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Updated: Easter brunch specials at Kansas City-area restaurants

Lidia’s Anitra — seared duck breast, polenta, Brussels sprouts with pancetta and grappa soaked cherry sauce.
Lidia’s Anitra — seared duck breast, polenta, Brussels sprouts with pancetta and grappa soaked cherry sauce.

We’re compiling a list of area restaurants serving Easter brunches and buffets on April 16 (call for reservations). Send information in the following format to jsmith@kcstar.com under the subject line “Easter.”

▪ Barley’s Kitchen + Tap, 16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee, and 11924 W. 119th St., Overland Park. Includes prime rib, root beer-braised ham, biscuits and gravy, smoked salmon, fried catfish, six-cheese mac-n-cheese, waffles, omelets and a dessert bar. Plus, $10 bottomless mimosas.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $21.99 per adult; 99 cents + age for children ages 4-to-11; $18 for seniors (65+).

Contact: Shawnee: 913-268-5160, Overland Park: 913-663-4099.

▪ Berbiglia’s Roost, 8725 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. It will offer an Easter Sunday version of its “Granny’s Sunday Feast” buffet, including carved prime rib, fried chicken, carved glazed ham, burnt ends, pulled pork, fried shrimp, seafood pasta, and smoked salmon, along with an assortment of vegetables, salads, desserts and a non-alcoholic drink.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: $23.95 per adult; $10.95 for children ages 4 to 10; and children ages 3-and-under eat for free.

Contact: 913-222-1400

▪ Best Regards Bakery & Cafe, 6759 W. 119th St., Overland Park. It will be open for Easter for the first time with a full specialty bakery case, some of its more popular sandwiches including the chicken croissant sandwich and BLT, and a special brunch menu, including pot roast with Brussels sprouts and dinner rolls. Indoor and outdoor seating will be available as well as carry out.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact: 913-912-7238

▪ Blue Moose Bar & Grill, 10064 Woodland Road, Lenexa; 4160 W. 71st St., Prairie Village; and 9100 W. 135th St., Overland Park. A sister company of Barley’s Kitchen + Tap, menu includes prime rib, root beer-braised ham, biscuits and gravy, smoked salmon, fried catfish, six-cheese mac-n-cheese, waffles, omelets and a dessert bar. Plus, $10 bottomless mimosas.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $21.99 per adult; 99 cents plus age for children ages 4-to-11; $18 for seniors (65+).

Contact: Lenexa, 913-213-6950; Prairie Village, 913-722-9463; Overland Park, 913-825-1777.

▪ Chaz on the Plaza, The Raphael Hotel, Country Club Plaza area, 325 Ward Parkway. It will offer a holiday version of its Weekend Jazz Brunch. The four-course prix fixe menu includes assorted breakfast pastries, choice of six second-course offerings, choice of seven main courses and choice of three desserts. It also will include a jazz performance by Eboni Fondren and Matt Hopper.

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $50 per adult; $10 for children ages 12-and-under from the “Little Foodies Easter Menu.”

Contact: 816-802-2152

▪ The Homesteader Cafe, 100 E. Seventh St., Suite 100. Its brunch menu along with specials, including chocolate-filled beignets or a cinnamon roll, sweet potato hash, breakfast burrito, and house-made Bloody Marys and mimosas. It also will have a children’s menu.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Between $5 to $25

Contact: 816-474-8333

▪ Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar, West Plaza area, 4814 Roanoke Parkway. Bottomless Crab Brunch on Sunday, April 16. For $48 a person, guests will receive bottomless Dungeness crab and snow crab, as well as an endless brunch side, all delivered to the table steaming hot. Add a bottomless Bloody Marys or mimosa for $12. Jax’s full brunch menu is also available.

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $48 per person

Contact: 816-437-7940

▪ The J Bar Olathe, 10401 S. Ridgeview Road, Olathe. Easter buffet will include prime rib, chorizo spiced leg of lamb, cured salmon, shrimp cocktail, made-to-order omelets and dessert station.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $28 per adult; $15 for children ages 6 to 12; and children ages 5-and-under eat for free.

Contact: 913-353-9335

▪ Lidia’s Kansas City, Crossroads, 101 W. 22nd St. Three-course brunch menu. The first course includes choice of six starters served family style, choice of 10 second-course offerings including manicotti, rainbow trout, the Pasta Tasting Trio and roasted beef shank, and the third course includes choice of four desserts. A children’s brunch menu is available for $16 and includes chicken breast Parmigiana, ricotta pancakes and cheese ravioli.

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $40 per adult; $16 for children ages 12 and under.

Contact: 816-221-3722

▪ MetropolitanKC, Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 W. 12th St.: Easter buffet includes classic chicken salad, carving stations for sugar-glazed ham and roasted leg of lamb, and entrees such as grilled sirloin fillets and baked maple and bacon-glazed salmon. Sausage, eggs and bacon will also be available, as well as desserts such as fresh fruit tartlets and chocolate mousse terrine.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $32.99 adults; $14 children ages 4-to-12; and children ages 3-and-under eat for free.

Contact: 816-802-7095

▪ Stroud’s, 4200 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway; 19700 E. Valley View Parkway, Independence; and 8301 W. 135th St., Overland Park. Its “Easter Dinner in a Basket” will have 10 pieces of chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, cinnamon rolls and a choice of two sides: green beans, mac & cheese, baked beans or coleslaw. Orders must be placed by 3 p.m. Saturday.

Cost: $39 per dinner basket.

Contact: Fairway, 913-262-8500; Independence, 816-709-3637; Overland Park, 913-499-0135.

The restaurants also will be open on Easter with their regular menus.

▪ Sullivan’s Steakhouse Leawood, Town Center Crossing, 4501 W. 119th St., Leawood. Three-course prix fixe brunch menu featuring such items as lobster basil stuffed shrimp, classic eggs Benedict, hand-carved prime rib and Bananas Foster bread pudding.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $39 per person.

Contact: 913-345-0800

▪ Summit Grill, 4835 N.E. Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit. Easter brunch buffet includes biscuits and gravy, corned beef hash, French toast, chicken fried chicken, peel n’ eat shrimp, smoked salmon, carved honey baked spiral ham, carved local Angus roast beef, and an array of side dishes and desserts.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $22.95 for adults; $7.95 for children ages 6 to 12; children under 5 eat free.

Contact: 816-795-7677

▪ Tavernonna Italian Kitchen, Hotel Phillips, 106 W. 12th St.: Chef-attended stations feature roasted lamb with roasted garlic jus, whole roasted suckling porchetta with salsa verde, Benedicts and a raw bar, along with salads, sides, biscuits and gravy and desserts.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $39 adults; $14.95 for children ages 12-and-under

Contact: 816-346-4410

▪ Trofi Restaurant, 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park: Easter brunch buffet includes carved prime rib, carved ham, smoked salmon and lox, and made-to-order omelets. It also will offer other breakfast items such as eggs Benedict and French toast casserole, non-alcoholic beverages and two complimentary glasses of champagne or mimosas.

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $38.95 for adults; $16.95 for children ages 6 to 10; children 5-and-under eat free.

Contact: 913-323-1978

Joyce Smith: 816-234-4692, @JoyceKC

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