Whether you choose a formal, white tablecloth dinner, pub grub, egg rolls and stir-fries, French cuisine or Italian fare, Maine restaurants are open and ready to serve you on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For most of the following, reservations are recommended. Check back for updates.
77 Pier Road; 207-967-8500
Christmas Eve: Serving dinner from 4-8 pm with a jazz duo playing from 5-9 pm.
45 Main St.; 207-985-3351
Christmas Eve: Serving a special menu from 4-8 p.m.
37 Beach Ave.; 207-967-2321
Christmas Eve: 3-course menu served 6-9 pm; $109 per person, half price for children under 12.
Christmas Day: 3-course menu served noon-7 pm; $93 per person, half-price for children under 12
555 Congress St.; 207-761-0555
Serving the traditional “Feast of Seven Fishes” through Christmas Eve. $85 per person for 9-course menu; $45 optional wine pairings.
25 Silver St.; 207-899-3778
Christmas Eve: Open 11 am-1 am
190 State St.; 207-553-7044
Christmas Eve: Serving all day from 11:30 am-8:30 pm; dinner menu available starting at 4 pm
45 Danforth St.; 207-775-688
Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for dine-in, takeout and delivery.
27 West Grand Ave.; 207-934-2411
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: Open regular hours (11 am-7 pm) and serving the regular menu, which means your in luck if you’re craving a massive sandwich like the Porky Noodle Dandy or the Truck Stop Melt.
4 Noble St.; 207-837-6565
Christmas Day: Christmas in the Tavern noon-8 pm with family-style service, a choice of three entrees plus sides and desserts. Adults $32; seniors $24; kids 12 and under $12. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available as well.
83 Bayview St.; 207-236-7008
Christmas Eve: 3-course prix-fixe menu; 7-course chef’s tasting menu and 5-course lobster tasting menu. Also serving lighter fare at the bar.
Christmas Day: 5-course Christmas Celebration menu served 1-5 pm; $85 per person
40 Bowery Beach Rd.; 207-799-3134
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: Open and serving the regular menu in addition to holiday specials.
521 Route 1; 207-883-9562
Feast on antipasto, fried calamari, baked ziti and other Italian-American favorites on Christmas Eve until 8 p.m. and Christmas Day noon to 6 p.m.