50+ Restaurants for Easter in CT: 2018 Edition

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Even though snow’s been in the forecast, spring is actually on its way and Easter is right around the corner!  Connecticut restaurants are celebrating the occasion with prix fixe menus, traditional dishes, brunches, buffets, and more.  Click here to see all of the egg-cellent options… and don’t forget to reserve ASAP so some-bunny doesn’t beat you to it!

  1. Hub and Spoke, Bridgeport: On Wednesday March 28, get into the Easter spirit at Hub & Spoke in Bridgeport. The Easter bunny will make an appearance for dinner at 4pm.
  2. Homestead Inn, Greenwich: Dine on a 3 course Easter prix fixe menu at The Homestead in for $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
  3. Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point, Old Saybrook: They will serve an Easter Brunch from 10am to 4pm.
  4. Harbor Lights, Norwalk: Harbor Lights in Norwalk will have a three course prix fixe Easter Dinner for $49 per person, plus tax, gratuity, and drinks.
  5. Anthony’s Ocean View, New Haven: At Anthony's Ocean View, enjoy Easter brunch with seatings at 10:30am, 11am, 1pm, and 1:30pm or come for supper at 3:30pm or 4pm. Choose from a meal in the dining room or reserve a private family suite.
  6. Madison Beach Hotel, Madison: The Wharf at The Madison Beach Hotel will serve Easter brunch from 10:30am-3:30pm. They'll have salads, breads and pastries, omelet and carving stations, entrees, house made desserts, and more. It is $54 per adult, $20 for children 6-12, and free for kids under 6.
  7. Bill Miller’s Castle, Branford: On Sunday April 1, Bill Miller's Castle in Branford invites you to an Easter buffet with seatings at 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, and 2:30pm. It costs $40 per person plus tax and reservations can be made by calling 203-488-4583.
  8. Amarante’s Sea Cliff, New Haven: Amarante's Sea Cliff will have 3 seatings for Easter Brunch: 11am and 2:30pm in the Grand Ballroom as well as 1pm in The Inn. The brunch is $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for children.
  9. Infinity Bistro, Norfolk: Infinity Bistro in Norfolk will have an Easter Brunch Buffet with items like pastries, eggs, glazed ham, scalloped sweet potatoes, berry trifle, and more.
  10. Essex Steam Train, Essex: All aboard for Easter lunch on the Essex Steam Train! Enjoy rolls, salad, Glazed Ham or Beef Medallions and dessert. It is $55 for adults, $25 for ages 4-11, and free for kids under 4. Boarding at Essex Station: 10:45 am Lunch Excursion: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  11. The Griswold Inn, Essex: The Griswold Inn in Essex will have an Easter buffet from 10am-2pm and again from 2-6pm. It costs $36 for adults and $18.95 for children under 12.
  12. Long Ridge Tavern, Stamford: Visit Long Ridge Tavern in Stamford for an Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet with seatings from 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. It costs $44 for adults and $18 for children.
  13. Norwich Inn, Norwich: The Norwich Spa's signature Easter Sunday Buffet will take place from 11am-3pm on April 1. There will be selections from the bakery, a raw bar, an omelet station, soup, prime rib, hot entrees, and dessert. They'll even have a special kids buffet with items like chicken fingers, french fries, macaroni and cheese bites, and more. $49.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids 5-12, and is free for those under 5.
  14. Bistro Versailles, Greenwich: Bistro Versailles, located on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, will be offering their regular Sunday Brunch a la carte menu from 8am-4pm and their dinner a la carte menu from 5-10pm on Easter Sunday. In addition, the restaurant will be offering holiday special dishes, including the Easter Lamb Burger, Easter Prosciutto Benedict, and the "Complete Croissant."
  15. St. Clement’s Castle & Marina, Portland: Saint Clement's Castle in Portland presents Easter brunch on Sunday April 1 at 11am or 1:30pm. The meal includes an omelet station, hot entree station, carving station, pasta station, and a bunny cupcake display. Adults are $39.50 while kids ages 4-12 are $16.95.
  16. Match, Norwalk: Chef Matt Storch of Match in Norwalk has created a special Easter brunch menu with signature dishes, like "Storch's Famous Onion and Eggs" as well as new plates for the holiday. The menu is a la carte.
  17. Match Burger Lobster, Westport: Match Burger Lobster recently debuted brunch, and Easter Sunday's brunch will not disappoint. Brioche Pudding French Toast, Lobster Eggs, Avocado Toast, and more... it's all on the menu!
  18. Herbaceous Catering, Bridgeport: If you'd like to enjoy Easter at your home but without the hassle of cooking, Herbaceous Catering in Bridgeport has a special Easter menu. Place an order for small bites, entrees, sides, desserts, and more by March 26. 
  19. L’escale, Greenwich: L'escale in Greenwich will serve an Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet Menu from 11am-4pm. It costs $75 per person or $25 per child under 12.
  20. Bernard’s, Ridgefield: On April 1, Bernard's will have Easter Brunch 11-12:30pm. The Prix Fix is $55 for adults and $35 for kids. Or, join them for dinner between 1:30 and 6:30pm. That Prix Fix menu is $90 for adults and $50 for kids.
  21. Shell & Bones, New Haven: Shell & Bones in New Haven has come up with Easter dishes that will be offered all day in addition to the regular menu. They include items like Duck Confit, Veal Short Ribs, Braised Pork Shank, Whole Branzino, and more. less
  22. Riverview Bistro, Stratford: Riverview Bistro presents an Easter Sunday Buffet on Sunday April 1 from 11am-5pm. In addition to classics like eggs benedict, french toast, ham, and prime rib, enjoy fun twists like a MIMOSA FOUNTAIN! It is $32.95 for adults and $12.95 for children 12 and under. 
  23. IRONS at Hilton Mystic, Mystic: IRONS at Hilton Mystic presents an Easter brunch from 11am-3pm. The meal includes an omelet station, breakfast classics, a carving station, a raw bar, desserts, and more. Adults are $45, kids 5-11 are $20, and tots under 5 are free.
  24. Outriggers, Stratford: Outriggers in Stratford will have a special Easter menu on Sunday April 1. Enjoy traditional Easter dishes like Glazed Ham and Roasted Duck, or opt for Outriggers's signature seafood like Salmon Pesto and Crabmeat Chilean Sea Bass.
  25. David Burke Prime, Foxwoods: David Burke Prime, located in Foxwoods Casino, will have specials for both Easter Brunch and Easter Dinner.
  26. Aspen Restaurant, Old Saybrook: Chef Thomas Prue at Aspen Restaurant in Old Saybrook will prepare an a la carte Easter menu with brunch selections, entrees, small plates, soup, salad, and more.
  27. Artisan, Southport: Artisan in Southport will take reservations for Sunday April 1 between 11:30am and 7pm. Their 3 course prix fixe Easter menu is $59 per person.
  28. Millwright’s, Simsbury: Millwright's 3 course prix fixe Eastern meal includes dishes like foie gras, spring lamb, and chocolate ice box cake. It is $59 for adults and $29 for children under 12.
  29. Spinning Wheel, Redding: Make a reservation at The Spinning Wheel in Redding for an Easter Brunch Buffet. Adults are $42.95 while 5-10 year olds are $24.95. Join them from 10am-4pm.
  30. BALLO Italian Restaurant, Mohegan Sun: On Easter Sunday, BALLO Italian Restaurant will feature a special meal guests can indulge in for $55 per person. The meal features a grilled lamb chop with English pea risotto, morels, and pea shoots.
  31. Cafe on the Green, Danbury: Cafe on the Green in Danbury is offering a 5 course prix fixe Easter menu for $60 per person.
  32. Long Ridge Tavern, Stamford: Make a reservation for Easter brunch at Long Ridge Tavern in Stamford. Feast on their buffet from 11am-1pm and again at 3pm. The regular a la carte menu will be available from 5-7:30pm.
  33. Capital Grille, Hartford, Stamford: At the Capital Grille, adults and kids can enjoy a three course prix fixe Easter brunch for $49 and $15, respectively. The 21+ crowd can add on bottomless mimosas or peach bellinis for $14.
  34. Avert, West Hartford: Book your Easter Sunday reservation at Avert in Hartford from 10am-3pm. They'll have a breakfast buffet as well as family-style options for the table.
  35. Washington Prime, Norwalk:  Washington Prime's 4th Annual Grand Easter Brunch Buffet will have 3 seatings: 11AM, 12:30PM, and 2:15PM. Join them for prime rib, roasted leg of lamb, eggs benedict, belgium waffles, bacon/sausage, an omelette station, a raw bar, a smoked salmon station, sushi, and more! $49.95 per person also includes the first bloody mary, mimosa, or moscow mule. Kids are $24.95. less
  36. Cafe Louise, Newington: They will have an Easter brunch buffet with seatings at 10am and 12:30pm.
  37. Sign of the Whale, Stamford: They are giving kids and families the chance to have breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday March 31 from 9:30-11:30am.
  38. Palmer’s Market, Darien: Place an order at Palmer's Market in Darien for Easter-inspired cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. Their Gourmet-to-Go menu also has catering options for the holiday.
  39. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, West Hartford: Fleming's Steakhouse in West Hartford will serve a 3 course Easter Brunch menu for $49 per person. The brunch will be offered from 10am-3pm with the regular menu available all day.
  40. Tavern at Keney Park, Windsor: On April 1, visit The Tavern at Keney Park for an Easter Brunch Buffet from 10am-2pm. The 21+ crowd can also enjoy $4 Bloody Marys, Mimosas, and Black & Tans.
  41. At the Barn, Granby: At The Barn in Granby is serving Easter brunch from 10:30am-3:30pm and Easter Dinner from 3:30-9pm. They'll have a kids' menu as well.
  42. The Copper Beach Inn, Ivoryton: The Copper Beech Inn will be serving a premier 4-course dinner on Easter Sunday from 12-5pm. or reservations, call 860-767-0330.
  43. J. Gilbert’s, Glastonbury: At J. Gilbert's in Hartford, they will prepare a three-course Easter meal with classic dishes.
  44. Bee & Thistle, Old Lyme: In Old Lyme, The Bee & Thistle Inn will serve a 4 course prix fixe Easter meal from 11:30am-3:30pm. For reservations, call 860.434.1667.
  45. Harbour House @ Inn at Mystic:  Harbour House in Mystic's Easter Buffet will be served from 11am-6pm. The extensive offerings include a carving station, omelet station, kid's corner, and more.
  46. Roger Sherman Inn, New Canaan: At Roger Sherman Inn in New Canaan, celebrate Easter with a 3 course prix fixe menu for $85 per person.
  47. Bar Sugo, Norwalk: Bar Sugo will be open for Easter brunch and dinner. Patrons can enjoy bottomless Bloody Mary's and Mimosas and 1/2 priced bottles of wine all day. Easter specials will be offered alongside the regular menu. 
  48. Cask Republic, Stamford, Norwalk, New Haven: Cask Republic Stamford's Easter Brunch Buffet is $30 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under. Meanwhile, the Norwalk and New Haven locations will have special a la carte menus.
  49. Gingerman, Greenwich: They will have an Easter Sunday Brunch with an a la carte menu.
  50. Silver City Ballroom, Meriden: Silver City Ballroom in Meriden invites you to a two hour all you can eat Easter brunch complete with music and dancing. They'll even have Easter Egg hunts for adults and kids alike. If you just want to dance, skip the buffet for just $10 per person.
  51. Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse, Mohegan Sun: Michael Jordan’s Steak House will be running a special meal on April 1 for $55. Dine on a petite filet with Chimichurri butter, lobster out of the shell with tomato beurre blanc, and saffron rice pilaf.
  52. Artisan, West Hartford: Easter Dinner will be served from 11:30 am - 7:00 pm.  Starters will include just enough radish and rainbow carrots to coax Peter Rabbit out of his hole. Salmon Gravlax and Country Pate with Cherry Mostarda will pair nicely with mint-pea-sided Lamb Loin and an Easter Tian. All of this and more will be topped-off by Pecan-Carrot Cake, Fluffy Vanilla Cheesecake and Raspberry Creme Brulee, just to list a few of the sweet Easter treats.  This is a $65 prix-fixe menu ($35 for younger patrons). Reservations recommended and can be made by calling the restaurant at 860-937-2525.