Who really wants to cook on Christmas day? I know I don't! Here are six restaurants that will be open on Christmas. 

Let's face it: Opening presents is exhausting (there's no denying that), and nobody wants to have to cook on top of it all. 

Want to go out to a nice place and let someone else do the cooking for you? You're in luck because these six places are open on Christmas in Hampton Roads. 

Quick and easy sit-downs:


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IHOP is always a great location to take the family! They offer a variety of dishes for every meal of the day—the current special is a Grinch meal with green pancakes! Prices are very reasonable (between $3-$12), and to help you save extra money, they're offering a free kids' entree for every adult entree—what a deal! Locations can be found all over Hampton Roads. 

Boston Market 

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Boston Market is the perfect place to have Christmas dinner with the family. They offer delicious food such as chicken, meatloaf, ribs, soups and salads, and desserts. Prices range between $2.49-$15.99 for individual meals and sides, or you can feed the whole family for $47.29 (with the family dinner meal) that includes two rotisserie chickens and six sides. Christmas hours are from 12 to 5 p.m. 

Location: 2034 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666.  

TGI Fridays 

TGI Fridays Ribs

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TGI Fridays offers a family-friendly atmosphere with plenty of delicious options, including appetizers, salads, pasta, burgers, a rack of ribs, and a variety of desserts. Prices range anywhere from $5-$30 per dish! Christmas hours are from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. 

Location: 796 Lynnhaven Pkwy Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Mid-range to high-end spots: 


Saltine bar area

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For just $30 and under, Saltine offers a delicious taste of the local Norfolk culture and a delicious Christmas dinner! The Christmas hours are 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Location: 100 E Main St Norfolk, VA 23510.

McCormick and Schmick's Seafood and Steak

Salmon Plate

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If you're looking for a local seafood joint that won't disappoint your craving for seafood on Christmas day, then you need to check out McCormick and Schmick's Seafood and Steak. For $30 and under per plate, you can take the whole family out for a dinner they will remember! Their Christmas hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Location: 211 Market St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. 

Founders Inn Swan Terrace Grill

Founders Inn Swan Terrace Grill

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For the fixed price of $52.95 for adults, $26.50 for Children 5–12 years old, and free for kids 4 and under, the Founders Inn Swan Terrace Grill is offering a deliciously unique Christmas brunch. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 757-366-5777. Their Christmas hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Location: 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464. 

Wherever you decide to go, be sure to make your reservations on OpenTable! And check out this list of other restaurants that are open and closed on Christmas day.

Which restaurants did we miss? Where are you eating on Christmas? Tell us in the comments!