Denny's has been open on Christmas Day for the past seven years, so we don't expect this holiday season to be any different. December 25 is actually one of the busiest days of the year for the diner, according to a 2016 press release.
Not only is Morton's Steakhouse open on Christmas Day, but the restaurant encourages families to make a holiday tradition of celebrating at one of their locations — just make sure you have reservations!
Whether you prefer yours hot or iced, you'll definitely be able to grab a coffee at most Dunkin' Donuts locations on December 25th. Crisis averted.
If you can't go a day without eggs, bacon, and grits, Waffle House is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year — yep, including Christmas Day.
Sometimes a burger, a milkshake, and fries is all you need, even on Christmas Day. Thankfully, Five Guys has you covered come December 25.
It isn't wise to skip coffee on a day as busy as Christmas — so stop by Starbucks for a cup. Not all stores will be open, so be sure to check their store locator for the holiday hours of your local spot.
Move over, coffee cake: fluffy, buttery, warm flapjacks is the only way to start Christmas day off on the right foot. If you agree, IHOP will be waiting to whip up your favorite breakfast.
Who says burgers aren't festive? According to its website, a handful of McDonald's chains will be open on Christmas day, although you'll have to check their store locator to see if your local restaurant is one of them.
If glazed ham isn't your thing, stop by Ruth's Chris Steak House on Christmas Day. But first: search their store locator to ensure your local restaurant is open and make a reservation.
Boston Market is best known for its rotisserie chicken, mash potatoes, and overall comfort food. On Christmas, they typically offer a special Christmas Day Menu, though it's best to review their store locator to find out if your local restaurant will be open.
The next time you get a hankering for fresh seafood on Christmas, make a reservation at McCormick & Schmick's to get some delicious seared ahi tuna, mahi mahi, or Chesapeake buttermilk fried shrimp.
Craving wings? Stop by Buffalo Wild Wings, but make sure you find out when the restaurant's reduced holiday hours are by checking the online store locator.
If Chinese food is your Christmas Day tradition, head to Panda Express to get your fix. The chain has been open on Christmas Day in the past, but their website recommends checking your local store's hours first.
Calling all mozzarella stick fans. According to MONEY, some TGI Friday locations are open on Christmas Day, but you should definitely call your local restaurant ahead of time to make sure.
Wendy's encourages customers to "do what tastes right," and sometimes that means having a delicious chocolate frosty and fries on Christmas Day. Check their store locator to make sure your location is open.