Looking for restaurants open or offering carryout in the Fargo-Moorhead area during the Christmas holiday? Check out this list of bars and restaurants open or offering a take-out option for Christmas 2023.

Brew Bird

Brew Bird is offering a Christmas Feast take and bake for Christmas 2023. All items are gluten-free or can be requested to be gluten-free, and many are vegetarian.

What's included: beef short ribs, whipped garlic mashed potatoes, gravy, bright winter salad, glazed carrots, and dinner rolls.

Add on vegetarian, gluten-free, vegetarian & gluten-free, or original charcuterie boards for $69-74.

How it works: Order by Wednesday, December 20 (or until sold out) and pick up on Friday, December 22, 3–6 pm, at Brew Catering & Events.

Cost: $129
Serves: 4-6 people

1213 NP Ave, Ste 101, Fargo | (701) 314-2739

Chef's Table Catering

Chef's Table will have a Christmas Weekend Meal Kit available to make your holiday easier. Everything is fully cooked and packaged in oven-safe and disposable containers for easy reheating.

What's included: 2 pounds of honey glazed ham, 2 pounds of cheesy hash browns, 1.5 pounds of glazed carrots, 2 pounds of mac & cheese with Dot's pretzel & parmesan topping, and six jumbo caramel rolls.

How it works: Everything will be sold cooked and ready to re-heat, with easy curbside pickup at Drekker Brewing, Brewhalla, on Friday, December 23, from noon to 2 pm.

Cost: $80
Serves: 4-6 people

1702 1st Ave N, Fargo | 701-566-3473

Jay's Smokin' BBQ

Choose from two different selection options for your favorite smokin' Christmas Meal.

What's included: Choose from Prime Rib Dinner or Christmas Ham Dinner, both served with 2 pounds of roasted potatoes, 2 pounds of glazed baby carrots, locally grown and hand-picked corn on the cob, and eight dinner rolls. Add a smoked pumpkin pie for $18.

How it works: Order online by December 18, and pick up will be on December 23. Dinners will be prepared fresh and hot at your pick-up time.

Cost: $175
Serves: 4-5 people

1322 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 478-1112

Milk Made

This local cheese connoisseur creates the best charcuterie around, especially during Christmas time.

What's included: Choose from a variety of platters full of cheeses, dried cured meats, fruits, crudites, and more. Each platter will also include items such as dried fruits, chocolates, or nuts.

How it works: Order online by December 20 at 9 pm, and pick up is available December 22-24 at Milk Made's new brick-and-mortar location.

Cost: Range from $25 to $300
Serves: from 8-50, depending on the platter

612 23rd St S, Fargo | (701) 302-0440

Reese & Riley's Bistro Bar

Choose from a traditional Christmas dinner or an Italian dinner take-out option with dessert, breakfast, and appetizer add-ons available.

What's included: Christmas dinner includes Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, and homemade dinner rolls. Italian dinner includes lasagna or chicken alfredo, salad, bruschetta, greek olives, and ciabatta bread.

Dessert add-ons include cheesecake with seasonal berries ($40), tiramisu with strawberries ($45), or white chocolate raspberry cake ($45).

Other add-ons include egg bakes ($40), caramel rolls ($30), banana bread + fruit platter ($50), charcuterie platters ($89), hummus + vegetables, and fresh fruit + dip (both $69).

How it works: Call the store at (218) 303-1279 or message on Facebook and Instagram to place the order. Pickup hours are on December 23 from 4–6 pm & December 24 from 11 am - 1 pm.

Cost: $155
Serves: 4-6 people

935 37th Ave S, Moorhead | (218) 303-1279

Other events on the weekend of Christmas in Fargo

  • The Holiday Market at The Rourke | December 22-24, 1–5 pm
  • Holiday Lights at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds | December 22-24, 5–10 pm
  • Have Yourself a Funky Little Christmas at Sanctuary Events Center | December 22-23, 8–11 pm
  • Home Free for the Holidays at Scheels Arena | December 22, 8 pm
  • Holiday Pop-Up Market at Milk Made Catering | December 23, 11 am - 6 pm
  • Holiday Pipes Concert at Fargo Theatre | December 22, 12 pm
  • A very vintage Santa Meet & Greet at Carmine & Hayworth | December 23, 1-4 pm
  • Santa at Kingpinz | December 23-24
  • Rick Adams at Legends Sports Bar | December 25, 7 pm