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Easter Sunday is March 31, 2024, and there are plenty of great restaurants around the Tampa Bay area offering Easter brunch and dinner. Whether you want to dine in or take-out, several options will keep you away from the kitchen so that you can relax and enjoy your day. We’ve created our list of places for Easter dinner to include options for couples as well as local spots that are great for families.

If you’re looking for family-friendly Easter events and egg hunts before you eat, check out Tampa Bay Parenting’s list of the best Easter events in Tampa Bay. 

We do advise that you make your reservations ASAP since spots can fill up quickly. If you’re planning on ordering takeout, make sure you note the ordering and pickup deadlines. We’ll keep adding to the list as more places pop up, so keep checking back often!

Easter Dinner in Tampa Bay

Easter Dinner Cruise on Yacht Starship in Tampa & Clearwater

Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 10:30 am-8 pm
603 Channelside Dr., Tampa
25 Causeway Blvd. Slip #55, Clearwater

The Easter Bunny is ready to welcome you and the family aboard the Yacht Starship for a family-friendly dining cruise! In addition to your meal and live entertainment, the Easter Bunny will be hopping around to take photos with everyone. There are brunch and dinner cruise options at the Tampa and Clearwater locations.

Prices start at $69.95 plus taxes and fees for adult cruises and $49.95 plus taxes and fees for kids.
Dinner cruises include a complimentary house bar.

Craft Tampa

Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31
603 Channelside Drive, Tampa

Enjoy Easter brunch or dinner as you sail through downtown Tampa on a river cruise. Brunch sailings are at 11:30 am and 3:15 pm ($89.95-$99.95 per person) on Sunday.

The dinner sailing will be offered on Saturday only at 7 pm ($129.95-$139.95 per person).

Timpano Hyde Park Italian-Inspired Easter Dinner

Friday March 28 – Sunday, March 31
1610 W Swann Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Nestled in the heart of historic Hyde Park, Timpano is celebrating Easter with delicious specials, available for dinner on Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30, and all day on Sunday, March 31. Savor delicious eats like Lobster Arancini, served with warm spinach salad and a luxurious béchamel sauce ($22), and Pistachio-Crusted Lamb Chops, served with polenta, pine nuts, spring onions, and a mint gremolata ($58).

For dessert, delight in a decadent Coconut Bread Pudding, served with coconut white chocolate sauce ($12). These specials are available in addition to Timpano Hyde Park’s signature a la carte menus, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Easter weekend.

waiting area inside Timpano Hyde Park decorated with citrus colors and spring time slowers Tampa Bay
Timpano Hyde Park Dinner Tampa Bay

Easter Dinner at TradeWinds Island Grand Resort

Sunday, March 31, 2024, from 5 pm-10 pm
5500 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach

Tradewinds will be serving up a plated Easter dinner from 5 pm-10 pm and at RumFish Grill and from 5:30 pm-10 pm at the Palm Court Italian Grill. Reservations are suggested. Call 727-363-2290 to reserve your spot. 

Columbia Restaurant

Sunday, March 31 from 11 am-9 pm
Ybor: 2117 E. 7th Ave., Tampa 
Clearwater: 1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater

On Sunday, March 31, Columbia is serving up special Easter fare. Enjoy Roast Leg of Lamb “Adela” or Baked Ham. Each meal includes sides and a cup of soup or Cesar Salad and hot Cuban bread. They’ll also have their signature flan and white sangria. Prices vary.


Sunday, March 31 from 11 am-10 pm
1810 N. Highland Ave., Tampa

Head to Ulele along the Riverwalk for a special Easter menu. Start off with an appetizer of mahi and scallop crudo and choose from either fire-grilled lamb chops or filet mignon and Florida lobster. For dessert, indulge in their fresh Florida blueberry cobbler. Prices vary. 

Casa Santo Stefano

Sunday, March 31, 11 am-10 pm 
1607 N 22nd St, Tampa

One of the most special holidays of the year deserves a celebration in historic Ybor City. The Easter dinner specials at Casa Santo Stefano include the beloved “Braciole” and more. After enjoying your meal, remember to check out Santo’s Drinkeria, the rooftop bar with a beautiful view over historic Ybor City.

Casa Santo Stefano Easter Dinner Tampa Bay Collage
Casa Santo Stefano Easter Dinner

For your reservation, call 813-248-1925 (tel:8132481925), or go online to CasaSantoStefano.com

Beachwood Seafood Kitchen & Bar

Sunday, March 31, open for brunch and dinner
4022 Tampa Road Suite #1, Oldsmar 

Enjoy brunch and Easter dinner at Beachwood Seafood Kitchen and Bar. Perhaps the best part of this celebration will be the specialty cocktails such as Bunny Berry Fizz, Sunny Spring Seltzer, The Irishman, and the Chocolate Malt Martini. Cheers!

Reservations 813-537-8080 or online.

Sunny Spring Seltzer Easter Dinner Cocktail garnished with flowers
Sunny Spring Seltzer Cocktail – from Facebook

Harpoon Harry’s Crab House Easter Dinner

Sunday, March 31, 11am – 9pm
225 S. Franklin St, Tampa

What could be more Tampa than Easter Dinner at a crab house? Harpoon Harry’s Crab House is serving their full dinner menu throughout the holiday, in addition to these select specials from the chef:

  • Ahi Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce $13.50
  • Crab Stuffed Flounder with roasted red potatoes, asparagus and crab cream sauce $32
  • Cedar Plank Herb Butter Salmon with rice pilaf and asparagus $31
  • House-made Carrot Cake with whipped cream frosting topped with candied walnuts $10
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Outdoor Dining Harpoon Harry’s Tampa Bay – @harpoonharrystampa

Now accepting reservations. Book online at harpoonharrystampa.com or call us at 813.321.4040.

Bon Appetit Easter Brunch and Dinner Buffet

Sunday, March 31 from 11 am-6 pm
148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin

Go fancy with your Easter meal this year at Bon Appetit in Dunedin. Enjoy a welcome glass of champagne before indulging in an Easter buffet with dishes like watermelon salad, cured meats, ahi tuna, roast lamb and Easter ham. The buffet includes dessert and gourmet coffee and aromatic tea station.

Adults are $99 and kids under 10 are $19. If you prefer a different dining experience, they also have a four-course menu served from 11 am-9 pm for $99 per person.

There will be a special Easter kids menu for children ages 10 and under. Make your reservation here.

Rise Kitchen and Deli

Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 12 pm-8 pm
5223 Orient Road, Tampa

Located at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, Rise is offering an Easter special consisting of an orange pomegranate salad, cold water Canadian lobster and triple chocolate mousse martini. 

The Rez Grill

Sunday, March 31 at 5 pm
5223 Orient Road, Tampa

Also at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, The Rez Grill will be offering their regular menu with a special Easter meal. They’ll be serving up Pistachio Crusted Lamb Chops with seasonal mushroom, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, and demi glaze for $65 per person. 

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Sunday, March 31 from 11 am-8:30 pm
1700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa 131 2nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg

Ruth’s Chris is open for lunch and dinner on Easter Sunday. Choose from specialty items like veal osso bucco ravioli, steak house salad, petite filet and shrimp, garlic crusted sea bass, cremini mushrooms, and creme brulee. Their full dinner meu will also be available.

Make your reservations here.

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Easter Dinner at The Rusty Pelican in Tampa

Sunday, March 31 from 5 pm-9 pm
2425 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa

For waterfront views, head to the Rusty Pelican for a four-course Easter brunch in Tampa Bay from 10am-4pm. They are also offering Easter dinner from 5 pm-9 pm. Easter brunch is $86 for adults and $35 for kids. Bottomless mimosas are $30.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Sunday, March 31 from 11 am-9:30 pm
203 Westshore Plaza, Tampa

Maggiano’s will have a selection of items for parties of four or more to create a custom three-course dining experience on Easter Sunday. Reservations are highly suggested.

Looking to eat a little earlier? Here are a few great options for brunch below, and you can hop over to our full list of Easter brunch in Tampa Bay.

For even more Easter events, check out Things to Do For Easter in Tampa This Year.