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Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/9/24

Everything you need to know about Easter in Atlanta

Photo: Tim Robinson


Join the Festivities with Family and Friends on March 31 as the City’s Top Chefs Offer Special Easter Feasts

Easter Sunday on March 31 is a day of celebration and family gatherings as well as a time when Atlanta’s culinary scene shines brighter than ever. Once again, Atlanta’s top restaurants invite families and friends to indulge in special Easter feasts that promise a blend of traditional favorites and innovative delights. To ensure a spot at one of these restaurants, reservations are strongly recommended and are just a hop, skip and click away. For those looking to elevate Easter baskets, Bitzel’s Chocolate offers an array of items from limited-time chocolate boxes to decadent chocolate bunnies.

Bitzel’s Chocolate: A Sweet Easter Adventure

  • Newly opened Bitzel’s Chocolate turns Easter into a chocolate wonderland this month. From spring long-stem strawberries at $4 each to a selection of hollow chocolate offerings including a massive 10-pound 28-inch winking bunny (pictured below) with prices ranging from $6-$199, there’s a chef-crafted Easter treat for everyone. Other Easter offerings include chocolate-covered mini pretzels, schnapper rods, chocolate-covered Peeps and the limited-edition spring chocolate box at $34.99. Various Easter baskets are also available, ranging from $49-$79. For visitors to the 7,000 square-foot facility in Suwanee, Bitzel’s offers a true “Willy Wonka”-style experience allowing visitors to watch as various treats—from molded chocolates to fresh, continuously churning gelato—move through the production process.

Chido & Padres: A Twist on Easter Brunch

  • Chido & Padres adds a twist to its brunch menu for Easter with tamale muffins, smoked salmon and avocado sopes and tres leches pancakes. For dinner, guests can look forward to a special of whole snapper “huachinango” diabla. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

Gypsy Kitchen: An Easter Brunch and Dinner with Spanish Flair

  • Gypsy Kitchen will serve its brunch menu while adding dinner features such as sweet potato chorizo croquettes, olive oil-poached halibut, beetroot and potato gnocchi and duck breast confit. Make reservations online

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern: A Special Easter Treat

  • All locations of HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern—Atlantic Station, Halcyon, Brookhaven, Perimeter and Vinings—are serving brunch and dinner on Easter Sunday. Chefs also have added an all-day Easter special. The Easter ham platter features spiral-cut ham with apple cider glaze, mashed potatoes and broccoli for $18.95.

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails: An Elegant Easter Feast

  • Join Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails this Easter Sunday, March 31, from 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. (last reservation at 7 p.m.), for a three-course prix fixe extravaganza. Among the course highlights are piquillo pepper crab bisque; smoked salmon deviled eggs; brioche French toast with scrambled farm eggs and a choice of applewood bacon or chicken apple sausage; shrimp and grits; root beer-glazed lamb chops with applewood smoke cheddar cheese rice grits; and spiral cut ham served with smoked cheddar mac and cheese and Brussels sprouts with apple and bacon. Priced at $65 for adults and $32.50 for kids, this elegant dining experience is sure to please every palate. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

Ocean & Acre: A Sophisticated Easter Brunch and Dinner

  • Ocean & Acre delivers an upscale coastal vibe while serving its classic menu along with mouthwatering additions for brunch and dinner. Brunch additions include crème brûlée French toast and lobster omelet. Dinner brings delights such as braised rabbit cavatelli and poached halibut with smoked trout roe. Reservations can be made online.

Ray’s Restaurants: A Buffet to Remember and Dinner Downtown

  • Ray’s at Killer Creek and Ray’s on the River open their doors from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. for an unforgettable buffet priced at $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Buffet highlights include slow-roasted prime rib, Faroe Island salmon, holiday Nueske’s ham, signature mini crab cakes, Southern-style baked mac and cheese, almondine haricot verts, glazed Brussels and cauliflower, seasonal cobbler and a chef’s selection of bread pudding. Meanwhile, Ray’s in the City offers its regular dinner menu all day from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., ensuring a familiar yet festive experience.

The Big Ketch: A Seafood Easter Delight

  • Easter diners looking for a beach getaway in the heart of Buckhead will delight in The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill’s Easter brunch. Offerings include crab and lobster deviled eggs, smoked salmon toast, crab cake Benedict, honey-glazed ham, and a sumptuous chocolate cake for dessert. Make reservations online.

The Southern Gentleman: A Refined Three-Course Easter Experience

  • The Southern Gentleman joins the Easter celebration with a three-course prix fixe menu featuring a variety of dishes including deviled eggs, butternut squash soup, shrimp and lobster grits, pan-seared salmon and delectable desserts like red velvet cheesecake. Reservations can be made online.

The Woodall: Easter Brunch Offers a Festive Feast

  • The Woodall invites guests to celebrate Easter with a delightful brunch on Sunday, March 31. The special menu includes delectable options such as the traditional hot cross bun, available individually for $6 or in a basket of four for $20. Other highlights include confit lamb accompanied by smoked labneh, black cherry purée, charred onions and a fresh fava bean salad for $23. For a classic taste, the smoked ham dish, priced at $20, is served with honey bordelaise, charred carrots, smoked carrot purée and white asparagus. Diners can elevate their brunch experience with unique cocktails like A Tisket a Tasket…a Pisco Basket blending pisco, blueberry, vanilla and egg white, garnished with a marshmallow Peep for $12, and the Bloom-mosa featuring St-Germain elderflower, grapefruit juice and bubbles for $14. Reservations can be made online.

Your 3rd Spot: Extended Easter Weekend Hours

  • Your 3rd Spot welcomes locals and visitors for an extended Easter weekend celebration. Guests can spend extra memorable time with friends and family with extended hours on Good Friday (2 p.m. – 1 a.m.) and Easter Sunday (1-11 p.m.). Your 3rd Spot offers endless entertainment with more than 80 games such as indoor curling, retro games, bowling, darts and more along with a chef-driven, globally inspired menu of shareable small plates and creative craft cocktails. Book an experience online.

Sun., March 31, 11am-3pm – Easter Brunch Buffet at Serena Pastificio

On Easter, Serena Pastificio – the coastal, Northern Italian destination in Midtown’s Colony Square – will offer a special Easter Brunch Buffet on Sunday, March 31 from 11am-3pm. The buffet menu ($60 for adults; $25 for children 12 & under) will be available alongside a mimosa special ($40) featuring a bottle of prosecco accompanied by orange, blood orange and grapefruit juices. Reservations can be made here

Highlights from the menu include: 

  • BENEDETTE AL PROSCIUTTO with poached egg, crispy prosciutto, grilled tomato, lemon-basil Hollandaise & English muffin
  • BISCOTTI E SUGO with black pepper biscuits & Italian sausage gravy
  • FONDUTELLI AL TARTUFO with fontina and taleggio filling, braised leek, black truffle cream & parmesan
  • TIRAMISU with Mascarpone, lady finger, brandy, marsala & cocoa powder

Sun., March 31 – Delbar Alpharetta’s Easter Brunch Buffet

Delbar Alpharetta will host a special Easter Sunday buffet for brunch on Sunday, March 31 from 11am-2:30pm. The restaurant will serve items from their brunch menu including the Turkish Breakfast Station with labneh, halvah, feta cheese, radish, jam, honeycomb, dates, fruit, butter, hard boiled egg, soft boiled egg, sarshir, Nutella, fresh herbs, olives, raw vegetable and walnuts. The buffet is $80 per person, and reservations are available here.

Sun., March 31, 11:30am-2:30pm – Easter at Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta and The Americano with Live Music & Festivities

Enjoy a grand Easter celebration at Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta and its signature restaurant, The Americano, with family-friendly, easter-themed festivities including a special easter brunch, cookie decorating, face painting and two egg hunts for kids of all ages. Activities are available to Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel guests and locals who book a brunch table at The Americano. Please see here for brunch photos by Ken Goodman. Please see here for hotel images. 

  • Easter Brunch: Guests are invited to a special Easter brunch celebration at Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta’s signature restaurant, The Americano. Helmed by celebrity chef Scott Conant, the restaurant will serve a special Easter menu, featuring house-made brunch favorites including Steak & Eggs, Wagyu Beef Cheek Hash, Pasta al Pomodoro, tableside handcrafted cocktails and much more. Plenty to enjoy for both kids and adults, the restaurant will have live music and festive kid-friendly activities in the garden to continue the celebration.
  • Easter Activities in the Garden: Guests can participate in other fun easter festivities before or after brunch including two dedicated ‘Easter Egg Hunts’ with the Easter Bunny taking place at noon and 1:30pm. There will also be cookie decorating and face painting with an easter theme. 

Hotel reservations can be made online here. Brunch reservations can be made by visiting OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at (404)-946-9070. *easter activities included with both 

Beginning Thurs., March 20 – Easter Cocktail at Le Bon NoshLe Bon Nosh will begin serving a new cocktail, En Saison, on March 20 in honor of Easter and springtime. Featuring a purple hue and garnished with mint and a lemon twist, the drink is made with Empress Indigo Gin, yellow Chartreuse, L’Epicerie de Provence Violet Syrup, lemon juice & muddles kumquats & mint.

Now Available for Pre-order – Le Bon Nosh’s Easter Carrot CakeLe Bon Nosh is now accepting pre-orders for their 10-inch Carrot Cake for Easter celebrations. The single-layer cake is topped with cream cheese frosting and slivered almonds, and feeds 8-12 people. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance of the desired pickup date on Saturday, March 30 or Sunday, March 31. Orders can be placed here.

Now Available – French Broad Chocolates’ “Every Bunny” Gift Sets & Spring Eggs

French Broad Chocolate is now selling eggstravagant spring gifts! The Deluxe Every Bunny Gift Set includes an assortment of 12 limited-edition eggs and 12 peanut butter bonbons, and the Every Bunny Gift Set includes six eggs and 12 peanut butter bonbons. The Spring Eggs Collection features filled chocolate eggs that pay homage to classic Easter candy. These six or 12-piece collections are made with French Broad Chocolate’s bean-to-bar chocolate and hand-painted with naturally-colored cocoa butter to evoke the traditional confections tucked into baskets this time of year. Each egg is about double the size of a traditional bonbon! Orders can be placed HERE for shipment the week of March 11, 18 or 25.

Signia by Hilton Atlanta

The Easter Bunny will be at Signia by Hilton Atlanta for photos on Sunday, March 31.

Plus Easter specials:

·       Capolinea is a fine-dining, signature restaurant that serves traditional Italian and handmade pastas, prime-cut steaks, and tableside martini service. Capolinea’s Easter special will be a $75 three-course pre-fix menu and $100 with sparkling wine pairings served with each course.

·       Homespun will be an opportunity for guests to experience a Southern breakfast with Atlanta flair, combining local ingredients and a whimsical atmosphere. The special will start at $46 as a base price for the buffet, which includes a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar.

  McDaniel’s QN2 are bringing back their popular smoked and glazed hams. All orders need to be place by Monday, March 25.

Spiral Hams Smoked & Glazed with Honey & Brown Sugar

  • $10.99 per pound
  • Place your order by Monday, March 25 for pickup on Saturday, March 30

Sliced Turkey

  • $27.55 per lb.

Plus, family sized selections of all of their classic sides and desserts as well including Green Beans, Mac & Cheese, Banana Pudding, Apple Cobbler and more for an Easter meal everyone will enjoy. Orders can be placed by calling 404.252.3220.

Easter Sunday is in Full Bloom at Amore e Amore 

Spring is in full bloom, and Amore e Amore welcomes all to their newest pop-up experience: Butterflies & Botanicals. Just in time for this Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024, the dining room has been transformed into an immersive secret garden complete with blooming flowers, winding vines, colorful lanterns and fluttering butterflies. Opening early at 11:45 a.m., the charming Italian restaurant will have a special prix-fixe menu for Easter lunch and dinner featuring farm-to-table arugula with poached salmon, rigatoni lamb osso bucco, apricot brandy glazed scallops with polenta and more. For families on the hunt for Easter plans, look no further! Amore e Amore’s kids’ menu boasts a delightful selection for little ones, including house-made pizza bites, meatballs, and children-sized portions of signature favorites like the cheese ravioli, fettuccine alfredo, spaghetti and meatballs, all priced at $20. As an extra treat, candy-stuffed Easter eggs hidden amidst the enchanting garden await discovery by all. Amore e Amore’s Easter prix fixe menus are $65 per person for lunch and $85 for dinner, excluding alcohol, tax and gratuity. The full à la carte dinner menu will also be available featuring seasonal and signature favorites. Easter reservations require a $25 deposit. The last seating for the evening will be at 7:45 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.amoreeamore.com or call 404-600-2176. Amore e Amore is conveniently located at 467 N Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30307. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @eatamoreatl.

Hoppy Hour: Eats, Treats and an Egg Hunt at Vesper

Spend quality time with friends and family on Easter weekend at Vesper. Opening its doors early at 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday, March 31st, guests are invited to indulge in a day of spring holiday cheer. Don’t miss Hoppy Hour between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. for a complimentary beverage to kick off the Easter fun. Eggs will be hidden throughout the bar for an adult Easter egg hunt, where guests can exchange their finds for boozy treats from the Easter Bunny himself. Decked out in Easter-themed decor, the bar is handing out free bunny ears to those who arrive early. Of course, no Easter celebration would be complete without themed cocktails. Vesper’s talented team has whipped up a selection of special offerings, including the “Peeptini”— a marshmallow candy twist on a classic cocktail that’s as delightful as it is delicious. Whether gathering with friends or seeking a unique way to celebrate Easter, Vesper invites everyone to join us for an unforgettable day filled with laughter, libations, and Easter cheer. Vesper is located on the Atlanta BeltLine at 924 Garrett St. Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30316. For more information, visit www.vesperatl.com or call 404.963.6902. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @vesperatl. 

An Eggciting Easter Bunny Brunch at TWO urban licks

Hop over “TWO” the BeltLine for brunch or dinner on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024. From 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., TWO urban licks will have egg-stra special Easter offerings created by Executive Chef Chad Clevenger for guests to nosh on in addition to brunch classics including Salmon Chips, Biscuits and Gravy, or, for those looking to satisfy their sweet tooth, the Fat Elvis French Toast, banana stuffed, tempura fried, and topped with bacon maple syrup. In addition to brunch, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., diners can kick off the evening with TWO’s Nashville Hot Fried Oysters, Broiled Crab Cakes or Brisket Empanadas. Whether in for brunch or dinner, the Easter Bunny will make a special appearance to take photos and hand out candy to all. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to make reservations call 404.522.4622 or visit twourbanlicks.com. Stay connected on Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TwoUrbanLicks

Spend Easter Brunch and Dinner at Bully Boy

Celebrate Easter on Sunday, March 31st at Bully Boy during a special brunch from featuring its signature Japanese-inspired cuisine. Located just off the BeltLine next to its sister restaurant, TWO urban licks, this local gem boasts dishes ideal for sharing in a garden-like atmosphere. During both lunch and dinner, guests are invited to explore artfully presented starters, entrees, sushi, vegan options, and more. To complement the experience, guests are invited to snap pictures with Easter Bunny. Bully Boy’s full list of wine, sake, beer, and seasonal and signature cocktails will be available. A Concentrics Restaurants concept, Bully Boy is located at 828 W10 Ralph McGill Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia 30306. For more information or to make a reservation for Easter brunch between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. or dinner beginning at 5 p.m., visit www.bullyboyATL.com or call 678-904-5607. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @bullyboyatl, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BullyboyATL.

Start Easter Sunny Side Up with Brunch at Dantanna’s

Dantanna’s is cooking up an Easter brunch on Sunday, March 31st that every-bunny will enjoy. A favorite Buckhead destination to grab a great meal, cocktail and to catch a game, diners can explore their bottomless brunch menu or order items a la carte including shrimp and grits; traditional or red velvet waffles; breakfast tacos; biscuits and gravy; and their signature chorizo skillet featuring two sunny side up eggs, smoked gouda, and pico de gallo. Guests can also relax in the bar, dining and patio and catch the excitement of the NCAA Tournament and Braves season opener series in the bar, dining room or outside on the dog-friendly patio. In addition to brunch, diners can explore the full dinner menu of steaks, salads, pasta, sandwiches and more. As an added treat, every meal purchase includes a complimentary dessert. Dantanna’s full menu and extensive wine, cocktail, and beer offerings will also be available. Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873. Stay connected on Facebook at Facebook.com/dantannas and on Twitter and Instagram @dantannas.

Have a Hoppy Easter at Boone’s Brunch and Dinner 

Make Easter brunch and dinner a hoppy one on Sunday, March 31, 2024, at Boone’s in Buckhead. Overlooking scenic Bobby Jones Golf Course and Tanyard Creek, this local dining and drinking destination boasting new American and a relaxed clubhouse vibe invites guests to indulge in a timeless Easter brunch and lunch menu featuring favorites including Gulf shrimp and grits; fried chicken and hot cakes; Boone’s Monte Cristo, the Maple Leaf Farms duck burger, pimento cheese fritters and more. For dinner, sip on new spring cocktails, local craft beers and curated selections from their award-winning wine menu while exploring their chef-driven menu defined by local availability and health-focused, sustainable ingredients. Reservations on Easter Sunday at Boone’s are encouraged. Boone’s is open to the public and located at Bobby Jones Golf Course at 2205 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. For more information, please call 770.835.4267 or visit boonesatl.com. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook @boonesatl

Easter Bunny Brunch at ENZO Steakhouse & Bar

On Easter Sunday, March 31st, ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is rolling out its new brunch menu created by Executive and Owner Chef Andrea Montobbio. From 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., guests are invited to snap pictures with the Easter Bunny while dining al fresco on the expansive patio or in the art-filled dining room while enjoying traditional favorites and new offerings including a decadent lobster benedict covered in a rich hollandaise sauce; an over-the-top croque madame; and mouthwatering pasta carbonara. Beginning at 5 p.m., the dinner menu takes center stage featuring bold flavors, handmade pasta and sauces, choice cuts of steaks, chops and fresh seafood, and plant-based dishes. Complimenting every dining experience is ENZO’s curated wine menu, signature and seasonal cocktails, zero-proof options, and craft beer selection. ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is located in the Town at Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more information or to make a reservation, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @enzoitl.   

Hop to Sugar Shane’s for Egg-cellent Easter Treats 

Elevate any Easter basket with Sugar Shane’s sweet treats. Known for its decadent cookies, brownies and cakes, the award-winning gourmet dessert brand has whipped up specialty spring-inspired offerings just for the hoppy holiday. Love citrus? Indulge in the Pascha, a zesty cookie with lemon Oreos and cream cheese glaze. Looking for something more traditional? Don’t miss Sugar Shane’s twist on a classic with the Carrot Cottontail, a carrot cake cookie with oatmeal, cinnamon and cream cheese frosting. Because the holiday isn’t complete without Easter eggs, they’re also serving a special Frosted Chip version of their iconic chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla buttercream and chocolate eggs. Available for pickup and delivery at its four Atlanta locations, don’t miss the chance to grab Sugar Shane’s limited-time Easter specials that every bunny is sure to love. Visit Sugar Shane’s in Atlanta in Midtown (398 14th Street Atlanta, GA 30318), Ponce City Market (675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE N 145 Atlanta, GA 30308), Sandy Springs (1110 Hammond Drive Suite 30 Atlanta, GA 30328), and Kennesaw (1635 Old 41 Hwy Ste 107 Kennesaw, GA 30152). For more information or to order online, visit sugarshanes.com. Stay connected on Instagram at @sugar_shanes and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sugarshanesatl.