Top Ways to Celebrate Easter and Mother’s Day in Philadelphia, South Jersey and Suburbs

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events
feature photo: Amada

Easter and Passover are fast approaching but there’s still time to make a brunch or dinner plan! Already booked? Keep these spots in mind for Mother’s Day! Below are plenty of ideas in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey/Shore region with special events, holiday brunches, spring menus and appearances by the Easter Bunny. 

Passover / Easter / Lent

1) Garces Trading Company
Passover Seder Dinner
Take-Out/ Heat and Serve Package
Pick-up at Volver,  300 S Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19102
https://garcestradingcompany.com/packages#occasions
Price: $38/person; min. order is 2 people
Available: April 15 to April 23, 2022
Enjoy a chef-curated Passover meal perfect for the whole family. This menu is available April 15 to April 23, 2022. Ready to eat or can be prepared for heat and serve. Cost is $38 per person with a two person minimum.

2) SliCE
Citywide Delivery:  215-463-0868  
Fishtown, 431 East Girard Ave., Philadelphia, 215-425-1555
Italian Market, 1180 S. 10th St., Philadelphia, 215-463-0868
Washington Twp., 137 Egg Harbor Rd., New Jersey, 856-302-5099
For Lent, SliCE brings back crowd favorite Shrimp Scampi Pizza $19/$26
Olive oil, garlic, butter and sautéed shrimp finished with lemon
Available now through Easter Sunday

3) Chez Colette
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
120 S 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 569-8300
All prices subject to all applicable taxes and 18% gratuity
For Reservations call 215-569-8300 or at Opentable
$70 per person, children under 12 are half price
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Center City/ Rittenhouse
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square and Executive Chef Edward Hancock present the Sofitel Philadelphia’s popular Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet that includes a complimentary glass of champagne, raw bar, carving stations, appetizers, signature entrees and an Easter sweets display.

4) Bridget Foy’s
200 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
https://www.bridgetfoys.com/
215-922-1813
Easter Brunch starts 10:30am
Easter Dinner starts 4:00pm
South Street/Society Hill/ Queen Village – Near the Easter Promenade
Bridget Foy’s at the corner of 2nd and South has been the very heart of Philadelphia’s Easter celebrations for decades.  Bridget Foy’s offers the best view of the Easter Promenade at the corner of South and 2nd Streets. Watch the parade turn the corner as you enjoy a special brunch menu from the patio.  The 89th Annual  Easter Promenade is back right outside the door – get your seat and watch the festivities go by, or make your reservations before/after the promenade for you and your family. Easter brunch starts at 10:30am and Easter dinner begins at 4:00pm. Look for brunch and dinner specials and additions, including Easter Ham  with scalloped potatoes, green beans and bearnaise.  For the sweet tooth, look for the return of Bridget Foy’s special rainbow pastel multi-layered Easter Cake with Buttercream and Cream Cheese. For Dinner service, also look for seasonal and holiday special additions on top of Bridget’s regular menu favorites.

5) Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti
212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19106
https://www.positanocoast.net/
215-238-0499
11:30am to 3:00pm
Old City/Society Hill – Near Easter Promenade
Positano Coast in Old City has some colorful surprises waiting for Easter Sunday Brunch. Be the first to preview their brand new renovations and redesign inside with beautiful colors, all new furniture, stunning tilework, Italian wood accents, and so much more. Look for seating for an intimate table for two or book for your whole family and larger groups. Positano Coast’s Easter Brunch will include Grilled Lamb Chops (risotto venere, leeks), Grilled Salmon (herb-dusted, broccoli, crispy onions, limoncello), Zucchini Crab Cake (pan-seared, zucchini, spinach, potatoes, lemon butter), Brunch Flatbread (smoked salmon, capers, hummus, tomato), Brunch Burger (cheddar cheese, bacon, fried egg, brioche bun, fries), Zucchini Frittata (potatoes, tomato, onions, goat cheese, mixed greens, Easter Breakfast Sandwich (scrambled eggs, cheddar, mustard aioli, mixed greens add bacon), Sausage and Peppers Omelette (mozzarella, onions, mixed greens, Avocado Toast (multi-grain bread add sunny-side-up egg, bacon, Lobster Skillet (cavatelli, mozzarella), Artichoke Lemon Soup (chicken, ricotta dumplings), Lobster Ravioli (shrimp, sun-dried tomatoes, brandy cream sauce), NY Prime Steak (arugula, parmigiano, modena balsamic) and much more. For Easter Sunday, add on a ticket for the Bottomless Brunch Experience for $28 per person with unlimited mimosas and sangria, available until 2:30pm, everyone at table must participate. Book now on Open Table or call 856-663-1747.

6) Craft Hall
901 N Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123
https://www.crafthallphilly.com/
(267) 297-2072
11:00am to 5:00pm
Northern Liberties/ Waterfront – Not far from Easter Promenade
Craft Hall’s spectacular Sunday Bubbles & Brunch will be getting an upgrade and extension for Easter Sunday. Your favorite new bottomless brunch buffet will have special Easter additions, plus we have extended the hours to give everyone time to celebrate. Bring the whole family! Gift bags for all the kids… as if the games and playground aren’t enough! Two hour reservation time includes bottomless mimosas, house mixed drinks, beer and wine, and the endless Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet with Easter favorites added for the day. The price is $45 per person for adults and $20 for guests under 21, and free for kids under five.
Book your reservations now!
https://resy.com/cities/pha/craft-hall?date=2022-04-17&seats=5

7) The Olde Bar
125 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-253-3777
www.theoldebar.com
Easter Brunch Noon to 3:00pm
Easter Dinner 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Old City/Society Hill – Near Easter Promenade
Garces celebrates Easter Sunday  at The Olde Bar, located in Old City, with a full day of special dishes and cocktails. For Easter Sunday  Brunch, Garces formally debuts their exciting new brunch menu with bubbly brunch trays, over-the-top bloody marys, new dishes, and holiday offerings.

8) Amada
217-219 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
https://philadelphia.amadarestaurant.com/
(215) 625-2450
Easter Brunch 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Easter Sunday Brunch $35 a person and a la carte available too
Dinner service 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Old City/Society Hill -Near Easter Promenade
Garces invites you to enjoy Easter Sunday Brunch at Amada, in Old City, on Sunday, April 17, 2022, from Noon to 3:00pm. Pick from the a la carte menu or a special Easter Sunday Brunch fixed price menu. Easter Sunday Brunch fixed price is $35 per person.

9)  Garces Easter Sunday Dinner
Garces Trading Company
Take-Out/ Heat and Serve Package
Pick-up at Volver, 300 S. Broad Street
https://garcestradingcompany.com/packages#occasions
Price: $55/person; min. order is 2 people
Order by Wednesday April 13, 2022
Pick up in Center City
Garces Trading Company presents a traditional, Chef-cooked Easter Dinner from our family to yours. Cost is $55 per person, minimum 2 people. Available in heat and serve, or ready to eat.

10) Figo Ristorante
1033 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
https://www.figoitalian.com/
267-245-9625
Figo Easter Brunch
Sunday 4/17 11AM-4:30PM
DIY Photos with the Easter Bunny 11AM-1:30PM
Glu Hospitality presents the first-ever Easter Brunch at Figo Ristorante, located along Northern Liberties Restaurant Row. Look for indoor and outdoor seating, including in the stunning rose and cocktail garden and patio. Figo will celebrate their brand new brunch launch, and have holiday specials.

11) Oui Pastries
160 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-922-1269
https://ouipastries.com/
Hours: 8:00-6:00pm daily
Old City – Not far from Easter Promenade
Easter Menu
April 14-18, 2022

12) Shane Confectionery
110 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-1048
https://shanecandies.com/
Old City – Not far from Easter Promenade

13) Village Whiskey
118 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 665-1088
http://philadelphia.villagewhiskey.com/
Easter Brunch 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Dinner Service 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Garces celebrates Easter Season with specials every Friday in April and on Easter Sunday, with Crabcake Sandwich with basil, caper remoulade, pickled red onion and jalapeno, beefsteak tomato, bibb lettuce, pain au lat bun, plus Fish House Punch Original Recipe – The Quintessential American Punch with Myers’s Dark Rum, Cruzan Light Rum, Peach, Christian Bros. Brandy, Lemon and Black Tea, and The Rosie with Bourbon, Hibiscus Tea Lemonade and Ginger Beer. Book on Open Table or by calling (215) 665-1088.

14) WineDive  
1506 South Street, Philadelphia P.A.
Friday & Sat 2:00pm – 2:00am
Sun 12:00pm – 12:00am  
www.winedivephilly.com
Our wine shop is stocked with reds, whites, rosé, natural wines, and kosher wines for all your Easter weekend plans. Spend $100 in the shop and receive a $10 gift card on us!

15) Oldestone
15 S Main St
New Hope, PA 18938
(215) 862-7044
https://www.oldestonenewhope.com/
Bucks County/ New Hope
11:00am to 3:00pm
Oldestone in New Hope will open its doors for a special Easter Sunday Brunch with special brunch dishes and cocktails. Head to one of the most stunning and unique dining destinations on the East Coast and celebrate Easter Sunday inside the former 150+ year old church. Dine with stunning views of the stained glass window, giant mural and cathedral ceilings. Feast on specials that include Ricotta Stuffed French Toast, Cornmeal Pancakes with Honey Butter & Strawberries, Filet Tip Benedict, Poached Eggs, Cheddar Corn Bread with Nduja Butter Hollandaise, Asparagus, Goat Cheese Frittata with Dijon Cream Sauce, Warm Dandelion Green Salad, Poached Egg, Red Onion w/ Bacon Vinaigrette and Potato & Red Pepper Hash. Oldestone is not yet open for weekend brunch on a regular basis, this is a special Easter Sunday Brunch and hours just for Sunday, April 17, 2022. Come get your first preview of brunch, which Oldestone plans to launch this summer! Book now on Open Table or by calling (215) 862-7044.

16) Caffe Aldo Lamberti
2011 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002
Caffelamberti.com
(856) 663-1747
Cherry Hill/ South Jersey
Caffe Aldo Lamberti invites you to dine on Easter Sunday with dozens of special add-ons and features, plus the full regular menu. Bring your family for dinner indoors and outdoors (weather permitting and limited) on Sunday, April 17th, from 12 Noon to 9:00pm. Easter Sunday Specials are as follows. Book now on Open Table or call 856-663-1747.

17) Renault Winery
72 North Bremen Avenue Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
609-965-2111
Easter Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 17, 2022  
Additional seatings now added since first email
https://www.renaultwinery.com/events/easter-bunny-brunch-and-egg-hunt/
Celebrate Easter at Renault Winery and enjoy a grand buffet of sweet and savory delights in one of our beautiful Ballrooms. Bring your basket and join in the Egg Hunt that will take place in the Courtyard during each brunch.  Renault’s special guest, the Easter Bunny, will be happy to pose for photos following the Egg Hunt.  It’s an Easter Egg-stravaganza at Renault!
Vineyard Ballroom 10:30AM
Vineyard Ballroom 1:30PM
Children: (ages 3-12) $20.00
Adults: $49.00

18) Harry’s Bar & Grille
The Montreal Beach Resort
1025 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-7011
https://www.montrealbeachresort.com/food-drink/harrys-ocean-bar-grill/
Beach Bunny Brunch
https://www.montrealbeachresort.com/cape-may-easter-2022/
Saturday April 9th and Saturday April 16th at Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille. Special food and drink offerings, fun activities for children, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Make sure you join us for all the fun. Offering a traditional Easter spread with desserts and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny! An Easter egg hunt and activities for the kids to follow!
$50 pp Adults
$20 pp Kids 10 & Up
Kids 10 & Under FREE
90 minute seating times include buffet, photos with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunt and kids crafts!

Mother’s Day Specials

19) Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square – Family Style Brunch!
Liberte Lounge
120 S 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103  
https://www.sofitel-philadelphia.com/happenings/
(215) 569-8300
Reservations on OpenTable
$75 per person plus tax/gratuity, Children Under 12 Half Price
Sunday, May 8, 2022, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm

20) SliCE – Heart Pizzas for Mom
Citywide Delivery for Hearts:  215-463-0868  
Fishtown, 431 East Girard Ave., Philadelphia, 215-425-1555
Italian Market, 1180 S. 10th St., Philadelphia, 215-463-0868
Washington Twp., 137 Egg Harbor Rd., New Jersey, 856-302-5099
Love is in the pizza this year! Send Mom and Grandmom a “pizza” of your heart this year with a heart-shaped pizza available for delivery or pick-up. Customize your pie with her favorite toppings or select one of SliCE’s signature pie combinations.  Heart-shaped pies are the same price as traditional pies and are available at all SliCE locations – including the Fishtown organic location. For more information about SliCE or to place an order, call the location directly, visit www.slicepa.com, follow @slicepa on Twitter and like “SliCE” on Facebook.

21) P’unk Burger – Kids Eat Free, No Work for Mom!
1823 Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
http://punkburger.com/
(215) 468-PUNK (7865)
P’unk Burger is giving Mom the day off for Mother’s Day! Leave the work to Marlo Dilks, mom of seven daughters, and her team at P’unk Burger as kids eat free all day. One slider meal free for the kids with any purchase of a grown-up size burger or salad. Limit 2 free 1 slider meals per order / address/ table. Indoor and outdoor seating available. No reservations required.

22) Amada
217-219 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-625-2450
https://philadelphia.amadarestaurant.com/
Sunday, May 8, 2022
$35 per person
Treat Mom to brunch at Amada by James Beard award-winning and Iron Chef Jose Garces. Garces invites you to enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch at Amada, in Old City, from Noon to 3:00pm. Pick from the a la carte menu or a special fixed price menu.

23) Craft Hall
901 N Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123
https://www.crafthallphilly.com/
(267) 297-2072
11:00am to 5:00pm
Celebrate Mom and bring the family for Mother’s Day Bubbles and Brunch at Philadelphia’s most family friendly restaurant! Mom will enjoy a free flower on Mother’s Day during this special brunch service with extended hours that run from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Two hour reservation and ticket times include Craft Hall’s endless brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas, house mixed drinks, beer and wine – plus ample space for Mom to enjoy brunch and bottomless while the kids play in the indoor playground. $39.95 for adults, $15 for guests under 21, and free for kids under 5 (one free child per adult).

24) The Olde Bar
125 Walnut, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 253-3777
https://theoldebar.com/
Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Mother’s Day Brunch ALL Weekend!
Free complimentary Mimosa for Mom
James Beard award-winning and Iron Chef Jose Garces celebrates Mother’s Day with not one but two days of a special Mother’s Day Brunch at The Olde Bar, located in Old City District. Mom and the family can dine in the brand-new library-nook themed dining room. Upon seting, Mom will enjoy a complimentary Mimosa to start her special day. 

25) Garces Trading Company – Mother’s Day Brunch
Take-Out/ Heat and Serve Package  
Pick-up at Volver, 300 S. Broad
https://garcestradingcompany.com/packages#occasions
Price: $40/person; min. order is 2 people

26) Positano Coast – Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner
212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
215.238.0499
Positanocoast.net
Brunch 11:00am to 3:00pm
Dinner 3:00pm to 9:30pm
Treat Mom to a special Mother’s Day brunch or dinner at one of the city’s most beautiful outdoor patios, streeteries and sidewalk cafes, plus inside dining. Mother’s Day brunch runs from 11:00am to 3:00pm and features bottomless brunch options with a reservation for $28.00 for mimosas and sangria, plus features for Mother’s Day like the Belgium Waffle, Egg White Frittata, Avocado Toast, Crag Omelette and more. For Mother’s Day dinner, look for features and specials, including Chicken Parmigiana, Zucchini Crabcake, Pork Osso Buco, Pan-Seared Branzino, Grilled Salmon, Eggplant Parmigiana, Hereford 1881 New York Strip, Grilled Octopus, Tuna Tartare and more. Reservations are now available through the website, OpenTable or by calling 215.238.0499.

27) Bridget Foy’s – Mother’s Day Brunch
200 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-922-1813
https://bridgetfoys.com/
Reservations on Resy
Your mom’s favorite for a reason!  Make reservations for brunch at Bridget Foys!  Enjoy pitchers of peach Bellini or mimosas or bloody Mary’s. Offering our regular brunch menu plus additions such as Crab Cake Benedict with spinach & old bay hollandaise.

28) Village Whiskey
118 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 665-1088
http://philadelphia.villagewhiskey.com/
Garces invites Mom and the family to celebrate on Mother’s Day with their full menu and brand-new expanded dining room – with a special Momosa (Cara Cara Mimosa) for $12.00 featuring Cara Cara oranges, blood orange and sparkling wine.

29) Volvér
300 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
http://philadelphia.volverrestaurant.com/
(215) 670-2302
Special Mother’s Day cocktail with ¡Gracías Mama!, sparkling wine sangria with notes of apricot and elderflower, with citrus and apple garnish.

30) Revival Pizza Pub
240 Windgate Dr Suite A7
Chester Springs, PA 19425
(610) 947-0999
https://www.revivalpizzapub.com/
Brunch starts at 10:00am 

31) Stove and Tap Malvern
245 Lancaster Ave
Malvern, PA 19355
484-450-8890
https://www.stoveandtap.com/
Mother’s Day Brunch and Lunch starts at 11:00am

32) Stove and Tap West Chester
158 W Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19308
484-999-0922
https://www.stoveandtap.com/
Mother’s Day Brunch and Lunch starts at 11:00am
Stove and Tap says thank you Mom with a complimentary Mimosa on Mother’s Day!

33) Stove and Tap Lansdale329 W. Main Street, Lansdale 19446
https://www.stoveandtap.com/
215-393-8277
Mother’s Day Brunch and Lunch starts at 10:00am
Stove and Tap says thank you Mom with a complimentary Mimosa on Mother’s Day!

34) Al Pastor
560 Wellington Square
Exton, PA 19341
(484) 341-8886
https://www.eatalpastor.com/
Mother’s Day meets Cinco – celebrate both all weekend long from May 5th to May 8th! 

35) Caffe Aldo Lamberti – Mother’s Day Lunch and Dinner
2011 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002
Caffelamberti.com
Event info: https://www.caffelamberti.com/happenings/
(856) 663-1747
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Caffe Aldo Lamberti will be in full bloom by early May with one of the most stunning, lush and flowering outdoor patios and sidewalk cafes – plus indoor dining has reopened as have the private wine cellars. Call today and reserve now for Mom and the family and enjoy one of Cherry Hill’s top restaurant experiences with Mother’s Day specials

36) Oldestone
15 S Main St
New Hope, PA 18938
(215) 862-7044
https://www.oldestonenewhope.com/
Head to Bucks County for a Mother’s Day she won’t forget! Treat Mom like the Queen she is at one of the most stunning restaurants in the country with Oldestone’s first-ever Mother’s Day Brunch featuring special brunch dishes, spring cocktails, stunning vibes, amazing service and an unforgettable experience. Oldestone will open special this day for brunch from 11:00am to 3:00pm, and feature specials below, plus other offerings.

37) Renault Winery
72 North Bremen Avenue Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
609-965-2111
Mother’s Day Brunch
10:30am, 12:30pm and 3:00pm
Children: (ages 3-12) $20.00
Adults: $49.00
Service charge and tax added upon purchase
https://www.renaultwinery.com/events/mothers-day-brunch/
Celebrate the special woman in your life with a delicious brunch in our Champagne Ballroom. This brunch offers pastries, breakfast favorites including made-to-order omelettes, savory classics, and carving stations. Treat Mom to a meal she won’t have to cook or clean up after! She can simply relax and enjoy her special day with those she loves.


 

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