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These metro Phoenix restaurants will be open for Christmas

Dec 23, 2023, 6:30 AM

Some metro Phoenix restaurants will be open on Christmas. (Pixabay Photo)...

Some metro Phoenix restaurants will be open on Christmas. (Pixabay Photo)

(Pixabay Photo)

PHOENIX — The Christmas holiday can be painfully busy with travel, gifts, parties and more.

If you’re looking to take a task off your plate — literally — here are some Phoenix-area restaurants that will be open on Christmas Eve and/or Day.

Arizona Biltmore

Renata’s Hearth at the Arizona Biltmore resort will offer holiday meals 5-10 p.m. on Christmas Day.

Starting at $45 per person for individual meals and $65 for family-style, the menu includes house smoked ham, wagyu beef cheek, duck and more.

The Hermosa Inn

LON’s at the Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley is offering a three-course meal at 4-8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and the following day from noon to 7 p.m.

The menu, priced at $105 per person, includes Christmas-inspired cuisine.

Hotel Valley Ho

Soho at Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale will offer a Christmas Day buffet from 6-11 a.m. for $32 per adult and $14 per child 12 and under.

Items include an omelet station and an American breakfast.

Another one of the hotel’s restaurants, Zuzu, will offer a Christmas dinner 11 a.m.-9 p.m. that costs $78-$95 per adult and $25 per child 12 and under.

The menu includes lamb, mushroom Bolognese and several dessert options.


There are also more budget-friendly eateries open on Christmas Day:

  • Boston Market: call location for hours
  • Denny’s: open 24 hours
  • IHOP: call location for hours
  • Old Country Buffet: open noon-6 p.m.
  • Village Inn: call location for hours
  • Waffle House: open 24 hours

For those who are planning to cook but will probably forget something, make sure you’ve got what need on Christmas Eve. Most stores are closed Christmas Day:

  • Albertson’s: call location for hours, some stores open Dec. 25
  • AJ’s Fine Foods: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Bashas’: open until 7 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Costco: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Fry’s: call location for hours on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Safeway: call location for hours, some stores open Dec. 25
  • Sprouts: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Trader Joe’s: open until 6 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Target: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Walmart: open until 6 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25
  • Whole Foods: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25

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These metro Phoenix restaurants will be open for Christmas