Easter falls on Sunday, March 27th this year. Brunch is a wonderful way to connect with family and celebrate the Easter holiday and the arrival of spring. Many restaurants offer a buffet style brunch, while others are ordered from a special prix fixe menu. Easter brunch traditionally includes a special egg dish, but there are many other breakfast items to choose from as well. There are cozy restaurants with comfort food selections, as well as restaurants with scenic views and a more formal atmosphere and menu.

(Photo Credit: Seaport Boston Hotel)

(Photo Credit: Seaport Boston Hotel)


Aura
Seaport Boston Hotel
1 Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
617-385-4300
www.seaportboston.com/

The atmosphere in this waterfront restaurant is designed to replicate a sea captain’s private living quarters. The chef eagerly serves farm-to table menu options including traditional breakfast selections like French toast and eggs Benedict. The lunch-into-brunch menu selections include a delectable lobster club with lemon tarragon aioli on a brioche roll. The view of Boston Harbor from Aura, situated in the bustling Seaport section of the city, is spectacular.

(Photo Credit: Ritz-Carlton)

(Photo Credit: Ritz-Carlton)


Artisan Bistro
The Ritz-Carlton
Boston Common
10 Avery St.
Boston, MA 02111
617-574-7176
www.ritzcarlton.com/

Directly across the street from the Boston Common, this bistro has hints of American ambiance, with a European flair. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere complete with traditional wainscoting and whitewashed wood floors. The brunch menu includes native herbs, locally sourced meats, seafood and cheeses that are used to create delectable meals. Easter brunch options include Nutella crepes, a unique take on Eggs Benedict, a grilled chicken sandwich on brioche and a decadent walnut maple waffle served with cinnamon butter.

(Photo Credit: Bistro Du Midi Boston)

(Photo Credit: Bistro Du Midi Boston)



Bistro Du Midi
272 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 426-7878
www.bistrodumidi.com

This French influenced restaurant has awe-inspiring views of the Boston Public Garden that can be seen through the beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows. When the weather is warm enough, diners can also enjoy their meal on a lovely outdoor patio. Fish is a specialty of the Bistro du Midi, whether it is sea bass, bouillabaisse or braised octopus. There is a salmon Benedict with a tart citrus flair, an omelette with trumpet royale mushrooms and pancakes with lemon buttermilk on the Easter brunch menu.

Related: Boston’s Best Restaurants To Reserve Your Easter Brunch

(Image: The Langham Hotel)

(Image: The Langham Hotel)


Café Fleuri
The Langham Boston
250 Franklin St.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 451-1900
www.langhamhotels.com/

Café Fleuri serves up a weekly Sunday jazz brunch that is a big hit in the area. As an added bonus on Easter Sunday, patrons will be able to enjoy a special menu for Easter brunch. There is a seafood buffet, made-to-order omelets, a variety of salads, a carving station and a dessert buffet brimming with selections from the famous Café Fleuri Chocolate Bar. This venue has been voted “Best Brunch in Boston” in the past. There is even a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar for patrons to imbibe.

(Photo Credit: Top of the Hub)

(Photo Credit: Top of the Hub)


Top Of The Hub
Prudential Center
800 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 536-1775
www.topofthehub.net

From the 52nd floor of the Prudential Center, diners will enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the city at Top of the Hub restaurant. Easter brunch is a prix fixe menu, which includes an appetizer, entree, salad and dessert choices. You will find specially created Eggs Benedict, French toast and omelette choices on the menu, in addition to hearty prime rib, seafood, chicken and pork entrees. Be sure to request a window table when making a reservation.

Related: Boston’s Best Mimosa Brunches

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