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Where to Dine on Christmas Day in Orlando

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Buffets

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Don't feel like cooking on Christmas Day? Perhaps you are visiting the Orlando area and looking for a restaurant serving Christmas Brunch or Dinner. Here is a listing of some popular places to dine on Christmas Day. Times and prices are occasionally changed. Please call in advance for the most updated information. Call ahead for reservations, though not all restaurants require reservations, it is usually recommended.

Check back throughout the month, as I will be updating this list and adding new restaurants.

Park Plaza Gardens
Address:  319 Park Avenue South, Winter Park
Reservations: 407-645-2475
Time: Call for times
Description:  Christmas Dinner Information has not yet been posted.

Shula's
Address:  2974 International Parkway, Lake Mary
Reservations: 407-531-3567
Time: Call for times
Description:  Open Christmas Day for dinner.

Mimi's Cafe
Address:  Several Orlando Locations
Reservations:  Call locations
Time: Call for times
Description:  Traditional Christmas Dinner served to your table.

Benihana Orlando
Address:  12690 International Drive,  Orlando
Reservations:  407-239-7400
Address:  1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Orlando
Reservations:  407-827-4865
Time:  4 -10 p.m.
Description:  Chef’s Special - call for pricing

Route 46
Address:  4316 W. State Road 46, Sanford
Reservations:  407-268-4646 ext. 3
Time:  11am to 4pm. (seating in Monroe's)
Description:  Christmas Day Buffet
Extras:  A select Christmas menu is also available for take-out on Christmas Day
Price:  Adults: $30 / Children 12 and under $15 / Under 4 free

Raglan Road
Located at Downtown Disney
Reservations: 407-WDW - DINE
Time: Entertainment begins at 7:0 pm
Description: Regular menu
Extras:  Live entertainment featuring Creel along with Irish dancers who will perform throughout the evening.

Kenzie's Steak House
Located at Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club
Address:  7900 Mystic Dunes Lane, Celebration
Reservations:  407-396 1311
Time: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Description: Christmas Day Brunch

HOTEL RESTAURANTS

Lakeside Inn
100 N. Alexander Street, Mount Dora

  • Beauclaire Restaurant
    Reservations: 800-556-5016
    Time: Beginning at 11:00am
    Description: Champagne Brunch Buffets. 
    Extras:  All Holiday events include live piano playing traditional holiday music while you dine.

Westin Imagine
9501 Universal Blvd., Orlando

  • Fiorella's Cucina Toscana
    Reservations: 407-233-2950
    Time: Call for hours of operation
    Description: Extensive Christmas Brunch Buffet. 
     

Mission Inn Resort & Club
10400 County Road 48, Howey-In-The-Hills

  • La Hacienda, Nicker's
    Reservations: 1-800-874-9053
    Time:  Call for hours of operation
    Description: Grand Christmas Buffet

Caribe Royale Orlando
8101 World Center Drive, Orlando

  • The Tropicale
    Reservations: 1-800-238-8000
    Time: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
    Description: Christmas Day Buffet Buffet. 
    Extras:  Listen to traditional holiday favorites and live jazz music from 3 - 9.  Come early and and enjoy steel drums poolside from 1-4 .

Ritz Carlton, Grand Lakes
4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando

  • The Vineyard Grill
    Reservations: 407-206-2400
    Time:  Noon - 9 pm
    Description:  Gourmet buffet featuring all the holiday trimmings. Live entertainment.
Rosen Plaza
9700 International Drive, Orlando
  • The Grand Ballroom
    Reservations: 407-996-0256
    Time: 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
    Description: Extensive Christmas Buffet, with multiple carving stations, hot and cold buffet items.
    Price: Adults $31.95, Children 4 - 12, $15.95, under 4 free.

Rosen Centre
9840 International Drive, Orlando

  • Cafe Gauguin
    Reservations: 407-996-9840 ext. 3593
    Time: 11am - 5pm
    Description: Champagne Thanksgiving Day Buffet. 
    Extras:  Christmas Day Champagne Brunch featuring traditional favorites.
    Price: Adults $34.95, Children 4 - 12 are $16.95

Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando

  • Café Osceola
    Reservations:  407-996-3663
    Time: 11:30am - 7:00pm
    Description: Christmas Day Brunch Menu
    Extras:  Florida Residents take 25% off.
    Price: Adults $55.95, Children 4 - 12 are $24.95
  • Calla Bella
    Reservations:  407-996-3663
    Time: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
    Description: Four course prix fixe menu featuring Italian favorites.
    Price: $50 per person
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1200 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Orlando
407-934-1609
  • Garden Grove
    Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Description: Christmas Buffet
    Extras: Disney characters will be on hand to entertain. A special children's menu will also be available.
    Price: Adults $35.95, Children ages 3-9 are $15.95, children under 3 years are complimentary
  • Todd English's bluezoo
    Time: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Description: Regular full menu along with Chef's Holiday Specials.
    Price: Regular menu prices.

 Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando

  • Islands Dining Room at the Royal Pacific Resort
    Reservations:  407-503-DINE (3463)
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Description: Traditional Christmas Day buffet, plus carving stations, sushi and stir fry stations, raw bar, champagne and a dessert extravaganza.
    Extras: Entertainment includes musician and hula dancers, Universal Orlando characters, face painter and balloon twister.
    Price: Adults $43.95, includes champagne, Children (3-12) $17.95. Free self-parking
  • Trattoria del Porto at the Portofino Bay Hotel
    Reservations:  407-503-DINE (3463)
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Description: Carving, pasta and dessert stations, seafood displays, soups, salads, champagne
    Extras: Entertainment includes children's holiday craft table, Universal Orlando characters, strolling musicians, face painter and balloonist.
    Price: Adults $46.00, Children (3-12) $23.00.  Free self-parking

 

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