Here are a few places to check out on the North Fork and Shelter Island for Easter brunch.
The Birchwood of Polish Town
Come celebrate the holiday with a special Easter brunch and dinner buffet at the Birchwood in Riverhead.
There will be a carving and cold stations, raw bar, sushi, a children’s area and giant chocolate dessert fountain. Each seating is 90 minutes and includes one mimosa or Bloody Mary, coffee, tea and fresh juice.
Easter brunch and dinner will be served from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: children ages 3 to 12 are $18.95; adults are $29.95; children aged 2 and under are free.
Reservations are required by calling Danielle at (631) 727-4449. For more information, visit thebirchwoodofpolishtown.com.
The Birchwood of Polish Town is located at 512 Pulaski Street in Riverhead.
Long Island Aquarium
Have Easter brunch and a day of fun at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.
The aquarium is holding its annual Easter brunch in the waterfront Sea Star Ballroom. Enjoy a traditional brunch menu. There will also be a craft station for children and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Then visit the aquarium for the penguin Easter egg hunt taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission to the aquarium is included in the brunch fee.
Reservations are required for the brunch and there are three seatings: 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Cost: children ages 3-12 are $26.95 (members $22.95); adults are $42.95 (members $36.95); children aged 2 and under are free.
To make reservations, call (631) 208-9200 ext. 426 or visit longislandaquarium.com.
The Long Island Aquarium is located at 431 E. Main Street in Riverhead.
East Wind Long Island
Enjoy Easter brunch this Sunday in the Grand Ballroom at East Wind Long Island in Wading River.
There will be a full gourmet buffet, a children’s station — plus a visit from the Easter Bunny. There will also be a cash bar after 2 p.m.
Cost: children ages 3 to 10 are $22.95 (+20 percent admin. fee & tax); adults are $44.95 (+20 percent admin. fee & tax); children aged 2 and under are free.
Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For reservations, call (631) 929-6585. For more information, visit EastWindLongIsland.com.
East Wind Long Island is located at 5720 Route 25-A in Wading River.
Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant
Celebrate an Easter brunch feast at Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant in East Marion.
Enjoy rotisserie roasted whole lamb, slow oven smoked leg of lamb, cast iron seared rib eye and cheese babka.
Seating is limited. For reservations, call (631) 477-0138. For more information, visit thehellenic.com.
Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant is located at 5145 Main Road in East Marion.
Red Maple at The Chequit
Tuck into Easter brunch at Red Maple restaurant at the Chequit on Shelter Island.
The historic inn will serve a special Easter brunch menu along with the restaurant’s signature Bloody Mary buffet.
Enjoy classics like eggs benedict, steak and eggs, scrambled eggs, frittatas, french toast and the Red Maple burger. To accompany the traditional brunch menu, Red Maple will serve its Bloody Mary buffet, which includes all the fixings plus a choice of five vodkas: Titos, Kettle One, Grey Goose, Crop Cucumber and Chopin.
Red Maple will serve its Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are encouraged.
To make reservations, call (631) 749-0183. For more information, visit thechequit.com.
Red Maple at The Chequit is located at 23 Grand Avenue in Shelter Island Heights.