9 Easter Brunch Buffets You Can Still Hop To in 2019
You may (or may not) outgrow the egg hunts, but you’re never too old for a great Easter brunch buffet. Here are nine options from Kahuku to Kaimukī where you can celebrate eggs with bacon, French toast and tasty times with your family.
Fruit-topped pancakes will be part of the easter buffet at m.a.c. 24/7.
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3660 ON THE RISE
The Kaimukī restaurantʻs holiday menu offers a range of special dishes including made-to-order omelets, a prime rib carving station, pan-seared salmon with a pineapple curry, eggs Benedict and assorted desserts. The restaurant will be closed for dinner.
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., $58 for adults, $26 for children under 10, 3660 Wai‘alae Ave., (808) 737-1177, 3660.com
HAU TREE LĀNAI
Dine on the lānai overlooking Kaimana Beach with a plate of Alaskan crab legs, made-to-order omelets, macadamia-nut-coconut French toast, prime rib, plus seafood, salads, desserts and more. Reservations are currently being taken for 10 a.m., noon or 1 p.m.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $62 for adults, $30 for children ages 5 to 10. The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, 2863 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 921-7066, kaimana.com
Heralded for its Hawaiian, Asian, Mediterranean and European fusion, Hōkū’s Easter brunch selection includes fried crispy soft-shell crab, classic Peking duck served with hoisin sauce and buns, and Kāhala bread pudding with crème anglaise. The restaurant is almost completely booked up, with a few spots left for parties of two or three and two tables left for parties of three or four.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $95 for adults, $47.50 for children ages 6 to 12. The Kāhala Hotel & Resort, 5000 Kāhala Ave., (808) 739-8760, kahalaresort.com
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If you’re in search of nontraditional brunch options, then eggs Benedict with lomi tomatoes or smoked marlin dip and mini bagels might be just what you need, along with dozens of delicious dishes. Of course, brunch at M.A.C. 24/7 wouldn’t be complete without the M.A.C. daddy pancake station with 10 topping options. Reservations sold out last year so call early to claim a seat.
8 a.m. to 2 p.m., $49 for adults, $25 for children ages 5 to 12. Hilton Waikīkī Beach, 2500 Kūhiō Ave., (808) 921-5564, mac247waikiki.com
PLUMERIA BEACH HOUSE
Celebrate Easter under umbrellas by the beach. With choices that include roasted garlic-rubbed prime rib, ‘ahi, shrimp and salmon nigiri, an omelet station, and more than a dozen desserts, you’ll never want to leave. If you miss brunch, no worries: Plumeria Beach House is hosting an Easter Sunday Roast Buffet featuring many of the brunch options and more.
Brunch: 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., $87 for adults, $42.50 for children ages 6 to 12. Dinner: 5:30 to 10 p.m., $65 for adults, $32.50 for kids 6 to 12. The Kāhala Hotel & Resort, 5000 Kāhala Ave., (808) 739-8760, kahalaresort.com
Gaze out over the clear blue waters of Waikīkī while you enjoy made-to-order crepes, Island catch of the day with lemon curry sauce and kiawe-wood-smoked brisket or bacon, to name a few of the mouthwatering menu items. Reservations are available for 9 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., $54.95 for adults, $24.95 for children 5 to 11. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort, 2005 Kālia Road, (808) 949-4321, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com
TURTLE BAY RESORT
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Enjoy Easter with brunch on the North Shore, plus an egg hunt and photo ops for the kiddos. Turtle Bay’s Easter menu includes everything from herb- and salt-crusted prime rib and maple brined pork loin to steamed crab legs and a waffle station.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $102.17 for adults, $38.31 for kids 4 to 11. 57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, (808) 293-6020, eventbrite.com
Bring the keiki for a brunch and egg hunt in Waimea Valley, then stick around to explore the botanical garden. Start off your day with a stop at the omelet bar, rosemary and garlic prime rib, crab-stuffed salmon galettes and a watercress crème, poke and chicken luau, then work it off with a short walk to swim near a waterfall..
9 a.m. and noon seatings, $52.95 for adults, $26.50 for children ages 4 to 12. 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Hale‘iwa, (808) 638-5884, waimeavalley.net
THE VERANDA AT THE MOANA SURFRIDER
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If you already love breakfast and high tea under the Moana’s banyan tree, try the view with Maine lobster salad, oysters, ‘ahi poke and decadent desserts.
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 2365 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 921-4600, moana-surfrider.com
More Easter Specials
Bali Steak & Seafood
You won’t find an Easter brunch at Bali Steak & Seafood this year, but you can order from an à la carte menu, which includes a roasted beet and quinoa salad, braised lamb shank, sun-dried pesto-glazed pan-roasted opah and a surprise dessert. Special cocktails ($15) will also be available.
April 19 to 20, prices to be announced. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort, 2005 Kālia Road, (808) 949-4321, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com
Tropics Bar & Grill
Tropics Bar & Grill will have Easter menu offerings from April 19 to 21. Enjoy a lemongrass soy-glazed Island snapper with bamboo rice and kaffir lime butter ($39) or a rosemary grilled lamb chop served with green herb risotto and spring peas ($45). Special alcoholic beverages will be available all day, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
April 19 to 21, special entrées available 5 to 10 p.m. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort, 2005 Kālia Road, (808) 949-4321, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com
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