-- 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 www.bostonmarket.com/locations for your local store.
Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurants: Open at 11 a.m. Christmas Day for dine in or to go. The regular menu will be served along with a Christmas Day Feast available for carryout.
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 www.starbucks.com/store-locator for your local store.
Waffle House: Open Christmas Day.