Here Are The Restaurants That Are Open On Christmas

Do you have a history of burning the Christmas ham? Then turn off the oven and step away from the pig. Here are just some of the restaurants open on Christmas day who prepare the food FOR you!

Bakers Square: Locations will be open but closing early on Christmas Eve (at 6 a.m.) and on Christmas Day (at 8 p.m.).

Boston Market: Select locations will be open Christmas Day (see participating locations) and serving a special Christmas Day menu.

Buca di Beppo: Locations open at 11 a.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, serving lunch and dinner. Be sure to make reservations.

Chevy’s Fresh Mex: Open noon to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day at most locations. See if your nearest Chevy’s is open.

Country Buffet: Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Day and serving a special Christmas menu.

Denny’s: The Americana staple promises to be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including Christmas.

Dunkin’: Some locations will be open Christmas Day, but many will be closing early (generally 1 p.m.). Many locations will also be closing early on Christmas Eve, as well. So call your store to check the hours.

Fogo De Chao: Hours vary, but Fogo De Chao will be open Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. Some locations will be open as late as 9 p.m. The menu will be at dinner prices all day during these holidays and reservations are required.

Hard Rock Cafe: Most locations are open on Christmas Day, until as late as 11 p.m. Check your location’s hours.

IHOP: Many 24-hour locations will be open on Christmas, but hours vary by location. Check out this year’s seasonal Grinch menu.

Macaroni Grill: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Day.

Marie Callender’s: Most locations will be open Christmas Day (hours vary by location) and serving a special Christmas menu ($22.99 for adults, $8.99 for kids). You can also order carryout meals, available for pickup after 11 a.m. on Christmas Day.

McCormick & Schmick’s: Hours vary by locations, but many will be open Christmas Day. See participating locations. Reservations are recommended.

McDonald’s: Hours (and whether they’re open at all) varies widely by franchise, so call ahead. Expect hours to be reduced for locations that are open. 

Morton’s the Steakhouse: Reservations required for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining.

Old Country Buffet: Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Day and serving a special Christmas menu.

Panda Express: Some — but not all — Panda Express locations will be open on Christmas Day. This varies by restaurant, as many are independently owned. So call ahead.

Starbucks: Many locations stay open for limited hours on Christmas, so you can get your pre-Christmas party buzz. But not all locations will be open, so call ahead. 

Waffle House: Known for being open 24/7, 365 a year, Waffle House is also open on Christmas.

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