Easter is certainly one of the busiest restaurant days of the year, and we’ve assembled some fine options for your gatherings below. Reservations are recommended (Res. Rec.) or Required (Res. Req.)
Bourbons Bistro, 2250 Frankfort Ave, 502-894-8838 (Res. Rec.)
Sunday, 4/21 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$25 for adults; $10 for children 12 and under. Buffet includes: Sausage, bacon, pancakes, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs. cinnamon rolls, steak chimichurri, potatoes, haricots verts, mixed green salad, fruit, bread pudding,assorted cheeses…and more.
Brasserie Provence, 150, N Hurstbourne Pkwy, 502-883-3153 (Res. Req.)
Sunday, 4/21 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$45 per adult, $15 for children’s menu (under 12) . 3-course brunch with choices between 4 different appetizers, entrées and desserts. The appetizers hint at provençale and French influences, such as a warm tomato goat cheese tart and du puy lentil soup. Entrées feature grilled beef hanger steak, lamb chops, seared salmon and an artichoke bell pepper quiche. Desserts include French classics like crème brûlée and warm flourless chocolate cake.
The Brown Hotel, 335 E Broadway, 502-583-1234 (Res. Req.)
Sunday, 4/21 J Seating times for J. Graham’s Cafe are 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
The English Grill buffet is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$56 per adult or $25 per child ages 4 to 10, plus tax and gratuity. Children under 4 are complimentary. Buffet includes: entrees like ginger peach glazed chicken thighs and fried cod with lemon, pecan and parsley; a cold bar with select salads, antipasto and shrimp cocktail; and omelet and waffle stations.Various patisseries including bread pudding and jewel cakes.
$71 per person, or $25 for children ages 4 to 12, plus tax and gratuity.Extravagant buffet-style choices include a seafood table with shrimp cocktail, oysters Rockefeller and crab claws, a cheese and charcuterie display, and a selection of salads. Each diner can choose an entrée of bourbon-honey glazed ham, blackened beef tenderloin or cedar plank roasted salmon. Desserts are a chocolate striptease or selection from a decadent dessert display. In addition, live piano music will be provided.
Equus Restaurant, 122 Sears Avenue, 502.897.9721 – (Res. Rec.)
Sunday, 4/21 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$40 per person with Ballotin Brunch Punch. Buffet by Chef Ellen Gill (benefiting Apron, Inc.) includes assorted salads, green beans, honey glazed carrots, baby beets, corn pudding,zucchini casserole with bleu cheese and bacon, mashed potatoes, kale, lima beans, hot brown casserole, roast pork with mustard cream sauce, fried chicken, country ham, hot water cornbread, buttermilk biscuits, biscuit pudding with bourbon sauce, blueberry crisp, and Ballotin Whiskey brown sugar pie.
Noosh Nosh, 4861 Brownsboro Ctr, 502-205-2888, (Res. Rec.)
Sunday 4/21 10 a.m. to 4 p.m with seating times at 10, 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m.
$28 for adults and $10 for children under 11. Select from menu options starting with carving station selections of roasted prime rib and honey-orange glazed ham. The buffet will provide breakfast and lunch options including scrambled eggs, veggie egg scramble, grilled chicken breast and salmon with lemon caper sauce, including sides of home style potatoes, medley of mixed vegetables and fresh seasonal fruit. Indulge in assorted breakfast pastries or skip to dessert with chocolate cake and banana pudding. (The restaurant will open at 8 a.m. to serve its regular menu until the brunch begins.)