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7 Twin Cities’ Favorites for Easter Brunch

In the middle of March when we are still living in a real live snow globe, it feels impossible to think about celebratory spring events like Easter. But believe it or not, Easter is right around the corner! And what better way to get yourself in a hopeful spirit than to make plans for Easter Brunch!

Easter Brunch is always popular, so you are going to want to get your reservations now. To make that hunt easier for you, we’ve collected seven unique brunch experiences happening in the Twin Cities. These spots just might become your new favorite tradition!


Easter Brunch at The Afton House Inn

Afton House Inn | 3291 S. St. Croix Trail, Afton, MN 55001

With views of the St. Croix River in a warm and cozy historic home, Afton House is the next best thing to celebrating your Easter Brunch at home. Their buffet is filled with amazing options, especially plenty of gluten-free choices. Plus, if you would rather enjoy their food in the comforts of your home, they provide an Easter-to-go full menu for four. You can even order a mimosa kit!

Sunday, April 9, 2023, 9 am-5 pm
Buffet: Adults $42, Children $22, Tots 2 and Under $10
Easter To Go Package Feeds 4 guests: $89.00. Pickup is on April 8.
Reservations Required. Call 651-436-8883


Afternoon Tea at The Lynhall | photo by Matt Lien for The Lynhall – used with permission

The Lynhall Edina | 3945 Market Street, Edina, MN 55424

For a new Easter tradition, try Easter Afternoon Tea at Lynnhall in Edina. Start with a wide assortment of teas delivered tableside with an antique tea cart. Then enjoy specially prepared tea sandwiches, pastries, and desserts on a three-tiered tray. Take your tea time up another level with a glass of champagne or cocktail.

Sunday, April 9, 3 PM
Easter Tea: $65 per person and $40 for children 10 and under


Minnesota Landscape Arboretum | 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN 55318

Celebrate the early signs of spring with brunch at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in MacMillan Auditorium. This is a great brunch for a large group because everyone can find something they love at this packed brunch buffet–carving stations, waffles stations, yogurt bar, mezzi bar, pastures, desserts, and more. Then after brunch enjoy a stroll through the gardens to see what is just beginning to bloom.

Sunday, April 9, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Event Ticket includes brunch and admission to gardens. Reserve tickets online.
Members: $50
Non-members: $55
Children 6-12: $16
Children 5 and under are free!



Brunch at Farmer’s Kitchen + Bar | photo provided by Farmer’s Kitchen + Bar


Farmer’s Kitchen + Bar | 750 S 2nd St Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55401

This restaurant celebrates the true definition of farm-to-table. Farmers Kitchen + Bar is owned by the farmer-members of Minnesota Farmers Union, a grassroots organization that works to protect and enhance the prosperity and quality of life of family farmers, ranchers, and rural residents. Sourcing product direct from local farmers and makers, dining is open for Breakfast, Lunch + Supper, or Weekend Brunch, plus they have a full coffee bar with housemade bakery items and a bar that features local beer, ciders, and farm-to-glass spirits crafted into inventive Minnesota-inspired cocktails. Their brunch is served all-you-can-eat family style with soft scrambled eggs, a variety of breakfast meats, baked goods, fruit, and more. What a perfect way to celebrate Easter!

Family Style Brunch: $39.95/ per person, $19.95 for kids 12 and under, and Kids 5 and under are free.
Reservations Required.


Easter Brunch
Pastries from Patisserie 46 | photo provided by Patisserie 46

Patisserie 46 | 4552 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419

The next best thing to hopping on a plane and flying to France is to make a stop into Patisserie 46. Their pastries are as good as they look and are award-winning. This year you can bring home their decadent flavors to your Easter table with their take-home baskets. Everything from quiches to salads to decadent desserts and charming treats, not to mention the amazing bread. I’ve got my eye on that Macaroon Tower! Let Patisserie 46 do all the work while you bring France home to your table this Easter.

Order Now for pickup on April 7, 8, and 9.

Eater Buffet at Lucky’s 13

Lucky’s 13 Pub | Multiple Locations

Easter Brunch doesn’t have to be stuffy. Celebrate in a favorite local pub at any of Lucky 13’s 5 Twin Cities locations with an all-you-can-eat buffet. There is something for everyone here with carving stations and breakfast favorites and a buffet just for kids. No one will go home hungry and everyone will feel comfortable.

Sunday, April 9, 9 AM-3 PM
Buffet: Adults $32.99, Kids $11.99.
Walk in available or call for a reservation at any of their locations.


Easter Jazz Brunch at the Dakota

Dakota | 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis MN 55403

How about celebrating Easter brunch with a side of local jazz music? Dakota Jazz Club is a known institution in the Twin Cities for showcasing great local jazz musicians. But they also offer incredible food to pair with that music. Their Easter brunch is no exception. From biscuits to shrimp and grits to great options for kids, their Easter offerings are the perfect match to jazz. This year’s entertainment features classically trained, gospel-influenced, and jazz-inspired Ginger Commodore, a frequent visitor to the Dakota Jazz stage.

Sunday, April 9. Doors open at 10:30. Show is at 11:30. Tickets are available online until 11:30 am the day of the performance.
Tickets: $20-$25. Food is charged separately.


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