Season’s eatings, Sacramento! Whether you’re visiting Sacramento for the holidays or are looking to take the stress out of cooking for your guests this year, Sacramento restaurants have you covered. Here’s where you can eat, drink and be merry on Christmas Eve in Sacramento.


7th Street Standard

7th Street Standard is offering a special locally sourced holiday menu on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. This year's menu features whole roasted cornish hen with winter vegetable hash and wilted Brussels sprouts, as well as roasted prime rib with potato gratin and haricots verts. Be sure to save room for some of their sticky toffee pudding with candied walnuts for dessert. 



7th Street Standard (located inside the Hyatt Centric Downtown Sacramento) | 1122 7th St.

Open on Christmas Eve from 5 to 8 p.m.

Open on Christmas Day from 5 to 8 p.m.


Bennett’s American Cooking

If you’re looking to enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at the comfort of your own home without the stress of cooking, pick up a festive feast from Bennett’s American Cooking. You can choose between a turkey or prime rib dinner including roasted asparagus, creamed spinach, scalloped potatoes, Caesar salad, dinner rolls, and an apple berry crisp.



Bennett’s American Cooking | 2232 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Turkey Dinner (Feeds 6-8): $199

Prime Rib Dinner (Feeds 6-8): $259

The take-home holiday feasts will be available for pick up from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 23 and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.


Event Space at Firehouse Restaurant

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The Firehouse Restaurant

Spend this Christmas Eve with family and friends indulging in an amazing three-course menu at this Old Sacramento restaurant. From the oven-roasted Chilean sea bass to the slow-roasted maple leaf duck breast, the Firehouse has something to please everyone on Christmas Eve, including a menu for guests ages 12 and under.



The Firehouse Restaurant | 1112 Second St.

Firehouse’s three-course Christmas Eve menu is $99.95 per person. They also offer a three-course menu for children 12 and under for $37.95 per person.

Open on Christmas Eve from 3 to 9 p.m.



Image Courtesy of: Selland's Marketing Group


Bring a little bit of the Selland’s magic home for the holidays this year. Selland’s is offering a to-go Christmas Eve dinner featuring an herb-crusted prime rib, creamy mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, a spinach salad, and brioche rolls with truffle butter. If you’re looking for a little something sweet to finish off your meal, be sure to snag some of Selland’s’ famous peppermint high hat cupcakes or their cranberry cheesecake bars.



Selland’s Broadway Sacramento | 915 Broadway

Selland's East Sacramento | 5340 H St.

Selland’s El Dorado Hills | 4370 Town Center Blvd. #120

Christmas Eve Dinner packages are only available at the Selland’s Broadway Sacramento and El Dorado Hills locations. Orders must be picked up by appointment on Christmas Eve.


Murieta Inn and Spa

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The Gate at The Murieta Inn and Spa

The Gate at the Murieta Inn and Spa is offering a seasonal three-course dinner on Christmas Eve featuring a truffle vinaigrette salad for the first course, your choice between char-grilled ribeye, halibut Oscar, grilled lamb chop, and seared duck breast for the main course, and peppermint yule log for dessert. 


The Gate at the Murieta Inn and Spa | 7337 Murieta Drive

Christmas Eve Dinner | 2 to 6 p.m., $65 per person


Willow Dining Room


Other restaurants open on Christmas Eve:

NOTE: Please be sure to call restaurants before visiting.