Make Reservations for Your Easter Meal
Make Reservations for Your Easter Meal
Easter Sunday is fast-approaching... do you have reservations yet for a special Easter meal?
Here are some suggestions for great places to celebrate Easter with the ones you love. (For additional options, check out the full article on Where Traveler by clicking here!)
Brunch or Dinner
The Sea Fire Grill (Midtown East): This sleek, upscale seafood establishment serves contemporary American cuisine. Menu highlights are oysters from the raw bar, perfectly prepared fish and lobster, as well as dry-aged steaks and a carefully curated wine list. For Easter, enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner menu for only $69 (not including beverage, tax or gratuity). Appetizer options are burrata, grilled Spanish octopus and lobster bisque, among others. Select from six entrees including roasted Mediterranean branzino, blackened Montauk swordfish and filet mignon. For dessert, choose between New York style cheesecake and chocolate molten cake. 158 E. 48th St., 212.935.3785
The Palm Court at The Plaza (Midtown West): Dining at The Plaza is a true NYC experience and, this Easter, executive chef Michael Lockard, executive pastry chef Matthew Lambie and their culinary team have put together an indulgent Grand Buffet of savory and sweet dishes. Dine on various salads, citrus scented brioche French toast, baked rigatoni, chardonnay braised artichokes, bourbon and apricot glazed bone-in ham, éclairs, almond custard pudding and more. The cost is $145 for adults and $65 for children, with additional gratuity. Fifth Ave., at Central Park South, 212.759.3000
Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse (Midtown East): Conveniently located near Grand Central Terminal, this steak house features—to no one’s surprise—expertly cooked steaks, handmade pasta and fresh seafood. In addition to its usual Sunday menu items being available à la carte, Davio’s will offer three brunch specials (Tuscan bruschetta, mustard seed crab cake and a chocolate waffle with Nutella gelato) and two dinner specials (rack of lamb and pan seared barramundi) on Easter Sunday, as well as a 48-ounce porterhouse for two. 447 Lexington Ave., 212.661.4810
Charlie Palmer Steak New York (Midtown West): Located at the Archer Hotel New York and serving progressive American cuisine, Charlie Palmer Steak New York is celebrating Easter with special brunch and dinner menus (à la carte menus are available as well). For only $38, guests can enjoy unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys for two hours, along with an entree—choices include eggs Benedict, fried chicken & waffles, French toast and mezze rigatoni, among other options—as well as a doughnut wheel or charcuterie board for the table. For Easter dinner, partake in a three-course prix fixe ($85) menu. Choose an appetizer (Bibb lettuce, pate de campagne or potato leek and watercress soup), main course (leg of lamb, New York strip steak or Alaskan halibut) and dessert (strawberry and rhubarb cobbler or carrot cake).47 W. 38th St., 212.302.3838
Grand Central Terminal (Midtown East): This transportation, shopping and dining hub is a perfect spot to pick up Easter dessert! Pick up Easter baskets and boxes from master chocolatiers Jacques Torres Chocolate, Li-Lac Chocolates and Neuhaus Belgian Chocolates. American baked goods haven Magnolia Bakery will have Easter cupcakes for just $3.75 apiece. Eli Zabar Bread & Pastry has fresh cakes, chocolates and other Easter treats. 89 E. 42nd St., 212.340.2583
Ladurée (SoHo and Upper East Side): With roots in Paris, this French bakery—known for its colorful macarons—is the perfect place to shop for Easter treats! Beginning March 29, gourmet creations by head patisserie chef Claire Heitzler will be available to sweets-seekers, including Joe Milk and Lolly Pink, edible bunny rabbits made of milk and pink-colored white chocolate, respectively. There are also filled milk or dark chocolate eggs, a Garden Party pistachio sugar crust pastry (covered with decorated pistachio mousse) and a special Charms Garden gift box filled with eight assorted macarons. For the holiday, enjoy the seasonal blackcurrant chocolate macaron! 398 W. Broadway, 646.392.7868; 864 Madison Ave., 646.558.3157
For fun family-friendly activities over Easter weekend, click here for suggestions from an "eggs-pert" at Where Traveler.