As we enter the Easter and Passover weekend, here are some great dining places you and your family can eat at while you observe this annual sacred holiday.
Boucherie | 99 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014
Located in West Village, Boucherie offers French classics, timeless bistro favorites, with their Easter Menu Specials. The menu features everything from Asparagus Gribiche to Maple Pecan Salmon topped with pecan maple mustard sauce.
Aldama | 91 South 6th Street, Brooklyn 11249
Aldama is an ode to the vibrant nightlife of Mexico City, with cuisine featuring epic flavors of the country. Chef Gerardo Alcaraz offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dishes include the Encacauatadas with scrambled eggs, cured sausage, peanut sauce and fresh pico de gallo, and Chilaquiles with salsa roja and queso fresco and more! Classic drinks like, Espresso Martini with Cocoa nib conga and cold brew brings a celebratory vibe to lunch. The Citrus Fizz, Aldama’s take on a Paloma with tequila, citrus cordial, lime and Topo Chico.
Atlantic Grill | 50 W 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Atlantic Grill’s Easter Sunday menu features a three-course, prix-fixe brunch menu for $75, including a complimentary mimosa for each guest over 21. Guests may choose an appetizer, such as Salpicon de Octopus, Sushi and Sashimi Deluxe or Mediterranean Salad (fresh tomatoes, cucumber, onion, feta cheese, cilantro, vinaigrette); entrées such as Omelette Atlantic Grill (crab, avocado, cream cheese), Ravioli Atlantic Grill (house-made ravioli, Maine crab, brandy cream sauce), Salmon Béarnaise (grilled salmon, green beans, cherry tomatoes, dill, béarnaise sauce) and more! For dessert Carrot Cake or a Coconut Lemon Easter Egg.
Casa Limone | 20 E 49th Street, New York, NY 10017
Casa Limone is an ideal pre/post-viewing location for Easter Brunch. Led by chef Antonio Salvatore, the beautiful restaurant serves up Southern Italian specialties. For Easter Brunch, the team is offering a three-course, prix-fixe menu for $65, which includes a complimentary mimosa for all those 21+. Guests may choose from a selection of Antipasti, such as Zucca e Burrata (roasted squash, Pugliese burrata, pumpkin seeds, bottarga) or Carpaccio di Salmone (wild salmon, fennel, sun-dried tomatoes, radishes); Mains such as Margherita Pizza (fior di latte mozzarella, tomato, basil), Tagliata e Uovo (steak and eggs, salad, fries) or Lobster Benedict (Maine lobster, poached eggs, hollandaise); and Dolci such as Tiramisu or Crostata di Limone.
Macchina | 110 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Macchina, an Italian American restaurant will be open on Easter Sunday inviting those to enjoy the clean flavors of artigiano pizzas and pastas using Italian stone-fired burning ovens of Swedish design. Macchina focuses on quality food and an approachable wine and Italian aperitif cocktail menu. The brunch menu includes a wide variety of cocktails like Il Verde, a riff on the classic Bloody Mary, and an assortment of delicious dishes like the Limoncello Stuffed French Toast, a homemade brioche bread stuffed with housemade limoncello, mascarpone, and blueberry compote.
aRoqa | 206 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
This restaurant serves Indian cuisine placed on small plates for fanciful presentations. For brunch, aRoqa suggests their traditional Indian brunch. Bum Omelette, Keema Pav: Ground lamb served “pav” bread with tamarind and mint chutney and more! For lunch, aRoqa offers specials such as Chicken Curry Box: Chicken tikka masala curry served with the vegetable of the day, rice, and bread. Paneer Tikka Sandwich: Paneer tikka served with a side salad and fries.
Katz’s Deli | 205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
The Passover Dinner includes a traditional three-course meal with choice of appetizer (Matzoh Ball Soup, Chopped Liver, Gefilte Fish), Main Dish (Hand-Carved Brisket, ½ Roast Chicken, Hand-Carved Turkey, Hand-Carved Pastrami, Hand-Carved Corned Beef), and Dessert (Honey Cake, Chocolate Babka, Chocolate Rugelach). A la carte items: Katz’s also offers Seder Plates & a la carte Passover specialty items for local delivery. Items include gefilte fish, tsimmes, string bean almondine, charoset, potato kugel, noodle kugel, and stuffed cabbage.
Bubby’s | 120 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013
Don’t spend your Passover running to the grocery story, join Bubby’s for a special celebration with traditional Jewish comfort food! Bubby’s Passover Seder dinner offers a three-course menu, including pot roast, chopped liver, deviled eggs, matzo ball soup, and a special matzo crust berry pie. Seder will be self-led and BYOH (bring your own Haggadah). For Easter, on April 17, enjoy classic brunch specials like Bubby’s famous pancakes, buttermilk biscuits and of course, pie!
Magnolia Bakery | 89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
For Easter celebration, Magnolia Bakery will offer Easter Cupcakes (six for 23.70), Mini Easter Cupcakes (twelve for $22) and a new 6” Pastel Party Cake ($55) to celebrate the holiday. For Passover, Magnolia is bringing back their much-loved Matzah Crunch – the ultimate Passover treat made with matzah crackers, topped with buttercrunch candy, dark & white chocolate, and toffee pieces – and 2-counts of Macaroons.