A fish dish from Poppys Italiano.

Open on Christmas Day in St. Augustine

Sometimes people want to go out, grab a bite, and have fun on December 25.

What's open on Christmas Day in St. Augustine? 

There are many places that locals and travelers can visit on December 25. Visitors may want to enjoy local eateries or attractions, so we have a list of some local businesses open on Christmas.

Disclaimer:

  • This is a list containing restaurants that are open with their normal menu. For a list of sites to make reservations for a traditional or special Christmas dinner, click here. 
  • We haven't reached every business, and we focused on unique local eateries.
  • Times may vary because of the holiday and other unforeseen circumstances. As far as we know, most attractions, bars, restaurants, and shops will be open on the 24th. Some will, of course, close early.
  • We strongly suggest that you make reservations or call in advance. 

What Restaurants are Open in St. Augustine on Christmas Day?

Andaman Asian Bistro, 1935 A1A South, St. Augustine, 32080. (904) 461-9190 — Open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Athena Greek Restaurant, 14 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine. (904) 823-9076 — Open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Christmas Meal Served for lunch or dinner.

China Wok, 4255 US Highway 1 S, Suite 17, St. Augustine, 32086. (904) 797-8988 — Open 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Columbia Restaurant, 98 St. George Street, St. Augustine. (904) 824-3341 — Open 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

Corner Sushi, 2443 US Hwy 1 S, St. Augustine, Florida 32086. (904) 342-7382 — Open 11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. 

Green Papaya Thai & Sushi Cuisine, 841 Ponce de Leon Blvd., #10, St. Augustine, 32084. (904) 516-8888 — Open 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Green Tea Chinese Restaurant, 340 Cobblestone Drive, 105, St. Augustine, 32086. (904) 829-1838 — Open 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Ichiban Buffett, 2185 US 1 South, St. Augustine, 32086. (904) 797-9918 — Open 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Lucky Garden,1079 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, 32080. (904) 471-7282 — Open from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Mary's Harbor View Cafe, 16 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine. (904) 825-0193 — Open 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Milltop Tavern, 19 1/2 St. George Street, St. Augustine, 32084. (904) 829-2329 — Open 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Nero's Waterfront Café, 24 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, 32084. (904) 829-6017 — Open 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Nonna's Trattoria, 2 Aviles Street, St. Augustine. (904) 891-0318 — Open 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Santiago's Florida Kitchen & Craft Bar, 860 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine Florida 32080. (904) 471-2555 — Open 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

Stir it Up, 18 A Street, St. Augustine Beach, 32080. (904) 461-4552 — Open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sushi Zento & Grill, 4660 Highway 1 N, St. Augustine, Florida3 32080. (904) 495- 7280 — 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m. 

Tank's Sushi Bistro, 46 Tuscan Way, Ste 303 & 304 St, St. Augustine, 32092, —Open 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

 

Things to do in St. Augustine on Christmas Day?

Anastasia Miniature Golf, 701 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine. (904) 825-0101 — Open 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Anastasia State Park, 300 Anastasia Park Road, St. Augustine, FL, 32080. (904) 461-2033 — Open 8:00 a.m. to sundown. (Note, the Island Shop and Grill is also open today.)

Bayfront Mini-Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine. (904) 829-1673 — Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Escape U, 525 SR 16 Unit 104. (904) 687-0022 — Open regular hours. Reservations required.

Explore Tours (904) 853-1500 — Open for private tours. Reservations required.

Fort Mose Historic State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail. 904-823-2232 — Open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Florida Water Tours, 107 Yacht Club Drive, Dock A-19. (904) 827-7728 — Nights of Lights Tours at 6:00 and 7:45 p.m.

Genung's Fish Camp, 291 Cubbedge Road, St. Augustine. (904) 907-5742 — Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Medieval Torture Museum, 100 St George St, St. Augustine. (904) 373 7777 — Open 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Old Town Trolley Nights of Lights Tour, 10 West Castillo Drive. (844) 388-6452 — Running tours from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reservations required.

Ripley's Believe it or Not! 19 San Marco Avenue. (904) 824-1606 — 10:00 am. to 5:00 p.m.

St. Augustine Sailing, 3076 Harbor Dr., Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor. (904) 829-0648 — Will sail with reservations, scheduled between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine. (904) 824-3337 — Open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Venardos Circus, at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340a A1A South, St. Augustine, FL, 32080 — Shows are at 1:00, 4:00, and 7:00 p.m.

And last, but not least, locals and visitors can take the family to Project SWING to let off some steam. This newly renovated city playground is open from dawn to dusk and can be found at 10 West Castillo Drive. The cover photo is of two young people enjoying Project SWING.