You will find plenty of options for Christmas Dinner in San Francisco. My recommendations include everything from traditional meals to those serving off their regular menu.
Since this holiday is always extra busy, I recommend booking your table early.
In addition to my recommendations, you will also find some other fun things to do with your entire family all day long.
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Many restaurants are still finalizing their menus, so I'll add more as they are annouced. Here are just a few to get you started.
There are dozens of restaurants open for Christmas Dinner in San Francisco. These are a few of my top picks this holiday season.
Make sure you book a table as soon as possible, as restaurants fill up quickly. The easiest way to book your table is through OpenTable.com.
Make sure to explore the city either before or after your Christmas Dinner in San Francisco. Here are a few options that are available at up to 50% off that day.
Muir Woods Expedition: Leave SF at 7:40am on Christmas morning for a walk through Muir Woods Park, this half-day tour offers a ride to and from Muir Woods as well as a few other stops along the way, find discounted tickets on Goldstar
Hop On Hop Off Tour: 24-Hour Tour around SF with stops at all major attractions, many are open on Christmas Day so you can spend your time exploring, find discounts on Goldstar
Though some attractions may be closed on Christmas Day, you can still do plenty of exploring by taking a tour. Pick from several different San Francisco adventures offered that day. Just imagine, your holiday will be especially memorable if you cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge, take a cruise out on the beautiful bay waters, or soar over the city in a helicopter.
Though December 25 is a federal holiday, many attractions are still open on Christmas Day, so do not hesitate to get out and see the sights! You can take a stroll in the lovely SF Botanical Gardens or the Japanese Tea Garden. You can also tour the Golden Gate Bridge, visit Pier 39 or the SF Zoo.
Other options include a chance to wander around the open attractions like crooked Lombard Street, the Painted Ladies of Alamo Square, or the Palace of Fine Arts. Make sure to click the link below to confirm any special holiday schedules for an attraction you are interested in before making plans.
Christmas is a lovely time to be in San Francisco, as nothing closes due to snow; rather, it is usually sunny but crisp out, and perfect for a stroll around town. Take in the holiday decorations as you explore the Mission district's murals or the shops at Pier 39. Up until Christmas Eve, you could also catch a holiday show like The Nutcracker ballet, A Christmas Carol, or Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris.
Click below for many more ideas on where to eat and what tours to take.
Now that you've seen my recommendations for Christmas dinner in San Francisco, check out another set of restaurants and special menus that will be offered the day before.
Many folks are busy doing Christmas shopping up until December 24, so it's a nice treat to take a break and go out for a Christmas Eve dinner. Many stores and restaurants will still be open until the last minute, so you have a great variety to choose from.
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