SAN ANGELO — Christmas is fast approaching, and so are holiday meals. For people who want to spend less time cooking and more time eating with loved ones, here are some options to try in San Angelo:
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San Angelo restaurants open on Christmas Day
We recommend that you call ahead to ensure availability, since some restaurants expect to see a high demand. Here's some options:
Craving Crab, 4509 Sherwood Way, will be open. Information: 325-617-2050.
Denny's, 427 W. Ave. I, will be open for their regular 24 hours. Information: 325-653-9935.
Golden Corral, 87 W. Houston Harte Expressway, will be open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Information: 325-949-6064.
IHOP, 4302 College Hills Blvd., will be open 24 hours. Information: 325-223-2865.
McDonald's — with locations at 520 N. Bryant Blvd., 610 W. 29th St. and 4330 Southwest Blvd. — will be open until 11 p.m.
Roxie's Diner, 4609 S. Jackson will be open. Information: 325-655-4403.
Where to preorder Christmas meals, sides in San Angelo
Helen's Bistro & Bakery #2
When to order: Now, while supplies last.
Options: Helen's is open for sweet orders, including cinnamon rolls, fruit kolaches, and holiday desserts.
Information: 325-245-6324 or in-person at 33 W. Beauregard Ave.
When to order: Now through Dec. 21 while supplies last.
What it comes with: There are four dinner options and two side dish options:
Prime Rib serves 4-6 people and costs $139.99. It comes with roasted prime rib, green bean amandine, hashbrown casserole, Boar's Head Horseradish Sauce, broccoli rice casserole and praline sweet potatoes.
Roasted Turkey Holiday Dinner serves 8-10 people and costs $109.99. It comes with turkey, herb giblet gravy, cranberry relish, cornbread dressing, green bean amandine, mashed potatoes and praline sweet potatoes.
Turkey Breast Dinner comes with holiday herb roasted turkey breast. It is the same serving size, cost and has the same sides as the roasted turkey.
Sweet Slice Ham comes with Boneless Boar's Head Sweet Slice Ham, ham glaze, green bean amandine, hashbrown casserole, broccoli rice casserole and praline sweet potatoes. This serves 8-10 people and costs $109.99.
Holiday Side Dish Box Option #1 has 1 lb. cranberry relish, 2 lbs. each of giblet gravy and green bean amandine, and 3 lbs. each of cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes and praline sweet potatoes.
Holiday Side Dish Box Option #2 has 2 lbs. green bean amandine and 3 lbs. each of hashbrown casserole, broccoli rice casserole and praline sweet potatoes.
Both side dish box options are $49.99. Additional sides, including vegetables, rolls and casseroles are available for extra.
Information: marketstreetunited.com, call 325-942-6627 or visit Market Street at 3121 Sunset Drive.
When to order: Order by Dec. 19. Pick up is Dec. 23 from 3-6 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
What it comes with: There are several options, with prices varying. Here are some of the options. Visit the restaurant on Facebook for the full list and prices.
Breakfast options are Brisket Hash, Texas Two Step, Pancake Package, Brandie's Cinnamon Rolls, and Carrot or Blueberry Muffins.
Grazing Boxes offer an assortment of meats, cheeses, nuts, fruits, vegetables, crackers and spreads. There is a flat fee of $25 per box and an additional $3-$6 depending on how elaborate it is.
Smoked meats available by the pound are: Chopped Brisket with barbeque sauce and pickles, Smoked Turkey Breast, and Spiral Ham. Side options are Brisket Mac N Cheese, plain Mac n Cheese and a Jalapeno Chicken Bake.
Dessert options include Peach or White Chocolate Raspberry Cobbler, cakes, pies, cookies and Chef Jason's Candied Pecans.
Information: Call 325-651-0660, check their Facebook or visit at 8022 Loop 570 in Wall.
The Pit BBQ
When to order: Order by Dec. 18. Pick up is Dec. 22-24.
What it comes with: There are four options and all include sides of mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce. Meat options are:
Smoked Bone-In Turkey Breast, which includes rib and wing meat. Serves four people and costs $74.99.
Honey Cured Spiral Sliced Ham which serves four people and costs $74.99.
Smoked Whole Turkey serves eight people and costs $129.99.
Smoked Bone-In Turkey Breast & Honey Cured Spiral Sliced Ham which serves eight people and costs $139.99.
Information: Call 325-617-5004 or visit in person at 2330 Sherwood Way.
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