Have An Egg-cellent Easter Brunch in Southwest Illinois

Hop along to southwest Illinois restaurants this spring and enjoy an egg-stra special Easter brunch, buffet, or dinner! Grab your favorite chicks and have a girl’s day out, bring the littles to see the Easter Bunny, or celebrate with your best peeps- this Easter weekend has all the eats!

Dine Out or Dine In

1818 Chophouse is bringing Easter Brunch to Edwardsville in style on Easter Sunday with carved prime rib, oysters, roasted honey ham, brown-sugar-brined chicken, and breakfast throughout the day. Or have brunch at home by picking up a Twisted Biscuit Easter Brunch Bundle April 9 with breakfast favorites like biscuits & gravy, country-style potatoes, and mini pancakes!

Easter Bunny Fun

Want a brunch focused on fun? Bring the kids to Edwardsville for Edison’s Breakfast with the Bunny April 1 for photos with the Easter Bunny, a breakfast buffet, and an all-access pass to bowling, laser tag, and the Edison’s arcade.

In Collinsville, join an Easter Brunch at Old Herald Brewery & Distillery on April 9 for a generous holiday menu or go to The Sandwich Shop Diner Easter Brunch March 28 for pet and children’s photos with the Easter Bunny, multiple food specials, and more! On Saturday, April 8, enjoy a family special Easter Dinner at Ravanelli’s Italian Steakhouse with ham, rigatoni, mashed potatoes, and fresh baked bread.

Come hungry to Litchfield for an Easter Brunch at Ariston Café April 9 with prime rib, lamb chops, baked chicken, and roast pork loin on special or go all out with a delicious banquet at Julia’s Banquet Center's Easter Day Buffet in East Alton with glazed ham, meatloaf, and fried chicken on Easter Sunday.

Alton Easter Specials

Alton is celebrating with an Easter Brunch at My Just Desserts April 2, a Bluff City Grill Easter Special including meatloaf, fried chicken, honey-glazed ham, and bacon-wrapped steak April 9, an Easter Buffet at Mac’s Downtown April 9, and an Easter Buffet at Santino’s Steakhouse April 9 with pasta, salad, seafood, and dessert! Be sure to make reservations to confirm your dining date- these Easter specials sell out fast!

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Kayla Howland

Kayla Howland is a local writer and artist who lives in Alton, IL with her Cairn Terrier, Ripley. She enjoys fiction and non-fiction writing, graphic design, painting, drawing and photography. Kayla is a graduate of Southwestern High School and Lewis & Clark Community College. She has worked doing freelance graphic design, photography and commissioned paintings since 2012.