Christmas Dining 2021

Friday and Saturday, December 24 and 25, 2021

Find places in St. Augustine to enjoy dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day while on vacation in the nation's oldest city.

St. Augustine Restaurants
  • Dining out on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? Vacationers can find local places in St. Augustine to enjoy a Christmas meal together as a family. There are buffets, special menus, and an array of traditional desserts like hot cocoa, cookies, gingerbread, and more. Here's a list of some local restaurants that we have personally called and verified will be open and serving up a delicious Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meal in 2021.

    Reservations are required for many of the restaurants offering holiday meal service, so we recommend calling ahead to ensure that your party can be accommodated.

    If you'd like to add your restaurant to the list or have any additional questions about Christmas Dining in 2021, please send us a message here.

    If you want to know what attractions will be open on Christmas and what restaurants will be open, serving from their normal menu, go here.

    Restaurants Offering Christmas Dining in 2021

    Restaurant Phone # Christmas EVE Christmas DAY Info
    Athena Greek Restaurant (904) 823-9076 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. 2021: Christmas meal served. No reservations required; walk-ins welcome.
    Aviles Restaurant at Hilton Bayfront (904) 829-2277 Open until 9 p.m.. 7 – 11 a.m.
    12 – 6 p.m.
    2021: Christmas Eve regular menu. Christmas Day buffet. Call for reservations. 
    Columbia Restaurant (904) 824-3341 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 2021: Traditional and Christmas menus available. Reservations highly recommended.
    Casa Benedetto's  (904) 471-5999 Opens at noon see details at left CLOSED

    2021: Take out available on Christmas Eve until 5:00 p.m. Special holiday menu seatings at 4, 6, and 8:00 p.m. on the 24th. Reservations required.

    Costa Brava at Casa Monica Resort 904-810-6810 Open normal hours Open normal hours 2021: Limited 4-course dinner. Reservations suggested.
    Old City House Inn Restaurant (904) 826-0113 4 – 8 p.m. 4 – 8 p.m. 2021: Special holiday meal. Reservations Required.
    Raintree Restaurant (904) 824-7211 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. CLOSED 2021: Holiday menu Christmas Eve. Call for reservations. Closed Christmas Day.
    Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (904) 285-0014 Open 2 – 9 p.m. Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 2021: Special holiday meals available on both the 24th and the 25th. 
    Santiago's at Guy Harvey (904) 471-2555 Open call for hours Open call for reservations 2021:  Call for reservations
    TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse (904) 273-3238 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. 2021: Christmas Eve: Feast of Seven Fishes on the 2nd floor. Nineteen will serve normal a la carte. Reservations Required
    Uptown Swinery (904) 824-6202 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Closed

    2021: Christmas Eve Prime Rib Dinner served as a choice along with their regular menu. Call for reservations.

    TAKE OUT OPTIONS        
    Columbia Restaurant (904) 824-3341 Pick up Pre-Ordered Holiday Meal Open, See Above.

    2021: The Columbia also offers take-out family holiday meals. Order by December 19 at 2:00 p.m. and pick up on December 24 by 4:00 p.m.

    Ned's Southside Kitchen (904) 794-2088 Pick up Pre-Ordered Holiday Meal Closed

    2021: Family meals prepared to go that will feed 4 to 10 people, depending on the meal. Order by December 19, and pick up by 6:00 p.m. on December 24,

    Villagio Bar & Grill   Pre-Order Pick up Pre-Order Pick up

    2021: Offers a pre-order pick-up menu for Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day. Serves 4. Order by December 20, 2021. Pick up before 2:00 p.m. either day.

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