EASTER EATS: Lots of options for holiday dining

The table is set at 700 Cooking School at the Mansion on Forsyth Park.

Easter Sunday, April. 17, is just around the corner. It’s a time for colored eggs, festive hunts, chocolate bunny-filled baskets and delectable meals. If you’re in the area or plan to be, you may be wondering if there are any Easter specials going on at local restaurants. 

Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place. There are quite a few special dining events being offered in the Hostess City this Easter. So don your Easter Sunday best, and prepare to dine at any one of these themed affairs. 


Plant Riverside District

Easter Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Plant Riverside District will host a decadent brunch in their elegant Salzburg ballroom. The expansive menu includes an omelet bar, charcuterie selections, hand-carved herb-crusted prime rib, and local favorites like shrimp and grits, eggs benedict, and bread pudding french toast, among others. There will also be a tantalizing assortment of sweet baked goods from the pastry team. The Easter Bunny will be onsite for photos as well. The cost is $79 for adults and $35 for children ages 3-12. Reservations are required, so visit opentable.com to secure your spot and visit plantriversidedistrict.com for more information. 


Rhett

Local eatery Rhett is offering a special brunch on Easter Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be offering their full a la carte brunch menu including a few holiday specials like their toothsome smoked salmon benedict and a hearty crispy chicken sandwich. Visit diningwithrhett.com for reservation information.


The Pirates’ House

Easter Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Pirates’ House will host a grand easter buffet. The menu includes several delicious entrees like chipotle brown sugar-crusted prime rib, spiral sliced ham with a sliced peach relish and low country shrimp and grits among others. There will be a number of fresh seafood dishes like lemon and lavender poached salmon, oyster caprese, and a lemon and dill shrimp salad. For dessert, you can look forward to homestyle banana pudding cups, mini carrot cupcakes, peach cobbler and more. The buffet is just $46.95 for adults and $17.95 for kids. Call (912) 233-5757 to make your reservation. 


Rocks on the River

Located in the Bohemian Hotel, Rocks on the River is hosting a special Easter brunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include a fried oyster deviled egg, a cinnamon babka bun, spicy pulled pork hash, and Easter ham. For dessert, enjoy mom’s carrot cake, served with cream cheese icing and candied walnuts. Reservations are recommended and can be made on Open Table.com


Savannah Riverboat Cruises

If you want to add a little flair to your Easter celebration, do something out of the norm and set sail aboard an Easter brunch or dinner cruise with Savannah Riverboat Cruises. The brunch cruise boards at 12 and includes all your brunch faves. The Easter Bunny will be available for fun family photos. And once you’re done eating, head to the top deck for a live narration from the Captain as you view historic downtown Savannah. The brunch cruise is $79.95 for adults and $49.95 for children. The dinner cruise boards at 6 p.m., featuring an appetizing dinner buffet. The cost is $99.95 per adult and $52.95 per child. Visit savannahriverboat.com to make your reservation. 


Applebee’s

On Easter Sunday, Applebee’s locations owned by Flynn Restaurant Group in Savannah and Pooler will offer a Kids Eat Free special. To take advantage of this offer, the free kids meal must be accompanied by an adult entree purchase, and you must mention the deal. The limit is two children, 12 years and under, per adult, and they must order from the kids meal. No reservations necessary. 


Club Stewart

For military personnel and families stationed at Hunter Army Airfield or Fort Stewart, Club Stewart is hosting a festive Easter Brunch. The menu includes a Chaffle Smash Burger, featuring a keto-friendly waffle and a succulent ribeye burger; loaded double stacked pancakes; a smoked salmon toasted bagel; and a chicken-fried steak plate, featuring scrambled eggs and sausage gravy. The Easter Bunny will be present for photos as well. 


700 Cooking School at the Mansion on Forsyth Park

If you want a more hands-on dining experience for Easter this year, consider attending a special Easter-themed cooking class with The Mansion on Forsyth Park’s 700 Kitchen Cooking School. Taking place Easter Sunday, there are two classes being offered: one from 9 a.m. to noon and another at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Led by renowned chef Jason Winn, the class will feature classic Easter dishes as well as new favorites like eggs benedict with country ham and collard greens, she crab soup, raspberry cream cheese-filled french toast and more. Mimosas, coffee and fresh fruit juices will be served at the beginning of each class. It’s sure to be a good time that will make this Easter one to remember. The class is $99 per person. Visit mansion.classesbykessler.com or call (912) 721-5006 to make your reservation.  


Moss + Oak Eatery

Celebrate Easter with Moss + Oak Savannah Eatery Sun., April 17, 12-6 p.m. Executive Chef Hector Pabon has created a menu of delicious Easter table favorites that everyone in the family is sure to love. Reservations are recommended. For parties of 6 or more contact the restaurant directly at 912.721.4510. $56 per adult and $19 per child under 12


Did we leave out your favorite spot? Did we miss your restaurant’s special Easter menu? Email us at happenings@connectsavannah.com and visit us on the web for a live-updated list of Easter eats.


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Chantel Britton

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