Dine In or Order Takeout for Your Easter Brunch or Dinner in Rhode Island

Skip the cooking and pick up brunch or dinner from one of these restaurants or catering companies, or dine in with your family.
Easter Festive Dessert Table

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With COVID restrictions finally easing up, this year’s Easter dinner might be the closest we’ve had to normal in a while. Whether you’re excited to get back to the dining experience or still wary of the Easter crowds, there’s plenty of good food to be shared no matter where you choose to celebrate.

Editor’s Note: This blog was updated on April 8, 2022

 

DINE-IN

Brunch at Newport Vineyards

An Easter brunch that hits every craving, from classic dishes to modern twists. Designed by Executive Chef Andy Teixeira, start off savory with a deep-dish quiche featuring swiss chard and baby greens. Or, satisfy your sweet tooth with a pecan sticky bun and baked brie. For entrees, take your pick of fresh omelets, house-cured and smoked ham, sweet bread French toast or chicken and waffles. Reserve a table now to enjoy the flavors of the season in the vineyard’s beautiful overlook space. April 17, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 909 East Main Rd., Middleton, 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com

 

The Chanler at Cliffwalk

Celebrate Easter with a lavish four-course prix fixe brunch in a gilded-age setting. Created by Executive Chef Jacob Jasinski and his culinary team, enjoy a menu inspired by the tastes of spring including seasonal favorites such as: rum ham, slow roasted lamb loin, spring carrot soup and more. Enhance your meal with Dry Aged Akaushi Wagyu or Kaluga Caviar for an additional charge. There is also a three-course prix fixe children’s menu for those twelve and under, featuring beef tenderloin, lobster and a simple green salad. And, for those with a craving for sugar, end the afternoon with an assortment of sweets prepared by their pastry team. Brunch runs at $105 per person and $55 for children with a $25 deposit upon reservation. April 17, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport, thechanler.com

 

The Capital Grille

Usher in spring with a stellar sit-down brunch and dinner. Easter specials include a lobster frittata with truffle hollandaise, a 14-oz NY strip with eggs and an 8-oz filet mignon. Or choose from their full dinner menu, featuring seared salmon, lamb rib chops, a porcini ribeye and a host of other dishes. Pair your meal with a mimosa or select a wine from their acclaimed bottle list. Finish off your evening with a flourless espresso cake or a classic creme brulee. Reserve a table soon to celebrate an upscale Easter. April 17, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. 10 Memorial Blvd., Providence, 401-521-5600, thecapitalgrille.com

 

Ocean House Easter in COAST

Celebrate Easter with a five-star meal for the whole family. Hosted at Ocean Houses’ COAST venue against the backdrop of the Atlantic, enjoy a sit-down, five-course meal for $175 per person. Starting with French white asparagus and followed by a choice in appetizer between Maine peekytoe crab and a baby green salad. Move on to the artichoke tortellini with fava beans and shallots, and then take your pick of the main course: wagyu beef sirloin supplied by Snake River Farms, complete with Rhode Island mushroom and confit potato, or a New York lamb tasting with herb panisse, garbanzo beans and romesco sauce. Finish up with a yogurt mousse filled with berries, cucumber, lemon and mint. Wine pairings for each dish are available for an extra $125 a person. Children eight8 and older are welcome to dine. Reservations are required and bookable by telephone. April 17, 3 p.m.–7 p.m. 1 Bluff Ave., Westerly, 401-584-7000, oceanhouseevents.com

 

The George

The George on Washington Street is once again offering its annual Easter Sunday dinner with a limited seasonal menu. Start with stuffed mushrooms or shrimp cocktail while you browse their selection of main courses: glazed ham dinner, blackened swordfish steak, a full herb-crusted rack of lamb and several other stunning dishes. Desserts are all homemade and are available upon request. Their Easter menu is open throughout the day. Reserve a table now and celebrate the season of spring in style. April 17, 11:30 a.m.–7 p.m.  121 Washington St., Providence, thegeorgerestaurantri.com

 

Mill’s Tavern

Make a reservation for a taste of spring from noon to 7 p.m., with a special selection of Easter dishes in addition to the full Mill’s Tavern menu. Start off your meal with oysters Rockefeller, baked stuffed shrimp with yuzu beurre blanc and seared foie gras with pound cake and strawberry. Sample shrimp and oysters from their raw bar along with delicious charcuterie boards from the kitchen. For entrees, pick among their Easter specials: a roasted leg of lamb with goat cheese, mashed potatoes and mint demi-glace, pan seared dover sole with succotash, or surf and turf of your choice — add scallops or grilled shrimp to any steak. 101 North Main St., Providence, 401-272-3331, millstavernrestaurant.com

 

Red Stripe

Enjoy a delicious Easter brunch and dinner right in Providence. Start the day with avocado toast and steak and eggs, or try their featured biscuits with sausage gravy and poached eggs. For dinner, begin with their new duck confit crostini or classic calamari, and follow up with pan-roasted salmon or sauteed barbecue shrimp and polenta. Easter specials include a rack of lamb with apple and herb yogurt, confit potatoes and asparagus and seared sea scallops, bacon and onion jam and crispy polenta. Finish up with a giant cookie pie or New York-style cheesecake. Easter brunch will be served from 11 a.m to 4 p.m, dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 465 Angell St., 401-437-6950, Providence, redsstriperesturants.com 

Troop

Troop is hosting an unconventional Easter brunch his Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with over-the-top and indulgent brunch favorites. 60 Valley St., Providence, 401-473-2900, trooppvd.com

 

TAKEOUT

Easy Entertaining

For those still anxious about restaurant crowds, order your Easter dinner to-go and help give to families in need. Easy Entertaining has teamed up with World Central Kitchen and Amos House to provide meals not only to Providence’s food insecure community, but also to refugees fleeing the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. By sponsoring a “Give A Meal” plate, not only will a family in Rhode Island be fed, but 50 percent of your purchase will be donated to help feed Ukrainian refugees. Order your own Easter dinner for six for $200 or an Easter brunch for $100 to pick up on April 16 between 10 a.m.–12 p.m. easyentertainingri.com

 

Feast and Fettle

Enjoy a delicious Easter dinner in your own kitchen without having to cook a thing. Feast and Fettle’s Easter dinner feeds up to four people, with the choice of three premium entrees: brown sugar and mustard baked ham, a herb crusted leg of lamb or caramelized onion ravioli. Supplement with mashed potatoes, roasted carrots, onion-poppy seed challah bread and several other sides. Finish up with a tray of bake-at-home cinnamon rolls courtesy of Ellies. Babkas from Buns Bakery can also be included as a breakfast option. Order a meal today and have it delivered right to your door by April 16. feastandfettle.com

 

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