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David Lissner
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55 Chicago-area restaurants open Christmas Day 2010

You don’t have to cook on Christmas Day in Chicago. Scores of restaurants and bars will be open to serve you, many serving special holiday meals. Call ahead to check on hours and menus; reservations may be required.

  1. 33 Club, Old Town, American

  2. 676 Restaurant and Bar, Loop, American

  3. Allgauer’s Restaurant, Alsip, American

  4. Ann Sather, Andersonville and Lakeview, Swedish/American

  5. Aria, Loop, Asian

  6. Balsan, Gold Coast, American

  7. Bin 36, River North, American

  8. Birch River Grill, Arlington Heights, American

  9. Brazzaz, River North, South American

  10. Buca di Beppo, Lombard, Orland Park, River North and Wheeling, Italian

  11. C-House, Streeterville, seafood

  12. Cafe des Architectes, Gold Coast, French

  13. Caliterra Bar & Grille, Streeterville, American

  14. Carmine’s, Gold Coast, Italian

  15. Chens, Lakeview, Chinese

  16. Drake Bros.’s, Streeterville, steak

  17. Eatt, River North, American

  18. Faith & Whiskey, Lincoln Park, bar

  19. Flatlander’s Restaurant and Brewery, Lincolnshire, American

  20. The Fifty/50, Wicker Park, bar

  21. Fornetto Mei, Gold Coast, Italian/Asian

  22. Glen Prairie, Glen Ellyn, American

  23. George’s What’s Cooking, Deerfield, global

  24. Grazie! Ristorante, Des Plaines, Italian

  25. Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, Lombard and Rosemont, Italian

  26. Harvest, St. Charles, American

  27. Holy Mackerel, Lombard, seafood

  28. Italiasia, River North, Italian/Asian

  29. Karma, Mundelein, Asian

  30. Koi, Evanston, Chinese

  31. Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club, Northalsted, American

  32. Little Bucharest Bistro, Irving Park, Romanian

  33. Lockwood, Loop

  34. Los Moles, Lakeview, Mexican

  35. Lottie’s Pub, Bucktown, bar

  36. Markethouse, Streeterville, American

  37. McCormick and Schmick’s, Loop, Oak Brook, Rosemont , Schaumburg, Skokie and Streeterville, seafood

  38. Mercat a la Planxa, Loop, Spanish

  39. O’Donovan’s Pub and Restaurant, North Center, American

  40. The Palm, Loop, steak

  41. The Restaurant at Conrad, River North, American

  42. Rosebud, Highland Park and River North, Italian

  43. Rosebud Steakhouse, Streeterville, steak

  44. Seasons, Streeterville, American

  45. Select Cut Steakhouse, Lakeview, steak

  46. Shiraz on the Water, Bloomingdale, American

  47. Sixteen, River North, American

  48. Smith & Wollensky, River North, steak

  49. SugarToad, Naperville, American

  50. Sunda, River North, pan-Asian

  51. Sushisamba rio, River North, Japanese/South American

  52. Trattoria Isabella, West Loop, Italian

  53. Vermilion, River North, Latin/Indian

  54. Wildfire, Lincolnshire, American

  55. Zest, Magnificent Mile, American