Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinners at Philadelphia Restaurants for 2015

10 Arts Bistro & Lounge in the majestic lobby space of the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia is offering a fun Christmas Eve dinner for the whole family. (M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia)

Christmas Eve:

  • Lacroix at The Rittenhouse (prix-fixe)
  • Bank and Bourbon at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel (prix-fixe)
  • (prix-fixe)
  • Positano Coast (prix-fixe)
  • London Grill (prix-fixe)
  • Twenty Manning Grill (a la carte)
  • Mamma Maria Ristorante (prix-fixe)
  • Fogo de Chao (buffet)
  • R2L (a la carte)
  • Pumpkin BYOB (a la carte)

    Christmas Day:

• 10 Arts at The Ritz-Carlton (prix-fixe)

  • Lacroix at The Rittenhouse (buffet)
  • Bank and Bourbon at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel (prix-fixe)
  • Vernick Food and Drink (a la carte)
  • Chart House (a la carte)
  • Paramour at the Wayne Hotel (prix-fixe)


The holiday season is full of gift wrapping, cocktail parties, cookie swaps, tree cutting and nights of home decorating. Save some energy with a relaxed Christmas Eve or Christmas Day dinner prepared for you by some of the city’s finest chefs.

Whether you’re looking to dine out on Thursday, December 24 or Friday, December 25, consult our Yuletide dinner list for your holiday needs. We’ve broken it down into meals on Christmas Eve and meals on Christmas Day.

From Seven Fishes feasts to festive prix fixe meals, well-loved Philadelphia restaurants are the place to be before or on the big holiday. Check out our picks for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners, below.

Christmas Eve


Lacroix at The Rittenhouse


Stop in to Lacroix at The Rittenhouse for a four-course or eight-course dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. An optional wine pairing is available for diners, too. The four-course dinner rings in at $85 and the eight-course meal is $135.


Bank and Bourbon at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel


On both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Bank and Bourbon at the Loews Hotel plates a $50 three-course meal featuring such delicacies as braised beef and onion soup, ahi tuna, filet mignon and Christmas yule log.


  1. Kitchen at the AKA Rittenhouse Hotel celebrates Italian-style with a Feast of the Seven Fishes Christmas Eve featuring a five-course seafood-centric meal with an optional wine pairing.


Positano Coast


Old City staple Positano Coast’s Christmas Eve menu goes for a traditional read on the Seven Fishes with baked scallops, swordfish, lobster ravioli and more. Dinner costs $55 or $85 for the meal and a wine pairing.


London Grill


In addition to London Grill’s regular menu, the Fairmount restaurant offers a contemporary spin on the Feast of the Seven Fishes meal on December 24. Sample squid bolognese, cod beignets, beet-cured salmon, foie gras steamed clams and more.



Twenty Manning Grill

À la carte

No reason to mess with a good thing. This Christmas Eve, Twenty Manning Grill offers its normal fare to diners starting at 5 p.m., with a last seating at 8 p.m.



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