Dining out in Nashville this Christmas? Let our Where to Eat on Christmas (2016) Edition be your guide.
Christmas comes but once a year—but it doesn’t mean you have to cook.
From Asian and Indian fare to fried chicken, luxe hotel buffets and chain steakhouses, here’s a roster of Nashville-area restaurants certified open this Sunday and each offering guaranteed healthier options than candy canes and that fruitcake your Aunt Edith brought.
1808 Grille, Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Ave, 615-340-0012. Regular breakfast hours 6:30-10:30 am. Special holiday menu served noon-7 pm. $59 per person. Reservations suggested.
Anatolia Turkish Restaurant, 48 White Bridge Road, 615-356-1556. Serving lunch and dinner 11 am-11 pm.
B.B. King’s Blues Club, 152 2nd Avenue North, 615-256-Open for dinner 5-10 pm.
Buca di Beppo, 1722 Galleria Blvd, Franklin (Cool Springs) Open for lunch and dinner 11 am-10 pm.
Capitol Grille, Hermitage Hotel, 231 6th Street North. 615-345-7116. Special brunch buffet seatings 10:30 am-3 pm. $67.50 per adult, $27.50 age 11 and under. Reservations suggested. Also serving breakfast 6:30-9:30 and dinner 5-9 pm. Limited bar menu at the hotel’s Oak Bar, 11 am-close
Champions, Marriott Airport Nashville, 600 Marriott Drive, 615-872-2995. Serving breakfast buffet 6-11 am for $15.95, special family style lunch 10:30 am-2 pm for $25, lunch and dinner from 2 pm on for $14.95. Reservations suggested.
China Cottage, 1795 Gallatin Pike North (Madison), 615-865-6854. Serving lunch and dinner noon-9 pm.
Chinatown, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, 615-269-3275. Serving lunch and dinner 11 am-9 pm.
Commerce Street Grill, Renaissance Hotel, 611 Commerce St. 615-493-Serving breakfast, 7-11 am, lunch 11 am-2 pm, dinner 5-10 pm.
Dave & Buster’s, 540 Opry Mills Drive. 615-970-3800. Serving lunch and dinner until midnight.
Decker & Dyer, The Westin Nashville, 807 Clark Place. 615-248-2800. Serving breakfast 6-11 am, lunch 11 am-2 pm, all-day fare 2 pm-midnight, dinner 5-10 pm.
Five Odd Fellows, Embassy Suites, 1811 Broadway. 615-320-3944. Serving lunch and dinner 11:30 am-10 pm.
Garden Conservatory, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive. Brunch 11 am-5 pm. $59.95 adults (plus tax and service charge, $25.95 ages 6-11. Children 5 and under free.
Golden Coast Chinese Restaurant, 1722 West End Ave, 321-8882. 11 am-4 pm lunch, 4-9 pm dinner.
Sichuan Hot Pot & Asian Cuisine, 5680 Nolensville Pike, 615-750-2582. Open noon-10:30 pm.
Kien Giang, 5845 Charlotte Pike. 615-353-1250. Open 11 am-9 pm.
Kitchen Notes, Omni Nashville, 250 5th Avenue South, 615-782-5300. Breakfast 6:30 am-11 pm, Brunch buffet 9 am-2 pm. Dinner from 5 pm. Reservations suggested.
Lucky Bamboo China Bistro, 5855B Charlotte Pike. 615-760-5930. Open for lunch and dinner, 11 am-9 pm.
Marsh House, Thompson Hotel, 401 11th Ave S, 615-262-6001. Breakfast 7:30-11 am, lunch and dinner 11 am-8 pm. Reservations suggested.
Mason’s, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, 2100 West End Ave. 615-321-1990. Serving breakfast 6:30-11 am. Special $55 per person lunch and dinner offered noon-3 pm and 4-7 pm.
Miss Saigon, 5849 Charlotte Pike, 615-354-1351. 11 am-5 pm.
Monell’s, 1235 6th Avenue North, 615-248-4747 and Monell’s at the Manor, 1400 Murfreesboro Pike, 615-365-1414. Serving country breakfast 8-11 am, Christmas dinner 11 am-4 pm. $24.95 adults, $13 ages 4-12, kids 3 and under free.
Morton’s The Steakhouse, 618 Church St, 615-259-4558. Serving dinner 5-10 pm. Reservations suggested.
Pinewood Social, 33 Peabody St., 615-751-8111. Serving dinner 5-11 pm. Bar closes at 1 am.
Porter House Bistro, 1115 Porter Road. Serving brunch 10 am-5 pm, dinner 5-9 pm. Reservations suggested.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 2100 West End Ave. 615-320-0163. Open noon-8 pm. Reservations suggested.
Shalimar, 3711 Hillsboro Pike. 615-269-Serving lunch 11 am-2:30 pm, dinner 5-10 pm.
Sitar Indian Restaurant, 116 21st Ave. S. 615-321-8889. Serving lunch noon-3 pm, dinner 5-10 pm.
Sperry’s, 5109 Harding Pike, 615-353-0809. Serving dinner 3-10 pm. Cools Springs location is sold out.
Taj Indian Restaurant, 3943 Nolensville Pike. 615-750-3490. 11 am-3 pm lunch, 5-10 pm dinner.
Trattoria Il Mulino, Hilton Nashville Downtown, 144 5th Avenue South, 615-620-3700. Serving lunch 11 am-2 pm, dinner 5-10 pm. Reservations suggested.
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