Need somewhere to eat on Christmas? These local restaurants are open.

Many restaurants will be closed in the Tennessee Valley this Christmas, but these establishments are an exception.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Do you plan on not cooking this Christmas? Many people on Christmas Day have a tradition of enjoying sizable amounts of homemade food with their families at home on Christmas Day. On the other hand, there are those who would rather just go to a restaurant or order take out. 

Although it may seem as if there will be no restaurants open on Christmas Day, there are some restaurants here in the Tennessee Valley that will be open for business. 

From breakfast food, to Chinese cuisine and all-you-can-eat buffets, here are some restaurants that will be open this Christmas Day in North Alabama. 

Restaurants open in Huntsville

  • China Gourmet 
  • City Cafe Diner 
  • iHOP 
  • Meteor Buffet 
  • New China Grill & Buffet 
  • New China Restaurant 
  • Panda 
  • Ricebox
  • Waffle House

Restaurants open in Decatur

  • Asian Buffet (Hartselle) 
  • Canton House 
  • Chow King Grill & Buffet
  • Waffle House

Restaurants open in Athens

  • Jiang’s Golden Phoenix 
  • New China
  • Waffle House
  • iHOP

Need more than food? Here are some options:

  • Walgreens
  • CVS
  • Dunkin
  • McDonald’s
  • Starbucks