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She Said: Phoenix-area restaurants that will be open for Christmas

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The holidays are officially upon us. If you haven’t made plans to feed everyone on Christmas yet, you need not worry.

The places below will be open and serving food — which is perfect if you don’t want to cook! — but you should probably call ahead and get a reservation.

Christmas Brunch at Artizen at The Camby

The Camby’s Christmas Brunch Buffet will be returning to Artizen this season and carrying on the tradition of offering a selection of locally curated, holiday-inspired dishes. The Christmas Day buffet menu will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with adults priced at $75 per person and children 12 and under for $25 on Monday. There will also be a dinner seating between 5 p.m. ad 9 p.m.

Guests can make a reservation online or by calling 602-522-6655.

Christmas Dinner at T. Cook’s

Executive Chef Todd Allison at T. Cook’s is offering a three-course, prix fixe menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for $95. Royal palms will also be offering its traditional Palmera Christmas Holiday buffet for $85.

Please contact the restaurant directly for all buffet reservations

Holiday Cheers at Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows

Savor the most wonderful time of the year surrounded by friends and family for a holiday meal like no other created by renowned Chef Charles Wiley at Hearth ’61. The Christmas Day prix fixe dinner will be available between 12 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. for $79 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Christmas Brunch Celebration at The Scottsdale Resort at McCorminck

Enjoy holiday inspired dining selections prepared by Executive Chef Richard Dupere in a brunch-style buffet. The Scottsdale’s Christmas Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Vista Verde Dining Room. The cost is $68 for adults, $34 for children ages 5-12 and complimentary for kids under 5 (prices do not include sales tax and 20 percent gratuity).

Reservations can be made by calling 480-596-7522.

Christmas Day Dinner at Sanctuary’s Elements Restaurant

Elements restaurant will feature breathtaking views of Paradise Valley as well as an unforgettable four-course dinner by executive chef and Food Network Star Beau MacMillan. Served from noon to 8 p.m. at $105 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Children ages 6-12 dine for $25; ages 5 and under dine free.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Dinner at J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician

J&G will be serving up a three-course, $65 feast for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner.

J&G’s chef, Jacques Qualin, has also crafted a posh five-course dinner for $115 that startsg with a caviar purse and includes your choice of both steak and seafood courses. It ends with a trio of petite desserts.

J&G will also offer its full dinner menu alongside the special holiday menus.

Reservations are required and there was limited availability.

Christmas at the Biltmore

Chef de Cuisine Brian Peterson created a fantastic four-course holiday prix fixe menu with the warmth and spirit of the season. Christmas Eve reservations will be accepted from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Adults are $95, children 12 and under are $45. Applicable tax and an 18 percent gratuity will be added.

Christmas Day reservations accepted from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Adults are $95, children 12 and under are $45. Applicable tax and an 18 percent gratuity will be added.

ZuZu at the Valley Ho

Sands is offering Christmas buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or dine at ZuZu all day and savor holiday specials along with our seasonal menus. The buffet is $59 per person, or $19 for children 12 and under.

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