Looking for a place to have a holiday dinner this Christmas Eve or Christmas Day in Syracuse? Whether you’re visiting for the holidays or looking to take the stress out of cooking for a crowd, we have options for you to make the most of your Christmas and New Year's meals this year. Make your reservations, eat, drink and be merry with these delicious Syracuse Christmas dinner options:


Oh My Darling

Make a new tradition with Oh My Darling in downtown Syracuse and enjoy brunch on Christmas Eve. While they are closed Christmas day, their Christmas Eve hours are 11:00 am - 2:30 pm.


Eleven Waters

Open from 7 am until 9 pm on Christmas Day, Eleven waters is a prime choice for holiday dining. Enjoy unique local flavors in this Upstate inspired restaurant. If you’re home for the holidays then celebrate the region with a warm plate of their Chicken Riggies or Gianelli Sausage Bolognese. Their historic barber shop themed bar is also the perfect place to celebrate the season with a hand-crafted cocktail or local craft beer.


Santangelo's Restaurant

Make your reservations for Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve dinner at Santangelo's in Liverpool. Feast yourselves on homemade and imported pastas, chicken and veal dishes, seafood or signature entrees, steak, chops, and all things in between. Open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, reservations are required and take-out is also available both days.


Inn of the Seasons

Enjoy a Christmas Eve dinner from 4 to 8 pm in the stately limestone landmark on the west side of Syracuse. Or make plans to celebrate the New Year while sampling delicious drinks and their limited menu on New Year's Eve (3 - 9 pm). Make your reservations here.



Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Dino BBQ will be doing Christmas Catering Packages that are available to order until sold-out. You can order anything from pit-smoked favorites to sides and pies, or try their Christmas Pork Story package featuring ham brined pork shoulder — we triple dog dare ya. Quantity is limited and orders must be picked up by 2 pm on Dec. 23 & 24. Use this link to submit your catering request here.


Eastwood Brewing

The Eastwood Brewery is open on Christmas Eve from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Christmas Day from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm. Perfect place to sneak out for a delicious craft beer with your loved ones.


San Miguel's

San Miguel Bar and Grill are open Christmas Eve from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm but closed on Christmas day.


Second Chance Diner

Enjoy breakfast, brunch or lunch at Second Chance Diner on Christmas Eve with the whole family! Hours of operation is 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

*Reservations may be required for the holiday, so make sure you call ahead or book online.

Seasons Greetings From Syr