Your Best Bets for Brunch This Easter
Easter Sunday is one of the most popular days of the year for brunch. April 5 is just over a week away, so we’ve gathered up some of the best spots in town to celebrate; plan ahead and make your reservations before it’s too late.
Scape American Bistro
Get your fill from the Central West End spot with a raw seafood bar, maple-pecan crusted ham at the carving station, made-to-order crepes and omelets, antipasto and pastry tables. Service is from 9:30am-3pm. Reservations required for parties of 7 or more. $54 for adults; $20 for kids 5 -12; under 5 eats free. 48 Maryland Plaza, Central West End, 314.361.7227
Experience the best Balaban’s has to offer from 9am-2pm with its most popular fare. Quiche, biscuits and gravy, fish or chicken de jour and more will be available on the breakfast buffet, while the brunch station will include items such as eggs Benedict, fresh fruit and pastries. $29 for adults, $12 for 12 and under, under 2 eats free.
1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, 636.449.6700
Bixby’s and Café Madeleine by Butler’s Pantry
The two Butler’s Pantry spots will feature an expansive buffet that will include seasonal breakfast and lunch fare. Coffee, milk and iced tea are included with the price of brunch. Additional beverages are available for purchase. Seatings are available at 10am, 12pm and 2pm and reservations are required. $34.75 for adults; $16 for 10 and under; under 3 is free. Bixby’s, 5700 Lindell Blvd., Missouri History Museum, 314.361.7313; Café Madeleine, Piper Palm House at Tower Grove Park, 4256 Magnolia Ave., 314.575.5658
The Coronado Ballroom
Take advantage of the extras at this brunch for a no-hassle Easter, as a champagne toast, valet parking, and beverages are included in the price. Inside the ballroom, guests will enjoy seven stations of food featuring everything from hand-carved meats to omelets, a dessert station and more. Seatings are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. $55 per adult; $20 for children under 10; 3 and under are free. 3701 Lindell Blvd., Midtown, 314.881.4346
Whether you’re looking to get the most popular brunch favorites or adventure out with items like sushi, be sure to take on the feast at the Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton. With carving and seafood stations, a spring vegetable display and a buffet just for kids—to name a few—the expansive menu will please any palate. Brunch will be served from 10am-4pm. Info and reservations can be made by calling 314.719.1433. Adults $89; children $44.50. 100 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton, 314.863.6300
Though the restaurant will be open from 11am-9pm, a selection of signature Benedicts make up the menu for the special Easter brunch offerings until 3pm. Look for Ruth’s crawfish sausage, colossal crab meat and eggs on English muffins topped with hollandaise and parsley pesto vinaigrette. Barbecued shrimp and grits are also on the menu to offer a taste of the South in addition to mimosas, champagne and bloody marys to complete the meal. 315 Chestnut St., Downtown, 314.259.3200; 1 North Brentwood Blvd, Ste. 150, Clayton, 314.783.9900
Kitchen Kulture is returning to Sump and will be serving Easter brunch from 10am-2pm. There will be a locally sourced, seasonal a la carte menu with a pastries by Pint Size Bakery, all served alongside a great cup of joe. No reservations are necessary. 3700 S. Jefferson Ave., Benton Park, 314.412.5670
Expect to see all your favorites at Cielo at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis for its award-winning brunch buffet that will be featuring more than 70 items, including live chef stations and a bottomless bloody mary and mimosa bar. Valet is complimentary, and the kids can expect a visit from the Easter bunny. Brunch will be served from 10am-3pm. $87 for adults; $35 for ages 5-12; free for under 4. 999 North 2nd St., Downtown, 314.881.2105
Starlight Roof at Chase Park Plaza
Head to the Starlight Roof for a buffet presentation of brunch favorites and specials such as a chef’s selection of imported and domestic cheeses, charcuterie, a carving station, fresh seasonal salads and more. And don’t forget to leave room for dessert with Chef David’s whoopie pie action station and other handcrafted pastry. Photos can be taken with the easter bunny. The cost is $65 per person. 232 N. Kingshighway Blvd., Central West End, 314.633.3000