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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Options

Want to avoid the hassle of cooking on Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Perhaps you're visiting New York City and can't whip up a gourmet meal in your hotel room? Check out these restaurants serving dinner for Christmas.
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Christmas Brunch at Essex Restaurant
This Lower East Side restaurant will be serving Brunch on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and even on Boxing Day.

Christmas Day Dinner at BLT Market
Christmas Day Dinner three-course prix-fixe menu for $95 at BLT Market, housed in the Ritz Carlton on Central Park.

Christmas Day at Brasserie 8 1/2
Brassiere 8 1/2 will offer a three-course Christmas Day prix-fixe dinner for $59 per person.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner at Cibo
Located in East Midtown, Cibo will be serving Christmas Eve Supper for $60 from 5-11 p.m. and Christmas Dinner for $75 from Noon - 11 p.m. Both meals include soup or salad and your choice of entree and dessert (children $25). Tax and gratuities not included.

Christmas Eve at L'Absinthe Restaurant
L'Absinthe will be serving an a la carte menu on Christmas Eve, featuring several Christmas specials.

La Vigilia at Lupa
Mario Batali's Lupa will be serving the Feast of Seven Fishes (La Vigilia) on Christmas Eve (& will also be serving a limited regular menu). $85 per person, available by reservation only.

Murals on 54th - Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Buffet
Featuring restored murals from the 1930s, Murals on 54th will be serving a three-course Christmas Dinner on Christmas Eve and will be offering a brunch buffet on Christmas Day. Both meals are $54 per person, $42 for seniors and $25 for kids 6-12 (kids 5 and under are free).

Christmas Day Dinner at Rock Center Cafe
Enjoy Christmas dinner near the tree at Rockefeller Center at the Rock Center Cafe. Christmas Day features a $65 prix-fixe menu, including appetizer, main course and dessert. Children's menu available.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner at The Sea Grill -
Overlooking the ice skating rink at Rockefeller Center, the Sea Grill will be serving Christmas Eve Dinner for $110 and Christmas Day Dinner for $125 per person. Children's menus are available for both meals for $35.

Christmas at Tocqueville Restaurant
Open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners, Tocqueville serves Greenmarket inspired French-American cuisine that is well liked by many. The three-course menu is $95 ($55 for kids 10 and under).

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