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Christmas can take a lot out of a person, between holiday shopping, tree decorating, and cookie making. So just in case you can't muster the energy to make a holiday meal, these restaurants are bringing joy to the world by keeping their doors open on Christmas Day.

From family-owned eateries to fast food restaurants, we broke our list down into restaurants that are open for Christmas Eve and Christmas (plus a few that are closed). Keep in mind: Holiday hours for each may vary by location, so it's best to check the store locators on those individual websites.