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Restaurants open on Christmas Day 2015

Posted December 20, 2015
Updated December 24, 2015

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For those of you who are hoping to eat out on Christmas Day, there are a number of restaurants that will be open here in the Raleigh area. If you know of any others, please let us know.

Keep in mind that not all locations of every chain will be open, so make sure you give them a call to verify.

Below is a list of restaurants that we have verified will be open on Friday, December 25.

If you know of any others, please let us know in the Comments section or send me an e-mail at Faye@smartspendingresources.com and I will add them to the list. I'll continue to update the list until Christmas.

Banana Leaf, Cary

Open 11 am – 9:30 pm on 12/25

1026 Ryan Road, Cary, NC

The Borough, Raleigh

Open from 4 pm – 2 am on 12/25

317 W Morgan St, #117, Raleigh, NC

Boston Market, Raleigh

Open from 11 am – 8 pm on 12/25

4558 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC

Champps Americana Grill

Open from 4 pm – 12 am on 12/25

8030 Renaissance Pkwy., Durham, NC

The Cleveland Draft House of Clayton

Open Christmas Day from 6pm - 2am

461 Shotwell Rd, Clayton, NC 27520

The Cleveland Draft House of Garner

Open Christmas Day from 6pm - 2am

6101 Nc Highway 42 W, Garner, NC 27529

Dave & Busters at Cary Town Center Mall in Cary

Open Christmas Day from 5 pm-midnight

Denny’s:

Most Triangle area locations will be open on Christmas Day

The location at 4380 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC is open 24 hours

Fujisan Japanese Steakhouse

Open 4:30 - 10 pm on 12/25

8411 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh, NC 27617 in Brier Creek Commons, Raleigh.

Reservations recommended at 806-2888 – they are filling fast

The Great Wok, Wedell

Open from 11 am – 10 pm on 12/25

2823 Wendell Blvd, Wendell, NC

Happy China, Durham

Open 11 am – 10 pm 12/25

2505 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham

Reservations accepted: 919-237-2021

Hooters

The location at 4206 Wake Forest Road in Raleigh will be open 4 pm - 11 pm on Christmas Day

Check with your local restaurant to verify if they will also be open.

IHOP:

The Raleigh location at 3009 Capital Blvd will be open 8 am – 6 pm on 12/25.

The Garner location at 1450 US Highway 70 will be open on 12/25 from 6:30 am – midnight.

Check with your local restaurant to verify if they will also be open.

Jimmy V’s Osteria & Bar, Downtown Raleigh

Open 6 am – 11:30 pm on Christmas Day

420 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC

Reservations recommended: 919-256-1451

Lee’s Garden Chinese Restaurant

Open 11 am - 10:30 pm on 12/25

5470 Apex Peakway, Apex, NC 27502

McCormick & Schmick’s, Raleigh

Open from 11 am – 9 pm on 12/25.

4325 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC

Reservations accepted: 919-881-7848

McDonald’s

The location on 50 Glen Road in the 40/42 area will be open from 12 noon – 7 pm.

None of the Richard’s Advantage McDonald’s locations will be open on Christmas Day.

Neo-China, Raleigh

Open from 4:30 – 10 pm on 12/25

6602 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC

Reservations accepted: 919-783-8383

Pad Thai, Durham

Open from 11 am – 2:30 and 5 pm – 9 pm

2425 Guess Rd, Durham, NC

Peony Asian Bistro, Durham

Open 11 am – 10:30 pm on 12/25

3515 Witherspoon Blvd. #108, Durham, NC

Red Lotus, Chapel Hill

Open 4 pm – 9 pm on 12/25

237 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill

Reservations recommended at 919-968-7778

Starbucks

The location at 1380 N Main Street in Fuquay-Varina will be open from 7:30 am – 4 pm on 12/25.

The location at 3800 Lake Boone Trail in Raleigh will be open from 9 am – 5 pm on 12/25.

The location at 13024 US Hwy 70 in Clayton will be open from 8 am – 4 pm on 12/25.

The location at 4834 NC Hwy 55 in Durham will be open from 7:30 am – 2:30 pm on 12/25.

Check with your local restaurant to verify if they will also be open.

Super Wok, Cary

Open 11 am – 9 pm on 12/25

1401 SE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC

Taipei 101, Cary

Open on 12/25 from 11 am – 3:00 pm for lunch and 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm for dinner

121 A E. Chatham St, Cary, NC

TGI Fridays

The location at 1100 Timber Drive E in Garner will be open from 4 pm – 11 pm on 12/25.

The location at 2608 Erwin Rd in Durham will be open from 12 pm 11 pm on 12/25.

The location at 2002 Kildaire Farm Rd in Cary will be open from 4 pm – 11 pm on 12/25.

The location at 4209 Wake Forest Road in Raleigh will be open from 4 pm – 11pm on 12/25.

Village Draft House, Raleigh

Open from 6 pm - ?? (remains to be seen)

428 Daniels Street, Raleigh, NC

Waffle House

The location at 1412 N Main Street in Fuquay-Varina will be open 24 hours (regular hours) on 12/25

The location at 5607 NC 42 W in Garner (40/42 area) will be open 24 hours (regular hours) on 12/25

The location at 1655 E Market Street in Smithfield will be open 24 hours (regular hours) on 12/25

Check with your local restaurant to verify if they will also be open.

Wendy's

A few locations will be open. You'll need to call ahead to verify if your local Wendy's is open.

The location at 5170 NC 42 in Garner (40/42 location) will be open from 9 am - 1 am.

Restaurants in hotels: Many restaurants in hotels are open Christmas Day. Most take reservations.

Some restaurants are no longer taking reservations including The Irregardless Cafe and Herons in The Umstead Hotel.

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Dec 24, 2015

    I just updated the list and added The Cleveland Draft House restaurants in Garner and Clayton. Both will be open Christmas Day at 6 pm.