A spread like this is a must for the Easter holiday. But you don't have to cook at home to get it. There are a lot of great places offering special menus for Easter in Las Vegas.

Easter is coming early this year. But before you drop everything to do some last-minute planning of that perfect holiday meal, how about doing your Easter in Las Vegas at one of our great restaurants? There are lot of local places to choose from, many of them offering special menus. After all, we barely just recovered from all the work we did for Christmas. Someone else cooking for Easter might not be a bad idea.

Easter In Las Vegas Comes With Lots Of Options

Much like Christmas, dishes eaten for the Easter holiday are pretty often the same from one family to the next. We’ve all just adopted the same tradition and added our own little touches. Ham, scalloped potatoes, green bean casserole, and lamb are all often among the traditional eats for the holiday.

But having traditional dishes doesn’t mean you have to keep the tradition of cooking them yourself. There are lots of places offering special menus for Easter in Las Vegas. And other restaurants are offering their usual menus, but in holiday package options that are great for large Easter gatherings.

We have a little bit of each on the list below. Any of these Las Vegas restaurants will leave you happy and your belly full this Easter.

Why Easter Sunday Always Falls On A Different Date

Easter Sunday is March 31, 2024. Which caught many of us by surprise this year because we are used to it coming in April. Last year it was on April 9th. The year before that it was April 17th. So why the heck is it coming so early in 2024?

While it’s not frequent for Easter to happen in March, it’s not that uncommon. The last time we had a March Easter was in 2017, according to earthsky.org. But we only have to wait three years for it to happen again. When Easter 2027 comes on March 28th.

There’s a reason the date changes every year. Easter Sunday is weird in that it’s not always on the same date or even the same week of the month. Thanksgiving is easy to remember because it’s always on the fourth Thursday in November. St. Patrick’s Day is always on March 17. Christmas is always on December 25.

So why does the date for Easter Sunday always change? We can’t even rely on Easter always being on the first Sunday in April or the last Sunday in March. The holiday just seems to follow no rules.

It actually does follow a rule. Just one that lends itself to Easter moving around a lot. According to almanac.com, Easter Sunday follows the lunar cycle of the Jewish calendar. Unlike holidays like Christmas, which follow a fixed solar calendar. And since the cycles of the moon are not fixed, neither is any holiday that follows it.

Related: 9 Great Easter Basket Stuffers That Aren’t Candy

Easter Sunday always falls on the Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon, according to almanac.com. The Paschal Full Moon is the full moon that happens on or around the spring or March equinox. The date of that full moon varies from year to year. And, therefore, so does Easter Sunday.

The Paschal Full Moon is sometimes also referred to the Full Pink Moon. If you haven’t seen one, it’s pretty cool.

Photo of a Paschal Full Moon in a pitch black night sky. It is a purplish pink hue. The Paschal Full Moon is the last full moon before Easter Sunday.

Full pink moon or Paschal full moon is the full moon that precedes Easter Sunday. It is called so because at that time the flower creeping phlox blooms. The wildflower is native to eastern North America.

This year, the first full moon of Spring will occur on Monday, March 25. That’s why we are observing Easter on the following Sunday, March 31. Check out this video explaining the Paschal full moon and how it dictates the date Easter falls on.

  • Where To Have Dinner On Easter In Las Vegas

    As said before, there are some special Easter menus on this list and some restaurants doing their regular menu items in a special Easter package. Whether you want to stay off-strip or go to Las Vegas Blvd, or even travel a bit outside of town, any of these options would be great for your Easter in Las Vegas this year.

  • La Neta Cocina y Lounge

    La Neta Cocina y Lounge is a great place to be this Easter, especially if you have little ones. They are offering a prix fixe menu for $35 per person. Including super fun dishes for the holiday. Like Baked Eggs Enchiladas, Carrot Cake Pancakes, and Apple Pecan French Toast. The menu will be available exclusively on March 31, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Bottomless Mimosas and Spritzes are also available for an additional $25 per person. And make sure to bring the kiddos from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the Easter egg hunt! Make reservations early by visiting lanetacocina.com.

    La Neta is located at 1770 Festival Plaza Drive, Suite 200 in Summerlin.

  • STRAT Las Vegas

    The STRAT Las Vegas has many restaurants that are celebrating the Easter holiday with special menus.

    The Top Of The World restaurant is offering a special holiday menu, available all Easter weekend. Featuring roasted beet salad ($24), braised lamb shank ($52), and a carrot cake-inspired dessert ($17). All priced ala carte.

    McCall’s Heartland Grill is also offering holiday dishes exclusively available Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30. Including cherry pecan wood-smoked prime rib, fresh herb-roasted red potatoes, au jus and creamy horseradish. Priced at $49. Their regular menu will also be available. You can see it here.

    If brunch is more your speed on Easter, PT’s Wings & Sports is the place to be. They’re doing the Easter Brunch Buffet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. exclusively on Sunday, March 31. Dishes will include fresh fruit, an omelets station, a carving station with roasted New York strip, honey cured ham and roasted turkey breast, and much more. Price is $38.99 for those 12 and older, and $19.99 for children between three and eleven years old. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys will also be available for an additional $14.99 per person.

    All restaurants will also have their regular menus available for the Easter weekend. More info is available at at www.TheSTRAT.com.

  • Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca

    Another great place for Easter for the adults and kids alike is Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca. They are inviting the Easter Bunny himself out to host their special Kids Easter Brunch! For just $19 per child, there will be a candy bar, Easter brunch food, and egg decorating. Join them Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Reservations are STRONGLY encouraged. You can make yours here.

    And then on Easter Sunday, March 31, you can return for an Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a special Easter dinner from 4 to 10 p.m.

    Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca is located inside Green Valley Ranch Casino in Henderson.

  • Pahrump Golden Casino Restaurants

    If you’d like to get away for Easter without having to travel too far, consider Pahrump. Three of their Golden Casino Group locations are doing special menus for Easter.

    The Golden Harvest Café (inside the Pahrump Nugget) and the Lakeside Café (at Lakeside Casino & RV Park) are both celebrating Easter with a special menu available exclusively on Sunday, March 31. Featuring a 16-ounce bone-in ham served with red skin potatoes, honey-glazed carrots and baked mac and cheese. The priced is $20 per person, which includes tax.

    The exterior facade of the Lakeside Casino Resort in Pahrump, Nevada. The casino sign is on a brown wooden shingle siding. The columns are made out of stacked beige rocks. The sky in the background is clear and blue.

    Exterior of the Lakeside Casino Resort in Pahrump, Nevada shows the casino name on brown wooden shingle siding.

    Stockman’s Steakhouse at Pahrump Nugget will also serve a special Easter meal from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 31. Featuring a braised lamb shank topped with a Milanese demi-glace sauce, served with mushroom risotto and baby glazed carrots. The price is $45 per person. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 775-751-6500.

    Exterior of the Pahrump Nugget Casino shows cream colored stucco surrounding the entrance door, and tan and beige bricks above with the casino's sign.

    Exterior of the Pahrump Nugget Casino shows cream colored stucco surrounding the entrance door, and tan and beige bricks above with the casino’s sign.

    The Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino is located at 681 Hwy. 160. Open on Easter Sunday from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. The Lakeside Casino & RV Park is located at 5870 Homestead Rd. Open on Easter Sunday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

    Get more information about Golden Entertainment’s Pahrump properties at www.GoldenCasinoGroup.com.

  • Buddy V’s Ristorante

    What do you think about having Easter Brunch with the Cake Boss? You can. Buddy V’s Ristorante is offering a special buffet-style menu on Sunday, March 31 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    For $75 per adult and $35 per child under 10 (plus tax and gratuity), enjoy a huge brunch spread with a variety of dishes to choose from. There will be seven different food stations, Chef’s Table picks, various omelettes, a carving station and more.

    The special Easter dishes will include deviled and truffled Easter eggs, herb-crusted lamb chops, roasted porchetta sliders carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and lemon blueberry cobbler.

    Buddy V’s is located inside the Grand Canal Shoppes inside the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. You can make your reservations for Easter here.

  • Buca di Beppo

    Buca di Beppo is a family-style Italian restaurant that has been a staple in Las Vegas for years. They are offering four different Easter packages for Easter Sunday. Packages start at $12.99 per person and include bread, salad, pasta, entrees and dessert. Buca’s packages are great for large gatherings, with their half and full pans feeding 10 to 20 people or more. Get more package details here.

    All the package options can be ordered to-go, for pick-up, curbside or delivery, beginning Friday, March 29th through Easter Sunday. If you prefer to dine at the restaurant on Easter Sunday, Buca’s dinner menu will be available for your holiday feast.

    There are three Buca di Beppo locations in the Las Vegas area. In Summerlin at 7690 W Lake Mead Blvd (near Buffalo). Open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays. In the Paradise area at 412 E Flamingo Road (corner of Flamingo and Paradise). Also open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays. And inside the Excalibur Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

  • BRIO Italian Grille

    And now that you have Italian on the mind, you might want to consider BRIO for your Easter dinner. They also have four customizable Easter packages to choose from. All available for pick-up, curbside or delivery for the whole Easter weekend. These packages are perfect for larger gatherings. Their half pans feed 10 people and their full pans can feed 20.

    All four packages include BRIO’s famous sourdough bread. As well as choice of salad and choice of pasta(s). For a little extra per person, you can add on a choice of entree and dessert. Packages start at $15 per person. The packages do require a 24 hour notice and are not available for dining in. You can see all the package options here.

    However, if you do want to dine in at BRIO for Easter, both their brunch and dinner menus will be available on Easter Sunday. They are open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Town Square.

  • Arizona Charlie's

    Arizona Charlie’s is always ready to bring something special to Las Vegas for the holidays. That’s why they are a local favorite! For Easter, the Sourdough Café at both the Decatur and Boulder locations will have a three-course menu for the holiday. Available exclusively on Sunday, March 31.

    The meal is priced at only $17.99 per person with a True Rewards card. And includes choice of soup or salad, oven-baked ham with a pineapple glaze, served with mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and honey-glazed carrots.

    The regular menu at Sourdough Café will also still be available. Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Exterior view of Arizona Charlie's Decatur location. The white building has red awnings and a red sign with the casino name on it.

    Exterior view of Arizona Charlie’s Decatur location in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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