From family favorite breakfasts to restaurants offering elaborate brunch buffets and prix fixe menus, here’s where to brunch in Houston this Easter Sunday:
Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd
The classic Houston brunch spot will serve a special three-course Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., starting with Parker House rolls and rhubarb and strawberry muffins with jam and butter at share, followed by choices such as roasted cauliflower with whipped feta. , braised lamb shank with spring vegetable risotto, steak and eggs, and carrot cake. The cost is $56 per person, $15 per child, plus taxes, tip and drinks.
Badolina Bakery, 5555 Morningside
The Rice Village Bakery will be open on Easter Sunday with morning pastries and beautiful cakes. Prices vary by shape and size.
Bar Louie, multiple locations
Enjoy the Easter Sunday brunch with $2 mimosas until 3 p.m. (prices and attendance may vary by location).
Bloom & Bee, 1600 West Loop
Easter brunch will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at this stunning Post Oak Hotel. Priced at $70 per person, the brunch offers a choice of deviled eggs with prosciutto and black truffle or white asparagus soup, followed by a main course ranging from lobster eggs Benedict to caviar on leg of herb-roasted lamb with thyme lamb jus, as well as an Easter dessert buffet of French pastries and cakes.
Brennan from Houston, 3300 Smith
Easter Sunday Brunch features spring favorites from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Caracol, 2200 Post Oak
Guests can enjoy a hearty brunch buffet on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ($52 per person, $15 per child), featuring brunch favorites plus a carving station, seasonal dishes and specialty Easter desserts.
Dish Society, multiple locations
Guests are invited to enjoy a low-key Sunday brunch with highlights including brisket and eggs, chicken and cookies, Gulf shrimp and smoked Gouda grits and Nutella French toast, as well as fluffy pancakes, stacked sandwiches, salads and options for the kids. Brunch is counter service with hours from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ember & Greens Restaurant and Bar, 9403-B Katy Freeway
Enjoy a family brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Star Kitchen and Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park
Guests can dine on a special three-course brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $58 per adult plus drinks, tax, and tip ($25 kids’ menu available). Highlights include mimosa eggs, vichyssoise, sole meunière, spring vegetable risotto with truffle mascarpone, roast leg of lamb, salmon eggs benedict, cheesecake mousse with raspberry coulis and more .
Chez Hugo, 1600 Westheimer
Make reservations to enjoy Hugo’s famous Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring regular brunch favorites plus a carving station, new seasonal items, and specialty Easter desserts. Cost is $52 per person, $15 per child, plus drinks, tax and tip.
Hungry’s, 14714 Memorial, 2356 Rice
With an expansive family patio, Hungry’s is open for Easter Sunday brunch, featuring $10 Bigmosas with orange, grapefruit, strawberry or raspberry juice. The fun drink will also be available alongside at Heartbeet.
Indianola, 1201 Saint-Emmanuel
Bring the family for an epic Easter buffet, with delights like Wild Gulf Shrimp Cocktail, Crawfish and Caviar Deviled Eggs, Strawberry Ricotta Toast, Herb-Crusted Leg of Lamb , a wood-grilled black angus fillet, duck fat roasted potatoes, pull-apart rolls, southern-style squash casserole, chocolate pie, carrot cake with salted cream cheese frosting and Moreover. Brunch takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $65 per adult and $20 per child 12 and under (free for children under 3).
Kenny & Ziggy’s, 1743 Post Oak
The deli will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and will serve sky-scraping sandwiches, classic breakfast plates, French toast blintz, smoked fish, stuffed cabbage, Romanian steak and its fan favorite cheesecake.
GOOF local table, 2003 W 34e
The brand new Garden Oaks restaurant will host a build-your-own mimosa bar on Easter Sunday, complete with a variety of fresh juices, toppings and edible flowers.
Max’s Wine Dive, 4720 Washington, 214 Fairview
Both MAX’s Wine Dive locations serve a tasty brunch all Easter weekend April 15-17. The Washington location will offer ham steak with red-eye sauce over oatmeal and greens, while the Fairview dive will serve potato and ham hash.
The Canteen of Molina, 3801 Bellaire, 7901 Westheimer, 6300 FM 1463
Open from 11 a.m., this local mainstay offers sizzling fajitas, gooey dip from Jose and plates like Raulito’s Shrimp Special Egg Enchiladas de Tejas, all washed down with margs and more.
Monkey Tail, 5802 Fulton
Monkey’s Tail will be offering its crawfish and shrimp enchiladas throughout the Lenten season, until Easter Sunday. Customers can enjoy two enchiladas for $12 with crawfish tails, shrimp, Cajun cream sauce, homemade corn tortillas and melted cheese (add refried beans and fries for $3). Crawfish will also be available on Easter Sunday, regular or jalapeno flavored for $10 a pound with add-ons including corn, potatoes, sausage and dips.
Ouisie Table, 3939 San Felipe
Ouisie’s special Easter brunch menu will be a la carte, with highlights like Manhattan clam chowder, Texas crab cobb salad, fried chicken, blackened flounder, lemon pie and more again. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, with breakfast items available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Perry’s, multiple locations
In addition to Perry’s full menu, customers can enjoy an Easter Sunday special from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., which includes the choice of pear salad or carrot-ginger soup; and choice of triple-glazed double-smoked ham $45 or caramelized prime rib $65, each served with whipped potatoes and almond green beans. A portion of white chocolate cheesecake can be added for an additional $8. Plus, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Easter Sunday, guests can enjoy brunch cocktails for $9 each, including brandy milk punch, bloodys, and mimosas.
Restaurant Phat, 23119 Colonial
Go for home-style Malaysian street food from James Beard Award semi-finalist Chef Alex Au-Yeung. Dishes to order include: flaky roti canai, award-winning kerabu prawn, beef rendang, sizzling egg tofu and a Hong Kong brunch staple: a homemade dim sum sampler. Open Sunday from 11 a.m.
Pier 6 Seafood and Oysters, 113 6th
Head to San Leon for brunch on the water with chilled seafood platters, cucumber-lime granita oysters, hot chicken nuggets, flank steak and eggs, Cinnamon Toast French toast Crunch, fried oyster tacos and more; and nail on pitchers or flights of mimosas and the Baller Bloody Mary. Open Sunday from 11 a.m.
Prego, 2520 Amherst
Prego will be open from noon to 9 p.m. for brunch and dinner service, offering its full menu as well as daily specials including veal chops, halibut and lamb chops. There will also be a special menu for the farmers market on the terrace, as it is a village farmers market day at Easter – which is served until 3pm.
Rainbow Pavilion, 2011 Ella
Houston’s original lodge restaurant will offer a special three-course Easter menu for $60 per person, plus drinks, tax and tip, as well as a children’s menu for $35. Easter brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with choices such as smoked duck okra, roasted beet tarte tatin, buffalo short rib egg benny, hachis and smoked trout roe , hot bread pudding and more.
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 1140 Eldridge
Sylvia’s will bring back its Sunday brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Easter, featuring Tex-Mex classics and breakfast ($29.99 plus tax, tip, and drinks, $12.99 for kids under 12 years).
The Tasting Room, 818 Town and Country
The CityCentre wine hangout will host a sweet and savory Easter brunch on April 16-17, from Executive Chef Beto Gutierrez and featuring vibrant dishes such as a Ginger Blueberry Waffle with Bourbon Caramel and Vanilla Ice Cream or a spanish chorizo frittata with red chimichurri sauce.
Tobiuo Sushi & Bar, 23501 Cinco Ranch
Join Tobiuo this Easter to treat the family to spring favorites including Garden of Eden and Green Lotus maki, Hamachi Kosho cold tasting, and Ichigo strawberry pie.
Toro Toro, 1300 Lamar
Toro’s Easter Brunch Toro offers classic brunches with a pan-Latin twist, priced at $145 for adults and $65 for kids 12 and under and served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Truluck’s, 5350 Westheimer, 1900 Hughes Landing
With hours starting at 11 a.m. Friday and noon Saturday and Easter Sunday, Truluck’s Easter specials include Florida Lobster Thermidor ($125) and Easter Blossom Cocktail ($14.50) at base of Pierre Ferrand Ambre cognac, orgeat syrup with almonds, angostura, lemon and lime, dried tea roses and an orchid for decoration.
URBE, 1101 Uptown Park
For its first Easter, URBE will offer a special three-course Easter menu including a starter and a main course of your choice and a dessert buffet. Dine on diablito oysters, carnita-stuffed gorditas, chilaquiles, crispy fish tacos, grilled skirt steak and eggs and more. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $45 per adult and $15 for children, plus drinks, tax and tip. The on-site bakery will bake special pastries and cookies for Easter, and plenty of coffee drinks, reveal cocktails, mocktails, and juices are available.
Xochi, 1777 Walker
Chef Hugo Ortega and his team will serve their epic Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this Easter. Customers will find their usual brunch favorites as well as a carving station, new seasonal items and specialty Easter desserts. Cost is $52 per person, $15 per child, plus drinks, tax and tip.
We will update this list in the days leading up to Easter Sunday April 17. If you have a restaurant to add, please send the details to [email protected]