Hop to these 9 Atlanta restaurants for Easter brunch

One restaurant is bringing in kangaroos to pet
Asparagus and preserved tomato frittata with country ham and radish salad
Asparagus and preserved tomato frittata with country ham and radish salad at Venkman’s

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Brunch lines are always long, but Easter brunch lines are always longer. Wondering where to make reservations? Check out these nine spots, from fancy to kid-friendly.

The Café at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be Easter egg hunts every hour and an actual petting zoo (with kangaroos, we’re told). More interested in the food and drink? Selections include an espresso station, 25 varieties of cheese, caviar, hand-rolled sushi, and more. The cost is $125 for adults and $69 for kids. 3434 Peachtree Road, 404-237-2700.

Open for brunch only once a year, Ecco is celebrating Easter with an assortment of charcuterie, cheeses, pizzas, and pasta. All items will be served a la carte—including the signature honey fried goat cheese. 40 7th St. NE, 404-347-9555.

Le Bilboquet
Le Bilboquet’s $65 prix fixe brunch includes an appetizer, entree, and choice of either a mimosa or dessert. Think homemade quiches, brioche French toast, and crepes. 3035 Peachtree Road, 404-869-9944.

Livingston Restaurant + Bar
From a carving station to a dessert station, Livingston’s Easter brunch buffet is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and costs $35 for adults and $15 for ages 6 to 12. A professional photographer will be taking photos with the Easter bunny for $5 each. 659 Peachtree St., 404-897-5000.

Like to sleep in late? Lure’s “brunch by the sea” starts at 10:30 a.m. and continues until 7 p.m. The three-course meal costs $30 and includes offerings like New England-style clam chowder, a poached egg and whitefish English muffin, and Devil’s food chocolate mousse. 1106 Crescent Ave., 404-817-3650.

Seven Lamps
Open for brunch specifically for this holiday, Seven Lamps is serving yeast donuts, cheddar and rhubarb scones, lobster omelets, asparagus salad, and crab fritters. 3400 Around Lenox Road, 404-467-8950.

Southern Art
Southern Art will offer a brunch buffet with omelet and carving stations, assorted pastries, and more, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be Easter egg hunts at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., as well as face painting, a petting zoo, and Easter bunny meet-and-greets. The cost is $75 for adults and $40 for children. 3315 Peachtree Road NE, 404-946-9070.

Live music and photos with the Easter bunny—what could be better? Venkman’s is serving Easter specials like deviled eggs with pork candy, crispy trout beignets with buttered crumpets, and an asparagus and tomato frittata with country ham until 4 p.m. 740 Ralph McGill Blvd., 470-225-6162.

Watershed on Peachtree
Chef Zeb Stevenson is preparing a three-course menu with options like chopped ham salad, mustard-baked flounder, and coconut layer cake for $35 per person. A children’s menu is available upon request. 1820 Peachtree St. NW, 404-809-3561.