Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Metro Detroit

By: Michael Fossbakk | December 16, 2016

For many, Christmas Day is a big feast comprised of all manner of delicious food. For those who prefer to let someone more capable do the cooking, dining out on Christmas Day is exactly what they want. Luckily, there are plenty of restaurants in metro Detroit that remain open on Christmas Day. Check out these four places to have a nice Christmas dinner out this year.

Roast

Awarded “Best Steakhouse” by Hour Detroit Magazine, Roast in downtown Detroit is one of chef Michael Symon’s ventures. If steak isn’t your thing, there are plenty of great entrees like short rib, roasted chicken and pan-seared scallops. Roast will be open Christmas Day from 5-8 p.m. Make your reservation here.

Iridescence

Located in Motor City Casino, Iridescence is a flashy, yet subtle location for a night on the town. If you’re dining out with a small group or maybe even using Christmas as an excuse for a dinner date with someone special, Iridescence has the atmosphere and the menu to make your Christmas dinner memorable. Iridescence will be open Christmas Day, but reservations are filling up! Make your reservation here.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

On Christmas Day, Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Troy will be opening early at noon. Feel free to stop in and enjoy Christmas dinner by chowing down on USDA prime beef steak, broiled at 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit and served on 500-degree plates. Eating this well should be a Christmas tradition of its own. Make your reservation here.

Rugby Grille

Located inside Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Rugby Grille is a AAA-Four Diamond award winner and recipient of The Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence.” On Christmas Day, it will be open for brunch from 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and for dinner (with a condensed menu) from 5:00-11:00 p.m. Make your reservation here.