Plans for Christmas day?? Sometimes folks are SUPER BUSY and not planning a 'traditional holiday sit down' OR just the idea of all that cooking and cleaning is beyond overwhelming 😱 So, knowing which of our favorite local spots will be open on Christmas day might be helpful 🙂 As always, we suggest you double check the locations nearest you and double confirm they are indeed OPEN, as 'most' may not mean 'all' locations ;/ Thanks to our friends at offers.com ...here's the list we have so far:
Nearly all 350 Boston Market locations will be open on Christmas Day. However, menu items and hours will vary. Additionally, Boston Market is offering heat & serve meals, whole pies, hot side dishes and appetizers that can be picked up on or before Christmas Day. To find out more, visit the Boston Market Holiday page and be sure to place your order by Dec. 24.
Buca di Beppo
On Christmas Day, at 11 a.m., the Buca di Beppo restaurants will be serving delicious Italian dishes. Plus, the restaurant will also be putting together Christmas Family Meals, starting at $109.90 for a Regular Meal and $159.90 for a Deluxe Meal – meals can be picked up or delivered. Be sure to make reservations if you plan on dining in at Buca di Beppo.
On Christmas Day, join Chart House at the table for a fantastic holiday meal. The restaurant is offering a three-course dinner full of classic options and seasonal favorites. Just be sure to make a reservation. If you don’t want to dine in, you can preorder a Christmas to-go Family Pack serving three to four people. The prime rib family meal pack costs $130. Pre-orders can be made until Dec. 19 and pickups are offered on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Open on Christmas Day, Del Frisco’s is also offering a Holiday Prime Rib Dinner that comes with horseradish cream, red wine au jus and château mashed potatoes.
A few Del Taco locations will be closed on Christmas Day, but the majority will be open. Call your local store to check hours.
Thankfully, we won’t have to give up our Christmas morning Dunkin tradition as most locations will be open on Dec. 24 and 25. Local store hours will vary, so call yours and make sure you’ll be good to go.
Although normally open 24/7, depending on location, some "IHOP" restaurants may be operating with reduced hours on Dec. 25. But, we think you should check the closest one to you and load up on the Holiday Family Feast Breakfast early in the day if you can. The family breakfast serves up to four people and costs $24.99.
After inputting your location it’s easy to see if the Marie Callender’s near you is closed entirely or open for bakery and carryout orders only, serving a limited holiday menu available for pre-order online. If yours is offering the Holiday Feasts — a special Christmas Day Dinner menu with six entrées from which to choose – you should definitely consider letting Marie Callender’s do your holiday cooking.
Open during regular hours, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., Macaroni Grill is a great dine-in Christmas Day meal option. Or you can enjoy Macaroni Grill’s Holiday Feast for $30, available for takeout or delivery. Be sure to make a reservation if dining in.
McCormick & Schmick’s
The majority of McCormick & Schmick’s restaurants will be open from noon until 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. The restaurant is also offering a Christmas Feast to-go special featuring prime rib. It serves four people for $214.50 plus tax.
This Christmas, Morton’s Steakhouse invites you and your family to dine in at one of its 72 locations in the U.S. You’ll want to check hours at your local restaurant and be sure to make reservations well in advance to enjoy a stress-free holiday meal. The restaurant is also offering a Christmas three-course dinner that serves two for only $179.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Open on Christmas Day for dine-in and takeout, you can enjoy a festive holiday meal at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Prefer to spend the holiday at home? Then pre-order a Celebration Feast that serves four people for $195.
Double-check the Starbucks locator and make sure your local java spot is open on Dec/ 25. Most are, but still, you wouldn’t want to drive up and be disappointed.
If you are looking for a decadent holiday dining experience, STK Steakhouse will be open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, offering a special plated meal — a Roasted Prime Rib for $79. Simply pre-order and schedule for pickup. To make a reservation or find your nearest location, please visit STK Steakhouse.
Christmas takeout specials:
This year you can enjoy a Heat n’ Serve Christmas Dinner designed to be picked up in advance, then heated and served at home. Choose between Heat n’ Serve Feast (starting at $164.99 serving 8 to 10 people) or the Family Dinner (starting at $114.99 serving four to six people). Order will be available to pick up from Dec. 21 through Dec. 28., while supplies last. If you pre-order the Heat N’ Serve Feast and schedule your pick-up on Dec. 22 or Dec. 23, you’ll receive a FREE $5 Bonus Card.
Enjoy Family Style Meals including chicken alfredo, spaghetti with meat sauce or classic lasagna from Olive Garden this Christmas and throughout the holiday season. Meals serve four to six people and start at $39.99.
Build your own Christmas dinner with Omaha Steaks. You can customize the perfect Holiday Dinner for your whole family. It comes with your choice of meat, appetizers, seasonal sides, one dessert and bread. Dinner kits start at $159.99.
Choose from a wide variety of holiday meals that can be ordered at Whole Foods, from a Surf and Turf meal, serving four people for $199.99, to a Holiday Feast, serving 12 for $429.99. Be sure to order your Christmas meal, sides or desserts hours in advance. You can pick it up between Dec. 12 and Dec. 24. If you are an Amazon Prime member, you’ll receive special pricing.
Everything you need for a beautiful Christmas meal can be found at Williams Sonoma, including the turkey. Not doing turkey this year? If you’ve been thinking about ham or prime rib instead, log on to the William Sonoma website to view other entrée choices. From there, check out the wide variety of trimmings. You could also let William Sonoma handle the planning as well and order the complete Christmas Free Range Turkey Dinner that serves eight people for $269.95.