These five restaurants in Laguna Beach will help you celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Know any other great restaurants open either day? Add them in the Comments section below ...
Christmas Eve, "$55 per person 3-Courses, $70 per person 4-Courses, add $10 per person for flowing sparkling wine, warm live music," call (949) 494-8444. Pumpkin bisque, terrine fois gras, grilled pork chop and chocolate souffle are just four of the many items to choose from. CLICK HERE to see complete menu.
Broadway by Amar Santana Christmas Eve, "...classic modern cuisine of the Americas in this Broadway inspired theater of culinary art." Winter vegetable and goat cheese salad, roasted delicata squash soup, slow braised Sonoma lamb shank and chocolate brioche are just four of the many items to choose from. Call (949) 715-8234 or CLICK HERE for more information about pricing.
Christmas Eve, "Festive atmosphere...beautiful hand blown chandeliers...fireplace outside...Sapphire Laguna will offer a three-course prix fixe dinner menu." New Orleans shellfish bisque, surf and turf, and warm apricot & butter bread pudding are a few of the many items from which to choose. The three-course dinner ranges from $52 to $66 per person depending on your choice of entrée, exclusive of beverage, tax, and gratuity, and will be served from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. CLICK HERE for more information or call (949)715-9888.
Claes Ovation Christmas Day, a four-course vegetarian menu is available. Menu choices also include Claes salad, scallops, prime rib and gingerbread spiced rum cake. To see a complete menu, CLICK HERE. $55 per person, children's menu for $18 (ages 12 and under). Claes is "conveniently located in the heart of downtown Laguna Beach," and overlooks the ocean. (949) 376-WAVE.
Christmas Day, "Legendary Las Brisas overlooking the Pacific and the beautiful Laguna Beach coastline." $36 for adults, $18 for 12 and under. Las Brisas offers complimentary champagne with a four-course "Mexican Riviera Brunch." Choices include Sanddabs Puerto Nuevo and authentic Mexican pastries. Call (949) 497-5434 or CLICK HERE for more information.