You can thank Easter for, among other reasons, giving you another excuse to dress up in this all-too-casual town. Come decked out in your finest threads next Sunday at one of these local brunch hot-spots doing Easter right.
Guaranteed to satisfy both savory and sweet brunch lovers, Central Kitchen has big plans for Easter. Indulge in fried chicken benedict and french toast bread pudding, and top it off with a seasonal bellini or beer float with coffee ice cream if you’re feeling extra celebratory. Reservations available online at OpenTable, or by calling: 415-826-7004. 10:30am-2:30pm, 3000 20th Street (Mission)
Enjoy a traditional Easter feast with a spirited twist at PSC. Champagne and specialty cocktails will be at the forefront of your meal while you nosh on PSC’s mission-style chilaquiles or brioche beignets. A stroll through the Presidio in the Sunday best is practically madatory. Reservations available by calling: 415-885-1888; 10am-2:30pm, 563 Ruger (Presidio)
Head to for the skies at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins where executive chef Nenad Stefanovic is taking brunch buffet to a whole new level. With arguably one of the best views in SF, build-your-own buttermilk waffle (amongst a myriad of other foods) while listening to Ricardo Scales. Reservations available by calling: 415-616-694. Adults/$119 & kids/$59; 10am-2:00pm, 999 California (Nob Hill)
For an Easter brunch bursting with soul, head to 1300 on Fillmore, where you’ll leave full and in desperate need of a post-chicken nap. 1300 will host three seatings for their Easter sunday brunch where the house band, Future Perfect, will be on hand to provide your entertainment for the afternoon. While they haven’t released their special prix fixe menu yet, we suggest you book soon as they tend to fill up. Reservations available online at OpenTable or by calling: 415-616-6940. Three seatings available - 11am, 1pm, & 3pm. 1300 Fillmore (The Fillmore)
A little bit of something for everyone, dine in the Palace Hotel’s breathtaking Garden Court for a truly memorable afternoon. Their brunch features a raw bar, brunch classics, and favorites from around the world. You'll want to save room for dessert… trust us. Reservations available by calling: 415.616.6940. 2 New Montgomery (SoMa)
Before blacking out via their bottomless mimosas and bloody marys, we implore you to check out Bisou's smoke salmon wrapped egg (with caramelized red onions, potatoes, and lemon chive aioli), pork belly benedict (poached egg two ways, toasted bun, bacon, and bearnase sauce), and oeuf cocette (pulled pork, bacon, mushroom, cream, and bbq sauce baked in an iron pan and served with fresh baked baguette). For reservations: 415-556-6200; 2367 Market (Castro)
Traci Des Jardins will offer a three-course brunch for on Easter Sunday, featuring, but not limited to, strawberries, lavender, goat milk yogurt, and streusel; crispy crab tacos; arroz con leche, and more. (And if you simply must, there will also be a kids' menu available for the wee ones). Reservations are recommended, and are available 11am until 4pm; 50 Moraga Avenue; 415-561-3650 (The Presidio)
For those of you still insist on getting a basket each Easter, IfOnly is offering their Ultimate Pantry Collection— Thomas McNaughton-produced red wine vinegar, Michael Tusk pastas from the two-star Quince restaurant, June Taylor jams, and Christina Tosi’s Momofuku Milk Compost Cookie mix. Baskets are available in small ($100) and large ($200).