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Are you still looking to make meal time plans for Easter Sunday? In and around the borough of Gettysburg there are many restaurants and hotels planning to be open for your Easter dining. Some are even offering special holiday menu items.

The 1863 Restaurant at the Wyndam Gettysburg will be serving up a special Easter breakfast between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., on Sunday. A brunch buffet will follow at 11 a.m. and last until 2:30 p.m. At 5 p.m., the restaurant will be offering regular dinner menu items until the end of the day. For more information, go to www.wyndhamgettysburg.com. Other local area hotels will be offering food as well. For example, the Garden Grille and Bar inside the Hilton Garden Inn, Gettysburg will be dishing up a hearty continental breakfast, fit for a bunny, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m.

The historic Dobbin House, a favorite among area diners and out of town visitors alike, will be operating on a special schedule for Easter Sunday. Come in and enjoy a delicious brunch between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or an experience in fine dining between noon and 7 p.m. To take part in the scrumptious dining on this day, reservations are requested. For more information, visit www.dobbinhouse.com.

The famed Farnsworth House Inn Restaurant and Sweeneys Tavern will also be in operation on Easter as they serve up a lush luncheon buffet between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Also, the Inn at Herr Ridge will be serving up a special holiday brunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Reservations for both are not required but strongly suggested in order to guarantee a spot. For more information, visit www.farnsworthhouseinn.com and www.innattheridge.com.

One Lincoln Food & Spirits, at the Hotel Gettysburg, will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., all day on Easter Sunday. Regular menu items will be offered for breakfast and dinner, but a special holiday menu has been crafted between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, go to www.hotelgettysburg.com.

Many other favorite hometown restaurants will be open and operating as well. Come to Dunlap’s Restaurant, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with its regular menu and some featured Easter specials. Or head on over to General Pickett’s Buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Gettysburg Eddie’s will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with its regular menu. The Pike Restaurant and Lounge will offer up a breakfast buffet between 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and a lunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The dinner menu will be served from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Other dining favorites in nearby towns will also be open for Easter. The Altland House Pub and Grill, in Abbottstown, for example, will be dishing out a buffet between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sidney Willoughby Run, in East Berlin, will also host a buffet from noon to 3 p.m. In nearby Emmitsburg, MD, The Carriage House Inn, the Cozy Country Inn Restaurant and Mountain Gate Family Restaurant will all be open with holiday specials. Many other locals will be open as well. So if you and your family are looking for a nice place to dine, there are plenty of options available to you.

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