15 Fantastic Easter Brunch Options In San Diego

Sunday brunch is always a good way to wrap up a weekend, but you know just as well as we do that Easter weekend serves up some of the best brunch options of the year!

Restaurants throughout San Diego up their brunch game over the holiday weekend with extravagant buffets, special menus and bottomless drink specials.

If you’re looking for a memorable meal to kick start your Easter Sunday, check out one of these spectacular options we’ve rounded up, just for you.

Buffets

What better way to celebrate Easter than with an all-you-can-eat array of delicious food? These buffets are sure to impress your taste buds!

Chandler’s at Cape Rey

1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$69 adults, $29 kids 5 to 12

Choose from an assortment of brunch dishes at this eclectic buffet, which includes a deviled egg bar, raw bar, smoked whiskey brined pork loin and mixed boat paella. Each buffet meal is served with a complimentary mimosa. Want to get an early start to your day? Stop by the Early Bird Breakfast buffet from 6:30 to 10:30 AM.

The Hake

1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$65 adults, $30 kids under 12

What’s better than an upscale Easter buffet? Try one that overlooks the Pacific with panoramic ocean views from a prime La Jolla Village location! The eclectic menu includes mouthwatering dishes, like prime rib, tres leches French toast and opah chorizo and eggs. Add a bottomless mimosa for $15.

Ponsaty’s

6106 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Sante Fe
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$49 adult, $25 children

Start your Easter with a buffet of king crab legs, prime rib and leg of lamb and add the optional bottomless mimosa or housemade bloody marys for an extra $15. Also, beginning on April 6th, Ponsanty’s debuted a special spring menu that will be available on Easter as well. Choose from seasonal dishes, like spinach gnocchi and grilled Kauai shrimp.

Westgate Hotel

1055 Second Avenue, San Diego
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$89 adults, $35 children 12 and under

The Westgate’s Easter champagne buffet is full of delicious options, like fresh seafood, made-to-order omelettes and carving stations. Bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny, get a face painting and try a special children’s section of the buffet.

Lakehouse Hotel & Resort & Decoy Dockside Dining

1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$60 adult, $19 kids 12 and under

From Easter egg hunts at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to a special appearance by the Easter Bunny, there are lots of fun activities at this North County brunch! The buffet includes a combination of sweet and savory options, such as a chilled seafood display and a decadent dessert bar.

For those 21+, the buffet also includes free flowing sparkling wine. Now we’re talking…

True Food Kitchen

7007 Friars Rd #394, San Diego
$35

Craving something healthy? Try the spring tasting menu at True Food Kitchen and enjoy one beverage, starter, main dish and dessert, including dishes like charred cauliflower, roasted artichoke pizza and key lime pie.

A La Carte

For a lighter Easter meal, try one of these restaurants with an a la carte menu of specially prepared entrees.

Le Parfait Paris

555 G Street, San Diego
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Celebrate Easter with a French twist! Choose from a selection of scrumptious Parisian treats, including crepes, quiche and eclairs. Get special prices on signature champagne cocktails with the purchase of any brunch item and groove to live music while you dine.

Bellamy’s 

417 W Grand Avenue, Escondido
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Looking for an elegant atmosphere and an a la carte menu with both breakfast and lunch options in North County? Try Bellamy’s and treat yourself to a drink with $15 bottomless mimosas and $6 house bloody marys.

TRUST

3752 Park Blvd, San Diego
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This Hillcrest restaurant takes brunch to new heights with unique offerings, like lemon meringue french toast, served on their sunny patio.

Parc Bistro-Brasserie 

2760 5th Ave, San Diego

Choose from a variety of French-inspired dishes, like sweet and savory crepes or a seafood tower, and indulge in $13 bottomless mimosas at this Banker’s Hill eatery.

Monello

750 West Fir St., San Diego

An Easter brunch should include eggs, right? Try Monello’s eggs benedict with lamb and spinach for a special festive treat. Love bloody marys? You have to try their caprese bloody mary, which includes a fresh mozzarella caprese skewer, for a unique twist on the classic cocktail.

Banker’s Hill Bar + Restaurant

2202 4th Avenue, San Diego
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There’s several new offerings at Banker’s Hill Bar + Restaurant this Easter to get excited about. Choose from an asparagus and brie frittata, salmon benedict or blueberry-banana hotcakes.

Round out your meal with the hopricot cocktail, a special Easter drink with grand hops liqueur, apricot, pineapple, lime and sparkling wine.

Special Easter Events

Looking for something different? Celebrate Easter in a unique way with a picnic or a catered event at home!

The Ranch at Bandy Canyon

16251 Bandy Canyon Road, Escondido
$45 per car up to 4 people, $5 per extra person
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Make your reservation now to access the beautiful lawns and gardens at The Ranch at Bandy Canyon on Easter in the San Pasqual Mountains. Pack a picnic filled with your favorite food and drinks or pick up an Easter-inspired dish from the food truck.

Kids can take part in an Easter egg hunt, pony rides, a petting zoo and face painting for an additional $10.

Giuseppe Fine Restaurants & Catering

700 Prospect Avenue, San Diego

If you’re not feeling like going out this Easter, consider hosting an Easter brunch with the help of a catering team. Let someone else prepare, deliver and clean up your holiday meal so you can relax and enjoy the day!