The hunt is over! Break bread with friends & family this Easter weekend, April 14 - 16, 2017 over brunch, lunch or dinner. Read on to find restaurants with specials, set-menus and other Easter offerings - plus special events you'll want to hop over for.

Check back often as new Easter Weekend Events and Easter Sunday Menus are published

Bunny Encounters

Galleria Mall, Fort Lauderdale
The Easter Bunny is here! Hop on over to the Galleria Mall, Fort Lauderdale, for a magical visit with our delightful bunny in our beautiful Spring Garden on the Upper Level. Visiting hours vary April 1 - April 15. FREE!  View schedule.

Park & Ocean
Park & Ocean, located within Birch State Park welcome you to join them for their 1st Annual Easter Hoppity Hunt and Brunch, Saturday April 15th from 8am -3pm
Enjoy Live animal encounters, games, prizes, vendors, outdoor activities & more. Register for FREE Easter Egg Hunt at 10am and/or purchase the Brunch Bunny Buffet (seatings at 8am-11am) Brunch with the Bunny Buffet seatings at 8am and 11am $20 for children $30 for adults. Adult brunch comes with 1 BloodyMary or Mimosa; Additional drinks are $5 or add Bottomless option for $20. Brunch and Park Admission are additional charges. Register now at: http://parkandocean.com/easter-egg-hunt/

Good Friday

Friday Night Sound Waves
The Fort Lauderdale Beach Business Community is proud to welcome, Mike Mineo, the native South Florida boy who spread his wings for the music capital or Nashville. On April 14, from 6-9pm, Mineo will bring his sunny smile and unique sound and vibe to Fort Lauderdale Beach for the Free Friday Night Sound Waves Live Music series at The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A. Known for his fresh combination of laid-back-beats, spacey guitar effects, and catchy falsetto vocal hooks, providing the foundation for a lyrical content, Mineo's music grabs the heart and evokes emotion, but never lets you down. View details at: http://fridaynightsoundwaves.com

Easter Sunday Specials

Bahia Mar Resort, Fort Lauderdale
Join Bahia Mar for a special three course Easter Dinner from 4-10pm featuring a special Chef-inspired, 3-course Easter Menu with choice of Entree.
Only $29.95. First Course:  Traditional Caprese Salad or Marinated Grilled Octopus Salad
Second Course: Pan Seared Snapper with vegetable succotash top with white wine tomato basil sauce or Herb marinated Rack of Lamb with mushroom risotto drizzled with rosemary demi and for Dessert: Moist Carrot Cake or Molten Chocolate Cake

Burlock Coast
Happy Easter from Burlock Coast! Eat, drink and celebrate this Easter with a delicious buffet the entire family will enjoy! Duck confit, red wine braised chicken, and fresh seafood shumai are just a few of the delectable menu items awaiting you and your family this Easter. $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity | $49 for children ages 5-12 | Children under the age of 5 are complimentary. Reservations strongly recommended by the restaurant at (954) 302-6460 or via email at Stephanie.Clyde@ritzcarlton.com.

Ilios
Ilios restaurant, located within the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, invite you to celebrate Easter with friends and family at our brunch. Their chef will feature fresh baked goods, omelets made to order, and all our favorite breakfast offerings. Enjoy unlimited Bloody Mary's and Bottomless Mimosas. Adults $55 / Children 5-12 years old $19, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make a reservation please text or dial 954 354 2445. Or visit www.opentable.com, Ilios Restaurant

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort
This year, treat yourself to Easter brunch with an ocean view. Set on sixteen private oceanfront acres, the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is the ideal place to spend Easter Sunday, complete with bottomless mimosas and champagne. On Easter, the property is offering a sprawling Easter brunch in its Ocean Ballroom, which is open to both guests and the public with seating Sunday, April 16, 2017, Seatings 10 a.m., 12 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Choose from several different decadent options prepared by the property's award-winning chefs, with meals ranging from potato crusted black grouper with garlic cream, roasted leg of lamb with mint chimichurri grilled chicken with shrimp and grits, campanelle pasta with duck confit,  a full seafood bar and action stations. A kids buffet will also be offered, and adults can partake in bottomless mimosas. View Menu. Cost is $75 per person, $37 for children ages 5 to 12, and children under 4 eat free. Call 954-765-3100 for reservations.

S3 Restaurant
Celebrate Easter Sunday at S3 with specials including, Pastelito French Toast with Guava and cream cheese or Philly Steak ‘n Eggs, poached eggs, potatoes and cheddar Hollandaise. All paired perfectly with Bellini Buckets & refreshing Yuzu Ginger Mule.
Reservations: 954.523.SURF (7873)

Spazio
Spazio is open Easter Sunday serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Late Night Bites at the Bar from 8 am - 12 midnight. For those attending the annual Easter Sunrise Service at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, Spazio is just a leisurely two-block walk with the reward of an ocean view seat and fine open menu breakfast selection. As always, they will feature 2-4-1 Mimosa and Bloody Mary cocktails all day, along with some special menu additions from our chef. Children under 10 will receive a special Easter Egg treat and live music begins at 6 pm on the ocean front patio, with Michael Kennedy performing your favorite jazz tunes.  For reservations, please call (954) 764-8191 or visit our website www.SpazioFL.com to reserve a table online.

St. Barts Cafe
A favorite of locals and visitors alike, St. Barts Cafe starts service at sunrise, featuring an all day breakfast and day-long menu of fresh home-cooked fare. For those attending the Easter Sunrise Service, their convenient location just two short blocks from Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, make it a natural place to fall in for a hearty breakfast of Gourmet Omelets, Griddle Classics or their famous Croissant French Toast. Fresh Fruit Smoothies and new Gelato offerings give a flavorful taste of Spring. Reservations not accepted. Indoor and Outdoor seating available.

Steak 954
Celebrate Easter Sunday with family and friends at Steak 954 in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy brunch on the outdoor terrace while overlooking the beach or in the dining room with views of the 15-foot long aquarium. Starting at 11am, experience special dishes for Easter brunch created by executive chef Nicolay Adinaguev. Featured dishes include Scotch eggs with spicy mustard, house pickled pearl onions, and daikon; lemon and ricotta pancakes topped with Meyer lemon curd and fresh local strawberries; a homemade fried chicken biscuit with rosemary honey butter and sunny side up eggs; and a lamb burger with cucumber yogurt, roasted tomatoes, pickled red onion, and arugula on a house made onion brioche bun. Children (and adults) can also treat themselves to dessert at the “build your own" cookie bar. 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-414-8333, or visit steak954.com.