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Where to Eat on Christmas Day/Eve 2013

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There's still plenty of time before Christmas, but we're getting an early start. So, here are the 10 Best Places to Dine for Christmas. These 10 restaurants are open for Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day. Some have regular menus and hours with holiday specials, others have affordable prix-fixe menus and for now all have available reservations.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. db Bistro Moderne

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255 Biscayne Blvd Way
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 421-8800
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db Bistro Moderne’s chef Jason Pringle is offering various Christmas Eve specials (ranging from $19 to $39), but if you want to keep it simple, he’s also serving up a $70 per person dinner that includes and appetizer, entrée and dessert.

2. Khong River House

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1661 Meridian Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 763-8147
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If you’re in the mood for Thai on Christmas day, you’re in luck because Khong River House will be open and serving up their regular menu. Dinner’s from 5 to 11 p.m. and reservations are recommended.

3. Cafe Boulud

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301 Australian Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Up in Palm Beach, Café Boulud will celebrate Christmas day with brunch and dinner. Stop in for a $42 brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or an $85, three-course dinner between 5:30 to 10 p.m.

4. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant

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201 SW 145th Ter
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
(954) 342-5454
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RA Sushi is doing things a little bit differently on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. They won’t be serving a special menu, but they will be offering an all day happy hour, both days (at all their locations).

5. Toro Toro

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100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131
A super affordable Christmas Day option is Toro Toro’s $50 per person family-style dinner from 6 to 11 p.m. They’ll be offering some classic, seasonal items with their signature Pan-Latin twist.

6. Devon Seafood & Steak

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11715 Sherry Lane
Kendall, FL 33183
Pretty sure you won’t find a deal like Devon’s anywhere else. Christmas Eve dinner at Devon is just $37 per person and includes an appetizer and entrée. They also have a $45 option, which includes different menu items to choose from and a dessert.

7. 3030 Ocean

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3030 Holiday Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 765-3030
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3030 Ocean will be open both December 24 and 25 and serving up a three-course, prix-fixe ($56) dinner prepared by former 1500 Degrees chef Paula DaSilva.

8. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

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3252 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
(786) 369-0353
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For some super traditional Christmas dishes, try dinner at Sugarcane on December 24 or 25. They’ll have Christmas cocktails with apple cider, roasted suckling pig, and an ice cream sandwich made with gingerbread cookies and eggnog ice-cream.

9. SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables

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180 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 448-4990
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SushiSamba will be open on December 24 and 25, serving up items like lamb shank, roasted cauliflower and duck confit salad. A special Pisco cocktail will also be available.

10. Quattro Gastronomia Italiana

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1014 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 531-4833
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On Christmas, Quattro Gastronomia Italiana will be offering a special truffle-infused a-la-carte menu including Fontina cheese fondue with poached egg yolk and filet mignon tartare. Their regular dinner menu will also be available.

1. db Bistro Moderne

255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
db Bistro Moderne’s chef Jason Pringle is offering various Christmas Eve specials (ranging from $19 to $39), but if you want to keep it simple, he’s also serving up a $70 per person dinner that includes and appetizer, entrée and dessert.
255 Biscayne Blvd Way
Miami, FL 33131

2. Khong River House

1661 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
If you’re in the mood for Thai on Christmas day, you’re in luck because Khong River House will be open and serving up their regular menu. Dinner’s from 5 to 11 p.m. and reservations are recommended.
1661 Meridian Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

3. Cafe Boulud

301 Australian Avenue, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Up in Palm Beach, Café Boulud will celebrate Christmas day with brunch and dinner. Stop in for a $42 brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or an $85, three-course dinner between 5:30 to 10 p.m.
301 Australian Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480

4. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant

201 SW 145th Ter, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
RA Sushi is doing things a little bit differently on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. They won’t be serving a special menu, but they will be offering an all day happy hour, both days (at all their locations).
201 SW 145th Ter
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

5. Toro Toro

100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131
A super affordable Christmas Day option is Toro Toro’s $50 per person family-style dinner from 6 to 11 p.m. They’ll be offering some classic, seasonal items with their signature Pan-Latin twist.
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131

6. Devon Seafood & Steak

11715 Sherry Lane, Kendall, FL 33183
Pretty sure you won’t find a deal like Devon’s anywhere else. Christmas Eve dinner at Devon is just $37 per person and includes an appetizer and entrée. They also have a $45 option, which includes different menu items to choose from and a dessert.
11715 Sherry Lane
Kendall, FL 33183

7. 3030 Ocean

3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
3030 Ocean will be open both December 24 and 25 and serving up a three-course, prix-fixe ($56) dinner prepared by former 1500 Degrees chef Paula DaSilva.
3030 Holiday Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

8. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137
For some super traditional Christmas dishes, try dinner at Sugarcane on December 24 or 25. They’ll have Christmas cocktails with apple cider, roasted suckling pig, and an ice cream sandwich made with gingerbread cookies and eggnog ice-cream.
3252 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137

9. SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables

180 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
SushiSamba will be open on December 24 and 25, serving up items like lamb shank, roasted cauliflower and duck confit salad. A special Pisco cocktail will also be available.
180 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

10. Quattro Gastronomia Italiana

1014 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
On Christmas, Quattro Gastronomia Italiana will be offering a special truffle-infused a-la-carte menu including Fontina cheese fondue with poached egg yolk and filet mignon tartare. Their regular dinner menu will also be available.
1014 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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