Inland Empire Easter Dining Guide 2022: Restaurant & Takeaway Deals
INLAND EMPIRE, CA — Happy Easter! Happy Easter! Happy Spring!
With the holidays approaching, it’s time to lock in your meal plans – whether it’s for easy at-home celebrations with take-out feasts or on-site dining in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
This year, Easter falls on Sunday, April 17, while Passover runs from April 15-22.
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BLACK ANGUS STEAKHOUSE: Easter takeaways include lamb chops and prime rib family meals. Lamb dinner (for four – $33.99 or for three $28.99) includes marinated Aussie lamb, herb chimichurri, two sidekicks and molasses bread. Easter Prime Rib Family Meal ($99, serves four) includes prime rib, mashed potatoes or rice pilaf, broccoli, cookies and molasses bread. Go here to place commands or here to book table. Pitches in Montclair, Ontario, San Bernardino and Temecula.
BOSTON MARKET: Reheat and serve Easter meals can be ordered online for pick-up April 13-17. Appetizer options include spiral sliced whole ham, boneless whole ham, and boneless half ham. Meal packages serve 6 or 12 people and include sides such as mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, mac and cheese, and apple pie. Pricing ranges from $94.99 to $139.99, depending on selection and location. Details here. Pitches in the whole state.
BRISTOL FARMS: Orders are in progress for Passover and Easter. Passover entrees and sides include beef brisket, chicken, salmon, ground chicken liver, matzo ball soup, and carrot kugel. Easter menu: ham, roast beef rib, turkey, quiches, as well as risotto with spring peas, asparagus and maple-glazed carrots. To order for Passover, call the catering team at 888-726-7271. For Easter orders, go here or call 888-726-7271. Orders due 4 p.m. on April 14. Location in Palm Desert.
BARREL OF CRACKER: Easter Heat n’ Serve meals are back, with dinner options of prime rib (for four to six, from $124.99) or spiralized cured ham (for four to six from from $99.99 or for eight to 10 from $149.99). Meals include sides like three-cheese squash casserole, carrots, hash browns, mashed potatoes and more, including rolls and peach cobbler. Order here to be collected from April 14 to 17. Pitches in Rialto & Victorville.
DENNY: Stretch a dollar this Easter and enjoy the new “Endless Breakfast” special, offering “endless buttermilk pancakes”, cheesy scrambled eggs and hash browns from $6.99 to $8.99. (Prices vary by location.) Bacon or sausage can be added for an additional $0.99. Offer available until June 21 for meals on site only. Details here. To find locations here.
EDDIE V: Fixed price, three-course Easter brunch scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ($55 per adult/$16 child). Details. Specialties Choice of lobster bisque, salmon, salad, steak & eggs, Lorraine quiche, avocado & crab chunks, plus Foster bananas. Children’s brunch menu also available. A la carte dining options available throughout the day. Location in Palm Desert. Reservations here.
EUROPA-VILLAGE: On Easter Sunday at the Bolero Restaurante, brunch will be served at 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., with traditional holiday cuisine and Spanish dishes. Sunday April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Price: $79 adult; $39 child. For reservations, call 951-414-3802. Guests required to provide a credit card for reservations. Located at 41150 Via Europa, Temecula. Info & menu link.
FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO: Lots of choices here for Easter Sunday. At the Gourmet Bistro, a Special of $68 per person will include a 14-ounce New York steak, lobster macaroni and cheese, asparagus, cognac and peppercorn demi-glace, and roasted tomato bearnaise. Online reservations or at (760) 342-5000. The more casual POM has a $36 Easter special from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. with braised boneless prime rib, potatoes, broccolini, and red currant port demi-glace. Book here. And the Fresh Grill Buffet serves Easter brunch and dinner, including a chocolate fountain. Map here. $39.99 adults; $29.99 children; children under 3 are free. Book here. At 84-245 Indio Springs Pkwy., Indio.
FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE: A special “3-Service Easter Weekend” scheduled for April 16 and 17. Appetizer selections include Scampi with Tenderloin and Crab Stuffed Shrimp or Scampi with Tenderloin and Lobster Tail, plus a salad and dessert, starting at $85. Children’s menu also offered. Booking details here. Location in Rancho Cucamonga.
GASPAR’S RESTAURANT AT THE ALTISIMA CELLAR: A special fixed-price menu planned for the Easter weekend at the new cellar, each dish being accompanied by an Altisima wine. $85 per person; $75 for wine club members. Located at 37440 De Portola Road, Temecula. Info & reservations here. .
GELSON MARKETS: Place your orders soon for Passover and Easter dinners. Passover meals for four include beef brisket, chicken, and matzo balls with chicken broth, tzimmes, charosets, potato kugel, ground beef liver, and gefilte fish . Easter dinner options are ham, turkey, prime rib, or brisket, with mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and rolls. Passover ordering information hereand Easter details here. Store at Rancho Mirage listed here.
KRISPY KREME: This year’s spring lineup includes all-new Filled Minis – hand-decorated egg-shaped donuts filled with seashells in a 16-count box. Selections include: mini chocolate egg donut; Mini egg donut with cake batter; Mini Strawberries & Kreme™ Egg Fritter; & Fan-favorite Mini Chick Donut, with white Kreme, yellow frosting, white sugar and decorated like a chick. Available until April 17. Info here.
CHAI LORIMAR: An Easter Sunday brunch buffet scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 17, with Easter egg hunt, live music and unlimited mimosas for adults. The menu includes eggs Benedict, ham, build-your-own omelettes, ceviche, salads, rib eye, mahi-mahi, beef tenderloin, desserts and more. $100 per adult / $90 per adult Wine Club and $20 per child / $18 child Wine Club (4 to 12 years old). Details & booking here. At 39990 Anza Road, Temecula.
HOSTEL MISSION: Treat the family to an award-winning Easter brunch with a range of culinary offerings, unique food stations and a special Easter Bunny appearance. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Info & reservations here. At 3649 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside.
OAK MOUNTAIN VINEYARD: Easter Sunday brunch is scheduled for April 17, featuring eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, mini quiche, French toast, turkey, shrimp, pasta, macaroni cheese, desserts and more. Price: Wine Club Members $59; Guests $69; Children 10 and under $17. Prior reservations required. Call (951) 699-9102 for tickets. Details. At 36522 Via Verde, Temecula.
PANDA-EXPRESS: Celebrate Easter with a free offer. Order a Wok Fired Shrimp starter (bowl, plate, larger plate, cub meal or family meal) and get a free small à la carte starter of your choice with code WOKFIRED at checkout. The offer is valid until April 17 at participating establishments. Promotion details here. Locator here.
PECHANGA RESORT CASINO: Lots of Easter options here. Great Oak Steakhouse is planning a special price of $72 with a choice of entrees of lamb chops, filet mignon or salmon. Map here. 1882 Cantina to serve a menu consisting of pork chops with chili verde. by Paisano Fixed price Easter menu ($55) includes main course selections of linguine puttanesca and scallops or pasta cavatelli with duck confit ragout. And Kelsey’s Easter Offerings includes a spring pea and ham appetizer and braised lamb shanks. At 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula.
RED LOBSTER: The seafood chain has extended its $19.99 “Ultimate Endless Shrimp” special through Easter weekend. Diners can mix and match the shrimp choices endlessly, including Parrot Isle Coconut Jumbo Shrimp, Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, Scampi with Garlic Shrimp, and Grilled Shrimp Skewer. Meals include all-you-can-eat Cheddar Bay biscuits on the side. Be sure to ask your server for details, as they may not be included on the menu. The offer applies only on weekends: April 8-10 and 15-17. Website here. Find Locations in California here.
THE SUMMIT RESTAURANT OF THE FALKNER WINERY: The Easter Champagne Brunch, with live entertainment, will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 17, with omelet and egg stations, a carving station, desserts, kid’s offerings, plus shrimp, crab, pork belly tacos, seafood paella and more. $69.95/person (WineClub $59.95/person). Children (3-10) $26/(WineClub $21.00/child plus tax). Children under 3 free. Call to reserve at 951-676-8231, Ext. 4 or book online here. At 40620 Calle Contento, Temecula.
PALM SPRINGS TRIO: Enjoy the Easter Sunday brunch, April 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with meals indoors or on a steamy terrace. Website & menu. Among the specialties of the menu: toast with avocado; cinnamon French toast; Pastrami Benny; breakfast burritos; smoked salmon toast; grilled chicken panini; and chorizo chilaquiles. Location: 707 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Reservations here.
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