8 Birmingham restaurants that are open on Christmas day

Queens Park is open on Christmas
Queen’s Park knows how to get festive. Photo via Gabby Gervais for Bham Now

Believe it or not, you can enjoy your holiday meal without the lengthy cooking process and all of the dishes. Mix up your Christmas dinner traditions and try these 9 local restaurants that are open on Christmas day.

1.Red Pearl Restaurant

Sesame chicken from Red Pearl, open on christmas
Sesame Chicken is always a go-to. Photo via Cecilia Wood for Bham Now

Who says Christmas has to be all about ham? Grab enough food for the whole family at Red Pearl. Pro tip: make your reservation today if you’re looking to enjoy a dine-in meal—they’re gonna be busy!

Hours: 10AM-8:30PM

Location: 243 W Valley Ave, Homewood, AL 35209

2.Jack Brown’s Beer + Burger Joint

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Merry Christmas to your tummy. Photo via Madison Croxson for Bham Now

Unwrapping your burger is basically like unwrapping a gift, right? Grab your favorite burgers and brews at Jack Brown’s on Christmas day this year.

Hours: 5PM-2AM

Location: 2811 7th Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233

3.Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Nothing says Christmas like a fresh, sizzling steak delivered straight to your table. If you and your loved ones are feelin’ fancy after the day’s festivities, make your dinner plans at Ruth’s Chris.

Hours: 12PM-10PM

Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, 2300 Woodcrest Pl, Birmingham, AL 35209

4.Habitat Feed and Social

Located in the luxurious Grand Bohemian Hotel, Habitat Feed and Social is hosting a Christmas day meal from 11AM-9PM. Tickets are $75 per person, $35 per child ages 6-12 and includes a decadent four-course meal. Call ahead at 205-203-4745 for more information.

Hours: 11AM-9PM

Location: 2655 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL

5.Waffle House

Any day is a good day for some cheap waffles. Why make Christmas an exception? Waffle Houses are open 24 hours, for all your jolly late-night or early morning festivities.

Hours: 24 Hours

Locations: Valley Ave, 4th Ave, Vestavia Hills, Irondale and more

6.Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

Head to Great Wall, order some takeout and snuggle up at home with your favorite Christmas movie. You can call in or order online for a quick and easy Christmas dinner.

Hours: 11AM-3PM; 4:30PM-9:30PM

Location: 706 Valley Ave, Birmingham, AL 35209

7.Texas de Brazil

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Santa would approve of this Christmas dinner spot. Photo via Bham Now

All the meat you can dream of, delivered to your table. Give yourself the gift of an incredible meal at Texas de Brazil.

Hours: 3-9:30PM

Location: 2301 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Bonus: Grab a drink at Miracle on 24th St

Get festive at Queen’s park. Photo via Miranda Shaffer for Bham Now

If you haven’t seen Miracle on 24th St at Queen’s Park, what better day to go than Christmas? Revel in gorgeous Christmas decorations and drink all the egg nog your heart desires. We know you need it after all that gift wrapping.

Hours: 8PM-2AM

Location: 112 24th St N #102, Birmingham, AL 35203

How are you celebrating this year? Tag us @bhamnow and let us know!

Gabby Gervais
Gabby Gervais
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