What Restaurants are Open in Chicago in Christmas 2013?

Are you looking to find out what restaurants are open in Chicago on Christmas 2013?  Well, relax and know that a number of Chicago restaurants are open for Christmas Day and Christmas Eve, offering a wide array of options. (Prices, times and offerings subject to change. Prices listed do not include drinks, tax or gratuity unless otherwise noted.)

 

Aria Restaurant

Aria, inside Chicago’s luxury Fairmont Hotel, is taking a whimsical approach to Christmas dinner with “Sticks and a Flick” which they’re calling a “Jewish Christmas dinner” — Chinese food and a movie. The restaurant will be serving a special three course Chinese menu, and each diner will receive a ticket for the AMC River East Theater, located a block and a half away.

  • Address: Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus Drive, Chicagoopen in chicago on christmas day 2013
  • Phone: 312-444-9494
  • Christmas Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Cost: $45 per person
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The Chicago Tribune recommends the following:

Ann Sather. Three Ann Sather locations will be open Christmas Day, serving breakfast items and complete holiday dinners (including bread, soup, vegetable and dessert) for $19.95 ($10.95 ages 12 and younger). Reservations accepted for parties of six or more. 909 W. Belmont Ave., 773-348-2378 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.); 5207 N. Clark St., 773-271-6677 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.); 3411 N. Broadway, 773-305-0024 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

Carmine’s. Serving 1-9 p.m. Regular menu. 1043 N. Rush St., 312-988-7676.

 

Carnivale. Serving 5-10 p.m. Menu specials include Christmas lechon asada (slow-roasted hog, coconut rice), butter-poached king crab. 702 W. Fulton Market, 312-850-5005.

 

Deleece. Serving 2-8 p.m. Three-course Christmas dinner, $39 (kids menu $12). 3747 N. Southport Ave., 773-325-1710.

 

Di Pescara. Serving noon to 7 p.m. Regular menus and specials. 2124 Northbrook Court, Northbrook, 847-498-4321.

 

Filini Bar & Restaurant. Serving noon to 10 p.m. The restaurant will celebrate with a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu, seven courses with a complimentary glass of prosecco for $75. 221 N. Columbus Drive, 312-477-0234.

 

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club. Not only will Kit Kat be serving a Christmas prix fixe for $40 on Christmas Eve and Day, but the dinner will be 50 percent off if you bring in a nonperishable food donation (per person) for Vital Bridges’ Harvest for Hope community food drive. Regular menu also available. 3700 N. Halsted St., 773-525-1111.

 

Little Market Brasserie. Open for dinner beginning 5 p.m., Little Market will be serving its regular menu, plus specials. Fixed-price menu, $40, also available. 10 E. Delaware Place, 312-640-8141.

 

Lockwood Restaurant and Bar. A Christmas buffet will be served 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; complimentary glass of sparkling wine for adults. $70 adults, $65 seniors, $40 children.Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., 312-917-3404.

 

Mercat a la Planxa. Christmas Day brunch, $25, served 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Four-course, 13-dish tasting menu, $65 ($35 children) served 5-9 p.m.; regular menu also available. 683 S. Michigan Ave., 312-765-0533.

 

Rosebud Deerfield. Serving 1-9 p.m. Regular menu. 560 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, 847-914-0900.

 

Rosebud on Rush. Serving 1-9 p.m. Regular menu. 720 N. Rush St., 312-266-6444.

 

Rosebud Steakhouse. Serving 1-9 p.m. Regular menu. 192 E. Walton St. 312-397-1000.

 

Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi. Serving regular menu 5-10 p.m. Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Drive, 312-239-4491.

 

Travelle. Serving noon to 7 p.m. Prix-fixe Christmas menu, $80 ($30 under 10). 330 N. Wabash Ave., 312-923-7705.

 

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Drake Brothers

Drake Brothers, the aptly named steakhouse inside the Drake Hotel, will be offering both a Christmas Eve buffet with items like Scotch eggs, duck confit salad, crab claws, Michigan turkey with prosciutto and sage stuffing and dry aged pork loin and a Christmas Day pre fixe four course dinner and a dessert buffet with entree choices such as filet mignon or seared duck breast. Santa and holiday carolers will be on hand for both events.

  • Address: 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago
  • Phone: 312-787-2200
  • Christmas Eve/Day Hours: Noon – 7 p.m.
  • Feast Cost: Buffet: $60 adults, $30 children; Dinner: $80 adults, $30 children

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse

Take the sports nut in your life to Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, named after the legendary baseball broadcaster, for their special Christmas Eve dinner featuring selections like fire roasted tomato bisque, roasted half duck and Colorado lamb chops as well as their full menu.

  • Address: 33 W. Kinzie Street, Chicago
  • Phone: 312-828-0966
  • Christmas Eve Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Entrees range between $16 – $35

Lockwood

Lockwood, located in the Palmer House Hilton, is offering an upscale Christmas buffet with choices such as local cheeses, organic fruits and entrees such as prime rib and maple honey molasses roasted turkey breast. The restaurant’s full à la carte menu will be available after 5 p.m.

  • Address: 17 E. Monroe St., (Palmer House Hilton), Chicago
  • Phone: 312-917-3404
  • Christmas Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Buffet Cost: $58 adults, $48 seniors, $25 children (6-12)

Markethouse

Chef Scott Walton is bringing his farm-to-table sensibilities to Christmas dinner, and is offering a three course meal with selections such as Painted Hill Farms rib eye, Maple Leaf Farms cassoulet, winter truffle potato pave and “egg nog” bread pudding with bourbon butterscotch sauce.

  • Address: 611 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago
  • Phone: 312-224-2200
  • Christmas Day Hours: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Cost: $36 per person

Sixteen

Want to make your Christmas dinner very merry and bright? Then blow the bank at Sixteen at theTrump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, which will have special decadent dinners on both Christmas Eve/Day and a brunch on Christmas Day.

  • Address: 401 N. Wabash Avenue, 16th Floor, Chicago
  • Phone: 312-588-8030
  • Christmas Eve Hours: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Day Brunch Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Christmas Dinner Hours: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Christmas Eve Dinner: $135/195 per person (5 or 10 course tasting menu); Christmas Brunch: $115 per person, $35 children (8 and under); Christmas Dinner: $95/$125 per person (3 or 5 course tasting menu)

Sushisamba Rio

Try something different for Christmas dinner at Sushisamba Rio, which will offer its full menu on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Selections on its eclectic Japanese/Brazilian/Peruvian menu include items from the raw bar, Japanese style Kobe beef, various seviches and sashimi tiraditos as well as Brazilian style churrasco.

  • Address: 504 N. Wells Street, Chicago
  • Phone: 312-595-2300
  • Christmas Eve Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Christmas Day Hours: Noon – 2 a.m. (may close early)
  • Cost: Entrees range from $20-$40

Zest

Zest, in the Intercontinental Hotel is a contemporary American restaurant with a picturesque view of the Magnificent Mile. Zest is offering both a Christmas Day brunch and Christmas Eve/Day dinner this year. The brunch will feature a carving station, a sushi station, a kids table and entrees/sides such as beef tenderloin filets and roasted rosemary potatoes. For dinner, Zest is offering a prix fixe 6 course menu with items like ox tail strudel and venison saddle.

  • Address: 505 N. Michigan Ave., (Intercontinental Hotel), Chicago
  • Phone: 312-321-8844
  • Christmas Eve/Day Dinner Hours: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Christmas Day Brunch Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Cost: Brunch: $55 adults, $23 children; Dinner: $65 per person

 

 

 

 

OpenTable.com has 73 Restaurants Available with Christmas Day menus & details

Restaurant Name / Neighborhood / Cuisine Ratings Reserve Now

676 Restaurant and Bar

Downtown / Loop | Contemporary American
Join us on Christmas Day.

59 Reviews

720 South Bar And Grill

South Loop | American
pre fix Menu for dinner $44.00per person

17 Reviews

Allgauer’s Restaurant – Doubletree Hotel

Alsip | American
Champagne brunch from 11am-3pm featuring chef carved prime rib,leg of lamb,and ham,omelet station,oyster bar,smoked salmon,dessert table and much more A-$32.95 S-28.95 C-19.95

21 Reviews

Andies Restaurant – Andersonville

Andersonville | Mediterranean
This year join us for a Mediterranean Style Buffet $25.95 pp. Children 1/2 price. Open 11am till 9pm. Condensed menu also available.

15 Reviews

ARTango South American Bistro

Lakeview / East Lakeview | South American
ARTango South American Bistro – South American Bistro invites you, your friends, and family to Christmas Day brunch/dinner with a special menu created by Isaak Reyes.

10 Reviews

Balsan at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Gold Coast / Streeterville | American
Celebrate your Christmas holiday with Balsan! Enjoy a 4 course prix fixe menu for $78 per person/$34 per child ages 4 – 10. Offered from 2:30pm – 8:00pm.

47 Reviews

Bin 36

River North | American
Enjoy our seasonal wine selections paired with over 50 artisanal cheeses from around the country.

125 Reviews

bistronomic

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Contemporary French
Chef Martial will offer a seasonal three-course Christmas Day menu from 3pm-10pm. $65 for adults / $20 for children NOTE: The a la carte menu will NOT be available.

195 Reviews

Bogart’s Bar & Grill – Rosemont

Rosemont | American
Join us for a meal on Christmas Day.

87 Reviews

Brasserie by LM

South Loop | French
Join us for Christmas! We’re offering a three course menu including Lobster Bisque, Duck Breast with Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta, Beef Wellington, and Cinnamon Tergoule!

51 Reviews

Buca di Beppo – Champaign

Champaign / Monticello | Italian
Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Celebrate with your family or book your holiday office party at Buca! Open at 11am on Christmas.

32 Reviews

Buca di Beppo – Lombard

Lombard | Italian
Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Celebrate with your family or book your holiday office party at Buca! Open at 11am on Christmas.

98 Reviews

Buca di Beppo – Orland Park

Orland Park | Italian
Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Celebrate with your family or book your holiday office party at Buca! Open at 11am on Christmas.

66 Reviews

Buca di Beppo – Wheeling

Wheeling | Italian
Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Celebrate with your family or book your holiday office party at Buca! Open at 11am on Christmas.

89 Reviews

Bulerias

Lakeview / East Lakeview | Tapas / Small Plates
Bulerias Tapas Bar will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day. Dec 24th, Dec25th, Jan1st – 11am-9pm Dec 31st – 11am to 2am on NYE

6 Reviews

Cafe Des Architectes/CDA

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Contemporary French
For Christmas Day, Café des Architectes offers a three-course prix fixe menu with choices for each course from 2-10 p.m. $65 adults, $19 kids. Or, guests can opt for Brunch.

82 Reviews

Carmine’s

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Italian
In addition to our daily menu, join us for our scrumptious Holiday Specials! Chateubrand Dover Sole Almondine Beef Carpaccio Lobster Ravioli

306 Reviews

Carnivale

West Loop | Latin / Spanish
King Crab Humita: Butter poached king crab ($15) Christmas Lechona: Slow roasted maple creek pork ($27) Tres Leches Tapioca Pudding: coconut, passion fruit sorbet ($9)

403 Reviews

The Clubhouse – Oakbrook

Oak Brook | American
Santa is on vacation Christmas Day, but we’re serving a buffet worthy of your Christmas celebration at The Clubhouse! Join us for all of your favorite holiday dishes!

400 Reviews

Davanti Enoteca – River North

River North | Italian
Open regular hours for Breakfast and Lunch. Offering our regular menu as well as FEAST OF THE FISHES pre-fixe menu for all you seafood lovers!!! Dinner will go from 3PM-8:30PM

190 Reviews

deca Restaurant + Bar located at The Ritz-Carlton, a Four Seasons hotel

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Contemporary French
Celebrate Christmas at the Ritz,Brunch Buffet,11:30am-5pm.$139 adults,$45 for kids.Over 60 menu items to choose from.Join our Chinese Dinner Buffet 5pm-8pm,$65 Adults,$35 kids

70 Reviews

Deleece Restaurant (on Southport)

Lakeview / East Lakeview | Contemporary American
Join us for a 3 course Christmas dinner for $39 per person. Includes choice of Amish turkey, Prime Rib, Red snapper, and Vegetable risotto with family style sides.

94 Reviews

Dine

West Loop | Contemporary American
OUR CHRISTMAS OFFERING WILL BE A 3-COURSE PRE-FIXE MENU, WITH CAREFULLY CONSTRUCTED LAND & SEA ITEMS CREATED BY OUR CHEF!We will also be serving kid friendly Holiday Menus!

16 Reviews

D’Noche

Logan Square | Latin American
Join us with your family for delicious Latin comfort food.

17 Reviews

Drake Bros’

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Contemporary American
Join us,along with Santa and Carolers for a beautiful Christmas Day 4 course dinner including a dessert buffet from 12p.m. to 7p.m. in the Drake Bros’.

18 Reviews

Enso Sushi & Bar

Bucktown / Wicker Park | Sushi
We will be open from 3 pm – 10 pm and serving our full dinner menu.

17 Reviews

Filini Restaurant and Bar-Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

Downtown / Loop | Italian
Come celebrate Christmas the Italian way with the Feast of the Seven Fishes. A seven-course dinner, with fish in each course.

35 Reviews

The Florentine

Downtown / Loop | Italian
Enjoy Chef Chris Macchia’s Holiday Feast!

70 Reviews

Fornetto Mei – a pan-italian restaurant

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Italian
Fornetto Mei will be open Christmas Day for Breakfast 7-11AM and Christmas all day dinner menu 12N-9PM, full bar service. Milanese pizza also featured. Families are welcome.

6 Reviews

Francesca’s on Chestnut

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Italian
We will be open from 2 pm until 9 pm on Christmas day. We will offer a traditional holiday menu in addition to our regular dinner menu. Ask manager or host(ess) for details.

146 Reviews

freestyle food + drink

River North | Contemporary American
Join us for Christmas Brunch till 3pm.

16 Reviews

Glen Prairie

Glen Ellyn | Contemporary American
We will be open and have a special menu available.

63 Reviews

Gyu-Kaku – Chicago

River North | Japanese
Gyu-Kaku offers a wide selection of Value BBQ Courses to satisfy your Holiday appetite. Our BBQ courses are perfect for small & large parties. Make your reservations early!

150 Reviews

Hokkaido Sushi Hibachi Steak House & Lounge

Oakbrook Terrace | Japanese
Reserve your table with OPENTABLE.COM and dine in with us. You will recieve $20 gift card from us.
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Johnnys Kitchen and Tap

Glenview | American
Enjoy our famous delicious Wood Roasted Chicken or Baby Back Ribs! Try Our Citrus Maple Glazed Salmon or Salt & Pepper Crusted Rotisserie Roasted Prime Rib. Open 12 to 9 p.m.

42 Reviews

Karma Asian Food and Fine Wine

Mundelein – Vernon Hills – Libertyville | Asian
Karma will be open Christmas Day from 12Noon until 8PM. We will be serving the regular Karma Menu along with Specials for the day.

34 Reviews

LM Bistro

River North | Contemporary French
Reserve your table today and enjoy a four-course offering starting with Coconut Poached Monkfish, Chicory Salad, Roasted Duck Breast and finishing with a Fig Tart.

39 Reviews

The Local Chicago

Gold Coast / Streeterville | American
We will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner offering our regular menu featuring upscale comfort food.

119 Reviews

Lockwood Restaurant and Bar

Downtown / Loop | American
Let our Chefs work their Holiday Magic! Join us for our Christmas Day Buffet, Hand Crafted Prix Fixe or Special Tasting Menus!!

84 Reviews

Masala India & Fusion Cuisine

Lombard | Indian
Christmas Lunch Buffet/ A La Carte Dinner

6 Reviews

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Chicago

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Seafood
Make your reservations today – celebrate Christmas with family and friends, cherishing the season.

111 Reviews

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Chicago (Wacker Dr.)

Downtown / Loop | Seafood
Make your reservations today – celebrate Christmas with family and friends, cherishing the season.

187 Reviews

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Oak Brook

Oak Brook | Seafood
Make your reservations today – celebrate Christmas with family and friends, cherishing the season.

189 Reviews

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Rosemont

Rosemont | Seafood
Make your reservations today – celebrate Christmas with family and friends, cherishing the season.

125 Reviews

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Skokie

Skokie | Seafood
Make your reservations today – celebrate Christmas with family and friends, cherishing the season.

115 Reviews

Mécénat Bistro & Gathering Place

Western Springs | American
Join us for Christmas Brunch from 11-3pm.

74 Reviews

Mercat a La Planxa

South Loop | Spanish
Enjoy an excellently coursed Holiday Prix-Fixe Dinner Menu from 5pm-9pm;$65 per adult & $35 per child. Our Christmas Brunch is from 11am-3pm; $35 per person. Bon Nadal!

281 Reviews

Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Steakhouse
Join us to celebrate Christmas at Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse! We will be serving our full menu alongside specials. Our dining room is open until 9pm.

221 Reviews

NoMI

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Contemporary American
This Christmas NoMI kitchen will be celebrating with five lavish chef stations as well as a sumptuous selection of a la care offerings. $125/ person

187 Reviews

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant – Chicago

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Sushi
Need a break from Holiday Madness? Head to RA on Christmas Day for All-Day Happy Hour from 4pm-11pm.

19 Reviews

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant – Glenview

Glenview | Sushi
Need a break from Holiday Madness? Head to RA on Christmas Day for All-Day Happy Hour from 4pm-11pm.

18 Reviews

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant – Lombard

Lombard | Sushi
Need a break from Holiday Madness? Head to RA on Christmas Day for All-Day Happy Hour from 4pm-11pm.

29 Reviews

Rio’s in Addison (South American Cuisine)

Addison | South American
We will be open from 12-8 pm on Christmas Eve and day

11 Reviews

Rosebud – Deerfield

Deerfield | Italian
In addition to our daily menu, join us for our scrumptious Holiday Specials! Prime Rib Lobster Ravioli Chicken Sinatra

99 Reviews

Rosebud on Rush

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Italian
In addition to our daily menu, join us for our scrumptious Holiday Specials! Tomato Onion Salad Coppino Sea Bass Limone Bone In NY Steak

265 Reviews

Rosebud Steakhouse

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Steak
In addition to our daily menu, join us for our scrumptious Holiday Specials! Mushroom Soup Pear Salad Berkshire Pork Chops Stuffed Whole Lobster Mushroom Risotto

153 Reviews

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Chicago

River North | Steak
A festive Christmas meal…without all the work! Celebrate with a 6oz filet and twin lobster tails for $46.95 or a 12oz ribeye with twin lobster tails for $56.95. Open Early.

138 Reviews

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Northbrook

Northbrook | Steak
A festive Christmas meal…without all the work! Celebrate with a 6oz filet and twin lobster tails for $46.95 or a 12oz ribeye with twin lobster tails for $56.95. Open Early.

104 Reviews

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – South Barrington

Barrington | Steakhouse
A festive Christmas meal…without all the work! Celebrate with a 6oz filet and twin lobster tails for $46.95 or a 12oz ribeye with twin lobster tails for $56.95. Open Early.

104 Reviews

Sixteen

River North | Contemporary American
Christmas Brunch-$148.00 per adult and $35.00 for children(8 years and younger) Christmas Dinner-10 course $150.00 per person or 20 course $210.00 per person

137 Reviews

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse – Chicago

River North | Steakhouse
Join us on Christmas Day. Enjoy our new Winter Menu, Cocktail Lists and Award-Winning Wine Selections. Dinner Menu available all day.

278 Reviews

Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi

Downtown / Loop | Steak
Join us for a traditional Christmas menu on Christmas day from 5pm-10pm. Located inside Hyatt Regency Chicago, enjoy an award-winning wine list and complimentary valet parking

38 Reviews

SugarToad

Naperville | American
Join us on Christmas Day.

22 Reviews

T.J. Maloney’s

Merrillville, IN | Irish
There is no better place to gather with loved ones to share in the spirit of Christmas then at Brunch in T.J. Maloney’s, Slainte!

11 Reviews

The Terrace Rooftop | Bar | Restaurant

Gold Coast / Streeterville | American
Wake up to a wonderful Christmas Day breakfast featuring Short Rib Benedict, Caramelized Apple Pancakes or Pork Belly Waffle. French Press Coffee or premium teas selections.

18 Reviews

Trattoria Isabella

West Loop | Italian
Trattoria Isabella would love to host your family dinner this Christmas. We will be open from 2-9 p.m. You may select from our delicious menu, or packages are available.

56 Reviews

Trattoria Trullo

Lincoln Square | Italian
Please join us for CHRISTMAS DAY SPECIAL MENU $32.00PP APPETIZER , ENTREES & DESSERT HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM TRATTORIA TRULLO.

25 Reviews

Travelle – The Langham, Chicago

River North | Contemporary American
Join us for a Christmas meal.

100 Reviews

Vermilion

River North | Fusion / Eclectic
Bon Appetit, Gourmet, 3 Star Tribune lauded five course feast: crab-lobster cake, pumpkin empanada, anise-mango ham, salad, soup, tres leches, eggnog ($50, vegetarian also).

89 Reviews

Wave

Gold Coast / Streeterville | Global, International
Join us to celebrate Christmas at WAVE! We will be serving our full menu alongside specials. Our dining room is open until 8pm.

16 Reviews

Weber Grill – Chicago

River North | American
Join us Christmas Day for holiday inspired features in addition to our regular dinner menu.

367 Reviews

Wildfire – Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire | American
Join us from 11am-9pm, as we serve our dinner menu all day, along with daily specials. A portion of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

536 Reviews

William Tell Restaurant – Countryside

Countryside | Continental
Join us for Christmas Brunch! Reservation Times: 11am – 3pm (on the hour). Salad Table-Artful Culinary Presentations-Cold Seafood Station- much more

16 Reviews

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