It is hard to believe Christmas is less than a week away! You’ve got your shopping done? Check. Presents wrapped? Check. What about dinner? Not to worry, several Atlanta restaurants will be open for Christmas Eve and Christmas day dining and are serving up special menus. After all the running around you’ve done, take a break from the kitchen and head out to one of these restaurants.
75 14th Street NW, Atlanta
Enjoy a Christmas brunch while listening to holiday classics by pianist Alex Reddick. The restaurant serves from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and the price is $88 for adults and $35 for children.
3315 Peachtree Road, Atlanta
A Southern Christmas brunch featuring Chef Art’s seasonal dishes such as carving stations, artisanal ham and charcuterie and a seafood selection will be served from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Reservations for adults are $65 and $32 for children.
6010 B1 Sandy Springs Circle, Sandy Springs
The classic continental cuisine is serving a limited menu Christmas night from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. The menu is bound to have something for the seafood lover, the meat eater or the pasta pleaser.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood
600 Ashwood Parkway, Atlanta
190 Marietta Street, Atlanta
Both locations are open for dinner service. Thinking of steak and lobster? How about oysters? No better day to indulge!
3391 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta
A variety of seafood, prime steaks or classic American cuisine is offered for the picking. This Buckhead spot’s full menu is available from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant
1080 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta
Feeling like sushi on Christmas day? With prices ranging from $2.25 to $7.25, pop in from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. for sushi rolls, or choose from appetizers and a variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails.
Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland
794 North Highland Avenue, Atlanta
A spread of Big Green Egg-smoked turkey breast, bourbon-glazed ham, green bean casserole, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry Grand Marnier compote and sweet potato biscuits is served beginning at 6 p.m. The price per person is $28 for adults, $18 for ages 11 to 16 and $10 for children 10 and under.
Ri Ra Irish Pub
1080 Peachtree Street NE #1, Atlanta
When it is time to escape the family and you need a drink, head to this Irish pub. They’ll be open Christmas night starting at 5 p.m.
-By Alexa Lampasona for the Food & More blog