In Good Taste

Dining Options for the Holidays

These restaurants are open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.

It seems as if we just digested Thanksgiving dinner, and now the
other winter holidays are right around the corner. Here is a list of
restaurants that are ready to serve you on Christmas Eve and Christmas
Day and to help you welcome in the New Year in style.


Charleston: (Pictured top) Three- ($79), four- ($91), five- ($103), or six-course ($114) prix-fixe menu with optional pairings, 5:30-8 p.m.

Cinghiale: Modern Italian menu ($75 plus tax and gratuity), 5-9 p.m.

Pazo: Multi-course menu, 5-9 p.m. Adults, $55; children (12 and under), $29, plus tax and gratuity.


The Prime Rib, Maryland Live Casino:
Three-course holiday menu with a glass of champagne, Pinot Gris or
Pinot Noir, $75 a person plus tax and gratuity, 5:30-10:30 p.m.

Wit & Wisdom:
Breakfast menu served from 8-11 a.m. Adults, $32; children (12 and
under), $15. Three-course dinner from 2-8 p.m. Adults, $79, optional $30
wine pairing; children (12 and under), $30. Special holiday tavern menu
offered from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., lounge closes at 12 a.m.


B&O American Brasserie:
Three- ($65) or five-course ($90) menu with optional pairings,
complimentary glass of champagne. Seatings, 6 p.m., 8 p.m., 10 p.m.

Blue Hill Tavern:
Four-course menu, 5-6:30 p.m. ($55) or 8-10:30 p.m. ($75) that includes
a table for the evening plus a champagne toast. The bar will offer an
a-la-carte menu with open seating.

Bond Street Social: Top-shelf open bar with hors d’oeuvres, party favors, and a champagne toast ($125 in advance), 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Multi-course, prix-fixe menu, $149 plus tax and gratuity ($219 with
optional wine pairing), 5:30-6:30 p.m; $299 all inclusive with endless
champagne and premium open bar, 8:30-10 p.m.

Cinghiale: Multi-course Italian dinner, $99 plus tax and gratuity ($139 with optional wine pairing), 5-9 p.m.

James Joyce Irish Pub: Regular menu plus additional dinner specials, 11-2 a.m.

Lebanese Taverna:
Early a-la-carte dinner begins at 4 p.m. Starting at 9 p.m., an array
of more than 20 mezze dishes ($75 plus tax and gratuity). At 10 p.m.,
hors d’oeuvres are served in the lounge ($25 cover charge plus tax and

Ouzo Bay:
Four-course menu offered, price dependent on choices. Seatings, 6-7
p.m. and 9-10 p.m. with the restaurant open until 5 a.m. Reservations

Pabu: Five-course ($75), 5:30-6:30 p.m., or eight-course menu ($105), 8-9 p.m.

Pazo: Three-course menu. Early seating, 5-7:30 p.m. ($69 plus tax and gratuity) or later seating, 8-11 p.m., ($119 all inclusive).

Petit Louis Bistro: Multi-course menu, $79 ($119 with optional wine pairings), 5-11 p.m., reservations recommended.

Rusty Scupper: (pictured, above) Four-course dinner ($100 for general seating, $115 for premium window seating, plus tax and gratuity), 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Waterfront Kitchen:
Five-course menu offered. Seatings, 6:30 p.m. ($100, or $135 with wine
pairing) and 9:30 p.m. ($125, or $160 with wine pairings).

Wine Market Bistro:
Prix-fixe, four-course dinner, $59 plus tax and gratuity (additional
$30 optional wine pairing). Reservations required, 5-11 p.m.

Wit & Wisdom:
Three-course ($80, option of $35 wine pairing), 5-6:30 p.m., or a
five-course menu ($150, option of $60 wine pairing), 8-9:30 p.m.
After-dinner lounge party available through 2 a.m., $10 cover charge
after 8 p.m.

—Danielle Moore

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