Your Ultimate Guide to Easter Brunch in Orlando, from a la carte to buffet, All American to Around the World Flavors.
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Good eating and holidays go together like ham and cheese and chocolate and peanut butter. When I hear “Easter” I think of “Brunch”. If you’re in Orlando trying to decide where to celebrate Easter Sunday, then look no further. The restaurants on my list of Best Easter Brunch in Orlando showcase the diversity of great restaurants you will find in Orlando.In fact, there are so many great restaurants to choose from I couldn’t limit it to just my usual Top 9 and decided to add more! Some are in resorts and near the attractions and others are local spots. All of them are fantastic. They are guaranteed to give you a feast of the senses and transport you to another world. What more can you ask for than an amazing feast which won’t require you to do any cooking or cleaning? All you have to do is bring your appetite, your love of food and your family and friends. No matter which place you choose, call ahead and make reservations because they will fill up fast.
Top Spots for Best Easter Brunch in Orlando
The Alfond Inn
This charming boutique hotel located in Winter Park offers an elaborate menu, classic entertainment, an Easter Egg Hunt and visits from the Easter Bunny. Make sure to leave some time to walk around the property and admire the gorgeous works of art on display. Easter Brunch in the Park Avenue Ballroom will feature an endless array of chef attended stations in the Conservatory. First seating will be at 10 a.m. followed by Egg Hunt at 11:30 a.m. Second seating will be at 1 pm followed by Egg Hunt at 2:30 p.m. Price is $69 per adult and $29 for children ages 5-12. Don’t forget to bring your Easter Baskets! Complimentary valet parking. For more information, go to www.thealfondinn.com(407) 645-6605. 300 East New England Ave, Winter Park FL.
Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Florida Kitchen
Enjoy the flavors of home with James Beard winning chef Art Smith. His restaurant pays homage to Florida’s rich agricultural heritage by highlighting local ingredients and farm-to-table cuisine. The Rise & Shine Southern Brunch offers a variety of dishes including the decadent house-made donuts drizzled with caramel, bacon and pecans. Short Rib Hash, Fried Greens, Eggs and Ham, and Hush Puppy Benedict are a few of my favorites. Sip a handcrafted moonshine cocktail or Bloody Mary’s on the back porch and enjoy the bubbling springs backdrop. The la carte Sunday brunch begins at 9:30 a.m. The morning will be filled with surprise and delights from our team. Reservations: Disney Dining at: 407-939-5277. For more information, visit website.
Boma Flavors of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
I love to travel and doing it through food at local restaurants is a great way to “get away” at a fraction of the cost. How about an African safari adventure for your Easter Celebration? Boma – Flavors of Africa is repeatedly voted the best brunch on Disney property. The menu offers plenty of traditional favorites in addition to African inspired dishes to please all palates.The African inspired décor and the majestic setting of Animal Kingdom Lodge, where over 200 animals roam around four savannas, will make you forget you are in Orlando Florida. Start your brunch with the Jungle Juice, a mix of orange, guava and passion fruit juices. Sample the variety of breads and pastries including mini muffins where I guarantee you can’t have just one. Enjoy the African fruit salad, corn beef bobotie or South African quiche, carving station with meats roasted over an open fire, create your own omelet station and many more dishes. Save room for the French Toast Bread Pudding with Pecan Praline Sauce. After dining, head outside and enjoy the spectacular view of the savanna. A true get-away indeed. Adult $59.99 / kids 3-9 $29.99, menu and more info, 2901 Osceola Parkway, Orlando FL, 407-938-3000
Canvas Restaurant & Market
Hop into Canvas in Lake Nona for Bunny Brunch on Saturday, April 20 (the day before Easter) where guests can enjoy a festive holiday brunch by executive chef Jason Bergeron and a special appearance from The Easter bunny. Call 407-313-7800 for more information or to make a reservation. Easter Brunch served from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $30 for adults, $12 for children. Website. 13615 Sachs Avenue, Orlando, FL.
Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen
Enjoy culinary classics and holiday favorites served exclusively on Easter Sunday, April 21. Specials include Salmon with Couscous Primavera Salad ($20) and Confit Duck Breast with Grilled Corn Salad and Purple Mashed Potatoes ($20). Call 407-955-4340 for more information or to make a reservation. Website. 6967 Lake Nona Blvd, Orlando, FL.
Chef’s Table at The Edgewater
Consistently voted one of the top dining experiences in Orlando, Chef’s Table at Edgewater owners Kevin and Laurie Tarter will ensure a spectacular Easter Sunday farm to table celebration. A la carte menu includes choice of Slow Braised Lamb Shank with goat cheese polenta and heirloom tomato jam, pork belly Benedict with homemade biscuits, and Monte Christo Crepe. Tasting Room will also be available. Website, 99 West Plant Street, Winter Garden FL, 407-230-4837.
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
Take a journey to Havana at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar where Executive Chef Jose Gonzalez features an expansive Easter Brunch Buffet including Cuban-style brunch classics along with seasonal tapas and a carving station. menu includes dishes such as Jumbo Lump Crab Meat & Potato Cake with salmon caviar and tomato hollandaise; One Eyed Brisket Ropa Vieja with Maduro, boniato, potato, plantain and corn hash, served with a fried egg and whole wheat toast; Chorizo Waffles & Crispy Fried Chicken served with roasted jalapeño maple syrup; Garlic & Herb Rubbed Roasted Leg of Lamb with salsa verde; Paella Vegetariana with baby spinach, “soyrizo”, wild mushrooms, garbanzo beans, saffron long grain rice and asparagus, served with an artichoke heart salad; Citrus-Infused Banana Leaf Wrapped and Roasted Salmon, and the Country Ham and Swiss Cheese Stuffed French Toast a la Cubana with pure maple syrup. For a sweet finish, guests can enjoy a sampling of classic mini Cuban confections. Special Easter buffet with seating available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is $39.95 per person and $14.95 for children 12 years and younger (tax and gratuity not included). Located in Pointe Orlando on International Drive. Brunch Buffet: from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; A la Carte Dinner: 5-8 p.m. For Reservations check website or by call 407-226-1600.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
It’s Prime Rib all day for Easter at this legendary steakhouse! If you’re looking for elegance and that old-world ambiance, fine dining level of service and exceptional classic steakhouse menu, then Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House is bound to be an epic celebration. Menu a la carte. Enjoy hand-carved prime rib (16oz cut for $45 and a 20oz cut for $55) and special brunch dishes only available on Easter Sunday, including Filet Mignon Benedict ($46) and Lobster Benedict ($46). Opening early at 11am. 9150 International Drive, Orlando FL. Call for reservations 407-351-5074. Hours: Brunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Prime Rib available from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. More info: DelFriscos.com
The French-influenced brasserie in downtown Orlando serves a fantastic brunch and some of the best coffee and French pastries in town! Classic brunch menu by Chef Clay Miller includes a fantastic Croque Madame, Chicken & Sausage Cassoulet and Fine Herb Omelet, offered from 10 am to 3 pm. Check out the menu here. For reservations call 407-930-1700 or click here.
The Sand Lake Road swanky steakhouse opens up for Easter Sunday featuring King Crab Omelet with Three-Citrus Hollandaise as part of a three-course brunch menu, or choose from full dinner menu offered all day. Either way, it’s going to be delicious. Brunch Available 10AM–2PM, Adults $49, Brunch Cocktails $9. The kids get to enjoy in the luxe treatment with a special three-course children’s brunch menu including favorite Creamy Parmesan Mac and Cheese. Children’s Menu $15. Click here for more info and reservations.
Beginning at 10:30 a.m., dine on The Edison’s signature menu items or choose from a selection of three Easter à la carte specials for a delicious holiday brunch. Whether you’re craving a stack of fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes (whipped ricotta cheese, lemon, macerated berries, butter, maple syrup), are in the mood for an Edison Egg Burger (brioche bun, bacon, egg, avocado, Edison spicy sauce, hash brown potatoes), or want to dive into a Smoked Salmon Frittata (smoked salmon, roasted shallots, tomatoes, fontina cheese, chive sour cream, hash brown potatoes), The Edison has a decadent dish to satisfy every palate. Reservations can be made at theedisonfla.com or by calling 407-560-9288. Disney Springs.
Enzo’s Hideaway Tunnel Bar
Beginning at 10:30 a.m., guests are invited to feast on the hearty Roman-style offerings from Enzo’s Hideaway’s traditional menu along with three specialty à la carte items. From savory to sweet, these exclusive gourmet dishes include a Spicy Italian Breakfast Skillet (spicy Italian sausage, pancetta, potatoes, red peppers, tomatoes, fontina, calabrian pepperoncini), Nutella French Toast (brioche bread, fresh berries, vanilla mascarpone, whipped cream, maple syrup), and a Frittata Rustica (classic Italian omelet, mushrooms, tomatoes, broccoli, onions, ricotta, ciabatta toast). Make a reservation by visiting, enzoshideawayfla.com or calling 407-560-3696. Disney Springs.
Four Seasons Resort Orlando
On Easter Sunday, the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort offers two options for guests to indulge and celebrate.
- Ravello: The Resort’s modern Italian restaurant Ravello will present a lavish Easter buffet. The menu includes a wide array of offerings, ranging from a raw bar/seafood display to an antipasti and salad bar, a carving station with prime rib of beef and garlic thyme rotisserie chicken, a hot entrée station with vesuvio pasta scampi and pork medallions, a devilled egg action station, and much more. Guests with a sweet tooth will be delighted with the dessert station, including raspberry pot de crème, mixed berry trifle, mango tiramisu, bunny carrot cupcakes, assorted macarons and more. A special children’s buffet will feature items such as pigs in a blanket, cheese and pepperoni flatbreads, petit filet, mashed potatoes, Easter egg Rice Krispie treats, and Easter Bunny brownies. The Ravello Easter brunch will be offered from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm for USD 115 per adult and USD 45 per child ages 2-12.
- Plancha: “Hop” over to Plancha at the Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando clubhouse to celebrate Easter Sunday. The lakeside American restaurant with a Cuban flair will be offering a decadent brunch with the option to enjoy bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys. The menu includes a charcuterie and cheese display, fruit parfaits, salad bar, crab cake action station, and much more. Classic breakfast favourites will be offered as well, such as buttermilk pancakes, eggs, roasted potatoes, and Spanish frittatas. The children’s buffet will include cheese and pepperoni flatbreads, grilled salmon, macaroni and cheese, chocolate chip cookies, and more. The Plancha Easter brunch will be offered from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for USD 68 per adult and USD 45 per child ages 2-12.
Hemingway’s at Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort
The legendary Hemingway’s at Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort serves up an elegant Easter Brunch with displays of Assorted Regional Artisanal Cheeses, Fresh salads, Jumbo Shrimp, Snow Crab Claws & Oysters on the Half Shell and smoked salmon. Choice of entree including Signature Ricotta Pancakes with Bourbon Pecan Syrup, Crab Cake Benedict with Poached Lake Meadow Farm Egg and Palmetto Creek Farms Bacon, Grilled Petite Filet, Guava Glazed Key West Prawns, Herb crusted Colorado Lamb Chop, Seared Chilean Seabass and Roasted Vegetable Quiche. Sweet treats include classic French Macaroons, a wide variety of cakes, tarts, cream puffs and trifles, Easter Chocolate Bark and chocolate bunnies. $72.00 Adult, $35.00 Children (ages 4 to 12) Prices Do Not Include Alcoholic Beverages, Tax or Gratuity
(Parties of six or more will include an 18% service charge). Alcoholic beverages are a la carte. 11:00am – 4:00pm. For more information or to make reservations call 407.239.3854.
Hemisphere Restaurant at Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport
If you are looking for a bountiful brunch of thoughtfully prepared traditional dishes plus some travel inspiration, then head to Orlando International Airport. A variety of stations feature local bounty including local poached eggs on grits cake, fried green tomato and Chorizo Hollandaise, Florida heirloom tomato medley, Roast Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Lavender Accompanied with Tomato-Mint Confit, Palmetto Creek Farms Smoked Ham, and salted caramel chocolate tart are some of the items you will find on their Easter Brunch menu. The beautifully refurbished space with view of the airport runway is a gorgeous setting for a special day. Watching the planes land and take off will inspire you to pack your bags and book the next flight for your travel adventure. Adults $44.95 / Kids under 12 $21.95. For more info visit website. 9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando FL, 407-825-1234
Highball & Harvest at Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Orlando
Easter Brunch at Highball & Harvest is an epic Southern-inspired spread featuring fresh locally sourced ingredients including spring vegetables from their own Whisper Creek Farm, omelet station, carved meats, a fresh raw bar with crab claws and cold water oysters, farm-fresh spring vegetables galore, desserts and most importantly, the Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar. This bountiful harvest is available to guests. $120 Adults, $50 Children (12 and Under). Brunch will be served from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 407-393-4648. website. 4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando FL, 407-206-2400
Luke’s Kitchen + Bar
Maitland’s hot spot has harnessed its flourishing enthusiasm to offer an exceptional lunch menu rife with brunch items and cocktails. Start Easter off right with some of Chef Brandon McGlamery’s farm fresh, American-inspired brunch creations. The menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling (407) 674-2400 or visit OpenTable.
Luma on Park
Luma on Park unveils an Easter menu filled with delectable brunch items along with Bellinis and Bloody Marys this Easter. Kick off the festivities with Luma’s upscale and locally inspired cuisine. The menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling (407) 599-4111 or book online.
Margaritaville Resort Orlando
Orlando’s newest vacation resort, strikes up vacation vibes for Easter with a festive brunch and Easter egg hunts for all ages, even adults! Gather your family and friends for a special Easter holiday at the Margaritaville Hotel Orlando restaurant, On Vacation, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Indulge in a multi-station buffet of tropical breakfast and brunch options including Jamaican Jerk Rubbed Pork Tenderloin and a Bananas Foster station with Sautéed Sweet Plantains. Cost is $59 for adults and $20 for children (ages 12 and under). For reservations, call (407) 479-0950 ext. 830 or click here to make your reservation online.
The kids and teens Egg Hunts will include complimentary chocolate and vanilla Easter-inspired milkshakes and prizes. The adult Egg Hunt will include giveaways and discounts to redeem at The Hotel’s restaurants and bars, as well as retail and the spa suite. Meet near the flip flop in the hotel lobby at 10 a.m. for complimentary Easter baskets and map. Click here for info. 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee.
Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante
From 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy a festive buffet of classic Italian dishes for the entire family such as Mascarpone French Toast, Poached Hen Egg & Quinoa Kale Salad, and hand-carved NY Strip Steak. The guest of honor, the Easter Bunny, will also be available for a complimentary printed photo souvenir. Tickets for Brunch with the Easter Bunny are $45 per adult and $20 per child. For reservations, visit mariaandenzos.com or call 407-560-8466.
Marlow’s Tavern Winter Park
The casual eatery serves up a serious punch for Sunday Brunch including Farm Fresh Eggs & Breakfast Things: Applewood Smoked Bacon, Pork Sausage, Perfectly Scrambled Eggs, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Jack Daniel’s French Toast, Breakfast Potatoes, Stone-Ground Cheddar Grits, Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits, Sausage Gravy. A variety of Entrees : Braised Beef Tips, Roasted Vegetable Medley, Roasted Shallot Potatoes, Fish Fry, Asian Mahi-Mahi, Marinated Grilled Chicken, Antipasta, Caprese Salad. Of course on the Sweet Side : Fruit Salad, Cinnamon Rolls, Muffins, Assorted Cookies. Made-to-Order Omelets, Eggs (Any Style) & Belgian Waffles. The all-you-care-to-eat buffet is $30 per person. Plus, bottomless mimosas for $15 per person.
The regular lunch menu is also available. For more information visit their Facebook page.
MOOR at Gaylord Palms
Located in the Key West atrium of the Gaylord Palms Resort, you can dine aboard the sailboat anchored in the indoor lagoon or in casual retro chic dining room where Chef Philip Fisher creates a regionally inspired menu, thoughtfully procured from local farms and fishmongers. Tapas style dishes, a la carte entrees, mimosas and a make your own Bloody Mary bar await.Website 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL. 407-586-1101
The Osprey Tavern
This is the tavern everyone wishes was around the corner. If you’re in Baldwin Park, it is! You’ll find fine steaks, seafood, fantastic pizzas from a stone hearth oven, fresh made pastas and artisan crafted house cured meats. The dishes from the signature brunch menu, such as Smoked Salmon Toast and Coffee Rubbed Pork Belly with beer glaze are not to be missed. Save room for any of the sweets coming from chef Krisy Carlucci’s pastry kitchen. Bottomless mimosas are also available. Brunch is served from 10:30am-2:30pm. Website 4899 New Broad Street, Orlando FL. 407-960-7700
Celebrate the holiday aboard the newly refurbished ‘Empress Lilly’ at Paddlefish Orlando. Easter special menu features flounder with shrimp, scallops, beurre blanc and asparagus ($36) as well as a special Easter Martini complete with a chocolate egg candy garnish ($14). The seafood-centric a la carte menu will also be offered. Don’t miss the lobster corn dogs! On Easter Sunday, restaurant will open from 11:30 a.m to 11 p.m. Make reservations at paddlefishrestaurant.com. Disney Springs Walt Disney World Resort, 1670 Buena Vista Drive Lake Buena Vista, FL.
Ready for a trip to Italy? Chef Barbara Alfano welcomes you to her authentic cucina inspired by her two nonnas and their love of food. She shows off her culinary skills in the open kitchen of this little restaurant in the Dellagio Town Center, a Tuscan styled shopping and dining complex in the Dr. Phillips area of Orlando. The menu changes daily based on her inspiration and the freshest ingredients available. For Easter Sunday, be prepared for an amazing family feast. After you have thoroughly feasted, stroll the piazza and make a wish at the large fountain and you will surely be transported to Italy. This is a small restaurant so don’t delay to make reservations. Buon appetito! Easter Sunday open 12 noon – 3pm. For more information visit website. 7988 Via Dellagio Way, Suite 108, Orlando FL, 407-440-2856P
Celebrate Easter at Prato with a lunch menu with brunch dishes, Bellinis and Bloody Marys. Complement a lovely Easter morning with a note of Italian-inspired brunch creations. The menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling (407) 262-0050 or book online.
Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant
A trip to Ireland for Easter sounds like a great idea! Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant transports you there at a fraction of the cost. The Rollicking Raglan Brunch offers an authentic a la carte Irish menu with some American favorites for good measure. Served Saturday and Sunday starting at 9am. The Raglan Road Irish Dancers and Irish bands perform all weekend. It doesn’t get more fun than that! You can read more about my 9 Reasons to Visit Raglan Road. Website Disney Springs, 407-938-0300
Rosen Hotels & Resorts
The culinary teams at Rosen Hotels & Resorts led by Executive Chefs Mike Rumplik (Rosen Centre), Michael McMullen (Rosen Plaza) and Jorge Oliveira (Rosen Shingle Creek) don’t hold anything back to bring you the most extensive holiday brunch buffets you will find in Orlando. With a variety of delicious dishes, Rosen Centre’s Café Gauguin, Rosen Plaza’s ballroom and Rosen Shingle Creek Café Osceola are a foodie paradise. They are the perfect place for those that can’t make up their mind about what to eat. Do you want fresh-made sushi (my favorite), all types of seafood, carved lamb, an incredible antipasto display, a variety of salads, Eggs Benedict, waffles, omelets or pasta made to order? You can have it all. Don’t forget to save room for their flowing chocolate fountains and award-winning desserts. Unlimited champagne and mimosas are included for an added value. These brunches are so big they only offer them four times a year – Easter, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas – so don’t miss out. Parking is complimentary.
Rosen Centre Hotel: $50.95* per adult, $19.95* per child 4-12 (3 and under free). 11am – 7pm. Call (407) 996.3969. 9840 International Drive, Orlando. For menu and more information.
Rosen Plaza Hotel: $46.95 Per Adult, Pre-Paid Reservations, $18.95* Children (4 – 11), Children Under 4 Free. $48.95* for walk-in reservations based upon availability on Easter Sunday. 11:00am – 4:00pm. For more information and reservations. 9700 International Drive, Orlando, FL. (407) 996-0256
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort: $69.95* Per Person, $29.95* ages 4-11 (ages 3 and under, free, 25% Discount for Florida Residents. 10:00am – 6:00pm menu & more info, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando FL, (407) 996-3663
For a taste of Hawaii, Roy’s is one of my favorite spots on the famous Restaurant Row of Orlando. On Easter Sunday, they will feature a two-course brunch menu featuring Signature Hawaiian Seafood Omelet, Kalua Pork Benedict or Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef. In the mood for a cocktail, you must try the spicy Wasabi Bloody Mary, or fruity Mango Mimosa. The Roy’s classic menu and a kids or “keikis” menu are also available. Aloha! Two-Course Brunch, Starting at $29 menu and more info, 7760 West Sand Lake Road, Orlando FL, 407-352-4844
Dig in to pasture-raised egg entrées and chef’s takes on traditional brunch dishes, endless light cocktails perfect for spring, and even an orange marmalade parfait mini starter at Seasons 52 this Easter. The Braised Beef Short Rib Hash, Brick Oven Brioche French Toast and S52 Eggs Benedict sound like winners to me! Enjoy endless brunch sips or choose your favorite by the glass – from Sangria, Prosecco Bellini, Mimosa & Bloody Mary. Brunch is served from 10am-1pm. For more information or to make a reservation visit: Seasons52.com
Soco Thornton Park
Soco stands for Southern Contemporary and Chef Greg Richie brings you an adventurous take on popular dishes with good ole’ Southern hospitality. Soco’s Thornton Park neighborhood brunch on the patio features dishes to tempt any foodie such as Truffle-Infused Steak Tartare with Quail Egg Yolk, Crispy Chicken Skin, Toasted Baguette and Lobster Eggs Benedict with Buttermilk Biscuits, Benton’s Ham, Lobster Hollandaise. The Brunch Libations offerings has more than your typical mimosas and bloody Marys with the Kentucky Cooler and the Peach Palmer, all available by the glass or pitcher. Sunday Brunch served 11am – 3pm, brunch menu, 629 E Central Blvd, Orlando FL, 407-849-1800
If Spain is your desired destination, Tapa Toro serves up Spanish specialties, one of the best Paellas in town, bottomless mimosas and sangrias with live Flamenco entertainment. Easter brunch buffet including a waffle station, omelet station, assorted pastries, and a wide variety of favorite Spanish-style dishes including Setas y Polenta (assorted mushrooms, sherry cream, manchego cheese polenta, truffled migas), Cocido Madrileno (braised short rib, chorizo, garbanzo, marble potato, root vegetables), a featured paella, and more. The brunch, offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is priced at $38 per adult and $15 per child. Don’t be surprised if you’re dancing Flamenco around the restaurant. It’s been known to happen! From 4 p.m. to close, guests are invited to gather around the table for a succulent whole pig roast, slowly marinated and cooked to perfection, with deviled eggs and a tres leches dessert for just $25. Website Located at I-Drive 360 Complex 8441 International Drive, Orlando FL, 407-226-2929
Greece is a lovely destination with extraordinary cuisine. In Orlando, no other restaurant serves up the best Mediterranean menu and entertainment in town like Taverna Opa. Enjoy a signature Lamb entree like the Lamb Chops and Kleftiko, slow roasted lamb in parchment paper with carrots, potatoes, garlic and Greek cheese. The fresh made hummus table-side is always a treat. At Taverna Opa you’ll have not one, but two weekends to enjoy their Easter special, as the Greek-eatery celebrates Easter and Greek Easter on April 21 and 28, respectively. Restaurant goers will receive a complimentary glass of house wine with any lamb entree purchased, enjoy traditional Greek entertainment all day, and the chance to experience Tsougrisma, the Greek tradition of cracking red eggs for good luck! Opa! Website. Located at Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Drive, Orlando FL. 407-351-8660.
Terralina Crafted Italian
James Beard Award winning chef, Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef, Justin Plank, bring crafted Italian cooking to Disney Springs. The menu features housemade pasta, hand tossed pizzas, calzones and more. On Easter Sunday, enjoy seared scallop risotto with spring asparagus and sweet cherry tomatoes ($36) in addition to the menu of rustic Italian specialties. For reservations, call. For more information visit website.
Texas de Brazil
I love how food helps you travel around the world without leaving town. For a Brazilian-Style brunch that is a carnivore’s dream, you can’t beat this favorite on International Drive. In addition to their extensive selection of signature cuts of beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and Brazilian sausage carved table-side and their amazing salad bar with over 50 items, they will also offer a full breakfast buffet until 3pm and Spring Mimosas with fresh Mango, Strawberry or Passion Fruit especially for Easter. Dessert and non-alcoholic beverage also included in the price of the dinner buffet. They are normally only open for dinner but on Sunday they will open at 11am. This is the ultimate “Brunch-er” or “Brunch-din” (get it? Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner combined!) Texas de Brazil you can use my new word if you want. You’re welcome. menu and more info, 5259 International Drive, Orlando FL, 407-355-0355
Trattoria Del Porto at Universal Orlando Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
How about an Italian getaway while keeping the entire family fully entertained this Easter Sunday? The Portofino Bay Hotel is the place to be. Here you can pretend you’ve boarded a jet for a day trip to the Italian fishing village of Portofino. The strolling musicians will help you set the mood while you enjoy a full brunch buffet with a variety of stations including an amazing raw bar with snow crab claws, mussels, oysters and jumbo shrimp as well as a create your own pasta station worthy of this Italian themed restaurant. An Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, Universal characters, face painter, and balloon artist will entertain the kids and the kids at heart. Easter Ciao! Adults $65 / Kids 3-9 $22, 10am-7pm. 5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando FL, 407-503-1200. Reservations at OpenTable.
Wine Bar George
Experience the new Wine Country Brunch at Wine Bar George at Disney Springs. Available Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Dig into a variety of a la carte entrees such as Brioche French Toast topped with mascarpone and caramel sauce, Eggs Benedict with house-made chicken sausage, hollandaise and crispy polenta cake or Steak and Egg Frites. Don’t miss the Frozcato Mimosa, a frozen concoction off dole whip pineapple. moscato and prosecco. Read more about Wine Bar George here. Click here to make reservations.
1921 Mount Dora
Chef Josh Oakley is serving his a la carte Sunday Brunch at the quaint Mt. Dora restaurant from 11:30 am-2 pm. Sunday Supper menu features Grilled Ham Steak, Potato Salad, house-made dinner rolls, and a special holiday dessert for $25 per person. Reservations for both 352-385-1921. For more information visit website. 142 East 4th Avenue Mount Dora, FL 32757
I hope this list of the best Easter Brunch in Orlando inspires you to go share beautiful times around the table with friends and family. Wherever you choose to spend Easter Sunday, whether at home or at a great restaurant around town or around the world, make it a great celebration!
All you need is great food and family and friends to create beautiful delicious memories”