If the idea of cooking for friends and family, not to mention picking up the mess, has you stressed out, DiscoverSD recommends quickly walking away from the kitchen and making a reservation at one of these top San Diego restaurants.
Christmas Day: Friday, December 25
Mister A’s – Banker’s Hill: This upscale dining staple is open to serve you on Christmas Day with a three-course menu from 1:30 – 8pm.
Red Marlin – Mission Bay: The picturesque bay-side restaurant is serving a three-course Christmas dinner from 5-10pm.
Arterra – Del Mar: With a starter like the Chino Farms Cinderella Pumpkin Soup, you know this three-course menu will be great for Christmas dinner.
Bistro 39 – Del Mar: (Served Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), this three-course menu will satiate your Christmas Eve celebration cravings, no matter when you arrive in San Diego.
El Bizcocho – Rancho Bernardo: In addition to Christmas-themed menus served on-site, Rancho Bernardo Inn’s restaurant, El Bizcocho, will be preparing complete holiday meals to-go. Guests can compose a three-course meal that serves a family of 4-6 and can be delivered curbside for pick-up.
La Jolla Brew House – La Jolla: Add a little local spice to your Christmas celebration with drink and dining specials all day and night at the Brew House.
New Year’s Eve: Thursday, December 31
La Jolla Strip Club – La Jolla: Brand new in the UTC area, La Jolla Strip Club is a sexy venue for your New Year’s Eve dinner date. The pre-fixe menu features a cocktail, appetizer, entrée and sassy side.
George’s California Modern – La Jolla: The menu is in your hands this New Year’s Eve at George’s California Modern. Not only do you have multiple dishes to choose from, you can also decide if you want three, four or six courses. Without a doubt, we recommend going for the six-course Chef’s selection menu.
Quarter Kitchen – Downtown: The Ivy’s signature restaurant comes to life on New Year's Eve with a DJ, countdown and a champagne toast.
Bice Ristorante – Downtown: This sleek and spacious new Italian restaurant will be serving Il Menu Di Capodanno, or a New Year’s Eve Menu, from 5 – 7:30pm.
Suite & Tender – Downtown: The Sé Hotel’s sleek and sexy restaurant offers a four-course holiday menu to get you in the New Year’s Eve party spirit.
The Fleetwood – Downtown: This chill downtown spot is serving a three-course menu for New Year’s Eve dinner, before it gets wild and lets the crowds in to party all night.
Anthology Supper Club – Little Italy: One of the swankiest dining environments in downtown San Diego, Anthology Supper Club is hosting a New Year’s Motown Eve special with a four-course menu served at two seating times with a Motown performance.
Find out what’s on the menu: DiscoverSD