Christmas and New Years restaurant options 2022

Christmas Dinner plate

Stay tuned for 2022 options – we will update this page as soon as we start hearing from restaurants. In the meantime, here’s what happened in 2021:

2021 Christmas restaurant options

Bob Evans

Make the most of your holidays and let us do the cooking! Our Farmhouse Feast® is a complete family meal with pot roast, slow-roasted turkey or hickory-smoked ham, farmhouse sides, pie, freshly baked rolls, and more!

Also check out the new Pot Roast Feast! Serves up to 10. Slow-roasted pot roast, caramelized onions and carrots packed cold and ready to heat, serve & enjoy! Served with bread & celery dressing, mashed potatoes & gravy, corn, green beans with ham, macaroni & cheese, a loaf of pumpkin bread, freshly baked dinner rolls, pumpkin pie and double-crust apple pie. Order online via website.

Buca di Beppo

Let Buca di Beppo create a delicious meal for your guests while you enjoy good company. Our Holiday catering package includes half pan and full pan options at great prices. Our deliciously diverse menu gives you plenty of options to choose from so you can design a menu catered to your festive needs. Your order will be packaged up and ready to go. We will even help you load your car. $75 minimum order and delivery also available, see here.

Brio Italian Grille

Let Brio create a delicious meal for your guests while you create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Our Holiday Catering package includes half and full pan options at great prices. Our deliciously diverse menu gives you plenty of options to choose from so you can design a menu catered to your festive needs. $75 minimum order, see here.

Cracker Barrel

Offering heat n serve family dinners to go. Meals come ready to heat from oven to table in three hours. Pick up is December 22nd or 23rd. Order online here.

Golden Corral

Offering meals to go “All the Fixin’s. None of the Fuss”. Complete family meals with your choice of Holiday Glazed Ham, Whole Roasted Turkey, with Mashed Potatoes + Gravy, Choice of Homestyle Sides, our Famous Yeast Rolls and a Whole Pie. See more here.

Red Lobster

Red Lobster is getting in on the craze of over-the-top charcuterie and grazing boards with a build-at-home seafood spin – Sea-cuterie, or merrily nicknamed “Sea-cuterwreath” – that’s sure to make any holiday host the talk of the town this season. Guests can easily create their own showstopping seafood spread by mixing and matching items from a special category called “Create Your Own Sea-cuterie” at  RedLobster.com/order.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, regular menu available for take out and delivery. See more on their website.

2020 Christmas

Here are the options from various brands in 2020, so you can look back and compare, and maybe find more inspiration.

Bob Evans

Offering Farmhouse Feasts for a limited time only and while supplies last. Multiple choices and feed 8-10.

Brio Italian Grill

CLICK HERE for holiday menu details 

Christmas Eve:  Open 11 am – 10 pm
Christmas Day:  Open 11 am – 9 pm
New Year’s Eve:  Open 11 am – 10 pm
New Year’s Day:  Open 11 am – 10 pm

Buca di Beppo

CLICK HERE for details on the restaurant’s Holiday “Cake Boss Package” available for pickup and delivery.

Christmas Eve:  Open 11 am – 10 pm
Christmas Day:  Open 11 am – 9 pm
New Year’s Eve:  Open 11 am – 10 pm
New Year’s Day:  Open 11 am – 10 pm

Cracker Barrel

Celebrate the season with Holiday Heat n Serve meals. Serves 8-10 and take three hours to cook up.

Denny’s

Locations open on Christmas Day.

Golden Corral

Ready-to-Heat Holiday Meals serve 6-8 people. 72-hour notice required. Order by December 21 for pickup on Christmas Eve. Call your restaurant now to pre-order. More details here.

IHOP

Locations open on Christmas Day.

Joe’s Crab Shack

Joe’s is open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, serving a Holiday Ham Special offered in house or at yours! Available for Dine-In or Take-Out on Friday, December 25, the Holiday Ham meal is served with Stuffing, Red-skinned Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, complete with a slice of Pumpkin Pie. (Adult $18.99, Child $8.99)

Additional details, participating locations and hours can be found here: www.joescrabshack.com/christmas/.

Olive Garden

This holiday season, Olive Garden is offering convenient Italian favorites with its Bake at Home Family Meals. Choose between two chilled and ready-to-bake family favorites — Giant Cheese Stuffed Shells (serves 5 starting at $39.99) or Classic Lasagna (serves 6 starting at $44.99) – served with a jumbo house salad, bottle of signature Italian dressing and one dozen ready-to-bake breadsticks. Complete your holiday celebration by adding wine To Go, starting at $15 a bottle. Order online and have your meal delivered safely, right to your car at OliveGarden.com.

Ruth’s Chris

The popular steakhouse is open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For Christmas Eve Ruth’s Chris are also offering take home meal options. These these serve two and come with choice of salad, entree, side and dessert. $99 for Christmas Eve, $180 for Christmas Day.

More food holidays

For more food filled days to celebrate – see our complete food calendar. Coming up in January we have the following food holidays: