10 Great Spots for Easter Brunch

Marcella's Shrimp Polenta and Social Fare's Eggs Benedict: two of the many delicious offerings on special Easter Brunch menus around Denver. Courtesy Marcella's and Social Fare.

Marcella’s Shrimp Polenta and Social Fare’s Eggs Benedict. Courtesy Marcella’s and Social Fare

Sit down with your family this Sunday to give thanks over an amazing midday meal: We’ve filled your basket with 10 holiday Denver brunch specials. This year, the dishes will clean themselves. 

Bang Up to the Elephant
WHAT: Recapture your inner child with an adult Easter egg hunt. The Calypso restaurant will hide dozens of colorful coconuts throughout Capitol Hill, which you can find and bring to the bartender, who will crack it open and fill it with a free “Nose Ender” cocktail, made with tequila, cream of coconut, lime and serrano pepper. The restaurant will also have Easter bunny donuts, an all-day happy hour and live music from the John Copeland Jazz Trio from noon to 2 p.m., in addition to their regular brunch offerings.
WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
PRICE: Varies by item

Capital Grille
WHAT: A three-course prix fixe menu. Options include a lobster frittata with truffle hollandaise, filet mignon, pan-seared salmon, flourless chocolate espresso cake, endless mimosas and more. 
WHEN: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
PRICE: $49 adults; $15 kids

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
WHAT: The steakhouse is opening an hour early to offer their menu, featuring filet egg Benedict, lobster Benedict and prime rib. Reservations required.
WHEN: Starts at 11 a.m.
PRICE: Varies by item

Marcella’s Ristorante Pizzeria and Wine Bar
WHAT: A seven-entree menu, complete with truffle eggs, Nutella waffles and shrimp polenta.
WHEN: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
PRICE: Varies by item

Ocean Prime 
WHAT: The signature french toast, crab and eggs and braised short rib surf and turf are on our list. 
WHEN: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
PRICE: Varies by item

WHAT: The eateries first-ever Sunday brunch menu is à la carte. Try the Bombolone appetizer (an Italian-filled donut) with strawberry preserves and the Pane Frattau entree (a kind of bread) with tomatoes, pecorino cheese and a fried egg.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
PRICE: Varies by item

WHAT: Edge is putting on quite the event with a raw seafood bar, pasta and carving stations and holiday activities.
WHEN: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
PRICE: $85 adults; $35 kids 12 and under

Low Country Kitchen
WHAT: Low’s LoHi location will be serving their regular brunch menu (we’re always in the mood for shrimp and grits), but with the added bonus of complimentary goodies for the kids.
WHEN: Starts at 10:30 a.m.
PRICE: Varies by item

Social Fare 
WHAT: Kids can visit with the Easter Bunny in a dedicated playroom, while you grab a drink at the bottomless mimosa and a do-it-yourself cocktail bar.
WHEN: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
PRICE: $44 adults; $22 kids; free for kids ages 6 and under

The Fort
WHAT: The Morrison mainstay is opening early to serve a three-course brunch menu (a salad with pickled ginger and jicama, ham steak or lamb entrees and strawberry shortcake for dessert), as well as an egg hunt for the kids.
WHEN: Starts at 11 a.m.
PRICE: $25-$49

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