Where To Eat In Boston On Christmas Day

December 19, 2017

There are plenty of fabulous options around town that are ready to do the heavy lifting of holiday cooking for you.

Rohit Raney & Stacy Buchanan
Boston restaurants open on Christmas

This is by no means a comprehensive list. In fact there are several Boston-based restaurants open on Christmas.

However these restaurants have Christmas Day options that are really making our mouths water. 


ARTBar will be serving a buffet and rolling out the holiday favorites from 5pm to 9pm. $50 adults/$19 kids; 3 and under eat free. You can check out the menu here

40 Edwin Land Blvd., Cambridge, artbarcambridge.com


Bar Boulud

Bar Boulud will be serving a buffet brunch with traditional classics and seasonal kid’s dessert cart that visits table-side. 11:30 am to 4:00 pm. $95 adults/$48 kids 12 and under. You can check out the menu here.

776 Boylston St., Boston, barboulud.com/boston


Brasserie JO

Brasserie JO will have a special menu with highlights that include Salmon En Croûte, Pan Seared Scallops, Roast Duck and Egg Nog Crème Brulee. You can check out the menu here. Reservations are recommended. 

120 Huntington Ave., Boston, colonnadehotel.com/brasserie-jo


The Bristol

The Bristol will be serving up a buffet featuring hot and cold stations, a chilled seafood bar, and a carving station. 9am - 3pm; $98 adults/$49 kids; 5 and under eat free. Book early; reservations go fast. You can check out the menu here. 

200 Boylston St., Boston, fourseasons.com/bristol


Henrietta's Table

Henrietta's will be serving an early breakfast menu, in addition to a special holiday buffet later in the day. $90 adults/ $45 child; prices include both meals. Reservations are recommended. You can get more info here

1 Bennett St., Cambridge, henriettastable.com



In the tradition of the Jewish eating Chinese on Christmas, Mamaleh's will be serving Jasian dishes including baked brisket bao and whitefish rangoon. You can get more info here. Reservations are recommended.

1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, mamalehs.com


Miel Brasserie Provencal

Miel will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu that includes seared scallops and prime rib. 12pm - 8pm; $65pp. Reservervations are recommended. You can get more info here.

510 Atlantic Ave., Boston, intercontinentalboston.com



Nubar will be serving a buffet from 11:30am to 5:30pm that will feature a carving station and a mix of traditional and unique accompanyments. $45 adults/$20 kids; 5 and under eat free. You can get more info here.

16 Garden St., Cambridge, nubarcambridge.com


Tamo Bistro + Bar

Tamo will be serving brunch with lunch and dinner options, and younger diners will get to enjoy a visit from St. Nick! $75 adults/ $25 for kids; 4 and under eat free. Reservations required; you can get more info here.

1 Seaport Ln., Boston, tamoboston.com


Tremont 647

Tremont 647 will be serving holiday drinks and an a la carte mini menu of snacks. Toasts start at 5:30pm, for all you late(r) risers. You can find more info here

647 Tremont St., Boston, tremont647.com


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