Ready or not – Easter’s on its way. Let the professionals handle the cooking this year and book your reservations now for one of these Easter brunches in Charlotte:

Vivace

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Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Menu highlights:  Vivace will be offering its full brunch menu as well as a specialty dish: braised rabbit with lasagnetti pasta, rabbit jus, caramelized shallots, carrot puree and aged gouda for $24. They’ll also be debuting their strawberry tiramisu for the occasion for $8.

Reserve: Online or call 704.370.7755.

Upstream Seafood

Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Menu highlights: Executive Chef Sam Diminich and team will offer a special brunch menu including a raw bar and sushi, an omelet station, prime rib, roasted leg of lam and more.

Details: $44.95 per adult and $17.95 per child.

Reserve: Book online or call 704.556.7730.

The Stanley

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Details: Celebrate with a three-course brunch including a choice of appetizer, entree and dessert for $40+ per person, plus a special children’s menu and a la carte beverages. Seating at the bar and on the patio is first come first serve (no kids allowed to sit at the bar). Credit card required to hold reservation.

Reserve: Call 980.299.2741 No online reservations available.

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WP Kitchen + Bar

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Menu highlights: The a la carte menu includes sweets like donuts, savories including Korean chicken and waffles and shakshuka, plus their favorite smoked salmon pizza.

Reserve: Book online or call 704.295.0101

Reid’s Fine Foods SouthPark

Brunching hours: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Menu highlights: SouthPark will offer their Sunday Brunch Buffet with the addition of honey glazed ham on the carving station and a full dessert spread of cakes and pies.

Reserve: Call 704.377.7686.

JP Charlotte

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Menu highlights: A plethora of classic stations, including chef-inspired omelets, a seafood and curing bar, brick oven flatbreads, brunch table classics and a deviled eggs bar. There’s also a children’s buffet and sweets station.

Details: $54 for adults, $24 for children ages 6 – 12. Complimentary for those under six.

Reserve: Online or call 704.335.2064.

5 Church

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Brunching hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Menu highlights: Executive chef Whitney Thomas’ buffet will feature oysters on the half shell, an artisan charcuterie selection, crab legs, a strip loin carving station, assorted homemade pastries and more.

Details: $45 per person (includes a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary), $20 for kids 12 and under.

Reserve: Online or call 704.919.1322.

Mama Ricotta’s

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Brunching hours: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Menu highlights: This go-to classic for homemade Italian fare will offer plenty of tasty favorites including a carving station featuring oven roasted porchetta and roasted leg of lamb, pastas, salads and a mozzarella bar.

Details: $34.99 plus tax and gratuity, children 5 – 12 are $12.

Reserve: Online or call 704.343.0148.

Fahrenheit Charlotte

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Brunching hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Menu highlights: Amid the Uptown cityscape, enjoy sweet and savory breakfast stations, a seafood display plus a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar.

Details: $59.95 per guest, $17.95 for kids under 12.

Reserve: Call 298.237.6718 for reservations.

Angeline’s

Brunching hours: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Menu highlights: Dine on freshly baked pastries, bagels with smoked salmon and all of the accoutrements, a build-your-own salad station, breakfast staples, a prime rib carving station and a biscuit and gravy bar.

Details: Adults – $40 Kids 12 and Under – $20 Kids 5 and under – Free

Reserve: Online or call 704.445.2540.

Mimosa Grill 

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Brunching hours: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Menu highlights: Mimosa Grill’s Southern Table Easter Brunch features a spectacular spread of hand carved entrées including prime rib, cedar plank roasted salmon, lamb and Easter ham, along with a raw Bar, a waffle bar and mimosa and Bellini carafes. View the full menu here.

Details: Cost: $45.95 Adults | $19.95 Children 12 & Under

Reserve: Online or call 704.343.0700.

BLT Steak

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Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Menu highlights: Enjoy specialty brunch favorites including prime rib, steak and eggs, lobster grilled cheese (pictured), bananas foster French toast, a variety of omelets and more. Preview the full menu here.

Reserve: Online or call 704.972.4380.

Aix en Provence

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Menu highlights: Quiche Lorraine, Croquet Madame and shrimp etoufée are on the menu, along with child, vegetarian and vegan options.

Details: Three courses for $45+ per person plus tax and gratuity.

Reserve: Online or call 704.332.1886.

Le Cochon d’Or

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Menu highlights: Duck confit crepes with roasted mushrooms and truffle bechamel, brioche French toast with seasonal fruit compote and maple syrup and steak and eggs with duck fat potatoes, poached egg and sauce au Poivre.

Details: Enjoy a three-course brunch for $38 plus tax and gratuity.

Reserve: Online or call 704.256.5382.

The Ballantyne and Gallery Restaurant

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Brunching hours: 12 – 4 p.m.

Details: Ballantyne will host a contemporary ballroom brunch for $95 per person, $40 for children ages 5-12 and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (plus tax and 24 percent service charge). The Gallery Restaurant will offer a prix fixe menu including a buffet, entrée and dessert cart for $60.

Reserve: Make ballroom reservations here and Gallery Restaurant reservations here.

Napa on Providence

Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for brunch, 3 – 8 p.m. for dinner

Details: Enjoy special chef’s features for each meal: shrimp crepes at brunch and roast lamb at dinner.

Reserve: Online or call 704.900.8535.

Corkbuzz Charlotte

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Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Menu highlights: Corkbuzz’s three-course prix fixe menu features options including a salmon lox tartine, shrimp and grits, spring roasted chicken and sweets like brioche doughnuts for dessert. Plus, half priced champagne.

Details:  $40 per person.

Reserve: Online or call 704.256.5382.

Hello, Sailor

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Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Details: Enjoy a waterfront Easter brunch at Hello, Sailor. $35 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under.

Reserve: Online or call 704.997.5365.

Table 31 LKN

Brunching hours: Starting at 11 a.m.

Details: Expect an expanded menu all day and half priced bottles of select wine.

Reserve: Call 980.447.9012.

North Harbor Club

Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Menu highlights: Buffet options include brunch classics and an omelet station served until 2 p.m., which will be replaced by a mac and cheese bar from 2 – 5 p.m. All day, enjoy a carving station with roasted ham and herb-roasted top round and a selection of signature sides.

Details: $36 for adults, $16 for children.

Reserve: Call 704.896.5559.

Port City Club

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Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Menu highlights: Port City Club’s a la carte menu includes slow roasted leg of lamb, prime rib and glazed ham alongside traditional brunch sweets and savories.View the full menu here.

Reserve: First come first serve.