Ten Downtown Places to Take Your Family for Easter Brunch

Posted Apr 18th, 2019 in Weekend Wish List


Downtown Wilmington will be hopping with Easter fun this weekend and there are over 100 places open for food and drinks. Several restaurants have put together egg-ceptional Sunday brunch menus for you to enjoy with your family so here are ten great options.

The Basics - 319 North Front Street
Brunch is served year-round at The Basics so you will find a variety of options comprising eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, grits and pancakes. As a special treat, they will also be serving ham croissant eggs benedict. Open 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Rolled and Baked – 509 Castle Street
If you’ve never tried these “biscuits for the bold,” Easter weekend would be a great time to head over to Castle Street and try something different. By popular demand, they have recently brought back the burger biscuit, the Philly biscuit and the turkey club. Why not try the vegan plate? You can also get the special prickly pear mimosa for just $3. Open 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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The Hungry Sparrow Restaurant – 701 Castle Street
Also on Castle Street, The Hungry Sparrow has just brought out a new brunch menu starting Easter Sunday. A little bird told us the Sparrow home fries are awesome! They are made with cubed Idaho potatoes, onions, bell peppers, & spices. Open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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The Dixie Grill – 116 Market Street
Serving locals and visitors since 1906, check out The Dixie Grill's extensive Brunch menu. Popular brunch items include the Dixie benedict, shrimp and grits, Louisiana hash and sweet potato pancakes. Open 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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The George on the Riverwalk – 128 South Water Street
Stroll along the Riverwalk before you indulge in a hearty brunch at The George. Dine indoors or al-fresco on the 90-foot deck and choose from the delicious brunch menu. If this is your first visit, try the chef’s choice, shrimp and grits that The George is famous for or treat your sweet tooth to the French toast foster. Open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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The Marina Grill – 18 Harnett Street
At the north end of the Riverwalk is the Marina Grill which is serving a buffet-style brunch on Sunday. Although fully booked, walk-ins are welcome and the regular lunch menu is available so long as you don’t mind a short wait. Open 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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Steam Restaurant – 9 Estell Lee Place
If waterfront dining is what you are craving, sip a mimosa while you feast your eyes on the brunch menu at Steam Restaurant, Embassy Suites. You would be wise to call and make a reservation here as they are filling up fast. You won’t be disappointed by the choice of mouth-watering menu options and you can also take advantage of the fully-stocked bar. Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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Rumcow – 121 Grace Street
Since opening last year, this popular eatery has acquired a great reputation for amazing drinks and delicious food. This popularity has led to the owners recently extending the open hours to include brunch. The menu is simple and inviting. It includes things like carnivore burrito, veggie benedict and açaí bowl. Open 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.
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The Pilot House – 2 Ann Street
The Pilot House’s Easter brunch menu is clothed in secrecy! But, you can expect to see perennial favorites like the fried egg B.L.T., oysters benedict, special French toast and maybe some fried green tomatoes. Whatever they decide, it is sure to be good. If you want to know more, call 910-343-0200. Open from 11:00 a.m.
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Ruth’s Chris Steak House – 301 North Water Street
Located in the Hotel Ballast, by the Cape Fear River and close to the center city, Ruth’s Chris Steak House never fails to disappoint. You can expect upscale dining and southern charm. The Easter Brunch menu includes steak and eggs, steak Oscar benedict, crab cakes benedict and wild blueberry pancakes. You can also order from the lunch menu. Call today for reservations 910-343-1818. Open from noon – 4:00 p.m.
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The Basics Gourmet Soul
319 N Front St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Dixie Grill
116 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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The George On The Riverwalk
128 S Water St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Hungry Sparrow Restaurant
701 Castle St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Marina Grill
18 Harnett St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Pilot House Restaurant
2 Ann St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Rolled & Baked
509 Castle St
Wilmington 28401

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Rumcow
121 Grace St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Ruth's Chris Steak House
301 N Water St
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Steam Restaurant and Bar
9 Estell Lee Place
Wilmington, NC 28401

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