Whether dining out on Christmas is a family tradition or a completely new experience, San Jose and Silicon Valley offer many restaurants that will be open for a festive Christmas Eve or a lavish Christmas brunch. On Christmas Eve, restaurants like LB Steak and Left Bank Brasserie will offer special prix fixe menus that celebrate the season.  If you’re looking for something different, try the Italian Christmas seafood menu at East Coast Alice or the modern Greek cuisine at Dio Deka. On Christmas morning, work up an appetite opening presents and then head out for brunch at the Fairmont Hotel, which will feature a Christmas brunch along with live music and holiday games for children. Happy Holidays! Guide written by Rita Cameron

Find more options with the SanJose.com Restaurants Directory.

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