Where to Dine Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Posted On: 12/17/18

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and restaurants throughout town are serving some of the most wonderful meals this Christmas! If you’re looking to go out with the family on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, you’ve come to the right place. Below are some restaurants and dining options open throughout the holiday!

Captain’s Table

Spend Christmas Eve or Christmas Day at Captain’s Table on 15th St. in Ocean City! On December 24, they will serve their regular dinner menu along with daily specials. On Christmas Day they will have a dinner buffet from 2-7pm, featuring Hand Carved Turkey and Roast Beef, Traditional Holiday Trimmings, and Desserts. Enjoy live music from Phil Perdue on the Piano.

Victorian Room Restaurant at Dunes Manor Hotel

The Victorian Room Restaurant will serve their Christmas Buffet from noon-6pm on Christmas Day. Reservations are required! Starters will include salads, fruits, cheese boards, shrimp, and more. Indulge in entrees of Salmon or Turkey, or enjoy roasted prime rib or brown sugar orange glazed ham from the carving station. Sides and sweets will be available, too!


It’s time for Clarion’s famous “All-You-Can-Eat” Holiday Buffet! Enjoy a Candlelight Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day meal at the Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant. Maryland Crab soup, Broiled Salmon with Champagne Dill Sauce, Oyster Stuffing, and so much more... Bring the whole family--Children under 3 free.

32 Palm

This Christmas Dinner Special is available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Starters include Seafood Bisque, Shrimp & Grits, Seared Scallops en Croute, or Lobster Deviled Eggs. The choice of Entrees will be Prime Rib Au Jus, Pan-Seared Rockfish, Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Grilled Swordfish, a 14 oz. New York Strip, or Seafood Mac & Cheese. How can you go wrong?! Top it all off with dessert, choosing from Sweet Fried Plantain with Vanilla Ice Cream and Caramel, or Sweet Potato Maple Layered Cheesecake.

Nick’s Original House of Ribs

Dine underneath the beautiful lights and decorations at Nick’s from 11am-midnight on Christmas Eve! Their magical Christmas Dining Room is filled with holiday ornaments and decorations for our First Annual Christmas Spectacular, giving the true vibes of Christmas joy.

Fager’s Island

Enjoy lite fare and tasty cocktails from 11-6pm on Christmas Eve! Fager’s will close for the evening and reopen the bar only on Christmas Day at 5pm.

Dough Roller, Pit 'N Pub, Pizza Tugos, and more!

If you’re looking for a delicious breakfast the morning of Christmas Eve, Dough Roller will be serving from 8am-noon at the 41st and 69th St. locations! Just feel like grabbing a quick bite to eat whenever you feel like it? Denny’s will be open all day and all night both days. There are plenty of options on these holidays, but we do recommend calling ahead!

Feel like venturing out of town for the holiday? There are places just outside of Ocean City offering Christmas buffets and meals on both Christmas Day and the evening before!

Cottage Cafe

Bethany Beach’s Cottage Cafe will be closed on Christmas Day, but you can enjoy a meal at any time from 11am to 10pm on Christmas Eve! If you’re hitting the town the Friday before Christmas, stop in Cottage Cafe for their Guest Appreciation Christmas Party with DJ Bump from 5-8pm.

Harpoon Hanna's

Indulge in a Christmas Day Feast of Baked Ham, Shaved Prime Rib, sides, a salad, and even Cheesecake for dessert! This plated dinner will be available from 1pm-9pm

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