By now, the Thanksgiving leftovers are long gone and our thoughts have already turned to the next-to-last, over-the-top-indulgent meal before New Year’s Eve. With Christmas Eve and Christmas Day falling on Friday and Saturday this year, there seem to be more options than ever for dining out with family and friends or grabbing take-out to serve under the glow of your own tree. We’ve narrowed down the dozens upon dozens of options to 20 can’t-miss places to eat, drink, and be merry all across North Texas.
From juicy BBQ and succulent steaks to fresh seafood and spicy Tex-Mex, you’ll find something to please everyone on your list. Don’t forget to order extra if you’re taking it to-go, because Santa would surely prefer a rack of lamb and a Bordeaux blend over the usual cookies and eggnog. Another helpful tip? Call ahead for ordering information and deadlines to avoid missing out.