Celebrate the hap-happiest season of all with joyous Christmas dining in Orlando.

Updated Dec. 13, 2023

The holiday season is here, and you’re invited to gather with friends and family over a delectable Yuletide feast. Many of Orlando’s acclaimed restaurants, resort eateries and MICHELIN Guide honorees will offer special holiday menus, so leave the cooking to Santa’s elves and enjoy the greatest gift of all — time spent together. From traditional Christmas dishes to eclectic new favorites, here’s what Orlando is serving for Christmas 2023.

Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, all Christmas dining specials are only available on Dec. 25, 2023. Reservations are strongly recommended and required where noted. Prices do not include taxes, service charges and gratuities.

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Christmas Dining in Orlando Neighborhoods

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The Table Is Set for Christmas Dining in Orlando

4 Rivers Smokehouse

Tis the season for smoking good barbecue. Let 4 Rivers Smokehouse do the cooking, with locations in East Orlando, Kissimmee, Longwood, SODO, Winter Garden and Winter Park. Featured entree options include smoked turkey, boneless ham, signature angus brisket, smoked salmon or prime rib, all paired with your choice of a la carte sides and desserts. For dinner made easy, pick your protein and add the Fixins Package, which includes cranberry chutney and five sides to feed four people. Order by Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. for pickup on Dec. 23, 2023. Pricing: $39.99 - $199.00 proteins, $65.99 Fixins Package, $29.99 Pies, $10.99 a la carte sides.

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Christmas Dining in the International Drive Entertainment District

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Cafe Osceola at Rosen Shingle Creek

Cafe Osceola

AAA Four Diamond resort Rosen Shingle Creek invites you to enjoy Christmas Day brunch at Cafe Osceola from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., featuring breakfast items, soups, salads, seafood, a carving station and dessert. Pricing: $89.95 adults, $37.95 children 4 – 11, under 4 free.

Castle Hotel

Celebrate like royalty all week long at the Castle Hotel, which will offer a holiday menu and drink specials from Dec. 20 – 26, 2023. The three-course meal will include a mixed green salad with candied walnuts, cider poached apples and cranberry vinaigrette, followed by sugar baked ham with black cherry marmalade, au gratin potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts and caramelized onion and bacon. Finish things off with a chocolate glazed yule log for dessert, and don’t forget to add spiked apple cider or a cinnamon crunch shot ($12) for an extra dose of merry with your meal. Pricing: $35.

KAVAS Tacos + Tequila

At Pointe Orlando, KAVAS Tacos + Tequila will offer a three-course, prix-fixe meal from 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, featuring ceviche, skirt steak, mango mezcal salmon, coconut tres leches and more tantalizing holiday picks. Pricing: $39 adults.

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Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Mist Wine Bar at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld will offer several cocktail specials throughout the holiday season. They include You’re a Mean One (Hendrick’s gin, lemon juice, rosemary-infused matcha simple syrup, rosemary and cranberries), Angels’ Pumpkin Spice Martini (vodka, Kahlua, Bailey’s, pumpkin sauce, nitro cold brew and toasted marshmallow) and the Winter Wonderland cocktail (Malibu coconut rum, Grand Marnier, lime, coconut milk, Coco Lopez with a sugar rim and foam).

Rosen Centre Hotel

Rosen Centre Hotel will host a jolly holiday buffet from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. featuring soups, market salads, local and international cheeses, and tropical fruit, seafood, pasta, and more. The meal will also include unlimited champagne and mimosas for adults 21 and up. Pricing: $64.95 adults, $27.95 children 4-12, under 4 free.

Rosen Plaza Hotel

Savor a bountiful holiday buffet at Rosen Plaza Hotel from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with soups, salads, seafood, pasta, fresh hot entrees and delectable desserts. Pricing: $55.95 adults, $23.95 children 3 – 11, under 3 free.

Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit

Enjoy Christmas dinner with some Spanish flair at Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit at ICON Park®. Festive options include a brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., followed by a la carte Christmas dinner offerings from 4 – 10 p.m. Pricing: $45 adults, $16 children under 10 (brunch).

Taverna Opa

Taverna Opa at Pointe Orlando will offer a special prix-fixe menu from 12-10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, with a meat platter course of chicken and beef kebobs, oak-grilled pork loin and slice gyro meat served with YiaYia’s veggies and lemon potatoes. A special family-style menu will also be able for groups of four or more. Don’t miss live belly dancing entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. Prix-fixe pricing: $39 adults.

Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

Soak up the season with festive Christmas menus and more holiday fun at four Universal Orlando Resort hotels.

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Christmas Dining in the Lake Buena Vista Area

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Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Dinner in Orlando

City Works Eatery & Pour House

City Works Eatery & Pour House, part of Disney Springs® at Walt Disney World® Resort, will offer a Peppermint Nutcracker Martini throughout the month of December. The vodka-based cocktail features chocolate, espresso, hazelnut and mint. Plus, earn a $20 bonus gift with a $100+ gift card purchase through Dec. 31, 2023.

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort

The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort will offer special Christmas menus at its two MICHELIN Guide restaurants.

  • Capa Steakhouse & Bar: One-MICHELIN-Star Capa Steakhouse & Bar will offer its full a la carte menu along with festive holiday specials from 5 – 10 p.m. on Christmas Day.
  • Ravello: MICHELIN Recommended Ravello will offer a decadent buffet from 2 – 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Pricing: $150 adults, $55 children 2 – 12.

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Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante

Have breakfast with Santa himself at Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante at Disney Springs every weekend from Nov. 24. – Dec. 23, 2023. Savor a family-style breakfast, visit with Santa and his elves, enjoy holiday activities, and score a free souvenir photo and takeaway treats for the whole crew. Prepaid reservations are required. Pricing: $69 - $79 adults, $45 children 3-10, under 3 free.

Morimoto Asia

MICHELIN Recommended Pan-Asian eatery Morimoto Asia will offer special holiday cocktails through Dec. 31, 2023. You can also get a head start on the festivities with the annual 12 Beers of Christmas tasting event hosted by Iron Chef Masahuru Morimoto himself on Dec. 2, 2023. Pricing: $95 adults, $55 children (non-alcoholic tasting menu).

Orlando World Center Marriott

Indulge in a festive holiday buffet from 1 – 6 p.m. at Latitude & Longitude inside Orlando World Center Marriott. The cheerful spread will include herb-rubbed prime rib, roasted pork tenderloin and pesto-rubbed Florida Snapper, a selection of savory salads and sides, and plenty of dessert to help spread Christmas cheer. Pricing: $70 adults, $30 children 4 – 12, under 4 free.

Paddlefish Restaurant

Paddlefish Restaurant at Disney Springs will offer Santa’s Seafood Boil complete with Key West Pink Shrimp, Cedar Key Little Necks, PEI Mussels, corn bread, red potatoes and sweet corn ($49), and a bottle of Paddlefish White ($50) or Paddlefish Red ($60).

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Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant

Celebrate the spirit of Ireland with plenty of holiday cheer at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant, which will offer a special Christmas dish of butter and herb roast turkey, roast garlic potatoes, duck fat roasties, honey glazed carrots, bacon braised Brussels sprouts, sausage and walnut stuffing, red wine jus and cranberry sauce. Pricing: $39.99 adults, $19.99 children.

Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista

Savor a Christmas Day buffet in the ballroom of Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista from 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. In addition to entrees of beef brisket, carved honey ham and pan-seared salmon, the buffet will feature savory sides, a chef-attended mashed potato bar and a decadent dessert display, all with complimentary red and white wine for guests 21 and up. Prepaid pricing: $35.95 adults, $17.97 children 4 – 11, under 4 free.

A couple dining at La Luce at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
La Luce at Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Celebrate the season with two special yuletide menus at Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, plus six festive drink specials across the resort.

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  • La Luce®: Savor an Italian holiday tradition, the Fiesta dei Sette Pesci (Feast of the Seven Fishes), at modern Italian country kitchen La Luce®. Featuring items like octopus carpaccio, Risotto Con Aragosta, and shrimp pizza Positano, both the specialty menu and the regular La Luce menu will be available from 6 – 10 p.m. on Dec. 24 – 25, 2023.
  • Harvest Bistro: Harvest Bistro will offer a traditional holiday dinner buffet from 5 – 10 p.m. on Christmas Day, featuring family favorites like roasted Carolina turkey and herb crusted ribeye. Pricing: $70 adults, $38 children 6 -12.

Terralina Crafted Italian

Celebrate the season with Terralina Crafted Italian. The rustic Disney Springs eatery will serve grilled lamb chops with creamed spinach and artichokes, wild mushroom and parmesan risotto cake, mint and basil sauce topped with crispy leeks ($46), plus a Poinsettia cocktail ($14).

Waldorf Astoria® Orlando

The Waldorf Astoria® Orlando will deck the halls with holiday menus at two of its acclaimed eateries, plus festive cocktails at St. Nick’s Holiday Bar.

  • Bull & Bear®: Enjoy Chef’s holiday favorites with an optional wine pairing program at the award-winning Bull & Bear®, featuring Hawaiian Salt Crusted Prime Rib with a decadent assortment of sides and a rich chocolate dessert. Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Oscar’s® Brasserie: Oscar’s® Brasserie will offer a family-friendly buffet of classic holiday fare from 5 – 10 p.m. on Christmas Day, featuring honey glazed ham, roast natural turkey and roast prime rib. Pricing: $80 adults, $40 children 6 – 12.

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

Savor festive dining specials at two locations at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek.

  • deep blu Seafood & Grille: Savor 1855 Prime Rib Beef Roast served with herb roasted heirloom potatoes, seasonal vegetables, rosemary jus and horseradish foam ($61) at deep blu Seafood & Grille.
  • Tesoro Cove: Savor a gourmet Christmas day buffet from 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Tesoro Cove, featuring a ham carving station, assorted pastries, and made-to-order waffles, omelets, huevos ranchos and more. Pricing: $35 adults, $18 children 6 – 12, $8 children under 6.

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Christmas Dining in Surrounding Areas

El Conquistador at Mission Inn Resort
El Conquistador at Mission Inn Resort

Mission Inn Resort

Mission Inn Resort will offer a la carte specialties, featuring roast prime rib, roasted Muscovy duck, and herb seared Chilean Sea Bass, at El Conquistador on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Plus, enjoy a selection of festive holiday-inspired craft cocktails now through Jan. 1, 2024 at El Conquistador and La Margarita.

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