Dining Playbook’s Guide on Where to Spend Christmas Dinner

Dining Playbook's Guide on Where to Spend Christmas Dinner
Jenny and Billy at Davio’s Seaport

Spending the holidays in Boston and need to know what’s open? We’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day brunch, or dinner too, this comprehensive list will help you plan your festive feast. No need to spend the day in the kitchen —  let one of our local restaurants take care of you. 



The Alcove will be serving their regular menu along with specials like scallop crudo with sea beans and caviar. The restaurant will be open normal hours on Christmas Eve and 12-8pm on Christmas Day. 

50 Lovejoy Wharf, Boston, MA 02114


Bar Boulud

Enjoy Bar Bouloud’s Christmas Feast on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The feast is a three-course prix-fixe menu with optional wine pairings, served from 5-10pm. They will also be hosting a Christmas Day brunch buffet from 11:30-3:30pm. Menu here.

776 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199


Bristol Restaurant & Bar

The restaurant is offering a Christmas Eve buffet, Christmas Day brunch, and Christmas Day dinner. Brunch is scheduled from 9-11:30am and lunch/dinner served from 11:30am-8:00pm. Menu here

200 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116


Davio’s Seaport

The group’s Seaport location is hosting The Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve, 4-10pm. Davio’s regular dinner menu will also be available.

50 Liberty Drive, Boston, MA 02210


Eastern Standard

A festive French-American prix fixe menu will be served from 1-8pm. They are also offering a children’s menu for those joining with little ones. 

528 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215


Henrietta’s Table

Henrietta’s will be serving a holiday buffet from 12-8pm. In addition, they will be serving a Christmas breakfast from 7-10:30am.

1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138


Outlook Kitchen

The Outlook Kitchen will be open from 6:30am-6pm on Christmas Day. The restaurant is serving a 3-course Christmas menu for $55.

70 Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210


Ma Maison

Ma Maison will be open from 4-10pm on Christmas Eve and 11am-8pm on Christmas Day. The French restaurant will be serving a four-course menu for $75 as well as a la carte options. View the menu here



Meritage will be serving a four course menu on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. See the full menu here

70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110


Miel at Intercontinental

Join Miel for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner. Christmas Eve dinner will be served from 4:30-10pm and Christmas Day dinner will be served from 12-8pm. See the menu here.

510 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210


Bistro di Mudi

Guests can choose from a pre fixe tasting menu or the chef’s Christmas tasting menu. Both menus have the option to add on wine pairings. Dinner will be served from 5-9pm on Christmas Day. See the menu here.

272 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116


Post 390

Join Post 390 for Dinner in the Tavern from 4-10:30pm on Christmas Eve. They will be serving specials from the upstairs dinner menu. 

406 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116