STK Steakhouse7134 East Stetson Drive, Scottsdale
Leave all the fuss behind of cooking and cleaning during Christmas and let STK Steakhouse take care of the fine dining. Highlights include roasted prime rib with potatoes, green beans, port wine shallots, and black truffle madera sauce for $75. This special is available for dine-in or take-out from Friday, December 24 to Sunday, December 26. If you choose to dine in the restaurant on Christmas Day, you'll enjoy an all-day dinner menu. Three brunch specials include smoked pork belly Benedict, hot chicken and waffles, and lobster and eggs Benedict. Reservations are recommended by calling 480-581-5171.
Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits11 East Seventh Street, Tempe
From noon to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day, Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits will serve a three-course prix fixe menu. The menu will showcase Maine lobster bisque, Latin spiced lamb with goat cheese, whipped potato or brown butter, and pecan-crusted Chilean sea bass. Dessert includes chocolate peppermint torte with goat cheese with candied pistachios. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local police and fire stations. To make reservations, call 480-968-8885.
The Sicilian BakerMultiple Locations
Enjoy a special dessert for your Christmas celebration, like the ones on menu at The Sicilian Baker. The assorted holiday cookie box is $17, the seasonal gingerbread cannoli is $12, and the struffoli wreath is $18. The holiday desserts can be ordered through Wednesday, December 23, and picked up on Christmas Eve.
Gabriella's Contemporary American Cuisine10155 East Vía Linda, Suite H134, Scottsdale
Guests can indulge in a holiday Christmas Eve feast at Gabriella's Contemporary American Cuisine in the restaurant or take the meal to go. The menu has French onion soup, mixed greens, baked potato, creamed spinach, and a choice of prime rib, maple-glazed salmon, or artichoke wild mushroom risotto. Seatings take place from 2 to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The cost is $60 per adult and $18 per child. If you'd like to take the meal home, it is $225 and can be picked up after 1 p.m. on Friday, December 24. For more information, call the restaurant at 480-534-7625.
Z' TejasMultiple Locations
Eggnog is a perfect way to ring in the Christmas season. Z'Tejas is serving its mi abuelita eggnog recipe made with spices and rum through New Year's Eve for $10. Pair this special drink with brunch, lunch, or dinner.
Keeler's Neighborhood Steakhouse7212 Ho Hum Drive, Carefree
At Keeler's Neighborhood Steakhouse, guests can enjoy a three-course Christmas Eve menu. Choose from $11 (a la carte price) appetizers including Keeler's chopped salad, classic Caesar salad, French onion soup, or winter squash bisque, followed by entrees like slow-roasted prime rib, rack of lamb, and Chilean sea bass for $45. Desserts include peach pie or chocolate peanut butter cake for $12 each. The complete prix-fixe menu is $65 per person. Seating occurs from 4 to 8 p.m., and reservations can be made by calling 602-374-4784.
Mora Italian5651 North Seventh Street
Let Mora Italian take care of your Christmas Eve needs. From 5 to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, the menu includes a choice of roasted oysters or short ribs, followed by pork shoulder, tagliata di Manzo, or sea trout. Dessert is a choice of pistachio tartufo or chocolate budino. The price is $95 per person, and reservations can be made by calling 602-795-9943.
Renata's Hearth2400 East Missouri Avenue
Renata's Hearth is serving a family-style prix fixe menu on Christmas Eve. The menu includes smoked chicken tamales, marinated turkey, quinoa, yuca mash, chocolate mousse cake, and other items. The cost is $190 per person. To make a reservation, call the restaurant at 602-954-2507.
Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen6114 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
The Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen brunch menu is offered on Saturday, December 25, from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 25. The menu features an energy bowl and brown butter brioche cinnamon rolls. Chef Dushyant Singh is showcasing two specials: pan-seared duck breast or a 20-ounce bone-in ribeye for those who want dinner. For dessert, leave room for a Yule log with hazelnut mousse, dark chocolate espresso, truffle kisses, and toasted marshmallows. To reserve your seat, call the restaurant at 480-214-4622.
The Sicilian ButcherMultiple Locations
For $12, The Sicilian Butcher will be showcasing its holiday drink, the Italiano cocktail, a mixture of classic bourbon with amaro, amaretto, and orange bitters fined with a glass smoked over white oak. Pair the drink with the food menu, including eggplant, chicken parmigiana, or crafted meatballs with spaghetti.