Memphis Restaurants with Holiday Specials

By: Ariel Taranski

‘Tis the season here in the 901! Decorations are going up, gifts are being bought, and even the weather is trying to get a bit cooler… at least some days. You’ve seen the lists of Christmas events in Memphis, but one of the best parts of Memphis during the holidays is the delicious food. So if you don’t feel like cooking this year, why not try one of these places offering holiday specials?

The Liquor Store – Miracle in Memphis!

The Liquor Store’s “Miracle” is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. If you’re looking to have a delicious meal with spectacular holiday decor, professionally-developed cocktails, and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is the perfect spot!

Lafayette’s – Brunch with Santa

On Saturday, December 10th, and Sunday, December 11th from 11 am – 3 pm, you and the family can enjoy brunch with Santa! There will also be a balloon twister, pictures, and a Santa mailbox where Santa can write back to your kids!

Memphis River Boats – Holiday Dinner & Music Cruise

Enjoy a two-hour cruise on the Mississippi with a live Blues and Jazz band, delicious food, and souvenir photos. Available dates are December 2nd, 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th. All ages are welcome.

Meddlesome Brewing – Toy Drive/Pajama Party and Christmas Movie Nights

Head over to Meddlesome on December 10th for their Toy Drive and Pajama Party where you can enjoy live entertainment and donate toys to kids in need. They’re also offering BOGO for beer with every donation. Throughout the month of December, they have holiday-themed movies playing with food trucks and free popcorn. See their full movie list here

The Beauty Shop  – Christmas Eve Dinner and NYE Four Course Dinner

Enjoy a special dinner down on Cooper-Young at the Beauty Shop Restaurant from 5:30 to 9:30 PM on December 24th! Call (901) 272-7111 to make your reservation.

The Peabody – Christmas Brunch

Ever wanted to have brunch in a ballroom? Peabody’s exquisite event offers everything from appetizers, salads, entrées, side dishes, and desserts. Make your reservation before they sell out!

The Guest House at Graceland – Christmas Dinner

Have yourself a blue, blue Christmas (in color only, don’t worry) with a three-course meal at the Guest House at Graceland! You can even enjoy the stunning Christmas lights at this hotel and at Graceland after your meal.

Char Restaurant – Holiday Catering

Whatever you celebrate, Char has menus perfect for every holiday. Be sure to reserve your family-style meals by December 22nd for pickup by December 24th!

Dory – New Year’s Eve Dinner

Ring in the new year with an elevated five-course tasting menu by Chef Dave Krog! There’s also a special wine pairing with your meal.

The Peabody – New Year’s Eve Party

Sip on some champagne and enjoy live entertainment at the legendary Peabody New Year’s Eve Party. You can even upgrade to VIP for lounge access, appetizers, and valet parking.

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