The restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day

12/13/2011 5:00 AM

12/13/2013 7:38 AM

The list of restaurants open and serving on Christmas Day is always an eclectic mix of Asian restaurants, hotel buffets and sports bars.

We’re presenting this year’s always in-demand list a little early because if we waited until next Friday — Christmas Eve eve, — it’d be too late for many.

Following is the list of many of the restaurants welcoming diners on Dec. 25.

FINE DINING

Gaslamp Grille & Lounge, 550 N. Rock Road: Gaslamp will open up for dinner service at 6 p.m. Christmas Day. Dinner will be served until 10 p.m., but the lounge will be open later. Call 316-260-1432 for reservations, which are encouraged.

Harvest Kitchen/Bar, inside the Hyatt Regency, 400 W. Waterman: Dinner served from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Zaytun, 2020 N. Woodlawn: The Middle Eastern restaurant will offer a buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Christmas Day. It’s $12.95 for adults, $9.95 for ages 6 to 10, free for children 5 and under.

ASIAN FOOD

If you don’t find your favorite Asian eatery listed here, be sure to call the restaurant. Many in town will be open. Among them:

Asia Town Buffet, 6160 E. Central: Open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Beijing Bistro, 11309 E. Kellogg: Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Buffet City, 601 N. West St.: Open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

China Star Super Buffet, 5825 W. Central: Open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Hibachi Grill Sushi Buffet, 511 S. West St.: Open from 10:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Great Wall, 410 N. Hillside and 1812 S. Seneca open from noon to 10 p.m.; 13303 W. Maple open from noon to 8:30 p.m.; 407 E. Pawnee open from 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; 2130 N. Tyler Road and 1916 W. 21st St. open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lee’s Chinese Restaurant, 6215 W. Kellogg: Open from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Saigon Restaurant (Vietnamese), 1103 N. Broadway: Open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sakura (Japanese/sushi), 7820 E. Harry: Open from noon to 9 p.m.

Tom’s Lotus Garden, 822 S. Broadway: Open from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and serving dim sum.

World Buffet Grill, 2243 N. Ridge Road: Buffet served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Yamasa Grill, 327 N. Hillside: Open from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Yen Ching, 430 N. Rock Road: Open from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

BREAKFAST/DINERS

Denny’s, 5700 W. Kellogg, 4024 E. Harry and 8030 E. Kellogg: Open 24 hours.

IHOP, 515 S. Ridge Road Circle, 3505 N. Rock Road and 11855 E. Kellogg: Open 24 hours.

FAMILY DINING

Bishops Family Dining, 4200 W. Kellogg: Buffet is $10.99 for adults, $10.49 for seniors, $4.59 for ages 3 to 10, and free for ages 2 and under. Drink included. Served from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Furr’s Family Dining, 1606 S. Georgetown: Buffet is $10.49 for adults, $10.09 for seniors, $4.69 for ages 8 to 10, $3.99 for children 3 to 7, free for children 2 and under. Drink included. Served from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Golden Corral, 616 S. Ridge Road Circle and 11006 E. Kellogg: Buffet is $11.99 for adults, $6.99 for ages 11-12, $5.99 for ages 7-10, $4.99 for ages 4 to 6 and free for ages 3 and under. Served from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the west side and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the east side. No reservations.

HOTEL BUFFETS

Cinnabar Cafe, inside the Marriott at 9100 Corporate Hills Drive. Buffet is $22.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors 62 and older, $9.95 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and under. Served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations recommended at 316-651-0333.

Hyatt Regency, 400 W. Waterman: Buffet, served in the Riverview Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., is $24 for adults, $12 for children 5-12, free for children 4 and under. Seatings are offered at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.. Reservations are recommended at 316-613-6222.

BARS/COFFEE

Hooters, 6921 E. Kellogg: Open from 4 to 11 p.m.

Fox and Hound, 1421 Waterfront Parkway: Open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Walt’s All American Bar, 7732 E. Central: Food served from 5 to 10 p.m. Bar open until 2 a.m.

Starbucks, 3000 N. Rock Road: The Starbucks at 29th and Rock will open from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. It’s the only Starbucks in town that will be open.

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