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.
Which Houston Restaurants Are Open on Christmas Eve?
Avondale Food & Wine – open with a classic Christmas Eve menu
B&B Butchers & Restaurant – open with regular menu on Christmas Eve
Backstreet Cafe – open Christmas Eve
Bloom & Bee – open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Brennan’s of Houston – open with special Christmas Eve dessert menu
Buffalo Wild Wings – open regular hours
Cracker Barrel – open but many locations have limited hours
Denny’s – open 24/7, 365 days a year
Etoile Cuisine Et Bar – open regular hours
Fisherman’s Wharf – open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
FM Kitchen and Bar – open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – open with a holiday feast
Grotto – open Christmas Eve
Hotel Alessandra – open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Hotel Granduca Houston – open with special Christmas menus
Hugo’s – open with a brunch buffet and live band
IHOP – limited hours; call for specific hours by location
Kiran’s Restaurant – open Christmas Eve
La Table Houston – serving a holiday feast Christmas Eve
La Villa Saint Tropez – open 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Lims Chicken – open regular hours
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – open 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Morton’s The Steakhouse – a steak for dad sure beats another tie or bag of socks!
New York Coffee Shop – open Christmas Eve
Olive Garden – hours vary by location
Roka Akor – open with a special five-course menu
Royal Sonesta Houston – open 5:30 p.m. to close
Saba’s Restaurant – limited hours
Steak 48 – open with regular menu
The Classic – open 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Quattro – take a stroll through the lights at Discovery Green afterwards
Waffle House – Waffle House never closes!
Willie G’s – open regular hours
Fast Food Open on Christmas Eve
Boston Market – open normal hours on Christmas Eve
Burger King – open all day
Chick-fil-A – open on Christmas Eve
Dunkin Donuts – hours vary by location
McDonald’s – opening and closing times vary
Panda Express – open regular hours
Starbucks – many locations open normal hours
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!