Easter is approaching faster than I would like to admit and we need to get those Easter brunch reservations on the calendar! A lot of Atlanta area restaurants will be offering pre-fixed menus, specials and even some buffets. With so much other stuff to do including but not limited to hair appointments, outfit searches and dealing with in-laws the last thing I want you to worry about is searching for the Easter restaurant specials. To help alleviate some of the burden I have composed a list of the top 5 restaurants in Atlanta offering Easter brunch.
1.Maggiano’s Little Italy- Maggiano’s is offering a brunch buffet from 12-4 p.m. for $40.00 per person and $18.00 for children 5-11 years old. They will also be featuring a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar for $6.00 per drink. For starters the brunch buffet features: Scrambled Eggs, Smoked Bacon, Frans Potatoes, Roasted Peppers & Onions, Ham Benedict, Chicken Francese Benedict, Salmon Benedict, Cinnamon French Toast, Sliced Fruit, Assorted muffins, Croissants, Zucchini bread, and Coffee cake. For entrees the buffet features: Stuffed mushrooms, Bruschetta, Italian Tossed, Caesar Salad, Four-Cheese Ravioli w/ Pesto Alfredo Sauce, Baked Ziti & Italian Sausage, Roast Chicken, Sea Bass, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Spinach & Green Beans. And don’t forget the desserts buffet featuring: Mini Apple Crostadas, Mini N.Y. Style Cheesecake, Mini Chocolate Zuccotto Cake & Assorted Cookies. 3368 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326 maggianos.com 404.816.9650
2. Fleming’s Steakhouse-Fleming’s is offering a three-course Easter Brunch, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Easter Brunch menu offers appetizers, entrees, sides and desserts available for $44.95 per person, and $18.95 for a 3-course children’s menu. The special menu features something for everyone including Fleming’s Signature Eggs Benedict, Cinnamon Apple Brioche French Toast, California Style Steak & Eggs, New York Cheesecake, and so much more. The menu also features two signature cocktails the Bacon and Blue Cheese Bloody Mary and Sonoma Sparkler. 4501 Olde Perimeter Way, Atlanta, GA 30346 flemingssteakhouse.com 770.698.8112
3. Parker’s on Ponce- A prime rib and baked ham carving station, omelets to order and whole poached salmon will be offered during Parker’s on Ponce Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The brunch buffet also offers Eggs Benedict, French Toast, Fresh Fruit, Mac & Cheese, Shrimp and Grits and my personal favorite Fried Chicken and Mashed Potatoes. The buffet will run you $38.00 per person for adults, $15 for children 7-12 years old, and children 6 and under eat free. 116 East Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 parkersonponce.com 404.924.2230
4.Ray’s on the River- Ray’s in offering extended brunch hours so you don’t have to worry about those crowds, sleep in a little. They will be offering an extensive brunch buffet from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m that won’t break the bank at $45.95 per person and $22.95 for children 5-10 years old. The brunch buffet boast of your classics including: Scrambled Eggs, Grits, Hash Browns and Applewood Bacon. Their morning/ early afternoon buffet sets the tone with a Build-Your-Own Waffle Station, Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Pork Loin with Pineapple Chutney, Shrimp Scampi, Seafood Gumbo, Eggs Benedict and Grilled Salmon with Mushroom Ravioli. Their afternoon/evening buffet features: Asparagus with Pecan Brown Butter, Chicken Parmesan, Edamame Dumplings, Chicken Pot Pie, and Mac & Cheese. The grand slam on this brunch is the carving station featuring: Herb Roasted Prime Rib, Salmon in Puff Pastry, Cheshire Baby Back Ribs, and Sweet Tea Fried Chicken! And of course we can’t forget the House Made Desserts featuring Coconut Cake, Lemon Panna Cotta, Red Velvet Cup Cakes and Chocolate Chip Cookies. 6700 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30339 raysrestaurants.com 770.955.1187
5.McCormick & Schmicks-To kick off Easter Brunch McCormick & Schmicks is offering four signature cocktails to complement your brunch. The cocktails include Mimosas, Signature Bloody Mary’s, M & S Ice Tea, and The Perfect Patron Margarita. Some items featured on their brunch menu include: Jalapeno Cheese Grits, Biscuits & Gravy, Crab Cakes Benedict, BBQ Bacon Wrapped Shrimp & Grits, Banana Foster French Toast, Smoked Salmon Frittata and so much more! 600 Ashwood Parkway Atlanta, GA 30338 mccormickandschmicks.com 770.399.9900