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8 Metro Detroit Restaurants to Enjoy on Easter
Writer John Gunther always said that "all happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast," but he never specified what time that meal should occur. Whether you plan to indulge in your Easter Sunday course first thing in the morning or later in the day, there are countless options both in and around The D that will make you want to return again the following year. Here are eight of many metro Detroit-restaurants hosting Easter Brunch (or simply open on Easter Sunday) this year:
- Andiamo Detroit Riverfront
Andiamo Detroit Riverfront is now accepting reservations for those wanting to dine between noon and 10 p.m. on Easter. This well-known restaurant is located inside of the GMRENCEN and overlooks the Detroit River, making for a convenient yet also memorable view of the city. Wait, are one of the eight other Andiamo locations closer to home? They, too, are offering a "memorable Easter experience." Visit Andiamo's Special Events' page and click on your favorite Andiamo location to see how they are celebrating Easter Sunday this year.
Cost: Normal menu pricing
Reservation Information: Call 313-567-6700; you will need your credit card for a reservation.
- Granite City Food & Brewery
From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., all Granite City Food & Brewery locations, will be hosting an Easter Brunch that will feature carved prime rib, grand marnier glazed ham, salmon béarnaise, roasted turkey, made-to-order omelets and eggs benedict, assorted pastries and so much more.
Cost: $28.95 per person, $8.95 per child 7-12 years of age (6 years and under free)
Reservation Information: For the Detroit location, call 313-309-9120.
For the Northville location, call 248-662-3400.
For the Troy location, call 248-519-1040.
- Grey Ghost Detroit
Grey Ghost Detroit prides itself as being "a neighborhood eatery," "a cocktail bar" and, most importantly, "Midwestern hospitality." And they even have Easter Brunch. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., guests will get to choose from a variety of pastries, entrées and non-alcoholic beverages.
Cost: $35 per person, $15 per child 12 and under
Reservation Information: Reservations are strongly recommended; call 313-262-6534.
Located on the 16th floor of the MotorCity Casino and Hotel, the AAA 4-Diamond and award-winning restaurant, Iridescence, is yet another favorite spot to enjoy a four-course Easter Brunch. From Dry-Aged New York Strip to Veal Tenderloin, you won't be disappointed.
Cost: $55 per person, $35 per child for smaller portions
Reservation Information: Reservations are strongly recommended; call 313-237-6732.
- The Whitney
Have you ever brunched in a historic 1890s mansion? If not, Easter Sunday can be your opportunity. At The Whitney, not only will you have the opportunity to indulge in a three-course plated brunch (that may or may not have the potential to include Chicken and Waffles with a homemade maple and bourbon syrup and Eggs Nantucket), but your kids will be able to visit with the Easter Bunny, as well.
Cost: $44 per person, $16 per child 12 and under
Reservation Information: Call 313-832-5700.
- Ocean Prime
Although Ocean Prime in Troy does not have a brunch buffet, metro Detroiters love this restaurant's special Easter menu that includes five to six delectable choices, as well as specialty brunch cocktails. Detailed menu information will be available soon.
Cost: Normal menu pricing
Reservation Information: Call 248-458-0500.
- The Dearborn Inn
The Dearborn Inn is, once again, hosting an "egg-straordinary" brunch on Easter Sunday. Attendees have a dining choice of the following menus: Edison's Easter Brunch, The Grand Ballroom Easter Brunch or the Ten Eyck Tavern Breakfast Buffet.
Cost: Edison's: $65 per person, $32.50 per child 6-12 years of age (5 years & under free)
Grand Ballroom: $58 per person, $29 per child 6-12 years of age (5 years & under free)
Ten Eyck Tavern: $20 per person, $10 per child 6-12 years of age (5 years & under free)
Reservation Information: Call 313-271-2700, Ext. 6209.
- Uptown Grille
Conveniently located off M-5, Uptown Grille is a popular restaurant in Commerce that is holding four Easter Brunch seating times. The buffet menu includes breakfast favorites, a carving station, an entrée station, a salad and fruit bar, as well as dessert.
Cost: $34.95 per person, $14.99 per child
Reservation Information: Call 248-960-3344; you will need your credit card for a reservation and a $100 deposit for groups over four.
Now that freelance writer Danielle Alexander is a homeowner, as well as a parent to a toddler, she has never been such a fan of Easter Brunch. Family time, amazing food and absolutely no preparations or cleanup! Amazing!