What's open and what's closed on Christmas Day

If you want to let someone else handle the cooking and clean-up this year some chain restaurants will be open for Christmas.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Trash and recycling will not be collected on Christmas. For people with Monday collections, it will be collected Tuesday, Dec. 26.

The Smithsonian Institution will not be open Christmas day. 

Metrorail and Metrobus typically run on normal schedules during the holidays, but check WMATA’s website closer to Christmas to confirm. 

All city government facilities and the DMV will all be closed from Dec. 23-25. 

LIST: National chain stores, restaurants open on Christmas day

Grocery stores: some Giant and Safeway locations will open (and close early) on Christmas day. Whole foods, Harris Teeter, Trader Joe’s and all other chains will be closed. 

Retail stores: Walmart, Target, Rite Aid and Best Buy will all be closed Christmas Day. CVS, Walgreens and 7-Eleven have been open in years past. 

Restaurants open on Christmas day:

10 Thomas at the Washington Plaza Hotel
14K Restaurant & Lounge - The Hamilton DC
1947 Indian Restaurant
219 Restaurant  
703 bar + kitchen
Agora
Ambar    
Ambar - Arlington  
Article One - American Grill
Avenue Café & Lounge - Holiday Inn Central
Avenue Grill
Baba  
Barrel & Bushel  
Bellissimo Restaurant  
Benihana - Bethesda  
Benihana - Dulles  
Bistro Bistro
Bistro L'Hermitage    
Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar  
BLT Prime by David Burke  
Bond 45 - National Harbor  
Bourbon Steak - Four Seasons Washington DC
Buca di Beppo - DC
Buca di Beppo - Gaithersburg
Cabinet - Grand Hyatt Washington DC
Cafe Berlin
Cafe Deluxe - West End
Cafe Du Parc  
Cafe Dupont
Cafe of India  
Cafe Renaissance    
Café Milano
Carmine's - Washington DC  
Casolare
Chart House Restaurant - Alexandria  
Chima Steakhouse - Washington  
cityhouse
City Perch Kitchen + Bar - North Bethesda
Coopers Mill at Bethesda
Corduroy
Cure Bar & Bistro
Degrees Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown
Delia's Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza
EDGAR Bar & Kitchen at The Mayflower Hotel
Elements On Level One
Entyse Bistro at Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner
Essy's Carriage House
Et Voila
Farmers & Distillers  
Farmers Fishers Bakers
Finn & Porter
Fiorella Italian Kitchen  
Fire & Sage  
Firefly - DC
Fish by Jose Andres - MGM National Harbor
Flavio
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Tyson's
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DC
Founding Farmers - DC  
Founding Farmers - Montgomery County  
Founding Farmers - Tysons  
Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant
Fyve at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
Georgia Brown's
Ginger - MGM National Harbor  
Golden Samovar - Rockville
Grace's Mandarin  
Houlihan's at the Hilton Springfield
Houndstooth
Ichiban Sushi Asian Bistro
Ici Urban Bistro
Il Porto
J. Paul's - Georgetown
Jackson 20 - The Alexandrian  
Jardenea
Juniper Restaurant
K Town Bistro  
Kingbird at The Watergate Hotel
Kith / Kin
Kizuna
La Bettola Italiano
La Piquette  
La Tasca - Alexandria  
La Tasca - Arlington
La Tomate
Lansdowne Coton Tavern
Legal Sea Foods - 7th Street  
Legal Sea Foods - Crystal City  
Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza + Tap  
Lup Verde
M & S Grill - Reston  
Mackie's Bar and Grill  
Madrid Spanish Tapas  
Mala Tang  
Marcus - MGM National Harbor  
Marrakech
Marriott Westfields - Fairfax Dining Room
Masala Art - Waterfront
Masala Art DC
Mastro's Steakhouse - DC
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Crystal City  
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - McLean  
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - National Harbor  
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston  
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Washington DC (K Street)
MeJana
Mele Bistro (formerly Village Bistro)
Meritage Restaurant at Bethesda North Marriott
MoHo Kitchen + Cocktails  
Morrison-Clark Restaurant
Morton's The Steakhouse – Arlington
Morton's The Steakhouse - Bethesda  
Morton's The Steakhouse - Downtown DC  
Morton's The Steakhouse - Georgetown
Morton's The Steakhouse - Reston
Muze
Oceanaire Seafood Room - DC  
Old Angler's Inn  
Old Hickory Steakhouse
Old Maryland Grill  
Olives - Hilton Rockville
Padella 
Palette 22  
Pasha's Kitchen
Passage to India - Bethesda  
Phoenicia Resto & Lounge
Pienza - Gaylord National Harbor  
Pinea at W Hotel
Ping by Charlie Chiang's  
Pinzimini Restaurant and Lounge at The Westin Arlington Gateway
Q by Peter Chang
Queen Amannisa NEW
Radiator
Rasoi Indian Kitchen  
Ri Ra Irish Pub - Georgetown
Ristorante Bonaroti    
Ristorante Piccolo
Riverside Hearth - Lansdowne Resort
Roberts Restaurant at the Omni Shoreham  
Rod N Reel  SCENIC
Rosa Mexicano - DC
Rosa Mexicano - National Harbor  
Royal Thai Cuisine & Bar
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Arlington  
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Bethesda
Ruth's Chris Steak House - DC - Connecticut NW
Ruth's Chris Steak House - DC - Convention Center  
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Fairfax
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg  
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Tyson's Corner
Sauciety - The Westin Washington National Harbor  
Savio's - Alexandria
Sequoia  
Sette Osteria  
Sette Osteria - 14th St
Siren
Skydome Restaurant
Soi 38
Sonoma Cellar
Station 4
Succotash - National Harbor  
Succotash - Penn Quarter DC  
Sushi Gakyu  
Sushiko - Chevy Chase    
Taj of India  
TAP Sports Bar - MGM National Harbor
Tavern 64  
Teddy & The Bully Bar
Tesoro
TGI FRIDAYS - District Heights
TGI FRIDAYS - Greenbelt
TGI FRIDAYS - Rockville
The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar & Speakeasy
The Bench - Gaithersburg Marriott
The Common - College Park Marriott
The Goodstone Inn & Estate Restaurant  
The Grill Room
The Majestic  
The Melting Pot - Fredericksburg  
The St. Regis Restaurant
The Tavern at the Henley Park
Trademark Drink + Eat  
Trio Bistro  
Urbana Dining & Drinks
Vantage Point at Holiday Inn Rosslyn
Virtue Feed & Grain
Vola's Dockside Grill  
Voltaggio Brothers Steak House - MGM National Harbor
Waraku Japanese Restaurant
Yekta Kabobi Restaurant    
Yuzu  
Zentan

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