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Restaurants decorated for Christmas: Rosemary’s, Gramercy Tavern and more

Hungry for a festive atmosphere this season?

Head to these restaurants and bars, which are decked out in the Christmas spirit:

Rolf’s German Restaurant

The traditional Christmas "wunderland" decor in Rolf's German
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If you can’t get in to see the German eatery’s famed decorations, which include thousands of festive ornaments on the ceiling and walls, don’t despair: They’ll be up through the end of May. 
Holiday hours: Open noon-10 p.m. Christmas Eve and Day
Other details: 281 Third Ave., 212-477-4750 or 212-473-8718,

The NoMad Library

The NoMad Library. photo provided by The NoMad.
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The two-level bar once again gets decked out with a giant tree. Just be sure to get there early to see it: After 4 p.m., The Library is reserved just for guests of The NoMad Hotel.
Holiday hours: Open 8 a.m.-1 a.m. Christmas Eve and Day
Other details: 1170 Broadway, 212-796-1500,


Rosemary's. for amnewyork eat and drink page. photo
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Inside, the Greenwich Village restaurant is decked out in garland, wreaths and a tree; up on the roof, you can also find a 25-foot tree, a tradition since year one. 
Holiday hours: Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for lunch, 5-11 p.m. for dinner Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day
Other details: 18 Greenwich Ave., 212-647-1818,

Gramercy Tavern

Gramercy Tavern at Christmas. Photo provided by Gramercy
Photo Credit: Signe Birck

The Danny Meyer spot goes all out with an elegant spread throughout, including a bartop tree decorated with cookie ornaments. 
Holiday hours: Closed Christmas Eve and Day
Other details: 42 E. 20th St., 212-477-0777,

Smith and Wollensky

Smith and Wollensky. For amnewyork eat and drink
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The Midtown steakhouse is all wrapped up like a present in this 25-year holiday tradition.
Holiday hours: Open 4-9 p.m. Christmas Eve and Day, next-door Wollensky's Grill open noon-9 p.m. Christmas Eve and Day
Other details: 49th Street & Third Avenue, 212-753-1530,


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