New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

Marina del Rey Fireworks & Glow Party

Ring in 2019 with the whole family at the 2nd annual all-ages festivities in Marina del Rey. Enjoy music, dancing, food trucks and more. Fireworks are at 8:59 and 11:59 pm in tandem with live broadcasts of the East Coast and West Coast countdowns. Free; Monday, 7 pm – midnight; Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA: 424.526.7900

OUE Skyspace LA New Year’s Eve Party

Set the tone for the year ahead at OUE Skyspace L.A.’s sky-high soirée. This observatory-turned-nightclub will feature multi-level dance floors, live DJs, an open bar and unlimited adrenaline-pumping Skyslide rides—all 1,000 feet above downtown L.A. $150; Monday, 9 pm – 1 am; 633 West Fifth St, Los Angeles, CA; 213.894.9000

New Year’s Eve at Montage Laguna Beach

Both The Loft and Studio will offer fabulous multi-course tasting menus on New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Eve in the Lobby Lounge rings in the New Year with toasting at the luxurious newly refreshed Lobby Lounge and table seating for guests featuring Krug, Dom Perignon and Veuve Clicquot bottle service and live entertainment by David Allen Baker. Monday; Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651; 949.715.6420

New Year’s Eve at Hotel Erwin

Ring in 2019 at Venice’s only rooftop bar and lounge – Hotel Erwin’s High Rooftop Lounge.  With a lineup of top DJs, a photo booth, and a menu full of delicious drinks and snacks, all just steps away from the Venice Beach Boardwalk, this is the place you’ll want to be when we wave goodbye to 2018. Your table seating includes a table for the entire night, Champagne toast, party favors, and a chocolate-covered fortune cookie bag.  $80, $20/standing room; Monday, 9 pm – 2 am; 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291; 310.452.1111

‘The Last Indulgence of 2018’ at FIG Restaurant

This seated dinner party is complete with champagne, seasonal cocktails, caviar station, charcuterie & cheese station, and a multi-course plated dinner, prepared by Chef Jason Prendergast. Black tie recommended. Monday, $125/early seating: 6 – 7 pm, $175+/late seating: 8:30 – 9:30 pm; 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.319.3111 or

New Years Eve at BG Lounge

Celebrate East Coast vs. West Coast New Year’s with a New Year’s toast at 9 pm in honor of the New Yorkers, and another New Year’s cheers at midnight for the celebrating Angelenos. Watch a live streaming of the New Year’s countdown/ball drop in the BG Lounge with champagne & caviar. $40 (includes 20g Classis Ossetra Caviar (Tiger’s Eye) and a glasses of champagne); Monday, 5:30 pm; 9960 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.405.0155

New Year’s Eve at CIRCA 55 at The Beverly Hilton

Ring in the New Year with dinner, dancing, and Champagne at CIRCA 55. Choose from two seatings, the first being dinner only or the second seating, which includes dinner and access to a NYE party. At both seatings, enjoy dishes such as lobster bisque, an assortment of cheese and charcuterie, fresh oysters, mushroom and black truffle risotto, prime rib, and to end the year on a sweet note, an extravagant dessert spread and champagne toast. Monday, 8 pm – 12:30 am; 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; reservations;

New Year’s Eve at The Belvedere at the Peninsula Beverly Hills

Celebrate the New Year in style at The Peninsula Beverly Hills with a six-course prix-fixe menu, live music and dancing lasting well into the night, and a boozy morning brunch with free-flowing Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas. Monday, early seating: $165, $75/children 12 and under, 5 pm; late seating: $310, $195/children 12 and under, 7:30 pm; brunch: $125; Tuesday, 11 am – 2:30 pm; 9882 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA; 310.975.2736

New Years Eve at Nerano 

Enjoy Chef Michele Lisi’s Southern Italian-inspired New Year’s Eve specials, along with a bottle from the expertly-picked champagne selection by Head Sommelier Dino Marone to make it a celebration to remember. Head Mixologist Asadour Seheldjian will also be behind the bar serving up a special New Year’s Eve cocktail, Cosmoholiday, featuring vodka, pama pomegranate liquor, lime juice, simply syrup and rosemary. Monday; 9960 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.405.0155

Hotel Shangri-LA New Years Eve Cocktail & Dinner

Hotel Shangri-La will ring in the New Year at Santa Monica’s most scenic rooftop location, with a NYE Dinner. The celebration kicks off at 9pm with a cocktail hour followed by a five-course decadent dinner featuring a Poached Pear Salad, Lobster Bisque, an intermezzo, a Surf and Turf main consisting of Petit Filet, Poached Lobster Tail, Potato au Gratin, and Micro Vegetables, and a finale of Milles Crepe Cake. Price includes one bottle of house Champagne, a cocktail reception, a five-course dinner, live entertainment, a large-screen TV and a midnight celebration. $150; Monday, 9 pm; The Dining Room Restaurant, 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Onyx Rooftop Lounge Countdown to New Years Eve

Convene at ONYX Rooftop Lounge this NYE for the bash with the most epic views of the ocean. You will be treated to four hours of bar service, live DJ and entertainment, and a champagne toast at midnight. For guests who want to splurge on bottle service, the lounge is also offering a VIP Food and Bottle Service package that includes a bottle of premium liquor, four-hour open bar, a seafood tower, caviar, a tower of truffle fries and chocolate petit fours, and one complimentary parking pass. $90, $1,000/5 guests, $2,000/10 guests; Monday, 9 pm; Onyx Rooftop Lounge, 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA

New Year’s Eve at Sushi Roku and Robata Bar Santa Monica

In addition to the always-delighting daily menu, enjoy a New Year’s Omakase Special. Seatings available throughout the evening, but be sure to stick around for the complimentary champagne toast at midnight. $125; Monday; 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.454.4771

New Year’s Eve at Sushi Roku

On New Year’s Eve, Sushi Roku will offer a New Year’s Omakase special, in addition to the full al la carte menu. Top off the Omakase special with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. The festivities continue into 2019 with a late night DJ. $95; Monday; 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 626.683.3000

New Year’s Eve at BOA Santa Monica

Reservations throughout the evening will be able to partake in BOA’s New Year’s a la carte menu. Indulge in a Lobster Pot Pie or Niman Ranch Short Ribs. Reservations after 10 pm receive 50% off select bottles of Champagne, but everyone will receive a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Monday; 101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401310.899.4466

New Year’s Eve at Catch at Hotel Casa del Mar

Ring in 2019 with Chef Gemma Gray’s prix-fixe menu of oysters on the half shell with caviar and smoked apple mignonette, prawn cocktail with brandy sauce, rack of lamb with purple kale, lobster frisée salad and finishers like avocado key lime Citrus Celebration and chocolate sphere with raspberries and gooseberries. $110; Monday; 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.581.7714

New Year’s Eve at 1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach

Enjoy Chef David Almany’s celebratory menu of burrata ossetra caviar, artichoke soup with perigord truffle, carnaroli risotto of Maine lobster, roasted maple leaf duck breast with black truffle, roasted wagyu filet mignon diane with maitake mushrooms and standout desserts including bittersweet chocolate custard, slow roasted apricot and margarita semifreddo. Monday; 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA; 310.587.1717

New Year’s Eve Dinner at L’Auberge Del Mar

New Year’s Eve dining at the resort offers a three- or five-course elegant meal with wine pairing options, and then guests are invited to The Living Room for live entertainment. Monday & Tuesday; L’Auberge Del Mar, 1540 Camino Del Mar; Del Mar, CA 92014; 858.793.6460

Casablanca New Year’s Eve at Cecconi’s

Cecconi’s is ringing in the New Year with Casablanca-inspired celebrations and a six course family-style menu. Touches of Old Hollywood glamour and 40s-era cocktails pay homage to the classic film, while chef Samuele Pricoco serves shared plates such as Santa Barbara spot prawns, artichoke crostini and table-side white truffle risotto, as well as entrees including beef filet with cipolline, seared scallops with cauliflower purée and agnolotti with squash and ricotta. In keeping with the era’s elegant fashion, trench coats, frocks and hats are encouraged. $95/first seating, $140/second seating (includes a champagne toast, festive props and your table all evening); Monday, 5 pm – 1 am; 8764 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, 90069; 310.432.2000

New Year’s Eve at Water Grill

For NYE, high-end seafood restaurant in DTLA and Santa Monica will be serving up a Surf & Turf option ($68) including an 8 oz. filet mignon and South African lobster tail with bearnaise sauce and drawn butter. The featured dessert for the night is Chocolate Espresso Ganache Cake with pistachios and Luxardo cherry sorbet. To ring in the New  Year, Water Grill’s featured sparkling wine option will be Domaine Carneros’ ‘Cuvee de la Pompadour’ Brut Rosé. Monday; locations here.

New Year’s Eve at The Henry

On New Year’s Eve, The Henry is celebrating with a timeless vibe, a blend of Gatsby-era elegance and modern industrial cool. You can keep your celebrations low key and order off a limited a la carte menu. Alternatively, go for the NYE Prix Fixe Menu. The four-course meal offers specials not usually available on the regular dinner menu and include a glass of Champagne. Dishes include Tuna Crudo, Grilled Artichoke, Beef Filet & King Crab Bearnaise and Dark Chocolate Marquis. $75; Monday; 120 N. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

New Year’s Eve at Eve American Bistro at The Mayfair Hotel

Begin their New Year’s Eve celebrations at Eve American Bistro with dishes such as steak tartare with Dijon aioli, shallots, capers, parmesan, quail egg and house kettle chips and pan seared diver scallops with black truffle celery root puree and shaved Brussels sprouts. For dessert, guests can enjoy red velvet mini churros with Nutella sauce, a warm sea salt chocolate chip cookie with Madagascar vanilla ice cream or a hazelnut chocolate tart with Harrys Farms strawberries and caramel sauce. $75; 1256 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA; 213.632.1210

MiniBar Hollywood’s House Party

They are hosting a “House Party” with a self-serve keg of prosecco, 90’s hits spinning all night and a tequila toast at midnight. $25, 6141 Franklin Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028; email to reserve

New Year’s Eve at BOA

Enjoy a prix fixe menu with menu highlights including Lentil Soup with Black Truffle, Steak Tartar with a Violet Mustard and Cured Egg Yolk, and Center Cut Filet. Ring in the new year properly, with festive party favors, a late night DJ, and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. $95/seating: Monday, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, $185/seating: Monday, 9 – 11 pm; 9200 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 900693; 310.278.2050

New Year’s Eve at Katana

In addition to Katana’s classic menu, enjoy a celebratory New Year’s Izakaya menu with specials on select bottles of champagne. After 10:30 pm, dance into 2019 on Katana’s outdoor patio lounge overlooking the Sunset Strip with a live DJ.  Monday; 8439 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.650.8585

New Year’s Eve at ROKU

Choose from ROKU’s full menu or the New Year’s 6-course Omakase Menu. Highlights include Snow Trout Sashimi with Yuzu Pink Peppercorn and Ume Style Nigiri. Enjoy Baked Crab Hand Rolls and Shisito Peppers with oyster sauce from the small bites menu available after 11 pm. The night continues with a live DJ and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. $90; Monday, seatings: 6 pm, 8 pm, 10 pm; 9201 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.278.2060

New Year’s Eve at RockSugar Southeast Asian Kitchen

Ring in 2019 with that special someone at Century City dining hotspot, RockSugar Southeast Asian Kitchen. For the perfect date night for two – enjoy three shared appetizers, one soup or salad, two entrees, one shared side and two desserts from Executive Chef Mohan’s exclusive Prix Fixe NYE menu. Includes Complimentary Perrier Jouet Champagne for Two. $68; Monday; 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067; Reservations here or 310.552.9988

New Year’s Eve at Broxton

Ring in the New Year Masquerade Ball style in Westwood’s most iconic building! Tickets include passed hors d’oeuvres of our classic comforts plus vegan options, a four-hour open bar, a photo booth, and your choice of a champagne or beer toast at midnight! Watch the ball drop live and let’s cheers to a new year! Masquerade ball attire encouraged. Tickets include limited spirits, beer, wine, and three festive cocktails, and passed apps throughout the evening. $99/advanced, $120/door; Monday, 8 pm-12 am; 1099 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310.933.9949

New Year’s Eve at Stalking Horse

Have a more relaxed NYE with no cover, a photo booth, and bottomless Stalking Horse Beer. While you enjoy your bottomless Stalking Horse Beer, join in a mini version of our Tikka Masala Pastie beer toast at midnight and a take-home beer glass. $31; Monday, 9 pm – midnight; 10543 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

New Year’s Eve at Bluebird Brasserie

Celebrate with unlimited beer in your  Bluebird Crowler that you get to bring home! So, gather your friends and join us at Bluebird this New Year’s Eve and let’s cheers to a new year! $75 (includes all you can drink beer, a commemorative glass, party favors, and passed apps); Monday, 8 pm; 13730 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

New Year’s Eve at Brennan’s

Celebrate with an open bar & buffet from 8 pm-midnight, live music, and a Champagne toast at midnight. $100; Monday; 4089 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

New Year’s Eve at Tony’s Darts Away

An all-inclusive crafty New Year’s Eve with unlimited pours of California’s finest brews, all-you-care-to-eat pub food and a raffle featuring beers hand-picked from Tony’s private cellar. $80; Monday, 8 pm – 2 am; 1710 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506; 818.253.1710

Corner Cantina‘s New Year’s Eve

Enjoy an open bar until midnight! Then join in the Champagne toast when the clock hits twelve! $0-$50; Monday, 9 pm; 630 W. 6TH ST. 116-B/C, Los Angeles, CA 90017

New Year’s Eve at Spring St. Bar

Enjoy an open bar until midnight! Then join in the Champagne toast when the clock hits twelve! $0-$50; Monday, 9 pm; 626 S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.622.5859

Library Bar’s New Year’s Eve

Eat, drink, and celebrate New Year’s Eve at Library Bar. Kiss 2018 goodbye and ring in 2019 in style. Join us for cocktails, special guest DJ, midnight countdown, and more. Dress to impress! $100; Monday, 9 pm; 630 W 6th St #116a, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Mohawk Bend’s New Year’s Eve

Celebrate with an open bar that includes unlimited selections of craft beer, well spirits, and wine by the glass. There will also be a photo booth, DJ set by DJ Henry Tha 17th, and a Champagne toast at midnight. $49; Monday, 9 pm; 2141 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

New Year’s Eve at 6th and La Brea

They are celebrating with a brew year’s eve party. Watch the New York Ball drop at 9 pm and continue to party til it’s midnight on the west coast. Your ticket includes open bar and bar bites. $75; Monday, 8 pm; 600 South La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Beelman’s New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2019 with craft beer, tiki cocktails, vegan fare, good times, midnight countdown, and more. $50; Monday, 9 pm; 600 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Bacari W. 3rd’s and Bacari GDL New Year’s Eve

Both be offering their Happy Hour menus all night long! The neighborhood-focused wine bars are laid back and casual – the West Third location has a gorgeous patio, perfect for those that want to ring in the new year on a low-key note – no fancy shmancy prix fixe menus here. Monday; 8030 3/4 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA; 323.452.9149

Le Petit Paris’ New Year’s Eve

To ring in 2019, Le Petit Paris will offer two New Year’s Eve seatings. The first seating starting is perfect if you’re headed for a NYE celebration but
want to enjoy amazing food before hitting the festivities. The second seating will have a glamorous celebration. with a four-course dinner, a live band, followed at by the countdown to the new year, balloon drop, party
favors, and French Riveria DJ Yann Muller returning at Le Petit Paris from Cannes. Monday, $95/first seating: 4:30 pm, $159/second seating: 8:30 pm; 418 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Castaway’s New Year’s Eve

celebrating 2019 with two special options. Indulge in a five-course dinner in the restaurant, accompanied by a live jazz quartet and bottle of Veuve Clicquot per couple, or dance the night away with the Welcome to the Jungle party in the ballroom with a variety of premium food stations and live entertainment all night long. $150+; Monday, 9 pm; 1250 East Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501

Rosaliné’s New Year’s Eve

They are offering a pre-fixe menu for New Year’s Eve. Early diners can choose from a selection of starters to share including Eggplant Ceviche, Pork Ribs, Diver Scallops and more while indulging in the main course; Chaufa Paella. Those dining in the later seating, can enjoy amuse-bouche prior to the seating, their choice of two starters as well as a Chaufa Paella to share. Both seatings include a dessert and a Champagne toast. Monday, $95/early seating: 6 – 8 pm, $105/late seating, 8:30 – 10 pm; 8479 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

555 East’s New Year’s Dinner

They will offer a pre-fixe four-course dinner on New Year’s Eve. Menu highlights include ½ dozen oysters, Wild South African Lobster Tail and Filet Mignon, Prime Colorado Rack of Lamb and a molten center Chocolate Souffle for two. $99; Monday; 555 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802; 562.437.0626

New Year’s Eve Bubbles at Birds & Bees

On New Year’s Eve, this speakeasy spot will feature a live DJ and a champagne toast at midnight, along with all their signature cocktails inspired by all of LA’s favorite neighborhoods and classic 1950s celebrities. Order the 77 Sunset Strip, a throwback punch bowl inspired by the 1950s private detective TV show, made with rye whiskey, London dry gin, lemon, honey, ginger, jasmine green tea, orange, Campari, angostura bitters, of course, sparkling wine—perfect for a sharing! Monday; 207 S Broadway, B
Los Angeles, CA 90012

New Year’s Eve at the NoMad Los Angeles
To celebrate their first New Year’s Eve, the NoMad Los Angeles is throwing a party with an open bar, live music and various food stations throughout the downstairs restaurant space. Ticket proceeds will benefit Chrysalis, a non-profit with a DTLA chapter that is dedicated to job placement for the homeless & low-income individuals. $135; Monday, 9 pm; 249 Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.358.0000
Years Eve at Alta Adams
Adjacent to Adams Coffee Shop, Alta Adams will be serving their à la carte California-Soul menu for dinner on New Year’s Eve. Order the black eyed pea fritters for good luck in 2019! Dinner will be available from 5pm to 10:30pm and reservations can be made via OpenTable here. 5359 West Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016; 323.571.4999

Otoño’s New Year’s Eve

The recently opened Spanish-influenced restaurant located in the heart of Highland Park, will be offering a New Year’s Eve 5-course prix-fixe dinner menu. Chef Teresa Montaño curates a celebratory menu combining the spirit of Catalonia with cooking styles from around the globe such as Japan, Philippines, China, and more to pay homage to LA’s cultural melting pot. Highlights of the special menu includes: Pan con tomate, sourdough, grated tomato, garlic, olive oil, and sea salt served with jamon iberico de bellota; Japanese Scallop Crudo served with parsnip, fennel, herb and ocean broth; Oyster Chowder with pork fat potatoes, yema, and caviar; Marin Sun Farms Braised Oxtail served with butter poached carabineros, Spanish XO, and fabadas austurias; and Heirloom Apple Crisp with goat milk cajeta, crème fraiche, and  jerez. The party will continue with specialty cocktails and tapas at the bar all night as guests ring in the new year with a special toast at midnight and open seating from 10 pm-1 am. $75, $95/wine pairing; 5:30 – 8 pm; 5715 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042; Reservations can be made here.

NYE at Pizzana
11712 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049; 310.481.7108
This New Year’s Eve, Pizzana will be open for dinner until 10pm, offering their a la carte menu of handcrafted Neo-Neapolitan pies, seasonal salads and antipasti such as woodfired meatballs and burrata with blistered cherry tomatoes + pesto. New Year’s Eve specials will also be available. Reservations here.
Concerts on the Shore
This New Year’s Eve, Concerts on the Shore will be returning to the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. It is poised to be an incredible evening of fabulous food, music and dancing, with sounds from living legends, Kool & The Gang – who will ring in 2019, their 55th year anniversary – SoCal’s premiere R&B, funk and contemporary powerhouse band, DW3, and DJ Jonathan Phillips. The beachfront resort will be decked out in its holiday finest, offering expansive views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean, so Celebrate Good Times, Come On! $155/Standard Section, $205/Premium Section, $295/VIP Dinner, which includes an exquisite 3-course Surf & Turf dinner. All three tickets include an evening of music and dancing, Champagne toast at Midnight and complimentary party favors.
Poppy / Petit Taqueria NYE ’19

This New Year’s Eve, Los Angeles’s nightlife hotspot Poppy hosts a stylish New Year’s party. The newest venture of the h.wood Group, Poppy is a surrealist nightlife escape favored by celebs, and a go-to spot for the city’s party elite. Enjoy a 5-hour premium open bar pouring up hand-crafted cocktails, bubbles, and brews. Dance all night to a live performance from a DJ spinning the hottest open format Top 40, Hip-Hop, House, and mash-ups tunes. Before the stroke of midnight, raise a glass of complimentary champagne and join the DJ in a live countdown to 2019. To party like Hollywood royalty, pick from a selection of VIP table packages featuring priority admission, reserved seating, and bottle service. $39 – $104; Monday, 9 pm; 755 N La Cienega Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90069

Prohibition NYE

For its 7th year, Prohibition NYE will return to the majestic Ticket Concourse at Union Station with the excitement and glamour of the Roaring Twenties. Experience theatrical burlesque, live jazz ensembles, a headlining DJ set, and a premium open bar featuring champagne and specialty cocktails. $185; Monday, 9 pm; 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

La Peer Hotel’s New Year’s Eve

To celebrate the new year and the first year of the hotel, La Peer Hotel is throwing a Venetian Masquerade Ball with a 4-course meal and food stations idealized by renowned Chef Casey Lane of Viale dei Romani, as well as live entertainment, DJs and bottomless prosecco. Feast on dishes including Caviar Blini, Rabbit Boudin Blanc, Wood Grilled Scallops, and Torta di Limoncello. The exclusive event takes place on the entire first floor of the property, taking over the courtyard and lobby areas. $150/four course menu, $200/dinner with truffles, $50/Masquerade Ball only (Includes bottomless prosecco and access to food stations), $1,0000 minimum/bottle service (includes 2 bottles plus mixers, food station access, a table host, and area seats group of 6 – 8 people): Monday, 9 pm; 627 N. La Peer Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90069

New Year’s Eve at Beverly Wilshire (A Four Seasons Hotel)

To ring in 2019 at THE Blvd. Entitled “All Night Dom” the festive feast includes a five-course menu and add-ons such as seafood platters, grilled lobster, and unlimited Dom Perignon ($250 additional) to toast to the New Year. A full menu can be found here. For those looking for an ultra-lavish and private rooftop celebration, book the hotel’s Veranda Suite to experience the City of Angels’ first Urban Glamping experience. A soaring respite ten stories up, the one-of-a-kind suite features a private terrace with unparalleled 270-degree views of the Hollywood Hills and Rodeo Drive. After a long night, cap off evening with Campfire S’mores by Executive Pastry Chef Chris Ford made with 24k gold leaf and a smoked 55% Valrhona chocolate bar paired with a vintage Champagne flight, or catch the sun rise from the palatial tent. $300+/dinner at THE Blvd; $3,500+/Veranda Suite; Monday; 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Terranea Resort’s New Year’s Eve

Join in  “A Night in New Orleans” New Year’s Eve Dinner at mar’sel where Chef Andrew Vaughan pays tribute to his New Orleans roots with a three- or five-course tasting menu (number of courses is dependent on seating times). A live jazz band, vintage Champagne offerings, and parting gifts for guests round out the evening. Head to the ballroom for a New Year’s Eve Enchanted Forest Family Dinner, a three-course surf & turf dinner and live action flambé dessert bar. Toast to a fabulous year ahead with Champagne, wine, and live entertainment. Monday, 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Follow dinner with a countdown to 2019 in the Grand Ballroom with an open bar and live DJ. VIP bottle service available. Mar’sel: Monday, 5 pm & 7:30 pm; Ballroom: 7:30 pm & 8:30 pm; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Rustic Canyon’s New Year’s Eve

Rustic Canyon’s Chef de Cuisine Andy Doubrava and Executive Chef Jeremy Fox are creating a 4-course, family-style tasting feast. Along with the freshest seasonal produce and year-long pickling, preserving and fermentation projects, they’re showcasing various cultural staples culled from traditional New Year’s celebrations. Everyone at the table must participate, with a vegetarian menu also available. $135, $65/wine pairings,  $30/non-alcoholic cocktail pairings; 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.7050

Cassia’s New Year’s Eve

Chef Bryant Ng is cooking up some fresh takes on beloved Chinese-American fare for New Year’s Eve, alongside signatures like Chickpea Curry and Beef Rendang. The family-style, multi-course menu includes new dishes, such as “Hainan Chicken” Egg Rolls, Egg Drop Soup and a “Typhoon Shelter”-a grilled lobster served with toasted breadcrumbs, lobster roe, garlic, fermented black beans, dried chiles and scallions. There’s a vegetarian option as well. $115, $69/wine pairings, $30/non-alcoholic beverage pairings; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.6699

Tallula’s New Year’s Eve Party

Tallula’s is throwing a fun-filled New Year’s Eve Fiesta with a mariachi band, photo booth and more. Chef Saw Naing is cooking up holiday-inspired fare like Tamales, Chile Relleno en Nogada, Whole Fried Local Fish and Fish Head Stew with shellfish & house made sausage. An Artisan Agave Flight for $45 features mini tequila and mezcal cocktails alongside neat pours of añejo tequila, mezcal and pechuga. It’s the perfect way to casually celebrate before walking to the beach and ringing in 2019! Monday; 118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402

Gabi James’ New Year’s Eve Specials

Gabi James is offering you the opportunity to ring in 2019 in Spanish-style! Whether they decide to be in the restaurant to toast midnight, or just stop in for dinner en route to their party destination, guests will enjoy the full menu, available a la carte, along with a few specials. For the evening, Executive Chef Chris Feldmeier will add the following specials to his Spanish and Coastal French-inspired menu: Black Truffle Beef Tartare with fried capers, dijon mustard, red onion, lemon, and egg yolk; Tomahawk Pork Chop with fennel pollen, and olive oil; Prime Rib Roast Whole Roasted with North African spices; and a “Cava & Caviar”, a caviar service with traditional accoutrements (chopped egg, red onion, chives, creme fraiche, toast) and a bottle of Gramona Imperial Cava. A complimentary Cava toast will be shared with all guests dining through midnight. Monday, 5 – 11 pm; 1810 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.540.4884

Kendall’s Brasserie’s New Year’s Eve

Ring in the new year with French regional favorites by Chef Jean-Pierre. Select from the three or four course options featuring dishes such as the Duck Foie Gras Terrine with fig marmalade and toasted brioche; Pumpkin Ravioli with roasted broccolini, lemon confit, and chives; and Roasted Venison Loin with celery root brandade, red wine poached pear, and green peppercorn poivrade sauce, among many other festively decadent options. $75/three courses, $90/four courses; Monday, 4 – 11 pm; 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Café Pinot’s NYE Specials

Ring in the new year with holiday specials by Executive Chef Phillip Martin. Specials include Oysters in Snow with apple, yuzu, and black pepper; Whole Dungeness Crab Dip in Shell with smoked crème fraiche, tarragon, sunchoke, avocado, chive, corn, and grilled bread; and Crispy Short Rib wit salsify, broccoli, pearl onion, and yuzu hollandaise. Full a la carte menu, champagne, and curated wine pairings also available. Monday, 5: 30 pm; 700 West 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse’s NYE Special

Ring in the new year at Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse with celebratory dry-aged steaks and the best surf and turf in town. Enjoy festive holiday drinks, desserts, and end your night with a toast! A Surf & Turf NYE Special includes a petite filet mignon, lobster tail, JBS potato puree, roasted root vegetables, and sauce au poivre. Full a la carte menu will be available. $72; Monday, 5 – 10 pm; 330 S. Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Patina’s New Year’s Eve Dinner

A luxuriously divine multi-course experience is the ideal way to ring in the new year. Join Patina for an unmatched culinary celebration with four and six course options featuring dishes by Executive Chef Andreas Roller, including the Binchotan Grilled Snake River Farms Wagyu Beef with rib eye, oxtail compote, savoy cabbage, and pommes mousseline; and Butter Poached Main Lobster with Weiser carrot, pommes maxim, and nasturtium. Supplements and wine pairings available. $125/four-courses, $160/six-courses; Monday, first seating: 4 pm, gala seating: 7 pm, final seating: 10 pm; 141 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Skybar @ Mondrian Hotel NYE ’19

This NYE, Skybar at The Mondrian invites you to join in a party with an open bar, live DJ, and more. Before taking your place on the dance floor, grab a few complimentary NYE party favors to make some festive noise and boost the holiday mood. When the much-anticipated midnight arrives, grab a complimentary champagne toast and join the DJ as he leads the whole crowd in a electrifying live countdown to the New Year. Looking to make the night even more special? Indulge in one of Skybar at The Mondrian’s VIP options with swanky table and bottle service, reserved seating, and more deluxe amenities. $114; Monday, 9 pm; Skybar at Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Celestino Ristorante

Executive Chef Calogero Drago invites you to join him at Celestino Ristorante in Pasadena for a special four-course New Year’s Eve menu to ring in 2019. Menu highlights include Risotto con Fave Ricci di Mare, a homemade risotto dish made of Arborio rice with sea urchin and fava beans; the Orecchiette con Ragu’ di Granchio e Gamberetti made with small shell pasta with crab meat and rock shrimp; Farfalle con Salmone Affumicato, Asparagi, Marscapone e Caviale, bowtie pasta with smoked salmon, asparagus, Mascarpone cheese and caviar; Baccala all’Acqua Pazza, fresh cod with lemon capers sauce, olives and potato; and Tartufo di Cedri con Fragole Marinate which is a lemon truffle sorbet served with fresh marinated strawberries. $78; Monday, 5 – 10 pm; 141 South Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91105; 626.795.4006

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Church & State

Church & State will be offering a three-course New Year’s Eve prix-fixe menu created by Executive Chef Tony Esnault.  Menu highlights include the Salad D’Persimmon with mâché, frisée, watercress, cured belly and almonds; Lobster Soup with braised chestnuts, celery, fennel and cognac; Seared Diver Scallops with kumquat, winter citrus, sunchoke and beurre blanc; Beef Tenderloin accompanied by Cippolini onion, marble potato, button mushrooms and Sauce Périgueux; and Nouveau Opera, an almond sponge cake with coffee mousse, Manjari crémeux, Dulcey ganache and hazelnut ice cream. $95, $44/wine pairing; Monday, 5 pm; 1850 Industrial St, Los Angeles, CA 90021; 213.405.1434

New Year’s Eve at Culina

Celebrate with an Italian New Year’s Eve feast at Culina at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Start the evening early with Culina’s Pre-Gala three-course prix-fixe dinner or Chef Luca Moriconi’s New Year’s Eve Gala four-course prix-fixe dinner and then head next door to the Windows Lounge New Year’s Eve Gala! The three-course dinner starts off with a glass of prosecco and menu highlights including Ravioli Con Zucca E Tartufo made of kabocha, squash ravioli, sautéed white and green asparagus, black truffle, and sage; Duo Di Salmone E Polpo, a roasted Scottish salmon, Mediterranean octopus, white bean casserole, Taggiasca Olives, sunflower sprouts and rosemary oil; Millefoglie, a chocolate vanilla Millefoglie served with gold chocolate truffles and raspberry sorbet. The four-course dinner prepared by Chef Luca Moriconi starts with a glass of Champagne. Menu highlights include Burrata E Spinaci made of fresh burrata, spinach flan, green pea gazpacho, aged balsamic, Tuscan EVOO and casarau; Astice E Gnocchetti made of Maine Lobster gnocchi with Prosecco-tomato sauce, premium sturgeon caviar and dill; Guancia Brasata, a chianti braised veal cheek, parsnip purée, glazed baby carrots, and wild mushrooms; Pistacchi E Agrumi which is a pistachio oil cake with a citrus salad and pomegranate gelato. The Windows Lounge New Year’s Eve Gala that includes live entertainment, party favors and Champagne toast at midnight. Monday, 6 – 9 pm: $95/three-course prix-fixe dinner, 8 – 10:30 pm: $150/four-course prix-fixe dinner (with access to the NYE Party), $60/Windows Lounge New Year’s Eve Party: 9 pm – 2 am; 300 South Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.860.4000

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Raymond

Start the New Year’s Eve celebrations early with a five-course prix-fixe dinner! Start the last meal of the year with a Butternut Squash Soup made with Granny Smith apples and crème fraiche, and then the Wild Arugula and Beets Salad served with toasted almonds and blood orange vinaigrette. The First Course offers a choice between the Seared Scallops with roasted cauliflower, cauliflower Nori purée and candied scallops, or the Steak Tartare prepared with pickled shallots, chives and black garlic aioli. The Second Course includes the Roasted Duck Breast served with black rice, fermented figs and brandy jus; the Grilled New York Strip Steak served with root vegetable gratin, fermented shitake and uni cream, or the Pan Seared Salmon accompanied with black garlic polenta, roasted chanterelle and baby kale. Make sure to save room for dessert and savor the Kumquat and Molasses Gelée! $150 (includes a glass of Champagne); Monday, 6 – 8: pm; 1250 South Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136

New Year’s Eve Ball at The Raymond

Ring in the New Year with all-inclusive tray passed appetizers and buffet stations, all-inclusive beverages including specialty cocktails, wine, beer, and a Champagne toast at midnight. Bites include Maple Bourbon Glazed Pork Belly, Mac & Cheese Croquettes, Crab Salad, Salmon Tartare and Crostini-Herb Goat Cheese with Roasted Vegetables. The buffet stations are featuring Shrimp or Carnitas Tacos, Wagyu Beef Sliders, Cauliflower with Romesco Sauce and Charcuterie with Brioche Toast. Desserts include Homemade Cookies, Cake Pops, Churros, Mousse Tarts, Pop Rock Gelée and more. Live Band Marquis & The Rhythm Howlers will get the party started and burlesque dancers will perform throughout the evening. DJ Spinboy will countdown and ring in 2019 with party favors and confetti canons at midnight. $175; Monday, 9 pm – 2 am; 1250 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136

New Year’ Day:

Casita Del Campo’s New Year’s Day Brunch

Indulge after a long celebratory night with the Steak & Eggs made with Mexican-style grilled thinly sliced steak topped with two sunny side up eggs and served with country style potatoes and refried beans, or enjoy the Carnitas, pork simmered in garlic and oranges, chopped and served with guacamole and sour cream, rice and refried beans. All New Year’s Day Brunch Dishes come with a choice of a House Margarita,Bloody Mary or Mimosa all for just $17.95 to keep the fiesta going strong well into the New Year! Tuesday, 11 am – 11 pm; 1920 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323.662.4255

Hangover Brunch at Ray’s

Celebrate the first day of the new year at Ray’s & Stark Bar. Enjoy a festive brunch featuring the exclusive New Year’s Pizza with New Caledonian prawns, pesto Genovese, and tomato confit; or a Croque Monsieur with truffle bechamel, pistachio ham, and aged gruyere. Executive Chef Fernando Darin is here to help cure hangovers with stacks of pancakes and Breakfast Pizza. Full brunch menu will also be available. Tuesday, 11:30 am – 5 pm; 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

New Year’s Brunch at the NoMad Los Angeles
The team will offer a family-style New Year’s Day brunch with the choice of group snacks for the table ranging from The Spread with dips, warm flatbread and raw vegetables to The Detox with chia seed pudding topped with granola and a market-driven fruit plate. (For $15/person, guests can also opt for The Grand Platter with oysters, Pacific snow crab and chilled shrimp with tradition accouterments.) To follow the starters, select individual main courses such as lemon-poppy pancakes with ricotta and blueberries, eggs Benedict with smoked salmon or the breakfast burrito with suckling pig. Sides such as bacon and roasted Brussels sprouts will be served to the table. To complement the prix-fixe meal, bar director Leo Robitschek will offer a one-day only selection of large format drinks alongside their regular cocktail menu. $50; Tuesday, 11 am – 3pm; 249 Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.358.0000
The Henry’s New Year’s Day Brunch

If you’re more of the New Year’s Day Brunch type, The Henry still has you covered. Stop by for a morning latte at the Coffee Bar, which will open at 9 am, or sit down for a boozy brunch. Brunch highlights include the Flower Child Scramble, Rancheros Breakfast Bowl and the Harvest Bowl, plus an array of morning pastries – don’t forget the Bloody Mary and Mimosa! Tuesday, 11 am – 3 pm; 120 N. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch at Culina

Enjoy your favorite breakfast and lunch bites at this New Year’s Day buffet featuring fresh Omelets, Eggs Benedict, made-to-order Belgium Waffles, array of fresh Seafood, assorted Meats and much more will also be available for your brunching pleasure. After enjoying the varied savory dishes, satiate a sweet tooth with a cornucopia of sensational desserts and an array of fresh fruit. Most importantly, many may need to sip your hangover away with Culina’s fresh-squeezed juices and aguas frescas or extend the New Year celebration at the Bottomless Bloody Mary & Michelada station. $55, $24/Bottomless Bloody Mary & Michelada Station; Tuesday, 10 am – 2 pm; 300 South Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.860.4000

Esters’ New Year’s Brunch

Join in a New Year’s Day Boozy Brunch. Share a Mimosa Trio with friends and enjoy Brioche French Toast with seasonal fruit & Bavarian cream, Bagels & Lox with all the fixings like cucumber dill yogurt, red onion, capers & lemon, plus more. Tuesday, 10 am – 2: 30 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Bottomless Mimosas at The Waterfront

On New Year’s Day, The Waterfront will be all about beer, football and all-day brunch with dishes like the Waterfront Burrito and Salmon Benedict. The new Venice Boardwalk restaurant will also debut $15 bottomless mimosas, to be offered daily from 10 am – noon. Tuesday, brunch: 10 am – 3 pm; 205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA: 424.309.5331

Bloody Marys at Viviane

To recover on New Year’s Day, Viviane will offering a poolside build-your-own Bloody Mary bar to ease the inevitable hangover. Viviane will also offer a grand buffet instead of a typical brunch menu. $55; Tuesday, 7 am – 3 pm; Avalon Hotel, 9400 W. Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA; 310.407.7791

Le Petit Paris’ New Year’s Brunch

Celebrate with a buffet brunch on New Year’s Day! Enjoy a carving station, egg station, salads, desserts, and more. $69; Tuesday, 10:30 am – 2:45 pm; 418 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Black-Eyed Peas Special at Spoonfed

Spoonfed chef Sergio Preciado serves up a modern take on a Southern Black-Eyed Pea dish that brings good fortune. Three “lucky” ingredients—black-eyed peas for pennies, leafy greens for dollars, and pork for progress—are combined to make a special exclusively available on New Year’s Day: Black Eyed Pea, Smoked Pork and Black Tuscan Kale Hash with Poached Eggs topped with Charmoula. The restaurant’s regular comfort-food menu will be available as well. Tuesday, 9 am – 11 pm; 959 Seward St, Hollywood, CA; 323.347.7000




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