Here's where to eat Christmas dinner if you're moving to San Antonio.The holidays are a challenging time to be moving to San Antonio. Depending on when you arrive, preparing a huge Christmas dinner may not be practical. You’re in luck! If your San Antonio home isn’t ready for a big celebration, there are tons of restaurants in the city that are planning fantastic dinners.

Las Canarias is located on the San Antonio River Walk and provides a lovely, romantic atmosphere for guests. Both a Christmas Day brunch and dinner will be offered. Get seated for brunch every half hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Choose farm fresh eggs and get your omelette made with your favorite add-ins, including spinach, tomato, smoked salmon, goat cheese, ham, and more. Those with a sweet tooth will appreciate the build your own waffle station. Try a market salad, seafood, or carved meats. 

Dinner will be served at Las Canarias every half hour from 4 to 8 p.m. Start with cheese and charcuterie and a market salad. Then fill up with seafood, made to order pasta, or chicken and waffles. There will also be carved meats and lots of great sides. Don’t forget to save room for pumpkin pie, mini yule logs, fruit, and egg nog shooters. Call 210.518.1063 for reservations.

Try a Brazilian or Chinese Restaurant Near Your San Antonio Home

For a Brazilian Christmas dinner, head to Fogo de Cha?o. They will be open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas eve and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Brazilian churrusco is a fun barbecue experience. Waiters bring different barbecued meats to your table, and you choose how much you’d like. Choose from steak, chicken, pork, and lamb. There are also tasty sausages, seafood, and the Market Table, with salads, soups, and cured meats. Visit the Fogo de Cha?o website to make reservations. 

Finally, experience one of San Antonio’s best Chinese restaurants by heading to Sichuan House. It was named as one of 2017’s top 50 restaurants in the city by the San Antonio-Express News. Sichuan House will be open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The menu is quite extensive. Be sure to check out Chef Li’s Specialty Items, which includes Lover’s Ridge babyback ribs, sweet and sour whole fish, and spicy and savory blue crab, among many others. They are also known for their fabulous dumplings. Visit the Sichuan House Facebook page to see the whole menu and make reservations. 

We hope these recommendations will make your first Christmas after moving to San Antonio easier.

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