San Diego County’s restaurants are showing up big for Easter Sunday, with a seemingly endless supply of spots offering prix-fixe menus, flowing Champagne and special menu items. Here are 20 places to dine out in San Diego on Easter SundayRead More
Where to Dine For Easter in San Diego
Skip doing the dishes and dine out instead
Oceanfront views complement a Champagne brunch buffet featuring a carving station, chilled seafood bar and brunch classics like Eggs Benedict and brioche French toast. For reservations, please call 760-433-3333. The price is $64.95 for adults and $17.95 for kids ages 6-12.
Vintana Wine + Dine
Chef Deborah will be serving a special three-course Easter menu featuring some of Vintana’s favorite dishes, including pan-seared salmon, filet mignon and lobster mac n’ cheese. For reservations, please call 760-745-7777. It costs $54.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids.
Rancho Bernardo Inn
The property’s signature restaurants Avant and Veranda will offer brunch buffets. Guests can enjoy bottomless mimosa specials and live music. Children can meet the Easter Bunny and explore the resort for hidden treats in a classic Easter Egg Hunt for ages 4-12. Brunch specials are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $85 for adults and $30 for children. Book your reservation online or call (844) 254-0013.
CUCINA enoteca Del Mar
Easter brunch consists of scrambles and omelets, a carving station, antipasti, salads, housemade pastas, pastries and desserts. Champagne and beverages are available for purchase.
George's at the Cove
a 3-course holiday brunch at George’s California Modern will feature lobster quiche, bay scallop and corn fritters, Baja shrimp omelette, Pasturebird roasted chicken, rhubarb & grapefruit pound cake and much more.
The Grass Skirt
Tiki brunch goes Easter this year at Pacific Beach’s The Grass Skirt. An Easter egg hunt will commence at 11 a.m. alongside an Easter basket giveaway and drink and food specials all day.
Waterbar San Diego
Pacific Beach’s Waterbar will serve Easter brunch with Loaded Cinnamon Buns, which include a plate of three homemade cinnamon buns smothered in white icing and topped with sliced bananas, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and blueberry compote; Eggs Benedict with an English muffin, Canadian bacon, poached eggs and hollandaise, served with your choice of side; their Spring Fling Scramble with English peas, asparagus, baby heirloom tomato, chives, crumbled goat cheese, sliced avocado and choice of toast and more. The special brunch menu will be available from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kensington’s Bleu Boheme will serve a prix fixe brunch menu available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The three-course feast, priced at $55 per person, includes selections such as: savory Belgique prosciutto waffle, a Belgian-style waffle with fig jam, arugula, Gruyere cheese and fried egg; quiche maison, deep dish quiche with house-smoked bacon, spinach, mushrooms, parmesan cheese, Hollandaise, rosemary potatoes and salad; lapin au moutarde, rabbit with braised radishes, fava beans, fingerling potatoes and mustard jus; crêpe au Nutella, crêpe filled with chocolate-hazelnut spread and topped with vanilla ice cream; and more. Specialty brunch cocktails, including a classic Bellini and bloody mary, will also be available.
Place a custom order at Patisserie Melanie for Easter brunch at home. Specializing in authentic French pastries, Chef Melanie is known for baking some of the best croissants and kougn-amanns in San Diego. New for spring are her Garden Macaron Collection, which include elderflower, poppy, rose and violet. More spring pastries will be announced soon. Patisserie Melanie is open Wednesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Quantities are limited, so place your special order for Easter by calling (619) 677-2132 or emailing Melanie@PatisserieMelanie.com
Trust will serve Easter brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with items like a smoked pork shoulder hash and more. To make reservations, please call (619) 795-6901 or visithttps://www.trustrestaurantsd.com/.
Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant
Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant will invite guests to celebrate Easter with an extended three-course brunch, available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Priced at $38 per person, the three-course brunch selections include: house-made cinnamon roll with cream cheese frosting and salted caramel; buttermilk fried quail, Texas quail with masa cake, duck gravy and pickled mustard seeds; ham and smashed avocado Benedict, house-made English muffins topped with poached eggs, serrano ham, charred onions and Hollandaise, served with BH home fries; braised carnitas chilaquiles with tomatillo sauce, cotija cheese, black beans, cilantro, lime cream and an up egg; butterscotch pudding with crème fraiche, pecan toffee and shortbread cookies; and more.
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Vistal Bar + Restaurant
Vistal will serve a brunch buffet of chilled seafood, cheese, charcuterie, salads, pastries, desserts and bottomless mimosas, plus made-to-order entrees like stone crab Benedict and braised short rib hash. Little ones can look forward to greeting an Easter bunny and will receive a complimentary Easter basket for dessert. Located on the 3rd floor on the hotel, guests can enjoy views of San Diego Bay from Vistal’s dining room and patio. Full brunch menu here and costs $68 for adults and $34 for children 12 and under.
The Westgate Hotel
Easter brunch dishes include fresh seafood, made-to-order omelets, carving stations, a special children’s buffet selection, as well as a full array of quintessentially European dishes. Children’s entertainment includes face-painting and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The price is $99 for adults, $35 for children ages 4-12, and complimentary for ages three and under.
Easter specials include cheese and charcuterie, pork belly Benedict, roasted fingerling potatoes, a seafood bar, pasta cheese wheel and carving station. Guests can satisfy their sweet tooth with blueberry and brie pastry puffs, chocolate fountain-dipped treats or with the house-made desert collection, including guava mousse domes and key lime macarons. Brunch specials are from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Adults are $75 and children ages 3-12 are $20.
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
From 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m guests can enjoy a customized omelet bar; various breakfast pastries; fresh Belgian waffles; an iced seafood display for Alaskan King Crab legs, Pacific Oysters, shrimp and sushi; salt-and crusted prime rib and honey bourbon glazed ham from the butcher and more. Seaview’s Easter Buffet is $74 per adult and $34 for children ages 6-12 and complimentary for children ages 5 years and younger. Sally’s Fish House & Bar will also host a Grand Breakfast Buffet from 6:30 - 11:30 a.m. and will be open for dinner from 5 - 9:30 p.m.
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Coronado’s Primavera Ristorante will feature a prix fixe brunch menu, available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The three-course brunch menu, priced at $56.95 per person includes: salmon bruschetta, smoked salmon with red onions, capers and herb crème fraiche; lobster eggs benedict, ciabatta bread topped with poached eggs, cold water lobster tail, baby arugula and Hollandaise sauce; salsiccia e pepperoni fritta, Italian baked omelet with sausage, roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, provolone cheese and Bufala mozzarella, served with fresh fruit; cheesecake al cioccolato bianco with a chocolate cookie crust, fresh raspberry cream cheese filling and chocolate glaze; and more. Specialty brunch cocktails, including a pomegranate Bellini and cucumber basil martini, will also be available.
This Easter, Maretalia will launch brunch service with a lineup of dishes with a coastal Italian flair. The menu includes a lobster and burrata frittata as well as tiramisu brioche swirl crafted with cold brew and whipped mascarpone. Alongside bottomless mimosas, Maretalia will also offer sharable Aperol Spritz pitchers.
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Hotel Del Coronado
Celebrate Easter with an over-the-top champagne brunch in Hotel Del Coronado’s Crown Room. The brunch includes customizable waffles and omelettes, a carving station, local seafood, assorted meats and fresh fruit, delectable desserts and more. A beachfront easter egg hunt awaits after the meal to soak up the sunshine with crafts on the Windsor Lawn on April 21st. This speciality brunch is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Adults $140; Children (4-10) $65; Children (3 & under) complimentary. Reservations can be made by calling 619-522-8100.
Executive Chef Ken Irvine Chef Ken is serving a Champagne brunch buffet with dishes such as a carving station, a seafood display, focaccia eggs Benedict, cinnamon brioche French toast, Mexican-inspired dishes and more. For reservations, please call 619-631-4949.
The recently opened Point Loma trattoria will serve a special ‘Pasqua’ menu, inspired by the traditional Italian Easter feast that celebrates the spring harvest in Italy. Alongside the restaurant’s extensive menu of eggless pastas made in-house daily, Cesarina will be honoring the holiday with five special a la carte dishes, including Gnocchi al Ragù D’Agnello (homemade purple potato gnocchi, hand chopped lamb ragù, parmigiano) and Pastiera Napoletana (Easter ricotta tart). The Pasqua menu will be offered for lunch and dinner; reservations are recommended.