Make Merry Memories in Atlanta this Holiday Season
Make this season merry and bright with every sip, savor and bite. With endless Christmas Eve options to choose from, we put together a handful of favorites in our fair city to help revelers celebrate the season or simply hide out from the festive frenzy. From unparalleled dining experiences at Steak Market and ENZO to Vesper pouring classic holiday cocktails and giving away 50 gifts in the spirit of the seasons or a football-infused holiday at Dantanna’s, there’s something for everyone the night before the big guy comes to town.
Jingle All the Way to Boone’s for Christmas Eve Brunch
Boone’s is teeing up a holly jolly celebration for its Christmas Eve Brunch on Sunday, December 24, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Set against the picturesque backdrop of Bobby Jones Golf Course in Buckhead, guests are invited to indulge in the flavors of the season and signature midday delights, including short rib hash, salmon croquette eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy, traditional favorites and more. Along with their signature cocktails and award-winning wine menu, Boone’s will have specialty holiday cocktails such as the Nutcracker Martini and Naughty List, and plenty of craft beers on tap from local breweries. Boone’s is located at 2205 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.boonesatl.com or call 770-835-4267. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook at @boonesatl.
Countdown to Claus at TWO urban licks Brunch & Dinner
A favorite holiday dining destination, TWO urban licks is hosting a festive Christmas Eve brunch and dinner on Sunday, December 24, 2023. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the BeltLine staple will celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with signature brunch and lunch offerings, from the Fat Elvis French Toast and Cast Iron Baked Cinnamon Rolls to NOLA Shrimp & Grits, Barbacoa Lamb Tacos and the Smoked Pork Belly BLT. Serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Executive Chef Chad Clevenger will dazzle with holiday specials and house favorites including TWO’s coveted Salmon Chips and local favorites including Wood-fired Rotisserie Chicken, Smoked Brisket, Grilled Chilean Sea Bass and more. Imbibers are invited to toast to the night before Christmas with craft cocktails, craft beers and an extensive selection of wine on tap. TWO urban licks will be closed on Christmas Day. To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit www.twourbanlicks.com. TWO urban licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd., Atlanta, GA, 30306. Stay connected on Instagram at @twourbanlicks and Facebook at www.facebook.com/TwoUrbanLicks.
Enjoy Christmas Eve Brunch & Dinner at ENZO Steakhouse & Bar
Before the little ones drift off to sleep with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, ENZO Steakhouse & Bar extends a warm invitation to friends and family to join in the festivities of the holiday season. Not only will the Italian steakhouse be open on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th, for both brunch and dinner, but Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio has once again whipped up an ENZO at Home holiday to-go menu. Beginning at 11 a.m., guests are invited to relish in signature brunch favorites such as the Italian French Toast or Smoked Salmon Flatbread as well as a make-your-own mimosa bar. For those contemplating an evening affair, stay a while and explore ENZO’s specialty Christmas Eve dinner menu featuring Spaghetti + Lobster, Seared Scallops, Braised Lamb Shank, festive cocktails and more. Want to stay in? No problem, prepare a delectable Christmas Eve dinner that is sure to impress parties of two, four and six by ordering ENZO at Home at enzo-itl.com/catering or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, now through Friday, December 22, 2023. ENZO is open on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2023, from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188. Located in the Town at Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214, stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @enzoitl.
A Football-Infused Christmas Eve Brunch and Lunch at Dantanna’s
Sports enthusiasts can relax knowing they won’t miss any of the action on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2023, at Dantannna’s. Open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., and screening the full lineup of football games throughout the day, guests can cheer on their favorite teams while enjoying their pick of favorites from the brunch or all day menu. From favorites like their aged steaks, fresh seafood, juicy burgers and sandwiches and elevated bar bites to their bottomless brunch offering, there’s something for all tastes. With plenty of seating options, guests are invited to relax the bar, in the dining room or outside on the dog-friendly patio. Serving sports, substance, and sips for two decades, Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. Dantanna’s will be closed on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2023. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873. Stay connected on Facebook at Facebook.com/dantannas and on Twitter and Instagram @dantannas.
Toast to Tinsel and Tipples at Vesper this Christmas Eve
Drink up at Vesper on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2023, before the big guy in red comes to town. From 5 p.m. to midnight, the Glenwood Park haunt, decked out in deep jewel tones, plush lounge furniture, cozy corners and a welcoming bar, is ready to host its annual Christmas Eve bash. From seasonal cocktails including the Miracle on Garrett Street, Gingerbread Manhattan and Misses Clausmo, impressive zero-proof options to holiday-inspired treats, revelers are invited to let loose before it’s officially present time. And in the spirit of the season of giving, the first 50 customers will receive a gift from the elves at Vesper to add to their bar cart. Vesper will be closed on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2-23. Vesper is located on the Atlanta BeltLine at 924 Garrett St. Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30316. For more information, visit www.vesperatl.com or call 404.936.6902. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @vesperatl.
Sleigh Christmas Eve Dinner at Steak Market
With a modern atmosphere, top-notch service, and rich culinary offerings, elevate Christmas Eve dinner, on Sunday, December 24th, at Steak Market. Beginning at 5 p.m., the popular Midtown dining destination known for its extravagant cocktails and quality steaks sliced tableside is prepared to make an enchanting holiday dinner that promises to be merry and bright. Guests can celebrate the season with Steak Market’s signature favorites including its Coca-Cola braised beef ribs, charbroiled prawns, Wagyu surf & turf, creamy lobster mac and cheese, artful, decadent desserts and more. Playful holiday cocktails including Spritz-mas and Santa’s Ho Fashion along with nitro martinis like Sex and the City and Purple Rain and fan-favorite Chocolate Therapy and Minding My Bee’s Knees will only enhance the festive spirit, promising an extraordinary evening. Steak Market is located in Midtown at 793 Juniper Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.steakmarket.com or call 470-355-6540. Stay connected on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SteakMarketATL/ and on Instagram @steakmarketatl.
Spend a Holly Jolly Christmas Eve at Bully Boy
Eagerly await Santa’s arrival with a delicious holiday dinner filled with sushi, sake and a Kaiseki-inspired menu at Bully Boy this Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2023. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the culinary creatives at the BeltLine gem are ready to do the hosting with their signature offerings featuring the freshest and finest ingredients. Made for sharing, artful sushi along with delectable starters, an array of entrees and must-try specialty cocktails, will set the festive tone for what is sure to be an unforgettable evening celebrating the most wonderful time of year. Bully Boy will be closed on Christmas Day. For more information or to make a reservation for Christmas Eve, visit www.bullyboyATL.com or call 678-904-5607. A Concentrics Restaurants concept, Bully Boy is located at 828 W10 Ralph McGill Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia 30306. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @bullyboyatl, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BullyboyATL.
Holly Jolly Christmas Eve Dinner at Amore e Amore
Create merry memories at Amore e Amore this Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2023, welcoming guests from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. Mama Gale and Professor Giovani have adorned every corner with festive decorations and seasonal delights transforming the space into a whimsical winter wonderland for the holidays. Partake in the cherished and age-old tradition of the Feast of Seven Fishes, available at $110 per person, or opt for the condensed a la carte dinner menu paired with specialty holiday cocktails. For the little ones, Amore e Amore’s kid-friendly menu features pizza bites, meatballs, and child-sized portions of beloved entrees like fettuccine alfredo, cheese ravioli, and spaghetti with meatballs. Kids ages 12 and under are welcome to dine from open until 7:30 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.amoreeamore.com or call 404-600-2176. Amore e Amore is conveniently located at 467 N Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30307. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @eatamoreatl.
Cheers to Christmas Eve at Wild Heaven
Wild Heaven Beer is ready to crack open a cold one in honor of the most wonderful time of the year on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2023. Start the day off at Wild Heaven’s West End location on BeltLine with coffee by Finca to Filter from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and bites and brews from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. For those on the Eastside, it doesn’t get much better than to toasting to the holidays at the Avondale brewery and taproom between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. With delicious, shareable plates, the good vibes and drinks will last all day, both locations are also ideal spots to pick up last minute brews for any holiday gathering. Wild Heaven Beer West End is located at 1010 White St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. Wild Heaven Beer Avondale is located at 135B Maple Street, Decatur, GA 30030. Both locations will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2023. For more information, visit wildheavenbeer.com. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wildheaven or on Instagram and Twitter at @beerwildheaven.