The Christmas season is finally upon us making now the time to finalize your Christmas dining plans. While many are beginning to craft their dinner menus for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner with relatives from all over, others are deciding on a relaxed holiday and opting to dine out on December 24 and 25. If your plans are to dine out, you’re in luck, the Delmarva is filled with holiday dining options for your entire family. From traditional holiday feasts to seafood and sandwiches, take a look at our list of holiday dining options on the Eastern Shore. 

Delaware Christmas Dining

The Cafe on 26Ocean View, Delaware. Wednesday, December 25, 3-9 pm. Reservations required, call 302-539-2233 for more information.

Boardwalk Plaza HotelRehoboth Beach, Delaware. Wednesday, December 25. A Christmas Buffet featuring carving stations and dessert. Adults $59.95, Children 5-12 $29.95, Children under 5 $19.95, includes non-alcoholic beverages. Reservations required, call 302-227-0615.

Rosenfeld’s Jewish DeliRehoboth Beach, Delaware. Wednesday, December 25, 9 am-7 pm. Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Call 302-645-1700 for more information.

Harpoon HannasFenwick Island, Delaware. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25. Specials have yet to be determined. Reservations are suggested, call 302-539-3095 for more information and to make your reservation today.

The Crystal RestaurantRehoboth Beach, Delaware. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25. No reservations needed, specials have yet to be determined, call 302-227-1088 for more information.

Touch of ItalyRehoboth Beach, Delaware. Tuesday, December 24, open normal business hours. Closed Christmas Day. 

Touch of ItalyLewes, Delaware. Tuesday, December 24, open normal business hours. Closed Christmas Day. 

The Crystal Restaurant – Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25, open normal business hours.

Maryland Christmas Dining

The Victorian Room at the Dunes Manor HotelOcean City, MD. Wednesday, December 25, 12-6 pm. Buffet service featuring carving and seafood stations. Adults $36.95, Children 4-12 years $16.95. Reservations required, call 410-289-1100.

Clarion Resort HotelOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, 5-9 pm and Wednesday, December 25, 1-8 pm. Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant Famous “All-You-Can-Eat” Holiday Buffet. Adults $31.95, Children 4-12 $20.95, Children 3 and under eat free. Reservations are suggested, call 410-524-3535.

Hunter’s Tavern in the Tidewater Inn – Easton, Maryland, Tuesday, December 24, Serving breakfast and lunch from 9am – 2pm. Call 410-822-4034 for more information.

Rosenfeld’s Jewish DeliOcean City, Maryland. Wednesday, December 25, 9 am-4 pm. Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Call 410-520-0283 for more information.

The Narrows Restaurant – Grasonville, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, 11am-3pm for lunch service. Call 410-827-8113 for more information.

St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal ChurchOcean City, Maryland. Wednesday, December 25, 11 am-2 pm. Christmas Dinner, no reservations needed.

32 Palm RestaurantOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25. No specials are determined yet, call 410-289-2525 for more details.

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay – Cambridge, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25 – Eagle’s Nest Bar & Grill open from 11am- 7pm; Water’s Edge Grill serving lunch from 11:30am-2pm and dinner service begins at 5:30pm. Please call 410-901-1234 for more information.

Captain’s TableOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, operating normal hours, December 25, open 2-7 pm, reservation only, call 410-289-7191.

Reef 118 Oceanfront RestaurantOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, open normal business hours. 

Robert Morris Inn – Oxford, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, serving lunch from 12-2pm and dinner service from 5-9pm. Wednesday, December 25, open for lunch service from 12-3pm. Please call to make reservations today! 410-226-5111.

The Original Greene TurtleOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, open normal business hours both days! Call 410-723-2120 for more information.

Banning’s – Easton, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, open for lunch and dinner service from 11am-9pm. For reservations, please call 410-822-1733.

Touch of ItalyOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, open normal business hours. Closed Christmas Day. 

Portside Seafood Restaurant – Cambridge, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24. Open for lunch service until 4:30pm. Please call 410-228-9007 for information and to make reservations.

Pickles PubOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, open normal business hours.

Washington Street Pub – Easton, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, serving lunch from 11am-2pm.

Marlin MoonOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, open normal business hours, specials have yet to be determined. Call 410-289-1202 for more information.

Ava’s – St. Michaels, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, serving lunch and dinner from 11:30am-9pm. Please call 410-745-3081 for information and to make reservations.

Hemingway’s at the Coral ReefOcean City, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, open normal business hours. Call 410-289-2612 for more information.

Mason’s Redux – Easton, Maryland. Tuesday, December 24, serving lunch from 11am-2pm and dinner from 4-9pm. Reservations are suggested – 410-822-3204!

Virginia Christmas Dining

Bill’s Prime Seafood & SteaksChincoteague, Virginia. December 24, 6-11:30 am. Christmas Eve breakfast. Call for more information, 757-336-5831.

Mallards at the WharfOnancock, Virginia. December 24, 11-4 pm. 

Sting Ray’s RestaurantCape Charles, Virginia. December 24, 6:30 am-2 pm. Closed for Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. Call 757-331-1541 for more information.

The ShantyCape Charles, Virginia. December 24, 11:30 am-4 pm. Closed for Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. Call 757-695-3853 for more information

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