Most holidays call for a big, fancy dinner, like your traditional Christmas feast or a night out on New Year’s Eve. But not Easter. This springtime celebration is best observed in the daylight, preferably with eggs Benedict, stacks of pancakes, and plenty of mimosas.

Chicago is brimming with brunch options year round, so we narrowed it down to a few of our favorite spots offering Easter brunch specials and buffets. Here’s where to eat brunch in Chicago on Easter Sunday:

Head to the colorful Carnivale for Easter Sunday with Latin flair. They’ll be serving their annual Easter brunch buffet with kid-friendly items as well as adult brunch favorites, like omelettes, empanadas, charcuterie, seafood, and more. Plus, the Easter Bunny will be hopping around for pictures. West Loop, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30p.m., $45 adults; $15 children 5 – 12

Osteria Via Stato
Spend Easter at Osteria Via Stato and enjoy a full buffet of springtime brunch dishes. Sample a variety of Italian-inspired offerings like ciabatta French toast, house-made sausage strata, and made-to-order doughnuts. Plus, there’s an Easter candy table for the kids and bottomless bellinis for the adults. River North, 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., $54.95 adults; $19.95 children ages five to ten; free for children five and under

Brunch at Artango

Artango Bar & Steakhouse
Celebrate Easter with a Latin-inspired brunch at Artango Bar & Steakhouse. This neighborhood Argentinean spot offers plenty of space for the whole family, plus a live guitarist to add to the lively atmosphere. On Easter Sunday, they’ll be offering a prix fixe brunch menu of Latin-infused favorites. Lincoln Square, $39 adults; $19 children

III Forks
The Easter celebration menu at III Forks features a selection of brunch items (like French toast, shrimp and grits, and filet mignon or lobster tail Benedict). Brunch cocktails, including bloody marys and mimosas, can be added for $8. Loop, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., $45 adults; $18 children

Odyssey River Cruise

Odyssey Chicago River Easter Brunch Cruise
Enjoy Easter brunch with stunning views of the city aboard the Odyssey Chicago River. Enjoy a three-course meal, music from an onboard DJ, and expert narration about the surrounding architecture. Loop, boards at 12 p.m. from $89.90 per person

Ginkgo Restaurant at Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Easter with lovely views of Meadow Lake and early spring blooms inside Morton Arboretum. Gingko Restaurant will be serving chef-carved prime rib, made to order omelets and pastas, and much more. There will also be a premium cash bar and visits from the Easter Bunny, who will hop to each table with special treats. Lisle, IL, seating at 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m., $61 adults; $27 children ages four to 12, free for children under four

Breakfast at Summer House

Summer House Santa Monica
Enjoy a California-inspired brunch, plus a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, at Summer House Santa Monica. The brunch menu includes seasonal dishes like the Santa Monica egg white omelette, avocado toast, and breakfast tostadas, in addition to the regular lunch menu. Lincoln Park, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m

North Pond
Enjoy a tranquil Sunday brunch at North Pond, set within scenic Lincoln Park. Their chef-crafted Easter menu features a celebratory three-course meal. Lincoln Park, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., $85 adults; $45 children

NoMi Kitchen
NoMi Kitchen
, located inside the Park Hyatt, will be offering its lavish Easter brunch buffet. Enjoy extensive chefs stations like a leg of lamb carving station and a raw bar with nigiri, maki, snow crab claws, and oysters. There will also be face painting and Easter baskets for younger guests. Streeterville, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., $155 adults, $50 children 12 and under

Prime & Provisions Easter Brunch

Prime & Provisions
The luxe steakhouse will be offering an appropriately over-the-top Easter brunch buffet. Prime & Provisions guests can enjoy a grand display of brunch favorites, including a custom omelet station, a slow-roasted prime rib carving station, an extravagant raw bar, fresh fruits, pastries, assorted desserts and more. River North, $65 adults; $25 children age 7 – 12.

Signature Room brunch

The Signature Room
Enjoy a gourmet brunch buffet in breathtaking surroundings. The Signature Room brunch features live piano music, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, and a lavish spread of chilled seafood, salad, charcuterie, fresh fruit, soup, a chef-attended carving station, made-to-order entrées, and a dessert buffet. The Magnificent Mile10 a.m. – 2 p.m., $80 adults; $35 children ages 4 – 12

Cite Chicago

Make it an Easter your family won’t forget at Cité. The dining room offers 360-degrees of stunning city views and an equally amazing brunch buffet with hand-carved prime rib, leg of lamb, Alaskan king salmon, artisan cheeses, made-to-order omelets and more. Streeterville, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $85 adults; $35 children 10 and under; free for children 3 & under 

Spirit of Chicago Easter Brunch Cruise
This two-hour brunch cruise on Lake Michigan includes DJ music, onboard entertainment with interactive games and a face painter, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The buffet aboard Spirit of Chicago will be fully stocked with breakfast, lunch, and dessert favorites. Boards at 12 p.m. from Navy Pier, $64.90 adults; $49.90 children

Bistronomic asparagus salad

Indulge in a modern French brunch at Bistronomic made with seasonal produce from the nearby farmers market. Create your own three-course menu with options like a spring salad, artisanal smoked salmon, croque monsieur, brioche French toast, bread pudding, and more. Gold Coast, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., $42 adults; $56 with bottomless mimosas; $19 children under 12