Boston restaurants open on Christmas
Shopping at the best holiday markets in Boston, attending Christmas parties, and meeting end-of-year deadlines have depleted the last of your seasonal energy reserves. Give yourself a break and dine at one of the best Boston restaurants that are open on Christmas. From an intimate feast to mind-blowing buffets and even a seasonally skewed Boston brunch, there’s a meal for every type of celebration. While many have not yet announced their holiday menus, these restaurants typically offer Christmas dining, so check back as we update with details.
Tucked into the first floor of the Four Seasons, with beautiful views of the Boston Public Garden across the street, this refined spot is a classic destination for Christmas dinner and get Santa for hire to come out for your Christmas dinner party with office friends or family.
Located on the second floor of the tony Boston Harbor Hotel, Meritage is a wine-focused, waterfront hideaway that is perfect for oenophiles. Their holiday dining options are sure to be equally impressive.
For a farm-to-table holiday dining experience, Henrietta’s Table is the place. Their holiday buffet is typically filled with classics featuring local, seasonal ingredients.
La Morra makes Christmas dinner both traditional and stress-free. The Brookline Village Italian restaurant keeps it warm, communal and boisterous with its multi-course, family-style holiday meals.
Smith & Wollensky Boston – Atlantic Wharf
This national chain maintains a stunning waterfront location at Atlantic Wharf, between the Rose Kennedy Greenway and Fort Point Channel. The 10,000-square-foot space features an outdoor patio that adds to the relaxed, upscale ambiance. Christmas dinner will no doubt feature steak as the centerpiece.
Head to the Back Bay for a French-inspired Christmas dinner, Bar Boulud’s menu typically includes a comforting spread of bistro fare that will get you into the holiday spirit.
Top of the Hub
From 52 stories above the city skyline, you just might see Santa’s sleigh as he heads out of town. The Christmas menu at Top of the Hub is typically a four-course feast that will please everyone in the family.
As it’s located in the Hotel Commonwealth, Eastern Standard typically offers an early Christmas breakfast before starting its festive Christmas dinner service in the afternoon.