#ALIVEHoliday: Your Best Bets for Dining Out For Christmas Eve and Day

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

Whether it’s a tradition or you’re looking to get out of the house to share a quality meal with family and friends, consider trying one of these local restaurants to celebrate the season.

Photo courtesy of Avenue

Photo courtesy of Avenue

Avenue
The newest restaurant from Bryan and Dianne Carr, featuring the best from their former Pomme and Pomme Cafe & Wine Bar, will serve the usual brunch and lunch menu with a three-course prix fix dinner for $40 per person. 12 N. Meramec Ave., Clayton, 314.727.4141

Cielo
Treat the family to a huge festive feast from the kitchen at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. On Dec. 24 and 25, a three-course dinner will be served from 5:30-9:30pm. Guests can choose from cured tuna carpaccio or artichoke soup for a first course, tagliolini or gnocchi as a second course and halibut, ox tail or pheasant as a third course. Dessert will be the traditional Italian Christmas Sweet Tree. Dinner is $85 per adult, $35 for children ages 5-12 and free for 4 and under. A brunch buffet will be served on Dec. 25, featuring items like lobster bisque, a carving station, praline pannacotta and much more. Brunch is $89 per adult, $35 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children 4 and under. 999 N. 2nd St., Downtown, 314.881.5759

Balaban’s 
Come in to enjoy favorites from the regular menu for lunch or dinner on Christmas Eve. Take advantage of the best wine selections the city has to offer during the meal—maybe even take a few bottles at home to enjoy for the holiday. 1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, 636.449.6700 

The Restaurant at the Cheshire
Stay warm and cozy in the inviting atmosphere at The Restaurant at the Cheshire with the expertly-crafted dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients. Don’t forget about their extensive wine and cocktail menu. Open from 11am-8pm on Dec. 24. Reservations can be made online or via phone. 7035 Clayton Ave., Hi-Pointe, 314.932.7818

Eclipse
Open 11am-11pm on Christmas Day, enjoy a three-course meal at Eclipse in the Moonrise Hotel with several options like glazed ham, prime rib and butternut squash ravioli for the vegetarians in your party. Choose from flourless chocolate cake or apple bread pudding for dessert. 6177 Delmar Blvd, The Loop, 314.726.2222

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