Christmas Dining in Reno Tahoe

Casual dining, buffets and upscale restaurants make up Reno Tahoe’s many holiday dining options. See which of the popular, award-winning Reno Tahoe restaurants open on Christmas Day, so you can plan a no-hassle dining experience and have more time to spend with loved ones.

Restaurants Open Christmas Day

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Enjoy a festive dining event at the Grand Ballroom Gourmet Dinner, complete with carvery selections, mouth-watering sides and delectable desserts. If a champagne brunch is what you crave, look no further than Toucan Charlie’s Buffet & Grille. The buffet will also offer a Christmas Dinner beginning at 3 p.m. Both Manhattan Deli and Purple Parrot will be serving three-course holiday dinners all day. Make reservations for a four-course prix-fixe holiday dinner at either Atlantis Steakhouse or Bistro Napa.

Nugget Casino Resort

Savor traditional favorites with all the fixings at one of the Nugget’s restaurants. Rosie’s Café will be offering guests a Christmas special all day, starting at 11 a.m. Get your fill of holiday fare at the Rotisserie Buffet, complete with hot and cold selections, a carving station and a dessert station sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Choose between filet mignon and lobster thermidor, braised lamb shank, or pan seared sea bass at The Steakhouse between 4 and 9 p.m.

Silver Legacy Casino Resort

Delight your senses at Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse with a four-course meal on Christmas day, complete with their famous mushroom ravioli. Reservations are recommended. Flavors! The Buffet will be serving up a holiday feast starting at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a nearly endless selection of entrée items, a pasta and pizza station, Asian selection, traditional carving station and a dessert table overflowing with sweet treats.

Grand Sierra Resort

Enjoy your holiday dinner at one of Grand Sierra Resort’s many restaurants. The Grand Buffet will be serving both Christmas brunch and Christmas dinner, with unique items and traditional favorites. Casual holiday dining is also available at the Grand Cafe, offering a special menu of ham, halibut or prime rib. Celebrate the season at Cantina, serving holiday fare with a Mexican twist, or try an Italian take on Christmas cuisine at Briscola. Reservations are available for a four-course holiday dinner at Charlie Palmer Steak, serving dinner from 3 to 9 p.m.

Eldorado Resort Casino

You’re sure to have an unforgettable holiday dining experience at award-winning Roxy. Their Christmas dinner menu includes pan seared black cod or pan roasted venison. For Christmas dining with an Italian twist, try La Strada, serving up dishes such as chicken “cacciatora” tortelli and prosciutto-wrapped monk fish. If you crave a variety of both traditional and international flavors, don’t miss The Buffet.

Lone Eagle Grille

The setting of Lone Eagle Grille in Incline Village is enough to satisfy anyone’s Christmas wish list, and savoring the cuisine at their Christmas buffet is a must if you are planning to spend the day at Lake Tahoe. Enjoy carving stations, cheese display, seafood corner, a dessert action station and more. They even have a special Kid Corner with a special menu and cookie decorating.