40 Restaurants That Will Be Open on Easter Sunday in 2024

Updated: Apr. 06, 2024

Hungry for Italian? Chinese? In 2024, there will plenty of restaurants open on Easter.

Everybody has different Easter traditions, ranging from egg hunts galore to celebrating with the Easter Bilby rather than the Easter Bunny. You might prefer to celebrate with a smaller dinner at home or a Sunday brunch with close family and friends, or even a delicious Easter spread delivered or picked up from your favorite spots.

Thankfully, there are plenty of restaurants open on Easter. Many require pre-ordering, though, so hop to it!

Applebee’s

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Celebrate Easter with giant $5 cocktails? Don’t mind if we do. Applebee’s locations will be open on Easter with normal Sunday hours.

Benihana

If a hibachi craving strikes this Easter, stop at Benihana. The chain will be open but hours might depend on location. If you don’t feel like going out to eat, you can order takeout here, too.

Bob Evans

You and your loved ones can dig into Bob Evans in person or at home this Easter. In the past, the chain has even offered special Easter meals like smoked ham for the holiday.

Boston Market

Boston Market usually offers multiple Easter dining options, from fully cooked meals with sides to complete heat-and-serve meals with prime rib.

Buffalo Wild Wings

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Thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings, it won’t be hard to indulge in a plate of chicken wings this Easter. Most are open, but check your local Buffalo Wild Wings hours to be sure.

Burger King

If you’re craving a Whopper this Easter, Burger King has you covered. Just make sure to check the hours of your local BK as hours may vary and some Burger Kings may be closed.

California Pizza Kitchen

Make Easter easy this year by getting a pizza for all to share! California Pizza Kitchen hours may vary, but many are open this year.

The Cheesecake Factory

All locations will be open on Easter Sunday for brunch and dinner. Meals can be delivered or picked up, while limited dine-in reservations are available at some locations.

Chili’s

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If you want a classic Chili’s margarita this Easter, stop by Chili’s. Local hours may depend, but the chain will be open.

Cracker Barrel

Pick up an Easter Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner featuring a spiral-sliced sugar-cured ham and sides that feed up to 10 or a Prime Rib Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner for smaller gatherings. Don’t forget that Cracker Barrel offers delivery.

Dairy Queen

Celebrate Easter by satisfying a sweet tooth with a DQ Blizzard. That’s right, Dairy Queen locations operate during regular hours on Easter Sunday.

Denny’s

Sundays are for pancakes, and Easter isn’t any different! Denny’s is open 24/7, so you can hop in whenever.

Domino’s

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If you’re craving pizza this Easter, Domino’s is the place to be. The chain is open and ready to help you throw the Easter pizza party of your dreams.

Dunkin’

No need to fear, you don’t have to skip a daily coffee run this Easter. Most locations are open on Easter, but check the hours of your local Dunkin’ to be sure.

Five Guys

Grab a Five Guys burger this Easter, because Five Guys locations typically operate during normal hours.

Fogo de Chao

You might not think that Fogo’s endless tableside carved meats would translate to Easter, but the restaurant is offering an Easter brunch and dinner all day, plus a ready-to-eat Easter Day To-Go package for delivery or pickup.

Honey Baked Ham Co.

Honey Baked Ham is a sure bet on Easter. The restaurant is offering meals featuring ham or turkey, along with sides and dessert for delivery or curbside pickup.

IHOP

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A stack of pancakes may be in order this Easter thanks to IHOP. Along with some deviled eggs, it may just make the ideal Easter breakfast.

Jimmy John’s

A sub for Easter? Why not! Jimmy John’s across the U.S. will be open, but it may vary by location so check your local shop.

KFC

KFC is finger lickin’ good this Easter Sunday! Many KFC’s are open on Easter Sunday while others have limited hours.

Macaroni Grill

In the past, Macaroni Grill has celebrated Easter with a special holiday brunch. Check out your local Macaroni Grill’s hours.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

If mini meatballs and lasagna are more your speed, pick up a Carryout Meal to feed the whole family. Both ready-to-eat and heat-and-serve options are available.

McDonald’s

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After an Easter egg hunt, does anything sound as appetizing as a Big Mac? Most McDonald’s are open on Easter Sunday but make sure to check the hours of your local McD’s.

Olive Garden

Indulge in Italian classics with family-style meals to go. You can even order bottles of wine for $15 where to-go drinks are allowed. We’re not sure how endless breadsticks work at home, but we’re ready to find out.

Outback Steakhouse

Opt for a juicy steak this Easter thanks to Outback, as restaurants are open (but hours may depend on the location).

P.F. Chang’s

Everyone’s favorite Chinese chain offers plenty of options for dine-in service or wok-fired feasts at home, which are family-sized meals for delivery or takeout.

Panera

Stop by Panera this Easter! Many are open during regular hours, but others may be reduced.

Papa John’s

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Papa John’s is typically open on Easter Sunday but make sure to check with your local restaurant.

Red Lobster

If ham isn’t for you, switch things up with seafood family meal deals that you can get via takeout, curbside pickup or delivery.

Red Robin

Craving a burger this Easter? Many Red Robin restaurants are open this Easter Sunday to serve up all the juicy burgers.

Ruby Tuesday

Stop by Ruby Tuesday’s this Easter, as its restaurants will be open.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

It’s not quite ham, but steak is still a great option for Easter. While the restaurant’s at-home Easter option doesn’t seem to be available this year, you can drop in for Easter Sunday at your local steakhouse.

Shake Shack

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Many Shake Shack locations are open Easter Sunday, but hours do vary.

Sonic

While some Sonic restaurants will be open, others will not. If a Sonic craving strikes this Easter, check your local Sonic’s hours.

Starbucks

If Dunkin’ isn’t where your go-to coffee resides, Starbucks has you covered. Most Starbuck cafes will be open and ready to serve up all the Starbucks spring menu drinks.

Taco Bell

One order of nacho fries this Easter, please. Taco Bell restaurants typically operate during its normal hours on Easter.

Texas Roadhouse

Rattlesnake Bites for Easter? Sure! All locations will be open on Easter for takeout.

Tim Hortons

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If you’re not in the mood for Starbucks or Dunkin’, Tim Hortons may just be the next best bet.

Waffle House

If waffles are more up your alley than pancakes, then hit up your local Waffle House—open 24 hours, 365 days a year.

Wendy’s

Treat yourself to a Frosty this Easter! However, hours vary by location so make sure to check your local Wendy’s before indulging.