Where to Celebrate Easter in Los Angeles

Easter brunch at The Beverly Hilton runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Here is our basket full of 25+ best Easter brunch and dinner picks in Los Angeles. Many require reservations, so call ahead to confirm availability.

Edited by William Yelles.

1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach
April 21. A la carte brunch menu selections include starters such as asparagus green garlic soup with pancetta and poached egg; lobster-lover delights such as lobster benedict with paprika hollandaise and lobster avocado salad with grapefruit and arugula; sweet mains such as pecan-crusted challah French toast; and celebratory spring libations including prosecco, bellinis and cold-pressed juices. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Shutters on the Beach, 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.587.1717. shuttersonthebeach.com

April 21. Easter brunch specials include citrus ricotta pancakes and brisket omelette. Easter dinner specials include lamb chops with mint gremolata with olive oil smashed potatoes and spring vegetable ragu. Regular menus are also available. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. brunch; 5-9 p.m. dinner. 9543 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 310.845.1700. akasharestaurant.com

AR Cucina
April 21. Brunch specials include ciambellone (sponge cake, lemon glaze), seared polenta and an asparagus frittata with soft-boiled egg, salumi, olives, cheese and ciabatta. Dinner specials include a fava bean risotto, spinach ricotta ravioli, lamb chops and Tuscan cream cake. Regular brunch and dinner menus also available. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. brunch; 5-9 p.m. dinner. 9531 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 310.558.8800. arcucina.com

The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills
April 21. Served family-style, Chef David Codney’s Easter menu starters include asparagus Lyonnaise with a Scotch egg and pork belly. Entree choices include fire-roasted rack of lamb and polenta-stuffed quail with bourbon-maple glaze. Free-flowing Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne is included. 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $138. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.975.2736. peninsula.com

CIRCA 55 at The Beverly Hilton
April 21. Choose from a variety of brunch favorites including a make-your-own omelet station, a carving station and assorted breakfast pastries. Festivities include a gelato station, face painting and an Easter egg hunt. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $95 adults, $45 children. 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.887.6055. beverlyhilton.com

Costero California Bar + Bistro
April 21. Easter specials include lobster bisque, braised lamb shank, crab-stuffed sole with spring pea risotto and asparagus, and chocolate banana cake. The regular menu is also available. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 W. Century Blvd., L.A., 310.642.4820. marriott.com

April 21. Modern Asian restaurant Crustacean will offer a decadent Easter brunch menu featuring an unlimited holiday-inspired Champagne cocktail along with egg dishes like the eggs with Beluga caviar, crab omelet and lobster eggs on bao “Benedict.” Noon-3 p.m. $55. 468 N. Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.205.8990. crustaceanbh.com

EST. Prime Steakhouse
April 21. Easter Sunday specials include grass-fed lamb, springtime cocktails made with Pomp & Whimsy gin and a chocolate dome dessert in the shape of an egg, featuring Harry’s Berries. The regular dinner menu is also available. 4-9 p.m. 303 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel, 626.607.2012. estprimesteakhouse.com

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
April 21. Photos with the Easter Bunny begin at 11 a.m. followed by the annual egg hunt for children ages 1-9 at 11:30 a.m.; baskets provided. Chef Jason Prendergast will serve seasonally-inspired brunch at FIG Restaurant until 3:30 p.m. Complimentary children’s activities; brunch by reservation, a la carte pricing. 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, 310.319.3111. fairmont.com

April 21. Fuego’s Champagne brunch includes a choice of hot entrees and treats, plus an appearance by the Easter Bunny, egg hunt with prizes and petting zoo. Fuego will also present live Latin Jazz music at the water’s edge. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $80 adults; $29 children 6-12; children 5 and under, free. Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, 562.481.3910. hotelmayalongbeach.com

The Gallery
April 21. Easter brunch will feature an omelet bar, carving station with roast prime rib and honey baked ham, pasta station, salad station, seafood bar, made to order pancakes, handcrafted desserts, bottomless Champagne, a full bloody mary bar and more. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $55 adults; $20 children under 10. 30768 Russell Ranch Road, Suite C, Westlake Village, 818.889.1338. thegallerywestlake.com

Hotel Shangri-La
April 21. The outdoor buffet brunch includes made-to-order omelets and eggs, a carving station, a cold seafood station, a selection of fresh salads, fruits and yogurt parfaits and desserts. Live entertainment will be offered in the pool area. Children 12 and under are invited to participate in the egg hunt. Noon-3 p.m. $80 adults, $40 children 12 and under, plus tax and service charge. 1301 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica. Tickets

April 21. Chef Suzanne Tracht’s annual Easter dinner features a variety of spring-inspired dishes. In addition to Jar’s a la carte menu, specials include appetizers of lobster cocktail and warm white asparagus, main courses of braised lamb shank and char siu pork chop, and sides of English peas with pearl onions and mushrooms. Reservations from 5:30 p.m. 8225 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323.655.6566. thejar.com

Crab cake benedict at Mastro’s Ocean Club

Mastro’s Ocean Club
April 21. Easter brunch highlights include the decadent Maine lobster benedict, crab cake benedict, fluffy Belgian waffles, and Mastro’s savory ahi tuna burger. Signature cocktails include the bubbly peach bellini, and mojito with fresh mint and lime. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 18412 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, 310.454.4357. mastrosrestaurants.com

Mr. C Beverly Hills
April 21. The Restaurant at Mr. C’s poolside brunch buffet will feature an omelet and waffle station, carving station with slow roast leg of lamb, and crudo raw bar station. Also live music by the Angel Town Combo Band, a candy-filled egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $105 adults; $45 children 4-12; under 4, free. 1224 Beverwil Drive, L.A., 310.277.2800. mrcbeverlyhills.com

Queen Mary Easter Celebration
April 21. Hop aboard the Queen Mary’s famed decks to celebrate Easter Sunday including brunch, petting zoo, face painting, three egg hunts, a “bunny bounce house” atop the ship’s highest deck and more. See website for schedule and ticket prices. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 877.342.0738. queenmary.com

Saddle Peak Lodge
April 21. Three-course Easter brunch items include roasted apple salad, eggs benedict, and banana and huckleberry bread pudding. All children will receive a special Easter treat. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $75 adults, $45 children under 12. 419 Cold Canyon Road, Calabasas, 818.222.3888. saddlepeaklodge.com

The Social List
April 21. Easter brunch guests can enjoy mimosas; a breakfast burrito with fresh eggs, ham and bacon; decadent peanut butter French toast waffles and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 2105 E. 4th St., Long Beach, 562.433.5478. thesociallistlb.com

Spago Beverly Hills
April 21. The three-course Easter brunch menu will include a Champagne tincture bar, a pop-up pie and bake shop and an appearance from the Easter Bunny. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $175 adults, $75 children under 12. 176 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.385.0880. wolfgangpuck.com

Classic brunch cocktails at STK

April 21. Brunch essentials, a raw bar, carving station, dessert playground and classic brunch cocktails, will all be featured at STK’s buffet. Think eggs benedict, avocado toast, rack of lamb, prime rib, seafood platters and more. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $84 adults, $22 children. 930 Hilgard Ave., Westwood, 310.659.3535. stksteakhouse.com

April 21. Brunch items include lemon ricotta pancakes, egg dishes and sandwiches. Dinner menu mains include duck breast skewers and braised lamb shank. For dessert, try Tavern’s signature “Snickers” bar with salted peanut caramel and vanilla ice cream. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. brunch; 5-9:30 p.m. dinner. 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 310.806.6464. tavernla.com

Terranea Resort
April 21. At Catalina Kitchen, enjoy buffet favorites including cheese and charcuterie, pastries, made-to-order omelets, seafood and a carving station. Brunch in the Palos Verdes Grand Ballroom features nine stations serving breakfast fare, pasta and more, plus a separate kids’ buffet. Dinner selections at Mar’sel include poached halibut, basil chicken Panzanella and a roasted lamb porterhouse. The resort’s outdoor celebration features music and family-friendly fun. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, 855.938.4047. terranea.com

April 21. Easter specials for lunch and dinner include roasted asparagus, artichoke ravioli and roasted lamb shoulder. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner from 5 p.m. Reservations recommended. 11633 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 310.820.2448. toscanabrentwood.com

the westdrift Manhattan Beach
April 21. Enjoy brunch at the hotel’s Jute Coastal Bar + Kitchen in addition to an appearance from the Easter Bunny, face painting, and a petting zoo. $69 adults (includes bottomless Champagne), $35 children. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 1400 Parkview Ave., Manhattan Beach, 310.272.5908. westdrift.com

Westlake Village Inn
April 21. The resort will be hopping with festivities featuring the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, face painting, a petting zoo, and more. The lake view brunch buffet includes carving and seafood stations and a special kids’ buffet. $55 adults; $25 children ages 5-12; free for children 4 and under. 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, 818.889.1460. westlakevillageinn.com

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
April 21. The three-course brunch menu will feature a seafood tower, bloody marys and an Easter-inspired dessert. Kids can explore the hotel grounds with an exciting egg hunt on the hotel’s front lawn. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $225. 701 Stone Canyon Road, Bel-Air, 310.909.1644. wolfgangpuck.com

Wood & Water
April 21. Easter brunch selections include bottomless mimosas, aperol spritzes, and brunch favorites like Kahlua Bananas Foster French toast with fresh cream, or duck chilaquiles with shredded duck and two sunny-side-up eggs. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 13359 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, 818.855.1661. woodandwaterla.com

Photos courtesy (from top): The Beverly Hilton, Mastro’s Restaurants, STK Steakhouse.


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