This Easter Sunday, several of Santa Barbara’s best restaurants are offering delicious dining specials. Whether you’re looking for a place to bring the family for brunch, pick up pre-made food for a party, or go out for a fine dining experience, there are many wonderful options to make your Easter Sunday one-of-a-kind!
Les Marchands– Les Marchands offers a family-friendly environment with an imaginative brunch menu featuring items such as Breakfast Poutine with Sausage Gravy, Smoked Local Halibut with Crème Fraîche, Tres Leches French Toast with Cinnamon Whipped Cream and Mixed Berries and much more! Chef Weston Richards’ menu includes freshly-baked, hand-crafted breads from Helena Avenue Bakery. Les Marchands will also be offering a choice of eight daytime-friendly classic stirred cocktails that complement the menu. Reservations are encouraged but walk-ins are also welcome. Brunch starts at 11 a.m. and finishes at 3 p.m.
Outpost– Come to Outpost’s Easter brunch to enjoy specialty items such as the Fritter Benedict with Spanish chorizo, Avocado Toast on 7-grain bread with pickle onion, cilantro, sunny egg and radish, and the Outpost Bowl with quinoa, farro, poached eggs, avocado and kale pesto. Not only will the Outpost be serving brunch, but they will also be offering guests over the age of 21 the opportunity to participate in an Adult Beer Hunt in which participants will hunt for beer and an assortment of other prizes. Brunch begins at 10 a.m., and the beer hunt starts at 1 p.m.
The Canary– The Canary’s Rooftop Easter Brunch is an experience you won’t want to miss, with stunning views alongside delicious food and mimosa specials. Executive Chef James Siao from Finch & Fork has prepared an arrangement of seasonal brunch items along with Create-Your-Own Omelets, a Pastry and Bread Bar, Seafood and Carving Stations, and an indulgent Dessert Table. The brunch starts at 10:30 a.m. and will go until 2 p.m.
Loquita– Loquita will be celebrating Easter with a lavish “San Sebastian”-style brunch designed by Chef Peter Lee. This unique brunch menu is an ode to Santa Barbara’s Spanish culture, with more than 15 dishes including all-you-can-eat tapas and signature paella served with fresh fruit mimosas and sangria. The all-you-can-eat buffet brunch includes bottomless pouring of Loquita’s beverages and a kid’s menu. The Easter Brunch hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and reservations are recommended.
Helena Avenue Bakery– If you’re looking for enticing, ready-to-go brunch classics available for pick-up, Helena Avenue Bakery has it all. The bakery’s Easter Platters are available for pre-order, and include items such as the Nicoise Salad Platter, the Crudité Platter, the Smoked Salmon & Bagel Platter and Quiche Lorraine with Bacon, Onions and Swiss Cheese. For dessert, Helena Avenue Bakery also offers their signature Pastry Platter and a variety of freshly baked pies. All orders must be placed by Thursday, March 29.
The Lark– For Sunday evening, the Lark will be offering a special holiday dinner from 5-10 p.m. Executive Chef Jason Paluska has prepared an array of specials; just a few items featured on the menu are Crispy Duck Confit, Grilled California Asparagus with Crispy Scotch Egg, White Truffle and Marigolds, and Rainbow Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Mousse, Golden Raisin Jam, Salted Pecans and Cinnamon Mint. In celebration of spring, The Lark’s bar team has also concocted three new cocktails designed to accompany the Easter dinner specials. Come by to celebrate the holiday and the arrival of springtime in Santa Barbara!