If you’ve decided to skip the feast at Grandma’s house this year, try one of these places. Merry Christmas and enjoy your meal! Click the name of the restaurant for hours of operation and holiday specials .

(the following are open both days unless otherwise noted)

Athena (Christmas Eve only)

Bailey's (Christmas Eve only)

Blue Dog Cafe (Christmas Eve only)

Cafe Vermilionville (Christmas Eve only)

Cracker Barrel (Christmas Eve only)

Don's Downtown (Christmas Eve only)

Golden Corral (Christmas Eve only)

Hai Nam 

IHOP

Nash's (Christmas Eve Only)

Picadilly (Johnston and Arnould Blvd both open on Christmas Eve, Arnould location only on Christmas Day)

Rodizio Grill

Royal Panda

Ruth Chris

SoLa (Hilton Doubletree)

Waffle House