restaurants open on Christmas Day in Houston

Sometimes it’s just easier to treat your family to a nice meal out on Christmas. Why fill the house with dirty dishes and risk staining those holiday napkins you use just once a year when you can eat out on Christmas Day? If you want to skip the hassle of cooking and cleaning on the big day this year, lucky for you there are plenty of restaurants open on Christmas Day in Houston.


Houston Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

1600 Bar + Grille – open 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Babin’s Seafood House – open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and reservations are recommended

Bloom & Bee – open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Boston Market – open normal hours

Brenner’s – open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Denny’s – open 24/7, 365 days a year

Fisherman’s Wharf – open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. with a holiday feast

Grotto – open Christmas Day

Hotel Alessandra – open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Hotel Galvez – open 10:30a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Hotel Granduca Houston – open with special Christmas brunch

House of Pies – open 24/7

IHOP – limited hours; call for specific hours by location

Kiran’s Restaurant – open Christmas Day 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lims Chicken – open regular hours

Luby’s – hours vary by location

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 Day

Rainforest Cafe – open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Royal Sonesta Houston – open 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to close.

Saba’s Restaurant – open Christmas Day

Saltgrass Steakhouse – open 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Quattro – open Christmas Day

Willie G’s – open regular hours


Fast Food Open on Christmas Day

Dunkin Donuts – hours vary by location

McDonald’s – hours vary by location

Panda Express – open regular hours

Starbucks – most locations open regular hours

Waffle House never closes!


Know of any other Houston restaurants open on Christmas Day? Let us know by commenting below!