restaurants open on christmas eve in houston

The iconic American Christmas made famous in popular culture depicts the family gathering around a crowded dinner table to feast on a roast turkey with all the trimmings. While that vision of Christmas is true for some, there are many people who eat out on Christmas for various reasons. Luckily for them, there are plenty of restaurants open on Christmas Eve in Houston.

Please note that while we’ve done our best to confirm all of the restaurants listed below, we always recommend checking with the restaurant first before heading out just to confirm they are in fact open as everything is subject to change.


Which Houston Restaurants Are Open on Christmas Eve?

2840 Restaurant & Bar- open 4-9 pm for dine-in and takeout.
a’Bouzy- open until 10 pm
The Annie Café & Bar – open for lunch and dinner, regular hours
B&B Butchers & Restaurant – open with regular menu on Christmas Eve
Backstreet Cafe – open Christmas Eve
Black Bear Diner- open Christmas Eve
Brasserie Du Parc – open Christmas Eve for lunch 11 am – 3 pm and dinner 5-9 pm
Buca di Beppo – open 11 am – 10 pm
Cracker Barrel open but many locations have limited hours, usually 2pm
Cleburne Cafeteria open for dine-in or takeout
Denny’s – open 24/7, 365 days a year
Etoile Cuisine Et Bar – open 11 am – 3pm for lunch and 5-9 pm for dinner
Fieldings local kitchen + bar – open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
FM Kitchen and Bar – open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Hugo’s – open
IHOP – open 24 hours
Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen – open until 8 p.m.
La Table Houston – open Christmas Eve 5-9 pm
Morton’s The Steakhouse – open 4-10 pm because a steak for dad sure beats another tie or bag of socks!
Oceanaire – hours vary by location
Ouisie’s – Christmas Eve Feast served from 5-10 pm
Rainbow Lodge – open 5-9 pm
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen – 11 am to 5 pm
Tony’s – open
Xochi – open 5-9 pm


Fast Food Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve in Houston

We expect the following fast food spots to be open on Christmas Eve, but always double-check before you head out:

Boston Market
Burger King
Dunkin Donuts
Panda Express

Know of any other Houston restaurants open on Christmas Eve? Share your tips with us by commenting below and we’ll try to add them to this list!