Restaurants Open for Christmas Dinner Carry-out in Northern Lake County

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The Holidays are upon us and with 2020 giving us a run for our money, who isn’t up for a good treat yo’self moment or ten? Support these awesome local restaurants and chefs while getting your full indulge on before the New Year, it’s a win-win!

NOTE: Almost all establishments require pre-order, so take your pick and plan ahead!

Don’t see your fav place? Comment below and I’ll add them! Tell us who you’re ordering from and if it’s your first year doing so!


Picnic Basket – Christmas Eve pickup 9 am – 2 pm. Can order via their app: text “PICNICBASKET” to 33733 to download.

O’Toole’s – Assume Christmas Eve pickup- will update. Scroll to “Holiday Catering Menu”. Deadline is 12/22 for pre-order.

Cafe Pomigliano – Christmas Eve or 12/23 pickup.

Micky Finn’s – Christmas Eve pickup.

Milwalky Trace – Christmas Eve pickup. Menu is on their Facebook page, linked- Dec. 14th post.

Townee Square – Christmas Eve pickup. Under “Menus”, “Dinner To-Go”.

Austin’s – Christmas Eve pickup 12-4 pm. Order online through link provided.

Chef Direct Express – Delivery, requires 48 hour notice. Call Chef Mike to place order through link provided.

Lino’s – Christmas Eve pickup 11 am – 8 pm. Italian restaurant. Get 10% off catering when you mention their Facebook post.

Mainstreet Social – Word is they offer Christmas Eve pickup, please call for details.

Jimmy’s Charhouse – Christmas Eve pickup 3 pm – 10 pm. Scroll down to see their menu through link provided. Orders due by 12/20.


Fatmans – Christmas Eve pickup. Deadline to order has been extended to 12/23 per Nicole Khayat, owner!

Primo Italian American Cuisine – Christmas Eve pickup.

Salutos – Christmas Eve pickup until 6 pm. Regular menu available, their salad dressing is amazing.

Chocolate Sanctuary – Christmas Eve or 12/23 pickup. Deadline to order is 12/20 at 2pm. Check out their gingerbread kits!

Cracker Barrel – Christmas Eve pickup. Great idea for Christmas breakfast! Check out their holiday planning tool as well.


The Vine – 12/23 pickup only for take and bake family meals. Orders due 12/21.

BBQ’d Productions / Third Lake – Christmas Eve pickup, orders due by 12/21, 12 pm. Regular menu.

Lake Villa

Lakehouse – Christmas Eve pickup. Deadline to order has been extended to 12/23.


The Shanty – Christmas Eve pickup.

Captain Porky’s – Christmas Eve or Christmas Day pickup. Regular menu, seafood and barbeque.


Dover Straits – Christmas Eve and Christmas Day pickup. Seafood restaurant also offering a Turkey dinner.

Taste of Paris – Christmas Eve pickup. You can also sponsor to feed a local family, how awesome!

Nikkos Crecian Grill – Open Christmas Eve. Regular menu.


Pear Tree Catering – Delivery and pick-up 12/23 and Christmas Eve until noon for take and bake. Scroll to “Holiday Menu”. Deadline to order is today 12/18.

Don’t forget the dessert!

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas All!

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  1. Cracker Barrel Gurnee – Heat n’ Serve Meals for 4-6ppl or 8-10ppl. Available for pickup through 12/24. We will also have individuals meals to go on Christmas Eve until 2:00pm. Call 847-244-1512

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