Dayton-area restaurants that are open on Christmas Day

After ensuring that every gift is purchased, every holiday party is planned, and every decoration is artfully put into its desired place in your home, cooking any sort of meal for your family to enjoy on Christmas Day might seem like a bit of a stretch. Our recommended solution? Take your family out to eat at one of these fine Dayton-area establishments that are open on Christmas Day.

>> Restaurants serving special menus on Christmas Eve

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, 2019, please email the pertinent information to and

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

Restaurants that are open on Christmas Day:

🎄🍴Ace Asian Cafe 

(937) 320-0002

4394 Juniper Way at The Greene Town Center

11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

🎄🍴Ajanta India Restaurant

(937) 296-9200

3063 Woodman Drive, Kettering

11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

🎄🍴Amar India Restaurant

(937) 439-9005

2751 Miamisburg-Centerville Road

Noon to 9:30 p.m.

🎄🍴CJ Chan

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

10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

🎄🍴Club Oceano

(937) 988-0909

4429 Cedar Park Drive, Beavercreek

4-11 p.m.

🎄🍴Fairborn Family Diner & Restaurant

(937) 879-9454

419 N. Broad St., Fairborn

7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Several area locations

5 p.m. to 2 a.m., restaurant stops serving food at 1:30 a.m.

🎄🍴Jeet India Restaurant

(937) 431-8881

2750 N. Fairfield Road, Beavercreek

Noon to 5 p.m., special grand buffet

🎄🍴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.

🎄🍴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 on varying hours on Christmas Day. Call your local Steak ‘n Shake to confirm hours.

🎄🍴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.

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