What's open on Christmas?

So you and your family don't feel like cooking that Christmas ham this year. That's fine, we get it. Lots of restaurants in Northeast Florida do, too, and we know which ones.



Azurea at One Ocean
Atlantic Beach
Brunch available 11am-2pm. Dinner Menu from 2pm-8pm. Check out the One Ocean Christmas menu.

Buca di Beppo - Jacksonville
Celebrate Christmas with some authentic Italian cuisine. Open at 11am on Christmas Day.


Chart House Restaurant - Jacksonville
Gather with family and friends over some fresh seafood, steaks, prime rib, hot chocolate lava cake and a magical celebration.

The Columbia opens at 11 a.m. serving a choice of traditional Christmas features along with the complete dinner menu. Adult Dinner, $23.95 Children’s Dinner, $5.95. View the Christmas menu here.
Ham? Gingerbread cookies? Bah, humbug. Have some sushi at Kazu instead.
St. Johns Town Center
Maggiano's is open on Christmas Eve, in case you need to distract yourself from all those gifts under the tree by eating at least three pounds of pasta and bread.
Mitchell's Fish Market - Jacksonville
St. Johns Town Center
Open from 11am-9pm for Chef's Features and the main menu. Reservations are highly recommended.
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach
San Marco and Ponte Vedra Beach
The more the merrier – that’s what Ruth always believed. So get together for a meal in keeping with Ruth’s high holiday standards. Both Northeast Florida locations are open 12-8 PM.
Brand-new family-style restaurant Sbraga & Co. is closed on Christmas Day, but the Christmas Eve prix-fixe menu ($35 per person) includes Grilled Caesar Salad with gem lettuce, Caesar dressing, and garlic bread; Hummus with soy beans, chickpeas, and benne pie dough; Salmon Crudo with strawberries, red onion, jalapeño, and jicama; Braised Short Rib with winter vegetables and sauce bordelaise; Turnips, cooked and raw, with piri piri sauce and tender greens; Squash with dumplings, sage, and brown butter; and Southern Pound Cake with butterscotch and espresso.
Ponte Vedra Beach
Vernon's Christmas Day Buffet includes carving stations, seasonal dishes, seafood on ice, and house made desserts. Adults $62.97 and Children $24.97