Easter Dinner Made Easy with Houston Restaurants’ Special Menus

Amorino Gelato Naturale:

Celebrate Easter with something sweet from River Oaks District’s artisanal gelato shop, Amorino Gelato Naturale. Beginning March 22 through Easter Sunday, the authentic Italian gelateria will offer a hand-crafted chocolate with any signature cone purchased.  Signature cones start at $9.  Amorino Gelato Naturale is located at 4444 Westheimer. More information at 346.319.2194.

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos:

Head to Picos, located at 3601 Kirby Dr., for a family-friendly Easter buffet. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., diners can fill their plates with traditional favorites such as Chef Arnaldo’s Special Tres Chiles Roasted Prime Rib at the carving station, Ceviche Compechano and confections from the spectacular 30-foot Dessert Bar. Brunch will be $45 for adults, $29 for seniors (65+), and $18 for children. The restaurant will also be offering a selection of champagne, wine and cocktail specials available to add-on. Reservations can be made online or via phone at 832.831.9940.  Photo by Nick de la Torre.


Bludorn, at 807 Taft Rd., invites guests to celebrate Easter and indulge in a bountiful three-course prix fixe brunch. The holiday menu features a lineup of decadent dishes such as the Smoked Salmon atop rosti potato, crème frache and smoked salmon roe, Blue Crab Cakes with gribiche and frisee, Eggs Benedict with jambon de paris and sauce hollandaise and a robust pastry program including piping hot Cinnamon Buns served in a cast iron skillet.  Brunch classics including buttermilk pancakes, omelets and smoked bacon also grace the menu. Pricing is $75 per person and $25 for children under 10. Libations available at an additional cost. Easter Sunday marks the launch of Bludorn’s weekend brunch, which will continue every Sunday beginning April 11. Reservations can be made online or via phone at 713.999.0146.  Photo by Caroline Fontenot.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar:

Easter Weekend 3-Course Experience: Guests celebrating Easter weekend at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar can partake in a special three-course menu (starting at $80/$85) that features a Roasted Golden Beet Salad to start and Filet Mignon paired with either Crab-Stuffed Shrimp or Lobster Tail Scampi as the entrée. For dessert, guests can choose between Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake, New York Cheesecake or Key Lime Pie. The three-course Easter menu is available on Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4 starting at 11 a.m. both days. Fleming’s full dinner menu and three-course children’s menu will also be available.  

Fleming’s Easter At Home (Order by April 1 at https://flemings.menu/ )For those celebrating Easter from the comfort of their own home, Fleming’s is also offering a new Filet Wellington Family Menu for takeout this year. Designed to serve four to six people, the family menu comes with Fleming’s ready-to-bake 32oz. Filet Wellington, Fleming’s Salad, Mashed Potatoes and Crispy Brussels Sprouts & Bacon for $300.

Guard and Grace:

Guard and Grace at 500 Dallas St. will be hosting an Easter brunch and two Easter Egg hunts on Sunday, April 4th. Both Easter Egg hunts will take place on the second floor of the 15,000 sq. ft. restaurant at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Additionally, the restaurant will be open for service from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and they will be offering an a la carte menu with regular menu dishes and Easter Sunday brunch specials. Several brunch offerings include Maine Lobster Benny with biscuits, poached eggs, and Américaine sauce; Smoked Wagyu Brisket Hash with scrambled eggs, tomato gravy, and frites; and Chicken & Waffle Wings with Togarashi and maple syrup. There will also be a kid-friendly section on the menu, so all can enjoy. Reservations can be made here or by calling the restaurant at 346.326.0789. Photo courtesy of Open Table.

Mutiny Wine Room:

On April 4th, Mutiny Wine Room at 1124 Usener will be open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will be offering Chef Eduardo Alcayaga’s special New Zealand Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb with roasted seasonal squash, acquerello risotto with sage-mint gremolata for your Easter Sunday dinner ($28). Brought to life in an authentic Napa Valley-style space in Houston’s historic Heights neighborhood, Mutiny Wine Room features an authentic wine country-inspired food menu along with a diverse wine list focusing on boutique and small batch wineries that produce between 500 – 5,000 cases.  Reservations available via Resy or info@mutinywineroom.com. Photo by Michael Anthony.

The Nash:

The Nash, at 1111 Rusk St., has updated its Easter Sunday hours! Your new favorite downtown spot will be open Sunday, April 4th from 11am – 3pm for Easter. They will be serving their regular menu, including the delicious Forbidden Eggs, Chicken Radiatore, an array of pizzas, delicious desserts and more! Reservations can be made on Resy to take advantage of these special hours. Photo by Kirsten Gilliam.

Orleans Seafood Kitchen:

Orleans Seafood Kitchen in Katy will be open for Easter from 11am – 9pm. As they do every Sunday for their “Family Day”, Orleans will offer 20% off on all dine-in and to-go orders. Whether you’re craving their crawfish, fried shrimp, chicken fried chicken, oysters, or gumbo and shrimp etouffée they have you covered. For more information, please visit www.orleansseafoodkitchen.com or call 281.646.0700. Photos by Becca Wright.

Safina Mediterranean-InterContinental Houston – Medical Center:

Safina Mediterranean — located in the posh InterContinental Houston – Medical Center at 6750 Main will be offering a special Easter Sunday menu. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., all are invited to dine in the airy interiors of the hotel restaurant and enjoy a chef-curated selection. Menu highlights include Rotisserie Lemon chicken au Jus ($30), 3 hours Bourbon Braised Short Ribs ($34), Gulf Snapper Vera Cruz ( $38), Tiramisu ($12), NY Cheesecake ($12), and more. Photo courtesy of InterContinental Hotels Group.

Steak 48:

Indulge in fine dining this Easter Sunday at Steak 48 in River Oaks District. The bustling, upscale steakhouse will extend its hours — open to guests at noon— and offer its full menu all day (until 10 p.m.).