The Easter Bunny is just a few days away from appearing in homes all over the Valley. However, there are some great selections for those looking to get out of the house for a fabulous brunch.
Whether it's an upscale, swanky restaurant or just a great place to take the family, Greater Palm Springs offers both. Call ahead and book a reservation because the best places will fill up fast.
Here are 10 suggestions with plenty more beyond that number:
Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant: Easter Champagne Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from a three-course menu that promises to be delish. Price is $38.50 per person. They are open for dinner too, serving their regular menu starting at 5 p.m. 78164 52nd Ave., La Quinta, 760-771-4653, www.arnoldpalmersrestaurant.com
Sullivan’s Steakhouse: Brunch is served at this classic Palm Desert hot spot. You can choose from fan favorites or just a traditional Easter selection. The three-course brunch goes for $37 per person. 73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 760-341-3560, sullivanssteakhouse.com/palm-desert
Pinzimini Restaurant: An Easter Egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny highlight this brunch. In addition to champagne flowing, the brunch includes a stir-fry station, pastry station, and hot items including Marinated Leg of Lamb. Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs are $69 for adults, $29 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. Westin Mission Hills, 71333 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage, 760-770-2150, www.pinziminipalmsprings.com
Jackalope Ranch: Join a traditional Champagne Brunch in Indio for families and kids of all ages. Brunch is served from 9 am – 3 pm at $39.95 for adults. Children under 12 eat for $16.95 while kids 5 and under eat for free. 80400 Highway 11, Indio, 760-342-1999, www.thejackaloperanch.com
Trio Restaurant: This reasonably priced venue hosts Easter Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $19.95, one of the best values in the Valley. 707 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-864-8746, triopalmsprings.com
photo courtesy of wally's desert turtle
Executive Chef Richard Pelz presides at Wally's Desert Turtle.
Wally's Desert Turtle: Wally’s features a prix fixe Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Easter Dinner starting at 5:30 pm. The three-course Brunch features delicious treats for all tastes while dinner is presented by Executive Chef Richard Pelz. 71775 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, 760-568-9321, www.wallysdesertturtle.com
Café des Beaux-Arts: A special Brunch menu is featured at the quaint restaurant on El Paseo. Fun food from around the world is featured and they open early, 8 a.m. 73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 760-346-0669, www.cafedesbeauxarts.com
Workshop Kitchen & Bar: This cool place serves a regular menu as well as a $26 three-course Easter Brunch. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by an Easter Dinner from 4 -11 p.m. 800 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-459-3451, www.workshoppalmsprings.com
Lantana, Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa: The view is one of the best around. Several serving stations will feature your best Easter Brunch dishes. Brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, 44600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, 760-674-4165, indianwells.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/Lantana.html
Lulu's California Bistro: There will be carving stations of tri-tip steak, turkey and ham, omelettes and more. Serving 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $24.99 for adults and $12.99 for children 12 and under. Traditional three-course Sunday brunch will also be available 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 200 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-327-5858, lulupalmsprings.com
Be sure to consult our Online Calendar for more choices.