Don't feel like cooking Christmas dinner? Whether you need a table for two or will be dining out with a crowd, many restaurants will be open on Sunday so you can enjoy your meal and walk away without having to do any cleanup.

If you are heading out to a late lunch at a buffet-style restaurant or a traditional sit-down Christmas dinner, we've rounded up 15 popular restaurants open on December 25 that range from budget-friendly to fork-over-a-paycheck expensive.

Before we get to the list, if your idea of a good Christmas meal is pulling up to a drive-thru at McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King, or Taco Bell, you're probably going to have to wait 'til Monday to get your fast food fix — most locations will be closed on Sunday.

Enjoy a holiday meal at these restaurants

Many restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve if you need a bite to eat after you finish up your holiday shopping. On Christmas Day, it won't be hard to find a restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, although you'll probably have to stick with national chain restaurants.

And if you're a Cracker Barrel fan, you're out of luck. All locations of the country-style eatery will close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will not reopen until the day after Christmas (Monday, December 26).

Buca di Beppo will open at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The regular menu will be served and available for dine-in or takeout.

Most locations of Chevys Fresh Mex will be open on Christmas.

Country Buffet is open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. and most Hometown Buffet locations will be open similar hours on December 25.

Denny's is open 24/7 — grab breakfast, lunch, or dinner whenever you want on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Golden Corral will be serving a Christmas dinner buffet on Sunday.

IHOP will be open on Monday — hours vary by location.

Legal Seafood will be open on Christmas. Call ahead for hours and reservations.

Maggiano's Little Italy will be open on Sunday. Reservations recommended.

McCormick & Schmick's will be open for Christmas dinner. Reservations recommended.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse opens at Noon on December 25.

Shoney’s will be open on Sunday. The restaurant is offering a free meal for kids under 4 when an adult makes a buffet purchase.

According to Restaurant News, select Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants will be open on Christmas. If hot wings are your thing, call ahead to find out if the location near you will be open.