What is open on christmas day near me

Grand Junction Restaurants Open Christmas Day

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-9:30 p.m. Regular menu.

25 Restaurants Open on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve in 2023

Wondering where to eat on Christmas? Here’s what’s actually open.

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By the time Christmas Day rolls around, many who celebrate have already met their capacity for cooking, cleaning, gathering, and gifting—but mostly cooking. There’s the side platters prepared for work parties, snacks for family travels, cookies for school festivities, and more. So if you just want someone else to serve you a plate of sustenance on Christmas, hey—we’re not here to judge. And believe it or not, there are quite a few tried-and-true, fan-favorite restaurants open on Christmas that will gladly refill your tank in more ways than one.

If you’re craving a juicy steak, steakhouses like Outback and Morton’s have you covered, while coffee joints like Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts ensure you’ll stay caffeinated as you make your holiday rounds. Some restaurants are open for dining in with reservations, while others—like Cracker Barrel and Boston Market—offer à la carte style holiday menus, so everyone in the family can enjoy their favorite seasonal dishes.

Whether you’ve decided to forgo cooking altogether this year and give yourself the gift of minimal cleanup, or you need a last-minute addition to your meal, or you don’t celebrate the holiday and simply need a bite to eat (or something from the grocery store!), we have you covered.

Ahead, find a variety of restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, so you can snag your reservation early (if applicable) and ensure a merry and bright holiday for all. Just remember: Calling ahead to your local location to ensure your pick is open is never a bad idea.


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If you’re looking for a holiday happy hour, most Applebee’s locations will open on Christmas Eve and Day, so you can order all of the Blue Bahama Mama’s you’d like. Just be sure to call ahead to your local branch to ensure they’re open.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House is open 365 days a year—including Christmas Eve and Day. Hours may vary though, so call ahead to a location near you before heading there. So, go get your dad a steak if that’s all he wants for Christmas.

Buffalo Wild Wings

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Get your fix of wings on Christmas Eve and Day at Buffalo Wild Wings, which is open at select locations. Hours may vary, though.


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While you won’t be able to stop by your favorite Chili’s on Christmas Day, the restaurant chain will be open on Christmas Eve at select locations. Call ahead to see if your local branch will have special holiday hours.

Cracker Barrel

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You can grab a warm, country-style meal at Cracker Barrel on Christmas Eve until 2 p.m., but the restaurant will be closed on December 25. Instead, you can pick up one of their heat-and-serve holiday meals.


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It’s never too late for breakfast, that’s why you can head to Denny’s on Christmas Eve and Day for some pancakes and bacon. Hours may vary based on location, so just give your local branch a call ahead of time to make sure they’re open.

Domino’s Pizza

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Sometimes you get a second wind after Christmas dinner and just need to order a pizza. Domino’s may have you covered on Christmas Eve and Day. Use the store locator to call ahead and check your local restaurant’s hours. They even have contactless delivery!

Dunkin’ Donuts

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If Christmas brunch is on you, you can head to select locations of Dunkin’ Donuts on December 24 or 25 to pick up a dozen donuts and some hot coffee. But before you hop in the car, call your local store to check their hours.

Waffle House

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Speaking of breakfast, Waffle House locations are known for staying open all day every day, but check with your local restaurant to ensure they’re sticking with those hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Fogo de Chão

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Known for their juicy steaks, Fogo de Chão is open on December 24 and 25 for dining in. Make sure to reserve a table in advance. And if you’d like to have your holiday dinner at home, the Brazilian steakhouse also offers holiday to-go packages.

Boston Market

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As homestyle as it gets, Boston Market can easily replace your Christmas dinner on December 24 or 25. While you can dine in at select locations, you can also have the restaurant cater your holiday meal at home, delivery included.

Legal Sea Foods

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Have your seven fishes at Legal Sea Foods this year, which will have most of its locations open on Christas Eve and Day.

Grand Junction Restaurants Open Christmas Day

What is open on christmas day near me

Looking for restaurants open on Christmas? Grand Junction has several options available. For more details or to make a reservation, please contact the restaurant directly or visit their website. Have a Merry Christmas! (Please note: This list is not all-inclusive. There may be other restaurants open on Christmas who didn’t provide information to Visit Grand Junction. If you are interested in a specific restaurant, please call them to confirm).

The Bistro (at Courtyard by Marriott)

Breakfast only. Regular menu.

Bistro 743 Grille (at DoubleTree Hotel)

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Holiday menu.

Also regular hours for breakfast and dinner.

743 Hoizon Drive

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Regular menu.

10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Regular menu.

5 a.m. – midnight. Regular menu.

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-9:30 p.m. Regular menu.

11 a.m.-10 p.m. Regular menu.

356 Main Street

Oliver’s Restaurant (at Grand Vista Hotel)

5 a.m. – 11 a.m. Regular menu.

2790 Crossroads Blvd.

10:30 a.m.– 7 p.m. Regular menu.

4:30-9:30 p.m. Regular menu.

752 ½ Horizon Drive

11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Regular menu.