The Best Restaurants for Easter Brunch in Denver

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Head to one of these hip spots for an epic Easter brunch on Sunday, April 17. From grand buffets to breakfast staples with a Colorado twist to fresh seafood platters, it’s time to have the biggest, brightest, and heartiest meal of the season. Make a reservation at one of these fifteen restaurants, bring the family or bunny hop solo. You may even find an Easter egg or two on the menu.

Area per stem ciders
1380 Horizon Avenue, Lafayette
303-227-3243
acreageco.com

Brunch on one of the best patios around by making a reservation for Acreage’s Easter. The restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m. and offers a freshly spring menu with plates of crunchy green salads, roast lamb, pan-fried salmon and beautiful charcuterie boards. Plus, Easter sangria is on the menu, which seems like the perfect thing to blow your mind.

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Apple Blossom’s spring frame is perfect for Easter brunch.

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apple blossom
822 18th street
303-301-8999
appleblossomdenver.com

If dishes like savory lamb shank with horseradish cream and fries, lemon French toast, or buttermilk panna cotta with strawberry and rhubarb compote are your thing, reserve a spot at chef Paul’s downtown restaurant C.Reilly. A two-course menu is offered for Easter Brunch at $34 per person and runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Add hot rolls and/or a platter of fresh shellfish and a glass of wine to complete the feast.

Binding
1817 Central Street
303-993-2364
thebinderydenver.com

Dining at The Bindery in LoHi is something special in itself, but this Easter, chef Linda Hampsten Fox makes her restaurant sing for spring. Meals can be ordered ahead (family portions are available) or enjoyed inside the airy space. Options include duck hash with poached eggs, carrot and ginger waffles, salmon with pastrami, and deep leek, onion and Gruyere cheese quiche. The bakery also offers many treats such as Italian Easter brioche, eclairs, rhubarb and rose tea cakes, tartlets and Italian carrot cake with lime marscapone glaze. Place pre-orders by Thursday, April 12 at noon or make an Easter reservation now.

Click to enlarge The Bistro Vendôme is organizing a special Easter brunch.  -JONI SCHRANTZ

The Bistro Vendôme is organizing a special Easter brunch.

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Bistro Vendome
1420 Larimer Street
303-825-3232
bistrovendome.com

Savor an Easter brunch on the terraces of this French restaurant in Larimer Square. From 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., chef Ariana Didziulis will concoct specialties such as cold carrot and turmeric bisque, veal blanquette in a light cream sauce and carrot French toast with a cream cheese glaze. cream. The regular brunch menu is also available. Reservation recommended, bunny ears optional.

Click to enlarge Easter Brunch at Citizen Rail has so many good things to offer!  - CITIZEN RAILWAY

Easter Brunch at Citizen Rail has so many good things to offer!

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Railway citizen
1899 16th Street Mall
303-323-0017
citizenrail.com

From 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., head downtown to Hotel Born for an array of culinary delights. Chef Christian Graves offers many breakfast meats, Benedict smoked salmon, chilaquiles, browned potatoes, pastries, sourdough French toast and more. There are also three gourmet stations offering charcuterie, prime rib, and omelettes to choose from. Make a reservation to ensure a spot; it’s $65 per adult and $35 for children twelve and under.

GC Lounge
1210 17th Avenue East
303-954-8530
thegclounge.com

Who said only children can have fun at Easter? Take the family to this Uptown golf course and play eighteen holes on the TrackMan simulators before or after a great meal by Chef Toby Prout. Tee time starts at 8 a.m. with burritos, sandwiches, crab cakes, and avocado toast. If you want a game later, go for Easter lunch and order the Twelve Hour Braised Prime Rib, Lamb Meatloaf or a Poached Shrimp Roll.

Click to enlarge Uptown & Humboldt's Spanish-French Toast at Grange Hall.  - KYLE BIANCHI PHOTOGRAPHY

Uptown & Humboldt’s Spanish-French Toast at Grange Hall.

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Barn room
6575 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village
720-760-8247
grangehall-colorado.com

Why choose just one meal when you can go to a whole food hall full of options? Kids and adults alike can enjoy Chef Troy Guard’s HashTAG pop-up waffle bar, Spanish-French toast from Uptown & Humboldt, chilaquiles from Xatrucho, and wood-fired pizza with green chili, bacon and eggs from Tilford’s. Adults can enjoy the Mimosa mix-and-match bar and the build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Plus, there’s egg decorating and crafts for kids. Join the party from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Click to enlarge For an epic Easter brunch, head to the Hilton in Inverness.  - HILTON DENVER INVERNESS

For an epic Easter brunch, head to the Hilton in Inverness.

Hilton Denver Inverness

Hilton Denver Inverness
200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood
303-799-5800
hilton.com/en/hotels/denirhh-hilton-denver-inverness

Make Easter extra special with the newly relaunched Sunday Brunch at this Englewood hotel — you don’t even have to be a guest to enjoy it. From the moment you enter, start figuring out which station to hit first. There’s a slew of seafood, including crab legs, oysters, sushi, and smoked fish, plus prime rib, omelette, and macaroni and cheese making stations with all kinds of appetizers. ‘accessories. Also look for salads, classic brunch dishes, charcuterie, and a dessert corner so spectacular you might want to ditch all salty foods. Prices start at $109 for adults. It’s $47 for kids six to twelve, and kids five and under are free. The meal starts at 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., and yes, you can add bottomless mimosas.

Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel & Spa
900 Walnut Street, Boulder
720-406-9696
stjulien.com

Hike to Boulder and enjoy an elegant Easter Sunday at Jill’s Restaurant inside the St. Julien Hotel & Spa. The brunch has two seats, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. price as you wish. This includes homemade pastries, Belgian waffles, biscuits with sauce, Alaskan crab legs, shrimp cocktail, Easter ham, lamb and much more. As a bonus, children can participate in an egg hunt led by the Easter Bunny at 11:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call the restaurant to make a reservation for this special holiday extravaganza.

Click to enlarge Dine out at Easter at Le French.  - FRENCH

Dine out at Easter at Le French.

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The French Bakery & Cafe
4901 Newport Street South
720-710-8963
lefrenchdenver.com

Enjoy plates of pork belly Benedict, steak and eggs, creme brulee and mouth-watering pancakes at this Tech Center restaurant. As well as the special Easter menu, the bakery and cafe will serve the usual French dishes, including a buttered leek omelette, croque madame and herbed mushroom toast. Celebrate the holidays with a Basil Smash or Fleur de Gin cocktail, or opt for a classic glass of champagne. Brunch reservations are available from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and can be made online.

Click to enlarge Try the smoked salmon bruschetta at Le Roux.  - LEROUX DENVER

Try the smoked salmon bruschetta at Le Roux.

LeRoux Denver

Red
1510 16th street
720-845-1673
lerouxdenver.com

Take Easter brunch to new heights with LeRoux’s special four-course prix fixe menu. For $60 per person, choose from spring onion pie, smoked salmon bruschetta, roast leg of lamb, honey-glazed ham, hot crossbreads, carrot cake and more. Brunch at this downtown bistro is offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations are recommended.

Stoic and authentic
1701 Wynkoop Street
303-640-3474
stoicandgenuine.com

Make a reservation for Easter brunch between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at chef Jennifer Jasinski’s downtown seafood restaurant. Treat yourself to chicken and waffles with tangy honey sauce, seared trout with pork belly and fried eggs, and crab cake Benedict. Yes, there will also be plenty of oysters on the half shell. As a bonus, if the weather is nice, you can enjoy the meal outdoors.

Sunday Vinyl
1803 16th street
720-738-1803
sundayvinyl.com

For $60 per person, make Easter memorable with a special multi-course menu from Chef Charlie Brooks. The meal is served family-style and includes sweet and savory pastries, roast leg of lamb, mustard-glazed ham, smoked salmon toast, grilled asparagus, potatoes au gratin with Gruyère and more. In addition, many brunch cocktails and an excellent wine list will be available. Feel free to ask the sommelier on duty what goes best with chocolate bunnies and candy.

Lomo saltado hash is on the Easter brunch menu at Toro.  -TORO

Lomo saltado hash is on the Easter brunch menu at Toro.

Toro

Toro
150 Clayton Lane
303-253-3000
torodenver.com

Head to Cherry Creek North for a bottomless brunch. Each guest pays $49 and can eat and drink as much as they want, from a selection that includes Colorado bison tenderloin anticucho, Belgian waffles, ceviche amarillo, eggs Benedict, and a succulent lomo saltado hash. As for drinks, choose from mimosas, Bloody Marys and margaritas. If you want to skip the drinks, the meal is only $30 per person. Book between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

urban farmer
1659 Wazee Street
303-262-6070
urbanfarmersteakhouse.com

Celebrate Easter with one of LoDo’s best buffets. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for $70 per person ($35 for children 10 and under), the restaurant will offer a fantastic feast on Easter Sunday. Think eggs Benedict, avocado toast, cauliflower steak, prime rib with horseradish cream, deviled eggs, cheese spread, oysters and more. Add Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys for an additional $20.