Where to Dine In Los Angeles for New Years Eve/Day 2014

Dine around Los Angeles for New Years 2014.

Celebrate 2014 over carefully curated menus at some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles. Check out where to dine on New Years Eve and New Years Day, from Echo Park to Manhattan Beach. Without a doubt, these are the best places to eat in LA.

By Christina Xenos

Also check out our Los Angeles New Years Eve Events Guide

New Years Day

The Hudson Rehab Brunch
Ease into 2014 with a rehab brunch full of fare like southern fried chicken Benedict, $5 bloody Marys and bottomless mimosas until 4 p.m. Then stay on for happy hour from 4-7 p.m. 1114 N Crescent Heights Blvd, West Hollywood. thehudsonla.com

The Churchill
Start 2014 off with a brunch that includes a special bloody Mary featuring Clover’s (www.cloverjuie.com) “Seasonal” cold pressed juice (tomato, spinach, garlic, cabbage, cucumber, celery, lemon.), Tito’s handmade vodka, house pickled vegetables for $12. 8384 W 3rd St, West Hollywood. the-churchill.com

Pajama Brunch at Stella Barra
After a night of partying, roll out of bed and head straight to Stella Barra (Hollywood or Santa Monica) for their 2nd annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch. Sip on $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas in Santa Monica and $10 Bottomless Bloody Marys and Mimosas in Hollywood. All guests dining in their pajamas will receive a gift certificate equal to the price of their New Year’s Day meal (minus tax and gratuity). 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Reservations are recommended. stellabarra.com

Tortilla Republic
Indulge in a special New Year’s Day brunch complete with bloody Mary bar and menu highlights like TR Benedict on a manchego black pepper scone, seared albacore tuna and sweet potato hash with poached eggs, fresh corn and blueberry pancakes served with whipped salted butter and maple syrup, and more. 616 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 310.657.9888. tortillarepublic.com

Napa Valley Grille
Savor a variety of small plate selections at a special holiday brunch. Specials include cream cheese pancakes with braised pear and bourbon syrup, Mediterranean Benedict, short rib hash, among others. 1100 Glendon Ave., L.A., 310.824.3322. napavalleygrille.com

Short Order
Keep the party going at Short Order with Bloody Mary and Mimosa carafe specials as well as Short Order’s brunch menu. Dine on Dante fried chicken n’ waffles, corned beef hash, and chef’s signature duck confit breakfast vurrito. In celebration, the team will be doing a champagne toast at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and all guests will receive a free glass of champagne. 6333 W 3rd St #110, L.A., 323.761.7970. shortorderla.com

Tres by Jose Andres
Dine on a special New Year’s Day brunch in addition to the regular menus. Noon-5 p.m. $52/pp. 465 South La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.246.5551. slshotels.com

New Years Eve

SAAM at The Bazaar – New Year’s Buyout Package
Experience ultimate decadence this New Year’s Eve with thirty of your closest friends, a pound of caviar and champagne at SAAM at The Bazaar by José Andrés, the intimate private chef’s tasting room tucked away in a corner of The Bazaar. Chef Andrés and his culinary team have created an exclusive package in SAAM for you and 30 others, which includes a decadent dinner spread featuring a variety of stations of Andres’ favorite traditional and modern tapas, unlimited champagne and caviar, and admission to the Masquerade Ball at The Bazaar. This all inclusive package is available for a maximum of 30 guests for $10,000. 465 South La Cienega Blvd., 310.246.5555. thebazaar.com

Montage Beverly Hills
Celebrate 2014 in luxury at the Montage Beverly Hills. Scarpetta offers an early three-course menu that includes live music and a champagne toast, with seatings at 6 and 6:30 p.m., $95/pp; or dine later on five-course tasting menu complete with music, party favors and a midnight champagne toast, with seatings at 8:30 and 9 p.m., $345/pp. Head over the the 1940’s Gala in the Marquesa Ballroom which offers an ppen bar starting at 8pm, five-course 1940’s themed dinner with wine pairings start at 9pm and Champagne toast at midnight, $345/pp. Or sip cocktails at Parq Bar over live music and a midnight champagne toast, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, 310.860.7800. montagebeverlyhills.com

Countdown to 2014 in Los Angeles at Terranea Resort’s annual NYE Club Countdown Celebration. This year’s party includes live music entertainment by DJ Quasar, an open bar, and a late night buffet from 11pm-1am featuring a slider station with vegetarian options, an Italian pizza station with gluten-free selections, a dessert station with Krispy Treats, Brownies, and Mini Doughnuts, and more. Purchase tickets early for the best deal. 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, 310.265.2740. terranea.com

Fig & Olive Melrose Place
Celebrate the start to a new year with a festive four-course French Riviera-inspired menu ($150/pp) by executive chef Pascal Lorange alongside a cocktail reception ($100/pp), live music, party favors, and balloon drop at midnight. Menu highlights include grilled langoustine with artichoke tampenade, seared scallops and chanterelle with mushroom tampenade, roasted rack of lamb and more. 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, 310.360.9100. figandolive.com

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Ring in the New Year at the Mixing Room with a live performance by the Los Angeles-based band, Leftover Cuties. Concert starts at 8 p.m. and the celebration, complete with party favors and a champagne toast, will continue until 1:30 a.m. 900 W Olympic Blvd., downtown, 213.765.600. Tickets

Borrowing inspiration from 60’s era grand continental cuisine, chef Miles Thompson will prepare a six-course menu with dishes like oyster Radonsky, blue prawn cocktail, rabbit loin Oscar and devil’s food cake with beverage pairings by Serena Herrick. Seatings at 6/6:30 p.m. and 8:30/9 p.m. at $90/pp, $50 beverage pairings. A $50 per person deposit will be taken on all reservations. 1320 Echo Park Ave., Echo Park. allumettela.com

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
Celebrate over four and five-course prix-fixe from chef Wolfgang Puck. Highlights include roasted Italian chestnut soup, Nantucket Bay scallops carpaccio, Wagyu sirloin steak and more. $185/pp 5:30-6:30 p.m., $275/pp 9-10 p.m. for five courses, champagne toast and party favors. Hotel Bel-Air, 701 Stone Canyon Rd., L.A., 310.909.1644. dorchestercollection.com

Hakkasan Beverly Hills
At Beverly Hills’ stylish new hotspot, grab a cocktail and dine on a carefully curated seven-course prix-fixe menu from Michelin Starred Chef Ho Chee Boon. Highlights include Hakkasan classic and signatures dishes such as the wok-braised Australian lobster in buttermilk and almond, braised black cod with truffle, and more including vegetarian options. Seatings from 5:30-6:15 p.m. and 8:15-9:15 p.m. 233 N Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills,310.888.8661. hakkasan.com

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
From a luxurious five-course feast in The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse with highlights of wood-grilled Moyer Farm filet Mignon and roasted Arctic char, to  a five-course celebration dinner and live music in the The Terrace Restaurant, to a swanky party at The Tap Room featuring cocktails and live music, revelers have a variety of ways to ring in 2014 at the Langham. High Rollers can also still take advantage of the hotel’s limited-edition holiday package, A Shopping Date with Kate. Valid until December 29, this special offering includes deluxe accommodations and an exclusive private shopping experience at the Kate Spade boutique in Old Pasadena. 1401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, 626.568.3900. pasadena.langhamhotels.com

Petrossian Restaurant & Boutique
Nothing says New Years more than a decadent offering of caviar. This year dine on an end-of-the-year seven-course menu from chef Giselle Wellman that begins with caviar flight that highlights the Petrossian signature caviar selection. Sip champagne into the evening, while you enjoy live music, and relish the remaining moments of 2013. 321 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 310.271.0576. petrossian.com

STK Los Angeles
Ring in the New Year at STK LA’s Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve Party. Led by Executive Chef Robert Liberato, the kitchen is offering up two celebratory prefix menus – a first seating from 6-8 p.m. with a three-course option and a second seating from 9 p.m.-midnight with an elaborate six-course menu. Menu highlights include 30 Day Dry-aged Japanese A5 Wagyu Filet, Chanterelle Mushroom & Truffle Risotto and Oysters & Bubbles. $130/pp, three courses; $180/pp six courses. 755 N La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.659.3535. togrp.com

The Spice Table
New Years Eve marks the last night of service from Bryant Ng’s beloved downtown restaurant. Make a reservation to savor all your favorites like beef rendang, kon loh mee, kaya toast and more. 114 S. Central Ave., downtown, 213.620.1840. thespicetable.com

Celebrate with a holiday gala, featuring guests’ choice of a three-course ($80) or four-course ($110) experience during the Early Evening Gala (4:30-5 p.m.), seven-course menu ($180) during Evening Gala (7:30-8 p.m.), or an á la carte menu during Late Evening Gala (10:30-11 p.m.). Menu highlights include Oysters in Gelée with Santa Barbara sea urchin, apple, and vinegar; Rabbit Ballotine with young vegetables, peppercress, and country bread; and Millbrook Farms Venison Loin served with poached pear, celeriac, yams, and sauce poivrade. 141 S Grand Ave., downtown, 213.972.3331. patinarestaurant.com

Celebrate the iconic Hollywood restaurant’s centennial and ring in the New Year with a four-course prix-fixe menu from chef Brock Kleweno. Highlights include spicy lobster rolls, cracked black pepper filet Mignon, shoyu-glazed black cod and more, including a a special 100-Year Mai Tai with  house-infused dark rum, passion fruit puree, orange juice, pineapple juice. Festivities also include party favors, DJ and photobooth. 1999 N Sycamore Ave, Hollywood, 323.466.5125. yamashirorestaurant.com

Celebrate New Years Eve at a ‘Tribal Disco’, with fire eaters, world beat percussion band, tribal dancers and NY DJ Wiseacre. Dine early, from 6-7 p.m. over three-course prix fixe menu for $75; or plan to nosh later in the evening, from 7:45-10:30 p.m. seating over a four-course dinner for $125 pp, which also includes midnight champagne toast. Revelers can also opt for festivities the lounge. Cover is $50, but waived for diners heading over from The Little Door. 1510 N Stanley Ave., L.A., 323.876.1400. acabar-la.com

Dine on a meticulously prepared tasting menu from chef Ari Taymor. Wine pairings are options. Reservations can be made by email. 952 Broadway, downtown, 213.244.1422. alma-la.com

Church & State
Dine on a special prix fixe menu of French favorites. Highlights include braised pork belly, butter poached lobster, beet cured hamachi and more. 1850 Industrial St., downtown, 213.405.1434. churchandstatebistro.com

Cliff’s Edge
Ring in the New Year on one of L.A.’s most romantic patios. Take your choice of two seatings: 6-6:30, where you can dine on a five-course tasting menu for $85. Then all reservations after that time are $105, and include a split of champagne per two people. Menu highlights include poached oyster with uni, lobster with chorizo and winter squash, smoked Lone Pine pheasant and more. 3626 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 323.666.6116. cliffsedgecafe.com

CHAYA Restaurants
No matter where you are in Los Angeles, celebrate New Years Eve in glamour at CHAYA in Beverly Hills, Venice and downtown Los Angeles. Each location will host an evening of exquisitely themed New Year’s Eve festivities including “Mascarade de la Pavan” at CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills, “Monte Carlo” at CHAYA downtown, and “Studio 54” at CHAYA Venice. Dine on CHAYA’s signature Euro Asian cuisine on menus overseen by executive corporate chef Shigefumi Tachibe. Expect an array of imaginative and superb dishes, live entertainment, and a midnight champagne toast unique to each establishment. thechaya.com

Party like it’s 1922 at this soirée inspired by the decadence of The Great Gatsby. Enjoy DJs, a keepsake photo, and complimentary champagne toast and menu highlights like lobster Chaufa with squid ink fried rice, and braised shortrib with pallares. Seatings six courses/seven courses at 6 p.m. $65/pp; 8:30 p.m. $85/pp. Open bar begins at 10 p.m .for $35 514 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.622.3744. mo-chica.com

Cecconi’s West Hollywood
Ring in 2014 in style with a black tie-encouraged affair. Dine on a menu from chef Andrea Cavaliere, which includes highlights like lobster salad, porcini mushroom risotto, prime beef filet, butternut squash, black truffle and goat cheese cannelloni and more. Seatings at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Latter seating features a champagne toast and celebratory party into the evening. Specialty cocktails featuring the  restaurant’s prosecco on tap will also be served. $90 per person for the 6 p.m. seating and $135 per person for the 9 p.m. seating. 8764 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 310.432.2000. cecconiswesthollywood.com

Fishing with Dynamite
Dine on special additions to the FWD menu including grilled spiny lobster tail, whole roasted tai snapper for two, Nantucket bay scallops and Santa Barbara sea urchin. 1148 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, 310.893.6229. eatfwd.com

Salt’s Cure
Dine on special selections for New Years Eve with menu selections like mussel chowder, butter poached lobster, duck breast and oatmeal griddle cakes, ribeye for two and more. Kick off 2014 with a special New Years Day brunch from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 7494 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, 323.850.7258. saltscure.com

Scratch | Bar
Celebrate over a special tasting menu with wine pairings. Highlights include green mussel and sea urchin sake shooter, blackened cauliflower, bone marrow and sourdough, dry aged hanger steak and more. Three seatings are available. Reservations required. 111 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.289.8010. scratchbarla.com

Test your luck at blackjack and craps in Picca’s special 007 lounge, during their James Bond-themed New years Eve party. Dine on a special six-course menu featuring highlights like barley risotto, beer-braised prime short ribs and more, including a midnight toast. Open bar begins at 9 p.m., available to those with dinner reservations for $40, and to the public for $50, featuring James Bond-inspired cocktails, such as “Goldfinger,” “Octopussy,” and “Lady Luck.” First seating 6-6:30 p.m., $95/pp, second seating 8:30 p.m. $125/pp. 9575 W. Pico Blvd., L.A., 310.277.0133. PiccaPeru.com

Party in all the vintage glamor inspired by the movie Moulin Rouge, wuith burlesque dancers, a live swing band, and DJs, in addition to a midnight toast and balloon drop. Highlights of the five-course menu include Kampachi dressed in aji amarillo and leche de tigre with crispy cancha. First seating at 6 p.m., second seating at 9 p.m. $95/pp, includes dinner, one cocktail and midnight toast. Open bar begins at 11 p.m. for $40. 13488 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey, 310.893.6100. PaicheLA.com

Beverly Wilshire Hotel
From a seven course menu in THE Blvd. to a special four-course menu from chef Wolfgang Puck at CUT with with DJ Sku Dizzle spinning in sidebar starting at 9:00 pm., there are plenty of ways to celebrate at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. In addition to New Years Eve festivities come back on New Years Day for an all-day brunch in THE Blvd. with highlights of butternut squash and black truffle omelets, Belgian waffles with orange cream and more. 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.385.3901. fourseasons.com/BeverlyWilshire

Hinoki & the Bird
On its first New Year’s Eve, Hinoki & the Bird will be overtaken by the colorful, bustling spirit of the city of Tokyo as chef/owner David Myers draws inspiration from his travels there. In addition to the à la carte menu, there will be tastings of sake and Tokyo street food at dedicated stations throughout the restaurant, specials on bubbles and raw bar selections, along with live entertainment on the patio. 5:30-11 p.m. 10 Century Drive, L.A., 310.552.1200. hinokiandthebird.com

Bid adieu to 2013 at Studio City’s hyper-seasonal dining destination. Executive chef CJ Jacobson craft a forage-forward five-course prix-fixe menu full of highlights like young tuna with California winter citrus, pan roasted diver scallop with Italian black truffles, five-star American Wagyu strip loin and more. First seating 7-9 p.m., $100/pp; second seating 9-11 p.m., $150/pp (also includes a New Years toast and party favors). 11334 Moorpark St., Studio City, 818.924.2323. girasolrestaurant.com

Red Medicine
Ring in the New Year over a menu crafted by chef Jordan Kahn that includes highlights like trout roe with lemon curd and snap peas, Dungeness crab with passionfruit and black garlic, freshly Foraged Mushrooms with wheat berries and brown butter and more, including optional beverage pairings. Reservations available until midnight, late night bar menu and cocktails available until 2 a.m. Tasting menu $95, $55 wine pairings. 8400 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 323.651.5500. redmedicinela.com

Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu featuring a selection of classics and seasonal specials. The evening will include a glass of prosecco or a handcrafted cocktail upon arrival, house made bread and marinated mixed olives, as well as a selection of dishes including grilled pork meatballs, grilled mackerel in scapece cauliflower, rigatoni with chicken liver ragu, and more. Seatings between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and again between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. $85/pp. 310.277.0210. sottorestaurant.com

Cafe del Rey
Celebrate over a three-course prix-fixe menu full of local seafood and seasonal winter flavors from chef Chuck Abair. Menu highlights include filet carpaccio, quail and chestnut puree, grilled lobster, black truffle risotto and more. 5 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $90/pp. 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310.823.6395. CAFEdelREYmarina.com

Mr. Chow at Malibu Country Mart
Celebrate over traditional Beijing recipes and creative dishes including items such as salt and pepper oyster mushrooms and Golden Nugget water dumplings, fresh Live Lobster with Mr. Chow noodles, spicy pork with chili or fresh pineapple Mignon and more. 6 p.m., first seating, $80; 9 p.m. second seating, $120. Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road #18A, 310.456.7600. mrchow.com

Celebrate early for $75 per person or late with a second dinner seating for $125 per person. Both seatings will offer a set menu from Chef Gino Angelini, while the later will include a live band, festive décor and party favors, and seating through the end of the evening. 9201 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.278.2060. rivabellarestaurant.com

Chi Lin
Dine on the regular menu and New Year’s Eve specials available from Chef Tyson Wong. The first dinner seating is $75 per person and the later dinner seating is $125 per person including live music, celebratory party favors, and seating for the remainder of the evening. 9201 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.278.2068. innovativedining.com

The Strand House
Celebrate with a range of New Years offerings at The Strand House. Dine on a four-course prix-fixe dinner for $100/pp, $50 wine pairings from 5:30-7:30 p.m.; or for seatings from 8:30-10:30 p.m. for a five-course prix-fixe dinner for $150/pp, including petite fours, party favors and more, with an optional $75 wine pairing and a glass of champagne at midnight. 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, 310.545.7470. thestrandhousemb.com

Join Circa for a Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve party. Each dinner reservation from 6 p.m.-midnight includes entrance to an evening soiree that includes DJ, dancing, party favors, a midnight champagne toast, craft cocktails, and more. Prohibition Era costumes encouraged. 903 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, 310.374.4422. circamb.com

Ring in 2014 at the newest restaurant from chef Walter and Margarita Manzke. Din on seasonally-inspired dishes like butternut squash agnolotti, braised short ribs, dark chocolate tart and more. 624 S La Brea Ave., L.A., 310.362.6115. republiquela.com

Celebrate over chef John Rivera Sedlar’s five-course prix-fixe menu as well as a champagne toast. $125/pp, $40 optional wine pairing. 1050 S Flower St #102, downtown, 213.749.1460. riverarestaurant.com 

Comme Ca
Fête the arrival of a new year with Comme Ca’s decadent three-course menu, featuring options like ‘French Kiss’ Oysters with granny smith apple and champagne ice, herbed prime New York strip, and strawberry ‘Rillettes’ with whipped crème fraiche and honey toast. Luxurious special add-ons include a Grand Plateau of raw bar items, Osetra caviar or fresh black truffles. $75/pp, $125 with wine pairing. 479 Melrose Ave., L.A., 323.782.1104. commecarestaurant.com

Tres by José Andrés
Celebrate in the posh lobby of the SLS hotel over a special prix-fixe dinner from 5-11 p.m. $85/pp. Late night menu available from 11 p.m.-1 a.m. 465 South La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.246.5551. slshotels.com

Chef Josiah Citrin’s four and fove-course menus include dishes like Maine lobster, truffle risotto, Chatham Bay cod and a variety of desserts. The second seating includes live music and dancing. first seating, 5:30-6:30 p.m., four-course prix-fixe with amuse, $150/pp; second seating 8:30-9:30 p.m., five course prix fixe with amuse, $275/pp. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the restaurant. 1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.395.0881. melisse.com/events

Napa Valley Grille
Dine on a rustic three-course dinner with highlights like pancetta-wrapped venison chop, lobster risotto, chestnut agnolotti and more. $75/pp. 1100 Glendon Ave., L.A., 310.824.3322. napavalleygrille.com

Petty Cash
Celebrate over “Tijuana meets East L.A.” cuisine, cocktails, music, shuffleboard and more. 7360 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 323.933.5300. pettycashtaqueria.com

Celebrate over a decadent 11-course prix-fixe menu from chef Niki Nakayama, complimentary champagne toast and special midnight snack to take home. for $225 per person, $85 optional wine pairing. 3455 S. Overland Ave., L.A., 310.836.6252. n-naka.com

Karen and Quinn Hatfield invite you to celebrate the New Year with a special four-course prix-fixe menu comprised of some of the restaurant’s favorite dishes. 5:30-10:30 p.m. $98/pp. 6703 Melrose Ave, L.A., 323.935.2977. hatfieldsrestaurant.com

Tortilla Republic
Celebrate over your favorite modern Mexican fare with a party with photo booth, DJ, and prix fixe menu.  616 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 310.657.9888. tortillarepublic.com

Milo & Olive
Spend the evening casually dining on new wood-fired dishes and off-the-menu specials from executive chef Erin Eastland. Specials include shucked oysters served raw or baked in the wood-fired oven with creamed leeks—Eastland’s take on Oysters Rockefeller—alongside a complimentary glass of Prosecco. 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica., 310.453.6776. miloandolive.com

Manhattan Beach Post
Send 2013 out with a bang by indulging in menu highlights like maine lobster tail with truffled potato gnocchi, risotto with blue crab, sword squid and Mexican shrimp. 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, 310.545.5405. eatmbpost.com

Vertical Wine Bistro
Celebrate the New Year with a 1920s-themed party. In addition to a four-course dinner, you can expect a speakeasy “Cotton Club” vibe with costumes encouraged and formal dress required. Find a selection of Prohibition-era cocktails and mugshot booth to complete your Bonnie & Clyde fantasy. Fresh off a World Tour, DJ Ruin will be spinning contemporary music with 1920s flair. 70 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, 626.795.3999. Tickets

BOA Steakhouse
At the Sunset Blvd. location, dine early or late on a special prix fixe menu and champagne toast. In Santa Monica, stop by for your favorite BOA Steakhouse selections, open seating, a champagne toast at midnight, and festive party favors.  boasteak.com

Katana Robata and Sushi Bar
Dine early at 6 p.m., ending at 8:45 p.m., on a prix fix menu for $125 per person and a limited a la carte menu. The second seating features a five-course menu for $125, as well as the limited a la carte menu, accompanied by a midnight champagne toast and festive party favors. You can also stop by the bar ($25 cover) after 9 p.m., or free for anyone coming from other IDG restaurants, for festivities that include a DJ, signature cocktails, and dancing. 8439 West Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.650.8585. katanala.com

This warm and sophisticated neighborhood restaurant is the perfect setting for a festive yet relaxed celebration. Chef-owner Ressul Rassallat welcomes guests with two menus created specifically for each seating. The first seating is $75 per person at 5:30pm and the second seating is $95 per person at 9pm
First seating highlights of mason jar king crab with warm truffle butter, slow cooked sea bass, boneless beef short rib and more. Then expect crispy langoustine fritter with basil pesto, Snake River Farms Wagyu New York strip with short rib parmentier. 11301 W Olympic Blvd #116, L.A., 310.312.6233. tapenade.la

Sushi Roku
Enjoy a five-course Omakase menu for $80 per person, accompanied by a midnight champagne toast and festive party favors, in addition to the regular menu. Sushi Roku Pasadena will offer a five-course Omakase menu for $70 per person, in addition to the regular menu. Sushi Roku Santa Monica will offer both the regular menu and a five-course Omakase menu for $90 per person with a midnight champagne toast, in addition to the regular menu. sushiroku.com

Dog Haus Biergarten
Revelers looking to take it to “da haus” on New Year’s Eve will enjoy a live DJ beginning at 8 p.m., the “Champagne of Beers” (Miller High Life) all day for $2.50 each, and a champagne toast at midnight, all at the gourmet hot dog restaurant’s Old Pasadena, Biergarten location. Watch the ball drop on TVs outfitting the space that’s mere steps away from where the Rose Parade will take place the following day. 93 E. Green St., Pasadena. doghaus.com

Also check out our Los Angeles New Years Eve Events Guide


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