Best Easter Brunches

April 2, 2009

Connor Butler
Choose from an à la carte menu featuring eggs benny, roast salmon with tomato and basil, and beef tenderloin, or for $50 enjoy an appy, main course and dessert buffet—top it off with a complimentary mimosa.
11:00a.m. to 1:30p.m. Reservations only. 2145 Granville Street, 604-734-2145. Connorbutler.com

db Bistro Moderne
Skip the chocolate eggs and start your Easter Sunday with a selection of Viennoiserie ($12)—a tray of French pastries served with butter and jam. To follow, brunch staples with a French twist: duck poutine lyonnaise ($16), slow-baked halibut ($32), or lobster eggs Florentine ($20). A $38 three-course menu is also available.
11a.m. to 3p.m. 2551 W. Broadway, 604-739-7115. Dbbistro.ca

Elixir Restaurant
Chef Don Letendre’s Easter menu boasts savoury dishes like lobster and spinach benedicts on chive-smoked cheddar scones, baked mustard and maple ham, and roast leg of rosemary lamb. 2 courses for $25 or 3 for $30.
11:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. 350 Davie St., 604-642-0557. Elixirvancouver.ca

 

Provence Marinaside
A nice selection of omelets and benedicts ($13-$18) is sure to delight but the real treat is the French toast ($11). Made from soft baguette and served with cinnamon sugar, maple syrup and whipped cream, it puts all other imitators to shame.
9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. 1177 Marinaside Cres., 604-681-4144. Provencevancouver.com/marinaside

Yew Restaurant + Bar
A spring-inspired buffet offers an impressive spread: everything from fresh seafood to roasted chicken and ham, to a selection of local and European cheeses, plus decadent chocolates and sweets for the whole family ($75).
11:30a.m. to 2:30p.m. 791 W. Georgia St., Four Seasons Hotel, 604-692-4939. Fourseasons.com/vancouver/dining

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