Just in case you don’t have a family or friend group to feed you this Christmas, we’ve rounded up some options for you. Some are events, some are buffets, but they’ve all got food.
16TH ANNUAL GUMBO PARTY ft. BAD SANTA AND THE ANGRY ELVES, AND EUGENE
While not your typical sit-down meal, Will’s Pub will be serving up bowls of seafood gumbo to shovel into your faces while taking in live performances by Bad Santa and The Angry Elves. Followed by Eugene Snowden and friends.
ADDRESS: 1042 N. Mills Avenue [GMap]
HOURS: 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
PRICE: $7 cover charge gets you gumbo and a show
THE BOHEME AT GRAND BOHEMIAN HOTEL
The restaurant will be serving up a four-course Christmas meal or a special Christmas Day buffet.
ADDRESS: 325 S. Orange Avenue [GMap]
HOURS: 6-9:30 P.M.
PRICE: $79 for adults and $34 for children aged 6-12
CANVAS RESTAURANT AND MARKET
Gourmet Lake Nona eatery with two separate holiday specials; a 28-oz porterhouse and a Chilean sea bass.
ADDRESS: 13615 Sachs Avenue [GMap]
HOURS: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
CHROMA MODERN BAR AND KITCHEN
Two special features including a Duo of Duck plate and a Wagu New York strip.
ADDRESS: 6967 Lake Nona Boulevard [GMap]
HOURS: 3-10 p.m.
Altar offerings will be serving up a face-free feast for all the vegetarians out there in the City Beautiful with Turky Roast, Hamm Sides, yams, smashed potatoes, and more.
ADDRESS: 1221 N. Mills Avenue [GMap]
HOURS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Christmas Day
FEAST OF THE SEVEN FISHES AT REEL FISH COASTAL KITCHEN AND BAR
This special ticketed dinner is limited to the first 50 guests to reserve and features seven separate dishes.
ADDRESS: 1234 N. Orange Avenue, Winter Park [GMap]
HOURS: 6:30-9 p.m.
GRAND BALLROOM AT ROSEN PLAZA
The hotel is hosting a Christmas Holiday Buffet with roast turkey, prime rib, pasta, seafood, desserts, and complimentary wine.
ADDRESS: 9700 International Drive [GMap]
HOURS: Noon -5 p.m.
PRICE: $42.95 for adults, $18.95 for children aged 4-11, free for children under four.
HEMINGWAY’S AT HYATT REGENCY
Chef-driven restaurant serving a special grilled filet mignon with Palmetto Creek bacon.
ADDRESS: 1 Grand Cypress Boulevard [GMap]
HOURS: 5-10 p.m.
Special burgers, mac and cheese, flatbreads, and steaks will round out the American offerings at this buffet which also features Bloody Marys and mimosas.
ADDRESS: 5800 Universal Boulevard [GMap]
HOURS: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Day
Enjoy a rustic Italian holiday menu made with ingredients from the restaurant’s own organic garden.
ADDRESS: 4040 Central Florida Parkway [GMap]
HOURS: 5-9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Chrismas Day
PRICE: Various prices
THE RAVENOUS PIG
The popular Winter Park restaurant will be hosting a Christmas Eve pig roast with fresh Cask and Larder beers on hand.
ADDRESS: 565 W. Fairbanks Avenue [GMap]
HOURS: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Christmas Eve. Closed on Christmas
PRICE: $18 plate plus dessert and $5 beers
Spanish restaurant on International Drive with an all-you-can-eat paella with salad and live entertainment and the regular menu is also available.
ADDRESS: 8441 International Drive [GMap]
HOURS: Regular hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day