Grab a table on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

These Asheville restaurants will be serving up delicious dining over the holidays.

Elf on the Shelf with Golden Hour cocktails

Golden Hour will serve up celebration on Christmas Eve + Christmas Day.

Photo via Golden Hour

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Whether you’re looking for a way to entertain your holiday visitors, don’t feel like cooking, or simply aren’t celebrating — you can rely on the local food scene to serve up something delicious over the holidays. Grab a bite at these Asheville restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Pro tip: Tables go quickly on these days, so make sure to get a reservation at the spots that accept them.

Christmas Eve eats

Biscuit Head, various locations
Hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Blackbird, 47 Biltmore Ave.
Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Botanist and Barrel Tasting Bar + Bottle Shop, 32 Broadway St., Ste. 110
Hours: 12-6 p.m.

Bouchon, 62 N. Lexington Ave.
Hours: 5-9:30 p.m.

Chai Pani, 22 Battery Park Ave.
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Chestnut, 48 Biltmore Ave.
Hours: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Corner Kitchen, 3 Boston Way
Hours: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

French Broad Chocolates, 10 S Pack Square + 821 Riverside Dr.
Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Golden Hour, 95 Roberts St.
Hours: 4-9 p.m.

Plates on food on a table at Hemingway's Cuba

Delicious holiday dining awaits.

Hemingway’s Cuba, 15 Page Ave., 4th floor
Hours: 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 2-4 p.m. (beverage service only), and 4:30-9 p.m.

Isa’s Bistro, 1 Battery Park Ave.
Hours: 7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., 5-9 p.m.

Jargon, 715 Haywood Rd.
Hours: 5-9 p.m.

Jettie Rae’s Oyster House, 143 Charlotte St.
Hours: 4:30-9 p.m.

Laila, 77 Biltmore Ave.
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-9 p.m.

Little Pearl, 15 Peaks Center Ln.
Hours: 12-9 p.m.

The Lobster Trap, 35 Patton Ave.
Hours: 5-8 p.m.

The Madness, 1020 Merrimon Ave. + 275 Smokey Park Hwy.
Hours: 12-9:30 p.m.

Old Europe Pastries, 18 Broadway St.
Hours: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pack’s Tavern, 20 S. Spruce St.
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Posana, 1 Biltmore Ave.
Hours: 5–9 p.m.

RendezVous, 184 New Haw Creek Rd.
Hours: 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Sovereign Remedies, 29 N. Market St., #105
Hours: 4-10 p.m.

Stay Glazed Donuts & Cafe, 22 S. Pack Square
Hours: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian, 641 Merrimon Ave. + 1981 Hendersonville Rd.
Hours: 4-9:30 p.m. (North), 4-9 p.m. (South)

Zella’s Deli, 48 College St.
Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunny patio outside Isa's French Bistro

Grab a seat on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

Photo via @isasbistro

Christmas Day dining

Bargello, 7 Patton Ave.
From 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., you can enjoy a four-course, family-style pre-fixe meal — the menu is $89 for adults and $49 for children.

Fork Lore, 43 Town Square Blvd.
A limited menu will be served from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Golden Hour, 95 Roberts St.
A family-style pre-fixe menu will be offered from 1 to 6 p.m. — the meal is $85 per person.

Isa’s Bistro, 1 Battery Park Ave.
Reserve your seat for a special pre-fixe menu for lunch and dinner.

Hemingway’s Cuba, 15 Page Ave., 4th floor
Enjoy the full menu during regular hours — plus, a special still to be announced.

Laila, 77 Biltmore Ave.
Order from the full menu during regular hours, and enjoy a few special offerings for the occasion.

Stay Glazed Donuts & Cafe, 22 S. Pack Square
Order from the regular menu from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and make sure to pick up some Italian pastries like rainbow cookies, ricotta cookies pizzelles, and various pies while they last.

Know a spot that’ll be open that isn’t on our list? Let us know.

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