This year we’re happy about the holiday season for so many reasons, including the restaurants that are staying open to allow us to spend more quality time with our families. Give yourself and your kitchen a break and let the pros take care of the cooking this holiday season. Here’s a list of places you can dine at or order to-go from on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the Alamo City. Be sure to call ahead to make reservations!
2M Smokehouse: 2731 S WW White Rd; 210.885.9352
This Christmas, make it easy on yourself and enjoy and Texas true holiday feast with options like barbacoa or pulled pork! They offer two family meals available for pick up that range in price from $110 to $130. Each comes with four pounds of meat their homemade side dishes. View the full menu online.
Aldaco’s Stone Oak: 20079 Stone Oak Pkwy.; 210.494.0561
Enjoy a holiday dinner with a zesty twist from Aldaco’s! Enjoy their homemade tamale which you can order a la carte or in packs with a dozen pork tamales, with sides like queso and chips or borracho beans. Pre-order them and more entress, sides, margaritas and more online here.
Boudro’s: 421 E. Commerce St.; 210.224.8484
Enjoy one of San Antonio’s long-standing Riverwalk icons for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Dine on our regular menu, along with a three-course special menu for $45 just for the holiday. Enjoy seasonal baby field greens, slow-roasted herb-crusted prime rib — don’t forget to save room for an English sticky toffee pudding.
Bistr09: 6106 Broadway; 210.245.8156
Join Bistr09 for a French-inspired, three-course Christmas Eve dinner that everyone is sure to enjoy. From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. dine on dishes like truffle gnocchi and lobster thermidor for $65 per person. Reservations are required and can be made online at https://www.bistr09.com/#reservations, or by calling them.
Bakery Lorraine: Multiple Locations
Bakery Lorraine will have holiday-themed desserts and pies available for order at all of their locations across San Antonio and in Austin. Availability varies by store. Orders can be placed in-person or on the Bakery Lorraine website here.
Cured: 306 Pearl Pkwy Unit 101; 210.314.3929
Looking for some special snacks and appetizers for the holiday season? Well, Cured at the Pearl has got you covered! Though they will be closed on Christmas Day, you can order ahead all their delectable charcuterie and cheese plates to-go along with jarred jellies, pickles and more to snack on all holiday season. Also if you gift a $100 gift card through the holidays to a friend, a loved one, (or to yourself), and get one of our house made sundries for free. Call them at 210-314-3929 to place your to-go orders.
Frederick’s Restaurant: 7701 Broadway, Suite 135, 210.828.9050
Frederick’s will be open on Christmas Eve and Day for curbside pick-up and indoor dining. They will be offering lunch and dinner on the 24th and dinner on the 25th. Enjoy French fusion selections like escargot, roasted duck, ginger crème brulee and more. Call them for reservations.
Maverick Texas Brasserie: 710 S St Mary’s St., 210.973.6050
Make your way to Southtown for Christmas Eve at Maverick. For the evening, enjoy an incredible four-course meal for $75 per adult and $45 for an additional wine pairing. Enjoy choices for every course which includes hamachi sashimi, golden bisque, prime rib, and black forest yule log.
Paesanos: Multiple Locations
Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Paesanos will be offering their regular menu. Make your holiday special and dine on their famous Shrimp Paesano and other authentic Italian selections or order it all to-go. Make your reservation and orders online today.
Rudy’s Bar-B-Q: Multiple Locations
Let Rudy’s do the smoking this season and pick up some of their smokey ‘cue this year. While you’re there don’t forget to get some of their Rudy’s peach cobbler and famous sweet cream corn.
Rosarios: Multiple Locations
Celebrate the holidays with family at Rosario’s. Both their North and South locations will be open on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. when they’ll serve their regular menu of traditional south-of-the-border dishes and authentic house specialties.
Stone Werks: Multiple Locations
Take the stress out of planning your Christmas Eve meal and stop at one of the many Stone Werks locations. Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. they will be serving their regular menu for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Don’t forget to finish the evening with a slice of their seasonal cheesecake which are also sold whole at all locations!
Smokey Mo’s BBQ, Multiple Locations
Grab your Christmas dinner to-go from Smokey Mo’s BBQ this year! Get ready-to-go smoked turkey meals with all the trimmings with pecan and pumpkin pies available for purchase as well. Pre-order by calling a location nearest you or online now.