Lancaster Restaurants Open Christmas Eve or Christmas Day

Lancaster Restaurants Open For Christmas in 2023

If you’re looking for a Lancaster County restaurant for a Christmas or Christmas Eve meal for your family or friends, you’ve come to the right place.

Check below for hours local restaurants are open for lunch or dinner over the Christmas Holiday. Enjoy the festive atmosphere without all the cooking and preparations beforehand and all that clean-up afterward!

You may want to call ahead – seating may be limited. The restaurant hours indicated by an asterisk (*) do require advanced reservations.

While you’re at it, you can plan ahead for dinner for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, or see who will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Also, you can consult our full listing of Lancaster Restaurants.


2023 Restaurants Open Christmas and/or Christmas Eve:

We update this list as quickly as restaurants give us their information.

Water Street Ministries

Water Street Ministries

Water Street’s Christmas Cheer Gift Tag Program: many homeless men, women, and children will be spending their Christmas at Water Street Mission. Help spread the Christmas cheer when you gift someone at the Mission with a gift off of their wish list. Visit to learn how to give a gift to someone in need this holiday season.

Celebrate Christmas in Lancaster County

Celebrate Christmas in Lancaster County

The Christmas season is a blessed time of the year. Throughout Lancaster County, you'll find many special ways to help you experience and celebrate this special holiday season. Christmas activities begin here in early November and extend into the first week of January. Here are a number of Christmas activities  you won’t want to miss. And for day by day holiday events throughout December, see our Calendar of Events.


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