Many area restaurants are gearing up for Easter weekend with great meal deals here are a few you might enjoy.

Applebee's - get a free kids meal with purchase of adult entree

Boston Market - carryout complete spiral cut ham dinner for 12 $109.99

- dine-in honey glazed ham meal for $11.99

Cracker Barrel (Cicero) - Take home a Heat ‘n Serve Easter family meal for up to 10 for $109.99. The meal includes spiral sliced ham and all the fixings, including dessert.

IHOP - Easter Brunch featuring classic dishes

Nintey-Nine Steakhouse - Easter dinner with roast leg of lamb, lobster tail, prime rib, and more.

Outback Steakhouse - get a scratch off card for a chance to win free Outback for a year

The Cheesecake Factory - Easter brunch from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Includes fried chicken and waffles benedict, poached eggs with hollandaise, and more.

The Melting Pot - From 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Easter, kids eat free and receive a complimentary goodie bag with every adult four-course menu order.

Instead of spending the day in the kitchen, you can let somebody else do the cooking and enjoy more time with your family.