Aqimero, the luxe Latin-fusion eatery tucked inside the gorgeous Ritz Carlton, Philadelphia, will offer a special four-course holiday mean to celebrate Christmas day. Available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., guests can pick from a menu of acorn squash soup, grapefruit and brittle salad, smoked stuffed quail, and fried Brussels sprouts, to name a few. Be sure to save room, the scrumptious dessert buffet will have an assortment of holiday cakes and cookies you don’t want to miss. ($80 per adult, $40 per child, reservations required). 10 Avenue of the Arts, 215-523-8200
On Christmas Eve, Davio’s invites you to join them for an authentically Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes. Featuring a three-course prix-fixe menu from Executive Chef Chris Tavares, guests can expect seafood favorites like lobster bisque, black seabass, jumbo crab-spinach risotto, and a fresh salad topped with grilled octopus, shrimp, calamari, mussels, and a citrus basil vinaigrette. ($75 per guest, reservations required). 111 S. 17th St., 215-563-4810
With their deep Italian roots, Positano is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes. Their pre-fixe menu will feature a selection of crudo, sautéed mussels and clams, octopus ragu, seafood risotto, grilled fresh caught fish and, of course, a selection of Italian Christmas desserts. Non-fish fans can opt for the restaurants Christmas Eve Menu, which offers items including a robust antipasto board, 16-ounce prime ribeye, or their famous quinoa salad. Reservations required. 212 Walnut St., 215-238-0499.
Tropicana’s Olón restaurant wants you to start the Christmas celebrations with them on Christmas Eve with their $29 bottomless brunch and bottomless raw bar. Pair your brunch with their build-your-own Bloody Mary bar featuring house-infused vodka and tequila, chili-lime and old bay seasoned rims, and house-made pickles, bacon, and crab garnishes. 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 800-843-8767
This Christmas Eve and Christmas Red Owl Tavern invites you to join them for their 2nd annual Chinatown Pop-Up dinner. Executive Chef Caitlin Mateo will cook up a mouthwatering Chinese-American menu featuring the likes of duck confit steam buns, pork belly ramen, and succulent Peking duck. Coinciding with the tavern’s 12 Days of Christmas Countdown, lead bartender Kyle Darrow has crafted drink specials to get you ready for the big day. Pair your Christmas Eve meal with the turtle dove punch for two, made with rum, amaretto, vanilla, heavy cream and a dash of cinnamon, and celebrate Christmas Day with half priced Kentucky Harvest all day long. Reservations required. 433 Chestnut St., 215-923-2267