This Easter, skip the cooking and washing the dishes and go out to brunch instead!
From brunch buffets to prix fixe menus and a la carte options, here are several North Fork restaurants to consider this year.
Bistro 72, Riverhead
Put on your Sunday best! Bistro 72 will offer a taste of both sweet and savory brunch classics with an elevated twist. Enjoy an almond-crusted French toast, a lox platter, or a rack of lamb! Be sure to guarantee a table by making your reservation in advance.
Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Book your reservation now and see a full menu here.
The Birchwood of Polish Town, Riverhead
Celebrate Easter in Polish Town with a buffet that includes a grand carving station, freshly made sushi and a giant doughnut wall. Plus, take a picture with the Easter Bunny!
Seating is available from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is limited to strictly 90 minutes. Tickets are $59.95 for adults and $28.95 for children 3-12; children under 2 are free.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 631-727-4449 ext. 512. Visit their website to view the menu.
The Dimon Estate, Jamesport
Enjoy a prix fixe menu starting at 11:30 a.m. this Easter Sunday at The Dimon Estate, which is back for its second season. The menu features fried brie with truffle honey, braised short ribs, herb-crusted fluke, and decadent, house-made desserts.
Tickets are $60 per person and $25 for children. Book your table on Open Table or by calling (631)-722-0500. See the full menu on their social media.
East Wind, Wading River
Celebrate with the family in style at East Wind Long Island’s brunch in their Grand Ballroom. Guests can indulge in a full gourmet buffet offering smoked whitefish, classic eggs Benedict, Belgian waffles, a made-to-order omelet bar, crispy Cuban pork, a carving station with prime rib, leg of lamb and more.
Tickets ($74.95 for adults, $34.95 for children 3-10, no charge for infants under 2 years) also include a kids station, cash bar and chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Several seatings are available from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. To see the full menu and purchase tickets, visit their website.
Léon 1909, Shelter Island
Take the North Ferry and spend your Easter Sunday on Shelter Island with a feast at Léon 1909. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Léon 1909 will serve up menu that includes creative dishes like house-cured ham with asparagus and béarnaise, leeks vinaigrette with a soft cooked egg and dijon mustard, chicken liver toast topped with dandelion greens and pickled shallots, and more.
See the full à la carte menu and make your reservation here.
Long Island Aquarium, Riverhead
Food and fun for the whole family will be served up in the waterfront Sea Star Ballroom with seatings at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m.
Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a delicious brunch featuring traditional brunch fare including assorted danishes, scrambled eggs and French toast casserole, plus a ham carving station and hot lunch dishes like New Orleans chicken, teriyaki glazed salmon and more.
Complete your visit by spending a day at the aquarium and enjoying the Penguin Scavenger “Egg Hunt.” Admission to the aquarium is included with the purchase of each ticket. ($69.95 for adults, $34.95 for children 3-12, $10 for children under 2). Discounts are available for members and tickets can be found online here.
North Fork Table & Inn, Southold
A three-course menu will be served showcasing spring ingredients. Find a specially curated menu by chef John Fraser featuring items such as chili-crusted cod, house-made bacon rolls, coconut and egg custards and pea and nettle agnolotti. Brunch will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tickets are $72 per person.
Reservations can be made by calling 631-765-0177 or visiting their website.
The Preston House, Riverhead
Treat yourself to The Preston House’s brunch menu with favorites like lemon ricotta pancakes, avocado and smoked salmon toast and Fumbally green eggs and chorizo with several Easter specialties expected to be added to the menu. More information will be available soon — check for updates and make reservations online here.
The Ram’s Head Inn, Shelter Island
Spend Easter Sunday on Shelter Island at The Ram’s Head Inn, which is planning a family-friendly Easter Extravaganza.
Sip on a bacon Bloody Mary or mimosa and enjoy decadent brunch options like challah bread French toast, duck confit hash or lobster and spinach quiche while listening to live music and taking part in an epic egg hunt, bocce ball, arts and crafts and more. More information will be available on their website soon.
Stonewalls Restaurant, Riverhead
Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu, featuring duck l’orange, vol au vent and filet mignon– plus much more. View the full menu on their website and call (631)-506-0777 to make your reservation.
This list will be updated as additional events and menus become available — check back often!