Where Miami Valley residents can dine on Dec. 25.

CHRISTMAS DINING: Dayton-area restaurants that are open on the holiday


We were (ahem) a tad tardy once again this year in putting this list together (we’re behind on our shopping, too), but we snapped to attention after we started receiving e-mail inquiries. So we KNOW that some folks are looking to enjoy their Christmas meal in a place where somebody ELSE cleans up. 

Several Miami Valley restaurants will be open Christmas Day. FILE
Photo: Staff Writer

You may want to call ahead to find out about reservations, special menus and other details. And if YOU operate a restaurant that will be open on Dec. 25, 2018, please email the pertinent information to mark.fisher@coxinc.com.

And no matter where you eat or how you celebrate, enjoy the day!

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Restaurants that are open on Christmas Day:

• Ace Asian Cafe 

(937) 320-0002

4394 Juniper Way at The Greene Town Center

noon to 8 p.m.

• Ajanta India Restaurant

(937) 296-9200

3063 Woodman Drive, Kettering

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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• Amar India Restaurant

(937) 439-9005

2759 Miamisburg Centerville Road

noon to 8 p.m.

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• CJ Chan

Two locations: 536 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, (937) 259-9866, and 2747 W. Alex-Bell Road, Moraine, (937) 259-8882

11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• Fairborn Family Diner & Restaurant

(937) 879-9454

419 N. Broad St., Fairborn

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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• Fricker’s

Several area locations

5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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2460 N. Fairfield Road, Beavercreek, (937) 426-2020

7609 Old Troy Pike, Huber Heights, (937) 938-8087

2206 N. Bechtle Ave., Springfield (937) 342-0432

Hours vary; for more information, contact your location

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• Pasha Grill

(937) 429-9000

72 Plum St. at The Greene Town Center, Beavercreek

11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

• Sake Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

2146 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Centerville, (937) 435-7882

11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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• Shen’s Szechuan & Sushi

(937) 898-3860

7580 Poe Ave., Vandalia

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

• Sky Asian Cuisine 

(937) 949-9883

4090 Wilmington Pike, Kettering 

4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

• Steak ‘n Shake

Multiple locations

Open at 11 a.m. on Christmas Day

• TGI Fridays

(937) 429-0019

2799 Centre Drive, near the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

• Waffle House

Multiple locations

Stores are open 24 hours; “Honey, we never close,” an employee of the Beavercreek Waffle House said.