HUFFINGTON POST
12/23/2012 11:06 am ET

Restaurants Open On Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve can be a hectic day, filled with last-minute shopping and gift-wrapping. This can leave little time for cooking a well-prepared meal, which is why we've scoped out which popular restaurants will be open.

The following sit-down chains and fast food restaurants have told us that they will be open not only on Christmas Eve, but Christmas Day as well:

Denny's: "Denny’s is most certainly open on Christmas Day -- they are open 365 days of the year, 24 hours a day, so there isn’t actually a day that they are closed! This is all locations as well."

IHOP

Jack in the Box: "No change in normal business owners at any company-owned restaurants. It's possible that some of our franchise owners will modify their normal business hours, but all of our restaurants are expected to be open on Christmas Day."

Starbucks: "Starbucks stores are a gathering place for the entire community, and we are happy to welcome customers on Christmas Day at more than 1,200 company-operated stores across the U.S."

Waffle House

These restaurants have limited hours on Christmas Day, or are closed altogether, but will be open on Christmas Eve:

Baskin-Robbins

Boston Market

Buffalo Wild Wings

Burger King

Domino's

Dunkin Donuts

McDonald's

Panda Express

Pizza Hut

Sonic

Subway

Taco Bell

TGI Friday's

Applebee's

Arby's

Cheesecake Factory

Chick-fil-A

Chili's

Chipotle

KFC

LongHorn Steakhouse

Olive Garden

PF Chang's

Qdoba

Red Lobster

Red Robin

Wendy's

If you work for a chain restaurant that we missed, and would like to be included, please email food@huffingtonpost.com post-haste!

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