Whether your Easter plan for this Sunday involves church, egg hunts, baskets of chocolate or all of the above, it also likely involves gathering loved ones for a holiday meal. If you’re still looking for an enjoyable and delicious place to celebrate (with no cooking or cleaning required,) we’ve created a list of some great spots for Easter brunch in downtown Phoenix.
Arrogant Butcher, 2 E Jefferson St. #150
The Arrogant Butcher will offer a special Easter brunch starting at 11 a.m. In addition to the usual menu, guests can enjoy chicken pot pie made with sweet potato, mirepoix and rosemary. Enjoy mid-morning cocktails and delectable seafood before heading back home. To view the whole menu, click here.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails, 2 E Jefferson St.
Blue Hound will serve up some seriously delicious brunch items this Easter, picnic-style with a Southern twist. Listen to live music at your inside or outside table and enjoy dishes like cornbread and a black-eyed pea salad, spiced watermelon, biscuits and gravy, chicken and waffles, barbecue oysters, and Southern-style pies for dessert. Seating for adults is $65 per person, $19 for children under 12. Make your reservation by calling 602.258.0231.
Compass Arizona Grill, 122 N 2nd St.
Hop over to the Compass Arizona Grill with the kids for a special Easter bunny sighting and live music from classical guitarist Eduardo Minozzi Costa. A few of the mouthwatering offerings include: Godiva white chocolate French toast with raspberry sauce and warm maple syrup, sliced duck breast with dried cherry canapè, a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, and a mini cupcake display with petit fours. Adult seatings are $86, kids 5-12 are $30 children under 4 are free. Seatings from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve your spot here or by calling 602.440.3166.
Culinary Dropout, 5632 N 7th St.
If you’re looking for a light-hearted, casual atmosphere this Easter, check out Culinary Dropout in along the 7th St. “foodie” corridor. In addition to their usual brunch menu, Culinary Drop out will be offering two special Easter dishes: Grilled Asparagus Toast, with smoked ham and crispy potato, and Pork Belly Hash, with chili verde and sunny side up egg.
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar, 320 N 3rd St.
Easter brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar will feature endless Champagne, an omelet station, Camelback IPA short ribs, a build your own mac & cheese bar and AZ citrus salmon among other delicious dishes. Enjoy complimentary crafts for kids and three hour parking validation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservation required. Make yours by calling 602.817.5400. Cost of attendance is $38 for adults, 10% discount for seniors, $19 for kids 12 and under, kids under 4 eat free.
Match Cuisine & Cocktails, 1100 N Central Ave.
Match Cuisine and Cocktails will have additional menu items along with their usual brunch fare. Dishes include herb crusted leg of Colorado lamb with garden rosemary potatoes, McClendon’s asparagus and Meyer lemon vinaigrette, as well as dark rum glazed tender belly pit ham with wood oven roasted pineapple pique and mint mojo. For more information give them a call at 602.875.8080.
Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails, 5813 N 7th St.
Okra will offer an a la carte menu of Southern-inspired brunch dishes curated by Chef Cullen Campbell for their Easter celebration. Have your pick of favorite items including Sweet Potato Pancakes, Ham Hock Biscuit Benedict and more. Easter brunch will be available from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ticoz Latin Kitchen, 5114 N 7th St.
Ticoz Latin Kitchen will have specialty dishes on Sunday, April 16 to celebrate Easter. Their signature brunch items include: buttermilk pancakes with fresh blueberry sauce served with two eggs and your choice of bacon or Schreiner’s sausage as well as stuffed empanadas filled with chorizo and potato, served with shredded lettuce, tomato, queso fresco and sour cream among others. Each brunch offering is $11.95. For more information call 602.200.0160.
Other Brunch Destinations to Check Out:
Ocotillo; 3243 N 3rd St.
Southern Rail; 300 W Camelback Rd.
St. Francis; 111 E Camelback Rd.
Stock & Stable; 5538 N 7th St.