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37 Restaurants That Will Be Open On Easter Sunday

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Easter is one of our favorite food holidays. But as much as we love eating spiral ham and bunny-shaped desserts, we don't always have the time and energy to make an elaborate holiday spread. Thankfully, there are plenty of restaurants open across the country that can do the heavy lifting on Easter Sunday. Whether you're in the mood to sit down in a dining room or grab a quick bite at the drive-thru, we've rounded up some of the best Easter dining destinations.

However, it's worth noting that there are almost always exceptions to the rule. Some chain restaurant locations may choose to keep their doors closed over the holiday, so you should call your local spots ahead of time to confirm their hours. Go forth and feast!

Applebee's

You can expect normal Sunday hours at Applebee's locations—go ahead and get your $5 cocktail on.

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Bahama Breeze

Don't worry, you can still get coconut shrimp on Easter from Bahama Breeze.

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Benihana

Benihana always feels like a special occasion, but especially on Easter. It's open!

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Bonefish Grill

Seafood is a great way to see out the Lenten season.

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Boston Market

Not only can you get Boston Market on Easter, you can also get its holiday catering spread.

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Wings! On Easter Sunday! The dream.

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Carrabba's

Might as well go for Italian on Easter, and Carrabba's offers big family meals that are perfect for the occasion.

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Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

Get the chain's famous Monte Cristo sandwich for the holiday.

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The Cheesecake Factory

All the Easter cheesecake you can dream of!

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Chili's

Who doesn't want Chili's on a Sunday? Good thing it'll be open on Easter this year!

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Cracker Barrel

Yes, indeed, Cracker Barrel locations are open for business. And the chain even has a heat 'n serve menu specifically for the holiday.

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Denny's

Open 24/7, baby!

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Domino's

Pizza on Easter is our kind of party.

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Famous Dave's

If barbecue is your thing on Easter, Famous Dave's will be there for you.

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Fleming's Steakhouse

Two words: surf and turf.

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Fogo de Chão

Allow us to spell it out for you—steak for brunch.

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IHOP

You get Easter pancakes! And you get Easter pancakes! Everybody gets Easter pancakes!

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Kona Grill

Come for the eggs Benedict, stay for the seared Spam and beef patties. What could be better on Easter?

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Longhorn Steakhouse

There's something for everyone at Longhorn.

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McDonald's

Call your local restaurant ahead of time to be sure it's open. But chances are, you can have your fries if you want 'em.

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O'Charley's

Don't feel like cooking at home? Try O'Charley's family-style baby back ribs meal to-go.

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O'Charley's

Olive Garden

The O.G. Italian chain will be up and running during regular hours on Easter.

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Olive Garden

Outback Steakhouse

More good news for all those who want steak on Easter Sunday.

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Panera

Panera is another chain to call ahead to and check local hours, but all signs point to your nearest location being open on Easter.

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P.F. Chang's

Expect all P.F. Chang's locations to be open during regular hours.

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Red Lobster

Cheddar baked biscuits are always a good option.

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Ruth's Chris

The chain confirmed to Delish that it will be open on Easter.

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Seasons 52

Past Easter menus have included ham, salmon, or beef tenderloin, plus salad, sides, and dessert. Make a reservation so you are guaranteed a table.

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Shake Shack

Shake Shacks inside malls or stadiums will likely be closed, but freestanding locations should be open.

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Sonic

Who doesn't love a hand-mixed shake on a holiday?

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Starbucks

Like Thanksgiving and Christmas before it, Starbucks will be open on Easter (though hours may be adjusted).

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STK Steakhouse

Get a fancy steakhouse meal at STK this Easter.

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Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse has everything you could want from an Easter dinner: hand-cut steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, and fresh-baked rolls.

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Waffle House

Take Easter brunch to a whole new level.

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Whataburger

Burgers and fries go great with chocolate bunnies, just sayin'.

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Bob Evans

No breakfast is complete without the chain's famous sausage links! Or get an Easter meal to go.

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Bob Evans

Romano's Macaroni Grill

Pasta on Easter? Yes, please!

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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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