Holiday Dining

Pamper your favorite chef this holiday season with a feast at one of their favorite Santa Monica restaurants. Enjoy a number of traditional and unique holiday meals with a Santa Monica twist!

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Holiday Dining in Santa Monica

Dine your way through the holidays in Santa Monica with a variety of flavors inspired by the season

Bar Pintxo

109 Santa Monica Blvd | (310) 458-2012
Join us also on December 22nd at 7PM for the grand prize of El Gordo, a Chef's menu for 2 with wine pairing and other prizes too! Sangria and Happy Hour extended until then. We will have Holiday Specials throughout the month such as Lobster Paella, Suckling Pig, Turron, Jamon Iberico Bellota & New Holiday Cocktails.

Catch at Hotel Casa Del Mar

1910 Ocean Way | (310) 581-7714
Catch will be open and serving a delicious menu on Christmas Eve and Day. Menu includes selections such as beef carpaccio, squash soup, winter greens, King salmon, black cod, prime filet, mushroom ravioli and more. Delicious dessert selections as well.  Christmas Eve menu $75 per person. Christmas Day menu $80 per person.

Coast at Shutters on the Beach

1 Pico Blvd | (310) 587-1707
Celebrate Christmas at Shutter’s on the Beach Coast restaurant! Christmas Eve menu includes roasted cauliflower soup, mustard marinated black cod and pumpkin trifle for $42 per person. Christmas Day menu includes roasted butternut squash soup, prime rib and mascarpone cheesecake for $42 per person.

FIG Restaurant

101 Wilshire Blvd | (310) 319-3111
FIG Restaurant’s Chef Ray Garcia has expertly crafted a Christmas menu of organically grown and locally sourced ingredients to combine with some of his own personal dishes to share with guests. Served family style, with dishes such as Wheat Berry Salad with Carrots & Pomegranates and the Porchetta with Parsnip Grits & Pickled Apples. This seasonal meal will be served family style on December 25, with seatings at noon, 3 pm and 6 pm for $69 per adult and $35 for children 12 and under. $35-$39 per person.

Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica

1301 Ocean Ave | (310) 394-2791
Just Like Momma Made Holiday Dining! Hotel Shangri-La at the ocean is anything but ordinary. “Just Like Momma Made” is The Dining Room’s holiday menu theme. It features global selections of small plates with over-sized servings meant to share. Reservations are essential. Valid December 18-25, 2013.

Le Pain Quotidien

316 Santa Monica Blvd | (310) 393-6800
Le Pain Quotidien has updated its seasonal menu with lots of organic, vegetarian and vegan offerings. This Fall, try our Organic Turmeric Chai Latte, Organic Spiced Apple Cider, Organic Pumpkin Muffin and The Vegan Kale Caesar and celebrate season's best ingredients at Le Pain Quotidien Santa Monica. Valid October 15, 2013 - January 15, 2014.

Locanda del Lago

231 Arizona Ave | (310) 451-3525
Christmas Eve and Day, we will be open 11:30am-10:30pm with limited a la carte menu and Christmas specials. Christmas specials include Cardoon au Gratin with dover sole stuffing, house made niman ranch beef stuffed pasta caps, roasted Mediterranean sea bream, slow-cooked veal shoulder and more. Three-course tasting menu $48 per person. Four-course tasting menu $62 per person. Wine tasting program $22 per person.

Loteria Grill

1251 3rd Street Promenade | (310) 393-2700
Spice up your Holidays! From intimate dinners to holiday office parties, Loteria Grill provides you with everything you need to make your holiday event a memorable one at your casa or ours! Loteria Grill is offering holiday side dishes and homemade Tamales. Valid November 23, 2013-January 4, 2014.


1104 Wilshire Blvd | (310) 395-0881
Join us Christmas Eve for a four-course feast! Menu includes selections ranging from caviar, Maine lobster, truffle risotto, New York steak, Liberty duck and more. Desserts include “Pina Colada” or Guanaja Chocolate. Menu available 5pm-8:30pm and is $150 per person.

One Pico at Shutters on the Beach

1 Pico Blvd | (310) 587-1717
Join One Pico for a delicious meal on Christmas Eve or Day. Menu includes winter greens, cauliflower soup, seared tuna, prime rib, sea bass, roasted chicken breast, butternut squash ravioli and more. Dessert included. Christmas Day and Eve menu is $80 per person.


2301 Main St | (310) 392-9501
Raw, Vegan Holiday Meals & Desserts available at RAWvolution! "Spare the Turkey" Holiday Meal includes Coconut Rosemary "Turkey" Jerky, Creamy Cauliflower Mash, Simple Kale Salad, Goji Cranberry Sauce and Walnut Stuffing for $18 or round your meals to $20 for donation to "Meals on Wheals." Raw, Vegan Desserts includes Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Superfood Chocolate Pie and Chai Spiced Holiday Cookies for $2.25 each or 10 for $19. Pies priced per type and size. Valid November 21-December 31, 2013.

Stefan’s at LA Farm

3000 Olympic Blvd | (310) 449-4000
Top Chef Stefan Richter will be open Christmas day with his classic, mouthwatering menu, an optional holiday tasting menu, and hand-crafted holiday cocktails. Chef Stefan will be offering a special, 6-course tasting menu with optional wine pairing. An à la carte menu will also be available. Dinner begins at 5:00PM-9:30PM.

Viceroy Santa Monica

1819 Ocean Ave | (310) 260-7500
Christmas Eve Dinner: We are offering a Prix Fixe three course menu for $65++ per person. We are also offering a 4 wine pairing with the dinner for $30++. The menu highlights include appetizers such as Chestnut Soup, Lobster Beignets, Potato Gnocchi or Roasted Butternut Squash Salad and entrées selections such as Turbot, Roasted Muscovy Duck or Beef Short Ribs and Tenderloin. Served with dessert.

We are also offering a Christmas Day buffet lunch at $65++ per person consisting ofRoasted Butternut Squash and Apple Salad, Chilled Poached Shrimp, Smoked Salmon Salad, Duck Confit Salad, Roasted Beet Salad, Roasted Prime Rib of Beef and Spice Roasted Leg of Lamb. Accompaniments include Parsnip, Celery Root, Potato Gratin, Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Maple Syrup, Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, dessert and more!

Ye Olde King's Head

116 Santa Monica Blvd | (310) 451-1402
Holiday Luncheon Menu: $20.00 per person plus tax and gratuity.  Available Monday - Friday only. Choice of: Soup or Salad, Traditional Roast Turkey dinner (or vegetarian), Shepherds Pie (or Veggie), Bangers & Mash, Chicken Curry, Kew Garden Salad and Mince Pie. Only available with advanced reservations. Valid December 16-24, 2013.

Christmas Afternoon Tea available Monday – Saturday 11:30am-4:30pm. Traditional Tea $19.95, Royal Tea (including champagne) $24.95, Tea for Two $38.95. Enjoy our Holiday tea in our festive Tea Room. All teas include a complimentary Christmas cracker. Valid December 2-30, 2013.

Book your holiday party with us. Now taking reservations for Set Menus, Drinks and Appetizers, Buffets. We can cater to your every need. Come and see Santa on Christmas Eve, we also have snow. Now taking reservations for dinner. Valid December 2-23, 2013.

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