Where to go for Easter brunch in metro Atlanta

Get brunch, play, and indulge at these metro-area favorites on Easter Sunday

A waffle at Table & Main

Courtesy of Table & Main

Easter Sunday is quickly approaching. If you’re still looking for a brunch reservation, here are a few favorite spots offering special menus for the holiday.

Enjoy a traditional Greek lamb roast at Kyma’s spring patio party. The $125 ticket includes spanakopita, spreads, grilled octopus, lamb, and Greek wine. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are required. 3085 Piedmont Road, 404-262-0702

No. 246
Calling all animal lovers (and parents): Ford Fry’s Italian restaurant is bringing bunnies to its patio from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The usual, a la carte brunch menu will be served. 129 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, 678-399-8246

Shrimp bao at the White Bull

Photo by Chris Knox

The Optimist
This award-winning seafood spot doesn’t do brunch . . . until now. Billed as a special, one-time-only event, the Optimist will serve a two-course brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday. For $28 per person, diners can choose a starter and entrée from options such as smoked salmon toast, crab cake Benedict, cinnamon buns, French toast, and lobster Cobb salad. 914 Howell Mill Road, 404-477-6260

Restaurant Eugene
Enjoy a fine-dining brunch at the Linton Hopkins mainstay with choice of a French omelet, smoked trout coddled eggs, New York strip, or fried chicken, along with an appetizer and dessert. The cost is $65 per person. 2277 Peachtree Road, 404-355-0321

Seed Kitchen & Bar
Order off the regular brunch menu or sample one of the Easter specials, like Carolina quail and waffle Benedict, and a pimento cheese omelette. Brunch will be offered offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, 678-214-6888

Table & Main
This Southern-inspired Roswell hotspot will showcase its recently launched brunch menu from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Start with monkey bread or cornbread muffins, then order the chicken and waffles or shrimp and grits. 1028 Canton Street, Roswell, 678-869-5178

PB&J dessert (strawberry mousse, peanut butter semifreddo, strawberry preserve, peanut butter ice cream, and strawberry espuma), available on the a la carte menu at Atlas.

Photo by Mia Yakel

Truva Turkish Kitchen
On Saturday, April 20, Truva will host a kids’ “eggstravaganza” with Easter egg coloring, face painting, and cartoon-watching from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The menu includes Nutella waffles, French toast, peanut butter and jelly, and scrambled eggs. The cost is $5. 842 North Highland Avenue, 404-288-1007

The White Bull
Come hungry—this Decatur restaurant is offering three courses for brunch. Choose from burrata toast, ricotta blintzes, and shrimp bao to start. Then opt for ricotta and cornmeal pancakes, bacon and eggs, or shrimp and grits, and end with chocolate budino or vanilla panna cotta. Everyone gets morning pastries, too. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and costs $39. 123 East Court Square, Decatur, 404-600-5649

Bonus treats:

Xocolatl chocolate bunny

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Looking for a special, local treat for your Easter basket? The Krog Street Market-based chocolatier sells chocolate-covered Easter bunnies in three flavors: Almond Milk White Chocolate and Vanilla; Almond Milk Chocolate and Quinoa Crunch; and 73% Dark Chocolate. The bunnies are $14 each or three for $35. Berry Almond Milk White Chocolate Eggs and jelly beans are also available. 99 Krog Street, 404-604-9642

Instead of brunch, here’s a dinner option as executive chef Christopher Grossman and pastry chef Christian Castillo are preparing a three-course prix fixe dinner for $75 per person, in addition to the regular menu. Options include pastrami smoked short rib, spring onion ravioli, and Border Springs lamb roulade. 88 West Paces Ferry Road, 404-600-6471