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Where to Get Easter Brunch in San Diego 2024

Local favorites offering buffet feasts, prix-fixe menus, and family friendly activities to enjoy the holiday
2024 Easter brunch dishes from san diego restuant Herb & Sea in Encinitas
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It’s March and that means Easter is right around the corner. Easter is a truly festive day regardless of whether you celebrate the holiday or the blessing of morningfood feasts. Don your pastel-colored suit or floral dress, order brunch cocktails at 8 a.m. without judgment, and limber up for the ensuing easter egg hunts.

Here are the best Easter Sunday brunch specials in San Diego this year: 

Easter Buffets | Easter Specials & Price-Fixe Menus | Restaurants Open on Easter Sunday

Rancho Valencia Resort's 2024 Easter Brunch buffet in Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego

Easter Buffets in San Diego

Easter Sunday at Rancho Valencia Resort

Enjoy an Easter full of food and relaxation at the five-star Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. The resort is hosting an all-day buffet featuring a comprehensive carving station and raw bar along with plenty of bellinis for your morning buzz. While parent’s dine and drink, kids can enjoy an assortment of Easter festivities including a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reserve your spot by calling 858-759-6246. 

Price: $225 for adults, $95 for children (3-11), and free for kids under 3

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Address: 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe

Easter Brunch at The Vineyard Rose Restaurant 

Visit the Vineyard Rose Restaurant in Temecula for their Easter Buffet featuring decadent charcuterie, savory Benedicts, freshly baked pastries, a plentiful omelet station, and a carving station featuring prime rib. Continue the festivities post-brunch with a tasting of Temecula wines or a day at the South Coast Winery spa. See the full Easter Brunch menu here and reserve your spot at OpenTable.

Price: $75 for adults, $35 for kids, and free for children 3 and under

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 34843 Rancho California Rd, Temecula

Courtesy of Rumorosa

Easter Brunch Buffet and Egg Hunt at Rumorosa

The newly opened Rumorosa at the Sheraton on Harbor Island is serving up an inaugural Easter buffet this year. The menu consists of Baja-inspired cuisine including a fresh seafood bar, Concha breakfast sandwich, and even a crepe station. Bring the kids along for a photo op with the Easter bunny and a subsequent egg hunt on the Sheraton’s lawn at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

Price: $85 for adults, $45 for children (6-12), and free for kids under

Time: 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m.

Address: 51380 Harbor Island Drive, Point Loma 

Hotel Del Coronado Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt

For an Easter brunch by the beach visit the Hotel del Coronado’s Southpointe ballroom. Their annual buffet includes something for everyone including made-to-order omelets, an acai bowl station, build-your-own poke bowls, seafood station, salad bar, robust carving station, and plenty of desserts and Champagne. Brunch patrons and overnight hotel guests can embark on an easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. for kids of younger and older age groups.

Price: $185 for adults, $95 for children (4-12), and free for children 3 and under

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado

Courtesy of Pendry Hotels

Provisional Kitchen Easter Brunch 2024

Provisional Kitchen at the Pendry Hotel is hosting their annual Easter Brunch perfect for a day of downtown festivities. Indulge in lavish breakfast foods in addition to smoked ham, fresh salmon, and a build-your-own parfait station in addition to live music visits with the Easter Bunny. View the full Easter menu here and reserve your spot on OpenTable

Price: $85 for adults and $32 for children (3-12)

Time: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Address: 425 Fifth Ave, Gaslamp Quarter

Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet at The Prado

Balboa Park is another popular spot for families looking for an ideal locale to celebrate the holiday. Grab a plate and stop by The Prado’s brunch buffet after a day of museums and easter egg hunts. The buffet consists of breakfast favorites, bottomless mimosas, and even a visit from the Easter Bunny. Reserve your spot here.

Price: $80 for adults, $20 for children (6-10), and free for children under 6

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 1549 El Prado, Balboa Park

ARLO Easter Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt

Enjoy an Easter brunch buffet on ARLO’s spacious patio in Mission Valley this year. Celebrate with entrees like their French toast casserole, braised short ribs, and a rosemary crusted leg of lamb along with a raw bar. The Town and Country Resort invites ARLO guests for an Easter egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. for kids four and under and 11 a.m. for kids five to 12.

Price: $90 for adults, $30 for children (5-12), and free for kids 4 and under

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 500 Hotel Cir N, Mission Valley

Lillian's at Rancho Santa Fe this Easter Sunday 2024 offering a prix fixe menu
Courtesy of Lillian’s

Easter Specials and Prix-Fixe Menus in San Diego

Lillian’s Easter Brunch

Opened late last year, this upscale restaurant at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is offering an elegant Easter brunch. This feast includes lobster deviled eggs, leg of lamb French dip, and crab Benedicts along with bottomless mimosas and other brunch cocktails. Spend the rest of the day recovering at the luxurious Mila Moursi spa.

Price: $125 per person

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 5951 Linea Del Cielo, Ranch Santa Fe

The Desmond Easter Brunch

Celebrating Easter downtown this year? Visit The Desmond located within the Kimpton Alma hotel on Fifth Avenue. This two-course Easter brunch prix-fixe offers diners lobster bisque, brioche French toast, matcha buttermilk pancakes, an eggs Benedict sourced from Chino Farms, and a breakfast torte with parmesan reggiano. Conclude your brunch at their dessert station for plenty of festive treats. Reserve your table today via OpenTable

Price: $65 per person and $28 for children

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 1047 Fifth Ave, Gaslamp Quarter

Interior of The Marine Room overlooking the beaches of La Jolla offering a 2024 Easter dinner special
Courtesy of The Marine Room

Easter Brunch at the Marine Room 

For $165 a person, La Jolla’s Marine Room is offering a four-course brunch service on Easter Sunday. Enjoy this prix-fixe feast by the water this year with entrees like their seafood crepe with lobster, an Alaskan halibut with edamame, and a mushroom quiche, along with a Swiss meringue coffee cake or carrot cake for dessert. Reserve your spot here

Price: $165 per person, $65 for children (6-12)

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: 2000 Spindrift Dr, La Jolla

Easter Brunch at Herb & Sea 

Brian Malarkey’s Herb & Sea will be offering their annual Easter brunch consisting of a two-course menu arranged by Aidan Owens. Order brunch entrees like their salmon toast topped with fried capers, chocolate chip pancakes covered in strawberries, and NY steak & poached eggs along with a blueberry danish bread service. Reserve your table now at OpenTable

Price: $65 per person

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Address: 131 W D Street, Encinitas

Easter Brunch at Mister A’s 

What better way to celebrate Easter than a rooftop brunch overlooking downtown San Diego. This year, this classic Banker’s Hill locale is offering a three-course Easter prix fixe menu featuring blue fin tuna tiradito, Cajun-style shrimp & heirloom grits, a 10 oz. New York steak, and a slice of strawberry rhubarb pie. Reserve your spot at OpenTable today.

Price: $90 per person and $35 for children 12 and under

Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Address: 2550 Fifth Ave 12th floor, Bankers Hill

2024 Easter Brunch eggs Benedict from San Diego restaurant The Presley in Point Loma
Courtesy of The Presley

San Diego Restaurants Open on Easter Sunday

Easter Brunch at The Presley

Liberty Station is always a festive place for families on Easter Sunday each year. Fuel up for a day of festivities at The Presley featuring a pet-friendly outdoor patio ideal for your little ones and critters. Order breakfast favorites like their steak & eggs Benedict or their mascarpone stuffed French toast with either a bloody mary or a bottle of Champagne for $22 plus your choice of juice. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: 2855 Perry Rd, Point Loma

Morning Glory Easter Brunch

Brunch can be a religious experience for some and it’s only fitting to visit a temple of the morningfood deities at Morning Glory. Reserve your spot at this Michelin-recognized, CH Projects breakfast spot with its extravagant interior and breakfast presentations. Order brunch bites like their light as a feather souffle pancakes, khachapuri breakfast calzone, or the breakfast carbonara. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: 550 W Date St Suite #C, Little Italy

2024 Easter Brunch featuring various breakfast dishes including waffles, eggs, toast, and more at San Diego restaurant Hash House A Go Go in Hillcrest
Courtesy of Hash House A Go Go

Easter Brunch at Hash House

Bring your peeps down to the Hash House this Easter for some of the city’s largest breakfast portions. This Hillcrest brunch spot’s menu features mountainous pancake stacks, thick slices of French toast, and other delectables including wild boar chilaquiles and a sage fried chicken Benedict for breakfast lovers looking to shake it up. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 3628 Fifth Ave, Hillcrest 

Claire’s on Cedros Easter Brunch

Bring your breakfast friends to this cute Solana Beach spot just steps from the beach. Morning favorites from this beachside spot include their braised short rib hash and salmon cake Benedict, along with espresso drinks, teas, and pastries from their adjoining shop, Claire’s Too

Price: À la carte

Time: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 246 N Cedros Ave, Solana Beach

Easter Brunch at Manna Atelier

Right in the heart of Leucadia on Highway 101 is the recently opened Atelier Manna. This North County cafe is offering a complete Easter brunch with alcohol-free cocktails and wellness shots. Order their popular Turkish eggs topped with herbed yogurt along with a slice of French toast with strawberry custard and toasted coconut for an ideal start to your holiday.

Price: À la carte

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: 1076 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas 

Stack of french toast from Great Maple in Hillcrest San Diego open this Easter Sunday 2024
Courtesy of Great Maple

Great Maple Easter Brunch

Great Maple is your spot for some cozy comfort food this Easter Sunday. Come hungry and leave stuffed after a feast consisting of maple bacon doughnuts, pigs in a blanket, and Fruity Pebble pancakes. Pair your meal with one of their various bloody marys or mimosas and you’ve got yourself a successful Easter outing. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: 1451 Washington St, Hillcrest

Easter Brunch at Mama Kat’s 

Who said pie isn’t for brunch? Stop by for brunch at this family-owned restaurant in San Marcos for a homestyle brunch in North County. Order their gigantic cinnamon rolls, skillets of golden-brown hash browns, or check out their plant-based dishes from their comprehensive vegan menu. A trip to Mama Kat’s isn’t complete without grabbing a freshly baked pie for the road.

Price: À la carte

Time: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Address: 950 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos

Eggs over salmon and a croissant at Little Frenchie's in Coronado this Easter Sunday 2024 in San Diego
Courtesy of Little Frenchie

Little Frenchie Easter Brunch

Have your Easter brunch this year in a Michelin-recognized Parisian cafe by the beach. Whether you’re craving a banana nutella croissant, burgundy escargot, or a smoked salmon Benedict, Little Frenchie is the place to be. Get your Easter morning buzz started with a refreshing mimosa, bloody mary, or cranberry spritz from this charming spot on Orange Avenue. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 1166 Orange Ave, Coronado

Easter Brunch at Leilani’s Cafe 

Try a little slice of Hawaiian paradise at Leilani’s Cafe in Pacific Beach this Easter. Swing by this casual cafe to indulge in Big Island favorites like their breakfast spam masubi or loco moco dish featuring two eggs over a beef patty and drizzled with gravy. If you’re craving something refreshing, their smoothies and acai bowls are worth a try.

Price: À la carte

Time: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: 5109 Cass St, Pacific Beach

Table full of breakfast food from La Jolla restaurant and bakery Sugar and Scribe open on Easter Sunday 2024
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Sugar and Scribe Easter Brunch 

Sugar and Scribe is the sweetest place to be this Easter. Known for their decadent breakfast creations and scratch-made pastries, this La Jolla brunch spot has it all from bread pudding French toast to cast-iron quiche and lox. If the Easter Bunny doesn’t bring enough treats Sugar and Scribe’s mini marzipan cakes, rice krispy treats, and macrons will do the trick. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Address: 7660 Fay Ave, La Jolla

Easter Brunch at Farmer’s Table 

For an Easter brunch in East County swing by Farmer’s Table in La Mesa for a melody of mouthwatering morning foods. Dine on their plentiful egg dishes including their chile relleno omelet, short rib Benedict, or green chilaquiles. If you’re feeling ambitious, their Barn Yard bloody mary is a sight to behold topped with whole roasted chicken. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: Locations in La Mesa, Little Italy, and Chula Vista

Steak and Eggs from Chula Vista Mexican restaurant El Patio open on Easter Sunday 2024 in San Diego
Courtesy of El Patio

El Patio Easter Brunch

For a traditional Mexican breakfast, cruise down to San Diego’s South Bay for a morning at El Patio. This family-owned locale first opened in 1954 is the spot to get authentic chilaquiles and menudo. To drink, try their traditional cafe de olla with a dash of cinnamon, horchata, or a tangy chamango margarita.

Price: À la carte

Time: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: 410 Broadway, Chula Vista

Easter Brunch at Hannah’s Gourmet

Graze on an assortment of globally inspired dishes this Easter on the patio at Hannah’s Gourmet. This cozy University Heights restaurant features breakfast favorites including chilaquiles, berry ricotta pancakes, or a pastrami Benedict ideal for pairing with a refreshing blackberry cream mimosa. 

Price: À la carte

Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: 2864 Adams Ave, University Heights

By Cole Novak

With a background crafting digital strategies and storytelling for brands, Cole loves reporting on local figures, businesses and nonprofits. A lifelong San Diegan, Cole is passionate about photography, surfing, music, cooking, the local art scene, and the great outdoors.

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