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Dallas’ Best Restaurants for Easter Brunch

You Can’t Live on Peeps Alone

BY Alexis Bierman // 03.25.16

Whether you’re looking for something nutritious to counteract all those Peeps, or simply searching for a delicious Easter meal for the family, these Dallas hot spots will most certainly sing to all of your brunch fantasies.

Mansion Restaurant on Turtle Creek
2821 Turtle Creek Blvd, 214.443.4747

The iconic restaurant invites guests in search of a relaxing holiday for a luxurious and most definitely scrumptious three-course contemporary American meal. To kick off the yummy celebration, brunchers may choose between starters of Honey Yogurt Panna Cotta, Truffle Egg, Spring Pea Risotto and Texas Quail, before moving on to entrées including Smoked Brisket Benedict, Day Boat Scallop, Beef Short Rib and Sunchoke Ravioli. To finish off the three-course ensemble, pastry chef Nicolas Blouin presents an irresistible dessert menu of Raspberry Goat Cheese Panna Cotta, Mandarin Chocolate Bonbon, Yogurt & Passion Fruit Egg, Raspberry Lollipop, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Lemon Blueberry Crème Brulee and a plethora of other sweet options.

Seating times are available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are available for $125 for adults, $55 for children and complimentary for children under the age of 3.

Bistro 31
87 Highland Park Village, 214.420.3900

The Lombardi family strikes again! Enjoy Mediterranean-inspired cuisine this holiday as Bistro 31 presents a European-esque brunch full of modern twists. Choosing between Garden Harvest Sweet Pea Soup, halibut with asparagus, tomato coulis, carbonara risotto and oven-roasted lamb ribeye might be tricky, but we’re confident you’ll leave satisfied no matter what route you take.

Del Frisco's Grille's new Lemon Cake Jar
Del Frisco’s Grille’s new Lemon Cake Jar

Del Frisco’s Grille
3232 McKinney Ave., 972.807.6152

Hop over to Del Frisco’s Grille for its annual Easter brunch. Available for $42 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., all Metroplex locations (Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and Southlake) will offer a 16 oz. Prime Rib, plus a new dessert dubbed the Lemon Cake Jar for $8. If you’re a fan of Del Frisco’s Grille’s brunch staples, enjoy classics like The Grille Benedict or bananas foster French toast.

3314 Knox Street, 214.520.8999

Toulouse Café & Bar‘s Parisian-inspired Easter menu features delights ranging from Nova Scotia halibut with sautéed morels and fava bean risotto, pea tendrils, cherry tomatoes and bacon vinaigrette to grilled Colorado lamb lollipops with petit ratatouille, watercress, potato au ratin and rosemary jus. End things on a sweet note with blueberry Tart with Meyer lemon custard, chantilly and Grand Marnier sauce. 

Stampede 66
1717 McKinney Ave., 214.550.6966

Head to Stampede 66 for an Easter brunch with some good ol’ Texas twang. Inspired by Stephan Pyles childhood in Big Spring, Texas, the legendary chef invites you to an unforgettable Easter feast. The $45 pre-fixe brunch will feature three courses of Tex-Mex goodness with favorites like the Texas Quiche, duck chilaquiles, fried green tomatoes, honey-fried chicken and waffles with hot sauce, wildflower honey and green tomato chowchow, plus an 8-layer carrot cake topped with roasted pineapple and walnut ice cream.

2222 Stemmons Freeway, 214.267.4815

Staying true to its mission of sustaining modern farm-to-fire cuisine, Asador invites you to enjoy a fresh and savory Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will feature delectable delights such as fresh fruits, salads, oysters, a char bar and made-to-order omelets, as well as entrées such as crab eggs Benedict, Nutella and banana Crepes and grilled Mahi Mahi. Desserts include a moist chocolate cake, cheesecake or an assortment of housemade cookies. Guests can also enjoy complimentary champagne and mimosas, or can create their own Bloody Mary for $5. Asador’s brunch is $55 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

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