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Spring is just around the corner (note to the weather gods: enough with the snow, already!) which calls for a celebration—preferably one that involves a copious amount of Cadbury Mini Eggs. This year, leave the cooking to these restaurants, bakeries and markets instead, so you can focus on what’s important (ahem, stuffing your face with said chocolate eggs). Here, our list of the best places to order Passover and Easter dinner takeout in NYC. (Psst: Passover begins on Saturday, March 27 this year and Easter is on Sunday, April 4.)

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Passover takeout NYC
Butterfield Market

1. Butterfield Market

The Upper East Side catering and gourmet-food emporium is offering a mouthwatering selection of dinners for both Passover and Easter this year. Missing family this holiday? Order in a traditional spread that’s almost as good as Bubbe’s cooking for two, six or 12 people, starting from $150. You can also order items a la carte (because who really likes gefilte fish, anyway?) including matzoh balls and chicken liver for starters; thickly-sliced beef brisket and grilled cedar plank salmon for mains; potato pancakes and kugel for sides; and flourless chocolate cake and coconut macaroons for dessert. You can also add on a seasonal flower arrangement to really get the spring vibes going. Orders must be placed by Monday, March 22nd at 5 p.m. Check out the full Passover menu here.

1114 Lexington Ave.; (212) 288-7800 or butterfieldnyc.com

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Breads Bakery

2. Breads Bakery

In addition to its flourless cakes and cookies, Breads Bakery will be offering a Seder Box this Passover featuring traditional starters (like matzah ball soup and matzah brei), a main dish (chraime with rice and caramelized onions) and dessert (an assortment of cookies and flourless brownie cake). The Seder Box serves four to six people and costs $295, and while there is no deadline for orders it is recommended to get yours in soon.

Multiple locations; breadsbakery.com

3. The Ribbon

On a budget? For $35 per person, the American-style eatery with locations in Midtown and on the Upper West Side will deliver a Passover package that includes gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, brisket or rotisserie chicken, mashed sweet potatoes, potato pancakes, macaroons a liter of red or white wine, plus a make your own seder plate. Order via GrubHub, Postmates, DoorDash and Caviar.

Multiple locations; theribbonnyc.com

4. Eli Zabar

The Upper East Side stalwart is offering a wide selection of Passover foods, including their Seder Plate ($32) that includes hard-boiled egg, roasted shank bone, horseradish, haroset and parsley bouquet. You can also order a Passover dinner for two for $144 (available to be ordered in multiples of two people) that includes gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, brisket with gravy, apple haroset, box of matzo and assorted macaroons. Prefer to pick and choose your menu? Order items individually such as whole roasted capon, spinach kugel and chocolate-glazed orange cake. See the full Passover menu here and get your order in early.

1411 3rd Avenue; elizabar.com

5. Stone Park Cafe

For $80 per person, this Park Slope neighborhood spot is offering a selection of appetizers (including matzoh ball soup, potato latkes and poached pear salad), mains (beef brisket, roast chicken and pan seared halibut) a choice of two sides (like mashed potatoes and glazed baby carrots and creamed spinach) and dessert (macaroons, carrot cake and petits fours). Order in via Caviar, Seamless and Grubhub or call for pick up by 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 25. See the full menu here.

324 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn; 718-369-0082 or stoneparkcafe.com

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Katz Deli

6. Katz Deli

This Passover, get a three-course meal for $33 from the Lower East Side institution that includes a choice of starter (matzoh ball soup, chopped liver or gefilte fish), main dish (brisket, turkey, pastrami or corned beef) and dessert (honey cake, chocolate babka or cinnamon rugelach). You also have the option to order individual items if you’re into that kind of thing. And again, while there’s no order by date for this particular eatery, we can tell you from previous years that these items tend to sell out fast. Check out the full menu here.

205 East Houston Street; (212) 254-2246 or katzsdelicatessen.com

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Easter dinner takeout NYC BYLN Larder
BKLYN Larder

7. BKLYN Larder

Honey glazed Berkshire ham, roasted chicken, leg of lamb, pickled devil's eggs, hot cross buns, coconut cake, passion fruit panna cotta and seasonal salads are just some of the many Easter offerings on offer at this speciality food store in Prospect Heights (items priced individually). Oh, and let's not forget about the Easter cheese platter that includes three cheeses, shortbread cookies, strawberry lemongrass jam, a chocolate foil rabbit, a bag of Jordan almonds, bunny cookies, cacao-dusted almonds, dried cherries and Dardiman’s Mandarin crisps. Check out the full Easter takeout menu here and orders must be received by Monday, March 29.

228 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 783-1250 or bklynlarder.com

Butterfield Easter dinner takeout NYC
Butterfield Market

8. Butterfield Market

Order an Easter brunch or Easter dinner package for two, six or 12 people starting at $85, or order items a la carte at this upscale UES grocery store. You can find the full Easter menu here but if it were us, we’d be placing an order for salmon canapés, quiche Lorraine, glazed spiral ham, grilled asparagus and strawberry shortcake (OK, and the lemon meringue tart too). Make it a real celebration with add-ons like Champagne, Prosecco or Bloody Mary mix. And don't forget to include a seasonal flower arrangement while you're at it. Orders should be placed by Tuesday, March 30.

1114 Lexington Ave.; (212) 288-7800 or butterfieldnyc.com

9. Stone Park Cafe

The Brooklyn favorite is offering an Easter feast for $80 per person that includes choices such as lobster bisque, Swiss chard raviolini, braised short rib, pan seared halibut, creamed spinach, mac and cheese and carrot cake. Order in via Caviar, Seamless and Grubhub or call for pick up by 2 p.m. on April 1. See the full menu here.

324 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn; 718-369-0082 or stoneparkcafe.com

10. The Capital Grille

Aiming for an intimate—and elegant—Easter fete this year? Check out this Easter dinner package for two ($155) or four ($275) that includes a starter (field greens salad with Parmesan vinaigrette), a main (whole rack of bone-in filet and horseradish cream), two sides (grilled Asparagus with lemon and Mashed Potatoes) and dessert (flourless chocolate espresso cake). You also have the choice to elevate your dining experience with optional add-ons including lobster tails, shrimp cocktail and lobster mac n' cheese. See the full menu here.

Multiple locations; thecapitalgrille.com

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Michael Jacobs, The Smith

11. The Smith

The American eatery is offering both Easter brunch and Easter dinner takeout for four people from $95, meaning you can relax all day knowing that you and yours will be taken care of. The brunch menu includes croissants with strawberry jam, smoked salmon with scallion mascarpone, baked eggs with spicy tomato sauce, artichokes and burrata, home fries, Bloody Mary mix and fresh squeezed orange juice. After the last Bloody Mary has been imbibed, it’s time to start thinking about the next meal: The Easter dinner menu includes deviled eggs, braised lamb Osso Buco, Parmesan polenta, citrus coconut tart and chocolate covered marshmallow cookies. For both the brunch and dinner menus, orders should be placed by noon the day prior. Note: The Smith has limited quantities available so they encourage ordering early. See the full menus here.

Multiple locations; thesmithrestaurant.com

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Becco

12. Becco

Becco, the Italian mainstay in Midtown from chef Lidia Bastianich and her son Joe, will celebrate Easter with a traditional Italian family-style prix-fixe menu. The 4-course menu for $60 includes a refreshing Pinzimonio, an assortment of raw springtime vegetables to start, followed a serving of their three daily pastas (Spaghetti alla Chitarra with tomato and fresh basil, Pasticciata alla Bolognese with béchamel, Fusilli al Pesto with fresh asparagus) and a choice of Coscia D'Agnello Al Forno (roasted leg of lamb) or Porterhouse d'Agnello. The dessert is a delicate ricottina, the Italian take on strawberry cheesecake. Orders can be placed on any day.

355 West 46th St.; becco-nyc.com

13. Eli Zabar

Easter at Eli’s is an a la carte affair with delectable picks such as spiral ham, leg of lamb and poached salmon served with potato gratin and biscuits with hot cross buns and coconut layer cake. See the full Easter menu here.

1411 3rd Avenue; elizabar.com

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