South Florida’s Most Hopping Dining Destinations This Easter

It’s the most egg-cellent time of the year, and restaurants from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach are preparing to celebrate Easter Sunday with delicious dinners and indulgent brunches. On Sunday, April 4 locals can enjoy brunch and dinner specials at favorite hotspots including Villa Azur, Casa Sensei, Diya Sunset Harbour, The Lincoln Eatery and more.

 

Below, you’ll find a list of specials that will be sure to make you want to hop out of bed and put on your Sunday best.

 

Villa Azur

Enjoy a special Easter celebration at Villa Azur on Sunday, April 4th. Indulge in their special holiday dinner menu that includes a Truffled Egg ($18), truffle poached egg, with soft polenta, shitake mushroom and a mushroom sweet glaze; for the main course a pistachio crusted Half Rack of Lamb ($45), served with a port wine jus, risotto Verdi and topped with roasted pearl onions; and for dessert satisfy your chocolate cravings with Choux Trio ($14), the easter eggs bombons are a blend of dulce de leche, nutella and pistachio. Guests can also order off Villa Azur’s regular dinner menu. Villa Azur is open from 6:30PM-12AM on Sunday.

Menu: HERE

Address: 309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

 

Diya Sunset Harbour 

It’s a Laurent Perrier Easter at Diya Sunset Harbour this year. Guests can enjoy Sunday brunch while indulging in Laurent Perrier Brut Cuvée ($40) by the bottle. Guests can also indulge in a colorful array of flavorful vegetarian dishes such as the Tofu Scramble ($18) tofu “scrambled egg” with veggies and cheese; Palak Paneer ($18) stuffed with spinach and Indian cheese; and the Eggplant Burger ($18), which was featured in the 2020 South Beach Wine & Food Festival, and consists of crispy eggplant with housemade cheese, BBQ sauce, all served with masala spiced fries. Diya’s carefully crafted cocktails are available during brunch including the Oxaca Sunrise ($15) and Diya’s Gin n Tonic ($19), a house favorite. The family-owned modern vegetarian Indian restaurant, is the perfect destination to celebrate the holiday. Diya Sunset Harbour is open from 12PM-11PM on Sundays and brunch from 12PM-5PM.

Address: 1766 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

 

The Lincoln Eatery

The Lincoln Eatery food hall will be having an Easter brunch that will include a variety of food offerings, entertainment, drink specials and more. Enjoy a breakfast pizza at SIMPLY GOOD PIZZA topped with mozzarella, gruyere, sunny side up egg, smoked bacon,and green onions. While over at Necessary Purveyor you’ll experience the toughness and elegance of the South all while scarfing down delicious Southern style pancakes. The Lincoln Eatery houses a curated selection of dining and drinking options featuring an eclectic assortment of global culinary concepts.

Address: 723 Lincoln Ln N, Miami Beach, FL 33139

 

Sweet Beach at the Shelborne South Beach 

Sweet Beach, a tropical pop up at the Shelborne hotel, presents an Easter Sunday brunch on April 4th from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take a sip with $25 bottomless mimosas and eat a delicious $42 brunch in the oasis garden with a side of palm trees and sunshine. There will also be an Easter giveaway for kids to enjoy. Easter time is definitely a holiday you don’t want to miss, especially at Sweet Beach!

Address: 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

 

Verde

Verde, located in Pérez Art Museum Miami with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay, will offer a Sunday brunch this Easter. This waterfront eatery is welcoming back guests to their expansive outdoor terrace and limited indoor seating with the launch of Executive Chef, and Miami’s beloved pastry queen, Hedy Goldsmith’s new brunch menu. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Address: 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

 

Fort Lauderdale

 

Shooters Waterfront

Celebrate this Easter, April 4th, with an all-day Sunday brunch on the water from 10am-7pm. The brunch will feature a Sushi & Raw Bar with a succulent selection of seafood including Oysters, Snow Crab, and Shrimp. In addition, there will be an all-American breakfast, mouthwatering prime rib, ham, and turkey carving station. Closeout your experience with a collection of deserts while enjoying breathtaking sunset views. Peaceful, pleasant, and all-around fun, this Shooters tradition is sure to become a family favorite. There will also be a special appearance by Peter Cottontail. Reservations are recommended: Adults $65; Kids 5-12 years of age $29; and children four and younger are complimentary.

Address: 3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

 

Casa Sensei

Everyone’s favorite Pan-Asian Latin fusion spot, Casa Sensei, is serving up an eclectic spread for Easter Sunday Brunch along the Himmarshee Canal. Guests can enjoy live music and indulge in Casa Spring Rolls ($8), four veggie spring rolls with a sweet chili “A la Casa” sauce as well as a Cotton Candy Margarita ($14) with tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice, Jones Cream Soda, orange liqueur, and cotton candy. Diners can also order from the regular brunch menu including signature dishes such as Togarashi Fried Chicken and Waffles ($14) served with sriracha maple syrup and a side of fresh fruit; and the Casa Wagyu Burger ($19), 8 oz. of wagyu ground beef topped with peppercorn bacon, guacamole, and gouda cheese, served with a side of slaw and truffle fries. Casa Sensei is open from 11:30PM-4:00PM for brunch on Sundays. For reservations, book on OpenTable.

Address: 1200 E Las Olas Blvd STE 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

 

West Palm Beach

 

The Restaurant at The Norton 

The Restaurant at the Norton, the premier culinary destination in West Palm Beach, is hosting its Easter holiday brunch on April 4th. Operated by Constellation Culinary Group,The Restaurant offers a light, modern-American ambiance with some touches of coastal influence. With the restaurant’s beautiful garden views, it is the perfect place for any Easter brunch. This brunch  menu includes a delicious lobster roll with old bay chips as well as a lobster eggs benedict.

Address: 1450 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

Additional Brunch Destinations

 

Café Americano

What better place to spend Easter than with American comfort food? Café Americano, located on Ocean Drive and on Collins Avenue, offers guests American fare with a Latin twist. Swing by on Easter for an extremely delicious brunch featuring items like Carrot Cake French Toast ($17), three slices of thick cut brioche, griddled in spiced batter, carrot, raisin and pecan cream cheese filling and candied carrots; the classic All American Breakfast ($17), two eggs any style, choice of meat, house potatoes and choice of toast; the Breakfast Burrito ($18),  scrambled eggs, chorizo, bacon, cheddar, avocado, pico de gallo, roasted jalapeno cream and house potatoes; Huevos Rancheros ($18), crispy corn tortillas, two eggs any style, black beans, chorizo, ranchero salsa, cotija, avocado, colatro and pico de gallo; and Waffle ($15), house-made malted waffle topped with cofectioner’s sugar and whipped cream, add chocolate chips, banana, blueberry, strawberry or nutella for $4/each. Guests can savor expertly crafted cocktails at the bar or watch as mixologists create everything from barrel-aged classics to signature drinks. Bloody Mary cocktail aficionados can take on the challenge of building their own version of the famous breakfast refreshment or choose from one of the hand-crafted options on the menu. Available at the Ocean Drive location or the recently opened Collins Avenue location inside the Redbury Hotel.. Café Americano Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue are both open for brunch Sunday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Address: 1144 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 & 1776 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

 

Seasy 

Now open in the heart of Coral Gables, Seasy is serving up healthy seaside Mediterranean fare and traditional Italian cuisine, ideal for a brunch date. Kick off your experience with the Zucchini Blossom ($12) with ricotta and lemon zest; Mediterranean Fritters ($18), featuring baby scallops, shrimp, calamari and local fish; and the signature Seasy Salad ($10) with a choice of grain (farro, quinoa or brown rice for an additional $3), fish (tuna, salmon or shrimp for an additional $6) or egg for an additional $3. Diners can also enjoy the Vegan Burger ($14), featuring eggplant, zucchini, olive pate, tomato, basil and vegan cheese; and Octopus Burrata ($16), with pesto sauce and tomatoes, as well as a fresh selection of pastas, seafood entrees and sandwiches. Seasy’s outside patio offers al fresco dining with seating overlooking the picturesque Miracle Mile, one of South Florida’s most sought-after shopping destinations, a great spot to kick back and enjoy some zero dosage wine. The restaurant is open for brunch on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Address: 136 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134

 

EST.33 

Located on the fourth floor of Brickell City Centre, EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery and Kitchen, brings Thailand inspired flavors, aromas and tastes to Miami.  Guests can now enjoy EST.33’s Asian flavors on the extensive covered outdoor patio and bar all weekend long. EST.33 features appetizer bites such as such as Beef Jerky ($12) topped with sweet and sour pickles; Cabbage and Corn Pot Stickers ($12) with bean sprouts and crispy lattice pastry; and Red Curry Crab Croquettes ($14), made with lump crab and red curry. Enjoy open fire grill staples including Chicken Thigh Satay ($12) served with tamarind peanut jam; Jumbo Shrimp Skewers ($22) with a tomato masamman glaze; and Grilled Salmon ($18), with tamarind sweet soy and mango salsa. Pair these delicious bites with EST.33’s house craft brews such as the 33 Pale Ale ($7) balance the bitter-citrus character of the American Cascade hops featured in this brew, resulting in notes of lime and passion fruit; and the One and Only Kopper ($7), EST. 33’s proud take on the Vienna-style lager, with intense caramel notes that emulate Kalamay, a traditional sticky coconut rice delicacy. The restaurant opens at 12PM for lunch on Sunday.

Address: 701 S Miami Ave, Unit 412A Brickell City Centre, Miami, FL 33131

Quarterdeck 

Quarterdeck’s 17th Street, Davie and Sawgrass locations are taking Sunday Funday to the next level with a new delicious brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests at the 17th Street location can enjoy outdoor dining on the expansive patio under the canopy of the Banyan tree with their furry companions. Brunch enthusiasts can sit back and sip on bottomless Mimosas and Bellinis for $15, $10 Bloody Marys and 1/2 off Rosé wines all day, every Sunday. Pair these boozy brunch cocktails with new savory and sweet breakfast classics such as the Chicken and Waffles ($13), Belgian waffle, honey butter, crispy fried chicken, maple syrup and candied pecans; Shrimp and Grits ($15), blackened shrimp, peppers, white cheddar grits, fried egg and toast; Sailor’s Breakfast ($9), two eggs, toast, bacon and turkey sausage; and Avocado Toast ($9), avocado purée and pumpkin seeds on ciabatta bread. For a hearty option, try the Hangover Burger ($14), a 10-ounce burger topped with sharp cheddar cheese, bacon, a fried egg, diced red onion and sriracha sauce.

Address: Flagship location at 1035 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

 

Beach Bar @ Newport Pier

Recently reopened this past December, Beach Bar @ Newport Pier is welcoming back guests to its waterfront brunch with panoramic views of Atlantic Ocean. Dade-County’s only pier restaurant offers a Florida coast-inspired menu featuring Chicken & Waffle Sliders, buttermilk fried chicken, bacon, and cayenne maple syrup; Florida Benedict, lobster, poached egg, English muffin and hollandaise sauce; Hangover Burger, potato fritter, fried egg, bacon and cheddar; Breakfast Tacos, scrambled eggs, chorizo, avocado, queso fresco and salsa rojo; B.E.A.T Sandwich, bacon, fried egg, avocado, tomato, mixed greens and blue cheese aioli; and Brioche French Toast, thick cut brioche, berry compote and maple syrup. To pair with the flavorful entrées, patrons can sip on freshly made fruit and vegetable juices, mimosas, and hand-crafted cocktails.  Liquid libations include the Beach Bar Bloody Mary with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Worcestershire, Tabasco, horseradish and fresh tomato juice, and the Mango Bellini with fresh mango and sparkling Prosecco.

Address: 16501 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

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