Christmas Eve Dinners

Which restaurants will allow you to forgo cooking on Dec. 24?

It's hard to believe Christmas is nearly upon us, but for those of you dreading the cooking to come (especially for those judgemental in-laws), have no fear. Several restaurants around town will be open and offering special holiday dishes on the night before Christmas.

5Church: Specials plus the famed regular dinner menu will be available Christmas Eve. This one will likely book up fast, so reserve here.

BLT Steak: The uptown restaurant will be open for business on Christmas Eve. Reserve here.

Blue Restaurant & Bar: On the night before Christmas, Blue will open from 5-9pm and offer a 3-course dinner for $39.95 per person. Entree choices included a baked stuffed lobster or rib-eye Fiorentina style. Count us in!

Georges Brasserie: A select special few items from the regular menu plus additions will be featured at Georges Brasserie on Christmas Eve. Click here to reserve.

Nan & Byron's: The SouthEnd sister restaurant of 5Church will be open on Christmas Eve; offering specials along with its regular menu.

New South Kitchen & Bar: The complete southern comfort and farm-to-table inspired menu will be available along with specials from 4-8pm on Christmas Eve.

Stagioni: The newest addition from the Moffett brothers will be open Christmas Eve from 5:30-8pm. Make your reservation here.

Upstream: From 530-9pm you can eat at this sea-inspired destination. The restaurant will also be open for lunch bookings if you need a bit of "me" time before the family comes to town …

Vivace: The Italian restaurant is planning its own festive events – the feast of the seven fishes is an Italian staple on December 24. Vivace's menu for the special evening will include blue crab, mussels, scallops, octopus, oysters, and more! Book soon as the restaurant will fill up fast. Cost is $45 per person or $70 per person if you choose the food/wine pairing option.

Zebra Restaurant: Regular dining will be available on Christmas Eve at this French inspired eatery. Service ends at 8pm, so keep your reservations early!

Categories: Dine & Dish, Food + Drink