25 Restaurants That Will Stay Open on Easter Sunday

Because brunch, dinner, and dessert taste better when someone else makes it for you.

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If you're looking to refuel after a particularly grueling Easter egg hunt — or if that glazed ham, roasted potatoes, and carrots meal just isn't happening this year — take the family out for a stress-free feast. After all, the Easter bunny may bring candy, but he isn't known for doing dishes. When eating out on Easter, keep this in mind: Always be sure to call your local chain to check if the restaurant is operating on a holiday schedule. While most of these restaurants' locations are open on Easter, specific hours of operation vary by region.

Two things are for sure: Your belly will be full, and your family will be circled 'round. That's about as good as it gets, no? Here, is a complete list of all of the restaurants that will stay open on Easter 2019.

Applebee's

Head to to fill up on a sampler platter or better yet, test out their new three-course meal for $17 to cut your family's bill in half.

Benihana

The won't be serving up any Easter specials, but it's still an affordable choice for large families.

Bob Evans

Enjoy a family-style ham or turkey feast at Bob Evans or in the comfort of your home. Place your ahead of time to guarantee smooth sailing on the big day.

Bonefish Grill

Whether you're in the mood for brunch or dinner, is the place to be. Pair a spritzy cocktail with their heavenly Crème Brûlée French Toast for brunch or cap off the day with a classic fish dinner. Tables fill up quick — reservations are highly recommended.

Boston Market

You can always depend on during the holidays. Kick off Easter weekend with baked cod on Good Friday and then celebrate big on Sunday with their individual, three-person, or Heat & Serve meals.

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Wings on Easter Sunday? Sure, why not! Catch a game and grub on wings and beer with your nearest and dearest at .

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Trade in a traditional Easter feast for a wood-fired pizza. Or go the healthy route with a grilled steak or chicken dinner. No matter what you choose, early or (yes, they deliver at select locations).

Cracker Barrel

What's Easter brunch without biscuits? Exactly. All locations will be open for normal hours, which is 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. If you'd rather not fill up on grits, gravy, and biscuits in the actual restaurant, order a ahead of time and pick up between April 19 and April 21.

Denny's

is the pal we can always count on. Seriously, they're open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Golden Corral

Find something for everyone at . Its buffet-style menu will guarantee a full and happy Easter crew.

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IHOP

Gear up for the egg hunt with a hearty pancake breakfast at . Plus, kids will love their Oreo Oh My Goodness Pancakes special.

Longhorn Steakhouse

Whether you're planning on indulging on an Easter brunch or dinner, head to during normal operating hours for a hearty meal.

McCormick & Schmick's

Get your brunch on at . You name it, it's on the menu, including boozy drinks, gourmet french toast, and seafood specialities.

Noodles & Company

Everyone (yes, even picky eaters) will find something to love at . Create a made-to-order dish, complete with the pasta, sauce, and toppings of your choice.

Olive Garden

There's nothing better than a basket of breadsticks on Easter Sunday. Treat your family to an at one of America's most beloved chain restaurants.

Outback Steakhouse

Your kids may be full from the pounds of chocolate from the Easter bunny. But you, well, there's a bloomin' onion calling your name at .

Panera Bread

Head to your local for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even an mid-afternoon road trip snack.

P.F. Chang's

Holidays are about family — and couldn't agree more. If you're in the mood for Asian food, head over to your local P.F. Chang's for their family-style meals. Pick from lettuce wraps, fried rice, dumplings, and other speciality offerings.

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Red Lobster

knows that ham isn't for everyone. If that's true for you, check out their menu packed with a variety of seafood specialities, including everything from crab legs to grilled flounder.

Romano's Macaroni Grill

In addition to their traditional Italian fare, offers a special Easter brunch, featuring favorites like avocado toast, eggs Benedict, and strawberry french toast. Better yet, wash it down with their festive cocktail, Honey Bunny.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Wine and dine at this Easter. Choose from top-notch steak, seafood, and chicken dishes. Reservations are encouraged.

Shake Shack

You deserve to eat well even if you're spending most of your day in the car driving from one relatives house to the next. Make a pit stop at for a burger ... and fries ... and a milkshake or two.

Sonic Drive-In

While you might not necessarily think of for your Easter feast, it's a great pit stop for snacks, milkshakes, and drinks when you're on your way to grandma's.

The Cheesecake Factory

After last year's cheesecake catastrophe, it might be safe to leave it in the expert's hands. got your Easter dessert squared away.

Yard House

Kick back with a cold one at one of 's 72 locations. A select few will be serving a brand-new brunch menu from 11 to 2 p.m., so call ahead to see if your nearest location is one of them.

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