Dining With Denise Neil

Easter eats: 2017 list of Wichita restaurants ready for crowds

A long list of Wichita restaurants will serve lavish Easter brunches next weekend.
A long list of Wichita restaurants will serve lavish Easter brunches next weekend. MCT

Biscuits and gravy. Cheesy hashbrown casserole. Breakfast pizza.

Smoked salmon. Bourbon-glazed ham. Roasted turkey. Prime rib.

Green been casserole. Spring salad. Haricot vert.

And a whole lot of omelet stations.

Easter is only a week away – on April 16. And several Wichita restaurants are already preparing to accept crowds for the brunchiest of holidays.

Here’s the 2017 list of some of Wichita’s restaurants serving special Easter meals.

Buffets

Adrian’s, 2121 N. Rock Road, 316-681-1148 – Brunch featuring Mediterranean lamb and rice and more is $19.95 for adults, $14.99 for seniors, $11 ages 6-12, free for 5 and under. Served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations recommended. A set menu with special dishes also will be available for those who don’t want the buffet.

AVI & Corporate Caterers, 135 N. Waco, 316-262-3300: Buffet is $22.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors, $8.95 ages 6-12, free for 5 and under. Served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations recommended. No regular menu will be served.

Country Kitchen, inside Best Western Wichita North, 915 E. 53rd St., 316-832-9704: Brunch is $16.99 for adults, $7.99 ages 6-10, free for 5 and under. Served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Granite City Food & Brewery, 2244 N. Webb Road, 316-636-5050, and 2661 N. Maize Road, 316-721-8500 – Buffet $23.95 for adults, $7.95 for ages 7-12, free for ages 6 and under. Served 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations accepted.

Green Mill Restaurant, 549 S. Rock Road, 316-687-6455 – Buffet $19.99 for adults, $17.99 for seniors, $6.99 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Legends, inside the Doubletree by Hilton, 2098 Airport Road, 316-945-1966 – Buffet $31.95 for adults, $26.95 for seniors, $13.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Served 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations required.

Hangar One Steakhouse, 5925 W. Kellogg, 316-941-4900 – Buffet $19.99 for adults, $9.99 for ages 6-12; free for 5 and under. Served 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Harvest Kitchen/Bar, 400 W. Waterman, 316-613-6300 – Buffet $23.95 for adults, ages 2-12 pay their age; 1 and under free. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Hereford House, 1400 Terradyne, Andover, 316-733-7800 – Buffet $28.95 for adults, $12.95 for ages 4-11, free for ages 3 and under. Served 10 a.m-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Kansas Star Casino, 777 Kansas Star Drive, Mulvane. Buffet served in the Kitchen Buffet is $19.95. Ages 21 and older only. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. No reservations required.

Marriott, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive, 316-651-0333 – Buffet served in great room is $26.95 for adults, $21.95 seniors, $10.95 for ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and under. Served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Newport Grill, 1900 N. Rock Road, 316-636-9555 – Buffet $30 for adults, $12.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Served 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Scotch & Sirloin, 5325 E. Kellogg, 316-685-8701 – Buffet $28.95 for adults, $12.95 for ages 5-11, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, inside the Ambassador Hotel, 104 S. Broadway, 316-440-5300 – Buffet $29.95 adults, $11.95 ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. With music by Roberto Bernadinello and an appearance by the Easter bunny.

Sweet Basil, 2424 N. Woodlawn, 316-651-0123 – Buffet $18.95 for adults, half price for children. Served 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Reservations accepted.

Twelve, 12111 W. Maple, 316-440-2812 – Buffet $25.95 for adults, $11.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Olive Tree Banquets, 2949 N. Rock Road, 316-681-1100 – Brunch buffet in the Olive Tree Banquet Hall is $24 adults, $22 seniors, $12 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Villa Luna, 8406 W. Central, 316-612-4694 – Brunch buffet is $29.75 adults, $14.50 ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and under. Served 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro, 8115 E. 21st St., 316-634-1000 – Buffet $29.95 adults, $10.95 ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Reservations available at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Zaytun, 2020 N. Woodlawn, 316-613-2474 – Indian brunch $16.95 adults, $14.95 seniors, $9.95 ages 5-9, free for ages 4 and under. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Nonbuffet options

Jimmie’s Diner, 3111 N. Rock Road, 1519 S. George Washington Drive, 2121 N. Tyler – All locations will be open starting at 5:30 a.m. and will serve eggs Benedict with hashbrowns, King’s X waffles and Easter shakes all day.

Public at the Brickyard, 129 N. Rock Island, 316-263-4044 – The restaurant will serve a plated brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that will include specials such as salmon Benedict, steak and eggs and a green eggs and ham sandwich. Reservations recommended. Lunch is served starting at noon.

Greystone, 9719 E. 21st St North, 316-295-2636 – This restaurant’s Easter brunch offers choice of three dishes for $15, four for $19 or five for $24. Choices include dishes like eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy, shrimp cocktail and tenderloin tips. Served 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Stroud’s, 3661 N. Hillside, 316-838-2454 – The restaurant will be open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and will offer its full dinner menu plus special entrees like ham. Reservations recommended.

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