EatDrinkDeals has found all the best Christmas Day restaurant deals so you can avoid Christmas disasters like the Griswolds! From fine dining to fast food, here are the chain restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day 2019.
This list includes links to websites where you can confirm the deal and find further information. EatDrinkDeals does not post deals that cannot be verified from a source such as the restaurant website, social media account, or press release. We update this page frequently, so check back closer to Christmas if you don’t see anything you like. Unless otherwise noted, deals below are valid for Christmas Day on December 25, 2019 for dine-in. Check your local restaurant to confirm they are participating in the national deal. Also, many places strongly encourage reservations for the holiday meal, so plan ahead just a little bit.
If you don’t want to go out, but you don’t want to cook either, then check out our EatDrinkDeals Christmas Takeout and Delivery Guide instead!
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Be sure to contact your local restaurant before heading out as most chains allow locations to set their own schedule, which may not include Christmas Day.
Christmas Restaurant Deals, in Alphabetical Order
Most locations will be open on Christmas Day serving a traditional turkey, ham or chicken meal with two sides, a dinner roll and slice of apple or pumpkin pie for $13.99. Or get a Feast for Three for $39.99 with ham, turkey or chicken and 3 large sides, 3 dinner rolls and a whole apple or pumpkin pie. For the full menus click here for the Boston Market 2019 Christmas Menu. Contact your nearest Boston Market for more details.
For more Boston Market coupons and specials, go to our EatDrinkDeals Boston Market page.
Buca di Beppo
Chevys Fresh Mex
Chevys Fresh Mex has a Tex-Mex themed Christmas brunch from 10 am to 2 pm and the regular menu available all day. Price varies by location and not all locations are participating, so call ahead and make sure yours is open. For more details see the Chevys Fresh Mex website homepage.
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; we saw a range of $10.49 – $11.49 when we selected several locations across the country. Go to the Denny’s Menu website for more details.
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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
Fleming’s Steakhouse is closed on Christmas Day but is serving on Christmas Eve. For more information see the Fleming’s Christmas Eve webpage.
For more Fleming’s deals and Happy Hour specials, go to our EatDrinkDeals Fleming’s article.
Although closed on Christmas Day, Golden Corral is offering a Holiday Feast now through the end of the year. Most locations will close early, around 8 pm, on Christmas Eve, and are closed all day on Christmas. Some locations serve the needy on Christmas Day and are closed to the general public.
The Holiday Feast is served after 4 pm Monday-Saturday and after 11 am on Sunday. The buffet includes carved turkey, carved ham, homestyle cornbread stuffing, sweet potato casserole, candy cane cheesecake, and chocolate candy cane cake, plus the entire regular buffet. Price varies by location; typical price for adults is about $13. For more details see the Golden Corral Holiday Menu.
Home Town Buffet
Joe’s Crab Shack
Select Joe’s Crab Shack restaurants will be open Christmas Day. For hours at each location see Christmas at Joe’s Crab Shack.
Legal Sea Foods
Most Legal Seafoods restaurants will be open Christmas Day starting at 11 am or noon. For hours at each location and to reserve your table, see Christmas at Legal Sea Foods.
For info on other Luby’s deals, like Kids Eat Free days, visit our EatDrinkDeals Luby’s page.
Most Macaroni Grill restaurants will be open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Get a three-course dinner for $25 with appetizer, entree, and dessert. For the menu and more details see the Macaroni Grill Christmas page. Contact your local Macaroni Grill to confirm hours or to reserve a table.
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Marie Callender’s has a traditional three-course holiday meal priced at $22.99 for adults, $8.99 for kids. Comes with soup or salad, your choice of six entrees including roast turkey or baked ham and slice of made-from-scratch pumpkin or apple pie. Good at participating locations. For more details see the Marie Callender Holiday Menu page.
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Morton’s Steakhouse will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 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.
Old Country Buffet
Celebrate Christmas at The Palm with a feast featuring Prime Rib of Beef, served with Au Jus and Horseradish Cream. The cost is $59 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more info, visit The Palm Christmas page.
Go to our EatDrinkDeals The Palm story for info on other specials, like their $12 burger on Mondays.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Most Ruth’s Chris Steak House restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Get a three-course from the Seasonal Classics Menu starting at $45.95. Prices may be higher in some locations. For the full menu, go to the Ruth’s Chris Christmas menu page. To reserve your table, see the Christmas at Ruth’s Chris page.
For more Ruth’s Chris deals, read our EatDrinkDeals Ruth’s Chris story.
Most Shari’s Cafe locations will be open and serving a special Slow Roasted Turkey dinner on Christmas Day. For details contact your local Shari’s.
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Sullivan’s Steakhouse will be open from 11 am – 9 pm Christmas Day with a Prime Rib dinner starting at $44 per person. The Sullivan’s full menu is also available. To reserve or get more details, visit: Sullivan’s Steakhouse Christmas Menu.
Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil won’t be open on Christmas, but you can get in on the all you can eat action on Christmas Eve starting at 11 am. They will serve a regular dinner menu alongside traditional holiday favorites. More details are available on the Texas de Brazil Christmas website.
*Featuring the regular dinner menu/price all day. Most domestic locations will open at 11:00 AM on 12/24/19. Buffalo, Irvine, West Nyack and Yonkers will open at 12:00 Noon. Reservations highly recommended. Please allow at least 30 minutes for takeout order preparation. Large orders may require additional time.
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Waffle House restaurants will be open on Christmas. Waffle House never closes.