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Christmas Eve 2018: Chicagoland

Christmas Eve 2018: Chicagoland

Nov 6, 2012

If you are looking to dine out this Christmas Eve, we have restaurants that are open on Monday, December 24 in Chicago and the suburbs. Here is a list of all of our restaurants who will be open on Christmas Eve.

We are hosting holiday events and specials all month long, click here to see all the December holiday happenings!

 

Aba Interior Shot

Aba
WHEN: Christmas Eve
CONTACT: 773-645-1400
Head to the Mediterranean this Christmas Eve, and enjoy a mezze feast at Aba! Specials for the evening include Lamb Osso Bucco with hand rolled saffron couscous and Greek Orzo with winter black truffles.
Make a reservation at Aba

 

Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
WHEN: Chicago: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM | Lincolnshire: 11:15 AM – 9:00 PM| Schaumburg: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-951-1888 | Lincolnshire: 847-808-8880 | Schaumburg: 847-517-8881
Whether the craving calls for bold or spicy, Chinese or Thai, our menu has plenty to offer and countless ways to satisfy this Christmas Eve! We will be serving our regular menu in addition to daily specials.
Big Bowl – Chicago menu | Big  Bowl – Lincolnshire menu | Big Bowl – Schaumburg menu
Make a reservation at Big Bowl – Chicago | Make a reservation at Big Bowl Lincolnshire | Make a reservation at Big Bowl – Schaumburg

 

Booth One
WHEN: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-649-0535
Booth One is serving a special prix-fixe menu that includes Booth One signatures like the classic Beef Wellington, Roasted Capon, Lobster Risotto and Booth One’s 18-hour Bone-In Prime Rib. The prix-fixe menu is $65 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Make a reservation at Booth One
Booth One holiday menu

 

Bub City Live Karaoke Band

Bub City – River North
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
CONTACT: 312-610-4200
Get into the holiday spirit by donning your best (or worst?) ugly holiday sweater during live band Christmas Carol-oke from 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM. The top three contestants with the loudest round of applause will duke it out for a chance to win two tickets to Bub City’s New Year’s Eve party.
Make a reservation at Bub City

 

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
WHEN: Dinner from 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (no half-off cocktails)
CONTACT: 773-935-5000
Join us for dinner  and choose from more than 35 shareable tapas to customize your own holiday dinner. Save some room for our signature paella served tableside.
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! menu
Make a reservation at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

 

Everest
WHEN: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT312-663-8920
Christmas is a magical time in Alsace that holds dear memories for Chef/Proprietor J. Joho. Join Chef for a multi-course holiday menu including foie gras, pike and roasted goose. The holiday menu is $165 per person plus tax (gratuity not included) with additional wine pairings for $98, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Make a reservation at Everest

 

Il Porcellino Spicy Scampi Spaghetti

il Porcellino
WHEN: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT312-595-0800
Cozy up at Il Porcellino on Christmas Eve with holiday dinner specials inspired by the Italian-American tradition, Feast of the Seven Fishes, alongside classics from the dinner menu. Enjoy dishes like Alaskan King Crab Ravioli, Lobster Fra Diavolo and more.
Make a reservation at il Porcellino

 

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
WHEN: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM
CONTACT: 312-379-5637
This Christmas Eve, celebrate at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab with signature items such as our Bone-in Filet, Florida Stone Crab Claws, even Fried Chicken.
Make a reservation at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

 

L. Woods Carry Out Table Top for Christmas Eve

L. Woods 
WHEN: Christmas Eve
CONTACT: 847-677-3350
Order up carryout from L. Woods this Christmas Eve with holiday specials including Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast & Gravy, Mac & Cheese, Sweet Potato Soufflé w/ Ginger Glaze, Butterscotch Pie and more. Orders must be placed by Thursday, December 20 for pick-up on Monday, December 24. 
ORDER: by Thursday, December 20
PICK-UP: by Monday, December 24

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Lincoln Park
WHEN: Dinner 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM (last reservation at 8:30 PM)
CONTACT: 773-348-8886
Mon Ami Gabi is the perfect place to dine on Christmas Eve before or after your trip to holiday lights at the zoo. The rstaurant is open for dinner is from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Lincoln Park
Mon Ami Gabi Lincoln Park menu

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook
WHEN: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT: 630-472-1900
Mon Ami Gabi Oak Brook is celebrating the 5th Annual Ugly Sweater Party on Monday, December 24 from 3:00 – 10:00 PM. Enjoy a French spread in your “holiday worst” and get a $10 gift card on us, to use on a future visit.
Make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Oak Brook
Mon Ami Gabi Oak Brook’s Christmas Eve menu

 

Osteria Via Stato Feast of Seven Fishes

Osteria Via Stato
WHEN: 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
CONTACT312-642-8450
Join Executive Chef David DiGregorio this Christmas Eve as he prepares a dinner inspired by his family’s traditions, The Feast of Seven Fishes, including Rhode Island Calamari with Hot Cherry Peppers, Lobster and Shrimp Risotto, Housemade Gelati and more.  The cost is $59.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). The a la carte menu will be offered, as well as our regular menu in the dining room.
Make a reservation at Osteria Via Stato

 

Oyster Bah Christmas Eve Dinner Spread

Oyster Bah
WHEN: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
CONTACT: 773-248-3000
On Christmas Eve, kids under 12 eat free from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM and adults can enjoy  the happy hour specials including half off select oysters and appetizers.  The full Oyster Bah dinner menu will be available until 8:00 PM.
Make a reservation at Oyster Bah

 

Ramen-san River North Interior Shot

Ramen-san – River North & Fulton Market
WHEN: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
CONTACT: River North: 312-377-9950 | Fulton Market: 773-645-0085
This Christmas Eve, Ramen-san is serving the ultra-special Wagyu & Black Truffle Ramen. Enjoy bowls of piping hot noodles, perfectly chilled Asahi beer and sake bombs.
Make a reservation at Ramen-san River North
Make a reservation at Ramen-san Fulton Market

 

RPM Italian Gold Crab Feast of Seven Fishes

RPM Italian
WHEN: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT312-222-1888
Join RPM Italian on Christmas Eve for the Feast of the Seven Fishes. The menu includes an array of antipasti and traditional fare like Alaskan King Crab Risotto, Whole Roasted Lobster and Santa Barbara Uni Spaghetti with white truffle, with optional wine pairings. The RPM Italian dinner menu will be available as well. The Feast of Seven Fishes menu is $85 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Make a reservation at RPM Italian

 

Raw steaks on a silver platter

RPM Steak
WHEN: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT312-284-4990
Celebrate Christmas Eve at RPM Steak, where the restaurant will be serving its dinner menu alongside seasonal holiday specials.
Make a reservation at RPM Steak

 

Saranello’s – Wheeling
WHEN:  6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
CONTACT847-777-6878
Join Saranello’s for  the Feast of the Seven Fishes. The menu will include classics such as Lobster Bisque, Stuffed Clams, Branzino and more. Regular dinner service will be available in the dining room. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is priced at $49.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Saranello’s Christmas Eve menu
Make a reservation at Saranello’s

 

Shaw's Chocolate Cake for Christmas
Shaw’s Crab House Chicago and Schaumburg
When: Chicago: Brunch, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM; Dinner, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Schaumburg: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Contact: Chicago: 312-527-2722 | Schaumburg: 847-517-2722
Begin your holiday at Shaw’s Crab House Chicago for a brunch buffet which is $75 for adults, $20 for children age 7 to 12 years old, and free for children 6 and younger plus tax (gratuity is not included). The full dinner menu will be available in Shaw’s Chicago’s Oyster Bar and Main Dining Room and Shaw’s Schaumburg until 8:00 PM. 
Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House Chicago | Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House Schaumburg

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria
WHEN: Happy Hour 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CONTACT: 773-634-4101
Bring all your loved ones down to Stella Barra for some of the best artisan pizzas in the city. Dinner will be served from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Stella Barra Christmas Eve menu
Make a reservation at Stella Barra

 

Summer House Santa Monica
WHEN: Lunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CONTACT: 773-634-4100
On Monday, December 24, Summer House Santa Monica will be open for lunch from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM and dinner from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM, serving up California inspired classics for your holiday feast. 
Summer House’s lunch and dinner menus
Make a reservation at Summer House

 

Pork Chops

Wildfire – Chicago, Oak Brook, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
WHEN: Chicago: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Glenview: 11:15 AM – 9:00 PM | Lincolnshire: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Oak Brook: 11:15 AM – 10:00 PM | Schaumburg: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-787-9000 | Glenview: 847-657-6363 | Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900 | Oak Brook: 630-586-9000 | Schaumburg: 847-995-0100
Let Wildfire do the cooking this Christmas Eve! The Chicago, Oak Brook, Lincolnshire and Schaumburg locations will be open and serving the regular menu in addition to daily specials.
Wildfire – Chicago menu | Wildfire – Oak Brook menu | Wildfire – Lincolnshire menu | Wildfire – Schaumburg menu
Make a reservation at Wildfire – Chicago | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Oak Brook  | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Lincolnshire | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Schaumburg


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