Area eateries open for Christmas Day

Not everyone has the grand family tradition of cooking a giant feast to celebrate the holidays. Luckily, some local establishments will be open on Christmas Day to feed empty stomachs. This is not a complete list — but call ahead to your favorite neighborhood spot; you might be surprised what’s open.

Chef Lin

5084 South Terrace

This Asian buffet in the East Ridge area offers a twist on traditional Christmas fare.

Fuji Steak & Sushi

2207 Overnite Drive

Feeling fancy? Try this hibachi spot by the mall for a treat.

Holiday Bowl

5518 Brainerd Road

Start a tradition by bowling on Christmas and grabbing some snacks along the way!

Pin Strikes

6241 Perimeter Drive

Another option for the bowling family on Christmas.

Track’s End

3435 Amnicola Highway

This 24/7 Chattanooga staple won’t close, even for Christmas.

Kanpai of Tokyo

2200 Hamilton Place Blvd.

Feeling hibachi for Christmas? Kanpai’s got you covered, complete with the family-style table.

Forbidden City

2273 Gunbarrel Road

Another Asian spot to fulfill your appetite!