Add a little (bunny) bounce to your Easter weekend activities at a restaurant serving Easter brunch. Whether you and your little “peeps” want to dine-in or grab Easter eats to-go, these restaurants are serving up traditional (and not-so-traditional) meals so you can enjoy the day (psst.. don’t forget to pack an Easter activity in your diaper bag). Read on to make your plans.
Salty’s Waterfront Seafood Grills
Seattle families can enjoy their annual Easter brunch at Salty's on Alki at the restaurant or at home this year. The Easter brunch menu features an array of Northwest local seafoods (think: Dungeness crab legs, Black Tiger prawns and Puget Sound clams and mussels) and iconic faves like Belgian waffles, pancakes and French toast, alongside creative drinks and decadent desserts that will leave tummies full and happy for the day. Hop over to Salty’s online menu to see even more tantalizing dishes planned for this year’s feast. Reservations are encouraged for in-house dining.
Good to know: Consider adding an Easter Celebration kit ($29.99) to your takeout order to add to the merriment. It include six eggs to color, six sugar cookies to decorate and more. Pre-order by March 26, 2021.
Hours: April 4, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
1936 Harbor Ave. S.W.
You can always count on the restaurants at finer hotels to provide an Easter feast. And this year, Goldfinch Tavern inside the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, will be serving a delish Easter Day brunch. The three-course meal will start with shared appetizers featuring fresh seafood, bruschetta and a quinoa salad. Entrees will include Coulotte bistecca, pan seared salmon, spring chickpea gnocchi, Dungeness crab benedict or grilled lamb chops. Choosing is the hard part here. A dessert trio finishes off your meal, and will surely leave everyone happy.
Good to know: If to-go is what you're after, pick up a three-course meal that will feed a family of four easily ($380) and includes fresh rolls from Macrina, lox and bagels, salads from Pike Street and a fresh seafood platter. A choice of salmon, New York steak or rack of lamb (plus sides) is the centerpiece of this take home feast. Pick up Apr. 3 or 4, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hours: April 4, 2021, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $89/adult; $30/child, 12 & under
99 Union St.
Whether you're looking to dine indoors or outdoor on the heated patio with a view, Easter with Ray's three-course menu is a tradition for many Seattle families. Order your favorites from the menu or switch it up with the plated meal that includes your choice of rockfish, sirloin or vegetable coconut curry, paired with soup or salad to start and a delish dessert that comes at the end. Make reservations soon to save your spot at this popular place.
Hours: Apr. 4, 2021, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
6049 Seaview Ave. N.W.
Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge
Eat with a view at this 16th floor restaurant atop the Lotte Hotel downtown. Brunch here is full of culinary surprises that parents will love, and kids will find many of their go-to favorites on the kid's menu (think: buttered noodles and PB&J). Make your mouth happy with the amuse before diving into the prix-fix, four course meal that features PNW cuisine. Poached Chilean Sea Bass and Anderson Ranch Lamb are a couple of the enticing entrees you'll find on the menu. Don't forget to pair it with spritzers ($25) for the perfect balance.
Hours: Apr. 3 & 4, 2021, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Ivar’s Salmon House, Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing & Ivar’s Acres of Clams
2021 COVID update: Ivar's Acres of Clams and the Salmon House remain closed. Families can make reservations at Ivar's Mukilteo Landing.
For an Easter brunch that is uniquely Northwest, Ivar’s Salmon House, Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing and Ivar’s Acres of Clams, on the downtown Seattle waterfront, are offering a robust Easter brunch buffet. Indulge in Alaskan salmon, mussels, clams, crab legs, crepes, prime rib and all the other usual breakfast suspects at Ivar's Acres of Clams and Ivar's Salmon House. For those who prefer a sit down-style meal, the Mukilteo Landing will be serving a plated version of their brunch. Psst! Keep an eye out for Ivar’s famous Easter Clam (yep, we told you this was a uniquely Northwest Easter brunch).
Good to know: Brunch will be served from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Reservations are highly recommended. $45/Adults; $15/Kids (6-12); 5 & under free during brunch hours. Regular menu pricing for plated brunch.
Ivar’s Salmon House
401 N.E. Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98105
Reservations: 206-632-0767 or online
Mukilteo Landing (next to Mukilteo Ferry Dock)
710 Front St.
Mukilteo, WA 98275
Reservations: 425-742-6180 or online
Ivar’s Acres of Clams
1001 Alaskan Way–Pier 54
Seattle, WA 98104
206-624-6852 or online
Easter Brunch at Tillicum Village
2021 COVID update: This cruise will not be running this year.
If your family is seaworthy, take a cruise to Blake Island to visit Tillicum Village aboard The Royal Argosy. In addition to a Northwest-inspired Easter brunch inside the iconic cedar longhouse (think: brioche French toast and Tillicum’s famous alder wood fire roasted fish), kids will get to enjoy an Easter egg hunt on the island along with Tillicum cultural activities and beaches and trails to explore. The cruise and brunch will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday and will depart from Pier 56 on the Seattle waterfront. Psst! We heard the Easter bunny will be on board, too.
Good to know: Advance reservations are required. $99/Adults (13-64); $89.95/Seniors (65 & older); $49.95/Youth (4-12); 3 & under Free.
1201 Alaskan Way (Pier 56)
Seattle, WA 98101
Eques – Hyatt Regency Bellevue
This year, families will find something a little bit different at Eques for Easter. Instead of the brunch buffet of year's past, look forward to a fresh menu of breakfast classics like benedicts (think: crab or cedar plank salmon to name a few), eggs your way, buttermilk pancakes and breakfast BLTs that feature Beecher's cheese, avocado and arugula. You'll still find those creative twists that make breakfast here a real treat. We're talking tiramisu pancakes with vanilla bean cream, chorizo hash with caramelized onion and the Duck, Duck Waffle. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Apr. 3, 2021, 7 a.m.-noon; Apr. 4, 2021, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
900 Bellevue Way N.E.
When you make a reservation for Easter brunch at the Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, you can expect to enjoy a peaceful meal on serene patio with your brunch bunch. Fresh and seasonal is what you'll find on this menu that's sure to please everyone. Start with salad, asparagus or dry-aged ham, followed by Moroccan Lamb Shank, Grilled Eggplant or Wild Salmon with charred lemon, watercress petso and fennel. If there's still room, head to the dessert table where you'll find creatively paired macarons, truffles and creme brulee tartlets. Reservations are recommended at this hot spot.
Hours: Apr. 4, 2021, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
With outstanding views of the Snoqualmie Falls and Snoqualmie River, The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa provides a first-of-the-season experience. The brunch menu will feature Pacific Northwest cuisine paired with local, homegrown flavors and the best ingredients and refined cooking techniques. Start your meal with freshly baked pastries, and assorted fruits before moving onto the first course of Heirloom Carrot Soup, Roasted Pork Belly or Carrot Cake Pancakes. Then, indulge in your choice of main courses: Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Salish Shrimp & Grits and Smoked Ham Shank Eggs Benedict are a few of the creative options. Psst...be sure to save room for dessert! This year it will be a Raspberry Mousse Panna Cotta
Good to know: For an exceptional Easter breakfast at home, order an Easter quiche to-go.
Hours: Apr. 4, 2021, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $95/person; $35/kids, 5-10
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
6501 Railroad Ave. S.E.
Celebrate Easter at home with Metropolitan Grill's oven-ready, at-home meals. Each pre-packaged meal comes with everything you need to feed two people, including creamy scalloped potatoes, green beans almandine, spring pea salad, sourdough bread with butter and a meyer lemon tart for a sweet finish to your meal. The mains are where Metropolitan Grill really shines. Expect expertly prepared mains like Prime Chateaubriand with Classic Cliff Sauce, Three Bone Kurobuta Pork Rack with Spiced Apple Chutney and Crab Crusted King Salmon with Brandy & Chive Aioli. Meals start at $95 (it's recommended that families order more than one).
Good to know: Order by March 31, 2021 for pick-up on April 2 & 3, between noon and 4 p.m.
820 Second Ave.
The Restaurant at Alderbrook
Make memories with your kids this Easter while enjoying a one-of-a-kind brunch at The Restaurant at Alderbrook. Their special Easter brunch menu will feature a Northwest Omelette with Dungeness crab, steel-cut oatmeal with maple crème fraiche or the Olympic Sunrise with two eggs any style, garlic breakfast potatoes and a choice of bacon or sausage. Don't forget the brunch menu just for kids that includes a breakfast sandwich with bacon, eggs and cheddar and French toast with maple syrup and powdered sugar. The restaurant is known for showcasing local seafood harvested from Puget Sound and Hood Canal with savory creations, so you know Easter brunch is going to be fantastic!
Good to know: Plan to stay at the resort over Easter weekend to make your celebration egg-stra special. They'll have eggs hidden around the property for families to find.
7101 Washington 106
—Allison Sutcliffe, Kristina Moy & Katie Kavulla