The Carillon - During Easter Sunday Brunch there are seatings at 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Highlights from the menu include orange raisin brioche French toast with maple syrup, smoked salmon eggs benedict, crab martini with avocado crème and tomato salad, a smoked prime rib carving station, mini strawberry-basil shortcakes, and much more. Additionally, guests can enjoy a complimentary champagne cocktail bar. Adults are $65, children 6-12-years-old are $19.95, and children 5-years-old and under are free.
Dai Due – In the restaurant, “Easter Bunnies” will be on the menu--deboned rabbits stuffed with sweetbreads, bacon and cream. In the Butcher Shop, different cuts of lamb are available such as rack of lamb, lamb sausage and lamb sirloin roasts from Windy Hill Farms (for retail only).
Easy Tiger Bakeshop - Pain au Lait Braid and Hot Cross Buns are available at the shop April 3-5 (while supplies last). Pre-orders encouraged: firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-614-4972.
Eden East - Hop on the bunny trail and head down to Springdale Farm for their Easter brunch with an adult egg hunt. Reservations only.
El Naranjo - Open for regular brunch hours 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. In addition to its à la carte brunch menu, other specials include White Peach Margarita, Huevos Motuleños, Carrot Cake and Pozole.
épicerie – Chef Sarah McIntosh will be serving a rabbit special for brunch on Easter Sunday 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in addition to the regular menu.
la V - There will be extend hours for its popular brunch service, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Highlights of the menu include Chef Janina’s Pastry Basket with croissants, honey cheddar scones, financier, as well as her assorted macarons (mocha, pistachio and lemon). Other offerings include Chicken Liver Pâté and malpeque oysters, Buckwheat Crepes with whipped ricotta and poteet strawberries, and Duck Confit Hash with sweet potatoes, brussel leaves and fried duck egg.
Lenoir – The team has put together a dinner for Sunday, April 5 featuring the traditional elements of a Passover Seder. Reservations are required. The four-course dinner is $40.
Odd Duck – The South Lamar restaurant will be serving a rabbit special during brunch along with other seasonal favorites.
Péché – Austin’s first absinthe bar opens at 5:00p.m. on Easter Sunday and will be offering a lamb special.
St. Philip - Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with items like Brulee’d French Toast, Brisket Hash and S’mores Waffles. The Bakeshop, headed up by Pastry Chef Kerstin Bellah, will have Hot Cross Buns, available for the special occasion (you can pick these up in advance if dining at home). Reservations available.
TRACE - The restaurant in The W Hotel has a three course fixed menu 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for $55 per person, including a complimentary glass of rosé, plus coffee and tea. Some of the prix fixe menu items include: Crispy Crab Cake with gribiche, Braised Short Rib with crispy slat potatoes, onion confit, sautéed spinach and horseradish demi, and Peaches & Cream Mason jar with warm house made peach cobbler, toasted streusel topping, pie crust sweet cream ice cream.
Walton's Fancy and Staple - Get your Easter treats here with items like Pure Milk Chocolate Bunny, Iced Sugar Cookies, Macarons and an Easter Wreath.
Please note: la V and St. Philip have closed since the publication of this post.