Houston’s Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2021 restaurant guide


Serving everything from sumptuous multi-course meals to Christmas Day steak, noodles and pasta, these Houston restaurants are open for dinner on Christmas Eve and / or Christmas Day.

Christmas Eve

The Café & Bar Annie, 1800 Post Oak
Make reservations for Christmas Eve brunch or dinner, with regular brunch and dinner menus available as well as some specialties from Executive Chef Robert Del Grande and Chef Jose Valencia.

B&B Butcher & Restaurant, 1814 Washington
Join the steakhouse for a Christmas Eve brunch or dinner, with Christmas carols spreading the joy (during dinner service) as well as a festive reindeer for photos.

Street cafe, 1103 South Shepherd
Serving a three-course menu for $ 55 plus tax, tip, and drinks ($ 15 per child), highlights include the oxtail onion soup, the short rib with creamy mashed potatoes, the red snapper and risotto, and eggnog cheesecake. Free eggnog is included and reservations are made from
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar
The French brasserie will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Brennan’s from Houston, 3300 Smith
Enjoy a Creole New Year’s Eve dinner from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Caracol, 2200 Oak Post
Christmas Eve dinner is a la carte at this Mexican coast hotspot, with a full dinner menu, off-menu specials, and free ponche.

Cleburne Cafeteria, 3606 Bissonnet
With traditional recipes dating back almost 80 years, the restaurant will be open and welcoming guests for a meal in or take out on Christmas Eve (and Christmas Day).

BELIEVED, 9595 Six Pins, 2800 Kirby
Christmas Eve dinner takes place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. ($ 55 for three courses or à la carte, half price for children under 12). Highlights include the Lobster Bisque, Tortellini Fondue, NY Strip with Chianti Sauce, and Christmas Creme Brulee. Customers can also order a three-course take-out dinner for two for $ 125.

Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood, 14315 Cypress Rosehill
Dario’s will serve a three-course Christmas Eve dinner with seating at 5 p.m., 7 p.m. or 9 p.m. for $ 95 and an early bird at 3 p.m. for $ 85. Highlights include stuffed Texas quail, lobster bisque, prime rib au jus, bread pudding with bourbon caramel sauce and ginger crème brûlée.

Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse, 5061 Westheimer
Open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the steakhouse will offer its à la carte menu as well as a three-course prime rib dinner.

Metropolitan Doris, 2815 South Shepherd
The Israeli steakhouse will be open from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve (with hours on Christmas Day as well). Reservations can be made on Resy.

Ember & Greens Restaurant and Bar, 9403-B Katy Autoroute
The family owned and operated Memorial Restaurant and Bar will be open for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. and close early at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Etoile Kitchen and Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park
Etoile will be open for breakfast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. serving its regular menu and for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. serving a three-course menu at $ 68 for adults and $ 25 per child (10 years and under), plus drinks, taxes and free. Let yourself be tempted by the duck foie gras in a tea towel, the fresh and smoked salmon tartare, the striped bass with orange-carrot mousseline, the Yule log …

Local cuisine + Fielding bar, 26400 Kuykendahl
Reservations are open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Goode Company Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby
With a dance hall, two bars, three stages and ultramodern cuisine serving indoors and outdoors, the restaurant is open on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Goode Company barbecue, 5109 Kirby, 8911 Katy Freeway
Slow-smoking barbecue since 1977, restaurants will be open at regular times on Christmas Eve.

Kitchen & Cantina Goode Company, 9005 Katy Freeway, 8865 Six Pines Drive
The Memorial location will be open from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and The Woodlands location from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Goode Company Seafood, 2621 Westpark, 10201 Katy Freeway
The restaurants will be open at the usual times on Christmas Eve, from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Goode Company Taqueria, 4902 Kirby
The restaurant will be open on New Years Eve from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Hugo’s, 1602 Westheimer
Guests can enjoy a Buffet de Noche Buena, a special Christmas Eve buffet for $ 49 per adult and $ 15 for children 12 and under, plus taxes, tips and drinks.

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327, boulevard Post Oak
The New York-style grocery store will be open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Mastro’s Steakhouse, 1650 West South Loop
Christmas Eve hours at this luxury steakhouse run from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Ouisie’s table, 3939 San Felipe
Enjoy a special à la carte menu for Christmas Eve from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. (restaurant closes at 11 a.m.), including fried sweet potato empanadas, crispy crab cakes, charred scallops, beef premium bacon wrapped with Bordelaise, a peach cobbler and a jar of chocolate cream.

Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House, 113 6th
Treat yourself to oysters by the bay and fresh seafood from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Phat Restaurant, 23119 Colonial
The Malaysian street restaurant is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.), offering its regular menu as well as a special Chinese-American menu available from December 18 to January 2.

Prego, 2520 Amherst
The trattoria will be open from noon to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, offering its regular menu and evening specials including osso bucco with local mushroom risotto, Gulf snapper in a Parmesan crust with giant crab meat. and a Milanese-style veal chop.

Rainbow flag, 2011 Ella
Houston’s original lodge restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve for dinner service only, with reservations available from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., serving its regular a la carte menu.

Rosalie Soul Italian, 400 Dallas
Come to this location at the C. Baldwin Hotel for an Italian-American Seven Fishes Christmas Eve party featuring scallops, mussels, octopus, Japanese clams and more. ($ 75 per person, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.)

Sylvia’s enchilada kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 713-334-7295; 1140 Eldridge, 832-230-3842
Both locations will be open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tony’s, 3755 Richmond
Enjoy a fine Italian Christmas Eve dinner to dine in (or take out).

URBE, 1101 Uptown Park
Serving Mexican street food, the brand new concept from James Beard Award winning Chef Hugo Ortega and the H Town Restaurant Group will be open for Christmas Eve breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for lunch from 10:30 a.m. at 16 o’clock. counter service – and for dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. which is full service.

Xochi, 1777 Walker
Xochi will be open for Christmas Eve dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with live music from Media Luna until 8 p.m. and an a la carte menu.

Click to enlarge Opt for Christmas curry at Malaysia's favorite street restaurant, Phat Eatery.  - PHOTO BY CHUCK COOK

Opt for Christmas curry at Malaysia’s favorite street restaurant, Phat Eatery.

Photo by Chuck Cook

the day of Christmas

Flower & Bee, 1600 West South Loop
The restaurant at the Post Oak Hotel is open for reservations on Christmas Day.

Cleburne Cafeteria, 3606 Bissonnet
With traditional recipes dating back nearly 80 years, the restaurant will be open and welcoming guests for a meal in or take out on Christmas Day.

Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse, 5061 Westheimer
Open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the steakhouse will offer its à la carte menu as well as a three-course prime rib dinner.

Metropolitan Doris, 2815 South Shepherd
The Israeli steakhouse will be open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Reservations can be made on Resy.

Local cuisine + Fielding bar, 26400 Kuykendahl
Reservations are open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Houstonian, 111 North Post Oak
Enjoy a sit-down meal with à la carte prices and holiday favorites like smoked prime rib and roast turkey with herbs. Call 713-685-6713 for reservations 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Thai cuisine Kin Dee, 1533 Berger du Nord
This true Thai favorite will be open on site and take out from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. this Christmas.

Mala Sichuan, several locations
With locations in Montrose, the Heights, Chinatown, Sugar Land, and Katy, the spirited Sichuan place is open for dinner and online ordering on Christmas Day.

Mastro’s Steakhouse, 1650 West South Loop
Note reservations for Christmas Day meals from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Palm, 1201 Fannin
Recently moved downtown, the classic New York-style steakhouse is open for reservations this Christmas Day.

Phat Restaurant, 23119 Colonial
The Malaysian street restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., offering its regular menu as well as a special Chinese-American menu available from December 18 to January 2.

Rosalie Soul Italian, 400 Dallas
Opt for an Italian-American-style Christmas at this beautiful restaurant, located in the C. Baldwin Hotel, offering dishes ranging from blue crab manicotti and rigatoni with wild boar stew to hanging steak pizzaiolo.

We will update this list in the days leading up to Christmas Day. If you have a restaurant to add, please send details to [email protected]

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