You Don’t Have to Eat Spam for Christmas
As Christmas draws near, more people are posting on Facebook asking which restaurants are doing Christmas day dinner specials on 25th. As you will see listed below there are quite a few options and you can see previously mentioned ones (Gem Restaurant, El Divino, Blue Water Grill and Red Ginger) in the More December Events post. Since there are a few delicious choices for Christmas Eve dinner, the 24th is also listed below.
A word of advice: be prepared to have a plan B or C choice for your Christmas dinner – places are booking up fast, so get your reservations in asap.
December 25 – Christmas Evening Dinner Options
Sergeant Duke’s Texas BBQ
What could be better than Christmas Dinner on the beach? From 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM you can enjoy sun sand and sunset along with smoked ham, loaded baked potato casserole, green beans, cornbread and a pecan pie bar – $40.00 BZD. Complimentary iced tea comes with your dinner.
Hidden Treasure Restaurant & Lounge
This beautiful “best kept secret” will be open their regular hours (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM) and have menu option as well as a four course Christmas special. You will also be treated to Live music by Orvin Jones of Punta Gorda. Reservation is mandatory, call 226-4111 to make one.
Pier 366 Seafood House
Enjoy a tropical dinner under the stars 5:00 PM to Midnight.
Hors d’oeuvres: Cheese puff pastry, focaccia bread, and pigs-in-a-blanket.
Appetizers: Smoked salmon or Italian prosciutto crostini and tender shrimp or chicken risotto croquettes; served with gouda atop a mixed green salad and a strawberry vinaigrette topped with apple and blue cheese gratins.
Main EntrÃ©e: Turkey and honey baked ham served with bacon cheddar mashed potatoes and grilled vegetable medley – $65 BZD, OR Lobster grilled with garlic butter served with the same sides – $80 BZD.
Sweet Course/Dessert: Christmas yule log with chocolate and fresh strawberries.
Reservations are recommended. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with preferred time or call 226-2565
Rain Restaurant & Rooftop Terrace
This aerial view option offers partial menu items & Chef Hugo’s delicious Christmas specials.
Surf & Turf: 8 oz. Tenderloin wrapped in bacon with pear beurre blanc; served with grilled lobster tail, Brussels sprouts, green beans and mash potatoes. Now that is special 🙂
For those that want a Traditional Belizean Christmas Dinner, look no further: maple & pineapple glazed ham, slow roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans & cranberry currents.
Email: email@example.com or call 226-4000 to secure your spot. Tables are held for 15 minutes after the reservation time. Please note – A deposit is required for parties of over 10 people and on December 24th, 25th, & 31st.
Christmas Eve Feast Options
Since Christmas has always been a great reason to celebrate with food, some restaurants are doing the night before option.
Dine Artfully on Christmas Eve with this delicious 5 course flavor explosion: Baked Brie, Beets and Blue (cheese) Lobster Bisque, Roasted Duck Breast and finishing off with Poached Pear.
Dinner is from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM and they will also serve from their regular menu. Reservations are recommended. 226-4443
The French Touch – lounge bar & restaurant
Two seatings at 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Celebrate Christmas Eve “French-style” with a 5 course dinner to remember.
1st course: Terrine de foie gras, a traditional French duck terrine served with toasted point.
2nd course: Bisque de langouste also known as lobster bisque.
3rd course: Vol au vent de coquilles St Jacques, delicious veloutÃ© (sauce) with scallop and mushrooms delicately prepared in a puff pastry.
4th course: Filet de boeuf Wellington au Porto, succulent beef prepared in a puff pastry with a port wine reduction.
5th course: Croustade de pommes, a delicious way to end a great dinner warm apple in phyllo dough.
Seating is limited, reservations are required asap. Call 631-2600 or send a message on the French Touch Facebook page.
After Dinner Activity
No matter which night you go out to celebrate, take a leisurely after-dinner walk or drive and enjoy the spirit of Christmas in decorations around town and the fact that you are not freezing your @ss off to do it.