20+ Popular Restaurant Chains Open on Christmas Day

While it may be traditional to sit down and enjoy a Christmas Day meal at home, more and more families are opting to go out and celebrate the holidays in restaurant dining rooms. After spending all morning unwrapping presents, entertaining guests, and baking an elaborate breakfast, finding the energy to muster up a four-course dinner for 10 is nearly impossible. Thankfully there are many restaurant chains open on Christmas day.

From fine dining to down-home comfort food, here are all the restaurants open on December 25th. Some are even offering special menu items just for the big day.

All the Restaurant Chains Open on Christmas Day

Huddle House

Most locations will be open.

Chart House

Most locations will be open.

McDonald's

Most locations will be open. Each location is independently-owned, so double check before visiting.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Locations open at 12 pm.

Sonic Drive-In

Like McDonald's, most locations are independently owned and run their own schedule.

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery

A special holiday menu will be available and includes a turkey dinner.

Marie Callender's

Spend the holidays enjoying a traditional three-course holiday meal priced at $22.99 for adults and $8.99 for kids.

IHOP

Most locations will be open.

Boston Market

Most locations will be open and serving a traditional turkey, ham or chicken meal for $12.99. Boston Market will also be serving a Feast for Three for $34.99

Denny's

Open 24-hours, the restaurant will be serving its famous Turkey & Dressing Dinner. If taking out, a Dinner Pack for 4-5 people is available.

Buca di Beppo

Most locations will be open starting at 11 am.

Waffle House

Waffle House has been open on Christmas Day since 1955.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Some locations will be open.

Starbucks

Select locations will be open.

Old Country Buffet

Open from 11 am to 6 pm.

Chevys Fresh Mex

Open from 12 to 9 pm.

Golden Corral

Select locations will be open.

Home Town Buffet

Open from 11 am until 6 pm

Joe's Crab Shack

Select locations will be open.

Luby's

Most locations will be open and featuring Prime Rib for $15,99 and Blackened Chicken Breast for $13.99.

Macaroni Grill

Most locations will be open 12 to 8 pm.

Shoney's

Open and serving a Christmas Day Feast for only $14.99.

Steak 'n Shake

Most locations will be open.

Panda Express

Most locations will be open.

Restaurants Closed on Christmas

Cracker Barrel

Bonefish Grill

Outback Steakhouse

Carrabba's Italian Grill

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