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23 shops, restaurants that will be open for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day in Utah

23 shops, restaurants that will be open for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY — Many businesses close for Christmas Eve, but fast-food chains and big-box retailers aren’t your only options for last-minute presents and tasty food.

Even during the holiday, there are opportunities to support local businesses. National chains will also be serving customers. Below are 23 Utah shops and restaurants that will open their doors on Christmas or Christmas Eve. Please note that for restaurants, calling ahead to make sure a table is available is generally recommended.

If you know of any other favorite shops that will be open, please share them in the comment section.

Shops

The Book Garden

This charming shop is filled with “gently loved books.”

Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 2 N. Main St., Bountiful

Crone's Hollow

A Pagan shop where you can buy last-minute unique gifts.

Hours: Dec. 24: Noon- 4 p.m.; closed on Christmas.

Location: 3834 Main St., South Salt Lake

Dara Modern

This shop sells stylish decor and accessories, in addition to larger pieces of furniture.

Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 213 E. Broadway, Salt Lake City

Graywhale

Graywhale is a one-stop-shop for everything related to music, movies and TV.

Hours: Dec. 24: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Locations: Salt Lake City, Taylorsville, Sandy and Ogden

Guitars & More

This shop sells a wide variety of guitars and drums, in addition to other musical items.

Hours: Dec. 24: until 6 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 10470 S. Redwood Road, South Jordan

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Harmons

Harmons doesn’t only carry groceries. They also offer an assortment of local goods, both edible and not.

Hours: Dec. 24: until 7 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Locations: All Utah locations

Ken Sanders Rare Books

New, rare, and collectible books can be found on the shelves of this bookstore.

Hours: Dec. 24: from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 268 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City

The King’s English

This cozy shop is home to a wide selection of books, including many written by local authors.

Hours: Dec. 24: until 5 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Rancho Markets

This Utah chain offers groceries and other items.

Hours: Dec. 24 and 25: Vary by location, most open until at least 3 p.m.

Locations throughout Utah

Recreation Outlet

These stores are packed with everything you need to enjoy the outdoors.

Hours: Dec. 24: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Locations: Salt Lake City, American Fork and Ogden

Walgreens

This chain of convenience stores will keep its doors open during the holiday, although the pharmacy counter will be closed.

Hours: Dec. 24 and 25: Normal store hours, which vary by location

Locations: All locations in Utah

Weller Book Works

This store contains used and new books, in addition to games and other fun items.

Hours: Dec. 24: until 5 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City

Restaurants

Bambara

This restaurant serves New American dishes made with local ingredients.

Hours: Dec. 24: until 8 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 202 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Benihana

The chefs at this national restaurant chain prepare Japanese food right at your table.

Hours: Dec. 24: 3-9 p.m.; Dec. 25: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.

Location: 165 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Buca di Beppo

This Italian chain will be offering its normal menu for the holiday.

Hours: Dec. 24 and 25: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

All locations

Blue Iguana

The Park City location of Blue Iguana will be serving up its Mexican dishes on Christmas Eve day.

Hours: Dec. 24: 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 255 Main St., Park City

Cafe Trang Bistro

This restaurant sells pho, noodles, salads, wraps and sandwiches.

Hours: Dec. 24: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 5642 W. 7800 South, West Jordan

Cafe Trio

Trio’s three locations will all be dishing up their contemporary Italian dishes.

Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Locations: Salt Lake City, Cottonwood Heights and Park City

Coal and Lumber

This restaurant serves classic American dishes.

Hours: Dec. 24 and 25: 5-10 p.m.

Location: 201 Heber Ave., Park City

Current Fish & Oyster

This local restaurant specializes in dishes made with sustainable seafood.

Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Location: 279 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City

IHOP

This national chain serves up pancakes and other breakfast foods 24-7, even during the holidays.

Hours: Dec. 24 and 25: 24-7

All locations

Little America

Little America's Lucky H Bar & Grille will serve a special Christmas buffet.

Hours: Dec. 24: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Dec. 25: 8 a.m-2 p.m. and 3-8 p.m.

Location: 500 Main St., Salt Lake City

Tsunami

This local restaurant and bar serves up sushi and other Japanese meals.

Hours: Dec. 24: until 9 p.m.; closed on Christmas

Locations: Lehi, Midvale, Salt Lake City and South Jordan


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