Do you need a little help with this year’s Christmas Eve/Christmas meal? If so, here are the restaurants, food trucks and bakeries around Arkansas with pre-order options, as well as places that open on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day. Per usual, this is a working list, so if you’d like to be included, please email me at [email protected] and we will be sure to update.
Abbi’s Teas & Things: Make sure to get your Holiday Spirit & Twinkle Tea blends by Christmas Eve.
Allsopp & Chapple: Allsopp & Chapple Restaurant + Bar will be open normal hours on Christmas Eve (4 p.m.-10 p.m.). Reservations recommended. Closed on Christmas Day.
Austin’s Cookies: Austin’s Cookies has an insane lineup for Christmas. Free local delivery for most of Central Arkansas.
Bella’s Kitchen: Enjoy your holidays without the meal prep, grocery shopping, meal prepping, and cleaning. Chef Michael Qandah has come up with an amazing feast. All of the dishes will be gluten-free. Order by Thursday, December 16, and your meals will get delivered by Tuesday, December 21. Limited Quantities Available. Delivery Only. Only Holiday dishes will be available, no regular menus.
Coffee & Cakes: Their December baking schedule is filling quickly. They make from scratch goodies and even grind our own grains and flour. They are open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. inside a multi-vendor marketplace (Marketplace II) in Monticello.
Confections by Cunningham: Confections by Cunningham is a home-based bakery specializing in custom sugar cookies, gourmet cookies, and cookie sandwiches. They are offering elf cookies, letter to Santa cookies, and teacher gifts.
Cypress Social: Here are all the details for the holiday meal pick up at Cypress Social.
Delta Biscuit Company: Has a Christmas brunch menu now available to order. Be sure to get your orders in early. Pick up on Dec. 23 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. or Dec. 24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dinner’s Ready Express Catering: Dinner’s Ready Express Catering has holiday family meals that feed six to eight guests available for pre-order and pick up.
Doe’s Eat Place: Will be open from 10 a.m.-noon for tamale pick up only on Christmas Eve. They will be closed Christmas Day. Call 501-376-1195 for tamale orders or Christmas party reservations.
Fantastic China: Fantastic China is open Christmas Eve and Christmas day, all day long. Reservations open now.
Fire Dancer BBQ: Fire Dancer BBQ is taking Christmas orders for pick up in Benton on Wednesday, Dec. 22. Order now until Dec. 18.
Forevermost Farms: Has whole turkeys raised on their farm available, as well as a few standing rib roasts and lots of other great proteins for the holiday. They can deliver to your door pork, chicken, turkey and beef in White and Pulaski Counties.
Fork, A Restaurant by Ira: Here is a full packaged meal menu available to pick up.
Four Quarter Bar: Will be open Christmas Eve from 3 p.m.-midnight.
Guillermo’s Gourmet Coffee: Will be open on Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day. Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. They are also offering gift cards, gift baskets and 1-pound bags of coffee to take home as a gift for that special someone.
Hungry Howie’s Pizza: Will be open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Icehouse Grill: Icehouse Grill in Benton will be open on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Kassi’s Cookies: Kassi’s Cookies in Mayflower will be open until Dec. 23, and every weekend this month they will have tons of Christmas-themed cookies, brownies, coffees, cupcakes and more.
K Hall & Sons Produce: Will be open on Christmas Eve.
MamaGirl’s Custom Cakes: Home baker offering assorted pies, cakes, cookies, and hot cocoa bombs.
Milano’s: Milano’s Italian Grill – Little Rock will be open Christmas Eve.
Momma Mytar’s: Will have cinnamon rolls available for pre-order.
Pat’s Bakery and Express Coffee House: Will have treat trays available for teachers, parties, or gifts. They will also have gift certificates available. Place an order by calling 479-271-5301.
Petit & Keet: Here are all the details for the holiday meal pick up at Petit & Keet.
Rabbit Ridge Farms: Rabbit Ridge in Bee Branch ships holiday gift boxes to 48 states, and you can include a personal message in every order. Place your order before Sunday to ship on Monday.
Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom: Will be selling desserts that can be picked up on Dec. 23, including Take-and-Bake Cinnamon Rolls, $25 (six to eight people); Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whip, $22 (six to eight people); Half/Whole Cheesecake, $20/$38; Half/Whole Torte, $20/$38; Apple and Pear Crisp with Cinnamon Whip, $22 (six to eight people); dozen deviled eggs, $18; Family Sized Meatballs with Sauce, $48 (six to eight people); Quiche with bacon or local veggie, $28 (six to eight people). Cut off for ordering is Sunday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m.
Rocket 88 BBQ: Will have bone-in, spiral-cut cherry bourbon glazed smoked holiday hams available. Order by Dec. 20, pick up Dec. 23.
Roma’s: Roma’s Jacksonville will be open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve but will be closed on Christmas Day.
Smallcakes: Smallcakes in Bryant and Maumelle will be open on Christmas Eve until 5 p.m. They are offering Christmas cupcakes, cocoa bombs, full-size cakes, and much more.
Sprinkles & Spice: Sprinkles & Spice is a licensed North Little Rock cottage bakery with lots of holiday offerings. Cocoa bombs make great corporate gifts. Cupcakes are great for parties and lots of other fun things help make the holidays extra special.
Star of India: Will be open on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m.-2:45 p.m. and 5 p.m.-10:30 p.m. They will have lunch specials, regular menu items, and family packs available via carryout and delivery.
Terri-Lynn’s: Terri-Lynn’s BBQ & Deli will be open on Dec. 23 and 24. Call to get your pie ordered soon.
The Breakfast Tray Food Truck: Will be open on Christmas Eve from 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. They may have a special or two that day as well.
The Croissanterie: The Croissanterie will be doing bakery items for pick up on Dec. 23, including croissants, cinnamon rolls, pies, bread and cheesecakes.
The Faded Rose: Will be open on Christmas Eve.
The Humble Crumb: The Humble Crumb Bakery has take-and-bake options, along with gingerbread house kits available.
The Witching Flour: Is doing holiday dessert boxes.
Tiffy Bakes: Home baker currently taking orders for homemade marshmallows and Christmas cookies (@TiffyBakes on Instagram).
Verona Italian Restaurant: Verona Italian Restaurant in Conway will be open Christmas Eve.
White Hall Fresh Market: White Hall Fresh Market will be open on Christmas Eve with limited hours.
Wild Sweet William’s Bakery: Holiday flavors are here and available through Dec. 23. All flavors are also available for pre-order via the website and mobile app as well.
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