Celebrate Easter, or just the weekend, with caviar scrambles, deviled egg tacos, and more at these 14 Bay Area restaurants rolling out special brunch menus this Sunday.
RN74 is offering a special Easter brunch menu for Easter Sunday.
Don your Sunday chic and head to RN74 for brunch dishes with a bit of French flair—go for croque-madame gougères, steak tartare, and beignets. You might need to order a pistachio-crusted French toast, served with whipped mascarpone, strawberries, and rhubarb-maple syrup—for the table. Oh là là. // 301 Mission St. (Mission), michaelmina.net
Set down those steak knives—Epic's three-course pre-fixe brunch requires a little less heavy lifting. Dine on oysters, halibut, and caviar; close the deal with a toasted marshmallow ice cream sandwich. If all that (and the view) for $55 isn't enough, opt for the extra flight of three springtime sparkling meads. // 369 The Embarcadero (Embarcadero), epicsteak.com
Whether you're looking for something light or ready to feast, you'll find it at this butchershop-restaurant's Russian Hill and Larkspur locations. Meat lover?Just say "bacon French toast"—made with bacon steak, creme fraiche, and maple-pork demi-glace, it won't disappoint. // 1998 Polk St. (Russian Hill); 2405 Larkspur Landing Circle, Building 4 (Larkspur), belcampo.com
Already a popping brunch spot, Finn Town is in full-on Easter mode with a themed extravaganza that goes well beyond its ham and homemade biscuits. Order up the yummy smoked salmon benny with spiced avocado, and settle in for classic flicks (Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Easter Parade) and a best bonnet and costume contest. With the mimosas flowing in three flavors, you're sure to see the light. // 2251 Market St. (Upper Market), finntownsf.com
Chef Josh Perez is serving up tasty specials including crispy pork belly on a buttermilk biscuit and corned beef eggs Benedict. Are you a sucker for a scrumptious buffet? Go all in for just $25 per person. // Hotel Vitale, 8 Mission St., (Embarcadero), jdvhotels.com
Chef Park Ulrich has created a $55 three-course pre-fixe menu that features twice-cooked pork belly with bourbon poached cherries, smoked tri-tip, and a caviar scramble. The real mouth watering happens at dessert, with sweets such as lavender panna cotta and a cardamom phyllo concoction served with pistachio ice cream and orange blossom sorbet. // 399 The Embarcadero (Embarcadero), waterbarsf.com
Buffet and bottomless mimosas for $35? Sold. District Oakland is spicing up its popular Sunday brunch with endless bubbles and the likes of buttermilk pancakes with banana-rum syrup; chocolate chip bread pudding with bourbon caramel; housemade spicy chicken sausage; and so much more. // 827 Washington St. (Oakland), districtoak.com
If you're heading to Napa, stop by Harvest Inn for Wine Country delights. While you're enjoying the pineapple-studded ham and roasted leg of lamb from the buffet ($59 per person, $35 for kids under 12), the young'uns can indulge in Easter punch and virgin bloodies. Afterward, hop over to chef Charlie Palmer's egg hunt, right next door. // 1 Main St. (St. Helena), havestinnnapa.com
Rockridge's new pub is celebrating the holiday with classic hot cross buns, dyed deviled eggs, curry-honey glazed lamb chops, and more special menu items. Satisfy your sweet tooth with strawberry-rhubarb tarts and pineapple upside-down cake. // 5422 College Ave. (Oakland), duchessoakland.com
For breakfast favorites recreated with flair, drive over to the Presidio where The Commissary's a la carte menu includes eggs in a hole with pork belly; duck confit hash; and cheese fritters with black truffle honey. // 101 Montgomery St. (Presidio), thecommissarysf.com
If celebrating Easter means steak and eggs, then LB Steak is the place to be. The special a la carte menu will include a 12 oz. New York cut, as well as a pork belly Benedict and vanilla bean French toast. // 898 Santa Cruz Ave. (Menlo Park) and 334 Santana Row, Suite 1000 (San Jose), lbsteak.com
Calavera chef Gustavo Romero will put a Mexican spin on brunch, serving deviled eggs tacos, glazed ham with ginger and seasonal fruit, and carrot cake with pineapple and coconut ice cream. // 2337 Broadway (Oakland), calaveraoakland.com
Hungry for brunch at the beach? Park Chalet is readying the breakfast buffet ($48 a person), stuffed with roasted leg of lamb, strawberry shortcake, white chocolate tartlettes, and other spring favorites. Don't miss the egg hunt (2pm) on the lawn. // 1000 Great Highway (Golden Gate Park), parkchalet.com