Restaurants Open on Christmas Day in Houston, Texas

Many people find themselves eating out on Christmas Day for all kinds of reasons. Maybe you are traveling away from home, or you do not celebrate the holiday. Or maybe your family has decided to spend Christmas dinner immersed in conversation and quality time, instead of cooking and cleaning. Whatever your reasons, Houston, Texas, offers a variety of restaurants that are open and ready to serve Christmas Day diners.
Arturo's Uptown Italiano

Arturo's is moderately priced and offers all your Italian favorites. The atmosphere is warm with Tuscan gold tones, limestone walls, romantic music and rosewood floors. Arturo's will start you off with a delicious appetizer such as bruschetta or fried calamari with marinara sauce. For your dinner selection, Sonia's ravioli is stuffed with chicken and porcini mushrooms, and then topped with a white wine basil sauce and jumbo lump crab meat. Arturo's also offers a vast selection of Italian wines.

Arturo's Uptown Italiano
1180-1 Uptown Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 621-1180
arturosuptown.com

Cafe Byblos

Cafe Byblos is an upscale restaurant featuring Mediterranean cuisine. Owner Assad Boulos named the restaurant after Byblos, the oldest continuously-inhabited city in the world, dating back 7,000 years. Cafe Byblos has a family-friendly atmosphere and uses only fresh ingredients. You can expect Mediterranean classics such as hummus, stuffed grape leaves, tabuli and fatoush. Cafe Byblos features nightly dinner shows and belly dancing for your entertainment.

Cafe Byblos
6134 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77057
(832) 251-0505
cafebybloshouston.com

Cafe Chino

Cafe Chino, owned by May and Eddie Chan, offers authentic Hunan and Pan Asian cuisine. Some favorites include crispy whole fish, crab roll with mango, and poached Chilean sea bass with baby bok choy and Asian pesto. Eddie Chan was named one of North America's Outstanding Chef's by Chef's in America and Outstanding American Chef by John Mariani in USA Today. Cafe Chino has a bar, and it also offers takeout.

Cafe Chino
3284 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 524-4433
cafechinohouston.com

Guayaba Latin Grill

Guayaba Latin Grill features cuisine from Central and South America. The setting is lively and energetic, and the ambiance has an artistic flair. The restaurant uses the Caribbean, Cuba, Peru, Mexico, and Argentina as inspiration for its diverse menu. A meal at Guayaba may start with an order of empanadas, followed by Pollo Con Crema De Jalapeno.

Guayaba Latin Grill
17505 State Hwy. 249
Houston, TX 77064
(281) 477-8555
guayabagrill.com

Empire Turkish Grill

Empire Turkish Grill offers authentic Turkish cuisine and hospitality. Your dining experience can start with an order of patlican soslu (eggplant saute) and trip soup, followed by an entree of kremali tavuk. Empire Turkish Grill has received favorable reviews in the Houston Chronicle and the Jewish Herald Voice. Takeout and catering are available, and the restaurant may be used for special events.

Empire Turkish Grill
12448 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 827-7475
empiretrgrill.com

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