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7 Easter Brunches in Newport Beach Worth Celebrating

March 14, 2024

Easter Sunday is just days away, and if you haven’t made plans yet, it’s time to hop to it! Newport Beach’s best restaurants are serving up egg-cellent brunches featuring flowing champagne, seafood displays and beautiful bay views. Our city is blooming with Easter festivities this spring! Here’s exactly where to wine, dine and celebrate this year.

The Mayor’s Table at Lido House

Swing into spring with an Easter soiree at The Mayor’s Table! From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., you and your family can indulge in a spread that includes brunch favorites like deviled eggs, maple-brined chicken, prime rib and sea bass, alongside a farmer’s market fruit bar, fresh veggies and cold-pressed juices. The Raw Bar will offer exquisite seafood like oysters and sushi, while desserts like carrot cake, Easter Croquembouche and sugar cookies add a sweet finish. Priced at $145 for adults and $75 for kids 12 and under, this Easter brunch in Newport Beach is set to be a feast of flavors!

Make your reservation here.

VEA Newport Beach

The beautiful VEA Newport Beach is the spot for locals and travelers looking for an elevated, celebratory meal. The hotel’s signature VIEW Restaurant & Lounge will be offering a decadent Easter brunch with a la carte menu items like Fried Chicken & Waffles, Lobster Rolls, Buttermilk French Toast, Huevos Rancheros and more. There are also a handful of drink specials, including Bloody Marys, a variety of mimosas and champagne specials. Easter brunch will be served from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., and there will be an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny on Marea Lawn—don’t miss out!

Make your reservation here.

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar

Indulge in harbor views and delectable cuisine this Easter Sunday at The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar! This on-the-water restaurant offers a cozy and refined place to celebrate, and on Sunday, March 31, the restaurant is serving up a delicious Easter brunch! Starting at $59 per guest, you and your family or friends can enjoy a curated two-course meal with tasty options like Eggs Benedict, Santa Barbara Smoked Salmon, Braised Beef Short Rib Hash & Fried Eggs and more!

Make your reservation by calling (949) 999-6622.

Balboa Bay Resort

Spend a splendid Sunday on the harbor’s edge, enjoying everything from a seafood display and sushi bar to delicious desserts and more. Bellinis, sparkling wine and Mimosas are included, and a full cash bar will also be available. This year’s Easter brunch at Balboa Bay Resort will take place in the renovated Grand Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is sure to be a hit! Guests will also get to enjoy live music, a family photo station and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Make your reservation here.

CUCINA enoteca

Perched on the outskirts of Newport Beach’s shopping mecca, Fashion Island, CUCINA enoteca is a California-Italian kitchen and wine shop that is rolling out various Easter brunch specials. The restaurant boasts the perfect setting for a spring celebration with its light-filled dining room, lush patio, colorful pastel artwork and abundance of florals. Executive Chef Tim Kolanko and Chef de Cuisine Cesar Sarmiento’s brunch specials bring a California-Italian spin to traditional Easter fare, with flavors as bright as the season that inspired them.

Make your reservation here.

Bayside Restaurant

Treat yourself to a champagne brunch at Bayside Restaurant this year and experience a decadent three-course meal ($88 per adult; $38 per child). Choose between starters like crab cakes or roasted beets for your first course, then decide between steak and eggs, The Bayside Benedict, wild mushroom-crusted halibut and other delicious entrees. Don’t worry—we didn’t forget about dessert, which includes your choice of chocolate three-layer mousse or New York-style Cheesecake.

Make your reservation here.

Easter Premier Brunch Cruise

If on-the-water dining is more your style, City Cruises is hosting a luxury Easter Premier Brunch Cruise you won’t want to miss! Revel in Newport Beach’s beautiful spring weather and enjoy amazing photo backdrops, a visit from the Easter Bunny himself and a tasty brunch buffet. There’s no better way to take in incredible views of the city’s scenery while making special memories with friends and family! 

Make your reservation here.

Written by: Kaylin Waizinger

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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