Michigan Christmas Dinner 2023 | Holiday Meals To Go | Where to Get a Great Christmas Eve Meal + Best  Buffets, Dine In, Dinners Delivered

Michigan Christmas Dinner 2023 | Holiday  Meals To Go | Where to Get a Great Christmas Eve Meal + Best  Buffets, Dine In, Dinners Delivered, Catering

By: Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Last updated: November 7, 2023

  • Do you need to order Christmas meals to go
  • OR maybe this year you are taking it easy and want to enjoy a traditional holiday dinner in a restaurant to eliminate all the work?  Keep reading for ideas of where to get prepared Christmas dinners near you. 
  • We also have Christmas catering options for your company, group or celebration. 
  • Great places to get a meal in Ann Arbor, Traverse City, Marshall, Detroit, Grand Rapids and across the state!

Relax and enjoy this holiday season!

Christmas Dinner Meals To Go or Dinners Across Michigan -  Pick up, Delivery, Dine In, and Holiday Meal Catering

See if these prepared Christmas Dinners are available near you...

Boston Market Christmas Dinners/Meals - Four options:

  1. Pick Up and Curb Side: Heat and serve premade Christmas Dinner and New Years Eve Dinner to go: Chilled, fully cooked, complete meals. Order your holiday meal ahead of time online! Their rotisserie chicken is yummy.
  2. Home Delivery-have a meal delivered by their delivery partner.
  3. Boston Market can cater a Christmas meal too!
  4. Dine in! Boston Market is open on Christmas day.

Cracker Barrel Christmas Dinner - Traditional Christmas dinner that is prepared for you! Order their Heat n' Serve Feast Family dinner or Catering with ham or prime rib. Available for pickup December 21- December 27, 2023. Plus they have holiday pies!! MMMM!  

Is Cracker Barrel Open Christmas Day? Cracker Barrel Stores will be open until 2 PM on Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.

Bob Evans - Farmhouse feast with turkey, ham or pot roast, packed cold so all you have to do is heat and serve!  With all the sides and dessert. See their menus online. Order online for pick up or delivery!

Tim Hortons - Open for dine in for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Tim Hortons is offering special holiday treats to make their customers feel merry and bright this Christmas! The Holiday Tree Donut is a tree-shaped yeast donut filled with venetian cream and topped with green fondant and festive nonpareils. Additionally, try their Peppermint Timbits and signature Chocolate Cake Glazed Timbits with a Peppermint topping! 

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for Christmas dinner. Or, order Ruth's Thanksgiving at your table at home with take out and delivery!  

  • Troy: 755 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 151,Troy, MI 
  • Ann Arbor: 314 S. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 
  • Grand Rapids: 187 Monroe Avenue, Amway Grand Plaza ,Grand Rapids, MI 

Whole Foods Christmas Dinner - Reserve your holiday meals online.  Whole Foods has appetizers, Christmas feasts, a la carte entrees and so much to choose for your prepared Christmas dinners. They offer vegan Thanksgiving feasts too. Order online for easy, free pickup.

  • Whole Foods is located in Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Detroit, East Lansing, Rochester Hills and West Bloomfield. 

NEED PIE? Grand Traverse Pie Company: Ship a pie or pick one up for Christmas! Pecan, cherry, rhubarb, pumpkin...so many pies to choose from! 

  • Grand Traverse Pie Company is located all across Michigan!  Ann Arbor, Traverse City, Midland, Rochester Hills, Okemos, Portage and more!

Want Christmas Dinner Delivered or Shipped to Your Home or a Loved One?

Send prepared Christmas dinners to loved ones (or yourself!)! Sometimes it's difficult to cook for only one or two, so brighten someone's day by sending them a delicious Christmas meal this holiday season.

Omaha Steaks: Christmas dinners delivered!  Send a custom Christmas feast for four on up with lots of meat and meal choices. Choose from traditional favorites like surf and turf, spiral sliced ham, prime rib, sides and dessert, too! Order early!  

Kansas City Steak Company: Christmas din ners delivered! From complete holiday meals and centerpieces toappetizers, sides, and desserts. Make your Christmas dinner unforgettable! Precooked or oven-ready meals are delivered to your door.

Sendameal.com: Prepared dinners delivered. Lots of yummy desserts too. Check their website for details and menus.

Harry and David Christmas Meals: Complete holiday meals! Order early for delivery.

Gold Belly has turkey dinners for 4! I like that all the ingredients are clearly listed in each dish. 

Williams Sonoma:  Complete Christmas dinners! Order early for delivery.

Blue Apron: Get Your Christmas Dinner Delivered!  You can order meal kits with ham, vegetarian, roasts and more!

Traverse City Area Christmas Dinners: Popular Restaurants Open on Christmas

Wondering where to get a fantastic Christmas Dinner in Traverse City Michigan?  

Crystal Mountain Michigan Holiday Dinners - 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr.
Thompsonville, Michigan 49683. On December 24 - 25, 2023, you can visit the Wild Tomato and enjoy a delicious buffet with family and friends. Open on Christmas eve and Christmas day!

Inn at Bay Harbor: 3600 Village Harbor Drive, Bay Harbor, MI. The Inn at Bay Harbor will be offering special meals for both 2023 Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The Inn is one of our favorite places to stay, especially around Christmas! The Inn at Bay Harbor is all decked out in Christmas splendor!  Plus, your family will enjoy the menu and the Lake Michigan view.  

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa: 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI. Christmas Day Buffet!  This year let someone else to prepare Christmas dinner and entertain the family! Holiday Buffets at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge.  Come on out December 25, and January 1 for holiday buffets with all your favorites like mashed potatoes and gravy, herb roasted turkey breast, roasted pork loin, glazed baked ham, rosemary chicken, traditional holiday desserts, and more. 

Black Star Farms: 10844 E. Revold Rd., Suttons Bay, Michigan. Order online for dinners to go.

Boyne Mountain: Boyne Falls, MI.  Enjoy Christmas Eve dinner with Santa or a Christmas Day Buffet! 5 pm - 9 pm. What a great way to Celebrate the holidays with a fantastic Christmas dinner!

Shanty Creek Resort: 5780 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffets!  Make Reservations at The Lakeview dining room each evening 5-9 pm for a Christmas Buffet!

Delamar Hotel's Artisan Restaurant: 615 East Front Street Traverse City, MI. Christmas Eve they offer brunch 11:00am - 3:00pm and dinner 4:00pm - 10:00pm. Christmas Dinner on December 25th is offered 2:00pm - 7:00pm.  Their culinary team has prepared a festive three-course prix fixe menu to accentuate your holiday celebration.

Aerie Restaurant & Lounge at Grand Traverse Resort, December 25, 2023. Enjoy a Christmas Day Buffet at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge with Christmas favorites such as glazed ham, traditional holiday desserts, and more. Reservations are required. 

Best Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner in Ann Arbor 

If you are wondering where to eat in Ann Arbor on Christmas, check these out!

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! You can also order a Celebration Feast and Holiday Sides To Go! 

Gandy Dancer: 401 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 - Dine in at Gandy Dancer for Christmas dinner. OR bring Christmas dinner home!  

Knight's Steakhouse: 3660 Plaza Dr. Suite 5, Ann Arbor, MI. Enjoy a Christmas eve dinner!  Closed Christmas Day.

Zingerman's Roadhouse:  2501 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, Christmas Eve 7 am-8 pm and closed Christmas Day. Their Feast for Home Menu features your favorites from the Roadhouse so you can enjoy a delicious meal at home.

Best Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner in Detroit: Dine In and Pick Up: Popular Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant -151 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083 and 17440 Hall Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038 DINE in and pick up. Make your reservations early!

Ernie's Grill Grand Buffet- 16655 19 Mile Rd, Clinton Twp, MI 48038  The Christmas Grand Buffet dine in or take out! The Grand Buffet includes prime rib, turkey, salmon and all the sides you could imagine!

Apparatus Room at Foundation Hotel - 250 W Larned Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226. Open Christmas Eve and Day

Bar Louie - Open for Christmas Eve Brunch - Celebrate Christmas Eve at Bar Louie with a Sunday brunch! Chris and I have eaten several times at Bar Louie at the Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills. This Christmas, enjoy yummy $3 bubbly mimosas, $15 pitchers, and several breakfast choices including the popular Double B&E Sandwich or avocado toast to fuel your last-minute holiday shopping spree. Prices and participation vary by location listed below.

Bar Louie - Open on Christmas Day during normal service hours, from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Relax at Bar Louie on Christmas Day while indulging in several delicious food and drink specials. The late-night concept features several elevated entrees including Parmesan Crusted Chicken, Steak Frites, Monterey Chicken and lots more. With the purchase of a bar bite and two main plate entrees, dine-in guests will receive a complimentary bottle of wine this Christmas. Offers, dates, time, prices, details and availability are subject to change and may vary by location.

Bar Louie Locations: 

  • Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4390 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
  • The Mall at Partridge Creek, 17460 Hall Rd Suite 152, Clinton Township, MI 48038
  • Royal Oak, 510 South Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067
  • Twelve Mile Crossing, 44375 12 Mile Rd Suite G-152, Novi, MI 48377
  • Laurel Park Place, 37716 6 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48152
  • Dearborn, 22269 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48124

San Morello - 1400 Woodward Ave, Detroit MI 48226. Check their website for details and booking.

Texas De Brazil - 1000 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI. Christmas Eve (12/24) & Day (12/25) at 11am. Serving dinner menu all day long, reservations highly recommended.

Fogo de Chao - 301 W. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48084. Dine in, Catering, Delivery, Curbside and Carry out pick up. Fogo de Chao is OPEN on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Make reservations for Christmas day to indulge in brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktails and dessert.  Maybe you have Christmas lunch with your family and then dinner with friends at Fogo de Chao! They are open New Years Eve and New Years Day too.

Tim Hortons in Metro Detroit - Open for dine in for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Tim Hortons is offering special holiday treats to make their customers feel merry and bright this Christmas! The Holiday Tree Donut is a tree-shaped yeast donut filled with venetian cream and topped with green fondant and festive nonpareils. Additionally, try their Peppermint Timbits and signature Chocolate Cake Glazed Timbits with a Peppermint topping! 

Bar Louie - Open on Christmas Day (normal service hours, from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.) Stop by Bar Louie on Christmas Day to enjoy several food and drink specials. The late-night concept offers several elevated entrees including Parmesan Crusted Chicken, Steak Frites, Monterey Chicken and more yummy celebratory meals. With the purchase of a bar bite and two main plate entrees, dine-in guests will receive a complimentary bottle of wine this Christmas. Cool, huh? Prices and participation vary by location.

Where to Get the Best Christmas Dinner in Kalamazoo

Fieldstone Grill - Dine in or order complete meals to go.

Henderson Castle - For a truly special holiday dining experience, enjoy a meal in the elegant dining room at Henderson Castle for a Christmas Eve dinner comprised of a sumptuous 7-course meal. Their opulent and intimate Christmas event is the perfect way to treat yourself and your loved ones this holiday season! Book your reservations soon!

Schulers Restaurant & Pub - 115 S. Eagle Street, Marshall, MI. 
Enjoy Christmas Eve with family and friends at Schulers!  Dinner menu served from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Schuler's is closed on Christmas Day.

Barrett's Smokehouse - Order Smoked Turkeys, Smoked Traditional Hams, Prime Rib Roast and more to be shipped directly to your home.

The Park Club (private dining club)- 219 West South Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007. Christmas eve dinner and dining to go.  Closed Christmas day.

Best Christmas Dinners Frankenmuth 

Enjoy a Christmas Day dinner at Zehnders! Dec. 25, 2023 in the Main Dining Room. Entrees, salads and desserts! It's quite a feast!

Bavarian Inn Restaurant is also open for their world-famous “all-you-can-eat” family-style dinners. 

Where to Get Christmas Meals in Grand Rapids Region

Mertens Prime - Open Christmas Eve & Christmas Day for both brunch and candlelit dinner. Make Reservations early! Dine in! 35 Oakes St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Gun Lake Casino - 1123 129th Avenue, Wayland, MI 49348. Dine in at Shkode Chophouse and CBK. Check their website for events and activities in December.

jdek at Margaux - 235 Louis St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

FUN and Cheerful Christmas Related Activities

This Christmas, plan more fun family-friendly Christmas activities!

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