If your Christmas plans include letting a restaurant do the work of making a meal so you can enjoy the family time, you’re in luck.
Many chain restaurants will be open on Christmas and many have special menus and deals.
See the list below for some ideas on where you can enjoy a holiday meal with family and friends.
(Note: Remember, many locations of your favorite restaurants have local owners and may not open on Christmas even if others in the chain do. Be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm that they will be open before you go.)
Here are the restaurants that are open on Christmas:
- Boston Market
- Buca di Beppo
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Chart House
- Domino's Pizza (some locations)
- Dunkin' (some locations)
- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
- Huddle House
- Legal Sea Foods
- Marie Callender's
- McDonald's - "Only a handful of McDonald's restaurants open on Christmas Day," according to the company's website.
- Morton's The Steakhouse
- Old Country Buffet
- Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
- Ruth's Chris Steak House
- Smith & Wollensky
- Sonic Drive-In (some locations)
- Starbucks (some locations)
- Village Inn
- Waffle House
Many restaurants are closed on Christmas. Here are some popular restaurants that will be closed.
Restaurants closed on Christmas:
- Bonefish Grill
- Carrabba's Italian Grill
- Cracker Barrel
- Outback Steakhouse
- TGI Friday's
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