Avoid The Busy Christmas Kitchen And Check Out These Columbus Restaurants Open Christmas Day

The time for planning your perfect Christmas meal is running out fast.

The holiday should be a time for a relaxing break with family and enjoying your time together. But sometimes, the craziness of the Christmas kitchen totally ruins that.

This year could be the year that you and your family decide to skip the stress altogether at one of these Columbus restaurants. Sounds pretty great, right?

Smith and Wollenksy

Smith and Wollensky is open every day of the year! Stop in their Easton location for some seafood and steak!

McCormick & Schmicks

They’re open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. for a classy Christmas meal without all the fuss.

Mitchell’s Fish Market

The Grandview location is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring a few special holiday menu items!

Buca Di Beppo

Italian may not be the traditional Christmas for everyone but they definitely know how to do a family meal! They’ll be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Benihana is open their regular hours 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for dinner if you want to opt for an even more out of the box Christmas meal.

The Boat House

The Boat house is open 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. with a Christmas Champagne buffet featuring a carving station.

Tip Top Kitchen

Stop into Tip Top Kitchen for some sweet potato fries or a roast sandwich. They’re open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The Keep

The Keep at Hotel LeVeque will be offering a Christmas Day buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu includes breakfast items, carving and seafood stations, and desserts.

Cheers to not having to eat your Aunt’s dry turkey this Christmas!


Originally published 12/14/17. Updated yearly.

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