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What restaurants are open Christmas Eve and Christmas 2012?

Allison Ballard


Local restaurants offer a many options for those who want to eat out over the Christmas holidays, from bar fare to multi-course menus. Here are a few of them. If we missed one, please add it to the Comments below.


Christmas Eve

Black Sea Grill, 118 S. Front St., is open at 5 p.m. and serving a regular menu, as well as a few specials. 254-9990.

Caprice Bistro, 10 Market St., serves a Christmas Eve three-course, prix fixe dinner for $39.95, 5-11 p.m. 815-0810.

Loco Jo’s Bar & Grill, 602 N. Howe St. in Southport, is open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 457-9009.

Roko Italian Cuisine, 6801 Parker Farm Dr. in Mayfaire Town Center, is open 4-10:30 p.m. with a regular menu and holiday specials. 679-4783.


Beachin Kitchen, 14061 Hwy 50 Unit C in Surf City, is open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. 803-0115.

The Bistro at the Courtyard Marriott in Carolina Beach is open 6:30-11 a.m. serving a regular breakfast menu and 5-9 p.m. for dinner. 458-2030.

College Diner, 911 S. College Road, is open 24 hours and will serve a turkey plate with stuffing, sides and cranberry sauce for $9.95 in addition to the regular menu. Look for holiday desserts, too. 793-0991.

Fox & Hound, 920 Town Center Drive in Mayfaire Town Center, is open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. 509-0805.

Harbor Masters, 315 Canal Drive in Carolina Beach, plans to open at 5 p.m. 458-2800.

Hoplite Pub & Beer Garden, 720 N. Lake Park Blvd. in Carolina Beach, opens at 3 p.m. 458-4745.

Indochine, 7 Wayne Dr. in Wilmington, is open 5-10 p.m. Wilmington. 251-9229.

IHOP, 5355 Market St. in Wilmington, is open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. 790-3311.

Jade Garden (which has locations at 13732 NC Hwy 210 in Rocky Point and at 2601 Castle Hayne Road and 3224 North College Road in Wilmington) is open 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 602-3886, 772-8080, 392-0601.

Loco Jo’s Bar & Grill, 602 N. Howe St. in Southport, is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and serving plates of traditional Christmas fare, like ham, turkey and cranberry sauce. 457-9009.

Melting Pot, 885 Town Center Dr. in Mayfaire Town Center, is open noon-7:30 p.m. offering their regular fondue menu. 256-1187.

Oceans at Holiday Inn Resort, 1706 N. Lumina Ave. in Wrightsville Beach, is open 6:30-11 a.m. for breakfast. (877) 330-5050.

The Pharmacy, 110 E. Moore St. in Southport, serves a special holiday menu noon-6 p.m. 457-5577.

Ruby Tuesday, 5218 S. College Road, is open 3-9 p.m. 395-2396.

Slice of Life, at 122 Market St., reopens after Christmas Eve at 7:30 p.m. and will close at 3 a.m. 251-9444.

Sweet & Savory, 1611 Pavilion Place near Wrightsville Beach, is offering a four-course meal by reservation for $24.99 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 256-0115.

Top Wok Chinese Restaurant, 1401 North Lake Park Blvd. in Carolina Beach, is open 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. 458-5958.


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2 Responses to “ What restaurants are open Christmas Eve and Christmas 2012?”

  1. On December 19, 2012 at 5:20 pm Shelly Porter wrote:

    IHOP on Carolina Beach Rd open 24 hrs Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

  2. On December 21, 2012 at 7:10 pm Elijah wrote:

    Elijah’s Restaurant is open Christmas Eve until 3pm.

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