Houston Restaurants Offering Easter Dishes for Takeout & Delivery
This article is made possible by Rainbow Lodge at 2011 Ella, a Houston favorite for over 40 years with a big menu of a la carte dishes and meats to take home. The selections include two-ounce crab cakes with Creole mustard butter sauce for $4 each, signature smoked duck gumbo for $16 a quart, a 30-ounce garlic and rosemary roasted Frenched rack of domestic lamb with minted lamb jus for $120 (serves “at least” two), Lobster and English Pea Risotto for $50 and a whole roasted beef tenderloin for $175. Hurry — orders must be placed by Thursday, April 9 at 3 p.m. To order, call (713) 861-8666. Pickup is available on Sunday April 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cocktail lovers: be sure and ask about the new at-home kits that serve from four to six drinks.
The current dining room shutdown due to the COVID-19 issue still can’t stop Easter. Many restaurants are stepping up for the holiday and offering dishes as well as full-fledged menus for to-go and delivery. Make like a bunny and hop on a call to these Bayou City restaurants quickly, as many order deadlines are as early as Thursday, April 9.
The Backyard Grill, 9453 Jones: This restaurant’s Easter dinner is perfect for a family of four or six. Get two pounds of sliced turkey or ham, potatoes au gratin, green beans almondine, garden salad and fresh kolache rolls for $45. The optional add-ons include pecan-smoked carving breast, Grill Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Texas cornbread dressing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and more. Pickup is available between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday. Sister establishment Creekwood Grill at 14710 Telge is offering the same deal. Call (281) 897-9200 to order from Backyard Grill and (281) 746-6352 to order from Creekwood.
Saint Arnold Brewing Company, 2000 Lyons: Houston’s iconic brewery offers two food options for Easter. The Cook at Home Pack includes a choice of four raw proteins, two sides, one pan of Pretzel Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding and a choice of two six-packs of beer, cider or root beer. Alternately, opt for the Ready to Eat Pack that includes al pastor pork with tortillas, guacamole, pineapple pico, black beans, housemade chips, queso, a pan of Pretzel Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding and a choice of two six-packs of beer, cider or root beer. Each pack is $75. See all the options online. Cook at Home Packs can be picked up on April 11 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Ready to Eat Packs can be collected on Easter Sunday from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.
Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park: The elegant French restaurant has a Easter To-Go menu that feeds six. It includes deviled eggs with fresh herbs, roasted leg of lamb with rosemary au jus, Yukon gold potato gratin and a vanilla cheesecake with fresh strawberries. The cost is $255. (Those who need to serve just a few people can get the meals for $34 each.) Guests can also opt for a paired wine at an additional cost. Select the Plantey Pauillac from Bordeaux for $45 or the Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne for $45. To order, call (832) 668-5808.
Harold’s, 350 West 19th: Three different Easter meals are available from this popular Heights spot. All of them feed between four and six people. The Southern Family Meal is $125 and includes selections such as Harold’s Farmer Salad, buttermilk fried chicken and Macaroni-N-Texas White Cheese. Guest who select the All Day Classic Brunch Family Meal for $130 get a bottle of Prosecco, a dozen deviled eggs with Gulf shrimp, hickory smoked bacon, Big Nasty Biscuits with gravy on the side and a host of other goodies. The Prime Family Meal is $140 and includes items such as prime rib with au jus, mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts from Atkinson Farm. All come with a choice of dessert. Orders must be placed by Thursday, April 9. See the full menus online.
Postino Wine Bar, 642 Yale: Go for a kicked-up Easter brunch with the Back Patio Pack, featuring spinach and artichoke quiche, panzanella Caprese salad and six giant cinnamon rolls. The feast will serve between four and six, and costs $50. Want to kick it up a notch? Order the D.I.Y Grapefruit-Cardamom Mimosa Kit for $25, with all you need to make four mimosas. Order online or call (346 )223-1111. Pickup is April 11 and Easter morning.
Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway, Katy: Give Easter dining a Malaysian twist with this special, running Friday, April 10 through Easter Sunday, April 12. Get three 24-hour braised curry rendang beef short ribs, belacan sambal-stir fried green beans, potatoes, steamed jasmine rice and a bottle of wine (choose from Prosecco, Cabernet or Chardonnay) for $75. Diners can order the dishes cold to heat up or hot and ready to go. Pre-ordering is highly recommended. Call (832) 913.6382 to place one. Phat Eatery is a loyal Houston Food Finder sponsor that makes articles like these possible.
Federal Grill, 8731 Katy Fwy: Easter dinner for four is available with meals that include a mixed green salad; a choice of honey-baked ham dinner, short ribs, salmon, Janice’s Meatloaf or Truffle Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken; and four baked chocolate chip cookies. All entrées include mashed potatoes and mixed veggies with crispy Brussels sprouts. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance by calling (832) 910-7777.
Goode Co. Barbeque., 8911 Katy Freeway: The beloved local favorite has an Easter dinner that includes an orange and Texas honey-glazed pit-smoked ham, twice-baked potato casserole, roasted Brussels sprouts, freshly baked dinner rolls and more. It serves up to six people and the cost is $135. If that’s not enough, add the signature Brazos Bottom pecan pie for $22, mini crawfish cakes for $25 or an Easter deviled egg kit for $12. Orders must be placed by April 9 at 5 p.m. Order online and select a time slot for pick up on April 11 or 12.
Hungry’s Cafe, 14714 Memorial: Get Mimosa kits to go alongside your Easter brunch. Three options are available, with a choice of fresh-squeezed raspberry, strawberry, or orange juices. A carafe for two is $15. A carafe for four is $45. The deal is available Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To purchase, call (281) 493-1520. Guests picking up curbside are asked to please open their trunks so restaurant staff can safely deposit the kits.
Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith: While the much-loved Sunday brunch at Brennan’s is on hiatus, the iconic restaurant offers an Easter Package for Two, including a choice of two starters and two entrées, three sides (bacon Brussels sprouts, goat cheese grits and toasted “jazzmen” rice), bread and butter, Bananas Foster bread pudding and a special Easter lagniappe! The cost is $100; no substitutions and or special requests, please. Orders must be placed by Friday, April 10, at 5 p.m. Pickup is available Sunday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See the full menu and order online.
Hungry’s Cafe, 2356 Rice: The Rice Village favorite has Mimosa kits to go for Easter brunches, with choices of fresh-squeezed raspberry, strawberry, or orange juices. A carafe for two is $15; one for four is $45. The deal is available Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To purchase, call (713) 523-8652. Guests picking up curbside are asked to open their trunks so restaurant staff can safely deposit the kits.
a’bouzy, 2300 Westheimer: Who says Easter baskets are just for kids? This Champagne-centric wine bar has one for adults that includes charcuterie, crackers, truffle-egg salad, croissants, candies and colored Easter eggs, along with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, all for $89. Call (713) 722-6899 to place your order. Free delivery is available within a five-mile radius.
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille — River Oaks, 1997 West Gray: The popular steakhouse has a great three-course dinner for $39 per person available. Choose from a wedge, Caesar or kale salad, Perry’s signature pork chop, 16-ounce prime rib or eight-ounce bacon-wrapped filet, and orange-vanilla cream cheesecake, chocolate crunch or butterscotch budino for dessert. Add on sides such as asparagus, creamed spinach or macaroni and cheese for $5 each. Guests can also get 50% off wines and “mixology to go“. For curbside pickup orders, call (346) 293-8400. For delivery via Grubhub, order online. The Easter dinner is available Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Note that the special is also available at all area Perry’s locations.)
Doris Metropolitan, 2815 S Shepherd: With the restaurant’s Steaks and Cakes promotion, guests can get prime rib roast for $35 a pound and 20% off all specialty cakes. Cheesecake, vanilla mousse and chocolate mousse are all available in six-inch ($65), seven-inch ($85), eight-inch ($100) and 10-inch ($115) versions. Call (713) 485-0466 for curbside pick-up or delivery.
Goode Co Barbeque., 5109 Kirby: Easter dinner includes an orange and Texas honey-glazed pit-smoked ham, twice-baked potato casserole, roasted Brussels sprouts, fresh baked dinner rolls, and more. The cost is $135 and the meal serves between four and six people. Add on the restaurant’s signature Brazos Bottom pecan pie for $22, mini crawfish cakes for $25 or an Easter deviled egg kit for $12. Orders must be placed by April 9 at 5 p.m. Guests can order online and select a time slot for pick up on April 11 or 12.
Verandah Progressive Indian Restaurant, 3300 Kirby: Chef Sunil Srivastava has crafted two different Easter dinners for two. The first features crispy cauliflower, Nargisi Kofta (lotus root dumpling in onion tomato sauce) with mint pulao and garlic naan, and a choice of desserts. The cost is $40, plus tax and gratuity. The second dinner option includes Masala Poached Eggs with tomato jam, Nargisi Kofta Curry (Indian-style scotch eggs in curry) with mint pulao and garlic and a choice of dessert. The cost is $50 plus tax and gratuity. To order call (281) 501-0258 or (832) 886-4291. All orders must be placed by Friday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
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B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington: The Washington Avenue steakhouse has teamed up with executive chef Robert Del Grande of The Annie Café & Bar to create ready-to-roast or pre-cooked entrees, sides and desserts. The full menu is available online. Call (862) 767-4828 or email the butcher shop to place an order. All orders require 24 hours’ notice, and orders are accepted through Saturday, April 11 at 4 p.m. Pickup is available from Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Federal Grill, 510 Shepherd: Get a Family Four Pack for $75. Easter dinner includes a mixed green salad; a choice of honey-baked ham dinner, short ribs, salmon, Janice’s Meatloaf or truffle cream cheese stuffed chicken; and four baked chocolate-chip cookies. All entrées include mashed potatoes and mixed veggies with crispy Brussels sprouts. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance by calling (713)-863-7777.
Broken Barrel, One Lakes Edge: Get an Easter dinner for four that includes Nutella-stuffed French toast, pulled pork hash, vegetable frittata and white cheddar mac and cheese with duck confit. The cost is $65. Add three carrot cake muffins or carrot cake scones for $12. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 11. Pickup is available on Sunday, April 12 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (281) 719-8542 to order.
CRU, 9595 Six Pines: Get a three-course brunch for $24 per person, with selections that include Caesar salad, avocado toast, smoked salmon board, steak and eggs, New York cheesecake and tiramisu. Check out the full menu, along with a la carte selections. Guests can also bring home $25 mimosa kits, which make enough for eight people. Note: those are expected to sell out, so order early. Call (281) 465-9463 to order and pick up on April 12 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.