Celebrate Easter With These Mercer County Restaurants

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Hop over to a stress-free Easter brunch or dinner at these central Jersey eateries

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

For some reason, everything tastes better when someone else cooks it. This Easter, free yourself from the honey-baked ham and head to one of these local eateries for fresh and creative menu offerings.

Agricola Eatery

11 Witherspoon Street, Princeton

Call 609.921.27798 for reservations

Farm-to-table restaurant with seasonal, sustainable, and anti-biotic free ingredients

Easter Offerings: Seating from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., $40/pp, $20/children 12 & U plus service fee and tax

Menu Highlights: Ricotta Pancakes; Castle Island Smoked Salmon; Brown Butter Apple Cake

Eno Terra

4484 Route 27, Kingston

Call 609.497.1777 for reservations

Rustic-style restaurant with seasonal, artisan food, and an unmatched wine list

Easter Offerings: Brunch from 11 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. and dinner from 4 – 8 p.m.

Brunch Menu Highlights: Smoked Duck Benedicts; Mushroom and Brie Frittata; Lobster Scramble

Dinner Menu Highlights: Seared Sea Scallops; Wester Ross Salmon; Niman Ranch Sirloin & Pork Chop

Winberie’s Restaurant & Bar

1 Palmer Square, Princeton

Call 609.921.0700 for reservations

Casual American restaurant at the heart of Palmer Square

Easter Offerings: Brunch buffet from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with a complimentary Bloody Mary, Screwdriver, or Mimosa. $23/adult; $10/children 6-10; free for toddlers 5 & U

Menu Highlights: Filet Tip Bourguignon with Wild Mushrooms; Mussels, Clams, and Shrimp in a Blue Moon Fennel Broth; Cheese Tortellini with White Wine Blush Cream Cause

The Brothers Moon

7 West Broad Street, Hopewell

Call 609.333.1330 for reservations

Charming restaurant with a creative, rotating menu that features locally sourced ingredients (take-out and pastry counter)

Easter Offerings: Brunch from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; takeout and pastries counter open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Children’s menu is also available

Menu Highlights: Breakfast Burrito; Frittata; “Very Berry Bread Pudding French Toast”

The Cranbury Inn Restaurant

21 South Main Street, Cranbury

Call 609.655.5595 for reservations

Historical Inn with an impressive ballroom and dining area

Easter Offerings: Champagne brunch from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Easter buffet from 2:30 – 8 p.m.; $29/pp plus service fee and tax

Menu Highlights: Unlimited Champagne; Eggs Benedict; Belgian Waffles


Chambers Walk

2667 Main Street, Lawrenceville

Call 609.895.5995 for reservations

Upscale Café serving modern American cuisine

Easter Offerings: Brunch from 11:30 – 3:00

Menu Highlights: Eggs Benedict with Country Ham; Cedar Plank-Grilled Organic Salmon; Chicken & Black Bean Ravioli


66 Witherspoon Street, Princeton

Call 609.688.8808 for reservations

Esteemed restaurant serving creative and seasonal small plates

Easter Offerings: Brunch from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. $49/pp; $29/child; three course choice of prix fixe menu

Menu Highlights: Yogurt Pana Cotta; Grilled NY Strip and Egg; Brioche French Toast

Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center

1 Chauncey Road, Princeton

Call 609.921.3600 for reservations

Luxury hotel in Princeton with a conference center and dining room

Easter Offerings: Brunch buffet from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with a complimentary mimosa. $54/pp; $19.95/children 5-12; free for toddlers 4 & U