Eater Dinner in NYC can be stressful.  We don’t blame you if you don’t have the energy or the inclination to prepare a whole fancy Easter dinner for the family. You plan the meal, buy the ingredients and then spend the whole holiday washing, chopping, baking and stirring. Then that family of yours, who didn’t even help you cook, gobbles up that meal in 10 minutes flat — and of course, they don’t help you with the dishes.

This year, let’s change all that and have a nice meal out at one of New York City’s restaurants. This is also a great option if the holiday simply feels more special if you go out to celebrate it. Either way, a dinner out gives you that quality time with your family or friends that you’re looking for. In New York City, a host of restaurants offer special meals just to mark the occasion. Sit back and let the chefs at these restaurants wow you with their spring specials for Easter Dinner in NYC.

A Full Italian Spread for Easter Dinner in NYC

Vetro Restaurant and Lounge has a special Easter dinner menu for $55 per person, although children eat for $25. This price does not include tips, tax or drinks. When you and your loved ones sit down, the restaurant will serve a platter of antipasto with tomato, mozzarella, phyllo pastry stuffed with asparagus and other delicacies. The next course is homemade Cavatelli Bolognese pasta. For the entree course, you can choose from an array of Italian dishes, including Lemon Sole Francese, Veal Valdostana or Lamb Ossobucco. Even though you’ll feel more stuffed than the kids’ Easter baskets after that, you still get dessert for the table, which includes sweet bread, Italian cookies and Easter grain pie. For more information on Vetro’s Easter Dinner in NYC check out their website

Easter Dinner in NYC

A Six-Course Japanese Meal

At Brushstroke, enjoy a six-course Easter dinner from 5:30 to 10:00 pm. It costs $165 for the kaiseki cuisine dinner or $150 for a vegetarian option. The restaurant recommends that you call ahead to make reservations. This restaurant has updated kaiseki cuisine created out of a partnership between The Tsuji Culinary Institute in Japan and Chef David Bouley. Expect enticing flavors crafted from fresh ingredients in your Easter dinner in NYC meal. This restaurant focuses on each season, so it should play up the freshness and excitement of spring in its dishes. For more information on Easter Dinner in NYC at Brushstroke check out their website

Regular Menu for Easter Dinner NYC

At some restaurants, you can choose from the regular menu on Easter. That way, everyone in your group is happy. Telepan is one such restaurant open on Easter Sunday for dinner from 5:00 to 9:30 pm and serving its regular menu. This menu includes codfish, lobster Bolognese, veal meatballs, cassoulet-style lamb and other fresh choices focused around farmers markets. If you’d rather have something special here for the holiday, stop by for the Easter brunch menu from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm — perfect for after your church service. This three-course prix-fixe menu will include top-notch cakes and other fare for $45.  For Information on Easter Dinner in NYC at Telepan you can check out their website

Whether you’re up for more traditional Easter fare or you don’t mind switching it up this year, one of these restaurants will cater to your needs. Been to one of these places for Easter dinner before or planning to try it this year? Tell us and the other readers about it in the comments!

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