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Do you plan on skipping the long hours of cooking… and cleaning this Christmas? Here is your list!

These restaurants will save you from entertaining at the house, instead bring the family to one of these restaurants on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Then, come home to a clean house… sounds like a peaceful holiday.

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

Paul’s Landing, the pool-deck-level new restaurant is OPEN available all Christmas day.

Marchand’s Bar and Grill is serving a festive four-course meal from 12:30 to 8 p.m.

501 5th Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 894-1000.

Élevage at Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel

The hotel restaurant is presenting a three-course menu and OPEN for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Dec. 24: 5 to 10 p.m. and Dec. 25: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8726.

Hew Parlor & Chophouse

At the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin is offering a three-course, family-style, feast on Christmas Day. The restaurant will also host a Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve.

Dec. 25: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. (727) 683-5990.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

The casino hotel has a whole bunch of different ways to get festive on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

At Council Oak Steaks & Seafood they will be offering several holiday specials.

At Fresh Harvest Buffet, there’s a Christmas Eve buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Christmas Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cucina Italiana will also be open with a variety of food options.

At the Hard Rock Café on Dec. 24 and 25, they will have a traditional holiday dinner

Rise Kitchen & Bakery are offering Christmas specials. Dec. 24  3p.m. to 10 p.m. from and Dec. 25 3 to 9 p.m.

5223 Orient Road, Tampa. (866) 502-PLAY.

Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas

On Christmas Eve you can have dinner with Mrs. Claus from 4 to 9 p.m. Guests can enjoy an holiday dinner with the holiday Queen. There will be a lighting of Winterland ceremony at 6 p.. and a meet-and-greet with Santa and Mrs. Claus AND…. the 12 Cocktails of Christmas…. Sounds like my kind of dinner.

And on Christmas Day there is a buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the festivities.

7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. (813) 281-8900.

Ruth’s Chris

Both locations in St. Pete and one in Tampa, this classic American steakhouse is doing a three-course holiday menu

131 2nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg, (727) 821-4139

1700 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 282-1118

Billy’s Stone Crab

Billy’s Stone Crab in Tierra Verde right on the water on the way out to Fort DeSoto, has been open for Christmas Eve since 1972!!!

Sing Christmas karaoke from around 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. EVERY YEAR on Christmas Eve.

1 Collany Road, Tierra Verde. (727) 866-2115.

Roy’s in Tampa

ALL locations will be open Dec. 25 from noon to 9 p.m. and reservations are encouraged. A three-course classic menu is available.

4342 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. (813) 873-7697.

Beau & Mo

This little St. Pete charmer is accepting holiday reservations for Christmas Eve 3 to 7 p.m., and on Christmas 3 to 7 p.m.

Reservations only… So book those reservations as soon as possible.

2924 5th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 771-3690.

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