Plan Your EASTER SUNDAY Lunch, Brunch, and Dinner in NYC

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Plan Your EASTER SUNDAY Lunch, Brunch, and Dinner in NYC

Do you have lunch, brunch or dinner plans for Easter yet? We have rounded up some restaurants that are looking forward to hosting you uptown, downtown and all around the town. There are destinations that are perfect for solos, an intimate gathering, friendly get-tgethers or a family party.

Vella (Upper East Side) Enjoy Easter Brunch, Mediterranean style. With the recent arrival of Executive Chef Nuno Sousa, be of the first to enjoy a traditional Paella brunch for two for $21/person by indulging in seaside flavors of saffron de allcante, bacon, red peppers, asparagus and poached eggs. Be swept away by the Salmon Mediterranean in a bed of tomatoes, scallion sauce and pistachio. Guests desiring an all-American plate of Bacon Egg and Cheese or the NY Strip, sunny Upper East Side eggs, and garlic infused roasted peppers can include a bottomless option for an all-inclusive $35 per person. Vegan and vegetarian options include dishes with beets, kale, and watercress while Pescetarians can expect items like smoked trout the arugula-scallion-tomato assortment. There are also waffles French toast, fruits, and granola. Vella is open on Easter Sunday from 11am-4pm for brunch and 4 pm to 1 am for dinner. Visit:

Capital Grille (Financial District) In addition to serving their signature dinner menu on Easter at their Wall Street location, Capital Grille will serve their guests traditional brunch favorites for $49 per person and $15 for children. For the appetizer course, guests can choose between menu items such as a Cup of White Cheddar Potato and Leek Soup, a Cup of Clam Chowder, Caesar Salad or Field Greens Salad. Guests can then select from a range of items for their entrée, including Shrimp and Grits, The Grille's Lobster Frittata, Bone-In Dry Aged NY Strip with Fried Egg, Filet Mignon 8 oz., or the Pan-Seared Salmon. Brunch concludes with decadent dessert choices, such as Classic Crème Brûlée, Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake, or Strawberries and Cream. Visit:

Spirit of New York (Originating at Chelsea Piers) Floating past New York's iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and One World Trade, the lively Spirit of New York's family-friendly Easter Brunch Cruise features a special appearance by the Easter Bunny and buffet-style brunch, while the elegant Bateaux New York is offering a bottomless mimosa Easter Brunch cruise with plated three-course creative cuisine. The cruises depart from Chelsea Piers and start at $61.90 per adult; $36.95 per child. Visit:

Denino's (Greenwich Village) Italian food at its best will be presented on Easter Sunday from 12 noon to 11:00 pm at this comfortable, stylish restaurant that is ideal for small or large parties. All of their menu items are house made and include tempting appetizers, salads, fresh pastas, and Italian entrees. They offer some of the best thin crust pizzas in the city that is ideal for table shares like their highly acclaimed Clam Pizza, Vodka Pie or the Proscuitto topped with fresh arugula. Pair your meal with wine, beer, or cocktails and toast the holiday. Visit:

Scarpetta (NoMad) For their first Easter Sunday at their new flagship location in NoMad, LDV Hospitality's Scarpetta will be offering a brunch menu. From 11:30am to 3:30pm, guests will enjoy a choice of brunch menu items along with the classics Scarpetta is known for. Dishes include Egg White Frittata with Zucchini, Spinach, Tomatoes and Smoked Ricotta, Almond French Toast with Mascarpone Cream and Orange Perserve, as well as their famous Spaghetti with Tomato and Basil. Scarpetta will also be open for Easter dinner from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, with dishes such as their spring pasta Cavatelli with Confit Cherry Tomatoes, Fava, Mint, Guanciale, Goat Cheese Crema and Muscovy Duck with Chanterelles, Braised Cabbage, Celery Root Purée and Foie Gras Fumé. Scarpetta will officially open for brunch on Sunday, April 15th. Visit:

Del Frisco's Grille (Midtown and Downtown) Families looking to indulge on Easter Sunday following church service at the famed St. Patrick's Cathedral can visit nearby Del Frisco's Grille New York where chefs will be featuring a 16 oz. Hand-Carved, Slow-Roasted Bone-In Prime Rib served with house-made Au Jus and creamy horseradish. Available from Friday, March 30th through Sunday, April 1st, guests can enjoy this special at either of the Grille's locations in Manhattan alongside creative twists on classic brunch favorites such as Truffle-Chive Deviled Eggs, Mimosas and decadent Six-Layer Lemon Doberge Cake. Visit:

Mastro's Steakhouse, NYC (Midtown) Come celebrate Easter 2018 at Mastro's Steakhouse, NYC. Open with special hours from 2:00PM to 9PM, Mastro's offers a high-end and luxurious way to celebrate with your friends, family, and loved ones. In addition to the favorite Signature Butter Cake, seafood tower, and extensive cocktail list, Mastro's has a variety of steaks such as a 12 or 18oz Bone-In-Filet, 24oz Porterhouse, and a 33oz 'Chef's Cut' Ribeye Chop. Dive into some of their decadent sides such as Lobster Mashed Potatoes, Alaskan King Crab Black Truffle Gnocchi, and Gorgonzola Mac and Cheese. Visit:

Geoffrey Zakarian's The Lambs Club (Midtown) This Easter Sunday, Geoffrey Zakarian's The Lambs Club is offering a Grand Buffet prix-fixe brunch from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. For $85 for adults and $65 for children, guests will dine on a bounty of delicious house made breads and pastries, raw bar selections, salads, charcuterie, a carving station and both hot and cold brunch classics. To top it off, each table will feature an oversized chocolate egg filled with goodies cracked tableside as well as fill-your-own Easter Baskets. Visit:

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse (Midtown) On Sunday, April 1, guests can enjoy a luxurious Easter brunch at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse with featured selections including Prime Rib, Lobster Benedict and Filet Benedict. In addition to a Wine Spectator Grand Award-Winning wine list, the full menu will also be available for families interested in dining on signature items, such as an expansive selection of hand-cut steaks, Simply Prepared Fresh Fish and decadent desserts. Visit:

Paname (Midtown East) The charming French restaurant will be offering a 3-course Easter menu for $35 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and $40 for dinner. Appetizers include Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce, Pate de Maison, Caesar Salad, and Beet Salad with Cream of Goat Cheese. There is a choice of entrees like their Filet of Wild Tilapia with Asparagus and Almonds, Penne with Shrimp a la Vodka, Lamb Stew with Israeli Couscous, and Nimon Ranch Pork Scalloppini with Mushroom Sauce. A Dessert Selection by the chef will be served to top off your meal. Visit:

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