30 Easter Specials for Every Bunny!

Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe

Easter is just around the corner, and we’ve compiled the best of Chicago’s Easter Fun to enjoy this weekend. Hop to it!


The charming Italian restaurant is offering special A La Carte dishes this Easter Sunday. Bring your family and friends and enjoy Grilled Octopus and Lobster Francese. The Roasted Lamb Rack is served with rosemary roasted potatoes and carrots, finished with garlic au jus. The Linguine Seafood is made with sautéed scungilli, octopus, calamari, olives, capers, and basil, all in a spicy garlic & olive oil sauce, tossed with linguine pasta.

Hoppy Easter at Water Tower Place

Are you ready to hop into the Easter spirit? Look no further than Water Tower Place, where families can experience the joy of meeting the Easter Bunny! Located on the Ground level corner of Michigan and Pearson, this enchanting meet-and-greet promises laughter and memories for kids of all ages. 

Easter Party at the French Market

On Saturday March 30, families can enjoy Easter fun at the French Market, from 10 am until 2 pm. Activities include an Easter egg hunt, free pictures with the Easter Bunny (11-2), a free Kiddie Train, and free treats! For this festive occasion, there will be a discounted rate for parking, $7.99 only, use code WF600.

Rose Mary

Experience a four-course Easter brunch with Rose Mary for $55 a person. Curated by Chef Joe Flamm, the restaurant will serve a Croatian and Italian-inspired menu featuring Burek made with Nueske’s bacon, farm egg and mozzarella. Try also the Benedict Pampanella with pork belly, calabrian chili, and hollandaise. Reservations are available on Tock here


From March 25 through 29 leading up to Easter Sunday, Taureaux Tavern is offering a spin on the classic Bellini with their “Basket Case” for $14. A blend of fruity peach, raspberry, and orange liqueurs, the drink is topped off with their house Blanc de Blanc to create a light, refreshing twist on the classic cocktail. 


In collaboration with Halleck Vineyards, Tanta is hosting a dinner on Thursday, March 28. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with Ross Halleck and Chef Gee Cuyugan as they walk through the five-course meal and pairing. The menu features Hamachi Bomb, Uni Pave, Chupe Langosta Thermidor, Smoked Out Scallop, Adobo Truffle Wagyu Cheek, and Lucama Panna Cotta.

Form Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31, Tanta is offering a trio of Easter Specials by Chef Gee Cuyugan. Enjoy the Montana y Mar, seared U10 scallops with crispy pork belly, fava beans, quinoa, huacatay wine sauce, and chalaca. Try the Aji Amarillo Miso Chilean Sea Bass, aji amarillo miso-marinated sea bass with arroz Norteno, lima beans, and hericot vert. Order the Lamb Chops Pepian, a half rack grilled lamb chop with anticuchera marinade, cilantro pepian, minted pesto, asparagus, heirloom carrots, cherry tomato Criolla.


Fora’s Easter brunch is brimming with delicious breakfast classics like bagels with smoked salmon and whipper cream cheese, homemade scones, banana bread, gulf shrimp and freshly shucked oysters. Make your reservations here and enjoy on their all-season patio.

Farm Bar Lakeview

Farm Bar Lakeview’s Easter specials are perfect for the whole family. Farm Bar is offering sweet and savory brunch dishes, from the Frittata with cheese curds, asparagus, and mushrooms served with a side salad to their French Toast topped with whipped cream and macerated berries. Reservations are available on OpenTable here.

Easter Family Fun at Time Out Market Chicago

Enjoy a full day of Easter fun at Time Out Market! Offering exciting family activities and delicious holiday treats, Time Out has a full schedule of events to keep everyone happy this Easter. At 10:00 a.m., join the Easter Egg Hunt on the second floor. Afterwards, grab a photo with the Easter Bunny. While the Easter Bunny is hopping around the Market, kids can get free face painting with any proof of purchase.

Adorn Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy a bright and colorful Easter spread at Adorn, just in time for spring! Featuring multiple chef-led stations from the Four Seasons Chicago culinary team, taste fresh salads filled with seasonal ingredients, and check out the land and sea carving stations as well as the sushi and raw food bars. Celebrate the holiday with balloon art, bubbles, face paint, and photo ops with the Easter Bunny for the kids. Brunch will be offered March 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $255 per person. Kids are $85 each. Reservations can be booked on OpenTable.

BLVD Steakhouse

BLVD Steakhouse is serving a unique Easter special on April 9 from 9:45 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. Enjoy  steakhouse classics like a Seafood Tower, Caviar Service, and the French Toast Bread Pudding made with a maple gastrique and crème anglaise. Reservations can be made on their OpenTable here.

Mercat a la Planxa

Try a Catalonian-inspired fare at Mercat la Planxa this Easter. Chef David Oland is serving Cold Poached Asparagus, Ducktrap smoked salmon, Curried Cous Cous Salad, and Patatas Bravas. Don’t forget dessert! Finish your meal with the Mercat Basque Cheesecake, Tres Leches Cake, or Homemade Fruit Tartlets.


The Michelin-starred restaurant is offering a special five-course Easter brunch on March 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Priced at $84 per person, reservations are available on OpenTable here.

The Smith

From 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Smith is serving a delicious Easter brunch. Enjoy The Smith Eggs Benedict black forest ham, English muffin, hollandaise, poached eggs, and home fries. Try also the Shrimp & Grits made with jalapeño cheddar grits, baked eggs, scampi butter, blackened shoestring potatoes. Reservations are available on OpenTable here

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee

This sweet specialty donut will top off your Easter treats. Stan’s is introducing an exclusive Coconut Easter Basket, which includes the traditional coconut cake donut, soaked in coconut milk and coated in yellow-dyed coconut flakes and topped with three chocolate eggs. Available April 4 through 9.

Hannah’s Bretzel

Hannah’s Bretzel brings a fantastic breakfast item that everyone will love: a breakfast sandwich tray, in a build-our-own fashion so you can pick and choose your favorites. Each order comes with prepared fruit salad and/or freshly brewed organic coffee or tea. Additionally, you can stop by Hannah’s to grab some chocolate Easter eggs and bunnies!


Daisies is dishing out all kinds of delectable desserts this Easter Sunday. Enjoy featured offerings like the Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake, Lemon Crumb Coffee Cake, and Assorted Cookie Box. Place your pre-order on Tock here


Pre-order delicious breads at Publican Quality Bread or meats for your Easter feast at Publican Quality Meats! Publican Quality Bread is serving hot cross buns, Tres Leches cake, and Colomba bread. At Publican Quality Meats, try the Semi-Boneless Leg of Lamb and Rack of Lamb. Offered March 29 through 31.


This Sunday, make your way to the Magnificent Mile and celebrate Easter at Venteux. Enjoy Smoked Salmon Benedict over a brioche donut and served with marble potatoes, or sweet Banana Ricotta Pancakes topped with coconut whipped cream. Pair your meal with bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys, or try their special Easter cocktail, the Egg Hunt, made with Empress Gin, egg white foam, and a lemon swath garnish. Reservations are available via OpenTable.


This Easter Sunday, make a reservation at Bar Pendry for their elegant Easter tea at the luxurious hotel Pendry. With their tea service, guests will enjoy bottomless tea by Rare Tea Cellars, crispy chicken katsu with carrot mustard, cherry blossom angel food cake, and delicate Easter-themed macarons. Toast with tea-infused cocktails and listen to the tunes of Chicago DJ JaxxSway.


From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Easter, The Graceful Ordinary is offering reservations for their holiday brunch. Enjoy Steak and Eggs or French Toast for your entree and other dishes and desserts like deviled eggs, smoked salmon macaroons, beignets with espresso anglaise, and blueberry brioche tarts. 


Offering dining experiences Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31, celebrate Easter Mediterranean-style at avec River North. Try the Carrot Cake with orange blossom cream cheese frosting and apricot jam, a beautiful chocolate Easter egg cake with coconut and milk-chocolate mousse, or purchase a take and bake batch of their iconic cinnamon rolls.


Celebrate Easter with your family by enjoying a luxurious steak brunch at Maple and Ash. For $120 per adult and $65 per kid, enjoy seafood towers, caviar, Lobster Soft Scrambled with black truffle and brown butter brioche, or the Alaskan King Crab Eggs Benedict. All tables will receive three shareable sides and a selection of desserts. Make your reservations here.


Celebrate Easter with tacos! It’s a party at Big Star West Town, with kid-friendly cookies, Easter egg decorating, tasty breakfast tacos, and Easter Bunny photo opps. Indulge in delicious dishes and cocktails, and kids eat free! Reservations are available via OpenTable.

The Goddess and Grocer 

The Goddess and Grocer brings you a special Easter menu with offerings for brunch and dinner, including vegetarian and gluten free options. Try the Sliced Smoking Goose City Ham dinner or Smoked Salmon Platter for brunch.

Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe

Treat yourself to a festive dessert at Bittersweet Pastry Shop and Cafe. The Giant Rice Krispy Easter Egg is a 10-inch tall egg made from brown butter Rice Krispy treats. Their Fudge Easter Cake is layers of fudge cake with white chocolate fudge filling. Try the Bunny Cupcakes, decorated with bunny tails and buttercream flowers.

The Table at Crate

Located at Crate & Barrel at the Oakbrook Center shopping center, The Table at Crate will offer a special a la carte menu, complete with a full mimosa bottle service. Try the Biscuit Benedict made with a buttermilk biscuit, Tasso ham, pimiento cheese, poached eggs, hollandaise and crispy kale. Order the Lamb Hash made with Merguez sausage, za’atar potatoes, roasted red peppers, onions, harissa aioli, crumbled feta cheese, parsley. 

Riverside Cafe at The Sheraton Grand Riverwalk Hotel

On the second floor of The Sheraton Grand Riverwalk Hotel, the Riverside Cafe is offering a plentiful Easter brunch spread. Enjoy cold and hot buffets for $36 per person, including assorted fruit, a smoked salmon display, avocado toast, and smoked brisket hash.


This Easter, eden is offering a delicious weekend brunch with classic entree options alongside specials such as the Bodega Breakfast Sandwich and Steak & Eggs. Also try the Open-Faced Prime Rib Sandwich and Lobster Scramble. 


Buy your tickets for the Journeyman’s Easter celebration! For $45 adult tickets and $20 tickets for children under 12, The American Factory at Journeyman Distillery is celebrating Easter with a family-friendly brunch that includes a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. Enjoy brunch options such as the Nutella French toast, biscuits and gravy, bagel boards with salmon and pastrami.

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