Although very few places are actually open on Christmas Day, here are a few that are. Keep in mind that most gyms, malls, LCBO locations and grocery stores are closed.
United Bakers Dairy Restaurant: 506 Lawrence Ave. W. (Lawrence Plaza)
Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Grand Yatt Chinese Restaurant: 9019 Bayview Ave.
Open from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.
7 West Cafe: 7 Charles St. W.
Open 24 hours.
One Restaurant: 16 Yorkville Ave. 416-961-9600
Three locations will open Christmas Day: 3263 Yonge St. (from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m.), 2076 Queen St. E. (from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m.) and 2899 Bloor St. W. (from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m.).
Cafe Boulud:60 Yorkville Ave.
Open regular hours from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Hemispheres: 110 Chestnut St., Metropolitan Hotel
Open at lunch from noon until 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Trattoria Vaticano: 25 Bellair St.
Open 365 days a year, Vaticano serves traditional Italian meals at lunch or dinner on Christmas from noon to 2 a.m.
Clintons Tavern: 693 Bloor Street West open from 5 p.m. until late
Fairmont Royal York:100 Front St. W.
Call the festive desk to inquire on the special holiday meals and promotions: 416-860-5050. Seatings are at 3:30, 4:30 6, 6:30, 8 p.m.
Aside from restaurants, also open are:
Rabba grocery stores (various locations)
Kitchen Table locations
Major movie theatres
Most public ice skating rinks