Buffets are big on Easter.
Several Wasatch Front restaurants have planned large spreads that include all-you-can eat carved meats, seafood, salads, egg dishes and — of course — desserts on Sunday, April 8. It’s a great way to make everyone in the family — from little kids to grandparents — happy.
Easter meal to go
Piñon Market & Cafe » 2095 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-582 4539.
Take a break on Easter Sunday and let owner Victoria Topham and her staff cook your holiday meal. The market is offering a variety of la carte items to go including: ham, swiss and asparagus quiche; wild mushroom and spinach tart; fruit salad, potato gratin, baked artichoke and leek casserole, strawberry scones, clover leaf rolls and fruit salad. Prices vary per item, but range from $8.99 to $12.99 per pound. Place your order soon to ensure availability. Pick up on Saturday, April 7, and remember the market will be closed on Easter Sunday.
Of course, if grazing isn’t your style, there are still plenty of restaurants offering holiday meals that are ordered off a menu.
Either way, this spring holiday is one of the busiest dining days of the year so reservations are recommended: We suggest you make them soon.
Here’s a list of what’s open. Prices do not include tax, tip or alcoholic beverages.
Bambara » 202 S. Main, Salt Lake City: 801-363-5454. Holiday buffet available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults $38, children 6-12, $18; seniors $28. Easter dinner available in the evening.
Gathering Place at Gardner Village » 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan; 801-566-8903. Brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults, $19.95; children 3-11 $10.95. Seating is first come, first serve.
Grand America Hotel » 555 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City; 801-258-6807. Buffet in the grand ballroom from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Special offerings for children. Cost is $55 for adults, $27.50 for children 5 to 12; kids 4 and under, free. The Garden Cafe will offer its regular menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Grub Steak » 2095 Sidewinder Drive, Park City; 435-649-8060. Holiday buffet includes carved meats, seafood, quiche, eggs Benedict, cheese, omelets, crepes, pastries fruit and dessert. Adults $24.75; children 12 and younger, $11.75
Hamilton’s Steak & Seafood » 2427 N Main St., Logan; 435-787-8450. Buffet served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., includes carved meats, seafood, made-to-order omelets, salads, pasta, crepes, fruit and pastries. Adults $27, children $12.
Harley & Bucks » 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden; 801-745-2060. Brunch buffet with meat-carving stations, seafood, fruits, salads, quiche, frittatas and made-to-order omelettes and waffles. Chocolate fountain and dessert table. Adults $21.99; children $14.99. Regular menu not available.
Little America Hotel » 500 S. Main, Salt Lake City; 801-596-5700. Holiday buffet in the Grand Ballroom is $42 for adults, $21.00 for children 5-10; children 4 and under free. A breakfast buffet also available in the Steakhouse. Cost is $17.95 for adults; $8.95 for children 5-10; kids 4 and under free. Regular menu will be available after 5 p.m. in the Steakhouse. Regular menu will be available all day in the Coffee Shop.
Oasis Cafe » 151 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City; 801-322-0404. Buffet with prime rib-carving station and desserts served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults $32, children 10 and under $18.
Slopes by Talisker » 2100 Frostwood Blvd., Park City; 435-647-5555. This restaurant inside Waldorf Astoria will offer a buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes meat-carving station, omelet station, salads, sides and desserts. Adults $75, children, $25.
Snowbasin Ski Resort » 3925 Snow Basin Road, Huntsville; 801-602-1021. Buffet with meat-carving station, seafood, crepes, eggs Benedict, breads, fruits and desserts. Adults $37, children $17, kids 6 and under free. Regular menu not available.
Snowbird Ski Resort » Little Cottonwood Canyon Road, Salt Lake City; 801-933-2181. The Aerie Restaurant on the 10th floor of the Cliff Lodge will be serving a holiday buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu includes meats, sushi, breakfast items, omelet station, fruits, salads, vegetables and desserts. Adults $36.95, children 6-12, $18.95. Regular menu not available.
Thanksgiving Point » 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi; 801-768-4990. Brunch buffet at the Harvest Restaurant at Water Tower Plaza served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults, $28.95, children 11 and under $14.95. Traditional breakfast items, carved meats, seafood, cheeses, fruits, salads, pastries and desserts.
Trio Cottonwood » 6405 S. 3000 East, Salt Lake City; 801-944-8746. Buffet open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Adults $29.99; children 6-12, $14.99; kids 5 and under free. Regular menu not available.
Blue Boar Inn » 1235 Warm Springs Road, Midway; 888-650-1400. Five-course fixed-price brunch served from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Cost is $40 and includes several entree choices including salmon, prime rib, lamb, French toast, crab cakes and traditional eggs Benedict. Regular menu not available.Next Page >
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