Easter 2024: Make reservations now at these suburban eateries

Easter is just over a week away, which means it’s time to start making plans for brunch, lunch or dinner on March 31. Many restaurants have you covered for meals at home with takeout packages that will give you time with your family without spending all day in the kitchen.


64 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, (847) 441-3100, Chef Michael Lachowicz has created an Easter brunch menu available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 31. Options include a French-rolled, four-egg omelet with crisp bacon, Gratin potato and brioche with citrus-fig preserves ($24); eggs Benedict with smoked pork loin, grilled asparagus and choron sauce ($26); roast rack of Australian lamb over French flageolet beans, sliced garlic sausage and preserved tomato-lamb ragout ($48); and chocolate souffle with Grand Marnier crème anglaise ($16). The full Aboyer menu will be available.

Allgauer's on the Riverfront

2855 N. Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook, (847) 664-7999, Allgauer’s is taking reservations for their Easter brunch buffet featuring unlimited champagne and mimosas and breakfast, lunch and seafood stations. It's $85 per person. Reservations are required at OpenTable.

Antico Posto has a number of new menu items and specials for Easter, including chicken Milanese. Courtesy of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Antico Posto

118 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 586-9200, Easter weekend specials March 29-31 include lamb risotto and lemon cheesecake, in addition to new dishes such as toasted garlic bread, golden beet and avocado salad, chicken Milanese and more. Celebrating at home? Order the Easter Dinner To-Go, which serves four and features bread and giardiniera, salad, honey-glazed ham, Parmesan-crusted beef medallions, herb-roasted baby carrots, Parmesan smashed potatoes and tiramisu for $204.95. Orders must be placed by 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, for pickup on Saturday, March 30.

Arrowhead Golf Club

26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, (630) 653-5802, Arrowhead is hosting Easter brunch with seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 1 and 3:30 p.m., with stations offering breakfast dishes, salads, seafood, entrees, desserts, pastries, kids' fare and more. It's $59.95 for adults, $25 for kids 5-12, and free for kids 4 and younger. Call for reservations.

A toda madre, Bien Trucha and Quiubo

a toda madre: 499 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, (630) 474-0969,; Bien Trucha: 410 W. State St., Geneva, (630) 232-2665,; Quiubo: 120 Water St., Suite 122, (331) 702-2711, Easter Sunday specials include chilaquiles with a sunny side up egg; burrito suizo with scrambled eggs, pork al pastor and breakfast potatoes; and churro French toast topped with mix berry compote, cinnamon sugar and dulce de leche.

The Beacon Tap

1374 Lee St., Des Plaines, (847) 715-2772, Make reservations for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, with seatings at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 31. The buffet, which is $30 for adults, $14 for kids 5-12, and free for kids 4 and younger, includes an omelet station, French toast, pancakes, ham, prime rib, roasted chicken, a sweets table and more.

Dine on brioche French toast and more this Easter at Beatrix. Courtesy of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants


272 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 491-1415, Bring the family to Beatrix for Easter brunch and enjoy favorites including Light & Fluffy Lemon Pancakes, Eggs Your Way, Oven Baked Brioche French Toast and more in addition to Fresh Squeezed Juices. Special for the weekend, order the Lobster Enchiladas with soft scrambled eggs, chipotle cream, tomato and avocado. Stop by the pastry counter on Sunday, March 31 for hand-decorated Easter Sugar Cookies. Brunch specials will be available for dine-in, carryout and delivery.

The Blossom Cafe

8349 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, (708) 453-5300, Dine-in Easter specials include roast leg of lamb, prime rib, baked ham, baked stuffed shrimp, roast pork and halibut. Reservations requested. Takeout specials that feed eight to 16 include ham ($270), leg of lamb ($300) and roast pork ($270). Dinners include mashed potatoes, salad, bread and sweets. Orders must be placed by Friday, March 29.

The Board Room Libertyville

137 Lake St., Libertyville, (224) 433-6041, The Easter weekend brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30-31.

Bonefish Grill

1604 Randall Road, Algonquin, (847) 658-9268, and 180 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, (847) 534-0679, The restaurant is opening early at 10 a.m. Sunday to serve Easter brunch dishes such as crab and fontina cheese frittata, shrimp and grits, eggs Benedict, Bang Bang shrimp eggs Benedict and creme brulee French toast.

Broken Oar

614 Rawson Bridge Road, Port Barrington, (847) 639-9468, Make plans for Easter brunch with a view in the upper-level dining and Skydeck from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31. The buffet includes honey-glazed ham, made-to-order omelets, French toast, breakfast items, fruit, pastries, sweets and more. It's $24.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids 10 and younger. Reservations required.

Bub City serves a country brunch featuring cinnamon sticky buns, burnt ends Benedict, and Nashville hot chicken and bacon waffle. Courtesy of Bub City

Bub City

Parkway Bank Park, 5441 Park Place, Rosemont, (847) 261-0399, From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31, join Bub City for a country brunch featuring cinnamon sticky buns, burnt ends Benedict, Nashville hot chicken and bacon waffle and more. Want a boozy brunch? Enjoy $6 Bloody Marys, $6 mimosas and $6 back porch tea.

Buca di Beppo

90 Yorktown Road, Lombard, (630) 932-7673, Order Easter packages to go for 10 people or more. Easter Package 1 for $12.99 per person includes salad and choice of pasta. Easter Package 2 for $17.99 per person includes salad, pasta and dessert. Easter Package 3 for $20.99 per person includes salad, pasta and an entree. And Easter Package 4 for $28.99 per person includes salad, two pastas, an entree and dessert. Order 24 hours in advance for pickup, curbside or delivery between Friday, March 29, and Easter Sunday.

The Capital Grille

87 Yorktown Center, Lombard, (630) 627-9800; 5340 N. River Road, Rosemont, (847) 671-8125; 2000 E. Golf Road, Schaumburg, (847) 969-0290; 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter, choose from brunch specials such as lobster frittata with butter poached lobster tails ($50), 14-ounce dry-aged New York strip and eggs ($50), filet mignon ($47) and crab cake Benedict ($47). Children’s brunch specials are $17. Reservations required.

The Carlisle

435 E. Butterfield Road, Lombard, (630) 960-0210, Easter Champagne Brunch seatings are at 11 a.m., and 12:30 and 2 p.m. Dine on omelets and waffles, plus fare from the carving, seafood, pasta and kids’ stations; a deluxe sweets table; and bottomless champagne, mimosas, bellinis and more. It’s $57 for adults and $27 for kids 4-12. Reservations required.


9850 Berwyn Ave., Rosemont, (847) 595-1111, Create your own carryout Easter Dinner Package for pickup on March 31. Orders close at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28.

Catch 35

35 S. Washington St., Naperville, (630) 717-3500, Catch 35 will be serving fresh seafood and more from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 31. Reservations required.

Che Figata

2155 CityGate Lane, Suite 103, Naperville, (630) 579-3210, Enjoy an Italian Easter brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31. Reservations required.


200 Applebee St., Barrington, (847) 382-5020, Make reservations now for Easter, when Chessie's will be serving the traditional menu plus Easter specials from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31.

Chez Hotel

519 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, (847) 437-5590, Face painting, photos with the Easter Bunny and balloon animals are all included in Chez Hotel's Champagne Easter Brunch, with seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. March 31. Dine on breakfast dishes, salads, shrimp, oysters, leg of lamb, prime rib, salmon, country-glazed ham, made-to-order omelets, pastas, sides, mini pastries, unlimited champagne and more. It's $75 for adults and $30 for kids 5-11. Reservations required.

Chicago Prime Italian

700 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, (847) 240-1414, Enjoy bottomless champagne during Chicago Prime’s Easter Champagne Brunch with seatings at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. March 31. Nosh on made-to-order omelets, salads, apps, pasta, prime rib, roasted lamb, seafood, sides, dessert and fruit. It’s $75 for adults, $25 for kids 7-14, and free for kids 6 and younger. Reservations required.

CityGate Grille

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, (630) 718-1010, From 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 31, the annual Brunch Extravaganza features prime rib and baked ham carving stations, fresh seafood, breakfast treats, pastries, desserts and more. It’s $69 for adults, $25.95 for kids 5-12, and free for kids 4 and younger. Reservations required.

Concorde Banquets

20922 N. Rand Road, Kildeer, (847) 438-0025, Make reservations now for Concorde’s Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch. Choose from omelet, seafood and carving (maple-glazed ham, rosemary leg of lamb, prime rib-eye of beef) stations, a salad bar, fruit, pastries, complimentary champagne and more. It’s $62 for adults, $26 for kids 4-12, and free for kids 3 and younger.

The Continental Restaurant and Banquet Hall

788 S. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, (847) 459-4095, For Easter, the $35 brunch menu from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. includes roast prime rib, leg of lamb, Greek chicken and other breakfast options.

Cooper’s Hawk

Locations in Algonquin, Arlington Heights, Burr Ridge, Downers Grove, Gurnee, Kildeer, Naperville, South Barrington, St. Charles, Wheeling; Make reservations for lunch or dinner and enjoy seasonal chef recommendations including carne asada flatbread, prime carne asada tacos and tortilla soup for lunch, smoked chili roasted salmon for dinner, and the ginger spiced carrot cake for dessert.

Davanti Enoteca

47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, (630) 328-0280, and 4436 W. Touhy, Lincolnwood, (847) 262-4900, From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Easter, the buffet offers a variety of made-to-order breakfast items, plus a carving station, house specialties and assorted desserts. It’s $55 for adults and $17 for kids 12 and younger. Other Easter specials include risotto ai piselli ($24), penne con asparagi e prosciutto ($26), bistecca alla fiorentina ($56) and fiadoni dolci con ricotta ($14).

Devon Seafood + Steak

17W400 22nd St., Oakbrook Terrace, (630) 516-0180, Make reservations for the three-course Easter prix fixe menu that includes a choice of jumbo lump crab cakes, filet mignon, scallops or salmon for $59 or sea bass, prime rib, Kansas City strip or a larger filet for $69.

Di Pescara

2124 Northbrook Court, Northbrook, (847) 498-4321, The dine-in Easter brunch menu, available from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes lobster deviled eggs, jumbo lump crab and Boursin cheese omelet, avocado toast with poached eggs and eggs Benedicts and French toast.

The Drake Oak Brook

2301 York Road, Oak Brook, (630) 571-0000, Indulge in Easter brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that includes a carving station, seafood bar, made-to-order omelets, hot waffles and more. Plus, there will be an Easter egg hunt during brunch. It's $95 for adults, $30 for kids 4-10, and free for kids 3 and younger. Reservations recommended.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

960 Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire, (847) 793-0333, The Easter weekend brunch menu includes the sliced tenderloin and French onion frittata, sun-dried tomato and spinach-stuffed pork chop and baby gem shellfish Louie. It starts at $55 and is available until 3 p.m. A surf and turf three-course menu is available with filet mignon and lobster tail or king crab legs for $85.

Fox and Turtle

400 E. Orchard St., Itasca, (630) 773-1801, Easter specials starting at 11 a.m. include crab-stuffed mushrooms ($20), prime rib-eye ($65), ham platter ($32) and Parmesan-crusted Chilean sea bass ($45). Reservations required.


Locations in Arlington Heights, Barrington, Chicago, Elmhurst, Forest Park, Frankfort, Lake Forest, Naperville, Northbrook, Oak Lawn, Palos Park and St. Charles; Easter specials include pan-seared halibut ($35) and braised lamb shank ($39). Locations in Lake Forest, Arlington Heights, Barrington and Elmhurst are offering a buffet from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a carving station, breakfast items and desserts. It’s $55 for adults and $17 for kids 12 and younger.

The Graceful Ordinary

3 E. Main St., St. Charles, (331) 235-5803, The Easter family-style brunch menu includes sweet and savory treats such as smoked salmon macaroons and beignets, followed by a choice of entrees including steak and eggs, French toast, quiche Lorraine and ricotta gnocchi. The kids can enjoy chocolate chip pancakes, eggs and bacon or cheeseburger and fries.

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse

2105 S. Spring Road, Oak Brook, (630) 954-0000, There’ll be a special appearance by the Easter Bunny during the March 31 buffet with seatings at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a mimosa bar, carving and omelet stations, breakfast, lunch and seafood buffets and more. $85 for adults, $30 for kids 5-12. Call for reservations.

Half Day Brewing

200 Village Green, Lincolnshire, (847) 821-6933, The Easter Brunch Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. includes ham, prime rib, breakfast items, sides, desserts and more. It's $39.99 for adults and $9.99 for kids 10 and younger. Reservations requested.

The Hampton Social

100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington, (224) 633-5414, Celebrate Easter with half off bottles of Chandon Rose starting at 3 p.m. Reservations requested.

The Happ Inn Bar & Grill

305 N. Happ Road, Northfield, (847) 784-9200, Hop in for Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the menu are Maine lobster Benedict ($25.95), skirt steak and eggs ($19.95), French toast ($13.95), beet and lemon cured salmon ($16.95), prime beef burger ($15.95), Willow Road salad ($15.95) and more. Reservations required.

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse

• 70 Yorktown Center, Lombard, (630) 953-3400, The special Easter buffet brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. will include photos with the Easter Bunny, a balloon artist and a buffet featuring carving, omelet and dessert stations and breakfast and lunch items. It’s $54.95 for adults and $29.95 for kids.

• 10233 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, (847) 699-1200, The special Easter brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. features a starter, dessert and choice of entrees, including steak and eggs ($30), Denver omelet ($23), eggs Benedict ($24), Belgian waffle ($20) and smoked salmon platter ($23). Reservations required.

Hey Nonny

10 S. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights, (224) 202-0750, The $45 prix fixe, three-course brunch menu on Easter includes a starter and dessert and main courses of quiche primavera, shrimp and grits, classic Benedict or Easter ham. Enjoy live jazz by Michael Cohen during the seatings at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. It's $45 for adults and $18 for kids. Reservations required.

Hotel Baker

100 W. Main St., St. Charles, (630) 584-2100, Consider the lavish Easter Sunday Brunch from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dine from the omelet and waffle stations, carving (roast leg of lamb, prime rib) and seafood stations, or choose from breakfast and lunch items, salads and desserts. It's $88 for adults, $38 for kids 4-12, and free for kids 3 and younger. Reservations required.

Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook

2815 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, (630) 568 1234, Kids can take part in an Easter egg hunt extravaganza on Saturday, March 23, as well as have their photos taken with the Easter Bunny. There will be a popcorn machine, cotton candy, Dippin' Dots, and a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar with items for purchase. There will also be a special brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. On March 31, enjoy an Easter Brunch menu featuring a carving station, seafood display, omelets, brunch classics, and a variety of sweet treats. It’s $79 for adults, $29 for kids 4-10, and free for kids 3 and younger with seating from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

Jameson’s Charhouse

1331 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, (847) 392-7100, Easter specials include baked ham ($31.95) and roast leg of lamb ($31.95). Easter catering specials for six to 10 include the leg of lamb package ($325) and bone-in ham package ($225) that come with sides, salad and rolls. Order by Friday, March 29.

Jimmy’s Charhouse

2290 Point Blvd., Elgin, (847) 783-0200, For Easter Sunday, dine on chef's specials including prime rib and surf and turf. Call for reservations.

Katie’s Kitchen

623 N. Wolf Road, Des Plaines, (847) 803-3544, Katie's has Easter covered with its champagne brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring an egg and omelet station, prime rib, ham, breakfast fare, sides, pastries, fruit, desserts and more for $50 for adults and $16 for kids 4-12. Reservations required. Or cater in with the eggs Benedict kit ($60), take and bake frittata ($30), biscuits and gravy ($40), French toast casserole bake ($35), lox package ($100), prime rib dinner ($260 for four, $395 for six) or maple-glazed pork tenderloin ($185 for four, $275 for six). Order by Wednesday, March 27.

Kona Grill

3051 Butterfield Road, Oak Brook, (630) 515-8395, Kona celebrates Easter with brunch Saturday and Sunday, March 30-31, featuring steak and eggs with a pancake stack for $9.99, or country fried steak with sausage gravy or banana maple Foster pancake stack. Each brunch guest will receive an Easter egg filled with surprises. Reservations required.

Lambs Farm

14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville, (847) 362-5050, Chow down on Easter brunch at Magnolia Cafe & Bakery that includes entrees, sides and sweets. It’s $31.95 for adults and $11.95 for kids 12 and younger. Seating times are at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Reservations are required.

Lucille at Drury Lane

100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, (630) 530-8300, Kids can take photos with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs during Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect a variety of stations, including starter, omelet, breakfast, crepes, carving, seafood, doughnuts and waffles, entree, children's and Bloody Mary. Unlimited champagne, bellinis, mimosas and more are included in the $100 price for adults. It's $40 for kids 5-12 and free for kids 4 and younger. Reservations required.

BLT deviled eggs are on the L. Woods menu over Easter weekend. Courtesy of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge

7110 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincolnwood, (847) 677-3350, Easter weekend features specials including the BLT deviled eggs and queen and king cuts of prime rib. Sip cocktails such as the Sabo's Whiskey Sour and Coffee Old Fashioned.

Madame Zuzu’s

1876 First St., Highland Park, (847) 926-7359, The Easter Bunny will stop by for a Polaroid photo op from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Easter.


1847 Freedom Drive, Naperville, (630) 536-2270; 240 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 368-0300; 1901 E. Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, (847) 240-5600; 307 Hawthorn Center, Vernon Hills, (847) 918-0380; Maggiano's is taking reservations now for the dine-in family-style Easter that includes a choice of salads, starters, two entrees, two pastas, two sides and two desserts. Add on a pitcher of mimosa or Italian sangria. Or order carryout in advance.

Main Street Social

608 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, (847) 549-3490, Make reservations for Main Street’s Easter brunch.

Marriott Resort Lincolnshire

In the Grand Marquee Pavilion at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, (847) 634-0100, Meet the Easter Bunny while enjoying Easter brunch, which includes breakfast and lunch buffets, carving stations, chilled seafood, a children's station and more. Seatings are at 10, 10:30 and 11 a.m. and 1, 1:30 and 2 p.m. It's $58 for adults and $24 for kids 12 and younger. Reservations required.

McCormick and Schmick’s

5320 N. River Road, Rosemont, (847) 233-3776, The Easter Sunday three-course menu includes a soup or salad, an entree (crab- and shrimp-stuffed salmon ($50), Chilean sea bass ($75), filet mignon ($65), pan-seared scallops ($55), and a dessert (cheesecake, upside-down candied walnut apple pie, creme brulee). Reservations required.

Meridian Banquets

1701 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows, (847) 952-8181, Indulge in the Easter Champagne Brunch, which includes carving, omelet and waffle stations, seafood, breakfast items, roasted leg of lamb, pineapple-glazed ham, deviled eggs, salads, fruit, pastries, desserts, champagne, mimosas and more. Don't miss the chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Make reservations for seatings at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 2 p.m. It's $52.99 for adults and $24.99 for kids 4-12. Reservations required.

Meson Sabika

1025 Aurora Ave., Naperville, (630) 983-3000, It’s an Easter Extravaganza at Meson Sabika with a four-course, prix fixe menu that includes a choice of cold tapas, hot tapas, entree and dessert. It's $79.95 per person. The vegetarian option is $49 and a young adult menu is available. Reservations required.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House

1225 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, (630) 828-2932, The special Easter menu features chicken and waffles, lump crab Benedict, steak and eggs and Belgian waffle. Reservations required.

Mio Modo

200 S. 2nd St., St. Charles, (630) 587-8221, The Easter buffet from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. offers made-to-order breakfast items, a carving station, house specialties and desserts. It’s $55 for adults and $17 for kids 12 and younger.


Locations in Barrington, Bartlett, Elgin, Fox Lake, Hoffman Estates, Lake in the Hills, Mount Prospect, Rosemont, Schaumburg; Make Easter easy with an individual meal or family-style four pack preordered for dine-in, pickup or delivery. Options include a honey-baked ham dinner ($21.99), osso bucco pork shank ($23.99), or the Italian Combo Dinner with lasagna and chicken Parmesan ($23.99).


1751 Freedom Drive, Naperville, (630) 577-1372; 699 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, (847) 205-5111; 9525 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont, (847) 678-5155; 1470 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg, (847) 413-8771, Morton's celebrates Easter with a three-course dinner Friday through Sunday, March 29-31, that includes a choice of starter, center-cut filet and cold-water lobster tail (6-ounce filet is $79, 8-ounce is $89, 12-ounce is $99, 7-ounce wagyu filet is $119), and dessert (Key lime pie or crème brûlée; carrot cake and Morton's Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake are an extra $6)). Reservations required.


14 S. Third St., Geneva, (630) 262-1000, From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Easter Sunday, the three-course brunch features a starter (overnight oats, Gulf shrimp ceviche, baby kale salad); an entree (steak and eggs, wild mushroom omelet, short rib pastrami hash, Niche burger, Belgian yeast waffle with roasted pork belly, pan-roasted Fjord trout Benedict), and dessert (carrot cake, lemon cheesecake, mochi brownie). It's $60 for adults and $30 for kids 12 and younger. Reservations required.

Enjoy Easter brunch with the family and the Easter Bunny at Oaken Bar + Bistro.

Oaken Bar + Bistro

200 N. Field Drive, Lake Forest, (847) 582-6410, The Easter Bunny will be joining Easter brunch at the 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings. The menu includes salads, brunch dishes, pastries, omelet and carving stations, fruit, mimosas, Bloody Marys and more. It’s $65 for adults and $35 for kids. Reservations required.

Enjoy a hearty serving of The Boss steak and eggs at Old Town Pour House’s Rock N Roll Brunch. Courtesy of Old Town Pour House

Old Town Pour House

1703 Freedom Drive, Naperville, (630) 448-6020, and 8 Oak Brook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 601-1440, The Rock N Roll Brunch on Easter includes the Jon Bun Jovi cinnamon rolls, Donut Stop Believin, Sweet Child O’ Mine French toast and The Boss steak and eggs from open until 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

151 Kitchen and Bar

151 N. York St., Elmhurst, (331) 979-7198, Make reservations now for Easter Brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Palm Court

1912 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, (847) 870-7770, Easter specials include crab meat stuffed flounder, roasted prime rib, beef Wellington, lamb shank, surf and turf, leg of lamb and ham.

Nutella French toast is on Pennyville Station's Easter brunch menu. Courtesy of Amy Roesch

Pennyville Station

112 Main St., Park Ridge, (847) 720-4841, The family-style Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. includes Nutella French toast, fruit, pot stickers, ham, lamb chops, rigatoni with vodka sauce, chopped salad, brownies, lemon squares and more. It's $39.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids 6-12, and $9.95 for kids 2-5. Reservations required.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grill

5 Oakbrook Court, Oak Brook, (630) 571-1808, and 1780 Golf Road, Schaumburg, (847) 648-7451, From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 31, Perry's is offering an Easter special featuring Perry's Pear Salad or carrot ginger soup, double-smoked triple-glazed ham with whipped potatoes and green bean almondine for $49. The family-style Easter meal for four to-go with ham is $149. Order in advance for pickup from 11 a.m. to close Saturday or Sunday, March 30-31, (heat and eat) or Sunday, March 31, (ready to eat).


1150 Willow Road, Northbrook, (847) 480-2323; 7 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook, (630) 575-8700; 100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington, (847) 844-9300; Reservations are open for the Easter Brunch Buffet March 30-31 that include pictures with the Easter Bunny and a “golden egg” gift.

Port Edward

20 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin, (847) 658-5441, During the Bunny Brunch & Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. and noon Saturday, March 23, kids can hunt for eggs, visit with the Easter Bunny and dine on a kid-friendly buffet. It's $22 in advance/$27 at the door for kids 11 and older, $17/$20 for kids 6-10, $12/$15 for kids 3-5, and free for kids 2 and younger.

On Easter, head to Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook for the buffet that includes made-to-order crepes. Courtesy of Cindy Kurman

Prairie Grass Cafe

601 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, (847) 205-4433, The Easter buffet brunch is back from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each meal begins with the PGC Benedict featuring a poached egg with spinach and roasted tomato Hollandaise sauce. The buffet features deviled farm eggs, salads, moussaka, cod, glazed ham, made-to-order omelets and crepes, breakfast items, sweets and more. Reservations required. $85 for adults and $54 for kids 10 and younger.

Real Urban BBQ

2119 Clearwater Drive, Oak Brook, (630) 601-6588, and 1260 S. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills, (847) 947-6474, If you're hosting Easter, consider RUB's catering deals: Whole ($500/about 14 pounds) and half ($250/about 7 pounds) prime ribs (four days notice); whole roasted tenderloin ($229/about 4.5 pounds); or whole smoked chicken, turkey breast or boneless ham (all 48-hours notice). Full and half pans of sides are also available.

Create your own carryout Easter Dinner Package from Rosebud. Courtesy of Rosebud


711 Deerfield Road, Deerfield, (847) 914-0900; 12350 Derby Road, Lemont, (630) 599-6000; 22 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, (630) 548-9800; Create your own carryout Easter Dinner Package for pickup on March 31. Orders close at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

933 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, (847) 498-6889, and 100 W. Higgins Road, Suite U-1, South Barrington, (847) 551-3730, Reserve your table for Easter and enjoy classics like veal osso bucco ravioli, petite filet and shrimp, garlic crusted sea bass and more.

Santo Cielo

123 Water St., Unit 509, Naperville, (630) 323-0700, Make reservations for the Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Offerings include breakfast items, salad, chilaquiles, tortilla Espanola, ceviche, barbacoa and more for $65 for adults, $20 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger.


601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, (847) 777-6878, Saranello's is hosting an Easter buffet brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring lamb, honey ham and an ice cream sundae bar. It's $49.95 per person and half price for kids 12 and younger. Reservations required.

Scratchboard Kitchen

5 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights, (847) 749-3103, For dining at home, the a la carte Easter brunch options include strawberry matcha poptarts, almond joy scones, banana bread mini loaves, biscuits, beet hummus with crackers, caviar and creme fraiche, sausage gravy, grits, lox and lemon chive cream cheese and Bloody Mary mix. Order ahead for pickup from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 30.

Dine on a la carte Easter brunch specials such as the crab and Cheddar quiche at Seasons 52. Courtesy of Seasons 52

Seasons 52

3 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 571-4752, and 1770 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg, (847) 517-5252, From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31, dine in on a la carte Easter brunch featuring crab and Cheddar quiche, upright French toast, apricot-glazed spiral ham, and wood-grilled shrimp and grits, plus mimosas, sangrias, Bloody Marys, rosé lemonade and strawberry hibiscus margaritas. For dinner at home, consider the special apricot-glazed spiral ham with sweet potato mash and maple-pecan streusel that's available for dine-in or to-go. Reservations required. Or order an Easter Green Box To Go for four or six that includes apricot-glazed spiral ham ($155) or a single order for $29. Order by Wednesday, March 27, for pickup on Saturday, March 30.

Shaw’s Crab House

1900 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg, (847) 517-2722, Join Shaw’s for your Easter feast from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. There will be three special entrees in addition to the full a la carte menu: Baked ham with Dijon brown sugar glaze, au gratin potatoes and sauteed green beans; herb-roasted leg of lamb with roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus and au jus; and beef Wellington — an 8 oz. filet mignon, mushroom duxelles and Madeira wine sauce. Reservations requested.

SixtyFour Wine Bar & Kitchen

123 Water St., Suite 105A, Naperville, (630) 780-6464, Dine from the special Easter menu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring entrees such as vegetarian or crab quiche, French toast, crispy sea bass, short rib, Meyer lemon and arugula ravioli and shrimp or chicken scampi. Reservations required.

Spartan Ale House

1032 Prairie St., Aurora, (630) 340-4546, and 3032 English Rows Ave., Naperville, (630) 536-8163, Make reservations at either location for the Easter brunch buffet, available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Highlights include a carving station, pan-seared salmon and a variety of breakfast and lunch options. $32 for adults, $15 for kids.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

244 S. Main St., Naperville, (630) 305-0230, Make reservations now for Easter lunch or dinner or order online to go.

Table at Crate

35 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 590-9444, Easter brunch includes mimosa bottle service with prosecco and a trio of fresh juices ($48), biscuit Benedict ($19), quiche ($16), Nutella-stuffed French toast ($15), B.E.C. sandwich ($16) and lamb hash ($18).

Tap House Grill

Locations in Algonquin, Lemont, Oswego, Palatine, Plainfield, St. Charles and Wheeling; Bring the family to the Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that includes a chocolate bunny for all kids and one Easter basket per table. On the menu are French toast, pancakes, prime rib, roasted ham, salmon, desserts and more. It's $37 for adults, $11 for kids 4-12, and free for kids 3 and younger. Reservations required.

Tapville Social

216 S. Washington, Naperville, (630) 536-8739, During Easter brunch, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tapville Social will be offering a special craft cocktail flights, including the Boozy Iced Coffee Flight, as well as the Peep mimosa. Reservations required.

Texas de Brazil

5 Woodfield Mall, Suite D312, Schaumburg, (847) 413-1600, On Easter, the Brazilian steakhouse will be opening early at 11 a.m. with specialty brunch items available until 3 p.m. Reservations required.

Thorn Restaurant

5200 Pearl St., Rosemont, (847) 260-4774, Visit and take complimentary photos with the Easter Bunny while dining on Easter brunch that includes shrimp cocktail and omelet and carving stations. The mimosa and Bloody Mary bar are extra. Seatings are at 9 a.m. and noon. It's $60 for adults and $30 for kids 12 and younger. Reservations required.

Crab rangoon dip is among the Easter specials at Timothy O’Toole’s. Courtesy of Timothy O'Toole's

Timothy O’Toole’s

5572 Grand Ave., Gurnee, (847) 249-0800; 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, (847) 984-2599; 10 W. Grand Ave., Lake Villa, (847) 979-0600; The Libertyville location will host a family-friendly brunch March 31 with seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. There will be a visit from the Easter Bunny and a magician, along with crafts for kids. The buffet includes carved ham and turkey, spring pasta primavera, sides, salads and breakfast options, as well as a kids buffet table and a doughnut wall. It’s $28 for kids and $45 for adults. The Libertyville, Gurnee and Lake Villa locations have a weekend full of Easter specials from March 29-31, including crab rangoon dip ($13), chicken piccata ($18), lemon shrimp spring pasta ($22) and shaved leg of lamb French dip ($21). Holiday cocktails include the Peach Bourbon John Daly ($12), Peach Paloma ($10), Lavender Lemon Drop ($12), Lychee Berry Mule ($13) and Buzzed Bunny ($10).

Truluck’s in Rosemont will have a special kids menu for Easter. Courtesy of Truluck's

Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab

9860 Berwyn Ave., Rosemont, (847) 233-9404, Besides specialties such as miso-glazed sea bass, New England sea scallops and Florida stone crab claws, on Easter, Truluck's will be serving a special kids menu featuring mac and cheese, chicken tenders, cheeseburger sliders, fried shrimp and a shaken chocolate milk mocktini. Adults can sip the special Spring Fling cocktail for $17. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended.


135 Water St., Naperville, (630) 328-0431, Easter specials include ember seared halibut ($38), grilled fig and peach salad ($16) and braised lamb shank ($42).

Village Squire

125 Washington St., West Dundee, (847) 428-4483, Have lunch with the Easter Bunny from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, that includes photo ops and free Easter candy. On Easter Sunday, locations at 4818 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake, (815) 455-4130, and 4512 W. Elm St., McHenry, (815) 385-0900,, will be offering Easter specials such as prime rib, carved applewood ham and Grecian-style Atlantic salmon, plus Mimosa La Marca, Tito’s Bloody Mary and pineapple martini. End with triple layer carrot cake, lemon berry mascarpone cake or Death By Chocolate cake.

Violi in Oak Brook will have a number of Easter specials on March 31. Courtesy of Violi


260 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 592-2104, On Sunday, March 31, the Greek restaurant will be serving a marinated horta ($14) with Swiss chard, spinach, fresh tomato, feta and dill, a wild Alaskan halibut ($44) with roasted cippolini onions, fresh tomato, Swiss chard and lemon, and a roasted lamb shoulder ($48) with baby potatoes, garlic, oregano and ladolemono.

Weber Grill

2331 Fountain Square, Lombard, (630) 953-8880, and 1010 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, (847) 413-0800, The Easter brunch menu includes deviled eggs, smoked chicken pot pie, arctic char, wagyu picanha steak and strawberry shortcake sundae. Reservations required.

Special for Easter, Wildfire is serving a braised Colorado lamb shank with sauteed spinach, classic Diane sauce and cauliflower mashed potatoes. Courtesy of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants


1300 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, (847) 657-6363; 235 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire, (847) 279-7900; 232 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 586-9000; 1250 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg, (847) 995-0100, Special for Easter, Wildfire is serving a braised Colorado lamb shank with sauteed spinach, classic Diane sauce and cauliflower mashed potatoes, and a triple layer carrot cake. Available for dine-in and carryout all day.

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