There are two kinds of people in this world: those inclined to whoop it up on New Year’s Eve and those who’d rather pursue something a little quieter. For those who fall in the former camp, this list is for you. Savor the final night of the decade over good food and plenty of bubbly. Here now are 75 delightfully diverse places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles. Cheers!Read More
75 Delightful Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles
Ring in the New Year at these diverse LA restaurants and bars
1. Saddle Peak Lodge
Celebrate the New Year at Saddle Peak Lodge with a prix fixe menu priced at $95 per person for the first seating and $150 for the second seating.
Mason is serving a four-course menu for $125 per person that includes yellowtail crudo, New York strip with hasselback potatos, and a chocolate budino with candied hazelnuts and chantilly. Reservations are required.
Bring the kids, family, and friends in for a New Year’s Eve fiesta. A mariachi band will be playing, while chef Saw Naing cooks up family-style platters all night. Highlights include a whole bone-in tomahawk steak, kampachi fish head with fresh tortillas, and braised duck chilaquiles.
4. BOA Steakhouse
BOA will be offering a special New Year’s a la carte menu, party favors, half-off select bottles of sparkling after 10 p.m., and a complimentary toast at midnight. For reservations, call (310) 899-4466.
5. Sushi Roku Santa Monica
Sushi Roku will be offering its full a la carte menu and an omakase menu for $125 per person. Enjoy a complimentary bubbly toast at midnight. For reservations, call (310) 458-4771.
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
New Year’s Eve will be the last night to experience Dialogue’s latest menu. An abridged version of the current menu will be served for reservations made from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. for $205 per guest (includes service charge). The full menu will be served for reservations made from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. for $305 per guest includes service charge and a few surprises from chef Dave Beran.
Palma at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel is offering an all-inclusive experience with reserved seating, a special food and bar menu, midnight sparkling toast, DJ Sloane Angell, and full access to the Calabra rooftop celebration. Tickets can be purchased here.
8. Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Sip three wines from different decades paired with light bites for $45 and enjoy a free round of bubbles at midnight.
Chef Bryant Ng is serving a family-style menu for $95 per person. The menu will feature Cassia’s signature dishes like chickpea curry and whole grilled sea bass, along with new dishes like caviar with salted egg yolk crackers, smoked beef short ribs with spicy Chinese barbecue sauce, and spicy duck sesame noodles. A limited a la carte menu will be served on the patio for walk-ins.
Chef Josiah Citrin’s new concept is serving a New Year’s Eve tasting menu. The $165 early seating from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. consists of a four-course tasting menu. The $225 second seating from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. includes music and dancing, as well as a seven-course dinner.
11. Rustic Canyon
Chef Andy Doubrava is channeling old-school steakhouse vibes this New Year’s Eve. The family-style menu is priced at $95 for five courses or $125 for seven courses. Highlights include oysters Rockefeller, pastrami-spiced prime rib, radicchio wedge salad, chocolate mille-feuille, and a whole bunch more.
Ring in the New Year with a 17-course omakase by Phillip Frankland Lee. The $250 per person menu will showcase a selection of old favorites alongside opulent newcomers. Six seatings are available at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m. Reservations are available here.
Pasjoli will be pressing ducks all evening long. An early seating with reservations available from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. is priced at $225 per guest (price includes service charge) for a four-course prix fixe menu. A late seating with reservations available from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. is priced at $275 per guest (price includes service charge) for a six-course prix fixe menu that includes mignardise and a Champagne toast at midnight.
14. Fia Restaurant
Fia will offer two New Year’s Eve seatings in its beautifully designed indoor space and outdoor patio. The first seating from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. will feature a five-course tasting menu for $80 per person and the second seating from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. will include a seven-course tasting menu for $110 per person. Both menus will include popular dishes from Fia’s menu like the truffle cavatelli and lobster capellini, as well as New Year’s Eve specials like beef Wellington. Reservations can be made through OpenTable.
15. The Rose Venice
The Rose Venice will feature music by TheFuzzZ, holiday-themed cocktails, a complimentary midnight toast, and a photo booth from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Felix will be open for regular service and offering an enhanced a la carte menu.
17. Birdie G's
Birdie G’s is serving a five-course family-style menu filled with nostalgic dishes for $95 per person. Highlights include a relish tray with five-onion dip, wild sardines and matzo, wood-grilled short rib with bone marrow rice, and blintz Suzette. Sommelier Aaron Day is offering $45 wine pairings.
18. Bottlefish Restaurant
In addition to its full dinner menu, the seafood-centric restaurant will be serving two seasonal specials: surf and turf with prime filet and grilled lobster tail, and whole fried sea bream.
19. Baltaire Restaurant
This Brentwood steakhouse is offering two seatings to ring in 2020. The first seating brings an a la carte menu available from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The second seating is available from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. for a $195 four-course menu that includes a glass of Champagne and live entertainment.
Raphael Lunetta is celebrating New Year’s Eve with an a la carte menu, tiki cocktails, and dance party until 1 a.m. For reservations, call (310) 581-9888.
21. Cafe del Rey
Ring in the New Year at Cafe del Rey starting at 5:30 p.m. with a $119 four-course menu. Cafe del Rey will also offer two Champagne toasts for both coasts, along with live music from DJ MAX from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
22. Whiskey Red's
Starting at 5 p.m., Whiskey Red’s is throwing a 2020 New Year’s Eve celebration featuring a $95 three-course dinner and views of fireworks.
23. Jame Enoteca
Jame Enoteca is offering a four-course menu for $95 per person with two seatings available at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. All guests will be served a pre-midnight glass of Prosecco.
24. Jean-Georges Beverly Hills
Jean-Georges rings in the New Year with two seatings and live music. The first seating will offer an a la carte menu from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the second seating will include a six-course menu from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
25. Love & Salt
Love and Salt is celebrating New Year’s Eve with Sardinian flare. The a la carte menu includes traditional dishes from Sardinia like braised lamb shank with Sardinian bread and Sardinian saffron gnochetti.
26. Da Lat Rose
Folks looking for an early celebration can book a table for the first seating between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. for $125 per person featuring a five-course tasting menu of Da Lat Rose favorites. Those looking to party later can book a reservation between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. to enjoy an eight-course tasting menu of chef Helene An’s and chef Tony Nguyen’s favorites for $350 per person. All guests will receive a complimentary Ruinart Champagne toast. Reservations can be booked on Tock.
Maude is serving its Tuscany menu for one final night to close out 2019. During the $150 6 p.m. seating, the nine-course tasting will include all the classics from chef Chris Flint. The $195 second seating at 9:15 p.m. offers the tasting menu with black truffle and caviar supplements. Following the savory courses, guests will proceed to the wine loft for a dessert buffet and complimentary Champagne toast at midnight.
Join Spago for an early three-course dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for $165 per person and $75 for children under 10.
29. Viviane Restaurant
Ring in the New Year at Viviane inside the Avalon Hotel. Guests can enjoy a five-course tasting menu for $75 per person. The dinner menu will include a variety of seafood, steak, pork, pasta dishes, and desserts.
30. Avec Nous
Avec Nous is serving a four-course tasting menu with optional wine pairing for $115. The menu includes bone marrow, deer tenderloin, and duck-stuffed quail. Reservations are recommended.
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Roku West Hollywood will be offering its full a la carte menu, as well as half-off off select bottles of sparkling wine after 10 p.m. Enjoy a live DJ, party favors, and a complimentary toast at midnight. For reservations, call (310) 278-2060.
32. BOA Steakhouse
Revelers can dine on a prix fixe menu starting at $98 per person that includes F-1 Japanese Wagyu tartare, olive oil-poached salmon, American Wagyu New York striploin, and Niman Ranch short ribs. For reservations, call (310) 278-2050.
33. Gracias Madre
Gracias Madre is ringing in the New Year with special dishes and cocktails, as well as a live DJ from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are available here.
Warrior is offering a menu from Top Chef winner chef Hung Huynh and complimentary Champagne for $99. Reservation are available at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
This New Year’s Eve, Cecconi’s pays homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood complete with rolling black and white movies and 50s-era props. Chef Fabio Ugoletti is serving a four-course set menu that includes bresaola carpaccio, butternut squash ravioli, and Creekstone beef filet. The menu is priced at $95 for 6:30 p.m. reservations and $140 for 9 p.m. reservations.
Vespertine will host two seatings on New Year’s Eve. Each one will take diners through an inventive multi-course tasting menu that unfolds through the various levels of the building. For the $498 late seating, the evening culminates with a celebratory ritual beneath the stars and 360-degree views of the city.
Head to Tesse for a live DJ, balloon drop at midnight, and complimentary Champagne.
38. The Nice Guy
The Nice Guy is serving a family-style dinner for $150 at 7 p.m. or $250 at 9 p.m. or later that includes a bottle of Champagne. On the menu is hamachi crudo, grilled 10-ounce prime ribeye, and black truffle cacio e pepe. Reservations are required.
Ring in the New Year with an opulent menu from chef Joshua Skenes. The first seating starting at 5:30 p.m. is $198 (wine pairings $80), the second seating starting at 8:30 p.m. is $285 (wine pairings $120). Guests joining the second seating will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne. Reservations are now available via OpenTable.
40. The Bazaar by José Andrés
The first seating is from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and includes 15 courses for $175 per person, with additional truffle and caviar supplement available. The second seating is from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and includes a welcome Champagne toast, 15 courses with truffle and caviar, a midnight countdown, and entertainment for $325 per person.
Party Peruvian-style at Rosaliné. Priced at $99 per person for reservations before 8:30 p.m. and $110 for seatings between 8:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., Rosaliné’s New Year’s Eve consists of a four-course chef’s tasting menu created by chef Ricardo Zarate. Reservations can be made here.
42. Toca Madera
The small plates modern Mexican restaurant located in West Hollywood will be showcasing signature items like American Wagyu served over hot lava stones and sashimi Mexicano with ahi tuna, as well as a prix fixe menu. Reservations are highly recommended.
Order from the regular menu or the special New Year’s izakaya menu featuring a discount on select Champagne bottles. Sip on retro cocktails while enjoying a live DJ, party favors, and a complimentary toast at midnight. For reservations, call (323) 650-8585.
West Hollywood’s Conservatory has two seatings for its New Year’s Eve dinner, which includes lobster bisque, filet mignon, and striped bass. The first seating is at 6 p.m. and is priced at $75. The second seating is at 9 p.m. and is priced at $100.
45. Connie and Ted's
Connie and Ted’s is offering diners a half-dozen oysters and a glass of sparkling wine for $19.
Reserve a table at Delilah for a $150 three-course menu featuring a seafood platter with jumbo shrimp, Kumamoto oysters, and king crab for the table. Reservations are required.
Verse will be hosting a prix fixe celebration with a seating at 9:30 p.m. that includes a five-course tasting menu with a complimentary Champagne toast, DJ, and dancing for $155 per person. Reservations are available here.
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48. Ray's and Stark Bar
Specials include a squid ink chittara, hamachi tartare, 24-karat gold pizza, and pan-seared scallops served from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For those looking for a more casual New Year’s Eve experience, Ronan is offering caviar and Champagne in addition to its menu of fantastic Neapolitan pizzas. Reservations are recommended.
50. L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
The New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner is priced at $100 and includes hand-made linguine with lobster and a cherry tomato sauce. Dinner is served starting at 5 p.m. Wine pairings are available for an additional $65 per person.
To close out 2019, Gwen is serving a prix fixe menu available during two seatings. The four-coruse menu from chef de cuisine Juan Rendon begins with a ham tasting, followed by chestnut tagliatelle with white truffles, and a Blackmore Wagyu New York strip. The first seating is at 5 p.m. for $175. The second seating is at 9 p.m. and includes Champagne and caviar for $225. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.
Michael Cimarusti will be serving a seafood-centric meal to ring in the New Year. The tasting will feature smoked local black cod, grilled Wagyu beef, caviar, and more for $275 per person. Two seatings are available at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a four-course prix fixe dinner at the W Hollywood for $85 per person. The menu includes seared salmon carpaccio, grilled octopus, and vegetarian pappardelle.
54. Castaway Burbank
Castaway is hosting two LA LA Land dinners, one at 6 p.m. and another at 10 p.m. The cost is $125 for inside seating and $150 for patio and window seating. The five-course menu includes a bottle of Champagne.
Chef Josiah Citrin’s Openaire at The Line Hotel in Koreatown is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration dinner divided into two seatings with prix fixe menus. The first seating from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. includes a three-course menu for $79 per person. From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., a five-course menu will be offered for $165.
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56. Found Oyster
Join Found Oyster from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. for an east coast New Year’s Eve experience. Guests will be able to order off Found Oyster’s regular dinner menu, along with New Year’s Eve specials that include caviar, towers of shellfish, Champagne, and banquet beer.
Alimento is featuring two seatings and a special menu that includes shaved truffles on tortellini, saffron risotto tots with ranch dressing topped with caviar, and a special holiday brisket.
58. WP24 by Wolfgang Puck
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Guests will be greeted with a celebratory cocktail before enjoying a seven-course menu with dishes like hamachi sashimi, char siu Colorado lamb chop, and prime New York sirloin. Sweet treats and bottomless New Year’s Eve punch will be available all night in the dessert lounge. Seatings are available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for $169 per person.
59. Ace Hotel
The Theatre at Ace Hotel is serving a special dinner on its stage for the first time. On the $200 menu from Michael Cimarusti is a scallop ceviche, charcuterie, prime rib steak, and cookies and truffles for dessert. Price includes wine or cocktail pairings and dance party access.
Join Adamae this New Year’s Eve with a celebratory Champagne feast. Guests can enjoy a $30 bottomless feast, $20 bottles of Champagne, and $20 carafes of Champagne cocktails. Reservations highly recommended.
61. The NoMad Hotel Los Angeles
Enjoy a seated dinner experience from chef de cuisine Rudy Lopez upstairs in the Mezzanine from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The $145 four-course prix fixe menu includes oysters, citrus branzino, and baked Alaska. Reservations are available through OpenTable. Additionally, there will be an event in the lobby from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Priced at $240, the event features food, drinks, and entertainment including a live band, tarot card reader, and a magician.
62. Bourbon Steak
The modern steakhouse located at the Americana on Brand in Glendale is offering a three-course $105 menu comprised of culinary classics spanning the 18th and 19th century. Wine pairings available for an additional $65. Reservations are recommended.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
In addition to offering its full menu, Rossoblu is serving up a few specials including a dry-aged beef carpaccio with black truffle, California caviar service, a Champagne risotto with Maine lobster, and more.
64. Nick & Stef's Steakhouse
Ring in the New Year at Nick + Stef’s with surf and turf. For dessert, special options include a passion fruit mousse and black forrest cake. Open until 10 p.m.
The New Year’s Eve party will feature a DJ, a complimentary sake toast, and celebratory kagami-biraki at midnight, a traditional Japanese ceremony where a sake barrel is broken open.
Otium will be offering a truffle tasting menu priced at $175 per guest (inclusive of a Champagne toast), as well as optional wine pairings, a photographer, and more. Reservations available here.
67. Patina Restaurant
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Celebrate at Patina with chef Andreas Roller’s New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu featuring Hokkaido scallops, Santa Barbara abalone, Dover sole, and grilled Snake River Farms Wagyu beef. The menus are priced at $110 for three courses or $170 for six courses.
68. Kendall's Brasserie
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Choose from two New Year’s Eve prix fixe menus featuring butternut squash soup, wild mushroom risotto, braised veal cheeks, and more, served from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Three courses for $78 or four courses for $92.
Neal Fraser will prepare a $150 three-course dinner alongside an optional wine pairing curated by wine director Josh Wibbenmeyer. Dishes include cappelletti with pumpkin, risotto with Maine lobster, and wild boar. Redbird will also host a New Year’s Eve party on its second floor. Tickets are $60 per person inclusive of food and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight.
YAPA is open for regular service until 9 p.m. Ticketed entrance after 9 p.m. is priced at $150 and includes an open bar (with restrictions) and passed foods including oysters and caviar.
71. INKO NITO
Ring in the New Year at INKO NITO with DJ P-Trix and DJ Cheps, a photo booth, and private cocktail bar on the patio. Starting at 5 p.m. and for $85, guests can enjoy a four-course meal including a welcome cocktail, sake and sashimi pairing, robatayaki-grilled entrees, dessert, and a complimentary glass of bubbles at midnight. A la carte menu options also available.
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Manuela, located in the Hauser & Wirth art complex, will ring in the New Year with extended hours and a New Orleans-inspired celebration. A live six-piece New Orleans-style jazz band will provide the soundtrack for the evening. Reservations are available via Resy starting at 5:30 p.m. until closing at 1:00 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
73. The Federal Long Beach
The Federal in Long Beach is offering three different ways to ring in 2020 including a three-course prix fixe menu, open bar package, and dance party. The dinner package begins at $50 and includes appetizers, a main course with a choice of sides, and dessert.
Luminarias is throwing a Havana nights party featuring a buffet dinner, live entertainment, dancing, and a midnight toast for $140 or VIP seating for $150.
75. Sushi Roku Pasadena
Enjoy Sushi Roku’s full a la carte menu and drink specials starting at 10 p.m. Festivities include a live DJ, party favors, and a complimentary bubbly toast at midnight. For reservations, call (626) 683-3000.