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Where to eat on Christmas Eve in metro Atlanta

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Eve dinner with family and friends at the following four restaurants. Menus items will be available on Sunday, Dec. 24.

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse : The Feast of the Seven Fishes, known as La Festa dei Sette Pesci, is a deeply rooted Italian Christmas Eve tradition, originating in Southern Italy and honoring the vigil prior to a religious holiday when no meat was served. This Buckhead restaurant will celebrate the occasion with a three-course prix fixe menu featuring smoked salmon; scallops; and seafood cioppino with lobster, shrimp, hake, clams, mussels, tomatoes and bruschetta​ from 5-10 p.m. A seat at the table will be $75. Reservations recommended.

3500 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-844-4810, davios.com .

C. Ellet's Steakhouse: Start a new Christmas Eve tradition where someone else does all the work. Choose from the full dinner menu or seasonal specials like table-side carved roast beef with freshly grated horseradish or croquembouche. Wine and cocktails will be available by the glass. Read our review of C. Ellet's here.

2605 Circle 75 Pkwy., Atlanta. 678-996-5344, c-ellets.com.

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One Eared Stag: Head here for a festive brunch prepared by chef Robert Phalen from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

1029 Edgewood Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-525-4479, oneearedstagatl.com.

Tupelo Honey: Kick off your holiday feast with brunch featuring faves like southern shakshuka, two baked eggs, goat cheese grits, avocado and creole sauce or the eponymous shrimp and grits beginning at 9 a.m. New menu items to check out include Blue Ridge flatbreads and caramelized squash and burrata toast. The restaurant will be closed in the evening. Read more about Tupelo Honey here.

4600 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-649-6334, tupelohoneycafe.com .

il Giallo Osteria & Bar : To celebrate the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes, chef Jamie Adams will intertwine fresh seafood specialties along with restaurant’s signature handmade pastas, culminating into a three-course menu of tuna belly, ravioloni di patate and New England hake. A seat at the table will be $45 per person. Read more about il Giallo here.

5920 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-709-2148, ilgialloatl.com.

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