Where to Eat on Easter

Where to Eat on Easter

There are plenty of options when it comes to dining out for Easter this Sunday, April 5—from hearty Italian to savory steaks and everything in between at the city’s best establishments. Here are a few options below.

Diners can opt for a variety of Italian fare from all of Il Mulino New York’s Big Apple locations, which will all be open for Easter. Although no special menus will be served, foodies can choose from regular menu items, like Pollo alla Scarpariello, chicken sautéed with garlic, wine and mushrooms at Il Mulino New York – Downtown; Gamberi alla Francese, egg-battered jumbo shrimp in a lemon butter sauce, at Il Mulino New York – Uptown; succulent steaks at Il Mulino Prime; and pizzas galore at Trattoria Il Mulino.

For land and sea options, Morton’s The Steakhouse’sthree Manhattan locations (Fifth Avenue, World Trade Center and Morton’s Grille) will serve a steak and lobster special for $55 on Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m. And, fans of New American fare, plus an almost-never-ending selection of wines from all over the world, can dine downtown at the West Village’s Philip Marie, where brunch will be served April 4 and 5—including unlimited Bloody Marys, Mimosas and an entrée for $24.95, as well as a special Easter dinner on April 5, with such options as Mallard Duck Breast, with garlic basil mashed potato and apricot bourbon sauce; Grilled Baby Lamb Chops featuring forbidden black rice and horseradish blue cheese sauce; and Steak Au Poivre, with garlic basil mashed potato and green peppercorn cognac sauce. To view the complete menu, click here.

Also in the West Village, Austrian eatery Wallsé will serve up savory fare like Slow Cooked Salmon, with chanterelles, parsley potato puree, cucumbers and dill; as well as Wiener Schnitzel, with potato cucumber salad and lingonberries on its special holiday menu.

For more downtown dining, Tribeca’s ROC Restaurant will be open for brunch, lunch and dinner this Sunday, with brunch and lunch served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner served from 4 p.m. to midnight. Foodies can expect an a la carte menu and satisfying Italian specials (think Pesce Spada Alla Griglia con Olive Nere, Pure di Ceci e Zucchini Croccanti—grilled swordfish with kalamata olive tapenade, roasted pepper hummus and crispy zucchini; and Petto D’Anatra al Forno con Bourbon e Arance Servito—roasted duck breast with bourbon - orange sauce over white asparagus and flakes leeks).

In the Financial District, BLT Bar & Grill will have plenty of à la carte options this Sunday, including Spring pea soup with sheep's milk ricotta dumplings, meyer lemon and mint; parmesan soufflé with peekytoe crab fondue; house-smoked Scottish salmon with corn cake, crème fraiche and salmon roe; bacon & young leek frittata with Yukon golds and morels; slow-cooked lamb shoulder with roasted heirloom carrots, pickled beets and spring garlic; and strawberry rhubarb tart with fromage blanc ice cream. BLT’s flagship location in Midtown, BLT Steak New York, will offer a four-course prix fixe menu, priced at $60, as well as a la carte options (think Alder Smoked Ora King Salmon, Asparagus Soup and Roasted Leg Of Lamb).


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