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Where to Brunch This Easter Weekend in New Orleans

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Who else loves brunch? Luckily in the city of New Orleans, there are plenty of brunch options for you to choose from! Celebrate Easter with a delicious brunch at a local restaurant through the city, and enjoy the anticipated beautiful weather. 

Where will you be brunching this Easter Sunday?

Bywater American Bistro | 2009 Chartres Street

Chef Nina Compton is hosting Easter brunch on April 4 from 10:30am to 2:30pm at Bywater American Bistro. The a-la carte menu ranges from $6-$20 plates including Coconut Oatmeal, Steak & Eggs, Brioche, Semolina Gnocchi, Crawfish Hand Pie, and more. 


Compere Lapin | 535 Tchoupitoulas Street

Over at Compere Lapin, Chef Nina Compton is offering an a la carte Sunday Brunch menu with options like Hot Fire Chicken with biscuits and pickles; Buttermilk Gnocchi with sausage gravy; Goat Bolognese; Doughnut with Chantilly and caviar and other signature items. In addition to the regular brunch menu, diners can indulge in Easter specials and enjoy boozy brunch cocktails. 


Copper Vine | 1001 Poydras Street

A CBD brunch favorite! Copper Vine opens up at 10:30am and serves their brunch menu through 4pm. With bottomless bubbles and crowd favorites such as the Croque Madame and Jumbo Lumb Crab Benny, how can you go wrong? In addition, if you are looking for a gorgeous outdoor space, Copper Vine’s beautiful outdoor dining oasis is surrounded by lush greenery, along with a large second-story balcony with outdoor seating options! Reserve your table through Opentable.


Jack Rose/Jack Rose Rooftop |  2031 St Charles Avenue

Located inside the historic Pontchatrain Hotel, from 11AM to 2PM, guests can indulge in Easter specials crafted by Chef/Owner Brian Landry at Jack Rose. Dishes include Sweetbreads – poached egg, fava beans, verjus; Spiced Lamb Chops – carrots, green chickpeas, yogurt; Pork Porterhouse – fried egg, sweet potato hash, red eye gravy; and Halibut – asparagus, English peas, lobster butter. The signature a la carte brunch menu will also be available.


Gris-Gris | 1700 Magazine Street

Gris-Gris’ brunch is served every Saturday & Sunday from 11am-4pm. With a good combination between lunch-y brunch-y items and more traditional breakfast dishes, Gris-Gris is a great choice for local favorites in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. They also feature cocktails by the carafe as well as Blueberry Bourbon Pain Perdu, Chicken Biscuits & Gravy, and other delectable dishes. Reservations available by phone call @ 504.272.0241


Red Gravy | 4206 Magazine Street

Though known for more for their dinners with handmade pasta and homemade ravioli and lasagna, Red Gravy also serves up a weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2pm. With a unique Italian-fused take on some brunch dishes – like Cannoli Pancakes and Breakfast Spaghetti – you can expect something delicious and different from the normal brunch fare. Reservations available through Opentable.


Ruby Slipper | Multiple restaurant locations around the city

Ruby Slipper Cafe’s many restaurants throughout the city makes them a great choice for those looking for a stress-free experience where you know you are going to get delicious food in an inviting environment. Breakfast dish favorites include their new seasonal special – the Crawfish & Grit Benedict – plus other classics such as Banana Foster Pain Perdu, White Chocolate Bread Pudding Pancakes, Cochon Benedict, and more. Join their waitlist on the day of here


The Tasting Room | 1906 Magazine Street

Two words: bottomless mimosas. AND bloodys too, if those are more your brunch cocktail jam! Crafted by Chef Orlando, The Tasting Room along Magazine Street serves a tastefully delicate brunch selection every Saturday & Sunday from 12pm-3pm. Favorites include a picture-perfect Steak & Eggs with grilled Wagyu flank steak, Pain Perdu, and more. Reserve your table on Opentable now. 

Featured image via Ruby Slipper.

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