Here are some of the best options we could find in Northern Virginia for a delicious brunch on Easter Sunday.
Whether you're looking for all-you-can-eat or simple springtime favorites, Easter brunch is a very special meal this time of year. Here are some prix fixe and à la carte options for holiday dining.
Make your reservations soon! Many of these popular restaurants will end up with limited seatings, especially for larger parties.
Clyde's at Mark Center
A perennial NoVA favorite, Clyde's does an excellent à la carte brunch. Choose from classic dishes like their shrimp and grits, corned beef hash, or huevos rancheros. You can also have Eggs Benedict four ways here, including a version with spinach and fried Blue Point oysters. Yum!
There are many other locations in case Mark Center isn't convenient for you.
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Founding Farmers is always a great place for brunch. Make your way through numerous stations like the Carving Table, the Cold Table full of salads, a breakfast station, and a supper station. Don't forget to save room for their epic desserts!
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Joe Theismann's Restaurant
Theismann's will feature special dishes for Easter, including peppercorn-crusted prime rib, roast chicken, and spiral ham. Make sure you start with their delicious sweet corn and crab chowder!
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The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
ADDRESS: 1250 South Hayes Street | Arlington, VA
RESERVATIONS: Call (703) 412-2728
COST: $99 per person | $40 per child ages 5-12
Enjoy a lavish Easter buffet with seasonal favorites like roast leg of lamb, honey glazed ham, and an extravagant display of sweets and pastries. Complimentary valet parking makes getting there even easier, and an Easter egg hunt is included with the brunch. Executive Chef Sriram Hartharan has created an exquisite menu sure to please the whole family.
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Three Monkeys Pub and Chophouse
ADDRESS: 9329 Main Street | Manassas, VA
RESERVATIONS: Call (703) 330-0500
Come for brunch and stay for pictures with the Easter Bunny at Three Monkeys Pub and Chophouse! He'll be visiting right at noon on Saturday and Sunday, so you've got two opportunities for Easter brunch!
Photo by Sarina Petrocelly
ADDRESS: 7145 Main Street | Clifton, VA
RESERVATIONS: Call (703) 543-2030
Executive Chef Justin Gudiel has put together a lovely menu for Easter Sunday, including a glorious seven-layer chocolate cake, braised short ribs, and grilled rack of lamb with a port wine reduction. Trattoria Villagio will be open early, at 10:30 a.m,. so head out there for an early brunch. Don't forget to request outdoor seating if it's available!
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Trummer's on Main
ADDRESS: 7134 Main Street | Clifton, VA
COST: $68 per person, $25 per child 12 and under
At Trummer's, Easter brunch starts at 10:30 a.m. and their special prix fixe meal goes all day into dinnertime. Choose from delicacies like bouillabaisse, roasted ham with sweet potatoes, glazed leg of lamb, and more. If you go, try a Titanic cocktail!
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Vola's Dockside Grill
Vola's is offering four à la carte Easter specials: their chopped salad with smoked salmon, surf and turf, a New England steamer pail, and seared scallops. Make a reservation here -- spots go quickly at this waterfront Old Town favorite!
Courtesy of Vola's Dockside Grill
Are you going out for Easter brunch this year? Drop a comment and let us know where!