For many San Diegans, celebrating Easter is not complete without a family brunch. Here are Times of San Diego’s recommendations for that perfect holiday meal on Easter Sunday 2015.
Hotel del Coronado — Coronado’s landmark hotel is going all-out for Easter with a Champagne Brunch and live entertainment in the historic Crown Room and Oceanfront Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $115 for adults in the Crown Room and $105 in the ballroom. Children 6 to 10 are $42, and children 5 and under eat for free. There are also Easter egg hunts on the Windsor lawn.
Flagship Cruises — Celebrate Easter with brunch on the bay aboard a Flagship yacht, with the San Diego skyline serving as the backdrop. Easter cruises include complimentary mimosas and champagne, made-to-order omelets and a wide variety of brunch favorites. Tickets are $69.50 for adults and $41.70 for children 4 to 12. The cruise departs from 990 N. Harbor Drive at 10:30 a.m.
The Marine Room — The Easter brunch at this La Jolla classic features Spindrift Seafood Crepes and Fleur del Sel Thyme Roasted Angus Rib Eye. Brunch is served from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $65 per person.
The Grand Del Mar — Enjoy a champagne brunch in the Elizabeth Ballroom with made-to-order potato latkes, dim sum & sushi, a carving station, seafood and more. Brunch is served from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and costs $108 for adults and $30 for children. There is an Easter egg hunt on the hotel lawn at 12:30 p.m.
U.S. Grant — Dine in downtown elegance at the U.S. Grant, which is serving Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The price is $78 for adults, $69 for seniors and $35 for children 12 and under.
Bahia Resort Hotel — Enjoy the view over Mission Bay while you dine, then take a cruise on the Bahia Belle. There are seatings every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $48 for adults, $24 for children 5-11, and free for those under 5. Don’t miss the easter egg hunts on the half hour.
Venga, Venga — Celebrate Easter with a Mexican theme at the Venga, Venga Cantina and Tequila Bar in Chula Vista. The unlimited Mexican brunch is $25 for adults and $12.95 for kids under 12. “Bottomless” cocktails are available for $10.
Seaport Village — If you haven’t been to the downtown waterfront lately, Seaport Village and the new Headquarters feature a variety of Easter brunch options, including the Harbor House, Buster’s Beach House, Puesto’s and Seasons 52.
Don’t Forget Takeout — Home is where the heart is, so don’t overlook takeout options. Fresh & Easy offers heat-and-serve Easter Boxes starting at $44.99. Order by April 1 (no fooling).