Ah, yes, Christmas. That other time of the year when we break out the turkey, ham, stuffing, and all the fixings. Why does it seem that we only have these types of dinners twice a year? It's probably because it's such a hassle to do the shopping, then the cooking, and then clean up all that mess.

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Don't get me wrong. I know it's part of the process of preparing a massive holiday feast. But, if you're not wanting to do the cooking and cleaning yourself, or maybe you just want something different, check out these Abilene restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day.

LOOK: THESE ABILENE RESTAURANTS ARE OPEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY

As you can see, from homestyle cooking to Chinese or Japanese cuisine, there are many options in Abilene to turn to when it comes to throwing down mass quantities of food on Christmas Day. And, the best part about it, is that you don't have to worry about sifting through the crowded grocery stores, then going home and prepping a huge meal, cooking it all, then having to clean up all that mess. You can relax, let someone else cook you a nice meal, and really enjoy Christmas the way it should be enjoyed...by being lazy.

If you know of some other restaurants that are open on Christmas day,  let us know and we'll add them to the list.

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