Take a break from the kitchen and support local business at the same with these options to get Christmas dinner in Charlotte from some of your favorite chefs and restaurants. Take-out and dine-in options below.
Words By: Lorenza Medley
Cost: $95 per person and $45 for children
On Dec. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Ballantyne Hotel will be hosting a Christmas brunch in their Gallery Restaurant. The brunch will include salads, seafood and cheese displays, an omelette station and dessert. Enjoy live holiday music while eating brunch.
Hemingway’s Cuba will be offering Christmas dinner from noon to 8 p.m. which includes their regular menu as well as some holiday options like slow roasted pork lion with chorizo or sazon, brussle sprouts, calbaza and Lubina Estilo Cubano.
Isa’s French Bistro
Cost: $69 per person
Isa’s French Bistro offers a 3 course menu from noon to 8 p.m., including turkey breast, Atlantic salmon, Vegan Sausage and steak fries as entrees. For a $29 upcharge, wine pairing can be included. A children’s menu can also be provided.
Napa at Kingsley
Christmas Eve at Napa—December 24th. Enjoy a holiday-inspired three-course menu.
$50+ per person *only menu offered on December 24th.
New South Kitchen & Bar
New South Kitchen & Bar brings food from local farmers and artisans. Guests can choose from big or small plates and one $7 side. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 24.
Red Stag Grille
Cost: $95 per adult
Red Stag Grille is offering their four-course A La Carte Christmas Eve dinner on Dec. 24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The dinner is served with a complimentary glass of wine or champagne.
Reid’s Fine Foods
Reid’s Fine Foods offers pre seasoned meats that only need to be cooked and pre prepared side dishes. There is a $20 charge for main courses being cooked upon request. It is $10 additional for slicing the main courses. To place an order, call your closest Reid’s Fine Foods by Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. and pick up on Dec. 23 or 24 by3 p.m.
Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen
Ordering is available online now and closes on Sunday 12/19 for pick-up or delivery on Friday 12/24. Delivery to about anywhere in the Charlotte and greater area or pick-up from our location. Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen 4001 Yancey Rd. Items are prepared cold with reheat instructions. Menu items are: NC Flank Steak, Wild Bass, Smoked Pork Loin, Arugula and Basil Pesto Lamb Rack, Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Winter Salad with Kale, Butternut Squash, Watermelon Radish, Dry Cranberries, Toasted Walnuts, Shaved Parmesan and Apple-Sage Vinaigrette, Chocolate Cake with with White Chocolate-Peppermint Mousse and Winter Strawberry Sauce, Nutella Pie, Cheesecake with Bourbon Caramel Sauce.
Cost: $85 per person without pairings
On Dec. 24, guests can enjoy a 5 course meal including a Feast of Seven Fishes dinner. The last seating for the dinner will be at 8 p.m. Reservations are required for the meal.
Sante Fine Dining Restaurant
Cost: $56 per person
All reservations for the Christmas dinner must be made by phone. The dinner will feature live music by Epiphony. The dinners will take place on Dec. 12 and 19 from 5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Skyland Family Menu
Cost: $25 and under
The Skyland Family Restaurant will be open on Christmas and will be featuring their normal menu and will as well as some holiday options. Guests can order for dine-in or take-out.
Cost: $70 for two people, $130 for four people and $160 for six people
Take home a premade prime rib meal with sides from The Stanley that comes wih reheating instructions. For an additional $20, order your choice of pie. Order the dinner over the phone by Dec. 18 and pick up the meal by Dec. 23 between 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.