Best Easter Brunch Spots in San Diego

Whether you’re looking to sip a mimosa on the patio or bring the entire family out to partake in festive fun with traditional egg hunts or live entertainment, we have the best Easter Sunday holiday happenings in San Diego below. 

Lakehouse Hotel & Resort & Decoy Dockside Dining            


Dining dockside on Easter makes for a true southern California spring holiday. Enjoy an Easter Sunday brunch buffet on April 16 with sweet and savory breakfast favorites, a chilled seafood display, hand-carved meats and a decadent dessert bar, all beginning at 9:00 a.m. The little ones can take part in free Easter egg hunts, taking place at 10:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. Brunch-goers will listen to live music performances from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a truly relaxing holiday. The cost to attend is $60 for adults, which includes free flowing sparkling wine, and $19 for children 12 and under. To reserve your spot, call (760) 744-0120. Be on the lookout for a special appearance by the Easter Bunny!





Nestled in the neighborhood of Hillcrest, chic eatery TRUST is taking Easter brunch to the next level this year. Soak in the sunshine on the restaurant’s patio while indulging in the Lemon Meringue French Toast, a mountain of Brioche bread topped with vanilla Ricotta, toasted almonds, lemon curd, graham crackers and blueberry. Let the bartenders at TRUST work their mixology magic by making the perfect brunch beverage to pair with your meal. Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information and reservations, call (619) 795-6901.       



The Westgate Hotel


The Westgate Hotel invites locals and weekend visitors alike to join in Easter Sunday festivities! The hotel will feature Easter-themed afternoon teas and a festive Easter Champagne brunch where a cotton-tailed guest is scheduled to hop in and say hello.


Easter Bunny Teas: Enjoy a European-style afternoon tea, featuring kid-friendly petit fours and mini pastries, along with an Easter egg hunt and magic show on the Riviera Terrace. Families can meet the Easter Bunny beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15. The price is $50 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under, plus tax and gratuity.


Champagne Brunch: On Sunday, April 16, experience The Westgate’s traditional Easter Champagne Brunch, complete with fresh seafood, made-to-order omelets, carving stations and a children’s section. Little ones will be entertained by a face painting artist and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The price is $89 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under, plus tax and gratuity. Reserve online at



Parc Bistro-Brasserie


Enjoy a lovely Easter Sunday brunch at Parc Bistro-Brasserie in the heart of Banker’s Hill. With classic French dishes ranging from sweet and savory crepes to steak, seafood towers, and more, there’s something to satisfy everyone at the table. Brunch offerings also include specialty cocktails and $13 bottomless mimosas. View the brunch menu by visiting or call (619) 319-9472 to make a reservation.





Make Milanese cuisine part of your Easter celebration this year at Monello. On Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16, Monello is showcasing an “egg”-stravagant selection of dishes for their crowd-favorite brunch including Eggs Benedict con Agnello e Spinaci or lamb eggs benedict and spinach. They will also serve a special Lamb Pizza made with cheese, mushroom and spinach. Top these delicious dishes off with the perfect cocktail from their new brunch drink menu including mimosa carafes with your choice of juice or a Caprese Bloody Mary made with vodka, in-hour tomato juice and topped with a fresh mozzarella Caprese skewer. To make reservations, please call (619) 501-0030 or reserve a spot via OpenTable.





The chefs at Bencotto Italian Kitchen, right next door to Monello, will also be serving up a few specials to celebrate Easter this year. Lunch and dinner specials on Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16 will include Lasagna Agnello + Porcini e Fontina, homemade lamb lasagna with mushroom and porcini, and Stinco de Agnello con Patate Arrosto al Tartufo, lamb shank and roasted truffle potatoes. Bencotto is open for lunch and dinner every Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made online or by calling (619) 450-4786.   



Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp  Come enjoy a buffet brunch on Easter Sunday, April 16th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Union Kitchen & Tap in the Gaslamp! For $35 per person with a two-hour time limit, guests will delight in a wide spread of special brunch stations such as an Omelette Station, Waffle Bar, Chilled Seafood Tower, and a Chocolate Fountain to sweeten the day. Union Kitchen & Tap will also be offering a Smoked Salmon Platter, Shrimp & Grits, a Watermelon Salad, and a variety of brunch sides to include with your buffet meal. Don’t forget to toast to the holiday with bottomless mimosas for only $15. Union Kitchen & Tap will also be offering live music from artist Marcela Mendez and a Ketal One Craft Bloody Mary Bar.  Union Kitchen & Tap Encinitas Union Kitchen & Tap in Encinitas is offering their Bubbles & Brunch on Easter Sunday, April 16th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $24.95, guests will enjoy the brunch special which includes one entrée and bottomless mimosas, with a two-hour time limit. Union Kitchen & Tap will also be giving out Easter treats to the children who dine in with their families.  Backyard Kitchen & Tap In the heart of Pacific Beach, Backyard Kitchen & Tap is offering an Easter Brunch and Dinner with unique dishes made special for the holiday. Guests can enjoy the Buttermilk Pancake Stack for brunch, a warm stack of buttermilk pancakes topped with raspberry mascarpone cheese, fresh seasonal berries, a berry syrup drizzle, and served with your choice of bacon or sausage. For dinner, Backyard is offering a Pineapple & Honey Glazed Ham that is served with whipped potatoes and sautéed green beans. Don’t forget to take a photo with the Easter Bunny while dining in or before you leave with a full belly from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.!




Bellamy’s Celebrate this Easter at Bellamy’s for an elegant atmosphere and luxurious a la carte menu, featuring brunch and lunch menu items, $15 bottomless mimosas and $6 House Bloody Mary’s.  The Ranch at Bandy Canyon Spend a wonderful Easter Sunday at The Ranch at Bandy Canyon for an Easter picnic on their beautiful lawns and gardens. Bring your favorite basket, food and drinks to snag the perfect spot on the green surrounded by the majestic mountains of the San Pasqual Valley. A food truck will also be on the property selling beverages and Easter-inspired food. For $10 kids can enjoy the unlimited activities provided by the venue, including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and an Easter egg hunt. Reservations are required for entry.Price: $45.00 per car (up to 4 people), additional $5.00 per extra person  Ponsaty’s Enjoy a spring-inspired menu for your Easter holiday with Ponsaty’s carefully crafted dishes suited to the season. A special Easter Brunch Buffet will be offered, featuring King Crab Legs, Prime Rib, Leg of Lamb and Live Music for $49 per adult and $25 per child with $15 bottomless mimosas and housemade Bloody Mary’s. Offering new bar, and lunch and dinner menu items curated from seasonal ingredients, Ponsaty’s is prepared to make this Easter a memorable one. Menu items include Spinach Gnocchi, served with Mexican wild shrimp, green onion, fennel and lobster reduction sauce, and Grilled Kauai Shrimp, prepared with ricotta cheese cannelloni, raw artichoke, fennel and lemon confit, among other seasonally-inspired options.  Harrah’s Resort Southern California Harrah’s Resort Southern California will celebrate Easter with various offerings including the Buffet’s Easter brunch featuring a carving station with assorted meats; smoked salmon and mini bagels; shrimp and scallop ceviche; eggs Benedict with hollandaise; petite grilled steak; roasted salmon with pineapple macadamia nut sauce and coconut; roasted lavender-rubbed pork loin with fig sauce; and more. Fiore Steakhouse will also offer signature dishes including a special rhubarb salad made with baby savory spinach, citrus pineapple dressing, tart greek yogurt, and Marcona almond; and lamb Navarin – seared medallions of lamb with pearl onion, baby turnip and carrot, and duck fat crisped potato. Guests can also indulge in an 8 oz. grilled New York steak, salmon cake oscar, wild rice, grilled asparagus, choice of soup or salad and strawberry shortcake at The Cafe.  Manchester Grand Hyatt Easter Sunday is filled with dining opportunities at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. First a Grand Breakfast Buffet will be offered in the Grand Lobby Bar and Restaurant from 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.. Next, Easter Champagne Brunch will be served at Seaview Breakfast Buffet Restaurant from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Guests are offered an incredible selection of Easter Day cuisine in Seaview featuring the finest and freshest ingredients; including an array of brunch buffet dishes featuring a customized omelet bar, belgian waffles, iced seafood display, seasonal salads and sides, carving stations mouth watering desserts and more.   Easter at Rancho Bernardo Inn
This April gather with friends and family at Rancho Bernardo Inn for a variety of delectable brunch specials catered for families and children of all ages. On Sunday, April 16 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., the Inn will be offering their traditional brunch buffet at Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant, a special three-course brunch menu with amuse at Avant Restaurant in addition to the excitement of photos with the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt on Aragon Lawn. 
  Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa Hop to an exciting Easter Brunch at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa filled with decadent cuisine, family activities, and more. Menu highlights from the brunch include SoCal lobster breakfast tacos; a pancake station with Brioche vanilla-cinnamon french toast, buttermilk pancakes with an assortment of toppings; house made pastries and breakfast breads; assorted sushi rolls; breakfast croissant sandwiches; and smoked Norwegian salmon, bagels, and classic condiments. After indulging in brunch favorites, guests can enjoy family-friendly Easter activities including a visit from the Easter Bunny, children’s Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, face painting, donut pops, lemonade stand, giant Jenga and checkers, and much more. Easter Brunch at Rancho Valencia will held in the resort’s signature restaurant, Veldaora from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 16 with Easter egg hunts beginning at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. for tiny tots and 12:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. for big kids. Price is $130 for adults, $55 for children ages 4-11, and complimentary for children under the age of 3, not including tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 858-759-6246.  THE US GRANT Indulge in an array of culinary delights with family and friends at THE US GRANT’s Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet on Sunday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy live music by the Ira Gonzalez Trio and an Instrumental Jazz Trio with delectable breakfast beginnings, soups, salads, holiday-inspired specialty stations, fresh seafood, prime meats, house-made pastries, and an all-encompassing dessert display, complimented alongside coffee, tea, juice, mimosas, and chef de bar, Cory Alberto’s speciality carrot cocktail. Unique standout buffet stations include a breakfast ravioli station with Florentine breakfast ravioli with Mornay sauce, and truffle madeira sauce, or the french toast station offering coffee french toast, walnut, and traditional with assorted syrups and preserves. In addition, interactive children’s activities will be offered, including visits with the Easter Bunny, a fun photo booth, and kids crafts decorating picture frames for Easter photos. The Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet will be held in the newly restyled Presidential Ballroom and is $78 for adults, $69 for seniors, $39 for children ages 4-12, excluding tax and gratuity. To make a reservation call 619-744-2039.  Tidal at Paradise Point Resort & Spa  Located on the sparkling waters of San Diego’s Mission Bay, Paradise Point’s signature restaurant Tidal will offer a serene seaside Easter brunch on Sunday, April 16. Scheduled to launch on April 9, Chef DJ Tangalin has transformed the waterfront restaurant’s brunch menu to include highlights such as Baja Shrimp tostada, carnitas benedict, Maine Lobster omelet and more. Guests who want to leave their apron at home and enjoy a stress-free holiday with friends and family can enjoy the sweet and savory creations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Perched where land meets sea on the shores of San Diego’s Mission Bay, Tidal offers a thoughtful dining selection of the freshest, local seafood.  Hard Rock Cafe Looking for a family-friendly event to celebrate the holiday? Hard Rock Cafe in the heart of downtown will be having their “Hip Hop Hooray” event just in time for Easter that features lunch with the Easter Bunny. Hop on over to Hard Rock Cafe on Saturday, April 15 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. The restaurant will have Easter fun for the whole family including an Easter Egg Hunt with candy and surprises, Easter egg coloring, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Stay for lunch and enjoy their Roxtar kid’s meals served on a guitar plate. Guests can make a reservation at 



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