Today we would have shared Five Black-owned brands to support this month (we will be back to our normal posting schedule in January). But with Christmas only a few weeks ago and everyone asking which restaurants are offering Christmas dinner. We have decided to indulge in a little #locallove sharing eateries offering Christmas Eve and Christmas dinner.
Here is our list of 11 best restaurants offering delivery, takeout, or dine-in on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day.
310 S 4th St — Williamsburg
This Japanese-Jewish hybrid in Williamsburg from chefs Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi will be featuring their ninth annual Christmas day screening of a Hayao Miyazaki film with hot pot.
148 Meserole St — Williamsburg
Throughout the entire month of December, this Venezuelan eatery, Casa Ora will be offering a special menu for Feliz Navidad. The four-course menu by chef Isabel Diaz is $52 per person (Taxes and Gratuity not included). Venezuelan-style flan and special seasonal cocktails will be on the menu as well.
151 Atlantic Ave — Brooklyn Heights
AlBadawi opened in November on Atlantic Avenue. The menu features a fabulous selection of Palestinian dishes. Advance reservations are available.
As you are
252 Schermerhorn St — Boerum Hill
Brooklyn’s Ace Hotel is now home to As You Are, an all-day bakery and 130-seat restaurant. This Christmas Day, the restaurant will serve a three-course menu. Priced at $85 per person (Taxes + Gratuity not included). Classics such as Roasted Prime Rib or a Baked Lobster festive feast.
Starting with a rich French Onion Soup and ending with Pineapple Upside Down Cake.
271 Adelphi Street — Fort Greene
Traditional Caribbean flavors and a little Brooklyn Flare, Imani is the return of the Home Cooked meal. Join them on Christmas Day for
Brunch from noon to 3:30 PM. Mimosas, Eats, Family, Friends, and Vibez. Catering is also available.
115 Berry Street — Williamsburg
If you’re looking for a getaway while staying at home then why not experience Rome with a la carte meal from Antica Pesa. Individual dishes start at $24, a meal for two $130 for four courses (taxes + Gratuity not included).
552 Vanderbilt Avenue — Prospect Heights
Delivery and take-out options at $65.00 per person (taxes + gratuity not included). The Christmas Eve Menu includes Black bass, pea shoots, Meyer lemon, guajillo salsa. OR Strip steak, sunchokes, mole Tamal con Hoja, banana leaf, queso fresco Sweet plantains, crema Delicata squash, ginger, serrano, walnut navidena Tortillas Cajeta flan, and sesame.
Orders are to be picked up between 11:30 am – 4:00 pm on Christmas Eve (Friday, Dec 24). Pre-order by no later than 10:00 pm on Wednesday, Dec 22.
46 Norman Avenue — Greenpoint
This beautiful new 80-seat addition to Greenpoint eatery is offering a Christmas Eve menu. Which include sensational garlic coriander naan and Parker House rolls, grilled prawns, and za’atar baby back ribs vibrant with cherry chipotle barbecue sauce. Enjoy a beautiful evening for around $250 total. Reservations here
Birds of a Feather
191 Grand Street — Williamsburg
Birds of a Feather is accepting reservations of parties of more than four for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Reservations here
298 Bedford Avenue — Williamsburg
This neighborhood staple is back offering Sherry Cobblers, oysters, and all other Maison Premiere mainstays. On December 24, from 4 PM to 12:30 AM and December 25, from 4 PM to 12:30 AM (cocktails/raw bar only)
The River Cafe
1 Water Street — Dumbo
This Brooklyn waterfront, Michelin-starred dining room is a fairyland of flickering lights. Offering a three-course, $170 per person (Taxes + Gratuity not included). On Christmas Day, there will be a special three-course goose dinner for $195.
8504 3rd Ave — Bay Ridge
This Palestinian restaurant opened in October of 2020 and is fabulous regardless of the occasion. On Christmas Day, there will be family-style portions of signature dishes. No reservations are needed.
811 53rd Street — Sunset Park
Unlimited hot pot. This year, LaoJie is serving special Christmas dumplings, barbecue skewers, and an endless hotpot option for $21.95 per person. Outdoor dining is also available.
Comment below — what’s your favorite Christmas meal?