Here are 8 restaurants open in Seattle on Christmas Day that don't require reservations

Dec 23 2019, 9:03 pm

Christmas is undoubtedly a stressful time for all. With presents to wrap, kids to keep busy, and annoying questions to answer from pesky family, there’s so much to do. If you’ve left your dinner in the oven for too long and need a last-minute spot to eat, we’re here to help.

Here are eight restaurants in Seattle that are delicious, open on Christmas Day, and don’t require a reservation.

The 5 Point Cafe


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This dive bar and diner is one of the oldest bars in existence in Belltown and has everything that your stomach could desire. Build your own burger, get a fried chicken steak, or keep it simple with pancakes ‚Äď the choice is yours.

Holiday Hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Location: 415 Cedar Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-448-9991
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The Dolar Shop Seattle


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This hot pot hotspot offers tasty food in glamorous surroundings. The chain currently operates 52 stores worldwide, each offering miniature individual-style hot pots. The Dolar Shop is often regarded by locals as being the fanciest hot pot shop in Seattle, so prepare for prices higher than the average stop.

Holiday Hours: Noon to 10 pm
Location: 11020 NE 6th Street, Bellevue
Phone: 425-390-8888
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Big Mario’s Pizza


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I’m sorry, but you’re not a true Seattlite if you haven’t been to Big Mario’s. Head on down on Christmas Day for one of their holiday selections, such as the Grinch Pie: pesto, pepperoni, and jalape√Īo.

Holiday Hours: 11 am to 2 am
Location: 1009 East Pike Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-922-3875

13 Coins


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If a fancier spot is what you‚Äôre feeling, 13 Coins is the¬†place for you. The restaurant serves everything from decadent French onion soup to buckets of clams and oysters. They also have an all-day breakfast menu as well as pasta and steaks. For Christmas, they’re offering a special two-course dinner as well as their regular menu.

Holiday Hours: Open 24 hours
Location: 255 South King Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-682-2513
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Lost Lake Cafe


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Lost Lake Cafe is a modern twist on the American diner experience. While the restaurant has red booths and classic diner floors, the feel of the eatery is more of a modern establishment. The spot will be open and will be available for delivery on Uber Eats.

Holiday Hours: Open 24 hours
Location: 1505 10th Avenue, Seattle
Phone: 206-323-5678
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North Star Diner and Shanghai Room


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After a night of the karaoke bar next door, North Star Diner and Shanghai Room is your perfect spot to carbo-load. No matter the craving, this diner is sure to have it, especially on Christmas Day!

Holiday Hours: Open 24 hours
Location: 8700 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle
Phone: 206-457-5794
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Boiling Point


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Unlike most hot pot restaurants, Boiling Point orders arrive with ingredients pre-added to the pot. They offer a choice of ten pre-set hot soups with the option to include add-ons such as enoki mushrooms, bok choy, and meats.

Holiday Hours: 11 am to 11 pm
Location: 610 5th Avenue South, Seattle
Phone: 206-737-8506

Mecca Cafe


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Sister restaurant to The 5 Point Cafe, Mecca Cafe is also a perfect spot for Christmas dinner in Seattle. The spot serves up all-day breakfast, which includes a build-your-own-omelette bar and Mecca Benedicts.

Holiday Hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Location: 526 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle
Phone: 206-285-9728

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