Where to eat on Easter Sunday 2021 in Rutherford County
Last year the Easter Sunday dinner tables were empty or half full. Many restaurants have been closed as people huddled at home, thanks to COVID-19.
This year will be different.
With vaccinations and dwindling numbers, many families are choosing to eat out for Easter while some are hosting family gatherings.
Here are a few places that will be open this Easter, from dine-in and take-out to hot-and-serve dining.
Some local restaurants will require reservations.
â¢ Five senses
1602 Northfield Blvd., Murfreesboro
Enjoy Easter dinner, family style. Visit the restaurant’s Facebook page for a menu. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 615-867-4155, visit fivesensesdining.com or email email@example.com.
â¢ Readyville Mill
5418 Murfreesboro Road, Readyville
Enjoy an Easter dinner at a historic mill located just outside of Murfreesboro in Readyville. Reservations are required and places are limited. Dial 615-563-6455.
â¢ Party Poultry
127 SE Broad St., Murfreesboro
Enjoy Party Fowl’s regular menu or brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No reservation is required. Visit partyfowl.com to see the menu.
â¢ Short Mountain Distillery
There will be an Easter egg hunt and brunch on Easter Sunday at the Short Mountain Distillery.
Egg hunts will be free for children 12 and under and will include prize baskets and a special Easter Bunny appearance. The hunts are free and at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. You do not need to eat at the restaurant to participate. Outdoor food and drink will be available.
The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a special brunch menu and specialty cocktails. Reservations are required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit shortmountaindistillery.com to learn more about the distillery.
114 Front Street, Smyrna
Enjoy an array of homemade gourmet Italian dishes. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and reservations can be made by calling 615-984-4771. Visit latavolatn.com to see the menu.
â¢ 219 mixed kitchen
219 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro
You don’t need reservations to enjoy a meal here on Easter Sunday, unless you’re having a big party. Call 615-396-8484 to learn more.
â¢ Sources of hops
6790 John Bragg Highway, Murfreesboro
From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Easter Sunday, Sources of hops will offer beer specials and brunches as well as live music.
Hop Springs will also host an Easter event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. There will be a variety of family activities including age-appropriate egg hunts, face painting, inflatables, basket building, crafts, plant sales, games and prices.
There will also be a special appearance from Bonnie the Miniature Horse and the Easter Bunny. A $5 donation to attend the event will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Special offers in chains
Some chains offer special menus and reheat meals at Easter.
â¢ Subway Dinner
711 N. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro
Metro Diner will be offering a special Easter dinner with ham or turkey, available for dinner, pickup and delivery. A take-out family Easter feast for four to eight is also available. Pre-orders are requested. Visit metrodiner.com to order or call 615-671-7909.
â¢ Grilled bone fish
505 N. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro
Make a reservation at bonefishgrill.com or call 615-217-1883. The seats are limited.
â¢ Mimi’s coffee
2625 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro
Reservations are recommended. Call 615-893-1352 or visit mimiscafÃ©.com for more details.
â¢ Old Country Cracker Barrel Store
138 Chaffin Place and 2115 S. Church St., Murfreesboro
2697 Highwood Blvd, Smyrna
Enjoy Easter Sunday dinner at any Cracker Barrel or your own dining room with a take-out family meal, which must be purchased in advance. Visit crackerbarrel.com order.
â¢ Maple Street Biscuit Co.
1911 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro
Although the restaurant is not open on Easter Sunday, there are plenty of offerings on the heat and serve basket menu. Visit maplestreetbiscuits.com Pre-order for pick up Friday and Saturday.
Here are other channels open at Easter:
â¢ Carrabba Italian Grill
544 N Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro
â¢ Backcountry Steakhouse
1968 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro
â¢ Cheddar scratch kitchen
1829 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro
â¢ Restaurant and brasserie BJ’s
2455 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro
2450 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro
â¢ Garden of olive trees
1720 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro