Enjoy a holiday meal with none of the annoying prep and clean-up! Here's our list of restaurants that are open on Christmas in Austin.

Nothing says Christmas more than being surrounded by friends, family, and delicious food. With these picks, you’ll be sure to have a wonderful meal and festive ambiance without all the leg work. Try any of these restaurants open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Austin for a jolly good time! 
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Ruth's Chris Steak House
Restaurant $
107 W 6th St, Austin TX, 78701
This is the first upscale chain steakhouse I've experienced. We were a group of 4 and it was a special occasion. It was amazing but the price shocked...
Buca di Beppo
Restaurant $$
3612 Tudor Boulevard, Austin TX, 78759
Buca di Beppo is an authentic Italian restaurant that offers flavorful Italian cooking. Dine with family and friends while enjoying the Italian traditions...
The Driskill
5.0  5 Rating (3)
604 Brazos St, Austin TX, 78701
Situated on Austin's famous 6th Street, The Driskill is home to unparalleled luxury, world-class mixology, award-winning cuisine and live music almost...
Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
Restaurant $$
5424 Steiner Ranch Blvd, Austin TX, 78732
Serving USDA Prime, an extraordinary wine collection and stunning vistas, our family welcomes yours to enjoy a real taste of Texas. www.steinersteakhouse.com
L'Oca D'Oro
Restaurant $
1900 Simond Ave Ste 100, Austin TX, 78723
Named for Chef Tedesco's daughter, affectionately referred to as Lucy Goose, the L'Oca d'Oro dining experience is designed with family in mind. Free of performance...
Dai Due
Restaurant $
2406 Manor Rd, Ste A, Austin TX, 78722
Butcher Shop 10am-10pm T-Sun Lunch 11am-3pm T-F, 10am-3pm Sat & Sun Dinner 5-10pm T-Sun Closed Mondays By using ingredients that are present in our...
Josephine House
Restaurant $$
1601 Waterston Ave, Austin TX, 78703
The sister restaurant to Austin fine dining institution Jeffrey’s, offering breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour, dinner & Monday night steak frites....
24 Diner
Restaurant $$
600 N Lamar Blvd Suite G, Austin TX, 78703
We were inspired by the classic diners of the '50s. A place for people to come meet, eat, drink and have fun. Only this is Austin — so we left out the...
Caroline + Upstairs at Caroline
Restaurant $$
621 Congress Ave Ste 101, Austin TX, 78701
When you're ready to let loose, join the premier urban backyard party in Upstairs at Caroline. Caroline + Upstairs at Caroline has joined the downtown...
Cannon + Belle
Bar & Restaurant $$
500 E 4th Street, Austin TX, 78701
We believe in taking risks. For us, that's manifested in a menu that both preserves and subverts Texas's culinary culture. Think comfort food that selectively...
5.0  5 Rating (1)
811 West Live Oak St, Austin TX, 78704
Rustic, farm-fresh American fare utilizing best seasonal produce & sustainable products.
It's Italian Cucina
Restaurant $
1500 South Lamar Blvd #110, Austin TX, 78704
Northern Italian cuisine is the focus on the menu, including pasta, seafood, meats, cheese, desserts for dinner & brunch, along with an award wining Italian...
Jack Allen's Kitchen (HWY 71)
5.0  5 Rating (1)
7720 W Highway 71, Austin TX, 78735
Pull up a chair at Jack Allen's Kitchen - where home, hospitality, and great flavors meet.