Looking for ways to celebrate Christmas in Denver this year? This post covers Christmas Denver 2022 including where to go for Christmas dinner in Denver, where to get turkey to go as well as features for brunch, lunch and takeout by local restaurants and businesses.
Christmas Eve this year is Saturday, December 24, 2022. Christmas Day is Sunday, December 25, 2022.
Christmas celebrations can take on different forms from traditional, fusion to modern. Please use this list as an inspiration for ideas on how to put together your own Christmas celebration.
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This list is not exhaustive and is updated as information becomes available. I try to feature as much as I can but certainly this is not all that is out there. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, contact them to see what they are offering.
Christmas in Denver 2022: Dinner, Turkey To Go, Brunch, Restaurants
Toro will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, taking reservations until 8 p.m. Along with bottomless brunch on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day mornings, the restaurant will also serve an abbreviated regular menu and a special, three-course pre fixe menu for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners. Additionally, this prix fixe meal can be ordered to-go and heated up at home (it will come with instructions). $52 per person for entire prix-fixe menu for dine-in. To-go: $67.39 per person which includes tax, service charge and gratuity.
Did we mention that Chef Oscar will also be offering delicious hot chocolate as a free treat to shoppers on Dec. 23 – 24 from 2 PM to 4PM? Stop by and say hi when shopping for your last-minute finds!
How lucky are we that Christmas Eve falls on a Bottomless Brunch Saturday? Enjoy unlimited small plates and brunch cocktails (yes, even margaritas) during Tamayo’s famous Bottomless Brunch from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For anyone looking to have a festive Christmas Eve dinner without having to cook at home, Tamayo will also be offering its regular dinner menu until 10 p.m.
So staff can enjoy the holiday time with friends and family, Tamayo will be closed on Christmas Day.
Glo Noodle House
Glo Noodle House will be open for full-service dining on Christmas Eve, and is also offering a Christmas Eve Takeout package for $99 that includes the following:
- Half duck
- Miso soup
- 8 bao buns
- Sesame noodles
- Seasoned rice
- Sweet and sour cauliflower
- Brussel sprouts
Email [email protected] to pre-order.
Urban Village Grill
Urban Village Grill is presenting a four-course pre fixe menu this holiday season. The menu will feature four specials, one of each menu category and an additional holiday soup! Choices will include the following. In-person: $49/pp for entire prix fixe menu.
Reservations and calling ahead for to-go orders are highly encouraged and can be made over the phone (720-536-8565).
Citizen Rail is offering a Christmas Day 3-course prix-fixe menu on December 25. Priced at $105 per person and the children’s menu for $35 per child.
Babes Tea Room
Babes Tea Room is offering a holiday afternoon tea service from November 7 – December 31 that includes a prix-fixe assortment of holiday themed tea sandwiches, miniature scones served with jam, homemade lemon curd, and Devonshire Cream, Scottish shortbread, French macarons, and petit fours. With over 70 loose leaf tea varieties, this service also includes an unlimited choice of tea.
Priced at $42 per person; $45 for gluten free/vegan; $29 for children.
Gabriel’s Restaurant (Sedalia) is offering a Christmas Eve 3-course menu on December 24. A la carte menu will not be available that day.
The Wolf’s Tailor
The Wolf’s Tailor is offering a Christmas Eve prix-fixe menu at $165 per person.
The Bindery is offering Feast of The Seven Fishes on December 23 at 6:30 pm priced at $150 per person.
ELWAY’s Downtown at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
ELWAY’S Downtown at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver is offering a Christmas Day menu. Priced at $55 per person.
Options include Duck Charcuterie Trio, Mushroom Wellington and other traditional foods. Head Chef, Marco Ugarte and Sommelier, Lee Wilson, will be serving delightful pairings of food and spirits during this holiday celebration.
They are also offering a Holiday Cookie Decorating class on December 17 and December 18 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Enjoy festive decorating with one of several pre-made holiday cookies. Handmade cookies are the perfect gift to treat yourself or take home to your most loved ones. The event is $55 per child excluding tax and gratuity. The cost per ticket will include six ready-to-decorate cookies, icing, sprinkles and an exclusive Ritz-Carlton, Denver apron. Advance reservations are required. The class will be held on Plaza Level of The Ritz-Carlton, Denver.
FIRE – The ART Hotel Denver, Curio Collection by Hilton
FIRE – The ART Hotel Denver, Curio Collection by Hilton is offering a Christmas Eve and Day menu. Priced at $85 per person.
- Slow Roasted Prime Rib Truffle Macaroni & Cheese
- Whipped Butternut Squash
- Charred Broccolini Gratin
- Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Rosemary Au Jus
- Horseradish Crème Sourdough pull apart rolls
- Amish butter
Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef & Seafood – Englewood
Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef & Seafood – Englewood is offering a Christmas Eve and Day holiday menu.
Enjoy seasonal specials like the Pan-Seared Double-Bone Elk Chop, Lamb Chops or Surf & Turf, perfectly paired with one of our Sommelier Holiday Wine Features.
Urban Farmer is offering a multi-course Christmas spread on December 25 from 10 am – 9 pm. $75 per Adult. $35 Children under 12.
They are also offer Family Style and “For Two” Christmas To-Go Dinner packages. Pre-order by December 22 for pickup available on December 25 from 10:30 AM – 4 PM.
Sunday Vinyl is offering a Christmas Eve menu. They are offering an a la carte menu along with some seasonal specials, and playing a vibrant selection of vinyls all night long.
Create new traditions at home with fully prepared Cracker Barrel Holiday Heat n’ Serve Meals and Homestyle Holiday Pies available in a variety of flavors.
For more information about Cracker Barrel Christmas offerings, visit crackerbarrel.com or check your local store for availability.
Holiday Ham Heat n’ Serve Feast: Serves 8-10 people and goes from your oven to table in two hours. Includes a whole Sugar Cured Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Roasted Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Macaroni n’ Cheese, choice of two Country Sides, Sweet Yeast Rolls, Apple Streusel Pie and Pecan Pie. Serve within 72 hours after pickup. Pre-order and receive a FREE $10 bonus card when you schedule your pickup for 12/22 or 12/23.*
Holiday Ham Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner: Serves 4-6 and goes from your oven to table in two hours. Includes a whole Sugar Cured Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Roasted Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Macaroni n’ Cheese, choice of Country Side and Sweet Yeast Rolls. Use within 72 hours after pickup. Pre-order and receive a FREE $5 bonus card when you schedule your pickup for 12/22 or 12/23.*
Prime Rib Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner: Serves 4-6 people and goes from your oven to table in three hours. Prime Rib plus au jus and horseradish, Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Gravy, choice of two Country Sides and Sweet Yeast Rolls. Serve within 72 hours after pickup. Pre-order and receive a FREE $5 bonus card when you schedule your pickup for 12/22 or 12/23.***
Their holiday pie offerings include Apple Streusel Pie; Pecan Pie; Cinnamon Roll Pie and more.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. ‘Tis the season to celebrate at Ruth’s with sizzling steak, delectable desserts and warm hospitality. Treat yourself to your steak house favorites or indulge in the prix fixe Ruth’s Classics menu. Check your local restaurant to confirm hours and offerings.
Gathering at home? Elevate your holiday celebration with our seasonal takeout options, including signature sides and a festive family-sized feast. Available 12/5 – 12/23 from 4pm – 6pm daily. 48 hour advanced notice required for all orders.
For a limited time, receive a $40 Digital Bonus Card when you purchase $200 in gift cards available through 12/31/22 on digital or physical card purchases. All $200 must be purchased in a single transaction to qualify for the Digital Bonus Card. Digital Bonus Cards will be valid for redemption 1/1/2023 – 3/31/2023.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Maggiano’s Little Italy is offering a 3-course Holiday Family Style Menu.
They also offer a holiday carryout bundle which feeds 4-6 people and available for pick-up Thursday, 12/15 through Saturday, 12/24. Now taking call-in pre-orders. Online pre-orders start on Friday, 12/9. Orders must be placed 24 hours prior to pick-up.
Caesar Salad | Mom’s Lasagna | Fettucine Alfredo | Chicken Piccata | Chocolate Layered Cake | Gigi’s Butter Cake | Lemon Cookies | Fresh Baked Ciabatta Bread
The Honey Baked Company
The Honey Baked Company offers a variety of holiday meals including:
- Honey Baked Ham & Turkey Feast
- Boneless Ham & Turkey Feast
- Quarter Ham Meal
- Turkey Dinner Sides
- Boneless Ham & Turkey Duo
- Six Sides Sampler
The 9 lb Honey Baked Ham & Turkey Feast includes a Bone-in Half Ham and Turkey Breast – both topped with our signature sweet & crunchy glaze. Meal also includes your choice of four of frozen Heat & Serve Side Dishes. Serves 12-16.
Boston Market is offering Heat & Serve holiday meals that are fully cooked, complete meals so they’re ready when you are. Just pick up at restaurant, take home, heat up and serve. There are also a la carte options.
Some of the options include:
Complete Spiral-Sliced Ham for 12 Meal: (1) Whole Roasted Turkey; (1) Spinach Artichoke Dip & Crackers; (2) Mashed Potatoes; (2) Vegetable Stuffing; (1) Cranberry Walnut Relish; (2) Gravy; (1) Apple Pie; (1) Pumpkin Pie; (12) Dinner Rolls
Complete Combo Half Boneless Honey-Glazed Ham & Boneless Roasted Turkey Breast Meal: (1) Boneless Roasted Turkey Breast; (1) Half Boneless Honey-Glazed Ham; (1) Spinach Artichoke Dip & Crackers; (2) Mashed Potates; (2) Vegetable Stuffing; (1) Cranberry Walnut Relish; (2) Gravy; (12) Dinner Rolls; (1) Apple Pie; (1) Pumpkin Pie
Complete Whole Roasted Turkey for 12 People: (1) Whole Roasted Turkey; (1) Spinach Artichoke Dip & Crackers; (2) Mashed Potatoes; (2) Vegetable Stuffing; (1) Cranberry Walnut Relish; (2) Gravy; (1) Apple Pie; (1) Pumpkin Pie; (12) Dinner Rolls
They also offer holiday catering options including hot, ready-to-serve holiday individually plated meals and buffets.
The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver
The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver is offering a Christmas Day buffet from 12 pm – 7 pm.
Offerings include a Lamb Rack, Prime Rib, “Beet” Wellington, and more! End your meal with a sweet treat like our Meyer Lemon Tartlet, Yuzu Mint Panna Cotta or Assortment of Holiday Cookies.
Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
Five Course Feast:
- Tuna Conserva – fennel, potato, roasted olive, sauce gribiche
- Charred Calamari Ripieni – pine nut, nduja, and grana stuffed, tomato sugo
- Little Gems and Chicory – lemon anchovy dressing, bottarga, torn croutons
- Pesce Alla Griglia – crispy skin branzino, baccala mantecato, roasted clams, salmoriglio
- Struffoli – honey soaked, orange zest, hazelnuts, rainbow sprinkles
French 75 is offering holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 23. Priced at $75 per person.
Margot is offering a Holiday Truffle and Caviar with regular Margot experience. Price at $215 per person.
Russell’s Smokehouse & Green Russell
Russell’s Smokehouse & Green Russell is offering holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 23. Priced at $295 per package.
Osteria Marco is offering holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 23. Priced at $150 per package (serves 2).
Salt & Grinder
Salt & Grinder is offering holiday charcuterie, hummus, or sandwich platters to-go. Priced at $65 per platter.
Luca is offering holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 23. Priced at $180 per package (serves 2).
- Antipasti: House Cured Meat & Cheese Plate
- Insalta: Frisee, Pomegranate, 18 Month Aged Parmesan, Balsamic Vinegar
- Pasta: House-Pressed Ricotta Agnolotti, Tomato Basil Sauce
- Secondi: Barolo Braised Duck, Confit Potato, Roasted Carrots
- Dessert: Double Chocolate Cheesecake, Chantilly Cream, Raspberry
Mizuna is offering holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 23. Priced at $195 per package.
- -Beef Wellington for 2 with Foie Gras Demi & Balsamic Cippolini Onions
- -Herb-Roasted Potatoes
- -Tangier Charred Vegetables
- -Gerry’s Dinner Rolls & House Butter
- -Mizuna’s Famous Lobster Mac and Cheese
- -Smoked Salmon & Duck Rillette Duo with Crispy Lavash
- -Plum & Gingerbread Tart with Brandy Caramel
Denver Milk Market
Denver Milk Market is offering Christmas Eve to-go Prime Rib Dinner available for pick-up on December 23. Priced at $300 per package (serves 4).
They also offer holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 24. Priced at $250 per package + add-ons (serves 6).
They also offer additional holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 24. Priced at $12-$50 per item.
- Old Fashioned Apple Crumble
- Bourbon Pecan
- Dozen Assorted Donuts
- Dozen Assorted Danish
- Flourless Chocolate Cake
Stir Events at the Ice House
Stir Events at the Ice House is offering a Christmas & Holiday Centerpiece making event on December 20 from 6 pm – 8:30 pm. Priced at $120 per ticket.
Floral Centerpiece: During this fresh holiday centerpiece workshop, you’ll learn to get creative with Sarah, owner of Ladybird Poppy. She’ll teach you how to create a beautiful centerpiece that’s perfect for your holiday table.
Shake & Enjoy Cocktails: Holidays in Manhattan – Holiday Champagne Cocktail -Pomegranate Christmas Punch.
Goed Zuur is offering a Santa Wine dinner on December 13. Priced at $65 per ticket.
Featuring a selection of unique, yet affordable, wines from across the world – Oregon, Spain, France, Italy, & Austria. Food pairings by Chef Anthony will feature creative spins on holiday classics.
Nocturne is offering a Holiday dinner and a show for December 20 to 23 from 6:30 pm – 10:15 pm. Priced at $115 per person.
They also offer a Holiday Songbook event with bar seating. Priced at $39 per person, a la carte menu available.
Bar Dough is offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes. Priced at $75 per person plus tax and service.
Ash’Kara Denver is offering a Christmas Eve Chinese Pop-up event featuring Cantonese, Sichuan and Chinese American Classics. They also offer holiday items to-go available for pick-up on December 24.
On Christmas morning, start the day with a St. Nick-approved brunch and festive plates of Eggs Benedict, Steak and Eggs or decadent Macadamia Nut French Toast. Toast to good friends, family and food with a Kona-mosa or classic cocktail!
Join Kona for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dinner with dine-in or takeout options; featuring Prime Rib, Honey Glazed Ham, Surf & Turf, Filet with Lobster Cream, Macadamia Nut Turkey, and more, along with Kona Grill favorites. A children’s menu is also available and reservations are open at KonaGrill.com.
They are also offering holiday features.
Restaurant Olivia is offering holiday dinner on December 23. Priced at $135 per person.
Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse
Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse is offering a Holiday Cocktails and Plate Pairings. Priced at $40 per person.
Menu includes Housemade Stracciatella, Lamb Lollipops, and Liqueur Truffles with Pistachio Mousse. Includes 3 cocktails with 3 paired plates.
The Arvada Tavern
The Arvada Tavern is offering a Sippin’ Santa in their Tiki Room.
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