The following restaurants will be open on Thursday evening (Christmas Eve), Friday (Christmas Day) or both:
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■ Angelina's Ristorante, 24041 South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs will be open from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday (Christmas Eve). Complimentary Christmas cookies will be served with dinner Wednesday & Thursday. Call 239-390-3187 for reservations or more information.
■ The Bad Ass Coffee Company at 1307 3rd Street South in Naples will be open until 5 p.m. on Thursday (Christmas Eve). They are closed on Christmas Day. Call 239-213-0527.
■ Bamboo Cafe, 755 12th Ave. S., Naples, 643-6177. Turkey dinner or hazelnut crusted grouper with four sides from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Christmas Eve, for $23.95.
■ Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar, Venetian Village, 4270 Gulf Shore Blvd., Naples. Call 649-5552 for times and reservations for Christmas Day.
■ Beef O'Brady's, 7385 Radio Road, is open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. 348-2100
■ Beef O'Brady's, 3883 Tamiami Trail, is open 7 a.m. - until close Christmas Eve. 417-0012
■ Bha Bha Bistro, 847 Vanderbilt Beach Road (at the Pavillion Shopping Center) is open 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. Christmas Eve. Reservations at 594-5557 or www.bhabhapersianbistro.com
■ Bice Restaurant, 300 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Call 262-4044 for reservations and specials for Christmas Day.
■ Bistro 821, 821 5th Avenue South, Naples will be open from 5 p.m. to close on Christmas Eve. 261-5821
■ Bohemian Schnitzelhouse, 835 Vanderbilt Beach Road, will be open 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. on Christmas Day. 287-8048
■ Blu Sushi @ Gulf Coast Town Center, 10045 Gulf Center Drive E-105, opens up at 7 p.m. Christmas Day with the DJ starting at 8:30 p.m. They are only serving drinks though, so don't go expecting a Volcano Roll.
■ The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers has sold out three of their four shows on Christmas Day. There are a few seats remaining for the twilight performance of "A Christmas Carol." Seating for dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m. Visit broadwaypalm.com for more information and to purchase tickets. $49, 278-4422
■ Cafe Barcelona, 336 13th Ave. S., Naples, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to close on Christmas Eve. Special dinner for two for $29.99 includes bottle of wine. Closed Christmas Day. Information and reservations: 261-7498.
■ Caffe dell’AMore, 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples, open from 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Christmas Eve; and Friday, Christmas Day, with a regular menu and special Christmas items including Fabio’s seven fishes stew. Information and reservations: 261-1389
■ Cafe Luna, 467 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, will be open for lunch and dinner Christmas Day. www.cafelunanaples.com. 213-2212.
■ Cafe Normandie, 3756 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open Thursday, Christmas Eve. Christmas logs are available in chocolate or coffee flavors. Information and reservations: 261-0977
■ Calistoga Bakery Cafe at Coastland Center Mall will be open Christmas Eve from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Call (239) 352-8642 for more information.
■ Charlie Chiang’s, 12200 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Information and reservations: 593-6688.
■ China Pavilion, 8995 Tamiami Trail North, will be open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 566-3388
■ City Tavern, 2206 Bay Street, Fort Myers, will be open 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas night. Christmas Eve is Ladies Night; ladies drink free. No cover for anyone and music by Jason Snellenberger. Christmas Day features music from Love Funnel. 239-226-1133
■ CJ's on the Bay on Marco Island will be open Christmas Day from 2 - 9 p.m. with the regular menu as well as Christmas Day specials. 389-4511; www.cjsonthbay.com
■ The Clock Restaurant, 670 Tamiami Trail North on U.S. 41 will be open, as usual, "around the clock" on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 261-6724
■ David Wong's Pan Asian & Sushi, 25301 South Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs will be open from 4:30 - 9 p.m. on both Thursday (Christmas Eve) and Friday (Christmas Day). Call 239-992-5600 for reservations or more information.
■ Dinosaur Playground, an indoor playground, opens at 10 a.m. Christmas Eve if parents just have to get the kids out of the house. They also have a drop and shop service - $15 for 3 hours and $25 for 6 hours of drop-off. 4910 Tamiami Trail North in the Outback Steakhouse Plaza in Naples; 430-7529. Closed Christmas Day.
■ Doc's Beach House, 27908 Hickory Boulevard (right on the beach), opens at 7 a.m. Christmas Day and stays open until midnight. Call 239-992-6444 for more information.
■ Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 8985 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, at the corner of Vanderbilt Beach Road and U.S. 41 N. in the Pavillion Shopping Center, is open on Christmas Eve from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call 598-2424 for reservations.
■ Food & Thought Market, located in The Gateway of Naples, 2132 Tamiami Trail North, across from Coastland Center Mall, will be open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. Call (239) 213-2222.
■ Fred’s Diner, Uptown Plaza, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples, will offer a salad station, carving station and dessert station for $21.95 per person from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Christmas Eve. Information: 431-7928
■ Grand Buffet, 2700 Tamiami Trail in the Gulfgate Plaza in East Naples, will be open 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Buffet prices are $10.49 Christmas Eve and $13.99 Christmas Day. 732-5777
■ IHOP Restaurant - Bonita, 27240 Bay Landing Drive in Bonita Springs will open up at 6 a.m. on Christmas Day. The manager says they will stay open as long as the kitchen has food to cook - usually until around 4 p.m. Call 239-949-4340 for more information.
■ IHOP Restaurant - East Naples, 1921 Davis Boulevard in East Naples, is a 24-hour restaurant and will be open around-the-clock. Call (239) 793-0704.
■ IHOP Restaurant - North Naples, 6631 Dudley Drive, off Pine Ridge Road, is a 24-hour restaurant and will be open around-the-clock. Call 239-643-0058
■ The Jolly Cricket, 720 5th Ave South, will be open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Thursday and from 5-9 p.m. for dinner only on Christmas Day. Call 239-304-9460 for more information or reservations.
■ Kelly's Fish House Dining Room, 1302 5th Avenue South, is open Christmas Eve from 4:30 - 10 p.m.
■ Little Italy Restaurant, 2096 Tamiami Trail East, Naples is open 4:30 - 9 p.m. on Thursday, Christmas Eve and 4 - 9 p.m. Friday, Christmas. Call 239-774-6060 for reservations.
■ M Waterfront Grille will have a regular menu and holiday features for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 and from 12:30 to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day, Dec. 25 at 4300 Gulf Shore blvd. N., Naples. Information and reservations: 263-4421
■ Miramare Restaurant, 236 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, at the Village on Venetian Bay, will be open from 5-10 p.m. Thursday (Christmas Eve) and Friday (Christmas Day). Christmas Eve will feature a special Italian Zuppa Di Sette Pesce e Crostacei (Soup of Seven Fishes) with lobster, prawns, mussels, grouper, scallops and more. Call (239) 430-6273 for reservations and more information.
■ Monterey Bakery, 2894 Tamiami Trail E., Gulf Gate Plaza, East Naples, will be open 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Christmas Eve. Pastries, sweet breads, meals to go starting at $2.99, hot coffee, sodas, etc. 417-5652.
■ The Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs will be closed Thursday for Christmas Eve, but will host a live racing card at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Christmas Day. There will be a special holiday menu for $14.95, with the clubhouse dining room opening at 5:30 p.m. The poker room will open at 4 p.m. Friday.
■ Outback Steakhouse - Bonita, 27230 Bay Landing Drive, is open from 4-10 p.m. No reservations, but the manager strongly advises call-ahead seating. 239-948-3575
■ Outback Steakhouse - Naples, 4910 Tamiami Trail North, is open from 3:30-9 p.m. No reservations, but the manager strongly advises call-ahead seating. 239-434-7100.
■ Pei Wei Asian Diner, at the Collection at Vanderbilt, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, will be open from10:45 a.m - 5 p.m. Christmas Eve. 596-5515
■ Pelican Larry's Bar & Grill, all three locations, will be open 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Christmas Day. Check out 1046 Pine Ridge Road (649-0800), 2700 Immokalee Road (263-9464) and 7785 Davis Blvd. (793-2004).
■ Perkins, 3585 Pine Ridge Road, will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday (Christmas Eve) and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday (Christmas Day). This is the only Perkins in Collier County open on Christmas Day. 596-0700; the Perkins at 4335 E. Tamiami Trail and the Estero Perkins by Miromar Outlets will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve; and the Perkins in Parkshore Plaza at 4255 N. Tamiami Trail will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve.
■ Pizzaiolis, the Collection at Vanderbilt, 2359 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. Information and reservations: 591-8600
■ Planet Smoothie on Naples Boulevard, near the Hollywood 20 movie theater, will be open from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Day. 6420 Naples Blvd #101; 239-513-1700
■ Ridgway Bar & Grill, 1300 Third St. S., Naples. Call 262-5500 for times and reservations for Friday, Christmas Day.
■ The Sandy Butler, 17650 San Carlos Boulevard on Fort Myers Beach will be open on Thursday for a Christmas Eve dinner from 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Cost is $30. Call 239-482-6765 to make your reservation.
■ Starbucks on Central Avenue, 1 Tamiami Trail South, will be open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Christmas Day. 213-1750
■ Starbucks on Fifth Avenue South, 796 5th Avenue South will be open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Christmas Eve but will be closed Christmas Day. 213-9900
■ Starbucks at the Collection at Vanderbilt, 2315 Vanderbilt Beach Road, will be open 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. 591-0105
■ Starbucks at Pine Ridge and Goodlette, will be open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and 6 a.m. - 4 p.m. Christmas Day. 514-1388
■ St. George & the Dragon, 936 5th Avenue South, will be open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Christmas Eve. 263-9901
■ Sunburst Cafe, 2340 Pine Ridge Road, will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve. 263-3123
■ All locations of Sushi Thai in Naples will be open on their regular hours - 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. - on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 898 5th Avenue South (430-7575); 869 103rd Avenue North; (592-7575); and 7935 Airport Pulling Road North, (514-1125).
■ The SuperTarget at Gulf Coast Town Center will be open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.
■ Both Waffle House locations in Collier County are open 24-hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Locations: 3824 Tollhouse Drive - near Exit 101 by the Interstate, 455-3433 and 6531 Dudley Drive - near Exit 107 off Pine Ridge Road, 262-7775.
■ All Wal-Mart stores in Collier & Lee counties will close at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and be closed Christmas Day.
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