Victory Tavern's smoked salmon potato cake is artistically topped with caviar and dill.

Victory Tavern's smoked salmon potato cake is artistically topped with caviar and dill.

Robert Yu

Whether you're seeking a special holiday brunch for two or dinner for the whole family, these Dallas restaurants have Easter Sunday covered, with dining options to fit your taste and timeframe. From Nutella fondue to just about every kind of eggs Benedict you can imagine, you're sure to find something to please.

Don't forget to check with each restaurant for reservation information. The last thing you want is to be turned away after you've already gotten a glimpse of the spread!

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Carso Mediterranean Grill

Easter brunch includes a wide variety of selections, from artisan breads and cheeses to made-to-order pasta to chocolate fondue. Treat yourself to rosemary-crusted roasted New York strip loin, carved to order, then create your own omelet with oven-dried tomatoes, applewood-smoked bacon and more. April 16 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $55 for adults, $20 for children 6-12. 5805 Granite Parkway, Plano. 469-353-5000. dallasplanogranitepark.hilton.com.

Cru

Build your own three-course Easter brunch at Crú. The Napa-style prix fixe menu includes appetizer selections such as lobster BLT sliders and entrees including a rock shrimp omelet. Dessert choices include butter toasted pound cake. April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $30 per person, half-price for children 12 and under. 3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 214-526-9463; 7201 Bishop Road, Plano, 972-312-9463; and 842 Market St., Allen, 972-908-2532. cruawinebar.com.

Dallas Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum

Easter weekend brunch is offered for two days at the arboretum. On April 15, sip on berry-filled mimosas and nosh on farm fresh eggs at the Bunnies and Berries Brunch. On April 16, limited seating will be available for a picturesque meal on the Loggia as a pianist provides mood music. April 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 16 with seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required on April 16; $68 for adults, $30 for children ages 5-10, free for children 4 and under. 8525 Garland Road, Dallas. 214-515-6615. dallasarboretum.org.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

A special Easter brunch menu will be offered. Nosh on the filet or lobster Benedict and wash it down with a Ketel One Bloody Mary, or opt for steaks and a glass of wine from Del Frisco's impressive wine selection, served all day long. Top it all off with lemon doberge cake. April 16 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 2323 Olive St., Dallas, 972-490-9000; and 812 Main St., Fort Worth, 817-877-3999. delfriscos.com.

Del Frisco's Grille

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House is serving slow-roasted prime rib or steak this Easter. 

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House is serving slow-roasted prime rib or steak this Easter. 

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Crabcake Benedict, mimosas and red velvet Belgian waffles will be available during extended brunch hours on Easter Sunday. Slow-roasted prime rib will be served all day. April 16, brunch will be extended from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. 3232 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 972-807-6152; 154 E. Third St., Fort Worth, 817-887-9900; 7200 Bishop Road, Plano, 469-661-8012; and 1200 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake, 817-410-3777. delfriscosgrille.com.

Fearing's Restaurant

Chef Dean Fearing's "bold flavors, no borders" cuisine will be on display alongside seasonal favorites for Fearing's Easter brunch menu. Crispy fish tacos with firecracker slaw, BBQ-spiced gulf red snapper and A Bar N Ranch Wagyu short rib "Guiso style" are among the options. Chocolate peanut butter pie, carrot cake and strawberry angel food cake make up the trio of dessert choices. April 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $110 for adults, $30 for children 12 and under. At the Ritz-Carlton, 2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas. 214-922-4848. fearingsrestaurant.com.

Hilton Anatole

Looking for somewhere to take the whole family? Try the Hilton Anatole, where the Easter brunch buffet includes an egg hunt, a petting zoo, a balloon artist and a visit from the Easter bunny. Choose signature brunch items from an omelet and Benedict station, as well as a variety of desserts and farm-to-table fare. April 16, with seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. $83 for adults, $45 for children 4-14, free for children 3 and under. Reservations are required. 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. 214-761-7498. hiltonanatolehotel.com.

Hilton Dallas Park Cities

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At this Easter brunch feast, kids can chomp on favorites like chicken fingers, french fries and mac and cheese, and adults can enjoy complimentary sparkling wine along with a selection of cheese, charcuterie and seasonal holiday fare. April 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are required. $64 for adults, $35 for children 4-12, free for children under 4. 5954 Luther Lane, Dallas. 469-232-4962. dallasparkcities.hilton.com.

The Mansion Restaurant

A three-course Easter brunch will feature contemporary American cuisine. Sweets from pastry chef Nicolas Blouin include mandarin and vanilla eggs, peanut chocolate bonbons, mint marshmallow lollipops and more. April 16; reservations are available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $125 per person, $55 for children 12 and under. 2821 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas. 214-559-2100. rosewoodhotels.com/mansion.

The Mercury

The upscale American restaurant is offering both brunch and lunch buffet options. Brunch dishes include smoked salmon biscuits with cream gravy, eggs Benedict, an omelet station, pancakes, waffles and more. Lunch entrees range from fried chicken and chicken enchiladas to oysters and assorted sushi. Salads and sides like potato purée and creamed corn round out the offerings, along with a dessert spread that includes pecan pie, white chocolate cheesecake and caramel flan. April 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $54.95 for adults, $34.95 for children 10 and under. 11909 Preston Road, Dallas. 972-960-7774. themercurydallas.com.

Oak

Oak has polished and pared its menu to a fixed selection of five dishes for Easter. Included are asparagus salad, green gazpacho, avocado toast (a brunch must-have), smoked chicken tamale and strawberry rhubarb pie. Kids can choose to dig into toad in a hole (an egg fried inside a slice of bread, also known as eggy in a basket) or brioche French toast with blueberry syrup. April 16. $65 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under. 1628 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas. 214-712-9700. oakdallas.com.

Ocean Prime

Sip on a bloody orange mimosa during Ocean Prime's Easter brunch. 

Sip on a bloody orange mimosa during Ocean Prime's Easter brunch. 

Ocean Prime

Toast to the holiday with a blood orange mimosa or a signature Bloody Mary. Then, dive into Ocean Prime's a la carte brunch offerings of braised short rib surf and turf or blackened salmon salad if you're seeking something savory, or satisfy your sweet tooth with French toast. April 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 2101 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas. 214-965-0440. ocean-prime.com.

Perry's Steakhouse and Grille

The steakhouse is opening early at 11 a.m. and will offer its dinner menu all day, and it will also serve a three-course Easter Supper Special starting at 4 p.m. Featuring your choice of salad and Perry's Famous Pork Chop, the Easter special ends with a dessert trio the whole family can enjoy. April 16, dinner menu available all day, three-course special available from 4 to 9 p.m. $29.95 per person. 2000 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 214-855-5151; and 2440 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco, 214-494-4645. perryssteakhouse.com.

Easter dinner at Princi Italia can end sweetly with Nutella and white chocolate flatbread. 

Easter dinner at Princi Italia can end sweetly with Nutella and white chocolate flatbread. 

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Princi Italia

Choose from a menu that includes items back by popular demand (with a seasonal twist) as well as a handful of brand-new items. In traditional brunch fashion, the options include fried chicken and waffles, as well as heartier lunchtime fare like a roasted leg of lamb. April 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $35 per person, half-price for children 12 and under. 3300 Dallas Parkway, Plano, 972-378-9463; and 5959 Royal Lane, Dallas, 214-739-5959. princiitalia.com.

The Ranch

The Easter bunny will be ready to greet your little ones for a rare Sunday brunch at this restaurant serving "Texas food." Choose from feastworthy fare at a waffle station, flatbread station, carving station, taco station and dessert station. The Ranch will also serve traditional breakfast items and heartier fare such as chicken-fried steak, herb roasted chicken and mac and cheese. While you eat to your heart's content, live music will add to the enjoyment. April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $46.95 for adults, $18.95 for children 9-13, $10.95 for children 5-8, free for children 4 and under. 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving. 972-506-7262. theranchlc.com.

Silver Fox Steakhouse

A three-course menu starts with a choice of salad or asparagus soup. Then, diners can choose from entrees including Chateaubriand, roasted game hen and salmon Oscar. And don't forget dessert: The meal ends with your choice of lemon torte, chocolate ganache cake or mandarin orange cake. April 16 from noon to 5 p.m. $47.95 per person, $16.95 for children under 12. The regular menu is also available. 1235 William D. Tate Ave., Grapevine, 817-329-6995; 1651 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, 817-332-9060; 1303 Legacy Drive, Frisco, 214-618-5220; and 3650 Shire Blvd., Richardson, 972-423-8121. silverfoxcafe.com.

Table 13

Bone-in ribeye will be available as an entree on Table 13's Easter dinner menu.

Bone-in ribeye will be available as an entree on Table 13's Easter dinner menu.

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A special dinner menu starts with a choice of bacon-wrapped dates, deviled eggs, calamari, jumbo lump crab cake or a chilled shrimp cocktail as well as a lobster bisque or a choice of salad. Entree selections include lemon caper chicken, filet mignon, prime rib-eye, salmon meunière and a double-bone hand-cut pork chop, all served with your choice of side. Dessert options are chocolate Kahlúa cake with espresso gelato, bread pudding and cheesecake. April 16, with seatings available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 4812 Belt Line Road, Addison. 972-789-9558. table13addison.com.

III Forks

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Asparagus soup is the first thing on III Forks' four-course Easter menu, which will be served at lunch until 4 p.m. and then offered alongside the dinner menu for the remainder of the night. Soup is followed by your choice of salad and one of the following entrees: aged Midwestern beef tenderloin, pan-seared Pacific mahi-mahi, Australian lamb Provençal or chicken tchoupitoulas. Chocolate mousse, strawberry shortcake and more make up the fourth-course offerings. April 16, starting at 11 a.m. $48 for adults, $17 for children. 17776 Dallas Parkway, Dallas. 972-267-1776. 3forks.com.

Victory Tavern City Grille

An unlimited antipasti bar will be offered for anyone dining in on Easter morning for the contemporary restaurant's three-course brunch. In addition to the expected brunch dishes like thick-cut brioche French toast, Victory Tavern will also serve Nutella fondue with spring fruits and berries. April 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $28 per person, $12.48 for children 12 and under. 2501 N. Houston St., Dallas. 214-432-1900. victorytavern.com.

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