Where to Enjoy Christmas Dinner on the Beach

It isn’t too late to reserve your beach home for your Christmas vacation!

Where to Enjoy Christmas Dinner on the Beach

With Christmas just 22 days away, we can only imagine that your preparations are in full swing! If you’re headed down to the beach for a Christmas getaway, you’ve probably made all the necessary arrangements – and that includes preparing a Christmas dinner. Did you know many local restaurants are offering Christmas dinner on the beach? Your visit to the Gulf Coast includes so many fabulous culinary options, so take a night off! Read below for some of our favorite options for a Christmas dinner on the beach!


Local favorite Cuvee 30A in Inlet Beach is offering a Christmas dinner-to-go this year, and you won’t want to miss out! The menu features Chef Creehan’s juicy prime rib and au jus sauce, Cuvee 30A Tuscan Bread and Butter, Signature Flourless Chocolate Sin Cake, and more. Place your order by 11:59 PM on Friday, December 21st. Visit here for a full menu and more information.


A favorite of locals and travelers alike, Harbor Docks will be open for a Christmas dinner from 5-9 PM. Harbor Docks has been in business in Destin for nearly 40 years and their seafood comes sourced from their own wholesale market. Treat yourself to some fresh Gulf cuisine this holiday season!

Pensacola Beach

Meanwhile, treat yourself to a Christmas dinner at The Grand Marlin on Pensacola Beach. The restaurant is offering a Surf & Turf special on Christmas day: Grilled filet mignon and fresh lump crab meat with corn relish, whipped potatoes, and seasonal veggies. Open until 9 PM on Christmas Day, you won’t want to miss out on this incredible special!

Gulf Shores

Serving dinner until 9 PM daily, try DeSoto’s Seafood Kitchen in Gulf Shores. Treat the whole family to a Gulf Coast-spin on your Christmas dinner this year! Who needs turkey and cranberry sauce when you could enjoy Royal Red Shrimp with fried green tomatoes instead?

Orange Beach

Catch some of the most spectacular sights on the coast at Cobalt the Restaurant in Orange Beach. Cobalt is open on Christmas Day with a traditional dinner from 10 AM to 4 PM. The last seating takes place at 3:30, and reservations are highly recommended. Come and enjoy some turkey, stuffing, and other delicious offerings with the whole family!

It isn’t too late to reserve your beach home for your Christmas vacation! For somewhere the whole family will love, stay at Grand Beach Villa in Destin. Invite grandparents, cousins, aunts, and uncles, as Grand Beach Villa sleeps 21 guests in total. Beautiful accommodations, a private pool, and nearby beach access await you at this seven-bedroom home in the Crystal Shores community. Don’t wait to book your spot on the sand!