Where to Dine for Easter in New York City


April 2, 2015 – by City Guide

Many fine New York City restaurants will be offering special menus and more for Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. Here’s a look at some of the restaurants that will be hosting special brunches and dinners. Please click on the restaurant name for address, phone number, website, and more information.

bateaux nyc

Join Bateaux New York on for a special Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise or Dinner Cruise. Enjoy the harbor and incredible skyline views aboard NYC’s most luxurious cruising vessel. Brunch includes a complimentary glass of champagne and a three-course prix fixe holiday menu including several kid-friendly options. Dinner includes a three-course prix fixe menu and live musical entertainment. Both packages can be upgraded to include premium cocktail tickets, bottles of bubbly, seafood towers, flower bouquets and more. For reservations, more info, and the complete menu, call 866-817-3463 or clickhere.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, a perennial favorite for the top steakhouse in NYC, will be serving dinner from 3-10pm on Easter Sunday. The expansive setting reflects the rhythm and energy of midtown, and the menu features a great selection of steaks and chops, including prime porterhouses, bone-in filets and double-cut lamb chops. It’s the perfect place to celebrate the holiday with impeccable chef-driven cuisine and world-class hospitality. For reservations, click here.

David Burke’s Upper East Side seafood mecca Fishtail, will be offering a special $95 3-course prix-fixe menu for both brunch and dinner from noon-9pm. Click here for reservations.

This year for Easter at Garage Restaurant & Cafe in the heart of Greenwich Village, they are offering a gourmet four-course prix-fixe Easter menu on both Saturday and Sunday evenings in addition to their usual a la carte menu. The menu highlights include honey roasted spiral ham and boneless prime rib of beef. On Sunday their white tablecloth Eater Jazz Brunch begins with a refreshing mimosa or champagne cocktail and includes a three-course menu featuring a decadent surf and turf Benedict made with filet mignon and Maine lobster. The Garage’s always-excellent live jazz will of course be the icing on the cake. There will be a special children’s menu available and the restaurant will be open from 11am-2am both days. Call 212-645-0600 for reservations. For more information, click here.

From noon to 4pm, The Sea Fire Grill will be offering a special Easter brunch menu ($49.95) that includes options such as smoked salmon Benedict, a rock shrimp frittata, morel mushroom omelet, and lamb ragout. From 4-11pm, for $69.95/person, their 3-course dinner menu includes a choice of entree such as black sea bass, filet Roquefort, rack of lamb and shellfish pappardelle fra diavolo. Call 212-935-3785 or click here for reservations.

Morton’s The Steakhouse will be celebrating Easter in style with a $55 steak and lobster special at both their Fifth Avenue and WTC locations. Click here for more info and to make reservations.

Oceana will be serving a special Easter menu from noon-8pm. In addition to selections from their much-lauded raw bar, guests will enjoy a special three-course menu featuring jumbo lump crab croquettes, grilled lamb chops, mocha cheesecake and much more. Click here for the full menu.

On Easter Sunday, Benjamin Steak House will be offering a special Easter menu for lunch and dinner ($69.95/person) featuring choice of appetizer, entrée, side, and dessert, as well as tea or coffee. Entrées include rack of lamb, Chilean sea bass, rib eye steak, and veal chop. For more information, click here. Call 212-297-9177 or click here to reserve online.

Plan an Easter escape to the old country at Abboccato Italian Kitchen where they will be serving a four-course Italian-themed Easter menu consisting of Stracciatella Alla Romana, a traditional Roman Easter Soup, Pappardelle Al Coniglio with braised rabbit, fava beans, tomato, and Castelveltrano olives, Abbachio, which is braised baby lamb shank with fingerling potatoes, sautéed Swiss chard, Cipollini onions, and pancetta, and Crostata Di Miele, or honey cake bathed in cinnamon syrup with whipped cream and vanilla gelato. For more information, call 212-265-4000 or click here.

Brazilian churrascaria Texas de Brazil is always a great option for those with carnivorous cravings and this Easter is no exception. They’ll open at noon on Easter and will be offering complimentary dessert and non-alcoholic beverages to all diners. In addtion to their excellent dinner menu, they will also be serving brunch items including pastries, egg dishes and bacon. For more information and reservations, click here.

Or hop aboard the Spirit for an Easter cruise featuring a plentiful buffet, a DJ, dancing and a totally festive celebration for lunch (11:30am boarding) or dinner (6:30pm). Enjoy the day from the most unique perspective. Plus, there will be an appearance by the Easter Bunny himself. For reservations, more info, and the complete menu, call 866-483-3866 or click here.