Where to Dine Out in Dallas on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2018

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Ocean Prime

Bird Cafe


Knife at The Shops at Willow Bend

Mudhen Meat and Greens

“Mudhen Meat and Greens, the popular eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market hosts a Tacky Sweater Christmas Eve brunch on Monday, December 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Don your favorite, festive Christmas ensemble for a complimentary holiday beverage. Brunch specials include a honey baked ham special: tenderbelly honey baked ham with green bean almondine, balsamic glazed Brussels and sweet potato mash served with a dinner roll and cranberry butter ($18) and Mudhen’s Pasture Raised Eggnog. Mudhen is closed on Christmas day.”

The Butcher Shop at B&B



Dee Lincoln Prime

The Grape

“Join in The Grape tradition of Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24) dinner featuring holiday inspired fare in addition to the popular a la carte menu crafted by chef-owner Brian Luscher. For reservations and more information visit the website at, or call 214-828-1981.”

Savor Gastropub

18th & Vine

Meddlesome Moth

“Meddlesome Moth opens December 25 at 5 p.m. for a special Christmas night dinner featuring festive holiday specials and a la carte menu crafted by Chef Robbie Lewis. Holiday specials include slow roasted prime rib ($45-$55) with rosemary jus, horseradish cream and 6 year aged cheddar herb biscuit with a la carte sides including savory parmesan truffle fries, Brussels sprouts, Yukon Gold garlic mash and 6-year aged cheddar biscuits ($4-$8). Mixed seafood cocktail platter showcases jumbo shrimp, east coast oysters, crab claws, colossal crab meat and mussels ($75). Reservations are recommended and walk-ups welcome. For additional information and to reserve a table call 214-628-7900 or go to”


“Avanti will offer a three-course traditional holiday menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas day featuring butternut squash velouté with roasted chestnuts, turkey with apricots and pistachio stuffing, smoked pit ham, and holiday desserts. The regular Italian-Mediterranean dinner menu will be available as well. Live music (from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas day), and art show from painter Abi Salami ( $39. Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations: 214-871-4955.”


Shell Shack


Morton’s The Steakhouse

“Morton’s The Steakhouse is open from 4 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas day, serving families their signature steakhouse fare, as well as special Côte de Boeuf. More information is available at”

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

“The Oceanaire Seafood Room will be open on Christmas Eve from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Christmas Day from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., offering the freshest seafood flown in to the restaurant daily.”


“On Christmas Eve, Truluck’s will be serving food from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (last reservation at 8 p.m.). Enjoy live holiday entertainment in the downstairs bar from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.”


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