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List of Stores That are Open on Christmas Eve and Day

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December 23, 2016 · 4.4k Views

The holidays are approaching and if you're like the rest of us who are not traveling this year, here are some options for meals and last minute shopping on the big day. Take a look at the list of stores that will open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day compiled by GoBankingRates!

burger Hungry? 


The majority of chain restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve, check it out below. We also recommend heading over to opentable.com to see what other local restaurants are open and taking reservations in your area. Book ahead and skip the lines!    

  • Applebee’s: Most locations open until 8 p.m. and only Times Square, NY location will be open on Christmas Day
  • Arby’s: Open until 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Black Angus Steakhouse: Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Boston Market: Most locations open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Day
  • Buca di Beppo: Most locations open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Day
  • Burger King: Most locations close at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Carl’s Jr.: Depends on location. Los Angeles locations are open 24 hours Christmas Eve.
  • Claim Jumper: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Denny’s: Open 24 hours on Christmas Eve and Day
  • Domino’s: Open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Fogo de Chão: Open 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • The Habit Burger Grill: Open every day except Christmas Day, regular hours
  • Hardee’s: Depends on location. Closes 3 p.m. Christmas Eve
  • Hooters: Open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • IHOP: The majority of locations are franchised and determine their own hours (call into your local IHOP for more details)
  • Maggiano’s Little Italy: Open 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • McCormick and Schmick’s: Open, hours TBA (call into your local McCormick and Schmick's for more details)
  • McDonald’s: Hours vary by location; many locations open 24/7 on Christmas Eve
  • Old Country Buffet: Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Olive Garden: Hours vary, call ahead on Christmas Eve
  • Outback Steakhouse: Most locations open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • PF Chang’s: Most locations open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Panda Express: Most locations open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Panera Bread: Most locations open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Papa John’s: Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve and noon to 11 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Papa Murphy’s: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Qdoba: Most locations close early at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Red Lobster: Open, hours vary by location on Christmas Eve (call into your local Red Lobster for more details)
  • Red Robin: Most locations open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Most locations open until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles: Open, hours TBA (call into your local Roscoe's for more details)
  • Round Table Pizza: Most locations open until 7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve
  • Ruby Tuesday: Most locations close at 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: Open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and noon to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Sbarro: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Sizzler: See the full list of locations open on Christmas
  • Smith and Wollensky: Main dining room open 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Starbucks: Most locations open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Open until 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and most locations to re-open at 11 a.m.
  • Subway: Open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Taco Bell: Hours vary by location; many open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • TGIF’s: Most locations open 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Texas Roadhouse: Most locations open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Yardhouse: Open until 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Waffle House: Open 24/7 on Christmas Day

 

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  • 7/11: Open 24 hours
  • Albertsons: Most stores open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Barnes and Noble: Open 8 or 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, depending on location (call ahead)
  • Bed Bath & Beyond: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • BJ’s Wholesale: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Costco: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • CVS: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Dollar Tree: Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Family Dollar: Open, hours TBA (call into your local Family Dollar for more details)
  • Ikea: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Kmart: Most locations open until 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Kroger: Open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Macy’s: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Publix: Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Sam’s Club: Open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Target: Tentatively open, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Walgreen’s: 24/7 locations retain normal hours, non-24/7 stores close at midnight
  • Whole Foods: Most locations open until 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve

Remember to call ahead or visit retailers' online portal to double check your local store hours before heading out. Happy holidays everyone! 

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