Happy Easter 2019!
Don't worry if you haven't had time to cook the perfect Easter brunch. There are plenty of restaurants open on Easter for brunch and dinner every year, and they often even have special Easter deals and menu items.
As you'd imagine, diner chains like IHOP, Denny's, and Waffle House are open on Easter 2019, as are nearly all of the big fast food players, including McDonald's, Starbucks, Wendy's, Taco Bell, and Burger King. The one notable exception is Chick-fil-A, which is always closed on Sundays, Easter included.
If you're interested in something slightly fancier today for brunch or dinner, or for a ready-to-heat take-home meal for your party, check out the Easter deals and special holiday menus below from national restaurant chains.
What restaurants are open on Easter for brunch?
Most Capital Grille locations are open on Easter with special brunch and dinner menus. Last year, Easter brunch cost $49 for adults ($15 for kids) and included filet mignon and lobster frittata.
Cheesecake Factory restaurants host brunch every Saturday and Sunday — including Easter. Weekend brunch hours are generally 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Easter brunch is served at Chevy's Fresh Mex restaurants from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring huevos rancheros for $10.99 and bottomless mimosas for $12.
Participating Claim Jumper locations have a Sunday brunch menu available on Easter that costs $22.99 for adults and includes a buffet of omelets, pasta, pizza, and carving stations.
The Easter champagne brunch at El Torito locations is available on Sunday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., complete with carving stations and made-to-order omelets. Prices vary by location.
Fleming's Steakhouse restaurants are hosting Easter brunch today, and the menu features eggs benedict, filet mignon, and lobster, plus key lime pie or carrot cake for dessert. Prices vary by location.
The Fogo de Chao Brazilian restaurant chain has Brazilian brunch and dinner available on Easter Sunday. Prices vary by location, though kids age 6 and under eat free and kids ages 7 to 12 are half-price with a paying adult.
The Easter brunch at Macaroni Grill has options like the breakfast BLT, avocado toast, and Italian sausage and pepper hash, with prices starting at $13. Easter brunch hours start at 10 a.m.
McCormick and Schmick's Easter brunch menu has a choice of dishes like eggs benedict for $16, bananas foster French toast ($14), and filet and crab cake benedict ($38).
You can order a takeout Easter brunch or Easter dinner from Mimi's Café (or dine at the restaurant if you prefer, of course). Prices may vary by location, but the Easter brunch feast serving six people typically costs $50, while the ham feast for 10 is $105.
What restaurants have Easter dinner deals today?
Bob Evans restaurants are serving a choice of Easter Farmhouse Feasts, available for pickup or delivery: The "premium" option includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, macaroni and cheese, and more, for $114.99.
Boston Market offers a variety of Easter meals today for takeout or dining in. Among the options is the "Family Feast for 3," which comes with honey-glazed ham, a choice of three sides, corn bread, and a whole apple pie, for $34.99.
Cracker Barrel is serving full Easter meals to go for groups big and small. For example, the "Heat N' Serve Easter Family Meal To-Go" serves up to 10 and comes with ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, and a choice of three more sides — and it costs around $120.
Nearly all Legal Sea Foods locations are open on Easter Sunday with their regular menus and hours — generally opening at 11 a.m. or noon.
You can find a coupon at the Logan's Roadhouse website good for one free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entrée on Sunday, April 21.
The Easter dinner special on Sunday, April 21, at Luby's is two adult combos and two kids meals for $29.95.
Marie Callender's Easter specials include dinners and pies to-go, featuring ham, green beans, mashed potatoes, and more. Prices vary by location.
Among the Easter specials you'll find at Morton's steakhouse is Steak & Lobster Oscar for $59.
The Easter menu at most Ninety Nine Restaurant locations offers lobster bisque, prime rib, and more.
Easter Sunday dinner at Ruth's Chris includes a $45.95 three-course meal with blueberry crumble cheesecake for dessert.
Shoney's "Easter Feast" features an all-you-can-eat food bar priced at about $15 for adults.
Use this coupon for a $30 family feast for four at Spaghetti Warehouse on Easter Sunday. The deal comes with double portions of lasagna, chicken parmigiana, and other pasta dishes.
How's this for an Easter deal: Wienershnitzel has chili cheese fries for $2 each, on Sunday, April 21, only.