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Charleston Restaurants & Bars Open on Christmas and Christmas Eve 2020



I’ve started a list of restaurants that will be open on Christmas*. This is definitely not a complete list, so if you know of any additions, please let me know (!

Last update – 12/25/20 at 11:57 am
* – Information is subject to change at anytime

  • 5Church Charleston
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 12 pm – 9 pm
      • $60 Adults, $25 Children (12 and under)
      • Three course prefix menu. Highlights include Short Rib Ravioli with smoked tomato broth and micro basil, Joyce Farms Poussin with wild rice pilaf, beurre monte, haricot verts, and natural jus, Pear Tart with a honey walnut nougat bar and more
    • Open Christmas Day from 3 pm – 9 pm
      • $60 Adults | $25 Children (12 and under)
      • Christmas buffet with biscuits and gravy, sausage, bacon, French toast, caeser salad, seasonal soup, shrimp cocktail, dry rub roasted chicken, carne asada, cranberry orange tarts, spiced apple cake, and more
  • BLU
    • Open on Christmas Day for a 3-course holiday spread
    • Click here for more info
  • The Crab Shacks

    • Coosaw Creek
      • Open on Christmas Eve from 11:30 am – 8 pm
      • Closed Christmas Day
    • Folly Beach
      • Open on Christmas Eve from 11:30 am – 8 pm
      • Closed Christmas Day
    • West Ashley
      • Open on Christmas Eve from 11:30 am – 8 pm
      • Closed Christmas Day
  • Edmund’s Oast
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11 am to 8 pm
    • Both indoor and outdoor dining will be available, first come first served
  • Fabio’s Ristorante Italiano
    • Fabio’s is open for dinner on Christmas Eve (4 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • They offer dine-in, call-ahead at (843)990-9716 for carry-out, and delivery is available through DoorDash
  • Frothy Beard Brewing
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11 am to 7 pm
  • Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11 am – 11 pm
    • Open on Christmas Day from 2 pm – 11 pm
    • Food will be served until 10 pm and drinks will remain available until 11 pm
  • Hotel Emeline
    • Offering the Holiday Spirit Package which includes two seasonally-inspired welcome cocktails, luxury overnight accommodations, and a $50 credit to Keep Shop, the on-site retail experience
  • King Street Grille
    • All three locations (Mt Pleasant, Johns Island, and Myrtle Beach) will be open select hours during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11 am to 6 pm
    • Open on Christmas Day from 4 pm to 11 pm
  • Post House
    • Offering a three course menu
      • Choose from a meat, fish, or veggie option for $75
      • Reservations are available between 12 – 5 pm on December 25 on Resy.
  • Revival
    • Open both days for a special Christmas Dinner
    • Click here for more info
  • Ms. Rose’s Fine Food & Cocktails
    • Open on Christmas Eve until 3 pm
    • Closed Christmas Day
  • Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11 am to 6 pm with live music by Lenny Burrbage (2 pm – 6 pm)
    • Open on Christmas Day from noon until 9 pm with live music by Dave Berry (2 pm – 6 pm)
  • Tempest
    • Open Christmas Eve from 12 pm – 9 pm
      • Offering $60 Prix-Fixe Menu in addition to their regular dinner menu
      • The special menu is Roasted Shrimp with squid ink bucatini and Calabrian chilis for the first course, Duck Fat Poached Swordfish with shredded pork, urfa, and burnt honey for the second course, and Rum Soak Panettone for the dessert
  • Uptown Social
    • Open on Christmas Day
  • The Washout
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11:30 am – 8 pm
    • Closed Christmas Day
  • The Watch at The Restoration Hotel
    • Festive prix fixe menu on December 25th from noon to 8 pm
      • The three-course menu includes Burrata, Lump Crab Cake, Duck Gnocchi, Slow Roasted Queen Cut Prime Rib, Pumpkin Spice Latte Mousse, and Allspice Apple Cake
      • The menu will be available for $55 for adults and $22 for children 3 to 12 years old
      • Guests can also indulge in seasonal cocktails and wines by the bottle with their holiday feast
      • Guests are also welcomed to finish off the holiday weekend with a holiday brunch at The Watch
        • The restaurant will be offering brunch from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, December 26th and Sunday, December 27th
    • Reservations can be made online HERE or by calling 843-518-5115


  1. Cat9 Kings

    December 18, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    THANKS ‘Holy City Sinner’ for the Great information! I need some serious Christmas cheer right now! Love knowing you folks are keeping the Christmas Spirit alive that I grew up with! Have a very Merry Christmas! See you in Charleston somewhere in the New Year! Have a GREAT New Year in 2021! Cat9

  2. Kat

    December 25, 2020 at 11:12 am

    Don’t forget Uptown Social at 587 King St!!
    We stay open year-round with food and merriment. I’ll be working tonight and can’t wait to see everyone’s smiling holiday faces! Merry Christmas!!

    • Holy City Sinner

      December 25, 2020 at 11:59 am

      Thanks for letting me know. I’ll get you added!

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