The Best Places to Enjoy Easter Brunch in Scottsdale

By local contributor
Adam Haught

Celebrate Easter 2021 in Scottsdale with award-winning brunches, dinners, family activities and, of course, visits from the legendary Easter Bunny! Both in-person dining and to-go options are available, so you can enjoy the festivities at your comfort level. Space is limited, so hop online to make your reservations today! 

 


THE CAPITAL GRILLE

Enjoy a delicious Easter brunch with Capital Grille’s three-course, prix fixe menu. Entrée choices include Lobster Frittata, Filet Mignon and Southern-style Sauteed Jumbo Shrimp & Grits. A full dinner menu with signature favorites also will be available all day. Prefer to have Easter dinner at home? Pre-order a three-course, warm-and-serve meal that includes a whole rack of bone-in filets and a variety of accompaniments to share.

Easter Brunch:
When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price:  Adults: $49 | Children: $15
Details: Click Here

Easter to Go:
When: Pick up Saturday, April 3 between 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. or Sunday, April 4 between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Price: Starting at $155
Details: Click Here

 


El Chorro

The legendary El Chorro restaurant is rolling out the red carpet this Easter with a robust three-course, prix fixe Easter menu. Starters include treats like Smoked Salmon Flatbread and Caramelized Pear & Prosciutto Salad, while the entrée menu boasts five options including Wild Mushroom Chicken Roulade, “Best of Both Worlds” Eggs Benedict and Grilled Petite Filet drizzled with pink peppercorn sauce. For dessert, you can’t go wrong with the El Chorro Creation, warm sticky-bun pudding with sticky-bun ice cream inspired by – you guessed it! – the restaurant’s famed sticky buns.

When: Sunday April 4, 2021; 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Price: Adults: $95 | Children 5-12: $25
Details: Click Here

 


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Whether you’re on the hunt for a festive in-person brunch, a celebratory to-go dinner or a beautiful basket of goodies for the kids, Easter at the Princess has you covered! The Easter Brunch features selections from the resort’s four signature restaurants: Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar and Ironwood American Kitchen, as well as decadent desserts created by the pastry team. The dinner-to-go menu includes delights like Rosemary Roasted Lamb and Mesquite Honey-Glazed Ham, along with starters, sides and desserts. Complimentary access to the resort's Alice in Wonderland Easter Egg Hunt Adventure is included with the Easter Brunch.

Easter Brunch:
When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Price: Adults: $124 | Children: $59 | Children 5 and under: Free
Details: Click Here 

Dinner to Go:
When: Order by April 1 for pick up on April 3 between 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Price: $225; Feeds up to 4 
Details: Click Here

Easter Baskets:
When: Pick up April 3 between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Price: $78; limited quantity 
Details: Click Here

 


FRANCINE

Francine is a recent addition to Scottsdale’s stable of top-tier restaurants and is going all-out this Easter for both brunch and dinner. The festivities start with an la carte brunch menu chockfull of delights like Egg Meurette with wild mushroom, lardon, cipollini and red wine; decadent Croque Madame; and Ricotta Lemon Pancakes with blueberry compote and Chantilly cream. For dinner, Lobster Taglierini, Duck a la Provencale and Mediterranean Branzino are among Francine’s inspired offerings. And because no holiday meal is complete without a sweet ending, indulge in a Chocolate Pot de Crème or refreshing Apple Sorbet.

Easter Brunch:
When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Price:  A La Carte Pricing
Details: Click Here

Easter Dinner:
When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Price:  A La Carte Pricing
Details: Click Here

 


Hotel Valley Ho

Hotel Valley Ho’s award-winning ZuZu restaurant is offering festive dining options and great vibes for your Easter celebration. ZuZu’s dine-in, chef-attended Easter buffet includes stand-out items like the Cinnamon Vanilla French Toast Bread Pudding with maple butter, as well as add-on entrées from Baked Stuffed Branzino to Maine Lobster Benedict. Add a special Easter-edition Show Stopper Shake, ZuZu's signature dessert, for a sweet finish! You also can enjoy a take-and-make family meal complete with your choice of Herb & Garlic Butter Prime Rib or Bourbon & Maple Glazed Spiral-Cut Ham, plus fully cooked sides and a bottle of wine. Starter and dessert add-on options complete your delicious to-go meal.

Chef-Attended Buffet:
When: April 4, 2021; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Price: Starting at $45 per person
Details: Click Here

Eater To-Go:
When: Pre-order by March 31, 2021, for pickup on April 3 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. or April 4 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Price: Starting at $109 for 4 people
Details: Click Here

 


Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch  

Celebrate an “Egg-stra” special Easter at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale! Indulge your tastebuds with a delightful brunch that includes Antipasti, Alaskan Crab Legs, Brown Sugar Ham, Four-Cheese Mac 'n Cheese with pancetta, and a Candyland of sweets to top it all off. Choose from indoor or outdoor dining, and enjoy live music and special activities for the whole family. 

When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price: Adults: $105 | Children 5 - 12: $48 | Free for Children 5 and under 
Details: Click Here

 

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

The prix fixe Easter brunch menu at Rita’s Cantina includes Grilled Asparagus Spears, Braised Pork Belly Bites, Steak and Eggs, Lobster & Shrimp Enchiladas and Coconut Crusted Carrot Cake Roulade. Don’t miss the Easter-themed cookie decorating activities in Rita’s Garden at 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price: $55 per person
Details: Click Here

 


M Culinary

Looking for a customizable Easter feast to-go? Build your own delicious meal with M Culinary Concepts! All 14 heat-and-serve menu items feed up to six, and specialties include Smoked Ham with cinnamon-apple sauce, Rosemary-Scented Pork Loin, White Cheddar Potatoes Au Gratin and Apple Crumble with Chantilly cream.  

When: Contactless pick-up April 3, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Price: A-La-Carte Pricing ($100 minimum order)
Details: Click Here

 


Maple & Ash

Local favorite Maple & Ash is whipping up an Easter brunch fit for a king. Featured entrées include Lobster Quiche, Alaskan King Crab Eggs Benedict, and classic Steak and Eggs with bordelaise sauce. Want to up your brunch game? Add a Fire-Roasted Seafood Tower to share with the table, as well as an order of bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Palomas. There’s even an extravagant bottomless brunch service option, which features lamb chops, seafood, a special brunch flambé and more!  

When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price:  Starting at $85 per person
Details: Click Here

 


Mountain Shadows

Take the work out of Easter dining and celebrate with Hearth ’61. Both dine-in brunch and dinner options are available, as is a to-go option so that you can celebrate with family at home – no fuss, no muss! Dine-in Easter menu highlights include Crab Benedict for brunch and Herb-Crusted Beef Tri-Tip for dinner, or choose from the restaurant’s full seasonal menu. For take home, enjoy your choice of Honey-Glazed Ham or Braised Beef Short Rib with a variety of sides. 

Brunch:
When: April 4, 2021; 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Price: A la carte menu items
Details: Click Here

Dinner:
When: April 4, 2021; 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Price: A la carte menu items
Details: Click Here

Dinner To Go:
When: Order by April 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. for curbside pickup between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $60 – $65 per person | Children $25– $29
Details: Click Here

 


Royal Palms Resort and Spa

The annual Easter brunch at T. Cook’s is back and grander than ever with a three-course, prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Lee Hillson. Highlights include Avocado Toast on locally made Noble Bread, Mustard-Rubbed Rack of Lamb, Fried Chicken & Waffle, Grilled Beef Tenderloin and a variety of mini desserts. Each meal includes a complimentary glass of T. Cook’s signature Orangecello Mimosa. A children’s menu is available upon request. Live music, an easter egg hunt and photo ops round out this Easter Sunday event. 

When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price: $70 Per Person
Details: Click Here

 


Rusconi's American Kitchen

The bountiful three-course prix fixe menu at Rusconi’s American Kitchen promises an Easter brunch with something for everyone. Entrée selections include Cast Iron Short Rib Hash with sunny-side-up eggs, Blackberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin and Blue Crab and Arizona Desert Sweet Shrimp Benedict. Be sure to save room for dessert and choose from Dark Chocolate Budino, Strawberry and Citrus Cheesecake or Blueberry Jam and Vanilla Scented Crème Brulée.

When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price:  $65 Per Person
Details: Click Here

 


Scottsdale Quarter

Get egg-cited! Take your scavenger hunting skills to a new level at Scottsdale Quarter’s annual Hide & Peep Scavenger Hunt. Search for colorful eggs, dance to fun music, have a design painted on your hand, ask for a balloon animal, and make sure to snap a pic in front of the spring selfie station with a couple of characters that will make you feel like you're in Wonderland! 

When: Saturday, April 3, 2021; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Details: Click Here

 


Troon North Golf Club

Celebrate Easter surrounded by giant granite boulder formations and breathtaking Sonoran Desert scenery at Troon North Golf Club. The three-course, prix fixe menu boasts delights like New Zealand Lamb Chops, Alaskan Halibut and Filet Mignon. Decadent dessert options, which include Carrot Cake, Vanilla Cheesecake Brulée and Triple Chocolate Mousse, are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. A special children’s menu is available.

When: Sunday, April 4, 2021; 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Price: Adults: $65 | Kids 12 and Under: $20 
Details: Click Here

 


Verde Canyon Railroad

The “hoppiest” celebration is at Verde Canyon Railroad! The 3.5-hour Easter Bunny Express takes you through the beautiful Verde Canyon wilderness. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and have your photo taken with the one-and-only Easter Bunny before the train departs the depot. Adults can enjoy a Bloody Mary bursting with so many vegetables a rabbit would love it! 

When: Saturday, April 3, 2021; Train departs at 1:00 p.m.
Price: $99 (only first-class tickets remain) 
Details: Click Here