Kansas City Restaurants Open on Christmas Day (& Dinner To Go)

While some are out shopping to make their Christmas dinners, others would rather go out to eat at one of the restaurants open on Christmas Day.

The holidays are to spend time together with family, so avoid cooking dinner & the massive mess with the best restaurants to go for a Kansas City Christmas dinner (or lunch).

There’s buffest style meals, Christmas dinner to go, seated dinners and special holiday menus…

Christmas Dinner to GO and Places Open on Christmas Day in Kansas City

If you’re thinking, “What’s open on Christmas Day in Kansas City?” we’ve got you covered!

While there aren’t as many places open on Christmas Day, we’ve made it easy to find places to to go for Christmas dinner in Kansas City with our guide!

Save yourself the stress, and enjoy this year at restaurants serving a holiday dinner (or order a Christmas meal to go). There are many restaurants serving Christmas dinner near me in 2020!

Kansas City Restaurants Open on Christmas Day: 2020 Update

Take a look at 33 restaurants in Kansas City for Christmas Dinner & prepared Christmas dinner to go options…

You can also jump down for restaurants to order Christmas dinner meals to-go. Merry Christmas KC!

** Be sure to call ahead for reservations as there’s limited capacity. For restaurants listed as “no updated info” we will add more info as it is published. 


All KC locations

The Applebee’s locations around KC will be open on Christmas Day with their full menu served!

Buca Di Beppo

310 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO

Staying in or going out this Christmas? Buca di Beppo has you covered! Buca Di Beppo offers an annual traditional Christmas feast complete with all of the trimmings so your family can dine together without the mess of cooking.

You can bring the whole family in starting at 11:00 am on Christmas Day for a traditional or authentic Italian feast. Or, you can order your holiday dinner to go!

Cost: There are different to-go dinner options, starting at $68.99. Christmas dinner at the restaurant varies in pricing.

Reservations: You can make your reservation or order meals to go online at the Buca Di Beppo website or call 816-931-6548.

Fogo de Chao

222 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO

Fogo de Chao is carving up some delicious Christmas Day fare this year and your family is invited to join in.

Cost: Varies by menu items chosen.

Reservations: Make your reservation to dine in and to take advantage of holiday hours. Reservations can be made online at the Fogo de Chao website.

Lews Bar & Grill

7539 Wornall Rd. Kansas City, MO 64114

This spot is open 365 days a year – including Christmas Day!  You can enjoy they’re full menu with your family if you don’t feel like cooking this year…

You can call 816-444-8080 for reservations or curb-side pickup!


101 West 22nd Street Kansas City, MO

** While they are NOT open on Christmas Day, there is a huge Christmas Eve Dinner planned for 2020.

Lidias’ annual feast is a celebrated tradition and considered one of the best restaurants serving Christmas Eve dinner in Kansas City.

Visit online at the Lidias website for the full menu and make your reservation online.

Cost: Depends on what you order.

Reservations: Reservations are require, so call ahead at 816-221-3722 or visit Lidia’s website to reserve your family’s spot.

McCormick and Schmicks Christmas Prime Rib

448 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO 64112

They will have their normal menu as well as a full Christmas dinner. (available on the 24th & 25th) They do not have the full menu available yet, but check their website for details.

Cost: Pricing depends on what you order.

Reservations: Reservations can be made in advance at the McCormick & Schmicks website specials or call (816) 531-6800 for a reservation.

Boston Market

KC area locations are traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.

Buffalo Wild Wings

KC area locations are traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.

Charlie Hoopers

KC area locations are traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.


KC area locations are traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.


KC area locations are traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.

Stock Hill

Traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.

Providence New American Kitchen

Traditionally open on Christmas Day, but there is currently no updated info for 2020.

Where to Order Christmas Meals To-Go

Looking to find a great option to pick up Christmas dinner this year? There are plenty of Kansas City restaurants where you can order holiday meals.

Want to keep take take out part a secret? Don’t worry – we won’t tell anyone you didn’t make it all yourself.

Keep an eye out for other options that pop up during the next couple weeks and be sure to get your reservations in early!

Bucca Di Beppo

310 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO

Order Christmas dinner to go by on October 1st to secure your dinner for 3 or for 5 from Bucca di Beppo.

Christmas food can be picked up between Friday, Nov. 16th and Thursday, Nov. 26th Grab full details on prepared meals on the Bucca di Beppo website.

Fritz’s Meats & Superior Sausage

10326 Stateline Rd, Leawood KS  66209


Home of the smoked turkey. This place always has a line wrapped around the parking lot on Christmas Eve, so you know it’s good. Grab details for your Christmas meats to go and place your order by visiting the Fritz Meats website online. You can order a variety of turkey options or ham.

Fritz’s is CLOSED on Christmas Day, but you can order prepared dinners (smoked turkey or ham) before hand. This is sure to be one delicious holiday dinner!

French Market

6947 Tomahawk Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208


This isn’t your grandmother’s prepared Christmas dinner (no offense, grannies). This place is packing up dishes even Martha Stewart would salivate over. Creamy butternut squash with Hazelnuts and Sage, anyone?

Take a look at their mouthwatering holiday dinners to go menu and order online through the French Market website.

Order must be completed by December 22nd. Then, pick up December 24th

McCormick and Schmicks Christmas Prime Rib

448 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO 64112

Order your Christmas Prime Rib to enjoy at home with your family! You can order online and pick up before Christmas.

Hen House Holiday Meals

Multiple Kansas City Metro Area Locations

Boar’s Head Turkey (or Ham), traditional sides, rolls and a Tippin’s pie to boot, starting at just $59. Grab full details online through the Hen House website and be sure to get your order form in early so you don’t miss out.

Check out the full menus on their website – there’s TONS of options!

Hyvee Christmas Meal

Multiple Kansas City metro area locations

You can order Christmas dinner online with option to serve 4-20 guests. You can choose from turkey, ham or prime rib dinners with as many choices of sides that you need to feed your party. Holiday meals to go are available for any budget and order details can be found on the Hyvee website.

You can also order items Al la carte if there is something special your family would like.

Get even more bang for your buck with Hyvee’s affordable turkey, ham or prime rib Christmas meals to go. Although, their 4-person meal only comes with “one small-size of mashed potatoes” which would not be something I’m prepared to share with others.


Mutliple Kansas City area locations

For those looking for a healthier option, Sprouts has natural dinner options with sides like creamed Kale & Spinach for 6-8. There’s more flexibility with this Christmas to go option, so if you’re a busy family this is perfect.

There are many different options for holiday meals to go, so order yours soon!

Whole Foods Christmas Dinner

A little something to please everyone on this menu, including your vegan cousin Fred— like vegan pumpkin pie and Rutabaga-Potato Mash.

Order meals to go online now (48 hours at least before pick up). Find more details about how to order Christmas dinner online at the Whole Foods website.

Bob Evan’s

Multiple Kansas City area restaurants

You can order a Homestyle Hug dinner online and choose from three different feasts turkey, ham, or turkey and ham. So, there is a good Christmas take out option for everyone’s taste buds.

Each holiday dinner serves 4-8 people and comes with a few traditional sides. Ordering options and prices are based upon location. Grab details online at the Bob Evans website.

No matter how you decide to celebrate the holidays, we hope you have a happy one! Looking for some holiday fun to have together with your family!

We’ve got full details for you on everything you can expect during the month of December right here on the iFamilyKC blog. Whatever you decide to do, remember to take time to spend with your family.

Happy Holidays!

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