Eateries across Palm Beach County are pulling out all the stops for Passover weekend (March 27-28) and Easter (April 4) this year. Seriously delicious spreads are only a call away.
Kick off Easter Sunday with a luxurious brunch at the Palm Beach Gardens restaurant. Executive chef Tommy Nevill will usher in the gastronomic holiday with a decadent brunch spread featuring filet mignon Benedict; shrimp and grits; vegetarian steak & eggs; and lobster tail Benedict with Hollandaise sauce, poached eggs, asparagus, and fingerling potatoes. Guests can toast to the holiday with a spicy Bloody Mary or sparkling mimosa. Brunch costs $49 per person.
Diners can also select among charred cauliflower steak, Atlantic salmon with tarragon chimichurri sauce, cold water lobster tail, and a 32 oz. Tomahawk ribeye on the à la carte Easter menu.
Almond Palm Beach
Chef Jason Weiner and the team at Almond will celebrate both Easter and Passover with curated menus. The resto’s Pesach menu will feature a plat du jour of red wine braised Boyd Farms brisket served with dried apricots, Holman’s Harvest baby carrots, and dill. Easter dinner will feature roasted Colorado rack of lamb with roasted asparagus, fingerling potatoes, and mint salsa verde. Both dishes will be served family-style for the entire table or individually. Takeout is also available. Reserve here.
Diners are also invited to hop over to Almond for Easter brunch. Menu items include: House-smoked pastrami and eggs with home fries and sourdough toast, a Gratitude Gardens’ mushroom omelette with goat cheese and home fries, and Johnny’s brioche French toast with Grand Marnier bananas foster.
Tacos at brunch? Sign us up! Avocado Cantina in Downtown Palm Beach Gardens will host a Bunny Brunch on March 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ahead of the Easter holiday. The resto’s staple brunch items, like pork belly Benedict and huevos rancheros, will also be available. Reserve here.
The restaurant’s annual Easter brunch will return with a three-course prix fixe menu featuring green pea velouté; Belgian waffles topped with berries, mint, and rhubarb butter; quiche printemps with green asparagus; peche and framboise; and more festive delights. Brunch costs $115 per person.
The café in the heart of The Brazilian Court Hotel will also celebrate Passover on Saturday and Saturday, featuring three-course prix fixe dinner menu with favorites like matzo ball soup, grilled branzino, and smoked beef brisket. Dinner costs $105 per person.
The South Florida icon will celebrate Easter with a festive takeout menu at its Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton locations. Diners looking to kick off a “Buona Pasqua” can select among lamb meatballs, oven roasted artichokes, Neopolitan easter lasagna, and pastiera napolitana to outfit an Italian Easter spread. Orders must be placed by Thursday, April 1. The restaurants will also open at 2 p.m. (Fort Lauderdale) and 4 p.m. (Boca Raton) on Easter Sunday. Reserve here.
On Saturday, the Boca Raton and North Palm Beach restaurants will offer a prix fixe Passover dinner featuring quintessential plates: gefilte fish, chopped liver, matzo plate, matzo ball soup, slow-braised first cut brisket, grilled salmon, roasted eggplant and zucchini lasagna, and honey cake. Dinner costs $70 per adult and $35 per child younger than 10 years old. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. at North Palm Beach location and 6 p.m. at the Boca location. Reserve here.
The Delray Beach spot will serve creative takes on brunch classics, like a Lobster Benedict or the Classic Maryland Crab Cake Benedict, on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lionfish’s full brunch menu will also be offered, complemented by signature bottomless mimosas, aperol spritzes, and sparkling rose. To reserve, click here.
Downtown West Palm Beach’s resident French bistro will serve a three-course prix fixe brunch menu on Easter Sunday. Chef Isaac Cerny and his team will prepare onion soup gratinee; salmon tartare; Burgundy escargot; blue crab quiche; salmon veronique; lemon cheesecake; and more delectable plates for the holiday. The prix fixe menu costs $78 per person. Reserve here.
Potions in Motion
For families looking to eat at home for Passover, the South Florida caterer will deliver Seder dinners in Broward and Palm Beach Counties ahead of Pesach. The spread will include matzo, gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, slow-braised red wine and caramelized brisket, potato kugel, tzimmes, and traditional Seder plate ingredients. Dinners cost $27 per person and delivery costs $10 with a two meal minimum. Place an order by March 25 by emailing email@example.com or calling (561) 989-8879.
The Restaurant at the Norton
Museum goers in need of a nosh between exhibits are in for a treat at the West Palm Beach establishment. The restaurant will serve traditional matzo ball soup, boasting a homemade broth with roasted chicken and celery, through the holiday weekend.
The Royal Poinciana Plaza darling will celebrate the holiday with the “main attraction” of Easter in Italian homes: colomba. The dove-shaped cakes are filled with candied orange peel and raisins, and topped with hazelnut glaze, sugar grains, and almonds. Stop by the restaurant or order here.
Proper Grit and Spruzzo are getting in the holiday spirit on April 4. The West Palm Beach hotel’s signature restaurant will invite brunch fans to dine on special menu items, like eggs Benedict with cherry mustard glazed pork belly and spring onion hollandaise, and banana bread French toast, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Upstairs, the rooftop lounge will serve up red snapper two ways: deep fried or ceviche-style. Reserve here.
West Palm Beach’s new barbecue joint will celebrate its first Easter in the neighborhood with pit-smoked Duroc ham, prime brisket, pies, and sides–all available for preorder here.