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MegaList – Local Orlando Christmas Specials for 2020

Christmas Day Buffet at Rosen Plaza

DATE:  Friday, Dec. 25, 2020

TIME: Noon – 4 p.m.

LOCATION:   Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

COST:  $39.95 per adult plus tax and service charge, $18.95 plus tax and service charge for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and younger eat free. Free self-parking.

For a holiday dining experience to delight every member of the family, the Christmas Day Buffet at Rosen Plaza is not to be missed.  A feast of not only tastes, but sights and sounds, this local Orlando favorite immerses guests in the spirit of the season within its festive ballroom, providing plenty of spacious socially distanced seating and buffet attendants safely serving each delectable dish.

Start with complimentary wine or champagne and then indulge in displays of fruit salad with cheeses, homemade Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup with Kale (GF), chilled shrimp, oysters and more.  Chef Michael McMullen and his inspired team present an array of artfully displayed choices such as roast turkey with all of the trimmings, chef’s carving stations of prime rib and baked ham, pasta stations, Florida Mahi Mahi — even steamed Asian chicken pot stickers.

The hotel’s famous Christmas Yule Log headlines a Dessert Extravaganza with holiday pies and cakes including a sugar-free option and a New York cheesecake, exquisite pastries and soft serve ice cream.  Reservations are recommended and include free self-parking.

PHONE: 407-996-0256


To view the menu, please visit Christmas Holiday Buffet – Rosen Plaza® Hotel.


Christmas Day Buffet at the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek

DATE:  Friday, Dec. 25, 2020

TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

LOCATION:   Panzacola Ballroom at Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819

COST:  $59.95 per adult plus tax and service charge, $24.95 plus tax and service charge for children ages 4-11. Children 3 and younger eat free. Free self-parking.  Florida residents receive a 25 percent discount.

 Orlando’s most extravagant and lavish Christmas Day buffet invites you to celebrate the season in style. Toast with unlimited champagne mimosas in the grand ballroom where spacious seating amid festive decor and a veritable feast of traditional favorites and delectable upgrades awaits.

Indulge in dishes such as chef-carved roast prime rib, Chicken Francese, braised short ribs, and Indian-spiced sea bass, as well as pasta, seafood and breakfast stations, stir fry and even Paella Valencia.

A decadent dessert display includes holiday pies and cheesecakes like lemon mascarpone, cherry and Key Lime, cakes such as Gianduja chocolate flourless, red velvet and lavender, assorted mini pastries, cupcakes, flan, and even a chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, marshmallows, pretzels and more.

Reservations are required and include complimentary self-parking.  Visit to learn more about our enhanced safety protocols.

PHONE: 407-996-3663



Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant

  Raglan Road guests can deck the halls with Irish Christmas baubles and adorn themselves with just-in holiday apparel from the pub’s Shop for Ireland boutique, with special Black Friday deals in store. And on Dec. 25, a traditional Irish Christmas dinner will be served throughout the day.

From Black Friday Nov. 27 through Sunday, Nov. 29, Shop for Ireland at the pub will offer savings of 25 percent off all jewelry and up to 70 percent off select clothing, souvenirs and gifts.  Just in from the Emerald Isle is a wide selection of new merchandise including:

  • A “Merry Guinness Christmas” selection of hoodies, shirts and totes
  • Watervale Christmas Ornament collection, including the Irish Shamrock Plaque Family, the Guardian Peace Angel and the Crock O’ Gold
  • A selection of face masks to suit all seasons, including Christmas-themed and shamrock masks
  • From Man of Aran, inspired by more than 200 years of Irish crafts– Warm and wonderful White Hatch Stitch Fleece Gloves, Beanie and snuggle-worthy Snood
  • From The Quiet Man – Our popular flat caps in 10 different styles and sizes from small to XL

Each Monday through Thursday, Raglan Road offers Disney annual passholders 10 percent off food and merchandise.

Guests can plan now and book a table for a fun, delicious and socially distanced Christmas dinner at Raglan Road on Dec. 25 from 11 a.m. through closing.  The menu ($28.95; $14 for children ages 9 and younger) will feature butter and herb-roasted turkey, roast garlic mashed potatoes, duck fat roasties, honey-glazed carrots, bacon-braised Brussels sprouts, sausage and walnut stuffing, and red wine jus with cranberry sauce.  Guests also can choose from Raglan Road’s regular menu. The live music and dance show will being at 4:30 p.m. and continue through the evening.

As always, Cooke’s of Dublin, the Irish quick-service restaurant adjacent to the pub, will offer traditional favorites like Dublin-style fish & chips, burgers and savory pies to carry out, eat in or devour at an outside table from 11 a.m. to midnight.

JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa


Celebrate the festivities of the season at JW Marriott Orlando
Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa offering a curated collection of holiday
happenings from intimate culinary experiences to breakfast with Santa

Gingerbread House Workshop
12/19 & 12/22, 9 am, 12 pm & 3pm
Bond with family and friends through a
private, gingerbread house workshop. Put
your design skills to the test with all the
sweet trimmings for a perfect holiday
display. Maximum 4 per group and space is
limited. Reservations are required:
*$58 per family

Holiday Coffee Specials
12/19 – 12/26, 7 am – 12 pm
From Peppermint Mocha & Gingerbread
lattes to holiday pastries to Christmas
goodies for the family, start your morning
at JW Market conveniently located in the
hotel lobby.

Complimentary Offerings
12/19 – 12/26, 4 pm – 5 pm
Hotel guests are invited to enjoy
complimentary hot chocolate and holiday
cookies in the hotel lobby – a special treat
from Saint Nick himself.

Christmas Sharable Offerings
12/24 & 12/25, 5 pm – 10 pm
Join us at Sear + Sea on Christmas Eve or
Christmas Day for an intimate dinner
featuring select sharables for the table
including organic truffle chicken, whole
local seafood catches and a grilled double-
bone tomahawk steak with seasonal

flavored accompaniments. Regular a la
carte menu offered upon request.
Reservation are required: 407.919.6300

Breakfast with Santa
12/19, 12/22 & 12/24, 7 am – 11 am
A treat for our littlest guests, begin the day
with an intimate family breakfast hosted by
Santa. Reservations include a
complimentary mimosa or bloody mary for
mom & dad, a personalized photo with
Santa and a full breakfast buffet featuring a
holiday carving station and morning
pastries. Reservation are required:
*$49 per person
*$23 per child (4-12 years of age)
Complimentary (3 and under)

Seasonal Specials
12/19 – 12/26, 11 am – 5 pm
Enjoy seasonal specials at Unreserved Beer
Garden featuring Christmas Flavors on the
Burger Bun and festive shakes including
“Frozen Candy Cane” & “White Chocolate &

Christmas Day Dinner Buffet
12/25, 4 pm – 9 pm
Celebrate Christmas Day over a special
feast with holiday fare including a fish and
prime meats carving station, raw bar and
holiday pastry selection. Enjoy live
entertaining by the Cory James Duo and
select a la carte cocktail specials.
Reservations are required: 407.919.6300
*$75 per person
*$35 per child (4-12 years of age)
Complimentary (3 and under)

Russell’s on Lake Ivanhoe

Christmas Eve:
Three Course Meal
1st: Salmon Gravlax Salad
2nd: Choice of Lamb Shank or Beef Short Rib served with Celery Root Mash Potato & Roasted Vegetables
3rd: White Chocolate Bread Pudding with a Jim Beam Bourbon sauce
Price is $55 per person.
Available for TOGO from 12:00pm till 8:00pm. Can be prepared hot or cold with heating instructions included.
Available for Dine in when are open from 4:00pm till 8:00pm.

Christmas Day:
Three Course Meal
1st: Salmon Gravlax Salad
2nd: Choice of Lamb Shank or Beef Short Rib served with Celery Root Mash Potato & Roasted Vegetables
3rd: White Chocolate Bread Pudding with a Jim Beam Bourbon sauce
Price is $55 per person.
Available for TOGO from 11:00am till 3:00pm. Can be prepared hot or for later heating with instructions included.
Reminder the restaurant dining room will not be open. We only offer this package TOGO. No regular menu items.

Taverna Opa

Open Christmas Eve & Christmas Day!
Full menu available or Special Family Style Menu for 4 or more
Family Style Menu $30++ per person
First Course: Hummus, Tzatziki, Dolmades, Horiatiki Second Course: Spanakopita, Calamari, Keftedes Third Course: Meat Platter with Chicken Kebob, Beef Kebob, Oak-Grilled Pork Loin & Sliced Gyro served with YiaYia’s Veggies & Lemon Potatoes Belly Dancing Entertainment begins at 7pm Christmas Eve and 3pm Christmas Day

Tapa Toro

Open for dinner Christmas Eve / Open for brunch & dinner Christmas Day
Start a new tradition with delicious Spanish cuisine and lively Flamenco dancing entertainment!
Christmas Day Brunch 10:30am-3pm
Full menu available or bottomless brunch for $39++ per adult or $15++ per child under 10
Christmas Eve & Day Dinner 4-10pm
Full menu available or special family style menu for 4 or more for $45++ per person
Cold Tapas: Manchego Cheese & Chorizo Board, Tomato-Rubbed Bread, Seasonal Dip, Iberian Caesar Salad
Hot Tapas: Fierce Potatoes, Meatballs, Ham Croquettes
Main Course: Seafood Paella

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