Easter is this Sunday. Why not celebrate the holiday, along with the dawn of spring and the continued reopening of Los Angeles, with a sublime meal? Whether you’d prefer to bring in something delicious to eat at home or venture out to a restaurant, Angelenos have some great choices for Easter brunch or dinner. See below for ten favorites.
One of LA’s best steakhouses, Nick + Stef’s in DTLA is offering Easter Takeout Boxes to be picked up on Saturday, April 3 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Priced at $300 and serving four, the meal includes prime rib or leg of lamb, along with Caesar salad, potatoes, asparagus, baby carrots, and key lime tart. Place your order via TOCK.
All-you-can-eat breakfast and brunch tacos are the highlight of the menu at Lanea this Easter Sunday. Priced at $25 per person, the handmade street-style tacos include Huevos Con Chorizo, Huevos Con Bacon, Huevos Con Sausage, and a non-meat option with Beyond Meat. Pair them with one of the Santa Monica eatery’s margarita flights or a Mimosa. The offer is for dine-in between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Website
Gasolina Cafe is a Spanish-influenced Woodland Hills eatery whose kitchen is headed by Chef Sandra Cordero. Everything here is made from scratch and to order using local ingredients. The Dutch-Spanish chef’s Easter Brunch, $35, will include cava with tangerine juice, gazpacho, your choice of omelet with Chef Sandra’s famed patatas (Jonathan Gold rhapsodized about them), and Spanish French Toast with piloncillo and berries for dessert. Website
Enjoy Easter brunch with views of Laguna Beach’s beautiful coastline at Las Brisas. Brunch, available for dine-in only, will be served on Las Brisas’ patio and spacious outdoor dining area. First course options include spicy tuna or smoked salmon tostada, while second course choices include lobster benedict, crab scramble, prime rib, and more. Finish your meal with tres leches cake, flan, or cheesecake. Brunch is $72 per person and served from 8 am to 3 pm. Website
Akasha will serve brunch on its patios on Easter Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm, while dinner is available from 5 pm to 9 pm. Brunch choices include spinach & leek quiche and fried chicken with gluten-free waffles, while dinner options include lamb shank, vegetarian risotto, and Umbrian lentil stew, in addition to Chef Akasha Richmond’s regular menus. Website
Du-par’s, the classic restaurant and bakery located at The Original Farmers Market since 1938, is offering a three-course Easter meal for less than $30. You’ll savor a soup starter, bourbon-glazed salmon or ham with asparagus, and mashed potatoes, plus a slice of Du-Par’s famous pie for $29.95. Children’s meals are $17.95. Website
Visit the beautiful Craftsman house that’s home to Pasadena’s The Raymond 1886 this Easter Sunday for brunch or dinner. Both meals will be available for dine-in, takeout, or delivery. The array of brunch dishes will include Croque Madame, blueberry and pistachio pancakes, and veggie hash, while Rabbit Pappardelle is the standout dinner dish. The Easter Parfait, with mascarpone, rhubarb tuile, and strawberry coulis, sounds like a must-try, along with the Bad Bunny cocktail, featuring aged genever, velvet falernum, pineapple, and lime. Website
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele is the first US location of the pizzeria made famous in “Eat Pray Love.” This Hollywood restaurant with a gorgeous, tree-strewn patio will have a special a la carte menu available for dine-in or takeout on Friday, Saturday, and Easter Sunday. Options include Salmone Al Salmoriglio (wild salmon with veggie couscous and sauteed kale), Ravioli Al Nero Di Seppia (squid ink ravioli with olives, capers, and tomatoes), and more. Picking up your meal to bring home? You’ll need to place your order by Friday. Website
Enjoy a soulful, Southern-style Easter brunch or dinner at Georgia’s Restaurant, located in Long Beach and Anaheim. Brunch choices will include shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles, and a cinnamon apple waffle. For dinner, opt for Creole-Seasoned Catfish, St. Louis BBQ Ribs, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Smothered Pork Chops, and more. Both locations will feature outdoor and indoor dining, along with takeout and delivery. Website
Brentwood’s Baltaire is known for sumptuous dining, and Easter will be no exception. Served from 10 am to 4 pm., Baltaire’s Easter Sunday brunch options include lobster, prime rib, steak and eggs, pastry baskets, mimosa and sparkling wine specials, and more. Website