Stuck with no place to go and nothing to do on Easter Sunday? Skip the egg hunts, and instead, roll up your sleeves and enjoy anything from classic to gourmet at any of these favorite brunch spots in and around Salt Lake City:
Bambara, 202 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City; (801) 363-5454. Fruits, pastries, carving station and made-to-order omelettes at this boutique hotel restaurant. Brunch served from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $30 adults; reservations necessary. More at www.bambara-slc.com.
Baxter’s American, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City; (801) 456-8999. Head to the cool Union Pacific Railway building to enjoy seven different kinds of eggs benedict. Brunch served from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; prices vary; reservations recommended. More at www.baxtersamerican.com.
Blue Boar Inn, 1235 Warm Springs Road, Midway; (435) 654-1400. Make it a destination brunch and enjoy European fare in a Europe-inspired chateau nestled in picturesque Midway valley. Brunch served from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; $40 adults; reservations necessary. More at www.theblueboarinn.com.
The Boulevard, 2235 Murray-Holladay Road, Holladay; (801) 274-6999. Quaint atmosphere with sit-down affair beginning with strawberry mascarpone crepes and ending with a grand dessert buffet. Brunch served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; $29.95 adults; by reservation only. More at www.boulevardslc.com.
Finn’s, 1624 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City; (801) 467-4000. Casual dining with all the regular favorites on the menu like Norwegian Waffles and Basil Tofu Scramble. Brunch served from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m; prices vary; reservations recommended beginning on Saturday. More at www.finnscafe.net. Read YHO review here.
Grand America, 555 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City; (801) 258-6707. Easter brunch in the Imperial Ballroom features fifteen hot items, fifteen cold items and a kid’s station. Brunch served every half hour from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; $52 adults ($68.42 including service fees); by reservation only. More at www.grandamerica.com.
La Caille, 9565 Wasatch Blvd., Sandy; (801) 942-1751. Legendary Sunday brunch locale serves up its standard European cuisine for Easter Sunday. Brunch served from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; entrees range from $19-$42; reservations necessary. More at www.lacaille.com.
Market Street Grill, 48 W. Market Street, Salt Lake City; (801) 322-4668. The grill is offering all of its regular tasty brunch options this sunday, delicious hot chocolate included. Brunch served from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; prices vary; reservations necessary. More at www.gastronomyinc.com.
Ruth’s Diner, 2100 Emigration Canyon, Salt Lake City; (801) 582-5807. This no-frills favorite diner offers all its favorites for the holiday plus two special menu items yet to be determined. Brunch served from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; prices vary; reservations unavailable. More at www.ruthsdiner.com.
Stein Eriksen’s Glitretind Restaurant, 7700 Stein Way, Park City; (435) 645-6455. Get up and away and try your holiday feast with Giltretind’s elaborate menu. Brunch served from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; $65 adults; reservations necessary. More at www.steinlodge.com.
Sundance Resort’s Foundry Grill, North Fork Provo Canyon, Sundance; (801) 224-4200. Treat you and yours to brunch in the mountains. Brunch served from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; $48 adults; by reservation only. More at www.sundanceresort.com.
Tuscany, 2832 E. 6200 South, Holladay; (801) 277-9919. Cozy Holladay restaurant serves a four-course dinner on Easter Sunday. Dinner served from noon – 6 p.m.; $39.95 adults; by reservation only. More at www.tuscany.oofservices.com.
Any other favorites up your sleeve(s)? By all means, share them below!