Top Picks for Feasting on Christmas Day

We’ve rounded up all the best Austin eats for Christmas Day! On Thursday, December 25th, Citygram recommends:

Snack Bar

Have an oh-so-Austin Christmas morning on South Congress with Odwalla Mimosas at Snack Bar. What’s looking good to us? The Tamago Yoko, a hashcake with Niman Ranch bacon, gulf shrimp, cabbage & leek; two over-medium eggs, wasabi aioli, sriracha, bonito and nori.
• 9am—11pm
• 1224 S. Congress Ave. Austin, 78704


Goodall’s Christmas Day Brunch and Dinner Buffet

$65/person, $25/kids 12 and under

Goodall’s Kitchen and Bar in the beautiful Hotel Ella will open for brunch and dinner buffets on Christmas Day. Brunch highlights include warm sticky buns with toasted honey pecans, and molasses and winter spiced baked ham with housemade mustard and Parker House rolls is tempting us for dinner.
• 1900 Rio Grande St.
• 11am-3pm Brunch, 4pm-8pm Dinner
Make reservations here

24 Diner


Bring your family into 24 Diner any time Christmas day! In addition to their regular menu of chef-inspired comfort food, they are serving a lamb shank special for $24 starting at 6pm on Christmas Eve through Christmas Day..
• 600 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX, 78703
• Open 24 Hours

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Green Pastures


Spend Christmas morning among the peacocks, strolling the beautiful 7-acre grounds at Green Pastures. Besides their famous brunch buffet, Green Pastures promises that one glass of their southern milk punch with bourbon, rum and brandy will change your day.
• 811 West Live Oak Street, Austin, TX 78704
• 11am-2pm
Make reservations here



Trace at the W Hotel will be offering a four course prix-fixe menu on Christmas Day. Listen to this little teaser: Cider-brined turkey breast with dark meat roulade, ham, mushroom and Brussels sprouts, apple and brioche stuffing, and pomegranate gravy. And as if you needed more motivation for a January detox, Trace’s beloved pastry queen, Angel Begaye, is making chocolate cheesecake with a peppermint brownie crust and dark chocolate ganache.
• 200 Lavaca Street Austin, TX 78701
• 11:30am-9pm
Make reservations here

The Driskill Christmas Day Dinner

$120 adults; $60 kids

Enjoy a Christmas feast at the iconic and intimate downtown Driskill Hotel. The Driskill Grill’s five-course prix fixe dinner menu includes a roasted pear and parsnip bisque with 18 year old balsamic and maple glazed duck confit.
• 3pm-7:30 pm
• 604 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Reservations required.


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