HOLIDAY EATS: Savannah restaurants that are open for Christmas and New Year’s

Belford's in City Market
Belford's in City Market

Not everyone wants to or can cook for holidays. 

Fortunately, Savannah has plenty of restaurants that are offering hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year’s Eve to give you a chance to go out and celebrate without worrying about cleaning the kitchen after.

Some of these restaurants are hosting New Year’s Eve parties. We would recommend you use this list as a guide and always double check with a particular spot before you head down there. There is something here in all price ranges.


Belford’s – Open Christmas Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Christmas. Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Repeal 33 – Open Christmas Eve from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Closed Christmas. Open New Year’s Eve from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Husk – Open Christmas Eve from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Closed Christmas. Open New Year’s Eve 5 to 10:30 p.m.

Vic’s on the River – Open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Closed Christmas. Open New Year’s Eve for reservations only.

Six Pence Pub – Open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to midnight. Closed Christmas. Open New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Crystal Beer Parlor – Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Open New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Fleeting at The Thompson Hotel will offer a Pre-fixe menu on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. While their rooftop venue Bar Julian will offer their first New Year’s Eve party from 9pm until 1am. Tickets for that are $165.

Hitch – Open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to midnight. Open Christmas from 4 p.m. to midnight. Open New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Common Restaurant – Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Open New Year’s Eve 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Ordinary Pub – Closed Christmas. Open New Year’s Eve 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Oak 36 – Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Open New Year’s Day from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Collins Quarter locations – The Forsyth park location is only open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. The Bull Street location is open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day for reservations only.

Editor’s note: McDonough’s Restaurant and Lounge will host their annual Christmas Day Dinner on Dec. 25, with Ham, Turkey and all the trimmings. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Whether you choose to stay in or go out for the holidays, remember to be safe. We want to see you in 2022.


About The Author

Jesse Blanco

One of the most recognizable personalities in the Savannah/Hilton Head Island television market, Jesse Blanco is sometimes called "Savannah's Anthony Bourdain." His 'Eat It and Like It' show has become a major regional brand in the foodie world.
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