Easter is officially a religious event, but for savvy Dallas diners, it's also a day for an epic brunch. In 2023, that day is April 9.
So whether you're a dutiful churchgoer or just someone who loves you some benedicts, these restaurants are here to serve — mostly brunch but also some lunch and dinner, if you're still hungry.
Here's the big list of where to eat on Easter in Dallas in 2023:
Blue Mesa Grill. Brunch award-winner will add extra items for Easter including ginger chipotle glazed ham, on top of signatures like street tacos, omelets, Belgian waffles, churros, biscuits & gravy, blue corn cheese enchiladas, potato chile tarts, Chimayo corn, Adobe Pie, and dessert bar with chocolate-dipped strawberries, banana pudding, fruit cobbler, raspberry-cajeta bread pudding, cookies, and bars. $35, includes Mimosas, or $10 for 11 and under. 8 am-4 pm. Addison 972-934-0165, Fort Worth 817-332-6372, Plano 214-387-4407.
Dolce Riviera. Special brunch includes omelet station, bruschetta bar, carving station with leg of lamb, mini lemon ricotta pancakes, eggs benedict, avocado & burrata toast, cacio pepe, lasagna, and Mimosa & Rosé specials. 10 am- 4 pm, last reservation at 2:30 pm. $95, or $35 for 12 or under. 469-458-6623.
Fearing's. Three-course brunch features starter, main course, and dessert, including Texas BBQ Wagyu brisket with strawberry-cheddar tart, lamb chops, and carrot cake cheesecake. $145, or $90 vegetarian, or $45 for 12 and under. 11 am-3 pm. 214-922-4848.
The Henry. Uptown brunch fave serves a menu straddling breakfast and lunch, from bagels to burgers, plus salads such as the sprouts & squash, with Brussels, maple glazed butternut, kale, farro, cauliflower, quinoa, golden raisin, fig, pumpkin seed, candied pecan, pecorino, in a mustard vinaigrette. 10 am-4 pm. 972-677-9560.
Knife Dallas. Brunch includes steak & eggs, beef cheek Benedict, soufflé French toast, Tomatillo Bloody Mary, and Ter. Royal with Crème de Cassis and Champagne. 11 am-2 pm. 214-443-9339.
Knife Plano. Open for brunch and dinner with steaks, pastas, burgers, and seafood, with a big selection of family-style items. 11 am-3 pm, 5-9 pm. 214-299-5943.
La Parisienne. 3-course meal includes choices from French onion soup, salmon, scallops, filet Oscar, eclairs, and fruit tarts. $55-$75. 9 am-8 pm. 469-200-5411.
Las Colinas Resort. Buffet in ballroom features breakfast, brunch, action stations, and a dessert hall. $125, or $50 for 12 and under. 11 am-4 pm.
LAW. Restaurant at Las Colinas Resort features 4-course brunch with menu that includes choices from burgers, shrimp & grits, steak & eggs. $85. 11 am-4 pm.
Malai Kitchen. Brunch includes banh mi french toast, Thai eggs benedict, fried rice “over easy”, spicy bloody Marys and mimosas. Price varies. 11 am-3 pm. Dallas – Preston Center 972-373-4434, Dallas Uptown 214-599-7857, Southlake 817-251-9141, Fort Worth 682-707-3959.
Mercat Bistro Easter Brunch specials to supplement the regular brunch menu which will be available all day. also offer Champagne & Rosé specials. 214-953- 0917.
Mexican Bar Company. Easter specials include Ahi Tuna Tostadas, Tacos de Birria with Calabacitas, Scallops on of angel hair pasta, and lamb shoulder chop served with cilantro rice and vegetables; and Tres Leches. 3-9 pm.
Ocean Prime Dallas. Easter brunch includes specials such as lobster avocado toast, crabcake eggs benedict, brioche French toast, and Prime steak & eggs. 11 am–3 pm. (Dinner service begins at 3 pm.) 214-965-0440.
Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Easter To-Go with nine dishes includes glazed ham with grilled pineapple, leg of lamb with mint sauce, carrots with citrus crème fraiche, and brown butter carrot cake. Order by March 31 for pickup April 7, 12-5 pm. $500 for 10 people. Call 214-922-4783 or email Donna.Bosworth@ritzcarlton.com.
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar. Brunch buffet includes French toast, lobster frittatas, short rib hash, chicken & waffles, themed cocktails and specials on Champagne & Rosé. 10 am-4 pm; last reservation at 2:30 pm. $65, or $20 for 12 or under. 214-782-9807.
Scout at Statler Dallas. Three-course lunch buffet includes pineapple-glazed baked ham, fried chicken, carving stations with prime rib au jus and lamb. Free arcade-game play and bowling. $30, plus $5 for mimosa and bloody mary bar. 11 am-4 pm. 866-554-3671.
Silver Fox. Steakhouse is usually closed on Sundays but opens specially for this holiday, with a full menu as well as an Easter specialty item: Roasted Beef Tenderloin Benedict, with poached egg, hollandaise, asparagus, and fingerling potatoes, for $60. Drink specials include a Bloody Mary with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for $18, and a Mimosa for $12. 11 am-4 pm. Richardson 972-423-8121, Fort Worth 817-332-9060.
Terra Mediterranean. Buffet offers soups, salads, gyro, chicken, chicken kabob, baked kafta, vegetable moussaka, beef moussaka, falafel, and vegetarian grape leaves. $25 for adults, $12 for children (aged 4-10). 11am-3pm.
TJ's Seafood. Special menu items include challah French toast, migas, lobster rolls, and white cranberry mimosas At Preston Royal location only. 214-691-2369.
Truluck's. Easter special favorites including miso-glazed sea bass with crab fried rice, tuna, King crab, lobster tail, and a spring fling cocktail with vodka, ramazotti rosato, and cava. 11 am-8 pm. Uptown 214-220-2401, Southlake, 817-912-0500.
Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort and Spa. Brunch includes seasonal fruit and berries, breakfast bar, seafood, carving stations with pecan-crusted rack of lamb, apricot-thyme rubbed ham, shrimp cocktail, steamed mussels, oysters, smoked salmon, chicken, steak Diane, sweet potato quinoa, bananas Foster, blueberry polenta bread pudding, cheesecake, and cakes. $78, or $60 over 65, or $32 for 12 and under. 10:30 am-1:30 pm. 972-668-8713.
Whistle Britches. Brunch classics such as chicken n' waffles, tenders, challah French toast, and chicken benny. 10am-3pm.