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Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Atlanta

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Christmas is fast approaching, which means a lot of things to a lot of different people. Whether or not you celebrate the holiday, you may be in need of a meal prepared by one of Atlanta's fine restaurants — and if that happens to be the case, Eater's here to help out. Offering everything from traditional, prix fixe meals to Thai food, these 15 eateries will have open doors on December 25. Happy holidays!

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1. BLT Steak

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45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 577-7601
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From 5 p.m. to close, dine on an a la carte or prix fixe for $60, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $35. Dishes include smoked lamb shoulder and leek and truffle bread pudding.

2. Cassis

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3300 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 237-1234
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From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the restaurant inside the Grand Hyatt Buckhead will serve a Christmas feast featuring prime rib, roasted cauliflower and gorgonzola bisque, and warm chocolate pecan pie.

3. Cowtippers

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1600 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 874-3469
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Look for a "traditional Christmas dinner with all the fixings," from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

4. Diesel Filling Station

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870 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 815-1820
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Diesel opens at 6 p.m. and will show some nerdy holiday flicks like the Dr. Who holiday special and Star Wars holiday special.

5. Eleven

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1065 Peachtree St., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309

Look for an a la carte brunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

6. G's Midtown

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219 10th Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
(770) 602-5510
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G's plans to serve its gastropub fare for Christmas dinner beginning at 5 p.m.

7. Legal Sea Foods - Downtown Atlanta

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275 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(678) 500-3700
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From noon to 9 p.m., the seafood restaurant will offer its take on a holiday meal.

8. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

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190 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 521-1236
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Enjoy seafood and aged steaks from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

9. Park 75 Restaurant

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75 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 253-3840
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From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Four Seasons restaurant will offer a buffet "perfect for culinary connoisseurs of any age." Prices are $92 for adults, $38 for kids ages 6 to 12, and free for kids 5 and under.

10. Prime Meridian

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100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-0000
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The Omni Hotel restaurant is offering a four-course meal from noon – 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

11. Room at Twelve Centennial Park

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400 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 418-1250
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Room at Twelve and Lobby at Twelve are offering buffets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $55 per adult and $22 for children ages 6 to 12. Kids 5 and under eat free.

12. Ruth's Chris Steak House

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267 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 223-6500
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Each local Ruth's Chris location will open at 5 p.m.

13. Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View

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210 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 589-7506
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The prix fixe menu is $35 per guest at lunch (11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and $60 at dinner (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.).

14. The Porter Beer Bar

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1156 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 223-0393
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When you've had enough of family, swing by The Porter for dinner and its extensive beer and whiskey menus. The Little Five Points bar will be open from 5 p.m. to midnight.

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1. BLT Steak

45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

From 5 p.m. to close, dine on an a la carte or prix fixe for $60, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $35. Dishes include smoked lamb shoulder and leek and truffle bread pudding.

45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

2. Cassis

3300 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the restaurant inside the Grand Hyatt Buckhead will serve a Christmas feast featuring prime rib, roasted cauliflower and gorgonzola bisque, and warm chocolate pecan pie.

3300 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

3. Cowtippers

1600 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Look for a "traditional Christmas dinner with all the fixings," from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

1600 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

4. Diesel Filling Station

870 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Diesel opens at 6 p.m. and will show some nerdy holiday flicks like the Dr. Who holiday special and Star Wars holiday special.

870 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

5. Eleven

1065 Peachtree St., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309

Look for an a la carte brunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

1065 Peachtree St., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309

6. G's Midtown

219 10th Street, Atlanta, GA 30309

G's plans to serve its gastropub fare for Christmas dinner beginning at 5 p.m.

219 10th Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

7. Legal Sea Foods - Downtown Atlanta

275 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

From noon to 9 p.m., the seafood restaurant will offer its take on a holiday meal.

275 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

8. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

190 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Enjoy seafood and aged steaks from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

190 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

9. Park 75 Restaurant

75 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Four Seasons restaurant will offer a buffet "perfect for culinary connoisseurs of any age." Prices are $92 for adults, $38 for kids ages 6 to 12, and free for kids 5 and under.

75 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

10. Prime Meridian

100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303

The Omni Hotel restaurant is offering a four-course meal from noon – 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303

11. Room at Twelve Centennial Park

400 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

Room at Twelve and Lobby at Twelve are offering buffets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $55 per adult and $22 for children ages 6 to 12. Kids 5 and under eat free.

400 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

12. Ruth's Chris Steak House

267 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Each local Ruth's Chris location will open at 5 p.m.

267 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

13. Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View

210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

The prix fixe menu is $35 per guest at lunch (11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and $60 at dinner (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.).

210 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

14. The Porter Beer Bar

1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

When you've had enough of family, swing by The Porter for dinner and its extensive beer and whiskey menus. The Little Five Points bar will be open from 5 p.m. to midnight.

1156 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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