The eggs have been dyed, hidden, and rolled or gathered. The Easter baskets have been stocked, hidden, found and dismantled. Everyone is (finally) in their Easter finery. Photos have been taken. The family is together…and everyone’s hungry. If the thought of hosting your family’s Easter meal makes you want to hide alongside the eggs out in the backyard or behind the couch, here is a list of restaurants in Lake County that will happily prepare a memorable brunch for the occasion.
The eggs have been dyed, hidden, and rolled or gathered. The Easter baskets have been stocked, hidden, found and dismantled. Everyone is (finally) in their Easter finery. Photos have been taken. The family is together…and everyone’s hungry.
Take hosting off your to-do list with one of these restaurants in Lake County that will host Easter brunch for the whole family, you never know a bunny might even show up!
Easter Brunch in Lake County
Unless otherwise stated all events are Sunday, April 1, 2017 Please call ahead to make reservations, Little Lake County is not responsible for long lines or missed meals.
1500 Main St., Antioch, IL 60002 | (847) 838-2015
Seatings at 10:00, 11:00, 12:30, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Adults: $28.95; children ages 5-10: $12.95; children age four and younger FREE
Johnny’s Chophouse is well-known for its Sunday brunch, however you can now only get it on Easter and Mother’s Day. The Easter brunch buffet menu also includes a dessert table, fresh-fruit and non-alcoholic beverages.
115 Park St., Wauconda, IL 600084 | (847) 526-9789
Seatings from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Adults: $27.00; Kids age 12 and younger: $12.00; children age three and younger: FREE.
Enjoy brunch with the Easter Bunny that includes a special buffet table for children, yogurt parfaits, a charcuterie bar, a waffle bar, sandwiches and wraps, freshly baked goods, a lox and bagel bar, and more. Adult meals include a complimentary mimosa. Call or email michelle@Lindyslanding.com to reserve your spot.
Austin’s Saloon & Eatery
481 Peterson Rd, Libertyville | (847) 549-1972
Brunch served from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Adults: $22.95; children ages 5 – 12: $13.95; children four and younger: FREE.
Touted as “one of the best and most affordable brunch spots in Lake County,” the menu includes eggs, omelettes, corned beef hash, biscuits and gravy, french toast, carved ham, brisket, tortellini, smoked trout, shrimp cocktail, a pizza and slider station, macaroni and cheese, fresh fruits, funnel cake fries, homemade beignets, and more.
200 Applebee St., Barrington, IL 60010 | (847) 382-5020
Brunch seatings at 10:00 a.m.. 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Adults: $32.95; children ages 10 and younger: $14.95.
Bring the kids for a terrific Easter brunch and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Brunch includes traditional egg dishes, a carving station, meats, seafood, vegetables, macaroni and cheese, fruits, salads, cinnamon rolls and desserts.
763 S. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, IL 60047 | (847) 540-0600
Buffet from served from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Adults: $39.99; children age 10 and younger: $17.99. Regular ala carte dinner menu resumes at 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of brunch favorites such as pancakes, omelettes and quiche, salmon, tilapia, prime rib, a dessert table, and more.
Stonewall Orchard Golf Club
25675 W. State Highway 60, Grayslake, IL 60030 | (847) 740-4890
Brunch served from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Adults: $28; children ages 4 – 12: $12.00; children four and younger: FREE.
Whet your appetite with pastries, an omelette and scramble station, homemade corned beef hash, breakfast potatoes, a carving station, lemon garlic roasted chicken, chicken Florentine soup, chicken fingers and mac ‘n cheese bites, and a dessert table.
14245 W. Rockland Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048 | (847) 362-4636
Seatings are at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Adults: $26.95; children ages 2 – 12: $10.95; children age 23 months and younger: FREE.
Celebrate Easter at Lambs Farm Magnolia Cafe & Bakery with a breakfast buffet including freshly carved meats, breakfast classics, fresh fruit and vegetables, and a dessert table with treats from the onsite bakery.
20922 N. Rand Rd, Kildeer, IL 60047 | (847) 438-0025
Brunch from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Adults: $42.00; children age 4-12: $18.00; children younger than three eat for FREE.
Children will enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny and adults receive a complimentary glass of champagne in addition to the opulent brunch buffet. Dine on prime rib, leg of lamb, ham off-the-bone, salmon, chicken breast, beef bourguignon, roast turkey breast and pasta. Or choose from the many breakfast items on the buffet, or gourmet cheese, oysters, a salad bar, and a selection of French, Italian and Viennese miniature pastries.
Illinois Beach Resort
Illinois Beach State Park, 1 Lake Front Dr., Zion, IL 60099 | (847) 625-7300
Champagne brunch served from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Adults and children 12 years and older: $36.95; children 6-11 $16.95, children 3-5: $6.95; children age 0-2: FREE.
There will be three egg hunts through the day with lots of prizes! Please note only guests with brunch reservations may participate in the egg hunts.
The family will truly enjoy this magnificent selection of breakfast items including eggs Benedict, Lyonnnaise potatoes, a waffle and omelet station, meats, oysters, mussels, salmon, shrimp, cheeses, a hot carving station, and plenty of pastries and desserts.
250 W. Gregg’s Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 | (847) 680-6100
Brunch buffet 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Chicago Marriott Lincolnshire Resort
10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire, IL 60069 | (847) 634-0100
Seatings at 10:00. 10:30, 1:00 and 1:30
Adults: $45.00, children 12 and younger $20
This amazing brunch buffet is served in the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort’s Grand Marquee Pavilion that overlooks 175 acres of natural wooded area. Included in the buffet are hot entrees, seafood, breakfast items, an omelette and waffle station, a children’s entree table, salads, sweets, and beverages–including champagne and mimosas. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance, and an egg hunt is planned for guests with reservations.
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, IL 60022 | (847) 835-5440
Seatings at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00p.m., 1:00 p.m. (As of publish date, the 11:00 a.m seating is SOLD OUT.)
Nichols Hall, Regenstein Center
Adults: $35 (members)/$40 (non-members); Children ages 3 – 12: $25 (members)/$30 (non-members); children age two and younger: FREE. Price includes parking, taxes, and gratuity.
Enjoy Easter brunch and then spend the rest of the day exploring the garden. Brunch includes breakfast and lunch dishes, a carving station, desserts, and more. This year, photographer Julie Kaplan will host family portrait sessions for an additional fee, with limited, pre-arranged time slots available.
Pinstripes Northbrook , 1150 Willow Road Northbrook
Seatings from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Adults $35 | Kids 6-12 $15 | Kids 5 & Under: Free
Easter brunch buffet includes an endless spread of Easter favorites from carved prime rib, fresh seafood, waffles, made-to-order omelets, salad bar, delectable desserts and more! Plus, the Easter bunny will be joining for photo opportunities and to celebrate the special holiday.
Brunch includes a kids corner, waffle station, dessert station, carving station and unlimited mimosas.
Prairie Grass Cafe
601 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL 660062 | (847) 205-4433
10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Adults: $51; children age 10 – 3: $18, children age two and younger: FREE.
Enjoy Easter brunch masterfully created by the award-winning chefs at the Prairie Grass Cafe. Everyone’s meal begins with a signature “PGC Benedict,” a poached egg with spinach and homemade tomato Hollandaise. And don’t miss a waffle, omelet or crepe, ancho chili-rubbed skirt steak, moussaka, ahi tuna, homemade sausage, and plenty of homemade baked goods.
Grand Geneva Resort and Spa
7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 | (262) 249-4788
Just over the border in gorgeous Lake Geneva, you can choose from several options for an Easter brunch or breakfast (listed below) at the resort. Adults receive complimentary champagne and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at brunch. Bring an Easter basket for children ages 10 and younger, and meet at the Pavilion by the golf course for the 1:00 p.m. egg hunt.
- Geneva ChopHouse
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Adults (ages 13 years and older): $65.00; children ages 6 – 12: $32.00, children ages 2 – 5: $13.00; children age two years and younger eat for FREE.
- Maple Lawn Ballroom
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Adult (ages 13 years and older): $65.00; children ages 6 – 12: $32.00 children ares 2 – 5: $13.00; children two years and younger eat for FREE.
- The Grand Cafe
6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ala Carte Breakfast
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Breakfast Buffet
Adult (ages 13 years and older): $21.00; children ages 6 – 12: $11.00; children ages 2 – 5: $6.00; children younger than two years eat for FREE.
Where will you be enjoying Easter Brunch this year?