This Argentine neighborhood hotspot pairs a flavor-packed Christmas Day prix fixe menu of empanadas, lobster bisque, chorizo beef, and quinoa risotto with chocolate mousse, flan, and a live guitarist playing Christmas songs along with Latin jazz numbers.
Price/reservations: $55 per person; reservations needed
This longtime Lakeview neighborhood favorite formerly known as Deleece is slinging a more health-conscious three-course holiday dinner with your choice of organic free-range turkey, leg of lamb, walleye, or vegetable risotto, plus eggnog cheesecake and butternut squash soup.
Price/reservations: $42 per person; reservations needed
This traditional holiday gathering place in the opulent Palmer House lobby is serving up a special “jolly dish” of 14-oz prime rib, Yorkshire pudding, gruyere, potatoes, and roasted Brussels sprouts and carrots on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Pair your dish with $16 Champagne flights on Christmas Eve or cranberry mimosa and champagne cocktails on Christmas Day.
Price/reservations: $45 per person; reservations needed
If you can’t decide between brunch and dinner, this Andersonville Mediterranean mainstay has got you covered with both brunch and dinner buffets going all Christmas Day long, with one side of the restaurant offering dinner items like ham, chicken, salmon, kabobs, and beef, with the other side serving up brunch favorites like pancakes and eggs.
Price/reservations: $28 per person; reservations needed