Places Open On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day In Memphis 2016

Posted by Holly Whitfield | December 14th 2016 10884 0

This is the list for 2016. If you’re looking for the 2017 list, click here.

Here’s a working list of places in Memphis that will be open on December 24 and 25, 2016. If you know of other spots, leave it in the comments and I’ll add it to the list!


Christmas Day

  • Alex’s Tavern will open in the evening.
  • B.B. KING
  • Bardog Tavern opens at 5 p.m.
  • Blind Bear opens at 6 p.m.
  • Brookhaven Pub opens at 5 p.m.
  • The Buccaneer Lounge will host a “Christmast” Party in the evening.
  • Capriccio Grill at the Peabody will serve Christmas dinner from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Make reservations here
  • Chez Philippe at the Peabody will serve Christmas dinner from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Make reservations here
  • Eighty3 at the Madison Hotel serve specials from 11 a.m. to close. Reservations here.
  • Hi-Tone hosts the band Super T at 9 p.m., $10 cover
  • Lafayette’s opens at 5 p.m.
  • Local Gastropub and Local on the Square open at 6 p.m.
  • Owen Brennan’s will be open for Christmas Brunch
  • Peabody Mezzanine Christmas Brunch will be served 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Make reservations here
  • Paulette’s at the River Inn at Harbor Town will be open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Pumping Station is open normal hours.
  • Slider Inn will open at 5 p.m.
  • Young Avenue Deli will open at 5 p.m.
  • Zebra Lounge will open at 7 p.m. on Christmas Day.

See more Overton Square restaurants and retailers holiday hours here.

Also, because people like to add it every year: you can always go for Piccadilly, Perkins, and IHOP.

Christmas Eve

  • Agave Maria – regular hours
  • Aldo’s Downtown will be open until 4 p.m.
  • Aldo’s Midtown will be open until 5 p.m.
  • Bardog Tavern – 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Blind Bear will open at 11 a.m.
  • Brookhaven Pub will be open until 6 p.m.
  • Cafe Eclectic (all three locations) – regular hours
  • Celtic Crossing – regular hours
  • Corky’s will be open until 3 p.m.
  • Dixie Cafe – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Flying Saucer downtown and Cordova – regular hours
  • Flying Fish – regular hours
  • Ghost River Brewing Taproom will be open noon to 5 p.m.
  • Huey’s – all Huey’s locations open at 11 a.m. (see all the hours here)
  • Local Gastropub – regular hours
  • Neil’s Music Room – regular hours
  • Oshi Burger Bar – regular hours
  • Pumping Station – regular hours
  • Restaurant Iris – open for brunch
  • R.P. Tracks – regular hours
  • Second Line – open for brunch
  • Slider Inn – regular hours
  • Ubee’s – regular hours
  • Young Avenue Deli – regular hours

Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Rachel says:

    All three Cafe eclectic locations will be open till 3 Christmas Eve! Harbortown, McLean and Highland!

  2. Elaine says:

    Wild Bill’s is having a Christmas Eve party starting at 9 p.m.!

  3. Austen Onek says:

    Anyone know of any Chinese restaurants open in the Memphis/Shelby County area on Christmas Day? Asking for a friend who just won a major award.


  4. Mike Jones says:

    Midtown Blue Monkey said they’d be on after 5 on Christmas day.

  5. Howard says:

    E’s will. E open as normal 24 hours a day both Christmas Eve and day

  6. Alec Wilson says:

    Memphicity Design is open 10-2 Christmas Eve.
    3579 Commerce circle 38118.

  7. Trae Schick says:

    Looking for Christmas dinner in the range of $30-$60 per person without drinks do you have any recommendations that I can make reservations

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