Easter and Passover brunches offered in Philadelphia

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Palladino's WTF Waffle is one option you can order for brunch this Easter Sunday (photo Lauren Mame Thomas)

Easter and Passover spring upon us this weekend. Restaurants located throughout Philadelphia are offering special brunches for family and friends to enjoy. Get together with the family and leave the cooking for another day.

Sunday, April 5th Easter brunches

XIX (Nineteen) (220 S Broad St.) - Inside the Hyatt at Bellvue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. guests can enjoy an Easter brunch menu featuring a café table, a main course, and dessert. Cocktail and raw bar options are available. Call 215-790-1919 for reservations.  http://philadelphia.bellevue.hyatt.com/

10 Arts Bistro and Lounge (10 Avenue of the Arts) - Located in the Ritz Carlton, 10 Arts' Easter brunch is priced at $65 for adults (includes complimentary mimosas) and $30 for children for a buffet-style menu. Call 215-523-8273 for reservations. http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Philadelphia/Dining/Default.htm

Aksum (4630 Baltimore Ave.) - From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, the Mediterranean restaurant will offer a three-course brunch menu featuring options such as harira, Moroccan steak and eggs, and warm cinnamon buns. Price is $25 per person. Call 267-275-8195 for reservations. http://aksumcafe.com/site/

Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House (All locations) - Enjoy a special Easter brunch/dinner menu from this seafood restaurant. Call 215-382-3474 for reservations. http://www.docmagrogans.com/

Bistro St. Tropez (2400 Market St. 4th Floor) - The French restaurant will serve a three-course Easter brunch menu featuring options such as wild boar sausage, lobster scrambled eggs, lamb shank, and dessert options. $45 per person. The brunch is from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 215-569-9269 for reservations. http://www.bistrosttropez.com/

Bridget Foy’s (200 South St.) - A great pick for those attending the Easter Parade on South Street. Brunch is offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations can be made by calling 215-922-1813. http://www.bridgetfoys.com/

Bank and Bourbon (1200 Market St.) - With a special brunch menu served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., chef Tom Harkins whips up such specialties as pastries, steak and eggs, salmon salad, and breakfast sides. All guests receive a take-home bag of dessert goodies. Call 215-231-7300 for reservations. http://bankandbourbon.com/

The Capital Grille (1338 Chestnut St.) - Enjoy a three-course Easter brunch menu featuring your choice of soup or salad, a main course, and dessert. Cocktail options will be available. Call 215-545-9588 for more information. https://www.thecapitalgrille.com

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse (1901 John F. Kennedy Blvd.) -  Specially priced lunch menu and half-priced rodizio for kids ages 7-11. Kids can also get their face painted from noon to 4 p.m. Call 215-525-3233 for reservations. http://chima.cc/site/

Davio’s (111 S. 17th St.) - The Italian steakhouse celebrates Easter with a brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a full a la carte menu from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call 215-563-4810 for reservations. http://davios.com/

Devon Seafood Grill (225 S 8th St.) - From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy an a la carte brunch menu featuring waffles, eggs Benedict, shucked oysters, and other fresh fish options. Full dinner menu served from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call 215-546-5940 for reservations. http://www.devonseafood.com/home.aspx?location_id=96

ELA (67 S 3rd St.) - For $30, Chef Jason Cichonski’s restaurant is offering a three-course menu including soup and salad options, egg choices, dessert and more. Call 267-687-8512 for reservations. http://elaphilly.com/

Estia (all locations) - Starting at 2 p.m., the Greek restaurant will serve an Easter feast for $65 including soup, salad, one entree, and dessert. Call the location of your choice. http://estiarestaurant.com/

Gaslight (120 Market St.) - The restaurant is offering a $25 two-course menu featuring deviled eggs with smoked salmon, brioche French toast, cocktail options, and more. Call 215-925-7691. http://www.thegaslightphilly.com/

Iron Hill (all locations) - Beginning at noon, the restaurant will bring back its Sunday prime rib option served with traditional sides, and your choice of soup or salad. Call the location of your choice. http://www.ironhillbrewery.com/

Juniper Commons (521 S Broad St.) - Enjoy an Easter brunch and live blues music from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 215-735-1913 for reservations. http://www.sbragadining.com/

Kensington Quarters (1310 Frankford Ave.) - For its brunch debut, Kensington Quarters will offer a special menu from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will include items such as yogurt panna cotta, pork shoulder Benedict, pastrami French toast, and more. Mimosas and bloody Marys will be offered on the cocktail menu. Call 267-314-5086 for reservations. http://kensingtonquarters.com/

Tashan (777 S Broad St.) - The restaurant offers a tasting menu with items including a tandoor station, a naan station, a seafood station, a buffet station, and more. The brunch is priced at $29 and is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 267-687-2170 for reservations. http://mytashan.com/

LaCroix (210 W Rittenhouse Sq.) - Located in the Rittenhouse Hotel, the restaurant offers an Easter feast from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Price is $110 per person. Call 215-790-2533 for reservations. http://www.lacroixrestaurant.com/

London Grill (2301-2303 Fairmount Ave.) - The restaurant will serve a la carte menus featuring Easter specials. Call 215-978-4545 for reservations. http://www.londongrill.com/

M Restaurant at the Morris House (231 S 8th St.) - The Easter a la carte menu will be both lunch and dinner items from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Seating in the main dining room, library, and garden will be available. Call 215-922-2446 for reservations. http://www.mrestaurantphilly.com/

Palladino’s (1934 East Passyunk Ave.) - Enjoy an Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with traditional Easter pie (torta pasqualina), NJ asparagus, and wood-grilled leg of lamb. Cocktail specials will be available, too. Call 267-928-4339 for reservations. http://lukepalladino.com/

Pub & Kitchen (1946 Lombard St.) - The restaurant will offer a dinner prix-fixe menu for $45 including pub snacks, soup or salad, a main course, and dessert option. Call 215-545-0350 for reservations. http://thepubandkitchen.com/

Me N Mo Meatballs (214 South St.) - The restaurant will serve special menu items including lamb meatballs with a Barolla rosemary wine reduction, veggie meatballs with a mushroom cream sauce, and chicken meatballs with shallots and white wine. Free treats will be given to children. Reservations only. For parties of six or more should call 215-928-3262. http://www.menmophilly.com/

Redwood (340 South St.) - From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy a three-course Easter brunch including an appetizer, one entree and a dessert option for $26. Call 215-238-1512 for reservations. http://redwoodphilly.com/

Russet (1521 Spruce St.) - Enjoy an a la carte menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that includes: house-cured prosciutto, slow-roasted lamb leg, seared Barnegat Light scallops, and more. Call 215-546-1521 for reservations. http://www.russetphilly.com/

Spirit of Philadelphia (401 S. Columbus Blvd.) - Climb aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia and enjoy a seasonal buffet and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Pricing is $59.90 for adults, $35.95 for children. Boarding starts at 12:30 p.m. Call 866-455-3866 for reservations. http://www.spiritcruises.com/

Sofitel (Chez Colette) (120 South 17th St.) - From 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., enjoy Easter brunch at Chez Colette with a festive menu including a raw bar, a carving station, cocktails, and more. A create-your-own cupcake station will be available for the kids. The meal is $65 per person and $32.50 for kids under 12. Call 215-569-8300 for reservations. http://www.sofitel.com/

Supper (926 South St.) - The restaurant will offer brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a menu that includes red velvet pancakes, eggs Benedict, banana cream pie, French toast, and more. Call 215-592-8180 for reservations. http://www.supperphilly.com/

Square 1682 (121 S 17th St.) - The restaurant will offer Easter brunch from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a menu that includes lobster quiche, lamb, carrot cake, and more. Call 215-563-5008 for reservations. http://www.square1682.com/

Twisted Tail (509 S. 2nd St.) - The restaurant will serve an a la carte from their brunch menu as well as Easter specials from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 215-558-2471 for reservations. http://www.thetwistedtail.com/

Pennsylvania 6 (114 S 12th St.) - The restaurant will offer brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with specials that include: a complimentary basket of pastries, wild mushroom crepes, grilled asparagus salad, lobster baked eggs, and more. Call 267-639-5606 for reservations. http://www.pennsylvania6philly.com/

Honey's Sit  N' Eat (all locations) - Starting on Friday, April 3 through Passover, the restaurant will offer matzah pizza, matzah brie, and matzah nachos. Call the location of your choice. http://honeyssitneat.com/

Passover Brunch picks from Michael Schaffer, For the Inquirer

Zahav (237 St. James Pl.) - The restaurant offers a Passover menu Friday night with a fixed price of $54 per person. Call 215-625-8800 for reservations. http://www.zahavrestaurant.com/

Davio’s (111 S. 17th St.) - The restaurant presents a Passover menu with a Northern Italian twist Wednesday, April 8 with a fixed price of $55. Call 215-563-4810 reservations. http://davios.com/

Supper (926 South St.) -  The restaurant offers the “Supper Seder” on Friday, April 3, with traditional dishes including gefilte fish with fresh-grated horseradish and Old Fashioned Chicken Soup with matzo ball and dill. Fixed price: $58 adult, $29 children 12 and under. Call 215-592-8180 for reservations.http://www.supperphilly.com/

Cantina Feliz (424 S. Bethlehem Pike) -  Passover gets a Mexican touch with a four-course menu, from Friday, April 3 through Saturday, April 11, priced at $27. Call 215-646-1320 for reservations. http://www.cantinafeliz.com/