Easter can be an excellent time to dine out and enjoy an exceptional meal with friends and family. Dining out in Washington, DC on Easter can also be a great way to avoid the stress and hassle of cooking and hosting a big meal at home, allowing you to relax and enjoy the holiday with loved ones without worrying about the details. Explore new restaurants and cuisines or revisit old favorites with these restaurants still taking reservations – some are grand buffets, some are pre-fixe menus, a few are brunch menus, and some are just a few great recommendations. 

Rasika West End: This upscale Indian restaurant features inventive, contemporary takes on traditional dishes from all over India, served in a chic, modern atmosphere.

NEW! Mariscos 1133: This Latin American seafood restaurant serves up fresh, flavorful dishes inspired by the coastal cuisines of Mexico, Central, and South America.

Fried Risotto Balls Stuffed with Mozzarella, Served with a Tomato-Cream Sauce (V) 

NEW! Il Piatto, guests can enjoy a selection of Italian classics, such as pasta, gnocchi, and more! Bottomless brunch is available on Saturday and Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm. Indulge in a 3-course menu and bottomless mimosas for $34.95.  

Supra: This modern Georgian restaurant showcases the unique flavors and ingredients of the Caucasus region, with dishes like khachapuri (cheese-filled bread) and khinkali (dumplings).

NEW! Annabelle: This cozy restaurant and bar serve classic American fare with a modern twist, including oysters and goat cheese ravioli. Easter Brunch Menu 3-Courses $75.

Café Milano: This sophisticated Italian restaurant in Georgetown is a popular spot for power lunches and elegant dinners, with a menu that features traditional pasta dishes, grilled meats, and seafood. Special Easter Menu.

Carmine’s is offering a holiday menu of roasted rack of lamb with an array of oven roasted vegetables (carrots, red potatoes, onions, zucchini, fennel, eggplant, yellow squash and Portobello mushrooms) that serves 6-8 people at $110 ($13.75 per person)

Carmine’s: This bustling family-style Italian restaurant is known for its massive portions and hearty, comfort food dishes like spaghetti, meatballs, and chicken parmesan. Additionally, Carmine’s will have Salmon Cioppino serving 6-8 people, a 22 Oz Roasted Salmon with Green Lip Mussels, Littleneck Clams, shrimp and scallops, topped with a saffron, fennel and white wine herb shellfish broth and garnished with toasted garlic bread ($85).

Truluck’s Oceans Fine Seafood and Crab: This upscale seafood restaurant specializes in fresh and crab dishes, focusing on sustainability and seasonality.

Easter Sunday Brunch & Egg Hunt at Salamander, Washington DC. Seatings at 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. The menu will feature delectable brunch favorites, homemade pastries, savory quiche bites, and artisanal salads. Additional appetizers include cheeses, king crab claws, oysters, shrimp cocktails, smoked salmon, and more. A traditional carving station takes center stage with roasted prime rib, carved spring lamb leg, and other culinary delights. A children’s buffet includes mini cheeseburgers, grilled cheese, and chicken tenders. Finish the meal with signature Salamander sweets treats. $149* per guest | $65 per child. Enjoy their first annual Easter Egg Hunt on the picturesque Garden Patio. 

Taberna Del Alabardero: Traditional Spanish restaurant, founded in 1974 in Madrid and bringing the flavors of Spain to Washington since 1989! 

Gypsy Kitchen: Try flavors and techniques from Spain, Greece, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel and beyond at this restaurant on 14th Street. Featuring a menu of tapas, small plates, as well as an extensive wine list.

Kingbird: This chic restaurant in the Watergate Hotel serves contemporary American cuisine, focusing on locally sourced ingredients and seasonal dishes. Try the Cornflake Crusted French Toast!

Chef Geoff’s West End: This casual American restaurant serves up classic dishes like burgers, salads, and pizzas, as well as a wide selection of craft beers and cocktails.

Medium Rare in Cleveland Park: This French-inspired steakhouse is known for its simple, flavorful menu of steak frites, salad, and bread, as well as its affordable fixed-price menu.

Ocean Prime Washington DC: This upscale seafood and steakhouse offer a luxurious dining experience, with dishes like lobster bisque, filet mignon, and sushi rolls.

Bourbon Steak: This high-end steakhouse in the Four Seasons Hotel specializes in dry-aged beef and creative cocktails with a modern, sophisticated atmosphere. Tuna Tartare, Mayland Crab Quiche, 24K Molten Sundae. Easter Brunch 3-Courses for $130.

Easter Brunch in the Colonnade at the Fairmont Washington DC: Seatings at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Colonnade at Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is the place to be in America’s capital city for Easter Sunday Brunch on April 9. The first seating begins at 11:00 a.m. and the second seating at 2:30 p.m. Priced at $159 per person, $59 for children. 

Ottoman Taverna: This Turkish-inspired restaurant in the Mount Vernon Square area serves flavorful, authentic dishes like lamb kebabs and mezze plates.

Fig & Olive Washington DC: This Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in CityCenterDC features a menu of dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, including salads, grilled meats, and seafood.

Central Michel Richard: This contemporary American restaurant in Penn Quarter features a menu of classic dishes with a creative twist, including Crab Benedict and the Fried Egg Prime Burger.

Centrolina: This Italian market and restaurant in CityCenterDC feature a menu of fresh, handmade pasta dishes, as well as meats, cheeses, and other Italian specialties. Special Roman Easter menu offered.

Whether you’re looking for classic American comfort food or international flavors, Washington, DC, has something for everyone regarding Easter dining options. Overall, Easter can be a great time to indulge in delicious food and good company, making dining out an attractive option for many people.