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Omaha Restaurants Open On Christmas Eve And Christmas

Looking for a place to dine in Omaha during the holidays? You’re in luck! This post highlights the best Omaha restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, offering everything from traditional festive meals to unique culinary experiences. Discover the perfect spot for your holiday dining, whether you’re with family, friends, or enjoying some solo time.

From personal experience, I look for restaurants open on Christmas or Christmas Eve only when I’m out of town traveling. With that in mind, it’s no surprise a lot of there restaurants in Omaha with holiday hours are those near Omaha’s more touristy area and large hotels (ie. Downtown Omaha).

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Restaurants in Omaha open on Christmas Eve

Reservations are recommended for Christmas Eve meals.

Know a restaurant that will be open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? Send me the details at Kim (at) ohmyomaha (dot) com!

Restaurants in Omaha open on Christmas

Reservations are recommended for Christmas meals.

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Restaurants near Omaha that will be open on Christmas or Christmas Eve

FAQs about Christmas meals in Omaha

Do any places offer take-out meals for Christmas?

There are few caterers who offer prepared meals for Christmas. This list is mainly for meals and appetizers (not desserts — sorry!):
A Casserole To Go, a division of Abraham Catering, offers casseroles, sides, salads and desserts
A Catered Affair has several holiday meal options that feed from 4 to 20 people, as well as a la carte items. Orders must be placed by Dec. 19; pick up is Dec. 24 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Against the Current catering and bakery
B’s Bones and Sauce offers a menu of smoked meats, sides and desserts, and has a Christmas special offering free delivery in the Omaha area.
Elegant Edge Events offers Christmas meals for $15 per person, as well as a full menu to order from. MENU
Family Traditions BBQ and Sweets Catering has meals that include smoked meats and homestyle sides.
Firebirds Wood Fire Grill has a Prime Rib Feast available for pre-order. Order must be made by Dec. 19; pick-up is on Dec. 22 & 23.
Fresh Catering, the in-house caterer at A Venue on the Ridge, offers meals that just need to be heated up.
– Forvero Greek & Homestyle Kitchen has pre-order appetizers and Christmas ready-to-bake breakfast items. Pre-order by Dec. 13; pick-up Dec. 22 and 23. Call 402-331-7110. MENU
Freestyle Catering‘s Christmas menu includes a birria tray, charcuterie, and smoked meats, among other items. Call 402-917-1628. MENU
Mangia Italiana offers catering with pick-up on Dec. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. My extended family has ordered this for our Christmas Eve dinner and it was a huge hit!
Mealbox by Chef Will Birge offers a Beef Wellington Christmas Feast that serves 6-8 people. Orders must be made by Dec. 11; delivery is on Dec. 23 between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Moran’s Grill in Bellevue caters
Mouth of the South offers catering options.
Omaha Eats Catering offers a variety of items that just need to be reheated. Each item serves 8 adults. Must order by 5 p.m. on Dec. 20; delivery is on Dec. 24 between 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 402-999-1220. MENU
Porky Butts BBQ has packages that serve 4 or 8 people, as well as a la carte meats and desserts. Orders must be made by Dec. 19 by calling (531) 466-7343. Pick-up is on Christmas Eve between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. MENU
Rib Shack Smokehouse has a holiday meal that feeds up to 10 people that includes pineapple glazed smoked ham, four quarter size and a half-pan of corn bread for $159.99, as well as holiday meals with smoked or fried turkey. Orders must be made by Dec. 20 (or when stock lasts); pick-up is Dec. 23 & 24 before 6 p.m.
Sauced by Alfaro has hand-rolled hashholes (potato croquettes) and homemade cranberry sauces available for pre-order. Orders come in sizes of 12, 18 or 24 holes, and 12 ounce queso is available to go with them. 12 ounces of cranberry sauce is also available for purchase. Pre-orders due by 6 p.m. on Dec. 16, with payment due by noon on Dec. 17. Pick-up is Dec. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. To order, send a direct message to Sauced by Alfaro on Facebook with your name, phone number, email, and what you’d like to order.

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