Maybe your Christmas dinner plans fell through or you just don't feel like cooking. There's always the possibility of a holiday cooking-related disaster as well...

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If you find your Christmas ham burnt to a crisp, there are several restaurants in the Grand Rapids area that are open on the holiday this year.

Best Side Bar & Grill, Facebook
Best Side Bar & Grill, Facebook

Keep in mind that the winter storm and blizzard warning in effect in West Michigan this weekend may affect some restaurants' operating hours.

It's always a good idea to call ahead to make sure a restaurant you want to visit is open!

Merten's Prime, Facebook
Merten's Prime, Facebook

Some area restaurants are offering a special Christmas brunch.

Also, take note that some GR restaurants open on Christmas require a reservation, or strongly encourage one. Some restaurants are takeout only.

And, as always, tip your server!

Check out all the Grand Rapids, Mich. restaurants open on Christmas in 2023:

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