With Christmas in NYC only a snowball's throw away, holiday restaurant reservations must be sealed like a kiss under the Xmas tree. You can see the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, window displays, and holiday lights on the spur of the moment. But restaurant reservations for Christmas Day require a little more preparatory work. All the below-listed food establishments are pleasing and, more importantly, are open this December 25.

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Temple Court
Travel $$
5 Beekman Street, New York NY, 10038
The first restaurant on our list is Temple Court. This exquisite restaurant of the grand Beekman Hotel will be serving on Christmas. The Bar Room will provide an à la carte meal. In the dining room, a four-course prix fixe menu featuring Maine lobster salad, chestnut agnolotti, roast duck, peppermint Pavlova, and more will cost $185 per head.
Fogo de Chão
40 W 53rd St, New York NY, 10019
Fogo de Chao, a superb Brazilian steakhouse in New York City, is one of the ideal selections for a joyful Christmas feast. It is the best value for money of all the restaurants serving on Christmas Day in NYC since it has everything you would like to eat!
You may spend the holiday with friends and family at their central location while enjoying excellent cuisine and outstanding steak meals. Dinner also includes various festive side dishes, which adds to the festive atmosphere!
We recommend making a reservation for this location as it is extremely popular.
ABC Kitchen
Restaurant $$
35 E 18th St, New York NY, 10003
Okay, so we love the cuisine at ABC Kitchen. But this is also one of our faves because of the homey atmosphere.
The color scheme here is minimal but fantastic, making you feel as though you're relaxing in a winter wonderland. That is, a subtle one!
Order the Ribeye Dinner for Two if you're searching for a wonderful Christmas dinner.
The Ribbon
4.9  5 Rating (1)
20 W 72nd St, New York NY, 10023
The Ribbon, located on the Upper West Side, embodies the traditional New York restaurant experience. There is no greater Christmas dinner than that at The Ribbon NYC, from their enormous wine selection and specialty cocktails to their expertise in American staples with a tinge of French flavor.
Begin with a Treviso and Endive salad before heading on to the main dish of Atlantic Salmon, classic ham, or turkey. Remember to reserve space in your tummy for dessert!
One if by Land, Two if by Sea
4.9  5 Rating (3)
17 Barrow St, New York NY, 10014
This beautiful restaurant has the image of being the most romantic restaurant in NYC and has also been elected the top 5th romantic eatery in the world.
There are many fireplaces, a piano, and a garden here. As you may expect, the cuisine is also fantastic. The restaurant is regarded to be the most popular for celebrations in New York.