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easter brunch southwest florida 2011...

srsone Apr 14, 2011 11:49 AM

ok getting close to easter ...
what are some of the good easter brunch buffets in swfl?
nice carving stations..
good breakfast/brunch fixins..
omelette station?
maybe a mimosa special for the wife?

and a decent price...between 20-40$...

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  1. cookbookman RE: srsone Apr 15, 2011 12:24 PM

    Here's a list of some great places for Easter brunch/dinner in Sarasota Florida.

    http://www.dinesarasota.com/wordpress...

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      srsone RE: cookbookman Apr 15, 2011 12:32 PM

      those all sound good and are what i am interested in..
      except sarasota is a 2 hour drive...

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      TuteTibiImperes RE: srsone Apr 15, 2011 02:11 PM

      It's a bit pricier than $40 per head (closer to $100 per head for adults) but the Ritz-Carlton in Naples has one of the most opulent brunch buffets I've ever seen.

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        LilMsFoodie RE: TuteTibiImperes Apr 16, 2011 07:46 AM

        I have had Thanksgiving and Easter brunch at the Ritz Carlton Beach several times. It is a fabulous affair with excellent food and lots of sparkling wine. It might be too late to reserve.

        I no longer go as buffets gross me out these days but this is a family tradition for many southwest Floridians. Call now, if you are thinking of going. It is served in the ballroom.

        $115 pp is quite steep but you get your money's worth with extravagant and expensive food.

        http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Propert...

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          srsone RE: LilMsFoodie Apr 17, 2011 08:40 PM

          too steep for me.....thanks tho

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        awm922 RE: srsone Apr 16, 2011 09:00 AM

        In Venice, Pelican Pointe Country Club does a very nice brunch. Reasonable too. $26.95 pp.

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          srsone RE: awm922 Apr 18, 2011 07:51 AM

          finally the naples news has an article about this...

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            LilMsFoodie RE: srsone Apr 18, 2011 02:44 PM

            from that list, I'd do M Waterfront Grille, their chef is excellent. not many buffets on that list.

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            M Waterfront Grille
            4300 Gulf Shore Blvd, Naples, FL 34103

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              Erich RE: srsone Apr 20, 2011 12:28 PM

              And here it is:

              http://www.gonaples.com/news/2011/apr...

          2. srsone RE: srsone Apr 20, 2011 01:05 PM

            so ive kinda gotten away from a buffet...
            thinking now just for a really nice dinner...

            thinking of trying
            The Bay House...

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            Bay House Restaurant
            799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples, FL 34110

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              Bumstead RE: srsone Apr 20, 2011 05:02 PM

              The Veranda, normally closed on Sundays, will be open for Easter. Check with them for the Easter menu specials. http://verandarestaurant.com/

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                LilMsFoodie RE: srsone Apr 21, 2011 03:29 AM

                Thistle Lodge on Sanibel is lovely and is doing Easter.

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                  msb RE: srsone Apr 27, 2011 04:18 PM

                  Next year, try Tween Waters Inn....the Old Captiva House has a nice Easter buffet dinner.....

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                  Old Captiva House
                  15951 Captiva Dr SW, Captiva, FL 33924

                2. srsone RE: srsone Apr 22, 2011 11:17 AM

                  yup decided on The Bay House
                  have reservations for sunday brunch....

                  look for a report on monday or tuesday

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                  Bay House Restaurant
                  799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples, FL 34110

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