If you’re planning on hosting Christmas dinner this year, you’re probably already planning on spending every minute from when the kids open their presents to when they go to sleep cooking in your Alston kitchen. However, with all of the amazing restaurants nearby open for Christmas dinner, there’s no need to spend Dec. 25 working over a hot stove.

Kick back this Christmas and enjoy items such as baked ham, prime rib, roasted Brussels sprouts and gingerbread without ever picking up a single pan. These eateries near your Alston apartment have all of your Christmas wishes on their tables!

Jewel, located at 400 Broadhollow Rd, Melville which is 18 minutes from your Alston apartment, serves high-end New American cuisine by chef Tom Schaudel in a glitzy space with water and glass features.

Jewel’s contemporary architecture features playful upside-down lamps and strings of blown-glass balls hanging from the ceiling that create a celebratory mood, while the glassed-in kitchen allows you to watch their artful chefs at work. Enjoy the freshest seafood and tasty new American and Asian cuisine while gazing out the floor-to-ceiling windows.

Lombardi’s On the Bay, located at 600 S Ocean Ave, Patchogue which is 16 minutes from your Alston apartment, offers busy, upscale digs and a tiered deck with bay views to pair with an Italian-accented steakhouse menu.

Enjoy steak and seafood with a twist at Lombardi’s on the Bay, the restaurant where “the food is as good as the views,” says the New York Times. Whether you are enjoying Mamma Lombardi’s classic Italian specialties in their dining room, or one of their quality steaks outdoors with a view of the Great South Bay, Lombardi’s on the Bay has something for every guest.



400 Broadhollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747

(631) 755-5777


Lombardi’s On the Bay

600 S Ocean Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772

(631) 654-8970