The Best Easter Sunday Brunch and Dinner To Go in Austin
The best eateries in town are preparing – and packing up – meals for you to enjoy at home
By Vanessa Blankenship
Traditional Easter Sunday might be different this year, but there are still plenty of reasons to be thankful. Celebrate the holiday by bringing Easter brunch and dinner to your table with sweet and savory treats from the top dining spots in Austin.
East Austin Italian spot Juniper is re-opening with a new takeout and delivery menu just in time for Easter Sunday. Guests can order a la carte or order a customizable family meal with a choice of a starter, main entrée, two sides and a dessert. Place orders online at juniperaustin.com or call 512 220 9421.
This upscale Italian dining restaurant in North Austin is offering Easter specials for the whole family. Enjoy baked pasta and tiramisu family meals to go. Plus, add a bottle of prosecco for $20. Place your orders by calling 512 719 3377. The meal is $40 for two people, $60 for five, $100 for eight.
This hip Chinese-American spot will prepare you an Easter brunch feast. Try their Easter Basket of chicken and waffles with mimosas and a choice of dumpling (Lo Bak Go, Cubano or chili wontons) for $40. Order for delivery or pickup by calling 737 222 6637.
Specializing in olive oil and vinegar tastings, the olive oil tasting bar in The Arboretum is preparing an authentic Spanish dish to bring to your Easter table. Chef Fer Candil, who instructs Con’ Olio’s renowned cooking classes, will be making her gluten-free paella. Pre-order by Thursday, April 9, and pick up on Saturday, April 11. The Paella Valenciana dish is $50 for two people, $80 for four and $100 for six.
Juliet Italian Kitchen
From Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 12, Juliet Italian Kitchen’s Special Easter menu will include options for brunch and dinner. Enjoy frittatas ($28) baked in mozzarella cheese with ham, peas, spinach, tomatoes and a side of garlic brunch potatoes. For dinner, try a pork chop ($59) over tomato sauce in cannellini beans drizzled with an herbed balsamic glaze and roasted rosemary potatoes. Meals come with cooking instructions. The full takeout and delivery menu will be available as well.
This Italian fine-dining eatery on the East Side is bringing Easter brunch and dinner for carryout. Brunch options include pistachio and orange cinnamon rolls, Intero deviled eggs, a brunch tarte and more. Their dinner menu is chock-full of roasted lamb with carrots and pesto, rabbit cacciatore with polenta and Chef Ian’s mashed potatoes. And for dessert? An assortment of homemade Easter chocolates. All menu options serve 4 to 6. Pre-order by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 10.
Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar
In the Rosedale neighborhood, Gusto Italian Kitchen is serving a three-course prixe menu featuring a burrata caprese salad, herb-roasted pork tenderloin with cippolini onion agrodolce, tiramisu and many more offerings. Pre-order by Thursday, April 9, at 9 p.m. and pick up or delivery on Saturday, April 11 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Southern restaurant Colleen’s Kitchen in the Mueller Market District will be introducing their Easter Heat + Serve all-day brunch for $125. The special includes an Easter strata casserole, buttermilk biscuits, mac and cheese, applewood smoked half ham, pound cake with strawberries and cream, as well as other treats and add-ons. Pre-order now by going online and pick-up or delivery by Favor on Saturday, April 11.
Alongside their signature Easter goodies like tarts in the shape of bunnies and chicks, Bakery Lorraine in the Domain will have an Easter-themed meal for pickup and delivery available in sizes to serve two to four people. Customers can pre-order online and all Easter specials will be available from Friday, April 10, to Sunday, April 12.
Tony C’s at Hill County Galleria and Avery Ranch will offer an Italian Easter meal that will serve four to six people. The special selection includes baked lasagna, an antipasto tray, garlic knots, salad and Italian cream cake. Pre-order before Friday, April 10, at 8 p.m.
The chic Clarksville dining spot will prepare their fancy Easter brunch with lamb, smoked salmon, desserts, champagne and caviar kits and more. Place your orders by emailing email@example.com by Thursday, April 9, at 5 p.m. and pickup Sunday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown barbeque hotspot Lamberts will have their brunch buffet favorites such as smoked gravlax, country-style pork ribs, mimosas to-go, their famous “Mac & Three Cheeses” and more. Place orders by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org before Thursday, April 9 at 5 p.m. and pickup Sunday, April 12. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For this Easter Sunday, Swedish Hill will have a build-your-own cheese and charcuterie board, leg of lamb, scalloped potatoes, hot cross buns, maple glazed ham and much more. Order online and all-day menus will also be available.
Hotel Saint Cecilia
The boutique hotel is launching an Easter brunch special for four, which includes four omelettes, four croissants with jam and butter, sausage and bacon for $150. Bloody Mary and mimosa kits are available for $80. Call the front desk at 5128522400 to place your order. Pickup from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday.
Emmer & Rye
Rainey Street staple and farm-to-table dim sum restaurant Emmer & Rye is serving up mouthwatering Easter meals this Sunday. Alongside a beautifully balanced selection of sides, choose between three feasts including roasted chicken, lamb roast and a Hi-Fi Mycology Mushroom option. Just don’t forget the mimosa kit! Pre-order is available online.