It seems like it was just the New Year. But, alas, our first big spring break is already approaching.
Easter Sunday falls on April 17 this year, and restaurants in San Antonio are preparing special brunch and dinner menus. Some are family friendly, while others lean more towards an adult crowd.
Boiler room will offer Easter meals all day, starting with brunch offerings such as French Toast Stuffed with Raspberry Lemon Curd Mascarpone and Open Barbacoa Tamales. A dinner menu features hearty dishes, including an ultra-cowboy version of chicken fried steak using Texas antelope. Specialty menus will be available on Easter Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 312 Pearl Parkway, Building 3, (210) 354-4644, boilersa.com.
The Shaking Hut offers family packs to facilitate preparation for Easter. Packs include 14 pieces of fried or jerk chicken — or mix it up for an additional $3 — with a choice of three shareable sides and an order of plantains. Family packs are available for $65. Orders can be placed online or in-store for drive-thru pickup. 10234 TX-151, (210) 776-7780, thejerkshacksatx.com.
Lorraine Bakery locations will begin offering Easter-themed pastries and baked goods beginning Friday, April 15. Themed items include lemon cake and Easter moonpies, which feature fluffy honey marshmallow sandwiched between homemade graham crackers. Customers can pre-order online now through April 13 at noon. Orders can be picked up on Saturday April 16 or Sunday April 17 during business hours. Multiple locations, bakerylorraine.com.
The Palm will be offering a whimsical AF Easter dinner—if no sense—with your choice of a soup or salad and a 26-ounce bone-in prime rib. The $99 per person dinner offer will be available on Easter Day only, and reservations are highly recommended. 233 E. Houston St., Suite 100, (210) 226-7256, thepalm.com.
The good kind hosts a celebration filled with a brunch buffet, discounted mimosa kits, and an appearance by the Easter Bunny for photos from noon to 2 p.m. , frittata with fresh herbs and fresh fruits. Tickets are required for admission and are $20 per adult and $10 per child 12 and under. They are available on The Good Kind’s Eventbrite website. 1127 S. St. Mary’s Street, (210) 801-5892, eatgoodkind.com.
The Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk will host an Easter Day brunch on its new terrace on the 5th outdoor rooftop event space. The brunch will take place with two seats: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The menu will include a variety of breakfast favorites, a seafood display on ice, including shucked oysters and crab claws, and a carving station with peppered beef tenderloin and honey-baked ham . Kid-friendly options will include chicken fillets and macaroni and cheese. Guests can also enjoy activities such as life-size Jenga, Connect 4 and pétanque. Brunch will cost $75 for adults and $37.50 for children, and the ticket price includes self-parking and gratuity. 600 E. Market St., (210) 224-1234, hyatt.com.
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