No Need to Stress Over Christmas Dinner; Dallas Restaurants Are Here to Serve

Christmas is only two and a half weeks away, folks. And as much as we love the twinkling lights, we hate spending the whole afternoon in the kitchen.

You too?

Then do what we do and make a reservation instead of a reduction. Here are some great Christmas Brunch and Christmas Dinner options (with more to follow in the coming weeks):

(Restaurants: If we haven’t covered you yet, feel free to paste your menu into the comments section.)

jump for the menus…

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar
Christmas Day Brunch
Enjoy a veritable feast and indulge in a perfect blend of modern and traditional seasonal fare. A carving station, chef-attended omelet station and a sweet selection of pastries will all be available. Mimosas and parking are included in the adult and senior price.
Seating Times: 10:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 1.00 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.
Price: Adults $59.50, Seniors $55.00, 5-12 yrs $35, 0-4 yrs No charge.
Price does not include tax and service charge
Parking : Inclusive
Mimosas: Inclusive

Christmas Day Dinner:
Those looking for Christmas dinner need not look further than Chef Natera’s dazzling Christmas Day dinner menu. Pyramid is celebrating the holiday season with dishes such as Roasted Pheasant with Butternut Squash Risotto and Brussels Sprouts and an indulgent Eggnog Panna Cotta with Cinnamon & Cardamom Berry Compote.
Seating Times: From 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Price: $49.00 per person
Price does not include tax and service charge
Parking: Inclusive

With the high demand we had for Turkey-to-Go for Thanksgiving, we will be extending the no-hassle, no-clean-up offer for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Turkey-to-Go orders can be placed by calling 214-720-5330.

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InterContinental Hotel
Step into the world of magnificent dining and celebrate the yuletide season at InterContinental Dallas for a variety of menu options that are sure to please those who have been naughty and nice. The chefs of the hotel have put together an incredible display of their favorite recipes that have been specially selected for your indulgence. Tantalize your palate with the following holiday brunch menu items:
Salads and Seafood
Romaine Hearts with Caesar Dressing
Spring Salad Mix with Assorted Dressings
Green Bean, Pecans, Goat Cheese & Chicory Salad Tarragon Dressing
Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad
Waldorf Salad
Exotic Fruit display
Cheese Ravioli with Arugula and White Balsamic Dressing
Ginger Honey Carrot and Currant Salad
Red Potato Thyme Salad with Whole Grain Mustard Dressing
House Marinated Salmon with Condiments,
Colorful Garden Crudites with Assorted Dips
Imported Cheese Display
Upscale Deli Display
Seafood Salad
Large Shrimp and Crab claws on Ice, Cocktail Sauce
Assorted Sushi Display

Hot Entrees and Carving Station
Mesquite Prime Rib of Beef with Red Wine Demi
Country Honey Glazed Ham
Oven Roasted Thyme Rubbed Whole Turkey
Orange Cranberry Sauce & Country Gravy
Veal Scaloppini Lemon Caper Brown Butter Sauce
Tarragon Crusted Snapper Pineapple Relish
Andouille Shrimp Stuffed Chicken Breast with Ancho Demi
Corn Bread Dressing
Yukon Mash Potato
Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf
Winter Vegetable Medley

Jambalaya Station
Saffron Rice tossed with Assorted Toppings
Mussels, Crab, Shrimp, Scallops, Chicken & Sausage
Tomatoes, Onion, Celery, Peppers & Garlic

Omelet Station with Condiments

Vanilla French toast
Cheese Blintzes
Smoked Pork Tender Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce
Bacon & Sausage Links
Sautéed Red Potato with Peppers & Onions

Bread and Dessert Station

Assorted Breakfast Pastries, Hot Cross Buns, Assorted Rolls & Corn Bread
Egg Nog Cake, Traditional Fruit Cake, Cranberry Cheese Cake, Chocolate Rum Cake, Walnut Tart,
Bourbon Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Yule Log, Mini Holiday Pastries, Chocolate Fountain, Bialy’s Bread Pudding,
Action Dessert Station Crepes with Berries

Saturday, December 25, 2010
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$65 per guest, $25 children ages 4-12, children 3 and under FREE
Reservations are required. 972-386-6000
InterContinental Dallas, 15201 Dallas Pkwy., Addison
www.intercontinental.com/dallas

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Cadot is open for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

Christmas Eve – Regular Hours. A la carte items

Christmas Day – 5 to 10pm
$89.00 Set Menu

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Nana at Hilton Anatole

Why stress about family and holiday cooking when Nana’s prized wait staff and culinary team will ensure an extra relaxing and enjoyable holiday supper. Nana will be open Christmas Eve (December 24) between 5:30pm – 8pm offering a scrumptious array of the restaurant’s most popular dishes served à la carte.

In addition, Nana is offering Christmas Day brunch (December 25) between 11am – 2pm. The scrumptious four-course meal is $79 including bottomless mimosas for adults, and a three-course meal for children under 12 is $24. Reservations are highly recommended by calling 214.761.7470. Visit www.nanarestaurant.com for complete details.

Adult Christmas Brunch (includes bottomless mimosas)

Amuse Bouche
Greek Yogurt Parfait, Strawberries, Tahitian Vanilla Infused Honey

Second Course (choice of)
Langostine Ceviche, Cilantro Sorbet, Red Onions, Jalapeno
Baby Romaine Caesar Salad, Sourdough-Garlic Crouton, Parmigiano Reggiano “Gravel”
Cavatelli Pasta a la Carbonara – Pancetta, Eggs, Parsley, Parmigiano Reggiano
Seared Half Maine Lobster, Chorizo, Fingerlings, Scallions, Poached Egg
Moroccan Marinated Carrots, Ciliegine Mozzarella, Cilantro

Entrée (choice of)
Seared Sea Scallops, Squash Risotto, Idiazabal, Pistachios
Grilled Prime Filet, Parmesan Fries, White Truffle Oil, Rosemary-Yuzu Butter
Roasted Scottish Salmon, Red Pepper Hummus, Grilled Bread Salad
Roasted Rack of Lamb, Goat Cheese Mousse, Crispy Potatoes, Mediterranean Chimichurri
Scrambled Eggs, Wild Mushrooms, Black Truffles

Dessert (choice of)
Brioche French Toast, Apple Cinnamon Compote, Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream
Spiced Milk Chocolate Ganache, Lime Coulis, Sweet Tostados
“Cheesecake” . . . . Graham Cracker “Earth,” Mango Sorbet, Red Fruits

Children’s Christmas Brunch

First Course (choice of)
Cavatelli a la Carbonara
Fresh and Dried Fruit Salad with Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing
Traditional Caesar Salad, Garlic Croutons, Creamy Caesar Dressing

Entrée (choice of)
Fried Chicken Breast Salad with Ranch Dressing and BBQ Sauce
Mozzarella and Prosciutto Panini, French Fries
Kobe Beef Sliders with Cole Slaw and Fries
Fried Eggs with Steamed Rice and Homemade Ketchup

Dessert
Vanilla Ice Cream with Glazed Strawberries
Cheesecake, Graham Cracker “Soil,” Mango Sorbet
“Snickered” Milk Chocolate Mousse, Coconut Ice Cream

Anthony C. Bombaci, Nana Executive Chef
Mark LaRocca, Nana General Manager

Check out Nana’s $45 three-course holiday menu offered daily and more great deals on Nana’s iPhone App!

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The Landmark Restaurant in the Warwick Melrose Hotel

This Christmas, give yourself the gift of not cooking and let us handle that. And it’s a spread sure to impress, including Charred Thai Beef Wok Salad, Pan Sautéed Chicken Breast with Roasted Root Vegetables and Forest Mushroom Sauce, Lavender Honey and Clove Baked Ham, stuff for the young ones, and a grand dessert display, just to name a few. Seating is from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Adults are $55 per person (excluding tax & gratuity), children 5-12 are $24 (excluding tax & gratuity) and children under the age of five dine with our compliments.

For reservations please call 214-224-3152 and you can view the full brunch buffet menu here at www.landmarkrestodallas.com/bpdocuments/Menu_Christmas_2010.pdf

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Take-Home Catering

Beyond the Box offers holiday catering at your home or office or at one of our venues. Whether it is a small gathering of 10 people or an office party of 1500, we have your catering solution.

Our Market: Call ahead and pick up holiday platters or full holiday dinners from our downtown market….or have them delivered. Call 214 828-2228 to place an order.

At Home or Office: Beyond the Box offers drop off or full service catering in your home or office. Let us take care of all of your food, beverage, china, glass, silver and staffing….you just enjoy. Call 214 828-2228 to plan your party

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HOLIDAY SPECIALS AT THE GRAPE

Join in The Grape tradition of Christmas Eve dinner featuring holiday inspired fare in addition to the popular a la carte menu. Doors open early at 5pm.

Reservations are recommended for both evenings. Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm and Sunday Brunch. For reservations and more information visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com , or call 214-828-1981. Complimentary valet parking always provided.

4 comments on “No Need to Stress Over Christmas Dinner; Dallas Restaurants Are Here to Serve

  1. i am making my brisket making services available for the christmas holiday as well. candy cane briskets can be had for a price. butterfinger briskets also. chicken fried smoked brisket is your decision.

  2. CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS NIGHT
    Sevy’s Grill will be open for lunch Christmas Eve and both evenings from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Our regular menu will be available; as well as specials such as Herb Roasted Prime Rib, Broiled Fresh Maine Lobster and Godiva Chocolate Mousse Parfaits. Reservations are beginning to fill up, so save your table soon. Contact Stefaan, Amy M. or Hillary at (214) 265-7389 or SevysCatering@aol.com.