Whether you’re wanting to show off your city to out-of-town guests or don’t feel like dirtying up the pots and pans on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, many of Greenville’s restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops have you covered.
Here is a list of 27 local spots that will be open on Saturday, Dec. 24 or Sunday, Dec. 25. Keep in mind that most of these spots will either seat on a first-come, first-served basis or recommend reservations — so plan accordingly.
Roost, 200 N. Main St. | Saturday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. + Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Feast on a Roost’s Christmas Buffet featuring breakfast items, chilled seafood, carving stations, a salad bar, and more.
UP on the Roof, 250 River Place, #800 | Saturday + Sunday, 11 a.m.-last call | Get your out-of-town guests in the festive spirit among UP’s Elf’d UP pop-up bar decor.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 250 Riverplace, Ste. 200 | Saturday + Sunday, 3-10 p.m. | Cut into a steak while overlooking the Reedy on Christmas Day.
Limoncello, 401 River St. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. | Warm up with saucy meatballs and a glass of chianti.
Paloma, 315 S. Main St. | Saturday, 12-6 p.m. + Sunday, 4-9 p.m. | Swing into the holiday weekend on a swing with a cocktail in hand.
Nose Dive, 116 S. Main St. | Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Get your fill of the grits bar or crispy chicken sandwich at brunch.
Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E. Washington St. | Saturday, 12-7 p.m. | Sip on a pint and munch on a pretzel ahead of Christmas dinner + listen to live music by Brian Ashley Jones.
Group Therapy Pub and Playground, 320 Falls St., Ste. G | Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Stir up some friendly competition with a game of mini golf or curling.
CAMP, 2 E. Broad St. | Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. + 4:30–8:30 p.m. | Snag an outdoor seat at the heated bar.
Foxcroft Wine Co., 631 S, Main St. | Saturday, 12-5 p.m. | Enjoy a wine flight with friends to celebrate the festive season.
Mac’s Speed Shop, 930 S. Main St. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Grab some wings and tune into the Carolina Panthers vs. Detroit Lions NFL game.
Hall’s Chophouse, 550 S. Main St. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Nestle up to the bar or grab a table by the window for a pre-Christmas steak dinner.
Methodical Coffee, Locations vary | Saturday, hours vary per location | Get some extra coffee beans and loose leaf tea for your guests sleeping in.
Maestro Bistro and Dinner Club, 104 S. Main St. | Saturday, 10 a.m. | Reserve your spot for Maestro’s four course Christmas Eve dinner.
The Lazy Goat, 170 Riverplace | Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., + 4-8 p.m. | Make your guests’ trip to GVL the G.O.A.T. by ordering Fried Goat Cheese for the table.
Better Than Sex — A Dessert Restaurant, 23-25 College St. | Saturday, 5-10 p.m. | If you haven’t had enough sweet holiday treats, make a resy to indulge in Cookie Nookie Pie.
Beyond Main Street
Gather GVL, 126 Augusta St. | Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Take your out of town guests on a mini food and drink tour through Gather’s vendors.
Urban Wren, 116 N Markley St., Ste. 102 | Saturday, 5-10 p.m. | Celebrate the season with glasses of wine and small + shareable plates like the Paper Bag Salad and brussel sprouts.
Tetrad Brewing Co., 603 E. Stone Ave. | Saturday, 5-10 p.m. | After finishing up some last-minute shopping at Half moon Outfitters, treat yourself to a craft beer.
Liability Brewing Co., 109 W. Stone Ave., Ste. D | Saturday, 12-10 p.m. | Play a board game inside with a glass of “Do You Even Know Elle?” Christmas Belgian Ale.
The Commons, 127 Welborn St., Ste. B1 | Saturday, Restaurant hours vary | Treat everyone’s cravings, from Automatic Tacos GB& D burgers.
Southernside Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Party like it’s 1999 Christmas Eve at Southernside’s Blowout Party including holiday movies, drinks specials, and activities.
Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery, 205 Cedar Ln. | Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | You can’t serve guests Christmas dinner without a loaf of Stecca on the table.
Harry’s Hoagie Shoppe, 1700 E. North St., Unit A | Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Maybe you’re serving up hoagies for your holiday feast, and that’s fine by us.
Unlocked Coffee Roasters, 556 Perry Ave., Ste. B116 | The holidays can’t stop you from getting your daily dose of Colombian roast.
Six & Twenty Distillery, 556 Perry Ave., Ste. B103 | Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Book a distillery tour to give your guests a taste of Greenville.
White Duck Taco Shop, multiple locations | Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Taco ‘bout your favorite holiday traditions of tacos and margs.
Asia Pacific Greenville Restaurant and Supermarket, 420 N. Pleasantburg Dr. | Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. + Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Takeout scallion pancakes and dumplings for an Asian feast at home.