Patch Picks: 5 Great Places for Easter Brunch

Five great places in and around Los Altos that will serve delicious platefuls for Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday is just a few days away. After church or your neighborhood egg hunt, where do you plan to take the family for brunch? Here are five great places Patch Picks recommends, in or near Los Altos.


205 State St., Los Altos

Rick’s Café is legendary when it comes to breakfast in Los Altos. It may not have a special Easter menu, but that may actually be good news for you, because Rick’s breakfast menu is like no other. From eggs Benedict, to huevos rancheros, to fruit-covered pancakes and French toast, your taste buds will be happy, indeed.



Rancho Shopping Center, 680 Fremont Ave., Los Altos

The staff at Brian’s Restaurant says you should make your Easter Sunday reservations now, because they are expecting a crowd! Waffles, pancakes, eggs florentine, breakfast quesadillas, omelets, scrambles and more—and that’s barely the first page of the menu!


700 Welch Rd., Palo Alto

Looking for a place that’s kid-friendly? Back by popular demand, California Café will host its Easter Sunday Brunch, with more delicious food items than you could ever imagine. For the grown-ups, there is a cold food station with everything from smoked salmon and bagels to fresh fruit, yogurt and assorted pastries and muffins. The hot food station has omelets made to order, roasted potatoes, bacon and sausage, scrambled eggs, French toast and grilled mahi mahi. There is also a roast beef carving station and a dessert buffet with bread pudding, chocolate truffle cake, fruit tarts and panna cotta. Your brunch ticket includes a drink such as a mimosa or sangria. For the kids, California Café will pull out its famous “knee-high buffet” with all the favorite breakfast foods. Sounds like a truly delicious way to celebrate Easter!

Make your reservations today—the price is $38 per adult, and $12.50 per child, for all you can eat.



4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

The “4290 Bistro” inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel will serve a Champagne Easter Brunch this Sunday, with everything you could ever want, made special to order. Choose from waffles, omelets, salads, entrées, desserts and the famous carving station—plenty of delicious food to accompany that heavenly glass of champagne.

The price is $42.95 per adult, $35.95 per senior citizen, and $14.95 for kids, ages 6-12.



186 Castro St., Mountain View

For something a little different, try the special Easter menu at Zucca, a Greek restaurant in downtown Mountain View that also pulls culinary inspiration from the south of France, Spain, Italy and Turkey. A special brunch will be offered, as well as its full dinner menu, which features specials such as fresh fish, steak and lamb.


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