OK, folks, I started blogging about the Laguna Beach restaurants doing Christmas Eve specials in the LagunaBeachBest.com  Holiday Events Calendar Laguna Beach list and was subsequently BOMBARDED by all sorts of readers wondering about all the REST of the Laguna Beach restaurants and their Christmas Eve possibilities.

So, here it is – this entry is ALL about Christmas Eve. If you’re looking for 2011 Christmas DAY dining opportunities, click:  Christmas Dining Laguna Beach

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The definitive list of what Laguna Beach restaurants are doing for Christmas Eve. (well, some restaurants didn’t pick up the phone. We’ll keep trying. Restaurateurs are welcome to contact Diane@LagunaBeachBest.com with additions.

Laguna Beach Restaurants with Prix Fixe Menus, Christmas Eve  – These prices exclude beverage, tax and tip.

  • The Broadway by Amar Santana Restaurant, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. A 4-course select menu offering. No fixed seating times. Call for reservations, (949) 715-8234
  • French 75 Restaurant, A 3-course select menu, $55 per person or a 4-course select menu, $70 per person. 1st seating, 4:30-5:00 p.m., 2nd seating is already locked, 3rd seating is 7:00 to closing. Live music by Mike Hamilton. Call for reservations, (949) 494-8444
  • The Loft at the Montage Resort, Laguna Beach, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. A 4-course holiday tasting menu. $105/adult and $35/child. Call for reservations, (949) 715-6420.
  • Sapphire Restaurant, 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. A 3-course prix fixe Christmas Eve dinner. Price ranges from $52 – $66 per person depending on your entree selection. No fixed seating times. Call for reservations, (949) 715-9888
  • Splashes at the Surf and Sand Hotel, noon – 8:00 p.m., A 3-course prix fixe Christmas Eve menu, $65 per person. No fixed seating times. Call for reservations, (949) 376-2779
  • Studio at the Montage Resort Laguna Beach, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., 5-course holiday tasting menu, $124/person, $200/person with wine. Call for reservations, (949) 715-6420.


Laguna Beach Restaurants with Regular Menu + Holiday Chef Specials, Christmas Eve 

  • Beach House, Laguna Beach – 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. A la carte menu only, 949-494-9707
  • Romeo Cucina, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Chef specials with live music from Giovanni, 949-497-6627
  • Starfish Asian Coastal Cuisine – 4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Regular menu with Christmas eve “Upscale” additions (and oh,my, they sound great), 949-715-9200
  • Ti Amo Italian Ristorante, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Several Christmas specials from the Chef, 949-499-5350
  • Three Seventy Common, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Christmas Eve Prime Rib Roast meal with all the fixings in addition to regular menu, 949-494-8686


Laguna Beach restaurants serving regular menus on Christmas Eve:

BJ’s Pizza, Claes Ovation at the Hotel Laguna, Cucina Alessa, GG’s Bistro, Gina’s Pizza, Henessey’s, Katsuya, Laguna Sushi, Lumberyard Restaurant, Nick’s, Nirvana Grille, Ocean Brewing Company, O Fine Japanese Cuisine, Sun Dried Tomato, Rockin’ Fish, San Shi Go, The Pizza Lounge, Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant, 230 Forest, 242 Cafe, Watermarc


These Laguna Beach restaurants are closed on Christmas Eve:

  • Brussels Bistro
  • Cafe Zoolu (whimper)

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