Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Toronto

Let’s face it — not everyone is in the mood to cook a festive feast with all the fixings this holiday season. Maybe you don’t celebrate Christmas, or you’re foregoing tradition to come home to a spotless kitchen, with zero dishes to wash. Either way, you’ve gotta eat, and we know where you should go. You won’t lose sleep over your holiday meal thanks to these amazing Toronto restaurants that are open on the big day.

We’ll warn you: With food this good, you might just eat yourself into a deep slumber until the new year.


The Drake Hotel’s Prix Fixe Christmas Dinner is to die for. Don’t miss your chance to be served by their renowned culinary team. Hurry, spots are filling up fast!

1150 Queen St. W.

When it’s cold outside, you’ve got to warm up with a big bowl of pho. Open 24 hours, they’re known for their large portions.

525 Dundas St. W.

Steamed buns. Dumplings. Spring rolls. Need we say more? For some reason, a bountiful assortment of dim sum just screams festive feast. No wonder it’s a favourite of Toronto Raptor (and Endy sleeper) Serge Ibaka.

323 Spadina Ave.

Get your Middle Eastern fix with mouthwatering laffa wraps, enchanting salads, and signature dips.

240 Queen St W.

The Church St. location will be open for business serving up slurp-worthy bowls of ramen.

396 Church St.

Denny’s does not disappoint. If there’s one place to get good ol’ comfort food - it’s here.

121 Dundas St. W.

It's always busy, so you know it's good. Get your authentic Chinese food fix here with specialty noodles, General Tso's Chicken, soups and more.

309 Spadina Ave.

Hemingway’s, a Yorkville mainstay, boasts 3 bars and 4 patios with heaters for your comfort all winter. Dinner and a view - oh what fun!

142 Cumberland St.