It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the Mile High City is ready to celebrate! From cozy restaurants tucked into charming neighborhoods to chic downtown spots, there's no shortage of places to eat, drink, and be merry in Denver this Christmas. Whether you're looking for a traditional holiday dinner with all the trimmings or a festive new twist on classic cuisine, there's something to suit every taste. 

So gather your family and friends, and let's explore some of the best restaurants open for Christmas in Denver!

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Kona Grill
Bar & Restaurant $$
3000 East 1st Avenue, Denver CO, 80206
Kona Grill has a special menu for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners. The menu will feature a Filet with Lobster Cream, Prime Rib, Ham, and Turkey. In addition, there will be an à la carte menu with other options available. So if you're looking for something special to enjoy for the Christmas holiday in Denver, Kona Grill is the place to go.
STK Denver
1550 Market Street, Denver CO, 80202
This Christmas, indulge in the deliciousness of STK Steakhouse. They are offering STK's Christmas Eve & Day Dinner with a delicious holiday feast. They also have a full menu so you can eat, drink and be merry with close ones!
Restaurant $$$
1424 Larimer St., Denver CO, 80202
The restaurant is moving to a new location in Park Hill after nineteen years in its current space. So say goodbye to Bistro Vendôme in its current Larimer Square spot by attending its Réveillion dinner on Christmas Eve. The $75 per person meal features a cheese plate to share, smoked salmon crostini, salad, duck breast, Brussels sprouts, and bûche de Noël for dessert. An optional wine pairing for an additional $35 is available.
FIRE Restaurant & Lounge
Restaurant $$
1201 Broadway, Denver CO, 80203
On Christmas Eve and Christmas, FIRE, a New American restaurant located inside the ART Hotel near Denver Art Museum, will be open from 6:30 a.m. to noon. Executive chef Jon Keeley will prepare a celebratory brunch followed by a holiday dinner offering slow-roasted prime rib, truffle macaroni and cheese, red velvet cake, and more for $85 per person. Dinner seating runs from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Bar & Restaurant $$$
19192 Colorado 8, Morrisson CO, 80465
This renowned, award-winning eatery will be open on Christmas Eve, presenting a unique three-course prix fixe menu. Begin with a combination of green salad served with freshly baked dinner rolls and pumpkin walnut muffins. For the main dish, pick one of the 8-ounce, 12-ounce, or 16-ounce buffalo prime rib au jus, accompanied by horseradish sauce, veggies, mashed potatoes, and gravy. Don't forget to save room for dessert: a decadent peppermint crème brûlée.