Easter Events & Brunches in Monterey County

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Looking for a way to celebrate Easter weekend in Monterey County? Now that Monterey County restaurants are open for indoor dining, there's so much to do. Be sure to get out responsibly and support our local businesses for Easter weekend!

Easter Events

Old Fisherman’s Wharf is providing“egg-ceptional” Easter fun that begins March 27th and lasts through April 4th. There will be a giant Easter Bunny in front of Candy World passing out free foil-wrapped chocolate eggs. Be sure to snap an Easter-themed holiday photo with the decor. Every bunny is welcome to attend this free event.

Monterey Fairgrounds Easter Drive Thru EGGstravaganza will be on Saturday, April 3rd from 2-5pm. Kids 12 and under can bring a basket and collect eggs along the way. Each stop is hosted by a different celebrity including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Sponge Bob & Patrick, Woody & Buzz Lightyear, Baby Shark, Winnie, Pooh, Tigger, Chase & Marshall from Paw Patrol, Elmo & Cookie Monster, Poppy from the Trolls and LOTS more! The Easter Bunny will be there for pictures as well. This event is free and open to the public. Visit here to RSVP and learn more.

Easter Brunch & Dinner

Sunday April 4

Big Sur

Big Sur River Inn Restaurant invites you to celebrate Easter with a slice of their famous apple pie or maybe one of their famous Bloody Mary's. Call 831-667-2700 to reserve.


Grasings Restaurant has the perfect pet-friendly courtyard patio for your Easter Brunch. Call 831-624-6562 to inquire about their Easter specials and to reserve your table.

Carmel Valley

Edgar's at Quail Lodge is offering an a la carte Easter Brunch from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Reservations are required.

Lucia Restaurant & Bar features locally grown fruits and vegetables, naturally raised meats and farmhouse cheeses at their Easter Brunch. Brunch will be served 10:00AM - 3:00PM. $125 adults, $55 children. Reservations are required so be sure to call ahead at 831-658-3400 to reserve.


Chart House is offering a to-go menu so you can bring the feast home to enjoy for Easter. Each family pack serves 3-4 people and must be pre-ordered by March 31. Curbside pick-up is available. Call 831-372-3362 to reserve.

Estéban Restaurant is offering a delicious Easter Brunch with a farm fresh Spanish spin on classics. Choose from items on their delectable Brunch Menu or all-night Tapas & Dinner Menu. Special Hours are: Easter Brunch 11:00am - 4:00pm; Easter All-Night Tapas 4:00pm - 8:00pm; Easter Dinner 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Rio Grill and Tarpy's Roadhouse will open at 11:00 am for a great start to this important spring holiday. Special brunch menus will be available along with live music.

The Sardine Factory offers a special three-course prix fixe Easter menu for $49/per person. They will also offer items from their regular menu. Call 831-373-3775 to reserve. Serving Lunch From 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM and dinner from 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Pacific Grove

If you haven't heard, The Grill At Point Pinos has been occupied by the owners of Crema. The menu features Crema's award-winning brunch plus new lunch favorites! Grab a seat for Easter brunch and enjoy the views of the golf course and peaks of the bay. Open 8am-3pm Sat & Sun


The Meatery is offering an Easter menu highlighting their house-cured Llano Seco ranch ham with honey mustard glaze and Superior Farms leg of lamb marinated in rosemary and garlic. This includes sides and more. Call ahead to pre-order 831-656-8810. Pick up April 2nd-4th.

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