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New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles: Where to Dine, Celebrate, and Nurse Your New Year’s Day Hangover

Looking for a spot to ring in the New Year? Lucky for you, L.A. is full of places to bid farewell to 2022, including special dinners, parties, fireworks, champagne toasts, and the hair of the dog New Year’s Day hangover specials. So grab your sparklers, party hats, and dancing shoes, because 2023 is coming, and we’ve put together a guide of New Year’s Eve happenings around Los Angeles.

Grab your sparklers, party hats, and dancing shoes, because 2023 is coming, and we've put together a guide of New Year's Eve happenings around Los Angeles.
Grab your sparklers, party hats, and dancing shoes, because 2023 is coming, and we’ve put together a guide of New Year’s Eve happenings around Los Angeles.

1 Pico (Shutters On the Beach)

Celebrate the holidays at Shutters On the Beach. The luxury Santa Monica hotel’s signature restaurant 1 Pico is offering a fine dining experience for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.458.0030

  • (12/31): Say goodbye to 2022 with a special prix fix menu of Thai Prawns, Seared Nantucket Scallops, Hudson Valley Duck Leg Confit, Vegan Risotto, and more. $160, 12/31, 5:30
  • (12/31): The 2nd seating features the same mouthwatering menu at a later time. $220, 12/31, 8:30 pm
  • (1/1): Spend New Year’s Day celebrating with a delicious prix fix brunch menu from Chef Sean Runyon. Highlights include the Steak, Egg & Truffle Omelette, Caviar Scramble, Black Truffle Carbonara, and more. $95; 1/1. 11:00 am – 3:00 pm


Welcome the New Year at A.O.C with a delicious 4-course meal from Chef Suzanne Goin and a specially curated wine pairing by Caroline Styne. Highlights include American Caviar with Buckwheat Blinis, Beet Tartare with Fuerte Avocado, Dungeness Crab Fritters, Spanish Fried Chicken, Balsamic-Glazed Brussels Sprouts, Squid Ink Gnocchi With Prawns, Soft Polenta with Wild Mushrooms, Bluenose Bass, Lamb Chops with Flageolet Gratin, Hanger Steak with Red Wine Butter, a Three Cheese Plate, Salted Caramel Panna Cotta, and Crème Fraîche Cheesecake. $155, +$50 (wine pairing); 12/31, 5:30 pm; Brentwood and West Hollywood locations

Arth Bar + Kitchen

Culver City’s modern Indian eatery Arth Bar + Kitchen is ringing in the New Year with a New Year’s Eve Dinner Celebration. 9531 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232; 424.603.4155

  •  (12/31): The NYE Celebration features their signature menu of Small Plates, Tandoor Starters, Entrées, Handcrafted Tandoor Breads, Accompaniments, Rice, and Desserts, along with Party Favors, and a performance by DJ Bains! Various prices; 12/31, 5 – 10:00 pm
  • (1/1): Celebrate New Year’s Day with family and friends at Arth Bar + Kitchen. In addition to the signature menu, the restaurant will also be crafting their full list of cocktails including their special Old Monk’s Manhattan made of Old Monk Spiced Indian Rum, banana liqueur, cinnamon infused vermouth, vanilla liqueur, walnut bitters, and garnished with a torched cinnamon stick, making this a perfect way to welcome 2023! Various prices; 1/1, 5 – 10:00 pm

Avec Nous (L’Ermitage Beverly Hills)

Bring in 2023 at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills’ signature restaurant, Avec Nous. For the New Year’s menu, guests will dine on a special 4-course meal including a choice of appetizer – either Shrimp Toast with Friese and Lemon Flavors; or Younge Lettuces with Toasted Walnuts, Lemon Zest and Honey Walnut Vinaigrette. The choice of mains includes Scallops with Cannellini Beans, Lobster and Wild Bay; or Ribeye Steak with Sprouting Broccoli, Roasted Fingerlings, Black Truffle and Bone Marrow Sauce. Choice of Dessert includes Strawberry Lemonade Tarte with Meringue and Mint; or Chocolate with Cherry, Hazelnut and Coffee. There is also the option to add 30 G Regiis Ova Osetra Caviar and Oysters (various prices).  $175 and +$125 (Option to add free-flowing Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label); 12/31, 5- 11:00 pm; 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.278.3344

Bar Moruno

Bar Moruno will have a few special à la carte menu items for New Year’s Eve including Prime Rib, Yorkshire Pudding, Brown Gravy, Half Roast Duck, Duck Fat Toasty Bread, Honey/Citrus/Chili Sauce; and Buckwheat Blinis, Creme Fraiche, Caviar, Dill and Shaved OnionsVarious prices; 12/31, 5 – 10:45 pm (last seating); 3705 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323.546.0505

Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex is ringing in the New Year with two dinner seatings. The 1st seating is for an à la carte dinner of the restaurant’s signature menu. Various prices with a $20 deposit required to reserve your seat; 12/31, 6 – 7:30 pm. The 2nd seating is for a prix fixe menu that comes with an open bar option for. Guests can expect a live DJ, party favors, and a special champagne toast at midnight. $135 and +$90 (open bar); 12/31, 9:00 pm; 1615 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.676.8880

Beachside Restaurant & Bar (Jamaica Bay Inn)

Ring in 2023 by the marina at Jamaica Bay Inn’s Beachside Restaurant & Bar! Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve menu with one of the best fireworks shows in the harbor. The hotel patio is the perfect spot to watch and celebrate with a champagne toast. Menu highlights include Main Lobster Linguine, Roasted Half Chicken, and Chocolate Mango Mousse. $75; 12/31, 4 – 10:00 pm, 9:00 pm (fireworks); 4175 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.823.5333

Ring in 2023 by the marina at Jamaica Bay Inn's Beachside Restaurant & Bar! Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve menu with one of the best fireworks shows in the harbor. The hotel patio is the perfect spot to watch and celebrate with a champagne toast.
Ring in 2023 by the marina at Jamaica Bay Inn’s Beachside Restaurant & Bar! Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve menu with one of the best fireworks shows in the harbor. The hotel patio is the perfect spot to watch and celebrate with a champagne toast.

The Belvedere (The Peninsula Beverly Hills)

Ring in the New Year at The Peninsula Beverly Hills. The shimmering celebration features a dance floor, DJ, professional dancers, live performances, and a Champagne toast. The Peninsula Beverly Hills – 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Ground Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.975.2736

  • The 1st seating includes 3-courses, such as the Raw & Cooked Salad, Salt Dough Baked Rutabaga, and Pear Belle Helene. $185; 12/31, 5:30 pm
  • The 2nd seating is for those looking to dine and dance! This seating will include a 4-course dinner and access to the Disco Ball. Highlights by Michelin Star Chef, Ralph Schlegel, include Arborio Risotto, Half Lobster, and Walnut Shell Smoked Beef Tenderloin. After dinner, guests can dance the night away under shimmering disco balls at the ’70s-themed party. From glitter to glam, guests are encouraged to dress up in their boldest looks from the disco era and enjoy unique amenities. $385; 12/31, 8:30 pm

Benny Boy Brewing

Spend NYE partying at Benny Boy Brewing’s No Reservations NYE, and then return the next day for a Hangover Pajama NY Day Brunch! 1821 Daly St, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Spend NYE partying at Benny Boy Brewing's No Reservations NYE, and then return the next day for a Hangover Pajama NY Day Brunch!
Spend NYE partying at Benny Boy Brewing’s No Reservations NYE, and then return the next day for a Hangover Pajama NY Day Brunch!
  • (12/31): Ring in the New Year with sounds by DJ Chrissy Chriiis and DJ Big Spin, a sparkling cider toast when the ball drops, wood fired pizza by Quarantine Pizza Co., and an oyster & caviar bar by Perlitas Oysters. Dress fancy or cozy! Free entry; 12/31, 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
  • (1/1): Roll up in PJs for $2 off pints and be comforted by a special brunch menu from Correa’s Market including breakfast burritos, mariscos, micheladas, and cider mimosas. Free entry; 1/1, 12 – 10:00 pm;

BG Beverly Hills

This New Year’s Eve come celebrate at BG in Beverly Hills for a NYE Burlesque Dinner featuring Miss Marquez! With a powerhouse team including Nerano’s Executive Chef Michele Lisi, Bar Director Jacki Smith, and Wine Director David Gary, BG’s NYE Burlesque Dinner with Miss Marquez will showcase Executive Chef Michele Lisi’s Signature Menu, Jacki Smith’s Craft Cocktails, Select Wines curated by David Gary and a speakeasy vibe that reminds one of 1923 as we ring in 2023! Various prices; 12/31, 5 – 10:30 pm; 9960 S. Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 424.332.0439

Birdie G’s

This New Year’s Eve, head to Birdie G’s for a semi-fancy à la carte dinner of decadent Lobster Newberg, California Osetra Caviar with potato waffles & “semi-traditional accoutrements,” Pacific Oysters on the half-shell, Prime Bone-In Ribeye Steak Frites, and champagne! Various prices; 12/31, 5 – 9:30 pm; 2421 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.310.3616

BOA Steakhouse (Manhattan Beach)

Ring in the New Year with class in Manhattan’s Beach newest restaurant, BOA Steakhouse. Located minutes from the beach, the high-end steakhouse’s intimate open-air patio and 12-seat bar is the ideal space for friends and family to countdown the new year. Enjoy a 4-course meal with offerings such as Roasted Beets and Burrata or Chilled Saffron Prawns for the first course, followed with a choice of Roast New Zealand Lamb, or a Seared Duck Breast as the main course. Guests can toast to the night with champagne and sparklers while indulging in BOA’s Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta dessert with mixed berries and citrus crumble! $125; 12/31, Please contact BOA for hours; 3110 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.683.4080

Toast to the New Year at Manhattan’s Beach newest restaurant, BOA Steakhouse.
Toast to the New Year at Manhattan’s Beach newest restaurant, BOA Steakhouse.

Café Gratitude(Venice, Larchmont, Art’s District)

Kick off the New Year strong with rejuvenation at one of our favorite plant-based restaurants, Café Gratitude. This Angeleno hot spot offers plenty of nutritional dishes created by Executive Chef Dreux Ellis that’ll have guests feeling grateful at every bite. Guests can opt for the savory Machaca Mexican Breakfast Hash ($16.75) made with mushroom carnitas and tofu scramble, the refreshingly clean Pumfu Greek salad ($18.75), or go sweet with Belgian Oat Waffle & Berries ($17). Pair your meal with a drink from Café Gratitude’s new beverage program, such as the Gratitude Fiero Spritz ($13) or the Limonata Spritz ($12), a light and bubbly sip with white wine and their housemade sparkling lemonade. Various prices; 1/1; Various hours and locations

Caldo Verde (Downtown L.A. Proper)

Celebrate the New Year in DTLA with a luxurious multi-course pre-fixe menu in the Downtown L.A. Proper’s signature restaurant, Caldo Verde. A perfectly festive and memorable evening lies ahead with a robust selection of seasonally inspired dishes such as Diver Scallops, Duck Breast and Westholme Wagyu Sirloin, boutique wines and a midnight champagne toast to the sounds of a live jazz band. 12/31, $120; 5 – 7:30 pm (1st seating) and $160; 8:30 – 10:00 pm (2nd seating); Downtown L.A. Proper – 1100 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.806.1010

Cara Cara (Downtown L.A. Proper) 

Cara Cara’s DTLA panoramic rooftop experience is fabulous and the perfect place to welcome the New Year. Choose from dining on a pre-fixe meal or mingling at the lounge with a cocktail as you take in the city views, and open-air DJ sessions, and celebrate 2023 with a midnight toast. $80 (Entry with standing room at cocktail tables on the lower deck, passed hors d’oeuvres and a midnight champagne toast) and $125 (fully seated, pre-fixe dinner); 12/31, 9:00 pm – 1:00 am; Downtown L.A. Proper – 1100 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.806.1010

Cara Cara's DTLA panoramic rooftop experience is fabulous, and the perfect place to welcome the New Year. Photo Credit: The Ingalls
Cara Cara’s DTLA panoramic rooftop experience is fabulous, and the perfect place to welcome the New Year. Photo Credit: The Ingalls


The critically-acclaimed Southeast Asian brasserie is doing their annual New Year’s Eve multi-course family-style dinner. The celebration features beloved classics (Organic Chickpea Curry, Whole Grilled Sea Bass) alongside brand-new specials like Vietnamese-Cajun Crawfish Spring Rolls with pickled mustard greens, bamboo shoots, Bibb lettuce, herbs & fish sauce, Honey Walnut Maitake Mushrooms with apples & spiced walnuts, Wok-Tossed Black Pepper Udon & Braised Lamb Shank Ragu with Phú Quốc Island black peppercorns, scallions & herbs, plus more. To drink, there are specialty cocktails like Here’s To Next Year with vodka, lemon, lychee & Prosecco, and Parisian-themed wine flights. Cassia’s also sharing a photo booth with Esters across the hall from 7 – 10:00 pm. A limited à la carte menu will be served at the bar. $95; 12/31, 5:00 pm (last seating is at 10:30 pm); 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.6699


Hilltop oasis Castaway is saying goodbye to 2022. For New Year’s Eve, guests can enjoy a five-course menu, a glass of midnight champagne and panoramic views of the firework show over the Burbank skyline! With the option of two seating’s that evening, guest can either reserve a table at 6:30 pm for $150 (patio table) or $180 (window seat), and at 9:30 pm for $150 (patio table) or $180 (window seat). 12/31; 1250 E. Harvard Rd., Burbank, CA 91510; 818.848.6691

Celestino Ristorante

Executive Chef and Owner Calogero Drago knows how to celebrate New Year’s Eve and this year is no exception at Celestino Ristorante! The last meal of 2022 is going to be everything one could wish for and more with Celestino Ristorante’s New Year’s Eve Specials Menu or guests can enjoy any of the delectable dishes from Celestino Ristorante’s Sicilian Signature Dinner Menu complimented by a Specialty Cocktail, Bottle of Wine, or Champagne from Celestino Ristorante’s award-winning Wine List. As Chef Calogero Drago likes to say, “Life is beautiful!” and his menu will make you feel jubilant and ready to welcome 2023! Various prices; 12/31, 4:30 – 10:00 pm141 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA, 91105; 626.795.4006

Chao Krung

Chao Krung launches a new monthly Thai tasting menu on NYE! Chef Amanda Maneesilasan will serve a special tasting menu called Sum Rup, inspired by a complete Thai meal that includes several sweet and spicy dishes, condiments, and rice. The NYE tasting features a multi-course pre-fixe menu including new takes on classic Thai dishes like Oxtail Mussaman, and Kaeng Som Kung Sod (Tamarind & Galanga Soup with Shrimp). This culinary event will also take place on the third Thursday of each month in 2023. $75 and +$40 (wine pairing); 12/31, 5:30 pm; 111 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.939.8361

The Colony Club (Colony Palms Hotel)

The countdown to New Year’s Eve is on at The Colony Club in Palm Springs as Executive Chef Michael is celebrating with three New Year’s Eve Specials featuring Ocean Trout Caviar with Potato Latkes with a hard cooked egg, crème fraiche and Chives, Honey Baked Pork Loin Ham served with roasted Brussels sprouts, pineapple compote, and natural Jus, and Ginger Toffee Pudding Cake with market apples, and whipped crème fraiche. Each New Year’s Eve Special can be enjoyed with one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, glass, or bottle of Champagne, or Red, White or Rosé Wine from The Colony Club’s award-winning Wine List. Ring in the first day of the New Year by enjoying Executive Chef Michael Hung’s innovative California Fare for Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner this New Year’s Day. Guests of The Colony Club can dine inside the main dining room while enjoying the modern take on Art Deco glamour or enjoy the warm breezes while dining al fresco poolside with a stunning view of the mountains while sipping one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted CocktailsMimosasMicheladasBloody Marys or savoring some Champagne, Red, White or Rosé wine from The Colony Club’s award-winning Wine List. Various prices; 12/31, 5:30 – 9:30 pm and 1/1, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm; 572 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262; 760.969.1818

Crossroads Kitchen

This New Year’s Eve, beloved plant-based destination, Crossroads Kitchen, offers a special tasting menu at their Melrose and Calabasas locations. The celebratory 6-course feast includes dishes such as Kelp Caviar with Potato Rosti, Chestnut Foie Gras, Baby Beet Salad and a choice of Eggplant Short Rib or Porcini Tortelli, both of which are studded with black winter truffles. For dessert, guests have the option between Sorbet or Chocolate Cake with pomegranate coulis and rice puff crunch. Various prices; 12/31, 5 – 10:00 pm; 8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.782.9245


Celebrate the New Year at West Hollywood hot spot Delilah. The sexy lounge features live performances, surprise acts, tasty food, celebrity sightings and two NYE seatings. $200; 12/31, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm and $300 (includes a bottle of champagne for every 6 guests); 12/31, 8:30 pm; 7969 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046; 323.745.0600

Drago Centro

Come ring in 2023 at Drago Centro in DTLA this New Year’s Eve, as owner and Executive Chef Celestino Drago prepares a special CENA DI SAN SILVESTRO(New Year’s Eve) Six-Course Tasting Menu including Kanpachi, Cipolle Fritte, Capperi, Peperoncino, Gel Fluido al Limone, Kanpachi, fried onions, capers, chili, and lemon fluid gelTorta di Granchio Dungeness, Peperoni Piquillo, Rucola, Remoulade, made with Dungeness crab cake, piquillo peppers, arugula, and remouladePasta Mista, Langostino, Americaine, a mixed pasta, langostino, and Americaine, Branzino Cileno, Gnocchi, Pomodoro Cimelio, Scampi, Chilean sea bass, gnocchi, heirloom tomato, and scampi, Kagoshima A5 NY, Patate Affumicate, Salsa al Rosmarino e Pepe, Kagoshima A5 NY Wagyu smoked potato, with a rosemary peppercorn sauce, and Torta Cassata Siciliana Sfera, a sphere Sicilian cassata cake for dessert. Guests can also enjoy a Specialty Cocktail, Wines by the Glass, and Wines & Champagne by the Bottle from Drago Centro’s award-winning wine list. So come celebrate, toast, and cheer the New Year at Drago Centro! $200; 12/31, 5 – 10:00 pm; 525 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071; 213.228.8998

El Granjero Cantina

Come celebrate Nochevieja or Año Nuevo at El Granjero Cantina while enjoying some of the best people watching at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles. Executive Chef Jenni Sklar serves up her innovative Mexican menu showcasing Antojitos (Snacks), Ensaladas (Salad), Quesadillas featuring the HIBISCUS made with sauteed hibiscus flowers, onion and cheese, Tacos, Los Tazones (Bowls), Burritos, Acompanantes (Sides), and Dessert. El Granjero Cantina will also be showcasing their full beverage menu that includes Wine, Beer, Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Soft Drinks, Espresso, Tea, Specialty List of Tequilas y Mezcal, Mezcal List and Specialty Cocktails created by Tobin Shea including the Classic MargaritaEGC Old FashionedRasp-Hib Cocktail (with tequila, italicus, raspberry hibiscus tea, lime and soda), Paloma, and much, much more! Various prices; 12/31, 11:30 am – 9:30 pm and 1/1, 10:00 am – 8:30 pm; The Original Farmers Market – 6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA  90036; 323.879.9324

Emilia Ristorante

Grab your sparklers and stroll over to Emilia Ristorante this New Year’s Eve and sip a Sparkling Wine while savoring Emilia Ristorante’s signature menu featuring Al Centro Tavola (Something to Share), Insalate (Salads), Paste & Risotto, I Secondi (Main Dish), I Contorni (Sides), and Desserts. Each dish can be perfectly paired with a White Wine, Rosé, or Red Wine from Emilia Ristorante’s award-winning Wine List. Then roll out of bed and into 2023 by heading to Emilia Ristorante for Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch on New Year’s Day! Enjoy the Uova in Camicia, two organic poached eggs served over sautéed jumbo green asparagus, topped with smoked Guanciale Hollandaise sauce and sliced Parmigiano-Reggiano cheeseFocaccia da Colazione, flatbread with smoked mozzarella, sliced tomato and crispy Guanciale, topped with a sunny-side-up egg, arugula and sliced Parmigiano, Quiche agli Asparagi e Provolonetraditional Italian-quiche puff pastry with Fontina cheese and asparagus, served with an organic mixed-green salad, Toast Francese, French toast topped with mixed berries, served with organic maple syrup, Salmone Affumicato, King salmon plate, softened cream cheese, topped with shred hard boiled eggs, diced red onion, chives, crispy capers, served with toasted sourdough bread, and much more. Various prices; 12/31, 5 – 10:00 pm and 1/1, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, and 5 – 10:00 pm; 8500 Burton Way, Los Angeles, CA  90048; 424.999.4755


Feast and dance the end-of-year away at Los Feliz’s very own contemporary-Mexican restaurant, Encanto. With a focus on La Cocina Mexicana, Encanto will offer its classic menu offerings and undergo a transformation into a New Year’s Eve dance party with decorations and a DJ. Various prices; 12/31, 4:00 pm – 12:00 (kitchen closes) and 10:00 pm – 2:00 am (DJ); 2121 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323.741.1040

With a focus on La Cocina Mexicana, Encanto will offer its classic menu offerings like this Sea Bass, in addition to a transformation into a New Year’s Eve dance party with decorations and a DJ.
With a focus on La Cocina Mexicana, Encanto will offer its classic menu offerings like this Sea Bass, in addition to a transformation into a New Year’s Eve dance party with decorations and a DJ.


The wine shop & bar is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner and New Year’s Day brunch! 1314 Seventh St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.6900

  • (12/31): On New Year’s Eve, the wine shop & bar is encouraging guests to don fancy, Black Tie attire. They’re sharing a photo booth in the hall with Cassia from 7 – 10:00 pm., and will have luxurious specials like Tsar Nicoulai Caviar with blinis & all the accoutrements, Handmade Pasta with truffles, Fourny Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature Champagne by-the-glass, and of course, plenty of bubbly. Reservations encouraged, but walk-ins welcome. 12/31, 4:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • (1/1): On New Year’s Day, work off the hangover during Weekend Brunch with Shakshuka, a Soft Scramble Plate featuring crispy prosciutto, roasted potatoes & country sourdough toast, Mimosas with bottomless orange juice and Bloody Marys. 1/1, 12 – 4:00 pm

Georgia’s Restaurant

Enjoy Southern comfort food for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at SoCal soul food eatery, Georgia’s Restaurant. Various prices

  • (12/31): Prosperity Meal! Make your last meal of 2022 memorable and set the stage for a prosperous New Year! Did you know that in the South, Black-Eyed Peas and Collard Greens symbolize wealth? Even folks who aren’t from the South go all in on eating a New Year’s Eve Prosperity Meal featuring Black-Eyed PeasLeafy Collard Greens and Cornbread for good luck on New Year’s Eve, giving you everything you need to welcome wealth: Pennies, Dollars & Gold. Come ring in 2023 right at Georgia’s Restaurant’s at the Anaheim Packing House and Long Beach Exchange on New Year’s Eve to be sure that wealth and prosperity come your way! 12/31, 11:00 am – 9:30 pm; 440 South Anaheim Boulevard #209A, Anaheim, CA  92805; 714.906.1900 and 11:00 am – 8:30 pm; 4101 McGowen Street, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637
  • (1/1): Come celebrate New Year’s Day with a Boozy Brunch at Georgia’s Restaurant at the Long Beach Exchange as they are kicking-off 2023 with a Southern “Soul-delicious” Brunch all day long! Share savories such as the Fried Egg Sandwich, the Sausage, Bacon and Eggs, or Co-Owner Nika Shoemaker-Machado’s personal favorite, the hearty Steak and Eggs. For those that love a sweet start to their day, there is Grilled French Toast made the old-fashioned way and topped with powdered sugar and strawberries, the Cinnamon Apple Waffle topped with warm sautéed apples in a finger-licking cinnamon syrup, and a dollop of whipped cream, and the mouthwatering Chicken and WafflesSoul-delicious Southern staples also include the Fish & Grits or the classic Shrimp & Grits, and the vegetarian friendly Mardi Gras Omelet. Don’t forget the selection of thirst-quenching beverages is also available including Mimosas, Signature Peach and Seasonal Sangria, wines by the glass or bottle, craft bottled beers, and craft cocktails. 1/1, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm; 4101 McGowen Street, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637

Gracias Madre West Hollywood

Plant-based favorite Gracias Madre welcomes you to a New Year’s Eve party, and New Year’s Day brunch! 8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.978.2170

  • (12/31): Gracias Madre’s beautiful, bright and airy space in West Hollywood will transform into an unforgettable New Year’s Eve party filled with dancing in the moonlight, a DJ, imaginative plant-based dishes, photo booth, and a celebratory champagne toast to ring in the new year. To dine, guests can expect Executive Chef Diana Briscoe’s plant-forward Mexican dinner favorites along with her New Year’s Eve specials including Ensalada de Persimmons (Lemon Roasted Butternut Squash, Cashew Queso Fresco, Pepitas, Oro Blanco, Arugula, Balsamic Reduction, Fresh Basil, Pomegranate, Lemon Vinaigrette $18), Enchiladas Suizas con Salsa de Trufas (Flour Tortillas, filled with Porcini, Oyster and Shitaki Mushrooms, Mozzarella, and Roasted Garlic Spinach, Served With Sweet Potato Puree, Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom Gravy $25), and festive cocktails. Reservations strongly encouraged. 12/31, 9:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • (1/1-1/2): For Angelenos looking to keep the New Year party going, Gracias Madre has extended brunch to Monday including new plant-based brunch favorites such as the Cazuela De Calabacitas ($20) housemade frittata, made with zucchini, tomato, onion, jalapeno, cashew mozzarella, chipotle salsa, black beans, corn tortillas, or the Crepas Mexicanas ($17) housemade crepes, made with strawberries, bananas, chocolate hazelnut spread, whipped coconut cream, and more! Don’t forget to pair these dishes with Bottomless Mimosas ($30/person) or a House Michelada ($15). Reservations are encouraged; 1/1 – 1/2, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm


Get ready for a very Happy New Year and head to Hank’s at Palisades Village to raise a glass and do an NYE East Coast Toast! Come celebrate during the day while enjoying a very happy New Year’s Eve Brunch or savor Executive Chef Isaias Peña’s Signature Menu featuring elevated American classic Appetizers, Seasonal Salads, Flatbreads, Burgers including Chef Peña’s award-wining Hank’s Double Diamond Burger, Sandwiches, Signature Dishes, Sides, and Desserts. Guests can also toast to 2023 with one (two, or three) Hank’s Tableside Martinis, Coravin poured Wines by the Glass, Draft or Bottled Beers, Boozy Shakes or Floats to make sure you are ringing in this New Year just right! Get ready to make your first New Year resolution and head to Hank’s at Palisades Village! Enjoy a New Year’s Day Brunch celebration showcasing MimosasBloody MarysTableside Martinis, and Executive Chef Isaias Peña’s Brunch Menu featuring his New York Steak and EggsThe #77 BurritoOmeletteStrawberry WafflesShrimp & PolentaEggs BenedictAvocado ToastHuevos Rancheros, and Hank’s Classic Breakfast to make sure to toast and ring in the New Year just right! Various prices; 12/31, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm and 1/1, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm; 1033 N. Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA  90272; 424.363.7166


New Year’s Eve is the perfect reason to find a best-in-class, memorable dining experience to send off the year. Long Beach’s zero-waste fine dining concept Heritage is offering a 6-course prix-fixe dinner featuring Grilled Mushroom Tartlett, Ember Roasted Beets, Cast Iron Cannonball Cabbage, choice of all-natural Prime Short Rib or Wild Striped Bass, Mont Blanc, and Mignardise. Heritage offers an intimate atmosphere in a historic craftsman house that turned 100 years old this year. To preserve the integrity and consistency behind every seasonal, carefully designed dish, Heritage politely declines modifications. $95; 12/31, 2032 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA 90804;

Hotel Casa del Mar

To ring in 2023, grab your nearest and dearest for a dazzling bash sponsored by Pommery Champagne at oceanside Hotel Casa del Mar. Enjoy a late-night festive dinner seating with access to an epic after party featuring live music from the Cardinal Gold band late into the night and into the New Year. The perfect option to celebrate 2023! 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.581.5533

  • 2nd Seating: 4-course dinner, 3 premium drinks, champagne toast, complimentary parking, party favors. $650 (per couple); 12/31, 8:30 pm – 1:00 am
  • Terrazza Celebration: Your ticket includes 3 drinks, a midnight toast, and late nite bites. $190+; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

I|O Rooftop (The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood)

This New Year’s Eve party at the largest rooftop venue in Hollywood. I|O Rooftop atop the recently opened Godfrey Hotel Hollywood, invites you to a “Black & Gold” Party with food stations and live DJ duo Red Cup Nation. Dress to impress! $75(general admission), $175(open bar), with private tables also available for purchase; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood – 1400 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90026; 323.762.1000

KA’TEEN (Tommie Hollywood)

Ring in the New Year at KA’TEEN, Chef Wes Avila’s Yucatan-inspired oasis in the heart of Hollywood’s Vinyl District. To celebrate, KA’TEEN will be offering specials including Lobster Tacos with caviar, hoja santa aioli, charred salsa and avocadoBone Marrow Mole with mole negro, fried shallots and tortillas; and a 32oz. Tomahawk Steak served with roasted garlic fingerling potatoes and tortillas. The Jungle Margarita, a festive take on a prickly pear margarita, and the All That Glitters, a gin and Aperol cocktail topped with sparkling rosé, will be on offer as well. KA’TEEN’s à la carte menu of ceviches, tacos, large format offerings and fresh fruit cocktails will also be available. Various prices; 12/31, 6 – 10:00 pm; Tommie Hollywood – 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; Cover Photo Credit: Michael Mundy

Ring in the New Year at KA'TEEN, Chef Wes Avila's Yucatan-inspired oasis in the heart of Hollywood’s Vinyl District. Photo Credit: Michael Mundy
Ring in the New Year at KA’TEEN, Chef Wes Avila’s Yucatan-inspired oasis in the heart of Hollywood’s Vinyl District. Photo Credit: Michael Mundy

Lady Byrd Cafe

Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park is hosting an exclusive New Year’s Eve Dinner, featuring a specially crafted menu from Chef Gabriel Cappelli. Hailing from New Haven, Connecticut, and a graduate of The French Culinary Institute in New York, Chef Gabriel has spent the last 11 years living in Los Angeles, opening restaurants and orchestrating experiential dining events. His cooking style has a farm-to-table approach, with many of his flavors stemming from both Persian and southern Italian cuisine inspired by his Sicilian-American mother, who was born and raised in Iran with her siblings before the revolution. For one night only, there will be a curated menu featuring an appetizer, entree, and dessert with an optional wine pairing for an experience that is quintessentially Los Angeles. $68 and $90 (with wine pairing); 12/31, Please contact the restaurant for seating times; 2100 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323.922.1006

LAVO Ristorante

LAVO Ristorante is offering several options to ring in the New Year. 9201 Sunset Blvd Suite 100, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.817.6441

Lemon Grove (The Aster)

Celebrate the New Year at Lemon Grove, the signature restaurant at private members’ club and hotel, The Aster. The restaurant is hosting special New Year’s Eve dinner and New Year’s Day buffet.1717 Vine St., Floor 6, Los Angeles, CA 90028

  • (12/31): Ring in the New Year with a special prix-fixe menu including Apricot Royale and Roasted Prime New York Strip Steak. New Years Eve diners will be given the opportunity to join The Aster’s festivities for the evening, which will include a DJ and champagne toast for those looking to dance – and a sound bath with meditation for those looking to ring in the new year in a calmer manner. $125; 12/31, 6 – 8:00 pm (1st seating) and 8:30 – 11:00 pm (2nd seating)
  • (1/1): Lemon Grove is serving a special New Year’s Day buffet brunch including Scrambled Eggs, Huevos Rancheros, Five Spiced French Toast, Chicken Sausage, Sunrise Potatoes, and more. $70; 1/1, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lillies (The Culver Hotel)

Ring in the New Year at the Culver Hotel, with an indulgent prix-fixe menu served at two seating times. The celebratory spread features a roster of classics with a twist, including Caviar and Chips, mini Lobster Rolls, Steak Tartare, Filet Mignon, Truffle Baked Potatoes and Strawberry Shortcake Profiteroles, along with Lillie’s specialty cocktails, champagnes and natural and biodynamic wines. Continue the celebration into the night with live music until late in the Grand Lobby. $125; 12/31, 5 – 7:00 pm (1st seating) and $175; 12/31, 9 – 10:00 pm (2nd seating); The Culver Hotel – 9400 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

Little Dom’s

Start your new year off right with New Year’s Day dining at Los Feliz Italian food institution, Little Dom’s. The beloved restaurant is offering a flavorful and festive New Year’s Day menu of Rice Grits & Calabrese Fried Eggs and French Toast Souffle. In honor of executive chef and New Orleans-native Brandon Boudet, Little Dom’s will be serving a Black-Eyed Peas & Grill Andouille with Braised Greens dish to wish luck and good wealth for guests in the new year! A selection of Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Spritzers and other brunch-inspired cocktails will also be available. Various prices; 12/31, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm; 2128 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323.661.0055


Luminarias will ring in the New Year by offering two delectable and shareable specials alongside their à  la carte menu items. The Arroz Meloso for Two ($64) features shrimp, mahi mahi anticuchero, creamy cilantro rice, cornbread migas and garlic aioli. The Caviar Frites ($19) consist of crispy Yukon gold fries topped with caviar, vodka crème fraiche and ranch. Guests will also be served a complimentary glass of champagne upon entry. 12/31, 4 – 9:00 pm; 3500 W. Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754; 323.268.4177

Meat On Ocean

Kick off your New Year’s Eve in Santa Monica with Meat on Ocean’s celebratory 4-course, pre-fixe menu! Guests can choose from a selection of standout items such as Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce, Roasted Beet Salad with Humboldt Fog cheese“Steak Oscar” Filet Mignon with asparagus, jumbo lump crab, & béarnaise sauce, and Pistachio Crème Brûlée with bitter chocolate & candied pistachios. $135 and +$50 (wine pairing); 12/31, Please contact Meat On Ocean for hours; 1501 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.773.3366

Kick off your New Year’s Eve in Santa Monica with Meat on Ocean’s celebratory 4-course, pre-fixe menu!
Kick off your New Year’s Eve in Santa Monica with Meat on Ocean’s celebratory 4-course, pre-fixe menu!

Milo + Olive

Milo + Olive welcome you to usher in the New Year with an  à la carte dinner including Delicata Squash & Speck Ham Pizza, Baked Casarecce with wagyu beef ‘nduja, Garlic Knots and a bunch of fun specials! Various prices; 12/31, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776

Mi Piace

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Italian-style at Mi Piace. Various prices; 25 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.795.3131

  • (12/31) Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a decadent Italian feast, with Live Music, Party Favors, and a Champagne Toast at Mi Piace! Guests will enjoy Executive Chef Gil Saulnier’s Mi Piace Signature Menu & Specials with items such as the Ravioli con Salsiccia, Grilled Double Lamb Chops, or the decadent Spaghetti Aragosta comprised of sautéed diced lobster tail tossed with spaghetti in a San Marzano smokey chipotle cream sauce. Indulge in Mi Piace’s decadent Desserts such as the Midnight Fantasy, a chocolate cake with Swiss bittersweet chocolate fudge and raspberry puréeTiramisu, or New York Cheesecake. Raise a glass as you ring in 2022 by pairing these delicious dishes with any one of Mi Piace’s award-winning wines or try Mi Piace’s Ciao Bello cocktail comprised of Borghetti Espresso Liqueur, Galliano Liqueur, almond milk, and espresso and then head over to the Mi Piace Lounge for Live Music from 10:00 pm – 1:00 am with Party Favors, countdown to the New Year, and a Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight as guests can dance the night away! 12/31, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, 5 – 11:00 pm, and the Lounge – 11:00 am – 1:30 am
  • (1/1): Welcome 2023 by watching the iconic 2022 Tournament of Roses Parade and then head to Pasadena favorite, Mi Piace! This iconic Italian eatery opens its doors to all parade-goers for a festive day welcoming the New Year! Being that New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day, it is only right to kick things off by enjoying a Mi Piace Classic Bloody Mary. Celebrate the first meal of the New Year with Homemade Ricotta con Crostini – 2 Ways served with a SWEET organic lavender honey and Tahitian vanilla and a SAVORY lemon zest with extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs, fleur de Sel, served with grilled ciabatta, or the Carpaccio, made of paper thin sliced raw prime beef filet mignon topped with arugula, shaved Reggiano, capers, and honey dry mustard vinaigrette. Enjoy and share a handmade pasta like the Pappardelle Bolognese, or the Gnocchi. For something savory, try the Milanese, which is a breaded, pounded, sautéed 16-ounce veal chop with a demi-glace lemon parsley sauce, served with arugula salad with buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes, tossed in an Italian dressing, or the Pollo al Prezzemolo, with Mary’s Free-Range organic grilled chicken stuffed with fresh herbs in a caramelized garlic, parsley, lemon, butter sauce, accompanied with whipped potatoes and fresh vegetables. The first day of the New Year would not be complete without something sweet from the Mi Piace Bakery, so come celebrate New Year’s Day the delectably delicious Italian way at Mi Piace! 1/1, 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen 

Remember the guy who delivered pizzas to Ellen at the Oscars? Well he started his own pizzeria, Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen. The popular pizza spot has the perfect menu for New Year’s Eve at home, and to nurse your New Year’s Day hangover. Various prices and hours; Sherman Oaks; 818.909.0100 or Van Nuys; 818. 909.9004

Remember the guy who delivered pizzas to Ellen at the Oscars? Well he started his own pizzeria, Napoli's Pizza Kitchen. The popular pizza spot has the perfect menu for New Year's Eve at home, and to nurse your hangover on New Year's Day.
Remember the guy who delivered pizzas to Ellen at the Oscars? Well he started his own pizzeria, Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen. The popular pizza spot has the perfect menu for New Year’s Eve at home, and to nurse your New Year’s Day hangover.
  • (12/31): On New Year’s Eve, sit back and relax while you enjoy a delicious pizza from artisan pizza joint Napoli’s Kitchen. Choose from an array of shareable pizza pies like the Lamb Sausage Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza and Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza, Chicken Alfredo Pasta, Burrata Caprese Salad, Chicken Wings, and more. 
  • (1/1): Kick your New Year’s hangover with an Egg Gondola Pie with Bacon ($13.99 ) from Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen The Egg Pie–or what we know as a Khachapuri–entails rich mozzarella and soft feta cheese, savory bacon, hugged by pull-apart pizza dough that dips into two runny eggs!

Native Son LA

Native Son LA is ready to ring in their first New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day by celebrating weekend brunch! Start off by enjoying Beverage Director Brock Woolsey’s Nativity Son Cocktail, a seasonal spritz using Santa Barbara County pinot noir, cranberry juice, sparkling rosé, and Mommenpop Kumquat (a fortified wine produced in Napa, with kumquat, fig leaf, & green cardamom), garnished with a sprig of rosemary, Dolomite Cocktail, made of Pasubio Blueberry Amaro, Amontillado Sherry, and bitters, Bottomless Mimosas, a special Apple Cider Monthly MimosaMicheladas, Head Brewer JP Boudwin’s newest Beer –EL DOJO Mexican Lager, and more! Executive Chef Alec Guerrero’s What’s Cookin’ Menu offers up Sharable Bites, Salads, Burgers, Bigger Bites, and House-made Sweets. Highlights include the Native OmeletteRicotta Toast & JamFrench ToastPB&J SandwichNative Slam, and Native Slam Burrito, perfect start to a beautiful New Year! Various prices; 12/31, 10:30 am – 2:00 am and 1/1, 10:30 am – 10:00 pm; 832 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.270.1599


Come celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at Nerano Beverly Hills as Executive Chef Michele Lisi serves seven New Year’s Eve Specials including the Antipasti – Vellutata di Topinambur, a Jerusalem artichoke soup with rustic croutons and chives, and the Primi showcases the Risotto Champagne e Caviale Ossetra, Veuve Clicquot risotto, chives, and lemon zest topped with Royal Imperial Ossetra Caviar, and Ravioli di Burrata Bugliese, Gamberi Rossi, Pistacchi di Bronte, home-made ravioli filled with Apulian Burrata, red shrimp, toasted pistachios, and chives. The Secondi specials feature Merluzzo pelle Nera, pan roasted Alaskan black cod, saffron potato purée, and crispy artichokes, and Costine di Manzo Brasate al Chianti, braised beef short ribs in a Chianti wine sauce, over truffle mashed potatoes, and crispy spinach. For the final finish, Chef Lisi’s Dolce will not disappoint with Sorbetto agli agrumi, house-Spun winter citrus sorbet, and Millefoglie Scomposta, a deconstructed mille-feuille with French vanilla Chantilly cream, strawberries, and toasted hazelnut crunch. Guests can also choose to dine on a delicious 3-course White Truffle Tasting Menu. Each dish is delicately curated to be enhanced by the flavor of freshly shaved White Truffles from Alba, Italy. The menu starts with Burrata con Tartufo Bianco before moving to Tagliolini al Tartufo Bianco or Risotto al Tartufo Bianco, and then ending with Panna Cotta con Miele al Tartufo$300; (White Truffle Menu with wine pairing available for additional price); 12/31, 5 – 10:00 pm and 1/1, 5 – 9:00 pm; 9960 South Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.405.0155


Too tired to cook for the holiday? Can’t agree upon a menu that suits the whole family? Looking for a quick bite to fuel your last-minute shopping? NORMS has you covered! On NYE, and New Year’s Day, each of NORMS’ 24-hour locations will remain open 24-hours, and all other locations will remain open until 10:00 pm! Various prices and locations

North Italia 

Only on New Year’s Eve, North Italia will offer a celebratory 3-course, pre-fixe dinner menu including some of the beloved eatery’s house favorites including the Roasted PorchettaPumpkin Spice Butter Cake and Franciacorta cocktail. There will also be several featured dishes including the Lobster Ricotta GnocchiSpicy Pork Ragu and Bella Notte cocktail. All of these specials will be available alongside North’s regular menu throughout the weekend; however, guests will only be able to order from the pre-fixe menu beginning at 4pm on 12/31. Reservations are encouraged but not required. $70 (pre-fixe menu); 12/31, 4:00 pm; Various hours and locations


n/soto will be offering up a set menu of 6 courses for New Year’s Eve which will include zensai (appetizers of traditional osechi items), sashimi, yakimono (grilled item), chawanmushi, chirashi, and your choice of dessert. The regular menu will also be available à la carte. $125; To reserve, please email; 12/31, 5:30 – 10:00 pm; 4566 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016; 323.879.9455


Celebrate the holiday with a New Year’s dinner, or New Year’s Day brunch at Nueva. 822 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.747.6050

  • (12/31): Ring in the New Year with NUEVA’s special menu additions including an irresistible 16 oz. Prime Ribeye Steak and Grilled Lobster. Guests can also enjoy NUEVA’s full à la carte menu (no minimum or prix fixe menu requirements). Celebrate with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. The evening will rock, South-of-the-Border style, with D.J. Illa, party favors and more to ring in 2023! Various prices; 12/31, 5:00 pm – 2:00 am
  • (1/1): Start the New Year right with a welcoming brunch on New Year’s Day! The festivities feature NUEVA’s full brunch menu with signature bottomless Mimosas for the table ($23). Various prices; 1/1, 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Nusr-Et Steakhouse 

In addition to its regular opening hours, Nusr-Et Steakhouse will be open on New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. On New Year’s Eve, the team will offer guests complimentary glasses of champagne served promptly at 11:55 pm so everyone can ring in 2023 with a toast. Various prices; 12/31 – 1/1, 12:00 pm – 12:00 am; 184 -88 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.921.5935

In addition to its regular opening hours, Nusr-Et Steakhouse will be open on New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.
In addition to its regular opening hours, Nusr-Et Steakhouse will be open on New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.


In celebration of New Year’s Eve, Odyssey will be featuring a 4-course menu, a glass of midnight champagne and glistening views of the firework show over Granada Hills! The menu features Snow Crab Legs, Classic Caesar Salad, Herb Roasted Prime Rib, Butter Poached Lobster Tail, Gingerbread Cheesecake, and more! $82 (adults) and $35 (children); 12/31, 4:30 – 11:00 pm; 15600 Odyssey Dr., Granada Hills, CA 91344; 818.366.6444

Orange Hill

Join Orange Hill for a 5-course menu, a glass of midnight champagne and hilltop views of the firework show over the Orange County skyline! With the option of two seatings that evening, guest can either reserve an early table at 5:30 pm $125 (patio table) and $115 (window seat) or a late-night seat at 9:00 pm for $155 (patio table) and $140 (window seat); 12/31; 6410 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92869; 714.997.2910


For New Year’s Eve, head to OTOTO for a “NYE Steakhouse” OTOTO-style theme dinner. All menu items are à la carte and include Oysters with wasabi ponzu, Beef tartare with mustard ponzu, uni, baguette, Shrimp cocktail with yuzu kosho cocktail sauce, and a Ribeye steak for two with thyme brown butter tare, watercress salad, and onion rings. Walk-ins only, no reservations are needed. The restaurant will also serve a Sake barrel at midnight, with one glass complimentary for everyone (while supplies last). The kitchen will stay open an hour late until 11:00 pm, and walk-ins are welcome for drinks until midnight (last call for the bar is 12:30 am. Complimentary bowls of o-zōni (soup with toasted mochi) will be distributed right around last call for alcohol. Various prices; 12/31, 5:00 pm – 12:30 am; 1360 Allison Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 213.784.7930


Dine at Piccalilli on New Year’s Eve and enjoy a festive, curated Oysters + Champagne pairing – the perfect match to ring in the New Year! Signature Oyster sauces include Leche de Tigre, Wasabi Cocktail Sauce and Ponzu with Cucumber; Champagne options include Champagne Drappier ‘Carte d’Or’ Brut from Urville, Côte des Bar and Champagne Bruno Paillard ‘Première Cuvée’ Extra-Brut from Reims, Grand Est. Various prices; 12/31, 4 – 11:00 pm; 3850 Main Street, Suite A Culver City, CA 90232; 424.298.8540

The Portofino Hotel & Marina and BALEENkitchen 

The hotel’s New Year’s Eve party comes complete with complimentary champagne midnight toast and as always, incredible overwater views of the ocean and marina. A DJ will be present in both the hotel Living Room and in BALEENkitchen starting at 8 PM to midnight for the hotel’s celebration. The festivities include cocktails, champagne tastings, and complimentary appetizers in the Living Room for all attendees beginning at 6pm with a decadent buffet dining option available, which includes various options from raw seafood platters, taste of caviars, surf and turf to a sweet tooth buffet and hot cider bar. $145++ each; 12/31, 6:00 pm; 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.372.1202

Poppy & Seed

Poppy & Seed of Anaheim is offering an outstanding menu for the evening that highlights the likes of Lobster + Shrimp Risotto, Duck Confit, Porcini-Rubbed New York Strip Steak, and Caviar and Uni topped upon a crispy potato hash with brown butter and salted caramel. But don’t forget dessert! Poppy’s popular Eton Mess will round-out the menu. There are also vegetarian alternatives that even the meat eaters will be jealous of. Dishes like Cauliflower Ceviche, Beets Tartare Cannelloni, and Smoked Carrot will be incorporated into the meal. (Vegan and Gluten-free options will be available upon request). At both 9:00 pm and midnight, Disneyland will set off its NYE fireworks which are visible from Poppy & Seed’s outdoor patio for an added festive touch to the evening! $120 and +$60 (wine pairing); 12/31, 5:30 pm; 350 S. Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805; 714.603.7130

Que Padre

It’s the New Year and time to celebrate at Qué Padre! Executive Chef Isaias Peña is counting down the clock by offering up his Signature Menu featuring Starters, Signature Tacos, Mains, Quesadillas, Fajitas, Bowls, Ensalada Mexicana, Ceviche Tostadas, Sides, Desserts, and Kid’s Combo. Guests can also get the party started by enjoying  any one of Qué Padre’s handcrafted Margaritas, Frozen Cocktails, Cocktails, Tequila Flights, Tequila, Mezcal, Wine or Beer while ringing in the New Year! Various prices; 12/31 – 1/1, 12 – 9:00 pm; 15225 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades, CA  90272; 310.461.8226

The Raymond 1886

Kick-off this New Year’s Eve with an early 3-Course New Year’s Eve dinner at The Raymond 1886! This festive feast begins with the 1st Course featuring a choice of Scallop Rockefeller, sea scallop, garlic breadcrumbs, spinach, and Champagne butter, or Grape & Prosciutto Salad with prosciutto di parma, frisée, red grapes and gorgonzola dolce. The savory 2nd Course offers a choice of Cornish Game Hen served with cranberry orange harissa and roasted root vegetablesBranzino (Mediterranean Sea Bass served roasted bell pepper purée, lentils and fennel), Chateau Briand (filet mignon, pommes purée, crispy Brussels sprouts leaves, and bone marrow bordelaise), or Stuffed Eggplant made with Moroccan spiced lentils, baby heirloom tomatoes, sweet peppers, and romesco. The Dessert course offers a choice of either the Chocolate Lava Cake or Pumpkin Spice Panna Cotta. The Raymond 1886’s New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu is meant to pair perfectly with a bottle of wine from The Raymond 1886’s award-winning Wine List or full 1886 Cocktail List, along with a Complimentary Champagne Toast making dining at The Raymond 1886 a great way to ring in 2023! $155; 12/31, 4 – 9:00 pm; 1250 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136

The Restaurant at Mr. C Beverly Hills

The Restaurant at Mr. C Beverly Hills is serving a 4-course dinner with two seatings. Highlights include Lobster Salad or Steak Tartare with Black Truffle, Homemade Ricotta Uovo Raviolo with White Truffle or Tagliardi Veal Ragu, Beef Tenderloin with Black Truffle or Chilean Sea Bass with Cherry Tomatoes and Black Olives, and Pistachio and Chocolate Mousse. $195; 12/31, 6 – 8:00 pm and $245; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310.277.2800

SALT (Marina del Rey Hotel)

Kick off your New Year’s Eve celebration on the marina at SALT! The prix fixe menu offers 4-courses of land-to-sea dishes with a glass of complimentary champagne. To start, guests can choose from Hirmasa Sashimi, Main Lobster Bisque, and Roasted Butternut Squash, and a selection of fresh, seasonal salads. Main course options include Maine Diver Scallops, Braised Beef Short Rib, and Roasted Prime Rib of Beef. For dessert, guests can satisfy their sweet tooth with Basque “Burnt” Cheesecake or Mini Espresso Pot de Crème. $145; 12/31, 4 – 11:00 pm (SALT is open until 9:00 pm and the Del Rey Lounge will be open until 11:00 pm); 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.301.1000

Smoke City Char Bar

Savor the last day of 2022 and head to Smoke City Char Bar in the Arts District in DTLA where you can celebrate by enjoying slow smoked and succulent barbecue while sipping Salvador’s Sangria or Handcrafted Cocktails like Van Gogh’s Flask (house-aged Woodford Reserve, Amaro, Aperol, Cherry Heering and Bogart Bitters). Guests can start with the Brisket Deviled Eggs or Burnt Ends Mac & Cheese Bites for Appetizers, then enjoy an Artisan Salad before you Choose Your Smoked Meats or create your own Meat Combination Plate choosing between Beef Tri-Tip, Beef Brisket, Turkey Breast, Sausage Link, Pulled Pork, Pacific Salmon, or Jackfruit for vegetarians, then select The Sauces and your Sharable Sides such as Napa Cabbage Slaw, Truffle French Fries, Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread, Smoke City Baked Beans, Southern Style Collard Greens, Smoke House Chili, and more. Indulge in Smoke City Char Bar’s Dessert while savoring the Strawberry Shortcake or Smokehouse S’mores. Resolve to make better New Year’s resolutions this year and add Smoke City Char Bar to your list for New Year’s Day Brunch. Highlights include Buttermilk Biscuit Eggs BenedictBeef Tri-Tip Steak & EggsButtermilk PancakesAvocado ToastSmoked Brisket Hash, and much more while toasting the New Year with Mimosas and Pork Belly Bloody Marys! Various prices; 12/31, 11:00 am – 12:00 am and 1/1, 11:00 am – 11:00 pm; 899 Traction Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.935.8194

SO.PA (L’Horizon)

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at SO.PA at L’Horizon in Palm Springs, and enjoy Executive Chef Michael Hung’s Five-Course Tasting Menu starting with a Classic Gougere stuffed with local Medjool dates and Blue de Basque, then Icelandic King Salmon Crudo with variations of celery, pickled mustard seed, and Siberian Osetra Caviar. For the Third Course, guests will enjoy Stuffed Delicata SquashLacinato kale, brown and wild rice with a black truffle coulis, and for the Main, the Grilled Petite Filet Mignon with potato and Parmigiano Reggiano gratin, and sauce au poivre. Each course can also be enjoyed with one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, or Champagne, Red, White or Rosé Wine from SO.PA’s award-winning Wine List by the glass or the bottle, and for the final finishing touch, Chef Hung will be presenting a Ginger Toffee Pudding Cake with Whipped Creme Fraiche. For those who want to stay in NYE, welcome 2023 by enjoying New Year’s Day Dinner at SO.PA and experience Executive Chef Michael Hung’s progressive and refined New American Dinner Menu spotlighting global influences while enjoying one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, and then toasting the New Year with some Champagne, Red, White or Rosé Wine from SO.PA’s award-winning Wine List. $135 (NYE tasting menu); 12/31 – 1/1, 5:30 – 9:00 pm; 1050 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264; 760.323.1858


Join Soulmate in saying goodbye to 2022 with a New Year’s Eve dinner and New Year’s Day brunch. 631 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.734.7764

Hey Angeleno, party too hard on NYE? Nurse your New Year's Day hangover with a delicious New Year's Day brunch at West Hollywood's Soulmate.
Hey Angeleno, party too hard on NYE? Nurse your New Year’s Day hangover with a delicious New Year’s Day brunch at West Hollywood’s Soulmate.
  • (12/31): Dress to impress and head to Soulmate where the restaurant will be taking advantage of their open-air, dark and cozy atmosphere to host a memorable multi-course New Year’s Eve dinner filled with Spanish tapas, champagne, music, balloons, and great vibes. The first seating at 5:30 pm is $125 per person and includes a 5-course dinner with one’s choice of tapas such as Chef’s Salmon Crudo, Burrata Crostini,Steak Tartare, Croquettes,and more. Next, dive into a one-night-only special of Arroz Cremoso with Black Trufflesand Roasted Pear Tart for dessert. Don’t forget to pair these dishes with a la carte Cava Rosé or Champagne Blanc bubbly, or Bar Director’s Naomi Schimek’s selection of craft cocktails. The second seating at 9:00 pm is $275 per person and includes the same divine 5-coursed meal, but the party doesn’t stop there, as second seating guests can expect a live DJ throughout the night, champagne toast, and balloon drop at midnight.
  • (1/1): Soulmate has your New Year’s Hangover Cure to help kick-off 2023 just right. Relax and enjoy New Year’s Day brunch in Soulmate’s open-air dining room with Chef Rudy Lopez’s The Hangover Cure platter that serves three to four guests and includes a 1/2 Dozen Oysters, Lobster Rolls, Pork Belly Sliders, and Papas Bravas. Add bottomless mimosas or one of Bar Director, Naomi Schimek’s shareable large-format cocktails to The Hangover Cure for a bit of a pick-me-up. $80; 1/1, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sushi by Scratch Restaurants 

Round out 2022 with an exclusive, one-night-only sushi experience from the Michelin Starred duo, Chefs Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Lee. Celebrated for its highly curated tasting menu, intimate 10-seat tasting counter, and dedication to a “from scratch” approach, Sushi by Scratch NYE’s dinner will feature their signature 17-course Omakase tasting menu, with optional pairings curated by Beverage Director Gavin Humes, ranging from extensive sake and Japanese whiskey flights to handcrafted cocktails. $250; 12/31, 5 – 10:00 pm; 16101 Ventura Blvd., Second Floor, Los Angeles, CA 91436; 818.646.6506


Spend the holiday dining at coastal Mexican restaurant, Tallula’s. 118 Entrada Dr., Santa Monica CA 90402; 310.526.0027

  • (12/31): On New Year’s Eve, family and friends can enjoy Tallula’s à la carte menu with classics, like cheesy Nachos “Sencillo,” Oysters with habanero mignonette, Grass-Fed Beef Birria Tacos and more. Toast with $45 bottles of Castell d’Age ‘Cuvee Anne Marie’ Brut Nature Cava and pair it with Chef Juan Robles’ show-stopping Mojarra Frita—a whole, deep-fried Sea Bream with chipotle hominy, cilantro gremolata & watercress salad with handmade corn tortillas. Various prices; 12/31, 4 – 11:00 pm
  • (1/1): On New Year’s Day, soak up the winter sunshine during weekend brunch. Play cornhole with pals while sipping on a Mimosa Trio (bottle of Cava and fresh-squeezed orange, grapefruit and guava juices) before your Breakfast Burrito, Ham & Cheese Quesadilla and Tres Leches French Toast hits the table. Nurse that hangover with a special Chimichanga featuring a deep-fried flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, pinto beans, rice and your choice of organic chicken or vegan mushroom chorizo, and served with suiza sauce. Tallula’s now offers free parking for weekend brunch guests at the valet lot next door on Entrada! Various prices; 1/1, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Water Grill

This year, revelers can kick off their New Year’s Eve with a celebratory 4-course, pre-fixe menu! The meal features standout items such as Crisp Calamari with harissa aioli and cilantro-mint sweet chili sauceClam Chowder with Applewood smoked bacon, Wild Ross Sea Chilean Sea Bass (MSC certified) with butternut squash gnocchi & sage brown butter, and Chocolate Espresso Ganache Cake with pistachios & Luxardo cherry sorbet. A curated wine pairing served with each course can also be added for an additional price. $135 and +$50 (wine pairing); 12/31, Various hours and locations

This year, revelers can kick off their New Year’s Eve at Water Grill with a celebratory 4-course, pre-fixe menu!
This year, revelers can kick off their New Year’s Eve at Water Grill with a celebratory 4-course, pre-fixe menu!

Waldorf Astoria

The Waldorf Astoria is throwing their first ever roaring twenties-themed New Year’s Eve celebration. Get ready for a night of spectacular live entertainment, ice cold drinks, a midnight champagne toast, passed canapes, and more! Themed attire is strongly encouraged. $275; 12/31, 9 – 11:00 pm (open bar); 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 (Astor Ballroom); 310.860.6666

Wayfarer DTLA

Downtown L.A.’s boutique hotel The Wayfarer is celebrating the New Year on the rooftop, and the next day at underground lounge Lilly Rose. 813 Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.285.4400

  • (12/31) The Rooftop: Cheers to the New Year from The Rooftop at the Wayfarer. Guests will dine on a 5-course menu of Ceviche, Moroccan Lamb Tagine, Pork Cubano, Crispy Tamarind Duck Confit, Champagne Sorbet and more. $95; 12/31, 5:00 pm
  • (1/1): Nurse your hangover at Lilly Rose’s New Year’s Day Recovery with Hangover High Tea & Highballs. The experience features a new twist on the classic high tea, and sweet and savory breakfast favorites, a choice of tea, and one mimosa or Bloody Mary. $70; 1/1, 2 – 6:00 pm

The West Hollywood EDITION

The West Hollywood EDITION, the Luxury boutique hotel in the heart of WeHo is offering two New Year’s Eve event options at The Roof and Ardor. 9040 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.953.9899

  • Ardor: For New Year’s Eve dinner Ardor at The West Hollywood EDITION will be offering two seatings by Michelin-Starred Chef John Fraser. The first seating includes a welcome cocktail before a decadent 5-course prix-fixe menu. The late seating starts with a welcome cocktail before a lavish 7-course prix-fixe menu with a bottle of champagne and live musical entertainment. $200; 12/31, 6 – 7:30 and $375,12/31, 8:30 – 10:00 pm
  • The Roof: Ring in the new year with stunning 360 views of Los Angeles at The Roof at The West Hollywood EDITION. Enjoy a premium open bar, passed canapes by Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser, and a decadent dessert station. For an elevated experience, VIP Tables will be available offering a seafood tower, champagne, and tableside service. A curated DJ set will run throughout the night to provide the perfect soundtrack to kick off 2023. $250+; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

Whiskey Red’s

Ring in the New Year waterfront at Whiskey Red’s! Guests can enjoy a Surf & Turf Special that will feature Grilled Ribeye, 1/2 Butter Poached Lobster Tail, 50/50 Mashed Potato, and Grilled Broccolini. In addition to the Surf & Turf Special, Whiskey Red’s will also be featuring an à la carte menu with seafood classics like the Beer-Battered Fish n Chips, Seafood Pasta Collage, and more. Guests who stay for the ball drop will enjoy the waterfront views of fireworks over Marina del Rey! $68 (Surf & Turf); 13813 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292; 310.823.4522

Workshop Kitchen & Bar

This New Year’s Eve, Chef Beckman will offer a special prix fixe menu featuring dishes including Oysters, Chips & Caviar, Roasted Honeynut Squash, Oxtail Cannelloni, Diver Scallopsand Wagyu Tenderloin Steak Frites. The team will also offer a special welcome cocktail called The Long Hello, assorted desserts and a festive Martini Cart where guests can enjoy a Golden Martini or an Elysian Coffee where the garnishes are flamed tableside. $150; 12/31, 5:30 -10:30 pm (reservation times); 127 S La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.413.2255

This New Year’s Eve, celebrate at one of L.A.'s newest restaurants Workshop Bar & Kitchen. Chef Beckman will offer a special prix fixe menu featuring dishes like this Roasted Honeynut Squash. Photo Credit: Frank Wonho Lee
This New Year’s Eve, celebrate at one of L.A.’s newest restaurants Workshop Bar & Kitchen. Chef Beckman will offer a special prix fixe menu featuring dishes like this Roasted Honeynut Squash. Photo Credit: Frank Wonho Lee

Yangban Society

In honor of New Year’s Eve, Yangban Society, the Korean-American Deli and Super from chefs Katianna & John Hong, offers a celebratory tasting menu of special dishes. Highlights include Kusshi Oysters with white kimchee mignonette; Shima ji tostada with charred cucumber, creme fraiche and horseradish; rice cake “tteok” with kimchee cream and parmesan; and Wood Grilled Sea Bream with Yangban chili oil and meyer lemon. Additional supplements such as caviar, black truffles and NY strip glazed in galbi jus will also be available, as well as festive champagne offerings like Krug Grande Cuvée and Billecart Salmon Brut. $85; 5:30 – 11:00 pm12/31, 712. S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021; 213.866.1987

Bar/Pubs/Lounges/ Clubs

Bar Lubitsch

Welcome the New Year at Bar Lubitsch. The West Hollywood staple is throwing a NYE bash with ice cold drinks and music by DJ Roxy Ferrari. Free entry with RSVP (email:; 12/31, 8:00 pm; 7702 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046; 323.654.1234

Bar Lis

Ring in the New Year at Bar Lis, the chic rooftop lounge inspired by the iconic spirit and style of the French Riviera. With a 5-hour open bar, patrons here are immersed in a sophisticated mix of classic South of France culture and modern Southern California ease, sounds by international DJ Awsumo, and a champagne toast at midnight with a special countdown. $125; 12/31; 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 1541 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.410.6210

The Chap

Beers, Bangers & Brits, oh my! Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Chap, named after the iconic British-born Hollywood entertainer, Charlie Chaplin. The Chap, complete with its own lushly landscaped Garden, features an expansive lager, cocktail offerings and cult classic British dishes. On New Year’s Eve, pub go-ers will enjoy a 4-hour open bar with a performance by Amy Winehouse tribute band, Dear Amy band and champagne toast at midnight with a special countdown. $75; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 1607 Cahuenga, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.410.6222

Celebrate New Year's Eve at The Chap, named after the iconic British-born Hollywood entertainer, Charlie Chaplin. Photo Credit Richard Stowe
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Chap, named after the iconic British-born Hollywood entertainer, Charlie Chaplin. Photo Credit Richard Stowe

Desert 5 Spot (Tommie Hollywood)

Celebrate the holiday with a Honky Tonk party at Desert 5 Spot. Your ticket includes a 5-hour open bar, live performance starring Stagecoach artist Nikki Lane with Johnny Travis Jr. & the Desert 5 Band, sounds by Wade Crescent + special guests, a mechanical bull, and a midnight tequila toast with a live DJ NYE countdown. Desert 5 Spot is the ultimate Hollywood rooftop watering hole, combining the laid-back vibe of 70’s Palm Springs with the eccentric charm of Pioneer Town. $100; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; Tommie Hollywood – 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

The Green Room

Cheers to 2023 at The Green Room’s New Year’s Eve Party! Decked out for the annual Winter Wonderland pop-up, guests can bring in the new year with a complimentary glass of champagne upon entry, tray passed appetizers, (9:00 pm – 11:00 pm) and festive programming such as a fire dancing, live entertainment, and special performances. $110; 12/31, 8:00 pm – 1:00 am; 1250 E. Harvard Rd., Burbank, CA 91501; 818.962.4446

Cheers to 2023 at The Green Room's New Year's Eve Party!
Cheers to 2023 at The Green Room’s New Year’s Eve Party!

The Highlight Room

Dance the night away at one of Hollywood’s cutest rooftop clubs, the Highlight Room. Countdown to midnight with a 3-hour open bar, live DJ, and beautiful panoramic views of the city. $99 – $2,000; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 6417 Selma Ave., Los Angeles, California 90028; 323.366.8007

Lilly Rose (The Wayfarer Downtown L.A.)

Spend New Year’s Eve in downtown L.A. at underground lounge, Lilly Rose. The whimsical bar is throwing a holiday bash with tray-passed apps, live music, dancing, a photo booth, and an open bar till midnight! $75 – $150; 12/31, 8:00 pm – 2:00 am; The Wayfarer Downtown L.A.) 813 Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.285.4400

Spend New Year's Eve in downtown L.A. at underground lounge, Lilly Rose. The whimsical bar is throwing a holiday bash with tray-passed apps, live music, dancing, a photo booth, and an open bar till midnight!
Spend New Year’s Eve in downtown L.A. at underground lounge, Lilly Rose. The whimsical bar is throwing a holiday bash with tray-passed apps, live music, dancing, a photo booth, and an open bar till midnight!

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

What better way to celebrate the New Year, than at the beach at the stunning Loews with 1940’s Pin-Up Darlings The Satin Dollz, a DJ spinning tunes on the ocean view pool deck, countdown and champagne toast at Midnight, party favors, indoor/outdoor dance floors, photo booth, and VIP oceanfront firepit tables to ring in 2023? $60 – $500; 12/31, 8:00 pm – 1:00 am; 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.576.3136

Celebrate the New Year, at the beach at the stunning Loews listening to the sounds of 1940’s Pin-Up Darlings The Satin Dollz.
Celebrate the New Year, at the beach at the stunning Loews listening to the sounds of 1940’s Pin-Up Darlings The Satin Dollz.


Join TAO this New Year’s Eve for an unforgettable evening of dancing, DJs, passed hors d’oeuvres, party favors, and a midnight toast. $125 – $20,000; 12/31, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 6421 Selma Ave Los Angeles, CA, 90028; 323.593.7888




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