Feaster – Easter Takeout For Easy Entertaining

By Jessica Rodrigues


The Easter long weekend is fast approaching and whether you celebrate the holiday or not, it’s a great time to gather the family together over a delicious meal. Many restaurants across the country are offering special dishes with fresh spring flavours and Easter classics that are not to be missed. For busy families looking to place an order for mouth-watering takeout that is sure to impress, we have the perfect list below.

Le Butterblume – 5836 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1T3, Canada

This restaurant is the place to order your Easter staple, hot crossed buns. This mile-end neighbourhood favourite has opened a takeout spot right next door (think grocerant) with ready-made meals such as quiches, loaves, baked confections and their famous ravioli – everything you need for the perfect Easter brunch.


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Eataly – Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M4W 1A6

Eataly is an energetic Italian marketplace with unique restaurants and stalls that cover all culinary needs from fresh baked goods, house-made pasta, a butchery, cheese monger, deli, fish market and more. Eataly offers takeout for pick-up and delivery and is the perfect place for all Easter needs. You can order holiday classics like a rack of lamb or cooked ham that will be a show-stopping main. The market also sells Colomba di Pasqua, an Italian traditional Easter bread similar to the Christmas speciality, panettone. The best part, you can also order wine and other beverages for a one-stop Easter shop


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Chances R Restaurant – 1365 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 1V7

This Ottawa eatery has been serving up comfort classics for the past four decades. Their annual Easter turkey dinners have become a popular option in the city for a delicious holiday feast. The 3-course meal comes with a Chef Salad with balsamic vinaigrette to start, Roast Buttered Herb Turkey with Thyme, Garlic & Bacon Bread Stuffing with classic accompaniments including Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce and house-made gravy. For dessert, there is a choice of chocolate mousse cake or sticky toffee pudding. They highly recommend ordering in advance!

The Drake – 1150 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J3

The Drake creates unique menus for all occasions including their annual “Feaster” dinner which is available for dine-in or takeout. The prix-fixe menu usually includes their house-smoked ham with traditional sides such as roasted potatoes or squash. The great news about The Drake’s restaurant is that they offer full vegetarian menus to meet dietary restrictions. This beautifully designed venue fills up fast, so pre-order your Easter take-out supper!


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Deane House – 806 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0S2

The culinary team at this refined restaurant located in an Inglewood historic house in Calgary, connects daily with local farmers and ranchers to create distinctly Canadian cuisine using the freshest local ingredients. Every year, Deane House offers, “Easter Dinner in Your Home”; a choice of two delicious family-style dinners. The Ewe-Nique Farms Lamb Leg Roast or Broek Acres Farm Ham dinner comes with Upper Green Farms scalloped potatoes, Gull Valley romano bean and bok choy, Edgar Farm peas and mint, GE&H Farms Green Salad and Springtime Farms Strawberry Shortcake to finish. Take home an elegant Easter spread for the whole family.

Feast Cafe Bistro – 587 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z7

This quaint Winnipeg bistro offers all menus, including lunch, dinner and kids’ menu for takeout. Their early spring dinner menu offers dishes perfect for an Easter dinner such as the Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli or the Maple Cedar Salmon. Another great option is their full catering menu that has comfort classics such as Shepherd’s Pie that can feed up to 25 people. Easter dinner for any number of guests can be a seamless process at Feast Café Bistro.

Fable Diner – 151 Broadway East, Vancouver, BC V5T 1W1

This contemporary diner offers approachable fare for the whole family. Over the Easter Weekend, they offer “family meals” such as a full roast chicken dinner with sides like mashed potatoes and mixed green salads. The holiday dinners are affordable and perfectly packed for no-fuss entertaining.


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Alobar – 162 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A8

This Michelin-starred bistro tucked along a pathway in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood might be tough to reserve for dine-in, so luckily the team offers ‘Alobar at Home’, a multi-course meal to elevate any Easter celebration. The menu changes weekly, but you can expect dishes like Ontario lamb loin & grilled tenderloin with mushroom jus or chilled lobster with lime aioli & jalapeño and they always include their famous pain au lait with whipped butter. Order your upscale Easter from Alobar this year.


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