NYC Restaurants Open On Christmas Day

NYC Restaurants Open On Christmas Day

New York City itself is like one big giant menu of amazing restaurants and cuisines, catering to thousands of visitors of various palates. You won’t be disappointed if you’re visiting NYC looking for places to eat this holiday because it truly is, “The City That Never Sleeps,” especially on Christmas. Many restaurants stay open, offering special Christmas menus, and to make sure your belly is warm and full. We’re excited to share some of our favorite NYC restaurants that are open on Christmas Day.

Tavern On The Green

Anytime you dine at Tavern On The Green, you immediately feel like you’re starring in your own movie, especially around the holiday season. Now if your wishes come true Christmas Day and snowfall covers the park, you’d be in for a treat with such a magical and scenic view of Central Park. No Christmas dinner will beat such a memorable and picturesque moment. The Christmas menu is 3-course prix fixe fare, serving lunch/dinner from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Not only is your favorite late night dining spot open on Christmas, but it also means you can nosh on your usual huevos rancheros while exchanging gifts with your Secret Santa.
Really anything on the menu at this 24-hour Cuban diner will keep you warm and stuffed this holiday. There really is a Santa Claus!

Industry Kitchen

When you have grilled rack of lamb and pulled pork pizza on a Christmas menu, you know you’re the real lucky one who also doesn’t have to clean up after the party. What you’ll be more happy to know is that the Santa chef at Industry Kitchen is ready to shower you with amazing holiday desserts, especially their candy cane white chocolate mousse.

Cupping Room Cafe

This original coffee house is a neighborhood gem serving an amazing Christmas prix fixe menu. If you want to get your duck on this Christmas, be sure to book yourself a seat at the table so you don’t miss out on the Duck Breast with Cider & Cranberry Farro. Their taking last minute reservations, and for only $55 you’ll be calling yourself Santa Claus for gifting yourself a hearty meal. Instead of cookies and milk this year, just take our word for it and go straight for the Peach Cobbler.