Restaurants Open on Christmas Day in NYC

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Where will you be eating this Christmas 2016? It you’re looking for restaurants in the New York area, then you’re in luck because we will outline the many different restaurant options you have to eat this Christmas Day. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas breakfast or Christmas dinner, you will find the resources below quite helpful.

It can be difficult finding the right place to eat for Christmas Day, especially since it’s so this close to the big day already. But don’t fret and stress yourself out because we’re here to help and provide you with all your restaurant options available this Christmas in NYC.

Restaurants Open Christmas Day in NYC

Here is a list of the top restaurants open this Christmas Day in and around New York City along with their price points. Four dollar signs means the restaurant is very pricey and one dollar sign means it is cheaper; this should better help you make a decision on where to eat. Some places are not rated for their price points, so you can call ahead or visit their web site to get a better idea.

  • Bagatelle – $$
  • Nom Wah Tea Parlor – $
  • The John Dory Oyster Bar – $$$
  • Marea – $$$$
  • Mile End Deli – $
  • RedFarm – $$
  • ABC Kitchen – $$
  • Delilah – $$
  • Coppelia – $$
  • Bubby’s – $$
  • 15 East – $$$
  • Red Rooster Harlem – $$$
  • The Palm Court – $$$$
  • Tikka Indian Grill – $$
  • Tuome – $$
  • Fish Cheeks – $$
  • Industry Chicken – $$
  • Fowler and Wells
  • Sfoglia
  • The Little Owl
  • Balthazar
  • Jams
  • Jean Georges
  • Ruth’s Chris
  • Ginny’s Supper Club
  • Bryant Park Grill
  • The Clam
  • Chart House Restaurant
  • Minetta Tavern
  • Max Fish
  • Bouley
  • Rosa Mexicano
  • Le Coq Rico
  • Legal Sea Foods
  • Morton’s the Steakhouse
  • T-BAR Steak and Lounge
  • Robert
  • Jolly Fisherman and Steak House
  • Bill’s Bar and Burger
  • BLT Steak White Plains
  • The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jeans-Georges
  • Asiate
  • Mastro’s Steakhouse
  • Palma
  • Morandi
  • The Standard Grill
  • Legal Sea Foods
  • O ya
  • Cucina
  • Osteria al Doge
  • Dirty French
  • City Perch

As you can see there are numerous options in NYC to enjoy a Christmas Day meal. The challenge is finding a place to choose from! You will want to call ahead to confirm hours of operation, and possible book a reservation as well. Act fast as many spots are filling up quick!


Dao, D. Q., “The best restaurants open on Christmas Day in NYC,” Time Out New York website, November 29, 2016;, last accessed December 22, 2016.

“Christmas Day specials Sunday, December 25, 2016,” Open Table website,, last accessed December 22, 2016.