Restaurants serving on Christmas and Christmas Eve are even harder to find than restaurants serving on Thanksgiving. If you like Chinese food, you're normally in luck. Many Chinese restaurants are open on Christmas. Also, most of the hotels are open for Christmas dinner. Your traditional Waffle House, IHOP, Denny's and other 24 hour restaurants are generally open. I am not listing those.
If you do go out to eat on the holidays, remember that your server is missing their holiday to serve you, so be generous with your tipping!
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One Eleven and the Capital Bar and Grill
One Eleven is only open for breakfast on Christmas Day from 6:30 to 11:00 a.m. The Capital Bar and Grill is open during their regular business hours with a limited menu. The Capital Hotel is located on 111 West Markham Street, 501-374-7474.
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Panda Garden is from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas day. They have their typical Asian buffet with some American foods too. It's a pretty impressive buffet for $13.95. 2604 South Shackleford Road, Little Rock, 501-224-8100.
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The Riverfront Steakhouse offers a brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations are suggested. 501-371-9000.
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Forbidden Garden on 14810 Cantrell Road is open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Christmas Day. They do not have a buffet, but have great food. 501-868-8149..Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Fantastic China is open their regular hours with their regular menu. Located at 1900 North Grant Street Little Rock, AR 72207 (501) 663-8999.
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Taj Mahal at 1520 Market St. has a Christmas buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 501-520-4900. They serve Indian food.
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The Golden Corral location in North Little Rock is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. They have their regular buffet plus traditional Christmas items. They are located at 5001 Warden Road North Little Rock, 501-771-4605.
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Camp David - Hilton Presidential
Camp David is offering a Christmas buffet from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Located on 600 Interstate 30, call 501-975-2267.
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Tokyo House has it's normal menu and hours (11 a.m. 3 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.) on Christmas Day. They have a great buffet with a large selection of items (of course, it's mostly Asian themed), and I think their sushi is pretty good, and freshly made. They are located at 11 Shackleford Drive, 501-219-4286.
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A.W. Lins is Asian fusion with Japanese, Chinese and Thai. Located at
17717 Chenal Parkway.