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Daniel Krieger

Where to Eat on Christmas Eve in Manhattan

Terrific holiday meals across Manhattan.

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| Daniel Krieger

Here's a map of 18 Manhattan restaurants that will be open on Christmas Eve. Many of these restaurants are offering prix fixe tasting menus, with others offering special holiday items in addition to their regular à la carte menus. Most restaurants open reservations one month out to the day and tables tend to move quickly. Stay tuned over the next few weeks for more holiday dining guides.

[Restaurants are listed by geography: south to north.]

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1. Bouley

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163 Duane St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 964-2525
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David Bouley will be offering a six-course menu for both lunch and dinner on Christmas Eve. The tasting menu is $135 for lunch and $255 for dinner, with wine pairings starting at $130 and $145 respectively. The team promises this will be a "traditional Bouley style Christmas," so expect seasonally-inspired dishes.

2. Mercer Kitchen

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99 Prince St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 966-5454
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The special Christmas Eve menu at chef Jean-Georges's Mercer Kitchen includes scallops, black sea bass, and beef tenderloin, and the restaurant will also be offering its a la carte menu. The special menu has four-courses and starts at $108 per person.

3. Vic's

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31 Great Jones St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 253-5700
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Vic's on Great Jones Street is offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes tasting menu. The menu, created by chef Hillary Sterling, has five courses and costs $70 per person.

4. Mas (farmhouse)

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39 Downing St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-1790
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Galen Zamarra's Mas (farmhouse) if offering a four-course prix fixe menu with three options for each course at $150 per person. Optional wine pairings are also available for $85.

5. The Clam

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420 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-7420
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Chef Mike Price is creating a special Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner at his restaurant The Clam on Hudson Street. The Clam's special holiday menu is $90 per person.

6. Perry Street

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176 Perry St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 352-1900
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Chef Cedric Vongerichten will serve a four-course $108 menu with hamachi sashimi, scallops, beef tenderloin, and dessert. The tasting menu will be served in addition to the à la carte menu on Christmas Eve from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

7. Hearth

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403 E 12th St
New York, NY 10009
(646) 602-1300
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Chef Marco Canora and his team will once again be offering Hearth's famous Feast of the Seven Fishes this Christmas Eve. The menu is $96 per person with an optional wine pairing for an additional $54. Hearth is also offering a menu for children under 12 at $48. No word yet on whether the Christmas Eve menu will reflect Canora's recent decision to go healthy.

8. Recette

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328 W 12th St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 414-3000
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The team at Recette is serving a four-course menu for $95 per person. The menu will include fluke sashimi with fennel, beef tenderloin with red cabbage, and a cottage pie with chestnut puree for dessert.

9. The Gander

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15 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 229-9500
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The Christmas Eve menu at The Gander features dishes like suckling pig, sweet potatoes, a seafood cassoulet, prawns, and bisque. The four-course menu is $95 per person.

10. John Dory Oyster Bar

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1196 Broadway
New York, NY 10001
(212) 792-9000
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April Bloomfield's sustainable seafood restaurant in NoMad will be offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes. No word yet on the menu or price but diners can expect dishes like lobster bisque and littleneck clams.

11. Butter Midtown

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70 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 253-2828
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At Butter in Midtown, chef Alex Guarnaschelli's team will be featuring a special prix fixe menu at $95 per person. The restaurant will be open from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Christmas Eve. Butter is also offering a children's menu for $50.

12. Charlie Palmer Steak

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5 E 54th St
New York, NY 10022
(646) 559-8440
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From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Charlie Palmer Steak will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu. The menu will be seasonal and feature dishes like double ranch short rib with caramelized Tokyo turnips & parsnip purée. The menu costs $85 per person.

13. Aquavit

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65 E 55th St
New York, NY 10022
(212) 307-7311
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Midtown's Aquavit will offer its popular Holiday Julbord, a traditional Swedish holiday smörgåsbord, on Christmas Eve. The Julbord menu will be available from noon until 9 p.m. for $95 per person and it will include a cup of glög (mulled wine). Items on the menu will include kipper & beet salad, Swedish meatballs, and eggnog panna cotta.

14. Benoit Bistro

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60 W 55th St
New York, NY 10019
(646) 943-7373
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Alain Ducasse's French bistro will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $85 per person. Diners can enjoy French classics along with some festive holiday specials.

15. The Wayfarer

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101 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 691-0030
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Chef Chris Shea will be offering à la carte specials at The Wayfarer on Christmas Eve. Dishes on the menu will include lobster scrambled eggs with caviar ($24), potato crusted cod with chorizo & littleneck clams ($38), and egg nog panna cotta with nutmeg almond gingersnaps for dessert ($12).

16. Felidia

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243 E 58th St
New York, NY 10022
(212) 758-1479
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Executive chef Fortunato Nicotra will be serving his take on a traditional Italian Feast of the Fishes at Lidia Bastianich's Felidia. Pricing for the menu is not yet available but an a la carte menu will also be served on Christmas Eve.

17. Telepan

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72 W 69th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 580-4300
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Bill Telepan's Upper West Side restaurant will be offering its regular à la carte menu with a few added holiday specials this Christmas Eve. Telepan will be serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m..

18. Café Boulud

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20 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-2600
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The team at Café Boulud will be offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $165 per person. A menu for children 12 and under will also be available for $55.

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1. Bouley

163 Duane St, New York, NY 10013

David Bouley will be offering a six-course menu for both lunch and dinner on Christmas Eve. The tasting menu is $135 for lunch and $255 for dinner, with wine pairings starting at $130 and $145 respectively. The team promises this will be a "traditional Bouley style Christmas," so expect seasonally-inspired dishes.

163 Duane St
New York, NY 10013

2. Mercer Kitchen

99 Prince St, New York, NY 10012

The special Christmas Eve menu at chef Jean-Georges's Mercer Kitchen includes scallops, black sea bass, and beef tenderloin, and the restaurant will also be offering its a la carte menu. The special menu has four-courses and starts at $108 per person.

99 Prince St
New York, NY 10012

3. Vic's

31 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Vic's on Great Jones Street is offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes tasting menu. The menu, created by chef Hillary Sterling, has five courses and costs $70 per person.

31 Great Jones St
New York, NY 10012

4. Mas (farmhouse)

39 Downing St, New York, NY 10014

Galen Zamarra's Mas (farmhouse) if offering a four-course prix fixe menu with three options for each course at $150 per person. Optional wine pairings are also available for $85.

39 Downing St
New York, NY 10014

5. The Clam

420 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

Chef Mike Price is creating a special Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner at his restaurant The Clam on Hudson Street. The Clam's special holiday menu is $90 per person.

420 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014

6. Perry Street

176 Perry St, New York, NY 10014

Chef Cedric Vongerichten will serve a four-course $108 menu with hamachi sashimi, scallops, beef tenderloin, and dessert. The tasting menu will be served in addition to the à la carte menu on Christmas Eve from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

176 Perry St
New York, NY 10014

7. Hearth

403 E 12th St, New York, NY 10009
Read Review |

Chef Marco Canora and his team will once again be offering Hearth's famous Feast of the Seven Fishes this Christmas Eve. The menu is $96 per person with an optional wine pairing for an additional $54. Hearth is also offering a menu for children under 12 at $48. No word yet on whether the Christmas Eve menu will reflect Canora's recent decision to go healthy.

403 E 12th St
New York, NY 10009

8. Recette

328 W 12th St, New York, NY 10014

The team at Recette is serving a four-course menu for $95 per person. The menu will include fluke sashimi with fennel, beef tenderloin with red cabbage, and a cottage pie with chestnut puree for dessert.

328 W 12th St
New York, NY 10014

9. The Gander

15 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

The Christmas Eve menu at The Gander features dishes like suckling pig, sweet potatoes, a seafood cassoulet, prawns, and bisque. The four-course menu is $95 per person.

15 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011

10. John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway, New York, NY 10001

April Bloomfield's sustainable seafood restaurant in NoMad will be offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes. No word yet on the menu or price but diners can expect dishes like lobster bisque and littleneck clams.

1196 Broadway
New York, NY 10001

11. Butter Midtown

70 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036

At Butter in Midtown, chef Alex Guarnaschelli's team will be featuring a special prix fixe menu at $95 per person. The restaurant will be open from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Christmas Eve. Butter is also offering a children's menu for $50.

70 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036

12. Charlie Palmer Steak

5 E 54th St, New York, NY 10022

From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Charlie Palmer Steak will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu. The menu will be seasonal and feature dishes like double ranch short rib with caramelized Tokyo turnips & parsnip purée. The menu costs $85 per person.

5 E 54th St
New York, NY 10022

13. Aquavit

65 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022
Read Review |

Midtown's Aquavit will offer its popular Holiday Julbord, a traditional Swedish holiday smörgåsbord, on Christmas Eve. The Julbord menu will be available from noon until 9 p.m. for $95 per person and it will include a cup of glög (mulled wine). Items on the menu will include kipper & beet salad, Swedish meatballs, and eggnog panna cotta.

65 E 55th St
New York, NY 10022

14. Benoit Bistro

60 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019

Alain Ducasse's French bistro will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $85 per person. Diners can enjoy French classics along with some festive holiday specials.

60 W 55th St
New York, NY 10019

15. The Wayfarer

101 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019

Chef Chris Shea will be offering à la carte specials at The Wayfarer on Christmas Eve. Dishes on the menu will include lobster scrambled eggs with caviar ($24), potato crusted cod with chorizo & littleneck clams ($38), and egg nog panna cotta with nutmeg almond gingersnaps for dessert ($12).

101 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019

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16. Felidia

243 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022

Executive chef Fortunato Nicotra will be serving his take on a traditional Italian Feast of the Fishes at Lidia Bastianich's Felidia. Pricing for the menu is not yet available but an a la carte menu will also be served on Christmas Eve.

243 E 58th St
New York, NY 10022

17. Telepan

72 W 69th St, New York, NY 10023

Bill Telepan's Upper West Side restaurant will be offering its regular à la carte menu with a few added holiday specials this Christmas Eve. Telepan will be serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m..

72 W 69th St
New York, NY 10023

18. Café Boulud

20 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021

The team at Café Boulud will be offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $165 per person. A menu for children 12 and under will also be available for $55.

20 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021

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