Sunday brunch is always a good idea. But when it’s Easter Sunday you know you’ll want it to be extra special. Thankfully there are plenty of restaurants across Los Angeles offering delightful springtime-y dishes in honor of the upcoming holiday.
Being full of varieties, LA holds many dining places for one of the most important holidays among the Jewish population, Passover, for which we’ve selected some of the best.
Plenty of options for each taste can be found in the list below. Happy Holidays!
Mr. C – Beverly Hills
Poolside brunch with an Italian accent and New Orleans-style jazz
Enjoy live music from the acclaimed Mudbug Brass Band, along with a carving station featuring leg of lamb, chicken, and salmon; a crudo raw bar station; European cheese and charcuterie station; a gelato stand; and much more. Optional add-ons include Bottomless Bellinnis or Belvedere Bloody Marys. See more information here.
Belcampo Meat Co. – Santa Monica
Belcampo’s ramping up its brunch offerings with a special Easter Sunday menu, which means braised lamb Benedict; corned beef hash; a springy pea-and-goat-cheese omelet; and ham and eggs are headed your way, in addition to the regular menu of eggs, burgers, pancakes, salads and sandwiches. Find more information here.
Craft Los Angeles – DTLA
Sitting down with family on Easter Sunday? Sit down to a family-style brunch. Expect for-the-table dishes such as duck pastrami with turnips and rye; dungeness crab with pea tendrils and burrata; fresh pastries; and ricotta and granola, then choose your own main from a list that includes babka pudding, rabbit pappardelle and more. Find more information here.
Estérel – Beverly Hills
Make your Easter brunch last all day in one of the city’s most scenic spaces. Running a whopping eight hours, Estérel’s Easter brunch buffet includes an egg section; a bagel spread; leg of lamb; poached salmon with yogurt sauce; prosciutto with strawberries; savory bread pudding; an entire dessert table and more. More info here.
Georgie – Beverly Hills
Georgie’s Easter offering is what brunch-buffet dreams are made of: a raw bar; a dumpling bar; a carving station serving roasted lamb, chicken, salmon, prime rib and honey-glazed ham; charcuterie; salads; deviled eggs; sides of wild mushroom casserole, creamed spinach, macaroni and cheese; and a dessert station featuring chocolate eggs, pies, cheesecake, berry tarts, peanut butter cups and more. Wear something with a loose waistband.
Herringbone – Santa Monica
At beach-chic restaurant Herringbone, savor Easter brunch options like lobster quiche, crab and bacon omelet, or soft baked eggs, in addition to the eatery’s regular brunch menu favorites. Get comfortably numb with endless rose or bottomless mimosas or bloody marys. More information.
Menu: Chefs Kevin Meehan and Drew Langley are flinging open Kali’s doors for a rare brunch, which means you’ll be able to enjoy their hyper-seasonal, hyper-creative dishes with a springy, breakfast bent. Expect à la carte options such as buttermilk pancakes with chantilly and almonds; deviled Easter eggs; avocado salad (pictured); black barley risotto; their spin on a Benedict; chicken and waffles; French toast and more. See more information here.
Menu: DTLA’s premier French buffet is going all out for its Easter edition, offering roast lamb; black truffle scrambled eggs; a chocolate fountain; hazelnut crêpes; and a slew of house-made Easter chocolates and candies for you and the little ones.
Let Suzanne Goin cook your feast. The take-out menu for Passover includes dishes like smoked fish platters; matzo ball chicken soup; latkes with applesauce; beets with kumquats and oranges; slow-roasted salmon with cucumber yogurt; roast chicken or beef brisket; all sorts of sides, including roasted root vegetables and braised red cabbage; and flourless chocolate torte for dessert.
Chef Tetsu Yahagi changes the menu a bit every year, but a few staples are always represented, including Spago’s famous chicken matzo ball soup, braised beef short rib “flanken” with vegetable ratatouille, and roasted Moroccan carrots, to name a few. See more information here.
Huckleberry – Santa Monica
The menu includes charoset with apples, walnuts, raisins and cinnamon; potato pancakes with crème fraîche and applesauce; braised beef that feeds eight to 10 people; a flourless apple honey upside-down cake; housemade matzo in flavors like olive oil, onion and fleur de sel; and chocolate-covered coconut macaroons. Find more about it here.
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