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Here’s a look at local restaurants that will keep you out of the kitchen this holiday. Because you have more important things to worry about – like your new pet hamster who’s disappeared under a mound of wrapping paper.

Open Christmas Eve:

Olive Garden, Southern Pines: Ever heard of breadsticks roasting by an open fire? Contactless take-out and dine-in service will be available until 8 p.m.

Vitos (Pinehurst): The Santa that visits The Sway house eats pizza and beer. Vito’s is open for takeout, regular hours.

Zayka Indian Cuisine: Comfort and joy is a full plate of tikka masala. Zayka is open regular hours.

Table on the Green: Thai one on under the tree with this blended menu, available for takeout and delivery. Table on the Green is open regular hours.

Dugan’s Pub: Not a creature is stirring; except for you, digging into the leftover fish and chips. Dugan’s is open for takeout until 9 p.m.

Southern Prime: Don’t tell Rudolph, but we hear the elves like a nice medium-rare filet. Southern Prime is open regular hours for dine-in and take-out; a reservation will be needed.

Chef Warren’s: Baklava is just what our stretchy pants ordered for Christmas. Dine on the sidewalks outside Chef Warren’s, or order a family meal to go. Warren’s is offering this meal, for 6-8 people.

Benji’s: Before tucking yourself in for Santa’s arrival, tuck into a burrito wrapped up all snuggly and warm by the staff at this Aberdeen restaurant.

Pinehurst Pizza: Because eating the rainbow includes a pizza with vegetables, get on Santa’s nice list with an order from Pinehurst Pizza.

Sly Fox: Nothing pairs with getting the kids to bed early than an order of wonton nachos and a growler to-go. Open regular hours for dine-in, too.

Elliotts on Linden: That tacky sweater deserves to grace a classy establishment. Elliotts is open for dinner on Christmas Eve (you’ll want to make reservations), but is also offering a prime rib Christmas dinner special to-go. Info on all that is at the link.

Ryder Cup Lounge: Gift yourself with the Mile-High Key Lime Pie that could’ve come straight out of Mrs. Clause’s kitchen. The Ryder Cup is open from 11-10.

The Tavern (at the Holly Inn): A messy bun and fingers coated in scotch tape residue will go great with a Hot Mess Burger from this cozy little spot at Pinehurst Resort. Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pine Crest Inn: Get your strength for last-minute gift-wrapping with breakfast (7-11 a.m.) or lunch and dinner at the pub (3-9 p.m.). Or, make reservations for the Christmas Eve dinner.

The Deuce: A seat overlooking the 18th hole of Pinehurst No. 2 is a gift for the eyes. Taterman Tots are a gift for the rest of your senses. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ironwood: Ironwood will be open regular hours with a special Christmas Eve menu. See it here.

Drum and Quill will be open until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, and will have live music from 4-7 p.m.

Mi Familia in Aberdeen is offering a meal to-go, including tamales and chocolate flan. Here’s the menu.

Open Christmas Day

Pine Crest Inn: Breakfast is the first and only meal of Christmas Day for this Pinehurst staple. Service is available from 8-11 a.m.

Ryder Cup Lounge: The Ryder Cup will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Deuce: A cocktail on this patio is the perfect end cap to any morning spent opening gifts. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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