Where to Dine on Christmas Day in Orlando

Restaurants Offering Meals on Christmas in the Orlando Area

Don't feel like cooking on Christmas Day? Or perhaps you are visiting the Orlando area and looking for a restaurant serving Christmas Brunch or Dinner. Whether you live in Orlando, you're traveling through, or you've made it your holiday destination, you'll need to eat and you'd probably like it to be a festive meal.

Finding Restaurants for Christmas in Orlando

You may also want to try OpenTable.com as they often produce a list of restaurants with open reservations for Christmas.

See their Orlando Christmas Day Restaurant Reservation page for a one-stop search and the ability to immediately reserve a table. You can see what time slots are open as well as browse reviews from diners. The drawback is that they only list restaurants that use their reservation system, so you may not see everything that is available.

Orlando Area Restaurants for Christmas

Here is a listing of some popular places to dine on Christmas Day. Check with each to see what they are offering this year on the holiday. Please call in advance for the most updated information, including time and meals offered. Reservations may be required, so it pays to start securing a place to dine well in advance, especially if you have a larger party.

Shula's
Address:  2974 International Parkway, Lake Mary
Reservations: 407-531-3567

Mimi's Cafe
Address:  Several Orlando Locations

Benihana Orlando
Address:  12690 International Drive,  Orlando
Reservations:  407-239-7400
Address:  1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Orlando
Reservations:  407-827-4865

Route 46
Address:  4316 W. State Road 46, Sanford
Reservations:  407-268-4646 ext. 3
Time:  11 am to 3 pm. (seating in Monroe's and The Saloon)
Description:  Christmas Day Buffet

Raglan Road
Located at Downtown Disney
Reservations: 407-WDW - DINE
Time: Entertainment begins at 12 pm. Live entertainment featuring Creel along with Irish dancers who will perform.

Regular menu and Christmas Menu is offered.

Kenzie's Steak House
Located at Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club
Address:  7900 Mystic Dunes Lane, Celebration
Reservations:  407-396 1311

Hotel Restaurants

Lakeside Inn
100 N. Alexander Street, Mount Dora
Reservations: 800-556-5016
Dinner served Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Mission Inn Resort & Club
10400 County Road 48, Howey-In-The-Hills
La Hacienda, Nicker's 
Reservations: 1-800-874-9053

Caribe Royale Orlando
8101 World Center Drive, Orlando
The Tropicale
Reservations: 1-800-238-8000

Ritz Carlton, Grand Lakes
4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando

Rosen Plaza
9700 International Drive, Orlando
The Grand Ballroom
Reservations: 407-996-0256
Description: Extensive Christmas Buffet, with multiple carving stations, hot and cold buffet items.

Rosen Centre
9840 International Drive, Orlando
Reservations: 407-996-9840 ext. 3593
Christmas Day Champagne Brunch featuring traditional favorites.

Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Reservations (407) 996-3663
Holiday Brunch 11:30 am - 8 pm Cafe Osceola

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1200 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Orlando
407-934-1609
See their Holiday Dining Guide for the current offerings for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 

 Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando