With Christmas right around the corner, not everyone has the energy or desire to throw together a fancy meal, or maybe you just want to be lowkey this year and avoid the stress of entertaining family and friends. Fortunately, there are several great restaurants and hotels that are putting on special meals for both Christmas and Christmas Eve—all you have to do is show up. Check out 6 of the best places for Christmas dinner in Los Angeles.
Enjoy Christmas Dinner at These 6 Great Places in LA
As part of the “Art de Noel” celebration this year, Esterel Restaurant at the Sofitel Hotel is pffering a special Christmas buffet on December 25 that will include a tasty selection of salads, entrees including Prime Rib, side dishes like grilled asparagus and creamed Kennebec potato, as well as the chef’s tasting of mini pastries for dessert. The buffet is from 11:30am to 5pm and costs $60 per person. Come enjoy the rest of the festive displays, which include a fairytale-inspired breakfast table, book pyramids, lifesize nutcrackers, and origami fixtures.
Address: 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles
The iconic Langham Hotel in Pasadena is offering special meals on Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day. If you want to celebrate the night before, they are serving a special three-course, prix-fixe dinner at their fancy steakhouse The Royce from 5 to 9pm. They are also serving a three-course dinner with live entertainment on The Terrace during the same set of hours. On Christmas Day, options include a special Dim Sum breakfast brunch with sparkling wine on The Terrace from 10am to 2pm, a decadent brunch with champagne and live entertainment in The Huntington Ballroom from 10:30am to 3pm, a three-course dinner on The Terrace from 4 to 9pm, and a three-course dinner at The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse from 4 to 9pm.
Address: 1401 South Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena
Located at The London West Hollywood, Boxwood is their trendy signature restaurant and will be serving a traditional Christmas dinner with all the fixings. Special dishes that will be served include oysters Rockefeller, roast turken with chestnut stuffing, and apple cider doughnuts paired with vanilla anglaise. Boxwood’s Christmas dinner hours are from 11:30am to 10pm and costs $85 per person.
Address: 1020 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood
Spend your Christmas by the beach and indulge in the ocean views while chowing down on Christmas ham, steaks, and seafood at fancy Mastro’s. The restaurant will be open from 3pm to 10pm on Christmas Day.
Address: 18412 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
Hit up the all-day brunch buffet at The Montage, which for $30 more includes bottomless champagne and complimentary hot chocolate. The buffet hours are from noon to 9pm and costs $108 per adult. They are also offering an a la carte Christmas Eve Dinner from 5 to 10pm, and a special Hannukkah Dinner from 5 to 9:30pm which will include latkes, spiced beef kibbeh, smoked brisket and strawberry jam doughnuts.
Address: 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills
Starting on December 12, the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel is hosting its 12 days of festive desserts prepared by their executive pastry team. Each day leading up to Christmas, they will be unveiling a new delicious soufflé inspired by festive season flavors, such as egg nog, gingerbread, and candy cane. The event runs until December 23.
Address: 9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills
This article was written by Kamala Kirk.