Arizona's Best, Food & Drink — December 15, 2012 5:34 pm

Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner in Phoenix 2012

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The holidays are hectic enough without having to worry about making Christmas dinner. Let someone else do the cooking and cleaning up this year and eat out at one of these great Phoenix restaurants for Christmas dinner.

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District American Kitchen & Wine Bar

District American Kitchen & Wine Bar in Downtown Phoenix is offering a decadent three-course meal and wine pairing served 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Day, December 25, 2012. The main course includes the choice of clove-spiced Christmas ham with pineapple, maple-glazed salmon, or prime rib. Prices are $29 for adults, $15 for kids 12 years old and younger, and $15 for the wine pairing. Complimentary three-hour self-parking validation is available.
For more information and restaurant reservations call 602.817.5400 or visit districtrestaurant.com.

Meritage Steakhouse

Meritage Steakhouse at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa will be serving a classic Christmas dinner offering a la carte or a prix fixe menu. The menu includes entrée choices featuring applewood smoked turkey breast, sea salt and herb dusted prime rib or Bristol Bay sockeye salmon. The holiday menu at Meritage Steakhouse will be offered from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. on December 25. The cost is $65 for adults and $32.50 for children under 12.
For more information and to make reservations call 480.293.5000 or visit jwdesertridgeresort.com.

Tuscany

Tuscany at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner on Christmas day. Diners will enjoy a choice of entrees that include decadent rotisserie lamb with mint gremolata, Cedar River beef short rib, fennel pollen dusted chicken breast or pan roasted Branzino with a lemon beurre blanc. This holiday menu will be offered from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. on December 25. The Tuscany Christmas dinner is $55 per adult and $27.50 for children 12 and under.
For more information and to make reservations call 480.293.5000 or visit jwdesertridgeresort.com.

Blue Sage

Blue Sage at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa will be offering a Christmas dinner buffet featuring free range chicken with marsala demi-glace, grilled Atlantic salmon with key lime beurre blanc, freshly carved herb dusted prime rib and ginger-agave glazed ham and a pasta station featuring cavatelli and pappardelle. Desserts include sweet potato pie, cranberry walnut tart, salted caramel bread pudding and white chocolate peppermint mousse. This holiday buffet will be offered from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on December 25. The Blue Sage Christmas buffet is $39 per adult and $15 for children under 12.
For more information and to make reservations call 480.293.5000 or visit jwdesertridgeresort.com.

LON’s

LON’s at the Hermosa is offering a three-course pre fixe dinner from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Christmas Day, December 25. Main course options include smoked cedar river prime rib, veal scallopini, roasted duck breast, roasted sea bass, or butternut squash ravioli. The cost is $75.00++ per person.
To make a reservation for Christmas dinner at LON’s call 602.955.7878 or visit LONs.com.

Tanzy

Tanzy restaurant at Scottsdale Quarter is offering a Christmas feast with the choice of soup or salad to start, apricot-glazed roasted turkey breast and red velvet bread pudding with cream cheese frosting for dessert. The cost is $40 for adults and $20 for children.
For more information and to make reservations call 480.483.3255 or visit tanzyrestaurant.com.

Latilla Restaurant

Latilla Restaurant at the Boulders Resort in Carefree is offering prix fixe four-course Christmas Day menu December 25, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Featuring holiday favorites by Executive Chef Michel Pieton, menu items feature Roasted Free Range Turkey, Filet of Sole Stuffed with Lobster and Chocolate Mascarpone Christmas Log.
For more information and full menu, or to make a reservation, call 480.488.9009 x 1117 or visit theboulders.com.

J&G Steakhouse

J&G Steakhouse in Scottsdale will be open 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. on Christmas Day, offering their full a la carte menu in addition to a prix fixe menu that will feature Yellowfin Tuna or Grilled Filet Mignon for the main course. The cost of the prix fixe menu is $52 per person.
For more information or for reservations call 480.214.8000 or visit jgsteakhousescottsdale.com.

ZuZu

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale will be featuring a few holiday specials like Herb-Crusted Prime Rib and Egg Nog Crème Brulee, along with the regular menus. Breakfast is served from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., brunch 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and dinner 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Reservations can be made at 480.421.7997.

Carefree Station

Carefree’s Station will be open on Christmas Day from noon to 8 p.m. Choose from an extensive wine, beer and spirits list, in addition to some specialty themed holiday cocktails. For those looking to grab a bite to eat, a limited lunch menu of sandwiches, salads, and Mexican dishes, plus dinner entrees will be served until 3 p.m. The complete dinner menu will be offered from 3 p.m. to close.
For more information, call 480-488-8182 or visit carefreestation.com.

Distrito

Distrito at The Saguaro in Scottsdale is offering a Holiday Chef’s Tasting Menu on Christmas Day, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. for $45++ per person. The tasting includes Guacamole or Chilango, Calabaza Soup, Pork Tamale, or Chicken Tacos, Pavo ala Yucateca served with Ejotes and Papas y Chorizo, Los Frios and one Horchatta with chocolate and cinnamon infused tequila.
For more information or to book a reservation, please call 480.970.4444 or visit thesaguaro.com.

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant

Four of RA Sushi’s Valley locations (Ahwatukee, North Scottsdale, Downtown Tempe, Old Town Scottsdale) will be open on Christmas Day from 5 to 11 p.m., and they will be offering happy hour from open until close. Choose from more than 35 sushi, appetizer, and tapas selections ranging from $2.25 to $7.25, plus a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails ranging from $3 to $7.
For more information, visit RAsushi.com.

Did we miss someone? If you know a great place serving Christmas dinner that you think should be included let us know by emailing us at info@fabulousarizona.com.

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