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April 3, 2021

Maya Leachman

Here are 20 places to go for Easter in Metro Phoenix

If you’re looking to skip the cooking but still have a delicious meal this Easter Sunday, find the perfect meal with these dine-in and takeout specials offered throughout the Valley, as well as other places to go for Easter in Metro Phoenix to fulfill all your Easter needs.

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FRANCINE is offering Easter Sunday brunch starting at 10 a.m. and dinner starting at 5 p.m. Enjoy brunch dishes including the Egg Meurette, with mushroom, lardon, cipollini and red wine and the Egg White Frittata with ratatouille and olive tapenade and light lunch options with various salads and small bites.

You can enjoy a meal made for two off the dinner menu with the Whole Branzino with a sea salt crust and fresh herbs served table side with panisse, ratatouille and sauce vierge or the Cote De Boeuf, a 32oz ribeye with pepper, herbs de provence and olive oil béarnaise. Francine will also offer the Duck A La Provencale with roasted plum, parsnip and honey.

No special meal is complete without dessert. Guest favorites include the Francine Apple Tart, Chocolate Flourless Cake and the newest addition is the Apple Sorbet with blood oranges, olive oil and madeleine.

To make a reservation visit or call 480-690-6180.

We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort

Ember at We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort is offering a three-course champagne brunch that is scrumptious, stunning and eminently satisfying. Brunch includes a Bellini, Mimosa or glass of champagne, as well as a basket of breakfast pastries served upon arrival with accoutrements.

To book your reservation via OpenTable, visit

Roaring Fork

From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Easter Sunday, enjoy a la carte specialty offerings from Roaring Fork’s Executive Chef Israel Medina in addition to their regular menu. Specialty menu items include the Filet Mignon, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Crispy Chicken Beignets, Soup du Jour and the Sugar Cured Duck Breast. This menu will be available for dine-in only.

To make reservations for Easter Dinner at Roaring Fork call 480=947-0795 or visit their website.

Maple and Ash

Maple and Ash is offering Easter brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Easter specials include: Steaks and Eggs and Lobster Quiche with caramelized fennel, confit garlic & heirloom greens, as well as their regular brunch menu.They will also have some special items including lamb chops and new brunch flambè in their IDGAF brunch option. Maple and Ash is open for dinner with their normal menu and carryout options are available that evening.

To make reservations for Easter brunch, visit:

Fogo de Chão

Enjoy a special brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Easter dinner from 2 p.m to 9 p.m. at all Fogo de Chão locations (the Full Churrasco Experience is free for kids six and under, half price for those 7 – 12).

Fogo is also offering a premium, ready-to-eat Easter Day To-Go package that serves six and includes the choice of two fire-roasted meats, decadent sides, salads, pão de queijo (cheesy bread rolls) and cocoa fudge brownies to share. The package is available for delivery and pickup from all Fogo restaurants at any time on Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4.

Pre-order no later than Thursday, April 1. Find more information on their website.

STK Steakhouse

STK Steakhouse is celebrating Easter with both a dine-in brunch and dinner and takeout and delivery offerings. On April 4, guests dining in can enjoy King Crab Deviled Eggs for $29, Roasted Rack of Lamb for $69 (all day), Ham, Egg and Truffle Fries for $29 (brunch only) and Honey Citrus Glazed Ham, featuring grilled giant shrimp, almond green beans, pickled mustard seeds, brussels sprouts coleslaw and parmesan mashed potatoes (dinner only).

For those looking for takeout and delivery options, STK is offering a Honey Citrus Glazed Ham for Two (almond green beans, brussels sprouts coleslaw, parmesan crusted mashed potatoes) for $85 (single serving $45) and Rocky Road Chocolate Fudge Brownie.

To make a reservation or place Easter to-go pre-orders, click here.

SanTan Brewing

SanTan Brewing will be offering an Easter Buffet at both their Chandler and Phoenix locations for dine-in or take-out from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $25 per person. Choose from breakfast or lunch entrees, dessert and a carving station of Smoked Chipotle Prime Rib and CaraMellow Glazed Ham.

Reservations are recommended. For more information or pre-order your Easter meal, click here.

Merkin Vineyards

Merkin Vineyards in Old Town Scottsdale is offering a special Easter brunch beginning at 10 a.m. The special menu includes Duck Egg Quiche – Merkin duck eggs,  caramelized onion, fresh garden vegetables & farm salad; Papas Verdes – Spiced crispy potatoes, fried egg, house-made chorizo and mojo verde; Spanish Toast – Lemon pastry cream, market berries and smoked maple syrup; Avocado toast – Scrambled eggs, onion, Serrano chili, cilantro, heirloom tomato, watermelon radish; Tepary Bean Hummus – Raw farm veggies for dipping and Pan & Jam – Thick cut toast, house butter, fig jam.

For more information visit

Kona Grill

Featuring a global menu of contemporary American favorites, Kona Grill is celebrating Easter with brunch and dinner. Guests dining in can enjoy a Honey Ham Brunch (Grilled Honey Glazed Ham, Breakfast Potatoes and 3 Eggs Your Way) for $20, an Easter Ham Dinner (Grilled Honey Glazed Ham, Whipped Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Root Vegetables with Truffle Oil) (available all day) for $30, Lobster Potstickers (dinner only) for $19, Mix N’ Match Mimosa Specials and Carrot Cake for $15.

If you would rather eat at home with takeout or delivery, Kona Grill is offering an Easter Ham Dinner for Two (Grilled Honey Glazed Ham, Whipped Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Root Vegetables with Truffle Oil and Carrot Cake) for $70 (single serving $30) and Lobster Potstickers.

See here for more information, to make a reservation or place Easter to-go pre-orders.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Romano’s Macaroni Grill will be serving up authentic and innovative Italian dishes on Sunday, April 4 at all locations. From classic dishes like Chicken Parmesan to iconic fan favorites like Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti, Macaroni Grill has something that everyone will love.

Those looking to celebrate from the comfort of home can enjoy Macaroni Grill with takeout and delivery of its entire menu, as well as to the iconic Feast for Five for $25 that includes a choice of Spaghetti Bolognese, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, Sausage Rigatoni or Pasta Milano with Rosa’s Signature Caesar Salad and Rosemary Peasant Bread.

To learn more, make a reservation or place an order for takeout or delivery, visit


Chompie’s will be offering two Easter-To-Go Packages:

• Chompie’s Brunch (serves four for $59.99): Scrambled Eggs, Bacon Slices, Ham Steak Slices, Home Fries, Bagels and Cream Cheese, Fruit Salad and Muffin Loaf

• The New York Deli Feast (serves four to six for $79.99): Hot Corned Beef, Hot Pastrami, Potato Pancakes, Coleslaw, Cocktail Challah Rolls, Rye Bread Slices, Pickle Spears, Deluxe Cookie Box or Mini Pastry Pack

Pick up the packages on April 4th at any Chompie’s restaurant across the Valley. To order online or for more information, see here.

Duck Donuts

Duck Donuts rolls out its Easter Assortment flavors available now through Sunday, April 4. Tasty selections, starting out with Duck Donuts signature vanilla cake donut, include: Chocolate Icing, Vanilla Icing and Glazed with Easter Sprinkles; Blueberry Cheesecake with Blueberry Icing and Cream Cheese Drizzle; Churro Cheesecake with Cinnamon Sugar and Cream Cheese Drizzle; Cherry Key Lime with Key Lime Icing; Strawberry Icing with Powdered Sugar; The “Sunrise” with Lemon Icing and Raspberry Drizzle and more.

The Easter Assortment options can be enjoyed individually or by the dozen and will be available now through April 4. Click here for more information or to order online.

Match Market & Bar

FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel is offering a Four-Course Easter Menu with the following options:

• First Course: Crab Stuffed Shrimp with red pepper, onions and lemon baked rice

• Second Course, choice of one: Italian Chopped Salad featuring greens, tomatoes, mozzarella, pepperoncini and croutons, or Chicken and Vegetable Soup with carrots, potatoes, broccoli, corn and roasted chicken

• Third Course, choice of one: Rosemary Rack of Lamb or Roasted Ham, each served with garlic and chive mashed potatoes and roasted heirloom carrots with spicy honey drizzle

• Dessert: Carrot Cake with pecans, apples and cinnamon

Cost is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Dine-in seating times are 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations and to-go orders can be made by email via or by calling 602- 875-8080.

To-go order pick-up times will be scheduled upon order. Find more information here.


In honor of Easter Sunday, on April 4, Gabriella’s is preparing an Easter Feast to go. Package is available in servings of two for $65 or four for $120 and includes the following: Honey Baked Ham, Bread Rolls, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Tomato Basil Bisque, Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Goat Cheese Frittata, Little Gem Salad with torn crouton and classic Caesar dressing and Brownies for dessert.

A similar Easter feast will be served for dine-in guests on Easter Sunday as well. To-go pre-orders can be made by calling 480-534-7625. Make reservations or see more information here.

Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse

From Noon to 8 p.m., Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse will be offering Easter specials of Mushroom Bisque ($12), 10-ounce Prime Rib and Lobster Tail with Yukon mash and asparagus ($59), Alaskan Halibut with golden beet puree, green beans and balsamic reduction ($48), Pan-Seared Rack of Lamb served with roasted potatoes, broccolini and mint jelly ($44), 3-layer Triple Chocolate Cake ($13) and Maria’s Carrot Cake ($13).

Reservations can be made online or by calling 602-374-4784. See more details here.

Liberty Station

Easter Brunch selections will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include: Ham and Cheese Quiche for $14 and Lobster Benny for $24. Happy Hour takes place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., then from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. the following Easter dinner specials are available: 10-ounce Prime Rib with Yukon mash and asparagus for $36 and Rack of Lamb with Yukon mash, green bean almondine and mint jelly for $42.

For reservations at the DC Ranch location, call 480-278-7044; for reservations at the Terravita location, call 480-595-9930. See here for more information. 

Phoenix City Grille

Phoenix City Grille is offering the following Easter dinner specials:

• Argentine New York Strip Steak featuring all-natural grass-fed strip loin with tri-color Ramona Farms tepary bean “de la olla,” corn pudding and guajillo gastrique for $37

• First of the Season Pan-Seared Chula Seafood Alaskan Halibut served with McClendon Select spring citrus wheels, sweet pea puree, roasted local beets, manchego, candied almonds and Queen Creek Olive Mill aged balsamic reduction for $34.

Specials are in addition to the restaurant’s regular menu and will be available during dinner service. Reservations can be made by calling (602) 266-3001 or online here.

Rusconi’s American Kitchen

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. enjoy the following Prix Fixe Brunch:

• Starters, choice of one: Chilled Spring Pea Soup with Wild Crab, Baby Field Greens with Strawberries and Mango, Arizona Desert Sweet Shrimp and Spring Tomato Salad Organic, Arugula And Grilled Peaches or House Smoked Scottish Salmon with Citrus Herb Blini

• Main Courses, choice of one: Cast Iron Short Rib Hash and Sunny Side Eggs, Steak and Eggs, Blue Crab and Arizona Desert Sweet Shrimp Benedict, Blackberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Braised Spring Lamb Shank with Sunnyside Up Egg, Pan Roasted California Halibut with Spring Pea Risotto, Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Amish Blue

• Desserts, choice of one: Dark Chocolate Budino, Strawberry and Citrus Cheesecake or Blueberry Jam and Vanilla Scented Crème Brûlée

Cost is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling (480) 483-0009 or via their website.

Urban Margarita

Urban Margarita will be offering these Easter Sunday Brunch Specials: Hatch Green Chile Cornbread with honey butter ($10), Crab and Lobster Eggs Benedict with house made Meyer lemon hollandaise and scalloped potatoes ($18) and Cinnamon Swirl Frosted Flake French Toast with vanilla cream cheese icing ($15).

Guests can also raise a glass in celebration of this holiday with $5 mimosas. Specials are available during brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. The all-day menu is served from 1:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Find more information here.

Go-to places for Easter baskets

One of the best-kept secrets at AJ’s Fine Foods is its customized Easter baskets. At AJ’s, you can work with an expert to create a one-of-a-kind Easter basket for your kids, loved ones, or even the pets in your life! AJ’s has a treasure trove of goodies ready to be selected, arranged, and carefully-wrapped with a beautiful bow to make a lasting impression. From a mouthwatering assortment of Godiva Easter eggs and candy to an artful pairing of cheese and wine to gourmet pet snacks and treats, each custom basket is sure to impress. Ready-made baskets are also available.

AJ’s Fine Foods store addresses and phone numbers:

7131 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85226 – (480) 705-0011

20050 N. 67th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308– (623) 537-2300

1836 S. Val Vista Drive, Mesa, AZ 85204 – (480) 507-7280

4430 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018 – (602) 522-0956

5017 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012 – (602) 230-7015

23251 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 – (480) 563-5070

18271 N. Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ 85255 – (480) 538-3080

31311 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85266 – (480) 575-6200

15031 N. Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 – (480) 314-6500

7141 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 – (480) 998-0052

2805 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718 – (520) 232-6340

Go-to places for Easter attire

Looking to get the kids dressed up for Easter, but also noticing how much they’ve grown during the past year? Check out the spring collection at Jacadi Paris, a children’s clothing store that recently opened in the Nordstrom wing at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Looking to dress a little more relaxed this year, yet still be in style? Check out Goodlife, new brand that also recently opened in the Nordstrom wing of Scottsdale Fashion Square as well. Here, you’ll find lots of comfortable men’s and women’s clothing, including some fun pastel color options for Easter.

Address and Phone Number:

Scottsdale Fashion Square

7014 E. Camelback

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

(480) 945-5495 (SFS management office)

(480) 568-5568 (Need a response to a SFS question? Chat or text the mall concierge!)