Your Christmas is going to be a little different this year… we're tired of hearing this stuff and we're tired of typing it. But it's true. Hopefully for not much longer. Whether or not your holiday plans are in flux, if you're celebrating with a smaller group of family and friends this year, we want to help you find the right way to celebrate. Maybe that's finding a restaurant where you can sit and have a nice meal, or maybe it's getting a Christmas feast prepared to eat at home. Want some help finding the best deal? Check out these Christmas dine-in and takeout deals for complete holiday dinners or side items! Note that many of these deals require 24 or 48-hour advance ordering, so don't wait until the last minute like you do with your shopping!
We update this page frequently, so check back closer to Christmas if you don't see anything you like. Check your local restaurant to confirm they are participating in the national deal. In particular, some locations may not be open for dine-in due to state and local health guidelines.
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Christmas Restaurant and Takeout Deals
Bob Evans has Farmhouse Feasts To Go featuring slow-roasted whole boneless turkey breast and ham. Also included are bread & celery dressing, homestyle mashed potatoes, buttered sweet corn, green beans with ham, cranberry relish, gravy, rolls, pumpkin pie with whipped topping & pumpkin bread loaf. Prices start at about $60 for a 4-person serving. A premium feast for 8-10 people with both turkey and ham is about $125. Or, you can have Farmhouse Feasts with just turkey or just ham for about $90. For more details see: Bob Evans Holiday Feast To Go Menu.
For Bob Evans coupons and info on other deals to help you save, go to our EatDrinkDeals Bob Evans article.
Boston Market is open for takeout on Christmas Day and can deliver in some locations also. There are several selections for Heat ‘n Serve Holiday Banquets such as a Complete Holiday whole turkey breast and ham banquet for 12 for $129.99. Or get a meal serving 4 to 6 starting at $69.99. Prime Rib options are available, too. You can also order a la carte appetizers, sides or pies to complement your home meal. Boston Market now also offers home delivery. More details at the Boston Market Holiday website.
For more Boston Market coupons and specials, go to our EatDrinkDeals Boston Market page.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Bubba Gump Shrimp will be open on Christmas Day in most locations. For more details, and to confirm specific hours, click here for the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Christmas page.
Buca di Beppo
Most locations will be open Christmas Day starting at 11 am. For more details see the Buca di Beppo Christmas Day Reservations page or contact your local Buca di Beppo.
For info on other deals, like their daily specials click here for the EatDrinkDeals Buca di Beppo page.
City Barbeque is now taking orders for homemade holiday meals, available by reservation only. Guests can choose from a smoked bone-in ham or a whole smoked turkey: both meal options come with two pan sides and a quart of gravy, feed 14 folks (with leftovers), and are available for $154.99. A meal featuring a smoked turkey breast is for $74.99; this meal feeds eight folks (with leftovers) and comes with two quart sides and a pint of gravy. More details are available and you can click here for the info from the City Barbeque website.
Claim Jumper has Holiday Carry-Out Platters for a 3 course dinner to serve 6 – 8 people for $135 for Turkey or Ham, or $145 for both. You'll get bread, salad, sides and dessert to go with the main course. For the full menu and to place an order, click here for the Claim Jumper Holiday page.
Cracker Barrel has Christmas take out deals available for pick-up for your Christmas dinner available starting on December 21. Cracker Barrel's Heat N' Serve Holiday Family Meal To-Go comes with easy-to-follow heating instructions and: Spiral Sliced Sugar Cured Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Choice of 3 Sides (each serves 10), Sweet Yeast Rolls, and Apple Pie & Pecan Pie. Serves up to 10, priced at $139.99. At least a 24-hour notice required for orders. Delivery is also available. Visit the Cracker Barrel Holiday Heat N' Serve Family Dinner page for more details.
Denny's will be open and will serve a Turkey & Dressing Dinner, along with its standard menu. The Turkey & Dressing Dinner includes turkey breast, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce, plus two sides and bread. Pricing varies by location. In our testing it cost around $10.50 – $11.50 in locations across the country. Go to the Denny's Menu website for more details.
Want more Denny's deals, like the Super Slam and $2, $4, $6, $8 Value Menu? Read our EatDrinkDeals Denny's article here!
Dickeys Barbecue has Prime Rib, Ham, Smoked or Fried Turkey and complete Holiday Feasts. Get a Complete Feast serving 10-12 with a choice of ham, smoked turkey, cajun fried turkey or prime rib plus sides, $112; get a Dinner Feast serving 8-10, $92. Also these a la carte main dishes are available with no sides: Smoked turkey serving 10-12. $52, cajun fried turkey serving 10-12, $62. You can find the menus at Dickey's Holiday Menu page here – you'll need to enter your location first.
For other Dickey's specials and deals, like Kids Eat Free Sundays and $4 BBQ Sandwiches on Mondays, go to our EatDrinkDeals Dickey's story.
Eddie V's has Holiday Dinners available for pickup December 23 – 24, 30 – 31 and January 1 with a four course menu to serve two for $150, or four for $250. You'll get Shrimp Cocktail, a choice of Salad, Herb-Roasted Tenderloin or Chilean Sea Bass for your entree along with sides, and Bananas Foster Butter Cake for dessert, along with a little something extra for you to leave for Santa and his reindeer under the tree! For the full menu and place an order, click here for the Eddie V's Holidays page.
Fatz has Christmas takeout specials for a variety of sizes and budgets. Get a Calabash Fried Turkey Feast that serves 10-12 for $99.99, with a fried whole turkey, gravy, cranberry relish, sides and rolls. You can get build your own feast with lots of a la carte options. Go to the Fatz Holiday Menu page for more options and to start an order.
For more Fatz Cafe deals and coupons to save you money, visit our EatDrinkDeals Fatz page.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse will be open on Christmas Eve with a full holiday themed menu to celebrate the season. For more details see the Flemings Christmas Eve page here.
For more Fleming's deals and specials info, like Tomahawk Tuesdays, go to our EatDrinkDeals Fleming's article.
Fresh Market has a complete holiday meal which can be pre-ordered in-store or online and picked ahead of the holiday. Meal orders can be placed online now through December 20th and then picked up from December 21st – 24th by 5 pm. The holiday meals are ready to heat and serve and come with everything needed for a complete meal including ham or turkey and side dishes such as whipped potatoes and cranberry relish. An Essential Holiday Meal that serves 3-5 costs about $60, up to Deluxe Holiday Meals serving 12-14 for about $160. For more info, go to the Fresh Market Holiday Meals website.
Golden Corral has Christmas takeout deals for small groups of 4 up to groups of 12. The Whole Roasted Turkey Meal serves 6-8 and includes a whole turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and yeast rolls, plus a side and dessert of your choice, and costs $99.99. Or, you can get other options like Ham and Fried Chicken. Pricing may vary by location, but we found it to be consistent across several spots. Go to the Golden Corral Holiday Meals To Go page for the menu and to start your order. You'll need to enter your location first.
Hard Rock Cafe
Most Hard Rock Cafe locations will be open on Christmas Day with special events. To check on your local spot go to the Hard Rock Cafe Events Calendar page and select your preferred location.
Honey Baked Ham Co.
Honey Baked Ham has everything you need for a Holiday Feast. Options include Honey Baked Turkey Breast, Boneless or Bone-In Ham, sides, desserts, and more. Prices vary by location and meats are priced by weight. For more specific pricing info visit the Honey Baked Ham online order site here. You'll need to enter your address to find the closest location first.
Go to our EatDrinkDeals Honey Baked Ham page for coupons you can use to save. Right now you can get $5 off a Ham, $3 off a Turkey Breast, or 15% off a Holiday Tray!
Most Huddle House restaurants will be open Christmas Day. For the Huddle House nearest you see Huddle House Locations
For Huddle House coupons like BOGO entrees and other specials, visit our EatDrinkDeals Huddle House page.
Most IHOP restaurants will be open Christmas Day. For the IHOP nearest you see IHOP Locations. Call ahead to verify holiday hours, especially because of the fluid situation with state and local restrictions.
Get info on more IHOP deals like their $5 deals during Happiest Hours from 2-10 pm by reading our EatDrinkDeals IHOP story.
Joe's Crab Shack
Joe's Crab Shack will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with a special Holiday Ham dinner for $18.99 ($8.99 for Kids). For more details, and to confirm with your local Joe's, click here for the Joe's Crab Shack Christmas page.
K&W Cafeteria offers a Family Feast that serves 6 for $69.99 or a Family Gathering to serve 20 for $149.99. Choose from turkey or ham and your choice of three sides. You can view the complete menu and put in your order on the K&W Feasts and Gatherings page.
La Madeleine has Christmas to-go and delivery catering options that feed 10 people and up starting around $120. The Holiday Feast to pick up and heat at home comes with oven-roasted turkey breast, cranberry apple cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans almondine, wild mushroom sauce, cranberry sauce and sourdough breadsticks. Click here to go to the La Madeleine website to order.
Get a Holiday Carryout Bundle now through December 24 at Maggiano's for $95 to generously feed 4-6 people. Like, 4-6 really hungry people. You'll get 10 Mini Meatballs, 2 Entree Caesar Salads, 2 orders of Mom's Lasagna, 2 orders of Fettucine Alfredo, 6 pieces of Chicken Parmesan or Chicken Piccata, 2 slices of New York Style Cheesecake, 2 pieces of Gigi's Butter Cake, 6 Vera's Lemon Cookies, and fresh Ciabatta Bread. Mamma mia! Maggiano's has the info on the Holiday Carryout Bundle here on their website.
For other deals, like the 12 classics available for carryout under $12, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Maggiano's page.
McCormick & Schmick's
Most McCormick and Schmick's seafood restaurants will be open Christmas Day as well as Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. More details at McCormick and Schmick's Christmas Schedule. For the McCormick and Schmick's nearest you, see McCormick and Schmick's Locations.
For other McCormick & Schmick's specials and deals, visit our EatDrinkDeals McCormick & Schmick's story.
Metro Diner has Holiday Feast catering for $109.99 for 8 people. You get a choice of Roasted Turkey or Baked Ham, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Savory Cornbread Stuffing, Homemade Biscuits, and Pumpkin Pie. You can get the feast for 1 for $14.99, or for 4 for $55.99 too. Go to the Metro Diner Holiday Catering page for more information and to place your order, available until December 24. You need to order a day in advance.
For more Metro Diner specials and deals, go to our EatDrinkDeals Metro Diner story.
Morton's Steakhouse will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, featuring a 3 course Chateaubriand Meal for $75 per person. For more details and to make a reservation, see the Morton's Christmas webpage.
For other Morton's deals and Happy Hour info, go to our EatDrinkDeals Morton's article.
Olive Garden has Bake at Home Family Meals and serve 5-6 people starting at $39.99! Choose from Cheese Stuffed Shells to serve 5 starting at $39.99, or a Classic Lasagna to serve 6 starting at $44.99. Each comes with a big house salad, dressing and a dozen ready to bake breadsticks. Molto bene! For more details or to order online, click here for the Olive Garden Family Style Meals section of the menu.
Olive Garden also has a $5 Take Home entree offer, weekday lunch deals starting at $7.99, and other deals available – click here for the EatDrinkDeals Olive Garden page to learn more.
Piccadilly has a Holiday Catering menu available. You can get a Feast with Turkey or Ham for $69.99 to feed a larger group of 10-12 or a Junior Feast for $34.99 to feed 4-6. Each is fully cooked, then refrigerated and ready to be reheated. To view the menu, go to the Piccadilly Holiday Catering website here, then select your location for the full menu options available.
Want info on more specials, like Kids Eat for $1.99 Days? Go to our EatDrinkDeals Piccadilly page here.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Most Ruth's Chris Steak House restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For the full menu, go to the Ruth's Chris Christmas menu page. They will also offer Christmas Eve meals for two to take home for $99, and Christmas Day meals for four for $180. Each of them come with a salad, entree with choices including steak and salmon, a side, and dessert.
For more Ruth's Chris deals, read our EatDrinkDeals Ruth's Chris story.
Shari's Cafe has Turkey and Ham Holiday Feasts for $89.99 (turkey) or $47.99 (ham) that serve 4-6 people available for pickup or delivery. You get the entree, sides, gravy, cranberry sauce and rolls, plus a choice of one of Shari's famous pies for dessert! Click here for a typical menu, but click here for the Shari's online ordering page and find your specific Shari's to make sure they are serving the Holiday Feasts.
Want info on more Shari's deals, like their great Fab Five menu? Check out our EatDrinkDeals Shari's page here.
Most Shoney's restaurants will be open Christmas Day and serving a buffet of roasted turkey, ham and roast beef. Shoney's Christmas Day Feast features holiday season favorites such as slow-roasted, hand-carved turkey, tender sliced ham and hand-breaded fried chicken. You can get to-go meals, too. Visit the Shoney's Christmas Day Feast page for more details.
Slim Chickens has a Holiday Pack that serves 4-5 people for $29.99. Get 16 chicken tenders, 2 large sides, six sauces, and Texas toast. For more details and to order, go to the Slim Chickens Holiday Pack webpage.
Many Starbucks coffee shops will be open Christmas Day. Contact your local Starbucks for details. It's a good excuse to get away from everyone for a few minutes and give yourself a caffeine jolt.
Read our EatDrinkDeals Starbucks article for info on more deals like the Thursday BOGO Happy Hour!
Steak ‘n Shake
Most Steak ‘n Shake restaurants will be open Christmas Day. Contact your local Steak ‘n Shake for details.
Go to our EatDrinkDeals Steak ‘n Shake article to learn more about other deals like Free Fries, and Kids Eat Free Days.
Waffle House restaurants will be open on Christmas. Waffle House almost never closes. Sometimes, you just need some good ole' bacon and eggs and waffles.
Whole Foods Market has complete Holiday dinners available; prices vary by location but a Holiday turkey dinner and sides for eight costs about $130. Or get a Prime Rib dinner for eight for about $230. For more details or to place your order see the Whole Foods holiday website. Not all Holiday Dinner options will be available in all locations.