Best Restaurants For Easter Brunch 2013 In Minnesota

March 20, 2013 7:00 AM

A celebratory Easter Brunch is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the warmer days of spring. If you want a romantic escape, an excuse to not be stuck indoors or just to take out the entire family, Minnesota offers some of the top-rated restaurants for Easter. This holiday is celebrated for religious reasons, commemorating the resurrection of Christ. Easter can be celebrated in other ways like coloring hard-boiled eggs or going on an Easter egg hunt as a festive activity. Whatever the reasons may be, enjoying a fine dining experience with loved ones for Easter Brunch.

The St. Paul Grill
350 Market St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 224-7455

The St. Paul Grill is a distinctive landmark and a recognizable icon in the city of St. Paul. This gem has been around since 1910 and is a beautifully European-inspired hotel. For special occasions like for Easter Brunch, the staff puts together six different food stations with delicious cold and hot menu options. Last year for Easter, this superb hotel reinstated the brunch with an all-you-can-eat layout. It’s the perfect spot for business travelers, romantic getaways and for family celebrations.

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Cafe & Bar Lurcat
1624 Harmon Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 486-5500

Cafe & Bar Lurcat is within walking distance of Loring Park. What makes this location fabulously exquisite is its close proximity to nature and its ability to prepare an impressive family-style Easter brunch. For a family celebration, this location is perfect for those who love to color hard-boiled eggs and believe in the Easter bunny. Every year for Easter brunch, kids are spoiled with a dedicated area for coloring eggs and baskets while their chaperons try to savor warmer springtime weather.

Girvan Grille
8700 Edinbrook Crossing
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
(763) 315-8535

Girvan Grille is a traditional steakhouse named after a village in southwest Scotland. The atmosphere is laid-back, with an exquisite richness that overlooks the beautiful Edinbrook USA golf course. Every year, Girvan comes up with a new formula for Easter brunch for people of all ages, and the kids have all the perks to enjoy delicious items off the menu. After a nice large meal, take advantage of the nearby Mississippi River and parks in the area.

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A la Carte Catering
9154 Old Cedar Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN 55425
(952) 888-5652

Since 1973, A la Carte Catering has been serving Minnesotans traditional scrumptious food. This family-owned business prides itself on serving the most deliciously prepared food and strives to create a memorable experience for clients. With a diversified menu along with a great variety of services, the catering company can roll out impressive goodies for Easter brunch. The selection of treats on the menu comes in all shapes and sizes and are freshly cooked with everything prepared as a craft of art. Not only does A la Carte Catering have a strong expertise in catering, but it can whip a wonderful presentation for occasions such as this one. Host your own Easter brunch and invite friends and family over for the celebration.

Afton House Inn
3291 St. Croix Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001
(651) 436-8883

The Afton House Inn is one of the most scenic places to visit in the entire state. To celebrate Easter brunch at the Afton Inn is to cherish the holiday in high style. Not only will you enjoy an all-day (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Easter feast, but you will also have access to the breathtaking St. Croix River. For Easter, there are more than 10 appetizing choices on the menu. After enjoying an upscale brunch,  take a romantic cruise along the magnificent river.

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Anthony Carranza is a freelance writer covering all things Minnesota related to tech, social media, news, and local happenings around the Twin Cities. His work can be found at

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