Where to Dine: Christmas 2018

No matter if you’re a visitor looking for a holiday meal while on vacation or a local who dreads dirty dishes, New Smyrna Beach restaurants and eateries are dishing up Christmas feasts for everyone this year—including those on the naughty list. Here’s where to grab a bite on Christmas Day 2018 in NSB:

CorkScrew Bar & Grille—Located in New Smyrna Beach’s historic downtown, the CorkScrew will offer a special Christmas Day menu featuring select appetizers, a traditional ham dinner, decadent desserts and more. Holiday-inspired cocktails add to the merriment. We suggest an after-dinner stroll down Canal Street to see the iconic palms festooned with sparkling red and green lights. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call (386) 957-3955 for reservations.

Flagler Tavern—A beachside hotspot, Flagler Tavern is merry year-round. A special menu is available for Christmas Day. Request outdoor seating for a view of Flagler Avenue’s holiday lights and salty ocean breezes. Open noon to 11 p.m. Call (386) 402-8861 for reservations.

Grille at Riverview—Santa’s elves are whipping up something special at the Grille at Riverview this Christmas. Select the four-course dinner for the ultimate celebration or choose from the limited à la carte menu. The spectacular waterfront views are a happy reminder that you’re celebrating the season in beautiful New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Open 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call (386) 428-1865 for reservations.

Chase’s on the Beach—The party never stops at Chase’s. Enjoy the regular full menu at this casual oceanfront eatery. Specials include ½ price drinks from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and $5 personal pizzas all day long. Christmas day diners will also get a free cup of chicken soup. Call (386) 423-8787 for more information.

Now that you've got Christmas dinner covered, you can focus on any last-minute holiday shopping. Check out our New Smyrna Beach gift guide for ideas.