Christmas trees, Santa suits, and jingling bells aren’t for everyone … so, what is there to do on Christmas Day? What’s the plan for your Christmas this year? What’s open and what can you plan on doing?
The most popular choice would be, of course, going to the movies and getting Chinese food, right? Well, before we get into more creative options, let’s honor the tradition with a list of movies out in theaters for Christmas and some awesome restaurants across the United States.
RESTAURANTS OPEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY
– Applebee’s has most of its locations closed, but in high-traffic areas like its Times Square location, Applebee’s is reported to be open.
– Starbucks will be open with limited hours for the holiday.
– Waffle House is open 24 hours.
– Denny’s is open, some 24 hours a day and others with limited hours. It is featuring its popular breakfast items.
– Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is set to be open in most areas.
– California Pizza Kitchen is open in participating locations.
– Papa John’s is open, so if you’re in the mood for pizza delivery, you are in luck.
– McDonald’s and Burger King locations may be open but with limited hours in some areas.
– IHOP’s 24-hour locations are reported to be open, but be sure to check with your local eatery. Some may have special hours.
– TGIFriday’s is open on Christmas Day, as reported by Fortune.
– Buca di Beppo has most of its locations open for the day into the evening, but be sure to check with your nearby location.
– Boston Market is open, but locations may have special hours for the holiday.
– Dunkin’ Donuts locations are open, but they may operate with special hours.
– McCormick & Schmick’s is almost always open. Holiday Shopping Hours reports that the restaurant is generally open every day of the year.
– Steak ‘n Shake is reportedly open on Christmas Day.
Be sure to check with local restaurants in your area if you are visiting non-chain eateries. A big hit with many is Asian food since many restaurants are open on the holiday. And, for additional restaurant hours for the holiday, visit Go Banking Rates.
CONVENIENCE STORES OPEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Just remember that many of the stores and restaurants open have special or limited hours for the holiday, so be sure to check in with them.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
La La Land
Office Christmas Party
Live By Night