Philly Area Restaurants Open Christmas Day
That Christmas goose may be getting fat, but you have no desire to cook it. And who could blame you? After all the shopping and excursions to enjoy area events, why not take a holiday yourself and spend your meal enjoying your family instead of cooking and cleaning away? Philadelphia's ample dining scene leaves you with plenty of options to choose from. Here's a roundup of open restaurants on Christmas Day, serving up traditional (and not-so-traditional) fare!
Aqimero at the Ritz Carlton—Philadelphia
In addition to a number of holiday festivities throughout the month of December, you can also dine in on Christmas Day with a buffet featuring soups, salads, and seafood station from 12 PM- 6 PM. Aqimero is located in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Reservations are strongly encouraged, and there is special pricing for kids under 12.
Bank and Bourbon—Philadelphia
Enticing diners with a three-course prix-fixe meal on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Bank and Bourbon is featuring a three-course menu with additional beverage pairing available. The meal ends with a choice of classic chocolate mint yule log or roasted pear cake with vanilla ice cream. Yum! Seating times are available from 5–10 PM and reservations are recommended. Bank and Bourbon is located in the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.
With special Christmas hours, 12-8 PM, get a delicious steak dinner on Christmas day! As always, children 6 and under eat free.
Red Owl Tavern—Philadelphia
If A Christmas Story is your favorite Christmas movie, this is the spot for your Christmas Day dinner. Serving a Chinese Pop Up dinner menu, families can sport their ugliest Christmas sweater and engage in some festive cheer! The restaurant is located inside Hotel Monaco and reservations are strongly encouraged.
Serving their classic brunch from 8 AM- 2 PM or traditional Christmas dinner from 4 PM-9 PM, Square 1682 can please any appetite. Make your reservations today!
This Logan Square eatery is offering their regular steakhouse menu on Christmas Day. Be sure to call ahead to reserve a table.
Bridgetown Mill House—Langhorne
Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at Bridgetown Mill House. Guests can feast on delicious soups, salads, entrees, and desserts. It is important to note that a credit card deposit is required to secure a reservation.
Appetites on Main—Exton
Open during normal hours on Christmas Eve and at 8 PM on Christmas Day, Appetites on Main offers limited menu selections. Guests can check the website for updated details.
Yang Ming—Bryn Maw
One of the top-rated Chinese restaurants in the country, Yang Ming will be serving their delectable selections from 11:30 AM – 10 PM on Christmas Eve and 12 PM – 9 PM on Christmas Day.
Buca di Beppo—Multiple Locations
If traditional meals aren’t your thing, celebrate Christmas with authentic Italian cuisine. Buca di Beppo has locations in Exton, Reading, and Allentown. Each location opens at 11 AM on Christmas Day.
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