Christmas Dinner at Restaurants in the Washington, DC Area

Holiday Dining Specials in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia

The festive dining room at Plume
••• Plume's festive dining room. Courtesy of Plume

Looking for an interesting place to eat out on Christmas? Here are some suggestions of nice restaurants in the Washington, DC area to enjoy your holiday meal. Find Christmas dinner or brunch, buffets and a la carte menus at the finest restaurants in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Most pre fixed menus exclude tax and gratuity. Please check with the individual restaurant to verify hours and prices.

Some places get very busy, so call now to make your reservation!

In Downtown DC

701 Restaurant - 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC. (202) 393-0701. Enjoy a three course dinner on Christmas Eve. Live jazz.

14 K Restaurant - Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 14th & K St NW Washington DC (202) 218-7575. Four-course festive menu.

Blue Duck Tavern - 24th at M Street NW, Washington, DC (202) 419-6755. Seasonal a la carte menu on Christmas Eve. A three-course "Brunch into Dinner" on Christmas Day will feature festive selections.

Degrees - Ritz Carlton Georgetown, 3100 South St NW Washington DC (202) 912-4100. Christmas Day Brunch.

Et Voila! - 5120 MacArthur Blvd, NW Washington DC (202) 237-2300. The classic Belgian French bistro will offer specials on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Fiola - 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington DC. (202) 628-2888. Christmas Eve dinner is a traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes.

The restaurant will also offer their regular a la carte menu on Christmas Eve.

The Grill Room - Rosewood, 1050 31st St NW, Washington, DC (202) 617-2400. Christmas Eve Feast.

Hay Adams - Lafayette Square, 800 16th St NW Washington DC. (202) 638-6600. Christms Eve 3 course menu.

iCi Urban Bistro - Sofitel Washington DC, 806 15th St.

NW Washington DC (202) 730-8700. Christmas Eve and Christmas dinner. 

Legal Sea Foods - 704 7th Street NW, Washington, DC. (202) 347-0007. Serving seafood a la carte menu as well as a holiday specials on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Oval Room - 800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington DC. (202) 463-8700.  Three course, Christmas Eve holiday menu from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Plume at The Jefferson, DC - 1200 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC (202) 448-2300. A prix fixe Christmas Day dinner.

Rosa Mexicano — 5757th St. NW Washington DC (202) 783-5522.  Authentic Mexican cuisine — guests can spice up their ¡Felices Fiestas! with a holiday menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The festive dishes are available a la carte or as a prix fixe two-course dinner with a holiday cocktail.

Tavern at the Henley Park Hotel - 926 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC. (202)638-5200. Regular menu on Christmas Eve and a fixed three-course menu on Christmas day.

Teddy & The Bully Bar - 1200 19th St. NW, Washington, DC. (202) 872-8700. Christmas Feast featuring signature specialties and fresh farm-to-table stations.

Top of the Hay - The Hay Adams, 800 16th Street, NW, Washington DC. (202) 638-6600.Christmas Day feast.

West End Bistro - Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St NW, Washington, DC. (202) 974-4455. Enjoy a  festive Christmas Breakfast Buffet.

The Willard Room - Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC (202)628-9100. The festive Christmas Day holiday brunch offers a memorable feast for the entire family

In Maryland

Gaylord National Resort - 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, MD. (301) 965-4000.  

Normandy Farm - 10710 Falls Road. Potomac, Maryland. (301) 983-8838. Enjoy a festive holiday buffet Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Old Angler’s Inn - 10801 MacArthur Blvd. Potomac, Maryland (301)365-2425. Celebrate the Christmas holiday by a crackling fire at a charming country inn. Three course dinner. 

Positano - 4948-4940 Fairmont Ave. Bethesda, Maryland.  (301) 654-1717. The Italian restaurant is open on Christmas Day from noon to 9pm and will offer the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes menu, the regular menu and traditional Christmas Day sweets.

Rosa Mexicano — National Harbor, MD. (301) 567-1005. Authentic Mexican cuisine — guests can spice up their ¡Felices Fiestas! with a holiday menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The festive dishes are available a la carte or as a prix fixe two-course dinner with a holiday cocktail.

In Virginia


2941 Restaurant - 2941 Fairview Park Dr. Falls Church, Virginia (703) 270-1500. Enjoy a festive Christmas Eve dinner with a waterfront view of Fairview Lake from almost every seat in the house. 

The Chart House - One Cameron St. Alexandria, Virginia (703) 684-5080. The seafood restaurant on the waterfront is open on Christmas Day with an a la carte menu.

Legal Sea Foods - Two locations - Tysons Galleria in Mclean, VA (703) 827-8900 and 2301 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Crystal City, Arlington, VA (703) 415-1200. Serving seafood a la carte menu as well as a holiday specials on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Ritz Carlton Pentagon City - 1250 South Hayes St Arlington, VA (703) 415-5000. Christmas Brunch in the Grand Ballroom with a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus.

Ritz Carlton, Tyson's -  Entyse, Wine Bar & Lounge, 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA (703) 506-4300.  In addition to the regular menu, Entyse will offer a three course Christmas menu including choices from dishes like wild mushroom soup, slow roasted prime rib, pan seared sea bass, and a dessert of apple cranberry yogurt cake with salted caramel ice cream.