Here in the Hudson Valley, Sundays mean brunch — and Easter Sunday (March 27) is no exception. Whether the whole family’s in town, or it’s just you and your significant other, step away from the waffle-maker, save the eggs for dyeing, and enjoy special palate-pleasing menus at your favorite local restaurants.

Easter Sunday Brunch Specials:

(Note: Reservations required for most restaurants.)

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Diamond Mills — Saugerties

Take in beautiful views from the windows of the Grand Ballroom as you dine from a menu featuring housemade baked goods, fruit and cheese displays, fresh salads, omelets made to-order, carving and pasta stations, and assorted desserts. A kids’ buffet is perfect for the younger set.

Brunch: 10 am-6 pm; $42 adults, $18 children 12 and under, free under age four.

25 South Partition Street, Saugerties


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Bear Mountain Inn — Bear Mountain

Reserve a seat at Bear Mountain’s Restaurant 1915 for traditional breakfast items, a ham and beef carving station, chilled seafood displays, and buffet-style entrées including gourmet chicken, salmon, steak, penne, and sides. Save room for dessert: seasonal pies, pastries, and Easter candies will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Seatings at 11 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm, and 2 pm; $44 adults, $18 children 4-12, free under four

3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain
845-786-2731 ext. 0;


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Shadows on the Hudson — Poughkeepsie

Enjoy Easter ham, lamb, or prime rib from a fresh carving station, along with a diverse buffet of eggs, home fries, omelets and waffles to-order, fried chicken, and assorted fish. Choose from a variety of sweets at their extravagant dessert table.

Brunch: 9:30 am-1 pm; $22.95 per person

176 Rinaldi Boulevard, Poughkeepsie


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Mohonk Mountain House — New Paltz

The award-winning Mohonk Mountain House is hosting an Easter Grand Buffet, featuring charcuterie, cheese, and seafood displays; salad choices; a lamb, steak, and ham carving station; gourmet buffet options, and a deluxe pastry display.

Brunch: 11:30 am-2:30 pm; $77.50 adults, $42.50 children, free under four

1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz


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New World Home Cooking — Saugerties

Enjoy a buffet-style feast featuring an eclectic variety of foods from around the world, including Tex-Mex, potato latkes, corned beef, creole quiche, sides, and salads. A special dinner menu will also be served from 4-9 pm.

Brunch: 10:30 am-2:30 pm; $27.95 adults, $9.95 children 10 and under

1411 Rte. 212, Saugerties


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Ice House — Poughkeepsie

Treat the family to a three-course prix fixe meal, where for less than $30/person you can enjoy your choice of seasonal salads, followed by varied entrées including short ribs, French toast, omelets, and an Easter burger, among others. Third-course desserts range from cakes to peach fritters with ice cream. (Brunch Cocktails are included, too.)

Brunch: 11 am-3:30 pm; $28 per person

1 Main Street, Poughkeepsie


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Villa Venezia — Middletown

Bring the kids for an Easter Bunny meet-and-greet (with photo ops) and a family-style brunch buffet. Take your pick from seasonal fruits, omelets, quiche, and other breakfast items, or skip straight to lunch with soup, a carving station, seafood, pasta dishes, salads, sides, and homemade desserts. A kid’s menu offers varieties for picky eaters.

Brunch: 11 am-3 pm; $34.95 adults, $14.95 children

2257 Goshen Tpke., Middletown


Find more local Easter brunch specials here:

Red Hat on the River — Irvington-on-Hudson
La Mirage — Kingston
Silvio’s Villa Restaurant — Warwick
Melting Pot — Poughkeepsie
Aroma Thyme Bistro — Ellenville
Le Chambord — Hopewell Junction

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