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Best Christmas Dining Los Angeles


Cooking and cocktailing at home during the holidays is a tradition. But if you're ready to escape the kitchen and look elsewhere for some seasonal spice, why not check out the holiday festivities at the restaurants on our Best Christmas Dining in Los Angeles list? A multi-course feast on Christmas Eve or brunch on Christmas Day might be on tap at these LA restaurants — either way, we think St. Nick would approve. Remember to call ahead for specific hours and menu offerings.

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Westside
Beverly Hills/Hollywood/Midtown

Santa Monica/Marina Del Rey/Venice
Downtown

South Bay
San Fernando Valley
San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena
Inland Empire


WESTSIDE

Craft Los Angeles Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Craft Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 10100 Constellation Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Menu
An outpost of Tom Colicchio's Manhattan original in Century City. More...

Napa Valley Grille California
14/20
Dining Room at Napa Valley Grille, Los Angeles, CA Westwood Center
1100 Glendon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Menu
California wines, Napa Valley warmth and seasonal, approachable American cuisine in the heart of Westwood. More...

BEVERLY HILLS/HOLLYWOOD/MIDTOWN

Avec Nous French
14/20
Dining Room at Avec Nous, Beverly Hills, CA Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills
9291 Burton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

A modern French bistro at Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills. More...

Bouchon French
13/20
Dining Room at Bouchon, Beverly Hills, CA Garden Building
235 N. Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Menu
Thomas Keller's famous brasserie in the heart of Beverly Hills. More...

TheBlvd California
14/20
Dining Room at TheBlvd, Beverly Hills, CA Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Menu
An elegant dining room at the foot of Rodeo Drive. More...

Circa 55 California
No Rating
Dining Room at Circa 55, Beverly Hills, CA The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Menu
A sleek, modern restaurant offering seasonal California cuisine. More...

Delphine Mediterranean
13/20
Dining Room at Delphine, Los Angeles, CA W Hollywood Hotel & Residences
6250 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Menu
An American take on the French brasserie at the W Hollywood Hotel. More...

Estérel French
No Rating
Dining Room at Estérel, West Hollywood, CA Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
8555 Beverly Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Menu
French-California fare with Mediterranean influences at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. More...

Georgie American
13/20
Dining Room at Georgie, Beverly Hills, CA Montage Beverly Hills
225 N. Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

New York restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian's American restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills. More...

The Little Door Mediterranean
12/20
Dining Room at The Little Door, Los Angeles, CA 8164 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Discreet hideaway-type haunt for those seeking a scene versus cuisine. More...

Marino Ristorante Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Marino Ristorante, West Hollywood, CA 6001 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90038
Menu
Classic Italian cuisine from a prominent family of L.A. restaurateurs. More...

Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Petrossian Boutique & Restaurant, West Hollywood, CA 321 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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Chef Alexandre Ageneau’s cooking lives up to the high standards expected of Petrossian. More...

Providence Seafood
17/20
Dining Room at Providence, Los Angeles, CA 5955 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Menu | Photo | Video
An interior redesign has injected more luxury and comfort into this fine dining destination for seafood. More...

Public Kitchen & Bar American
13/20
Dining Room at Public Kitchen & Bar, Hollywood, CA The Hollywood Roosevelt
7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Menu
Public Kitchen & Bar offers an eclectic American menu in the former Dakota space. More...

Ruth's Chris Steak House Steakhouse
14/20
224 S. Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Menu
This clubby, upscale steakhouse chain dishes up buttery steaks to a well-heeled Beverly Hills crowd. More...

Trés by José Andrés Spanish
14/20
Dining Room at Trés by José Andrés, Los Angeles, CA SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Menu
Trés in the SLS at Beverly Hills features the cuisine of chef José Andrés. More...

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air California
15/20
Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, CA Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Menu | Photo | Video
Simple yet elegant California cuisine by über-chef Wolfgang Puck at the iconic Hotel Bel-Air. More...

SANTA MONICA/MARINA DEL REY/VENICE

Cafe Del Rey California
14/20
Dining Room at Cafe Del Rey, Marina del Rey, CA 4451 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Menu | Photo
California cuisine with Mediterranean influences is offered amid panoramic views of the Marina. More...

CAST Global
14/20
Dining Room at CAST, Santa Monica, CA Viceroy Santa Monica
1819 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Menu
Global fare using locally sourced and sustainable ingredients at the Viceroy Santa Monica. More...

Locanda del Lago Italian
No Rating
Dining Room at Locanda del Lago, Santa Monica, CA Third Street Promenade
231 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Menu | Photo | Video
Enjoy specialties from the Lake District of northern Italy amid the hustle and bustle of Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade. More...

Mélisse French
18/20
Dining Room at Mélisse, Santa Monica, CA 1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Menu | Photo | Video
The epitome of Los Angeles fine dining, Mélisse fluently bridges French sophistication with style. More...

One Pico American
13/20
Dining Room at One Pico, Santa Monica, CA Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Menu
Fresh and light cuisine is offered in this highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room. More...

SALT Restaurant & Bar California
14/20
Dining Room at SALT Restaurant & Bar, Marina del Rey, CA Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Wy.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Menu | Photo
Chef Mark Gold presents seasonally inspired California cuisine at this hidden gem in the Marina del Rey Hotel. More...

Valentino Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Valentino, Santa Monica, CA 3115 W. Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Menu | Photo | Video
Piero Selvaggio's Valentino has dominated Los Angeles' Italian dining scene for years. More...

DOWNTOWN

Café Pinot California
14/20
Dining Room at Café Pinot, Los Angeles, CA 700 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
Downtown dining featuring glittering views and California cuisine. More...

Chaya Downtown Fusion
14/20
Dining Room at Chaya Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 525 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
A vibrant space from the Chaya restaurants family, where the menu offers sushi and global dishes with Japanese influences. More...

Kendall's Brasserie & Bar French
14/20
Dining Room at Kendall Music Center
135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Menu | Photo
A good place to dine before a concert at the Music Center, this handsome restaurant offers classic French dishes. More...

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Nick & Stef 330 S. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
Sleek, contemporary downtown steakhouse from superchef-restaurateur Joachim Splichal. More...

Patina French
No Rating
Dining Room at Patina, Los Angeles, CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
141 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Menu | Photo
A well-orchestrated, elegant and upscale dining experience in downtown Los Angeles at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. More...

Le Petit Paris French
14/20
Dining Room at Le Petit Paris, Los Angeles, CA El Dorado Building
418-420 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013

French restaurateurs Fanny and David Rolland bring French cuisine to downtown Los Angeles in a grand décor. More...

SOUTH BAY

Chelsea Chowder House & Bar Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Chelsea Chowder House & Bar, Long Beach, CA The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802
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An easygoing chowder house amid the gracious Art Deco décor of the one-time queen of the seas. More...

Chez Mélange Eclectic
15/20
Dining Room at Chez Mélange, Redondo Beach, CA 1611 S. Catalina Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
The South Bay’s pioneer in nouvelle cuisine has pleased locals and others for decades. More...

Sir Winston's Continental
13/20
Dining Room at Sir Winston The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Menu | Photo
Dining room aboard The Queen Mary featuring retro but elegant continental dishes, plus a view. More...

The Sky Room California
12/20
Dining Room at The Sky Room, Long Beach, CA The Breakers Hotel
40 S. Locust Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Menu
Seasonal dishes are matched with fine wines in the rooftop restaurant of a beachfront 1930s Art Deco-style landmark. More...

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

Roy's Hawaii Regional
13/20
6363 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Menu
This Roy's outpost features all the signature dishes, as well as fresh creations from the local chef. More...

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY/PASADENA

Maison Akira French
15/20
Dining Room at Maison Akira, Pasadena, CA 713 E. Green St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Menu | Photo
Some of L.A.'s most compelling French cooking with Pacific Rim highlights. More...

The Terrace California
13/20
Dining Room at The Terrace, Pasadena, CA The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
Menu
This soothing indoor-outdoor café offers fresh California cuisine with a Mediterranean influence. More...

INLAND EMPIRE

Porter's Prime Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
Doubletree Hotel
222 N. Vineyard Ave.
Ontario, CA 91764
Menu
With its nicely prepared USDA Prime beef, outstanding side dishes and a clubby yet contemporary atmosphere, this hotel-based steakhouse is one of the best in the Inland Empire. More...

 

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