Partake in a Provençal Christmas Eve at Bistro du Midi. Gather the whole family for a special holiday prix-fixe dinner created by Executive Chef Josue Louis and Pastry Chef Allen Morter; featuring seasonal ingredients and bold Provence flavors in dishes such as scallop crudo and sweet potato gnocchi. 272 Boylston Street, 617-426-7878
For a Christmas Eve meal with a bit of Italian flare, head to Davios to partake in their Feast of the Seven Fishes prix-fixe menu. You’ll be part of the tradition La Festa dei Sette Pesci, where a seafood-centric feast is served up as a vigil prior to a religious holiday where no meats are served. 75 Arlington Street, 617-357-4810
After opening every last present, head to Artisan Bistro to indulge in a sweet and savory Christmas brunch. Serving up local and seasonal holiday dishes, with the bistro touch, there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy; whether it be smoked salmon, fluffy blueberry pancakes, cheese and charcuterie, or a spiked eggnog panna cotta. They’ll also be having an a la carte dinner menu from 5-10 p.m. 10 Avery Street, 617-574-7295.
Start Christmas morning off right with a feast for the ages. Aura’s family-friendly brunch features a traditional menu including eggs benedict, French toast, as well as a leek and truffle quiche and special holiday dishes. And for your sweet tooth, dig into an assortment of pastries. One Seaport Lane, 617-385-4304
Enjoy a breathtaking harborside view while noshing on a delicious holiday brunch. The Boston Harbor Hotel is the perfect place to take the family this Christmas morning, especially since Santa is taking time out of his busiest day of the year to make a special appearance. 70 Rowes Wharf 617-439-7000
Offering up holiday specials such as a wild mushroom and apple salad, and an entree of roasted duck breast with forbidden black rice, Chopps American Bar and Grill invites you to join them as they celebrate the season. Kick up your feet and relax by their stunning fireplace as you wine and dine with family and friends. One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, 781-221-6643
Treat yourself this holiday with a luxurious dinner from Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar. And make sure to toast to your loved ones with wine expertly picked by Advanced Sommelier, Nicholas Daddona. 70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-3995