10 Harlem restaurants open on Christmas

Updated: Dec 24, 2020

Stuck at home this Christmas with no plans to step foot in the kitchen? Here are 10 Harlem restaurants open on the 25th.

All offer pickup and delivery, and some even have outdoor dining.

Amy Ruth's

South Harlem 113 W 116th St between Lenox Ave and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd

Soul food available via delivery and takeout.

Mountain Bird

East Harlem 2162 Second Ave at E 111th St

Reserve your Christmas Day meal—a choice of beef Wellington, salmon in puff pastry or cauliflower steak—by the morning of the 24th. Reserved outdoor dining is also available.

The Noodle

Central Harlem 370 Malcolm X Blvd between W 128th and W 129th Sts

New offshoot of The Handpulled Noodle (also open on Christmas) offering slurpable Chinese goodness.

Ponty Bistro

Central Harlem 2375 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd and W 139th St

The holiday dinner menu includes lobster bisque, grilled hanger steak and chicken au jus.

Red Rooster

Central Harlem 310 Lenox Ave between W 125th and W 126th Sts

Take it up a notch with crab cakes, prime rib and more.


Central Harlem 2245 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd and W 132nd St

A Christmas menu featuring everything from cod fritters to truffle mushroom risotto.


Central Harlem 328 Lenox Ave between W 126th and W 127th Sts

Legendary soul food spot serving up smothered chicken, fried pork chops, fried whiting and more.


Hamilton Heights 3431 Broadway between W 139th and W 140th Sts

Gnocchi with wild mushrooms, goat cheese burgers and blackened salmon are just the start.


Central Harlem 350 Lenox Ave between W 127th and W 128th Sts

Elevated sushi with patio dining for those who want to get out of the house.

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