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Posted: March 21, 2018

10 places to eat on Easter in Maine

Regardless of the weather, chefs will celebrate the holiday with menus full of spring flavors.

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Academe at the Kennebunk Inn

45 Main St., Kennebunk | 207-985-3351 | | $39.95 adults/$16.95 kids under 12/kids under 5 eat free
Academe’s Easter brunch has been a local tradition for more than a decade. Chefs Shanna and Brian O’Hea offer their buffet menu at two seatings: 10 a.m. and noon; the spread features a carving station with leg of lamb and Virginia ham, omelet station, a variety of salads and hot dishes, smoked salmon, fresh fruit, breads and muffins, and Shanna’s homemade desserts.

Brunswick Hotel & Tavern

4 Noble St., Brunswick | 207-837-6565 | | $41, $35 seniors, $16 kids 5 to 12, 4 and under free.
Chef David Pendexter’s Easter brunch menu is served from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The buffet offerings include salads, omelet station, sliced seasonal fruits, lobster strata, eggs benedict, harissa glazed salmon, applewood smoked ham, leg of lamb and several sides including polenta and roasted beets. Desserts are chocolate mousse, homemade peach crisp and lemon dream cups.

Congress Squared at the Westin Portland Harborview

157 High St., Portland | 207-775-5411 | | $55 per person from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Easter buffet menu is huge and includes seasonal salads, local oysters station, Standard Baking breakfast station, north country bacon and sausage, classic French toast, omelet station, grilled wild king salmon among several other items and many desserts including macaroons and a cookie station.

Bluefin North Atlantic Seafood Restaurant at  Portland Harbor Hotel

468 Fore St., Portland | 207-775-9090 | | $45 adults/$17 kids 5-12/kids 4 and under eat free
The Bluefin Grand Brunch Buffet runs  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The feast includes an omelet station, seafood bar, salads, soups, carving block with ham and beef brisket, several hot items including cornflaked fried chicken strips and crab stuffed sole and a Viennese table with delicious desserts including petit fours.

Hartstone Inn

41 Elm St., Camden | 207-236-4259 | | $27 per person
The Easter buffet runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and  includes a starter of grilled peach parfait, choice of ham, smoked salmon or brioche french toast entree and either chocolate ganache tart or bananas foster creme brulee for dessert.


92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit | 207-646-4777 | | a la carte pricing
Jonathan’s offers an Easter Sunday dinner from 2 to 8 p.m.  The menu is comprehensive and some of the features are clam chowder, shrimp cocktail, seafood stuffed north atlantic haddock, lobster, roasted pulled lamb shoulder, over baked ham, chicken piccata and eggplant Napoleon with several sides available as well as a mouth-watering dessert menu.


Natalie’s at the Camden Harbour Inn

83 Bay St., Camden | 207-236-7008 | | $39 adults/$20 kids under 12
The brunch menu at Natalie’s includes eggs benedict with sauerkraut, banana pancakes with caramel creme fraiche, smoked trout with tarragon, deviled eggs with kimchi and bacon, egg station and pork loin station and many desserts including lemon bars and ginger and peach ice cream sodas.

Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea

40 Bowery Beach Rd., Cape Elizabeth | 207-799-3134 | | $68 adults/$35 kids under 12 / Kids under 4 free
Brunch at Sea Glass, offered on Easter Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., comes with an ocean view. The buffet menu includes  a pastry platter, kale salad, bacon and eggs, oatmeal, spring pea & scallion pancakes, fruit & yogurt, pan roasted scallops, duck, braised lamb, steak & eggs, sausage and mushroom quiche and belgium waffle among several other tempting treats. Desserts are carrot cake, chocolate trifle and cheesecake.



327 Commercial St., Portland | 207-808-8840 | | $55, $25 for under 12.
Easter Sunday reservations are are at 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. The buffet includes baked domestic rack of lamb, baked apricot-bourbon glazed ham, pan roasted filet of Ora King salmon, pappardells in veal shank ragout, “Brick” Amish natural chicken and petit filet mignon. Desserts includes cake, torte, pies and berries.

Twenty Milk Street at the Portland Regency Hotel

20 Milk St., Portland | 207-774-4200 | | $42.95 adults/$16.95 kids 12 and under, under 5 free.
Served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Easter buffet includes scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage, breakfast pastries, chef’s quiche, smoked salmon, chef’s carvery, chicken roulade, citrus glazed salmon and plenty of desserts.




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