Restaurants open on Christmas Day

Looking for a place to enjoy a Christmas meal without the hassle of cooking? Here’s a list of restaurants around Derby City that are open on Christmas Day.

Source: Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Hours: 12 PM to 8 PM

Their 3-course holiday menu includes a choice of a starter, entrée, side and dessert.


Reserve a table here

Source: Brown Hotel

The Brown Hotel

J. Graham’s Café will host “The Magic of Christmas on 4th Street” on Christmas Day. Seating times are available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

The English Grill will serve a Christmas meal from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It includes seafood bar of oyster baked Rockefeller, smoked salmon, poached shrimp and Jonah crab claws; charcuterie and cheese display; and Hot Brown canapes.


Make a reservation here

Source: RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

Rivue will serve a Christmas Day buffet from 11 AM to 3 PM and a plated dinner from 5 PM to 9 PM.

Find the Christmas Day menus here

Source: Porch Kitchen & Bar

Porch Kitchen & Bar

Porch Kitchen & Bar will be open from 7 AM to 11 PM.

Make a reservation here

Source: Waffle House

Waffle House

All locations open 24/7.

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Source: Denny’s


Denny’s restaurants are open 24 hours on Christmas Day.

See the holiday menu

Source: IHOP


Most locations open 24-hours

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Source: Shoney's


Traditional offerings like roasted turkey, ham and sweet potato casserole will be served all day.

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