Christmas is just around the corner and you know what that means; we’ve officially entered “the most wonderful time of the year.” But it’s also the busiest time of the year. Between gift shopping, family gatherings and daily activities, it can be difficult to save any energy for the big day itself. That’s why we’ve put together a list of New Jersey restaurants open on both Christmas eve and Christmas day. Sit back, relax and let someone else do the cooking!

Featured NJ Restaurants Open on Christmas

Black Horse Tavern & Pub

Black Horse Tavern, NJ Restaurants Open on ChristmasWhere: One West Main St, Mendham, 07945
When: Christmas Eve, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Holiday Menu: A la carte. To start, Black Horse Tavern’s offerings include Lobster and Shrimp Bisque soup and Spinach Caesar salad. Then, as an appetizer, selections such as Coconut Shrimp, Truffled Cauliflower and Maryland Lump Crab Croquettes. Next, for your entree, you can choose from items like Lobster Ravioli and Standing Prime Rib Roast. Chicken, veal, lamb and salmon dishes will also be available.
More info: Visit the Black Horse tavern website for the full menu or call 973-543-7300 to make a reservation.


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Feast of the Seven Fishes at Fascino

Where: Fascino – 331 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair 07042
When: Sunday, December 23, 2018
Details: Feast of the Seven Fishes! Sunday, December 23rd - 5pm. 7 Course Menu - $95/per person. Info


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Christmas at Buca di Beppo

Where: Buca di Beppo – 1900 Boardwalk, Atlantic City 08401
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Buca di Beppo is Open on Christmas Day for Lunch and Dinner serving authentic Italian dishes served family style. Info


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Christmas Eve at Rezza

Where: Rezza Trattoria e Pizza Romana – 33 Eisenhower Pkwy, Roseland 07068
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Rezza is serving a Christmas Eve Feast. Info


Christmas Eve at The Italian Affair

Where: Italian Affair Restaurant – 900 Delsea Dr N, Glassboro 08028
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve Specials at The Italian Affair. Info


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The Cranbury Inn Christmas Eve

Where: Cranbury Inn Restaurant – 21 S Main St, Cranbury 08512
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Serving lunch from the regular A La Carte lunch menu from 11-4. Special Christmas Eve Dinner Menu starting at 4:00 p.m featuring homemade soups and our Cranbury Inn crab cake, …


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Christmas at Colts Neck Inn

Where: Colts Neck Inn – 191 County Rd 537, Colts Neck
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Colts Neck Inn is offering Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner. Info


Christmas at Ruth's

Where: Ruth’s Chris Steak House – 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany 07054
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Info


Christmas Eve at Ivy Inn

Where: Ivy Inn Restaurant & Bar – 268 Terrace Ave, Hasbrouck Heights 07604
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: The Ivy Inn is offering a Christmas Eve menu and children's menu. Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Acacia

Where: Acacia – 2637 Main St, Lawrenceville 08648
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Come join Acacia on Christmas Eve! Call now!  609-895-9885. Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Caffe Aldo Lamberti

Where: Caffe Aldo Lamberti – 6 Grove St, Cherry Hill 08002
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve with Caffe Aldo Lamberti and enjoy their Chef's special Christmas Eve Menu! Call 856-663-1747 today to make your reservation! Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Due Mari

Where: Due Mari – 78 Albany St, New Brunswick 08901
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Merry Christmas! Join Due Mari for a festive, 3-course menu on Christmas Eve. 3 Courses | $75 per person with wine pairings | $115. Info


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Christmas Eve & Day Festive Family Dinner at il Vecchio Café

Where: Il Vecchio Cafe – 234 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell 07006
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: This Christmas Eve, enjoy a festive family dinner at il Vecchio Café.   You’ll feel right at home enjoying our delicious holiday offerings with your loved ones surrounded by live …


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Christmas Holiday at Cucina Calandra!

Where: Cucina Calandra – 216 US Highway 46, Fairfield 07004
When: Monday, December 24, 2018 - Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Details: Christmas Holiday at Cucina Calandra!   Chef Constantino has prepared delicious, traditional holiday specials featuring a variety of options such as seafood, beef, lamb, and chicken dishes! Join us at …


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Christmas at Crystal Springs

Where: Crystal Springs Resort – 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg 07419
When: Monday, December 24, 2018 - Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Details: Spend time away during this magical time of year and enjoy amazing Christmas Eve & Christmas Day menus. Also special holiday-themed activities, including Winter Wonderland, Winter Workshop and more during …


Christmas at Legal Sea Foods

Where: Legal Sea Foods – 1 Garden State Plz, Paramus 07652
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Info


Christmas Eve at Rooney's

Where: Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant – 100 Ocean Ave N, Long Branch 07740
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Serving their regular dinner menu, along with some festive specials. Info


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Christmas Eve at Solo Bella

Where: Solo Bella – 426 Chandler Rd, Jackson 08527
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Solo Bella is currently taking reservations for Christmas Eve, 732-961-0951. Info


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Christmas Eve at The Tewksbury Inn

Where: Tewksbury Inn – 55 Old Tpke, Oldwick 08858
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Now accepting Reservations for Christmas Eve. Please Call to Reserve 908-439-2641 Info 


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Christmas Eve Catering and Take Out at La Reggia

Where: La Reggia – 40 Wood Ave, Secaucus 07094
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy the tradition seven fishes feast with take out by La Reggia. Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Rails Steakhouse

Where: Rails Steakhouse – 10 Whitehall Rd, Towaco 07082
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Serving a Full Dinner Menu in addition to Executive Chef Francis X. Failivene's Christmas Eve's Three Course Dinner. Info


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Christmas Season at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Where: Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill – 118 US-46, Fairfield 07004
When: Monday, December 24, 2018 - Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Details: Enjoy the Christmas Season At Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill !!!   Looking for an incredible holiday spread? Look no further than Chef Robert’s Christmas Specials which features a wide selection of …


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Rum Runner's Christmas Eve

Where: The Rum Runner – 816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright 07760
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: The Rum Runner is serving a Christmas Eve menu. Info


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Christmas at Summit House

Where: The Summit House – 395 Springfield Ave., Summit 07901
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Serving a three-course prix fixe with four options per course. Optional wine pairings are available.  Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Catherine Lombardi

Where: Catherine Lombardi – 3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick 08901
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Christmas Eve Dinner at Catherine Lombardi. Seating: 2 - 9 PM. Feast of Seven Fishes. Regular Menu Available. Info


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Christmas Eve at Nunzio's

Where: Nunzio Ristorante Rustico – 706 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood 08108
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy the seven fish dinner menu or the traditional Christmas Eve dinner menu. Info


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Twin Oaks Christmas

Where: Twin Oaks Caterers – 287 Old Bridge Turnpike, East Brunswick 08816
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Twin Oaks Catering is offering Holiday Dinner Packages. Available for pick up at our store through December 31, 2018 (Christmas Eve & New Years Eve until 3:00 pm, closed on Christmas) Info


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Christmas at Gladstone Tavern

Where: Gladstone Tavern – 273 Main St, Gladstone 07934
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve — Dinner service begins at 4pm. Make Your Reservations Early! Info


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Christmas at Ho Ho Kus Tavern

Where: Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern – 1 E Franklin Tpke, Ho Ho Kus 07423
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Limited a la Carte menu and pricing with Chef Specials. Celebrate with your small group in one of our elegantly appointed private rooms for Christmas Eve, and let us do …


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Christmas at Montville Inn

Where: Montville Inn – 167 Main Rd, Montville 07045
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Christmas Eve Dinner featuring a limited menu with festive options as well as options for kids. Info


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Christmas Eve "Inn Style" at The Bernards Inn

Where: The Bernards Inn – 27 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville 07924
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy a Three-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner in the dining room featuring Executive Todd Mark Miller's special holiday menu of exquisite appetizers, entrees and desserts. $95.00 for adults $45.00 for children 12 years and …


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Christmas Eve at Blend

Where: Blend On Main – 152 Main St, Manasquan 08736
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve at Blend and enjoy a Pre Fixed Menu during any one of the three exclusive seatings at 4pm, 6pm and 8:15pm. Info


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Christmas Eve at Blue Morel

Where: Blue Morel – 2 Whippany Rd, Morristown 07960
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve with a special 3 course menu. Info


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Christmas Eve at Pluckemin Inn

Where: The Pluckemin Inn – 359 Route 206, Bedminster 07921
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: This Christmas Eve, enjoy a special dinner with your family, friends or colleagues! Info


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Christmas Eve at Scotland Run

Where: Scotland Run Golf Club – 2626 Fries Mill Rd, Monroe Township
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy delicious offerings from the special à la carte menu. Info


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Christmas Eve at The Ryland Inn

Where: The Ryland Inn – 111 Old Rt 28, Whitehouse Station 08889
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve at The Ryland Inn with a special four course prix-fixe menu of holiday favorites! Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Antoinetta's Restaurant

Where: Antoinetta’s Restaurant – 523 Cedar Run Blvd, West Creek 08092
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Christmas Eve Dinner at Antoinetta's Restaurant. Seating 4:00 pm -10:00 pm. BYOB. Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge

Where: Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge – 50 Stirling Road, Warren 07059
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve with the family at Stone House! They’ll be serving up holiday favorites as part of a special prix-fixe menu. Info


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Liberty House Christmas Eve Dinner

Where: Liberty House Restaurant – 76 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City 07305
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Celebrate Christmas Eve at The Liberty House with a special four course menu of holiday favorites! Info


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Antoinetta's Christmas Eve

Where: Antoinetta’s Restaurant – 523 Cedar Run Blvd, West Creek 08092
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Antoinetta's is accepting reservations for Christmas eve dinner party menu. Info


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Christmas at Gallagher's Steakhouse

Where: Gallagher’s Steak House – 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City 08401
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Gallagher's Steakhouse is offering a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menu. Info


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Christmas Eve at Amanda's

Where: Amanda’s – 908 Washington St, Ste A, Hoboken 07030
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy a Christmas Eve menu at Amanda's. Info


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Christmas Eve at Doolan's

Where: Doolan’s Shore Club – 700 Highway 71, Spring Lake 07762
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Christmas Eve dinner featuring seafood bisque, Maryland lump crab cake, stuffed chicken breast, filet mignon, lobster tail & more. Info


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Christmas Eve at Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen

Where: Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen – 110 South St, Morristown 07960
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Make your Christmas Eve reservations today! 3 course prix fixe dinner. Call 973-644-3180. Info


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Christmas Eve at La Dolce Vita

Where: La Dolce Vita – 400 Ocean Ave, , Belmar 07719
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve at La Dolce Vita. Info


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Christmas Eve Buffet at Di Paolo's

Where: Di Paolo’s Ristorante – 28 S Broad St, Penns Grove 08069
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Traditional 7 Fish Buffet Dinner. Seating Times 5:00pm & 7:30pm. Please call 856-299-4645 or stop in to purchase tickets for your reservation. Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Agricola Eatery

Where: Agricola Eatery – Eleven Witherspoon St, Princeton 08542
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Merry Christmas! Join Agricola Eatery for a Prix-fixe Dinner! $70/adult, $30/children 12 and under; plus tax and gratuity (add-on wine pairing for $34 per person). Info


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Madeleine's

Where: Madeleine’s Petit Paris – 416 Tappan Rd, Northvale 07647
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Seatings at 5:30, 6, 7, 7:30 Info


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Christmas Eve at Beach Plum Farm

Where: Beach Plum Farm – 140 Stevens St, West Cape May 08204
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Start a new tradition this season with a festive holiday farm-to-table dinner at Beach Plum Farm. Begin your evening with a stroll among the twinkling lights of the Elfin Woodland …


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Christmas Eve at Bahrs

Where: Bahrs Landing – 2 Bay Ave, Highlands 07732
When: Monday, December 24, 2018
Details: Taking reservations until 7:30. Full menu plus specials. Info


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Chef Loryn's Christmas Dinner

Where: Chef Loryns – 250 Main St, Madison 07940
When: Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Details: Chef Loryn is offering catering for Christmas Dinner. All orders must be made by December 17. Info


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