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Joy! Here's Who's Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

November 27 2020 | What's New

'Tis The Season to Let Us Do the Cookin'

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 and will fill up early.

 opened over 160 years ago, Tujague's carries on holiday dining traditions that began when carriages were the only mode of transportation in the city. Reservations are required for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Click here.

Andrea's Restaurant – Metairie

Andrea's will be serving a special holiday feast on Christmas Eve. They'll be open from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch and from 4:30 to 9 p.m. for dinner. Make reservations now.

The Court of Two Sisters– French Quarter

Make it your holiday tradition to spend Christmas Eve at The Court of Two Sisters on Royal Street. They'll be open 9 a.m to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Eve and will be serving a special Reveillon menu, too!. Reserve your table now.

Hard Rock Cafe – French Quarter 

Rock out this holiday season at Hard Rock Cafe in the Vieux Carré. They'll be open both Christmas Eve  and Christmas Day with a menu and service that will make you feel like a star (and we're not talking about the one at the top of the Christmas tree). View their Kiss Me Under the Misletoe MenuMake reservations now.


Come celebrate Christmas with a Cajun flare and enjoy a cocktail on the only rooftop balcony on Bourbon! Mambo's is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Make reservations now. 

Oceana Grill – French Quarter 

This popular restaurant on Conti Street is open from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. With hours like that, you might just bump into Santa and his gang getting a gumbo and crab cake fix after a hard night's work. Make reservations now.

Olde NOLA Cookery – French Quarter 

Have yourself a Cajun or Creole Christmas on Bourbon Street at Olde NOLA Cookery. They'll be serving classic New Orleans cuisine from 11 am to 1 am Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. Make reservations now.

Riverboat City of New Orleans  – French Quarter 

Is that a paddlewheel or a big red bow? This year, spend Christmas Eve on the Riverboat City of New Orleans, sister vessel of the Steamboat NATCHEZ (she's in for maintenance right now).  Enjoy wonderful menus, live music and breathtaking river views. View Christmas Eve Celebration menu.  Make reservations now.

Rizzuto's Ristorante & Chop House  – Lakeview

Take your rat pack to this beloved restaurant Christmas Eve for traditional Italian dishes, seafood, or steaks! Personally, we've got our eye on the Buttermilk Chocolate Cake. See Christmas Eve Menu. They're also offering Family Style To Go Meals.  Make reservations.

SoBou – French Quarter (South of Bourbon)

Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with modern Creole dishes and inventive cocktails that make the food taste even better, all served in a beautiful chic environment in the city’s most historic neighborhood.  Make reservations now.

The Streetcar Restaurant  – CBD

The Streetcar Restaurant in the Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome services classic American and Creole cuisine in a casual atmosphere that focuses on comfort and Southern Hospitality. They will be open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Learn more.

Tujague’s Restaurant – French Quarter

In their new location just down Decatur Street from where they opened over 160 years ago, Tujague's carries on holiday dining traditions that began when carriages were the only mode of transportation in the city. See menus for Christmas Eve Reveillon and Christmas Day. They'll also be serving their regular menu on New Year's Day. Make reservations and view hours. 


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