Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Easter options abound

Monticello at the Dunhill offers a buffet, including shrimp and grits, made-to-order omelets, salads and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $30; $10 for children 12 and younger; 237 N. Tryon St.; reservations at 704-332-4141.

Zink's brunch is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (with the dinner menu offered 3:30-9 p.m.), with an omelet station, carved ham, prime rib and more. $22.95; $9.95 children 3-12; 201 N. Tryon St.; 704-444-9001.

Harper's does brunch 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with an a la carte menu including crab cakes benedict and sliced honey-glazed ham. 11059 Carolina Place Parkway, Pineville; 704-541-5255.

M5's is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. for $24.95, $12.95 for children younger than 12, and will have a carving station with prime rib, roasted Atlantic salmon, and sugar glazed ham,, seafood paella and more. 4310 Sharon Road; 704-909-5500.

Village Bistro expands its usual Sunday brunch for Easter, with made-to-order waffles, pancakes and omelets, plus a buffet with prime rib, for $18.95 ($8.95 for children). It will also serve dinner. 14815 Ballantyne Village Way; 704-369-5190.

Lava Bistro offers brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for $18.95 ($5.95 for kids older than 6, free for 6 and younger). 8708 J.W. Clay Blvd.; 704-549-0050.