16 Places to Celebrate Easter in San Diego

Belmont Park's Easter Egg Hunt
Belmont Park’s Easter Egg Hunt

From seaside buffets and brunch specials to Easter egg hunts and cruises, see our list of 16 places to celebrate an “egg”-stravagant Easter in San Diego.

By Madelyn Harris

Easter Bunny Tea
April 14-15. Celebrate Easter festivities at the Westgate, featuring kid friendly petit-fours and mini pastries along with a traditional European afternoon tea. Families can enjoy an Easter egg hunt on the Riviera Terrace along with a magic show. 2:30 p.m. Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave., 619.238.1818. westgatehotel.com


The Westgate’s Easter Champagne Brunch

April 16. Head to the Westgate for a traditional Easter champagne brunch. Guests can choose from fresh seafood, made-to-order omelets, carving stations and a children’s section. Kids can enjoy face painting and a visit from the Easter Bunny. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $89. Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave., 619.238.1818. westgatehotel.com


Hornblower Easter Brunch Cruise
April 16. Join Hornblower for an Easter brunch cruise, featuring an array of brunch fare and unlimited champagne and sparkling cider. The Easter Bunny will also be on hand for photos. $66.95. Hornblower Cruises, 970 N Harbor Dr., 619.686.8715. hornblower.com

Easter brunch at Herb & Eatery
Easter brunch at Herb & Eatery

Herb & Eatery’s Easter Brunch
April 16. Head to Little Italy’s newest casual market and counter service restaurant for an Easter brunch featuring an array of freshly baked cookies, pastries, coffee and cocktails. Featured items include Spanish inspired baked eggs and fresh croissants. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 2210 Kettner Blvd., 619.794.2790. herbandwood.com


Belmont Park’s Easter Egg Hunt
April 16. Back by popular demand, Belmont Park will offer their fifth annual Easter egg hunt on the beach. 12,000 eggs will be filled with candy, toys and other Belmont Park goodies, such as single rides, single attractions, dessert vouchers, unlimited rides and wristband packages. 9 a.m. $5. Belmont Park, 3146 Mission Blvd., 858.488.1549. belmontpark.com


Easter Brunch at The Med
April 16. The Med’s annual Easter brunch will feature food, family activities, live music and an Easter egg hunt for children. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $85 per person. The Med, La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.454.0771. lavalencia.com


Spring Party with Bunny
April 15. Enjoy the beauty of the San Diego Botanic Garden for the holiday. Festivities include a visit from the Easter Bunny, bunny ear decoration stations, face paints and a petting zoo full of real bunnies. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas, 760.436.3036. sdbgarden.org


L’Auberge Del Mar Easter Brunch
April 16. Combine the beautiful view of the Pacific with all of your brunch favorites. Buffet items include homemade breads, pastries, granola, and hot breakfast items such as eggs Benedict and an omelet station. $90 for adults. Seatings at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 858.259.1515. laubergedelmar.com

Bleu Boheme's Pain d'Epice
Bleu Bohème’s Pain d’Epice

Bleu Bohème
April 16.
Easter brunch is back at Kensington’s Bleu Bohème. An exclusive prix-fixe brunch menu includes items such as black Mediterranean mussels with roasted garlic cream and quiche maison. $54.95. 4090 Adams Ave., 619.255.4167. bleuboheme.com


Easter Bunny Buffet
April 16. Celebrate the holiday in Cucina Enoteca’s bright and airy garden patio with a full brunch buffet of egg dishes, antipasti and sweets. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cucina Enoteca, 2730 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, 858.704.4500. urbankitchengroup.com


Lakehouse Hotel & Resort & Decoy Dockside Dining
April 16. Dining dockside on Easter makes for a true southern California spring holiday. Enjoy an Easter Sunday brunch buffet with sweet and savory breakfast favorites, a chilled seafood display, hand-carved meats and a decadent dessert bar. Brunch-goers can listen to live music performances while kids take part in free Easter egg hunts. $60. 1025 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos, 760.744.0120. lakehousehotelandresort.com


April 15-16. Make Milanese cuisine part of your Easter celebration this year with an extravagant selection of dishes, including eggs Benedict con Agnello e Spinaci or lamb eggs Benedict and spinach. Top off their delicious dishes with mimosa carafes or a Caprese Bloody Mary. 750 West Fir St., Little Italy, 619.501.0030. lovemonello.com


Rachero Omelette at Social Tap Eatery
Ranchero Omelet at Social Tap Eatery

Social Tap Eatery
April 16.
Enjoy Easter brunch overlooking Petco Park. Brunch favorites from the menu include baked French toast soaked in vanilla and cinnamon and their Ranchero Omelet. Pair any brunch dish with a Social Tap mimosa, which contains a blend of peach and orange juices topped with champagne. 815 J. St. #101, 619.398.8938. socialtapeatery.com


Flower Hill Promenade Easter Egg Treasure Hunt
April 15.
Discover hidden sweets and treats at Del Mar’s premier open-air shopping center during this year’s self-guided Easter Egg Treasure Hunt. Gather the family for a day of Easter fun as kids make their way to more than 20 different store locations searching for hidden goods. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 2720 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, 858.481.2904. flowerhill.com
Tidal at Paradise Point
April 16. Paradise Point’s signature restaurant will offer a serene seaside Easter brunch. Chef DJ Tangalin has transformed the brunch menu to include highlights such as a Baja shrimp tostada, carnitas Benedict, Maine Lobster omelet, and more. 9 a.m.-noon. 1404 Vacation Rd., 858.490.6363. paradisepoint.com


Farmer and the Seahorse
April 16. Enjoy an exclusive Easter brunch buffet near the Torrey Pines Golf Course, where families can gather and kids can run wild and hunt for Easter eggs. Highlights of the brunch menu include a design-your-own omelet station, a carving station of slow roasted ham, crab & lobster Benedict. $64.95. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 10996 Torreyana Rd., 858.260.5400. thealexandria.com



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