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Christmas Day drinking options.
Christmas Day drinking options.

These Dallas Bars Will Be Pouring Drinks on Christmas Day

Just in case you find yourself in need of a little extra holiday cheer.

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Christmas Day drinking options.

'Tis the season for family gatherings, and frankly all that togetherness can be a little stressful. If you find yourself in need of a stiff drink by the time all the presents have been unwrapped on Thursday, don't worry — there are plenty of bars open and ready to serve you on Christmas Day.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. City Tavern

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1402 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 745-1402
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This downtown drinking staple hardly ever closes, and Christmas is no exception. A Dirty Dusty (a shot of Jack and a PBR chaser) will quell all thoughts of the ugly socks your aunt bought you.

2. Double Wide

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3510 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 887-6510
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Stop in between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. for a Yoohoo Yeehaw. There's also a winter-appropriate hot version called the Thin Mint that's spiked with Rumplemintz and whipped cream.

3. Meddlesome Moth

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1621 Oak Lawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 628-7900
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This Design District gastropub will open at 5 p.m. to serve all of their gazillion or so craft beers on tap.

4. The Old Monk

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2847 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 821-1880
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This Henderson Avenue standby opens at 8 p.m. The kitchen will also be open until midnight; Santa would approve of the pistachio-crusted chicken strips.

5. Ships Lounge

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1613 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 823-0418
Ships Lounge will be open on Christmas Day as usual — bright and early at 10 a.m., in case you for some reason need to drink before you open presents.

6. Windmill Lounge

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5320 Maple Ave.
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 443-7818
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The Windmill's awesome cocktails and great jukebox make for a very merry Christmas indeed. The bar will also host a curry pop-up by Lucia sous chef Justin Holt starting at 10 p.m. with free food for all you heathens.

7. The Blind Butcher

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1919 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 887-0000
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Blind Butcher opens at 7 p.m. on Christmas, but the kitchen will be closed — so you'll have to wait till Friday to get your sausage and poutine fix.

8. Green Door Public House

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600 S. Harwood
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 749-0240
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This farmers market bar from the Uncle Uber's owners will be open 5 p.m.-2 a.m., whether you're craving a local craft beer on tap or something a little fancier, like a sloe gin fizz or a Moscow Mule.

9. Lakewood Landing

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5818 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 823-2410
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The delightfully dark and divey Lakewood standby will open at 8 p.m. on Christmas to pour you a very stiff drink.

10. The Rustic

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3656 Howell Street
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 730-0596
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The Uptown hangout will be open 6 p.m. to midnight serving up $3 bottles of PBR, plus tamales and tequila.

11. Single Wide

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2110 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 824-5588
Much like its larger cousin the Double Wide, Single Wide will be open from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. on Christmas. [Photo: Sean A./Foursquare]

12. Ten Bells Tavern

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232 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 943-2677
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The laid-back Oak Cliff pub opens at 6 p.m. for all your beer-drinking and/or vodka-swilling needs. (The kitchen will be closed, however.)

13. Truck Yard

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5624 Sears St
Dallas, TX 75206
(469) 500-0139
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The Christmas forecast says 60 and sunny — sounds like ideal weather to hit up this backyard hangout, which opens for biz at 5 p.m.

1. City Tavern

1402 Main St., Dallas, TX 75201
This downtown drinking staple hardly ever closes, and Christmas is no exception. A Dirty Dusty (a shot of Jack and a PBR chaser) will quell all thoughts of the ugly socks your aunt bought you.
1402 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75201

2. Double Wide

3510 Commerce St., Dallas, TX 75226
Stop in between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. for a Yoohoo Yeehaw. There's also a winter-appropriate hot version called the Thin Mint that's spiked with Rumplemintz and whipped cream.
3510 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75226

3. Meddlesome Moth

1621 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX 75207
This Design District gastropub will open at 5 p.m. to serve all of their gazillion or so craft beers on tap.
1621 Oak Lawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75207

4. The Old Monk

2847 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
This Henderson Avenue standby opens at 8 p.m. The kitchen will also be open until midnight; Santa would approve of the pistachio-crusted chicken strips.
2847 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

5. Ships Lounge

1613 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Ships Lounge will be open on Christmas Day as usual — bright and early at 10 a.m., in case you for some reason need to drink before you open presents.
1613 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

6. Windmill Lounge

5320 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75235
The Windmill's awesome cocktails and great jukebox make for a very merry Christmas indeed. The bar will also host a curry pop-up by Lucia sous chef Justin Holt starting at 10 p.m. with free food for all you heathens.
5320 Maple Ave.
Dallas, TX 75235

7. The Blind Butcher

1919 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206
Blind Butcher opens at 7 p.m. on Christmas, but the kitchen will be closed — so you'll have to wait till Friday to get your sausage and poutine fix.
1919 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206

8. Green Door Public House

600 S. Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201
This farmers market bar from the Uncle Uber's owners will be open 5 p.m.-2 a.m., whether you're craving a local craft beer on tap or something a little fancier, like a sloe gin fizz or a Moscow Mule.
600 S. Harwood
Dallas, TX 75201

9. Lakewood Landing

5818 Live Oak St, Dallas, TX 75214
The delightfully dark and divey Lakewood standby will open at 8 p.m. on Christmas to pour you a very stiff drink.
5818 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX 75214

10. The Rustic

3656 Howell Street, Dallas, TX 75204
The Uptown hangout will be open 6 p.m. to midnight serving up $3 bottles of PBR, plus tamales and tequila.
3656 Howell Street
Dallas, TX 75204

11. Single Wide

2110 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Much like its larger cousin the Double Wide, Single Wide will be open from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. on Christmas. [Photo: Sean A./Foursquare]
2110 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

12. Ten Bells Tavern

232 W 7th St, Dallas, TX 75208
The laid-back Oak Cliff pub opens at 6 p.m. for all your beer-drinking and/or vodka-swilling needs. (The kitchen will be closed, however.)
232 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208

13. Truck Yard

5624 Sears St, Dallas, TX 75206
The Christmas forecast says 60 and sunny — sounds like ideal weather to hit up this backyard hangout, which opens for biz at 5 p.m.
5624 Sears St
Dallas, TX 75206

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