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Spend the night before Christmas in the West End at Alcove, where they're open for regular hours and serving up their signature menu of Mediterranean flavors. Fill up on locally-sourced fare from chef Brian Paszko with a great view of Zakim Bridge and Lovejoy Wharf. You might even see Santa in the sky if you look close enough.

Availability: 5:00-11:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Alcove

50 Lovejoy Wharf
Boston, MA 02114
617-248-0050

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A la Carte Menu

Book a table before 9:00pm to enjoy your favorite a la carte dishes at any of the Aquitaine outposts. The trio of French bistros - Boston, Chestnut Hill and Dedham - will be open for business, serving their regular menus - just closing a little earlier than usual.

Availability: 5:00-9:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Aquitaine

569 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-424-8577

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A la Carte Menu

Book a table before 9:00pm to enjoy your favorite a la carte dishes at any of the Aquitaine outposts. The trio of French bistros - Boston, Chestnut Hill and Dedham - will be open for business, serving their regular menus - just closing a little earlier than usual.

Availability: 5:00-9:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Aquitaine Chestnut Hill

11 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
617-734-8400

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Bar Lyon, Jamie Mammano’s casual Lyonnaise bistro on Washington Street in the South End, will be serving their regular menu as well as a handful of festive French specials so you can be sure to have a delicious réveillon de Noël.

Availability: 5:00-10:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Bar Lyon

1750 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-904-4020

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A la Carte Lunch & Prix Fixe Dinner

Christmas Eve affords two chances to have your fill of French fare at Bistro du Midi. You can get your family and friends together over a la carte lunch in the afternoon or enjoy a joyeux noel over a three-course dinner menu or the epic six-course Tasting Menu from chef Robert Sisca and his team.

Availability: Lunch: 11:30am-3:00pm; Dinner: 5:00-10:00pm

Price: Lunch: A la Carte; Three-course Prix Fixe: $95 per person; Six-course menu: $150 per person

Bistro du Midi

272 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-426-7878

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Take Out for Pick Up

Let the team at Watertown’s Branch Line take care of your holiday feasting needs. They’ll pack up prime rib, roasted duck or rotisserie chicken and all sorts of tasty sides for you to pick up. They’ve even got chocolate chip cookies and brownies (which you can leave out for Santa or keep for yourself).

Availability: Pickup December 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm

Price: A la Carte

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Branch Line

321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472
617-420-1900

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Buffet Brunch & Dinner

The Bristol is serving both brunch and dinner on Christmas Eve. There'll be bountiful buffets full of sweets and savories at both but book early if you're feeling breakfast-y. Whichever option you choose, everyone - friends, family, fellow diners of all kinds - will feel merry and bright and happily full.

Availability: Brunch: 9:00-11:30am; Dinner: 11:30am-8:00pm

Price: Brunch: $110 per person; Dinner $110 per person

Bristol Restaurant & Bar

200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-351-2037

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A la Carte Menus

Chopps American Bar and Grill in Burlington invites revelers to celebrate Christmas Eve with a la carte offerings from the regular menus. Pop in for a bite from the Great Room menu between 12:00 and 10:30pm or opt for something from the regular dinner menu between 5:30 and 9:00pm.

Availability: Great Room Menu: 12:00-10:30pm; 5:30-9:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Chopps American Bar & Grill

1 Burlington Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01803
781-221-6643

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A la Carte Breakfast

If you're planning on swinging by the Pru or making one more pass at Newbury Street for some last minute gift, you can have breakfast or lunch at City Table. The Lenox Hotel's signature restaurant will be serving their regular a la carte menus before closing for dinner, so be sure to plan accordingly.

Availability: 6:30-11:00am

Price: A la Carte

City Table

65 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-933-4800

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Whether you're in need of breakfast lunch or dinner this Christmas Eve, the team at Clink can accommodate. The Liberty Hotel restaurant will be open for business serving its regular menu so stop by before or after a stroll down picture perfect Charles Street or whenever you get peckish.

Availability: Breakfast: 6:30-11:00am; Lunch: 11:30am-3:00pm; Dinner: 5.30-11:00pm

Price: A la Carte

Clink

215 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
617-224-4004

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Feast of the Seven Fishes

The folks at Coppa pay tribute to La Vigilia, the Italian Christmas Eve tradition, with a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner featuring course after course (five, in all) of luxurious seafood dishes. Book a table to sit down to dishes like yellowfin tuna crudo with fennel, pistachio and calabrian chili and squid ink ravioli with lobster, bottarga and burro bianco.

Availability: 4:30-9:00pm

Price: $90 per person, $135 with optional wine pairing

Coppa

253 Shawmut Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-391-0902

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Feast of the Seven Fishes

In addition to their regular menu of northern Italian fare, Davio's will be serving a three-course Feast of the Seven Fishes menu. You can choose between your a la carte favorites or go with the seafood-laden prix fixe which includes dishes like codfish loin with Wellfleet littlenecks, mussels, leeks, saffron shellfish brodo and polenta croutons.

Availability: 4:00-10:00pm

Price: $75 per person

Davio’s – Boston

75 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-357-4810

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