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Looking for a decadent yet kid-friendly restaurant to celebrate Easter with a delicious brunch? Here are four options for family-friendly Easter brunches in Chicago.


Chicago q

Matt Kirouac

Chicago q invites families to a delicious Southern style brunch featuring barbecue favorites with the Easter bunny on Easter Sunday, April 20, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Brunch highlights include Carrot Cake and Sweet Potato Pancakes and the Benedict Flight with Kobe Brisket Eggs Benedict, Southern Eggs Benedict and Smoked Chicken Eggs Benedict; Barbecue options will include platters, sandwiches with Pulled Chicken and Pork, Burgers, and Baby Back and St. Louis Ribs. Kids will enjoy face painting and an Easter egg hunt while parents will appreciate the $10 Bloody Mary Bar and bottomless mimosas.

Chicago q is located at 1160 N. Dearborn St. For reservations, call 312-642-1160.


Shaw's Crab House

This Easter Sunday, April 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Shaw's Crab House in Chicago is offering a special grand brunch buffet with Mr. Easter Bunny himself. Expect classic breakfast fare, including an Omelet and Waffle Station, with 13 available ingredients, and a Surf and Turf Station, including lobster bisque, King Crab Legs, and hand-carved beef, and a Cold Seafood Bar. Save room for dessert, and fill your baskets and your bellies at the classic Sweet Table, which features all of Shaw's favorite desserts in bite size portions: crème brulee, raspberry tartlets, key lime pie, Shaw's mini cupcakes, and assorted fruits and Easter candy.

Shaw's Crab House Chicago is located at 21 E. Hubbard St. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 312-527-2722.


The Drake Hotel

Matt Kirouac

Located just off North Michigan Avenue at 140 E Walton Place, the Drake Hotel stands as one of Chicago's most legendary hotels. Step into the hotel's elegant Gold Coast Ballroom for a signature brunch on Easter Sunday, April 20, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The brunch will have something for everyone, including a domestic caviar bar, numerous carving stations, and as always, a decadent dessert display. The Steve Biossat Trio will be serenading guests with live jazz throughout the day.Next door, in the Drake Room, kids can get their faces painted, sit for a caricature, search for eggs, or visit with the beloved Easter Bunny. The cost for each adult is $95 and $45 for children. Ages five and under dine free.

Guests may make reservations for any 30 minute interval for brunch until 3 PM. Seating is limited, reservations can be made through Open Table for Palm Court, or by calling 312-787-2200.


Riva Crabhouse on Navy Pier

Celebrate Easter on Navy Pier with a brunch with the bunny at Riva, on Easter Sunday, April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take in the fantastic lakefront views, chef-attended omelet station, carving station, raw bar, fresh fruit buffet, a mouthwatering dessert display, and a variety of sides. Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the main dinner menu will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be on-site throughout for photos with children and families. Large parties are welcome!

Reservations are required at 312-644-7482.