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Restaurants open Christmas Eve 2011?

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boaviagem Dec 19, 2011 03:41 PM

How about restaurants open Christmas Eve in Durham/Chapel Hill/ Hillsborough?

  1. Notaslavetofashion Dec 20, 2011 05:51 AM

    Since its a Saturday, i think almost every place will be open, although they may close early. I'd just call ahead to wherever you're thinking of going.

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    1. re: Notaslavetofashion
      LulusMom Dec 20, 2011 07:10 AM

      This time of year it is a good idea to call around any night. A few times I've planned to go someplace only to get there and find it closed for a private party. Happened at ACME and at Tylers (thank goodness not on the same night). So kind of smart to check around.

    2. romansperson Dec 20, 2011 10:13 AM

      Here's what I get when I go to Opentable and plug in a request for a 7 pm reservation on 12/24 for two people:

      http://tinyurl.com/bm89qza

      some of the places are going fast.

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        boaviagem Dec 21, 2011 09:15 AM

        What a great way to generate a lot of info! Thanks. I never would have thought of polling the universe of Triangle dining spots on Open Table.

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          romansperson Dec 22, 2011 06:19 AM

          Well, it's certainly not perfect since not everyone uses Open Table, but it's easier than calling around!

          1. re: romansperson
            LulusMom Dec 22, 2011 06:47 AM

            It's a great trick for finding out if a place is open on Sundays or Mondays too. Sometimes those bits of info are weirdly hard to find on websites.

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