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These Local Restaurants Will Be Open on Christmas Day

Ditch the dishes and make Christmas Day reservations instead.

By Lauren Jackson December 14, 2022

Easygoing on a tropical Christmas Day.

Easygoing on a tropical Christmas Day.

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The holiday season is a rush of parties, visitors and regimented schedules. Opt out on Christmas Day this year and make a reservation at one of these local restaurants for an easy way to enjoy the day.

Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant & Oyster Bar

5353 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 925-4444, creekseafood.com

Café Gabbiano

5104 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, (941) 349-1423, cafegabbiano.com

Columbia Restaurant

411 St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, (941) 388-3987, columbiarestaurant.com

Libby's Neighborhood Brasserie

1917 Osprey Ave., Sarasota, (941) 487-7300; 8445 Lorraine Road, Bradenton, (941) 357-1570, libbysneighborhoodbrasserie.com

Euphemia Haye

5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, (941) 383-3633, euphemiahaye.com


10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, (941) 893-4321, grovelwr.com

Good Liquid Brewing

1570 Lakefront Dr., Sarasota, (941) 238-6466, goodliquidbrewingcompany.com

Mean Deans Local Kitchen

6059 26th St. W., Bradenton, (941) 251-5435, meandeanslocalkitchen.com

Pier 22

1200 1st Ave. W., Bradenton, (941) 748-8087, pier22.com

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