconic ship to dine on an all-you-can-eat holiday feast, hosted by the Easter Bunny. In addition to culinary experience including 50 dishes from around the globe, the ship offers holiday selections including pepper-crusted prime rib with a Cabernet demi sauce; house-smoked brisket; and baked ham with brown sugar and mustard glaze and roasted rosemary fingerling potatoes. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $69 adults, $79 with sparking wine; $24 children ages 4-11; free for children 3 and under. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 562.499.1739. queenmary.com

 

The Ranch Restaurant
April 21. Executive chef Michael Rossi and his brother, pastry chef Dave Rossi, present an Easter dinner featuring chef specials that celebrate this season. Specials include wild ramp gnudi with Oregon morels, English peas and Zuckerman’s Farm asparagus; and Baja striped bass with baby Dutch potatoes, Castelvetrano olives, baby artichokes and acqua pazza. Call to make reservations. 4-9 p.m. 1025 E. Ball Road, Anaheim, 714.817.4200. theranch.com

 

The Resort at Pelican Hill
April 21.The little ones will delight in an Easter egg hunt and visits with the Easter Bunny amid vast Pacific Ocean panoramas. In the Mar Vista grand ballroom, executive chef Jean-Pierre Dubray presents traditional brunch favorites accented with California and Tuscan flavors. Easter egg hunts begin at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $132 adults; $60 children ages 5-12; Free for children under 5. 22701 Pelican Hill Road S., Newport Coast, 888.507.6427. pelicanhill.com

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
April 21. Make your way to the luxury hotel for a brunch buffet and live entertaiment. Expect a display of palate-pleasers including freshly made salads, a cheese and cured-meat display, multiple carving stations such as dry-rub Prime rib and chili-rubbed mahi mahi, along with chilled seafood, smoked fish and sushi. Traditional breakfast items such as eggs Benedict, waffles and made-to-order omelets are available, along with a dessert buffet to top off the celebration. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $129 adults, $65 children ages 5-12. One Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, 949.240.2000. ritzcarlton.com

 

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Brunch at The Rooftop Lounge in Laguna Beach.

The Rooftop Lounge
April 21. Head to the rooftop restaurant atop La Casa del Camino hotel for the best brunch views in O.C. Enjoy  favorites such as the lobster avocado toast and banana-pecan baked French toast. Wash it all down with refreshing mimosas or bloody marys. 1289 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.497.2446. rooftoplagunabeach.com

 

Pacific Hideaway
April 21. You’ll be looking on the sunny side up with Pacific Hideaway’s oceanfront brunch views. This coastal hotspot is serving up a brand new brunch menu with dishes such as the Hideaway Hash Benny and breakfast tacos. Opt for the sweeter side with dishes like Vacation crepes with Nutella, crushed hazelnuts, vanilla whipped cream, sliced strawberries and cocoa powder. The brunch menu features craft cocktails created by award-winning bartender Casey Lyons such as Living the Dream with aperol, mango and sparkling wine; and Risky Business with Maker’s Mark, orange juice, egg white, kumquat and Thai chili. Call to make reservations. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort, 500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.965.4448. pacifichideawayhb.com

 

Provenance
April 21. Chef Cathy Pavlos changes up her traditional Sunday brunch, transforming it into an Easter four-course prix fixe champagne brunch. For the main course, guests can choose between one of six brunch favorites including petite Black Canyon filet mignon medallions, pan-roasted New Zealand sole and crab cake Benedict with softly boiled cage-free eggs. A huge dessert display features Euro pastries. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $52.20 adults, $25.50 children 12 and under. 2531 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach, 949.718.0477. provenanceoc.com

 

Sapphire Laguna
April 21. Located in picturesque Laguna Beach, Sapphire Laguna offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a three-course holiday brunch in its courtyard with views of the Pacific. Brunch menu items include Swiss bircher muesli parfait, rosemary-parmesan pain perdu, Persian lamb stew, tiramisu en verrine and carrot cake. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1200 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.9888. sapphirelaguna.com

 

Studio
April 21. Chef Benjamin Martinek and his team at Studio presents a three-course Easter menu. Starters include baby gem lettuces and seared Kona kampachi or Dutch white asparagus and Lady Edison ham. Chef Martinek’s second course offers a choice of spinach frittata, Dungeness crab hash or Pissaladière. Entrées selections include Alaskan halibut en croûte, Mary’s Farm organic chicken roulade and Superior Farms spring lamb saddle. Cheese quadrello di bufala with buckwheat tartlet, quince and truffle follow; dessert options include Dominican chocolate pot de crème and pear cheesecake. Reservations required. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $150 adults, $60 children ages 4-12 (excludes tax and gratiuty). Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.6420. montagehotels.com

 

Tanner’s Restaurant
April 21. Enjoy Easter brunch with a beach view at Tanner’s for delicious dishes such as fried chicken and French toast, breakfast burrito enchiladas, bottomless mimosas and a full bloody mary bar. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Paséa Hotel & Spa, 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.698.6130. tannershb.com

 

Trade Food Hall
April 21. Bring the family to the Irvine food hall to experience the all-new Sunday brunch. Each vendor offers a brunch special such as mini pork bun sliders from Hiro Nori Craft Ramen, fried chicken breakfast burritos from Two Birds, specialty lattes from Krisp Fresh Living, and mimosas and bloody marys from Center Hub. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 2222 Michelson Drive, Irvine. tradefoodhall.com

 

Vue Restaurant
April 21. Spend your Easter at the Vue with family and friends. Offerings include a create-your-own omelet station, roasted apple chicken sausage, eggs Benedict, dijon-maple-glazed ham, sweet brioche rolls, smoked salmon display, a chocolate fountain and bottomless champagne (additional $15). 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $50 adults, $18 children ages 5-12, free for children ages four and under. Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.487.7577. lagunacliffs.com

 

The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
April 21. Treat the whole family to an Easter brunch at the resort’s new Breakwater Ballroom. Expect a feast of seafood, crab cakes, carving stations, made-to-order omelettes, traditional brunch classics, a kids buffet and a dessert display. After brunch, enjoy Easter egg hunts at the Driftwood Beach Club while listening to live music performed by a solo guitarist. First seating: 9:30 a.m.10 a.m. and 10:30am; Second seating: 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. $89 adults (indoor seating), $100 adults (outdoor seating); $42 children ages 6-12; free for kids 5 and under. 714.845.8000. waterfrontresort.com

 

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
April 21. Indulge in a spring-inspired three-course menu courtesy of executive chef Yvon Goetz in celebration of this holiday. Bottomless mimosas make your Easter brunch even more special. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3131 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.999.6622; 2647 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.258.7600. thewineryrestaurants.com

 

Fashion Island Hotel Easter Brunch photo courtesy Marguarite Clark Public Relations. Brunch at the Rooftop Lounge photo courtesy Ajenda PR.

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