Planning on celebrating Christmas in Branson, Missouri? You may be visiting friends and family and have a holiday meal already planned. If not, there are several Branson restaurants open Christmas Day and almost all area restaurants are open on Christmas Eve.

Branson Restaurants Open Christmas Day

Get a head start on your holiday plans and browse this list of Branson restaurants open Christmas Day.

Top of the Rock Restaurants
Both Arnie’s Barn and Osage Restaurant at Top of the Rock will be serving a Christmas lunch from 11am-3pm.
417-339-5343

Big Cedar Lodge
Another top pick for Christmas Day dining are the restaurants at Big Cedar Lodge. The Worman House and Devil’s Pool Restaurant will both be open but reservations are highly recommended.
Location: 612 Devil’s Pool Road
Phone: 417-335-2777

Chateau Grill and Atrium Restaurants
Looking for an elegant place to have your Christmas dinner? Chateau on the Lake’s dining establishments provide exactly what you’re looking for. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Location: 415 N State Hwy 265
Phone: 417-334-1161

Grand Country Buffet
The Grand Country Buffet makes it easy to please every member of the family. Open 8am-8pm.
Location: 1945 W. Hwy 76
Phone: 417-335-2434

Level 2 Steakhouse
Have an upscale Christmas lunch at Level 2 Steakhouse in Downtown Branson. Open 11am-3pm.
Location: 200 E Main St, Branson, MO 65616
Phone: 417-243-3433

Outback Steak & Oyster Bar
Want a taste of Down Under on Christmas Day. Have lunch or dinner here as they will be open until early evening, depending on need.
Location: 1914 W. Hwy 76  Phone: 417-334-6306

Paradise Grill
Paradise Grill serves a lunch buffet from 11am-3pm Christmas Day. Reservations are suggested.
Location: 3250 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway
Phone: 417-334-5405

McFarlains Restaurant
Stop in for southern cooking from 1pm-8pm at McFarlains Restaurant. Save room for the made-from-scratch cobblers and pie.
Location: 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy
Phone: 417-336-4680

Not sure if a restaurant is open on Christmas Day? Be sure to call ahead. These are the only confirmed Branson restaurants open December 25, 2016.


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