Easter is a day to spend with family and friends.
If you don’t want to spend that time in the kitchen rushing to get a meal together, plenty of restaurants will be opening their doors on Easter, April 4.
Some restaurants require reservations, and some locations may not be open. Call your restaurant ahead of time to make sure they will be open.
Here are some restaurants open on Easter:
Applebee’s: All restaurants will be open on Easter.
Bahama Breeze: You can get a carryout meal that serves four and includes an entrée (seafood paella, grilled chicken with cilantro crema, jerk chicken wings or baby back ribs), a salad, a side and an order of bread.
Benihana: Benihana says all of their restaurants will be open on Easter.
Bonefish Grill: You can make reservations to eat in at Bonefish Grill or you can place an order for takeout.
Boston Market: Boston Market is offering take-out, curbside pick-up or delivery. They have heat-and-serve meals you can take home.
The Capital Grille: You can dine-in or get a three-course meal for takeout. The meal features a filet, salad, asparagus, mashed potatoes and flourless chocolate espresso cake. The meal serves up to six people.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Carrabba’s will be open for dine-in, carryout and delivery.
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: The restaurant will be open for dine-in and carryout service.
Cheesecake Factory: All Cheesecake Factory locations will be offering a dine-in Sunday brunch and dinner. Reservations recommended.
Chili’s: The restaurant will be open on Easter.
Denny’s: All Denny’s restaurants will be open on Easter.
Domino’s Pizza: Domino’s will be open at its regular hours on Easter.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar: Some Fleming’s restaurants will be open for dine-in eating, but all will be open on Easter for to-go orders.
Fogo De Chão: You can eat in or take a ready-to-eat package home to eat.
IHOP: Most IHOP restaurants will be open regular hours on Easter. Check with your location before you go.
Longhorn Steakhouse: Longhorn will be open for curbside and delivery service. In some locations, in-person dining will be available.
Maggiano’s Little Italy: Maggiano’s has an Easter Carryout Meal deal that serves four to five people.
O’Charleys: Family-style meals will be available on Easter. They feed up to six people. Some locations may be open for in-person dining.
Olive Garden: The restaurants will be open on Easter for dine-in or pick-up meals to go.
Outback Steakhouse: All locations will be open Easter. Call ahead for curbside takeaway options.
P.F. Chang’s: Every location will be open on Easter Sunday.
Red Lobster: Most locations are open with limited seating, curbside pickup and delivery.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Romano’s is open and is offering a take-out family meal.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: Call in advance to order Ruth’s Chris’ at-home Easter celebration meal.
Seasons 52: Some locations will be open for dining, others will feature a carry-out meal that feeds up to six people.
Texas Roadhouse: All locations will be open for takeout.
Waffle House: The restaurant that’s open 24-7 each day of the year won’t let you down this Easter. All locations will be open.