Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dining Options in Arcadia

Don’t feel like cooking for the holiday, but want to celebrate in style?  No worry, these establishments will do the cooking for you.

CHRISTMAS EVE

Hash Kitchen

Both locations of the Scottsdale eatery are offering Sunday brunch from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The holiday menu offers turkey-and-cornbread-stuffing hash, and a roasted turkey plate with garlic smashed potatoes, heirloom glazed carrots, and stuffing – all under turkey gravy. Both plates are $16. Call 480-947-3214 for the Scottsdale Road location, 480-361-5228.

J&G Steakhouse

Located at The Phoenician, J&G Steakhouse is offering a three-course Christmas Eve dinner by chef Jacques Qualin. Choose from the restaurant’s winter menu (featuring a raw bar, tuna tartare, steaks, and seafood), and entrees like sweet and sour pork belly), or a Christmas menu offering soy cured salmon, crunchy halibut, and pumpkin ice cream sundaes. J&G will also be offering a seasonal drink, the Apple Cider Rum cocktail. Dinner will cost $65 a head. The dining room is open from 5 to 10 p.m. Reservations are required at 480-214-8000.

Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant & Tomaso’s When in Rome

Both Chef Tomaso Maggiore-run eateries are open Christmas Eve from noon to 9 p.m., and is offering the Feast of the Seven Fishes – including baked clams, balsamic-maple-glazed sea scallops, and striped sea bass. Desserts include profiteroles and monterosa cassata. Cost is $78 per person, and will be served on December 23 as well. Their usual menu will also be served. Call 602-956-0836 or 480-404-6085.

  1. Cook’s

The Royal Palms Resort and Spa restaurant has you covered all day Christmas Eve. The T. Cook’s Weekend Market Brunch has a Mediterranean seafood presentation, plus tapas and entrées, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $75, or $25 for kids 6 to 12, and free for those 5 and under. Dinner is served from the T. Cook’s three-course, prix-fixe menu from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Cost is $95, or $32 for kids 6 to 12, and free for those 5 and under. Reservations are recommended at 602-808-0766.

Frank & Albert’s

This Biltmore eatery is offering a buffet-style breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon, as well as a prix-fixe menu for Christmas Eve dinner from 5 to 9:30 p.m. The prix-fixe menu has cioppino soup as a starter, plus chestnut-crusted sea bass, and dessert options including chocolate peppermint mousse dome. Buffet prices are $28.95 for adults, $10.95 for children 5 to 12, while the prix-fixe dinner is $58 for adults, and $35 for kids 5 to 12. Reservations are required at 602-955-6600.

Wright’s at the Biltmore

A four-course Christmas Eve menu awaits at Wright’s at the Biltmore from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and includes smoked sweet corn soup, braised pork cheek, sage-brined turkey, and dessert options like chocolate peppermint cheesecake. Prices are $95 for adults, $45 for children over 12, and $10 for kids under 12. Reservations are required at 602-955-6600.

CHRISTMAS DAY

J&G Steakhouse

The Phoenician’s steakhouse is offering Christmas dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Chef Qualin’s three-course Christmas feast has butternut squash ravioli, caramelized beef tenderloin, and warm chocolate cake. Their full winter menu is also available, and don’t forget that seasonal Apple Cider Rum cocktail. Cost is $65 per person. Reservations are required at 480-214-8000.

Wright’s at the Biltmore

A four-course menu has been prepared for Christmas day at Wright’s at the Biltmore from 1 to 9 p.m., and includes foie gras torchon, cast-iron-seared duck breast with duck chorizo, and dessert options like eggnog brûlée. Prices are $95 for adults, $45 for children over 12, and $10 for kids under 12. Reservations are required at 602-955-6600.

Hash Kitchen

Consider Christmas brunch from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at either Scottsdale location of Hash Kitchen. The holiday menu offers turkey and cornbread stuffing hash and the roasted turkey – both at $16. Call 480-947-3214 for the Scottsdale Road location, 480-361-5228.

Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant & Tomaso’s When in Rome

These Tomaso Maggiore operated restaurants are open Christmas Day from noon to 9 p.m., and offering the Feast of the Seven Fishes – including baked clams, balsamic-maple-glazed sea scallops, and striped sea bass. Desserts include profiteroles and monterosa cassata. Cost is $78 per person. Their usual menu will also be served. Call 602-956-0836 or 480-404-6085.

Artizen

The Camby’s Christmas Brunch Buffet – curated by Director of Culinary Experiences Dushyant Singh – has everything from sweet potato and roasted cauliflower salad to duck confit, carving stations, and seafood and cheese displays. The brunch goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and cost is $75 for adults, and $25 for kids 12 and under. Make your reservations by calling 602-522-6655.

  1. Cook’s

The restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa has Christmas Day dining going all day. The T. Cook three-course, prix-fixe menu is available from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for $95 or $32 for kids 6 to 12 and free for those 5 and under. Plus, the Royal Palms Holiday Buffet is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $85, $29 for kids 6 to 12, and free for kids 5 and under. Reservations are recommended at 602-808-0766.

Frank & Albert’s

Head to the Biltmore for a Christmas breakfast buffet at Frank & Albert’s from 7 to 11 a.m., followed by Christmas day dinner from 1 to 9 p.m. Dinner’s three-course menu includes Signature Tortilla Soup, holiday ham, caramelized Brussels sprouts, and plenty of fresh-baked goodies for dessert. Buffet prices are $28.95 for adults, $10.95 for children 5 to 12, while the prix-fixe dinner is $65 for adults, and $35 for kids 5 to 12. Reservations are required at 602-955-6600.

Rita’s Kitchen at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Rita’s Kitchen hosts a special brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas. The buffet includes a seafood bar, antipasto and salads, a carving station with roasted organic turkey, pepper-crusted prime rib of beef and orange0glazed Virginia ham, breakfast favorites, Mexican specialties and a delectable array of traditional Christmas desserts. Reservations required at 480-948-1700.

 

2017-12-17T14:22:31+00:00December 17th, 2017|Dining & Entertainment, Lifestyle|