New York City is the land of plenty when it comes to restaurants providing outstanding dining experiences. However, finding a restaurant that's open on a holiday can be a little more challenging. If you plan on dining out with the family, check out our list of some of the best restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in New York City.

Regardless of where you dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in New York City, you’re in for a real treat as this city houses a gem of a restaurant on nearly every street corner.

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Temple Court
Travel $$
5 Beekman Street, New York NY, 10038
[Formerly Fowler & Wells] Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio pulls inspiration from the rich history of the building and his own culinary...
Restaurant $
171 Spring St,, New York NY, 10012
Inspired by the tapas bars that surround Barcelona's food market ElMercado de la Boqueria, Boqueria serves market driven authentic Spanish cuisine. Boqueria...
Ginny's Supper Club
Bar $$
310 Malcolm X Blvd Inside the Red Rooster, New York NY, 10027
Wander downstairs at the Red Rooster Harlem and you'll soon pick up the trail of its spirited sister venue. With a hat tipped to Harlem's Renaissance,...
Red Rooster Harlem
4.9  5 Rating (6)
310 Lenox Ave, At West 125th, New York NY, 10027
Red Rooster is thrilled to join the vibrant Harlem community. Our menu reflects on the roots of American cuisine while celebrating local farmers and artisanal...
Shalom Japan
310 S 4th St, Brooklyn NY, 11211
A collaboration between Chefs Sawako Okochi and Aaron Israel Follow us on Instagram @ShalomJapan
Lighthouse BK
145 Borinquen Pl, Brooklyn NY, 11211
Mediterranean seasonal farm to table restaurant & cocktail bar ...
Fish Cheeks
Restaurant $
55 Bond St, New York NY, 10012
Thai Seafood, Family- Style straight to your soul. This August, brothers and co-chefs Chat and Ohm Suansilphong will open Fish Cheeks, a seafood-focused...
Irvington NYC
Bar & Restaurant $
201 Park Avenue South, New York NY, 10003
Irvington (W Union Square) offers a Mediterranean-influenced menu of New American classics highlighting ingredients from Union Square GreenMarket. Irvington...
Tocqueville NY
Bar & Restaurant $
1 E 15th St, New York NY, 10003
Farm to table inspired menu, quiet and elegant dining room Co-owners Jo-Ann Makovitzky and Chef Marco Moreira welcome you to Tocqueville. An elegant,...
Tavern on the Green
4.9  5 Rating (2)
Central Park West & 67th St, New York NY, 10023
Centered around a hearty, rustic menu shaped by local, seasonal ingredients, Tavern on the Green invites patrons into a warm, celebratory gathering space...
Dirty French
4.8  5 Rating (2)
180 Ludlow St, New York NY, 10002
Dirty French is a New York bistro created by Major Food Group’s Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick. Dirty French is a New York bistro created...
Catch NYC
5.0  5 Rating (4)
21 9th Ave, New York NY, 10014
CATCH features current renditions of classic seafood preparations. Serving up dishes that are both sophisticated and approachable, CATCH's streaming,...
The Smith
4.8  5 Rating (4)
55 3rd Ave, New York NY, 10010
New York City The Smith East Village 55 Third Avenue NYC (Between 10th/11th) 212.420.9800 Hours M & Tu: 8 a.m. – midnight W & Th: 8 a.m....
4.8  5 Rating (1)
26 Little W 12th St. 4th FL, Manhattan NY, 10014
STK artfully blends the modern steakhouse and chic lounge in to one.
Smith & Wollensky New York City
4.8  5 Rating (2)
797 Third Avenue, New York NY, 10022
Smith & Wollensky is one of the most trafficked restaurants in New York and among the most celebrated steakhouses in the world. Specializing in fresh seafood...
Scarpetta NYC
Restaurant $
355 W 14th St, New York NY, 10014
Scarpetta in New York City brings a deft touch and unwavering passion to creating Italian food that is unexpected and soulful. We strive to represent the...
Restaurant $$
360 Park Ave S, New York NY, 10010
Park Avenue Autumn/Winter/Spring/Summer is a New American restaurant that changes menus and decor with the seasons.
Bar & Restaurant $
240 Central Park S, New York NY, 10019
When Marea opened in May of 2009, the seascape of high-end Italian cuisine was redefined. With superb cuisine, seamless service, award-winning wine programs...
Royal 35 Steakhouse
Restaurant $
1 E 35th Street, New York NY, 10016
Royal 35 Steakhouse is just a stone’s throw away from iconic New York City landmark, The Empire State Building!
The Lambs Club
132 W 44th St, New York NY, 10036
The Lambs Club at The Chatwal Hotel is an 80 seat restaurant and 70 seat lounge located in a landmark building with a storied Broadway past. Private events...
Parker & Quinn
64 W 39th St, New York NY, 10018
Inherently American with Global Appeal
Chez Josephine
Restaurant $$
414 W 42nd St, New York NY, 10036
A bubbly French bistro located along Manhattan's Theatre Row on West 42nd Street, serving lunch and dinner seven days a week in a Parisian setting. Live...
Churrascaria Plataforma
Restaurant $
316 W 49th St, New York NY, 10019
Churrascaria Plataforma is a Rodizio style restaurant. Rodizio is a method of serving meat that originated in the south of Brazil in the early 1800's....
Restaurant $$
630 9th Ave, New York NY, 10036
Marseille 630 9th Ave. New York, NY For reservations call: (212) 333 2323
Victor's Cafe
4.9  5 Rating (4)
236 W. 52nd St., New York NY, 10019
Open for nearly 50 years, Victor's serves up some of the tastiest traditional Cuban cuisine in New York City. From ropo vieja to lechon, Victor's knows...