Christmas Ham on a Festive Plate

Whether you’re a Las Vegas local or just visiting for the holiday, there are lots of places to go to find a great meal on Christmas. And you don’t have to go to (or even near) the Strip to find them.

Don’t get me wrong, the Las Vegas Strip is beautiful during the Christmas season. With all the decorations and festive music. Not to mention plenty of world class restaurants. Let’s just say we have options here in Sin City. But many locals famously avoid the Strip during the busy season.

Many of us have the Christmas tradition of making a big holiday dinner at home. But sometimes we just want someone else to do the cooking. Especially when we just barely threw away the leftovers from the huge meal we made on Thanksgiving. And we don’t need to add even more to the mountain of dishes in the sink from finally cleaning out the old leftovers.

Fortunately for us, Las Vegas is packed with places to dine out, and many of them are even open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

That means you can still take advantage of the holidays with all your favorite foods but without all the work. Of course our strip casinos never shut down, so you could always mosey on over to one of those to find a bite. But perhaps you’d like something off the strip. Because if you’re going to deal with all that traffic stress to get to your Christmas meal, maybe you should have just cooked after all.

So if you’re looking for a place that’s off the Las Vegas Strip, where you can still get all the flavors of the holidays without the hassle, this list is for you. All of these local restaurants are offering special holiday menus on Christmas Day and/or Christmas Eve. Now all you have to worry about is making sure you wear your stretchy pants to the table! -Wendy Rush

Restaurants are listed by areas of town so you can find one close to you. And keep in mind, there are a LOT of restaurants open around town on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Including Brio Italian Grille in Town Square and all three Buca di Beppo restaurants in town. Both of which are offering holiday catering. The following list is specifically of restaurants that have a special menu for the holiday.

  • Central Vegas Area

  • Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas - Paradise & Harmon

    Want to go German for Christmas? You’ll have a lot of Bavarian dishes available at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas. They are offering special menus both for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Each menu includes a different holiday-themed soup and dessert course. And all the tastes of Germany in between.

    Plus, for the whole holiday season, Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is offering a traditional German Glühwein wine made with holiday spices. There is also live music planned for both Christmas days. MC Johann from 12 to 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve and and The Biermeister Band from 5 to 10 p.m. on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. So grab a stein and have a seat near the Tannenbaum. Get details here.

  • Ferraro's Ristorante - Paradise & Harmon

    If you’re looking for something unique for your Christmas Eve dinner, stop by Ferraro’s Ristorante on Paradise Road. Their Feast of the Seven Fishes Christmas Eve dinner is a five-course Italian dinner for $135 per person. Plates include salmon, black Alaskan cod, dover, or a seafood spaghetti. You’re guaranteed to leave stuffed! Make reservations here

  • Summerlin & Westside Area

  • Hawthorn Grill - Rampart Casino

    On Christmas Day this year, Hawthorn Grill will offer a three-course menu from 4 to 8 p.m. for $125 per person plus tax. The menu options include Octopus Carpaccio, Shaved Vegetable Salad, Beef Wellington, Monk Fish, Tart Cherry Sticky Toffee Pudding, and Pistachio Semifredo. Happy Hour pricing will not be offered during this special.

    Make reservations here.

  • Market Place Buffet - Rampart Casino

     

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    From 10am – 8pm on Christmas Day, Market Place Buffet will offer a special spread of holiday-themed food. Including prime rib, cherry glazed ham, candied yams, mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, turkey, apple chicken stuffing, and holiday desserts. Price is $54.99 (+tax) per person 13 and older. Kids 12 years old and under are $27.99 (+tax).

    For the whole Christmas Day Buffet menu, click here.

  • Earl Grey Cafe - Rampart Casino

     

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    Another casual dining option for Christmas at the Rampart is the Earl Grey Cafe. The three-course menu options include Citrus Champagne Salad, Heirloom Cauliflower Soup, Rosemary Garlic Leg of Lamb, Herb-Crusted Prime Rib, and Christmas Yule Log for dessert. Menu is available 11am to 9pm for $29.99 per person. 

    Get more info here

  • Arizona Charlie's - Decatur & Fort Apache

    From 11 am to 11 pm Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Sourdough Café at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur will offer a special prix fixe holiday menu. The three-course meal will include choice of soup or salad, Grilled Salmon entree will festive sides, and a fruit pie for dessert. Price is $24.99 per person with a True Rewards card. Get more details here.

  • Blue Diamond Area

  • Sundance Grill - Silverton Casino

    From 11am to 10pm on Christmas Day, Sundance Grill in Silverton Casino will offer ala carte holiday dishes including Braised Lamb Shank and Eggnog Bread Pudding. Get more information and make reservations here.

  • Twin Creeks Steakhouse - Silverton Casino

    On Christmas Day, the Twins Creeks Steakhouse in Silverton Casino will be offering a holiday-inspired ala carte menu from 3 to 9:30pm. Dishes include Roasted Beet Salad, Beef Wellington and Gingerbread Cheesecake. Get more details and make reservations here.

  • Eastside, Southside and Henderson Area

  • Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca - Green Valley Ranch

    A great option for either Christmas Eve (4 to 11pm) or Christmas Day (1 to 9pm) is Bottiglia in Henderson. The Italian favorite is offering a prix fixe menu including Mixed Italian Fritter Platter, Insalata di Rinforzo, Prime Rib, Braised Lamb Ravioli, and two dessert cups. Reservations can be made here

  • Arizona Charlie's - Boulder Highway & Twain

    From 11 am to 11 pm Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Sourdough Café at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder will offer a special prix fixe holiday menu. The three-course meal will include choice of soup or salad, Grilled Salmon entree will festive sides, and a fruit pie for dessert. Price is $24.99 per person with a True Rewards card. Get more details here.

  • Garden Buffet - South Point Casino

    Christmas Buffet

    Christmas Buffet

    The Garden Buffet will be offering a Christmas Menu all day (8am – 9pm) on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Including Roasted Turkey with all the trimming, Prime Rib, Pumpkin Pie and all their traditional favorite dishes. Price is $27.95 per person with a club card and $30.95 without. Get the whole list of food options here.

  • North Las Vegas, Centennial & Aliante Area

  • Santa Fe Station

    Prime Rib Dinner

    Christmas Prime Rib Dinner

    There aren’t a lot of places in the north part of time offering a special Christmas menu, at least not for a dine-in option. But if you are in that part of town, Santa Fe Station will still cook your meal for you to eat at your place. They’re offering an entire menu available for pick up starting at 9am on Christmas Eve. For a total of $325 plus tax, you get Prime Rib, Winter Harvest Salad, Wild Rice Pilaf, Garlic Au Gratin Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans, Butter Baby Carrots, Silver Dollar Dinner Rolls & Butter, and Cinnamon Bread Pudding. They even throw in a bottle of Apple Cider. Get your orders in by December 17. More details here.

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