28 November, 2021, 01:16

Where to grab a bite this Easter: 2021 Edition

Hunting for the perfect Easter meal just got easier.

Finding a great place to eat with the family, or bringing a local meal home this Easter doesn’t need to be a drawn-out egg hunt.

Whether you’re looking for a morning or evening of elegance or a quick bite with the family, there’s no need to track down the perfect event by yourself.

One of the following restaurants should do just the trick for Sunday, April 04. Keep in mind that some of these events are happening earlier on the weekend.

The Carriage House

125 S. Arizona Ave.
Carriage House

Photo courtesy of The Carriage House

Chef Janos Wilder has created a delectable menu for Easter weekend. All dishes are a la carte and can be ordered for pickup on Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 4 at the Carriage House.

Orders must be placed no later than midnight on Wednesday, March 31.

Easter Menu

Salads (choice of at $5)
  • Downtown Caesar Salad – with grana talia and giant garlic croutons (Italian, marinated anchovies +$2.50)
  • Baja Arizona Gardener’s Crudite – with snap peas, green beans, I’itoi onions, radishes, and carrots on ricotta with fig jam
Main Course (choice of)
  • Minted Pesto Wrapped Roast Lamb Loin and the Truth About Potatoes ($28) – honeyed ginger carrots and minted port sauce
  • Roast Rack of Pork with Brandied Orange Glaze ($26) – bacon/fennel white beans and brussels sprouts with golden raisin and lemon
  • Spring Vegetable Pasta, Mushroom Brodo, Pea Cream ($24) – snap peas, carrots green beans, green beans, baby bok choy, sweet onions, herbs, and grana Padano
Dessert ($5)
  • Lemon Bundt Cake with Citrus Glaze – macerated strawberries and blueberries

For more information, visit carriagehousetucson.com.

Charro Steak & Del Rey

188 E. Broadway Blvd.

Gary Hickey at Charro Vida (Credit: Jackie Tran)

There’s an Easter Brunch taking place at Charro Steak & Del Rey. They’re currently taking reservations and will be open 11 a.m. –  8 p.m. The restaurants have teamed up with Cruz farms to bring you an “Eggciting Easter Sunday.” The regular menu will be available, too.

For more information and to make reservations, call (520) 485-1922 or visit sicharro.com.

El Charro Cafe

Multiple Locations
Carne seca chimichanga bandera style at El Charro Cafe (Photo courtesy of El Charro Cafe)

Carne seca chimichanga bandera style at El Charro Cafe (Photo courtesy of El Charro Cafe)

On top of its regular menu, El Charro is offering a special Easter menu as well. The limited dishes include Eggs Benedict Sonoran Style, Grilled Camarones and Corn Tamale Cake, Breakfast Tacos, and Carne Seca Breakfast Chimi. All of these dishes come with seasoned potatoes, frijoles, and fruta.

For more information, visit elcharrocafe.com.

El Conquistador Tucson

10000 N. Oracle Rd.
(Credit: Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort)

(Credit: Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort)

Mimosas and breakfast will be served on Easter at El Conquistador Tucson from 6:30 – 10:30 a.m.

For more information and to make your reservations, visit hiltonelconquistador.com.

Cup Cafe at Hotel Congress

311 E. Congress St.
Cup Cafe patio (Photo courtesy of Hotel Congress)

Cup Cafe patio (Photo courtesy of Hotel Congress)

In lieu of our popular Sunday brunch menu, Cup Café is offering a special, prix fixe Easter brunch feast. As just a reminder, reservations are required for this holiday dining experience.

Seats are $55 per adult, $25 for kids, and will be seating from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For more information and to view the menu, visit hotelcongress.com.

Dante’s Fire

2526 E. Grant Rd.
Grilled Jalapeño Poppers at Dante's Fire (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Grilled Jalapeño Poppers at Dante’s Fire (Credit: Jackie Tran)

The midtown spot is offering an Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 4, and chef Ken is whipping up some delicious Brunch meals to be passed around the table. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling (520) 382-9255.

For more information and to view the menu, visit Dante’s Fire on Facebook

Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort

5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Rd.
Assorted desserts at The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol Sunday Brunch (Photo by Jackie Tran)

Assorted desserts at The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol Sunday Brunch (Photo by Jackie Tran)

Celebrate Easter this year with a classic and elegant dinner at Hacienda Del Sol from 5 – 9 p.m. You can check out the full menu online, and they’ve also got a to-go menu for those wanting to celebrate at home.

For more information and to make a reservation, call (520) 529-3500 or visit haciendadelsol.com.

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Signature Grill JW Marriott Starr Pass

(Credit: JW Marriott Starr Pass)

The resort is celebrating the Easter weekend with a host of holiday activities including an a la carte “Easter Brunch Experience” at Signature Grill.

Easter a la carte Brunch at Signature Grill
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 4

In addition to serving its regular breakfast menu, Signature Grill will be offering an exclusive a la carte brunch menu including a savory selection of specialties ranging from prime rib, lamb, and scallops to fried chicken and waffles, green chili hummus, and eggs Florentine. For reservations call (520) 791-6064.

Easter Weekend Festivities

There are going to be Easter activities for the whole family at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa over the holiday weekend, Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 4. There’s going to be arts and crafts, a watermelon eating contest, egg relay race, water balloon toss, a resort-wide golden egg hunt, and an official Easter egg hunt on the Meecha Lawn on Sunday morning. The Easter Bunny himself will be making an appearance, too.

You must be a registered overnight resort guest or have brunch reservations to participate in the festivities.

For more information, visit marriott.com.

The Parish

6453 N. Oracle Rd.
Brunch at the Parish (Photo courtesy of the Parish)

Brunch at the Parish (Photo courtesy of the Parish)

The Parish is offering an exclusive menu from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Easter Sunday. Dishes include Mesquite Smoked Salmon, Shrimp and Grits, gumbo, and more. It’d be a good idea to make reservations sooner rather than later.

For more information and to view the menu, visit theparishtucson.com.

Postino

2500 E. Grant Rd.
Brunch at Postino WineCafe Tucson (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Brunch at Postino WineCafe Tucson (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Many people already know that the midtown spot has $5 pitchers and glasses of wine until 5 p.m., but now they’re going to be serving an Easter brunch to coincide with Happy Hour.

All weekend, Postino will be offering a variety of brunch items for the holiday starting at 9 a.m., and you’ll be able to order to-go or delivery, too.

For more information, visit postinowinecafe.com.

At a very young age, Matt was gifted with the artistic ability to masterfully roll a burrito to the highest of standards.

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