(Photo courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain)

Where to grab a bite this Easter: 2023 Edition

March 28, 2023
By Addie Ibarra
By Addie Ibarra

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, an evening of elegance, or a quick bite with the family, there’s no need to track down the perfect event by yourself.

We’re here to fill your Easter basket full of options. With that being said, one of the following restaurants should do just the trick for Sunday, April 9.


Cafe a la C’art

150 N. Main Ave.
From from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

Cafe a la C’art will not be accepting reservations for Easter brunch, however, they will be open and offering food and drink specials.

The Cup Cafe

311 E. Congress St.
Brunch hours from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Dinner hours from 5 – 9 p.m.
Image provided by The Cup Cafe

The Cup Cafe will be open for both Easter brunch and dinner!

Horseshoe Grill: Easter Brunch Buffet

7713 E. Broadway Blvd.
From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

Though the regular menu will not be available on Easter Sunday, the buffet should more than make up for it. The buffet with all the fixin’s will include:

  • House-Smoked BBQ Brisket and Pork
  • Mussels, Shrimp
  • Hot roasted Veggies
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Cooked to order Omelets
  • Roast Beef station
  • Waffle bar
  • Cold salads, fresh Fruit
  • Desserts and more!

Cost: $49 per person | $14 per child ages 5-12 | Free for children under 5. Gratuity not included.
Reservations are highly encouraged. Reserve your table now online.

The Monica

40 E. Congress St.

Spend your Easter with the best peeps and dining specials.

The Parish

6453 N. Oracle Rd.
From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

The Parish will be serving up tasty dishes in addition to a limited Parish Menu. Make your reservation now to enjoy dishes such as Goat Cheese Relleno and Eggs, Corned Beef Hash Benedict, and Spoon Lamb.

Govinda’s Natural Foods

711 E. Blacklidge Dr.
Open at 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

Hop into Govinda’s Natural Foods this Easter Sunday and indulge in their all-vegan menu, featuring a mouth-watering Seitan Roast and zesty Thai Chili Tofu! While you enjoy your meal, let their live music serenade your senses and set the mood for a relaxing and enjoyable dining experience. Whether you prefer dine-in, patio dining, or carry-out, they’ve got you covered. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to celebrate Easter in style, with a healthy and sustainable twist at Govinda’s Natural Foods.

Cost: $19.95 per person | $8.95 children 11 and under | 3 y.o. and under eat free.

For more information, visit Govinda’s Facebook page.

Charro Vida

7109 N. Oracle Rd.
From 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9
Image provided by Charro Vida

You can enjoy a plant-based Easter meal at Charro Vida.

Lodge On The Desert

306 N. Alvernon Way
Open at 11:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

For those centrally located, the spread at Cielos (at Lodge on the Desert) is worth reserving. They’ll feature classic dishes such as Honey-glazed Ham and Mashed Potatoes, and also Salmon with a Chipotle Honey Glaze, Roasted Half Chicken, and many more appetizers, sides, desserts, and more.

Cost: $55 per person | $25 per child ages 6-12 | Free for children under 6
For reservations please call 520-320-2014 or make your reservations online at OpenTable

Simon Hazel Cellars

6960 E. Sunrise Dr., Suite 160

Join Simon Hazel Cellars and celebrate Easter. Learn which wines to pair with Easter meals, enjoy a wine a chocolate pairing, and have fun throughout the day with Easter surprises and activities!

For more information, visit simonhazel.com

How to Decorate Easter Cookies with Royal Icing

Antsy Nancy, 5655 E. River Rd., #101
Photo by Mike Murray

Learn to decorate sugar cookies with royal icing and tipless bags. You will learn to outline, flood and then add details to egg, bunny, flower, and carrot-shaped cookies that have been baked on sticks. After decorating, you’ll create adorable treat pails and wrap them in cellophane.

Cost: $70 which includes parent/child class and materials.

For more information, visit antsynancy.com

El Conquistador

10000 N. Oracle Road

Make your reservations for Easter Brunch with El Conquistador! You can check out the full menu online and contact (520) 544-1255 to reserve your table.

For more information, visit hiltonelconquistador.com.

Breakfast with the bunny

Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd.

Begin the morning with a delicious breakfast buffet in the Savoy Opera House. The Easter Bunny will be there for pictures and to say hello while Young at Heart will be hosting a craft table where children can use their creativity.

Following breakfast, children will participate in an Easter egg hunt outside in Trail Dust Town. Don’t forget to bring your own basket! After collecting 10 eggs, they can turn in their finds for a treat bag and spend the rest of the morning rising the Ferris wheel, train, and carousel. This is sure to be a memorable and adorable morning!

For more information, visit allevents.in.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

6360 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 180
Open at 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

Dress in your Easter best and join Fleming’s for three courses. Enjoy their Filet Mignon paired with your choice of Crab-Stuffed Shrimp Scampi or Lobster Tail Scampi.

They also have a catering menu, dinner menu, and children’s three-course menu available all day.

For more information, visit flemings.com

The Grill at Hacienda del Sol

5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd.
Open at 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

This Easter Sunday, gather with your friends and family for an elegant brunch buffet at Hacienda del Sol! Enjoy all guest-favorite decadent dishes like prime rib, smoked country ham, refreshing salads, and fine cheese platters all created by award-winning Executive Chef Ramon Delgado. Be sure to save room for house-made desserts meticulously crafted by their pastry team.

For more information, visit haciendadelsol.com

The Canyon Club at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

7000 N. Resort Dr.
Open at 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

The Canyon Club will be serving a delicious Easter Sunday buffet featuring world-class barbecue, assorted seafood, and delicious desserts. If you’ve been to a Sunday brunch at The Canyon Club, you know you’re in for a delight!

Cost: $105 per person | $42 per child ages 6-12

For more information, visit resy.com

Azul Restaurant and Lounge

The Westin, 3800 E Sunrise Dr.
Open at 7 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9

Join Azul Restaurant & Lounge where panoramic views of the Catalina Mountains are the perfect backdrop for a casual and relaxing Easter celebration. Azul will have a breakfast a la carte menu from 7 – 10 a.m. and an Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cost: $95 per person | $35 children 12 and under | 5 years old and under eat free.

For more information, visit opentable.com

Cayton’s at the Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain

711 E. Blacklidge Dr.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9
(Photo courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain)

From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., celebrate Easter at Cayton’s with a spectacular Sunday brunch featuring an egg hunt, egg painting, a bountiful buffet, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (520) 572-3066.

For more information, visit ritzcarlton.com.

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Addie Ibarra, native Tucsonan, is a fierce lover of adventure, travels, and food. Addie has her Masters in Legal Studies and hopes to one day apply that towards helping people (and animals) around the globe, while traveling and tasting along...

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