These Dallas-area restaurants are serving up a Christmas meal, from regular menus to special holiday dishes to brunch buffets. Be sure to call and check for availability.
For something casual and non-fancy, all locations of this homey, Mex-accented home-cooking local chain are open 24-7 with festive holiday cheer.
Canary By Gorji
Three-course meal with choice of field greens or Caesar, and choice of filet, turkey breast, bone-in pork chop, spinach lasagna, or arctic char and shrimp. Desserts include kefir cheese butterfly or flourless chocolate cake. 5-9 pm. $59-69. 972-503-7080.
Regular menu plus holiday specials and spiked eggnog. 7 am-10 pm. 214-261-4500.
Del Friscos Double Eagle Steak House
Plano location of this steakhouse chain will be open with a special holiday menu. 3-8 pm. 972-312-9115.
Three Dallas-area locations of cafeteria chain will serve special buffet with roast beef, ham, popcorn shrimp, pork chops, sweet potatoes, broccoli and rice casserole, cheesecake, red velvet cake, and pies. 11 am-6 pm. $12.89, or $5.29 for 12 and under. 6765 Samuell Blvd. in Dallas; US-75 at Park Boulevard in Plano; and 1540 Eastgate Dr., Garland. 214-321-8070.
Two Dallas locations, at 6050 Greenville Ave. and at 2208 W. Northwest Hwy., will serve regular $15 brunch with omelets, chicken and waffles, steak and eggs, followed by family-style turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, stuffing, and choice pecan or pumpkin pie. $22, or $12 for 12 and under. 10 am-10:30 pm. 214-38-1203 or 214-358-4159.
Regular brunch menu from 7 am-3 pm, then regular dinner menu from 3-9 pm with prime rib special. Dessert buffet available all day. 214-219-8282.
Grand Hyatt DFW restaurant has duck breast with mustard greens and butternut squash. $36. 972-973-1244.
Plano pub at Shops at Legacy has a special holiday menu, served 2 pm-midnight. 972-473-7252.
Chinese restaurant will do regular menu 5-10 pm. Uptown: 214-954-9558. Preston Hollow: 214-366-1606.
Open regular hours, 10 am-10 pm. 972-669-9094.
The Richardson Chinese restaurant offers dim sum service from 10 am-10 pm. 214-575-8888.
A la carte dinner from 5-9 pm. 214-443-9339.
Lark on the Park
Regular menu plus holiday specials including venison, ham, goose, and salmon. 5-10 pm. 214-855-5275.
Greenville Avenue bar-restaurant will be open regular hours starting at 4 pm. 214-824-7900.
Holiday meal at cafeteria chain includes prime rib or chicken breast with bacon-wrapped shrimp, plus choice of two sides. At four locations: 6221 E. Mockingbird Ln., 13455 Midway Rd., and 5600 S Hampton Rd. in Dallas; and 3301 Gus Thomasson Rd. in Mesquite. 214-826-4400.
Design District beer haunt will serve holiday feast with comfort food. 6-11 pm. 214-628-7900.
All-day holiday buffet. 11 am-9 pm. 972-943-3372.
Morton's The Steakhouse
Uptown steakhouse is open with a regular menu from 2-9 pm. 214-741-2277.
Sushi spot at Shops at Legacy in Plano offers a special menu from the bar. 5 pm-2 am. 972-943-9288.
Oceanaire Seafood Room
Seafood restaurant at Galleria Dallas has a regular menu, 2-9 pm. 972-759-2277.
Fairmont Hotel restaurant will do brunch with omelets and crepes, carved meats, and mimosas. $69, or $35 for 12 and under. Seating times are 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2 pm. 214-720-5249.
Full menu plus extended happy hour specials, from 3-11 pm. Addison: 972-581-2905. Plano: 469-467-7400.
Regular menu plus specials featuring steak, lobster, and enchiladas. 11 am-7 pm. 214-744-1420.
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Traditional holiday favorites and an indulgent array of desserts. 11 am-4 pm, 5:30-8 pm. $130, $60 for 12 and under. 214-443-4747.
Limited menu featuring four tamale varieties: brisket, chicken tinga, pork carnitas, or roasted poblano and cheese. 6 pm-midnight. 214-730-0596.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Regular menu of steak and seafood from 12-8 pm. 214-922-7062.
Brunch buffet will feature culinary action stations in the dining room and private rooms. 10 am-1:45 pm. $78, or $39 for 12 and under. 214-761-7498.
South Fork Texas Steak and Crab
Specials include prime rib with salad, chicken, and chicken-fried steak. 12-10 pm. 972-423-7235.
St. Martin's Wine Bistro
Three-course meal for lunch or dinner. 11 am-8 pm. $55, or $30 for 12 and under. 214-826-0940.
Prix-fixe meal features tom yum soup, scallops, lamb shank, roast duck, chocolate ganache cake, sticky toffee pudding. 5-9 pm. $55. 214-219-9908.
Brunch at Omni Dallas features turkey, ham, Gulf seafood, biscuits, gingerbread cookies, apple pie, banana pudding trifle, and chocolate mousse shots. 6 am-10 pm. $25, $10 for 12 and under. 214-652-4810.
Special menu with lobster tail tournedos, scallops and sweetbreads vol au vent, Dover sole meuniere graatinee, rack of lamb, and praline chocolate cake. 10 am-8 pm. 214-520-8999.