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Christmas Dining in Las Vegas | 2018

Posted at 2:21 PM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-23 11:12:24-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — If you are looking for a place to have Christmas Eve or Christmas dinner, there are many places to choose from in Las Vegas. Here are some of them.

Alder & Birch Cocktails & Dining at The Orleans is serving up multiple menu options to be enjoyed on Christmas Day from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. For starters, guests can choose from butternut squash soup, berry harvest salad or a wedge salad for $8 each; lobster ravioli and bocconcini stuffed wagyu meatballs for $10; and pancetta wrapped shrimp for $12. For $37, diners can enjoy a seasonal holiday favorite, featuring a stuffed turkey dinner with sun-dried cranberry stuffing, haricot verts, sweet yams, buttery mashed potatoes with giblet gravy and fresh cranberry relish. House entrées include fresh salmon en croûte with scallop mousse, mushroom duxelle wrapped in phyllo saffron-vanilla butter sauce served with Brussels sprouts for $31; pan-seared diver scallops with mango lemon sauce, pomegranate syrup, potato puree and petit vegetables for $34; and Colorado lamb chops with orange mint yogurt sauce, grilled citrus and petit vegetables for $37. Steak entrées include an eight-oz. filet mignon for $34; 16-oz. prime New York steak for $43; and an 18-oz. ribeye for $43 as well. Diners can pair their meals with several side options, including lobster mac with truffle oil for $12, or bleu cheese scalloped potatoes, grilled asparagus with asiago cheese or roasted root vegetables for $7 each. Dessert options include a Christmas Yule log, cheesecake sampler or decadent trio, featuring pistachio gelato, bananas foster and a chocolate Boston cupcake, for $10 each.

Arizona Charlie’s (both locations) will offer its popular two-for-one buffet promotion with special menu offerings. The Christmas Day menu on Dec. 25, will include hand-carved roasted turkey, ham, herb-crusted prime rib and more, while the New Year’s Day menu on Jan. 1, will include hand-carved pork loin with sauerkraut and more.

The Angry Butcher at Sam’s Town will serve a special multi-course Christmas Day dinner from 3 p.m. to close for $39. The meal will begin with a choice of lobster bisque with cognac and crème fraiche or a winter salad with crisp field greens, pears, sundried cranberries, candied walnuts and red wine vinaigrette. Guests can choose from three main entrée options, including slow-roasted turkey with sourdough stuffing, cranberry relish and turkey gravy; baked bone-in ham with spiced honey and cloves rum raisin glaze; or oven-roasted prime rib with au jus and creamed horseradish. Each dish will be paired scalloped potatoes or baked sweet potatoes, buttered carrots, Brussels sprouts, Parker House rolls and butter. Diners can end their meal with their choice of crème brûlée or pistachio cheesecake.

Bailiwick All American Pub + Eatery at The Orleans is serving up a scrumptious three-course Christmas Day dinner from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. for $35. For starters, diners can have a wedge salad with crisp iceberg lettuce, applewood smoked bacon, scallions, vine ripe tomato, moody bleu cheese dressing, crispy onions and balsamic syrup. The main entrée features beef wellington, a classic center cut beef tenderloin topped with mushroom duxelle and pâté baked in a puff pastry served with Madeira wine sauce, stuffed baked potato and fresh broccolini. A homemade apple strudel with vanilla ice cream and salted caramel sauce will be served for dessert.

Beauty & Essex inside The Cosmopolitan will add two additional specials to their menu of globally influenced share plates available on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Celebrity chef Chris Santos will offer his take on Duck a l’orange with confit duck and polenta, as well as Porchetta with apricot-fig-cranberry, brandy pork jus and sweet potato puree.

Big Al’s Oyster Bar is offering a $23 Christmas seafood special on Tuesday, Dec. 25 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Diners will start off with a cup of Big Al’s famous Boston or Manhattan clam chowders or a house salad. For the main course, guests can enjoy lobster ravioli served with crabmeat cream sauce. Lastly, guests will end their meal with a slice of traditional chocolate Yule log cake.

The Barrymore, located on Convention Center Dr. inside the Royal Resort, will also be offering a special three-course menu for Christmas, with an optional wine pairing. The dinner is $65 per person, and I have attached it here for reference as well.

Bistro 57’s Christmas menu will be available on Tuesday, Dec. 25 from 3 p.m. to close for $55 per person. The dinner will begin with an arugula salad with glazed roasted pecans in honey lemon dressing. The main course will feature ribeye steak and scallops served in a light lobster sauce. For dessert, guests can enjoy a warm panettone with cinnamon ice cream.

Carmine’s inside The Forum Shops at Caesars will celebrate the holidays with featured dishes. On December 24 and 25, the Italian restaurant will serve specials including Angel Hair Marcchiare, Stuffed Salmon and Misti Salad. Chicken Alla Romana will also be featured Christmas Eve, with Rack of Lamb offered on Christmas Day. Carmine’s dishes are served family-style, with each dish designed to serve four to six guests, making it an ideal spot to celebrate with those near and dear.

Carve Prime Rib at Cannery hotel-casino will serve up a sweet and savory multi-course meal on Christmas Day between 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. for $39.99. The special menu features the choice of New York steak, filet, shrimp and scallops, salmon or lamb chops. Each meal is paired with the diner’s choice of shrimp cocktail or crab cake and corn chowder or cleaver salad, along with the Chef’s choice for dessert.

For $19.99, diners can savor a mouthwatering filet mignon dinner at Copper Whisk Café at The Orleans on Christmas Day from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Start the holiday dinner with a choice of soup du jour or house salad, followed by a petit filet mignon stuffed with Boursin cheese and two jumbo crab stuffed shrimps served with lemon butter sauce, croquette potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables. A slice of traditional chocolate Yule log cake will be served for dessert.

Claim Jumper Restaurant & Saloon in Henderson will offer a festive feast from 4 to 9 p.m. The buffet will include roast beef, turkey, stuffing, cream corn, sweet mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, peel and eat shrimp, spinach and artichoke dip, housemade desserts and more.

Cornerstone at Gold Coast will serve an expansive Christmas Day dinner menu from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. For starters, guests will have a variety of options, including chicken and wild mushroom ravioli for $8; butternut squash bisque for $8; crispy braised pork belly for $9; shrimp and crab cocktail for $12; chopped Caesar salad for $8; or a Cornerstone wedge salad for $8. For the main entrée, diners can enjoy one of Cornerstone’s seasonal holiday entrées, including a traditional turkey dinner for $28; roast duck for $29; and pan-seared salmon for $29. Steak entrée options include a seven-oz. filet mignon for $30; 22-oz. bone-in ribeye for $38; 14-oz. New York strip for $38; and 14-oz. prime rib $29 or a 22-oz. prime rib for $33. Meals can be paired with a variety of sides, including grilled asparagus for $7 as well as crispy bacon green beans, creamed corn and Brussels sprouts for $6 each. To finish the meal, guests can delight in a baked Alaska or eggnog crème brûlée for $8 each.

Court Café at Jokers Wild Casino will offer a special Christmas Day spiral ham dinner for $9.99 from 11 a.m. to close. The dining special includes the choice of soup or salad, as well as savory stuffing, root vegetables, buttery mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams and a slice of holiday pie.

Delmonico Steakhouse’s Christmas menu is available Christmas Day from 5-10 p.m. Enjoy a la carte menu items including the specialty entrée, a Tomahawk Prime Rib for Two for $150 and “Duo of Quail” for $42.

Open 24-hours on Christmas Day, Denny’s will offer guests a convenient dining option to take the stress out of this busy day. This year, guests even have the flexibility to order the New Turkey & Dressing Dinner Pack for takeout or delivery (where available). Diners will also have the chance to enjoy a festive dish such as the New Pumpkin Spice Pancake Breakfast and New Cinnamon Roll Pancake Breakfast. Holiday classics, like the Turkey & Dressing Dinner, will also be available all day long.

Du-par’s at Suncoast will offer a yummy Christmas dinner special for $17.99 that includes the choice of a holiday roast turkey or oven-baked ham. Dinner will be served with butternut squash soup or house salad, bread stuffing, mashed potatoes with turkey gravy, candied yams, cranberry sauce, vegetables and a slice of Du-Par’s famous pecan or pumpkin pie.

FARM at Aliante hotel-casino will serve three-course lunches and dinners for $18.99 between 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Christmas specials start off with a house salad. The main course includes spiced-glazed ham, roasted Brussels sprouts, carrots, pecans, cranberries and sweet potato mash served with a dinner roll and a slice of pecan pie for dessert.

Guests can enjoy a Christmas Day dinner at Firelight Buffetat Sam’s Town from 11 a.m. to close, starting at $17.99 with a B Connected card. Specials include brown sugar baked ham, prime rib, leg of lamb, coq au vin, crab-stuffed flounder, bread pudding and other holiday favorites. For more details, visit

Garden Court Buffetat Main Street Hotel will offer several special selections starting at $16.99 with a B Connected card and $17.99 for diners without a player’s card on Christmas Day from 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. for brunch and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. for lunch and dinner. Specials include brown sugar baked ham, prime rib, leg of lamb, coq au vin, crab-stuffed flounder, bread pudding and other holiday favorites.

Market Street Café at California hotel-casino will offer a Christmas Day special for $12.99. The special offers the choice of a traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings or a baked ham dinner drizzled with fruit sauce served with all the trimmings as well.

Guests can enjoy a delicious Christmas Day spiral ham dinner special at Mary’s Diner at Eldorado Casino that includes the choice of soup or salad, savory stuffing, root vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams and a slice of holiday pie. The special will be available from 11 a.m. to close for $9.99.

The Christmas Eve “Feast of Seven Fishes”at Masso Osteria features Assaggini to start, followed by a multi-course menu that includes Hamachi Crudo for the first course, Chilled Octopus Salad and Butter Poached Alaskan Crab for the second course, Cauliflower & Lobster Salad and Chef Conant’s signature Pasta Al Pomodoro for the third, Gnocchi and Diver Scallop for the fourth, and Salted Caramel Budino for dessert. The special dinner menu will be available for $95 per guest (excludes tax and gratuity). Masso Osteria’s regular dinner menu will also be available.

Medley Buffet at The Orleans will offer a variety of special selections for $23.99 with a B Connected card or $24.99 without a player’s card on Christmas Day from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Specials include roast turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib, Virginia lamb, roast leg of lamb and other holiday favorites. Please note that the buffet will be closed between 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Medley Buffet at Aliante hotel-casino will serve up traditional Christmas favorites from 10 a.m. to close, starting at $17.99 with a B Connected card. Buffet selections include turkey, slow-roasted prime rib, honey-glazed ham, seared Atlantic salmon, stuffed flounder, a salad bar, Christmas cookies and more.

Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace will offer a two-course prix fixe dinner packed with Bobby Flay’s signature southwestern flavors ($85 per person).

Make reservations at Morels Steakhouse and Bistro for the Christmas Day prix fixe menu. For $85 per person, guests will enjoy housemade eggnog, petite romaine heart salad, slow roasted prime rib and holiday macarons.

Morton’s The Steakhouse is open from 4 – 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 2 – 9 p.m. on Christmas Day, serving families their signature steakhouse fare with unrivaled service. Select locations will be offering Côte de Boeuf and Filet & Lobster Oscar. Morton’s will also be open on New Year’s Eve from 5 p.m. – midnight and New Year’s Day from 4 – 9 p.m.

MRKT at Aliante will serve a special Christmas menu on Christmas Eve (Monday, Dec. 24) from 5 p.m. to close and Christmas Day (Tuesday, Dec. 25) from 3 p.m. to close, offering multiple special selections. Guests will begin their meal with a choice of a roasted golden and red beets served with goat cheese, pecans, blood orange, dried cranberries and orange-herb balsamic vinaigrette or a creamy butternut squash bisque with spicy crème fraiche each priced at $15. For the main course, MRKT will serve traditional beef wellington with pâté, veal demi-glace served with roasted fingerling potatoes and sautéed baby squash for $45. Dessert will feature a fresh berry English trifle with sweet custard for $15. Diners have the option to enjoy three selections for $75 or order à la carte.

Old Homestead Steak House at Caesars Palace will feature luxurious items such as seared scallop and oscetra caviar, surf and turf and complimentary champagne to toast the New Year ($200 per person).

Ports O’Call Buffet at Gold Coast hotel-casino will offer Christmas Day specials for $20.99 with a B Connected card or $21.99 without a player’s club from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Specials include carved black pepper ribeye roast, butter-roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham, stuffed flounder, green bean casserole, butternut squash bisque, chocolate bread pudding and other holiday favorites.

Prime Rib Loft at The Orleans will offer a memorable four-course Christmas Day special from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. for $49. The meal will begin with a Maryland crab cake served over cheesy grits and Cajun lobster sauce. Diners will also have the choice of a Christmas tortellini and spinach soup or a Waldorf salad. The main entrée is a ribeye steak platter that includes a 24-oz. bone-in prime rib chip served over corn, shrimp hash and port wine sauce. For dessert, diners can indulge in an eggnog cheesecake with pecan caramel sauce and berries.

Rao’s at Caesars Palace will feature signature Italian flavors with an impressive three-course prix fixe menu ($98 per person) and a la carte menu in honor of the occasion.

The Salted Lime will offer an authentic Latin American, three-course Christmas special on Tuesday, Dec. 25 from 4 p.m. to close for $28. The meal features a house salad with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and radishes topped with crispy red and blue tortillas and pepita dressing. The main course is shrimp tamales with spicy tomatillo cream sauce, Blanco rice and Peruvian beans. Pumpkin flan will be served for dessert.

Salvatore’s at Suncoast will serve several holiday selections on Christmas Eve, including wild mushroom medley in a creamy sherry infused bisque for $9.95; pan-seared Barramundi, Australian bass draped with a holiday ginger sauce served with creamy citrus risotto for $32.95; fresh spaghetti Portofino simmered with lobster, clams, shrimp, scallops and mussels in a rich tomato-basil seafood brodo for $39.95; prime rib au jus served with the diner’s choice of potato and garden-fresh vegetables for $32.95. On Christmas Day, Salvatore’s will also serve a variety of special selections, including pan-seared Barramundi, Australian bass draped with roasted artichokes and a picatta sauce, served with creamy citrus risotto for $32.95; ribeye steak topped with crispy BBQ onions and a choice of potato for $45.95; Fazzoletti di formaggi, tender pasta bundles simmered in a rich Gorgonzola-sage cream with toasted walnuts for $28.95; and Barolo-braised beef short ribs served over creamy mashers topped with julienne vegetables and rich pan juices for $32.95.

SC Prime Steakhouse & Bar at Suncoast will offer several three-course menu options on Christmas Day from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Start the meal with creamy shrimp and potato leek soup or a wedge salad; then grilled filet mignon and cilantro lime shrimp served with whipped potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables and Madeira wine sauce for $44; bacon and onion-crusted Alaskan halibut served with julienne vegetables, lemon beurre blanc and red wine reduction for $42; or pan-seared duck breast served with potato leek cake, fresh seasonal vegetables and port wine blackberry reduction for $38. For dessert, guests can enjoy a chocolate Nutella torte with raspberry Chambord sauce and fresh berries.

Siegel’s 1941 at El Cortez is offering a Christmas Day menu. Guests can start with a tossed green salad or roasted butternut squash soup followed by a choice of freshly roasted tom turkey served with warm giblet gravy, fresh sage dressing, fluffy mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and green beans amandine or Smithfield Ham served with brandy-pineapple sauce, sweet potatoes and green beans amandine. Dessert includes freshly baked pumpkin, pecan or apple pie. The cost is $19.95 with players card, $24.95 without a players card.

Spend your Christmas Day at STK Las Vegas at The Cosmopolitan. Specials for the night include an 18 oz. prime rib priced at $95 and a loaded baked potato with bacon, cheddar, lobster, white truffle, sea salt, chives and crème fraiche for $40. Full menu is also available and hours of operation are 5-9 p.m.

St. Tropez Buffetat Suncoast will serve up traditional Christmas favorites and more on Tuesday, Dec. 25 from 11 a.m. to close, starting at $15.99 with a B Connected card. Specials include brown sugar baked ham, prime rib, leg of lamb, coq au vin, crab-stuffed flounder, bread pudding and other holiday favorites.

Wolfgang Puck’s Cucina inside The Shops at Crystals will offer sautéed blue crab cakes for $24, black truffle risotto for $39, Barolo braised beef short rib with creamy polenta for $42 and Christmas cocoa budding for $12.

Redwood Steakhouse at California hotel-casino will serve a traditional Christmas Day dinner special for $28 from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. The dinner includes the choice of roast turkey with cornbread and sausage stuffing, homemade turkey gravy, buttery mashed potatoes, pecan-candied yams and Brussels sprouts. Diners will also have the option to order a chef-carved, honey-baked ham with pineapple butter glaze, roasted red potatoes, green bean casserole, candied yams and a cornbread muffin instead. For dessert, guests can enjoy their choice of a pumpkin or custard pie.

Rí Rá Las Vegas will celebrate Christmas by offering guests a specialty dinner menu, available from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Holiday inspired dishes include: Irish Christmas Dinner ($25), served with roasted turkey and gravy, house sage stuffing, roasted potatoes, brussels sprouts, carrot and parsnip mash topped with homemade cranberry sauce. Ham Christmas Dinner ($25), orange glazed ham glazed served with a side of sautéed green beans, Yukon smashed potatoes, Jameson honey glazed carrots finished with homemade cranberry sauce. For dessert, the menu offers a Bread Pudding ($10), with vanilla cinnamon bread pudding served with a whiskey caramel sauce topped with whipped cream. Guests will have the option to add-on ham to the Irish Christmas Dinner for an additional $7. The menu will be available while supplies last.

Eastside Cannery’s Snaps’ Christmas Day special features a three-course turkey and ham dinner for $12.99, served from 11 a.m. to close. The special comes with the choice of butternut squash bisque or house salad. The main entrée includes the choice of a honey-butter roasted turkey served with cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce, or an apricot-glazed baked ham served with cinnamon-baked sweet potatoes, buttery corn cobette and candied pecans. Diners can finish off their meal with their choice of apple, pumpkin, sweet potato or pecan pie served with chilled eggnog.

Paradise Buffet at Fremont hotel-casino will offer several special selections starting at $15.99 with a B Connected card on Christmas Day from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Specials include brown sugar baked ham, prime rib, leg of lamb, coq au vin, crab-stuffed flounder, bread pudding and other holiday favorites.

Fremont Hotel’s Paradise Café’s Christmas Day special will be available from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. for $13.99, featuring three tasty options. Diners can choose from baked ham with apricot sauce served with baked yams, mashed potatoes and green beans; stuffed sole served with green beans and rice pilaf; or roast prime rib served with green beans and baked potato. A slice of Chef-selected pie will be served for dessert.

Second Street Grill at Fremont Hotel is serving up three-course Christmas Day specials from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Each holiday special comes with soup or salad and the Chef’s choice of dessert. Guests can devour panko-crusted Asian chicken roulade with pan-seared Kauai shrimps served with roasted asparagus spears and Yukon gold potatoes for $44. Diners also have the option to select the kalbi, marinated airline chicken breast served with vegetable fried rice and stir-fried vegetables for $28.

Wolfgang Pick Bar & Grill will feature oysters Rockefeller for $19; smoked sturgeon rillettes, $18; roasted chestnut risotto, $32; surf ’n’ turf for $65; and Christmas cocoa budding, $11.

Via Brasil Steakhouse is serving lunch fro 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 24 and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 25.

Virgil’s Real Barbeque at The LINQ Promenade will offer two special dishes on December 24 and 25. For Christmas and Christmas Eve, the restaurant will serve Smoked Prime Rib as well as Baby Back Ribs. Virgil’smeats are smoked at a low temperature over indirect heat for up to ten hours with a unique mix of hickory, oak and fruit woods to impart the most flavor and to keep the meat from drying out. To complement the main menu of BBQ specialties, Virgil’s also offers a generous selection of traditional sides like barbecue beans, coleslaw and cheese grits and Southern-style desserts like banana pudding and Key Lime and sweet potato pies.

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