Brunch is the perfect weekend excuse to slow down and connect with loved ones over a huge plate of your favorite foods. A holiday brunch makes that tradition even more special. If you’re looking for a fantastic brunch experience to celebrate upcoming Easter Sunday, these Dallas restaurants have big buffets and plenty of family-friendly activities in store for you.
The French Room at the Adolphus Hotel
The century-old Adolphus Hotel in Downtown Dallas will host an Easter brunch in the French Room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This award-winning restaurant honors its name with modern interpretations of French classics, so expect a France-inspired spin on their large buffet, where you’ll find an assortment of brunch favorites.
The Adolphus will also provide live entertainment for its guests, and the Easter bunny will even make a stop so you can snap the perfect picture of the kids in their Sunday best. Tickets are $95 for adults and $35 for children ages 12 and younger (note that valet is included in the ticket price). Seating is limited, so do call and make a reservation ahead of time.
Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse
If you’re looking for a more budget-friendly option, head to Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse in Uptown for an Easter brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Expect enough food to feed even the hungriest family members. The offerings are dividing into five categories: a carving station with slow-roasted prime rib and Whistlepig ham, a buffet selection serving up classic breakfast and lunch entrees, a cold bar with offerings like Alaskan crab claws, a hot bar and an ample dessert section.
This brunch is also child-friendly. The Easter bunny will be on site for pictures, plus the restaurant will provide cotton candy, face painters, balloon artists, a coloring area and an Easter egg hunt, all complete with babysitters to watch the kids so the adults can enjoy the bloody mary cocktail bar and mimosa carafes. Adults are $65 and kids over six are $35. Call ahead to make reservations.
The Crescent Club
The Crescent Club, a private dining club located on the 17th floor of the Crescent Complex, will be opening its doors to the public with an Easter brunch buffet on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests can expect all the finer things at this meal — think snow crab claws, roast prime rib of beef and fresh oysters — in addition to classic brunch items.
Guests will enjoy live music, mimosa and bloody mary bars and planned activities for the kids such as coloring books, face painters, balloon artists and a photo booth. There will also be an Easter hat contest, with prizes awarded for the best children’s hat, the best adult hat and the best family hats. Adults are $95 (or $125 for bottomless mimosas and bloody marys) and children up to 12 are $55; kids ages six and under are free. Call ahead to make reservations.
Asador Restaurant at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel
Lastly, Asador Restaurant, located inside the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, will be hosting an affordable Easter brunch option for families. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can enjoy a wide array of foods, including a shrimp bar, an “action station” with made-to-order omelets and carved hams, a char bar with assorted local meats and chef-selected artisan cheeses, a waffle bar and plenty of desserts, including a doughnut dip station that’s sure to delight the kids. Mimosas and bloody marys will also be provided for of-age guests. Adults are $60 and children ages 6-12 are $20. Reservations are required.