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Where to Spend Easter in San Diego

The Easter Bunny is coming to San Diego! Check out where to dine and hunt for eggs this Easter in American’s Finest City.

Hunt for Easter eggs on Hotel Del Coronado’s Windsor Lawn.

Aragon Ballroom
Mar. 31. Hop over to Rancho Bernardo Inn’s Easter Sunday Buffet for an array of cuisine featuring roasted rib eye, leg of lamb, maple-glazed bone-in ham and much more. Round out the morning with a visit from the Easter Bunny and a vitis to the hotel’s petting zoo. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m.-4p.m. Petting zoo and the Easter Bunny will be available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $65/pp. $25/children. 17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego. 877.517.9340.

Belmont Park
Mar. 31. San Diego’s iconic boardwalk destination is hosting a brunch-and-hunt at the beach, including a special appearance from the Easter Bunny. Guests can enjoy a delicious seaside brunch at the Wave House from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and a fun-filled Easter egg hunt on the sand at noon. If that doesn’t fit in your schedule, hop from shop to shop for free Easter egg giveaways at the Belmont Park merchants all day long. Merchants will be giving out up to 5,000 eggs stuffed with Belmont Park prizes including free rides, sweet treats and attractions. 3146 Mission Blvd., San Diego. 858.228.9283.

Mar. 31. Celebrate Easter with an Italian flair with Bice’s three-course menu that includes and assortment of Italian cheeses and cold cuts, beef tortellini in a 24-month aged parmesan cheese sauce, saltimbocca with chicken scallops, sage prosciutto and marsala wine sauce and a homemade strozzapreti with sauteed wild mushrooms, house-smoked mozzarella. $39.99/pp. A children’s menu is also available for $19. 425 Island Ave. 619.239.2423.

George’s California Modern
Mar. 31. George’s will be celebrating with their signature take on Easter brunch. Standout menu items include Chef Trey Foshee’s brioche French toast, seared yellowtail and Croque Madame served with gruyere, ham, brioche and sunny side up egg. George’s only serves brunch twice a year—Easter and Mother’s Day. 1250 Prospect St., La Jolla. 858.454.4244. 

Harbor’s Edge
Mar. 31. Celebrate Easter Sunday with a traditional brunch on the bay, entertainment and a special visit by the Easter Bunny. Enjoy a vast selection of breakfast favorites including omelets and waffles prepared fresh to order, a variety of seafood dishes, salads, pastas, and gourmet entrées. $49.95/adults, $21.95/children, Children under 5 are free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 1380 Harbor Island Dr., San Diego. 619.692.2255. 

Mar. 31. Herringbone’s holiday menu has been expanded to include a Sunday supper this Easter. The brunch menu will include smoked ham and eggs with asparagus and Hollandaise sauce, while Sunday supper will offer two options: confit hare terrine, Pissaladiere served with carmelized onion and anchovy flatbread, and roasted leg of lamb, sauce persillade, hot cross buns, brown sugar glazed house-cured ham and sweet potatoes. 7837 Herschel Ave  La Jolla, CA 92037  858.459.0221.

Hornblower Brunch Cruise
Mar. 31. Take a cruise with the Easter Bunny with beautiful San Diego Bay views, free- flowing champagne and a lavish brunch buffet complete with various bakery, seafood, eggs and carving stations. Each two-hour cruise includes a narrated tour and plenty of photo opportunities. 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. 619.686.8715.

Hotel Del Coronado
Mar. 31. Kick off Easter morning with a good old-fashioned egg hunt on the Del’s oceanfront Windsor Lawn before heading to the Crown Room for a champagne brunch with delectable dishes and live musical entertainment. The south end of the Windsor Lawn will also be the site for a fun zone with crafts for all ages from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Keep an eye out for the roaming Easter Bunny. Egg hunts begin at 10 a.m. and noon. 1500 Ocean Ave., Coronado. 619.522.8490. 

Lael’s Restaurant
Mar. 31. Spend Easter Sunday at the waterfront in the heart of San Diego at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Focusing on fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, Lael’s Easter champagne brunch will offer endless dishes prepared by new Executive Chef Suttichai Sripolpa. Finish up brunch with an Easter egg hunt led by the Easter Bunny himself. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 1 Market Place, San Diego. 619.358.6735. 

Marina Kitchen
Mar. 31. Marina Kitchen at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is hosting an all-you-can-eat Easter buffet featuring an array of fresh salads and homemade soups made from scratch, local seasonal vegetables and sides, a carving station with honey roasted ham and leg of lamb, and a dessert station featuring a selection of holiday desserts, all representing the restaurant’s “modern comfort” motto. $38/adult, $14/children.  333 W Harbor Dr., San Diego. 619.699.8222.

The US Grant
Mar. 31. Gather with friends and family to feast on breakfast specialties, fresh salads, seasonal side dishes, delectable entree selections, and a collection of sweet treats at The US Grant. New additions to hotel’s Easter brunch buffet include a Belgian waffle bar, a poached egg and assorted greens salad station, and a marble slab creamery where you can design your own ice cream sundae. Brunch also includes a special appearance from the Easter Bunny and live jazz entertainment. Don’t forget the bottomless mimosas!  Seatings at 11 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Reservations required. 619.744.2039. 326 Broadway, San Diego. 619.232.3121.

True Food Kitchen
Mar. 31. For a wholesome, healthy and tasty Easter brunch, head to True Food Kitchen. Menu highlights include turkey fritatta with egg whites, turkey, kale, asparagus and mushroom; Eggs in Purgatory with poached eggs, tomato, zucchini, spinach and fontina; and a breakfast burrito with eggs, turkey sausage, provolone, Anasazi beans and salsa. Egg-free dishes such as the springtime Strawberry Chop with snap pea, fennel, goat cheese, walnut and balsamic vinaigrette, and the Quinoa Johnny Cakes with banana, maple syrup and greek yogurt are also available. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fashion Valley Mall. 619.810.2929.

W San Diego
Mar. 31. The W San Diego hotel is launching its new Liquid Sundays on Easter Sunday. Featuring Twisted Mimosas, Bloody Oh Mary’s, and Chef Harry’s breakfast bites, breakfast on Easter also includes a reverse Easter egg hunt where the staff hunts for prizes and gives them to diners. Each check presenter will be delivered with an egg containing prizes from discounts on food and beverage, comp’d checks, or even a free stay at W San Diego. 421 West B Street, San Diego. 619.398.3100.




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