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Where to Find Easter Specials, Treats, and Brunches

From chocolate eggs to eggs benedict

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Easter specials are springing up all over the Bay Area, and reservations are still available. From prix fixe and buffets to special dishes, it’s easy to go as upscale (or not) as you’d like. Meanwhile, there are plenty of places to snag home baked goods and special food items. Check it all out here, including SF’s hottest and best brunches, bakeries, croissants, and more.

Brunch at Campton Place

What: An upscale brunch at Campton Place, with dishes like smoked salmon with scrambled eggs atop dill-scented brioche, Dungeness crab cakes, and prime rib with black truffle potato mousse.
Details: It’s a four-course prix fixe $98 per adult with optional $65 wine pairing; reservations available 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. at 340 Stockton Street

Rare Brunch at Duende

What: Brunch happens twice per year at this Oakland Spanish restaurant, so take advantage of a special menu with tortilla de patatas, grilled skirt steak with anchovy salsa verde and butter beans, and more.
Details: Brunch goes from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Reservations available here.

Family brunch with Le Marais

What: Parisian bakery Le Marais is hosting Easter Brunch with springy dishes like lamb and mascarpone polenta, and crab cakes benedict at their cafes. They’re also hosting a ticketed family buffet brunch at sister shop Le Marche with brunch boards, croissants, croque monseiurs, and more.
Details: Brunch goes from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at 1144 Sutter Street. Adults are $40; children are $10. Tickets found here.

Springy brunch at Cockscomb

What: A special a la carte menu will include shareable platters like braised spring lamb shoulder ($115) with English peas, radishes, and roasted turnips, and buttermilk fried rabbit with mustard greens, carrots, coriander vinaigrette and honey.
Details: It’s happening April 21 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Reservations can be made online here.

Sunny brunch at Presidio social club

What: Brunch is served on the sunny patio, or in the black-and-white-tiled dining room, with a menu of specials and classics like brioche beignets, roast pork with soft polenta, fired eggs, and salsa verde and more. Brunch cocktails will be in full force.
Details: Reservations are available 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Presidio at 563 Ruger Street.

Meaty Easter at Epic Steak

What: A three-course brunch with meaty dishes like steak tartare, flat iron steak and eggs, plus crab quich with paddlefish caviar and poached Alaskan halibut. (Add on oysters or hot cross buns.)
Details: Brunch is $55 per person; reservations available here. 369 The Embarcadero

Make it easy with food from Rockridge Market Hall

What: There’s still time to stock up on Easter goodies before the big day. Order hot cross buns, crab dip and more from this Oakland specialty foods spot.
Details: Order ahead and check out the full menu here.

Dim Sum Brunch Buffet at Luce

What: An extensive buffet with beef tenderloin, seared king salmon with herb suace,and more, plus dim sum from City View Restaurant. There’ll also be bottomless sparkling wine, mimosas, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Details: It’s happening from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m; reservations available here. Adults are $90 per person, children 4-12 are $45.

Spanish Brunch at the Commissary

What: Poached eggs with crispy jamón, hollandaise and potatos, and chorizo croquettes are a few of the dishes available at this Easter brunch in the Presidio.
Details: Make reservations here for brunch from 11 a.m.- 3p.m.; full menu is here.

Sassy brunch at Rambler

What: Inside Hotel Zepplin, Rambler is offering special Easter brunch dishes like honey-glazed ham benedict with potato roti and cinnamon apple French toast alongside the classic brunch menu.
Details: Brunch will go from 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Reservations are available here.

Patio at La Toque
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Elegant Easter at La Toque

What: A three-course Easter brunch is going down at chef Ken Frank’s Michelin-starred Napa restaurant. Lobster omelet with leeks, and hanger steak with potato tostones, bone marrow, and pickled shallots are a few of the dishes that will be available.
Details: The restaurant is located in the Westin Verasa; brunch is $48 per person with a two-course wine pairing for $24 from noon to 2 p.m.

An Easter EGGstravaganza at Oakville Grocery

What: An annual celebration with an Easter egg hunt, photo opps with the bunny, egg painting, and garden games like croquet. There’ll also be hot dogs ($5), pizza from the outdoor oven ($10), and complimentar wine and beer.
Details: The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged. It takes place at Oakville grocery at 7865 St. Helena Hwy on April 20 from 2 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Winery lunch at Wente Vineyards

What: An annual brunch buffet with prime rib, ham, eggs, and all the baked breakfast items. Each reservation includes a glass of sparkling wine, mimosa, or apple cider; a full bar will be available.
Details: Seatings happen at 10:30 a.m., Cost is $75 for adults, $35 for kids 4-12, and free for kids under four. Reservations are required.

4505’s Easter ham sandwich
Courtesy of 4505 Burgers & BBQ

Ham Sandwiches at 4505 Burgers & BBQ

What: Head over to 4505 for a special Easter ham sandwich. Pork legs are brined and smoked, then shaved thin and topped with bread and butter pickles, gruyere, crispy onions on an Acme pan de mie roll.
Details: They’re available for dining in on April-19-21 at 705 Divisadero St.

Brunch at Manresa Bread Campbell

What: Easter specials like burrata and asparagus toast will join the lineup for brunch. There’ll also be special baked goods like strawberry apricot panettone, chocoalte babka, and tomato asparagus quiche (also available for pickup)
Details: Head over to 195 E. Campbell Ave. from 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. on both April 20 and 21.

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