The Southern Belle Brunch
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
Head to the Hotel Palomar in Downtown Phoenix for a picnic-inspired buffet from 11 a.m.-5 p.m, $65 for adults and $19 for children. In true Blue Hound fashion, find your fave picnic staples with a southern twist, such as cornbread with honey butter, chicken and waffles, barbecue oysters and roasted suckling pig. And it wouldn’t be Easter without sweets – pies and sweet tarts will also be served.
2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
The Most Hoppy Brunch
Hash Kitchen will be hopping come Sunday with meet-and-greets with the Easter Bunny himself. A special menu will be served all weekend long, April 14-16, 7 a.m.-3 p.m, with special holiday items such as herb crusted prime rib, smoked brown sugar ham and boneless slow-roasted herb-crusted leg of lamb.
Gainey Village: 8777 N. Scottsdale Rd.
North Scottsdale: 14838 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
The Little Italy Experience
Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant
Get an authentic Tuscan experience at Tomaso’s, which is serving a four course Pasqua (Easter in Italian) lunch and dinner from 12-9:30 p.m. on Sunday. The menu includes stuffed zucchini blossom with ricotta and mozzarella, pear and pecorino cheese ravioli with butter and sage sauce, Easter lamb and mini cannolis for $44 per person. Favorites such as seven-layer lasagna and osso buco on risotto will also be available.
3225 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
The Best Mimosas
Social Tap Eatery
Do as the Old Town Scottsdale crews do and cheers away the morning at Social Tap Eatery. Order a Social Tap Mimosa (with muddled fresh fruit and peach puree) or build yourself a Bloody Mary at their DIY bar from 9 a.m-2 p.m. Order a Ranchero Omelet or huevos rancheros to soak up the booze.
4312 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale
The Most Kid Friendly Brunch
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
This Easter Hunt Brunch will have a balloon artist and carousel to keep the kids occupied while Mom and Dad take a break with a mimosa brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The menu will consist of a breakfast bar with omelets, crepes and salads. Entrees include prime rib, fresh sea catch with lemon caper and sugar mustard glazed ham and pineapple sauce, $68 for adults, $34 for children 5-12 and children under 5 are complimentary. Reservations are required.
7700 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale
The Most Musical
Organ Stop Pizza
Organ Stop Pizza will have an all you can eat pizza and salad bar, $12 for adults and $10 for children, with a concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets must be purchased online or in the restaurant gift shop.
1149 E. Southern Ave., Mesa