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Restaurants in Park City Open On Christmas Day 2021

Is there anything more magical than Christmas in Park City? Quaint Main Street is bedecked in festive lights, pristine snow blankets the mountain, and celebrations abound. The atmosphere feels like something straight from a holiday movie. 

Not only is a Park City Christmas magical, it also comes with a wealth of restaurant and event options to top off your holiday. If you are looking for city celebrations and the best Park City dining this holiday season, read on for all the details.

Note: Restaurant hours can fluctuate during the winter season, so remember to check the restaurant's website for up-to-date information on openings, as well as the most recent updates on COVID protocols.

Where to Dine on Christmas Day in Park City, Utah 

What’s the most terrific part of Christmas dining in Park City? Tailoring meals to your ideal holiday experience, of course! Don’t want to host dinner this year? Our area restaurants offer fantastic dine-in options. 

For quintessential holiday dining in Park City, you can’t go wrong with these award-winning restaurants.

Butcher’s Chop House & Bar

Year after year, Butcher’s Chop House & Bar ranks as a go-to favorite for holiday meals. You can order from their entire steakhouse menu, complete with their to-die-for sides. Plus, it’s kid-friendly, casual, and located right on Main Street, so you can just hang back, relax, and most importantly, not cook a thing! 

Christmas Bonus: Want to dine in a snowglobe with unforgettable views? Then definitely book one of Butcher’s famous Alpenglobes. They are intimate, rustic, and oh-so magical. Make reservations early for this popular dining experience. Also, you can play your own music inside the globe, so don’t forget to get your best holiday playlist ready. 

Versante Hearth & Bar 

Versante is renowned for its handcrafted Italian fare, but the restaurant is also featuring traditional holiday dishes! In addition to their full menu (full of addictive pasta and flatbread pizzas), Versante is offering a special holiday menu with succulent turkey and juicy prime rib. Definitely make reservations early as they are sure to book up quickly.

Christmas Bonus: Want to bring the kiddos? No problem. The chefs will be making a kids’ specific turkey dinner and finishing it off with chocolate pot de creme. 


Grub Steak Restaurant

If you are new to Park City, you are in for a treat. Grub Steak Restaurant has been one of our most beloved steakhouse institutions since 1976. Every cut of meat is always cooked to perfection, the atmosphere is casual and nostalgic, and locals flock to this establishment daily. 

Christmas Bonus: Not only is Grub Steak open on Christmas day, but they will be offering a pre-fixe menu, featuring one of their best-kept secrets: baked salmon with pesto. Plus, it’s only $45.75 with a choice of salad, side, and dessert.

Riverhorse on Main

Foodies flock to Riverhorse on Main year-round to experience its exquisite menu and delightful location. As a recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award, and Utah's first receiver of the distinguished DiR┼ŹNA Award, it’s no wonder that this Main Street staple is a favorite establishment, especially during the holidays. They are planning a sophisticated plated dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this year. Seating is limited and online reservations are strongly encouraged. 

Christmas Bonus: Riverhorse and Salt Box have combined forces to curate exceptional holiday gift boxes, including a mixture of nuts, sweets, and hand-selected items. 

Salt Box Eatery & Catering

Looking to indulge in the epicurean delights from Riverhorse from the comfort of your own home this holiday season? Well, you are in luck! Riverhorse’s Salt Box catering team will be preparing a one-of-a-kind holiday dinner for four to pick up.

Christmas Bonus: Make your holiday meal a breeze with Salt Box Eatery options. Dinners can be prepared hot and ready to eat or cold with reheat instructions. Order online and take the fuss out of the holidays. 

Deer Valley Grocery~Cafe

Parkites look forward to Deer Valley Grocery~Café’s holiday takeaway menu every Christmas. This year, this famous cafe is once again pulling out all the stops for their impressive family-style, to-go meal! Expect savory bread pudding, juicy pork loin, roasted green bean almondine, and baby spinach salad.

Christmas Bonus: Each meal serves four, with plenty for leftovers. Deer Valley Grocery~Café is open for orders up to December 20, 2021. Pick up is on Thursday, December 23rd by 3:30pm, leaving you plenty of time to get your meal and not have to worry about cooking or going out on Christmas Eve. Place orders at or call 435-615-2400 for more info.

Share the Magic of Park City With Extra-Special Christmas Gifts 

Riverhorse & Salt Box

Give the gift of delicious with a specialty holiday box! Riverhorse and Salt Box have created some beautifully crafted gifts that include a variety of yummy goodies, like nuts, sweets, and local treats. Order your gift today!

Alpine Distilling

Gift  loved ones, friends, or yourself to a bottle of unique, award-winning spirits from Alpine Distilling. Park City’s high-elevation distillery boasts Alpine Gin (recent winner of Gin of the Year), Alpine Vodka, Preserve Liqueur, and Lafayette Spiced Whiskey. 

Early Shopper Tip: Alpine Distilling offers special December pricing, so don’t wait to get your gifts!

Park City Holiday Events 

What’s the perfect pairing to an unforgettable Christmas meal? Whimsical events taking place all over town, of course! Create your ideal celebratory experience by enjoying some outstanding Park City Christmas traditions:

Now — January 5, 2022

snow-globe-stroll-park-citySnow Globe Stroll: Larger-than-life snowglobes line downtown Park City for a vibrant and interactive experience. (Pro Tip: Some globes are motion-activated, so you might see epic snow and light displays.)

Now — December 23, 2021

North Pole Express at Heber Valley Railroad: Sip hot cocoa and snack on chocolate chip cookies with Santa while riding in vintage train cars. There are also special gifts for the kids!

December 9 - 27, 2021

Holiday Shows at Egyptian Theatre: Enjoy Christmas-themed sing-a-longs, Emmy-award winning musicals, and more festive shows at the famed Egyptian Theatre all December long. 

December 18, 2021

Santa Comes Down the Lift: Don’t miss your chance to see Santa and all his elves at Park City Mountain Resort. 

Enjoy Christmas Dinner in Park City

Interested in more fabulous holiday dining options? Visit our website to discover even more restaurants serving festive dinners.

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Thank you for your patronage of Park City Restaurants! As we navigate reopening during challenging circumstances, we ask for your patience and understanding. We are doing our best to provide our customers with the high level of service and hospitality they have come to expect. 

Your safety is also our priority! We kindly ask that diners comply with the latest mask mandates.