The time is now to book reservations for Easter brunch, and the Port City has a variety of options.
In addition to these special menus, many local restaurants normally open for Sunday brunch will be serving their regular menus. Here’s a rundown of some choices.
Beau Rivage Golf & Resort, 649 Rivage Promenade
Beau Rivage will offer a catered brunch buffet prepared by Catering Thyme from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., complete with a bloody mary and mimosa bar. The buffet will include plenty of breakfast and lunch dishes, as well as carving stations, seasonal fruits, salads, desserts and a children’s corner with kid-friendly items.
$28.95 for adults and $10.95 for children 5-12
Call 297-2462 for reservations.
Bonefish Grill, 4719 New Centre Drive
Brunch service begins at 10 a.m. with an à la carte menu featuring dishes such as seafood crab cake rancheros, bang bang shrimp benedict and crème brûlée French toast. The bar will be offering bottomless Bellinis, mimosas, bloody Marys and blackberry sangria.
Call 313-1885 or visit bonefishgrill.com for reservations.
East Oceanfront Dining, Blockade Runner Beach Resort, 275 Waynick Blvd., Wrightsville Beach
East will host an Easter buffet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring several stations: quiche, salad, carving, seafood, hot food and desserts. Children can enjoy an egg hunt and a visit with the Easter Bunny.
$48 for adults and $18 for children 12 and under.
Call 256-7109 for reservations.
Holiday Inn Resort, 1706 N. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach
The Holiday Inn Resort at Wrightsville Beach will offer an Easter brunch buffet with soup and salad stations, a carving station with pork and beef, as well as several entrées, sides and desserts.
$38.95 for adults and $19.50 for children ages 6-12.
Call 256-2231 for reservations.
Junction 421, 5104 S. College Road
Junction 421 will offer an Easter buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with items such as Belgian waffles, crepes, frittatas, shrimp and grits, lamb, prime rib and assorted desserts.
$24.95 for adults, $10.95 for children.
Call 392-3490 for reservations.
LM Restaurant Group
Three LM Restaurant Group locations will be open for Easter: Henry’s, 2508 Independence Blvd.; Hops Supply Co., 5400 Oleander Drive; and Bluewater Waterfront Grill, 4 Marina St. in Wrightsville Beach.
Henry’s and Hops will offer à la carte menus beginning at 10 a.m., and Hops will have live acoustic music from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bluewater will offer an Easter buffet in the newly renovated upstairs dining room, and its regular brunch, lunch and dinner menus in the downstairs dining rooms and on the patio.
Brunch is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.
Call 256-8400for reservations.
Shell Island Resort, 2700 N. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach
Shell Island Resort Restaurant & Bar will offer a lunch buffet with two seatings at noon and 2 p.m. The buffet will include cold appetizers, salads, carving stations, main dishes, sides and desserts.
$37.95 for adults and $17.95 for children 12 and under.
Call 256-8696 for reservations.
Steam Restaurant & Bar, 9 Estelle Lee Place
Steam Restaurant & Bar will offer an expanded à la carte brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with plenty of breakfast items as well as crab cakes, Southern fried chicken, prime rib and seared salmon.
Call 726-9226 for reservations.
Urban Food Group
Urban Food Group’s three Wilmington restaurants will offer Easter brunch options: Boca Bay, 2025 Eastwood Road; Brasserie du Soleil, 1908 Eastwood Road; and Osteria Cicchetti, 1125-K Military Cutoff Road.
Boca Bay will offer its regular Sunday brunch buffet with the addition of some specialty dishes and carving stations featuring prime rib and lamb from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$27.95 for adults and $7.95 for children 10 and under.
Call 256-1887 for reservations.
Brasserie du Soleil will offer an à la carte menu from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Call 256-2226 for reservations.
Osteria Cicchetti will offer a buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a selection of popular Italian specialties and pizzas as well as omelets, crepes, carving stations and desserts.
$27.95 for adults and $12. 95 for children 12 and under.
Call 256-7476for reservations.
The Village Café, 47 S. Hampstead Village Drive, Hampstead
The Village Café in Hampstead will host its fourth annual Easter buffet with items such as sweet tea and honey glazed ham, orange fennel roasted pork loin, lemon thyme glazed salmon and made-to-order omelets. There will also be a wide variety of salads, sides and desserts.
$22.95 for adults, $12.95 for young adults ages 7-12 and $6.95 for children under 7. Coffee and tea included.
Call 821-1234 for reservations.
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