The Top Spots in the Sacramento Area for Easter Brunch
Easter gatherings are a tradition for many families. There’s just something about watching the little ones find every last egg and hearing their giggles when they dig through their Easter baskets. Brunch is usually part of that celebration as well. But why toil over a hot stove when you can have someone else do all the cooking? There are plenty of restaurants in the greater Sacramento area that are open on Easter Sunday. Many also have special menus so you can indulge in all your favorites: eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy, chicken and waffles, ham and eggs, and of course mimosas and bloody Marys! So if you’re looking to dine out this Easter, following are some of the top spots in the Sacramento area that are offering Easter brunch.
Bennett’s | Sacramento & Roseville
Located in the Arden-Arcade area, Bennett’s is known for its classic American dishes, and Easter is no different. They offer a special Easter brunch menu with eggs Benedict, stuffed French toast, even mimosa bottle service. In fact, the entire weekend they are offering all-day special menu items such as baked ham & asparagus and strawberry shortcake. They also have a take-home kit that includes house-baked ham, mashed potatoes, and salad. There’s also a Bennett’s in Roseville, so you can take advantage of the specials no matter where you’re located.
The Firehouse | Old Sacramento
Located in Old Sacramento, The Firehouse is a venerable special occasion restaurant known for its holiday meals. This year’s Easter brunch is no different. The menu includes a three-course meal with your choice of a lobster cake Benedict, filet mignon, mushroom frittata and more, plus dessert! There’s also a menu for the kiddos, with staples like scrambled eggs and French toast. Brunch will be served on their lovely outdoor patio as well as their historic dining room.
Preserve | Winters
Located in Winters, Preserve showcases the bounty of the surrounding farms. Seasonal dishes include a French omelette with burrata, mushrooms, onion and pea tendrils, beef hash with confit potatoes and Shakshuka — eggs braised in seasoned salt-roasted tomatoes with chorizo. Brunch is served in their quaint dining room or their charming covered patio swathed with greenery.
Café Bernardo | Davis & Sacramento
With locations in Davis, Downtown, Midtown and the Arden-Arcade area, Café Bernardo is a go-to spot for a great brunch. The brunch menu features staples like eggs Benedict and pancakes, as well as dishes with a Mexican influence, such as chilaquiles and huevos rancheros. You can also have lighter fare such as avocado toast, fresh fruit with organic yogurt and house-made granola. Plus, if the weather’s nice, you can enjoy your Easter brunch on a lovely outdoor patio.
La Provence | Roseville
La Provence in Roseville is known for its French-inspired cuisine and pleasant outdoor patio nestled in a lovely natural setting. This year, they have arranged a special menu for brunch, featuring dishes like a crab and asparagus omelet or a brie Benedict. There’s also an Easter brunch menu for kids, with bacon and eggs, waffles, and a chocolate chip cookie.
Milestone | El Dorado Hills
Milestone in El Dorado Hills remains one of the best spots for Easter brunch in the greater Sacramento area. The vibe is relaxed but refined, and the menu features upscale American comfort food. Dishes include classics like Benedicts and scrambles, as well as chicken and waffles and pancakes. Bloody Marys, mimosas, bellinis and others are on the brunch cocktail menu.
Hawk’s | Granite Bay
This fine-dining establishment in Granite Bay is known for their seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine. For Easter, they are offering a multi-course, fixed-price menu that includes pastries, quiche, smoked salmon Benedict, filet mignon, and of course, carrot cake for dessert! They also have a special menu just for kids, which offers bacon & eggs, pancakes and other staples.
Selland’s | Sacramento & El Dorado Hills
We’d be remiss to mention Easter brunch without mentioning Selland’s, which is offering a complete, heat-and-eat Easter meal to go from its locations in East Sacramento, Land Park and El Dorado Hills. The package includes a honey glazed ham, quiche, roasted asparagus and house-made biscuits. You can also build your own meal with options like deviled eggs, scalloped potatoes and cinnamon rolls. You can even add on a mimosa kit. All orders must be picked up by Saturday, April 8.