Christmas Eve Dinner: These Restaurants are Offering Special Meals in NYC

Christmas Eve Dinner

Enjoy a festive Christmas Eve dinner with your all your loved ones at one of the best restaurants of your choice in New York City. You have plenty of options and whether you are searching for classic dinner options or a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes, you will find it all.

Which restaurants are open on December 24? Here are some dining out options for Christmas Eve.

Christmas Eve Dinner Restaurants in NYC


Price: $275.00 per person and $160.00 for wine pairings.

Enjoy a six-course tasting menu on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The previous holiday menu lineups have included items like foie gras terrine, porcini flan, and fresh Dover sole.

Flower & Wells

Price: A la carte.

Tom Colicchio’s new dining room inside the Beekman Hotel will be open on both Christmas Eve (5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) and Christmas Day (2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) and will serve its regular menu. Look out for the chestnut agnolotti with black truffles ($21.00), beef cheeks with braised potatoes and raisins ($43.00), and more.


Thomas Chen is celebrating Christmas Eve and Day at his Chinese-New American restaurant with a slew of special dishes. Look out for specials like uni shu mai (served dim sum-style), a cured pork bouillabaisse, and more.


Price: $79.00 per person or $125.00 for large-format menu.

The restaurant will be offering two menu options on Christmas Eve and Day. Guests can select an appetizer, main, and dessert, with choices like pork belly with Brussels sprouts, roast chicken with cranberries, and carrots Wellington.

There will also be a large-format menu. Narcissa is open from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, and until 11:00 p.m. on December 25.


Price: $90.00 per person prix fixe menu.

The team at this Southern Italian restaurant will be offering a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. The prix fixe menu and the regular menu will be available. The restaurant will be also open on Christmas Day.


Price: $105.00 per person

Enjoy your Christmas Eve dinner as you join Gato’s 3rd Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes. Look out for Bobby Flay’s festive four-course holiday dinner (5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.).


The Roman-style pizzeria of Danny Meyer will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on both Christmas Eve and Day. Guests can choose from Nick Anderer’s thin-crusted pie options like funghi, potato, carbonara, and puttanesca.

Indian Accent

Price: $95.00 per person

The restaurant will be open and will be offering a special Christmas eve prix fixe menu.

Casa Lever

Enjoy Christmas Eve dinner with your whole family at Casa Lever. The restaurant will be offering holiday specials in addition to an a la carte menu.

Crave Fishbar

Enjoy Christmas Eve dinner, and look out for the seasonal menu along with festive dishes like a roast snapper for two, lobster fra diavolo with buttered bucatini, and more.

Elements Restaurant

Price: $125.00 per person and $55.00 children

Enjoy a Christmas Eve prix fixe menu with a five-course menu choice. A wine pairing will also be available.

Le Coq Rico

The team at Le Coq Rico will be ready to serve you on Christmas Eve and will be offering the famous Heritage goose Emden prepared the chef’s traditional way.

Gotham Bar and Grill

Price: $130.00 for adults for a four-course menu, and $60.00 for children (12 years and under).

The Christmas Eve Dinner will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Strip House

Enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at Strip House from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Lucia’s on the Lake

The restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve from 4:00 p.m.



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