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Here's where to go for Easter brunch in Tampa Bay

Don't want to cook this Easter? We get it. Treat you and yours to one of these festive meals instead.

HEW Parlor & Chophouse Brunch

The Fenway Hotel's restaurant HEW Parlor & Chophouse in Dunedin will have brunch and dinner specials after the Easter egg hunt on its front lawn. Brunch specials include a Benedict with a buttermilk biscuit, sorghum glazed "ham," grilled asparagus, poached eggs hollandaise mousse and a roasted vegetable and three-cheese quiche. Dinner specials include roasted lamb with mint and pea puree. Brunch 9 a.m.-3 p.m., dinner 5-10 p.m. Sunday. 453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. (727) 683-5990.

Dunedin Bunny Brunch

Children ages 1 to 4 celebrate Easter with brunch, arts and crafts, games, an egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own camera. 9 a.m. Saturday. Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. $8-$10 (727) 812-4530.

FarmTable Easter Brunch

An Easter buffet with a seafood bar, cheeses, charcuterie and pastries, plus your choice of chef select plated entrees, with bottomless mimosas. 11 a.m. Sunday. FarmTable Cucina, 179 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $89. (727) 523-6297.

Easter Brunch at Sheraton Riverwalk

Enjoy a special brunch menu featuring a seafood bar, prime rib carving station, white truffle lobster mac and cheese and more. 11 a.m. Sunday. Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, 200 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $38, $19 ages 10 and younger. (813) 223-2222.

Safety Harbor Easter Sunday Brunch

Celebrate Easter with a brunch including carving station, omelet station, seafood boat, live music and a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Drive. $44.95, $15.95 children. (727) 726-1161.

Hard Rock Easter Sunday Meals

Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa is offering special Easter Sunday menus. You'll find grilled lamb loin ($65 at Council Oak), braised lamb neck ($45 at the Rez), an Easter-themed buffet ($40 at Fresh Harvest), grilled lamb chops ($27) and garlic-studded leg of lamb or ham ($30 at Rise Kitchen). 11 a.m. Sunday. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, 5223 Orient Road. (813) 627-7625.

Soire Estate Easter Brunch

Prime brunch food stations, along with endless Bloody Mary and mimosa bars, games, live music and a kids' Easter egg painting station. 11 a.m. Sunday. Soire Estate, 5710 Happy Tails Lane, Lutz. $55, $25 ages 4-9. (813) 892-0039.

Seasons 52 Brunch

Tampa Bay Seasons 52 locations will offer a three-course Easter brunch menu that features dishes like grilled lobster with polenta and eggs; French toast with spiced bacon and blueberry compote; and a brick oven-roasted Cornish hen served with marble potatoes and roasted broccolini. Guests can choose a starter, entree and mini dessert for $29.95. Pair brunch with endless mimosas, Bloody Marys, sangria or bellinis for $14.95. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Gulf Harbors Easter Sunday Brunch

Sip on a Champagne cocktail while feasting on a brunch buffet that will include a carving station. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Gulf Harbors Yacht Club, 3926 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. $25.95, $19.95 members, $8.95 ages 9 and younger. (727) 849-4459.

Easter at Crescent Oaks

An Easter buffet with a salad bar, carving station, pasta station, hot buffet and desserts. Kids can take a break from eating and join an egg hunt at 1 p.m. Buffet starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Crescent Oaks Country Club, 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd., Tarpon Springs. $30.95, $25.95 members, $8.95 ages 3-10, 2 and younger free. (727) 937-4653.

Mulligan's Easter Brunch Buffet

Mulligan's celebrates Easter with a buffet including peel and eat shrimp, French toast, cheesy grits, scrambled eggs, bacon, chicken and waffles and biscuits and gravy. Wash it all down with mimosas ($5) or bottomless mimosas ($15). 10 a.m. Sunday. Mulligan's Irish Pub at Pebble Creek Golf Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive, Tampa. $22.95, $12.95 ages 12 and younger (reservations required). (813) 973-3870, ext. 225.

Don CeSar Hotel Brunch

In the Don CeSar's King Charles Ballroom, guests can find a buffet brunch with a raw bar, omelets, salads, hand-carved roasted leg of lamb and brown sugar bourbon ham. Includes unlimited Champagne. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. $85, $26 for children ages 5-12. 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-1881.