For those who want to eat out on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, here is a list of local restaurants open:
■ Alexander's Restaurant, 4077 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open at 4 p.m. and will feature specials including roast goose. Reservations: 239-262-4999
■ Blue Heron, 387 Capri Blvd., Naples, will be open. Reservations: 239-394-6248
■ Blue Water Bistro, Coconut Point Mall, 23151 Village Shops Way, Estero. The restaurant will be serving its regular menu all evening. Reservations: 239-949-2583
■ Ciao Ristorante, 835 Fourth Ave. S., Naples, will be open on Christmas Eve with its full dinner menu plus festive specials. Reservations are required by calling 239-263-3889.
■ Chop's City Grill, 8200 Health Center Blvd., Bonita Springs, will be serving its regular dinner menu all evening. Reservations: 239-992-4677
■ Daniela's Restaurant, 13500 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. with the last reservation taken for 7:30 p.m. Specials include a Christmas ham dinner for $14.99 and salmon for $19.99. Reservations: 239-514-4414
■ P.F. Chang's is open at the Granada Shoppes, 10840 U.S. 41 N., Naples. Reservations: 239-596-2174
■ Pazzo! Cucina Italian, 853 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, will be serving its regular dinner menu all evening. Reservations: 239-434-8494
■ Wharf Tavern Restaurant & Lobster House, 909 10th St., Naples, will be open with seating available until 9 p.m. The regular menu and some seasonal selections and specials. Reservations: 239-331-4053
■ Yabba Island Grill, 711 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, will serve its regular dinner menu all evening. Reservations: 239-262-5787
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
■ Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar, Village on Venetian Bay, 4270 Gulfshore Blvd. N., Naples, will be open for lunch and dinner from 11;30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will feature a traditional dinner from noon to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day with reservations. Entrees range from prime rib and a traditional turkey dinner to herb-encrusted rack of lamb or fish. Reservations: 239-649-5552
■ Bice is open for lunch and dinner with its regular menu plus Christmas specials at 300 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Reservations: 239-262-4044
■ Buca di Beppo, 8860 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will open at 11:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. on Christmas Day. Reservations: 239-596-6662
■ Charlie Chiang's, 12200 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with its regular menu. Reservations: 239-593-6688
■ Chez Boët, 755 12th Ave. S., Naples, will serve its winter menu and holiday themed special dishes on both days. Live entertainment will be featured on Christmas Eve. Reservations: 239-643-6177
■ Chops City Grill, 837 Fifth Ave. S., Naples will serve its regular dinner menu all evening. Reservations: 239-262-4677
■ Cote d'Azure Restaurant, Riverchase Plaza, 11224 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 5 p.m. to closing. Reservations: 239-597-8867
■ Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, will serve its standard dinner menu and a special holiday menu in the Tanglewood restaurant from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Tarpon Bay restaurant will have a special holiday a la carte menu from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day the Tanglewood will feature a holiday buffet with live entertainment and seatings from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. for $65 for adults and $25 for children five to 12. Tarpon Bay will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. serving a special holiday a la carte menu. Reservations: 239-390-4398
■ Komoon Thai Sushi & Ceviche, Mission Square, 1575 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Information: 239-596-9991 or go to www.komoonthai.com
■ M Waterfront Grille, Village at Venetian Bay, 4300 Gulfshore Blvd., Naples, will be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 24 with its regular a la carte menu and children menu and form 4:30 to 9 p.m. for dinner with a holiday a la carte menu and children menu. The restaurant will serve dinner from 12:30 to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day with a l holiday a la carte menu and some regular dinner menu items and its children's menu. Reservations: 239-263-4421
■ McCormick & Schmick's, the Mercato, 9114 Strada Place, Naples, will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Reservations: 239-591-2299
■ MiraMare Ristorante, Village on Venetian Bay, 4236 Gulfshore Blvd. N., Naples, will be open Christmas Eve serving the traditional seven-fish dinner and will be open from noon to 9 p.m. Christmas Day. Reservations: 239-430-6273
■ Pate's Steak Pub 1100 U.S. 41 N. (next to the Ramada Inn), Naples, will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and from 1 to 9 p.m. on Christmas. The restaurant will serve a traditional turkey dinner for $19.95 as an early bird from 1 to 3 p.m. and $24.95 after 3 p.m. on Christmas Day. There will also be selected items from the regular dinner menu. Reservations: 239-263-4581
■ Ridgway Bar & Grill, 1300 Third St. S., Naples, will be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and from noon to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day with a holiday menu featuring roast fresh turkey or prime rib along with the a la carte menu. Reservations: 239-262-5500.
■ Bistro Soleil, 100 Palm St., Marco Island will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Christmas Day serving a grand buffet with lobster bisque, turkey, beef tenderloin, tilapia and more. The cost is $45 for adults and $22 for children 6 through 12. Reservations are required by calling 239-389-0981
■ The English Pub, 5047 U.S. 41 E., Naples, will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. serving a turkey, ham roast beef or filet of sole dinners with dessert for $19.95 per person. Reservations: 239-775-3727. You can also have it delivered via Dine Home Delivery at 239-963-4446 or order online at www.dinehomedelivery.com.
■ Fred's Food, Fun & Spirits, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples, will open from 2 to 8 p.m. serving a salad bar buffet and choice of prime rib, Chilean sea bass, glazed smoked ham, chicken Marsala with trimmings and egg nog. $29.95, adults; $10.95, children. Reservations: 239-431-7928
■ Joe's Diner, 9331 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. serving its full menu. Reservations are recommended for large parties: 239-254-7929.
■ Mango's Dockside Bistro, 760 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, will serve a family Christmas dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with honey baked ham, roast turkey, roast beef and trimmings, family-style. $38, adults; $16, children younger than eight. Reservations: 239-393-2434
■ Sanibel Habour Marriott, 17260 Harbour Point Drive, Fort Myers, is serving brunch aboard its private 100-foot yacht, the Sanibel Harbour Princess from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 a.m. for $42 for adults; $26.20 for children 12 and younger; and free for children four and younger. The Tarpon House at the hotel will serve a Christmas brunch buffet from 11:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. for $45 per adult and $35 per child. Reservations: 239-466-2128
■ Shula's will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hilton Naples & Towers, 5111 U.S. 41 N., Naples. The regular dinner menu and a special Christmas menu will be offered for $55 per person. Reservations are required: 239-430-4999.
■ Watermark Grille, 11280 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will open at 1 p.m. on Christmas Day. Information: 239-596-1400