United States Georgia Atlanta Atlanta Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Events Getaways All Atlanta Atlanta Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner Find out which Atlanta restaurants are open on Christmas Written by Laura Horton Laura Horton is a travel and leisure writer who has lived in Atlanta for over two decades. Tripsavvy's Editorial Guidelines Laura Horton Updated 06/10/19 Share Pin Email Sometimes the best way to enjoy the holidays is by letting yourself relax. Kick up your feet and let someone else do the cooking this holiday season. There are several Atlanta restaurants open on Christmas and serving quite the feast. Below you'll find a list of Atlanta restaurants serving a special Christmas meal. 01 of 06 Southern Art View Map Address 3315 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326-1007, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-946-9070 Web Visit website How about having Christmas, Oprah style? Southern Art, run by Oprah's former chef Art Smith, will be serving up a Christmas meal in Buckhead. On Christmas Day the restaurant will serve brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Brunch is $65 for adults, $25 for ages 6 to 12 and free for kids under 6. The restaurant will spread holiday cheer with a complimentary cocktail for each guest. Southern Art is located in the Intercontinental Hotel, but has plenty of character and doesn't feel like a typical hotel restaurant. 02 of 06 Atlanta Grill View Map Address 181 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30303-1705, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-221-6550 Web Visit website Up the swank-factor a few notches with Christmas dinner at the Ritz Carlton. Atlanta Grill, located in the heart of downtown, will serve a holiday brunch from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ($75) and then a more formal holiday dinner from 5:30 - 10 p.m. ($70). 03 of 06 Atkins Park View Map Address 794 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306-4506, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-876-7249 Web Visit website Atkins Park is serving Christmas dinner at both the Virginia Highland and the Smyrna locations. The menus are different at each location. Virginia Highland will feature a limited menu with pork shoulder and turkey cooked on the Big Green Egg. Smyrna takes things in a decidedly Southern direction with deep fried turkey, Dr. Pepper spiral sliced ham, and squash casserole. 04 of 06 Melting Pot View Map Address 754 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-389-0099 Web Visit website What is it about fondue that feels a little bit fancy? The Melting Pot is always a crowd pleaser, with a fun, social dining experience. Four Atlanta locations (Midtown, Kennesaw, Roswell, and Duluth) will be open from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. What better way to keep warm than with a big pot of melty chocolate? Continue to 5 of 6 below. 05 of 06 Benihana View Map Address 229 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-522-9629 If you want to eschew holiday tradition completely, enjoy the hibachi experience at Benihana. The Buckhead, downtown and Alpharetta locations will all be open with skilled chefs waiting to entertain you on the flattop. Get ready for an onion volcano! 06 of 06 Outside of Atlanta View Map Address 35 Andrea Ln, Lakemont, GA 30552, USA Get directions Phone +1 706-782-4946 Web Visit website No big plans for Christmas? Why not head out of town and take a short getaway? The North Georgia Mountains are just an hour outside Atlanta and snuggling up in a mountain cabin can be fun in the winter time. Think bonfire fun and hot tub fun. Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant serves an A La Carte Brunch Menu on Christmas day from 11am-2pm but make sure to make reservations! Another nearby spot for an easy trip is Callaway Gardens. They do it up right with their Fantasy in Lights event, featuring more than eight million Christmas lights, and they also have a Christmas Day buffet with a seafood display and a carving station. How about a coastal Christmas? The historic Jekyll Island Hotel Club will host Christmas brunch and a traditional, four-course holiday dinner. The week before Christmas they will have holiday cookie making (Wednesday and Thursday) and a Christmas bagpiper each evening (Wednesday - Christmas Eve). Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit Which Restaurants Are Open on Christmas Day? The 12 Best Restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama Where to Eat for New Year's Eve in the Washington, D.C. 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