Here are 13 restaurants offering Easter Sunday meals in Central Austin

Chinese restaurant Old Thousand will be offering Easter Sunday take-out specials on April 12. (Courtesy Old Thousand)
Chinese restaurant Old Thousand will be offering Easter Sunday take-out specials on April 12. (Courtesy Old Thousand)

Chinese restaurant Old Thousand will be offering Easter Sunday take-out specials on April 12. (Courtesy Old Thousand)

Easter Sunday will be different for families everywhere on April 12. Because of social distancing measures put in place by local governments to slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect the health of citizens, loved ones will not be able to congregate together the way they did in years past. However, some Central Austin restaurants are still offering special meals for loved ones to celebrate around the table.

Banger's Sausage House and Beer Garden

79 Rainey St., Austin


The Rainey Street spot will be offering an Easter brunch box with 10 sausage links and a spicy potato hash kit or a rack of lamb. Mimosa kits, wine and beer are also available.

Clark's Oyster Bar

1200 W. Sixth St., Austin


Orders are being taken until 5 p.m. on April 9 and can be picked up April 12 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The menu includes fried chicken with biscuits and honey butter, shrimp cocktail, roasted potatoes, desserts, champagne and wine. Orders can be made by emailing

Colleen's Kitchen

1911 Aldirch St., Ste. 100, Austin


The restaurant in the Mueller neighborhood is offering a heat-and-serve family brunch with a half ham, strata casserole, biscuits, haricots verts, mac and cheese, and pound cake with berries and cream. Add-ons are also available. Pre-orders must be made on the website for Saturday pickup from noon-9 p.m.

Easy Tiger

6406 N. I-35, Austin


Easter offerings include corn beef, scalloped potatoes, an asparagus and Gruyere cheese quiche, lemon tarts and dinner rolls. The menu is available 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on April 11 and 12.

Emmer and Rye

51 Rainey St., Austin


The Easter meal for four comes with lamb, chicken or mushroom along with deviled eggs, butter leaf salad, smoked carrots, fingerling potatoes and Tsoureki bread—a traditional Greek Easter sweetbread. Dessert is also included with a choice of carrot cake or cheesecake.

Halcyon Coffee Bar and Lounge

1905 Aldrich St., Ste. 110, Austin


Brunch and dinner orders are available until the end of the day April 9. Brunch comes with chicken and waffles, two slices of bacon and maple syrup and feeds two to three people. Dinner comes with turkey and gravy, mac and cheese, broccoli casserole, salad and cheddar cheese corn bread and can feed two to three or four to six.


1204 W. Lynn St., Austin


The longtime Austin fine dining institution will be offering a menu that includes caviar service, entrees such as leg of lamb and smoked salmon, dessert, cocktail kits and wine. Orders can be made by emailing by April 9 at 5 p.m. for pickup April 12 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.


401 W. Second St., Austin


The downtown barbecue spot will have a menu featuring prime rib, pork ribs, smoked salmon and poached aspargus with sides, desserts, cocktail kits, wine and beer available.

Micklethewait Craft Meats

1309 Rosewood Ave., Austin


The East Austin barbecue truck will be taking Easter orders until 4 p.m. on April 11. An order will feed five to six people and includes a whole, smoked boneless leg of lamb, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, pickles, onions and sauce. Orders can be made by emailing

Old Thousand

1000 E. 11th St., Austin


The Chinese restaurant's Easter brunch menu includes a basket of chicken and waffles, mimosas and dumplings. Choices for the dumplings are Cubano, chili wontons or Lo Bak Go—or turnip cake. Orders can be made for pickup or delivery by calling the restaurant at 737-222-6637.

The Peached Tortilla

5520 Burnet Road, Ste. 100


Easter meals feeding four to five people come with a choice of entrees and sides and can be picked up from 5-9 p.m. on April 11 after pre-orders are made online. Entree options include miso honey chicken, five-spice Napa salmon and roasted cauliflower steaks. Sides include frittatas, bacon with honey and sweet potato hash. Orders come with seasonal fruit and a pastry assortment. Bagels and biscuits can be added on.

Stiles Switch

6610 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin


Easter meals can be ordered to feed two, four to six, or eight to 10 people. The menu includes smoked ham and turkey, a choice of sides including mashed potatoes, potato salad, corn casserole and more, and a choice of desserts including banana pudding, chocolate pecan pie or peanut butter pie. All the meals include bread, pickles, onions and sauce.

Swedish Hill

1120 W. Sixth St., Austin


The menu at the deli, cafe and bakery includes glazed ham, leg of lamb, and a cheese and charcuterie board. Sides such as scalloped potatoes and creamed spinach are also available along with rolls and hot cross buns, beer and wine. Orders can be made online by April 9 at 5 p.m. and picked up at the restaurant April 11 or 12 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at


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