Making Memories 

By Tracy Conner

The holidays are a time during the year where your kitchen could reach maximum capacity with various meal preparations.  While you are creating memories attempting to whip up the latest Pinterest recipe or if your neighbor’s bloodhounds grab your turkey, there is nothing wrong with taking a break from developing, coordinating and cooking your Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals. Why not let someone else do all of the heavy lifting and you sit back and enjoy your company? Besides, someone once said, “the fondest memories are made when gathering around the table.” So load up your vehicles this holiday season and check out these local Christmas Eve and Christmas
dinner establishments.

Christmas Eve

Amici’s Italian Restaurant & The Chef’s Table – A newly established Christmas Eve tradition featuring a special menu with traditional Italian cuisine. All of the stops are pulled out for this evening of fine dining and family gatherings. Reservations recommended. Hours – 2:00pm – 8:30pm.

Christmas Day

Chart House Restaurant Specializing in dazzling views, unique cuisine and exceptional service, the chefs of Chart House have tailored a menu that adds a unique touch to local flavors. You might even catch some views of boats in the harbor adorned with Christmas lights. Reservations recommended. Hours – 4:30pm – 9:30pm.

Yellow Dog Café – Dine beside the Indian River with your guests while enjoying comfort food with flair. With quant and quiet surroundings you are sure to make some memories to last a lifetime, all while giving your palate an experience that will be sure to bring you back for another visit. Reservations recommended. Hours – 5:00pm – 9:00pm.

*Please contact each restaurant if you have further questions regarding reservations or menu items. Hours subject to change based on restaurant’s discretion.