Wondering which restaurants are open on Christmas Day? Well, if you’re facing a last-minute food emergency or your dinner gets burnt, you might need to rush out to your local store or restaurant to grab a backup.
On top of that, not everyone celebrates on Christmas Day, so we’ve compiled our full list of the restaurants that, grocery stores and fast food chains that are open on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve!
In this article:
- Restaurants open on Christmas Day 2023
- Fast food restaurants open on Christmas Day
- Coffee shops open on Christmas Day
- Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Eve in 2023
- Grocery Stores Closed on Christmas Day
Restaurants open on Christmas Day 2023
If you want to go out for food on Christmas Day, here are all of the places that will be open:
- Denny’s: Open all-day during its regular hours
- IHOP: Opening times will vary based on location, some stores will be open regular hours and some will be on reduced hours, so it’s best to check your local restaurant.
- Del Taco: Opening times will vary based on location, it’s best to check your local restaurant.
- Applebees: Some restaurants will be closed, so check your local for accurate opening times.
- Waffle House: All restaurants will continue to operate as usual
Fast food restaurants open on Christmas Day
- McDonald’s: Check your local McDonald’s for opening hours
- Dunkin’ Donuts: Check your local store for opening hours
- Domino’s: Check your local store for delivery hours and the cut-off point for last orders
Coffee shops open on Christmas Day
Here are all the places you can grab a coffee on Christmas Day:
- Starbucks: Starbucks is open but will be operating on reduced hours at some locations.
- Dunkin’ Donuts: Dunkin’ Donuts will be open but check your local store for accurate opening times.
- Waffle House: Waffle House will continue to be open for its regular 24 hours a day.
- IHOP: IHOP will be open but opening times will depend on location.
- Denny’s: Denny’s will be operating at reduced hours and some stores may be closed, so it’s best to check your local restaurant.
Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Eve in 2023
- Aldi: You’ll need to check your local store to confirm the exact opening times as this will vary per region.
- Costco: Costco stores will be open on Christmas Eve, but they’ll be closing early. This will vary regionally but you’ll probably want to get there before 5 pm.
- Publix: Publix stores will be open, but will close around 7 pm.
- Target: Target will be open during the day and early evening, with stores closing at around 8 pm so you can do your last-minute shopping without having to rush.
- Trader Joe’s: Trader Joe’s stores will be closing at 6 pm on Christmas Eve.
- Walmart: Stores will also be closing early at 6 pm, so you’ll want to get there early to avoid being stuck in a huge line right before closing time.
- Whole Foods: You’ll need to check your local store for the updated opening hours, as Whole Foods will be closing early and this will vary regionally.
- Stop & Shop: Stores will be closing at 6 pm, so you’ll want to get there early.
- BJ’s Wholesale: Last year stores opened at 9 am and closed by 7 pm, so we can expect to see the same this year.
- 7-Eleven: Luckily, 7-Eleven will be open 24/7 as usual, so if you really need something on Christmas Day or Christmas Eve you’ll be able to stock up on groceries and essentials.
Grocery Stores Closed on Christmas Day 2023
Here are all the grocery stores that will be closed on Christmas Day, however, many will be open again the next day and open on Christmas Eve:
- BJ’s Wholesale
- Whole Foods
- Trader Joe’s
- The Fresh Market
- Stop & Shop
Keep an eye out for our awesome student discounts on food and drink throughout the holidays to help you save some cash on your favourite brands.