Places to eat on Christmas are just things you might not think about. The truth is that not everyone will be home with family. Here's a list of places open on Christmas in the Treasure Valley.

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This article could assist well if finding yourself without a place to eat on Christmas. I spent a Thanksgiving night inside a Cracker Barrel after weather conditions didn't permit me to make the long distance drive. I had frozen pizza from the gas station one Christmas and missed the times on restaurants because I didn't have this information I'm about to share.

Make sure to call ahead and check official hours. Some locations are allowed to leave hours up to local management. If you're thinking of the higher end dining like Chandlers, make sure to call for reservations.

It doesn't matter whether you're eating alone or just doesn't wanna cook, here's a complete list of places open on Christmas Eve and Christmas.

Angels Bar and Grill Renato, 999 W. Main St., CHRISTMAS EVE

two and four-course meals from 5 p.m to 9 p.m.

Bacon and Berryhill, 121 N. 9th St., CHRISTMAS EVE

Bacon: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Berryhill: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. with special a la cart menu.

Chandlers at Hotel 43, 981 W. Gove St., CHRISTMAS and CHRISTMAS EVE

5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and  Christmas Eve 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cracker Barrel, 1733 South Cole

Closed one day of the year, Christmas Day.

Denny's: Various Treasure Valley locations from Nampa to Boise.

24 Hours.

Golden Corral: Best Buffet in the USA is open on Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day.

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IHOP: Located in the Treasure Valley.

24 Hours.

Old Country Buffet: Open on Christmas Day.

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ruth's Chris Steak House, 800 W Main St #110, Boise, ID 83702

12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Owyhee Tavern, 1109 Main St., CHRISTMAS EVE

Lunch 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dinner 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Have a Merry Christmas! I've linked a more in-depth look at some of these restaurants times and menus. The Idaho Statesman did an excellent article where I got some of this information.

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