Astoria, Easter
Apr 18, 2014

Easter Fun in Astoria, 2014

This year Easter falls on the same day for the Western and Eastern Churches, so it’s “silence of the lambs” for all! Here are some way to enjoy the (mostly) (…)

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This year Easter falls on the same day for the Western and Eastern Churches, so it’s “silence of the lambs” for all! Here are some way to enjoy the (mostly) food side of this important holiday.



Our favorite Czech/Slovak restaurant in the neighborhood serves up a delicious sounding Easter Sunday brunch, featuring dishes like roast loin of pork with dumplings and cabbage, pork or chicken schnitzel, roast leg of lamb, and more. Pricing ranges from $22.75 to $27.75 for a 4 course meal31-11 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY 11105, (718) 626-0430

La Guli


Photo credit: La Guli

Stop in at La Guli Bakery for great Easter treats like Easter bread, cookies, sfinge, and more! 29-15 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY 11105, (718) 728-5612

Rocky McBride’s

The folks at Rocky McBride’s wrote us with this:

Rocky McBride’s will be making peeptinis again this year.. They are going to have a twist this year.. We will be making them starting Friday at 7pm.

27-01 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105, (718) 777-2723

Telly’s Taverna


Telly’s, which has been under construction all this week (they’re moving the bar, among other things), is all set for a Greek Easter feast. Give them a call and reserve your spot!  28-13 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105, (718) 728-9056

Zenon Taverna


Zenon’s Easter meal is Saturday night, starting around 5 p.m. and goes all night! Enjoy wonderful Greek Easter treats like Magiritsa, roast leg of lamb, and flaounes, among others. Super yums! 34-10 31st Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106, (718) 956-0133

Easter Egg Hunt


The Astoria Community Church is holding an Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow morning!

Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt! For kids up to 10 years old. Come by 10:00! Please invite your friends and neighbors!

Know of any other Easter dinners, brunches, or public celebrations? Leave us a comment!

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.



i love the wide range of places listed here. it really is a great snapshot of how something like an Easter egg can be a mirror of the diversity of the neighborhood it finds itself in.

hoppy hippy happy easter to all!

hoong yee


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