Easter - Egg Hunts, Brunches and More!



Celebrate Easter with family and friends. Here are some holiday ideas - great brunches and fun for the whole family - enjoy!

Zoo Miami's Egg Safari

Saturday & Sunday, April 15 & 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Easter the green way at Zoo Miami’s Egg Safari featuring 100,000 eco-friendly eggs! Boys and girls 12 and under will hunt for eggs, and the whole family will enjoy music, crafts, games and more - all free with paid Zoo admissions. Steve Gryb, "The Pied Piper of Percussion," will perform, the Easter Bunny will be on hand for photos, prizes provided by The Hits 97.3 FM, and the zoo animals will snack on their own special holiday treats. Admission is free for Zoo Miami members, and members begin their hunt begins at 10 a.m.

Zoo Miami
12400 S.W. 152nd Street, Miami
www.shop.zoomiami.org for tickets!
www.zoomiami.org


Easter Brunch at Blue Matisse Restaurant

Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hop on over to Blue Matisse Restaurant this Easter Sunday for a rich selection of breakfast and brunch foods. Enjoy a very special Easter Brunch with a chocolate fountain, omelets, waffles, a carving station and more. There’s even going to be an Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny and a Toys “R” Us® gift card for the winner! Brunch is $48 for adults, $20 for children 6 to 12, and free for those 5 and under.

Blue Matisse Restaurant & NAU Lounge
2505 N,W, 87th Avenue, Doral
305-468-1392
http://www.opentable.com/blue-matisse-intercontinental-at-doral-miami


Asado Brunch at Los Fuegos

Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Treat the young and the young at heart to a funny chocolate egg hunt, face painting and entertaining games on the poolside lawn. A major social event in Argentina, the asado (an open-fire barbecue) marks a time when friends and family gather around traditional dishes and spend an afternoon catching up. It is as much about tradition and being together as it is about food. Cost is $95 for adults and $45 for children (ages 5 to 12) for an afternoon of live music, an egg hunt and special activities.

Los Fuegos at Faena Hotel Miami Beach
3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
786-655-5600
www.opentable.com/veranda-faena-hotel-miami-beach


Mediterranean Easter Brunch Feast

Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Hop to Villa Azur for a special Mediterranean Easter Brunch feast, featuring an unlimited buffet with stations of cold and warm appetizers, raw bars, BBQ with different cuts of meat and poultry, pata negra and ham tables, choice of one main course a la carte, options of various desserts displayed inside the venue’s art gallery and ice cream from an ice cream trolley. Cost is $75, and for an additional $15, enjoy a free flow Moet & Chandon for two hours!

Villa Azur
309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688
www.opentable.com


Alice in Wonderland Easter Brunch

Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

A lavish Easter brunch inspired by the movie classic Alice in Wonderland is planned at Bistro One LR at The Ritz Carlton South Beach, featuring a creative spin on traditional Easter fare and brunch favorites. Enjoy live music and a special visit from the Easter Bunny and Alice in Wonderland characters. Special action stations will serve hand-carved meats and entrées; made-to-order breakfast specialties; a raw bar; artisanal cheeses and charcuterie with house-made accoutrements; artisanal breads; custom Bloody Mary bar; and an elaborate dessert display with colorful, giant Easter eggs made of real milk chocolate and decorative candies. Brunch is $125 for adults and $65 for children, ages 5 to 12 years old; exclusive of tax and gratuity.


Bistro One LR at The Ritz Carlton South Beach
One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
786-276-4000
www.ritzcarlton.com/southbeach


A Mad Tea Party Brunch

Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nikki Beach’s famed brunch transforms into a topsy-turvy adult tea party fit for the Mad Hatter himself! Expect giant tea cups, queen of hearts-inspired tables and a sumptuous Easter Brunch as Nikki Beach’s DJs set the soundtrack. Take part in a “Grownup Easter Egg Hunt” with prizes like cocktails, bottles of bubbly, brunches and more. Long considered one of the best brunches on South Beach, Nikki Beach offers an array of stations and dishes ranging from savory prime rib and whole roast pork, to live paella stations with fresh seafood, handmade pasta made to order on site, custom omelettes, Nutella waffles, decadent desserts and a craft Bloody Mary bar. Cost is $49.95.



Nikki Beach Miami
One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
305-538-1111
www.nikkibeach.com


Laid Back Brunch and Egg Hunt

Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Escape the chaos of the beach and indulge in a Laid Back Brunch and Egg Hunt at the Miami outpost of the famed sister restaurant Parador - La Huella. With its picturesque South American vibes, authentic cuisine and live entertainment, you will dine on the charming patio with spectacular views of Brickell City Centre’s Climate Ribbon and the main attraction, the restaurant’s signature parrilla. Enjoy a wide array of options, including fresh sushi, quinoa salads, savory Entrecôte and Pesca del dia. Cost is $55 and $25 for children under 12. Add an unlimited rosé and mimosa option for an additional $25.


Quinto La Huella
788 Brickell Plaza, Downtown Miami - Fifth Floor
786-805-4646
dine@quintolahuella.com

Easter on the Water

Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Geoffrey Zakarian’s recently opened Point Royal at the Diplomat Beach Resort will host an Easter Brunch with a selection of raw bar offerings and Red Snapper Ceviche; Smoked Salmon plates; Greek Yogurt Parfaits; and a selection of cheese and charcuterie; carved meats and fish station, a cereal bar, desserts, and more! Cost is $75 which includes a Mimosa or Bloody Mary ($25 additional for bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys) and $45 for kids aged 5 to 12 year old.

Point Royal at the Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 South Ocean Drive Hollywood
954-602-8750
www.pointroyal-fl.com


Risk It All at Swine Southern Table & Bar

Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Swine, the younger brother to Miami Beach favorite, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, perfectly illustrates the concept of traditional Southern cuisine and soul food, incorporating a massive in-house smoker and wood-fire grill to do just that. For the most part, the menu is hog driven and tastefully so. Brunch menu highlights include Smoked Brisket, BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork and the locally famous Swine Burger to name a few.

Swine Southern Table & Bar
2415 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables
786-360-6433
www.opentable.com/swine-southern-table-and-bar


Easter Brunch at Area 31

Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Glam-up in your Sunday best and hop on over to Area 31! Executive Chef Wolfgang Birk has planned tasty favorites for Easter Brunch, like brined Leg of Lamb and Croquet Madam, just to name a few. Prix Fixe Menu - $75 for adults and $30 for kids (ages 5 to 12).

Area 31 at Kimpton EPIC Hotel, 16th Floor
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami
305-424-5234
www.area31restaurant.com/


Egg-cellent Easter Brunch

Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an Easter Brunch at Il Mulino New York, featuring Whole Honey Baked Ham, Filet Mignon, Ribeye, Paella, Ceviche, Lobster Cocktail, Papa a la Huancaína and Causa de Pollo. For the younger munchkins (and kids at heart), there will be face painting and snow cone and cotton candy machines! Cost is $65 for adults, inclusive of unlimited Mojitos, Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Sangria and Bellinis, and $35 for kids 12 and under.

Il Mulino New York at Acqualina Resort & Spa
17875 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach
305-466-9191

Brunch Eggs-travaganza

From 9:30 a.m.

Shooters Waterfront in Fort Lauderdale will offer an eggs-travagant Easter Brunch Buffet featuring complimentary mimosas for parents and an interactive Easter egg hunt for children. Led by the Easter Bunny himself, the Hunt will include decorated eggs containing toys hidden throughout Shooters' spacious waterfront property. Enjoy an endless buffet with items ranging from antipasto and fresh assorted salads to a Prime Rib carving station, plus pasta, raw bar and sushi; select entrées; an all-American Breakfast spread; fresh fruit and desserts. Cost is $59 for adults (add $20 p/p for bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys) and $25 for kids 12 and under. Complimentary valet parking and boat docking available.


Shooters Waterfront
3033 N.E. 32nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
954-566-2855

Decadence is Served

All day from noon to 11 p.m.

Celebrate Easter with a “Pasqua a Toscano Divino” special menu, crafted by Executive Chef Andrea Marchesin. Begin with a refreshing glass of Cà del Bosco Franciacorta wine before a sumptuous three-course menu that includes a Bouquet di Asparagi, Stinco di Agnello, and Pesca Melba. The a la carte menu will also be available, including favorites such as Pappardelle Finocchiona, Tortelli Ricotta e Spinaci, and Carbonara di Mare. Cost is $55.

Toscana Divino
900 South Miami Avenue, Downtown Miami
305-930-8052

Brunch and a Mega Egga Hunt at Jungle Island

Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Easter brunch favorites will be served in Jungle Island's Treetop Ballroom, before you set off for the Mega Egga Hunt. Highlights include traditional breakfast items along with chef’s specialties, soups and salads, carving stations with turkey and Virginia baked ham, the “Little Hoppers” menu for kids and a decadent dessert display. Kids will enjoy bounce houses, rides, arts & crafts, music, and special appearances by the Easter bunny. Brunch is $69.95 for adults and $44.95 for children and include park admission, tax and service fee. Park hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island, Miami
305-400-7229
www.JungleIsland.com


Riverside Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt

Sunday beginning at noon

Miami River hot spot Seaspice treats guests to an Easter wonderland with flowery decor, colorful eggs around the restaurant and live music. Enjoy options from Easter specials and a la carte dishes while getting the chance to collect loaded Easter eggs with prizes ranging from appetizers, champagne, desserts and more!

Seaspice
422 N.W. North River Drive, Miami
305-440-4200
www.opentable.com


Endless Brunch

From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

American Social Las Olas will offer an endless buffet of brunch staples, including made-to-order omelets, fresh pressed Belgian waffles, prime rib, chilled snow crab legs and more. Cost of brunch buffet is $26.95 with bottomless Mimosa and Bloody Mary packages starting at $12.

American Social Las Olas
721 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
954-764-7005

Easter Brunch

Beginning at 10 a.m.

An Easter egg hunt for the kids and a savory brunch dishes for the whole family with peeps-inspired desserts. Enjoy the likes of Provoleta Benedicta with Hollandaise Sauce; Honey Glazed Pork Belly topped with house-made honey glaze and served with Potato Hash and Chipotle Aioli; and Huevos Mexicanos on fresh baked bread with refried beans, fresh avocado and fried egg.

RUST Wynwood
2621 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Wynwood Art District
305-576-6811
www.rustwynwood.com