Easter will be here before you know it! From downtown to East Memphis, local restaurants are serving up their Sunday best to help you keep the celebration going. Whether you’re looking for an elegant meal or a casual afternoon with family and friends, we’ve got you covered. These are a few of our favorite Easter brunch options, ranging from eateries with laid-back fare to elegant à la carte dishes, impressive buffets, and everything in between!

*Listed in alphabetical order


East Memphis: 6450 Poplar Ave #4882, Memphis, TN 38119 • (901) 410-8909
Overton Square: 2115 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 274-0100
Easter brunch hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Make the omelet of your dreams at Babalu’s East Memphis location (note their patio is closed for renovation.)  Not near East Memphis? No worries! Babalu in Overton Square will also have a regular brunch menu with items like crab cake Benedict, steak and eggs, build-your-own mimosas, and Bloody Mary stations.

Various brunch dishes from Babalu
Babalu offers an array of tasty brunch options. Image: Babalu

Bounty on Broad

2519 Broad Ave., Memphis, TN 38112 • (901) 410-8131
Easter brunch hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With its casual decor, family-style service, and innovative farm-to-table fare, Bounty on Broad is the place to go for a laid-back Easter brunch with outstanding food and craft cocktails. On Easter Sunday, you can expect a full brunch menu with specialty brunch craft cocktails, local craft beer, and a wine list with 50 different wines by the glass or bottle. Call ahead for a reservation or book online here.

Eggs Benedict with paprika and micro greens
Enjoy tasty dishes like eggs Benedict! Image: Bounty on Broad

The Beauty Shop

966 Cooper St #5611, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 272-7111
Easter brunch hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The Beauty Shop restaurant is an eclectic and beloved eatery located in Cooper-Young. It’s known for its delicious brunch and ‘50s-style hair salon theme. This Easter Sunday, they are offering several specials in addition to the main brunch menu. The eatery is also serving up dishes like grilled rosemary pecan-crusted lamb chops over coconut pea purée with grilled lemon sauce; beet-cured salmon gravlax and avocado with purple ninja radish, and Cara Cara orange radish over double Dutch toast; grilled asparagus with sugar snap, spring pea Benedict and sambal oil served with soft poached eggs and spiced hollandaise; and a few other impressive specials! We recommend making reservations either by phone or online here.
The Beauty Shop window art.
“Look Good. Eat Good.” is the Beauty Shop’s motto, which is also displayed on the front windows. Image: The Beauty Shop

Celtic Crossing Irish Pub

903 S. Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 274-5151
Easter brunch hours: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

If fancy joints aren’t your thing, we’ve got the perfect brunch location for you! Located in the Cooper-Young neighborhood, Celtic Crossing is known for its Irish pub vibe, cold brews, and delicious bar food. And the brunch is even more delicious! The Easter brunch Sunday special consists of Atlantic smoked salmon Benedict served with crispy potato cakes. To make a reservation, call ahead or go online here.

The patio at Celtic Crossing.
Enjoy the beautiful sunshine and a tasty brunch on the patio of Celtic Crossing! Image: Celtic Crossing


431 S Highland St #120, Memphis, TN 38111 • (901) 249-3533
Easter brunch hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

On Easter Sunday, Char will be serving its regular brunch menu plus a few chef specials for the holiday. A local jazz band plays in the bar each Sunday, including Easter. To toast the holiday, sip a $6 Bloody Mary or mimosa. Our recommendation for Easter Sunday? Arrive a few minutes before your reservation to enjoy a brunch cocktail in the bar while listening to live music. Next, head to the dining room for your brunch feast. Call ahead to reserve your seating, or make an online reservation here.

Custard-fried French toast — made with Texas toast and served with house sausage and spiced syrup
Custard-fried French toast — made with Texas toast and served with house sausage and spiced syrup — is a popular brunch classic. Image: Justin Fox Burks

Libro at Laurelwood

387 Perkins Extd, Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 800-2656
Easter brunch hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Moondance Grill

1730 S Germantown Rd Ste. 117, Germantown, TN 38138 •  (901) 755-1471
Easter brunch hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Moondance Grill, located in Germantown, has a fantastic lunch; they also serve a small brunch list! With items like NY steak and eggs, crab Benedict, sweet stuffed french toast, and the classic Moondance breakfast, there’s an array of options to choose from. Reservations are strongly suggested, and you can make them here.

 Moondance Grill's eggs Benedict and home fries.
One of their brunch items is the crab cake Benedict. Image: Moondance Grill

Owen Brennan’s

6150 Poplar Ave #150, Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 761-0990

Easter brunch hours: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Step into Owen Brennan’s on a Sunday afternoon, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the New Orleans French Quarter. The Jazz brunch features all your brunch favorites mixed in with their signature New Orleans fare. You can anticipate salad, seafood, bread, and dessert stations on Easter Sunday. You can also get pasta jambalaya or Southern-fried chicken for your main course or spring for the carved roast beef. As with each Sunday brunch at Owen Brennan’s, a jazz band is set to play tunes and keep the energetic atmosphere abuzz. The adult buffet is $49.97 and $23 for children ages 6 to 11. Brunch is complimentary for children under the age of 5. We recommend calling ahead for a reservation.

The interior of New Orleans-style restaurant in Memphis.
With an ambiance that captures the feel of New Orleans, you can expect a great brunch with even better food! Image: Owen Brennan’s

Paulette’s Restaurant

50 Harbor Town Square, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 260-3300
Easter brunch hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Paulette’s, located in Harbor Town, will have several choices when it comes to the first, second, and third course of your Easter meal. Choose to start with a caesar salad, New England clam chowder, or goat cheese and onion tart. For your main entrée, order the crab cake Benedict for $34, lobster omelet for $46, filet mignon for $52, gulf redfish with crab meat for $48, or herb-grilled chicken for $40. Top it off with a strawberry crepe, key lime pie, or triple chocolate cake. There’s also a menu for kiddos under the age of 12 for $19. We recommend calling ahead for reservations.

Eggs Benedict with side of home fries.
Enjoy a delicious three-course meal! Image: Paulette’s

The Peabody Memphis

149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 529-4000
Easter brunch hours: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Celebrate Easter at Peabody Memphis! This lavish meal features yummy appetizers, salads, Easter-style dishes, sides, and desserts. There will also be a bagel, salad, omelet bar, and sushi display. The price is $98 per adult; $36 per child ages 5 through 12; Children under the age of 4 are free. You can view the entire menu and make reservations (note you must pay in advance) here.

Carving station with beef.
Enjoy an exquisite meal at the Peabody! Image: The Peabody Memphis

Happy Easter and happy brunching!


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