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Luxury Hotels Alfresco DIning Options on Easter


With Easter coming up on Sunday, April 4, here are some alfresco dining options offered by Orange County luxury hotels. Whether dining with close friends, family or a significant other this Easter, these resorts offer a safe and beautiful environment to enjoy the beginning of the spring season, while indulging in incredible Calfornia cuisine.

Inn at The Mission San Juan Capistrano | San Juan Capistrano, CA

Located in the heart of historic downtown San Juan Capistrano, idyllic temperatures and Spanish-inspired surroundings make Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano the perfect tranquil Easter getaway for families and friends to enjoy this spring.

Lounge in the expansive outdoor patio overlooking the ruins of the Great Stone Church or take in a game or two of cornhole in the Olive Grove before dining at the resort's signature Ysidora Restaurant and Lounge. Executive Chef Aaron Obregon has curated a delectable Easter brunch experience, available from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The pre-fixe menu is priced at $85 per person and features standout savory dishes like the Baja Crab Quiche Lorraine, and sweet delights like the Licor 43 Butterscotch Bread Pudding. Guests can also indulge in Ysidora’s ‘bottomless’ Ana Cava Mimosa offering for $20 per person, or splurge on an all inclusive Easter experience including a bottle of Veuve Clicquot for $115 per person. Reservation can be made on

Menu here.

31692 El Camino Real in San Juan Capistrano.

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club | Dana Point, CA

Celebrate Easter at the new Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, nestled hillside along the coast gleaming panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. With special spring-inspired menus at the resort’s dining outlets, there’s a delightful culinary experience for all. At AVEO Table + Bar, enjoy an al fresco lunch from 12-4 p.m. and dinner menu from 5-9 p.m. Selections include salmon tartar to begin, roasted northern Pacific halibut with cauliflower puree, and crème Fraiche Cheesecake for an Easter treat.

Bourbon Steak Orange County will offer their very first brunch this Easter! From 12-3 p.m., enjoy a pre-fix menu featuring sweet corn bisque, smoked salmon Benedict, braised short rib hash with sweet potato, hazelnut chocolate nest and more. The menu is priced at $135 per person. Dinner will also be served from 5:30-9 p.m.

At Monarch Bay Beach Club, enjoy brunch specials from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and an all-day menu from 3-9 p.m. paired with live music with the sparkling ocean in the background. Menu selections include lobster Benedict, smoked salmon bisque, roasted leg of lamb, chicken and waffles and strawberry shortcake.

Across the Grand Lawn, delight in an elegant family-style 3-course Easter Brunch service with live music. Starting with warm honey butter brioche rolls and, iced spring pea soup, guests can choose their entree from herb rotisserie leg of lamb to grilled vadouvan spiced cauliflower steak. All will be served with family-style sides including charred corn & edamame succotash and foraged mushroom risotto. Seatings are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., priced at $95 per adult and $45 per children 5-12 years.

The full menus can be found here.

One Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point.

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