If you're not up for cooking on Christmas, these restaurants have come to the rescue with dining options that run from brunch to dinner. Some events are on their way to selling out, so be sure to call and check for availability.
Here's where to dine on Christmas Day in Fort Worth:
Four-course prix fixe menu includes duck with sweet potato pudding, creamed collards, beef Wellington, scallops, and chicken with grits. 5-11 pm. $55. Call 817-332-2473.
Buca di Beppo
Southlake branch of this Italian chain will serve the regular menu from 11 am-10 pm. Call 817-749-6262.
Downtown Omni Hotel restaurant has a special buffet menu from 11 am-3 pm with omelets, waffles, salads, and seafood including a hot shellfish boil. Call 817-350-4106.
Chef Blythe's Southern Bistro
North Richland Hills newbie will serve a limited menu from 4-9 pm. Call 817-770-4905.
Copeland's of New Orleans
Fried turkey, mashed sweet potatoes with pecan Amaretto cream sauce, green bean casserole, corn maque choux, cranberry sauce, and a biscuit are on this Christmas menu. 7 am-10 pm. $19. Call 817-305-2199.
Cafe on the Green offers a variety of dining options all day, beginning with regular breakfast from 6:30–9:30 am. A holiday brunch runs from 10:30 am–2:30 pm for $79, or $39 for those 12 and under. Dinner is a la carte, from 6-9 pm. Call 972-717-2420.
Brunch at the Riverwalk Cantina from 11 am-3 pm. $57, $27 for those 12 and under. Call 817-778-2215.
Grand Hyatt DFW restaurant has duck breast with mustard greens and butternut squash. $36. Call 972-973-1244.
Howard Wang's Chinese Grill
Southlake spot will serve its regular menu, first come first serve, no reservations. 5-10 pm. Call 817-488-6667.
Special holiday feature of turkey with mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, and choice of pecan or pumpkin pie for $20, plus the regular menu. Opens early at 10 am. Call 817-640-8553.
Northside old-timer will be open regular hours, serving standard menu of home-style Mexican food. 11 am-midnight. 817-626-3399.
Sundance Square restaurant will offer a three-course menu with salad, choice of one entree (ham, prime rib, or steak), plus dessert. 6-10 pm. $45. Call 817-336-4129.
Ol' South Pancake House
Get Christmas turkey and dressing in addition to the regular 24-hour menu. Open 24 hours. Call 817-336-0311.
Full menu, plus extended happy hour specials, from 4-11 pm. Call 817-601-9590.
R Bar & Grill
Restaurant at Hilton Arlington hotel has prime rib or Cajun shrimp, pumpkin squash soup, and apple strudel. $43.50. 11 am-11 pm. Call 817-640-4711.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Three-course dinner includes turkey with choice of gumbo, Caesar, or steakhouse salad, plus sides such as mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, or creamed spinach. 12-8 pm. $42, or $13 for those 12 and under. Call 817-348-0080.
Restaurant at Renaissance Worthington will feature its regular menu from 6 am-10 pm. Call 817-210-2222.
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