Top Restaurants Will Be Open on Easter Sunday
Here’s your guide to dining out with family and friends on Easter
Though Easter is not a federal holiday in the United States, it’s still widely celebrated. Many restaurants close to give their employees the day off to celebrate with their families. This can be quite a dilemma for those who want to dine out after mass. And if you don’t celebrate the holiday, it’s better to plan ahead than be met with a “closed” sign at your favorite dinner spot.
Some restaurants, like Chick-Fil-A are closed every Sunday. But there are other restaurants that are planning to close for the day, too, like Chipotle, Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza, and Jason’s Deli.
So, what is open? Below is a list of chain restaurants confirmed to have locations open and operating on Easter Sunday. For the most part, all locations will be open during regular hours, but representatives recommend calling your local store to confirm.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, call your local restaurant for hours
Benihana, call your local restaurant for hours
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, call your local restaurant for hours
Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits, regular hours at most locations
Boston Market, most locations open between 10:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
BRIO Tuscan Grille, open at 10 a.m.
Buca di Beppo, open at 11 a.m., closing varies by location
California Pizza Chicken, call your local restaurant for hours
Captain D’s Seafood, call your local restaurant for hours
Chili’s Grill & Bar, call your local restaurant for hours
Chuck E. Cheese’s, most locations open at 11 a.m. on Sundays, but call your local restaurant to confirm
Church’s Chicken, call your local restaurant for hours
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, regular hours at all locations
Del Taco, call your local restaurant for hours
Denny’s, open 24/7