Restaurants, Stores Open on Christmas Day 2015

Here are some places you can eat and shop on Christmas Day.

— -- You don't have to starve if you overcooked your Christmas ham or you have unexpected guests today. A number of restaurants and stores are open for business.

Be sure to call your local business to double-check their hours, however, because there are exceptions for some franchise locations.

Here's a list of some businesses that may be open today, as compiled by

Applebee's: Some locations open

Denny's: Open all day

Buca di Beppo: Opens 11 a.m.

IHOP: Call locations for hours

Panda Express: Call locations for hours

Waffle House: Open all day

7-Eleven: Open all day