Easter eats around Boston

Find a table where you can eggs-perience the holiday without the hassle.

Bloody mary and brunch items at LUCIE drink + dine

Brunch at LUCIE is better with a bloody mary.

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Finding the right spot to have an Easter meal can feel like an egg hunt. Rather than hopping around looking for an open table, we recommend making a reservation. We’ve rounded up 14 places around Boston where you can book a seat for your Easter eats.

A pink corner booth at Contessa in the Back Bay with wine glasses and two chairs.

This could be your view at Contessa.

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Contessa | March 31, 11:15 a.m.-3 p.m.
Head to this Back Bay restaurant for a three-course meal that merges classic Easter dishes with Chef Mario Carbone’s Italian heritage — think smoked salmon + squash carpaccio. Reserve your table in advance.

Bar Enza | March 31, 12-6 p.m.
Buona Pasqua — this Italian restaurant inside the Charles Hotel in Cambridge will be serving an a la carte Easter menu that features dishes commonly found at an Italian Easter table.

Harvest | March 31, Reservations from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5-8 p.m.
This Harvard Square restaurant showcases New England flavors, and it offers a special, three-course Easter menu featuring local ingredients. Reservations are available for lunch or dinner.

Grill 23 & Bar | March 31, Reservations from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
This two-story steakhouse is serving a special brunch Easter menu with prime cuts, special entrees, and a raw bar. Meals pair perfectly with the restaurant’s hard-to-find wine list or cigar service.

The Banks Fish House | March 31, Reservations from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5-8 p.m.
Located in the Back Bay, this seafood restaurant is offering Easter brunch and dinner menus. Expect to find a la carte items that showcase New England fishing flavors — plus some eggs-tra options for the holiday.

Summer Shack | March 31, times vary
Seafood lovers will find a great Shuckin’ Brunch at this restaurant in Boston and Cambridge, with special Easter items in the mix. Plus, we hear the Easter Bunny will be hopping into the Cambridge location from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Atlántico Interior

The table is set for brunch at Atlántico.

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Atlántico | March 31, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
If you sea food as part of your Easter plans, this South End restaurant will fill your appetite. Reservations include a three-course menu with additional items and drinks available for purchase.

The Beacon | March 30 + March 31, Reservations from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Head to the restaurant at View Boston at the Prudential Center and choose from brunch options as you observe the city. Plus, the Easter Bunny hops in on Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., for photos.

Ramsay’s Kitchen | March 31, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Say hell-o to a prix fixe Easter brunch menu at this Gordon Ramsey-owned restaurant, featuring entrees like the Hellfire Eggs Benedict or Sticky Toffee Waffle.

LUCIE drink + dine | March 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reserve a table at this restaurant located at The Colonnade Hotel and find a brunch buffet including smoked salmon biscuits, honey glazed ham, and an omelet station. Add to the fun by sipping on a bloody mary or mimosa.

Loretta’s Last Call | March 31, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Head to this Fenway bar and restaurant for the Bunny Side Up Brunch that features Southern-style brunch favorites and specialty drinks.

The Beehive | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5-10 p.m.
Jazz up your holiday with a two-course brunch accompanied by live music. If you’re a night owl, the a la carte Easter dinner menu is an eggs-ellent option.

Bistro du Midi | March 31, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Joyeuses Pâques — celebrate the holiday with a three-course menu featuring French eats at this restaurant located near Boston Common. A raw bar and brunch drinks will also be available for more flavors.

Joe’s Waterfront | March 29-March 31
The restaurant by Boston Harbor is open for the holiday weekend and taking reservations. It’ll be serving its regular menu, but you can hunt for some special Easter items in the mix.

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