Where to Brunch on Easter Sunday

Sunday brunch is a delicious tradition that Long Islanders hold dear to their hearts. Not that they needed another reason to brunch on a Sunday, but Easter gives them all the more cause for celebration. Gather your family for an egg-cellent meal using this Long Island Easter brunch 2017 guide.

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Thyme Restaurant, Roslyn

An Easter feast will be a piece of cake for Thyme—the Gold Coast restaurant serves up brunch every weekend. Start off the festivities with a Bloody Mary, Bellini, mimosa or orange juice. The special brunch menu offers a variety of entrées and egg dishes, including their traditional thyme eggs or salmon benedict. Go

Maxwell’s, Islip

Indulge in a breakfast buffet of baked goods, hot brunch, salads, wraps, omelets and desserts. Kids can take pictures with the Easter bunny. Go

Long Island Aquarium, Riverhead

Bunnies and chicks may take center stage on Easter, but c’mon, wouldn’t it be fun to add in a penguin, too? At Long Island Aquarium, brunch attendees can join their little ones (or siblings’ little ones) on a penguin egg hunt. Afterwards, have brunch with a view of the fish tanks in the Sea Star Ballroom (where yes, the Easter Bunny promises to make an appearance). Go

Post Office Café, Babylon

Relax with the family in the charming village of Babylon. Once a post office, this spot is known as an after-work bar, but its welcoming staff makes it an ideal spot to start a day on the right foot. Speaking of good starts, the café’s brunch will include a delicious hot breakfast buffet and lunch station. Guests can give new meaning to the term Easter Sunday by taking advantage of the ice cream bar. Go

Lombardi’s, Holbrook, Port Jefferson & Patchogue

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You name it, Lombardi’s will have it: breakfast, omelets, antipasto, sculpted crudites, salad, pasta, wine and mimosas. In other words, the menu, stacked higher than a plate of pancakes, will allow guests breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert all in one sitting. The fine cuisine and elegant dining will be topped with a beautiful view of the Great South Bay. Go

Ristegio’s, Patchogue

For those looking for a more upscale environment, Ristegio’s offers a taste of fancy. The restaurant has a lounge-like vibe, but is delicately designed with tablecloths and wooden chairs. Easter brunch will feature a chef’s omelet station, a spread of salad and soup and main courses, including flounder francaise and penne a la vodka. Go

The Mansion at West Sayville, West Sayville

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Diners can overlook the peaceful Great South Bay as they feast on Easter brunch. Pick from the carving board, which will include honey baked Virginia ham, or have a breakfast entrée of vegetable quiche. Lunch and salad options will be available too. Go

Stonebridge Country Club, Smithtown

Stonebridge Country Club bridges the beauty of nature and food. The buffet will include a traditional brunch station in addition to salads, soups, a carving station and a selection of entrées and desserts. The cleancut green landscape provides for an exceptional spring setting. Go

Mirabelle at Three Village Inn, Stony Brook

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The historic Three Village Inn, which boasts a white tablecloth dining room and more casual tavern, is offering a French twist on the traditional breakfast buffet, perhaps a node to noted chef Guy Reuge’s roots. Indulge in artisan cheese and charcuterie at the cold display or prime rib of beef au jus at the carving station. Save room for dessert—visitors won’t want to miss the chocolate fountain! Go

Smithtown Landing Country Club, Smithtown

The annual Easter brunch will have an omelet, salad and carving station along with an array of breakfast items, including French toast and home fries, and lunch items like herb crusted tilapia. The dining room overlooking the Nissequogue River is lined with white table cloths and decorative flowers, making it the perfect place to take that special someone. Go

Library Café, Farmingdale

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Don’t want to wait in line for food? The Library Café is forgoing the buffet and serving guests brunch, allowing for more intimate time with family. Choose from pastries, eggs or Texas-style French toast at this sophisticated yet casual bar and restaurant that once served as the Farmingdale Public Library. Go

Grey Horse Tavern, Bayport

The cozy 19th century bar with a cabin style ambiance offers a more laid-back atmosphere. Grey Horse Tavern has a special farm to table buffet for Easter Sunday. The layout will include everything from pancakes to prime rib and a table of dessert. Go

That Meetball Place, Farmingdale

Keep the kids entertained with face painting and activities with the Easter Bunny while you indulge in brunch favorites including the breakfast skillet and triple chocolate pancakes. This restaurant is a favorite amongst the t-shirt-and-jeans crowd, as it has more of a sports-bar feel with brick walls and wooden tables and booths. Go

Woodbury Country Club, Woodbury

Treat the whole family to an Easter filled with food and fun. The country club has an Easter egg hunt, and adults can enjoy views of the outdoor garden area and waterfalls as the little ones scour the grounds for sweet treats. The brunch buffet will have a cold table, waffle and omelet stations and a traditional breakfast buffet. Go

Brasserie Americana, Great Neck

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Dessert shooters. image: facebook.com/brasserieamericana

Enjoy a family friendly feast with a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary and then head to the buffet filled with salad, pasta, hot entrées, sides and even a carving station. The American restaurant is eloquently decorated with tablecloths and champagne ice buckets. Go

Del Frisco’s Grille, Huntington Station

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The popular New York City steakhouse expanded to the Island last year, and locals have been flocking to the posh-yet-cozy spot with wooden accents and plush booths ever since. As chic as the atmosphere is, it’s the food that keeps people coming back for more. Indulge in creative favorites like red velvet Belgian waffles and mimosas or the Grille’s signature cheesesteak egg rolls. Go