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Canary by Gorji will be open on Christmas Day.
Canary by Gorji will be open on Christmas Day.
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Where to Dine on Christmas Day in Dallas

A dozen Christmas dining options, from brunch to dinner.

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Canary by Gorji will be open on Christmas Day.
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Don't feel like laboring over a giant feast complete with a Christmas goose this year? Give yourself the gift of not having to wash dishes by dining out on Christmas Day. Whether you prefer a lavish brunch spread or a prix-fixe dinner option, Dallas has plenty of restaurants that will be open and ready to serve you with Yuletide cheer (and plenty of alcohol).

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Canary By Gorji

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This Addison Mediterannean gem will be open from 5-9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Besides the usual a la carte menu, they'll also offer a three-course $45 prix fixe with options like a kale Caesar, bone-in pork chop with pistachio fig dressing and gorgonzola smashed potatoes, and Baileys with ice cream to finish things off.

Front Room Tavern

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Alongside the regular a la carte menu, the restaurant at Hotel Lumen (which recently scored four stars from the Dallas Morning News) will serve a three-course prix fixe Christmas menu from 5 p.m.-11 p.m.; choose chestnut soup or Waldorf salad, beef rib or striped bass, and eggnog trifle or chocolate peppermint tart. [Photo: Kevin Marple]

Kirin Court

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Give yourself the gift of dim sum for Christmas. This ever-popular Richardson restaurant is open all day starting at 10 a.m. so you can get your fill of dumplings, roast duck, crab fried rice, steamed pork buns and more.

Knife Restaurant

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John Tesar's Knife will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.; stay tuned for the special Christmas menu, which hasn't yet been finalized.

LARK on the Park

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Klyde Warren Park at Christmastime is kind of magical — if only it'd snow. Hit up Lark starting at 5 p.m. for the a la carte menu as well as some Christmas Day specials including prime rib au poivre and chocolate pecan pie.

May Dragon

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Addison's old-school Chinese restaurant will be open on Christmas Day to serve you egg flower soup, Peking duck with plum sauce and pancakes, mu shu chicken and whatever other Chinese-American fare your Yuletide heart desires. Best of all, there's a full bar serving up delightfully outdated cocktails like Singapore Slings, as well as Chinese and Japanese beers.

Momo's Pasta

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The Quadrangle's Italian restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m on Christmas serving up the usual a la carte fare as well as a prix fixe option for $27.95 per person.

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar

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Looking for a fancy Christmas brunch? Look no further than the swanky Fairmont Hotel, where you'll find a deluxe spread including gingerbread waffles, meats carved to order, omelettes, sticky buns, lobster, ribeye, and no shortage of desserts. Includes mimosa or glass of sparkling wine. $69 for adults, $59 for seniors, $35 for 6-12 years and under 6 years free. Seatings between 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steel Restaurant & Lounge

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Steel will be open for Christmas dinner from 5-9 p.m. offering the regular sushi and a la carte menus as well as a three-course, $45 prix fixe with options like beef udon, crispy coconut prawns, Chinese tea-smoked quail, spicy peanut noodles with lamb and oysters, and coconut pumpkin pie or eggnog creme brulee.
The swanky steakhouse atop the Hilton Anatole will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. serving a four-course brunch menu for $75 per person. Expect options like grilled shrimp cocktail, lobster bisque, brioche French toast, filet Oscar, pumpkin pie cheesecake, and Valrhona chocolate mousse.

The Second Floor

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Gina and Scott Gottlich's restaurant at the Westin Galleria will be open from 4-10 p.m. on Christmas Day serving a prix-flxe, family-style meal priced at $55 for adults and $25 for kids (free for 5 and under). Dishes will include a shaved Brussels sprouts and kale salad, brisket pot roast, salmon with cranberry beurre blanc, five-spice sweet potatoes, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, and a variety of mini desserts including butterscotch pudding and Mexican flourless chocolate cake.

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

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The Mansion will make all your bougie holiday wishes come true with its three-course, $105 prix-fixe served from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Menu options include warm potato and black truffle salad, osso bucco agnolotti, roasted pheasant with foie gras sauce, and a dessert buffet with an impressive sweets lineup from pastry chef Nicolas Blouin.

Howard Wang's Uptown

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What: Howard Wang's near the West Village will be serving the usual a la carte menu with dishes like pork belly steamed buns, Peking duck, vanilla prawns, and some killer shrimp toast. When: 5-9:30 p.m. (reservations not accepted for Christmas Day) [Photo: Howard Wang's/Facebook]
Oak Cliff's most elegant Mexican restaurant will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day; they might close early if it's slow, so make a reservation or call ahead.

Canary By Gorji

This Addison Mediterannean gem will be open from 5-9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Besides the usual a la carte menu, they'll also offer a three-course $45 prix fixe with options like a kale Caesar, bone-in pork chop with pistachio fig dressing and gorgonzola smashed potatoes, and Baileys with ice cream to finish things off.

Front Room Tavern

Alongside the regular a la carte menu, the restaurant at Hotel Lumen (which recently scored four stars from the Dallas Morning News) will serve a three-course prix fixe Christmas menu from 5 p.m.-11 p.m.; choose chestnut soup or Waldorf salad, beef rib or striped bass, and eggnog trifle or chocolate peppermint tart. [Photo: Kevin Marple]

Kirin Court

Give yourself the gift of dim sum for Christmas. This ever-popular Richardson restaurant is open all day starting at 10 a.m. so you can get your fill of dumplings, roast duck, crab fried rice, steamed pork buns and more.

Knife Restaurant

John Tesar's Knife will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.; stay tuned for the special Christmas menu, which hasn't yet been finalized.

LARK on the Park

Klyde Warren Park at Christmastime is kind of magical — if only it'd snow. Hit up Lark starting at 5 p.m. for the a la carte menu as well as some Christmas Day specials including prime rib au poivre and chocolate pecan pie.

May Dragon

Addison's old-school Chinese restaurant will be open on Christmas Day to serve you egg flower soup, Peking duck with plum sauce and pancakes, mu shu chicken and whatever other Chinese-American fare your Yuletide heart desires. Best of all, there's a full bar serving up delightfully outdated cocktails like Singapore Slings, as well as Chinese and Japanese beers.

Momo's Pasta

The Quadrangle's Italian restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m on Christmas serving up the usual a la carte fare as well as a prix fixe option for $27.95 per person.

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar

Looking for a fancy Christmas brunch? Look no further than the swanky Fairmont Hotel, where you'll find a deluxe spread including gingerbread waffles, meats carved to order, omelettes, sticky buns, lobster, ribeye, and no shortage of desserts. Includes mimosa or glass of sparkling wine. $69 for adults, $59 for seniors, $35 for 6-12 years and under 6 years free. Seatings between 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steel Restaurant & Lounge

Steel will be open for Christmas dinner from 5-9 p.m. offering the regular sushi and a la carte menus as well as a three-course, $45 prix fixe with options like beef udon, crispy coconut prawns, Chinese tea-smoked quail, spicy peanut noodles with lamb and oysters, and coconut pumpkin pie or eggnog creme brulee.

Sēr

The swanky steakhouse atop the Hilton Anatole will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. serving a four-course brunch menu for $75 per person. Expect options like grilled shrimp cocktail, lobster bisque, brioche French toast, filet Oscar, pumpkin pie cheesecake, and Valrhona chocolate mousse.

The Second Floor

Gina and Scott Gottlich's restaurant at the Westin Galleria will be open from 4-10 p.m. on Christmas Day serving a prix-flxe, family-style meal priced at $55 for adults and $25 for kids (free for 5 and under). Dishes will include a shaved Brussels sprouts and kale salad, brisket pot roast, salmon with cranberry beurre blanc, five-spice sweet potatoes, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, and a variety of mini desserts including butterscotch pudding and Mexican flourless chocolate cake.

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

The Mansion will make all your bougie holiday wishes come true with its three-course, $105 prix-fixe served from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Menu options include warm potato and black truffle salad, osso bucco agnolotti, roasted pheasant with foie gras sauce, and a dessert buffet with an impressive sweets lineup from pastry chef Nicolas Blouin.

Howard Wang's Uptown

What: Howard Wang's near the West Village will be serving the usual a la carte menu with dishes like pork belly steamed buns, Peking duck, vanilla prawns, and some killer shrimp toast. When: 5-9:30 p.m. (reservations not accepted for Christmas Day) [Photo: Howard Wang's/Facebook]

Mesa

Oak Cliff's most elegant Mexican restaurant will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day; they might close early if it's slow, so make a reservation or call ahead.

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