Where to Dine Out For Easter Around the Main Line
From casual brunches to multi-course dinners, there’s something for everyone.
Spend Easter brunch with chefs/owners Alex Hardy and Tara Buzan at this Main Line jewel, which is offering an a la carte menu that includes buttermilk waffles, Acadian pearl oysters and an exquisite French ham, runny-egg, Swiss bechamel grilled brioche Crooche Madam. Bonus: Toast the holiday with a complimentary glass of Champagne.
11 Louella Court, Wayne, (610) 964-9700.
This purr-fect brunch spot dishes up scratch-made brunch options. Chef Judy Clemens’ Easter brunch buffet includes gluten-free pancakes, organic egg quiche and pan-fried potatoes. Children under the age of 3 eat for free. Proceeds from the cafe and gift shop benefit P.A.L.S.
40 Berkley Road, Devon, (610) 688-1930.
Touting an early Sunday buffet, as well as a full-blown dinner menu, Brandywine Prime’s classic ambience and intimate surroundings serve as the perfect Easter backdrop. Enjoy crab benedict, Kennett Square mushroom tart or chocolate chip French toast for brunch, or indulge in the a la carte dinner menu which includes a prime pork chop, Creekstone Farms New York strip or milk-fed veal.
1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-8088.
Rustic charm abounds, as does sumptuous cuisine, at the farmer’s daugther. Enjoy a delectable three-course prix fixe Easter menu from executive chef Mtele “Abu” Abubakar. True farm-to-table cuisine includes crab and hibiscus soup, maple-bourbon glazed ham, braised lamb shank and Chilean sea bass.
1401 Morris Road, Blue Bell, (215) 616-8300.
Savor inventive, culturally-influenced cuisine at this bright and airy Mediterranean-themed restaurant on the outer fringe of the King of Prussia Mall. The two-course menu includes carrot and parsnip tahini, shrimp beignets, fried chicken thighs and waffles and a smoked salmon or serrano ham frittata. We suggest imbibing on the Boardroom Bloody Mary.
160 N. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, (610) 768-1630.
Blending traditional Abruzzo cuisine with New World style, this family-owned restaurant will serve its dinner menu all day. Double-cut lamb chops, an 8-ounce filet mignon or a tender veal picatta round out the menu. Pair with an Old World Chianti or try something from the classic-filled craft cocktail list.
4989 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 353-7033.
Phoenixville’s newest dining/cocktail experience dishes up a diverse list of starters (Canyon Crab flatbread), greens (salmon asparagus salad) and classic brunch dishes (Nutella French toast, country ham benedict, steak and egg hash). The vibe is casual thanks to cushy booths, streetside tables and lots of natural wood, perfect for a laid-back Easter.
131 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-5714.
Round up the kids for Suburban’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, where over 5,000 eggs will be hidden. Look for the Easter Bunny, face painting and other fun things to do while enjoying lunch. A seasonal menu from chef/owner Eric Yost provides all the right tastes to go with a robust lineup of beer, craft cocktails and local wine on tap.
570 Wellington Square, Exton, (610) 458-2337.