Easter is around the corner, which means families coming together for brunch! Check out our list of the best places for Brunch in Arizona this year.
Talavera at the Four Seasons in Scottsdale will be hosting an Easter Brunch Buffet from 10am-3pm. There will be a Seafood Bar, Omelette station, Fruit, Yogurt and Salad Station, Cheese and Charcuterie Station, Carving Station, Scallop Station, and Kid’s Station. The cost is $96 for adults and $45 for children ages 5-12. Reservations are required. To make a reservation call 480-513-5085, or for more information, please visit talaverarestaurant.com.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley has a festive Easter Sunday planned on March 27, 2016. Starting with an early morning Easter Egg Hunt at 8:30 a.m. for local spa members and hotel guests, the celebration continues with a quintessential Easter Brunch in elements restaurant and an Easter Buffet in The Views ballroom, both crafted under the direction of Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. Brunch is $85 per person ($95 with sparkling wine) and $30 for children 12 and younger, served from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Prices exclude tax, gratuity and beverages. In addition to a complimentary welcome of Sticky Buns with Caramel and Toasted Pecans, menu highlights include Roasted Artichoke and Mushroom Tart with Boursin Cheese and Smoked Tomato Jam; Vodka Cured Salmon with Crispy Leek and Potato Galette; Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass with Forbidden Rice and Spiced Rock Shrimp and Cucumber Salad and more. In Sanctuary’s The Views ballroom, a celebratory Easter Buffet is planned. Chef MacMillan and team will prepare an elaborate smorgasbord of seasonal dishes for $75 per person ($85 with sparkling wine) and $25 for children 12 and younger. The buffet will be served from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Prices exclude tax, gratuity and beverages. For more information or to make a reservation, visit sanctuaryaz.com or call 855.245.2051.
Hotel Valley Ho
The hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale is celebrating Easter with a full buffet brunch.The Valley Ho Easter Buffet is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in SoHo Ballroom. Enjoy a delicious array of salads, seafood, omelets and eggs made to order, carved roast beef, honey-glazed ham, and sweets. Brunch in the restaurant is served from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., including the Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and live music by Jack Alves from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.The cost is $69 per person, plus tax, gratuity and alcohol; or $19 for children 12 and under. Reservations are required. To make a reservation call 480.421.7997 or visit hotelvalleyho.com.
Enjoy a champagne brunch at The Scottsdale with live entertainment by Ron Jean Trio. To start, guests can enjoy a breakfast bar with all the favorite morning sweet and savory items such as made-to-order omelets, a crêpe station and an array of salads. Entrees offered at the carving station include classics like Rack of Lamb, Tzatziki & Mint Aged Angus Prime Rib and Maple Glazed Bone-in Ham plus a seafood bar features everything from oysters and crab to shrimp and lobster cakes. And for dessert, a chef’s section of sweet delights. The cost is $68 for adults, $34 for children ages 5-12, and complimentary for kids under 5. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call 480-596-7522 or visit scottsdaleresort.com.
Visit Salty Sow, in Scottsdale, for Easter Sunday for a specialty brunch buffet featuring breakfast and lunch items from 10:00am-2:00pm. Executive Chef, Brady Cohen will be featuring specialty menu items including Rosemary Honey Dipped Chicken and Waffles, Banana Chocolate Chip French Toast, Green Chili Pork, Logan Turnpike Cheese Grits, and much more. The Easter brunch buffet will be offered for the price of $18.95 per person. In addition to their hand crafted cocktails, Salty Sow will also feature $4.00 Mimosas, and a $5.00 Bloody Mary Bar. For reservations call 602-795-9463 or visit the website at www.saltysow.com.
The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer
The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer in Phoenix is hosting an Easter Brunch from 9am to 5pm, with live music from 11am to 3pm. There will be Deviled Eggs, Smoked Salmon Pizza, Poached Duck Egg, Lamb Chops, and much more. There will also be sweet endings including Coconut Cake and Chocolate Mouse.The cost is $85 per person. To make reservations or for more information call 602-626-5050 or visit themarketphx.com.
Rusconi’s American Kitchen
Rusconi’s in Phoenix will be hosting an Easter Brunch. They will have starters, main courses and delicious desserts. Some items include warm berry and mascarpone crepe, lobster bisque, gulf shrimp and blue crab Benedict, pan roasted sea bass with cauliflower puree, grilled peach and butterscotch budino, dark chocolate crème brûlée s’mores and much more. The cost is $56 per person and $18 for children 12 and under. To make a reservation or for more information, please call 480-483-0009 or visit rusconiskitchen.com.
Palo Verde Restaurant
The Boulders’ Palo Verde Restaurant in Carefree will be featuring an Easter Champagne brunch with a sparkling wine and fresh juice mimosa station, Chef station, carving station, stationary and dessert display on Easter Sunday from 9am-2pm. Featured menu items include: House Smoked Mackerel, Court bullion Poached Shrimp, Crab Claws, Atomic Horseradish, Cocktail Sauce, and Lemon, Chef Prepared Omelets & Eggs, Lump Crab Cakes with Grain Mustard Crème Fraiche, and many more. The cost is $79 per person. For more information about Easter Brunch at the Palo Verde Restaurant, or to make a reservation please call (480) 488-9009 or visit the website at www.theboulders.com.
LON’s at The Hermosa Inn
Enjoy this special holiday with family and friends at LON’s at The Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley from 10am-3pm. Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and his culinary team are preparing a special Easter Brunch consisting of four delicious courses. Some of these items include smoked salmon, blue crab benedict, roasted alaskan halibut, and raspberry chocolate bombe. The cost is $75 per person, kids ages 5-12 are $25 and children under 4 are free. Reservations are required. To make a reservation or for more information, please call 602-955-7878 or visit lons.com.
Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort
The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort in Chandler will be hosting a special Easter Brunch from 10am-3pm. Executive Chef Aaron Geister and his culinary team will be serving up a variety of holiday fare for the whole family. Some of these items include Smoked Salmon with Capers, Egg, Red Onion, and Chef Dressing, Orange and Fennel Glazed Natural Atlantic Salmon, aple & Ginger Ale Glazed Pit Ham with Roasted Peach Marmalade, Banana-Raisin Bread Pudding with Chopped Pecans and more. The cost is $44.95 for adults and $16.95 for children 3 and up. To make a reservation for Easter brunch, or for more information, call 480-857-4401 or visit sanmarcosresort.com.
Enjoy a bloody mary, glass of Italian wine or Contratto Brut while enjoying a buffet brunch and relaxing in Sassi’s unique surroundings from 10am-3pm in Scottsdale. Easter menu includes Cremenelli salume, cheeses, Insalata Caprese; additional antipasti; breakfast items including fritattae, crespelle, short rib Benedict and main courses of roasted chicken, carved beef strip loin, braised lamb and of course Sassi’s memorable pasta dishes. Sassi’s pastry chef prepares gelato and sorbet, breakfast breads and muffins, flourless chocolate cake and a Nutella panna cotta. Adults are $65 per person, children are $25, and children under 4 are complimentary. To make a reservation or for more infortmation, please call 480-502-9095 or visit sassi.com.
T.Cooks at Royal Palms
Celebrate Easter with brunch at the legendary T. Cook’s restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix from 10am-3pm. Chef Todd Allison will be preparing an impressive Easter Brunch featuring a chilled seafood display with cocktail shrimp, crab claws, oysters and ceviche along with a grand display of brunch favorites including sliced charcuterie, smoked salmon and assorted bagels with traditional accompaniments, artisan breads and cheeses, local organic greens, fruits, bakeshop specialties and sweets.The cost is $78 for adults and $25 for children. Reservations are required. To make a reservation or for more information, please call 602-808-0766 or visit royalpalmshotel.com.
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
Enjoy an effortless Easter with family and friends at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar in Phoenix when the restaurant hosts a brunch from 10am to 3pm. A delicious culinary experience, this year’s Easter brunch menu will include Carved Easter Ham, Omelet Station, Build Your Own Macaroni and Cheese Station, Salad Station, and more. The cost is $38 for adults, $19 for children ages 5-12, and children under 4 are free. Reservations are required. To make a reservation or for more information, please call 602-817-5400 or visit districtrestaurant.com.
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort in Tucson will host a buffet-style brunch with live music on Sunday, March 27, from 10:30am. to 3pm. Signature buffet items will include carving stations of honey glazed ham, sea salt and black pepper baron of beef and pork tenderloin roast, with chef specialties including seared corvina, rotisserie spiced chicken and Easter lamb stew. Chilled offerings will include citrus poached salmon, pineapple mojo ceviche, shrimp cocktail and a variety of seasonal salads. Traditional breakfast favorites and an assortment of desserts are also included. The cost is $59 for adults and $19 for children ages 6-12, and no charge for children 5 and under. For reservations or for more information, please call 520-544-1190 or visit hiltonelconquistador.com.
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
The Westin La Paloma in Tucson, under the direction of imaginative Executive Chef Russell Michel, AZuL Restaurant’s dynamic culinary team will be rolling out the red carpet for the Easter Brunch Buffet from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The robust buffet will incorporate a spring salad station with the choice of eight fresh creations, a seafood station featuring individual ceviche martinis, a carving station, a full assortment of breakfast favorites, and entrees including salmon, and gnocchi with shrimp. As icing on the cake, AZuL will dazzle patrons with desserts that embody Easter such as the lavender panna cotta, carrot cake rolls, and meringue pops. The buffet is $54.95 per person for adults, $19.00 for children ages six to 12 and complimentary for those under the age of five. For reservations or for more information, please call 520-742-6000 or visit westinlapaloma.com.
SaltRock Southwest Kitchen
This Easter, enjoy brunch amidst the beautiful Sedona red rocks at SaltRock Southwest Kitchen at Kimpton’s Amara Resort and Spa from 7am-4pm. Executive Chef Robert Hoffman will be preparing a delicious a la carte Easter brunch featuring an array of dishes including grilled octopus hash with patatas bravas, chorizo and a sunny side up egg, torta ahogada with black bean puree, salsa de arbol, pork carnitas and pickled red onion, banana bread French toast, strawberry and cream waffles and Sedona benedict. Offering a fresh take on Southwestern-inspired cuisine that marries the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley, SaltRock’s expansive outdoor patio offers guests a breathtaking setting under the stars with a majestic red rock backdrop. This is an a la carte Easter brunch, prices vary. To make a reservation or for more information, please call 928-340-8803 or visit saltrockkitchen.com.