The easiest way to enjoy a stress-free Christmas meal with no cooking to do or kitchens to clean? Hit up one of the many restaurants that are open for Christmas dining. Menus across the city run the gamut. And while you can't wrap it up or put it under the tree, a delicious meal may just be the best gift you can give yourself and your loved ones this holiday season. Here's Eater Vegas' Christmas dinner guide with 46 options to send you in the right direction.Read More
46 Ways to Eat Your Way Through Christmas
35 Steaks + Martinis
Menu for Christmas available Dec. 24 and 25
Aureole Wine Lounge
Menu for Christmas: First course - Beef Consommé “Royal” Tender Beef Cheeks; Second Course - Herb Roasted Diver Scallop; Third Course Lightly Smoked Wild Loch Duart; Main Course - Petit Beef Tenderloin “Oscar;” Dessert - Vanilla Raspberry Buche de Noel; Other menu offerings - Roasted New Hampshire Turkey
Bougainvillea Cafe & Rotisserie
The Café at Terrible’s Hotel and Casino will offer a Christmas Day special to guests served on December 25 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For just $9.99 guests will be offered soup or salad and a glass of house wine followed by a choice of three entrées including: traditional roast turkey with corn bread stuffing, yams and giblet gravy, delicious baked ham with grilled pineapple, or sliced lamb with currant jelly. The feast is topped off with either a slice of decadent egg nog cheese cake or deep dish apple pie for dessert.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Menu for Christmas: $9 Sammy’s Beach Bar Tailgater, a potent concoction made with Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum, $5 shots of Jose Cuervo Black, $21 buckets of domestic beer, $5 nachos, $5 buckets of fries and $10 buckets of wings.
The Carmel Room will feature a delicious three-course holiday feast offering a holiday goose breast, grilled kurobuta pork chop or holiday surf and turf. The dinner will be served from 2 p.m. for $53 per person.
Center Cut Steakhouse
Menu for Christmas: Indulge with the special four-course Christmas menu for $57.00 per person at Center Cut Steakhouse, which includes a glass of wine for guests 21 years or older. Start with a salad, followed by butternut squash and orange veloute with Maryland blue crab, a main course of roasted Sonoma organic free-range turkey with traditional accompaniments and finish with dessert.
Ceres will offer a special Christmas Brunch featuring roasted turkey, maple-glazed ham, braised short ribs, baked rainbow trout, turkey veloute and made-to-order omelets in addition to a children’s buffet. The brunch special will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $48 per person.
Menu for Christmas: Special dinner menu in addition to full menu featuring housemade minced meat turnover with candied citrus and aged balsamic vinegar; confit duck with frisee cranberry tapenade, toasted pecans and warm foie gras vinaigrette; Delmonico’s prime rib with truffle yorkshire pudding and natural jus; and crab apple upside down cake with nutmeg ice cream, caramel sauce and apple chips. 3–9 p.m. Christmas day.
Menu for Christmas Menu: Don Vito’s Italian will offer guests a delicious three-course meal Christmas Day from 2 – 9 p.m. that features a crab stuffed halibut for $30, a roast turkey dinner for $32 and a osso buco for $36. Each entrée will be paired with a escarole and bean soup, mixed green salad or Caesar salad. Guest will have the choice of eggnog cream pie, cappuccino cheesecake or cannoli for dessert served with coffee or tea.
Dragon Noodle Co.
SOUPWONTON SOUPAPPETIZERSCALIFORNIA ROLLVEGETABLE SPRING ROLLMAIN DISH(CHOOSE ONE)GENERAL TSO’S CHICKENPRIME SIRLOIN WITH BLACK PEPPER SAUCESHRIMP WITH LOBSTER SAUCEHONG KONG CHOW MEIN WITH SOFT NOODLESDESSERTGLAZED BANANA$38Per guest plus tax and service fee
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House
Menu for Christmas: Four-course fixed-price menu ($75) or regular menu, featuring nicoise olives & escarole salad, shrimp & okra gumbo, pan roasted Washington Day boat halibut, and chocolate roulade & raspberry filling with peppermint meringue. Lunch 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.; Dinner 5–10 p.m. Christmas day.
Christmas Eve:- Split Pea Soup with Frankfurter Sausage: Garnished with pretzel croutons and chives- “Gebackener Tortenbrie”: Breaded brie cheese fried golden brown served with winter salad bouquet garnished with fried parsley and cranberries- Half Roasted Duck with Orange Sauce: Served with potato dumplings and red cabbage- Warm Holiday Bread Pudding “Black Forest”: Served with chocolate ice cream, holiday spiced cherries and whipped creamChristmas Day:- Split Pea Soup with Frankfurter Sausage: Garnished with pretzel croutons and chives- “Gebackener Tortenbrie”: Breaded brie cheese fried golden brown served with winter salad bouquet garnished with fried parsley and cranberries- Hofbräuhaus Roasted Christmas Tower: Roasted duck, roasted pork and veal bratwurst with red cabbage and potato dumpling- Warm Cinnamon Bread Pudding: Served with eggnog anglaise, vanilla ice cream, holiday spiced cherries and whipped cream
Terrible’s Hotel and Casino celebrates the season with a Christmas Day Dinner Buffet on Tuesday, December 25 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. A-Play card holders will be offered the delicious feast for just $10.99 while other guests are welcome to enjoy for $12.99. Diners will be greeted by an assortment of cheese trays, fresh fruit, assorted salads, peel and eat shrimp, and warm tomato basil and cream of chicken soup as they journey down the buffet line. Pork medallions with a wild mushroom sauce, salmon with brandy cream shrimp sauce, beer battered cod, and chicken cacciatore are just a few of the decadent entrees that will be served alongside a carving station filled with holiday favorites including baked ham, roast baron beef, roast turkey breast, and BBQ brisket. The mouth-watering dessert station consists of egg nog cheesecake, fruit pound cake and an array of pies including: pumpkin, apple, pecan, custard, strawberry shortcake cream pie and sugar free pies. Mashed potatoes, corn bread dressing, sweet yams, brussel sprouts, sage dressing, giblet gravy, are just a few of many traditional sides to be had.
KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers
Menu for Christmas: The Christmas menu offers a cranberry apple salad ($9), a Christmas turkey burger ($16) and an eggnog milkshake ($7) topped with whipped cream.
Le Burger Brasserie
Menu for Christmas: A Christmas menu full of à la carte specials includes smoked duck salad, prime rib dinner with fingerling potatoes, carrots and grilled asparagus, a turkey burger with sweet potato fries or a lamb burger with seasoned steak fries.
$95 4-course menu, with all menu items also available a la carte$55 optional wine pairingMenu includes: Sea bass ceviche, Grenobloise relish, mimosa garnish; Seared diver scallops, lettuce cream, caviar; Beef filet mignon, little gem, Maxim’s potatoes, velours sauce; Homemade eggnog, brandy, nutmeg & cinnamon; Christmas log
Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro
ROMAINE HEART SALADRomaine Hearts, Parmesan Croutons, Roasted Garlic Caesar Dressing~~ALL NATURAL GRASS-FED NEW YORK SIRLOINPesto Potato Purée, Bordelaise Sauce~~TRIO OF CRÈME BRÛLÉEVanilla Bean, Pistachio & Caramel 49per guestplus tax and service fee Christmas 2012CHOICE OFROASTED KURI SQUASH & LOBSTER BISQUEToasted Pepita Seeds & Truffle CrèmeORIMPORTED BELGIUM ENDIVE SALADFarmers Market Apples, Candied Pecans, Fourme d’Ambert Blue Cheese & Balsamic Shallot~~GRILLED 100% NATURAL 8 oz. FILET MIGNON & WHOLE MAINE LOBSTERWild Mushroom Risotto, Petite Parsly & Asparagus Burre Blanc Red Wine Reduction~~WARM WINTER APPLE TARTVanilla Bean & Dark Rum Ice Cream, Carmel Sauce 75per personplus tax and gratuity
MRKT Sea & Land
Menu for Christmas Eve & Day: - Appetizer: Apricot-raspberry brie crostini’s- Soup or Salad: Roasted cauliflower-leek soup or chef’s winter greens blend salad with shaved fennel, persimmon and a cane molasses vinaigrette- Entrée: Pan roasted 14 oz pork chop, baby root vegetables, roasted fingerling potatoes and a sweet bourbon caramelized apple glaze or main lobster strudel brie cheese, filo, in a vanilla vodka bur Blanc sauce - Dessert: Chocolate pecan pie, fresh baked artisanal pie with vanilla bean Chantilly cream
Menu for Christmas: Includes Bottomless Glass Wine Pairings, $65 per guest§ Amuse· CHEF’S GIFT§ Starter· ONION SOUP AND GARBAGE SALAD§ FISH· STRIPED SEA BASS with grilled artichokes and baby heirloom carrots or ATLANTIC SALMON with Texas sweet onions and romesco sauce§ ENTRÉE – served with green beans and parmesan mashed potatoes· ORGANIC FIRE CHICKEN with shaved lemon, jalapenos and rosemary jus or PRIME RIBEYE STEAK naturally raised and grilled with creamy horseradish, au poivre and béarnaise sauce§ DESSERT· STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE OR CHOCOLATE BANANA CREAM PIE
Nine Fine Irishmen
Menu for Christmas: First Course - Creamy Corn Chowder or Mixed Green Salad; Second Course - Guinness Glazed Turkey Breast or Herb Roasted Prime Rib; Dessert - Traditional Pumpkin Pie or Chocolate Ganache Yule Log
o Menu for Christmas: Includes Bottomless Glass Wine Pairings, $55 per guest§ First Course served family style· GULF SHRIMP FRANCHAISE: the best you ever had· PIZZA MARGHERITA mozzarella, tomato, basil§ Second Course served family style· TUSCAN PANZANELLA SALAD· NANA’S MEATBALLS§ Third Course, choice of:· CHICKEN ALFREDO fettuccini· RIGATONI BOLOGNESE· MARKET FRESH FISH “chef whim”§ Dessert· CHEESECAKE strawberry
Menu for Christmas available Dec. 24 and 25
Primarily Prime Rib
Menu for Christmas: Primarily Prime Rib will feature a Christmas Day menu from 2 – 9 p.m. for $29. Guests will have the opportunity to select from a variety of delicious options including a Roast Turkey, Roast Prime Rib of Beef, Chicken Francaise, Black & Bleu Medallions of Beef or Sea Bass Neopolitan. Each entrée will be paired with a cream of chicken soup or winter salad. Guests will have the choice of a eggnog cream pie, chocolate layer cake or warm apple brown betty with ice cream served with coffee or team. Price does not include tax and gratuity.
Menu for Christmas: Entrée - Bone-In Filet with Lobster Mashed Potatoes; Dessert - Egg Nog Crème Brulée, with Gingerbread and Cinnamon Ice Cream
The Promenade Café will offer a three-course dinner with traditional roasted turkey, pecan crusted salmon or apricot-glazed ham paired with a cream of broccoli soup or winter-mix salad and a pumpkin or pecan tart dessert. The special is available from 2 to 10 p.m. for $14.95 per person.
R Steak & Seafood
R Steak & Seafood is serving dinner on Christmas Eve from 5 to 10 p.m. for $49 per person. First Course:Roasted Mushroom SoupTruffle Crème Fraiche orChopped SaladCandied Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Diced ApplesBalsamic Vinaigrette Choice of Entrée:Herb Crusted Prime Rib of BeefCreamy Yukon Potatoes, au jusor Seared Black CodOlives, Tomato, Puttanesca Sauceor Grilled Lamp ChopsHoney Glazed Carrots, Mustard Blue Cheese Sauce Dessert:Butterscotch Apple CrispButterscotch Sauce
Rampart Buffet will feature a holiday meal with a variety of soups, specialty salads and a carving station with prime rib and roasted turkey. A chilled seafood bar, an American station and Italian station will also be included in the buffet. The special is available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $16.99 per person.
Menu for Christmas: Feast of the Seven Fishes; highlights include Cioppino (Scallops, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp & Cod, Lightly Spiced Tomato Broth, Grilled Ciabatta Bread); Lobster Fra Divolo (Fresh Tagliolini Pasta, Lobster Medallions, Spicy Marinara Sauce); Pan Seared Sea Bass (Cous Cous Medley, Wilted Spinach, Zucchini, & Cherry Tomatoes,White Wine Butter Sauce); Chocolate Pistachio Yule log (Moist Chocolate Cake Rolled with Pistachio Gelato); Chocolate Covered Cherry Crème Brulee (Cherry Infused Crème Brulee with a Hidden Treasure of Chocolate Covered Cherries)
Rí Rá Irish Pub
Menu for Christmas: Entrée – Honey-glazed and clove-studded ham with mashed potatoes, Jameson honey-glazed carrots and cornbread stuffing ($15.95)Dessert – Eggnog Cheesecake ($6.95)
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Scarpetta Las Vegas will feature a five-course tasting menu, featuring a Duo of Kusshi Oysters served with Hackleback Caviar and Limoncello Granita, Spiced Winter Vegetable Soup with Goat Cheese Dumpling and Farro, Duck and Foie Gras Ravioli, Kobe Waygu NY Strip served with Potato Gnocci and Wild Mushroom and Barolo Sauce. The tasting will be topped off with a dessert of Red Wine Spice Poached Pears, Vanilla Bean Gelato and Candied Almonds. ($110 per person, alcohol, tax and gratuities not included).
Guests can indulge on a full Christmas feast featuring traditional favorites like herb crusted turkey, Christmas ham, sweet candied yams and mashed potatoes. Also, Seasons Buffet is serving holiday favorites like prime rib, fried shrimp, cedar plank salmon and chicken & portobello ravioli with a wild mushroom cream sauce.Cost: $26.99 per person; $24.99 per person with Silverton Rewards Club Card; Children 4 – 6 are half price; Children 7 or older are regular price
Menu for Christmas: Amuse - Kushi Oysters; First Course - Chestnut Soup or 7 Spice Cured Kampachi; Second Course - Spanish Octopus or Risotto with Butternut Squash; Third Course - Niman Ranch Pork or Braised Beef Cheek
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For Christmas, the restaurant will highlight a spiced eggnog ($12) to accompany special à la carte items including roasted chestnut soup ($10), a jumbo turkey leg ($16), Santa’s lobster pasta ($26) and the Day After Christmas Sandwich ($16) with sweet potato fries. A Naughty and Nice ($12.50) ice cream sundae will be offered, which consists of hot apple pie, vanilla and butter pecan ice cream, warm caramel and whipped cream.
Menu for Christmas: Silverado Steakhouse will feature a offer a four-course dinner menu that for $49 Christmas Day from 2 to 10 p.m. The menu will feature a selection of appetizers including Shrimp Cocktail, Seafood Newburg or Mini Beef Wellington paired with their choice of soup or salad before beginning their main entrée. Guest will have the chance to select a Halibut Francaise, Roasted Duck, Roasted Turkey, Filet Mignon Chicken Oscar or Roast Prime Rib of Beef as their main entrée choice. Finishing the evening, guests can enjoy a Hazelnut Mousse, Eggnog Cream Pie or English Plum Pudding as their choice of dessert. Price does not include tax or gratuity.