Miami Restaurants Open On Christmas 2016

Skip the Chinese takeout or preparing your own Feast of the Seven Fishes

The tree is trimmed, your stockings are stuffed and all the gifts are wrapped (or the movie showtimes have been selected, if that's more your style). And now you're exhausted. With all of the travel, shopping and prep of the holidays, no one would blame you if you wanted to skip cooking a Christmas feast. Whether you're looking for a way to cut down on your holiday workload or just need somewhere to grab dinner after your annual trip to the theater, here are our top recommendations for restaurants that are open on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day—or both—in Miami.

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

This former James Beard Best New Restaurant is serving its classic Southern fare through Christmas Day.

The Dutch

Visit Andrew Carmellini's Miami outpost of his Soho hot spot for your Christmas dinner.


This modern Asian restaurant is the perfect spot to fuel up before or after a lengthy movie marathon.


This Italian spot from Scott Conant is the perfect way to carbo-load for the holidays.

Rusty Pelican

Looking for a traditional Christmas Eve lobster? Indulge yourself here.

Check out the full list of recommendations here.

Also, if you're planning to eat out during the holiday, be sure to call ahead for a reservation so you won't be wandering the cold streets acting like a hangry Scrooge.