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Restaurants Open Christmas

December 21 2015 | Articles
Bistreaux at Maison Dupuy
Bistreaux at Maison Dupuy

The hustle and bustle of Christmas can make cooking difficult! If you’re in town this holiday season but aren’t able to make a big feast, don’t fret! Some of our favorite restaurants will be serving up the best holiday gift of all—an incredible meal for you and your family and friends. You do, however, want to look at this list and check it twice because most places require reservations.


Open regular hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Bistreaux located in the Maison Dupuy Hotel will be serving up Louisiance favorites with a contemporary flair. '

Cafe Carmo

Join Cafe Carmo for Jewish Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m and enjoy a Chinese culinary andventure. 

Oceana Grill

Open 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Oceana Grill will be serving up Cajun and Creole delicacies at their finest.

Olde NOLA Cookery 

Have an authentic New Orleans-style holiday meal on Bourbon Street Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

SoBou (310 Chartres St)

SoBou caters to all three meals on Christmas: Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and dinner from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tujague’s Restaurant (823 Decatur St)

Open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. This local mainstay’s traditional four-course Reveillon menu includes three options for appetizers and four for entrees.

Café Adelaide (300 Poydras St)

Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Café Adelaide offers a selection of appetizers and entrees from the everyday menu while also featuring Christmas plates like turducken (turkey boudin stuffed quail) or shrimp-and-mirliton-stuffed redfish.

Andrea’s: Make dining an experience this Christmas Day with this upscale Northern Italian restaurant from 11 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a 3-course meail with more than 15 different entree choicees for just $49.50 per person. 

Café Giovanni: Taste the best Italian cuisine in the city Christmas Eve in the form of  a tasty three course meal.

Gordon Biersch: Enjoy great beer and fresh ingredients in the Central Business District this Christmas Eve. They’ll be open until 9 p.m

Amici Ristorante & Bar

Take a break from the stress of the holiday with a coal-fired pizza. Amici will be open Christmas Eve for your dining pleasure. 

The Courtyard Bar & Grill

Shake it up and hit Bourbon Street for Christmas this year. The Courtyard Bar & Grill will be open for lunch until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve and after 5:30 p.m. Chistmas Day. 

Hard Rock Cafe

Start your Christmas off with a rockin' good time with lunch on Christmas Eve at Hard Rock Cafe which will be open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tony Moran's 

Whether you order one of their famous pastas or the prime aged beef you won't be disappointed this Christmas. Tony Moran's will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day/ 


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