The Ultimate Passover Restaurant Guide
With Passover on the horizon, it’s time to finalize your Seder plans. Perhaps you’re planning to host the meal at home with friends and family for the first night, but what about the remaining seven days of the holiday? There are plenty of restaurants across the country that are planning special menus for Pesach. So sit back (or recline in this case) and let the culinary professionals take it from here.
Some restaurants are serving kosher-for-Passover menus throughout the entirety of the holiday; others are serving the special meal for one day only. The offerings also vary in terms of format — some places are going the whole mile by offering a full Seder, while others are doing prix fixe or tasting menus or just adding a few Passover-friendly dishes to their regular menu.
Whether you’re looking for an out-of-the-ordinary Passover experience, like perhaps a Mexican-inspired Seder or an innovative Mediterranean feast, or a more traditional one, The Daily Meal has you covered this holiday season.
• Craigie on Main: Chef Tony Maws claims that Passover is his favorite Jewish holiday, which is why he always makes sure to offer plenty of options at Craigie on Main. The dishes that will join the regular menu this year include matzo ball soup, lamb shanks, and charoset.
New York City:
• Kutsher's Tribeca: Kutsher's Tribeca will offer a special five-course prix fixe menu on the first and second nights of Passover this year. The highlights include chopped duck and chicken livers with pickled vegetables, wild halibut gefilte fish, and braised brisket.
• Telepan: During the first and second nights of Passover, Telepan will offer a special Seder-style menu with dishes like spring vegetable soup with matzo balls, king salmon with beets and horseradish, and pineapple lemon sorbet.
• Toloache: From April 6through 13 Toloache will offer a couple of cocktails made with Kosher tequilas, as well as Mexican-inspired dishes like a matzo brei tres leches dessert and braised short ribs with matzo ball croquettes and ancho chile salsa.
• Asi’s Grill and Sushi Bar: Asi’s Grill and Sushi Bar, a Glatt Kosher restaurant in Miami Beach, is offering a wide variety of homemade Passover classics this year — available for both eat-in and takeout.
• Rosa Mexicano: Rosa Mexicano in Miami is offering special lunch and dinner menus for the entire week of Passover. The special dishes include red snapper gefilte fish, duck and beet borscht, and brisket tacos.
• Jar: Suzanne Tracht will be serving a different dish featuring matzo brei for each night of Passover this year at Jar. Some of the creations include matzo brei with pencil asparagus, burrata, and brown butter, and matzo brei with roasted shimeji mushrooms, truffle cheese, and salt.
• Susan Feniger’s Street: This homage to street food around the world is serving up two special menus for the second night of Passover — one for meat-eaters and one for vegetarians. Highlights include smoked fish and potato bimuelos and warm halloumi salad.
• Di Pescara: Di Pescara is taking the guesswork out of the the first and second nights of Passover. They’re offering a full menu available in the restaurant as well as for takeout, complete with a Seder plate.
• Feast: For the entire week of Passover, Feast will offer a menu that's available prix fixe and à la carte. However, the traditional Seder plate will only be available on the first and second nights of the holiday.
• Perbacco: Perbacco has invited chef Joyce Goldstein, author of Cucina Ebraica, to helm the kitchen and help Perbacco’s chefs deliver a special meal inspired by Goldstein’s Passover recipes on April 10.