* Chef Daniel Stern's R2L restaurant (50 S. 16th St., 215-564-5337), on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place, will offer a special prix-fixe Christmas Day Supper from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. First courses include Parsnip and Chestnut Soup or Venison Terrine. Main courses and sides are served family style and include prime rib, housemade ham loin, roast turkey, baked halibut and scallops, or Seven-Fishes Stew. Finish the feast with a holiday dessert buffet. $65 a person.

* Christmas Eve at Bistro St. Tropez (2400 Market St., Fourth Floor, 215-569-9269), chef Patrice Rames will offer a five-course Degustation Menu for $48 a person (add $30 for wine pairings). Or choose a three-course menu for $28 (wine pairing $15). Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.; the regular menu will not be available. Main-course selections include Pan-roasted Breast of Local Pheasant and Confit of Leg with Pearl Onion Potato Purée, Creamy Swiss Chard and Juniper Sage Sauce.

* Chestnut Hill, with its cobbled streets and historic old buildings, invokes a Dickensian spirit this time of year. Chef Chip Roman, whose Mica (8609 Germantown Ave., 267-335-3912) is a recent addition to the shopping district, has a holiday menu to celebrate the season and author Charles Dickens' 200th birthday. The three-course, $38 menu is being served through December. It includes Slow-Roasted Christmas Goose with quince, sugar plum and chestnuts, and a Christmas Pudding Redone.

* Trax Restaurant & Cafe BYOB (27 W. Butler Pike, Ambler, 215-591-9777) is serving Seven Fishes Dinners through Saturday. The four-course meal is $45. Courses include House Smoked Salmon Mousse Topped with Caviar and a Bouillabaisse with cod, mussels, calamari and shrimp. No fish for dessert, just Chocolate Mousse with Cognac or Poached Pear with Candied Wine Sauce.

* Head closer to the source for your fishes feast as Fin - A Seafood Experience (Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J., 800-345-8767) serves one from 5-11 p.m. Saturday for $75. Find Jersey flounder and local Littlenecks, along with Block Island swordfish. A Limoncello Toast caps the meal.

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