Events

Easter Sunday Brunch to Get Hoppy About in Tempe

With Easter just around the corner, on Sunday, April 17, 2022, it’s time to start thinking about where you can get a delicious Easter meal. We’ve got a list of Tempe restaurants you’ll love to enjoy with family and friends this Easter!

Places to eat

Culinary Dropout

149 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 240-1601

This Easter, break bread with friends and family at Culinary Dropout. From delectable desserts to brunch spreads fit for all kinds of feasts, the locally based restaurant is offering a selection of limited-time, specialty menu items for the occasion.

  • Sunday, April 17 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Available for Dine-In Only
  • Standard menu, plus two featured items:
    • Croque Madame ($16), with grilled tavern ham, aged Gruyere cheese, Mornay sauce, sunny-side up egg
    • Peep Show ($12), with guava, pineapple, sparkling wine, Easter Peep
  • Reservations are highly encouraged. To book, visit https://www.culinarydropout.com/.

Dave & Buster’s

Tempe Marketplace | 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. Ste. 1100, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 281-8456

This Easter, hop on over to Dave & Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! On Saturday, April 9 from 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., start the Easter festivities early at Dave & Buster’s for the ultimate breakfast bash. Snap photos with the Bunny, enjoy a showing of the 2011 movie Hop, munch on delicious breakfast and more. Dave & Buster’s is offering two egg-citing package options to celebrate this hoppy day.

  • Bunny Ticket Package
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Entry to the showing of Hop
    • $15 Power Card for game play following breakfast and a show
  • Chick Ticket Package
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Entry to the showing of Hop

Lucille’s BBQ

Tempe Marketplace | 2030 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-7427

Lucille’s has got you covered for Easter dinner! Select from a tasty ham dinner with Coca Cola glaze and all the fixin’s or enjoy a variety of their award-winning Bar-B-Que! Easter feasts to feed the group are also available for both dine-in and take-out. Each meal is complete with complimentary house-made biscuits and apple butter. Make reservations early!

Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits

The Westin Tempe | 11 E. 7th St., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-8885

Need Easter brunch plans? Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits has you covered! On Sunday, April 17th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. they will be serving up a specialty menu. Make sure to book your reservations online at OpenTable or call us at 480-968-8885.

Terra Tempe at the Westin Tempe
Terra Tempe at the Westin Tempe

Great Harvest Bread Co.

1730 E. Warner Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 777-1141

Adding an adorable bread loaf shaped like a bunny just might take your Easter celebration at home to another level. Our friends at Great Harvest Bread Co. bake these special bread Honey Bunnies each year in honey wheat and cinnamon chip. Be sure to pre-order yours to make sure they don’t run out. Also, check out their bread and sweets menu to find out when they are baking Easter Ambrosia Rolls and Hot Cross Buns. They’re closed on Sundays, so you’ll have to pick up your treats ahead of time.

Rustler’s Rooste

8383 S. 48th St., Phoenix, AZ 85044 | (602) 431-6474

Bring the family high atop South Mountain in Phoenix at Rustler’s Rooste! They will be serving from their regular sizzling Steakhouse menu from 12 p.m. (or ‘high noon’ as Trailboss Tom likes to say) until 8 p.m. that evening! Grab an appetizer of their Authentic Rattlesnake if yer feeling brave & then dine on their delicious entrees!

Rustlers Rooste
Rustler’s Rooste

Rainforest Cafe

Arizona Mills | 5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 752-9100

On Saturday, April 16 from 8-10 a.m., you and your family can enjoy Easter activities, goodie bags for the kids, pictures with the Easter Bunny, plus raffles and prizes with a delicious plated breakfast. To purchase tickets to this event, visit the Rainforest Café website.  

Pedal Haus Brewery

730 S. Mill Ave. #102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 314-2337

Come on down and hop around! During Easter weekend (April 16th & 17th) purchase a White Rabbit IPA OR a Pedal Haus IPA and get a mystery Easter egg with prizes ranging from Jack Squat to a $50 gift certificate!⁠

Top of the Rock

2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ 85282 | (602) 431-2370

Hungry for Easter to arrive? Gather with family and friends at our annual Top of the Rock Easter Brunch! Savor a bountiful array of your favorite culinary delights from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out their Instagram page for additional details.

Adults: $108 | Kids 12 and under $45 plus tax and gratuity | *Reservations are highly recommended

Things to do

Photo with Easter Bunny at Arizona Mills

Arizona Mills | 5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir., Tempe, AZ 85282

Commemorate Easter this year with the Bunny Photo Experience at Arizona Mills, March 25 through April 16. The Bunny will be available for visits at Arizona Mills. Booking your photo experience online is strongly encouraged but not required. Walk-up visits are permitted where space is available at participating locations.

Bunny Hop at Tempe Marketplace

Tempe Marketplace | 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281

On Sunday, April 10, hop on over to Tempe Marketplace for an epic Easter egg hunt, games and pictures with your favorite bunny. The event will be held at the District Stage from 1 – 3 p.m.

Photos with the Easter Bunny at the Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo | 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ 85008 | (602) 286-3800

Hop on over to the Zoo to get your photos with the Easter Bunny at Ruby’s House! Photo packages include 6×8 printed photo, 4×6 printed photo, and 2 wallet sized printed photos, special Zoo souvenir frame and the digital image of your Bunny photo. Receive a most Egg-cellent $5 discount for booking and purchasing online!
Dates: Sunday, April 10, from 1-4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Easter Brunch at Shalimar Golf Club

2032 E. Golf Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 831-1244

Enjoy Easter Brunch at Shalimar Golf Club on Sunday, April 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adults are $28, Children (5-12) are $12 and children 4 and under are free! Take advantage of $5 Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Reservations are required – call (480) 832-1244 x2.

Written Amy Griglak

Originally from California, Amy loves to travel, go for walks, read all kinds of books, enjoys all things Harry Potter, drink caramel macchiatos and explore new places and old favorites with her husband and two kiddos.

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