Restaurants Open Christmas Eve/Day in Portland 2013


Christmas - HolidaysThis is my yearly list of Portland area restaurants that are open Christmas Eve, or in some cases, Christmas Day. I’ve highlighted which one to make it easy to tell at a glance.

Barista Coffee -

Both the pearl and the Alberta Street branches will be open Christmas morning from 8am – 1pm

  • Barista Pearl – 539 Northwest 13th Avenue, Portland 97209 Map
  • Barista Alberta - 1725 Northeast Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211 Map

23 Hoyt

Join Chef Chris Carriker for his Christmas Eve three-course “Ghosts of Christmas” menu.

529 NW 23rd Ave, Portland 97201 Map.  (503) 443-7400


Acadia Bistro is inviting Portlanders to make merry in good NoLa fashion this holiday season by joining the restaurant for a Réveillion Dinner on Christmas Eve. Derived from the French word for “awakening,” réveillon originally was a meal served after midnight mass on Christmas Eve. The sumptuous 4-course menu includes a variety of New Orleans favorites and twists-on-classics, prepared by chef Adam Higgs. Full menu here: For reservations and information call (503)249-5001.

1303 NE Fremont St., Portland Oregon 97212 Map

Accanto brings the taste of soulful, Italian cooking this Christmas Eve. Dedicated to utilizing the best of seasonal local and house made ingredients, the café offers a selection of Italian holiday favorites perfect for sharing while gathered around the table. Reservations for Accanto can be made by calling 503-235-4900.

2828 SE Belmont St., Portland Oregon 97214 Map. Call (503)235-4900

Bistro Maison

Celebrate the Holidays with us and avoid the hassle of cooking all day. Enjoy the day with family and friends in the most festive of holiday settings. For those seeking less traditional offerings, choices will include many items from our standard menu of our classic French specialties, OR to get in the spirit, enjoy the three-course prix-fixe featuring the delicious holiday-inspired cuisine of Chef Jean-Jacques Chatelard.

Christmas Eve a Tuesday.December 24, 2013
All Day: 12noon to 9pm
Special 3-course prix fixe holiday Menu with many menu choices…which may also be ordered ala carte

Bistro Maison’s ALL OUT New Year’s Eve Celebration
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Dinner: Same Menu at Both Seatings
“8:30 pm seating has all the bells & whistles”
5:00pm $40 per person & 8:30pm $75 per person

729 NE Third Street, McMinnville Oregon 97128 Map. Call (503)474-1888

Black Rabbit Restaurant & Bar

Located in Edgefield’s main lodge, the Black Rabbit is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open Christmas Eve and Christmas, the Black Rabbit kitchen is run by executive chef Kenny Giambalvo, previously of Portland’s highly acclaimed Pazzo and Bluehour restaurants.

2126 SW Halsey Street, Troutdale 97060 Map. (503) 492-3086


$65 three-course prix fixe dinner on Christmas Eve. Multiple options available.

250 NW 13th Ave., Portland 97209  Map  (403) 2289-3394

The Brooklyn House Restaurant

A full menu of options, featuring The Berlin Inn’s famous Gouda & Garlic Fondue. Our farm-direct entrée specials are Goose w/ Chestnut-Apple dressing, Narragansett Turkey w/ Bread Stuffing, Leg of Lamb w/ Grilled Sweet Potatoes, & Weiner Schnitzel w/ Spatzle. Other tasty treats include egg-nog, apple cider, spiced wine, custard pie & peppermint patties. We happily offer meals for people with any dietary restrictions, no matter how many. Feel free to call with any questions.

3131 SE 12th Ave, Portland Oregon 97202 Map Call (503)236-6761

Chart House Restaurant

Gather around our table for a delicious feast! December 24th & 25th. Serving our signature menu.

5700 SW Terwilliger, Portland 97239 Map (503) 246-6963

Clarke’s Restaurant

Christmas Eve: 3-course prix fixe menu $39-$46 featuring NY Strip Steak, Rack of Pork, Petrale Sole, choice of 3 appetizers and 3 holiday desserts. Seating from 4:30-8 pm. View the full menu here

455 2nd St., Lake Oswego Oregon 97034 Map Call (503)636-2667, or go to

The Country Cat
Open for Christmas Eve brunch. Reservations can be made online through The Country Cat website or by calling 503-408-1414.

7937 SE Stark, Portland Oregon 97215 Map. Call (503)408-1414

The Daily Grill

Open Christmas Eve.

750 SW Alder, Portland 97205 Map. 


Open Christmas Eve/Day

729 SW 15th Ave., Portland 97205 Map (503) 219-2094

The Grant House

Join us for Christmas Eve! The Grant House, tucked away on Officers Row in Vancouver’s Historic Reserve, is a favorite among local diners. Family operated for the last six years, The Grant House has been dubbed: “Vancouver’s Best Kept Secret!” For reservations or information call (360) 906-1101, or go to

1101 Officers Row, Vancouver WA. 98661 Map

Henry’s 12th Street Tavern

Join us Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It’s like eating steak under the mistletoe with a model and your friends.  For more information and reservations call (503) 227-5320 or visit us at Henry’s 12th Street

10 NW 12th Ave. Portland 97209 Map

Imperial –

Imperial’s regular dinner menu will be served with additional holiday specials on Christmas Eve. Call (503) 228-7222 for reservations and information

 410 SW Broadway, Portland 97205 Map (503) 228-7222

Irving St. Kitchen

Open Christmas Eve, Irving St. Kitchen offers a soulful New American menu anchored in deep flavors and seasonal ingredients. For reservations and information call (503) 343-9440 or go to

701 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209‎ Map

Jake’s Famous Crawfish

Enjoy a perfect holiday meal on Christmas Eve! Jake’s Famous Crawfish features a variety of fresh fish and seafood flown in daily, making a true Pacific Northwest statement using fresh Northwest products and served in a traditional and timeless presentation. Enjoy salmon roasted on a cedar plank, Oregon Dungeness crab, Chinook salmon stuffed with crab, shrimp and brie, great pastas, poultry dishes and an excellent selection of prime steaks.

401 SW 12th Ave., Portland 97205 Map. Call (503) 226-1419 or go to Jake’s Famous for more information.

Jake’s Grill Portland

Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Call (503) 220-1850 or go to for reservations.

611 SW 10th Ave., Portland 97205 Map

Kerns Kitchen

On Christmas Eve, the neighborhood NE restaurant will be serving breakfast in the way they know best though simple, fresh, full flavored comfort food. With a talent for genuine service and making even the simplest everyday fare memorable, Kerns Kitchen is as welcoming as your very own kitchen table this holiday season. For more information please call 503-477-7779.

2935 NE Glisan Street, Portland  Oregon 97232 Map. Call (503)477-7779

Lincoln Restaurant
Holidays at Lincoln Restaurant

It is upon us: Holiday Season! Lincoln is a great place to celebrate with family and friends. On Christmas Eve, we will be serving our regular dinner menu with several festive additions. On New Year’s Eve, we will be offering a 3-course menu for $65 a guest. Reservations can be made for both evenings by calling 503-288-6200 or online.

3808 N Williams Ave #127, Portland Oregon 97227 Map.  Call (503)288-6200, or go to

McCormick’s Fish House

Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We are centrally located in Beaverton with easy access from Route 217 and Highway 26.

From fresh seafood and shell-fish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, our goal is to exceed your dining expectations

9945 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton 97005 Map  Call 503) 643-1322 or go to for more information.

McCormick and Schmick’s Harborside –

Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

0309 SW Montgomery, Portland 97201 Map  Call (503) 220-1865 or go to Open Table for reservations.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Open Christmas Eve.

213 SW Clay St., Portland 97201 Map  Call (503) 248-2100 or go to for more information.

Ned Ludd
Treat visiting family and friends to a truly Pacific Northwest meal this Christmas Eve. With care and a culinary focus on the bounty of Oregon and the greater Northwest region, Ned Ludd will handcraft a seasonal, British themed Christmas menu using the wood fired oven and smoker as well as offering a range of beverage options. Reservations can be made online or by calling 503-288-6900.

3925 NE MLK Blvd, Portland  Oregon 97232 Map Call (503)288-6900, or go to

Nel Centro

Nel Centro will be open Christmas Eve. Closed for happy hour and dinner. for reservations.

1408 SW 6th Avenue, Portland 97205 Map  Call  (503) 484-1099 or go to 


Open Christmas Eve.

1937 Northwest 23rd Place, Portland 97210 Map. Please call for a reservation: (503) 719-4599.

Oba Restaurante

It’s time to celebrate! Enjoy festive food and drink in Oba Restaurante’s beautiful dining room this Christmas eve!

555 NW 12th Ave, Portland 97209  Map. Call (503) 228-6161 for reservations.

The Original
Some of you—whether or not you consider yourselves Christmas celebrants—need a place to hang your hats when the holidays draw near. If that’s you, sit down and enjoy Executive Chef David Anderson’s two-day holiday dinner spread while taking in that annual tradition of watching A Christmas Story loop on the TV over and over again.

Holiday Appetizers include Turkey Tortellini, Dungeness Crab Cakes and Tamales ($6–12).
Our Desserts—Toffee Pudding, Boucheés, Tres Leches and Mini Pecan Pies—run from $5–7
But it’s our Mains ($18-$23) that we think your mouth’ll like most. They include:

Lobster Risotto (w/leeks, spinach and Oregon truffles)
Prime Rib (w/mashers, creamed kale and horseradish)
Christmas Goose (chestnut stuffing, Brussels sprouts and Cumberland spice)
and—of course—a Chinese Dinner (hoisin-glazed duck, bok choy and stir-fried rice)

RSVP ASAP, and Happy Holidays!

300 SW 6th Avenue, Portland Oregon 97204 Map Call (503)546-2666

Paley’s Place

Open Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. with their regular menu.

1204 NW 21st Ave., Portland 97209 Map.  Make your reservations soon by calling (503) 243-2403.

Pazzo Ristorante

Open Christmas Eve.

627 SW Washington St., Portland 97205 Map. Call (503) 228-1515 or go to

Portland City Grill

Enjoy a glass of wine at Portland’s most popular award-winning restaurant with unsurpassed views of the city and the Cascade Mountains from atop the 30th floor. Enjoy fresh seafood prepared with Northwest, Island and Asian influences along with perfectly prepared steaks, fresh salads and other delicious offerings all enthusiastically served by our attentive restaurant team. We will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Celebrate with us!

111 SW 5th Ave., 30th floor, Portland 97204 Map.  For more information call (503) 450-0030, or go to

Portland Prime

We’ll be open Christmas Eve and Christmas day!

121 SW Third Ave, Portland 97204 Map.  Call (503) 223-6200 for more information and reservations.

Porto Terra

Come join us for a wonderful Christmas Day dinner on the 25th! Our 3-course menu choices includes roasted chestnut, lobster, duck confit and much more. Finish the magical day off with a warm chocolate torte with peppermint gelato, or a delicious cannoli with marsala caramel.

A limited holiday menu will also be available if you would prefer items from our traditional menu.

Click to see our full Christmas Day menu. Reserve a table today.

830 SW 6th Ave, Portland 97204 (in the Hilton) Map.  (503) 944-1090


We’ll be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!

1910 SW River Dr., Portland 97201 Map. Call (503) 222-7300

Radio Room
Open Christmas Day 9:00 AM to 2:00 AM with a Special Christmas Brunch Menu from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and a Special Dinner Menu from 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Late night Happy Hour. Now accepting reservations.

1101 NE Alberta Street, Portland Oregon 97211 Map.  Call (503)287-2346

The Resort at the Mountain (Mount Hood)

Christmas Eve Dinner—Dec. 24

For a carefree holiday dinner with the family, no preparation or clean up required. Enjoy a special Christmas Eve buffet at Altitude. The buffet includes favorites such as honey-cured ham, roasted prime rib and other savory dishes (full menu here). 4-8 p.m. on Dec. 24. $42 for adults, $30 for seniors, $16 for children up to 16 years old and free for children under 5 years old. For reservations call 503-622-2220

Christmas Day Brunch—Dec. 25

Enjoy Christmas Day delights during a festive holiday brunch at Altitude. Brunch is served as a buffet with a range of traditional and savory options.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 25. Brunch will include an omelet station and special holiday roasts (full menu here).  $34 for adults, $28 for seniors, $15 for children up to 16 years old and free for children under 5 years old.  For reservations call 503-622-2220

68010 E Fairway Ave, Welches, OR 97067  Map  (503) 622-2220

Ringside Fish House

Enjoy our exceptional quality food, impeccable service and elegant surrounds on Christmas Eve. Serving dinner on Christmas Eve from 4pm – 10pm. Call (503) 227-3900 or go to for information and reservations.

838 SW Park Ave (in the Fox Tower), Portland 97205 Map. Call (503) 227-3900

Ringside Steakhouse –

Serving dinner on Christmas Eve from 4pm – 10pm. For more information go to

Uptown: 2165 W Burnside, Portland 97210 Map , Eastside: 14021 NE Glisan, Portland 97230 Map

Open Christmas Eve with our regular menu and hours: 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

29311 SE Stark St, Troutdale Oregon 97060 Map. Call (503)661-3663, or go to


Salty’s is open on Christmas Eve Day for Lunch and Dinner

For reservations and information go to, or call (503) 288-4444

3839 NE Marine Drive,  Portland Oregon 97211 Map

Seres Restaurant and Bar

Christmas Eve Hours 11am-10pm -Happy Hour ’til close for Facebook Fans

Christmas Day Hours 4pm-9pm

1105 NW Lovejoy St., Portland 97209 Map.  Call (971) 222-0100 for reservations and information

The Teazone & Camellia Lounge

Christmas Eve Holiday High Tea @ The TeaZone & Camellia Lounge.  Daily December 13th-24th & 26th-31st.  Served 11:30am-4pm.  A pot of premium Tea & Tea Platter of Savories & Sweets.  Reservations Required.

510 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 Map.  (503) 221-2130

Urban Farmer

Join us in our beautiful dining room decorated for the holidays and enjoy Chef Matt’s holiday favorites along with our full ala carte dinner menu. In addition to their normal dinner menu, Urban Farmer will have a changing 3-4 course prix fixe dinner menu on Christmas Eve. For reservations and information call (503) 222-4900 or go to

525 SW Morrison St. Portland 97204 Map.  (503) 222-4900

Wildwood Restaurant
For a seasonal and elegant holiday celebration, Wildwood Restaurant will be open for Christmas Eve for lunch from 11:30am – 3:30pm and 2 – 9pm for dinner. Reservations this Christmas Eve can be made online or by calling 503-248-9663.

1221 NW 21st Avenue, Portland Oregon 97209 Map.  Call (503)248-9663


To Go / Ingredients:

Bowery Bagels
Bowery Bagels will be serving New York style bagels this Christmas Eve. In addition to the full, kosher menu, Bowery Bagels will feature special holiday flavors such as the cranberry spice bagel and the ginger bagel. For more information please call 503-227-6674.

310 NW Broadway, Portland Oregon 97209 Map.  Call (503)227-6674

Feastworks Christmas & Christmas Eve Dinner – To GoO

Feastworks to offer prepared holiday meals for pick up – Ready to reheat & eat. Applewood smoked ham, pork roast alla porchetta, or roast turkey dinner with Garlic Mashed Potatoes · Savory Mushroom & Herb Bread Pudding · Choice of Vegetable Side · Roasted Pork or Turkey Gravy · Compote of Cranberry, Cherry, and Candied Orange Peel · Slab of Focaccia Bread

• Please place orders by Wednesday, December 18th.

• Email or call 503-284-1704 to place all orders.  All orders are to be pre-paid. Pick-up times are December 23rd & 24th from 10am – Noon. Pick-up at Feastworks Kitchen 4835 N. Albina Ave. Portland Oregon 97217. Charcuterie Retail will also be available on pick-up dates.

Please visit Feastworks facebook page or read newsletter at this link for full menu and information.

4835 N. Albina Ave. , Portland Oregon 97217 Map Call (503)284-1704

Mi Mero Mole - 5026 SE Division St., Portland 97206. (503) 232-taco Map

Christmas Take-Out & Tamales at Mi Mero Mole!

While you can always order any of our guisados or tamales to-go or order ahead for large parties, this year we’re offering a variety of take-out items not on our regular menu, including:

  • Tamales: Chicken in mole or butternut squash in mole. $24 per dozen.
  • Mole Enchiladas: 9×13 inch pan of chicken or butternut squash enchiladas with mole and cheese. Just heat and serve. $15 per pan.
  • Chiles en Nogada: Roasted chiles stuffed with mixture of pork, nuts, candied fruit, pickled chiles, and olives topped with walnut cream sauce and pomegranate seeds. $7 per chile, minimum of 4 chiles.
  • Pies: Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Pudding, Apple & Dulce de Leche with Streusel, Horchata Rice Pudding Pie with Kahlua Caramel.  $28 each.

Email us or call us (503.232.8226) after 3pm to place your order.  All our tamales are gluten-free as is our mole.  The mole does contain several nuts, including both peanuts and tree nuts.  The butternut squash mole enchiladas and tamales are vegan. Chiles en nogada can be made vegetarian upon request with an 8 chile minimum.

WHAT: Christmas Take-Out, Order by Wednesday, December 18th.
AVAILABLE: Friday, December 20th, through Sunday, December 22nd, by pre-order only.
DELIVERY: Available for orders over $100.

You can read more information here.

Por Que No Holiday Tamales

We are now taking orders for Holiday Tamales!  Just email KC at catering@porquenotacos and she will set you up with the details.  Orders need to be in by the 18th of December, and they will be ready for pick-up on December 22nd & 23rd.  Such an amazing way to throw a great holiday party and make the food easy.

There will be two types of tamales to choose from.  Ground Pork with raisins, almonds and tomatillo salsa, and the veggie will be Roasted Poblanos with requeson and guajillo salsa.

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