Eight Cincinnati Restaurants Offering Take-Home Easter Meals

Leave Easter to the “eggsperts.”

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This year, take the stress out of cooking a fancy Easter masterpiece and leave the honey-roasted hams, cheesy potatoes and deviled eggs to the “eggsperts.”

These local Cincinnati eateries are offering special take-out Easter feasts. And, remember, if you want to take home a pre-made meal, don’t forget to order your brunch or dinner ahead of time.

Wodka Bar — Located in Over-the-Rhine, Wodka Bar is offering Easter brunches for groups of two ($80) or four ($150) with an Eastern European twist. From pickled veggies, deviled eggs, kielbasa, and a beet and horseradish plate to a local country ham and pierogi (potato cheddar and sauerkraut flavored), Wodka Bar has got your Easter meal under control. Order before Friday April 2 and pick up at their location either on April 3 from 12-2 p.m. or April 4 (Easter Sunday) from 10 a.m.-noon. 1200 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, wodkabarotr.com. 

Metropole — Metropole at 21c is serving up brunch this Easter Sunday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in their dining room. But the eatery is also offering take-home Easter meals that can feed two to four or six to eight people. Choose from prime rib, rosemary-and-garlic-braised lamb or pork loin as well as two sides and a dessert. Pricing and ordering details are available on the website. Pick-up is available 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 3 or April 4. 609 Walnut St., Downtown, metropoleonwalnut.com.

deSha's — This eatery is offering a carry-out Easter meal featuring a la carte options like ham with roasted pineapple relish, parmesan-basil-crusted salmon and a prime rib dinner. Appetizers, salads, dessert and kids options are also available. Call 513-247-9933 to order by April 2. 11320 Montgomery Road, Symmes, deshas.com.

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National Exemplar
— This Mariemont eatery is offering an Easter Take & Bake special. Pick up an intimate dinner for four ($99.95) or a family feast for eight ($189.95) on Saturday, April 3. Order before 3 p.m. Friday, March 26. Enjoy shrimp cocktail, sour cream and chives whipped potatoes, green bean casserole, orange-maple-glazed ham with creamy horseradish and a decadent strawberry cake. Call 513-271-2103 or email their shop to place your order. 6880 Wooster Pike, Mariemont, nationalexemplar.com.

Forno Osteria & Bar — With locations in Montgomery and Hyde Park, Forno will serve an “At Home Easter Brunch” for four ($79) is available to pick up between 1-4 p.m. on April 3. Be sure to order before March 31. 9415 Montgomery Road, Montgomery; 3514 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, fornoosteriabar.com.

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Jeff Ruby's — Jeff Ruby is offering Easter meal kits to serve six. For $285, you get two, 2-pound center cut tenderloins, spinach lasagna, salad, sides — including six cheese hashbrowns — a pound of Sixteen Bricks sourdough, lemon-blueberry pie, kids coloring sheets and a music playlist. You can pick-up the kits at Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse, Carlo & Johnny and The Precinct from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1-April 4. Availability is limited. Order at jeffruby.com/easter.

Washington Platform — This saloon and restaurant in downtown Cincinnati will be offering a Hot & Ready dinner from 3-6 p.m. Easter night. Dinners serve two people ($40) and can be pre-ordered until Friday, April 2. Take-home dinners offer some traditional menu items including maple glazed ham, cheesy scalloped potatoes and yeast rolls. 1000 Elm St., Downtown, facebook.com.

Daveed’s Catering — Chef David Cook and Liz Cook cater for private and corporate gatherings with fresh, “field to fork'' ingredients. Order your Easter meal online ($40 per person) by noon March 29. Choose from entrees like braised short ribs, mustard pork loin slices or lemon roasted chicken thighs. Pick up on Friday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Saturday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7896 Camargo Road, Madeira, daveedscatering.com.

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