HOUSTON — Don't feel like cooking for Christmas Day?  No problem. There are plenty of Houston-area restaurants that are open Christmas Day. Below is a list of some of them. If you know of one we don't have below, email us at web@khou.com and we'll add it. Please make sure to check with the restaurants for availability before heading out! We've included links to all of them below.

Editor's note: Video about is on stores open for the holidays.

Cleburne Cafeteria

3606 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005

11am - 8pm

Downtown Aquarium

410 Bagby St
Houston, Texas 77002

 Open until 7pm 

Grotto

Houston, Tx 77027
713.622.3663

Katz's Deli

616 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006

and

19075 I-45 North (exit 77)
Shenandoah, TX 77385-8705

Open 24 hours

Luby's Cafeteria

Multiple locations

11am - 5pm

New York Deli & Coffee Shop

9720 Hillcroft Street
Houston, Texas 77096

6am - 2pm

Black Bear Diner

Click link above to check Houston-area locations and hours!

Shell Shack

2412 Washington Avenue  
Houston, Texas 77007

3am - 2am

The Annie

1800 Post Oak Blvd, Ste 6170
Houston, Texas 77056

10am - 7pm

House of Pies

6142 Westheimer AND 3112 Kirby Dr.

Open 24 hours  

Buffalo Wild Wings

The following locations are open from 2pm - 10pm

  • 528 Bay Area Blvd, Webster
  • 9415 Broadway, Pearland 
  • 5875 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena 
  • 19075 I-45 South, Spring
  • 1401 Highway 6, Bldg B, Sugar Land
  • 5805 Highway 6 North, Houston
  • 6840 FM 1960 East, Humble
  • 9435 Katy Freeway, Houston

Phat Eatery

23119 Colonial Parkway,B2  
Katy, Texas 77449

11am - 8:30pm.

The Burger Joint

2703 Montrose Blvd
Houston, Texas 77006

11am - 12am

Continental Club

3700 Main St  
Houston, Texas 77002

8:30pm - 11pm

Red Lion British Pub

2316 S Shepherd Dr  
Houston, Texas 77019

11am - close

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

5061 Westheimer Rd,

Houston, TX 77056

Fielding's local kitchen + bar

26400 Kuykendahl Rd, Bldg B, Creekside Village Green
The Woodlands, Texas 77375

Brunch from 10am - 3pm, Dinner from 3pm - 10pm

Brenner’s on the Bayou

1 Birdsall St
Houston, Texas 77007

5pm - 9:30pm 

Banana Leaf Malaysian restaurant

9889 Bellaire Blvd., Ste. 311

Houston,Tx.77036

11am - 9:30pm

Hearsay on the Green

1515 Dallas St.

Houston, Texas 77010

4pm - 10pm

Morton’s The Steakhouse

There are three locations. Tap/click to contact.

Downtown | Galleria area | The Woodlands

11am - 9pm

Confucius Seafood Restaurant 

8880 Bellaire Blvd, Unit J

Houston, TX 77036

11-9:30

Mastro’s Restaurant

1650 W. Loop South

Houston, TX 77027

5pm - 11pm

More national chains open on Christmas

Applebee's: Not all locations will be open as the decision is made by franchisees.

Boston Market: Nearly all locations are open Wednesday but menu selections and hours may vary by location.

Buca di Beppo: Most open regular hours.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Some locations open on Christmas Day. Call locations before heading out.

Burger King: Some locations will be open on Christmas Day.

Denny's: Open 24 hours.

Dunkin': Hours vary and not all locations will be open. Check the Dunkin' mobile app to confirm whether your local store is open.

Golden Corral: Most locations are open but check with your local restaurant.

IHOP: Most locations will be open regular hours Wednesday.  

Macaroni Grill: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

McDonald's: Several locations are open Wednesday, hours vary.

Panda Express: Hours vary.

Ruth's Chris Steak House: Will be open on Christmas Day. Call for hours.

Starbucks: Check with your closest location and hours will be updated on the app and website.

TGI Fridays: Some locations will be open special hours, which vary. 

Waffle House: All locations open

Delivery services including Grubhub, UberEats and DoorDash will be delivering food orders Christmas for participating local and national restaurants. Check the apps or websites Wednesday to find available options.

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