Where to eat in Seattle on Christmas Day

Are you spending Christmas in Seattle? December is one of the most festive and fun times to be in the city. The days might be dark, but the holiday lights are up and Seattle is bustling with special theater, dance, and musical productions.

Downtown is especially festive with a special carousel at the Westlake Center and a display of professionally designed Gingerbread houses at the Sheraton Hotel. If you plan to stay over Christmas and want to have Christmas dinner out, be sure to plan ahead and make reservations as many of the smaller and independently operated restaurants will be closed on that day. Some restaurants offer special menus for Christmas Day. Here are some great choices: Il Bistro is a local Italian restaurant located downtown in the Pike Place Market. The chef will be preparing a 3-course Prix Fixe Menu for $68 per person. The Georgian is a very special restaurant located downtown at the historic Fairmount Hotel and open in the afternoon with a special Christmas menu for $189 per person. Ruth’s Chris Steak House is an elegant, high end steak house located downtown at the Hyatt Hotel. The restaurant will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas day with the regular menu available Jimmy’s on Broadway is a nice, moderately priced restaurant located on Capitol Hill at the Silver Cloud Broadway Hotel. Jimmy’s will be serving holiday specials in addition to their regular menu. Six Seven Restaurant & Lounge is a seafood restaurant located downtown on the Seattle waterfront at the famous Edgewater Hotel. Six Seven will be offering a special prix fixe menu for $80 per person After dinner, you might enjoy a walk downtown by Macy’s and Nordstrom and along 5th Avenue to enjoy the special lights. We hope you enjoy your holiday visit to Seattle!