Six restaurants at South Coast Plaza will offer both dine-in and takeout special Easter menus on Sunday, April 4. Other restaurants in the SCP collection will be open with standard hours and à la carte menus.  A “make and take” Easter cooking class is available at Sur La Table that combines a hands-on cooking class with a take-home dinner.

 


KNIFE PLEAT

The restaurant will serve Chef Tony Esnault’s three-course luxe brunch. For those who want to dine at home, an abbreviated takeout version is now available to order.

The onsite brunch menu begins with a choice of lobster soup with butter-poached lobster, English peas and brioche crostini; Easter radish carpaccio with goat cheese and hazelnut oil, and a “garden of” lettuces shaved vegetable salad. Main course selections are Ora King salmon with barley risotto and asparagus; grass-fed Te Mana lamb loin with sugar snap peas and carrots-three ways; and farmers market vegetable cocotte with quinoa, soft poached egg and vegetable vinaigrette. The “Easter egg” dessert by pastry chef Germain Biotteau is an indulgent coconut mousse, dacquoise, passion fruit and mango confit.

The three-course brunch menu is available for takeout.

Easter Brunch onsite: 11am-2:45pm (last seating) $75 per person; child’s menu, $34 excluding tax and 23% service gratuity

À la carte caviar service available

Reservations: call 714.266.3388 or visit OpenTable

Easter Brunch takeout:  $65 per person, children’s menu $28 excluding tax

To order: call 714.266.3388

 

 


SEASONS 52

Seasons 52 offers limited dine-in/outdoor seating for Easter brunch as well as an Easter Green Box for takeout. The à la carte menu will also be served.

An à la carte brunch menu has been created for the holiday with starter selections of avocado toast, strawberry spinach salad, asparagus soup and lobster bisque.  Brunch entrées are crab and cheddar quiche, French toast, apricot-glazed ham, and wood grilled shrimp and grits.

A takeout option is Seasons 52 Easter Box with apricot-glazed spiral ham, in two sizes. Each box is freshly and naturally prepared. Food is chilled and ready to be reheated when convenient. Advance 24-hour preorder required.

Green box three-course menu starts with a choice of field green or Caesar Salad. Ham is served with roasted French Green beans and a choice of sweet potato mash with maple-pecan streusel or Yukon mashed potatoes. Finish with a choice of Mini-Indulgences: raspberry chocolate chip cannoli, Belgian chocolate s’mores or southern pecan pie.

Easter reservations: please call 714.437.5252 or visit OpenTable

Brunch service, 10am-2pm (à la carte pricing)

Seasons 52 traditional menu available all day

Easter Green Box for 2, $55; for 4-6, $125, excluding tax

24-hour preorder required

Available for pickup April 2-3

To order online: click here  or call 714.437.5252

Seasons 52 is a participant in SCP2GO

 

 

THE CAPITAL GRILLE

For limited dine-in/outdoor seating, the Capital Grille will serve a three-course brunch with choices, as well as its à la carte menu all day. Start with a selection of mixed fresh berries and yogurt, New England-style clam chowder or field greens salad.  Entrées include sautéed jumbo shrimp and grits, lobster frittata with butter poached lobster tails, wagyu strip steak with eggs, a center-cut filet mignon with Sam’s mashed potatoes, or pan-seared sea bass with asparagus and shiitake mushrooms.  Choose from flourless chocolate espresso cake or cheesecake for dessert. Brunch includes freshly squeezed juices, selection of tea, coffee and soda.

A three-course children’s menu is available, with kid-friendly choices.

For Easter Sunday takeout, The Capital Grille offers a three-course dinner ready to warm and serve at home. Start with field greens salad with Parmesan vinaigrette; the main course is whole rack of bone-in filet with horseradish cream and sides of grilled asparagus with lemon mosto and Sam’s mashed potatoes.  A rich, flourless chocolate espresso cake is the sweet finale.  

For dine-in reservations: please call 714.432.1140 or visit OpenTable

Easter brunch hours: 11am-2pm

Adults, $55 excluding tax and gratuity; children’s brunch $16

Dinner hours: 2-9pm

Dinner menu is priced à la carte

Three-course takeout dinner for 2, $155; for 4, $275, excluding tax

24-hour preorder required.

Pickup: April 3, 12-5pm; April 4, 10am-12pm

To order online: click here.  714.432.1140

The Capital Grille is a participant in SCP2GO

 

 


OUTPOST KITCHEN

The Aussie-cool restaurant-patio with a modern, industrial vibe and known for its organic-sustainable philosophy, will serve a three-course Easter champagne brunch with two seatings on April 4.

Seatings:  10:30am-12pm; 12:30-2:30pm

Three-course Easter champagne brunch, $49.50, excluding tax and gratuity

For reservations, please call 714.852.3044 or chef@outpostkitchen.com  

 

 

VACA

Chef Amar Santana’s popular menu of tapas, fine steaks and paellas will be featured for Easter lunch along with à la carte brunch-inspired specials for dine-in/outdoor seating.

A takeout Easter family package for 2-4 people is available to preorder and pickup Saturday, April 3. The offering includes 2 lbs. prime brisket, 16 oz. peppercorn gravy, 2 lbs. mashed potatoes, 2 lbs. vegetable farro pilaf and a freshly baked carrot cake.

Dine-in, April 4, 11am-4pm

Easter reservations: click here.

Takeout family meal for 2-4, $145, excluding tax

Pre-order by March 31, click here. Pickup April 3, 12-4

 

 

MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE

For Easter weekend, Morton’s offers limited dine-in/outdoor seating for its classic menu of prime steaks, pristine seafood, sumptuous appetizers and sides to share.  À la carte specials for the day include Morton’s famous slow-roasted prime rib, maple glazed baby carrots and cherry-swirl cheesecake. 

An option to enjoy at home is Morton’s three-course to-go package for four. Guests will start with a spring salad, jumbo shrimp cocktail and mini jumbo lump crab cakes. A Kurobuta Berkshire Hog ham with apricot bourbon glaze is the entrée, served with maple glazed baby carrots, spiced apple cornbread stuffing, garlic green beans and sour cream mashed potatoes. The dessert is cherry-swirl cheesecake with spiced cherry compote.

Dine-in:  Easter Sunday, April 4, 12-8pm

For reservations: please call 714.444.4834 or visit OpenTable

Menu is priced à la carte

Takeout dinner for 4, $159, excluding tax

Available April 2-4 by pre-order:  click here 

 

 

COOKING CLASS

 

SUR LA TABLE

Make & Take: Easter Dinner

Create a delicious spring menu to take home—perfect for Easter or any springtime gathering. Eight students per class will learn how to make an herbaceous rub, achieve a crispy sear, and roast a juicy pork tenderloin. Next hands-on recipe is a side—slicing paper-thin potatoes for a rich and creamy gratin. Participants working with chef Gary will also make an Italian-inspired spring asparagus salad. At the end of class, the meal for two will be packed up with cooking and reheating instructions to enjoy for dinner.

Dates: April 3, 4pm

Cost: $79 per person

Pre-registration required: click here.

 

 

SOUTH COAST PLAZA RESTAURANTS OPEN ON EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 4

Please contact the restaurant for hours and reservations.

Dine-in/outdoor seating and takeout options available.
 


WATER GRILL

 

 


DIN TAI FUNG

 

 


ROYAL KHYBER FINE INDIAN CUISINE

 

 


DARYA FINE PERSIAN CUISINE

 

 


MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALY

 

 

CLAIM JUMPER

 

 

 

TAKEOUT ONLY

 


TIFFANY & CO. BLUE BOX CAFE 

Breakfast at Tiffany for Two or Tiffany Tea for Two is perfect for Easter weekend. The Blue Box Cafe at South Coast Plaza offers curated menu packages to enjoy at home. 

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY FOR TWO

The bento box packaged menu includes chia seed yogurt pudding with farmer’s market fruit, croissants with organic strawberries and lavender mascarpone, Tiffany avocado toast, smoked salmon and buckwheat mille feuille, and Bellocq No. 727 The Tiffany Blend:  A floral infusion of Chinese and Ceylon black tea with notes of lychee, rose buds, lavender and vanilla.  

TIFFANY TEA FOR TWO

Start with a variety of scones with Devonshire cream, cherry ginger marmalade, and wildflower honey.  An assortment of creative tea sandwiches is complemented with a generous selection of petit fours and confections. Included is a tin of Bellocq No. 727 Tiffany Blend Tea.

Breakfast for 2, $120, excluding tax. Tea for 2, $150, excluding tax

For more details and to preorder 48 hours in advance online, click here

For more information:  please call 714.540.5330, press 7

Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe is a participant in SCP2G0

Tiffany & Co. is closed Easter Sunday