Looking to go out on Christmas day? You’ll generally have good luck in both hotels and Asian restaurants.
Also check out these places:
Molly Gunn, one of the owners of The Porter Beer Bar in Little Five Points says she plans to open with a limited menu.
The Virginia-Highland location of Atkins Park Tavern will serve its traditional Christmas dinner, starting at $20 for adults and going down in price with age.
Au Pied de Cochon will serve French brasserie fare all day.
The three area Benihana restaurants will be open. Chop, chop!
Here are a few more places that will be open with their words about what they’ll be serving:
Four Atlanta Locations – Buckhead, Centennial Park, Sandy Springs, Kennesaw
Ruth’s Chris Steak House invites Atlantans to enjoy a delicious steak lunch or dinner from the restaurant’s award-winning menu on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Instead of slaving in the kitchen, relax and enjoy Ruth’s Chris’ signature sizzling steaks, succulent sides and indulgent desserts that will delight any Christmas palate. Each restaurant has special holiday hours, and reservations are available online at www.ruthschris.com or by calling the restaurants directly:
• Buckhead: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 404.365.0660
• Centennial Park: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Day. 404.223.6500
• Sandy Springs: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 404.255.0035
• Kennesaw: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Day. 770.420.1985
Savor exceptional cuisine and the festive atmosphere of a Christmas dinner prepared by our chef, Olivier Gaupin. Local producers, seasonal products and organic produce find their way to the innovative menu.
On Friday, December 24, 2010 from 6pm to 11pm enjoy the traditional eleven menu. Christmas Night, Saturday, December 25 from 6pm to10pm dine on a three-course dinner for $32 or a four-course dinner for $39.
First Course Butternut Squash Soup with Fall Mushrooms Second Course Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Third Course Strip Steak, Gingered Shiitakes, Soy Caramel Sauce Dessert Cheesecake, Cherry Compote Sour Cherry Sorbet
Start a new holiday tradition and enjoy Christmas with the global flavors from internationally acclaimed chef Jean-Georges. Relax and take advantage of MARKET Buckhead’s special four-course tasting menu offered on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for $55 per person. The best part is that you can relax this Christmas and leave the cooking to MARKET! Seating is limited. Call today to make your reservation.
Atlanta area locations
All I want for Christmas is Fondue! Experience an unforgettable holiday season with loved ones and join us at The Melting Pot now open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. In addition to the traditional menu, they will offer a featured $40 per person four course holiday menu! Begin with an apple cider Swiss cheese fondue followed by a crisp Cherry Blossom Salad. The delectable entrée of filet mignon, orange-apricot shrimp, peppercorn-crusted NY strip, rosemary chicken, duck a l’orange & goat cheese ravioli accompanied by a featured cranberry sauce, a variety of homemade dipping sauces, and an array of fresh vegetables will leave you full of holiday spirit, Finally, you will end the evening perfectly while enjoying white chocolate pumpkin fondue served with a variety of fresh Fruits and cakes. Have yourself a merry little Christmas and join us at The Melting Pot!
Need a location for Christmas libations? Unwind from the holidays at Ri Ra, Midtown’s popular Irish watering hole. The pub will open at 6 p.m. and serve a limited menu of American and Irish favorites alongside an expansive beer list and signature cocktails.
Also be sure to check out the list on Opentable.com.