December is here, and Christmas is on the way. If your plans include dining out, these restaurants are offering special meals for the holidays. Some take place on Christmas Day, some on Christmas Eve, and some on both days. Note: Some of these restaurants are already nearly fully booked.
Here’s our list of restaurants serving festive Christmas holiday dining:
Downtown Fort Worth spot will be open for Christmas Eve brunch from 11 am-3 pm, and Christmas Eve dinner from 3-10 pm. Christmas Day hours are 5-10 pm. 817-332-2473.
Buca di Beppo
Southlake location of this Italian restaurant chain will do regular family-style menu from 11 am-10 pm. 817-749-6262.
Cast Iron at Omni Fort Worth
Downtown hotel has a special buffet menu from 11 am-3 pm with omelets, waffles, salads, and seafood including a hot shellfish boil. $42. 817-350-4106.
Copelands New Orleans
Southlake restaurant is doing a Christmas menu with fried turkey, mashed sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, corn maque choux, cranberry sauce, and a biscuit. 7 am-10 pm. $22, or $10 for 10 and under. 817-305-2199.
Dee Lincoln Prime
Frisco steakhouse is serving a three-course dinner on Christmas Eve with choices from Caesar salad, wedge, lobster bisque, 8-ounce filet with whipped potatoes, rib eye with Lyonnaise potatoes, salmon with Swiss chard, duck breast with dried cherries, cheesecake, carrot cake and chocolate ganache cake. 4- 9 pm. $60, or $18 for 12 and under. 214-387-3333.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Plano and Uptown Dallas locations of this steakhouse chain will be open with a special holiday menu featuring prime rib plus regular menu selections. 3-8 pm. 972-312-9115.
Del Frisco’s Grille
Regular menu items such as cheesesteak eggrolls and prime steaks. 11 am-8 pm at location in Southlake. 817-410-3777.
Fogo de Chao
Holiday churrasco feast will be served Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Dinner price all day includes seasonal menu items, market table, and feijoada bar. Christmas Eve, 11 am-9:30 pm; Christmas Day, 11 am-9 pm. $65, or $32 for 12 and under. Uptown Dallas and North Dallas/Addison locations.
Southwest Fort Worth location of cafeteria chain will serve special buffet with roast beef, ham, turkey, chicken pot pie, glazed meatloaf, butterfly shrimp, pork chops, candied sweet potatoes, broccoli and rice casserole, carrot casserole, cheesecake, red velvet cake, and pies. 11 am-6 pm. $13, or $6 for 12 and under. 3233 Alta Mere Dr. 214-732-0422.
Brewpub opens bright and early at 10 am with $15 brunch with omelets, chicken and waffles, steak and eggs, followed by family-style turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, stuffing, and choice pecan or pumpkin pie. $22, or $12 for 12 and under. 10 am-10:30 pm. 700 Six Flags Dr., Arlington. 817-640-8553.
LAW at Four Seasons
Brunch buffet at Las Colinas hotel featuring large selection of holiday favorites in addition to carving stations, action stations, and a dessert room. 10:30 am-7:30 pm. $95, or $45 for 12 and under. 972-717-2420.
Grand Hyatt DFW restaurant has duck breast with mustard greens and butternut squash. $36. 972-973-1244.
Chinese restaurant will do regular menu 5-10 pm. 1471 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. 817-488-4666.
A la carte dinner from 5-9 pm. 214-443-9339.
Holiday meal at cafeteria chain includes prime rib or chicken breast with bacon-wrapped shrimp, plus choice of two sides. At all nine DFW locations including 5901 S. Hulen St., 3801 NE Loop 820, and 3312 SE Loop 820. 11 am-5 pm. Starting at $7. 817-263-5858.
Full menu plus extended happy hour specials, from 3-11 pm. 1131 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake: 817-601-9590.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Three-course menu with surf & turf theme including grilled ribeye, shrimp scampi, roasted asparagus, and garlic mashed potatoes. $25. Regular menu of Italian fare also available. Christmas Eve 11 am-10 pm. Christmas Day 12-8 pm. All locations.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Regular menu of steak and seafood from 12-8 pm. 813 Main St. 817-348-0080.