Christmas Eve

Most downtown businesses will be open on Christmas Eve; however many have special holiday hours:

  • Arepera Las Chamas: Closed
  • Artful Dodger: 8:30am - 2am
     Check out their Ugly Christmas Sweater Brunch (10am - 3pm) and Dance Party (3pm - 2am) 
  • Bella Gelato: Closes at 5:30pm
  • Billy Jack's Wing & Draft Shack: 10am-5pm
  • Bella Luna Wood Fired Pizza: 11:30 - 4:30pm
  • Beyond: 11am - 11pm (May decide to close early. Call in advance)
  • Black Sheep Coffee: Closes at 3pm
  • Boboko Indonesian Cafe: Closed
  • Brothers Craft Brewing: 12-6pm
  • Capital Ale House: 10am - Midnight
  • Clementine: Closed
  • Court Square Coffee: Closed
  • CubanBurger: Closes at 3pm
  • Food.Bar.Food: Closed
  • Friendly City Food Co-op: Closes at 6pm
  • Golden Pony: 8:30 - 11pm (May decide to close early. Call in advance)
  • Indian American: 11am-2:30pm
  • Heritage Bakery & Cafe: Closed
  • Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint: 11am - 6pm
  • Jess' Lunch: Closes at 3pm
  • Jimmy Madison's: 11am - 4pm
  • Jon Boyz BBQ Shack: Closed
  • Joshua Wilton House: Closed
  • Kline's Dairy Bar: 10:30am - 5pm
  • L&S Diner: 7am - 12:30pm
  • Little Grill Collective: 7am - 2pm
  • Local Chop & Grill House: Closed
  • Pale Fire Brewing: Closed
  • Ruby's Arcade: Closed
  • Shenandoah Joe: 8am - 3pm
  • Taj of India: 11-2:30 & 5 - 9:30pm
  • Three Notch'd Brewing: Noon - 4pm
    Take the family to the taproom for some holiday cookie decorating
  • Union Station: 11am - 2pm with limited menu (May decide to close early. Call in advance)
  • Wolfe Street Brewing: Closed

Christmas Day

These restaurants will be open on Christmas Day:

Artful Dodger

47 Court Square
Hours: 9am - 4pm

Dust off your ugly Christmas sweaters for the Dodger's Ugly Christmas Sweater Brunch. Brunch will be served from 9am to 4pm. The menu includes:

Roasted citrus goose tacos topped with persimmons jalapeno salsa and cilantro

Christmas spiral ham, with grand mariner whipped sweet potato & roasted brussel sprouts

Matcha waffle topped with whipped cream and cranberry sauce royale

Christmas cookie platter - a variety of homemade Christmas cookies served with your choice of eggs and bacon or sausage

Egg Nog French toast, bella bakery hearth dunked in mt. crawford creamery egg nog and topped with southern comfort maple syrup

Finnigan's Cove

30 W. Water Street
Hours: 5pm

Cap off Christmas Day at Finnigan's. Their menu includes fresh seafood, salads, steaks, sandwiches and more. 

Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint

80 S. Main Street
Hours: 6pm - 2am

Once you have your fill of Christmas ham, wash it down with a "Raging Rudolph" burger and a beer from Jack Brown's. The Raging Rudolph is a Wagyu beef burger topped with a split and griddled Reindeer hot dog, pickled jalapenos and cheddar cheese. 

Taj of India

34 S. Main Street
Hours: 11am-2:30pm & 5-9:30pm

Enjoy their lunch buffet or order from their extensive menu and experience the light, aromatic, and herb-packed flavors of India. They accept reservations for large parties if you wish to treat your family to a home cooked holiday meal.