Here’s a roundup of Easter Chicago 2022 celebration ideas featuring special menus by local restaurants for Easter brunch, Easter lunch, Easter dinner plus desserts and treats.
Easter Friday is April 15, 2022 and Easter Sunday is April 17, 2022.
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Easter Chicago 2022: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Restaurants
The Peninsula Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago is taking reservations for a brunch buffet on April 17 with seatings from 10 am – 5 pm.
The buffet includes a selection of salads, and for entrées guests may choose from fennel rubbed porchetta, slow braised lamb shoulder and rack of lamb or Tomahawk beef.
Buffet items will be served via the following stations:
- Handmade sushi and seafood station
- Global cheese and charcuterie station
- Shanghai Terrace Chinese station
A springtime truffle and decadent dessert buffet round out the brunch selections.
Guests who confirm their brunch reservations prior to April 7th will receive special pricing of $295 per adult and $75 per child (five to 12 years). On and after April 7th, Easter brunch will be priced at $325 per adult. Prices exclude tax and gratuity.
Signature Room at the 95th
Celebrate Easter Sunday with the Signature Room featuring a 3-course brunch menu and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Adults $65, Children under 12 $35 (not included tax & gratuity).
Enjoy a complimentary welcome toast of Signature Room Sparkling Brut followed by a gourmet, plated brunch menu featuring items such as Avocado Toast, Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb, and Cinnamon French Toast.
Reservations for Sunday, April 17th, 2022 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Carnivale is hosting an Easter Tapas Brunch on April 17 from 10 am – 2 pm.
I|O Godfrey Roofscape
I|O Godfrey Roofscape is offering an Easter Brunch Buffet on April 17 from 11 am – 5:30 pm. $59 per adult, $15 per child under 12. This year’s menu includes:
Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Vegan Sausage, Home Fries, Tater Tots, Asparagus, and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Jam
Selection of Fresh Ingredients
Steak, Southern Ham, and Crab Cake
PANCAKE AND FRENCH TOAST STATION
Berries, Maple Syrup, Butter, and Powdered Sugar
Prime Rib and Ham
Selection of Fresh Vegetables with House, Caesar, and Ranch Dressing
Spicy Tuna and Vegetable Maki
Assorted Pastries, Carrot Cake Muffins, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Fruit, and Cake Pops
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille is offering Brunch Chef Specials on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., featuring Lobster Frittata with Butter Poached Lobster Tails, 14-ounce Bone-In Dry Aged NY Strip and Eggs, 8-ounce Center Cut Filet Mignon and White Cheddar Hash Browns. Mimosas are available as an enhancement. A La Carte dinner options are available all day.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
Eddie V’s is offering a prix fixe three-course brunch menu of indulgent favorites on Easter Sunday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. such as Lobster Quiche, Roasted Avocado with Jumbo Lump Crab, and Steak and Eggs. Brunch Cocktails such as Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Bellinis are available as enhancements. A La Carte dinner options are available all day. Adults $49, Children $15.
Seasons 52 is offering A La Carte Easter Brunch entrées in the dining room from 10 a.m-2 p.m., with selections such as Crab and Cheddar Quiche, Upright French Toast with Applewood Smoked Bacon and Wood-Grilled Shrimp and Grits. Brunch Sips cocktails are available to enhance the brunch experience, such as Mimosas, Sangrias, Bloody Marys, and Rosé Lemonade. Seasons 52 is also serving an Easter Green Box To Go, featuring three courses of freshly prepared favorites including choice of Apricot Glazed Spiral Ham, Whole Side of Cedar Plank-Roasted Salmon or Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, plus salad, two sides, and six Mini Indulgence desserts: three Cookies ‘N’ Cream and three Raspberry Chocolate Chip Cannoli. Each Green Box dinner serves four to six people and will be chilled and ready for guests to warm at home. Guests can visit Seasons52.com to make an Easter reservation on April 17, place a Greenbox order for pickup on April 16 or a Holiday Ham Dinner To Go for pickup on April 17.
The Brasserie – Waldorf Astoria
Celebrate Easter Dinner at the Brasserie with tasteful dishes, extensive wine list, and fashionable cocktails. This Easter, the feature is Grilled Lamb Loin with Baby Artichoke en Barigoule, Cipollini Onion with Cress Garnish. Reservations from 5 pm onwards. Priced at $53 per person.
Lirica is offering Easter Sunday Brunch from 10AM – 3PM on Sunday, April 17th.
Enjoy waterfront views and a chef-curated menu featuring both Latin-inspired flavors and classic favorites. Plus, enhance your experience with a visit to the Kids Sweet Buffet (+$12/person) or their Bottomless Bloody Mary Bar (+$16/person)!
Cite is offering a Festive Easter Brunch Buffet at the top of Lake Point Tower. Seatings available from 11 am – 4 pm on April 17. Priced at $125 per person includes tax and service charge; $65 per child 10 & under; children under 3 free.
Harry Caray’s Tavern – Navy Pier
Hop on over to Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier for an Egg-cellent brunch menu with the Easter Bunny. Remember to bring your camera for a special photo opportunity with the Bunny. They will be taking a $10 deposit per person for your reservation that will go towards your food and drink day of event.
Floriole Bakery is taking preorders for Easter treats and baked goods for pickup on April 15 – 17 including:
- 6″ Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
- Lemon Meringue Tart
- Hot Cross Buns
- Melted Leek & Gruyere Deep Dish Quiche
- Ham & Gruyere Deep Dish Quiche
- House Sourdough Bread
- Lemon Lavender Nests (4 pack)
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is offering an Easter Brunch Package for pickup.
The package includes Chorizo Mac N’ Cheese, French Toast, Bacon Wrapped Dates, Breakfast Paella, and Chocolate Truffle Cake for dessert.
Get it for $50 (serves two) or $100 (serves four), plus tax, gratuity not included. Upgrade your celebration by adding on a Sangria Kit, Ba-Ba Bloody Mary or a “Ba Bamosa Kit” To-Go for an additional cost.
The package is available for carryout or delivery from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM on April 17. Orders must be placed by Thursday, April 14th at 4:00 PM.
Tortoise Supper Club
Tortoise Supper Club is taking reservations for Easter Sunday brunch from 11 am – 2:30 pm.
Three Embers (Lincolnshire) is offering an Easter Champagne Brunch on April 17 in their Grand Marquee Pavillion.
Featuring breakfast and lunch favorites, including a seafood station, create your own omelet station, carving stations and of course bottomless champagne and mimosas.
$49 per adult and $20 for kids 10 and younger.
Thorn Restaurant & Lounge
Thorn Restaurant & Lounge (Rosemont) is offering their popular brunch menu for Easter Sunday and enjoy complimentary photos with the Easter Bunny!
Meson Sabika (Naperville) is offering an Easter 4 Course Choice Prix-Fixe Menu on April 17 at $69.95 per person plus tax and gratuity.
The dinner includes: Choice of 1 from 4 cold tapas, Choice of 1 from 4 hot tapas, Choice of 1 from 4 Entrée, Choice of 1 from 4 desserts.
Come and Celebrate Easter Brunch at Hyatt Lodge Oakbrook with their exquisite champagne brunch. Their buffet brunch includes carving station, made to order omelets, seafood display, and much more. Unlimited Mimosas and Champagne included.
Reservations for April 17 with seating at 11:00am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm.
Adult Price $100.73 per person (*Price includes taxes and gratuity)
Children between 7 – 10 yrs $38.25 per person (*Price includes taxes and gratuity)
The Kitchen American Bistro – Chicago
The Kitchen American Bistro – Chicago is taking reservations for April 17 from 10 am – 3 pm.
Features include Belgian waffles topped with strawberries, lobster rolls, chilaquiles and their classic farmer’s breakfast.
Redstone American Grill – Oakbrook Terrace
Redstone American Grill – Oakbrook Terrace is taking reservations for April 17. $10 deposit per person.
Floriole Bakery is taking preorders for Easter. Some menu items include:
- 6″ Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
- Lemon Meringue Tart
- Hot Cross Buns
- Melted Leek & Gruyere Deep Dish Quiche
- Ham & Gruyere Deep Dish Quiche
- House Sourdough Bread
- Take & Bake Croissants
- Lemon Lavender Nests (4 pack)
- Pastry Box – Floriole’s Greatest Hits
Ditka’s Oakbrook Terrace
Ditka’s Oakbrook Terrace is taking reservations for Easter Sunday.
Tap House Grill – Palatine
Tap House Grill – Palatine is taking reservations for Easter Sunday.
Colonial Room at The Drake Oak Brook
Colonial Room at The Drake Oak Brook is offering Easter Sunday Brunch from 9 am – 4 pm. Prices: $80/adults; $25/children ages 6-12 and $10/children ages 2-5.
Celebrate the holiday with their Easter Dinner Holiday Menu featuring appetizers, soup, salad and entrees including Baked Ham, Roast Turkey, Roasted Leg of Lamb, Steaks & Prime Rib. Reserve here.
Reserve 22 (Glen Ellyn) is offering a traditional Easter buffet with ham and lamb. The Easter Bunny will be here. Adults $39, Children $14.
Rockefellers (Oak Lawn) is offering Brunch with the Easter Bunny from 10AM to 2PM on April 17. Priced at $45.00 adults, $22.50 children 12 & under + tax and 20% gratuity.
The Bristol is taking reservations for Easter Brunch on April 17 from 10 am – 5 pm.
the Albert (Streeterville) is offering an anti-pasta display, main course, and an indulgent sweets table for $39pp or $55pp including bottomless Bellini’s.
Venteux Brasserie, Cafe, & Oyster Bar
Bring the family and join Venteux Brasserie for their Easter Kids Brunch on Sunday, April 17th 10am-3pm. For $15, kids can enjoy 1 brunch item (choice of pancakes, eggs & bacon, French toast) + an egg shaped cookie to decorate!
The Duck Inn Chicago
The Duck Inn Chicago is taking reservations for April 17 from 10 am – 2:30 pm. They will be offering a 3 course Easter brunch at $52 per person.
A bountiful shared platter of brunch favorites, your own entrée & a shared platter of desserts.
- Amuse Board
- Latin Spiced Deviled Eggs
- Smoked Salmon & Little Everything Bagels
- Rabbit Paté & Mustards
- Buttermilk Biscuit, Strawberry Butter & Rhubarb Jam
- Entrée (Choose 1)
- Duck Confit Hash, Thumbelina Carrots, Green Garlic Hollandaise & Scrambled Duck Egg
- Cherry French Toast, Almond Crumble & Amaretto Creme
- Avocado Toast & Pickled Veggies
- Spring Vegetable Omelet, Fennel & Spinach
For the Table
- Duck Fat Potatoes
- Collard Greens & Duck Bacon
- Holy Jesus Grits, Cheese, Bacon & Hot Sauce
- Cookies & Pop Tarts
- Strawberry Shortcake & Boozy Whipped Cream
- Chocolate Miso Brownie, Candied Peanuts & Matcha Crémeux
Offshore Rooftop is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt event on April 17th beginning at 10:30 a.m. Named the World’s Largest Rooftop Deck by Guinness Book of World Records, this breathtaking restaurant and bar is celebrating Spring and Easter morning with an Easter Egg Hunt! Children under the age of 8 years old will be hopping around collecting all the hidden treat filled eggs right on Offshore’s stunning patio overlooking the beautiful Lake Michigan and city skyline. Parents and for those not participating in the hunt are welcomed to enjoy their delicious brunch features fit for the whole family!
Offshore is a bright and airy rooftop bar open year-round on the third floor at the East end of Navy Pier, 1000 E Grand Ave. With collapsible floor to ceiling windows you get sweeping views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s city skyline. Their globally inspired menu features items from coast to coast that include light to substantial fares.
Smack Dab Chicago
Smack Dab Chicago is taking pre-orders for Easter treats for pickup and delivery on April 16 and 17. Order minimum for delivery is $25.
- Stigmata Cookies: cocoa-infused butter cookies
- “Sweetly Sacrilegious” Basket: Standard basket includes: Easter card, cinnamon rolls, hot cross buns, spring gummies, Jordan almonds, seasonal pastries, and 8 oz Axel’s fruit jam. 🐣 add on extras like stigmata cookies, coffee beans + more.
Everyday Kitchen Restaurant and Bar – Champaign
Hop on over to Everyday Kitchen to enjoy some delicious classic Easter dishes from their feature brunch menu on April 17.
Let the il Porcellino chef team do the cooking for you this Easter with a curated dinner for two. The menu features; Garlic Bread (ciabatta, garlic butter), Artichoke and Arugula Salad (shaved artichoke, parmigiano reggiano, tossed in a bright lemon vinaigrette), Spring Ravioli (stuffed with lemon, ricotta, and fresh peas), Barolo Braised Lamb Shank (whipped potatoes, finished with a balsamic and orange reduction), and Classic Tiramisu (mascarpone cream.) Priced at $69.95 per package (serves 2).
All orders must be placed by 12pm the day before your chosen pick up day. Pick up is April 15 – 17 from 12pm-5:30pm. Reheating will be required for some dishes; instructions will be provided. No substitutions or modifications please.
Mata Ne (Elmhurst) is serving Easter Brunch including family style assorted pastries and muffins with jams and butter, tempura French Toast with seasonal berries, Hawaiian loco moco-beef patty, friend egg, gravy and rice, bacon and Filipino sausage, breakfast potatoes, kids items, Mediterranean salad, Canton noodles, pan seared salmon, peel and eat shrimp. Sushi station, dessert station, bottomless mimosas for $20, bloody Mary’s $10. Priced at $45 per person.
Oaken Bistro + Bar
Celebrate Easter at Oaken (Lake Forest) with a special Brunch with the Easter Bunny.
Order from the regular brunch menu or enjoy special Easter items:
- Honey & Pineapple-Glazed All-Natural Ham; spring peas & baby carrots, buttermilk biscuits, classic hollandaise $26
- Easter Egg decorated mini Carrot Cake $9
- Sanford of Pinot Noir $13
- Saracco Moscaro D’ Asti $11
- Mimosas $1
Aboyer (Winnetka) is taking reservations for Easter Brunch on April 17 from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm.
Celebrate Easter with some special treats, including Hot Cross Buns, Bunny Cookies, Easter Stollen, Breads and select take & bake items from Hewn Bakery (Evanston).
Truluck’s – Ocean’s Finest Seafood & Crab – Downtown Chicago
Truluck’s will showcase some special offerings for the Easter holiday served Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17. Reservations are not required, but are highly recommended, and can be made via Open Table or by calling the location.
- Florida Lobster Thermidor made with chunks of spiny lobster tail simmered in a creamy shellfish sauce with Havarti, mushrooms and tarragon ($125)
- Easter Bloom Cocktail* made with Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac, Almond Orgeat Syrup, Angostura, Lemon and Lime Juice strained into a martini glass and garnished with Dried Tea Roses and an Orchid ($14.5)
- Carrot Cake is always on the menu, and the perfect way to end your Easter meal. Rich and moist with fresh carrots, crushed pineapple, cinnamon, pecans and layers of sweet cream cheese icing ($14)
The Lakefront Restaurant
The Lakefront Restaurant is taking reservations for April 17 from 10 am – 8 pm.
- Grilled Beef Tenderloin stuffed with leeks, spinach and truffle
- Roasted Colorado Leg of Lamb , Juniper Lamb Jus
- Tortellini in Brodo
- Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Mezzelune
- Spring Pea & Prosciutto Pasta
- Potato and Cauliflower Puree
- Caramelized Petite Stem On Carrots
Terrace 16 is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering Easter Brunch Specials & Cocktails in addition to the regular Brunch Menu.
- French Toast Donut Tower : cherry cream filling, fresh cherries, fresh raspberry, edible flower $24
- Buttermilk Waffles Sandwich: maple cream, candied bacon, caramel syrup black berry compote $23
Only on Sunday, April 17, the guests will be able to enjoy the following when booking a brunch:
- Egg hunting activity for kids on our outdoor patio.
- A special visit from the Easter Bunny (The bunny will make an appearance at 10 am, 12 pm, and 1 pm)
- Children’s train rides on our outdoor patio (9 am – 4 pm)
- Family photo station
- The activities are scheduled for the outdoor terrace weather permitting.
Truluck’s – Ocean’s Finest Seafood & Crab – Rosemont
Truluck’s – Ocean’s Finest Seafood & Crab – Rosemont is taking reservations for April 17. Sip on their signature cocktail, The Easter Bloom ($14.50), and indulge in their Lobster Thermidor featuring Florida lobster simmered in a creamy shellfish sauce with Havarti, mushrooms, and tarragon ($120). Available 4/15-4/17 in addition to their regular menu.
Lucille at Drury Lane
Lucille at Drury Lane is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch buffet $75 per adult and $40 per kid for children ages 2-12 plus tax and fees from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. A family-friendly affair featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny and a delicious array of fresh seafood, carving stations, dessert tables, and special Children’s Corner for kid-friendly dining options.
Topaz (Burr Ridge) is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch buffet at $44.95 per person from 10:30 – 3:30 pm. The buffet includes an variety of stations including one for omelets, charcuterie, salads, carvings, and desserts.
Chicago Prime Italian
Chicago Prime Italian is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch at $52 per adult, $25 per kid for children 12 under and ages 6 and below are free. Easter brunch starts at 10 am – 2 pm.
Breakfast, Omelet Station, USDA Prime Rib, Smoked Ham, Roasted Lamb, Fried Calamari, Sausage & Peppers, Meatballs, Shrimp, Salad, Fish Salad, Organic Fruit Salad, Green Beans Almondine, Creamed Spinach, Roasted Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables , French Fries & Sweet Potato Fries, Rigatoni all Vodka, Cavatappi w/Broccoli & Garlic, Spinach Orzo, Broiled Salmon, Fried Cod Fish, Skate Wing Francese, Chicken Marsala, Roasted Chicken Vesuvio, Chicken Tenders, Dessert Assorted Display, Coffee & Tea.
They also have Easter dinner served from 3 pm – 7 pm with the regular menu being offered.
The Metropolitan is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch at $70 per adult and $45 for children under 10 from 12 pm – 3 pm.
Hop on over with your family friends for an extravagant sweet and savory donut station, bunny punch bar, eggs and more during our Easter Brunch here at The Metropolitan.
Travelle at The Langham
Travelle at The Langham is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering a 4 course Easter dinner at $140 per person from 12 pm – 8 pm.
- 1st Course – Asparagus
- 2nd Course – Hare Pithivier
- 3rd Course – Lamb Loin
- 4th Course – Dessert
Ēma is taking preorders for April 17. They will be offering an Easter feast menu at $54.95 per person available for pickup and delivery.
The menu includes:
- Whipped Feta w/ our House Bread
- Leafy Green Salad w/ lemon tahini vinaigrette
- Lamb & Beef Kefta Kebab w/ lemon dill rice
- Peri-Peri Rotisserie Chicken w/ Mediterranean salsa
- Crispy Potatoes
- Brussels Sprouts
- Almond Tart w/ whipped cream & mixed berries
Orders must be placed 24 hours ahead of selected pick-up time on April 16 & 17 between 11AM-4PM. All items served cold with reheating instructions.
Beatrix – River North
Beatrix – River North is taking preorders for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch to go at $32.95 per person available for pickup and delivery. Pickup time starts at 9 am – 12 pm. They also offer Easter dinner at $59.95 per person and is available for pick up from 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm. They also have Easter cookie decorating kit available for pickup and delivery for $17.95 plus tax. Pickup time is from 10 am – 5 pm while delivery time is from 10:30 – 5:30 pm.
Aba is taking preorders for April 17. They will be offering an Easter to go available for pickup and delivery at $54.95. Pickup time is from 11 am – 4 pm while delivery is from 11:30 – 4:30 pm.
- Fava Bean Spread w/ house bread and crudite
- Leafy Greens Salad w/ sherry vinaigrette
- Brussels Sprouts
- Crispy Chicken Thigh w/ sugar snap peas, cashew dukkah, dill
- Beef Tenderloin Kebab w/ lemon dill rice
- Pistachio Cake
Good Ambler is taking preorders for April 17 available for pickup only. Some items inclulde:
- Large Chocolate Eggs
- Sprinkle Egg
- Egg Carton
- Chocolate Bunny
Liberation Donuts is taking preorders for April 17 available for pickup and delivery. They will be offering an DIY Easter donut box.
This 100% vegan Easter Donut Decorating Kit includes 6 plain cake donuts, 3 colors of glaze, sprinkles, 2 flavors of crumbs, whipped cream, and 1 small bag of Dandies mini marshmallows. Decorate them at home for Easter!
Goddess and Grocer – Bucktown
Goddess and Grocer – Bucktown is taking preorders for April 17. Some of the menu options include:
Easter Dinner $89
- Smoking Goose Sliced Glazed City Ham
- Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
- Grilled Asparagus
- Roasted Rainbow Carrots
- Four Easter Cookies
Easter cupcakes $24
Large vanilla, chocolate, and red velvet cupcakes with pastel-colored frosting and spring decorations
Big Star – Wrigleyville
Big Star – Wrigleyville is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering an Easter buffet at $25 per adult and $12 per kid for children ages 10 and under. 75 minutes seating times: 11 am, 12: 30 pm, 2 pm.
Choose from one of three seatings and enjoy a Big Star-inspired spread including pancakes, horchata french toast, mixed fruit, sausage, bacon and eggs.
Kids activities include a cookie decorating station and egg decorating station.
Daisies is taking reservations for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch. $10 deposit per person.
Their Easter Brunch menu is designed to share:
Pastry Board (for each table):
- oat bars
- coffee cake
- ricotta pierogi with jam
Family Style Entrees (choice of 3 for the table):
- truffle scrambled egg bruschetta
- eggs benedict
- house-cured salmon board
- french toast
- biscuits and gravy
- granola and yoghurt parfait
For each table:
- crispy breakfast potatoes
- side salad
Beatrix Fulton Market
Beatrix Fulton Market (Chicago, Streeterville and Oak Brook) is taking preorders for April 17. They will be offering an Easter brunch to go at $32.95 per person available for pickup and delivery. Pickup time starts at 9 am – 12 pm. They also offer Easter dinner to at $59.95 per person and is available for pick up from 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm. They also have Easter cookie decorating kit available for pickup and delivery for $17.95 plus tax. Pickup time is from 10 am – 5 pm while delivery time is from 10:30 – 5:30 pm.
Check back later as more offerings are added to this list.