The 17 Best Easter Brunch Spots in the Sacramento Area

Mar 14, 2017

Easter is on Sunday, April 16 this year! Believe it or not, this special weekend will be here before you know it. Brunch is an Easter tradition for some, and we all know the Sacramento area serves a wonderful brunch. This combination makes for an obvious Easter outing for Sacramento area residents!

Dress up in your Easter pastels and enjoy sweet and savory dishes alike at these top eateries in the area. Some serve brunch throughout the entire weekend, and some save their breakfast menus for Sunday. Whichever day you dine, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the assortment of these delicious dishes!

Some of these restaurants may be serving a special menu on Easter Sunday, so be sure to check before you make your reservation!

 

1. Boulevard Bistro

Sunday | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Enjoy a classy and elegant brunch at Boulevard Bistro in Elk Grove each Sunday. Their regional American cuisine features locally grown produce, locally raised meat and seafood from the Northern California coast. Their robust brunch entrees are served with a cheese, fruit and breakfast bread course. Try their Omelet Florentine, a three-egg omelet with sautéed mushrooms, spinach and cheese served with roasted potatoes.

 

2. Cafeteria 15L

Saturday + Sunday | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Cafeteria 15L Sacramento, California

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The eclectic and modern flair of Cafeteria 15L is the perfect setting for any meal, and that certainly includes their weekend brunch. Relax on either of their two plush outdoor patios, or retreat to their cozy interior and enjoy a creative and comforting menu with a wide variety of options. Their farm-to-table focus puts a fresh spin on comfort food classics.

 

3. Grange

Saturday + Sunday | 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Menu | Location

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Grange is one of the first restaurants locals think of on the subject of farm-to-table food in Sacramento. This eatery in the heart of downtown within the Citizen Hotel serves an exquisite weekend brunch menu featuring savory items like egg white frittata, and sweet dishes like vanilla French toast. Pair your meal with a mimosa or their unique Bloody Mary with chipotle peppers and bacon!

 

4. Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

Saturday + Sunday | 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Hook and Ladder Manufacturing Co. Sacramento, CA

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Inspired by the manufacturing company that helped rebuild the city of Sacramento after a major fire in 1850, Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co. is an innovative and locally focused eatery serving an exceptional weekend brunch. We have our eye on their breakfast pizza, topped with bacon, mushrooms, broccolini, butternut squash, calabrian chilies and sunnyside eggs.

 

5. Il Fornaio

Brunch Menu | Roseville Location + Sacramento Location

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With many locations throughout the country (and two in the area!), Il Fornaio is a well-respected Italian eatery that originated in Italy in 1972. The authentic menu puts an Italian twist on your favorite brunch time eats!

 

6. LO (Land Ocean) Restaurant

Saturday + Sunday | 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Menu | Folsom Location + Roseville Location

Make a Reservation

Land Ocean New American Grill

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Land Ocean is a modern version of a classic steakhouse, serving handcrafted cocktails from a swanky bar, in addition to hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, delicious sandwiches and salads, and more. You may not realize that Land Ocean serves a special brunch menu every Saturday and Sunday, featuring bottomless mimosas for $9 with a purchase of an entree. This locally owned restaurant was well received at their first location in Folsom, causing a second location to open in Roseville!

 

7. Milestone Restaurant

Saturday + Sunday | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Milestone Restaurant is a charming and cozy restaurant in El Dorado Hills with a Napa/Bay Area feel. Their straight-forward menu features a wide range of options, and that includes their robust brunch menu! Stick to breakfast classics or venture into their more savory lunch plates. Whatever you order, pair it with a mimosa or other brunch cocktails, like the grapefruit tonic!

 

8. Paragary’s

Sunday | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Paragary's Midtown Sacramento, CA

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Paragary’s has been a Midtown hotspot since its inception in 1983, but since underwent an extensive remodel in 2015, which beautifully combines both modern and traditional elements to complement their menu. Stop by Paragary’s on Easter Sunday for a special prix fixe menu, keeping in mind that their full brunch menu will not be available. You may even make your own mimosa and bellinis for the whole table using a bottle of Scharffenberger and a carafe of fresh orange juice and seasonal puree.

 

9. Rio City Cafe

Saturday + Sunday | 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Enjoy delicious farm-fresh California cuisine overlooking one of the most scenic views in the city along the river in Old Sacramento. Their brunch menu served throughout the weekend eloquently combines breakfast and lunch dishes, complemented by a tasty selection of cocktails.

 

10. Roxy Restaurant and Bar

Daily | 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Roxy Restaurant and Bar

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Roxy Restaurant is another innovative farm-to-table eatery in the area, emphasizing locally grown, organic, handmade and all-natural products. Their brunch menu provides the perfect assortment of meals for Easter, featuring delicious made-from-scratch dishes made with fresh and local ingredients.

 

11. Scott’s Seafood On the River

Saturday + Sunday | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Soak in the beautiful California sunshine at Scott’s Seafood on the River, which overlooks the Sacramento River from a spacious outdoor patio. In fact, it has one of our favorite restaurant views in town! Explore their brunch menu served throughout the weekend, including a number of seafood-related dishes and other breakfast specialties. We have our eye on the crabcakes benedict with two poached cage-free eggs, two dungeness crabcakes and hollandaise sauce.

 

12. Seasons

Sunday | 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

Seasons Davis, CA

Photo Courtesy of Yelp User Tricia M.

Seasons in Davis is a cozy and elegant brunch destination, serving food sourced from local farms and vendors. Their expert chefs create daily and weekly menus based on what the local market has to offer. Select any of their delicious brunch choices, ranging from sweet pancakes to savory sandwiches!

 

13. Sienna Restaurant

Sunday | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Menu | El Dorado Hills Location + Roseville Location

Make a Reservation

Sienna Restaurant

Photos Courtesy of Sienna Restaurant

Sienna Restaurant in El Dorado Hills and Roseville has a wonderful brunch menu served every Sunday, featuring classic brunch specialties like benedicts, and a variety of sandwiches, salads and other lunch entrees. Sienna will even serve a special brunch buffet this Easter! This modern American grill is the perfect place to spend your Easter morning or early afternoon — especially on their outdoor patio providing a beautiful and intimate setting.

 

14. The Farm Table Restaurant

Sunday | 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

The Farm Table Restaurant Placerville, CA

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As the name implies, The Farm Table Restaurant in Placerville is an incredible source for farm-to-table fare in the area. They incorporate the best of local and seasonal ingredients and offer many gluten-free and vegetarian options. Their Sunday morning brunch menu has favorites like their Crème Brûlée French Toast, Bacon Pancakes and Duck Hash.

 

15. The Porch

Friday–Sunday | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Make a Reservation

The Porch Restaurant is an adorable eatery with a California approach to authentic Southern dishes. They serve brunch Friday through Sunday so you can kick off the weekend early with their delicious brunch options. You’ll find hearty plates like chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, biscuits and eggs, and other classic comfort food dishes!

 

16. Tower Cafe

Saturday + Sunday | 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Brunch Menu | Location

Reservations Not Accepted for Sunday Brunch

Tower Cafe Sacramento, CA

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Tower Cafe in Land Park combines their award-winning breakfast menu with their famous burgers, salads and sandwiches to create a large brunch menu. Favorites from the brunch menu include their Huevos Rancheros, Famous French Toast, Eggs Tower, the Borracho Burger and the Thai Steak Salad.

 

17. Zocalo

Saturday + Sunday 11–2 p.m.

Menu | Midtown Location + Roseville Location

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Fresh, innovative, flavorful, and exciting. These words (and many more) describe the plates and atmosphere at either of Zocalo’s locations in both Midtown and Roseville. This modern and elegant eatery serves authentic Mexican dishes, which puts a thrilling twist on a typical brunch menu lineup. Plus, the Easter bunny will be making an appearance on Easter Sunday! Their delectable egg dishes should not be missed, especially the Chorizo con Huevos — scrambled eggs mixed with house-ground chorizo consisting of California chile, garlic, cumin and bay leaves.

 

Happy Easter + Happy Brunching!

Which Sunday brunch destinations would you add? Let us know in the comments!

Holly Ragsdale

Holly Ragsdale

Holly is a content specialist for Lyon Real Estate, the leading independent real estate company in the greater Sacramento region. The Lyon blog focuses on community news + local events, as well as home inspiration + design trends. Enjoy!

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