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Where to Get Easter Sunday Brunch in Houston in 2022

The Tasting Room's blueberry gingersnap waffle is just one of its Easter Sunday treats.
The Tasting Room's blueberry gingersnap waffle is just one of its Easter Sunday treats. Photo by Becca Wright
From family-friendly breakfast favorites to restaurants offering elaborate brunch buffets and prix fixe menus, here's where to brunch in Houston this Easter Sunday:

93’ Til, 1601 West Main
Open for Easter Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., chef Lung Ly has created a brunch menu with features including Chicken Phozole, Biscuit & Gravy, Fruit Tartine, Churro French Toast, Duck Torta and more; and guests can enjoy the dishes with $8 mimosas and $13 brunch cocktails like the Breakfast in Verona, Blood Orange 75 and M.I.N.T.

The Annie Café & Bar, 1800 Post Oak
The Annie will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring dine-in specials.

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, 3601 Kirby
Picos is celebrating Easter withits traditional Sunday brunch buffet, plus a special Easter platter including authentic Mexican staples like gorditas, salutes, tlacoyos, picadas and quesadillas. The brunch also features a chef’s carving station with pork belly porchetta and roasted beef steamship, as well as a raw bar featuring oysters and ceviche, omelet and waffle stations, and an array of moles, paella grande and a dessert bar. The brunch buffet is $54 for adults, $42 for seniors, $30 for children over age eight, and free for children under age eight.

B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington
The steakhouse and patio will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for brunch with live music by David Gallego on the patio.

B.B. Lemon, 1809 Washington
Enjoy Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with DJ 9th Sage spinning tunes on the patio.

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd
Houston’s classic spot for brunch will be serving a special three-course Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., starting with Parker House rolls and rhubarb strawberry muffins with jam and butter to share and followed by choices such as roasted cauliflower with whipped feta, braised lamb shank with spring vegetable risotto, steak and eggs, and carrot cake. Cost is $56 per person, $15 per child, plus tax, gratuity and beverages.

Badolina Bakery, 5555 Morningside
The Rice Village bakery will be open on Easter Sunday serving morning pastries and beautiful cakes. Prices vary with shapes and sizes.

Bar Louie, multiple locations
Enjoy Easter Sunday brunch with $2 mimosas until 3 p.m. (pricing and participation may vary by location).

Bloom & Bee, 1600 West Loop
Easter Brunch will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at this Post Oak Hotel stunner. Priced at $75 per person, brunch features a choice of deviled eggs with prosciutto and black truffle or white asparagus soup, followed by mains from lobsters eggs benedict with caviar to herb roasted lamb leg with thyme lamb jus, plus an Easter dessert buffet of French pastries and cakes.

Blossom Hotel Houston, 7118 Bertner
Blossom's Lunar Easter Brunch will feature bottomless champagne and mimosas paired with dishes such as cedar plant salmon, pineapple glazed pork loin and sweet potato casserole. The buffet includes a variety of baked goods and desserts, such as homemade cinnamon rolls and vanilla bean crème brûlée. There will also be fun holiday themed activities for kids to enjoy, including face painting and egg hunting. Cost is $108.95 per adult and $39.95 per child ages five to 10 years old. Children ages four and under are free.

Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith
Easter Sunday Brunch  features spring favorites from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Capital Grille, multiple locations
The Capital Grille is offering Brunch Chef Specials on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m to 2 p.m., featuring lobster frittata with butter poached lobster tails, 14-ounce bone-in dry-aged NY strip and eggs, eight-ounce center-cut filet with white cheddar hash browns.

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak
Guests can enjoy a bountiful Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ($52 per person, $15 per child), featuring brunch favorites as well as a carving station, seasonal dishes and specialty Easter desserts.

Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood, 14315 Cypress Rosehill
Dario's three-course Easter brunch menu will be available for dine-in or take-out on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $59/ person plus tax and gratuity (kids menu also available). Dine on dishes such as Texas stuffed quail, ginger carrot soup, Oscar style Norwegian salmon, Prime rib au jus, carrot cake and creme brulee.

Davis St. at Hermann Park, 5925 Almeda
Davis Street will feature a special brunch menu instead of its regular Sunday Supper this Easter Sunday. Highlights include the “ultimate” French toast, served with bourbon batter, chaurice sausage, clabber cream, country-fried apples and maple syrup, plus specials from crispy Thai shrimp and Southern gumbo to steak and eggs and rosemary-garlic crusted leg of lamb.
click to enlarge Dish Society's casual brunch service is a choice spot for a low-key good time. - PHOTO BY KIMBERLY PARK
Dish Society's casual brunch service is a choice spot for a low-key good time.
Photo by Kimberly Park
Dish Society, multiple locations
Guests are invited to enjoy a low-key Sunday brunch with highlights including brisket and eggs, chicken and biscuits, Gulf shrimp and smoked Gouda grits and Nutella French toast, plus fluffy pancakes, stacked sandwiches, salads and options for kiddos. Brunch is counter service with hours from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, multiple locations
Eddie V’s is offering a prix fixe three-course brunch menu of indulgent favorites on Easter Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with highlights including lobster quice, roasted avocado with jumbo lump crab, and steak and eggs, plus mimosas, bloodys and bellinis.

Ember & Greens Restaurant and Bar, 9403-B Katy Freeway
Enjoy family-friendly brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner 4 to 9 p.m.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park
Guests can dine on a special three-course brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $58 per adult plus beverages, tax and gratuity ($25 kids menu available). Highlights include deviled eggs, vichyssoise, sole meuniere, spring vegetable risotto with truffle mascarpone, roasted leg of lamb, salmon eggs benedict, cheesecake mousse with raspberry coulis and more.

Frank’s Americana Revival, 3736 Westheimer
The neighborhood favorite will offer its full menu all day long, along with a special Easter Menu and Easter Kids Menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Features include Deviled Easter Eggs and Split Pea Soup to start, brunch items such as a Crab Cake Benedict, Classic Eggs "Your Way" and sandwiches such as the River Oaks Club and Prime Rib Sandwich. Other dishes include Pan Seared Halibut with White Bean Cassoulet and Grilled Lamb Chops, along with desserts like a Classic Creme Brulee.

Guard and Grace, 500 Dallas
The modern steakhouse will be offering a special brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring dishes such as crab avocado toast, "million dollar" bacon, raw bar selections, lobster benedict, duck confit hash, and prime hanger steak and eggs.

Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer
Make reservations to enjoy Hugo’s famous Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring the usual brunch favorites as well as a carving station, some new seasonal items and specialty Easter desserts. Cost is $52 per person, $15 per child, plus beverage, tax and gratuity.

Hungry’s, 14714 Memorial, 2356 Rice
With an expansive, family-friendly patio, Hungry’s is open for Easter Sunday brunch, featuring $10 Bigmosas with orange, grapefruit, strawberry or raspberry juice. The fun drink will be available next door at Heartbeet as well.

Indianola, 1201 Saint Emanuel
Bring the family for an epic Easter brunch spread, served tableside and featuring deliciousness like wild Gulf shrimp cocktail, crawfish and caviar deviled eggs, strawberry ricotta toast, herb crusted leg of lamb, wood-grilled black angus filet, duck fat roasted potatoes, pull-apart rolls, southern style squash casserole, chocolate icebox pie, carrot cake with salted cream cheese frosting and more. The experience is bottomless, as guests can request seconds of any favorite dishes. Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and cost is $65 per adult and $20 per child 12 and under (free for kids under 3).

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse, 19333 David Memorial
The steakhouse is offering an Easter Brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m, priced at $54.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids 12 and under. Menu items include traditional breakfast fare such as an omelet station and assorted quiches, served alongside carved prime rib, glazed hm and chicken parmigiano, with an array of salads, soups, sides and desserts.

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 1743 Post Oak
The deli will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving the likes of sky-scraping sandwiches, classic breakfast plates, blintz french toast, smoked fish, stuffed cabbage, Romanian steak and its fan favorite cheesecake.

La Calle Bagby Park, 401 Gray
At noon on Easter Sunday, the Bagby Park location will host an Easter egg hunt, featuring eggs filled with chips, street tacos and more, including a Golden Gift Card worth $100. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory will be screened while the children search for treasures.

La Table, 1800 Post Oak
La Table will be offering a special Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Easter Sunday, priced at $75 per person and including a choice of appetizer, family-style main course and sides, and family-style dessert. Highlights include shrimp cocktail, grilled salmon, vegetable risotto, and mini eclairs, marjolaines and carrot cakes.

Le Jardinier, 5500 Main
Le Jardinier is celebrating Easter from 1 to 7 p.m. with a $125 three course menu, with an additional $85 wine pairing available. Highlights include deviled eggs, burrata with strawberries and watercress pistou, French white asparagus with orange reduction, hamachi crudo, homemade tagliatelle with spring rabbit ragu, roasted spicy lamb shoulder with chickpea fricasse and farmer's carrot and mild goat cheese cake.

Local Table GOOF, 2003 W 34th
The brand new Garden Oaks eatery will host a build-your-own mimosa bar on Easter Sunday, with a variety of fresh juices, garnishes and edible flowers will be available to choose from.

Maize, 14795 Memorial
Maize will open early at 10 a.m. and stage Easter egg hunts for the children on its Cactus Courtyard patio, offering an extensive brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring the Brunch Special, with a choice of one appetizer or soup or salad, one entree, and one dessert for $39. Brunch a la carte will also be available.

Max’s Wine Dive, 4720 Washington, 214 Fairview
Both MAX’s Wine Dive locations are serving up flavorful brunch all Easter weekend long from April 15 to 17. The Washington location will feature a ham steak with red eye gravy over grits and greens, while the Fairview dive will serve potato and ham hash.
click to enlarge Enchiladas con huevos makes for a fine Easter Sunday brunch. - PHOTO BY JORDAN CHAN
Enchiladas con huevos makes for a fine Easter Sunday brunch.
Photo by Jordan Chan
Molina’s Cantina, 3801 Bellaire, 7901 Westheimer, 6300 FM 1463
Open starting at 11 a.m., this local stalwart offers sizzling fajitas, gooey Jose’s Dip and plates like the Raulito’s Shrimp Special egg-topped Enchiladas de Tejas, all washed down margs and more.

Monkey’s Tail, 5802 Fulton
Monkey’s Tail will be featuring its crawfish and shrimp enchiladas throughout the Lenten season, wrapping on Easter Sunday. Customers can enjoy two enchiladas for $12 complete with crawfish tails, shrimp, Cajun cream sauce, house ground corn tortillas and melted cheese (add refried beans and chips for $3). Crawfish will also be available on Easter Sunday, regular or jalapeno flavored for $10 per pound with add-ons including corn, potatoes, sausage and dipping sauces.

The Original Ninfa’s, 2704 Navigation, 1700 Post Oak
Chef Alex Padilla has prepared the Pescado Borracho: roasted whole seasonal fish in a tequila garlic mushroom sauce, for $35.

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe
Ouisie’s special Easter Brunch menu will be a la carte, with highlights including Manhattan clam chowder, Texas crab cobb salad, chicken fried chicken, blackened flounder, lemon ice box pie and more. Hours are 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, April 17, with breakfast items available 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The Palm, 1201 Fannin
Join the classic steakhouse for an Easter Sunday spread, including a $99 choice of soup or salad with a 26-ounce bone-in prime rib. All locations will be offering the special.

Perry’s, multiple locations
In addition to Perry’s full menu, guests can enjoy an Easter Sunday Special from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., which includes the choice of pear salad or carrot ginger soup; and choice of double smoked, triple glazed ham $45 or caramelized prime rib $65, each served with whipped potatoes and green bean almondine. A serving of White Chocolate Cheesecake may be added for an additional $8. Additionally, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Easter Sunday, guests can enjoy brunch cocktails for $9 each, including brandy milk punch, bloodys and mimosas.

Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial
Go for family-style Malaysian street food from James Beard Award semifinalist chef Alex Au-Yeung. Must order dishes include: flaky roti canai, award-winning kerabu prawn, beef rendang, sizzling egg tofu and a Hong Kong brunch must: a housemade dim sum sampler. Open Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.
click to enlarge Pier 6 invites you to enjoy oysters by the bay this Easter Sunday. - PHOTO BY BECCA WRIGHT
Pier 6 invites you to enjoy oysters by the bay this Easter Sunday.
Photo by Becca Wright
Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House, 113 6th
Head to San Leon to brunch on the water with chilled seafood platters, cucumber-lime granita oysters, hot chicken doughnuts, steak bavette and eggs, Cinnamon Toast Crunch French toast, fried oyster tacos and more; and tack on pitchers or flights of mimosas and the Baller Bloody Mary. Open Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

Prego, 2520 Amherst
Prego will be open from noon to 9 p.m. for brunch and dinner service, offering its full menu plus daily specials including veal chops, halibut and lamb chops. There will also be a special farmers market menu on the patio, as it is a Village Farmers Market Day on Easter – that is served until 3 p.m.

Postino, 805 Pacific, 1151 Uptown Park, 642 Yale, 791 Town and Country
Postino will be bringing back its Old Skool Hippity-Hop Brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., playing your favorite '90s hip-hop and R&B tracks, and featuring a specialty $6 seasonal cocktail whipped up by Postino’s wine guy, Brent Karlicek. All four Houston locations will be featuring live vinyl DJs.

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella
Houston’s original lodge restaurant will be offering a special three-course Easter menu for $60 per person, plus beverage, tax and gratuity, plus a $35 kids menu. Easter brunch will be served 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with choices such as smoked duck gumbo, roasted beet tarte tatin, buffalo short rib eggs benny, smoked trout hash and eggs, warm croissant bread pudding and more.

Revelry on Richmond, 1613 Richmond
Revelry on Richmond will have live music and $35 all-you-can-eat crawfish until sellout on Easter Sunday.

Rosalie Italian Soul, 400 Dallas
Rosalie's specialty Easter menu features fresh, spring takes on classic Italian favorites, including Hot Cross Buns with golden raisins and lemon icing ($11), Etruscan Fried Artichokes with preserved lemon aioli ($16), Carrot Rigatoni with rabbit and rosemary ($18), Squash Blossom Pizza with burrata and mint ($17), Lamb Blade Steak with blistered sugar snap peas, chili and mint ($36) and Strawberry-Rhubarb Crostada with whipped mascarpone ($10). The menu is available on Easter Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for brunch and 5 to 9 p.m. for dinner.

Seasons 52, multiple locations
Seasons 52 is offering a la carteEaster Brunch entrées in the dining room from 10 a.m- to 2 p.m., with selections such as crab and cheddar quiche, upright french toast with applewood smoked bacon, and wood-grilled shrimp and grits, plus brunch sips from mimosas and bloodys to sangria and rosé lemonade.

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 1140 Eldridge
Sylvia’s will be bringing back its Sunday brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Easter, featuring Tex-Mex and breakfast classics ($29.99 plus tax, gratuity and beverages, $12.99 for kids under age 12).

The Tasting Room, 818 Town and Country
The CityCentre wine hangout will host a sweet and savory Easter brunch on April 16 and 17, from executive chef Beto Gutierrez and featuring vibrant dishes such as a blueberry gingersnap waffle with bourbon caramel and vanilla ice cream or a Spanish chorizo frittata with red chimichurri sauce.

Thirteen, 1911 Bagby
James Harden’s fine dining restaurant is offering Easter Brunch from executive chef Tobias Dorson alongside handcrafted cocktails and mimosas from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dine on dishes such as deep fried strawberry cheesecake French toast, churro chicken and waffles,  fresh crab omelets and fried grits cake topped with bbq shrimp.

Tobiuo Sushi & Bar, 23501 Cinco Ranch
Joino Tobiuo on Easter to treat the family to spring specials, including Garden of Eden and Green Lotus maki, Hamachi Kosho cold tasting and the Ichigo Strawberry Tart.

Toro Toro, 1300 Lamar
Toro Toro’s Easter Brunch features brunch classics with Pan-Latin flair, priced at $145 for adults and $65 for children 12 and under and served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Trash Panda Drinking Club, 4203 Edison
The Lindale Park cocktail bar will host a “Trash Estate Easter Brunch” beginning at noon, a ticketed event with packages available for two, four and six people. Chef Jonathan Lindauer will prepare a tea sandwich tower, and the bar staff will have a special themed menu. Guests are eligible to take a Polaroid photo for entry into an Easter basket raffle that includes to-go booze, swag and other special gifts.

Trattoria Sofia, 911 West 11th
The Italian stunner will be open for lunch with a few brunch specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music on the patio.

Traveler's Table, 520 Westheimer
Enjoy a worldly Easter Brunch, featuring a three-course prix fixe menu (amuse bouche, second course, third course) for $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Highlights include truffled deviled Easter eggs with sundried tomatoes, brie, basil, and crispy shallots; vegan Ukrainian borscht and Ukrainian cherry varenki dumplings. The menu is available only on Sunday, April 17 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for dine-in and take-out.

Truluck's, 5350 Westheimer, 1900 Hughes Landing
With hours starting at 11 a.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday and Easter Sunday, Truluck’s Easter specials include a Florida Lobster Thermidor ($125) and Easter Bloomin’ Cocktail ($14.50) made with Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac, almond orgeat syrup, angostura, lemon and lime, and dried tea roses and an orchid for garnish.

Union Kitchen, multiple locations
The popular neighborhood spot with locations throughout Houston, including Katy, Cypress, and Kingwood, will be celebrating Easter with over-the-top brunch specials, including Short Rib Benedict (braised short rib, poached eggs, buttermilk biscuit, gouda cheese, chipotle hollandaise) and Creme Brûlée toast (toasted brioche, crème brûlée custard, caramelized turbinado sugar, fresh berries); plus all-day dinner specials including Braised Lamb Shank over saffron orzo and Cognac New York Strip with truffle whipped potatoes. Brunch specials will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

URBE, 1101 Uptown Park
For its first Easter, URBE will be offering a special three-course Easter Menu which includes choice of starter and entrée and a dessert buffet. Dine on oysters diablitos, carnitas stuffed gorditas, chilaquiles, crispy fish tacos, grilled skirt steak and eggs and more. Brunch will be served 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cost is $45 per adult and $15 for kids, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. The in-house bakery will be making special Easter pastries and cookies, and there are numerous coffee drinks, eye-opening cocktails, mocktails and juices available.

Wild Oats, 2520 Airline
Wild Oats’ buffet brunch is getting even bigger for Easter Sunday, with ham, rabbit, and lamb (all roasted and/or grilled on their live fire grill, aka "Grillie Nelson"), plus more all-you-can-eat dishes. Cost is
$75 for adults, $35 for kids 4 to 10 and free for kids 3 and under.

The Woodlands Resort, 2301 North Millbend
The Woodlands Dining Room will offer a bountiful buffet feast from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with highlights including carving, pasta, popover and omelet stations, pancakes and waffles, hot breakfast items ranging from smoked brisket eggs benedict to applewood smoked bacon, brunch specials spanning from rotisserie roasted chicken to seared salmon, local and imported cheeses, housemade pickled vegetables, artisan charcuterie, assorted fruits, make your own salads and a myriad of desserts like butterscotch panna cotta and bumble berry cobbler. Cost is $75 per adult – or $95 with two glasses of champagne – and $35 per child ages 5-12. Kids under 5 eat free.

Xochi, 1777 Walker
Chef Hugo Ortega and his team will serve their epic Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this Easter. Guests will find their usual brunch favorites as well as a carving station, some new seasonal items and specialty Easter desserts. Cost is $52 per person, $15 per child, plus beverage, tax and gratuity.

We will be updating this list in the days leading up to Easter Sunday on April 17. If you have a restaurant to add, please send details to dish@houstonpress.com.
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