Your guide to Easter brunch and desserts in Columbus

From specialized menus on Easter Sunday to customized bunny cakes, these are some local ways to make the most of Easter 2024.


The Easter brunch menu at Lindey’s will be available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Photo by @lindeysrestaurant

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Easter is Sunday, March 31, and if you’re looking for an egg-cellent time, we have local brunch specials and bakery treats for you to try. Let’s hop to the happenings.

Easter meals

On Easter Sunday, enjoy a specialized brunch menu at one of the following spots. We recommend making a reservation in advance, especially for larger parties.

  • Lindey’s Restaurant & Bar — Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and features beignets, steak and eggs, and smoked salmon risotto.
  • Cameron Mitchell Restaurants — Brunch can be reserved at The Barn at Rocky Fork Creek, Cameron’s American Bistro, and Martini Modern Italian. All CMR locations will require a credit card on file for a reservation.
  • VASO — Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes a ham carving station and waffle bar. Tables for two are $100, and tables for four are $200.
  • Forbidden Root — The Easter bunny will be on-site from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids 12 and younger can order from a special menu, and adults can enjoy $6 mimosas.

Bring these Resch’s cupcakes to your Easter gathering. | Photo by Resch’s Bakery

Easter desserts

No holiday is complete without dessert. Here are three local bakeries offering seasonal treats:

No holiday is complete without dessert. Here are local bakeries offering seasonal treats:

  • Resch’s Bakery — Order unique items like birds nest cupcakes or iced chick cookies.
  • Mrs. Goodman’s Baking Co. — Satisfy your sweet tooth with bunny cakes and Easter-themed cookies.
  • Happy Little Treats — Order vegan, homemade desserts like donuts, muffins, poptarts, and oatmeal cream pies.
  • Would you rather do the baking yourself? Decorate a bunny cake with a class at Our Cupcakery. All ingredients, tools, and instructions are provided.
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