Restaurant Chains Open Christmas Day

These chain restaurants open on Christmas Day have your back.

— -- In the crazy lead-up to Christmas gifts, it can be stressful to plan a holiday meal, too. Don’t worry – these chain restaurants opening on Christmas Day have your back.

Applebee’s: Hours vary by location Christmas Day. Call your local Applebee’s for more information.

Boston Market: Many Boston Market restaurants will be open Christmas Day. Check for your local store.

Denny’s: On the restaurant’s busiest day of the year, Denny’s will be open all 24-hours of Christmas.

Domino’s Pizzas: Select franchise locations will be open Christmas, mainly in cities.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Participating locations open Christmas Day.

Legal Sea Foods: Open Christmas Day.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks: Most locations will be open Christmas Day, but call ahead to check.

Old Country Buffet: Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Day at participating locations.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Open Christmas Day.

Smith & Wollensky: Open Christmas Day.

Starbucks: Open at select store locations with varying hours. Check for your local store.

Waffle House: Open Christmas Day.