Where to find brisket, matzo ball soup, and your four cups of wine.

Once the sun sets on Friday, those celebrating the Passover holiday will ask the traditional question: why is tonight different from all other nights? A new spin could be celebrating with a special seder menu. Celebrate Passover with matzo balls (and the holiday’s four cups of wine) at these local spots.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
750 15th St., NW
The downtown steakhouse offers options like roasted chicken, braised brisket, and wild Alaskan halibut. Each dish is paired with potato pancakes and ginger carrots, and a finale of flourless chocolate cake. DetailsThe Passover menu is $49.95 per person and $21.95 for kids 12 and under; April 19 to 20.

Summer House Santa Monica
11825 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
Head to the Pike & Rose complex for Passover favorites like matzo ball soup and homemade gefilte fish with horseradish. Details: The Passover menu is $39.95 per person and $12.95 for kids 12 and under; April 19 to 20.

Mon Ami Gabi Bethesda
7239 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda
Vegetarians can have their chopped liver and eat it too, with both meat and plant-based iterations of the dish. Pair with matzo balls and gefilte fish for a classic holiday menu. Details: The Passover menu is $44.95 per person and $17.95 for kids 12 and under; April 19 to 20.