Where to Eat on Easter in Tampa Bay
Not gonna lie I get turned around when it comes to Easter. The only time I know it’s close is when I start seeing commercials and candy in the store. Of course, the restaurants create special menus and serve up some good food for the special day.
So, looking for where to eat on Easter in Tampa Bay, right? Keep scrolling for a list of places to eat breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner in the area. There’s a slew of options for everyone:
4 Rivers Smokehouse
Order your entire meal online and pick it up April 3 at your local smokehouse. This year’s meat offerings include bone-in Leg of Lamb with mint demi-glaze, smoked turkey, signature angus brisket, boneless smoked ham, prime rib, and smoked salmon plus your favorite sides and desserts. Out-of-state customers can opt to have their meal shipped via Goldbelly too (first-time customers use code SPRINGBELLY15 for a discount until April 4). $10.59-299. Various locations, 844-4rivers. 4rsmokehouse.com.
The team is pulling out all the stops this year with an Easter to-go menu featuring Compart Duroc double-smoked hams and a boneless rotisserie-cooked leg of lamb. Some family-sized sides include Hatch Green Chili Mac & Cheese, Brussel Sprouts in tallow, and Cornbread Madeleines. Orders must be placed by April 1. $89. 1101 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg, 727-443-7227. drbbqs.com.
The restaurant celebrates the arrival of spring with new seasonal fish dishes including Rockefeller “Butterfish” and the popular Angler’s Catch. Both dishes are available every Friday for dine-in and online ordering through April 2. For Easter, they’ve made it easier for families. From April 2-April 4, guests can order a Mahi & Shrimp Family Bundle, which includes a choice of house or Caesar salad, sides, fresh bread with pesto, and cookies. Reservations are recommended, delivery via UberEats or DoorDash is available too. $18.90-$49.90. Various locations. bonefishgrill.com.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Hand-crafted Italian special dishes like their limited-time Tuscan-Grilled Lamb Chops, Mahi Wulfe, and Chicken Piccata run through April 4 and available for carryout or delivery. $17.99-26.99. Various locations. carrabba’s.com.
Casa Santo Stefano
Reservations are now open for their first Easter. The regular dinner menu is available alongside featured specials Carre Di Agnello and Branzino Beccafico. 1607 N 22nd St., Tampa, 813-248-1925. casasantostefano.com.
If you’re more interested in indulging your sweet tooth than actual dinner, they’ll have lots of Easter donuts and cake pops shaped like chicks. 2602 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, 813-902-1979. bestdoughnuts.com.
Duffy’s Sports Grill
Easter offerings include Lobster Linguini, Surf & Turf, Twin Lobster Tails, and Filet Mignon. Their seasonal Peep-Tini Cocktail will be on the menu starting 3/29 until Easter. $7-$34.99. 1580 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, 813-875-7340. duffysmvp.com.
Edison: Food + Drink Lab
Make a reservation and top by for a “crazy amazing” all-day Easter brunch from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. featuring dishes like Smoked Salmon Soft Scramble, House Pop Tarts, and Sourdough French Toast. $10-24. 912 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 813-254-7111. edison-tampa.com.
In addition to a limited Sunday brunch, Easter dinner is family-style, dine-in, or to-go. Dinner entree’s include Herb Crusted Lamb Roast, a ham supper, and Aged Beef Prime Rib with a choice of sides and desserts. Takeout orders must be placed before April 2 and picked up through the valet entrance noon-8 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Brunch is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Easter dinner is 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $25-85. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-999-8726. epicureanhotel.com.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Guests can dine-in at the steakhouse for its Easter Weekend 3-Course Experience featuring a Roasted Golden Beet Salad, Filet Mignon, and a choice of sweets for dessert. For those who want to do dinner at home, a Filet Wellington Family Menu is available for takeout. Guests must pre-order the family meal online before April 1. $80-300. 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, 813-874-9463. flemingssteakhouse.com.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
HEW Parlor & Chophouse
Guests can enjoy their Easter brunch and dinner specials like the Cornmeal Fried Rabbit Leg & Waffle, Roasted Australian Lamb Rack and Tomahawk Ribeye & Eggs. Brunch isn’t complete without mimosas, Peach Bellinis, Screwdriver, Bromosa, or Bloody Mary. Brunch is 8 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., dinner is 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Reservations are recommended. $5-95. 453 Edgewater Dr., Dunedin, 727-683-5990. fenwayhotel.com.
K Club Bar & Bistro
The Karol Hotel’s signature restaurant is offering a 3-course, family-style, prix-fixe dinner that features a choice of appetizer like Mushroom Bisque or The Karol Salad, choice of entrées like Roasted Half Chicken and Herb Rubbed Leg of Lamb, two sides, and dessert. Brunch is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner is 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Reservations recommended. $14-44. 2675 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater, 727-273-7850. thekarolhotel.com.
Make a reservation for Easter brunch or take it home with you with one of their Brunch Kits. Order online now until 4/1 at 3 p.m. for pickup 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on 4/3. $120. Various locations. marlowstavern.com.
Hop into host mode with one of their Easter Feasts, available for dine-in, pickup, or delivery. Customers can enjoy baked ham or roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and a choice of dessert. Available for dine-in and pre-orders now until April 4. Pickup dates/times are April 2 11 a.m.-8 p.m., April 3 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and April 4 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $14.99-109.99. Various locations. metrodiner.com.
Rooster and the Till
Make some fancy Easter plans with cheese & charcuterie, ham, and a choice of veggies and sides plus dessert from Sucre Table. Reserve your meal online or call by 5 p.m. on April 1. $275 for a meal for 6. 6500 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 813-374-8940. roosterandthetill.com.
Customers have a few options between their Easter Green Box, which comes with a choice of Apricot Glazed Spiral Ham, whole side of Cedar Plank-Roasted Salmon, Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin and 6 complimentary Mini Indulgence desserts, or brunch. Order the boxes online and pick up April 2 or April 3. $55-100 for Easter Green Box, brunch is 4/4 10 a.m.-2 p.m, 204 N West Shore Blvd, 813-286-1152. seasons52.com.
Enjoy the regular dinner menu or choose from one of their specials for the day like Heirloom Tomato Salad, BBQ Shrimp, Pork Milanese, and a Honey Lavender Tart. Reservations are recommended. $12-24. 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa, 813-250-3725. steelbach.com.
Want some sweets for you and your “somebunny”? There’s the “SomeBunny Loves You” bucket featuring various candies or head down to Sugar Factory for their Fluffy Strawberries & Cream Insane milkshake, a sweet treat with strawberry ice cream ad toasted marshmallow syrup topped with whipped cream, mini marshmallows, peeps, a candy necklace, rainbow belt and a whirly lollipop. $19-49. 5223 Orient Rd., Tampa, 813-521-4262. sugarfactory.com.
The Cake Drip
Stop by the store or place a pickup order online for one of their “Chocolate Peeps” Easter Treat Box, which comes with chocolate-covered Peeps, fruit, cake bites, sprinkles and a choice of melted chocolate flavors. $22. 1625 W Snow Cir., Tampa. thecakedrip.com.
The Don CeSar
Hop out to the beach for their King Charles Easter brunch buffet in the morning and stay for dinner at their restaurants Society Table and Maritana. Dishes on the menu for the day include a brown sugar bourbon ham, lamb shank ravioli plus unlimited wine and champagne. Reservations can be made online. $26-85 per person. 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 844-338-1501. doncesar.com.
TradeWinds Island Grand
Brunch and dinner will be served in their Palm Court Italian Grill restaurant with special menus available plus the full regular dinner menu. A few brunch dishes available are Spinache & Cheese Frittata, Spring Lamb Benedicts, and a Grilled Seafood Omelette. For dinner, try either the New Zealand Leg of Lamb, Blue Crab Crusted Swordfish. Brunch is noon-2:30 p.m., dinner is 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Call for reservations. 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Petersburg, 727-363-2358. tradewindsresort.com.
Book a reservation to get past the wait for their Easter specials like Seafood-Stuffed Gulf of Mexico Oysters. 1810 N Highland Ave., Tampa, 813-999-4952. ulele.com.
In the comments below, let me know where to eat on Easter in Tampa Bay so I can update the list. What are your plans for the day?