FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Embellish your best bonnet, grab your basket and hop on over to any of the following restaurants for an Easter Sunday meal where you can sit back and relax. A host of Fairfield County eateries are offering special holidays meals and prix fixe prices. What follows is a sampling. Reservations are going fast so call soon.
Redding Roadhouse, 406 Redding Rd., Redding: Celebrations are part of what makes Redding Roadhouse so popular and Easter Sunday is no different. Expect a prix fixe meal that is $38.95 for adults; $19.95 for kids. Details: (203) 938-3388, www.thereddingroadhouse.com/.
Aritsan, 275 Old Post Rd., Southport: Stonington Jumbo Sea Scallops, Prime Omaha Hangar Steak, and Mandarin Creme Brulee are just some of the options at this classic favorite where gourmet food and stellar service go hand in hand. Details: (203) 307-4222, www.artisansouthport.com/.
Mediterraneo, 353 Main Ave., Norwalk: This eatery inside Hotel Zero Degrees begins its inaugural brunch on Easter Sunday complete with a two course $21 prix fixe menu. Add an additional $10 for unlimited mimosas.Details: (203) 229.0000 www.zhospitalitygroup.com/mediterraneonorwalk/.
The Cottage, 256 Post Rd E, Westport: Brioche French toast, wild salmon baked in cedar paper and Buttered Maine Lobster Eggs Benedict are on the menu for Easter Sunday brunch where seasonal American plates and signature cocktails are served in a cozy, elegant dining room. Details: (203) 557-3701, www.thecottagewestport.com/.
J House, 114 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich: A special spring-inspired $55 per person brunch goes from ll a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 27. Details: (203) 698-6999, www.jhousegreenwich.com/.
Sign of the Whale, 6 Harbor Point Rd., Stamford: Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy family-centric arts and crafts -- along with a photo -- for a holiday buffet brunch Saturday, March 26 with two seatings: 9 a.m. and ll a.m. On Sunday, March 27 a "regular" brunch will be served. Details: (203) 883-8282, www.signofthewhalect.com/.
Noir Stamford, 225 Summer St., Stamford: The best of elevated bistronomie cuisine is being highilighted Easter Sunday from ll:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dishes include Pastelon with sweet plantains, seasoned beef, cheese, fried egg, Crab Eggs Benedict with jumbo lump crab; and Short Rib Hash with slow braised short rib and a fried egg. Details: (203) 323-2711, www.noirstamford.com/.
Tawa Restaurant, 487 Glenbrook Rd., Stamford: An Easter buffet extravaganza will be served both Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27 from ll:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring classic and new preparations of fresh vegetables, meat and seafood. Vegetarian and gluten-free dishes are also available as is Chef Roy’s signature “Indo-Chinese” specialties. Details: (203) 359-8977, www.tawaonline.com/.
Paloma, 15 Harbor Point Rd., Stamford: Hop on over to Easter Sunday brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. where Latin inspired dishes such as Dulche De Leche pancakes; “Media Noche” Eggs Benedict with pork belly and ham, aged gruyere, chile lime hollandaise and yucca fries take center stage. Also on the menu: bottomless Bloody Marys and Mimosas -- all for $38 per person including a glass of Cava. Details: (203) 998-7500, www.palomagrill.com/.
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