The Ultimate Guide To Easter Brunch in Austin

March 31, 2015

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Goodall's Kitchen & Bar's

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Not that we needed another holiday to explore Austin’s best brunch spots – go ahead, indulge a little!

Ahead is a round up of 10 unbelievably delicious brunches you can still book for Sunday — no matter if you’re looking for an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet experience, mimosa bar, or an adult Easter egg hunt. Sunday Funday, indeed.


A Taste of Koko

I was on set with Amanda Tatom of Studio512 at KXAN News sharing my top picks for brunch and lunch in Austin!

From KXAN → A Taste of Koko Shares Brunch & Lunch Spots for Easter

The Ultimate Guide To Easter Brunch in Austin

Odd Duck, Austin

Odd Duck

The South Lamar restaurant will be serving a rabbit special during brunch along with other seasonal favorites.

When: Sunday, April 5
Where: Odd Duck, 1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704; (512) 433-6521


St. Philip

St. Philip

From Brulee’d French Toast to Brisket Hash to S’mores Waffles, St. Philip will offer Sunday brunch from 10am to 3pm. Don’t forget to exit through the Bakeshop and grab a couple of Head Pastry Chef Kerstin Bellah’s Hot Cross Buns, available for the special occasion. Hosting at home? Pick up Hot Cross Buns to-go on Saturday.

When: Sunday, April 5, 10am to 3pm
Where: St. Philip, 4715 S Lamar Blvd, Sunset Valley, TX 78745; (512) 358-7445


Dai Due

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Dai Due

The Manor Rd. butcher shop and supper club will be offering “Easter Bunnies” – deboned rabbits stuffed with sweetbreads, bacon and cream. They will also be offering different cuts of lamb such as rack of lamb, lamb sausage and lamb sirloin roasts from Windy Hill Farms. All available for retail only.

When: Sunday, April 5
Where: Dai Due, 2406 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722; (512) 524-0688




Chef Sarah McIntosh will be serving a rabbit special for brunch on Easter Sunday from 10:30AM-3PM.

When: Sunday, April 5, 10:30AM – 3PM
Where: Épicerie, 2307 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756; (512) 371-6840




The team at Lenoir has put together a dinner featuring the traditional elements of a Passover Seder. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Lenoir at 512.215.9978. The four-course dinner is $40.

When: Sunday, April 5, dinner
Where: Lenior, 1807 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704; (512) 215-9778



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Austin’s first Absinthe bar will open at 5PM on Easter Sunday and will be offering a lamb special.

When: Sunday, April 5
Where: Péché, 1807 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704; (512) 215-9778


Brunch at Trace


Enjoy the great spring weather on the patio at TRACE. From 10:30am to 4:30pm, guests can partake in a three course fixed menu for $55 per person, including a complimentary glass of rosé plus coffee and tea. Some of the prix fixe menu items include: starters such as Crispy Crab Cake with gribiche or Spring Bean Soup with basil pesto; main course such as spinach and Crab Cake Benedict with jumbo lump crab meat, creamed spinach, marinated artichokes, bernaise, Braised Short Rib with crispy slat potatoes, onion confit, sautéed spinach and horseradish demi and Grilled Easter Ham Steak with Anson Mills cheese grits, grilled chorizo, spring onion and bitter orange; Desserts options include Peaches & Cream Mason jar with warm house made peach cobbler, toasted streusel topping, pie crust sweet cream ice cream and Coconut Pineapple with coconut cream, pineapple upside down cake, caramelized pineapple, exotic cremeux.

When: Sunday, April 5
Where: Trace at W Austin, 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701; (512) 542-3660


laV Austin


The east-Austin dining destination laV will extend hours for its extremely popular brunch service opening from 10:30am to 3:30pm (though closing that evening for its regular Sunday Supper service). Brunch cocktails include House Made Bellini with Chef Janina’s fresh made peach puree for $7 per glass or a pitcher for $28, Bloody Mary with house made bloody mix, fire-roasted Chile, Za’atar Rim for $6, Coffee Manhattan Rye with coffee-infused Amaro, and maraschino for $8. Some highlights of the brunch menu include Chef Janina’s Pastry Basket with croissants, honey cheddar scones, financier as well as her assorted macarons that include mocha, pistachio and lemon!

When: Sunday, April 5, 10:30am – 3:30pm
Where: laV, 1501 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702; (512) 391-1888



El Naranjo

El Naranjo will be open for regular brunch hours from 11am to 2pm. The Oaxacan restaurant on Rainey Street will serve it’s a-la-carte brunch menu in addition to some other specials including White Peach Margarita, Huevos motuleños (traditional from Yucatan, two fried eggs, over a tortilla spread with beans, covered with a tomato spicy sauce, garnished with fried plantains, cubed ham and green peas), Carrot Cake and pozole.

When: Sunday, April 5, 11am – 2pm
Where: El Naranjo, 85 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701; (512) 474-2776


Olive & June

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Olive & June

Family style menu with choice of main course. Make reservations here.

When: Sunday, April 5,  11AM – 2PM and 5PM – 9PM
Where: Olive & June, 3411 Glenview Ave, Austin, TX 78703; (512) 467-9898


Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile
Photo Credit: Courtney Pierce

Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile

Jacoby’s will be serving up an Easter brunch buffet. Homemade pastries including Sticky Buns and Strawberry Cake will be served along with dishes highlighting Jacoby’s beef such as Salisbury Steak and Smoked Brisket Hash. Other dishes will include ­House-Smoked Salmon, Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder and Chicken Fried Steak Fingers with house sausage gravy. Enjoy cocktails like the Ginger Peach Bellini and Jacoby’s Bloody Mary to make it the perfect Easter breakfast. Pricing is $40 for adults and $20 for kids 12 and under. They will also have bunnies, ask for Sugar and Cinnamon!

When: Sunday, April 5
Where: Jacoby’s, 3235 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702; (512) 366-5808


Goodall's Kitchen & Bar's
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Goodall’s Kitchen & Bar’s

Bring the whole family for a special brunch buffet — featuring carved Easter ham, farm egg quiche, and a mimosa bar—and Easter egg hunts on the Hotel Ella front lawn.

When: Sunday, April 5
Where: Goodall’s Kitchen; 1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705; (512) 495-1800


Photo Credit: Veronica Meeves

Eden East

Eden East presents the ultimate Easter brunch featuring an appetizer buffet, family style brunch with an adult Easter Egg hunt! Reservations required

When: Sunday, April 5, 1PM – 4PM
Where: Eden East, 755 Springdale Rd Austin, TX 78702; 512.428.6500


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Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.