Chicago may be known for the bulls, but the city also has plenty of outstanding restaurants to choose from, too! However, finding a restaurant that's open on a holiday can be a little challenging anywhere. If you plan on dining out with family and friends instead of preparing a holiday feast at home, check out our list of some of the best restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Chicago.

Regardless of where you dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Chicago, you’re in for a treat. Reservations are filling up quickly, so it’s highly recommended you book a table for your family as soon as possible!

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Bar $$
1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago IL, 60601
McCormick & Schmick's Chicago restaurant is uniquely designed to create an inviting, original and relaxed atmosphere, where guests can enjoy the highest...
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ
Restaurant $
210 E Ohio St, Chicago IL, 60611
A Japanese BBQ spot where you cook your own meat at your own table grills.
STK Chicago
9 W Kinzie St, Chicago IL, 60654
STK puts the modern steakhouse and chic lounge together in one sexy package. With an atmosphere and style unlike anywhere else, this is vibe dining.
The Aberdeen Tap
Bar $
440 N Aberdeen St, Chicago IL, 60642
Cozy neighborhood tavern with gourmet pub fare, craft beers & a patio with skyline views. Come here once and you will want to return!! Corner of Aberdeen...
Nico Osteria
Bar & Restaurant $
1015 N Rush St, Chicago IL, 60611
From the team behind One Off Hospitality Group, Executive Chef Paul Kahan and restaurateurs Donnie Madia, Terry Alexander and Kimberly Galban present Nico...
Margeaux Brasserie
Restaurant $$
11 E Walton Street, Chicago IL, 60611
Located on the third floor of The Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Margeaux Brasserie is a classic, French dining experience reminiscent of 1920's Paris featuring...
Café Robey
Bar & Restaurant $
1600 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL, 60647
Stylish French-American bistro in a chic hotel with street views & a second-floor cocktail lounge. Wicker Park's stylish modern bistro with street views...
Cherry Circle Room
Bar & Restaurant $$
12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60603
Modern operation inside Chicago Athletic Hotel offering seasonal house cocktails & a refined menu. Supreme Cuts / Cocktails / Fine Foods / Top Quality.
Smith & Wollensky Chicago Steakhouse
Restaurant $
318 N State St, Chicago IL, 60654
The ultimate steakhouse in the city that knows its steak. Adjacent to the Loop on bustling State Street, our Chicago location offers an impressive view...
Fogo de Chão
Restaurant $$
5460 Park Pl, Rosemont IL, 60018
Upscale Brazilian chain for all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside plus an extensive salad bar.
Morton's The Steakhouse
4.8  5 Rating (3)
1050 N State St, Chicago IL, 60610
Below street level and exuding the ambience of an exclusive club, Morton's continually wows diners with succulent cuts of sirloin, t-bones, and filet mignon....
Harvest 365 Restaurant & Fresh Grill
5.0  5 Rating (1)
7610 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park IL, 60130
Now open! Harvest 365 Restaurant and Fresh Grill available to you 365 days of the year!
NoMI Chicago
Restaurant $
800 N Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60611
A passion and commitment to the culture of great food. Rustic American cuisine with flavors inspired by the season. That is NoMI Kitchen, Lounge and Garden...
Artango Bar & Steakhouse
Bar & Restaurant $
4767 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL, 60625
Argentinean fare, classic cocktails & tango shows, lessons, and dancing, live music featured in a swanky, 1920s-inspired setting.