Don’t find yourself sitting at the Bo’ling Chop Suey Palace (from A Christmas Story) on December 25; plan ahead and enjoy your Christmas Eve or Christmas Day at one of these fine restaurants in Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Omni Scottsdale Resort
Prado Restaurant, at Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale is offering both a Christmas Day Brunch and a Christmas Day Dinner. A traditional brunch including breakfast breads, fresh fruit, live action stations, meats, and seafood will be served. Live music and patio seating complete the experience. The cost is $60 for adults, $35 per child 6-12, children 5 and under are free. Christmas Day Dinner at Prado will feature a four-course, prix-fixe menu that includes steak, seafood, and house-made desserts. Festive holiday music will complement your dining experience. Seatings are available from 3 pm to 8:00 pm. The cost is $95 for adults, $35 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under eat free. To see the full menus visit omnihotels.com. Call 480.627.3111 to make a reservation.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix will be offering a special Christmas Day menu planned by their new Executive Chef Dushyant Singh. Menu standouts include the Roasted Chestnut Bisque, the Golden Beet Salad, a 16-oz dry-aged Angus Prime Rib with potato puree, turkey and dumplings with confit turkey, and seasonal desserts. Reservations are recommended and can be made at bluehoundkitchen.com.
T. Cook’s at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix has a three-course prix-fixe menu available both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve, dinner will be served from 4:30 pm to 9 pm; and on Christmas Day, the menu will be available 11 am until 8 pm. Dinner is $95 for adults, $38 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under eat free. Christmas Day Brunch will be served buffet-style from 10 am to 3 pm in the Palmera Salon. Brunch is $85 for adults, $38 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under eat free. Reservations are recommended for all three dining experiences and can be made by calling 602-808-0766.
For Christmas Day Dinner, Sanctuary’s acclaimed elements restaurant invites guests to the table to experience a delectable four-course dinner prepared by executive chef and Food Network Star Beau MacMillan. Entrée highlights include a Truffle & Chestnut Stuffed Guinea Hen, Pecan Crusted Swordfish with braised swiss chard, and Coffee Rubbed Prime New York Strip. Dinner is served from noon until 8 p.m. at $115 per person, plus tax and gratuity, $35 for children aged 6 to 12, five years and under are complimentary. To see the complete menu and to make reservations, visit sanctuaryaz.com.
LON’s at The Hermosa
Celebrate the season with a prix-fixe three-course menu prepared by the LON’s culinary team and toast the new holiday memories that will be created with family and friends. Dinner will be served Christmas Eve 4 pm – 8 pm and Christmas Day noon – 7 pm. Both nights will feature items like crisp pork belly, ricotta gnudi, smoked prime rib, and cinnamon churros for dessert. Dinner for either evening is $75/person plus tax and service charge. For reservations, call 602-955-7878.