Best Winter Holiday Dining In New Jersey

Winter Holiday Dining In New Jersey

The restaurants are selected for their outstanding food and holiday ambiance and are open for Thanksgiving, New Years Eve, and some for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.





Northern New Jersey Holiday Dining Favorites

Bernards Inn
Bernardsville, NJ

Bernards Inn Bernardsville, NJ

An upscale, old world style restaurant,  open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.
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Blue Morel
Morristown, NJ

Blue Morel Restaurant & Wine Bar

Popular with health conscious diners.  Open on Easter, Mothers Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.
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Chart House
Weehawken, NJ

Chart House Restaurant Weehawken, NJ

One of the best restaurant NYC skyline views; Open seven days/week, all major holidays including Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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Chez Catherine
Westfield, NJ

One of the best French restaurants in Northern NJ. They are open on Thanksgiving Day with a traditional Thanksgiving turkey menu.
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Madeleine's
Northvale, NJ

Madeleine's Petit Paris Northvale, NJ

French country restaurant with warmth and unpretentious ambiance. They are open Thanksgiving Day serving a Thanksgiving Buffet and an A La Carte Dinner.
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The Manor
West Orange, NJ

The Manor Restaurant West Orange, NJ

This landmark restaurant offers holiday dinners including both brunch and  a la carte dinner dining for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve.
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Metuchen Inn
Metuchen, NJ

Metuchen Inn Metuchen, NJ

Old world formal, popular with diners celebrating a special occasion. Open for holiday dining on Thanksgiving, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Christmas Eve & Day,
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Oceanos
Fairlawn, NJ

Oceanos Restaurant Fairlawn, NJ

One of the best sea food restaurants in Northern NJ. They are open for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.
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Grain House
Basking Ridge, NJ

Grain House Basking Ridge, NJ

Has a historical theme and colonial charm surrounded in rich woods, striking hearths and richly beamed ceilings. Open on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve.
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Restaurant Latour
Hambourg, NJ

Restaurant Latour Hambourg, NJ

Located in the Crystal Springs Resort, high end Alpine themed hotel resort, open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve & New Years Day.
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Stonehouse
Warren, NJ

Stonehouse Restaurant Warren, NJ

A California modern rustic lodge. Serves food prepared with locally grown, natural ingredients. Open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & New Years Eve.

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Waterside
  North Bergen, NJ

Waterside Restaurant   North Bergen, NJ

Features a scenic Manhattan Skyline view. Open on Thanksgiving and is one of the few non-Asian restaurants in northern NJ open on Christmas.

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Central New Jersey Holiday Dining Favorites

Black Trumpet
Spring Lake, NJ

Black Trumpet Spring Lake, NJ

An upscale restaurant serving an eclectic contemporary menu with ocean and beach views --open on Thanksgiving.
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Due Mari
New Brunswick, NJ

Due Mari Restaurant New Brunswick, NJ

Serves contemporary Italian eclectic food with  trendy, modern ambiance. Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve.
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Frenchtown Inn
Frenchtown, NJ

Frenchtown Inn

An historic Inn popular with diners who enjoy wild game. Open on Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve.

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Lambertville Station
Lambertville , NJ

Lambertville Station Lambertville , NJ

Historic Lambertville landmark serving  good traditional American food and  convenient parking. Open 365 days/year.
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McLoone's Pier House
Long Branch, NJ

McLoone's Pier House Long Branch, NJ

Has great ocean front views, and a vibrant bar scene. They are open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.
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Peacock Inn
Princeton, NJ

A high end, upscale restaurant popular with diners celebrating a special occasion. Open on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.

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Restaurant Nicholas
Red Bank, NJ

Restaurant Nicholas Red Bank, NJ

A destination restaurant with exceptional food and first class service. Open Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve,
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Salt Creek Grille
Rumson, NJ

Salt Creek Grille Rumson, NJ

A semi-upscale restaurant with a scenic view of the Navesink River. Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, and New Years Day
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Scarborough Fair
Sea Girt, NJ

Scarborough Fair Sea Girt, NJ

A charming restaurant set in a restored farmhouse with cozy, rustic ambiance.
Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
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Stage Left
New Brunswick, NJ

Stage Left New Brunswick, NJ

A Steakhouse with well prepared new American cuisine. They are open on Thanksgiving serving a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Feast.
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Frog and the Peach
New Brunswick, NJ

Frog and the Peach New Brunswick, NJ

A high end restaurant with an energetic atmosphere. They are open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve.
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Whispers
Spring Lake, NJ

Whispers Spring Lake, NJ

Located in a 19th century Victorian B & B, this charming upscale, BYOB restaurant is open Thanksgiving Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, and Valentines Day.
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Southern New Jersey Holiday Dining Favorites

Cafe Madison
Riverside, NJ

Cafe Madison Riverside, NJ

The best fine dining restaurant in southwest New Jersey. They are open on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
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Ebbitt Room
Cape May, NJ

Ebbitt Room Cape May, NJ

One of Cape May's top restaurants, open Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day and Valentine's Day.
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Europa South
Point Pleasant, NJ

Europa South Point Pleasant, NJ

Serving traditional Spanish - Portuguese food. They are open on Thanksgiving Day and New Years Eve.

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McCormick and Schmick's
Atlantic City, NJ

McCormick and Schmick's Atlantic City, NJ

Seafood & Steak restaurant is a high end national chain. They are open on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
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Rams Head Inn
Galloway, NJ

Rams Head Inn Galloway, NJ

An old world style, elegant restaurant located just eight miles from Atlantic City, Open Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Easter.
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Villa Amalfi
Toms River, NJ

Villa Amalfi Toms River, NJ

An Old World style Italian destination restaurant is open on Thanksgiving Day serving a traditional turkey dinner in addition to their normal Italian menu.
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Ye Olde Centerton Inn
Pittsgrove, NJ

Ye Olde Centerton Inn Pittsgrove, NJ

This historic inn was a former stage coach stop between Philadelphia and Greenwich, NJ. Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve and New Years Day.
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