These 30 Restaurants Are Open on Easter Sunday 2022

Looking for an Easter brunch or dinner spot, or a to-go snack for the road? You're in luck: These restaurants are open on Easter Sunday. Goodbye, cooking and cleanup!

Foodies, take note: these restaurants are open on Easter Sunday 2022

Easter Sunday falls on April 15 this year, and it’ll be here before you know it. There’s a lot that goes into planning an Easter celebration, like organizing Easter egg hunts, getting Easter baskets for the whole family, and coordinating other fun Easter traditions with everyone. On top of that, you’ve got Easter dinner and brunch to prepare. It’s a lot to juggle, so if you want to get something off your plate, consider grabbing food at one of these restaurants open on Easter.

Whether you’re looking for a full Easter meal or a quick to-go snack, these restaurants have options that will make your Easter a bit easier. No cooking, no cleanup—just delicious food with those you love most. Quick note: While these restaurants have announced that they will be open on Easter Sunday, it’s best to call ahead of time to confirm hours and make reservations where you can. Don’t forget to bookmark these stores that are open on Easter, too—just in case you need a last-minute Easter basket stuffer.

What restaurants are open on Easter?

Applebees: If you feel like ‘eatin’ good in the neighborhood’ on Easter, you’re in luck! Applebees is open during regular hours on Easter Sunday. However, Applebees’ restaurants are independently owned, so it’s best to call your local Applebees to confirm their hours.

Bob Evans: Bob Evans is open for Easter this year. You can dine-in, takeout, or order delivery for Easter brunch or dinner.

Bonefish Grill: If you’re in the mood for seafood on Easter, make a reservation at Bonefish Grill. Or, you can do carryout and enjoy the food at home.

Boston Market: Don’t feel like cooking Easter dinner? Boston Market has you covered. Order a delicious heat and serve meal for the whole family and pick it up after your family’s Easter egg hunt wraps up.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Enjoy drums and flats of your choosing on Easter by stopping in at Buffalo Wild Wings; the wing chain will be open for both dine-in and takeout.

Burger King: Burger King is typically open during regular hours on Easter. However, since most locations are privately owned, some locations may have reduced hours or be closed. If you’re craving a Whopper on Easter Sunday, call your local restaurant to ask if they’re open.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: All locations are open on Easter. Enjoy dinner in, or take your meal from Carrabba’s to go.

Chili’s: You can walk through Chili’s doors and hear “Welcome to Chili’s!” on Easter Sunday, as locations are open for regular hours.

Cracker Barrel: Most Cracker Barrel locations will be open so you can stop in for a meal or pick it up to take home.

Denny’s: Denny’s will be open for normal hours on Easter Sunday—great news for all the Easter brunchers out there!

Domino’s: Craving pizza on Easter? Order delivery from Domino’s—the pizza chain is typically open during regular hours on Easter. Some local stores may have reduced hours, though, so it’s best to call ahead to double check.

Dunkin’: Grab a coffee on the go by stopping at Dunkin’ on Easter; most locations will be open for regular hours.

IHOP: Start Easter morning with some delicious flapjacks at IHOP. Most of IHOP’s locations will be open for normal business hours on Easter, but call your local IHOP to check its hours.

KFC: KFC restaurants are typically open during regular hours on Easter Sunday, but some locations may have reduced hours. To be safe, call your local restaurant to confirm their holiday hours.

McDonald’s: Yes, you can get chicken McNuggets, fries, and a Coke from McDonald’s on Easter Sunday. The chain is typically open during regular hours, but some locations may have reduced hours.

Olive Garden: Not feeling ham for Easter dinner? Get pasta instead, at Olive Garden. Dine in or order carryout for the whole family.

Outback Steakhouse: Outback Steakhouse locations will be open on Easter this year—steak enthusiasts, rejoice!

P.F. Chang’s: P.F. Chang’s is open on Easter Sunday, so feel free to make a reservation or order takeout.

Panera Bread: Typically, Panera Bread is open on Easter; some locations may have reduced hours.

Papa John’s: Papa John’s is usually open on Easter Sunday, but it’s best to call your local restaurant to double check.

Red Lobster: Red Lobster is open on Easter, so you can indulge in a lovely seafood dinner if you wish—yum!

Red Robin: Typically, Red Robin locations are open on Easter, so you can enjoy a gourmet burger if you wish.

Ruby Tuesday: Ruby Tuesday locations will be open on Easter. Brunch awaits!

Starbucks: Most Starbucks locations are open on Easter, but some locations may be closed. Call your local Starbucks or find it on the Starbucks store locator to check out their hours.

Taco Bell: Live mas on Easter! Taco Bell locations will be open on the holiday.

Texas Roadhouse: If you’re craving those Texas Roadhouse rolls on Easter, we’ve got some good news: Texas Roadhouse locations will be open for dining in and takeout.

The Cheesecake Factory: The Cheesecake Factory will be open on Easter, so you can make a reservation and dine in for brunch or dinner. Don’t forget to order dessert!

Tim Hortons: Grab a coffee on Easter Sunday at Tim Hortons—locations will be open for the holiday.

Waffle House: Breakfast lovers, good news: Waffle House locations will be open for Easter.

Wendy’s: Wendy’s locations are typically open on Easter, but hours at certain locations may vary. We recommend calling your local restaurant to confirm their hours.

Now, check out the best Easter candy everyone will want in their baskets this year—they’ll likely dive in after Easter dinner!

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Kelly Kuehn
Kelly Kuehn is an assistant editor for Reader’s Digest covering entertainment, trivia, and history. When she’s not writing you can find her watching the latest and greatest movies, listening to a true crime podcast (or two), blasting ‘90s music, and hiking with her dog, Ryker, throughout New England.