Spend more time with your family and less time worrying about cooking this Christmas when you dine out at these restaurants open for Christmas dinner in Clearwater. Trying to figure out what restaurants are serving up something special for the holiday can be time-consuming, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite dining offerings around Clearwater for Christmas dinner.

Updated November 2023 by Meghan Roth

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Wyndham Grand Clearwater

100 Coronado Drive, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with a truly unforgettable experience at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach! Indulge in the holiday spirit as you savor an elevated brunch buffet against the backdrop of breathtaking Gulf views from 10am to 2pm. The culinary team has crafted a mouthwatering selection of your holiday favorites, ensuring a feast that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you in the festive spirit.

Cost: $75 per person

Restaurants for Clearwater Christmas Dinner

K Club Bar & Bistro at The Karol Hotel

2675 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33762

K Club Bar & Bistro is offering a three-course, prix-fix Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Feast for $75 per adult, $40 for children under 12 and a limited menu for those 5 and under. The meal includes:

  • First Course: French Onion & Cider Soup or Holiday Karol Salad
  • Second Course: Smoked Baby Back Ribs; 14oz Dry Aged New York Strip; 6oz Filet; Crab Raviolo Carbonara or Baked Vegetable Moussaka
  • Third Course: Gingerbread Cake & Ice Cream or Christmas Trifle

2023 Info TBA

Beachcomber Restaurant

447 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Enjoy a special holiday menu at Beachcomber Restaurant this Christmas in Clearwater Beach. You’ll find their classic dishes, like honey baked Christmas ham, and special holiday treats like peppermint bark cheesecake on the menu. Beachcomber opens at 2pm.

Cost: Price varies per dish. Special children’s dinner for 12 and under is $22.

2023 Info TBA

Columbia Restaurant

1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33767

As is tradition, Columbia Restaurant will be serving Christmas Dinner this year. This year’s special holiday offerings include Lechon Asado and baked Virginia ham. The regular dinner menu is also available.  Call for reservations.

Latitude 28

Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Brunch with Santa, Christmas Day Dinner

691 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, FL

Latitude 28 has three options for dining on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, they are offering a 3-course Prix Fixe menu complete with traditional options to please everyone in the family. Christmas morning, you have the opportunity to have brunch with Santa, himself. This festive event blends the magic of the holiday season with delicious culinary delights, creating an enchanting experience for families and friends. 

Cost: Dinner – $110 per person, Brunch – $75 per person

Rusty’s Bistro @ Sheraton Sand Key

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner

1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL

Dine at Rusty’s Bistro restaurant, located inside the Sheraton Sand Key resort, where Florida seafood and local ingredients from Clearwater Beach providers create innovative dishes. Rusty’s Bistro will be offering a 3-course Prix Fixe on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 6-9pm.

Cost: 2023 Info TBA

Clearwater Christmas Dinner: Restaurants Nearby

Bon Appétit

Christmas Eve dinner & Christmas Day buffet and dinner

148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin, FL 34698 (12 minutes from Clearwater)

Bon Appétit is pulling out all the stops to make sure this Christmas is extra special. They’re offering both a four-course plated dinner and a buffet option, so your family can choose the one that works best.

The Four-Course Dinner features plenty of options, including escargot, slow-roasted Christmas goose, and pumpkin cheesecake. If loading your plate up at the buffet is more your style, you’ll find a plethora of options including pan-seared Chilean seabass, roasted Carolina turkey with giblet gravy, and chilled mussels & clams in coconut Thai curry.

Regardless of the option you choose, you’ll receive a complimentary champagne toast. They also have Christmas Eve offerings if you prefer to dine out before Santa arrives.

Cost: $99 per adult

Fountain Grille at Safety Harbor Resort

Christmas Day Dinner

105 North Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor, FL 34695 (20 minutes from Clearwater)

Fountain Grille at the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is offering dinner on Christmas Day that includes salad, choice of three entrees, and dessert. Early diners, from 4:30-5:30pm, will receive a complimentary glass of wine

Cost: $42-61 per person

Flor Fina at Hotel Haya

1412 E. 7th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605 (35 minutes from Clearwater)

This year, Chef is offering a delicious 4-course family-style Christmas feast that is sure to delight you and your guests! Come join Flor Fina for a fantastic holiday dining experience! Adults are $75 per guest, children ages 6-12 years old are $25.

2023 Info TBA

Terra Gaucha

1108 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33629 (35 minutes from Clearwater)

This delicious Brazilian Steakhouse is serving up its regular menu for Christmas as always, and it is sure to be a hit with your family. Get the full Rodizio experience, which includes a wide variety of meats brought to your table, for $52.95 per person, or just the gourmet salad and hot bar for $31.95 per person. Children 6-12 are half-priced, and ages 0-5 are complimentary.

2023 Info TBA

Kona Grill

4134 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607 (30 minutes from Clearwater)

Kona’s Christmas menu will be available for dine-in Dec. 23-25. Enjoy rich seasonal specialties like filet with lobster cream and macadamia nut turkey. Eat, drink and be merry!
2023 Info TBA

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Catch 23

Christmas Eve Brunch, Christmas Eve prix-fixe dinner & Christmas Eve takeout

10103 Montague St., Tampa, FL 33626 (35 minutes from Clearwater)

Catch 23 is serving up a special Christmas Eve menu with an array of festive items. Dine on baked brie and a delectable prime rib dinner. Your favorite holiday classics, including roasted turkey, spiral honey-glazed ham, and traditional holiday sides are also available for heat and serve takeout on Christmas Eve ($120 and serves 6-8 people). There is also a festive cocktail menu. Dine in prices vary by menu item.
2023 Info TBA

Christmas Dinner To-Go

Goody Goody

Christmas Dessert 

1601 W. Swann Ave., Tampa, FL 33606

Make Christmas goody goody with some of the most famous pies in Tampa. Notorious for their signature Butterscotch pie, Goody Goody will be taking to-go orders for that plus their Chocolate Cream Pie, Coconut Cream Pie, Banana Cream Pie, and their seasonal Milk Chocolate Pecan Pie. They’re sure to be the perfect ending to your holiday meal! Orders must be placed online by December 21 at noon and can be picked up on December 23 or 24 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $30-$40 per pie

Metro Diner

Christmas Dinner

Tampa: 4011 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 336.9
St. Petersburg: 5250 4th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Metro Diner wants to make your holiday hosting as stress-free as possible. Whether you’re keeping it small or opening up your home to family and friends, their Holiday at Home Feast has options to work with any size crowd. Choices includes baked ham or roast turkey plus items such as mashed potatoes, sweet potato mash, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, and macaroni and cheese. Orders must be placed by December 23 at 8:00 p.m. for pickup on December 24.

Cost: $16.49 for one serving, $61.99 for four, $119.49 for eight.

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