Easter & Passover Dining Restaurant Guide 2021: Greater L.A.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA – Hop in: it’s time to start planning your Passover and Easter celebrations in 2021!
This year, Easter falls on Sunday April 4th, while Passover begins on March 27th and lasts through April 4th. For our annual Patch restaurant guide, we have summarized the outstanding offers of several restaurants – for on the go or eating on site – this deserves a look.
And since many restaurants have limited capacity for on-site gatherings, be sure to secure a seat soon.
Have fun and Happy Passover & Happy Easter from Patch!
NOTE: Always check with facilities to ensure special offers go as planned. If you know of other restaurants in your area with Passover or Easter deals, let readers know in the comments section.
BIRDIE G’S: A Passover seder festival, which is available for roadside pick-up from March 27 to April 4, is a five-course meal (USD 59 per person) of beet “charoset”, spiced carrot “tzimmes”, pasta ball , fried chicken and a slice of apple-Sunchoke butter cake. A la carte options include smoked California brisket, artisanal matzo, and of course, matzo ball soup. Menus & order deadlines here. Call 310-310-3616 or order through Tock. Birdie G’s is located at 2421 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica.
EATALY: For Passover, Century City company partnered with Jewish deli, Wexler’s, to offer a set menu of three shared dishes ($ 325). And at Easter you can enjoy an Italian dinner for four with braised lamb ragu pasta di Gragnano IGP as well as peas and ham with mint and ricotta salata. ($ 175). Add an Italian colomba cake (spring cousin to the beloved panettone!). To order, send an email to [email protected] Available for pickup only. Eataly is located at 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles.
Earth fire: Celebrate the Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., then dinner from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. (“Full Churrasco Experience” free for children under 6, half price for children 7 to 12 years old). Order a take-away Easter Day to-go package for the family that serves six people with two types of roast meat, side dishes, salads, pão de queijo (cheesy rolls) and cocoa fondant brownies. The package can be delivered and picked up from April 3rd to 4th. Pre-orders are due April 1st. Check the order details here. Find locations in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
GELSON’S: Markets offer Easter and Passover holiday meals. Traditional Passover brisket options include chicken, matzo balls, tzimmes, charoset, potato balls, minced beef liver, and filtered fish. The Easter meal consists of turkey, prime rib brisket and ham as well as side dishes in portions for two, six or eight people. Orders placed by April 4th for collection by April 4th. Info here. Locations throughout the Southland.
HUCKLEBERRY BAKERY & CAFE: Pre-order Passover Seder & Easter Brunch & Dinner, plus desserts. Passover menu available March 27 through April 4 with braised beef brisket from Creekstone Farms, potato pancakes, egg noodle ball, and beet salad. For dessert: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. New this year are five-course dinners for four: Brisket ($ 165) or Mary’s Organic Herb-Roasted Chicken ($ 120) with side dishes, matzo ball soup, and macaroons. Easter Options: Vegetable or Niman Ranch Ham Quiche; Fruit plate; Blueberry cornmeal cake; Chicken; Mac & Cheese with Ham & Peas; Zuckerman Farms Asparagus & Grain Salad. For dessert: Farmers’ Market Berry Galette, Chocolate Bird’s Nest Tarts and, available from March 22nd to April 11th, an Easter Egg Cookie Decorating Kit. Menus with order deadlines here. Huckleberry is located at 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica.
MARIE CALLENDER’S: Take-away Easter celebrations include muffins or quiche plates that serve 8-10 with muffins or quiches in ham, bacon, or vegetables. There is also “Ham Dinner Family Meal for 4” with ham with chipotle glaze, potatoes, sauce, vegetables and corn bread, and “Roasted Turkey Family Meal for 4” with turkey, filling, sauce, potatoes and cranberry sauce. Or order “Pot Pie Meals for 4” with four mini pot pies, salad and cornbread. And keep it sweet with time-limited, seasonal Fresh Strawberry Pie. Pre-order online or at local restaurants March 26th to April 4th. Location finder here.
MILO & OLIVE: The Santa Monica restaurant is hosting an Easter market on the back patio on April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., selling hot rolls, carrot cakes, vegan crumble cakes, strawberry, rhubarb and brioche donuts, and artisanal gifts. Shoppers can also support the local nonprofit Black Women Lead by bringing items such as Easter baskets for children, hygiene kits for out-of-house neighbors on Skid Row, toiletries, and new socks. Milo & Olive is located at 2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. Info here.
OLIVE GARDEN: Celebrate at home with “Family-Style Meals” to take away. Choose between “Family Bundle” (lasagne, jumbo house salad and breadsticks) or “Family-Size Pans” with options such as Fettucine Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana and more. Add a bottle of $ 15 or more wine if allowed. Order online and have your food delivered to your car. You can find ordering information here. Find your nearest olive garden here.
ROMANOS MACARONI GRILL: Enjoy Easter at home with full menu take-out and delivery or the Premium Feast for Five ($ 50), which offers a choice of Chicken Parmesan or Chicken Marsala, Fettuccine Alfredo or Spaghetti and Meatballs, Salad and Rosemary Farmhouse Bread includes. Book here for reservations or take away / delivery. Located on 12875 Towne Center Drive in Cerritos.
RUTHS CHRIS STEAK HOUSE: Order a take-away Easter for four ($ 180) with lettuce, beef tenderloin, garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, and cheesecake. Pick up on April 4th. Or, look for on-site restaurants with a regular menu and tomahawk for two. Further information, order and reservation details can be found at this link. Restaurants in Woodland Hills, Marina del Rey, and Pasadena. Location finder here.
SKIRBALL: Celebrate Passover and leave the preparation of meals to the Skirball culinary team of experts. Takeaway Offerings: Seder Plate Food ($ 16) with Roasted Lamb Legbone, Romaine Leaf, Grated Horseradish, Parsley, Roasted Egg, and Apple-Walnut Charoset; Filed fish and lettuce leaves ($ 6); traditional or vegan matzo ball soup ($ 15); slow braised brisket ($ 15 per half pound); Pomegranate Molasses – Glazed Fried Salmon Fillet ($ 9); Chicken with Rosemary Matzo Filling ($ 24); Potato balls, desserts & more. Order link is here. The Skirball Cultural Center is located at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles.
SOL MEXICAN CUISINE: Toast Easter with Baja-inspired weekend brunch, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., whether at home or for limited meals on site. Brunch Highlights: Crab & Shrimp Benedicto (USD 20); Chorizo & Potato Scramble ($ 14); Souffle Carlotta ($ 14); and SOL’s Bloody Mary ($ 11) with homemade Bloody Mary made from Tito’s vodka. Locations at Newport Beach, 251 Pacific Coast Hwy. And in Playa Vista at 12775 Millennium Drive.
SOLITA TACOS & DAISIES: Make it a carefree Easter weekend with brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to take away or for delivery. On the menu: Brunch Potato Nachos ($ 12.50) with a platter of fried breakfast potatoes, onions, ranchera salsa, melted cheese, and more; Huevos Rancheros ($ 12.75) with corn tortillas, chilled beans, fried or scrambled eggs & more; Berry Cinnamon Bread Pudding ($ 9); and rainbow mimosa ($ 5.50). Locations: 7631 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach and 24201 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Website here.
TERRANEA RESORT: Rancho Palos Verdes Resort offers Easter and Passover options. Choose from: Easter and vegetarian dishes to take away: asparagus and parmesan soup; Pea and carrot salad; Maple ham or roasted leg of lamb; roasted beet; Mashed potatoes; hot rolls; Ricotta citrus tart; Artichoke and olive cake. And for Passover: herb matzo ball soup; Brisket; Pages; Desserts & more. Closing date for orders on the go: Thursday, April 1st, 12 noon. for collection from April 3rd to 4th. Follow this link for details. And don’t miss it Easter Sweets To-Go from Terranea Bake Shop with Chocolate bunny; Chocolate covered strawberry cheesecake; white chocolate raspberry lime mascarpone tart; Blueberry lemon scones; and lemon-glazed Bundt cake & more. Online orders must be placed 72 hours in advance at this link. Easter restaurants on site too: details here.