This spring, we could all use more time with family and friends to relax and enjoy a delicious meal. Whether you’re celebrating Easter or just the return of nice weather this spring in Chicago, these restaurants are offering special meals and holiday dishes. Here are some Chicago restaurants serving Passover specials and Easter brunch, buffets, and dinner this year.

Easter brunch & dinner in Chicago

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Aba: Celebrate Easter at Aba with specials including spring frittata with crab for brunch and slow-braised eggplant lamb during dinner, in addition to mezze classics. 

Adorn Bar and Restaurant: Easter brunch will feature everything from land and sea carving stations to sushi and raw food bars. Children will be greeted with balloon art, bubbles, and face painting stations, before snapping a photo with the Easter Bunny.

Alpana: The stylish bistro located in Chicago’s Gold Coast is offering an Easter brunch menu featuring two courses for adults and children. Options include an apricot-glazed Easter ham, a melted leek quiche, and steak and eggs.

Andros Taverna: Head to the Logan Square neighborhood for a Greek Easter. There will be an array of special dishes offered through Orthodox Easter.

Bronzeville Winery: Enjoy an elevated wine and dine experience in Bronzeville during this four-course Easter brunch. Items featured will be quiche Lorraine and smoked salmon toast with avocado.

Carnivale: Fulton Market’s Latin-inspired restaurant will be celebrating Easter with an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring signature dishes. Guests can also enjoy an Easter egg hunt, coloring station, photo booth, and an appearance from the Easter Bunny.

CheSa’s Bistro: Head over to the Avondale neighborhood for a completely gluten-free Easter Sunday. Specials include garlic lamb chops, lobster benedict, salmon croquettes, and more.

City Cruises Chicago: Celebrate the start of spring with Easter on the water. Experience breathtaking views while enjoying Easter brunch on one of the city’s many lake and river cruises.

Duck Duck Goat: Enjoy a family-style brunch menu progressing from dim sum to Asian-inspired dishes from acclaimed chef Stephanie Izard.

Farm Bar Lakeview: The Lakeview neighborhood spot is introducing Easter Sunday brunch specials like frittatas with cheese curds or specialty French toast with macerated berries. 

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Fora: This bright and airy West Loop spot will be serving specials like shakshuka made with farm fresh eggs or a lamb shank with butternut squash, root vegetables, and pan jus.

Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar: The upscale Humboldt Park spot will be offering a family-style supper for Easter, with a dry-aged pork chop, grilled leg of lamb, shrimp de Jonge, and more.

IO Godfrey: Bring the whole family for an Easter brunch buffet. Brunch includes an omelet station, pancakes and French toast, a carving station, a sushi station, dessert, and more. There will be an Easter egg hunt as well as a visit from the Easter bunny.

Mercat a la Planxa: The Spanish Tapas restaurant is offering Catalonian-inspired fare and an indulgent brunch buffet. The abundant spread features items like seared salmon, roast lamb leg, and honey-baked ham. Photos with the Easter bunny will be available. 

NORA Restaurant and Bar: This new restaurant located in the heart of Streeterville will be offering a special Easter brunch menu featuring items like bananas foster French toast, maple glazed bacon, and smoked salmon eggs benedict. 

Pearl’s Place: A Bronzeville classic, Pearl’s Place will be dishing up Southern-style comfort food from their menu and famous buffet.

Prime & Provisions Steakhouse: Head to the Loop for a grand buffet-style Easter brunch. The menu features made-to-order breakfast favorites, a carving station, and a Ferris wheel of decadent desserts.


Osteria Via Stato: Feast on Italian classics and springtime favorites at this long-time Italian restaurant in River North. There will even be an Easter candy table for the kids. 

Rosebud: Experience the timeless charm of Rosebud with Easter menu items like roast lamb served with rosemary roasted potatoes and carrots, finished with garlic au jus.

Rose Mary: Enjoy a special Easter brunch at Rose Mary with a three-course dining experience. The Croatian and Italian-inspired menu features items like a braised lamb hash and pork belly benedict. 

Sepia: The Michelin-starred restaurant in the West Loop is serving a special four-course Easter brunch menu from chef Andrew Zimmerman.

Testaccio: This Italian restaurant in the vibrant Logan Square neighborhood is offering an Easter brunch with Mediterranean flavors. Enjoy dishes like gnocchi with grilled lamb. 

The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant: The classic South Loop restaurant presents a three-course meal that includes an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Some of the refined options include slow-roasted leg of lamb and asparagus & parmesan soup. 

The Smith: Enjoy a free brunch cocktail with the purchase of an Easter brunch dish like eggs benedict with black forest ham.

Venteux: This Michigan Avenue brasserie will be serving springtime specials like banana ricotta pancakes and braised lamb shank to celebrate Easter.

Passover specials in Chicago

Joe's Passover Dinner
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

Aba: This Mediterranean hot spot will be offering Passover specials like slow-braised brisket and apple matzo kugel during dinner service. 

Beatrix: The health-focused spot is offering a Passover dinner for two, available for carryout and delivery. Enjoy house-made matzo crackers, chopped liver, roasted chicken, potato pancakes, and more. 

Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen: A Chicago icon, Manny’s is a legendary spot for classic dishes. Opt for a catering order to feed the whole family, or order favorites like beef pastrami and noodle kugel off the regular dinner menu.

The Goddess And Grocer: Stock up on festive classics and delicious new favorites to enjoy at home, including matzo-crusted chicken schnitzel, sweet potato kugel, latkes with apple sauce and sour cream, and more. There’s also a Seder dinner package for one or two people.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab: Celebrate Passover with a prix-fixe holiday menu of traditional favorites, from matzo ball soup to flourless chocolate cake.

Ema: Order a Passover meal for two that has everything you need for an at-home feast. Add on options like hummus, charred eggplant spread, and wines.