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Our Guide to Christmas 2022 in Dallas — Where to Dine In or Order To-Go

15 Destinations for Brunch, Barbecue, Seafood, and Upscale Dinners to Make This Holiday Special

BY // 11.29.22

Christmas 2022 is almost here and Dallas restaurants are ready to feed diners for the holidays. Treat yourself (and your family) to a Christmas dinner or brunch crafted at some of the best restaurants in Dallas — for dine-in or takeout.

City Hall Bistro


1321 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX 75202  |  Map

City Hall Bistro

Enjoy a pre-fixe Christmas Day meal at City Hall Bistro this year.

This Adolphus hotel restaurant is featuring a pre-fixe menu for Christmas Day for $70 per person. From noon to 8 pm, book a reservation to enjoy menu items like roasted fall squash and kale salad, honey baked ham, cornbread dressing, candied yams, pumpkin pie, and more.

LAW Restaurant


4150 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75038  |  Map

LAW Restaurant Christmas

Enjoy Christmas Brunch at LAW Restaurant this year. (Courtesy)

Book a reservation at this Four Seasons Resort Dallas at Las Colinas restaurant for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day dinner. A four-course prix fixe dinner features endive salad, Sheep’s Milk Tortellini, striped bass, veal chop, cauliflower steak piccata, and more options. A Decadent Chocolate Gianduja Bar with 24-carat gold, Valrhona dark and milk chocolate and hazelnut bar will be dessert. Adults cost $125.

There will also be a Christmas Day Brunch from 10 am to 3 pm featuring a buffet with everything from oysters to roasted prime rib. Adults cost $130 and children under 12 — $50.



4514 Travis Street, Suite 132
Dallas, TX 75205  |  Map


Celebrate Christmas at Georgie this year with prefixed dinner and brunch menus.

For $125 per person, this Knox Street restaurant is hosting Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners. A prefixed menu will be created by Executive Chef Christian Dortch and specialty cocktails will be available to add on. A Christmas Brunch will also be available for $70 per person and will include three courses.

Dolce Riviera

Harwood District

2950 N Harwood Street, Suite 115
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

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Dolce Riviera has a beautiful patio in the Harwood District. (Photo by Kathy Tran)

The week of Christmas (December 19 through 24) this Italian spot in the Harwood District is featuring a special edition Feast of the Seven Fishes menu for $85 per person.

OAK’D Handcrafted BBQ

Northeast Dallas

5500 Greenville Avenue, Suite 1300
Dallas, TX 75206  |  Map

OAK’D Thanksgiving Dallas

This Christmas, enjoy a feast to-go from OAK'D Handcrafted BBQ. (Courtesy)

This Central Texas-style barbecue restaurant is cooking up holiday feasts to-go. There are two packages to choose from. For $265, you’ll receive a smoked turkey, two sides (options include Brussels sprouts, BBQ sweet potatoes, and more), cranberry relish, turkey gravy, rolls, and one dessert (homemade pies). For $385, you’ll get all of that plus a six-pound ham, two additional sides, and an extra dessert. Orders can be placed here.

Fearing’s Restaurant


2121 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

Fearing’s Patio Dallas

Enjoy a Christmas meal at Fearing's this year, or order to-go. (Courtesy)

This Christmas, there are several options to enjoy a great meal at this Ritz-Carlton, Dallas restaurant. On Christmas Eve, book lunch (added holiday specials) or dinner (three-course prix fixe menu) for $175 per adult and $45 per child. On Christmas Day, partake in a family-style lunch or order Christmas To-Go for $475 (serves 10 guests).

Mercat Bistro

Harwood District

2550 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX  |  Map

Mercat Bistro

Mercat Bistro is a hidden French gem in the Harwood District.

This favorite French spot will host a Christmas Day brunch with a three-course pre-fixe menu for $68 per person. You can also make reservations to sit in the restaurant’s “Polar Bear” section.


Multiple Locations

2401 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

Truluck’s Holiday Nog

Enjoy a special limited edition Holiday Nog cocktail at Truluck's.

This Dallas seafood favorite will be open on Christmas Eve for dinner. Also, for the entire month of December, a Holiday Nog and peppermint chocolate cake are being offered for a limited time.



1530 Main Street, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

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Sassetta offers a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner this Christmas Eve. (Photo by Douglas Friedman)

On December 23 and 24, Sassetta at The Joule is hosting a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner. The menu will be served family-style per reservation for the table to share. Dishes include caviar, Bacalao dip, scallop Crudo, Cioppino, Pasta Vongole, Branzino, and more.

TJ’s Seafood Market

Preston Hollow

6025 Royal Ln, Suite 110
Dallas, TX 75230  |  Map

TJs seafood

Mix things up this Christmas with a holiday platter and seafood from TJ's. (Courtesy)

This Christmas, TJ’s Seafood will offer a holiday to-go menu featuring platters, shrimp, smoked salmon, oysters, gumbo, and more. Order by December 23 for pickup on Christmas Eve.

Dakota’s Steakhouse


600 N. Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

Dakotas Holiday

Enjoy Christmas Eve at Dakota's Steakhouse this year.

This downtown Dallas steakhouse is hosting Christmas Eve dinner with its regular menu and additional specials. For $175, you can share a whole roasted lamb crown with three to four people.

Le Bilboquet


4514 Travis Street, Suite 124
Dallas, TX 75205  |  Map

Enjoy Christmas Day dinner at Le Bilboquet. (Courtesy)

This Christmas Day, this Knox Street French restaurant is hosting a Christmas dinner for $125 per person.

Elm & Good

Deep Ellum

2551 Elm Street
Dallas, TX  |  Map


Elm & Good is offering Christmas Eve and Christmas Day specials this year. (Courtesy)

Book a spot at Elm & Good on Christmas Day for brunch featuring special holiday dishes and cocktails, as well as live music. Brunch will be served on December 25 from 11 am through 3 pm.

The Deep Ellum restaurant will also be hosting a Feast of Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve including dishes like a house-cured salmon beggar’s purse and focaccia bread service, shrimp cocktail and octopus carpaccio, fried calamari, Baccala croquettes, mussels, and more. Live music will be played by singer and songwriter Patrick Pombuena. Each meal cost $95 per person.

Sloane’s Corner


2001 Ross Ave, Suite 125
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

Sloanes Corner Holiday 2 (1)

For $160 for two people (and $65 per additional person), this downtown bistro is offering a Holiday Takeaway package. It includes rolls, salad, entrees (from short rib to jumbo lump crab cakes), sides, and desserts.

Ellie’s Restaurant and Lounge


1717 Leonard Street
Dallas, TX  |  Map

Ellie’s Dallas

Ellie's is offering a special menu this Christmas Day. (Courtesy)

This HALL Arts Hotel restaurant is offering a special menu on Christmas Day including a Prawn Winter Salad, Festive Porcini Mushroom Soup, bruschetta board, duck, prime ribeye, Beef Wellington, and so much more. Also, make sure to try one of the seasonal cocktails like the Peppermint Espresso Martini.

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