Baltimore-area restaurants are getting ready to serve Easter eats. A number of them are serving special brunch or dinner menus for the April 1 holiday, and many require reservations.
B&O American Brasserie downtown will offer a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $50 per adult and $15 per child. The spread includes bananas Foster French toast, roasted veggies, crab deviled eggs, buttermilk fried chicken and build-your-own waffles. (2 N. Charles St.; 443-692-6172; bandorestaurant.com)
Blue Hill Tavern in Canton will serve a two-course brunch for $24.99. The menu includes seafood bisque, tuna tartare, spring gnocchi carbonara, eggs Chesapeake and mushroom Wellington. (938 S. Conkling St.; 443-388-9363; bluehilltavern.com)
Cosima in Hampden will offer brunch a la carte, with dishes such as salmon limoncello, pizza, egg torte and pork belly. Easter marks the first time the restaurant will serve brunch, and it will continue offering the meal on Sundays. (3000 Falls Road; 443-708-7352; cosimamill1.com)
Cunningham’s in Towson will offer a brunch buffet for $35, with bottomless bloody Marys and mimosas for $15 extra. The menu includes roasted beets with citrus and feta, shrimp cocktail, biscuits and gravy, petite crab cakes and a tofu scramble. (1 Olympic Place; 410-339-7730; cunninghamstowson.com)
Donna’s in Cross Keys will serve a brunch buffet including leg of lamb, prime rib, baked ham and duck, pancakes, omelets, waffles and seafood. The meal is $42 per person or $21 for children under 11. (5100 Cross Keys; 410-532-7611; donnas.com )
Fleming’s Prime Steak House & Wine Bar in Harbor East will offer a three-course Easter brunch starting at $47. Menu options include lobster bisque, eggs Benedict, cinnamon apple brioche French toast, and steak and eggs. (720 Aliceanna St.; 410-332-1666; flemingssteakhouse.com)
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The French Kitchen in the Lord Baltimore Hotel will offer brunch seatings at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. The restaurant will offer a three-course menu for $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. The early seating includes offerings such as a garden omelet, steak and eggs, and French toast, while the later seatings will offer options like bacon and leek roasted ham, spring risotto and lamb stew. The noon and 2 p.m. meals will also include performances by a gospel band. (20 W. Baltimore St.; 410-539-8400; lordbaltimorehotel.com/dining-en.html)
Gunther & Co. in Brewers Hill will serve a two-course brunch for $28 per person and $12 per child. Menu options include citrus poppyseed cake, beef tartare, shrimp and cheddar grits, lamb casserole and porchetta with a poached egg. (3650 Toone St.; 443-869-6874; eatatgunther.com)
The Milton Inn in Sparks will serve a three-course brunch for $50 per person and $25 for children under 12. Brunch will run from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and regular dinner menus will be available from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (4833 York Road; 410-771-4366; miltoninn.com)
The Mt. Washington Tavern will offer a brunch buffet in its Pimlico Room and Sky Bar from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The buffet, $24 per person and $12 per child under 10, will feature honey-glazed ham, sausage and bell pepper eggs frittata, French toast and smoked salmon. The regular menu will be served in the front bar and Chesapeake Room. (5700 Newbury St.; 410-367-6903; mtwashingtontavern.com)
Rusty Scupper in the Inner Harbor will host three brunch seatings at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. The restaurant will offer a buffet including French toast, Belgian waffles, omelet stations, a raw bar, ham with raisin glaze and roasted lamb. Brunch is $54.95 per person, $27.95 per child 10 and under, and free for children in high chairs. Champagne, mimosas, bellinis, sangria and non-alcoholic drinks are included in the price. (402 Key Highway; 410-727-3678; rusty-scupper.com)
Wit & Wisdom in Harbor East will offer breakfast a la carte from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., followed by a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($69 per adult and $39 per child under 12). The full tavern menu will be available in the bar and lounge area from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., and an a-la-carte dinner menu will be served from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (200 International Drive; 410-576-5800; witandwisdombaltimore.com)