Looking to dine out on Dec. 25th? While many restaurants are closed on Christmas Day, these three Downtown St. Louis options have meals available for those looking to celebrate the season or simply avoid the kitchen this coming Monday.
Cielo Restaurant & Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
Start your morning with Christmas Day Brunch at Cielo. Available from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., this food-station feast is buffet style with festive offerings like turkey breast with chestnut date stuffing, gingerbread panna cotta and eggnog budino. In addition to the entree and dessert areas, a seafood station, pasta buffet and kids’ corner are included. A five-course Christmas Day dinner is also available from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.
999 N. 2nd St., cielostlouis.com
Sushi Ai is open normal business hours on Dec. 25, which means you can grab your favorite rolls and noodles from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. It seems only fitting you order the Christmas Roll, a tasty combination of tuna, avocado and masago.
910 Olive St., sushiaistlouis.com
The Station Grille
Looking for options? Stop by The Station Grille at Union Station for American cuisine on Christmas Day from 6:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. for breakfast, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for lunch or 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. for dinner. Enjoy the history of the space while you dine; this historic restaurant, founded by Fred Harvey, was the inspiration for the 1946 Judy Garland film The Harvey Girls.
1820 Market St., stlouisunionstation.com