You say the only thing you want to do in the kitchen on Easter weekend is dye eggs? Here’s a selection of restaurants that will gladly do the cooking for you. As always, reservations are a good idea. I’ll add to the list as I learn of others. Feel free to add your own.
510 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh
Easter brunch with jazz, 9:30am-2:30pm, $19.99 (children under 10 $7.99)
211 Pittsboro St., in the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill
Brunch buffet including carving station and separate kids’ buffet station
Fairview Dining Room
3001 Cameron Blvd., in the Washington Duke Inn, Durham
Brunch buffet, seatings at noon and 3pm, $45 (children under 12 half price, under 6 free)
2000 Fearrington Village Center (8 miles south of Chapel Hill on Hwy. 15-501), Pittsboro
Four course prix fixe lunch, $65.
Hilton North Raleigh
3415 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh
Brunch served 11am-2pm.
1505 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill
Three course prix fixe lunch, 11am-3:30pm, $45; four course prix fixe dinner, 4-7pm, $55.
10-120 West Franklin St., Raleigh
Homemade pierogis ($9 per dozen) and fresh kielbasa ($10 per pound), available for takeout.
202 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill
Brunch buffet, seating inside and on the patio, 11:30am-2:30pm, $28 (children 4-10 $15, students with ID $22)
8111-111 Creedmoor Road, in Brennan Station, Raleigh
Four course prix fixe brunch, 11am-3:30pm, $34.95 (kid’s menu available)
6004 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh
Serving 9am-3pm, $19.99 (children under 10 $7.99)
The Old Granary
2000 Fearrington Center, in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro
Brunch served à la carte.
2200 W. Main St., Durham
Brunch buffet, 11am-2:30pm.
Posta Tuscan Grille
500 Fayetteville St., in the Marriott City Center, Raleigh
Brunch buffet, 11am-3pm, $29.95 (seniors $26.95, children 5-12 $13.50, 4 and under free)
107 W. Main St., Durham
Brunch served 11:30am-3:30pm, $39.99 (children under 10 $19.99)
7713-39 Lead Mine Road, in Greystone Village, Raleigh
Three course prix fixe brunch, 10am-2pm, $29 (children under 12 $12)
3751 Sumner Blvd., in Triangle Town Center, Raleigh
Restaurant open 11am-9pm, brunch served 11am-2pm , kids eat free with a paying adult
1116 Broad St., Durham
Sunday dinner specials added to the brunch menu for Easter Sunday.
800 W. Williams St., in Peakway Market Square, Apex
Traditional Orthodox Greek Easter brunch including spit-roasted lamb, tsoureki Easter bread and more. NOTE: This meal will be not be served on April 12 but a week later on Orthodox Easter Sunday, April 19.