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Orange County Christmas Dining 2016

Orange County Christmas Dining Guide

Once the last present is opened, and all the holiday stress is behind all of us, treat yourself to dining out on Christmas Day. Let someone else do all the cooking, so you can focus on spending quality time with your family vs. working in the kitchen. We have compiled a list of Orange County restaurants that are offering Christmas Day dining options. If you’re looking for Christmas Eve dining options, we have included some too.

Hurry… reservations are filling up fast!!

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Las Brisas
361 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

SEAFOOD TOWER – $79 (half) $149 (full)
lobster, oysters, ceviche, shrimp, king crab cocktail

STARTERS
Fresh Fruit

SOUP OR SALAD
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
crème fraîche, fried kale
Roasted Baby Beet Salad
arugula, candied walnuts, goat cheese, ginger vinaigrette

ENTRÉES
Steak and Eggs – $60
skirt steak, huevos ranchero, nueske’s bacon, fingerling breakfast potatoes
Lobster Omelet – $65
three free-range eggs, lobster chorizo, nueske’s bacon, habanero salsa,
fingerling breakfast potatoes
Crab Benedict – $60
jumbo lump crab, kale, poached free-range eggs, hollandaise sauce, heirloom
tomato, fingerling breakfast potatoes
SoCal Benedict – $60
spinach, avocado, poached free-range eggs, hollandaise sauce, heirloom
tomato, fingerling breakfast potatoes
Slow Roasted Prime Rib – $60
Horseradish cream sauce, au jus, garlic mashed potatoes, sautéed organic green
beans
Colorado Lamb Chops – $65
cranberry jalapeno salsa, roasted butternut squash, sautéed organic green beans
Surf and Turf – $85
prime petite filet mignon, grilled lobster tail, garlic mashed potatoes,
horseradish sauce, lemon zest drawn butter
Poached Main Lobster Tail – $95
roasted butternut squash, wilted kale, pine nuts, lemon zest drawn butter
Chilean Sea Bass – $65
almond crusted, roasted fingerling potatoes, charred asparagus, caper beurre
blanc
Prime Filet Mignon – $70
compound butter, garlic mashed potatoes, sautéed organic green beans
Grilled Bone-in Ribeye – $80
28-day wet aged ribeye, compound butter, garlic mashed potatoes, sautéed
organic green beans
Seared Jumbo Scallops – $70
roasted butternut squash, wilted kale, pine nuts, caper buerre blanc
Duo of Seared Duck and Duck Confit – $60
balsamic cranberry sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes, baby heirloom carrots

DESSERTS
Eggnog Crème Brulee
Apple-Cinnamon Tart

Sunday, December 25, 2016
11am-3pm
Las Brisas will also be serving A Special Christmas Dinner, 3pm-8pm

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Leatherby’s Café Rouge
714.429.7640

December 24, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve Brunch & Dinner

December 25, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Christmas Day Dinner

Christmas Eve Leatherby’s will host a fabulous Elf Broadway brunch buffet with food and fun for the whole family. Highlights include smoked trout deviled eggs, whole roasted ham, buttermilk pancakes with blueberry syrup, frittata, “spaghetti” cupcakes, hot cocoa with marshmallows and crushed peppermint. A candy station and hot chocolate bar as well as, with arts and crafts hosted by Kidseum. For dinner, the à la carte menu will be served along with an Elf Broadway three-course pre-fixe menu. It features a gem Caesar salad, chestnut ravioli with roasted pumpkin, beef short rib and chocolate cranberry trifle for dessert.

Elf Broadway brunch buffet: adults $45, children 12 and under $22;

Elf Broadway dinner: $50 Three-Course Prix-Fixe | $72 with wine pairings

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Mastro’s Steakhouse
714.546.7405

December 25, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Christmas Day Dinner

Enjoy an unparalleled dining experience at Mastro’s this Christmas. The full à la carte dinner menu featuring the highest quality steaks and seafood will be available.

À la carte prices vary per selection (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

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Morton’s The Steakhouse
714.444.4834

December 25, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Christmas Day Dinner

Spend Christmas Day enjoying a memorable meal with family and friends with selections from Morton’s full dinner à la carte menu. Dine on generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, fresh fish, lobster and chicken entrees, as well as an extensive wine list. A succulent steak and lobster tail served with drawn butter will also be available for only $55.

À la carte prices vary per selection (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

http://www.mortons.com/holiday/christmas/

For reservations please call 714.444.4834

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Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine
714.436.1010

December 25, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Christmas Day Dinner

This holiday enjoy Royal Khyber’s full à la carte dinner menu featuring authentic Indian cuisine. Using the finest Indian seasonings and spices, dishes can be made mild, moderate or hot. Vegetarian options are available as well.

À la carte prices vary per selection (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

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Claim Jumper
714.434.8479

December 25, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Christmas Day Dinner

Claim Jumper’s full à la carte menu will be available for your holiday dining needs. Favorites include Certified Angus Beef, fresh fish, rotisserie chicken, baby back pork ribs, fresh baked potpie, specialty salads, wood-fired pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and more. Children 12 and under can choose from the “Little Jumpers” menu.

À la carte menu priced per selection (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

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The Butchery
Crystal Cove Location (949) 715-3383
Costa Mesa Location (949) 548-6328
Brea Location (714) 529-6328

The Butchery, Orange County’s premier butcher shop and gourmet grocer, has announced their Holiday menu, which is now available for pre-order at all three of their OC locations. Offerings include: RR Ranch Signature Classic Holiday Prime Rib Roasts (Bone-in, Boneless & Dry Aged), Tenderloin Roasts, Prime Top Sirloin and NY Striploin Roasts, Brisket, Salmon Creek Farms All Natural White Duroc Pork Crown and Pork Shoulder Roasts, Pork Loin (Bone-in and Boneless), New Zealand Leg of Lamb, Australian Rack of Lamb, Maple Leaf Gold Label Duck, Diestel Fresh All-Natural Turkey, Whetstone Valley Goose, Stefano’s Honey Spiral Ham, Nueske’s Spiral Bone-In Ham, Kurabuta Boneless Carver Ham.

The Butchery will also have many new craft beers, hard-to-fine wines, a large selection of artisan cheeses and made-to-order Charcuterie available. Call or visit your closest The Butchery location to place your holiday pre-order today. For more info visit www.butcherymeats.com.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Christmas Eve: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Years Eve: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
New Years Day: Closed

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K’ya Bistro
1287 S. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 376-9718

K’ya Bistro Bar is located in the historic, coastal La Casa del Camino hotel in the heart of Laguna Beach. With small plates and an emphasis on sharing, K’ya Bistro Bar offers a diverse menu with flavors from the Mediterranean and a local bistro appeal. For Christmas Eve, K’ya is offering two specials – $12 Braised Beef Short Ribs (with truffle potato, haricot verts, & cabernet sauce) and $10 Herb Roasted Chicken Breast (with butternut squash, asparagus, & garlic ju) – in addition to their regular menu. Reservations are recommended. To celebrate 2017, K’ya will be offering tray-passed appetizers and desserts from 10:00 pm to midnight on New Year’s Eve. A complimentary champagne toast will be provided to ring in the new year at midnight.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Christmas Eve: 4:30 pm-10:00 pm
Christmas Day: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
New Year’s Eve: 10:00 pm-Midnight

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Sapori Ristorante
1080 Bayside Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 644-4220

To celebrate the holidays, the upscale, Newport Beach staple will be offering a full-service menu on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, with seating available in their luxurious, heated patio. Reservations are recommended and are now being accepted by the restaurant directly at 949-644-4220 or online at http://www.saporinb.com/reservations/.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Christmas Eve: 4:30 pm-10:00 pm
New Year’s Eve: 4:30 pm-10:00 pm

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Who Song and Larry’s
1535 W. Katella Ave.
Orange, CA, 92867
714-639-9550

Who Song And Larry’s will offer its Full Sunday Brunch Menu, along with these Upgraded Items: Prime Rib, Roasted Ham, Oysters and Snow Crab Legs

WHEN: Sunday, December 25, 2016
11am-8pm

WHERE: 1535 Katella Avenue
Orange, CA 92867

COST: $35 per Adult, $15 for Kids

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COME TO EL TORITO GRILL
Famed Southern California Mexican Restaurant to Offer a Special Holiday Meal

WHAT: All El Torito Grill locations will offer their Full Sunday Brunch Menu, along
with these Upgraded Items: Prime Rib, Roasted Ham, Oysters, and Snow Crab
Legs

WHEN: Sunday, December 25, 2016
11am-8pm

WHERE: All El Torito Grill locations

COST: $35 per Adult, $15 for Kids

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Acapulco Restaurant and Cantina

WHAT: A Special All-Day Christmas Buffet with Tri-Tip Carving Station

WHEN: Sunday, December 25, 2016
Open at 9am. All-Day Buffet available at All Acapulco locations

COST: $20.99 Adults and $7.99 for kids for Los Angeles, Montclair, Moreno
Valley, Northridge, San Marcos and Sun Valley.
$26.99 Adults and $7.99 for kids for Costa Mesa, Downey, Glendale, Long
Beach and San Pedro.

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