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30 Easter Brunch Options to Satisfy Any Type of Diner

From rabbit fricasse to carrot pasta.

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Practically every restaurant in D.C. will be offering some sort of brunch special on Easter Sunday. How to choose? Here's one way to make a choice: What dish do you want to eat this holiday?

Here are 30 options highlighted by one of the dishes served by the restaurant, from traditional choices like lamb and ham to more unusual options (Easter tacos, anyone?). Zero in on which food is the best fit for your celebration — particularly for those whose family gatherings tend to bring together a lot of picky eaters.

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1. 1789 Restaurant

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1226 36th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 965-1789
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The dish: Cassoulet
1789 lets customers choose from dishes like pork belly with pea puree, mushroom veloute, duck cassoulet and more (a la carte).

2. 1905 Restaurant

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1905 9th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 332-1905
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The dish: Country-fried steak.
Easter brunch at 1905 means three special dishes, including country fried steak with eggs, smoked lamb benedict and a poached salmon frittata. They’ll also have mint juleps featuring — wait for it — lamb-washed bourbon.

3. 701 Restaurant

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701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 393-0701
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The dish: Carrot pasta.
701’s brunch choices include Skuna bay salmon with spatzle, a roasted lamb leg, carrot pasta and more ($45 for three courses).

4. America Eats Tavern

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1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 744-3999
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The dish: Jambalaya
America Eats’ brunch buffet has fresh doughnuts, a ham carving and biscuit station, fresh seafood, a jambalaya station and a cake table, among its offerings. ($45 adult).

5. Anthem

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901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

The dish: Caviar
Anthem’s Easter brunch is a smorgasbord of spring dishes ranging from American caviar and crab claws to Belgian waffles and omelets. There are also entrees, bottomless mimosas and carving stations ($75 adults).

6. Belga Cafe

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514 8th St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(202) 544-0100
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The dish: Waffles with duck.
Belga Cafe’s Easter brunch leans Belgian, with dishes like eggs with salmon, a rosemary waffle with duck confit, lunch items like mussel pots and more (a la carte).

7. Bibiana Osteria & Enoteca

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1100 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 216-9550
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The dish: Easter pie
Bibiana’s three course brunch menu lets diners try burrata, torts pasquale (a kale and egg stuffed Easter pie) and ricotta cavatelli.

8. Blue Duck Tavern

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1201 24th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 419-6755
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The dish: Prime Rib.
Blue Duck is doing a three course option with duck confit hash, prime rib, poached eggs and more ($95 for adults).

9. Bombay Club

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815 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
(202) 659-3727
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The dish: Saag gosht
For an Indian twist on Easter Brunch, head to Bombay for saag gosht, shrimp pepper masala and bottomless champagne ($28 or $40 bottomless).

10. Cafe Deluxe

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3228 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20016
(202) 686-2233
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The dish: Crab and fried green tomatoes benedict.
All Cafe Deluxe locations will be serving traditional brunch, plus a special crab cakes with fried green tomatoes Benedict dish.

11. Daikaya

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705 6th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 589-1600
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The dish: Miso carrots with rabbit sausage
Daikaya’s Easter brunch is a tribute to the egg, with new small plates like a fried Jidori egg with caviar or miso-honey glazed carrots with rabbit sausage (a la carte).

12. Et Voila!

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5120 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, D.C. 20016
(202) 237-2300
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The dish: Skate wing
Et Viola has expanded options like skate wing meuniere, chocolate easter eggs and lobster salad (a la carte).

13. Iron Gate

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1734 N St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 737-1371
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The dish: Porchetta
Iron Gate’s Italian Easter menu will be available April 4 and 5, with dishes including salumi pie, risotto fritters, marinated octopus and entree choices like porchetta or mushroom lasagna. Price is $65 per person.

14. J. Paul's

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3218 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-3450
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The dish: Green eggs and lamb
Brunch specials at J. Paul's (a la carte) range from the egg and lamb dish to chicken and waffles.

15. Lincoln

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1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 386-9200
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The dish: Short rib hash
Lincoln’s three course Easter bunch has choices like short rib hash, Maryland crab benedict and butter popcorn soup ($55 for adults).

16. Lupo Verde

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1401 T St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 827-4726
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The dish: Spinach and anchovy pizza.Lupo Verde’s “Little Easter” celebration leans Italian, with dishes like roasted pork and porchetta panini, a spinach and anchovy pizza and a panzanella salad ($25).

17. Masa 14

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1825 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 328-1414
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The dish: Chilaques
Masa 14 has a Latin brunch menu with pork belly benedict, chilaques, smoked chicken hash and more ($39 per person).

18. Mio

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1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 955-0075
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The dish; Rabbit fricasse
Mio’s Sunday brunch (a la carte) has dishes like local fish ceviche, a rabbit fricassee, a suckling pig and more.

19. NoPa Kitchen + Bar

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800 F St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 347-4667
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The dish: Red beet tagliatelle.
Nopa’s offerings are a la carte, like beef tenderloin and eggs and red beet tagliatelle.

20. Ripple

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3417 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 244-7995
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The dish: Carbonara
Ripple is serving a breakfast buffet, plus an entree, pastry basket and more. Dishes range from roasted lamb shoulder and honey ham to spaghetti carbonara and savory bread pudding ($35).

21. Roof Terrace Restaurant & Bar

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2700 F St NW
Washington, D.C. 20566

The dish: King crab legs
Roof Terrace offers a view with its brunch, which features Alaskan crab cakes, oysters, French toast and more ($45 per person).

22. Society Fair

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277 S Washington St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-3247
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The dish: Quiche to go
Pick up a brunch bag from Society Fair that includes a quiche, bacon, fruit salad, scones, coffee beans and wine ($55, serves four).

23. Teddy & The Bully Bar

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1200 19th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 872-8700
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The dish: Chicken and waffles
Teddy’s three course brunch has such choices as chilled spring pea and lobster soup, chicken and waffles and Challah French toast ($59 for adults).

24. The Fainting Goat

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1330 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 735-0344
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The dish: Goat cheese fondue.
Fainting Goat’s brunch selections range from goat cheese fondue to avocado toast.

25. The Hamilton

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600 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 787-1000
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The dish: Breakfast sliders
Hamilton has a full brunch menu available with everything from bangers and mash to breakfast sliders and a breakfast burrito (a la carte).

26. The Oval Room

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800 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
(202) 463-8700
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The dish: Organic chicken and grits
Oval Room’s multi-course menu ($55) lets diners choose from roasted organic chicken, rabbit pappardelle and hamachi crudo.

27. Trio Grill

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8100 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22042
(703) 992-9200
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The dish: Deviled eggs with foie gras.
Trio’s Easter brunch buffet has crab cakes benedict, baked apple French toast, deviled eggs with foie gras, leg of lamb and more. Price is $55 for adults.

28. Trummer's On Main

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7134 Main St
Clifton, VA 20124
(703) 266-1623
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The dish: Bacon-wrapped rabbit loin
Trummer's menu includes the aforementioned bunny dish, plus carbonara pasta, lamb and more ($66 adults).

29. Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

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11750 Sunrise Valley Dr
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 234-3550
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The dish: Rack of lamb
Vinifera’s three course menu has choices like rack of lamb, vegetable frittata and pastries. There’s also a petting zoo with goats, ducks and bunnies for the kids ($55).

30. Vinoteca Wine Bar & Bistro

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1940 11th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 332-9463
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The dish: Pork and squash frittatas
Vinoteca is serving up a la carte dishes like the frittata, duck confit benedict and more.

1. 1789 Restaurant

1226 36th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

The dish: Cassoulet
1789 lets customers choose from dishes like pork belly with pea puree, mushroom veloute, duck cassoulet and more (a la carte).

1226 36th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

2. 1905 Restaurant

1905 9th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

The dish: Country-fried steak.
Easter brunch at 1905 means three special dishes, including country fried steak with eggs, smoked lamb benedict and a poached salmon frittata. They’ll also have mint juleps featuring — wait for it — lamb-washed bourbon.

1905 9th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

3. 701 Restaurant

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

The dish: Carrot pasta.
701’s brunch choices include Skuna bay salmon with spatzle, a roasted lamb leg, carrot pasta and more ($45 for three courses).

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

4. America Eats Tavern

1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102

The dish: Jambalaya
America Eats’ brunch buffet has fresh doughnuts, a ham carving and biscuit station, fresh seafood, a jambalaya station and a cake table, among its offerings. ($45 adult).

1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102

5. Anthem

901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

The dish: Caviar
Anthem’s Easter brunch is a smorgasbord of spring dishes ranging from American caviar and crab claws to Belgian waffles and omelets. There are also entrees, bottomless mimosas and carving stations ($75 adults).

901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

6. Belga Cafe

514 8th St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

The dish: Waffles with duck.
Belga Cafe’s Easter brunch leans Belgian, with dishes like eggs with salmon, a rosemary waffle with duck confit, lunch items like mussel pots and more (a la carte).

514 8th St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

7. Bibiana Osteria & Enoteca

1100 New York Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

The dish: Easter pie
Bibiana’s three course brunch menu lets diners try burrata, torts pasquale (a kale and egg stuffed Easter pie) and ricotta cavatelli.

1100 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

8. Blue Duck Tavern

1201 24th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20037

The dish: Prime Rib.
Blue Duck is doing a three course option with duck confit hash, prime rib, poached eggs and more ($95 for adults).

1201 24th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

9. Bombay Club

815 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

The dish: Saag gosht
For an Indian twist on Easter Brunch, head to Bombay for saag gosht, shrimp pepper masala and bottomless champagne ($28 or $40 bottomless).

815 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

10. Cafe Deluxe

3228 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

The dish: Crab and fried green tomatoes benedict.
All Cafe Deluxe locations will be serving traditional brunch, plus a special crab cakes with fried green tomatoes Benedict dish.

3228 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20016

11. Daikaya

705 6th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

The dish: Miso carrots with rabbit sausage
Daikaya’s Easter brunch is a tribute to the egg, with new small plates like a fried Jidori egg with caviar or miso-honey glazed carrots with rabbit sausage (a la carte).

705 6th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

12. Et Voila!

5120 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

The dish: Skate wing
Et Viola has expanded options like skate wing meuniere, chocolate easter eggs and lobster salad (a la carte).

5120 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, D.C. 20016

13. Iron Gate

1734 N St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

The dish: Porchetta
Iron Gate’s Italian Easter menu will be available April 4 and 5, with dishes including salumi pie, risotto fritters, marinated octopus and entree choices like porchetta or mushroom lasagna. Price is $65 per person.

1734 N St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

14. J. Paul's

3218 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

The dish: Green eggs and lamb
Brunch specials at J. Paul's (a la carte) range from the egg and lamb dish to chicken and waffles.

3218 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

15. Lincoln

1110 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

The dish: Short rib hash
Lincoln’s three course Easter bunch has choices like short rib hash, Maryland crab benedict and butter popcorn soup ($55 for adults).

1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

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16. Lupo Verde

1401 T St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009