Our list of the top 20 Easter brunches in Chicago

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Chicago, Illinois is the place to be this Easter because there are so many great brunches in and around Chicago.  These Easter brunches are popular – so popular, in fact, a lot of them are becoming completely booked.  But hopefully, you’ll find the perfect Easter brunch on this list before they’ve all filled up.

1. Everlasting Easter Brunch at Brass Tack

Brass Tack Chicago is an upscale Gold Coast Neighborhood restaurant serving American cuisine with a decidedly Chicagoan feel.  They are holding an Everlasting Easter Brunch on Easter Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  The highlight of this brunch would have to be the bottomless Everlasting Rosé!

But additionally, they have great menu items at this Easter Brunch, such as:

  • Rabbit Confit (Crispy rabbit leg, brambleberry gastrique & herb salad)
  • Chilaquiles (Chorizo, Salsa Verde, Pinto Beans & Sunny Side Eggs)
  • Waffle (Lychee Lemon Curd, Vanilla Anglaise & Macerated Berries)
  • Quiche (Piquillo Peppers, Tomatoes, Spinach & Gruyere)

You can book a reservation for this brunch here.

Brass Tack Chicago is located in Waldorf Astoria Chicago.  This chateau-style hotel with Parisian charm is around the corner from Rush Street, a block from the Magnificent Mile, and near Michigan Avenue. If you would like to visit Chicago for Easter or would like a staycation at a luxury hotel in a great Chicago location, Waldorf Astoria would be a great choice, especially if you are brunching at Brass Tack Chicago.  You can find the best available rates for Waldorf Astoria here.

2. Brunch with the Easter Bunny

Enjoy Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge in Rosemont.  They have seatings at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 1:00 PM.  It costs $60 for adults and $30 for children ages 12 and younger.

As the name would imply, the Easter Bunny will be there.  And they’ve got a great menu:

  • Belgium Waffle Station (Chocolate Chips, Honey Butter, Strawberries, Caramel Sauce, Nutella, Powdered Sugar, Whipped Cream & Maple Syrup)
  • Omelet Station (Feta Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Cheddar, American Cheese, Spinach, Bacon, Sausage, Peppers, Onions & Jalapenos)
  • Ham Carving Station (Silver Dollar Rolls, Honey Glaze & Dijonnaise)
  • Cold Station (Jumbo Shrimp, Shrimp Cocktail & Lemon)
  • Fruit & Cheese Display (Smoked Salmon, Bagels, Cream Cheese, Red Onion, Capers & Chives)
  • Breakfast Station (Scrambled Eggs, Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes with Peppers and Onions, Bacon, Pork Sausage, Assorted Greek Yogurts, Sliced Fresh Fruit, Assorted Berries, Dried Fruit, Granola, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Brown Sugar, Pastries, Whole Grain Bread, English Muffins, & Texas Toast)
  • Coffee Station (Freshly Brewed Starbucks Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Teavana Hot Teas, Soft Drinks & Water)
  • Kids Station (Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders, Pancakes, and Mac & Cheese)
  • Caesar Salad (Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan Cheese, Croutons & Caesar Dressing)
  • Mixed Greens Salad (Arugula, Goat Cheese, Apples, Spiced Pecans & Smoked Honey Mustard)
  • Dessert Station (Blondies, Brownies, Lemon Bars, Chocolate Fruit Tarts & Assorted Cream Puffs)
  • Mimosa & Blood Mary Bar

You can book a reservation here.

Thorn Restaurant & Lounge is located at The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.  It is 5 minutes from O’Hare International Airport and within 10 minutes of the Fashion Outlets of Chicago & the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.  The hotel provides a free shuttle covering three miles.  It’s a great place to stay for a trip to Chicago.  You can find out how to book this hotel at a great rate here.

3. Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn Easter Brunch

There will be an Easter brunch at the Grand Ballroom of Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn.  It costs $38.95 for adults, $30 for seniors 62 years old and older, $17 for children ages 6 to 12, and is free for kids 5 and younger.  The Easter bunny will make an appearance, and they have a great menu of food:

  • Seared lemon picatta chicken
  • Braised pot roast
  • Rice pilaf & orzo
  • Whipped sour cream potatoes
  • Salmon bruere blanc
  • Three-cheese ravioli
  • Breakfast Pastries
  • Croissants
  • Smoked Bacon
  • Country Sausage Links
  • Potatoes O’Brien
  • Banana Foster French Toast
  • Yogurt & Toasted Granola Parfaits
  • Salad Bar
  • Peel & Eat Shrimp
  • Children’s food (macaroni & cheese, tater tots, peas, carrots & chicken tenders)
  • Cupcakes
  • Carrot cake
  • Chocolate lava cake
  • Assorted mini desserts

Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn is at the intersection of Route 50/Highway 20.  it is adjacent to Advocate Christ Medical Center and Chicago Ridge Mall, home to stores like Kohl’s, Express, Hot Topic, Lids, BoxLunch, and Forever 21.

If you’d like to spend the night before your Easter brunch at the hotel, you can find some great prices for nightly rates here.

4. Osteria Via Stato Easter Brunch

Osteria Via Stato is a classic Italian restaurant that is offering a great Easter brunch.    They’re serving Italian-inspired offerings at the brunch like Ciabatta “French” Toast, House-made Sausage and Vegetable Strata, and a Ricotta Doughnut station.  There’s also an Omelet station and an Easter candy table.  This brunch experience is $68.95 per adult and $34.95 for children ages 10 and younger (kids five and younger eat for free).  You can also add on a Holiday Brunch Bellini Package.  You can book a reservation here.

Osteria Via Stato is located in Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown River North.  Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown River North is in the heart of Downtown Chicago.  You can walk to Chicago Riverwalk and Navy Pier in under eight minutes.  It’s also less than a mile away from The Chicago Loop with Millennium Park, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Chicago Theatre.  It makes for a great place to stay over the Easter weekend not only for the brunch, but just as a way to see the city.  You can book it at the best rate here.

5. Swift & Sons Easter Brunch

Swift & Sons Tavern and Oyster Bar in Wrigleyville is a sister concept to Chicago’s iconic Swift & Sons steakhouse.  They are holding an Easter Brunch with a special Easter Brunch Menu.  It costs $49 for adults and $20 for children (while children 3 and younger eat free).  This cost includes Roasted Salmon Plate, Pastries for the Table, one Brunch Entrée per guest, and sides for the table.  You can book a reservation here.

Swift & Sons Tavern and Oyster Bar is located at Hotel Zachary, Chicago, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel.  This hotel offers great amenities to guests, but the best part about it hands down would have to be its location.  It is right across from Wrigley Field.  This makes spending the weekend at this hotel perfect if not only want to enjoy this brunch, but you’d also like to attend, say, the Cubs’ Saturday game against the Rangers or the Easter Sunday game against the Rangers.  There are also some cheap rates for the hotel if you look here.

6. Champagne Easter Brunch at Langham Chicago

The Langham Chicago is a Forbes 5-star luxury hotel designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.  They have guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling views of Downtown Chicago.  It makes a perfect hotel if you want a luxury hotel in the heart of Chicago.

Especially if you are planning this vacation for Easter weekend.  Because they are holding a special Champagne Eater brunch this year.  They’ll have carving and caviar stations, sushi, seafood, charcuterie, breakfast items, and more.  Champagne, mimosa, and bellinis are even complimentary!

Now, you might think staying at a hotel like this would be really expensive.  And while it is certainly not cheap, you can get it at 6% off this Easter weekend if you book your room here.

7. Easter Brunch with Wild Earp & The OK Chorale

You might not think of a nightclub when it comes to brunch.  But Fitzgeralds Nightclub in Berwyn is a great place to be on Easter late morning/early afternoon.

They’ll be having an Adult Easter Egg Hunt at 11:00 AM.  Prizes include FITZGERALDS American Music Festival 4-Day Passes, $50 gift cards, bottled beverages, and six packs of BABYGOLD cold beer.

Starting at 11:30 AM, you can enjoy live music from Wild Earp & The OK CHORALE.

Oh, and of course, there’s the brunch!  You can enjoy a delicious brunch provided by BABYGOLD BARBECUE.

You can purchase a ticket to this Easter brunch event here.

8. The Peninsula Easter Brunch

The Peninsula Chicago will have an Easter Sunday Brunch with Buffet Stations and A La Carte options.  This brunch even includes a string quartet providing live music, a balloon artist, a magician, the Easter Bunny, and an Easter Egg Hunt.  You can find out more information (including the Easter brunch menu and discounted hotel rates) in our Chicago Easter guide.

9. Easter Brunch in Adorn

The lake-facing Adorn Bar & Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is a great choice for families for an Easter brunch.  That is because, in addition to the Easter brunch itself, they have lots of activities kids can enjoy.  This includes bubbles, balloon art, face painting stations, and a photo with the Easter Bunny!  And of course, you’ll enjoy it, too, because of the delicious cuisine the chefs will prepare.

You can book a reservation for this brunch here.

And if you’d like to really go all out for your family this Easter, consider a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.  This luxury hotel would give your family an unforgettable experience.  And it may not be as expensive as you might think.  You can find some exceptional Four Seasons deals here.

10. Skokie Banquet & Conference Center Easter Brunch

Skokie Banquet and Conference Center is having their Grand Easter Brunch again this year.  They’ll have a great selection of gourmet dishes to choose from and a special kids’ station buffet menu.  The Easter Bunny will also be making an appearance.  It costs $45.95 for adults and $26.95 for children ages 5 to 12 years old.  You can also enhance your Easter Brunch for only $18 by adding a bottomless Mimosa & Bellini Bar option.

The Skokie Banquet and Conference Center is located at The Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore.  You can book a stay here for the lowest possible rate here.

11. Easter Brunch at the Albert

the Albert is a chic restaurant in Hotel EMC2, an Einstein-themed hotel in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood (by the way –  you can get a great rate for the hotel here).  They have New American fare, scientific cocktails, and a great Easter brunch this year.

You’ll start with a sampling from their anti-pasta buffet.  Then you can order a main course.  It ends with something from the sweets table.  You can book a reservation for this Easter brunch here.

12. Loews Easter Brunch

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel will be having an Easter brunch with a menu prepared by executive chef Chuck Gillis.  There will be a seafood and carving station, a full breakfast buffet, pastries, and more.  It is $79 per adult and $35 for children ages three to fourteen.

The AAA Four Diamond Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel would make a great place to stay this Easter, too.  It’s even on sale if you book your stay here.

13. Easter Mimosa Brunch at Holiday Inn Carol Stream

Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Carol Stream is having an Easter Mimosa Brunch this Easter Sunday.  As the name might suggest, a highlight of this Easter brunch is the unlimited mimosas in assorted flavors.

The menu at this Easter brunch includes:

  • Omelet Station
  • Pasta Station
  • Carving Station
  • Seafood Station
  • International Cheese Board
  • Desserts
  • Breakfast Selections (French toast, Eggs benedict, bacon, etc.)
  • Lunch Entrees (Strip Loin Steak, Chicken Puttanesca, Roasted Pork, etc.)

There’s a full cash bar available as well.

And if you want to stay at Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Carol Stream during your Easter vacation, you can find the best rates here.

14. Easter Sunday Brunch at the Signature Room

The Signature Room at the 95th is known as “The Restaurant Chicago Looks Up To” for good reason.  It’s located atop the former John Hancock Center and offers amazing views of Chicago.

They’ll be offering a gourmet, plated 3-course brunch on Easter Sunday.  Menu items include:

  • Crab Cake Benedict
  • Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb
  • Avocado Toast
  • Local Ham Chops
  • White & Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake
  • Lemon Pound Cake
  • Apple Crisp

Please note this is a formal affair so no ripped/torn jeans, athletic shoes, exposed undergarments, clothing that can be deemed inappropriate, etc.  Collared shirts are required for men.

It costs $75 per adult (tax and gratuity not included).  You can book a reservation with a $50 deposit here.

15. Bistronomic Easter Brunch

Bistronomic gives Chicagoland residents and visitors a taste of France with an authentic Parisian bistro experience complete with French cuisine.

This restaurant has a great Easter brunch this year, too.  They have a 3-course menu available at $44 per person ($64 if you want to add Bottomless Mimosas to your meal).  There’s also a two-course menu available for children under the age of 10 for $24.

Dishes you’ll find on their Easter brunch menu include:

  • Spring Saffron Carrot Velouye
  • Chioggia beet Salad with Artisanal Goat Cheese
  • Avocado Toast
  • The Terrine of the Day
  • Little Gem Caesar Salad
  • Eggs Benedict
  • Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberry Marmalade
  • Brioche French Toast
  • Asparagus & Mushroom Omelette
  • Croque Monsieur
  • French Burger
  • Basked Alaska
  • Bistronomic Lemon Tart
  • Crispy Chocolate Hazelnut bars

You can book this brunch here.

16. Easter Brunch at the Drake

Enjoy a family-friendly Easter brunch at the Colonial Room at Drake Oak Brook.  The brunch includes Chef Esequiel’s carving stations, fresh waffle stations, bakery favorites, an assorted dessert table, and more. The Easter Bunny will even be on hand for pictures.  It costs $89 for adults, $35 for children ages six to twelve years old, and $20 for children ages three to five years old.  You can book a reservation here.  And you can book a stay at The Drake Oak Brook, Autograph Collection by Marriott for a surprisingly affordable price here.

17. Maya Del Sol Easter Brunch

Maya Del Sol is a popular restaurant in Oak Park known for its Latin American cuisine, creative cocktails, and outdoor patio.  They will hosting their annual Easter Brunch Buffet once again.  They’ve got great drinks (Bloody Mary, Mimosa, Prickly Pear Belini, etc.), great appetizers (Mayan salad, platanos de ropa vieja, tamales, Mexican eggrolls, empanadas, etc), breakfast fare (French toast, chorizo skillet, scrambled eggs, sausage, applewood smoked bacon, etc.), Mayan favorites (carne asada, salmon, cochinita pibil, etc.), and desserts (churros, abuelita chocolate chip cookies, chocolate mousse, etc.).

You can book a reservation here.

18. Duck Duck Goat Easter Brunch

If you love Chinese food, then you are going to love this Easter brunch.  Duck Duck Goat is a Chinese-American restaurant in Chicago’s Fulton Market District.  They’ll be holding a family-style brunch on Easter Sunday from 11:00 AM To 2:30 PM.  Their brunch will feature restaurant dim sum favorites as well as signature brunch specialties.  You can book a reservation here.

19. Easter Brunch at Pinstripes

Pinstripes is an Italian/American restaurant that also offers bowling.  Their Easter Brunch includes a Signature Waffle Station, Carving Station, Sweet Tables, Bottomless Mimosas, Aperol Spritzes, and the opportunity for a photo with the one and only Easter Bunny.  It costs $45 for adults, $15 for kids ages six to twelve years old, and is free for kids ages 5 and younger.  Find out more information about their Easter brunch here.

20. Terrace 16 Easter Brunch

Terrace 16 has everything you could ask for and then some when it comes to an Easter brunch.  Not only do they have an a la carte Easter brunch menu.  But they also have activities for kids like hunting for Easter eggs, interactive train rides, and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself.  Reservations are required, and you can get a reservation here.

Terrace 16 is located on the 16th floor of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago and gives guests great views of Chicago’s most iconic landmarks.  You can book at the cheapest rate here.