Little Rock Restaurants Open on Christmas and Christmas Eve

Christmas is a time for gifts, family, and food … and more food. Whether you cook or you don’t, keeping up with all of the social gatherings packed in a two-day span can be overwhelming. From Chinese options to Indian take-out, here’s a starter list of options for where to go for bites (and drinks) on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Christmas Eve:

Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse: One of Little Rock’s premier steakhouses plans to offer a limited Christmas Eve dinner with a special menu. Call for further details: (501) 821-1838.
The Faded Rose: Open until 9 p.m.
Kemuri: Open with their regular menu. Bonus – Kemuri has a great drink menu, if your shopping gets a little hectic, or you need a break from family time.
Scallions: Open Christmas Eve during our normal business hours (7:00 AM – 2:00 PM). However will close through the weekend (Th, Fr, & Sa).
Capital Bar and Grill: Expect a $35 fixed menu from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The gems include: Roasted Chestnut Soup with Crispy Coppa, Roasted Porchetta with Bacon & Apple Braised Greens, Seared Cipollini Onions, and Apple Infused Bourbon Pork Jus, along with Bouchon with CBG Egg-Nog Chantilly.
Three Fold Noodle and Dumpling Co. – Open normal business hours, 10:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m
Mimi’s Café: Open until 8 p.m.
Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro: Serving the regular menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Trio’s Restaurant: Open for lunch until 2 p.m.
The Terrace Mediterranean Kitchen: Open and taking reservations for Christmas Eve. Call (501) 217-9393.
So Restaurant Bar: Open regular hours, may close early.
Star of India: Open regular hours, 11:00 am – 2:45 p.m. and 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
The Pantry: Open from 11:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Bossa Nova: Open until 2 p.m.
Cheers: Open until 4 p.m.
Afterthought Bar: Bar and food service open normal hours. Lucious Spiller will be playing starting at 8 pm, $5 Cover
Santa will be dropping by for photos.
Cantina Laredo: Open for last-minute shoppers, but may close early.

Christmas Day:

Riverfront Steakhouse: If you’re craving brunch on Christmas Day, Riverfront Steakhouse will offer a complete service from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. complete with a ham carving station, roasted turkey, and an omelet and waffle station. Cost: $24.95 (adults), 19.95 (seniors), $12.95 (children 5 – 11), and children under 5 eat free. Call for reservations: (501) 907-4826.
Capital Bar and Grill: On Christmas Day CBG will serve a fixed menu including: Vegetable Soup, Cuban Sandwich, Catfish Entrée, among others. No Reservations are needed.
One Eleven: Open, but currently booked up for dinner on Christmas Eve and breakfast on Christmas Day. Call (501) 370-7011 to be put on the waiting list.
Three Fold Noodle and Dumpling Co. – Open normal business hours, 10:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m
Luby’s: The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mr. Chen’s Authentic Chinese Cooking: The restaurant will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Taj Mahal: Open Christmas Day for lunch and dinner; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Drink/Bar Options:

If you’ve already cooked dinner, breakfast, brunch, and lunch … perhaps you need libations. Check out these options.
109 & Co: Open Christmas Eve from 5-10pm.
The Flying Saucer: Open until midnight Christmas Eve.
Big Orange Midtown: As part of their 12 Days of Christmas cocktail specials will have specially made eggnog on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pizza D’s: Open for drinks on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Author: Becca

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