SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA — Hop to it: It’s time to start planning your 2021 Passover and Easter feasts!

This year, Easter falls on Sunday, April 4, while Passover begins March 27 and extends through April 4. For our annual Patch dining guide, we’ve rounded up several restaurants’ stand-out specials — for to-go or on-site dining – that deserve a look.

And as many eateries offer limited-capacity for on-site gatherings, snag your seats soon.

Enjoy, and Happy Passover & Happy Easter, from Patch!

NOTE: Always check with establishments to confirm specials are proceeding as planned, and if you know of other eateries in your neighborhood with Passover or Easter specials, share with readers in the comments section.

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BELCAMPO: Belcampo Oakland is open for dine-in and is offering Easter pick-up for ham, beef tenderloin, brisket, leg of lamb and lamb chops. Belcampo raises animals on its 30,000-acre USDA Certified Organic farms at base of Mt. Shasta. See website here. Belcampo is at 55 Webster St., Oakland.

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CANELA: Chef Mat Schuster is offering four-course Passover menu for $59 per person with optional wine pairing, dubbed “Elijah’s 4 Glasses to Redemption,” ($44, including glass of Sangria for Elijah). Menu: Passover Trio: Apple-Pecan Charroset, egg salad, horseradish dip with crudite, matzo; Not Your Bubbe’s Matzo Ball Soup; white fish or duck breast; Passover dessert trifle; optional 5th course of braised lamb (+$22). Available for pickup & delivery March 26-April 4. Reservations for dine-in March 27-April 4. Info here. Canela is at 2272 Market St., San Francisco.

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FLIGHTS RESTAURANTS: Enjoy an elaborate, family-friendly brunch with three-courses — and kids under 10 eat free! — on Easter Sunday. Reservations required. See link here to book. Locations in Los Gatos, Campbell and Burlingame.

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FOGO DE CHAO: Celebrate Easter brunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., then dinner 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. at all locations (“Full Churrasco Experience” is free for kids 6 and under, half price for those 7 – 12). For family takeout, order Easter Day To-Go package, serves six, with two fire-roasted meats, sides, salads, pão de queijo (cheesy bread rolls) and cocoa fudge brownies. The package is available for delivery and pick-up April 3- 4, with pre-orders due April 1. Check here for ordering details. San Jose and San Francisco locations here.

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SILICON VALLEY: Dine al fresco on Easter Sunday with Chef Martín Morelli‘s three-course prix-fixe menus featuring rack of lamb, roasted vegetables & dark chocolate tartlet. Reservations online or by calling (650) 566-1200. Includes kid-friendly options & surprise treats. Or dine at home with to-go menu for four or six people. For takeout, reserve by March 31 through Eventbrite for drive-thru, pick-up Saturday, April 3. Four Seasons is at 2050 University Ave., East Palo Alto.

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MANRESA BREAD: Founder Avery Ruzicka readies for Easter & Passover for pick-up at the Los Gatos, Los Altos and Campbell bakeries and for nationwide shipping. Easter menu: two babka flavors ($22)—Coconut and Chocolate; White Chocolate Strawberry Panettone ($48); seasonal Cookie Tin (20 cookies, $55) featuring five varieties; Pistachio Galette; Potato & Herb Quiche; Quiche Lorraine. And for Passover: Gluten-Free Chocolate Almond Cake ($30) and Matzah Brittle ($12). All available for local pre-order. Details here.

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MARIE CALLENDER’S: Take-home Easter feasts include muffin or quiche platter that serves eight-10 and comes with muffins or 9-inch quiches in ham, bacon or vegetable. Also offered: “Ham Dinner Family Meal for 4,” with sliced ham served with chipotle glaze, potatoes, gravy, vegetables and cornbread; and “Roasted Turkey Family Meal for 4,” featuring turkey with stuffing, gravy, potatoes and cranberry sauce. Or order “Pot Pie Meals for 4,” with four mini pot pies, salad and cornbread. And keep it sweet with limited-time, seasonal Fresh Strawberry Pie. Pre-order online or at local restaurants March 26 through April 4. Locales in Sunnyvale and San Jose. Location finder here.

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OLIVE GARDEN: Celebrate at home with “Family-Style Meals” to-go. Choose from “Family Bundle” ( lasagna, jumbo house salad and breadsticks), or “Family-Size Pans” with such options as Fettucine Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana & more. Add bottle of wine, starting at $15, to-go, where permissible. Order online & have meal delivered right to your car. Find ordering info here. Find your nearest Olive Garden here.

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ONE MARKET: The SF eatery continues its popular Passover tradition with a four-course dinner that includes Matzo Ball Soup, Pickled King Salmon, Smoked Beef Brisket and Flourless Chocolate Cake, as well as matzo ($59 per person; children $29). Available for pickup & delivery March 27 – April 3. One Market is at 1 Market St., San Francisco. Ordering link here.

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PERBACCO: A four-course Passover dinner for takeout & delivery in SF includes: antipasto of beets with horseradish aioli and asparagus; smoked salmon; matzo ball soup; and roasted chicken with fingerling potatoes & salad. ($39 per person; minimum two people.) Perbacco is at 230 California St., San Francisco. Order by March 24 via Tock for takeout & delivery. A la carte Passover specials available March 27 to April 3 for indoor/outdoor dining, as well as pick-up & delivery. Details here.

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POMELLA: The Oakland eatery has robust Seder meal to feed four ($240) available March 25-28 for pick-up, delivery or outdoor dining. Included: “Everything But the Plate” Seder Plate (charoset, hazeret, lamb shank bone, hard-boiled eggs, matzo); matzo ball soup; cod cakes; brisket tagine; potato shallot kugel; spiced rainbow carrots; and salad. Chef Mica Talmor also is creating special sweet treats: pistachio pavlova; chocolate-dipped macaroons; and matzo brittle. Details & ordering info here. Pomella is at 3770 Piedmont Ave., Oakland.

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RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE: Order Easter takeout feast for four ($180), featuring salad, beef tenderloin, garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach & cheesecake. Pick-up April 4. Or check for on-site dining with regular menu and Tomahawk for two. For info, ordering & reservation details, follow this link. Restaurants in Walnut Creek and San Francisco. Location finder here.

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SONESTA SAN JOSE: Executive Chef Tony’s take-home Easter feast includes prime rib, potatoes & veggies. Order in advance for April 4 pick up at Sonesta San Jose, 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas. Info here.

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