What restaurants are open Christmas? McDonald’s, Starbucks, IHOP open but Chick-fil-A, Chipotle closed

If you’re looking to grab a bite to eat or a cup of coffee on Christmas, be prepared to find limited options Saturday.

Major national restaurant chains like Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Chili’s, Taco Bell and Chipotle are closed for the holiday. With Christmas falling on a Saturday, it means Chick-fil-A will be closed two days in a row since its restaurants are traditionally closed Sundays.

But many Starbucks, McDonald’s and Dunkin’ locations will be open on Christmas, along with IHOP, Denny’s and Waffle House.

You also might be able to order pizza from Pizza Hut, Domino’s or

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31 restaurants in Westchester, Rockland, open Christmas Day

As much as Christmas Day is synonymous with family, faith and a big dinner, for those who don’t celebrate, it’s also synonymous with Chinese food. Last year, many Asian restaurants were so inundated with orders, they stopped taking them. So, to avoid any “hangry” crankiness among members of your family, many restaurant owners suggest ordering early. You should also call first to double-check hours though all will open Dec. 25.


Best Wok, Pearl River: This neighborhood spot features the usual Chinese fare — think sesame chicken, beef and broccoli, teriyaki chicken and wonton soup. 20 E. Central Ave., 845-735-0663,

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Where to Get the Best Chinese Food Around DC on Christmas Day

These are some our absolute favorite Chinese restaurants around DC right now, all open for in-person dining (unless otherwise noted), takeout, and/or delivery on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You’ll even find some options for outdoor Christmas dining since temperatures are forecast above 60 degrees. Merry Jewish Christmas!

Bob’s Shanghai soup dumplings. Photograph by Scott Suchman

4316 Markham St., Annandale, 703-813-8181; 1319 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 301-251-7878
These dim sum houses have a large, loyal following—so yes, it’s a good idea to plan ahead and go early (you can now also opt for carryout and order online). We love

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10 metro Phoenix Chinese restaurants open for dine-in and takeout on Christmas Day

Eating Chinese food on Christmas Day has been a well-documented Jewish-American tradition since the early 20th century. More recently, celebrating Christmas with specialties like Peking duck, noodles and dumplings has become even more mainstream. Google searches for “Chinese food” peak on Christmas Day, and GrubHub reports that Chinese takeout orders surge on Dec. 25.

Fortunately, there’s no shortage of Chinese restaurants in Phoenix. If you’re planning to dig into some Chinese food this Christmas, here are 10 great places that will be open on Christmas Day. Hours are subject to change, so make sure to call ahead.

Several restaurants are

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