Celebrate Easter in Syracuse, NY with brunch or dinner! With so many great restaurants in Onondaga County, there's no need to plan and prep this year's Easter meal (or clean up after!). We've curated a list of local spots open for dine-in or offering take-out packages for the holiday. Check out these egg-ceptional dining options.


The Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Join the Rosamond Gifford Zoo for a few fun Easter events this year, including the first taking place a week before the holiday on March 24 from 10am - 3:30pm with the Animal Egg-Stravaganza. Visitors can watch the animals as they enjoy their very own eggs and egg-shaped enrichment items throughout the day (schedule available here). Then join the zoo for Easter Brunch Sunday, March 31 with varying times from 9am through 2:30pm — enjoy a festive meal with an opportunity to meet & take a picture with the Easter Bunny (zoo admission included with ticket price!). 

The Mansion on James

Experience an elaborate Easter Brunch in a historical setting at the George & Rebecca Barnes mansion on James Street (built in 1853). Adults can dine for $50, children 4 - 9 $18.95, children 3 & under are free. Seatings at 11am & 1pm. View the menu & make reservations here or call 315.422.2445.

Dave & Buster's @ Destiny USA

Hop on in for breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 24 at 9 am & enjoy a celebration package that's fun for the whole fam! A Bunny Ticket includes the all-American breakfast bar, juice, coffee, $15 Power Card & pictures with the Easter Bunny; the Chick Ticket includes the all-American breakfast bar, juice, coffee & pictures with the Easter Bunny. Purchase your tickets here.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Pre-order your BBQ faves straight from the pit and schedule a pick-up time with the catering team. Packages are served hot, however, can be picked up cold upon request.

Eleven Waters at Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Join Eleven Waters for a delectable brunch starting at 10am. This buffet-style brunch will feature all of your favorites — traditional breakfast items, a carving station, amazing array of baked goods & desserts, and more for $45 per person. Reservations can be made here & include free valet parking.

Bunny Brunch at the new Fireside by the River

Celebrate Easter a little early with Fireside by the River's (formerly Fireside Inn) Bunny Brunch Saturday, March 23 from 9 - 11am. Serving an array of your favorite breakfast options and featuring an egg hunt, crafts, face painting & a visit from the Easter Bunny, tickets are required at $24 per person with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Baldwinsville Rotary Backpack Program and In My Father's Kitchen!

Heritage Hill

This year the beloved brewhouse in Pompey is featuring an all-day Easter buffet from 10am - 4:30pm, featuring pineapple glazed baked ham, roast top round beef, casserole, Geddes Bakery hot cross buns, mac & cheese, eggs & sausage & much more! View their full menu here; reservations can be made online. 

Phoebe’s Restaurant

Enjoy a special a la carte brunch & lunch menu for their Easter celebration from 11:30am - 3pm. Reservations can be made by calling 315.475.5154.

Drumlins Easter Brunch Buffet

Head to Drumlins Country Club for an impressive Easter Brunch Buffet with seatings from 10am - 2:30pm. Brunch includes carving stations, classic breakfast foods, bakery items, sides, salads, sweets and so much more! To reserve, book via Resy or call 315.446.8511.

SALT Restaurant & Bar

Offering an Easter Sunday brunch extravaganza from 10am - 4pm, including a custom omelet station, ham, breakfast faves, fresh pastries & more. (BONUS: children can enjoy for a discounted price and children 3 & under are free!). Call 315.701.4312 to reserve your family's spot.

School & Vine Restaurant

Open from 2pm - 6pm on Easter Sunday with a special menu TBA.

Strada Mia

From 11am - 3pm, choose from brunch buffet options including tenderloin, ham, pork loin, antipasto & lots more. (BONUS: children can enjoy for a discounted price and children 5 & under are free!). Call 315.883.5995 to reserve.

Tassone’s Wine Garden

Make your reservation today and enjoy selecting from their specialty menu from 12 - 6pm. Call 315.635.5133 to save your spots.

The Brewster Inn

The Inn is offering both a dine-in all-you-can-eat brunch buffet in their restaurant or take-out options to enjoy in the comfort of your own home (pre-orders required, available for pick-up 9am- 11am). Reservations are required for dine-in, with seatings every 15 minutes from 10am - 4pm. View both menus here.

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Taphouse

Reserve your seat for an Easter brunch to remember on Sunday, March 31 at 11am. Reservations can be made on Resy; view their full brunch menu here.


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