It wasn’t too long ago that if you wanted to eat out on Christmas Day, your only option was Waffle House. While you can still get your scattered, covered and smothered on, more and more restaurants around Intown are now opening to serve a Christmas Day meal. Find more at or check with your favorite restaurant.

Nan Thai Fine Dining
Chef Nan Niyomkul will be offering up her standard dinner menu along with delectable specials for the holidays. 1350 Spring Street, Midtown. Information:

Prime rib and traditional Christmas specials are on the menu for Christmas Day dinner. 1075 Peachtree St., Midtown. Information:

Southern Art and Bourbon Bar
The Buckhead restaurant will serving up a festive brunch on Christmas Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3315 Peachtree Road. Information:

The Melting Pot
If it’s fondue you seek then check out The Melting Pot on Christmas Eve and Day as the staff serves up seasonally-inspired fondues in addition to its regular menu. 754 Peachtree Street, Midtown. Information:

Fogo de Chao
The Buckhead restaurant will be open for its Churrasco Holiday Feast including a variety of vintage wines. Information:

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft
Special holiday dishes will be available along with the standard dinner menu at the South Buckhead restaurant. 1745 Peachtree Road. Information:

The Palm
Located inside the Westin Buckhead hotel, the restaurant will be serving up Christmas dinner for the whole family. 3391 Peachtree Road. Information:

Morton’s The Steakhouse
If you want to chow down on a big steak for your Christmas meal, head Downtown to Morton’s. 303 Peachtree Center Ave. inside SunTrust Plaza building. Information:

Community Smith
The Midtown restaurant will be serving a three-course menu including appetizers, entrees and dessert from noon to 8 p.m. 866 West Peachtree St. Information:

AG, Modern Bar and Steakhouse
Start the holiday with a sweet and savory breakfast buffet from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. or wrap up Christmas with a four-course dinner with lavish dessert display inside the Ritz-Carlton. 181 Peachtree St., Downtown. Information:

The Café and Bar at Mandarin Oriental
Enjoy a Christmas night dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Buckhead hotel for $85 per person. 3376 Peachtree Road. Information:

The Highlander
For the 27th consecutive year, The Highlander in Midtown will be open on Christmas and serving a prime rib feast with all the trimming. 931 Monroe Drive. Information:

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.