Friday, December 1st, 2017
Restaurants open in Bellingham and Whatcom County on Christmas Day
Annette

Looking for a great meal for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? Here are some delicious options available throughout Whatcom County. Most require reservations, so be sure to call ahead.

Semiahmoo Resort, 9565 Semiahmoo Pkwy., Blaine, WA, 360-318-2000

  • Christmas Eve, both Pierside Kitchen and Packers Oyster Bar will be open for regular operating hours
  • Christmas Day, Pierside Kitchen¬†will be hosting¬†brunch from¬†7 am¬†until¬†2 pm., and a holiday dinner¬†menu¬†from 4 pm to¬†8 pm and Packers will be open for regular hours with an all-day dining menu

Call for reservations, 360-318-2090.

Silver Reef Casino, I-5, exit 260, Ferndale, WA, 1-866-383-0777

  • Holiday buffet open, 11 am to 9 pm, a special menu includes Traditional Christmas Dinner, all the side dishes, and dessert for $23.95 per person.
  • Red River Cafe opens at 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. for dinner.
  • Panasia opens at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for dinner.

Hotel Bellwether, Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham, WA, 360-392-3100, ext. 3

  • Christmas Day Buffet, 11 am to 7 pm, at Lighthouse Bar & Grill. Adults $46.95, children 6 – 10 years $20.95, children under 5 free, 10% discount for seniors 6+. Live harpist 1 pm to 4 pm.

Reservations required, call 360-392-31830.

Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham, I-5 Exit 253, Bellingham, WA 360-671-1011

  • Christmas Eve Dinner, 11 am – 10 pm
  • Christmas Day Dinner there will be regular menu items offered
    • Adults $42, seniors $32, children under 12 $27.

Call 360-392-6517 for reservations and available times.

The Oyster Bar on Chuckanut Drive, 2578 Chuckanut Drive, Bow, WA 360-766-6185

  • Open Christmas Eve
    • For reservations call 360-766-6185
  • Closed Christmas Day

Buscara Thai, 404 36th St., Bellingham (Sehome Village)

  • Open Christmas Eve, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Closed for Christmas Day

Naan and Brew, 200 E. Maple St. #101, Bellingham

  • Open Christmas Eve for Lunch Buffett only, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Closed Christmas Day

Xing’s Panda Palace, 1145 E. Sunset Dr. #115, Bellingham (Sunset Square)

  • Open Christmas Eve, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Closed for Christmas Day

Asian 1, 4285 Meridian St. #101, Bellingham

  • Open Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Closed Christmas Day

On Rice – All three locations

209 N. Samish Way, Bellingham
2200 Rimland Dr. #100, Bellingham
1224 Harris Ave., Bellingham

  • Open Chrismas Eve, 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Closed Christmas Day

Wonderful Buffet, 4365 Meridian St., Bellingham

  • Open Christmas Eve, 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Open Christmas Day, 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Super Buffet, 4151 Meridian St. Suite 100, Bellingham

  • Open Christmas Eve 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Open Christmas Day 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

May your holiday be merry and bright!

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About the Author:

Annette Bagley is the Director of Marketing for Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. As a writer and media relations consultant, her work has appeared in local and national media. She has been enjoying life in the Bellingham and Whatcom County region for more than a decade. Her ideal escapes include water, mountains, a farm visit, or a history lesson, accompanied by good food and a glass of wine.

9 Comments »

  1. Exactly what I was looking for. Places for breakfast and dinner on Christmas Day. Awesome saves me a lot of time. Thank you!

    Comment by Annette Maughan — December 21, 2013 @ 1:29 am

  2. What about restaurants in 2014 open for Christmas dinner?

    Comment by Patricia Blair — December 8, 2014 @ 2:15 pm

  3. Thank you for helping me find a place to go out for dinner on Christmas day. Didn’t think much would be open.

    Comment by Melodie Warren — December 18, 2014 @ 12:34 pm

  4. Chair 9 in Glacier is open Christmas day ūüôā

    Comment by Lisa Paradis — December 21, 2015 @ 10:17 am

  5. Are there any Chinese restaurants open in Bellingham on Christmas Day?

    Comment by Monica — December 18, 2017 @ 2:21 pm

  6. Hi Monica,

    That is a great question! I am re-working the content to reflect these restaurant options. I will email you once it’s updated.

    -Sarah

    Comment by admin — December 18, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

  7. Christmas Day brunch?

    Comment by Brenda — December 24, 2017 @ 11:39 pm

  8. Coming down for Christmas is there anywhere that serves dinner
    Thanks

    Comment by Em — October 21, 2018 @ 9:12 pm

  9. New to the area. Need to make a turkey day reservation at a restaurant. When is that issue coming out?

    Comment by Chuck johnson — November 4, 2018 @ 10:46 pm

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