Little Rock Restaurants and Bars open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (2016)

We get it – not everybody wants to or can cook an elaborate holiday meal (it’s hard and you’re busy!) Thankfully, we’ve compiled a list of restaurants and bars who also understand and will be open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
Restaurants open on Christmas Eve
At the Corner: Enjoy a Christmas Eve Brunch from 8:30-2 which includes their new brunch menu. 
Vesuvio Bistro: Pregame Christmas dinner with pasta at Vesuvio, who will serve delectables from 4 – 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
One Eleven: The eatery will be serving Christmas Eve dinner, but if you’re interested you’ll want to make a reservation. The spread includes a prix fixe menu, and it’s $95 for adults, $35 for children 6-11, and free for children 5 and under plus tax and gratuity. Call (501)370-7068 for more information.
Capital Bar and Grill: Stop by from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and enjoy the regular menu.
Cache Restaurant: Open regular hours on Christmas Eve.
Three Fold Noodle and Dumpling Co.: Treat yourself to some tofu dumplings before 5:30 p.m.
Trio’s Restaurant: The Little Rock staple will be open until 2 p.m.
Zaza’s Fine Salad + Wood Oven Pizza Co: The beloved Naples style pizza will be available until 3:00 p.m.
Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve.
Oceans at Arthurs will keep their regular business hours.
Riverfront Steakhouse: Enjoy a nice steak for dinner, but keep in mine that the eatery will close early, probably around 8:30 p.m.
Forty Two: Treat yourself to a smorgasbord during regular hours.
Heights Taco & Tamale Co.: Grab a taco and a drink to make your day worry-free. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Local Lime: Grab a frozen margarita before 3 p.m. – it’s five o’clock somewhere, right?
Big Orange: Both locations will be open until 3 p.m. with great cocktails, burgers and more.
South on Main: Christmas meal orders are available for pickup and will have lunch service from 11-2.
The Faded Rose: Enjoy a soaked salad anytime from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Sushi Cafe: Stop by during regular business hours.
Kemuri: Enjoy a roll or two during regular hours.
Mylo Coffee Co.: Everyone needs their caffeine, and luckily the Hillcrest staple will be open until 7 p.m. for all you groggy last minute shoppers. They resume service at 9 a.m. the day after Christmas.
Juice Bar Little Rock: Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro: The restaurant will be serving the regular menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Vino’s Brewpub: Grab a pint and some pizza until 4 p.m.
SO Restaurant-Bar: Treat yourself to a dish or two during regular hours.
Star of India: Catch something the whole family will love during regular hours.
The Pantry: Stop by at either location from noon to 8 p.m. and enjoy items from the dinner menu.
Loca Luna: Grab dinner from 5:30 until close – which depends on the level of foot traffic inside the restaurant.
Red Door: Look for the eatery to close around 7:30 or 8 p.m.
Chi’s: All locations will be open for your food needs on Christmas Eve.
Pizza D’s: Open for drinks and entrees on Christmas Eve.
A. W. Lin’s Asian Cuisine: Open regular hours.
Mr. Chen’s Authentic Chinese Cooking: Reliably good Chinese food will be awaiting you.
Cantina Laredo: Open for last-minute shoppers, but will close at 8 p.m.
Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine: Open for regular business hours.
Lulu’s Crab Boil: Snag some seafood for Santa during regular business hours.
The Pizzeria: Open normal hours.
Main Cheese: Open until 3pm.
Root Cafe: Open normal hours.
Restaurants open on Christmas Day
Capital Bar and Grill: Capital Bar and Grill will be open from 11 a.m to 10 p.m. with a limited holiday menu available.
One Eleven: Open for breakfast only from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Call (501) 370-7011 for more details.
Riverfront Steakhouse: Riverfront Steakhouse will serve Christmas Day brunch and lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The package includes a ham carving station, roasted turkey, and an omelet and waffle station. Cost: $29.95 (adults), 24.95 (seniors), $12.95 (children 5 – 10), and children under 5 eat free. Call for reservations: (501) 907-4826 .
A. W. Lin’s Asian Cuisine: Open from noon to 8 p.m.
Mr. Chen’s Authentic Chinese Cooking: Mr. Chen’s will be open regular hours.
Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine: Open Christmas Day for regular service.
Breweries and Bars Open on Christmas Eve
If you’ve already cooked dinner, breakfast, brunch, and lunch … perhaps you need libations. Check out these options.
Stone’s Throw Brewing: The brewery will be hosting karaoke from 6 to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Show up and impress the crowd with your rendition of “Baby It’s Cold Outside!”
Lost Forty Brewing: Get your beer fix on Christmas Eve until 3 p.m. at one of Little Rock’s most beloved taprooms.
Blue Canoe Brewing Co.: The brewery will be open on Christmas Eve until 8. Maybe grab a growler to leave out for Santa?
Flyway Brewing Co.: Stop by for a quick brew or two before 6 p.m.
The Flying Saucer: Open until midnight Christmas Eve
109 & Co: The downtown speakeasy will open at 3 p.m.
Bars Open on Christmas Day
The Flying Saucer: Open until midnight Christmas Eve

Greg Henderson
Author: Greg Henderson

Owner/Publisher - Rock City Eats, Rock City Life, Rock City Times

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