2018 Christmas Dining Guide

We've gathered the ultimate list of scrumptious dining options in our Christmas Eve and Day 2018 Dining Guide, that will bring glad tidings to all and fill their bellies with jubilant cheer. Check back often as we are updating daily with new experiences.

Christmas Eve  & Day Brunch, Lunch & Dinner

3030 Ocean

Starting at 5 p.m. on Christmas Day, 3030 Ocean is serving special à la carte items created by chef Adrienne Grenier. Dishes include creamy chestnut soup with roasted mushrooms, herb pistou, slowly smoked duck breast with sweet potato puree, and gingerbread cheesecake with gingersnap crust, sweet cream, and candied cranberries.  3030 is located within Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa at 3030 Holiday Drive. For reservations, call (954) 765-3030

Breezes at Bahia Mar

Enjoy live music, Christmas dinner and a special appearance by Santa who will be handing out gifts at Breezes located at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach. Dinner service takes place from 12 - 8 PM Christmas Day with Live Music from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.  The 3-course dinner priced at $35 pp / $15 for children 12 and under includes your choice of Potato Leek Soup or Baby Spinach Salad, Spicy Duck Breast, White Bean-Kale Ragout, Toasted Breadcrumbs, Marsala Jus and capped off with a Viennese Table with Assorted Holiday Desserts, Eggnog and Gourmet Coffee Display.
Breezes is located within Bahia Mar at 801 Seabreeze Boulevard. For reservations, call (954) 764-2233.

Burlock Coast

This waterfront eatery inside the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale is serving a prime rib and champagne dinner on Christmas Eve along with its regular à la carte menu. The meal includes a family-style herb-roasted prime rib, truffle whipped potato, root vegetable, and horseradish cream. 6 p.m. $129 per couple. On Christmas Day, there is a buffet-style feast from noon to 8 p.m. featuring caviar and carving stations, cold tapas, seafood, dessert displays, and bottomless drinks. $129 per adult and $49 for children ages 5 through 12. Burlock Coast is located at 1. N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. For reservations, call (954) 302-6430


Join the family at Coastal for their Italian Christmas Eve traditional dinner, “Feast of the Seven Fishes” - a multi-course seafood menu to celebrate the season or opt for the regular dinner menu.  Christmas Day brings a true feast-style meal featuring carving stations, amazing appetizers and decadent desserts served from 1pm - 8pm and priced at $49.95 pp ++ / $19.95 ++ for children 12 & under. Coastal is located within The Atlantic Resort & Spa at 601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. For reservations, call (954) 567-8070

Lona Cocina y Tequileria

Chef Pablo Salas is offering a tasting menu with a Mexican twist on Christmas Eve along with limited à la carte lunch and dinner menus. On Christmas Day, there will be lunch and dinner menu specials like pumpkin tamales with queso fresco, foie and goat empanadas with pumpkin marmalade, and enchiladas de path with port glaze demi. 6 p.m. Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, at Lona Cocina y Tequileria,  Cost is $55 per person. Lona is located within The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. For reservations, call (954) 245-3069

Naked Crab & The Wreck Bar

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day B Ocean Resort  is serving up a four-course dinner at its Naked Crab restaurant. Guests can choose from first course offerings like Saint Jacques with hazelnuts, scallops, butternut squash, and Borage Blossom, or the hamachi crudo with watermelon radish, Russian Sturgeon caviar, and yuzu emulsion. The second-course list includes the Atlantic Red Mullet with fennel marmalade, baby romesco, star anise “Court Bouillon," and the veal tenderloin a la Broche with bone marrow, Swiss chard, fava beans, and Bordelaise sauce. Christmas sweet treats will round out the festive meal. On Christmas Day, feast on the Wreck Bar's traditional brunch featuring seafood, ceviche, and raw bars, salumeria and cheeses, pastry, omelet, and prime rib carving stations, petit fours and breakfast offerings. Christmas Eve Dinner is served from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m., Christmas Day Brunch is served from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Price is $65+ for adults and $24+ for children under 12. Naked Crab and The Wreck Bar are located inside B Ocean Resort at 1140 Seabreeze Boulevard. For reservations, call (954) 564-1000

Terra Mare

Guests visiting this Fort Lauderdale eatery after 5 p.m. on Christmas Day will feast on a prix fixe four-course menu of seasonal favorites including carrot risotto, poached pear salad, roasted chicken and pumpkin cheesecake. The regular a la carte menu will be available on Christmas Eve, featuring dishes such as crispy calamari, snapper crudo, grilled octopus, and crispy whole snapper. Dinner is priced at $99 per person. Terra Mare is located at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach at 551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. For reservations, call (954) 414-5160

Other Options

Most all of Fort Lauderdale Beach's restaurants are open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Visit our online Dining Guide for a complete list.