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Restaurants Open Christmas Day 2012

Don't Get Left Out in the Cold, These Restaurants are Open!


Christmas Day is here and you're hungry! Maybe you're sick of the holiday food and want a change of pace or maybe you've been traveling and don't have anything at the house. Some families even choose to celebrate Christmas at a restaurant to alleviate some of the holiday stress from those who normally prepare the meal. Whatever the reason, if you find yourself in need of a restaurant on Christmas Day, this list of open restaurants will come in handy.

Please keep in mind that most of these places require reservations and fill up months ahead of time. Expect restaurants to be short-staffed and a bit slower than usual and don't forget to tip extra generously for those servers working on Christmas Day!

  • Benihana
    8830 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, IN 46240
    Phone: 317-846-2495

  • Bucca di Bepo - Castleton
    6045 E. 86th St., Indianapolis
    Phone: 317-594-9750

  • Bucca di Bepo - Greenwood
    659 U.S. 31 North, Greenwood, IN 46142
    Phone: 317-884-2822

  • Bucca di Bepo - Indianapolis
    35 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Phone: 317-632-2822

  • The Capital Grille
    40 West Washington Street, Indianapolis
    Phone: 317-423-8799

  • Denny's
    Various locations in the Indianapolis area

  • IHOP
    Various locations in Indianapolis area

  • Kincaid's Fish House and Chop Shop
    14159 Clay Terrace, Carmel
    Phone: 317-575-9005

  • McCormick & Schmick's
    110 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis
    Phone: 317-631-9500

  • Mitchell's Fish Market
    14311 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Suite 100, Carmel, IN 46032
    Phone: 317-848-3474

  • One South
    One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Phone: 317-616-6160

  • Osteria Pronto
    10 South West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Phone: 860-5777

    In addition to the restaurants listed above, many Asian restaurants are also open on Christmas Day. You can also check out restaurants located in truck stops and hotels. Because they never close, they often offer dining options for traveling guests. If you are planning on relying on restaurants for your Christmas Day meal, call restaurants ahead of time to inquire if they are open and if reservations are necessary.

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