Restaurants Open for Christmas Dinner in Orlando

One of the busiest times of the year to visit Walt Disney World is during the holidays so planning ahead is vital for a great stress-free vacation. 

Whether you are dining as a family, couple, or solo, here are a few delicious options for Christmas eve or Christmas day in Orlando!

Looking for fun things to do during your Christmas vacation?

See my must-do Orlando Christmas events 2021 list for light displays, boat parades, family activities, and much more.

And if you are ditching the theme parks this trip, check out my list of favorite things to do in Orlando besides Disney and unique day trips from Orlando that you must check out. 

A festive dinner table with a small Christmas tree and three meals.

Christmas Dinner in Orlando 2021 

Most of the restaurants are also offering delivery and take-out as well. 

And don’t forget to plan ahead and make reservations!

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Upscale Options ($76 per person and above)

Bull and Bear at Waldorf Astoria – Orlando

The award-winning Bull and Bear restaurant is offering a four-course holiday dinner on Christmas Eve and Day. 

  • Time: 6pm – 10pm
  • Price: $140 per adult; $65 per child (12 and under)

 

 

The Kitchen at the Hard Rock Hotel – Orlando

The Kitchen inside the Hard Rock Hotel is offering a Christmas Eve family-style dinner with three entrees: grilled strip loin, seared salmon, and rosemary chicken, Christmas Day buffet with breakfast classics like biscuits and gravy, pancakes, and french toast, and a Christmas day family-style dinner with parmesan risotto, sea scallops, and roasted duck. 

All three meals come with a long list of yummy desserts. 

Christmas Eve Dinner 

  • Time: 5pm – 10pm
  • Price: $65 per adult; $30 per child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3

Christmas Day Brunch

  • Time: 7am – 2pm
  • Price: $60 per adult; $25 per child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 

Christmas Day Dinner

  • Time: 4pm – 10pm
  • Price: $75 per adult; $35 per child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3

Villa de Flora at Gaylord Palms – Kissimmee

The Mediterranian-themed restaurant will be serving up a buffet with holiday traditions and carving stations under the glassed-in atrium of the beautiful hotel on Christmas Day.

  • Time: 12:00pm – 6:30pm 
  • Price: $80 per adult; $40 per child (ages 4 – 11); children under 3 eat free
 

Moderate Options ($75 per person and below)

Fogo de Chao – Orlando

Fogo de Chao is open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, serving a brunch, lunch, and dinner menu all day. 

  • Time: 11:00am – 10:30pm
  • Price: Lunch $40.95 per person, Brunch $41.95 per person, and Dinner $57.95 per person.

Mama Della’s Ristorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel – Orlando

Opera singers and strolling musicians will keep you entertained at Mama Della’s Ristorante on Christmas Day. A special Christmas Day meal will be offered or you can order from the regular menu as well.

  • Time: 5:30pm – 10pm
  • Price: $65 per adult, $20 per child (ages 3 – 9), and complimentary under age 3.

Medieval Times – Buena Park

Open Christmas eve and day, the Pirate Dinner Adventure Show is an entertaining way to spend the holidays. If you’re visiting Orlando with the family, why not enjoy dinner and an action-packed show? Your feast is a three-course meal with a choice of soup or salad, main entree, dessert, and soft drink.

  • Time: 4:00pm & 7:30pm 
  • Price: $67.95 per adult, $41.95 per child (ages 3 – 10) and children under 2 eat free.

Pirate Dinner Adventure Show – Lake Buena Vista

Running Christmas eve and day, the Pirate Dinner Adventure Show is an entertaining way to spend the holidays. If you’re visiting Orlando with the family, why not enjoy dinner and an action-packed show?

Your feast is a three-course meal with a choice of soup or salad, main entree, dessert, and soft drink.

  • Time: 4:00pm & 7:30pm 
  • Price: $67.95 per adult, $41.95 per child (ages 3 – 10) and children under 2 eat free.

Rosen Plaza – Orlando

Celebrate the holidays with a gourmet buffet inside a grand ballroom featuring carving, seafood, pasta, and ice cream stations, along with other entrees and desserts. 

  • Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm 
  • Price: $49.95 per adult; $20.95 per child (ages 4 – 11); children under 3 eat free

Trattoria del Porto at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel – Orlando

Enjoy live music and a face painter on Christmas Day at the Italian-themed Trattoria del Porto.

The buffet will include various food stations with a wide range of options including salads, soups, cheese, chilled seafood, Italian cured meats, pasta, chafing dishes, carving station, and desserts. 

  • Time: 11am – 9pm
  • Price: $75 per adult, $25 per child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3.

Budget-Friendly Options ($40 per person and below)

Amatista Cookhouse in Loews Sapphire Falls Resort – Orlando

Christmas Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Time: 7am – 11am
  • Price: $25 per adult; $15 per child (ages 3 – 9); and free under age 3
    Adults (ages 21+) can add all-you-can-drink mimosa and Cubanita cocktails for just $15 more.

Boston Market – Kissimmee & Orlando

There are four participating Boston Market locations in Orlando open on Christmas day offering traditional holiday meals or an entire feast pick up with whole pies and hot side dishes. 

Cafe Tu Tu Tango – Orlando

Offering a four-course holiday tasting menu Christmas eve and Christmas Day, Cafe Tu Tu Tango  FIND LINK FOR CHRISTMAS

  • Time: 5pm – 10pm
  • Price: $39 per person

Denny’s – Kissimmee & Orlando 

Denny’s locations nationwide are open 24/7 throughout the year including Christmas eve and Christmas day. It happens to be one of the busiest times of the year. 

Euphoria at Margaritaville Resort – Kissimmee 

Throw on your fanciest flip-flops and enjoy Christmas day breakfast or brunch at Euphoria inside the Margaritaville Resort. 

  • Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm 
  • Price: $40 per adult, $15 per child (ages 6 – 12)

Jake’s American Bar in Loews Royal Pacific Resort – Orlando

Christmas Day Breakfast Buffet 

  • Time: 7am – 11am
  • Price: $25 per adult, $15 per child (ages 3 – 9), kids eat free under age 3.
  • Adults can add all-you-can-drink mimosa and Bloody Mary cocktails for just $15 more.

La Luce in Signia Hotel by Hilton – Orlando

Guests can choose from the chef’s holiday Italian specials like spaghetti con aragosta, risotto ai fungui and zuppa di pesce or order off the a la carte menu. 

  • Time: 6pm – 10pm
  • Prices vary.

T-Rex Café – Lake Buena Vista

Located at Disney Springs, the hands-on prehistoric dining experience is a great option if you are looking for a Christmas dinner in Orlando that the kids will love. Why not make your family vacation a little more exciting by adding life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, woolly mammoths and simulated meteor showers!

T-Rex Cafe is open regular hours on Christmas eve and day from 11am to 11pm.   

Valencia Restaurant at The Grove – Orlando

The Valencia Restaurant at The Grove Resort and Water Park is having a Christmas brunch buffet with 

  • Time: 8:30am – 3pm
  • Price: $25 per adult,

Do you have another recommendation for Christmas dinner in Orlando 2021? Or know what restaurants are open on Christmas Day in Orlando? Let us know in the comments below!

 

  1. Richard Read

    Nice one. My experience in 2010 was that everywhere was very crowded and nowhere allowed bookings so it was a queue outside which wasn’t ideal. I hope it has changed now.

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