New Year’s Eve Festivities & New Year’s Day Brunches

Terranea Resort’s Marineland Ballroom
Ring in 2018 and gather in the Marineland Ballroom to say farewell to 2017, set your resolutions for the New Year, and enjoy three delicious courses and a dessert bar. Toast to a fabulous year ahead with Champagne, wine and live entertainment. $125, $90/children ages 12-20, $40/children ages 2-11; Sunday, 7:30 pm, 8 pm & 8:30 pm; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; 310.494.7891

Terranea Resort‘s Mar’sel
Ring in the New Year at the “A Night In New Orleans” New Year’s Eve Dinner At Mar’sel. Those who join the first seating will receive a three-course tasting menu. The second seating features a five-course tasting menu in which Chef Andrew Vaughan will pay tribute to his culinary roots of New Orleans. Suggested wine pairings will be available, along with vintage Champagne offerings.  The evening will be accompanied by a live jazz band and parting gifts. $145, $65/children ages 5-10; Sunday, 5 – 7:30 pm & 7:30 – 9 pm; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; 310.265.2836

Celebrate 2018 with a four-course New Year’s Eve Menu of signature dishes and holiday specialties. Starters include beet hummus, octopus with clam & shrimp escabeche, caviar with scallion pancakes, focaccia, and a New Year’s Vintner’s Plate for two (cheese, meats, pickles, purées). Second course options include polenta, spiced tofu, diver scallops, oven-roasted Manila clams, Spanish fried chicken, or potato gnocchi with Maine lobster. Main selections include oven-roasted sea bass, grilled halibut, lamb chops, braised bacon, or hanger steak. Larger platters for two include signature roasted chicken “Ode To Zuni” and veal osso bucco. Dessert choices include three-cheese plate with accompaniments, kir royale vacherin (cassis sorbet & splash of champagne), or chocolate torta. $140, $50/optional wine pairing; Sunday; 8700 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

AR Cucina
They are ringing in 2018 with “A Taste of Emilia Romagna,” a special menu based on one of chef-owner Akasha Richmond’s favorite regions in Italy. Many products used for the menu are from her recent trip to Italy, including special cheeses and balsamico. Antipasti highlights include zuppa de castagna (chestnut soup); a small plate of Parmigiano Reggiano; and erbazzone, a savory pie with winter greens. Main courses include wild mushroom lasagna, tagliatelle, and lentil ragu with braised greens, a traditional Italian good luck dish. Dessert is zuppa inglese, an Italian dessert with vanilla & chocolate pastry cream and amaro-soaked sponge cake. Franciacorta and wine pairings from the Emilia Romagna region will be offered along with Clare Ward’s specialty cocktails. Sunday, 5-10 pm; 9531 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

The Cannibal Beer & Butcher
On New Year’s Eve, The Cannibal is throwing a ’90s Hip Hop Dance Party. To go with the 90s jams, enjoy all-you-can-eat LA street food “with a Cannibal twist,” all-you-can-drink select wine and beer (9 pm to midnight), champagne toast at midnight, and $8 cocktails and well drinks all night. $125 (includes one cocktail drink ticket): Sunday, 9 pm-1 am; 8850 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

The Proud Bird
The aviation-themed food bazaar is the perfect option for a laid back, fun party to ring in the new year! Join the fun at The Proud Bird with All You Can Eat offerings and Late Night Snacks starting at 10 pm. The evening will also feature a balloon drop and a midnight Champagne toast, with dancing and a DJ spinning all night long. $45; $24.95/children 5-12; Sunday, 5:30 pm; 11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045; for reservations, visit here.

Baltaire’s “A Night in Monte Carlo”
There are two seatings and open seating and bottle service will be available at the bar and lounge. Sunday, first seating: a la carte, 5:30-7 pm, second seating: $250, 9-11 pm; 11647 San Vicenta Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Ivory on Sunset
West Hollywood’s chic indoor/outdoor dining concept, Ivory on Sunset, located in the Mondrian Hotel, will offer a special prix fix menu until 11:30 pm on to ring in the new year. Enjoy dishes like Sear Foie Gras, Ricotta Agnolotti, and Truffle Butter Poached Lobster, all of which can be enjoyed on the restaurant’s incomparable patio. $125; Sunday; 8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.848.6000

Gracias Madre
What better way to celebrate New Year’s Eve than at vegan Mexican West Hollywood hotspot Gracias Madre? Ring in the new year the right way with a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight and specials including Chiles en Nogada filled with picadillo topped with a walnut-based cream sauce and a CBD Grasshopper Brownie served with peppermint ice cream, chocolate sauce, topped with hemp seeds and cashew whipped cream by Executive Chef Chandra Gilbert. Sunday; 8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.978.2170

Join in a black-tie bash this NYE. From welcome bellinis to oysters to white truffle risotto, Chef Marcel spares no detail at this one-night-only, six-course dinner affair to say farewell to 2017. The menu includes Endive Salad with fennel, citrus, apple, and walnuts; Foie Gras truffle with potato, chive, and mustard frill; and Roasted Ribeye with horseradish creme fraiche, and root vegetables. The evegtarian menu includes Red Kuri Squash Toast with truffle, shallot marmalade, and chive; White Truffle Risotto with almond cream and mushrooms; and a Chocolate Tart with persimmon and cashew ice cream. $125, $35/optional beverage pairing; Sunday, 6-11 pm; 7661 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.424.7735

The world-renowned purveyor of caviar is offering a prix-fie menu at the West Hollywood location on New Year’s Eve. In addition to the celebratory menu, the restaurant will also have a live string quartet from 6-8 pm & 8:30-10:30 pm. Menu includes a Caviar Flight; Dungeness Crab with green apple and avocado; Hamachi of trout roe, tapioca puff, and mirin vinaigrette; Black Truffle Risotto; Black Truffle Risotto; Dover Sole with cabbage and lemon hollandaise; Seasonal Galette with vanilla ice cream; and a Tête de Moine. Reservations required. $275, $400/with wine pairing; 321 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA; 310.271.6300

Rosaliné is offering two seatings on New Year’s Eve. The first seating offers a three-course tasting menu and the second seating features a four-course tasting menu and a live salsa band. Vegetarian and vegan options are available. Sunday: first seating: $85, 5:30 pm, second seating: $105, 8:30 pm; 8479 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

They are serving a seven-course tasting menu on New Year’s Eve. After an amuse-bouche, menu highlights include Nancy’s Down East Sea Scallops, Santa Barbara spot prawn, grilled California spiny lobster, vermilion rockfish, charcoal grilled wagyu beef sirloin, prosecco and “s’mores.” $250, $360/with wine pairing, $445/premium wine pairing; Sunday, 5:30-6:30 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm; 5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Katana Los Angeles
Join in a Great Gatsby themed evening where you can get 50% Off Champagne bottles after 11 pm and enjoy a DJ, dancing on patio lounge after 11 pm, and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. $100/person minimum for reservations after 9 pm; Sunday; 8439 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.650.8585

Celebrate with a pre fix menu, late night DJs, party favors, and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Sunday, first seating: $95, second seating: $185; 9200 Sunset Blvd #650, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.278.2050

Lucques’ A Night in Monte Carlo
Lucques is featuring a five-course dinner prepared by Chef de Cuisine Mercedes Rojas, live entertainment, themed décor and costumed staff. The prix fixe menu begins with Eggs & Caviar à la Casino Royale, followed by a salad of bitter herbs & root vegetables with truffle vinaigrette & pissaladière, and pumpkin ravioli with Maine lobster. The main course is grilled veal chop with osso buco jus, saffron rice and Swiss chard butter. For dessert, finish with croustillant pralinée with bittersweet chocolate & vanilla ice cream. Sunday, first seating: $110, 5:30-6:30 pm, seond seating: $150, 8:15-9:30 pm (Champagne toast); 8474 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

The Boxwood Restaurant at  The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills
The London West Hollywood’s infamous Boxwood Restaurant is serving a New Year’s Eve Menu and pulls out all the stops. With the finest of offerings like “Kaviari” Kristal Caviar, Black Angus Filet Mignon and a complimentary champagne toast for guests joining the second seating, guest will celebrate in style long into the night. Sunday, Seating one: $85. 5-7 pm, Seating two: $145, 8-10 pm; 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 866.282.4560

E.P. & L.P.
At E.P. Asian Eating House, Executive Chef Louis Tikaram is serving a seven-course menu including Calvisius Caviar, kanpachi sashimi, lobster, Lou’s BBQ Duck, wood-grilled New York beef strip and coconut sorbet with champagne gelee. After dinner, head upstairs to the L.P. Rooftop Bar for a Masquerade Ball with DJ Aaron Colbert, open bar from 8-10 pm, and passed apps. $125/dinner; $100/party; Sunday; 603 N. La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

ROKU presents a no hassle New Year’s Eve with their normal menu and 50% off Champagne bottles all night, DJ Ameria, party favors for reservations after 9:30 pm, and complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight. Sunday; 9201 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.278.2060

MiniBar’s “End of the Innocents” New Year’s Eve Party
MiniBar is hosting an “End of the Innocents” Summer of Sam-Style Disco Party with DJ Curtis Lindersmith and Special Guest Hosts Mikki and Sari. The mini tasting menu includes a martini greeting made with Black Cow Vodka and Black Cow Cheddar, a bite of crispy bacon with maple and sip of scotch; tequila toast at midnight with caramelized strawberry; and Mikki’s rum cake with MiniBar’s homemade Irish cream. $80 (includes open bar alongside a mini tasting menu); Sunday, 8 pm – 1 am; 6141 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Jane Q and Ever Bar
Enjoy a pizza and glass of bubbles (or a draft beer) for just $18 at Jane Q, then head upstairs to Ever Bar to ring in the New Year from coast-to-coast. There will be live music, light bites, party favors, a balloon drop and a graffiti wall to share a positive thought for 2018. No cover! Sunday, 9 pm; 1800 Argyle Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028

They will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with a prix fixe menu by Co-Owner and Chef Bryant Ng and the Cassia team. Some menu highlights include Vietnamese ‘Sunbathing’ Prawns with Fresno chiles, garlic, and Vietnamese hot sauce, Twice Cooked Wagyu Beef Brisket & Broccoli, and Grilled Pig’s Tail with Bibb lettuce, herbs and fish sauce. A small menu will also be available at the bar for walk-ins. $85;  $55/beverage paring, $29/non-alcoholic beverage pairing; Sunday; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.6699

Celebrate with a pre fix menu, late night DJs, party favors, and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. $105; Sunday; 101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.4466

Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica
Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica is making sure you end the year right with a special three-course prix fixe menu and celebratory Prosecco toast. The ocean-front restaurant will feature the Grille’s signature chef-inspired dishes, such as fan-favorite Cheesesteak Eggrolls and newly-added Artichoke Beignets with sweet basil dressing and choice of entree such as Seared Salmon Filet, Locally Farmed Brick Chicken and Coffee-Braised Pork Shank with house-brewed coffee jus and bacon collard greens, or the Del Frisco’s Grille Signature 8 oz. Filet Mignon and choice of Turtle Cheesecake or Nutella Bread Pudding for dessert. $53; Friday-Sunday; 1551 Ocean Ave, #105, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.395.7333 or at

New Year’s Eve by the Sea at Hotel Casa del Mar
Ring in New Year’s Eve with Sugar Jones of The Voice, Jevon McGlory and the cool vibes of DJ Harmony spinning soul, R&B and Top 40. Ticket includes entry, three drinks, midnight toast, late night bites and sweets. VIP cabanas and premium tables by the dance floors are available. Sunday; 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Rustic Canyon
They are throwing a dinner party with a special menu created just for the event by Executive Chef, Jeremy Fox, and the Rustic Canyon team. Choose 6 dishes as a table, to be served family style over several courses (there will be a vegetarian option). For guests there at midnight, there will be a complimentary NYE toast. $125/person, $55/optional wine pairing curated by Wine Director, Kathryn Weil Coker, and sommelier, Ferdinando Mucerino; 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90401; Reservations can be made via Resy

Milo + Olive
No reservations, no problem!  For those of us who enjoy spontaneity or don’t like planning, Milo + Olive is the perfect place to kick off the New Year’s Eve celebrations!  The restaurant will not be taking any reservations, so all parties will be first come first served.  There will be New Year’s Eve menu specials, plus the full Milo + Olive dinner menu.  Sunday, 11 am-11 pm, Monday, 9 am – 11 pm; 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776

Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Celebrate New Years Eve and New Year’s Day at Esters! On New Year’s Eve, Esters’s kitchen will be open for its regular Boozy Brunch and dinner. The bar will be open later for the celebratory Midnight Countdown!  On New Year’s Day, Esters will be throwing a New Year’s Day Brunch event featuring flowing champagne, fancy hot dogs, plus the favorite Esters Brunch Classics. Sunday: brunch: 10 am-2:30 pm, dinner: 3-11 pm; Monday, 12 -11 pm; 1314 Seventh St, Santa Monica, CA, 90401; 310.899.6900

They are offering two seatings of their New Year’s Eve menu. Highlights include Maine lobster, Spanish turbot, truffle risotto, and a choice of 21-day aged Liberty Duck or ribeye cap for entree. The second seating includes music and dancing. Additional courses include egg caviar and seared foie gras. Both seatings include an amuse-bouche and chocolate, passionfruit and strawberry for dessert. Sunday, first seating: $160, 5:30-6:30 pm, second seating: $325, 8:30-9:30 pm; 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Herringbone Santa Monica
Santa Monica’s “fish meats field” coastal concept, Herringbone Santa Monica, will offer a special prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve, as well as featured Champagne specials and a complimentary sparkling wine toast at midnight. $85; Sunday; 1755 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA; 310.971.4460

To ring in the new year, chef Miles Thompson and the crew at Michael’s Santa Monica will offer their regular á la carte menu with tables available on both the legendary garden patio, as well as the art-filled lounge. New dishes include a spaghetti with “pesto cavolo,” chile flakes and breadcrumbs; hamachi collar with fish-sauce caramel, radish and toasted peanuts; and young chicken with chicories, chives and a tarragon dressing. Sommelier Roni Ginach will offer celebratory pours & pairings from the continually-evolving wine list. Sunday, 5:30 pm- midnight; 1147 3rd St, Santa Monica 90403; 310.451.0843

Enjoy a premium open bar, hors d’oeurves, Champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. VIP bookings include a bottle of champagne and Chef’s Choice Charcuterie & Cheese Board. $150; Sunday, 9 pm-1 am; 1550 N. El Centro Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; email for VIP/Table Package inquiries

Nest at WP24
Join in a luxurious night of Champagne and caviar among the stars. You will be surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views of DTLA with floor to ceiling windows that offer a bird’s eye view of the city below. The Caviar Tasting Menu features salmon, whitefish, and kaluga. Matcha green tea, coconut cream and kaffir lime add a subtle Asian flare, uniquely complementing each caviar flavor profile. Taittinger Brut Champagne completes the experience while additional Champagne supplements are available upon request and include Veuve Clicquot, Perrier Jouet, and Dom Perignon for an additional price. $120/couple; Sunday, 5:30-10:30 pm; reservations can be made by calling 213.743.8824.

WP24 by Wolfgang Puck
WP24 by Wolfgang Puck invites you to celebrate the New Year while feasting above the spectacular panoramic views of DTLA. Asian cuisine influences the three-course menu featuring Hamachi sashimi, prime beef short ribs, and a miso apple crumble or the seven-course menu comprised of lobster wonton soup, day boat scallops, roasted peking duck, and a yuzu tart to finish. $75/three courses, $165/seven courses and half a bottle of champagne (per two guests); Sunday; 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Millennium Biltmore
Opened in October 1923, the landmark Millennium Biltmore is One of L.A.’s most iconic hotels. On New Year’s Eve, the hotel is taking you on a journey back to the Roaring Twenties of Golden Age Hollywood. Enjoy a buffet dinner at Smeraldi’s from 8-11pm and then dance into the new year with a DJ, dancing and Countdown to 2018 in the Rendezvous Court until 1 am. $69; Sunday, 8 pm; 506 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

La Boucherie
The high end French-inspired steakhouse on the Intercontinental’s 71st floor, is offering two seatings of Alessandro Serni’s four-course menu. For a more intimate evening, reserve the Starlight Booth, which includes an exclusive six-course dinner menu with a bottle of Champagne ($325/person). The Chef’s Table with cheese, charcuterie, and a raw bar experience with wine and cocktail pairings is $95/person. Enjoy live entertainment until 1 am.Sunday, first seating: $145, 5:30-7 pm, second seating: $225, 9-11 pm; 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Located on the 69th floor of the Intercontinental Los Angeles, Dekkadance offers an international market experience including a glass of champagne. Get 2018 off to a delicious start at Dekkadance’s New Year’s Day brunch. NYE: Sunday: $140; Brunch: $85, $25/children ages 5-12; Monday, 11 am-3 pm, 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Spire 73
Perched atop the Intercontinental Los Angeles, Spire 73 is the tallest open-air bar in the Western Hemisphere. On New Year’s Eve, the rooftop lounge welcomes 2018 with a DJ, dancing, festive cocktails and bar bites. $100; Sunday, 4 pm; 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

On New Year’s Eve, Chef Timothy Hollingsworth is serving a Chef’s Tasting Menu with highlights such as tart of sea urchin, sauteed foie gra, heirloom beet salad, manchego agnolotti, wagyu brisket & strip loin, scallops, and chocolate passionfruit tart. $150, $75/optional wine pairing; 222 S. Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

On New Year’s Eve, Chef Abgaryan will feature a special five-course menu along with a DJ from 9 pm-1 am. Start with sea bream, salt-roasted beets or charred broccolini, then farm egg, sunchoke, or octopus. Next, choose from foie gras terrine, smoked sweetbreads or kabocha squash agnolotti. Mains include John Dory, roasted chicken breast or ribeye steak. Finish with sweet potato, caramel chocolate or Sicilian pistachio. $125, $75/optional wine pairing; Sunday, 7:30 pm; 633 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Faith & Flower
They are offering two prix fixe dinner seatings on New Year’s Eve. Course options include butternut squash soup, roasted winter vegetables panzanella, warm squid herb salad, foie gras & black truffle agnolotti, crispy brussels sprouts, duck breast, grilled striped bass, and Bûche de Noël for dessert. Sunday, first seating: $75, 5:30 pm, second seating: $125, 9 pm-midnight; 705 W. 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Chef Neal Fraser is serving a special three-course menu. After an amuse-bouche, choose from first course options like oysters, kona kampachi, ricotta gnudini, pheasant consommé or sweetbreads. Main selections include Redbird Tofu, beef tenderloin, risotto, black bass, dover sole, or wild hare. Desserts include cotton cheesecake, rocky road bar, or sticky toffee pudding. In addition to the prix fixe dinner, Redbird is hosting a New Year’s Eve party in the second-floor East Room and West Room. Taking place from 8 pm- 1 am, the party includes hors d’oeuvres, Moët Hennessy drinks, DJ and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Dinner: $125, $75-$95/optional wine pairing; party: $55; 114 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

They are featuring a Bolognese-inspired New Year’s Eve menu. The four-course prix fixe dinner starts with an optional half-dozen wood-grilled oysters, then antipasti selections like winter vegetable salad, Valbruna’s eggplant, chicken conserva, and warm lobster salad. Primi selections include maltagliati with porcini & pioppini mushrooms, crespella with Swiss chard & ricotta; Lasagne Bolognese, risotto, and tagliatelle with white truffles. For the main course, choose from braised beef short rib, local black cod, grilled chicken breast al mattone, heirloom beans with coal roasted squash and root vegetables, and supplemental 12-oz dry aged prime New York steak. Finish with torta di riso (baked caramel rice pudding) or Braulio chocolate budino and an optional digestivo pairing for two. $125, $45/optional wine pairing; Sunday; 1124 San Juan St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

In addition to a Champagne toast at midnight, Baldoria will offer happy hour drink prices all night. The menu, will be served buffet style. Dishes include: Braised Short Rib Mac & Cheese; Mini Lobster Rolls with Celery Leaf Salad; Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Chili Lime Butter; Pizza Bar Deluxe: BBQ Tri Tip, Foie Gras Potato, Banh Mi Chicken. New Year’s Eve: $30, $35/door; 10 pm-1 am; Brunch: $30/prix fixe menu, 11:30 am – 4 pm; 243 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.947.3329

Sixth St. Tavern
Downtown LA’s very own modern American craft beer restaurant and bar, is offering ticketed NYE celebration. You ticket includes a Champagne toast at midnight (cash bar after midnight), draft beer (24 taps) , wine by the glass, call mixed drinks, and specialty cocktails. Premium spirits will be available for purchase at a minimal charge. $100; Sunday, 9 pm-12 am; 630 W. 6th St, 116-B/C, Los Angeles, CA  90017; 213.614.1900

Hudson House
The popular Redondo Beach gastropub by “Top Chef” Season 14 Winner Brooke Williamson and her husband and Co-Chef Nick Roberts invites you to bring out your bell bottoms, and ring in the last moments of 2017 at a New Year’s Eve disco party at the groovy 70s inspired club “Studio 514.” Tickets include a disco and new wave dance party, light show, unlimited Champagne from 12 pm to close, and passed small bites. Drinks specials from $5-$9 will also be available like Fernet Branca, Ketel Screwdrivers, and Dirty Ketel Martinis. Gold and white 70s club attire is requested. $40; Sunday; 514 N. Pacific Coast Hwy

Spring St
This local DTLA bar and sandwich shop will be offering a ticketed NYE celebration that includes a Champagne toast at midnight and an open bar with 26 beers on tap and specialty cocktails$75; Sunday, 9 pm-12 am; 626 B S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.622.5859

Recently opened 100% plant based restaurant in DTLA with an Asian influenced menu by Chef Caroline Concha will be hosting a Tiki Themed NYE  celebration with Tiki cocktail specials and a champagne toast a midnight. Sunday, 9 pm- 2 am; 600 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.622.1022

Library Bar
This classic lounge in DTLA will be hosting a NYE cocktail party. Dress to impress and don’t miss out on the Champagne toast at midnight. Sunday, 9 pm-2 am; 630 W. 6th St, 116A, Los Angeles, CA 90017

The Stalking Horse
This recently opened British brewpub that features vegan and non-vegan Cornish fare, will be open all day. At midnight there will be a beer toast and party favors! Sunday, 10 am-1 am; 10543 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064; 424.832.7511

Baran’s 2239
Baran’s 2239 will offer a five-course prix fixe menu with a champagne toast! On the day of the event, upgraded beverage pairings will be available to purchase. Menu highlights include: Razor Clams, clam consume, potato bacon espuma, and textures of celery; Black Truffle Cavatelli, duck confit, black truffles, and cured egg yolk; Persimmon Pudding Cake, chocolate custard, buttermilk & thyme sorbet, mulled persimmon wine sauce. $135-$270; Sunday, 5-11 pm; 243 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.947.3329

Brack Shop Tavern
“Ain’t No Party Like A Brack Shop Party!” Celebrate your New Year’s Eve with Brack Shop Tavern this year with a welcome cocktail at the door, appetizer buffet, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and a DJ that will keep you moving! $20; 525 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.232.8657

Prank will host your NYE shenanigans with a Champagne Pop dinner complete with delicious food, kombucha (pre-hangover cure) and of course, champagne! The event is capped at 50 people – so make your reservations ASAP. $100/person, minimum of 8 people; 1100 South Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.493.4786; email to reserve tickets

Eat well and ring in the New Year with a special prix-fixe menu from Executive Chef Andreas Roller, along with a complimentary Amuse Bouche and custom holiday wine pairings for an additional cost. Menu highlights include Santa Barbara Sea Urchin, Truffle Risotto, Foie Gras, Snake River Farms Wagyu Beef, and more. $110/Three-Course, $125/Four-Course, $180/Eight-Course Prix-Fixe; Sunday, 4:15 – 5 pm, 7 pm gala seating, and 10 pm a la carte; 141 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.972.3331

Kendall’s Brasserie
Enjoy French regional favorites from Executive Jean-Pierre Bosc, plus a special holiday sparkly cocktail for an additional $14. Menu highlights include 6 Oysters Half Shell, Foie Gras Au Torchon, Pear Feuillet, Goat Cheese Ravioli with Minute Ratatouille Vegetables, Roasted Maple Leaf Farm Duck Breast, and Crème Fraiche Cheesecake. $70/Three-Course, $85/Four-Course, $100/Five-Course Prix-Fixe; Sunday; 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.972.7322

Café Pinot
New Year’s Eve three to six-course menu options are complete with Executive Chef Viet Pham’s festive menu of Baby Escarole with apples, hazelnut, caramelized shallot vinaigrette, Alaskan Halibut with asparagus, fennel, grapefruit, lovage, Chitarra with delicata squash, black trumpet, and red walnut, and Crème Fraiche Cheesecake. $65 Three-Course, $75/Four-Course, $90/Five-Course, $110/Six-Course Prix-Fixe; Sunday; 700 West 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071; 213.239.6500

Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse
Nick & Stef’s will offer a festive Surf & Turf Holiday Special includes a petite filet, lobster tail, JBS potato puree, creamed spinach, and bone marrow bordelaise. Nick & Stef’s will also be offering a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight, with desserts available at an additional cost. $68; Sunday; 330 South Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071; 213.680.0330

They are offering two seatings for its New Year’s Eve prix fixe menus. Highlights include lobster salad, jamon iberico de bellota, endive & black truffle, white truffle agnolotti, wagyu NY strip and chocolate tartufo. Sunday: first seating: $125, 6-7:30 pm, second seating: $195, 8:30-10 pm; 6600 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Join in a family style menu that’s available for brunch  and that evening, Tintorera is offering a special Mexican Posada-themed dinner in honor of the Los Posadas Mexican Christmas tradition. The six-course tasting menu includes: You will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne. Hamachi Tiradito with ginger, habanero, avocado, and radishes; Gordita with chorizo, cotija,and  nopales; Roasted Sea Bass with black beans, avocado, and scallions; Roasted Rib Eye with oven potato, bacon, cream, and mole; and Corn Cake with cajeta, caramelized popcorn, and caramel ice cream. $80, Sunday, brunch: 10 am – 3 pm, dinner: 5 – 10 pm;  2815 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323.741.0055

The Ponte
They are offering two seatings on New Year’s Eve. Menu highlights include Sicilian spiced roasted carrots & citrus cured salmon, seared foie gras, mascarpone agnolotti, slow roasted striploin of beef, crispy branzino, panna cotta and hazelnut-chocolate truffles for the table. Additional items and a midnight toast are included in the second seating. The Ponte is also hosting entertainment, photo booth, decorations and party favors. Cocktail attire requested. Sunday, first seating: $85, 5-8:30 pm, second seating: $125, 8:30 pm; 8265 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Hotel Bel-Air
Welcome 2018 with a lavish meal at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air. The first seating is a la carte dining, while the second seating is a five-course menu. Highlights include Caviar Impérial de Sologne, Maine diver scallop sashimi, oven-roasted dover sole, Snake River Farms wagyu duo, with a choice of Champagne & Citrus or Dark Chocolate & Dates for dessert. Wolfgang Puck is also featuring a three-course New Year’s Day Brunch. NYE: Sunday, first seating: 5:30-7:30 pm, second seating: $225, 8-11 pm; Monday: $125, $65/children 12 and under, 11 am-3 pm; 701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077

Chef Michele Lisi’s menu of New Year’s Eve specials, featuring the best of the winter season. Starters include Jerusalem Artichoke Soup and Diver Scallop with Tsar Imperial Shassetra Caviar. Pasta dishes include grilled Maine lobster with Spanish saffron risotto and squid ink tagliolini with Santa Barbara uni. Entrees tout seared turbot fillet and filet mignon, while tempting desserts include puff pastry wrapped pear and guanaja dark chocolate terrine. Holiday craft cocktails are available along with wine suggestions curated by Sommelier Samantha Johnston. Sunday; 9960 S. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Citizen is transforming into Casino Royale on New Year’s Eve. Ante up with Chef Seth Greenburg’s James Bond inspired specials like “Goldfinger” steak tartare and “Skyfall” mushroom turnover to start, then go all in with “Live and Let Die” Dover Sole and “Diamonds Are Forever” Beef Wellington. Cash in your chips with “Goldeneye” creme brulee for dessert. Spin the roulette wheel for fun prizes, raise your glass for the midnight champagne toast, and indulge in Citizen’s tableside caviar service. James Bond attire encouraged. Sunday; 184 N. Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Beverly Hills
The main dining room will offer two NYE seatings. The first seating will have a festive three-course menu with options. The second seating will include a live DJ, dancing and a Champagne toast for all guests. Sunday, first seating: $150, 6-6:45 pm, second seating: $300, 9-9:45 pm; 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.276.8500

CUT Lounge
CUT Lounge will have a party that includes access to a live DJ, party favors, and a Champagne toast at midnight. A limited a la carte menu will also be available. $75; Sunday, 9 – 11 pm; 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; reservations can be made by calling 310.276.8500.

Spago Beverly Hills
Join in a Masquerade New Year’s Eve! The team at Spago will host its first-ever Masquerade Ball. The evening involves two seatings with the first seating having menu items include charred octopus ceviche, Dungeness crab salad, and risotto with Maine lobster. The second seating has menu items including an assortment or sashimi and sushi “hassun” style, pan roasted Jidori chicken with black truffles, a slow roasted rack of veal and more. There will also be a contest for the best mask,
and the winner will take home a bottle of vintage Dom Perignon. You also have the option of purchasing small or large flower arrangements ($75/small, $125/large), as well as boxes of Wolfgang Puck chocolates ($28/12pc, $39/ 18pc). Sunday, Seating one: $135, 5-6:30 pm, second seating: $285 (includes party favors, a welcome Champagne toast, live DJ and 1 am breakfast buffet from Chef de Cuisine Tetsu Yahagi), 8-10 pm; 176 North Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; reservations: 310.385.0880 or here.

Mr. C Beverly Hills
Celebrate New Year’s Eve and ring in the final hours of 2017 over a decadent five-course dinner with menu highlights including: King Crab Salmon with avocado salmon caviar and citron dressing; Alba Truffle Raviolo with blonde butter; Pan Fried Beef Filet with foie gras and Béarnaise sauce; and Semifreddo al Bacio with vanilla sauce. After the meal, the annual celebration will feature live swing music and dancing in the Lobby Lounge. $225; Sunday; 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035310.277.2800reservations, please book online.

Ocean Prime
Modern American, seafood-centric steakhouse, located in the heart of Beverly Hills is offering a special menu to ring in the new year, in addition to live entertainment and a midnight champagne toast. The menu includes: The Great Gatsby cocktail made with vanilla vodka, Cointreau, cassis, Chandon floater, lemon twist; an appetizer of Kumomoto Oysters with caviar, Asian pear Mignonette, Meyer lemon ice (paired with Champagne, if possible);
entrees of Sautéed Corvina Bass with butternut squash & Granny Smith Apple puree, sherry sautéed Oyster Mushrooms with lobster, sage brown butter,  and micro sage; 20 oz. Hand-Cut Dry Aged Prime Ribeye with truffle sautéed mushrooms and red wine reduction; and a dessert of Spiced Maple Pot de Creme with caramel pumpkin seed popcorn clusters. Sunday; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.859.4818

Culina in the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Pre-Gala seating will feature a four-course menu, while Gala seating will feature an exceptional five-course menu, in addition to complimentary access to the New Year’s Eve festivities taking place in Windows Lounge. Windows Lounge festivities include live entertainment from 9 pm to 1 am, party favors and a midnight Champagne toast. On Monday, the Four Seasons hosts its hangover brunch featuring omelettes, Belgian waffles, seafood and more. Revitalize with Culina’s freshly squeezed juices and aguas frescas or continue the celebration with bottomless Mezcal Bloody Marys for an additional $24. Sunday: $95/Pre-Gala, 6-7 pm, $150/Gala, 8 pm; Monday: $49, 10 m-2 pm; 300 S. Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048

The Belvedere at  The Peninsula Beverly Hills
They are offering two seatings for New Year’s Eve dinner. The first seating features a four-course prix fixe menu with chilled winter potatoes and truffle, lobster “pot au feu,” roasted Veal Oscar and lemon mousse. The second seating includes a midnight countdown and access to a live band and dancing in The Living Room. The six-course menu includes the early seating dishes plus cold seafood (oysters, uni, ceviche, caviar) and escargot. Sunday, first seating: $175, 5 pm, second seating: $295, 8 pm; 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.975.2736

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills at Waldorf Astoria
They are offering two New Year’s Eve dinner seatings. The first seating features a 4-course menu including a poached organic egg with osetra caviar and herbal blood yogurt, followed by scallop and truffle tartar. Main course is a choice of steamed black sea bass or the soy-garlic glazed beef ribeye. Finish with chocolate souffle vanilla bean ice cream. The second seating is a 6-course meal that includes midnight Champagne toast and dancing to a jazz quartet from 9 pm to 1 am. Main course options include roasted Maine lobster, tagliatelle with black truffles, steamed black sea bass, or glazed ribeye drizzled in soy-garlic. Sunday, first seating: $165, 5 pm, second seating: $280, 8:30 pm; 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel
They arehosting two dinner seatings on New Year’s Eve. The first seating features a three-course menu and the second seating has a five-course menu. After an amuse of truffle eggs, menu highlights include scallop & caviar, lobster burrata, pheasant roulade, seafood ragout, wild turbot, A5 kobe New York strip, and brown sugar creme brulee. A three-course New Year’s Day Brunch will includes options like scrambled eggs with uni, kobe steak hash, Eggs Benedict, steak frites, pan-seared salmon, wild mushroom risotto and pumpkin spice ice cream. Sunday: first seating: $150, 5-9 pm, second seating: $295, $50/children under 12, 9 pm; Monday: $95, $50/children, 11 am-3 pm; 9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.887.2777

Ray’s & Stark Bar
Executive Chef Fernando Darin’s unique, internationally-inspired holiday dishes are the perfect way to welcome 2018, with either New Year’s Eve lunch or dinner! A festive Cranberry Aperol Spritz cocktail is also available for an additional $14. Menu highlights include Scallop Crudowith artichoke and grapefruit, Lemon Risotto, Tortellini in Brodo, New Caledonian Prawn with whipped potatoes, Roasted Beef Tenderloin with bone marrow, and Coconut Tapioca Pudding with caramelized pineapple and frozen yogurt. $60/Three-Course, $75/Four-Course, $85/Five-Course Prix-Fixe; Sunday; 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.857.6180

Ideal for those looking for a low-key destination to ring in the new year, Pizzana is serving its regular menu alongside new seasonal specials to offer guests a relaxed yet festive evening. Antipasti include new dishes such as the Cavolfiore (fire roasted cauliflower with prosciutto, pine nuts, smoked paprika and dill) and Melanzane all Parmigiana, Pizzana’s take on an eggplant parmesan with San Marzano dop and fior di latte. Master pizzaiolo Daniele Uditi is also debuting two new pies including the Zucca e Caprino with grilled butternut squash, goat cheese, fior di latte, dates and radicchio, as well as the pasta-inspired Carbonara, with carbonara sauce, fior di latte, coppa and parmigiano. To finish, pastry maven Candace Nelson is serving torta di mele, an Italian-inspired apple upside down cake with salted caramel, caramelized apples + Sprinkles vanilla ice cream. Sunday, 11am-9pm; 11712 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles 90049; 310.481.710

Chef Suzanne Goin and partner Caroline Styne are ringing in the new year with “A Night in St. Tropez,” featuring a four-course menu from Chef de Cuisine Amy Deaderick. Start with an endive salad or supplemental scallop tartare, then potato gnocchi with Maine lobster. Main course is a choice of duck confit or grilled hanger steak, followed by Baked Alaska for dessert. Sunday, first seating: $95, second seating: $125 (includes a midnight toast and party favors), $50/wine pairing; 11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049; 310.806.6464

The sustainable seafood spot in Brentwood is ringing in the new year with celebratory specials that commemorate the holiday season and the restaurant’s one-year anniversary. Through the end of December, Bottlefish is gifting half bottles of champagne with orders of their most festive special — ROE caviar, served with house-made chips, crème fraiche, chopped eggs and minced red onion. The restaurant is also debuting seasonal cocktails such as the Ukiah old fashioned with apple brandy and pomegranate and a classic hot toddy to cap off the evening. The restaurant will serve these specials, along with their a la carte menu on NYE. Sunday, 10:30 am-9 pm; 11677 San Vicente Blvd #200, Los Angeles 90049; 310.954.9495

Mohawk Bend
This craft beer restaurant and bar located in the heart of Echo Park, will be doing a Champagne toast at midnight and last call at 12:30 am. On New Year’s Day, the restaurant will be open at 10:30 am with a limited brunch menu. 2141 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 213.483.2337

Tony’s Darts Away
The Burbank restaurant and craft beer bar, will be hosting a ticketed New Year’s Eve party, which includes all you can eat/drink from 8 pm-close with a live DJ. $75; Sunday, 8 pm; 1710 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506; 818.253.1710

Laurel Point 
Laurel Point, located in Studio City, will be serving a seafood-centric three course prix fixe menu. You will receive a complementary oyster shooter and champagne toast in addition to special dishes like the Lobster Chowder, Crab-crusted Mahi, Braised Short Ribs and choice of dessert. $65; Sunday; 12050 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604; 818.769.6336

Hinoki & the Bird
Hinoki & the Bird is throwing an “Osechi” which is a traditional Japanese style New Year! The first seating comes with a four-course tasting menu. The second seating will include a five-course tasting menu. Menu items include Buckwheat and Eggs with buckwheat soba, uni and trout roe; Snapper sashimi with sudachi and barrel aged soy; American wagyu beef with roasted maitake mushrooms and more. Sunday, first seating: $75, 5-7:30 pm, second seating: $105, 8-10:30 pm; 10 W. Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.552.1200

The InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills
Enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu featuring dishes such as braised beef shank adobo, miso glazed cod or sous vide duck breast. For dessert, indulge in sweet treats including dark chocolate caramel tart, apple crumble parfait or mandarin semifreddo. $75, $35/children ages 12 and under, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angels, CA 90067

Chef de cuisine Denis Crutchfield and pastry chef Shannon Swindle offer a three-course family-style feast for New Year’s Eve revelers at Tom Colicchio’s long-enduring Century City dining destination. First course starters for the table include duck confit fritters with scallions and honey, as well as yellowtail escabeche with Fresno chili and mint, while main courses (one selection per guest) include John Dory, Mugifuji pork loin and ricotta cavatelli & wild mushrooms, served alongside seasonal sides to share. Apple kaiserschmarrn, chocolate mint tart and assorted ice creams and sorbets round out the meal. Guests that join Craft during their second seating period will also be served Champagne and party favors to ring in the new year. Sunday: $135, 5:30 – 8:30pm, $135 per person; Second seating times: 9pm, 9:30pm, 10pm, $175; 10100 Constellation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.279.4180 

They are offering a five-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve. Start with a choice of Hog Island oyster or cacio e pepe puffs. Antipasto options include scallop crudo, dry-aged beef crudo or a supplemental warm lobster salad. Pasta selections include whole wheat bigoli, squid ink garganelli, and raviolo all’uovo (white truffle, brown butter). For entree, choose from Marin Sun Farms rack of lamb or almond-crusted turbot. $75, $45/optional wine pairing; 9575 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

The Langham Huntington Pasadena, Los Angeles’ New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse is open for two dinner seatings. The first seating is available from 5-6:30 pm and features a four-course menu for $108 per person ($153 with wine pairing). The second seating is 8-10:30 pm with a six-course dinner for $178 per person or $253 per person with wine. The Terrace is also offering a New Year’s Eve dinner from 5:30-10:30 pm, featuring a four-course prix-fixe menu ($95, $140/with wine, $47.50/children under 12) and live entertainment. The Tap Room is featuring live music from 9:30 pm to 12:30 am. There’s a $40 cover starting at 7:30 pm. Sunday, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106; 626.568.3900

The Raymond
Festivities include food by Executive Chef Tim Guiltinan, craft cocktails by 1886 Bar, and a DJ set by Heat Maxwell. Tickets include food, beverages, party favors and midnight toast. $100, $125/door; Sunday, 10 pm-2 am; 1250 S. Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105

The Americana at Brand
Michael Mina’s modern steakhouse is serving a special “Cheers to Luck & Fortune” menu with global dishes and ingredients that represent good luck and prosperity for the New Year. The four-course menu starts with chilled soba noodles (Japanese buckwheat noodles represent long life), 12 Grapes at Midnight (a Spanish tradition), or seared scallops & “coins” (circular foods bring wealth). Main course options include the decadent 14oz New York “Ball Drop” (tribute to Times Square), 8oz filet mignon with barley risotto and maitake mushroom (grains represent abundance), and ora king salmon (schools of fish symbolize togetherness and friendship). Dessert is a choice of New York City Cheesecake or Gold Chocolate Cake. The table will also share broccoli & fines herbes and black truffle ditalini & cheese. $95, $45/optional wine pairings; 237 South Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91210

“Rat Pack” NYE at Love & Salt

To ring in 2018, chef Michael Fiorelli will offer Italian steakhouse classics in addition to the al a carte menu. Specials to include hearts of romaine Caesar salad, “Italian wedding soup,” Sonora wheat cavatelli alla vodka, and a 14-oz peppercorn-crusted Flannery beef ribeye with cognac cream, baked parmesan rigatoni and wood-oven roasted broccolini. To drink? Sip on Dean Martin’s signature martini, The Flame of Love made with Ketel One, fino sherry, flamed orange peels and the Drunken Samurai made with Suntory Toki Japanese whiskey, cognac, PX sherry, bitters. Sunday, 4:30 pm — 11 pm; bar open until midnight; 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.545.5252

Sharks Cove
They are throwing a huge New Year’s Eve party! This year they are having an open bar and their private room upstairs open to the public. $100; Sunday, 9 pm; 309 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Located in trendy, Retro Row, in Long Beach, Restauration will be serving a four-course menu with entrée options including Short Rib, Bone-in Duroc Porkchop, Mushroom Cannoli and Sous Vide Salmon. A live jazz band trio will play on the intimate patio during the first seating and there will be a DJ, Champagne and festive sparklers during the second seating. Sunday, first seating: $45, 5:30-8:30 pm, second seating: $75, 9 pm-12:30 am; 2708 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814; 562.439.8822

Saddle Peak Lodge
Their New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu starts with blinis and caviar for the table (two per guest). First course is a choice of spicy white gulf shrimp or black truffle soup, then seared foie gras or mushrooms in puff pastry. Main course is a choice of grilled elk tenderloin or seared wild tuna. Finish with bread pudding or valrhona chocolate. $150 (includes Champagne toast); 419 Cold Canyon Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

New Year’s Eve celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
Enjoy a midnight Champagne toast, hors d’oeuvres, dinner stations, gourmet dessert, and live music by The Platinum Groove. View the incredible Air Force One Pavilion and An American Christmas holiday tree exhibit. Watch the ball drop as you welcome in the New Year. $150 (includes general seating at tables of 10); Sunday, 8 pm; 40 Presidential; Dr, Simi Valley, CA 93065

Addison in Del Mar, San Diego
Angelenos looking to indulge in a holiday feast and getaway can make the short drive from the city to chef William Bradley’s acclaimed Addison restaurant in Del Mar, San Diego. For New Year’s Eve, chef William Bradley’s nine-course menu features celebratory indulgences, such as Kumamoto oysters with preserved lemon, Osetra caviar with a smoked salmon rillette and brown butter-poached lobster. Additional courses include canard roti with parsnip, candied quince as well as a rich pithivier d’hiver with black truffles and jus de veau. $335, $250/wine pairing; Sunday, 5:30-9:30 pm; 5200 Grand Del Mar Way, San Diego, CA  92130; 858.314.1900


The Edison‘s New Year’s Eve Ball
This is an unforgettable journey of the senses featuring the old-time Harlem Renaissance Jazz and modern funk of Parlor Social, aerialists, stilt walkers, and DJ Benji Ross. $100; Sunday, 7 pm; 108 W. 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Celebrate with two floors of music, featuring DJs Anthony Valadez and Vinyl Don. $20 (include complimentary party favors and Champagne toast); Sunday; 52 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291; table reservations:

The Victorian‘s Basement Tavern
They are hosting a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball to raise funds for the California Heritage Museum. Come dressed to impress and don’t forget to wear a mask! $50; Sunday; 2640 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405; table reservations:

Angel City Brewery
Enjoy specialty cellared beers on tap and a complimentary midnight toast with Bir Royale – this golden ale is made with champagne yeast, aged with grape must and blackcurrant juice. Food available for purchase by Downtown Taco Co. and Kai Kai Dumplings. Live music begins at 8 pm. Sunday, noon; 216 S. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Varnish
Join in a classy New Year’s Eve with unlimited cocktail service, three-course dinner by Cole’s, midnight Champagne toast, live jazz trio and the infamous limbo contest after the ball drops. $175; Sunday, 9:30 pm – 2 am (walk-ins from 7pm – 2am for standing room at the bar); 118 E. 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; email for reservations

La Cita
DJ Paw, who will be spinning a mix of Rock En Español, Top 40, Hip Hop, Cumbia, 80s, 90s y más! $15, $20/door; Sunday, 8 pm; 336 S. Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Satellite‘s Candi Pop Dance Party
Celebrate with all of your guilty pleasures – glitter, lollipops, rainbows and unicorns. DJs will be spinning bubblegum pop hits from the ’90s to the 21st century: Britney Spears, Spice Girls, *NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, Justin Bieber, One Direction, NKOTB, Hanson, Jonas Brothers and more. $15; Sunday; 1717 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Behind Closed Doors, presented by The Chapel at The Abbey
Behind Closed Doors features a hosted Grey Goose bar with Bacardi, Cazadores, well drinks, beer and wine, NYE nibbles, midnight champagne toast, party favors and more. $100; Sunday, 9 pm; 692 N. Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

The Federal
They are hosting an elegant evening to kick off 2018. Dinner & Drinks includes a four-course prix fixe menu, midnight champagne toast, party favors and admission to the Upstairs nightclub featuring Snapback DJs. VIP Open Bar will be held in The Federal’s exclusive speakeasy and includes appetizers, party favors, admission to the nightclub and champagne toast. $75/dinner & drinks, $100/VIP open bar, $25/party & Champagne toast; 5303 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Honeycut for Champagne Supernova, an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration. General admission is $60 and includes complimentary sparkling wine and beer. Limited VIP tickets are $100 and include all-night premium open bar. Honeycut is only making 80 general admission tickets available to the public, so don’t wait until they’re sold out! Custom “celestial” party packages are available, to book a table reservation send an email to Champagne Supernova is taking place 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a 21 and over event.


Located at the W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills, STK’s New Years Eve party will definitely be one to remember. Get the star treatment with a five-hour premium open bar with the finest cocktails and spirits. DJ will spin an Open Format set before leading a live countdown to the New Year and a midnight toast with a complimentary glass of Champagne. Sunday; 930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

The Standard, Downtown LA
They present David Morales, Brodinski, Amtrac, Jacques Greene, and more for New Year’s Eve 2018. This dance music event has three areas: both second floor event rooms and The Standard’s famous rooftop. Tables for four, six and ten are available. Sunday, 8 pm; 550 S. Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

W Hollywood
The annual New Year’s Eve extravaganza throughout the hotel takes place at the hotel’s Loft & Rooftop Lounge from 10 pm-1:45 am and features a four-hour premium hosted bar, panoramic city views, and three of L.A.’s top DJs. Black tie encouraged; cocktail attire and upscale chic dress code strictly enforced. Taking over the W Hollywood Ballrooms, Gatsby’s House features a four-hour premium hosted bar, five DJs spinning Open Format in three rooms, photo booth, party favors and much more. Roaring Twenties style Flappers and Tuxes encouraged. 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Hollywood Roosevelt
Taking over the entire property, the Hollywood Classic New Year’s Eve features a five-hour premium open bar, four rooms of music, LED Wall Countdown at the Tropicana Main Stage, Giant Projection Wall Countdown in the Main Ballroom, and two VIP areas: Teddy’s Nightclub and The Spare Room Balcony (VIP Bowling Experience available with the Strike Package). $155; Sunday, 9 pm; 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Dream Hollywood‘s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Tao Asian Bistro and Beauty & Essex are both offering early and late seatings, DJ, entertainment, midnight Champagne toast, party favors, and 10% off tickets to Avenue or The Highlight Room with a dinner reservation. Avenue is hosting a three-hour open bar, bar bites from Tao, DJ set by Deux Twins and midnight countdown. With 360-degree view, The Highlight Room Lounge features music by DJ Sourmilk, midnight countdown and party favors. The Highlight Room Grill: $200 (or $250 with three-hour open bar), Sunday, 9 pm; 6417 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

SLS Beverly HillsThe Bazaar by José Andrés
They are offering a choice of two dining experiences to ring in the New Year: The Saint or The Sinner. The Saint ($260) starts the night early with a tasting menu available from 5:30-7 pm. The Sinner ($325) is an indulgent second seating with a traditional 12-grapes ceremony and midnight champagne toast available from 7:45-9:45 pm. Both experiences will feature several dishes from SAAM, never previously seen on The Bazaar’s menu – Cheese Tart, Foie Sandwich, and Caviar & Cauliflower – brand new items created specifically for New Year’s Eve (A5 Wagyu Tenderloin and Roasted Loup de Mar), decadent shaved truffle supplements, and more. The newly renovated Garden Terrace will be transformed into the Garden of Good & Evil featuring a five-hour premium open bar, VIP packages and tantalizing entertainment such as champagne fountains, live music and performance artists, and party favors. $185, $85/add-on to either The Saint or The Sinner dining experience; 465 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Cleopatra’s New Year’s Eve Ball
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the 9th Annual Cleopatra’s New Year’s Eve Ball, taking place at the historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre. Ring in 2018 in the courtyard and two themed indoor areas, featuring DJs spinning Top 40, Hip-Hop and House/Deep House, spectacular LED wall, light show and five-hour premium open bar. Dress code is upscale cocktail attire with optional Egyptian costumes preferred. Sunday, 9 pm; 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Boomer Bash
Located in Studio City, the landmark Sportsmen’s Lodge was the playground of the stars during Hollywood’s Golden Age. Now in its fifth year, the Boomer Bash is an ideal event for Baby Boomers and age appropriate celebrants. Taking place in the largest ballroom of the Sportsmen’s Lodge, the Boomer Bash features a three course gourmet dinner and music by The Skyline Band and the Doc Rock-it Group. Sunday, 7:30 pm; 12833 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Ball at 1212
Ring in the New Year with us in style at the stunning new  1212 Restaurant on the Promenade.  The party will feature live music by Big Lucky Band and DJ Frankie, complimentary appetizers from 8 – 10 pm, party favors, photo booth and a champagne toast. $40 adv/$50 day of for general admission, $60 VIP adv/$70 day of for VIP (include priority entry and upper level VIP Bar); Sunday, 8 pm; 1212 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Midnight Along The Riviera
There is no greater feeling than being along the Riviera, so ClubZone brought it to Beverly Hills. Celebrate New Years 2018 at Midnight with 4 rooms of music and dance floors, two floors of excitement, five hours of premium open bar, six world class open format and a magical countdown to the New Year. Get ready for an unforgettable party at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills! $149; Sunday, 9 pm; Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

New Year’s Day Brunches:

The Greyhound
Celebrate the New Year at the Greyhound, where everyone who comes in gets their choice of a free Mimosa, Olympia Lager, or Greyhound Buffalo Bloody Mary. Stick around and enjoy our awesome breakfast specials and the best wings in LA, all while watching Football on our 120″ HD projector! Monday;  5570 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90042; 323.900.0300

Public School on Tap
PS on Tap is serving brunch with perfect hangover food favorites like the Fried Jirori Chicken & waffles with red eye gravy and a fried egg and the Eggs Benedict Pizza. For those looking to continue the celebration, the restaurant will be serving “Just about bottomless” mimosas, beermosas, micheladas and bloody Marys. Monday

Laurel Point
Committed to sourcing the freshest seafood and seasonal oysters, Laurel Point’s brunch menu is perfect for those looking for a sophisticated post-NYE brunch with elevated breakfast options including the Lobster Toast, Market Vegetable Frittata and the Crab Cake Benedict with Applewood smoked bacon, hollandaise and togarashi. Monday; 12050 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604; 818.769.6336

The Boxwood Restaurant at  The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills
Start 2018 off right with a New Year’s Day Brunch at the London’s Boxwood Restaurant. Enjoy everything from assorted breakfast pastries, made-to-order omelets and risottos and a variety of hearty main dishes like Lobster Benedict and Duck Hash. Monday; $75 per person; 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 866.282.4560

Ray’s & Stark Bar
Celebrate the New Year right at Ray’s & Stark Bar’s “Hangover Brunch” created by Executive Chef Fernando. Menu highlights include Brioche French Toast with dark chocolate ganache, hazelnuts, and Italian meringue; Ray’s Benedict with pizza muffin, house cure pancetta, and hollandaise; House Cured Salmon Toast with whipped crème fraiche, and caviar; and New Year’s Pizza with prosciutto cotto, poached egg, and black truffle. The full menu can be viewed here. Monday; 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.857.6180

The Bellwether
 Kick off the New Year with a delectable brunch of comforting, New American shared plates from Executive Chef / Co-Owner Ted Hopson, such as Brioche French Toast with honey butter, Eggs “in Purgatory” baked in spicy tomato sauce, and the Nashville Hot Chicken Sando with green tomato chow chow. Wash your breakfast down with a selection of morning drinks from Beverage Director / Co-Owner Ann-Marie Verdi, including $7 Mama Betty’s Bloody Mary with house-infused habanero vodka and a mini BLT, $5 Easy Like Sunday Michelada, and additional specialty craft cocktails. To continue the festivities, The Bellwether also offers a $15 Champagne brunch special which includes a bottle of Domaine St. Vincent Brut, orange juice, and a choice of two fruit purées. Full brunch menu can be viewed here. Monday, 10:30 am-3 pm; 13251 Ventura Blvd, Suite A, Studio City, CA 91604; 818.285.8184

The Rooftop Grill at Montage Beverly Hills
The Rooftop Grill welcome you to enjoy a New Year’s Day Recovery Brunch, featuring fresh California cuisine including signature items such as Cast Iron Huevos Rancheros, Roasted Turkey & Avocado Melt and Sea Bass Fish Tacos. Monday, 9 am-4 pm; 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 888.860.0788

Playa Provisions
Playa del Rey’s unique four-in-one concept Playa Provisions, offers brunch options sure to cure any New Year’s hangover. Highlights include their signature Breakfast Sandwich with house made turkey and bacon sausage, over easy egg, gruyere cheese, vinegar collards, avocado and house pickled habanero hot sauce; Shrimp & Grits with head-on shrimp, grits and collard greens, and a Pabst Blue Ribbon; a House Made Bloody Mary made with garlic black pepper infused vodka, and an Old Bay dusted shrimp; and the Breakfast Old Fashioned with bourbon, cold brewed coffee, Frangelico, and chocolate bitters. Monday; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey, CA; 310.683.5019

Le Petit Paris
On New Year’s Day, Le Petit Paris will be offering a Special Brunch Buffet. The buffet will feature a one-of-kind raw bar, unique to the restaurant’s typical menu. $69, $35/children under 10; Monday, 10:30 am-2:45 pm; 418/420 South Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.217.4445




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