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Discover the Top Easter Brunch Spots in South Florida

The region offers an eclectic mix of dining destinations, each offering its unique spin on the beloved tradition.

Restaurants are rolling out their best offerings for Easter brunches in South Florida this weekend with a tempting array of culinary delights and vibrant atmospheres. Whether craving classic brunch staples with a tropical twist or seeking innovative culinary creations, South Florida’s culinary scene promises to delight every palate. Check out some of the best Easter brunches in South Florida, where delectable cuisine meets warm hospitality.

Broward

Olive & Sea (1881 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale)

On Easter Sunday, Olive & Sea, the newest rooftop Mediterranean restaurant in Fort Lauderdale located on the Intracoastal, will be hosting a brunch that features a variety of culinary stations, specialty cocktails, and live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests are invited to indulge in the expansive brunch menu while enjoying the picturesque waterfront view. Offerings include nine culinary stations:

  • Raw Bar – oysters, smoked salmon, shrimp cocktail, ceviche and smoked whitefish salad
  • Omelet Station – bacon, ham, spinach, onion, tomato, mushroom and cheese
  • Hot Bar –roasted chicken al faham, herb-crusted fish, rice pilaf, rustic potato hash, baklava French toast, bacon, chicken apple sausage, shakshuka and scrambled eggs
  • Laffa Pizza Station – Olive & Sea prepares freshly baked Laffa bread crust in the open-kitchen, mosaic-tiled-brick oven made to order for every pizza. This station will offer tomato halloumi, goat cheese & fig and a chef specialty Laffa pizzas.
  • Carving Station – roasted leg of lamb, kibbeh roasted beef,
  • Charcuterie – assorted meats & cheeses
  • Breads & Spreads –assorted house breads, spreads and mezzes
  • Pastry Station – dark chocolate babka, croissants, and Turkish coffee Dessert Display – with fruit, overnight oats, yogurt parfait, babka bread pudding, baklava, and macarons.

Additionally, Olive & Sea will feature a curated menu of specialty cocktails, including:

  • Tea Thyme – vodka chamomile tea syrup & lemon
  • Marina Mary – vodka, housemade bloody Mary mix, candied bacon, pickled cauliflower
  • Bunny Spritz – prosecco, grapefruit soda, cotton candy, egg
  • Mimosa – bubbles and choice of orange grapefruit, pineapple, or cranberry
  • Bees Knees – gin, honey syrup, and lemon.

The Easter brunch will also feature live musical entertainment and a roaming magician. Brunch is $69 per person, with children from six to 12 years old at half price, and children under five dine for free. Bottomless mimosas are available for $25 per person. For reservations, call 954-527-6716 or email hello@oliveandseaftl.com. Complimentary valet parking is available. 

Lona Cocina & Tequileria (321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale)

Lona Cocina & Tequileria offers a unique dining experience with bold Mexican cuisine, lively cocktails and ocean views. The restaurant invites guests to celebrate Easter with an enhanced, beachside Easter Brunch for $49+ per person. The event will occur from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 31. Guests can indulge in chef-attended brunch stations, bottomless brunch cocktails, live Mariachi entertainment, and photos with the Easter Bunny while enjoying an ideal photo backdrop of Fort Lauderdale beach. The brunch favorites, including Omelet and Waffle Stations and a Taco Bar, will be available for guests along with Mexican Chopped Salad and Ceviche Stations, Salmon Veracruzano and Barbacoa stations, and a Dessert Bar offering assorted mini desserts and Easter candy. The brunch price includes bottomless Margaritas, Mimosas, and Bloody Mary’s. Reservations are encouraged. Lona is situated at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. For more information, please call (954) 245-3069.

Baoshi Food Hall + Bar  (8525 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines)

Baoshi is in the heart of Pembroke Pines, just off the bustling Pines Boulevard. The establishment offers a curated local Asian market with exotic snacks, candies, sodas, and five distinct food vendors, including Temple Street Eatery, Gangnam Chikn, Poke OG, Gold Marquess, and Boba Street Cafe. The food hall also features a stylish cocktail bar and lounge that serves an extensive list of craft cocktails, Japanese Whiskeys, sakes, draft beers, and more. Baoshi is a celebration for the taste buds, offering a wide range of cuisines, from the sizzling street food of Bangkok and the savory creations of Shanghai to the delicate flavors of Kyoto. On Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31, Baoshi is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for kids from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., and on Sunday, March 31, a special appearance from the Easter Bunny himself is available for a photo opp from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Guests who are 21 years old and above can enjoy bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for $22 per person, with a two-hour limit at the bar on Saturdays and Sundays.

Palm Beach

Corvina Seafood Grill (110 Plaza Real S, Boca Raton)

Corvina Seafood Grill, an indoor-outdoor restaurant and bar located in East Boca Raton, is offering a special Easter dinner curated by Executive Chef Jeff Tunks. On Sunday, March 31, guests can enjoy a variety of a la carte specials in addition to the restaurant’s exceptional seafood-centric cuisine. The menu includes Lobster & Truffle Arancini “Easter Eggs” served with marinara sauce, basil, and parmesan for $19, Rack of Spring Lamb featuring sweet corn creamy cheese polenta, roasted heirloom carrots, and pea pesto for $59, and Carrot Cake with cream cheese frosting and pistachio ice cream for $15. The Easter Dinner is available from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and reservations are highly recommended.

Prezzo, Palm Beach Gardens (4520 PGA Boulevard Suite 100, Palm Beach Gardens)

Serving Italian classics with a modern twist, Prezzo Palm Beach Gardens, PGA’s wildly popular Italian trattoria, invites visitors to celebrate Easter with a memorable Bottomless Brunch experience designed to cater to every craving and preference from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Priced at $39 per person, Brunch offerings include 18 delectable small plates specially curated by Executive Chef David Garcia. Highlights include White Truffle Frittata with egg whites, spinach, tomato, and white truffle cream (vegan upon request); Crème Brûlèe French Toast Bake with challah bread, brown sugar brûlèe, and whipped cream and Bananas Foster Pancake Stack with buttermilk pancakes, caramelized bananas, and candied walnuts. For those looking to add a boozy twist to their experience, pair your Brunch with Prezzo’s bottomless sips – a mix and match of prosecco zero, mimosas, bellinis, Aperol Spritz, and Prezzo’s signature Bloody Marys – for an additional $20 per person. Elevate your Brunch with the bottomless bubbles pairing for $50 per person if bubbles are more your style. Brunch will have a two-hour table limit, and bottomless ends at 4 p.m. for those with 2 p.m. reservations. Easter Bottomless Brunch will occur on Sunday, March 31st, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

On Sunday, Prezzo PGA will also be hosting an Easter celebration from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., offering a variety of a la carte dishes. Guests can choose from highlights such as Honey Glazed Ham with Brown Sugar and Maple-Bourbon Glaze served with Sweet Potato Mash and Jumbo Asparagus ($36), Braised Lamb Orecchiette with Chianti Braised Leg of Lamb, Caramelized Onions, Cremini Mushrooms, Natural Jus, Ricotta Salata Snow and EVOO ($35), and Garden Herb Roasted Chicken featuring Half Slow Roasted Chicken, Whipped Potatoes, Natural Pan Gravy, Roasted Green Beans and Garlic and Herb Butter ($32). To end the Easter feast on a sweet note, the Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake made with Meyer Lemon, Candied Blueberries, Chantilly and Powdered Sugar ($15) is an excellent option. Guests who wish to make a reservation can call (561) 429-6938.

Miami-Dade

The Deck at Island Gardens (888 Mac Arthur Cswy, Miami)

The Deck at Island Gardens invites guests to celebrate Easter Sunday with their loved ones and indulge in a decadent Sunday Buffet Brunch. From noon to 5 p.m., visitors can enjoy a variety of fresh food stations featuring culinary delights sure to enchant everyone’s taste buds. In honor of the holiday, the buffet includes exclusive lamb alongside an abundant spread of chilled seafood, grilled steaks, vibrant salads, breakfast favorites, and divine desserts. Guests can savor mouthwatering dishes while enjoying the mega yacht views and festive décor. The Deck at Island Gardens offers three different Sunday Brunch Packages: $95 per person with a choice of Bellini or Mimosa, $145 per person for bottomless sparkling wine and rosé, and $175 per person for bottomless Whispering Angel Rosé and Taittinger Brut Champagne.

Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps (4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach)

Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps, located at the iconic Eden Roc Miami Beach, invites guests to celebrate Easter with a special brunch buffet. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, guests can enjoy the captivating ocean views while indulging in an array of decadent favorites priced at $85 per adult and $20 per child ages three to 10 (children two and younger eat free). The Easter brunch buffet will feature several stations such as Omelette and Waffle Stations, Salad Bar, Pizza and Pasta Stations, and a Housemade Bread Display. Additionally, guests can relish specialty items from the Fruit De Mer Display, Milk and Honey Station, Caja China Carvery, and an indulgent Dessert Bar featuring a chocolate fountain with all the fruit and treats for dipping. Reservations are encouraged and can be booked on OpenTable. For more information, call (786) 961-6043. 

Klaw Miami (1737 N Bayshore Dr., Miami)

This Easter Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., Klaw Miami is inviting families to celebrate the holiday with an ultimate brunch experience. The rooftop dining area at Klaw Miami offers panoramic views of Biscayne Bay, which is sure to appeal to every brunch-goer. The restaurant has planned several activities for the kids, including an Easter egg hunt, face-painting, and photo-ops with the Easter Bunny. Guests can indulge in Klaw’s signature brunch items, such as Lobster Benedict, Guava Cream Cheese Waffles, and Duck Steak and Eggs. Known for its fresh Norwegian King Crab, extensive meat programming, and innovative cocktails, Klaw Miami is nestled on the edge of Edgewater. The restaurant strikes the perfect balance between upscale elegance and laid-back charm, making it a favorite spot for both casual outings and special occasions. Reservations can be made here.

Sushi By Scratch ( 3242 Charles St., Coconut Grove)

Sushi by Scratch Restaurants offers an exclusive Easter experience that involves crafting sushi from scratch, adding a unique touch of specialness to the occasion. Their talented chefs have meticulously created a signature 17-course Omakase using luxurious ingredients and premium imports. The experience is $285 per person (plus tax & gratuity) and includes a specially curated menu, welcome cocktail, champagne toast, and farewell tea. A $50 deposit per person is required, credited towards the final bill. Limited reservations are available for parties of one to 10, with extra bites and beverages offered at a surcharge. Sushi by Scratch is located at 3242 Charles Street in Coconut Grove and offers dinner across three seatings – 5 p.m., 7:15 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. Ample street parking is available. To make a reservation, please call (786) 254-1204.

Graziano’s (11 South Florida locations)

Graziano’s, with 11 locations spread across the tri-county area, provides easy accessibility to its customers. Those who want to skip the cooking and enjoy a hassle-free and delicious Easter Sunday brunch experience can head to any of Graziano’s restaurants or markets. The customers can indulge in an exquisite brunch, accompanied by mimosas, and make the most of their Easter Sunday.

Graziano’s offers an impressive catering service for those not in the mood to cook. The company not only provides the food but also brings the grill and the parrillero (what is called a master griller in Argentina) right to the doorstep. However, if the parrilla is not preferred, Graziano’s offers various catering services for smaller parties.

Graziano’s Lifetime Market Location in Coral Gables offers a convenient way to navigate through the holiday chaos. This year, the market hosts three Easter egg hunt sessions for the younger generations at Lifetime’s Plaza (229 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33133). The first session starts at 12 pm, followed by the second session at 12:45 pm, and the third session at 1:30 pm. In addition to the Easter egg hunt, the market is also organizing chocolate egg decorating activities from 12 pm to 2 pm.

Easter at Home

Sunshine Provisions

Sunshine Provisions, a South Florida-based fine food purveyor, has become a favorite among chefs and foodies for its premium quality cuts, seafood, poultry, charcuterie, and pantry goods. This Easter, guests can be impressed with a chef-created lamb dish made with some of Sunshine Provisions’ premium ingredients. Chef/Owner Mike Saperstein has shared his recipe for a delicious Florida Honey-Goat Cheese-Crusted New Zealand Rack of Lamb, enticing even the most discerning guests. With next-day delivery available, customers can have their choice of New Zealand Baby Lamb ($43.99), which includes (two) 14 to 16-ounce racks of Frenched baby lamb racks or a Grass-fed Australian Lamb Rack, which is a 26-ounce rack of Frenched large Australian lamb ($40.62) delivered straight to their door. Sunshine Provisions ships from Naples to Key West. For additional information on packages, available products, and/or to order, please visit Sunshineprovisions.com

Recipe: 

Florida Honey-Goat Cheese Crusted New Zealand Lamb Rack

Serves 4

Dish Ingredients 

-Two 14-16oz New Zealand lamb Racks 

Crust Ingredients

-3oz Bread Crumbs Plain

-2oz Florida Wildflower Honey

-1oz Dijon Mustard 

-4oz Goat Cheese Soft Chevre

-1ea egg yolk 

-Salt and Pepper to taste 

Lamb Rack Marinade ingredients 

-3oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

-1oz Dijon Mustard 

-1oz Chopped Fresh Rosemary 

-1oz Chopped Fresh Thyme 

-1oz Chopped Fresh Oregano

-1oz Fresh Orange Zest

-Salt and Pepper To Taste 

To Prepare: Mix all marinade ingredients well, pour over lamb until well coated on all sides, and let marinate from 4 hours up to overnight in the refrigerator. Mix all crust ingredients until well combined. Preheat the grill to 500 degrees. Cook lamb rack over open flame until internal temperature of 145 degrees. Let the lamb sit until it reaches room temperature. Crust the top of the eye of the lamb rack with the goat cheese crust. Bake at 35

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Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

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